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Football Dreams: The Academy trailer, episodes & how to watch Crystal Palace documentary

Will you be tuning in to the Crystal Palace documentary? What does it take to become a professional footballer at a Premier League club? Football Dreams: The Academy is a new documentary that seeks to illuminate that journey for young footballers. Coming to screens in the United Kingdom this August, it will centre around the …

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‘De Jong would’ve signed if Sir Alex Ferguson was in charge’ – Ex-Man Utd midfielder Ince

The Reading boss has been left frustrated by his former club’s lack of transfer activity this summer Former Manchester United midfielder and current Reading manager Paul Ince has criticised the Red Devils’ failure to strengthen in the transfer market this summer. Ince spent six years at Old Trafford before departing for Inter in 1995, helping …

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Chelsea transfer bids for Fofana confirmed but Blues still ‘nowhere near’ Leicester’s asking price

The Foxes are desperate to keep hold of their star defender Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Leicester City have received two offers from Chelsea for Wesley Fofana, both of which were “nowhere near” the club’s valuation of the defender. Fofana has established himself as one of the most promising defenders in Europe since joining Leicester …

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‘I couldn’t afford to waste time’ – Sterling reveals why he left Man City for Chelsea

The England international did not pull any punches when explaining why he departed the Etihad Stadium Raheem Sterling has explained why he joined Chelsea this summer, revealing that he was unwilling to accept not being a guaranteed starter at Manchester City during his peak years. Sterling’s illustrious seven-year spell at the Etihad Stadium came to …

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Arsenal flop Pablo Mari joins Monza on loan as Gunners clear-out continues

The centre-back has been deemed surplus to requirements by Mikel Arteta Arsenal defender Pablo Mari has completed a loan move to Monza. The 28-year-old defender failed to find his feet at the Emirates Stadium and has now been shipped off to join the newly-promoted Serie A outfit. Mari joined Arsenal on loan from Flamengo in …

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La Liga 2022/23 season preview: Predictions, tips & betting odds

Barcelona have made controversial moves in the summer transfer market but their eternal rivals Real Madrid still lead the market Barcelona’s eye-catching summer spending spree has added a new level of intrigue and interest to the forthcoming La Liga season, with the Catalans having built a squad that looks more than capable of regaining the …

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‘Serie A has become the Serie B of Europe’ – How Italian football descended into disarray

The Italian top flight was once the richest and most dominant league in world football – now, its been left behind by the Premier League When Angel Di Maria’s Juventus move was first mooted in June, Gigi Buffon argued that the Argentine’s arrival would not only be a massive boost for the Bianconeri, but also …

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Barcelona revival is ‘good for world football’ – did Real Madrid president Perez really say that?!

The Madrid president has welcomed their Clasico rival’s massive summer spending spree Real Madrid president Florentino Perez believes the revival of Barcelona is “good for world football”. The Catalans have revamped their squad with the signings of the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Raphinha and Jules Kounde in the summer transfer window, and Perez hopes to …

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Nunez, Diaz and why Liverpool’s ‘South American soul’ is here to stay

In an exclusive interview with GOAL, assistant manager Pep Lijnders discusses two game-changing signings Liverpool’s Latin connection is expanding quickly, and for Pep Lijnders that can only be a good thing, something to celebrate and enjoy.  “That South American soul!” the Reds’ assistant manager says, smiling. “That’s what we want, and what we really, really …

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MLS takes down Liga MX once again to win second consecutive All-Star Game

The win continues a bit of a hot streak for the American/Canadian league WHAT HAPPENED? Mexican star Carlos Vela needed just three minutes to open the scoring while former Liga MX star and current Seattle Sounders striker Raul Ruidiaz adding another from the spot in the 73rd minute. A Kevin Alvarez stunner brought Liga MX …

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Leicester City to face Stockport while Newcastle take on Tranmere in Carabao Cup second round

Top-flight clubs will enter the competition, which remains split into two geographic locations Leicester City will face Stockport while Newcastle will take on Tranmere to headline the second round of the Carabao Cup. Matches are set to be held on August 23-24. The second round sees the introduction of the two remaining Championship clubs, Watford …

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Just Ronaldo to go! Benzema surpasses Raul to become Real Madrid’s second highest scorer of all time

The Frenchman continues to climb the charts after netting against Eintracht Frankfurt in the UEFA Super Cup on Wednesday night WHAT HAPPENED? Karim Benzema scored in the second half of Wednesday’s 2-0 win over Eintracht Frankfurt, joining David Alaba on the scoresheet. With the goal, Benzema surpasses Raul’s mark of 323 goals. Only Cristiano Ronaldo …

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Real Madrid do it again! Benzema and co take down Eintracht Frankfurt to lift UEFA Super Cup

The Spanish giants earned a 2-0 win to add yet another trophy to their collection WHAT HAPPENED? It was a vintage performance from Real Madrid, who got one goal from an extremely likely scorer and one from an unlikely source. David Alaba opened the scoring in the first half with a simple finish from close …

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Willian set for shock Premier League return with Fulham interested after Corinthians contract termination

The former Chelsea and Arsenal star wants another chance in England Willian is on track to sign for Fulham after his contract with Corinthians was terminated, THE KINGS understands. He had been set to play for the Brazilian club until 2023 but desired a move back to England, where he previously played for Chelsea and …

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WATCH: Barcelona fans heckle De Jong over salary as midfielder arrives at training

Supporters were seen heckling the midfielder as he rolled up to work on Wednesday, with his stance over wages called into question WHAT HAPPENED? Amid a bizarre transfer saga, video shows De Jong being targeted over a contract agreement made with Barcelona in 2019, before massive debt engulfed the club during the Covid-19 pandemic. The …

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Bernardo to Barcelona transfer ‘possible’ as Manchester City star would be ‘key’ for Xavi, says Aguero

The ex-City star weighed in on his former team-mate’s future Sergio Aguero believes it is possible for Bernardo Silva to make the move to Barcelona and, if he does, the Portuguese star will be key to Xavi’s style of play. Silva has been linked with Barca in recent weeks with the club going all out …

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Birmingham’s Jobe Bellingham follows in Jude’s footsteps as 16-year-old earns first senior start in Carabao Cup

The teenager agreed terms for his first professional contract with the Blues just a month back Jobe Bellingham was handed his first senior start for Birmingham City in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday evening, just like his elder brother Jude three years back. The midfielder has already agreed a professional contract with Birmingham and will …

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Arsenal interested in Yeremi Pino transfer with Villarreal willing to sell winger for 45m

The Gunners could make a move for a highly-rated Spanish prospect as Mikel Arteta continues to search for reinforcements GOAL can confirm that Arsenal are interested in signing Villarreal winger Yeremi Pino. Pino has established a reputation as one of the most exciting young forwards in Europe in recent years, making 77 first-team appearances for …

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World Cup 2022 set to start a day early with FIFA to vote on Qatar opening tournament

The scheduling has been changed to ensure that the hosts have the honour of playing in the opening game The 2022 World Cup will reportedly now start one day earlier than originally planned, with Qatar vs Ecuador set to be the opening game of the tournament. Subject to final confirmation, that match will take place …

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‘I’m dreaming of it every night!’ – Haaland & De Bruyne trade jokes in hilarious Instagram exchange about Man City partnership

The pair are already striking the right chords for the Premier League champions on and off the pitch Erling Haaland has joked that he is “dreaming every night” about Kevin De Bruyne in a hilarious exchange between the two Manchester City stars on Instagram. The Norwegian striker has been tipped to score a flurry of …

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