• Things We Learned After Manchester United Comfortably Dispatch Huddersfield Amid VAR Controversy
Things We Learned After Manchester United Comfortably Dispatch Huddersfield Amid VAR Controversy

The referee is the only one who decides when to use VAR and it is the referee's call as to whether or not the decision should be changed after review. Mourinho is likely to name a strong line-up as he has done in previous rounds against lower-league opponents Derby and Yeovil, with the FA Cup United's best chance of silverware this year.

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  • Pogba's Agent Trying to Incite Transfer Amid Mourinho Squabble — Insider Notes
Pogba's Agent Trying to Incite Transfer Amid Mourinho Squabble — Insider Notes

Here are six things you may have missed from United's 0-0 draw at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan . When United players weren't stepping on each other's toes, they were making gestures of displeasure at the service being provided elsewhere. His team managed just one attempt on target to Sevilla's eight, but Mourinho added: "Apart from that the game wa...

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  • Hawkeye apologises over wrong VAR image for Juan Mata 'goal — FA Cup
Hawkeye apologises over wrong VAR image for Juan Mata 'goal — FA Cup

Matic said the idea of VAR is a good one, but that the implementation must be improved to result in quicker decisions. After the match, the United boss admitted that the 24-year-old was supposed to start the FA Cup tie. Lukaku's involvement is at least expanding. Since his arrival, United haven't exactly been the hallmark of consistency, losi...

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  • Illness Keeps Pogba Out of FA Cup Tie
Illness Keeps Pogba Out of FA Cup Tie

Their next assignment is a daunting trip to the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan, but Mourinho hopes to have Ander Herrera , Marcus Rashford and Antonio Valencia back in contention - although Pogba's recovery remains shrouded in mystery . Then after I saw the referee speaking to someone and you look silly when the goal is denied. "He's having a dip an...

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  • Suarez: Messi goal will give Barcelona more space at Camp Nou
Suarez: Messi goal will give Barcelona more space at Camp Nou

You will need to log in with your cable provider information. They followed the plan that we prepared. "We have an idea". Barcelona's talisman Messi had fired blanks on eight previous occasions against Chelsea , most notably in a shock semifinal defeat six years ago, and he rarely had a glimpse of goal on his ninth meeting with the Londoners...

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  • Chelsea star Eden Hazard responds to Real Madrid transfer rumours
Chelsea star Eden Hazard responds to Real Madrid transfer rumours

But when asked about the prospect of Hazard moving to Spain, Wilkins said: "I couldn't even think of it to be perfectly honest". Pep Guardiola is said to have sent scouts to watch the 22-year-old Germany international in several recent games and Weigl has impressed.

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  • Messi breaks hoodoo to leave tie in the balance
Messi breaks hoodoo to leave tie in the balance

Antonio Conte's players were bold enough to take the game to Barcelona and created enough chances to win the game. We have to try to have the perfect game, the perfect game to try to make the best decisions. Swedish referee Anders Frisk went into early retirement in 2005 when he was accused by then Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho of conspi...

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  • FA Cup: Manchester United, Chelsea Enter Quarter-Finals, Tottenham Hotspur Held
FA Cup: Manchester United, Chelsea Enter Quarter-Finals, Tottenham Hotspur Held

Pogba was one of the players at fault in the build-up to Matt Ritchie's winner, which left United trailing Premier League leaders Manchester City by 16 points, and was substituted soon afterwards. Paul Pogba did not feature in Manchester United's FA Cup win over Huddersfield Town , but the midfielder's absence has now been explained. Pogb...

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  • Lionel Messi strike gives Barcelona the edge over Chelsea — Champions League
Lionel Messi strike gives Barcelona the edge over Chelsea — Champions League

The Blaugrana star is currently on 97 goals in 121 appearances in Europe's elite club competition. As far as betting is concerned, we are getting a good price on the draw so the outright market bet seems like the best option in my opinion. Conte also believes that while Messi is a huge threat, his side must also focus on trying to exploit Barca whe...

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  • Golden Oldie: Federer Becomes Oldest World no 1
Golden Oldie: Federer Becomes Oldest World no 1

Federer, whose glittering career has re-ignited since taking six months off in 2016, has won three of the last five grand slams having gone five years without one. There is grace and glide and nothing looks so tough. "I just didn't just get it by Rafa losing somewhere or dropping points or me sitting on the sidelines like in 2012 when I was on holi...

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  • 8 raisons de croire à la
8 raisons de croire à la "remontada" parisienne — Real-PSG

L'expérience a primé . L'ogre madrilène, à l'aise en Ligue des champions , a fait parler son expérience pour venir à bout d'un PSG encore en reste à ce niveau-là. Il y avait des potes qui étaient pour Paris , un qui était pour le Real , ça criait, ça chambrait beaucoup.il y avait pas mal d'animation. Mais l'international brésilien n'a pas réus...

