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They went to a match and never came back (Part Thirteen)

Continuing the series that looks at those thankfully rare times in football history when fans went to a football match but never made it home afterwards. (For Part One click here; Part Two here; Part Three here; Part Four here; Part Five here; Part Six here; Part Seven here;  Part Eight here; Part Nine here; Part Ten here, part Eleven ...

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Things to know before going to a football match for the first time

Going to your first football game is an unforgettable experience. You’d be surprised at how different it is. If you don’t have anything planned ahead of time, you’ll realize that you should have done something around ten minutes into the game. Before you go to your first football game, here are a few things you should know about the sport: When Choosing Your ...

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Chelsea keeping tabs on German defender

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With one German defender set to leave the club in the form of Antonio Rüdiger, who is joining Real Madrid on a free transfer, it seems another one may be joining Chelsea. That is after news that they have asked to be kept informed about developments with Armenia Bielefeld’s Amos Pieper. A former under-21 centre-half for Germane, Pieper will become ...

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Calvert-Lewin prefers Arsenal move

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Dominic Calvert-Lewin prefers a move to Arsenal over Newcastle this summer. The Everton striker is likely to leave the club this summer, irrespective of whether they are relegated or not, because of the Merseyside team’s financial situation.  They are in danger of breaching Financial Fair Play regulations after incurring heavy losses over the past three years, and will need to ...

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Saliba decision made

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It seems that William Saliba has finally made his mind up, and has decided that he wants to return to Arsenal and fight for his place next season. The 21-year old, who was signed from Saint-Étienne for £27 million three years ago, has never played a senior game for the Gunners. Instead, he has enjoyed a series of loan moves ...

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Jorginho will stay at Chelsea

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Jorginho will remain at Chelsea this summer. The Italian international will have just 12 months left on his current deal at the end of the season, and, with it seeming unlikely that he would be offered a new contract, there has been widespread speculation that he could be set for a return to Italy. Juventus and both Milan clubs are ...

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Chelsea considering re-signing Tomori

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Chelsea are considering re-signing former player Fikayo Tomori. Strengthening the centre of defence has become a summer priority at Stamford Bridge, now that is has been confirmed that Antonio Rüdiger will leave the club. He is expected to be confirmed as a Real Madrid player. The German international is joining Andreas Christensen in the departure lounge, who is set to ...

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Boro set price for wing-back

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Middlesbrough have indicated that they want £12.5 million for wing-back Djed Spence who is a target for Arsenal, although Tottenham, Manchester City are mong the other clubs interested in him, with Bayern Munich also tracking his situation. The 21-year old is currently on loan at Nottingham Forest, and has enjoyed a fine campaign in a side that is currently pushing ...

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Elneny open to Arsenal stay

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Arsenal midfielder Mohamed Elneny is open to the idea of staying at Arsenal. The Egyptian international will be out of contract at the end of the season, and can leave the club as a free agent, but is prepared to sign a new deal if offered one, even if there are no guarantees of regular first-team football attached. He made ...

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Gunners ready to listen to Pépé offers

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Arsenal are ready to listen to offers for record-signing Nicolas Pépé. The Gunners paid Lille £72 million for the Ivorian winger three years ago, but he has struggled to impress on a consistent basis, and has not started a Premier League game for more than six months. His cause has not been helped either by the emergence of Bukayo Saka ...

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