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Everton ban fan carrying child after clash with Lyon player

Everton ban fan carrying child after clash with Lyon player

Everton captain Ashley Williams sparked the melee in the second half of the game Everton have banned the child-carrying supporter involved in a confrontation with a Lyon player during Thursday’s Europa League defeat at Goodison Park. The club have also contacted Merseyside Police, who are investigating. Everton’s Ashley Williams sparked the melee which saw an […]

Roma charged by Uefa for fans ‘monkey chants’ at Antonio Rudiger

Roma charged by Uefa for fans ‘monkey chants’ at Antonio Rudiger

Rudiger could also have played international football for his mother’s homeland, Sierra Leone Roma have been charged by Uefa after some of their fans were heard making “monkey chants” towards Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger. The German international came on as a 77th-minute substitute during Wednesday’s Champions League Group C tie which ended 3-3 at Stamford […]

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Daniels and Mawson join Mata’s charity campaign

Daniels and Mawson join Mata’s charity campaign

Juan Mata started his charity campaign in August Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and Swansea’s Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to join Juan Mata’s Common Goal campaign. Manchester United midfielder Mata wants players to join him in donating at least 1% of their wages to support football-related charities. Germany’s Mats Hummels and Italy’s Giorgio […]

Will Klopp’s unbeaten record v Spurs continue? Lawro’s predictions v Joe Root

Will Klopp’s unbeaten record v Spurs continue? Lawro’s predictions v Joe Root

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has not lost any of his five matches against Tottenham since he took charge of the Reds in 2015, but can he continue that impressive record when he takes his team to Wembley? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson says: “Liverpool beat Spurs pretty comfortably at Anfield last season and Klopp […]

Everton defeat increases scrutiny on me – Koeman

Everton defeat increases scrutiny on me – Koeman

Everton conceded first for the fifth game in a row when Nabil Fekir scored from the spot Everton boss Ronald Koeman said the 2-1 Europa League defeat at home to Lyon puts his job under greater scrutiny. The Toffees remain bottom of Group E, without a victory in the group stage, and without a win […]

Arsenal ‘fought together’ to win in Serbia – Wenger

Arsenal ‘fought together’ to win in Serbia – Wenger

Olivier Giroud has been directly involved in eight goals in his past eight European starts for Arsenal Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger said his side showed their character as they continued their perfect start to the Europa League with a 1-0 victory at 10-man Crvena Zvezda in Serbia. Olivier Giroud’s spectacular overhead kick late on made […]

Giroud stunner gives Arsenal narrow victory at Crvena Zvezda

Giroud stunner gives Arsenal narrow victory at Crvena Zvezda

Olivier Giroud has been directly involved in eight goals in his past eight European starts for Arsenal Olivier Giroud’s stunning late strike gave Arsenal victory at 10-man Crvena Zvezda and kept them firmly on course to reach the Europa League knockout stage. Giroud produced the game’s one moment of quality with an inventive overhead flick […]

Sports minister criticises FA over ‘sorry’ Sampson saga

Sports minister criticises FA over ‘sorry’ Sampson saga

Martin Glenn and Greg Clarke faced questions from MPs in parliament on Wednesday Sports minister Tracey Crouch has urged the FA to improve, after its handling of discrimination claims against ex-England women’s boss Mark Sampson. She has previously warned the governing body could lose £30m-£40m of funding if it does not reform. “I hope that […]

England goalkeeping coach investigated over Aluko comments

England goalkeeping coach investigated over Aluko comments

Eni Aluko has won 102 caps for England The Football Association is to investigate England women’s coach Lee Kendall’s alleged “unacceptable behaviour towards Eni Aluko”. The announcement comes a day after the FA apologised to striker Aluko for racially discriminatory remarks by former England boss Mark Sampson. Nigeria-born Aluko accused goalkeeping coach Kendall of speaking […]

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