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News From Liverpool: Jurgen Klopp “can’t find the words” for Liverpool – “It needs to change”

Klopp made two alterations to his side for the trip to Molineux in the Premier League; one enforced, as Joel Matip came in, the other tactical, as Darwin Nunez started. It mattered little as, a week on from defeat to Brighton in the FA Cup and three weeks after a 3-0 loss to the same …

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News From Liverpool: “Gutless, fragile and tactically inept” – Liverpool fans fume at woeful defeat

The Reds made the trip to Molineux in huge need of a positive result instead, they delivered another appalling performance. Hwang Hee-chan and Craig Dawson fired Wolves into an early lead after some awful defending, and Liverpool never recovered from that point, with Ruben Neves adding a third after the break. Heres how supporters reacted …

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News From Spain: Sevilla file official complaint against Barcelona over Camp Nou ticket sales

In recent weeks, there has been plenty of ticket controversy involving both El Clasico clubs. Barcelona refused to sell tickets individually to Espanyol fans for the Derbi Barceloni at the end of December, while Real Madrid gave Atletico Madrid fans just 600 tickets for their Copa del Rey clash in January. Now, Barca have enraged …

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Arteta Proud Of Arsenal Players Despite Loss To Everton

Despite the league leaders’ 1-0 loss to bottom-feeding Everton on Saturday, Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta is still “very pleased” of his team. Only Arsenal’s second loss in the Premier League this season—their first coming against Manchester United at Old Trafford in September—came through James Tarkowski’s second-half header at Goodison Park. The outcome means that Manchester …

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News From Liverpool: Wolves 3-0 Liverpool – As it happened

Kickoff at Molineux is 3pm (UK), the referee is Paul Tierney. Todays blog is run by Henry Jackson, get involved by Tweeting @thisisanfield, @HenryJackson87 & in the comments below. Wolves: Sa; Semedo, Dawson, Kilman, Ait-Nouri; Lemina, Neves, Nunes; Sarabia, Cunha, Hwang Subs: Bentley, Collins, Jonny, Bueno, Moutinho, Hodge, Traore, Podence, Jimenez Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, …

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News From Liverpool: Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Wolves: Nunez starts, Fabinho left out of squad

So far this year, the Reds have lost to Brentford and Brighton in the league, drawing with Chelsea, with one win in six across all competitions. For the third time in a month, Liverpool take on Wolves, with Alisson again starting in goal as Klopp makes two changes. Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson are retained …

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News From Germany: Player Ratings | Borussia Dortmund 5-1 Freiburg: A special moment for Sébastien Haller

Borussia Dortmund went level with Bayern Munich, who play on Sunday, after demolishing Freiburg 5-1 at the Signal Iduna Park on Saturday afternoon. After losing successive games to end 2022, Edin Terzić has won four Bundesliga games on the bounce this calendar year, putting BVB right back in the title race. Nico Schlotterbeck opened the …

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News From Spain: Real Madrid “turned down” Joao Cancelo in January – Fabrizio Romano

Real Madrid have been plagued by injuries since domestic football returned at the end of last year. Specifically, Carlo Ancelotti’s defence has suffered a number of knocks in recent weeks. David Alaba has been missing for the last month, while Ferland Mendy was recently ruled out for two months with a muscle injury. Eder Militao …

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News From Spain: Barcelona to return with bid for Brazilian wonderkid in the summer

Barcelona have upped their scouting efforts in South America in recent months. After missing out on Endrick, who joined El Clasico rivals Real Madrid, they have continued searching for the best talents across the continent. Lucas Roman was signed in January from Ferro, while Athletico Paranaense forward Vitor Roque has been linked with a summer …

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News From Spain: Carlo Ancelotti fires back at criticism over Vinicius Junior’s professionalism

Vinicius Junior has been a polarising figure for much of his time in Spain. The Brazilian has been a fantastic player for Real Madrid since moving from Flamengo in 2018, but opposition fans and players have been less than impressed with some of his antics. Vinicius will be part of the Real Madrid squad that …

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News From Liverpool: Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Wolves: Nunez starts, Fabinho not in squad

So far this year, the Reds have lost to Brentford and Brighton in the league, drawing with Chelsea, with one win in six across all competitions. For the third time in a month, Liverpool take on Wolves, with Alisson again starting in goal as Klopp makes two changes. Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson are retained …

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News From Spain: Xavi drops Barcelona wonderkid after lack of first team appearances

Barcelona’s 21-man squad for Sunday’s La Liga fixture against Sevilla is a familiar one, although there is one name that has been ever-present that is missing. Pablo Torre has been a regular inclusion of Xavi Hernandez’s squads this season, but he will be absent for the match at the Camp Nou. 🚨 The squad for …

