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Premier League predictions: Chris Sutton faces DJ & Newcastle fan Schak

This is turning into a season to savour for Newcastle supporters, with their team flying high in the Premier League table and booking a first trip to Wembley for 24 years, but can they maintain their bid for a top-four finish? “Newcastle are in a great position to make the Champions League places now,” BBC …

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Jadon Sancho: Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag hopes Old Trafford reception will motivate forward to return to his best | Soccer News

Manchester United boss Erik ten Hag hopes Jadon Sancho can return to his best form after making his first appearance since October in Wednesday night’s 2-0 victory over Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup semi-finals. United will face Newcastle in the showpiece on February 26 after they beat Forest 2-0 in the semi-final second leg …

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Tottenham manager Antonio Conte facing surgery to remove gall bladder | Antonio Conte

The Tottenham manager, Antonio Conte, will undergo surgery to remove his gall bladder on Wednesday, the Premier League club have announced. The Italian, who is 53, became unwell with severe abdominal pain and following medical assessment, he was decided an operation was needed and he will face a spell away from the dugout to recover. …

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Hakim Ziyech: Chelsea winger’s loan move to PSG blocked

Ziyech has made 15 appearances in all competitions for Chelsea this season, registering one assist Chelsea winger Hakim Ziyech’s proposed loan move to Paris St-Germain has been blocked by France’s governing body, the LFP. A deal was agreed before the French deadline for the 29-year-old. But PSG sources were critical of Chelsea’s conduct, claiming required …

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Everton weaker now than when transfer window started – but Sean Dyche will give give them best chance of staying up | Soccer News

Maybe one day the reasons for a blank transfer window will become clearer, but for Evertonians the dawning of a new month brings with it the same feeling of despair and of questions left unanswered. “Fans have held onto the belief that if players were brought in this window, we may have had the chance …

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Scottish Premiership Deadline Day: Nicolas Raskin, Tony Watt, Ethan Erhahon and more feature in our round-up | Soccer News

The January transfer window is shut after a busy Deadline Day but who did your club sign? Rangers sealed the signing of Nicolas Raskin for an undisclosed fee on a long-term contract to become Michael Beale’s second signing after the arrival of Todd Cantwell. The 21-year-old was one of the manager’s top targets during the …

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Nottingham Forest transfer news: Jonjo Shelvey, Felipe & Keylor Navas sign on deadline day

Jonjo Shelvey (centre, with Newcastle boss Eddie Howe) has found his playing time limited this season because of injuries Nottingham Forest have signed midfielder Jonjo Shelvey and defender Felipe for undisclosed fees, and goalkeeper Keylor Navas on loan. Shelvey, 30, has made only three Premier League appearances this season and his contract expires in the …

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Liverpool and Everton transfer sh*tshows torn to shreds as Caicedo is January window loser

There must have been something in the transfer water on Merseyside because Everton and Liverpool had diabolical windows. Moises Caicedo’s wasn’t much better. The winners are here if you want something a little cheerier… EvertonThere is a morbidly humorous paradox to what might be Everton’s final transfer window as a Premier League club for some …

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LGBT+ History Month: Former Super League referee James Child on the legacy of coming out

It’s a photo that James Child treasures. Captured by husband Steven, it shows their young son watching on from the stands as Child took charge of last year’s Challenge Cup semi-final between Wigan Warriors and St Helens at Elland Road. “Steven showed it to me on the way home and my eyes filled up,” Child …

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