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The Fiver | Steve Cooper and an unexpected turn of events worthy of Roald Dahl

The Fiver | Steve Cooper and an unexpected turn of events worthy of Roald Dahl

STILL THE SHERIFF OF NOTTINGHAM Following a fifth consecutive defeat that left Nottingham Forest rock bottom of the Premier League table on Monday, one national daily exclusively reported that the offer of a new and improved contract for their manager Steve Cooper had been withdrawn. As votes of confidence in football managers go, it wasn’t …

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Klopp praises Arteta, Cooper’s Forest deal, England v USA: football countdown – live

Klopp praises Arteta, Cooper’s Forest deal, England v USA: football countdown – live

Key events Show key events only Please turn on JavaScript to use this feature And that’s it for today. Thanks, as always, for reading and enjoy the weekend. Team news and predicted lineups for all 20 Premier League teams in one handy article, you say? Ch-Check It Out. How good are Newcastle? The table shows …

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‘Absolute tripe’: our readers on the worst football matches they have seen

‘Absolute tripe’: our readers on the worst football matches they have seen

‘A 14-hour day for absolutely nothing’ Crystal Palace 0-3 Swansea, 2010As a Swansea fan you would think I have great memories of this one right? Wrong. Perhaps the biggest problem was that I didn’t get to see the game at all, despite a 400-mile round trip. My wife and I left early enough, at 8am. …

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‘The whole system has failed’: five Liverpool fans on the Reds’ rocky start

‘The whole system has failed’: five Liverpool fans on the Reds’ rocky start

Henry Jackson, writer for This Is Anfield It’s been a perfect storm of several issues, making for a decline that few predicted. Last season was relentless, with Liverpool playing all 63 games possible and missing out on the two big trophies. That will have hurt and I think there has been a mental and physical …

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10,000 litres a day for each pitch: Qatar World Cup’s huge impact on Gulf waters

10,000 litres a day for each pitch: Qatar World Cup’s huge impact on Gulf waters

HASs the World Cup approaches, Qatar is going to need at least 10,000 liters of water every day for each of its stadium pitches. Based in a region with virtually no access to fresh water, it is going to rely on desalination – the practice of debrining saltwater so it is drinkable. It seems like …

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Kim Kardashian sports ADIDAS jersey as company says relationship with Kanye West is ‘under review’

Kim Kardashian was seen sporting Adidas gear as the sportswear giant released a statement that their relationship with her ex Kanye West is ‘under review’ after his very public criticism. The 41-year-old reality star was seen head-to-toe representing the Germany-based corporation while attending six-year-old son Saint’s soccer game in Los Angeles on Wednesday. She looked …

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Is Arsenal’s Gabriel Martinelli proving Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp right and becoming a ‘talent of the century’?

Every time Jurgen Klopp sees Gabriel Martinelli play, he cannot help but marvel. The first time the Liverpool boss watched the Arsenal youngster in late 2019, he had just seen Martinelli score twice in a 5-5 Carabao Cup thriller at Anfield. The Brazilian forward was just 18 at the time, but Klopp described him as …

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Transfer Talk: Real Madrid eye Benfica defender Antonio Silva

The summer transfer window is closed for the major leagues in Europe. However, with an eye on January, there’s plenty of gossip swirling about who’s moving where. Transfer Talk brings you all the latest buzz on rumours, comings, goings and, of course, done deals! TOP STORY: Real Madrid eye Benfica youngster Antonio Silva Benfica youngster …

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