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Manchester United 0-2 Manchester City: Pep Guardiola’s side outclass hosts to win derby

Manchester City put the pressure back on Manchester United's struggling manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer as they cruised to victory with almost embarrassing ease at Old Trafford. Solskjaer and United got off to the worst possible start when Eric Bailly t

Xavi set to take over as Barcelona boss, say Al Sadd

Former Barcelona star Xavi is set to take over as the club's manager with Al Sadd saying they have agreed to allow him to join the Spanish giants.The Qatari club had previously said their 41-year-old boss would not be allowed to leave.Xavi, who playe

Marcus Rashford & Jude Bellingham recalled for England World Cup qualifiers

Marcus Rashford and Jude Bellingham have been recalled to the England squad for this month's World Cup qualifiers with Albania and San Marino.There is no place in the squad for Rashford's Manchester United team-mates Jadon Sancho and Jesse Lingard.En

Unai Emery: Newcastle United target rules himself out, saying he is ‘100%’ committed to Villarreal

Unai Emery has ruled himself out of contention to be Newcastle United's next manager, saying he is "100%" committed to Villarreal.The former Arsenal boss confirmed on Tuesday he had been approached by the Premier League club, who made him their first

Antonio Conte: Tottenham appoint former Chelsea boss as new manager

Tottenham have appointed former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss Antonio Conte as their new manager until summer 2023.Tottenham says there is "an option to extend" 52-year-old Conte's deal with them."I am extremely happy to return to coaching, and to do

Antonio Conte: Tottenham in advanced talks with former Chelsea and Inter Milan boss

Tottenham are in advanced negotiations with former Chelsea boss Antonio Conte about becoming their new manager.Conte, 52, will hold face-to-face talks later on Monday, with an announcement possible as early as Tuesday.The Italian left Inter Milan in

Motherwell 1-6 Rangers: Leaders extend gap to four-points with thumping win

Fashion Sakala scored a hat-trick as Rangers powered past 10-man Motherwell to stretch their Scottish Premiership lead to four points.Bevis Mugabi squeezed the hosts in front but Rangers captain James Tavernier stroked in a superb volley and then cro

Leicester City 0-2 Arsenal: Mikel Arteta’s side extend unbeaten run with fine victory over Foxes

Arsenal continued their recent resurgence with a comfortable Premier League win over Leicester City at King Power Stadium.The visitors capitalised on a lacklustre start from the hosts to dominate the early exchanges and were rewarded with a two-goal

Xavi: Barcelona president Joan Laporta admits talks with former midfielder

Barcelona president Joan Laporta says he is in contact with Xavi but would not comment on whether he will replace Ronald Koeman as manager.Koeman was sacked after defeat to Rayo Vallecano on Wednesday and Laporta has admitted he should have gone soon

Barcelona appoint Sergi Barjuan as interim boss after Ronald Koeman sacking

Barcelona have appointed Sergi Barjuan as their interim coach following the sacking of Ronald Koeman.Barjuan, who is currently in charge of the club's B team, will be introduced to the senior squad on Thursday by club president Joan Laporta."His inte

Manchester City: Finding the next Phil Foden – Micah Richards on getting to the top

I still remember the thrill of making my first-team debut for Manchester City aged 17 - at the time it was the best day of my life - so I always love to see other kids getting their big chance.That hasn't happened much at City in recent years, until

Walter Smith: Former Rangers, Everton and Scotland manager dies at age 73

Former Rangers, Everton and Scotland manager Walter Smith has died at the age of 73.Smith achieved legendary status at Ibrox, with 21 trophies in two spells making him the second most successful Rangers boss ever behind Bill Struth.He won the latter

‘One of these guys could be your match-winner’ – is a substitution coach the future in football?

Bringing on a substitute to 'finish' a game sounds like a good idea in theory, but there have been some high-profile cases when it has backfired in recent months - and mostly from the penalty spot. West Ham's Mark Noble was still wearing his bib when

Manchester United v Liverpool: What to look out for in meeting of giants

Manchester United and Liverpool go head to head this weekend in one of English football's big rivalries - and it is as important as ever.Both sides have rivals from the same city in the Premier League, but for many the big one is the meeting of the s

Chelsea 7-0 Norwich City: Mount scores hat-trick as Blues thrash Canaries

Mason Mount scored a hat-trick as Premier League leaders Chelsea thrashed bottom club Norwich at Stamford Bridge.Thomas Tuchel's side were 2-0 ahead inside 18 minutes as Mount and Callum Hudson-Odoi scored their first goals of the season, with Mount

Bodo/Glimt 6-1 Roma: Jose Mourinho’s side suffers surprise heavy defeat

On a night when Tottenham suffered a shock defeat at Vitesse, former Spurs boss Jose Mourinho was having an even worse time.The Portuguese endured one of the heaviest defeats of his managerial career - and certainly the most surprising - as his Roma

Man Utd 3-2 Atalanta: Solskjaer turns it around under pressure – but which Man Utd will face Liverpool?

Last updated on 20 October 202120 October 2021.From the section Man UtdThe reaction to Manchester United's 3-2 win over Atalanta was just about as confused as trying to sum up Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's present status as manager.Solskjaer thought they "p

Steve Bruce leaves Newcastle by mutual consent after Saudi takeover

Last updated on 13 minutes ago13 minutes ago.From the section NewcastleManager Steve Bruce has left Newcastle United by mutual consent just 13 days after the Saudi Arabia-backed £305m takeover of the club was completed.Bruce said there had been "hig

Newcastle: Premier League clubs vote to block sponsorship deals linked to owners

Premier League clubs have voted to temporarily block teams agreeing lucrative sponsorship deals linked to a club's owners after the Saudi Arabia-backed £305m takeover of Newcastle.Eighteen clubs voted in favour of the ban at an emergency meeting on

What Newcastle need to do to stay in Premier League – Danny Murphy analysis

There's been plenty of talk about how Newcastle need to copy Manchester City's blueprint to turn themselves into a superpower in the next few years.First things first, though, they need to do what City did to dig themselves out of relegation trouble

Steve Bruce: Newcastle boss has been the ‘fall guy’, says son Alex Bruce

Steve Bruce has been the "fall guy" at Newcastle and it has been "really tough to watch" the criticism directed at him, says his son Alex Bruce.The Newcastle boss takes charge of his 1,000th match as a manager at home to Tottenham on Sunday.It is the

Man Utd defend decision to fly 100 miles to Leicester for Premier League game

Manchester United have defended their decision to fly the 100-mile journey to their Premier League game at Leicester.United say they would not normally fly to the game but plans changed due to "circumstances". There were reports of traffic congestion

Newcastle: Steve Bruce will stay in charge of team against Tottenham on Sunday

Steve Bruce will stay in charge of Newcastle for their Premier League game against Tottenham on Sunday following the club's £305m takeover. New part-owner Amanda Staveley said the club wanted to be "patient and considered" in their approach and that

90 people arrested at England Euro 2020 games, new figures reveal

There were 92 football-related arrests at England home matches during the 2020-21 season of which 90 occurred at Euro 2020, Home Office figures show. England played six out of seven matches at Wembley on their way to the final, which they lost on pen

Faroe Islands 0-1 Scotland: Steve Clarke praises match-winner Lyndon Dykes

Scotland match-winner Lyndon Dykes "sometimes doesn't get the credit he deserves", says boss Steve Clarke.Dykes' 86th-minute goal clinched a huge 1-0 World Cup qualifying win over the Faroe Islands.It was the Australia-born striker's fourth in as man