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Wagner believes people should 'calm down' over Schindler's Germany chances

Christopher Schindler has already proved his Premier League pedigree but Huddersfield manager David Wagner believes people should “calm down” if they think he is ready for a Germany call-up. Schindler was an unknown quantity on these shores when he arrived for a club-record £1.8million fee last summer but was a star performer as the Terriers won promotion from the Championship ...

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Conte: I won't be away from Italy 'for a long time'

by Daniel Rouse 1h ago Action Images via Reuters/Craig Brough Antonio Conte conceded that he misses his native Italy, and declared that it is “without any doubt” that he’ll return to work there in what may be the not-too-distant future. The 48-year-old collected the Premier League title in his first season at Chelsea‘s helm, but rumours in the lead-up to ...

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Jose Mourinho escapes FA punishment for dismissal

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will face no further action from the Football Association following his sending-off against Southampton on Saturday. The 54-year-old was sent to the stands by referee Craig Pawson for encroaching on the pitch during stoppage time of his side’s 1-0 win at St Mary’s. Jose Mourinho gestures on the touchline before he was sent off (John ...

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FIFA lifts controversial poppy ban

Agence France-Presse 15m ago Action Images via Reuters / Carl Recine Livepic London – FIFA has backed down in its row with British football authorities over the wearing of poppies by players in international matches as a tribute to those killed in war. Football associations in England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales were fined by FIFA for ignoring warnings not ...

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Costa turned down £66m Everton move, United preparing new deal for De Gea, Madrid eyeing Alli

What the papers say Everton offered 75 million euros (£66m) for Diego Costa in the final days of the summer transfer window, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. But Costa only wanted a move to Atletico Madrid, the paper reports, and refused to listen to any offer that was not from his former club. Arsenal are interested in Le Havre defender ...

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Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson accepts apology from Liverpool’s Sadio Mane

Manchester City goalkeeper Ederson has accepted an apology from Liverpool’s Sadio Mane over their clash earlier this month. Ederson needed eight stitches to repair facial wounds after being caught by a high boot from a fast-moving Mane during City’s 5-0 Premier League win over the Reds at the Etihad Stadium on September 9. At the time there were fears Ederson ...

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Report: FIFA to lift poppy ban on British national teams

FIFA is set to allow national teams to wear poppies in commemoration of November’s Armistice Day, according to Rob Harris of the Associated Press, ending a standoff between world football’s governing body and British football associations (FAs). England, Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland all received fines last year after their teams defied FIFA protocol by wearing poppies on armbands. FIFA ...

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In pictures: The best images from the Premier League weekend

Here theScore selects the best snaps from the Premier League’s weekend fixtures. West Ham 2-3 Tottenham West Ham United finished just short of Tottenham Hotspur in a hotly contested clash. Burnley 0-0 Huddersfield Rajiv van La Parra flopped but Huddersfield Town didn’t fall in Burnley. Everton 2-1 Bournemouth In the end it was Oumar Niasse who cleaned up a bloody ...

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