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Sampdoria request postponement of Fiorentina match
Sampdoria are awaiting a response from Serie A chiefs over whether they can rearrange this weekend's fixture against Fiorentina.
10:45
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Former Cagliari Calcio goalkeeper Davide Capello survives Genoa bridge collapse
Former Cagliari goalkeeper Davide Capello reveals that he survived a 30-metre drop during the Genoa bridge collapse.
22:33
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Bristol Rovers accidentally screen Babestation during EFL Cup tie
Bristol Rovers are investigating after adult entertainment channel Babestation was broadcast in a stadium bar during half time of their EFL Cup meeting with Crawley Town.
20:04
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RFU 'unwilling to let Tottenham Hotspur play at Twickenham'
Tottenham Hotspur will be blocked by Rugby Football Union chiefs from playing their match against Manchester City at Twickenham Stadium, a report claims.
16:58
Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri celebrates after watching his side beat Huddersfield Town on August 11, 2018
Maurizio Sarri 'loosens rules on Chelsea squad's diet'
A report claims that Maurizio Sarri has taken a laid-back approach on what his players eat at the club's training ground, in contrast to predecessor Antonio Conte.
16:33
Pep Guardiola pulls a ridiculous face during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Manchester City on August 12, 2018
Pep Guardiola 'increases fines at Manchester City'
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola reportedly changes his punishments for breaking club rules in a bid to keep his players on their toes during their title defence.
Aug 15, 11:19
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Manchester City 'caught up in racism storm' over comments made by youth scout
Manchester City reportedly launched an investigation after a complaint was made about an alleged racist comment made by one of their youth scouts.
Aug 15, 09:57
Ben Stokes faces the media after he is acquitted of affray on August 14, 2018
Gay couple praise "hero" Ben Stokes
A gay couple heap praise on "hero" Ben Stokes for defending them after he is acquitted of affray charges.
Aug 15, 08:44
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Report: Tottenham Hotspur may seek third home ground for Manchester City game
Tottenham Hotspur could be forced to find a third home ground to host their Premier League match against Manchester City on October 28, according to a report.
Aug 14, 22:34
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Report: Arsenal Fan TV forced into rebrand by club
Arsenal reportedly force fan site Arsenal Fan TV into a rebrand after talks were held between the club's hierarchy and the YouTube channel.
Aug 14, 21:19
Ronaldo pictured on July 20, 2018
Ronaldo 'released from hospital'
Former Brazil forward Ronaldo is reportedly released from hospital after being admitted with a 'heavy bout of flu', which was initially diagnosed as pneumonia.
Aug 14, 15:37
General view outside Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2018
'Suspicious package' found at Arsenal's Emirates Stadium
The Emirates Stadium - home of Premier League giants Arsenal - was reportedly subject to a security alert on Tuesday after a 'suspicious package' was found.
Aug 14, 14:25
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No air travel for Niki Lauda
Niki Lauda may not be able to return to the Formula 1 circuits anytime soon.
Aug 14, 13:45
Ben Stokes in action for England on August 25, 2017
Ben Stokes found not guilty of affray
England cricketer Ben Stokes is found not guilty of affray by a jury at Bristol Crown Court.
Aug 14, 12:47
Mohamed Salah scores the opener during the Premier League game between Liverpool and West Ham United on August 12, 2018
Liverpool refer Mohamed Salah to police over driving while on phone
Liverpool refer Mohamed Salah to police after footage emerged of the player using his mobile phone while sitting behind the wheel of a car.
Aug 13, 22:10
Bournemouth midfielder Ryan Fraser scores the opening goal of his side's Premier League clash with Cardiff on August 11, 2018
FA investigating coin throw incident in Cardiff City's defeat to Bournemouth
The Football Association is looking into claims that coins were thrown at Bournemouth winger Ryan Fraser during Saturday's 2-0 win over Cardiff City.
Aug 13, 20:45
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Tottenham Hotspur confirm new stadium move delay
Tottenham Hotspur confirm that each of their first three 2018-19 Premier League home matches will be played at Wembley Stadium.
Aug 13, 20:10
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Tottenham Hotspur to play home games at Wembley until 2019?
A report claims that Tottenham Hotspur will consider using Wembley Stadium for all of their home games in the first half of the 2018-19 campaign.
Aug 13, 19:35
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Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish backs Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley
Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish claims that Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley is better off investing money in his retail empire rather than his football club.
