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Manchester City 2-2 Chelsea: Sam Kerr scores again as Blues stay top of WSL

Chelsea’s defence of their Women’s Super League title is still in their hands but Manchester City remain hot on their heels following an entertaining draw at The Academy Stadium.A late equaliser from Lauren Hemp ensured City remain two points behind Ch…

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Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Southampton: Bale and Son score as Spurs fight back

Son Heung-min’s late penalty capped Tottenham’s fightback as they beat Southampton in interim head coach Ryan Mason’s first match in charge. Former Spurs midfielder Mason, the Premier League’s youngest head coach at the age of 29, succeeded Jose Mourin…

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European Super League Q&A: Why it failed – and will clubs try again?

European Super League Q&A: Why it failed – and will clubs try again? – BBC Sport

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Premier League fixtures: BBC to show Wolves v Brighton

Wolves’ home game against Brighton will be shown live on BBC One in the next batch of Premier League fixtures to be moved for television coverage.Wolves will host Brighton at Molineux on Sunday, 9 May (12:00 BST).Liverpool’s trip to Manchester United h…

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Liverpool owner John W Henry apologises for European Super League proposal

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section LiverpoolLiverpool owner John W Henry has apologised to the club’s supporters for the “disruption” caused by the proposed European Super League (ESL).Henry took sole responsibility for the “unnecess…

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European Super League: Juventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says project cannot proceed

Last updated on 2 hours ago2 hours ago.From the section FootballJuventus chairman Andrea Agnelli says the European Super League (ESL) project cannot proceed as AC Milan, Inter Milan and Atletico Madrid joined the six Premier League clubs in withdrawing…

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Ed Woodward: Manchester United executive vice-chairman to stand down at end of 2021

Manchester United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward will step down from his role at the end of 2021.The announcement came before Manchester United, along with the other five Premier League sides involved in the proposed European Super League (ESL), w…

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European Super League: ‘Owners of big six must beg for forgiveness’

Owners of the six English clubs involved with the European Super League must “beg for forgiveness”, says former Liverpool defender Stephen Warnock.Chelsea and Manchester City were the first to make their move and were quickly followed by Arsenal, Liver…

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European Super League: Chelsea preparing to withdraw from proposed competition

Chelsea are preparing documentation to request their withdrawal from the European Super League (ESL). Efforts to leave come just two days after Chelsea were announced as one of six English clubs to sign up to the controversial new competition.The ESL h…

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European Super League: Fifa boss Gianni Infantino ‘strongly disapproves’ of breakaway league

Last updated on 34 minutes ago34 minutes ago.From the section FootballFifa president Gianni Infantino “strongly disapproves” of the breakaway European Super League and says the 12 clubs will have to “live with the consequences” of their decision to joi…

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European Super League created to ‘save football’ – Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

The European Super League was created “to save football”, says Real Madrid president Florentino Perez.Real are one of the 12 European clubs who have signed up to the breakaway league and intend to establish a new midweek competition.Perez said the move…

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European Super League: PM to meet football officials over breakaway group

PA MediaThe prime minister will chair a meeting of senior football officials and fans’ representatives later to discuss what should happen to the clubs planning on joining the European Super League.Boris Johnson described the new league, which includes…

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European Super League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp against idea but will not quit

European Super League: Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp against idea but will not quit – BBC Sport

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Leeds United 1-1 Liverpool: Diego Llorente denies Reds place in top four

Diego Llorente scored a late equaliser for Leeds to deny Liverpool a place in the top four of the Premier League – as uncertainty reigns over what that would mean following the announcement of the European Super League.The Reds are one of 12 clubs to a…

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European Super League a ‘spit in the face of all football lovers’, says Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin

Last updated on 1 hour ago1 hour ago.From the section FootballThe European Super League (ESL) is a “disgraceful, self-serving” plan and a “spit in the face of football lovers”, says Uefa president Aleksander Ceferin.He also said players who play for te…

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Jose Mourinho: Tottenham sack manager after 17 months

Jose Mourinho has been sacked by Tottenham after just 17 months in charge.The Portuguese replaced Mauricio Pochettino as Spurs manager in November 2019 and guided the club to sixth in the Premier League last season.They are currently seventh, having pi…

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European Super League: Premier League’s ‘big six’ agree to join new league

Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are among 12 clubs who have agreed to join a new European Super League (ESL). In a seismic move for European football, the Premier League clubs will join AC Milan, Atletico M…

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European Super League: ‘I’m disappointed and disgusted’ – Danny Murphy

As a boy, I watched Liverpool winning the league title and European Cup and dreamed of doing the same myself.When I became a Liverpool player, I wanted to win the things those teams had done, to show I was as good as they were.That history, that tradit…

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European Super League: ‘I’m disappointed and disgusted’ – Danny Murphy

As a boy, I watched Liverpool winning the league title and European Cup and dreamed of doing the same myself.When I became a Liverpool player, I wanted to win the things those teams had done, to show I was as good as they were.That history, that tradit…

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European Super League: Uefa furious at 12 major clubs signing up to breakaway plans

Senior Uefa figures are furious that 12 major European clubs, including the ‘big six’ from England, have signed up to a breakaway European Super League.Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham are part of the group….