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Monthly Archives: March 2017

Tottenham Hotspur given extension over Wembley stadium move


By: vetembaste | Published:March 31, 2017 10:11 pm Tottenham Spurs have reached agreement with Wembley National Stadium Limited (WNSL) for an extension. (Source: vetembaste) Tottenham Hotspur have been given an extension until April 30 to decide whether they will play their home fixtures at Wembley Stadium next season, the Premier League club said on Friday. Tottenham’s current stadium is to ...

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Stoke City back Saido Berahino’s drug ban comments, says manager Mark Hughes


By: vetembaste | Published:March 31, 2017 7:19 pm Saido Berahino joined Stoke in January for a reported 12 million pounds. (Source: vetembaste) Premier League Stoke City support forward Saido Berahino’s claim that his eight-week drugs ban was a result of a spiked drink, manager Mark Hughes said. Berahino served the ban earlier this season for failing a drugs test while ...

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English Premier League clubs want post-Brexit protections on player recruitment


By: AP | London | Published:March 31, 2017 2:01 pm Vote on regard to Britain’s exit from European Union was taken in 2016 and was officially undertaken this past week. English Premier League clubs owners urged the government to explore measures to protect the competition from being damaged by Britain’s impending departure from the European Union. With the British government ...

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Arsenal’s Alex Iwobi wants manager Arsene Wenger to stay


By: vetembaste | Updated: March 30, 2017 6:07 pm Alex Iwobi has scored four goals in 35 appearances this season. (Source: vetembaste) Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been receiving unjust criticism and should extend his 20-year reign at the club, midfielder Alex Iwobi has said. Wenger, whose contract expires at the end of the season, is under increasing pressure to ...

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Ruben Loftus-Cheek open to positional change at Chelsea


By: vetembaste | Published:March 30, 2017 6:43 pm Ruben Loftus-Cheek has made just eight appearances for Chelsea this season. (Source: vetembaste) Chelsea midfielder Ruben Loftus-Cheek is open to playing in different positions in order to force his way into contention for a starting spot with the Premier League leaders. The England under-21 international has made just eight appearances for Chelsea ...

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Harry Kane will be fit before end of the season: Mauricio Pochettino


By: vetembaste | Published:March 30, 2017 11:07 pm Harry Kane is the leading goal scorer for Spurs in the Premier League. Tottenham Hotspur’s Harry Kane is set to make a swift return from an ankle injury as manager Mauricio Pochettino expects the prolific striker to be available for selection before the end of the season. Kane, the Premier League club’s ...

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Louis Van Gaal in talks over Dutch FA role


By: vetembaste | Amsterdam | Published:March 30, 2017 6:48 pm Louis van Gaal led the Dutch to third place at the 2014 World Cup (Source: vetembaste) The Netherlands Football Association (KNVB) have started talks with Louis van Gaal as they begin their search for a new coach but want the veteran trainer to take on a senior role in the ...

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Everton seek rare Merseyside derby win as European hopes grow


By: vetembaste | London | Published:March 30, 2017 12:52 pm Romelu Lukaku’s goals have Everton pushing towards a European football place. (Source: AP) Everton will target a first victory over Liverpool in nearly seven years on Saturday knowing that if they succeed an unlikely pursuit of a top-four finish might start to be taken seriously. Spurred by Romelu Lukaku’s goals, ...

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FA neglects players from smaller clubs: Crystal Palace chairman Steve Parish


By: vetembaste | Published:March 29, 2017 9:26 pm The FA don’t talk to people that come to Crystal Palace games, said Steve Parish. (Source: vetembaste) Crystal Palace winger Wilfried Zaha was not given an England call-up because the FA is biased towards players from the more “glamorous” Premier League clubs, according to Palace chairman Steve Parish. England manager Gareth Southgate ...

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Tottenham Hotspur’s Erik Lamela out for the season, to undergo hip surgery


By: vetembaste | Published:March 29, 2017 10:20 pm Erik Lamela is to undergo surgery on his hip on Saturday. (Source: vetembaste) Tottenham Hotspur’s attacking midfielder Erik Lamela will miss the rest of the season with a hip injury and is set to have surgery on Saturday to rectify the persistent problem. The 25-year-old Argentina international, who joined from AS Roma ...

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