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Phil Neville names Anita Asante in first England women squad

Anita Asante joined Chelsea in December after a four-year stint with Swedish side Rosengard England women head coach Phil Neville has named Chelsea’s Anita Asante in his first squad for the SheBelieves Cup in the United States next month. Defender Asante, who was last called up in 2015, was one of several players who said […]

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Wales: Strong squad announced for Women’s Cyprus Cup appearance

Wales manager Jayne Ludlow had a successful playing career with Arsenal Cyprus Women’s Cup Dates: 28 February-7 March 2018 Wales have named a strong squad for the upcoming Cyprus Cup tournament. Wales are in Group A alongside Finland, Italy and Switzerland hoping to improve on last year’s sixth-place finish. Captain Sophie Ingle will again lead […]

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Davis Cup: Kyle Edmund in five-man GB squad for Spain tie

Kyle Edmund beat Grigor Dimitrov at the Australian Open to reach his first Grand Slam semi-final Kyle Edmund is among five players named in Great Britain’s Davis Cup squad for next week’s World Group match in Spain. The British number two, who has reached the Australian Open semi-finals, is joined by Cameron Norrie, Liam Broady, […]

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Drew Spence: Chelsea midfielder recalled to England women’s squad

Drew Spence signed a new one-year contract with the Women’s Super League One side Chelsea in September Chelsea’s Drew Spence has been recalled to the England women’s squad for the first time since accusing former boss Mark Sampson of making racially discriminatory remarks. Gilly Flaherty, Rachel Daly and Ellen White also return for the 10-day […]

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Oumar Niasse: Everton striker expected to leave in squad clearout

Oumar Niasse scored twice against Bournemouth in September, his first league game of the season Striker Oumar Niasse is expected to leave Everton with summer signings Davy Klaassen and Sandro also potential high-profile departures. Ross Barkley has already joined Chelsea for £15m while Kevin Mirallas has returned to Olympiakos on loan. Brighton, Crystal Palace and […]

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West Ham have three bids rejected as they look to bolster squad

Striker Diafra Sakho will be allowed to leave West Ham if an acceptable offer is received by the club West Ham have already had three bids turned down as they attempt to bolster manager David Moyes’ squad during the January transfer window. The Hammers have had mixed results since Moyes replaced Slaven Bilic on 7 […]

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Man Utd 2-2 Burnley: Sean Dyche ‘proud’ of Burnley squad after draw

Burnley boss Sean Dyche is “proud and very pleased” as his “injury and suspension-affected team” earn a credible 2-2 draw at Old Trafford, singling out the “calmness” of midfielders Steven Defour and Jack Cork for particular praise. MATCH REPORT: Manchester United 2-2 Burnley Watch all the highlights from Boxing Day’s fixtures on Match of the […]