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  • Klopp: Liverpool's style suits 'fantastic' Firmino and Salah
Klopp: Liverpool's style suits 'fantastic' Firmino and Salah

And former Liverpool FC star Souness has admitted that he has been somewhat surprised by how well Salah has started life at Anfield. Teams of substance are built upon the ability to win potentially tricky games with little fuss. Against Southampton however, the Reds were the complete opposite. Liverpool bounced back from their 2-2 draw ag...

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  • Emre Can: Liverpool can beat Manchester United to second spot
Emre Can: Liverpool can beat Manchester United to second spot

This team is pretty good, right? Hull City's visit to Stamford Bridge on Friday may be the calm before the storm for Chelsea , coming ahead of a "massive" few weeks for the English champions, according to manager Antonio Conte. Spurs moved the ball incredibly quickly. The Citizens easily brushed them aside, marking the third occasions on which t...

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  • Man United 'went missing' in defeat against Newcastle - Jamaal Lascelles
Man United 'went missing' in defeat against Newcastle - Jamaal Lascelles

Tottenham are third on 52, while Chelsea will be just a point behind Liverpool if they beat West Bromwich Albion yesterday (this morning, Singapore time). The gods of football were clearly on their side. Gary Lineker has defended Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho by saying it's "unfair" to label him as a defensively minded coach.

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  • Federer off to a flier
Federer off to a flier

In fact, Federer admitted afterward that he thought while down during the first set that he might have had to play three sets to win. And Bouchard has admitted she cried at seeing the veteran continue to scale new heights. Thursday's win was Federer's 13th in as many meetings against Kohlschreiber. Federer will seek his 13rd win over 13 matches...

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  • Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid beat PSG — Champions League
Ronaldo makes history as Real Madrid beat PSG — Champions League

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi lamented the result but echoed Emery's assertion that the Ligue 1 leaders will prove too strong for Real in the return. FERDINAND: "He used to mess about in training and do it but to do it in a game, I'm not saying he means it there, but he used to do it". Tactically, too, it will be interesting to see what Zi...

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  • Antonio Conte: 'We will fight against speculation about my Chelsea future'
Antonio Conte: 'We will fight against speculation about my Chelsea future'

Antonio Conte thanked Chelsea supporters for their backing after his team bounced back from consecutive defeats with a 3-0 win over West Brom on Monday. By doing so, he was able to use his fantastic dribbling ability and vision to move the ball. Until the end we continue to live with this speculation so, for sure, we are going to try to fight ...

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  • Barcelona star could make unexpected Anfield return in the summer — Philippe Coutinho
Barcelona star could make unexpected Anfield return in the summer — Philippe Coutinho

With Paulinho and Yerry Mina occupying the other spaces, Coutinho's diplomatic work is imperative for the chase of the 21-year-old who could join as early as the summer. "No-one knows about the future". Henderson does not doubt his adaptation, calling the Dutchman "brilliant", though he does suggest Liverpool are simply working better as a unit...

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  • Trump Support of Spousal Abusers Alienates GOP Women
Trump Support of Spousal Abusers Alienates GOP Women

A day after hanging the FBI out to dry, Sanders instead singled out career officials in the White House Personnel Security Office, saying they were to blame because they had not finished "their process" on Porter. The White House has claimed that Porter's clearance was held up by competing offices. The Senate Intelligence Committee hearing on wor...

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  • Kylie Jenner Returns To Instagram With Her First Post-Baby Selfie
Kylie Jenner Returns To Instagram With Her First Post-Baby Selfie

Based on the images available, the shoes appear to feature a gray upper with black accents and a white midsole, while the heels boast mismatched Nike Air branding. Scott reportedly was "furious" after Tyga sent Jenner a congratulatory text message telling her she'd be an "amazing mother". But according to sources, Kylie has hired a nanny afte...

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  • Iniesta blames fatigue for frustrating Barcelona draw
Iniesta blames fatigue for frustrating Barcelona draw

As a work in progress, Jemez will be much happier than Athletic's Jose Ziganda with the 0-0 draw. The Colombian arrived in Europe with a reputation as one of South America's top emerging talents. MF Andres Iniesta , 6 - One moment of magic saw the midfielder break free in the area but his cross was cut out. Suarez expressed his displeasure wit...

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  • Van Dijk now 'part of the past' ahead of return — Pellegrino
Van Dijk now 'part of the past' ahead of return — Pellegrino

Bertrand is one of the quicker full-backs in the league and will have to use this to his full advantage against the fellow speedster Salah, if he is to stop the on-fire African Player of the year. But the timing for Lambert was all wrong. "Raggy trained the last two days", added Klopp, hinting he could return on Sunday, saying essentially the same ...

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  • Brazil legend Ronaldo wants Neymar in Madrid
Brazil legend Ronaldo wants Neymar in Madrid

In fact, Madrid have scored just four more goals than Sociedad in the league this year (45 to 41), with Barcelona and Valencia the only other teams to have found the back of the net more frequently. This edition of the French "clasico" is also a repeat of the 2016 final which PSG won, 4-2. "Everyone is important", he said. DF Dani Carvajal, ...

