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EFL Championship Game Week 7 Roundup

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Bielsa’s Leeds show “bottle” in London: An 89th-minute strike from on-loan winger Jack Harrison earned Leeds a 1-1 draw at The Den. The draw means Leeds are one point clear at the top of the table and remain the only unbeaten side in The Championship. After a scrappy first half, Millwall took the lead ten minutes after the break when ...

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UEFA Nations League: O’Neill facing Roy Keane Conundrum

The first international break of the season has been one to forget for the Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill. A facile 1-1 draw away against a makeshift Poland side on Tuesday night ended a horrible fortnight for the former Celtic manager. The embarrassing 4-1 loss in Wales last week was preceded by the capitulation in the World Cup play-off at home to Denmark last November. ...

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Griffiths signs new four year deal at Celtic

Celtic striker Leigh Griffiths has agreed a new four year deal at the club that will see him extend his stay at Parkhead until 2022. The 28-year old striker has amassed exactly 100 goals for The Hoops in 190 appearances since signing from Wolves for a reported £1 million in January 2014.  During that time he has picked up 5 ...

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Pep clarifies de Bruyne contract situation

Pep Guardiola has moved to clarify statements that he made during the international break regarding midfielder Kevin de Bruyne. An interview that he gave to Spanish television during the interlull was incorrectly translated to suggest that he had a buyout clause in his contract worth €250 million euros (£223 million), news which put several of Europe’s biggest clubs on alert. ...

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Cardiff City want to sign Ethan Ampadu on loan in January.

That is according to The BBC who report remarks made by Cardiff boss Neil Warnock ahead of his side’s visit to Stamford Bridge this weekend, suggesting that Ampadu would benefit from the chance to play regular first-team football with the Bluebirds. Ampadu, who has just turned 18, first came to prominence when he played for League Two side as a ...

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Derby County surprise new favourites to sign John Terry

Bookmakers have made Derby County the new favourites to sign John Terry after the former England and Chelsea’s move to Russia fell through. Free agent Terry was on the verge of a lucrative move to Spartak Moscow, but the deal fell through after Terry decided that relocating his family to Russia was not in their best interests. That led many ...

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Arsenal full-back begins talk about a new deal

Nacho Monreal has confirmed that he is in discussions with Arsenal about a new contract. The 32-year old Spaniard is in the final year of his current deal at The Emirates, but despite interest from a number of clubs in Spain, he has indicated his willingness to stay in North London, saying “At the moment we are talking with the ...

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Manchester City star eye Spanish second tier move

Manchester City star David Silva has indicated he wants a move to the Spanish second division when his contact at The Etihad expires in two years’ time. The 32-yar old midfielder, who recently topped a BBC poll as the greatest Spaniard ever to play in the Premier League wants to play for his Las Palmas in Gran Canaria, which is ...

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Former England striker interested in Rangers move

Former England striker Darren Bent has indicated that he wants to join Rangers if given the chance. The 34-year old forward is currently training with League One side Burton Albion after being released by Derby County at the end of last season, and is actively looking for a new club, despite Burton boss Nigel Clough offering him a pay if ...

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Scott Brown set to extend his Celtic stay

Celtic captain Scott Brown has indicated that he is ready to sign a new contract with the Scottish champions. The 33-year old midfielder’s current deal at Parkhead expires at the end of the present season, but talks over a new contract have already started, with, according to The Daily Star, the player indicating that it is a matter of when, ...

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