Genesis, Revelation … Exodus: has Guardiola reached City endgame? | Barney Ronay | Football

This is the end, beautiful friend. Or rather, it may just be a vision of it. Watching Pep Guardiola capering on the Anfield touchline on Sunday – skinny legs splayed, arms flailing, black quilted jacket bouncing about like an angry rubber ball – was at least confirmation of one thing. Manchester City’s manager remains an […]

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Premier League to rule out major changes to VAR in meeting with clubs | Football

The Premier League looks set to stick to its guns over VAR and rule out substantial changes to the technology when their 20 clubs meet this week. Dogged by controversy since its introduction to the top flight this summer, VAR has, this past weekend alone, been criticised over a Sheffield United goal disallowed for offside […]

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Neil Warnock leaves Cardiff after three years in charge

Neil Warnock leaves Cardiff after three years in charge

Cardiff City manager Neil Warnock has left his position by mutual consent, the club have announced. Warnock, 70, was appointed in October 2016 with the club second from bottom in the Championship and guided them to promotion to the Premier League in 2018. “Cardiff City Football Club can confirm that manager Neil Warnock has left his […]

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Neil Warnock leaves Cardiff City by mutual consent | Football

Neil Warnock has left Cardiff by mutual consent. The 70-year-old was appointed manager in October 2016 with the club second from bottom in the Championship and guided them to the Premier League in 2018. Michael O’Neill makes instant impact at Stoke as top three win in Championship “Cardiff City can confirm that manager Neil Warnock […]

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Unai Emery backed by Arsenal hierarchy despite poor run of form

Unai Emery backed by Arsenal hierarchy despite poor run of form

Unai Emery has been offered the public backing of the Arsenal hierarchy – but he has been warned that results must improve. The Gunners head coach has come under mounting pressure following a string of poor performances and a record of just two wins from the side’s last 10 Premier League games. A 2-0 loss […]

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W-League 2019-20 season preview: 10 reasons to be excited | Football

They say absence makes the heart grow fonder; Australian football fans should be able to attest to that, having endured an extended off-season that will finally come to an end on Thursday. After the end of the NWSL season opened the floodgates for some of the biggest player signings in recent years, the buzz around […]

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Kieran Trippier: ‘Everywhere I go they shout Rooney at me. Everyone’ | Football

For one brief moment Kieran Trippier sounds worried. The England defender is talking about how his Atlético Madrid teammate Diego Costa calls him Rooney and how that means everyone else calls him Rooney too when a thought crosses his mind. “It’s just because I’m the only English player here and Rooney’s the only one he’s […]

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The Fiver | Difficult to imagine quite how Pep could have gone more Basil Fawlty | Football

PEP TALK Short of dashing out of his technical area to procure a tree branch with which to give Mike Dean a damned good thrashing, it’s difficult to imagine quite how Pep Guardiola could have gone more Basil Fawlty on the fourth official during Manchester City’s defeat at the hands of Liverpool yesterday. More specifically, […]

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Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Daniil Medvedev in battle of debutants at ATP Finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas beats Daniil Medvedev in battle of debutants at ATP Finals

Stefanos Tsitsipas beat Daniil Medvedev 7-6(5) 6-4 in a high-quality battle of the debutants at the ATP Finals on Monday. Tsitsipas, the first Greek player to qualify for the tournament, had lost all five previous matches against the Russian, but turned the tables in impressive fashion. The 21-year-old served superbly and did not face a […]

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Liverpool 3-1 Man City, Pulisic and a Cristiano Ronaldo strop – Football Weekly | Football

Join the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email. We take a look back at the weekend’s football, starting with Liverpool’s 3-1 win over Manchester City, including the first high-profile test of The Wilson Scenario, which saw Fabinho finish a move started by a Trent Alexander-Arnold handball in his own box. City drop to fourth, behind […]

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