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  • Leicester City rebel set for shock return against Man City
Leicester City rebel set for shock return against Man City

The Catalan again clarified his position during his Friday press conference, and made sure he managed to fit in a dig at Neville, whose managerial experience amounts to an ill-fated three-month spell with Valencia. City were unhappy over Cardiff's robust approach after Joe Bennett was booked for fouling Sane and then sent off for another challenge ...

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  • Philippe Coutinho Comments On First Barca Goal
Philippe Coutinho Comments On First Barca Goal

And according to El Mundo, Coutinho's mother Esmeralda Correia has also settled in to the area. But Coutinho - a €160million signing from Liverpool last month - came off the bench to score his first goal for Barcelona . All the players see it in the same way. "We were able to find players in space and take advantage". But after a goalless ...

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  • Borussia Dortmund make insane Harry Kane claim after Batshuayi signing
Borussia Dortmund make insane Harry Kane claim after Batshuayi signing

Until his disciplinary offences in the past weeks where he missed a meeting or "was not focused enough" that angered Dortmund fans as he essentially forced his transfer, he was a crowd favourite with a lethal finish and 13 league goals to his name already this season.

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  • Seven-try England get off to a flyer in Rome
Seven-try England get off to a flyer in Rome

When England got front-foot ball, they clicked and their attacking patterns and systems were a joy to behold as they cut Italy apart on more than one occasion. And they'll greedily eat up your opportunities. Late in the first half, Italy tried to catch England out by running a close-range penalty. Unlucky not to get a hat-trick.

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  • Mohamed Salah goal against Tottenham Hostpur Lionel Messi-like: Jamie Carragher
Mohamed Salah goal against Tottenham Hostpur Lionel Messi-like: Jamie Carragher

It was noticeable that Liverpool did not press high up the field in the manner we have become accustomed to seeing. But in the final seconds, Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk conceded a controversial penalty with a soft challenge on Erik Lamela.

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  • Jamie Carragher: Liverpool can't afford to lose Mohamed Salah
Jamie Carragher: Liverpool can't afford to lose Mohamed Salah

It was the fourth time this season that Kalou, 32, pulled Berlin level after also netting in draws against Bayern Munich, Freiburg and Augsburg. At his previous clubs like Chelsea , Fiorentina and Roma, he produced flashes of brilliance. He looks to have really powerful thighs. However, in the end, Coutinho left, albeit for an eye-watering profit....

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  • Chiefs expert provides his take on the trade — Washington Redskins
Chiefs expert provides his take on the trade — Washington Redskins

The Bolts possess an elite secondary that missed possibly its best player in Jason Verrett in 2017. For the Redskins to get Alex Smith , they had to add Fuller to any deal with the Chiefs . Jimmy Garoppolo brought the Patriots a second-round pick this past season. I wasn't going to pout. "It seemed the team needed more time". There was real...

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  • Seagulls soar in to sink sad Hammers — West Ham United
Seagulls soar in to sink sad Hammers — West Ham United

That's all it was. At that stage in the second half it was still 1-1, and it's very nervous and can go either way. Hernandez has been starved of regular minutes under David Moyes and his agent Eduardo Hernandez said last month that he needed more playing time.

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  • Klopp: Van Dijk is not overweight
Klopp: Van Dijk is not overweight

Instead, Mourinho turned on his heel and walked off. "Spurs were sharp and awake the whole game versus Man United". The English international was sold to Chelsea for £15m. Kyle Walker's move to Manchester City last summer remains the only major departure, and Klopp admits he is envious of Spurs' ability to retain their top assets.

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  • Super Bowl LII: 5 candidates to take home the MVP award
Super Bowl LII: 5 candidates to take home the MVP award

Go, Eagles , put on your football costumes while we eat our crabby snacks and homemades and play like the underdogs that pop culture has taught us you are. At a media session, meanwhile, many of the Eagles players were booed. Foles also is a respected leader who leads by example. That defense should do fine.

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  • Arsenal complete Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing for club-record fee
Arsenal complete Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang signing for club-record fee

Stoger heads back to his former club Cologne on Friday night with Dortmund aiming to return to the top four having slipped down to sixth following a run of three successive draws. The Frenchman said Aubameyang has been ill and that his fitness will be assessed before the 17:30 GMT kick-off. The Italian tactician used dummies to practice passages ...

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  • Manchester City Complete Club-Record Signing Of Aymeric Laporte — Done Deal
Manchester City Complete Club-Record Signing Of Aymeric Laporte — Done Deal

Who is Manchester City target Aymeric Laporte? "He's fit , he's been playing the last period", Guardiola told reporters. Guardiola was also unhappy with a late lunge by James McClean on Kevin De Bruyne , which earned the West Brom man a yellow card, and an Allan Nyom foul on Kyle Walker .

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