Aug 13, 19:30
A general view inside Molineux, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers, in January 2018
BT Sport defends Steve McManaman over Wolverhampton Wanderers comment
BT Sport says that comments made by Steve McManaman regarding Wolverhampton Wanderers at the end of its coverage on Saturday evening 'were taken out of context'.
Aug 13, 18:57
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Video: Philippe Coutinho sits on Gerard Pique's toothpicks
Barcelona defender Gerard Pique plays a toothpick-related prank on teammate Philippe Coutinho.
Aug 12, 22:59
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Ronaldo 'comes down with pneumonia'
Former Brazil striker Ronaldo is in intensive care in an Ibiza hospital after coming down with pneumonia, according to a report.
Aug 12, 14:01
Ben Stokes in action for England on May 25, 2018
Ben Stokes denies 'losing control' in Bristol brawl
Ben Stokes denies 'losing control' when hitting a man outside a Bristol nightclub, but concedes that he also had "significant memory block".
Aug 10, 20:28
Wolverhampton Wanderers' Carl Ikeme in the FA Cup match against Chelsea on February 18, 2017
Wolverhampton Wanderers retire number one shirt in show of respect to Carl Ikeme
Wolverhampton Wanderers reveal that their number one jersey has been retired ahead of the new campaign in a show of respect to Carl Ikeme.
Aug 10, 15:41
Harry Kane reacts to a missed chance during the World Cup third-place playoff between Belgium and England on July 14, 2018
Harry Kane hits back after criticism of fiancee childbirth comments
Tottenham Hotspur and England forward Harry Kane responds to criticism after praising his fiancee for having no pain relief during the birth of their second daughter.
Aug 9, 18:38
Ben Stokes in action for England on May 25, 2018
England cricketer Ben Stokes denies making homophobic comments
Ben Stokes denies making homophobic comments and flicking a cigarette at two men prior to an alleged brawl in Bristol.
Aug 9, 15:48
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Aussie golfer Jarrod Lyle dies, aged 36
Australian golfer Jarrod Lyle dies from cancer at the age of 36, his family confirms.
Aug 9, 07:40
Jamaal Lascelles in action for Newcastle United on April 15, 2018
Newcastle United players settle Mike Ashley bonus row
Newcastle United captain Jamaal Lascelles suggests that the dispute between his teammates and owner Mike Ashley over bonuses has now been resolved.
Aug 8, 19:08
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Mike Ashley defends Newcastle investment
Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley defends his stewardship of the club in a letter sent to the government last week.
Aug 7, 12:12
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Stan Kroenke makes offer to buy Arsenal outright
Majority shareholder Stan Kroenke launches a £600m offer to buy Arsenal outright from minority owner Alisher Usmanov.
Aug 7, 10:52
Ben Stokes in action for England on May 25, 2018
Ben Stokes 'mocked gay men' before Bristol street brawl
Bristol Crown Court hears that England cricketer Ben Stokes allegedly mocked two gay men before attacking two other people in a 'sustained episode of violence'.
Aug 6, 20:41
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Report: Newcastle United players go on media strike over bonuses
Newcastle United reportedly risk a fine as their players have allegedly refused to carry out media duties in a row over bonus payments.
Aug 6, 20:28
A general view inside Molineux, the home of Wolverhampton Wanderers, in January 2018
Jeff Shi: 'Wolverhampton Wanderers could leave Molineux in the future'
Wolverhampton Wanderers chairman Jeff Shi suggests that the Premier League club could potentially leave Molineux in the future.
Aug 6, 11:55
Manchester United's Chris Smalling in action during the 2018 FA Cup final
Chris Smalling: 'Veganism has helped me steer clear of injury'
Manchester United and England defender Chris Smalling credits his new-found vegan lifestyle as a key factor to staying free of injury.
Aug 4, 12:50
Lucas Digne in action for Barcelona on December 5, 2017
Everton left-back Lucas Digne 'rejected Liverpool twice' amid tattoo controversy
Everton left-back Lucas Digne insists that his "I Never Walk Alone" tattoo has nothing to do with football and states that he has rejected two offers from Liverpool.
Aug 3, 21:17
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Brighton Pride to have empty open-top bus for "gay professional footballers"
An empty open-top bus will be paraded at this weekend's Brighton Pride Festival to highlight that none of the 500 Premier League footballers are openly gay.
Aug 3, 20:18

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