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Romelu Lukaku is set to miss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's first two games in charge of Manchester United after being granted compassionate leave, according to reports. "I know the club's now running the process to find the next manager so I'm going to be myself in the meantime with Mick [Mike Phelan], Kieran [McKenna] and Michael [Carrick, his assistants]".
  • Kashima Antlers - Real Madrid: How and where to watch

    Kashima Antlers - Real Madrid: How and where to watch

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    Madrid were still sleeping during the opening 10 minutes and Antlers should have led, as Serginho's shot was tipped wide by Thibaut Courtois before Gen Shoji failed to connect with a free header three yards out. "It happens every day, is just part of our reality". Real Madrid begins its quest for a third straight FIFA Club World Cup championship and a fourth in five years when it plays Japan's Kashima Antlers in the semifinals in the United Arab Emirates on Wednesday.
  • Pogba was ‘dancing on the grave’ of Mourinho

    Pogba was ‘dancing on the grave’ of Mourinho

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    He deals with big characters at Spurs, there's been a few bits and pieces like contract rebels and things like that. Neville said: "If they were to win the Champions League in the next five or six months, you say 'ok, leave them in charge!' But, with the understanding that you're restricting the background of the club from a technical and recruitment point of view, but you're also making sure the head coach that actually is the best in the world comes to the club".
  • Perth Test: Aussies bounce back as India misses specialist spinner

    Perth Test: Aussies bounce back as India misses specialist spinner

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    While a number of Indians backed Kohli, the legendary actor termed Indian captain the "best batsman" but the "worst behaving player" with the warning that he doesn't want to leave country. The Australian batsmen are building a huge lead in the 2nd innings and if they cross the 300 mark, Paine's words to Virat Kohli might come true. "We looked at the pitch, we didn't think about that option (picking Jadejda)", Kohli said.
  • Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

    Jose Mourinho leaves Man United after 2½ years

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    I wish Jose all the best & wish him well for the future. They are 11 points off the top four and closer to the relegation zone than the top of the table. He's been sacked at United but he's won them a couple of trophies. Despite the fact he signed a new five-year deal with Spurs in May, Pochettino is third-favorite to replace Mourinho .
  • Unai Emery reflects on first Arsenal loss after 22 matches

    Unai Emery reflects on first Arsenal loss after 22 matches

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    It's something we have to dust ourselves down from and keep on going. But with respect. We need to show this emotion when we are playing, when we are winning, because I think football needs this passion. Weirdly, not one journalist the world knew anything about Jose Mourinho's sacking in the run-up yet now we're being bombarded with claims and counter-claims over exactly who Manchester United intend to hire as his replacement.
  • After signing Wilson Ramos, Mets to make Kevin Plawecki available via trade

    After signing Wilson Ramos, Mets to make Kevin Plawecki available via trade

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    Realmuto. The New York Mets continued their busy offseason Sunday, agreeing to a two-year contract with veteran catcher Wilson Ramos , according to multiple reports . Philadelphia acquired Ramos from the Tampa Bay Rays at the trade deadline for cash despite a hamstring injury. The deal is pending a physical and worth $19 million, according to MLB Network insider Jon Heyman .
  • Five Chicago Bears named to the 2019 Pro Bowl

    Five Chicago Bears named to the 2019 Pro Bowl

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    For all the Pro Bowl berths Larry Fitzgerald has collected - 11 in all - the most he had in a row was seven. Hudson and Osemele, both two-time selections from 2016-17, anchor an offensive line that has assisted in many of QB Derek Carr's achievements this season.
  • IPL 2019: Kings XI Punjab full squad after the auction

    IPL 2019: Kings XI Punjab full squad after the auction

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    England, despite their players not being available after April 25, 2019 - they will miss nearly half the tournament - ended up with five players, all first-timers, being bought . Devdutt Padikkal is sold to RCB for 20 Lakh. Now, Varun is a Kings XI Punjab player bought at 42-time his base price. Amongst other Indians, spinner Axar Patel (Rs five crore), pacer Mohit Sharma (Rs five crore) and Mohammad Shami (Rs 4.8 crore) were the other names to fetch big bids.
  • Klopp's Liverpool are vulnerable - Neuer

    Klopp's Liverpool are vulnerable - Neuer

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    Put simply, Pogba wasn't trusted to be on the field. Two of Liverpool's Premier League fixtures in February have been rescheduled. The season so far, when you don't beat the likes of Wolves, don't beat Crystal Palace at home, you have to take the criticism.
  • ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Destroys Rocky Fielding to Win WBA Super Middleweight Title

    ‘Canelo’ Alvarez Destroys Rocky Fielding to Win WBA Super Middleweight Title

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    Both fighters first fight end to a controversial draw previous year. The Liverpudlian once more rose to his feet, but there was an inevitability about the left hook to the body which felled him nearly immediately upon the resumption. Towards the end of the third, Fielding was back on his knees and when he returned there once again soon after there was no way back as crowd of 20,112 roared its approval.