Leagues

Ian Darke weighs in on how Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang’s three-match ban will affect Arsenal. Craig Burley is convinced the Premier League’s VAR would be quicker if referees used the pitchside monitors. Steve Nicol still doesn’t see Arsenal as a team that’s good enough to break back into the top four. Africa’s richest man Aliko Dangote has
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When he left Barcelona’s training ground for the last time as the club’s manager before his dismissal on Monday, Ernesto Valverde noticeably wore a big, happy smile, and he raised a hand to wave somewhat ironically at the gathered media scrum. Why the smile? Well, perhaps because Valverde is a tough, pragmatic man. Firstly, there
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5:15 PM ET Paris Saint-Germain’s defensive shortcomings were exposed as Monaco snapped the champions’ Ligue 1 winning streak in a thrilling 3-3 draw at the Parc des Princes on Sunday. Neymar opened the scoring for the leaders, but Monaco, who were playing their first Ligue 1 game under new coach Robert Moreno, hit back with
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Craig Burley explains why Lionel Messi is the deciding factor behind Ernesto Valverde staying or leaving. Barcelona legend Xavi Hernandez has decided to turn down the opportunity to immediately become the club’s head coach but Ernesto Valverde’s future remains in the balance, sources have told ESPN. Over the coming days, president Josep Maria Bartomeu will meet with
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1:36 PM ET PARIS, Jan 11 (Reuters) – Olympique Lyonnais made a provisional leap up the Ligue 1 standings when Maxwel Cornet scored and set up their second goal in a 2-1 win at Girondins de Bordeaux on Saturday. Cornet cancelled out Jimmy Briand’s early opener after the break and set up Moussa Dembele for
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Liverpool continue their record-breaking league run with a 1-0 win over Jose Mourinho’s Tottenham. Steve Nicol is shocked by how the current Liverpool side’s attack constantly tries to get behind their opposition. Steve Nicol says Liverpool’s attack needs to pick up even as the Reds continue to dominate the Premier League. Liverpool continued to break
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Craig Burley explains why Lionel Messi is the deciding factor behind Ernesto Valverde staying or leaving. Steve Nicol says although Atletico got the 3-2 win over Barcelona, they shouldn’t be happy with their display. Julien Laurens doesn’t hold back criticising Ernesto Valverde’s coaching tactics against Atletico Madrid. Luis Suarez will have an operation on his
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Gabriele Marcotti and Julien Laurens discuss the abysmal racism discipline from the Premier League at Tottenham. A Manchester City supporter has been banned from attending football matches for five years after being found guilty of racially abusing star forward Raheem Sterling. Ian Baldry, 58, pleaded guilty to using racist language toward the England international after
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