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News From Liverpool: LIVE: Wolves vs. Liverpool – Follow the Premier League clash here

Kickoff at Molineux is 3pm (UK), the referee is Paul Tierney. Todays blog is run by Henry Jackson, get involved by Tweeting @thisisanfield, @HenryJackson87 & in the comments below. Wolves: Sa; Semedo, Dawson, Kilman, Ait-Nouri; Lemina, Neves, Nunes; Sarabia, Cunha, Hwang Subs: Bentley, Collins, Jonny, Bueno, Moutinho, Hodge, Traore, Podence, Jimenez Liverpool: Alisson; Alexander-Arnold, Matip, …

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News From Liverpool: Confirmed Liverpool lineup vs. Wolves: 2 changes as Darwin Nunez starts

So far this year, the Reds have lost to Brentford and Brighton in the league, drawing with Chelsea, with one win in six across all competitions. For the third time in a month, Liverpool take on Wolves, with Alisson again starting in goal as Klopp makes two changes. Trent Alexander-Arnold and Andy Robertson are retained …

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News From Spain: Analysis: Which Juventus stars should Barcelona make summer moves for?

Juventus are currently in disarray. Having already been deducted 15 points in Serie A this season, they could be docked another 20 points, which would see them drop to just three points and bottom of the table, with relegation very likely. This would be a disaster for the Old Lady, who are undoubtedly one of …

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News From Germany: FEATURE | Randal Kolo Muani – A look at one of the Bundesliga’s hottest properties

On the 18 December 2022, France and Argentina were in the midst of battling out a World Cup final that will go down for the ages. With Kylian Mbappe having levelled things from the spot two minutes from the end of extra time, a golden chance fell Randal Kolo Muani’s way. A loose clearance was …

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News From Spain: Xavi Hernandez “looking after” injured Barcelona winger

Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez has made no secret of his intention to include Barcelona youth players in his squad at every possible opportunity. Gavi has thrived under him, as have the likes of Alejandro Balde and Pedri. Several Barca Atletic and U19 players have been given opportunities this season by Xavi. Of late, Angel …

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News From Spain: Xavi Hernandez “looking after” injured Barcelona wonderkid

Barcelona head coach Xavi Hernandez has made no secret of his intention to include Barcelona youth players in his squad at every possible opportunity. Gavi has thrived under him, as have the likes of Alejandro Balde and Pedri. Several Barca Atletic and U19 players have been given opportunities this season by Xavi. Of late, Angel …

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News From Germany: Predicted Borussia Dortmund XI vs Freiburg

Borussia Dortmund host Freiburg at the Signal Iduna Park on Saturday afternoon with both clubs challenging Bayern Munich – who play on Sunday – for the Bundesliga title. Edin Terzić has plenty of options to keep things interesting. Kicker suggest that following an illness, Marco Reus could play for the first time since November, whilst …

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News from London: Chelsea 0-0 Fulham: 3 talking points from lacklustre draw at Stamford Bridge

Chelsea midfielder Enzo Fernandez (Photo by Justin Setterfield/Getty Images) Chelsea hosted high flying Fulham, at Stamford Bridge, in what would be considered as two points dropped for the blues. CFC are slowly losing sight on the top four spots in order to qualify for next year’s edition of the Champions League. Despite the heavy January …

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News From Germany: Oliver Kahn responds to Manuel Neuer’s criticism of Bayern Munich

As reported by Kicker, Bayern Munich CEO Oliver Kahn has responded to Manuel Neuer’s criticism of the club and their management.  Khan’s statement comes after club captain Neuer made a series of eye-catching headlines in an interview published by Süddeutsche Zeitung and The Athletic. The 36-year-old was particularly angered by the sudden dismissal of goalkeeper …

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News From Spain: Barcelona add three talented youngsters to Europa League squad

After a disappointing Champions League group stage campaign in the first half of the season, Barcelona must now prepare for life in the Europa League. Xavi Hernandez’s side are one of the favourites to life the trophy, but face out of their biggest challengers in the last 32. Erik ten Haag’s Manchester United will be …

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News From Spain: Karim Benzema “asks” Florentino Perez for Real Madrid signing

Karim Benzema has undoubtedly affirmed himself as one of Real Madrid’s greatest strikers of the modern era. The Frenchman shone as part of the famous “BBC” trio of himself, Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, but he has got even better since they disbanded. He had his greatest year in a Real Madrid shirt in 2022, …

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