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Gary Kirsten says England coaching job would be a ‘lovely project’

Gary Kirsten has declared his interest in coaching England by saying reviving their Test fortunes would be a “lovely project”. The former India and South Africa coach has been linked with the England job before and his comments come with speculation over Chris Silverwood’s future as a result of the Ashes humiliation in Australia. England’s […]

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‘We have targets’: Newcastle facing unique January transfer challenge

At least Eddie Howe has retained his sense of humour. “If we signed everyone we’ve been linked with we’d end up with a squad of around 1,000 players,” reflected Newcastle’s manager as he surveyed the gap between appearance and reality. Howe finds himself in charge at St James’ Park at the strangest of moments. Over […]

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Manchester City’s João Cancelo assaulted at home during robbery

João Cancelo suffered a violent attack at his home on Thursday evening, with the Manchester City defender left with visible facial injuries. He has branded the four intruders as “cowards”. The incident is being investigated by police, and Cancelo’s ability to travel with Pep Guardiola’s squad for Saturday’s match against Arsenal is in doubt. The […]

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Leeds’ injury woes deepen with Kalvin Phillips and Liam Cooper out till March

Marcelo Bielsa has revealed that Leeds will be without their key central midfielder, Kalvin Phillips, and their captain, Liam Cooper, until March and admitted he is struggling to correct his team’s poor form. “I have not been able to solve the situation as I thought I could,” Bielsa said. “I wasn’t able to resolve the […]

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Adam Hollioake answers England’s distress call to join Ashes coaching staff

Adam Hollioake has answered a distress call to join England’s depleted coaching staff amid the Covid outbreak that is threatening the back end of the Ashes series and has now ruled Australia’s Travis Head out of the fourth Test in Sydney. On the day Australia called up three players to their Test squad in response […]

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Watford v Tottenham: match preview

Watford attempt to arrest their alarming slump buoyed by the news Emmanuel Dennis will not be playing at the Africa Cup of Nations. The Nigeria forward scored his eighth goal of the season in Watford’s 4-1 defeat against West Ham on Tuesday – their fifth successive loss. His availability in January offers hope but their […]

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Arsenal v Manchester City: match preview

Arsenal are undoubtedly in much better shape than when they received an ugly 5-0 thrashing at the Etihad in September, and hopefully will actually give Manchester City some form of test now the young guns are well and truly firing, but Mikel Arteta may still have received a small mercy in having to stay at […]