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Ajayi sees red as West Bromwich Albion edge past West Ham United

The Nigeria international was given his marching orders as the Baggies secured a hard-fought victory against the Hammers Semi Ajayi was sent off in West Bromwich Albion’s 1-0 victory over West Ham United in Saturday’s FA Cup fourth-round tie at London Stadium. The Super Eagles star was afforded his 29th appearance this season but failed to make an impact rather putting his side in danger of elimination from the competition.
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‘Players regress at Man Utd – look at Alexis & Di Maria!’ – Owen warns against wasting another £200m

The former Red Devils striker says “something’s going fundamentally wrong” at Old Trafford and splashing the cash will not solve the problems Too many players are “regressing” when joining Manchester United, says Michael Owen, with Alexis Sanchez held up as an example of a club where “something’s going fundamentally wrong”. The Red Devils have continued to spend heavily in recent transfer windows, but have seen little return on that investment. Chilean
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Athletic forward Williams ‘sad’ after reporting racist abuse in La Liga fixture at Espanyol

Club captain Iker Muniain passed on the 25-year-old's complaints to the match referee, but no action was taken during the game Athletic Club forward Inaki Williams says he is saddened to have been targeted by alleged racist abuse during his side’s 1-1 La Liga draw at Espanyol on Saturday. The 25-year-old, who has represented Spain and the Basque Country at senior international level, reported abuse to his captain Iker Muniain
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‘Leader’ Emre Can could play for any team in the Bundesliga – Bayern boss Flick

The Juventus midfielder has been tipped to make an instant impact back in Germany if he leaves Turin this month Bayern Munich manager Hansi Flick says Emre Can has the “quality to play for every club in the Bundesliga,” amid speculation the Juventus midfielder is set to return to German football this month. The 26-year-old is widely expected to leave Turin after falling out of favour following the arrival of Maurizio Sarri
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Eelco Schattorie – We completely outplayed FC Goa in the second half

The Kerala Blasters manager claimed that his side dominated the Gaurs at Fatorda.... Kerala Blasters FC suffered a big blow in their renewed quest for a top-four spot as they went down 3-2 to FC Goa at the Fatorda Stadium. Coach Eelco Schattorie claimed that his side dominated the Gaurs in the five-goal thriller. He maintained that his side made good use of the possession statistics leaning their favour. "First of
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Arigoni welcomes Chelsea & Barcelona transfer talk despite stick from Grasshoppers team-mates

The highly rated full-back is said to be attracting interest from sides across Europe, and he admits to being flattered by the mounting speculation Allan Arigoni has welcomed reports of Chelsea and Barcelona casting admiring glances in his direction, but admits the transfer talk has seen him become a figure of fun for his Grasshoppers team-mates. At 21 years of age, the highly rated full-back is starting to attract interest
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Watch USM Alger continue mediocre run against Wydad Casablanca

The Algerian outfit remains winless in the Caf Champions League group stage after their latest defeat to the Moroccans USM Alger’s bid for a first win in the Caf Champions League group phase ended on a sour note after losing 3-1 to Wydad Casablanca. Goals from Walid El Karti, Badie Aouk, and Kasendi Kasengu helped the hosts to a comprehensive 3-0 first half win inside Stade Mohammed V, Casablanca. However,
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WATCH: Five-time African champions Zamalek held by TP Mazembe

Getty The White Knights will have to wait to confirm their place in the knockout stage after being held by the visiting Congolese outfit Tout Puissant Mazembe held hosts Zamalek to a 0-0 draw in Friday’s Caf Champions League encounter in Cairo. Needing a win to guarantee a place in the last eight, the Egyptians were frustrated by the Ravens at the Cairo International Stadium. Despite the draw, Zamalek are
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Gomes waiting for chance amid Man Utd future questions of teenage winger

The 19-year-old is held in high regard by those at Old Trafford but is yet to commit to a new contract as he looks for more competitive game time Angel Gomes is eager for an opportunity to impress at Manchester United as questions continue to be asked of his future at Old Trafford. The 19-year-old is held in high regard by the Red Devils and has been tipped to become
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ISL 2019-20: Hugo Boumous fires FC Goa past Kerala Blasters

FC Goa squandered a two-goal lead against Kerala Blasters but went on to win the encounter 3-2 at the Fatorda stadium in Goa, on Saturday. Hugo Boumous' double (26', 83') was the talking point of the Indian Super League (ISL) tie in which Messi Bouli (53') and Batholomew Ogbeche (69') brought the match level at 2-2 at one stage with Goa's Jackichand Singh (45+1') finding the net for the first time this season. Sergio