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Wilfried Zaha deserves protection not these absurd diving accusations | Paul Doyle

Only Eden Hazard is fouled more often yet every week fans pretend they are watching Zaha acting when they know full well he is notScarlett Johansson told recently of the difficulty, nay futility, of trying to stop people using artificial intelligence s…

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Wilfried Zaha deserves protection not these absurd diving accusations | Paul Doyle

Only Eden Hazard is fouled more often yet every week fans pretend they are watching Zaha acting when they know full well he is notScarlett Johansson told recently of the difficulty, nay futility, of trying to stop people using artificial intelligence s…

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Tranmere Rovers v Tottenham Hotspur: FA Cup third round – live!

Updates from the 7.45pm GMT kick-off at Prenton ParkTen things to look out for in the FA Cup this weekendEmail Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle with your thoughts 6.54pm GMT Tranmere: Davies, Ridehalgh, McNulty, McCullogh, Monthe, Caprice, Ellis, Gilmour, Har…

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Lincoln City’s Lee Frecklington: ‘The FA Cup run created a buzz that has just carried on’

The midfielder tells Paul Doyle the club has been transformed by their run to the quarter-finals as a non-league side two years agoWant evidence of the transformative power of a good FA Cup run? Look no further than Lincoln City. The money that the clu…

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From Dele Alli to Leroy Sané, the best under-23 Premier League XI | Paul Doyle

Young players have been making a huge impact this season – here we choose the best in the league in each positionBetween the sticks is no place for the youngest men, at least not in the Premier League. The world’s most expensive goalkeeper, Chelsea’s K…

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Mesut Özil back in Arsenal squad but Unai Emery gives him no guarantees

• German recalled to squad to face Burnley on Saturday• Players’ salaries do not matter when picking team, says EmeryUnai Emery has spelled out what his recent team selections have already made plain: Mesut Özil’s status as Arsenal’s highest-paid playe…

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Arsenal v Tottenham: Carabao Cup quarter-final – live!

Updates from the 7.45pm GMT kick-off at the Emirates‘I don’t have money!’: Pochettino on January spendingChelsea v Bournemouth – match centreAnd you can email Paul or tweet @Paul_Doyle 6.03pm GMT Hello. What better way than a North London derby to kick…

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Arsenal v Qarabag: Europa League – live!

Europa League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-ofLive scores: keep up to date with all the Europa League goalsEmail Paul with any thoughts or tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.00pm GMT Arsenal: Martinez; Jenkinson, Sokratis, Koscielny, Maitland-Niles; Elneny, Willock,…

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The Fiver | Triumphant and in a slightly more advanced state of decomposition

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!At around the same time on Wednesday that a sorry band of discontented millionaires held a weird gathering that enabled their leader to stagger on with dwindling confidence for no useful purpose, membe…

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Valencia v Manchester United: Champions League – live!

Champions League updates from the 8pm GMT game at MestallaLukaku: bulking up for World Cup has hampered my formAnd feel free to drop Paul an email or tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.07pm GMT Pogba, Perreira, Valencia and Lukaku all return as Mourinho makes eight c…

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Barcelona v Tottenham: Champions League – live!

Champions League updates from the 8pm GMT game at Camp NouLiverpool v Napoli – live! Join Simon Burnton for the latestAnd you can drop Paul an email or tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.03pm GMT Messi starts on the bench! Barcelona: Cillessen; Semedo, Lenglet, Verm…

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Manchester United v Arsenal: Premier League – live!

Latest updates from the 8pm kick-off at Old TraffordSpurs v Southampton, Wolves v Chelsea and more: clockwatch – live!Live scores – follow all tonight’s goals as they go in!Feel free to email Paul or to tweet: @Paul_Doyle 7.20pm GMT Asked whether his t…

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Chelsea v PAOK: Europa League – live!

Europa League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offRangers v Villarreal – live! Join John BrewinListen to the latest Football Weekly Extra podcastAnd feel free to email Paul or to tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.04pm GMT Sarri has changed all 10 outfield players from …

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PSG v Liverpool: Champions League – live!

Champions League updates from the 8pm GMT kick-offFollow Tottenham v Inter with Jacob Steinberg! Check in on all of Wednesday’s Champions League scoresEmail paul.doyle@theguardian.com, tweet @Paul_Doyle 7.01pm GMT Klopp has decided to omit Alexander-Ar…

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The Fiver | Once-fearsome hosts now struggling to even beat the traffic

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Tuesday offers another intriguing Big Cup feature at Old Trafford, where Young Boys are scheduled to take on Spoilt Children. Fortunately José Mourinho will again be on hand to serve as a stern Victori…

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Football transfer rumours: Marko Arnautovic to Manchester United?

Today’s fluff is playing the waiting gameWith Bayern Munich flailing in a truly humiliating position – nine points off the top of the table – club suits are beginning to fear they could fall as far as Manchester United. Manager Niko Kovac is said to be…

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Mick McCarthy set to return for second spell as Republic of Ireland manager

• McCarthy accepts offer from FAI to succeed Martin O’Neill• Previous six-year spell ended amid acrimony in 2002Mick McCarthy is set to return for a second spell as manager of the Republic of Ireland after agreeing to replace Martin O’Neill, who left t…

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The Fiver | Dilly ding and dilly bleeding dong

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Fulham FC’s official match programme, according to Fulham FC’s official website, really is the “essential matchday accessory”. If that suggests it’s going after Tin’s market share, then the price of £3…

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The Fiver | Dilly ding and dilly bleeding dong

Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Fulham FC’s official match programme, according to Fulham FC’s official website, really is the “essential matchday accessory”. If that suggests it’s going after Tin’s market share, then the price of £3…

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Football transfer rumours: Liverpool back in for Lyon’s Nabil Fekir?

Today’s fluff is wondering why pirates and farmers sound alikeLiverpool are said to be hoping that Nabil Fekir does not hold a grudge over his aborted transfer to Anfield last summer. Because not only is Jürgen Klopp rumoured to be keen on reviving tha…