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

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 and Part Nine here.). On 11th May 1985, ...

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Front runners to buy Chelsea revealed

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Insiders have revealed the front runners to buy Chelsea. They have been confirmed as the group led by Todd Boehly, the 20% owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers. His consortium have long been considered the favourites to acquire the club from Roman Abramovich. A former wrestler, Boehly has gone on to enjoy a highly successful business career, and is co-founder ...

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European pair competing for Jorginho

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Chelsea midfielder Jorginho could be the subject of a transfer battle in the summer, with both Juventus and Barcelona interested in signing the Italian international. The midfielder followed Maurizio Sarri from Napoli to Chelsea, but it has been since his compatriot left Stamford Bridge, ironically, that he has played his best football. However, he is now 30 years old, and, ...

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Arsenal to open transfer talks for winger

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Arsenal are set to open transfer talks to sign Turkish winger Kerem Aktürkoğlu this summer. The 23 year old Galatasaray player is attracting interest from the Gunners and could be available for around £17 million when the transfer window opens. The Gunners are in the market for a goal scoring winger and Aktürkoğlu is regarded as s potential replacement for ...

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Arsenal table bid for striker

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Arsenal have tabled a bid for Spanish striker Alvaro Morata. That is according to reports in Italy which claim that they have made an offer of £25 million for the player who is currently on loan to Juventus from his parent club Atlético Madrid. The Serie A signed him on a two-year loan with an option to buy him for ...

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Mari wants Italy stay

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Arsenal defender Pablo Mari wants to stay in Italy when his current loan spell finishes at the end of the season. The Spaniard joined Udinese on loan in January, and ahs gone onto make 8 Serie A appearances for them. The Spaniard’s loan does not include an option to buy, but he has no desire to return to the Emirates, ...

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Barcelona want Gabriel

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Barcelona want to sign Arsenal defender Gabriel Magalhaes this summer. The Catalans are in the market for a left-sided defender, and are hoping that Gabriel could form an effective partnership with Andreas Christensen, whose arrival from Chelsea on a free contract has all but been confirmed. The Gunners do not want to lose Gabriel who they signed from Lille in ...

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UK government happy with Chelsea bidders

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The UK government are happy, in principle, with the four preferred bidders to buy Chelsea football club. The candidates on the shortlist have until Thursday of this week to make their final offers, and then there will be a further delay whilst various checks on the individuals behind the bids are conducted, although now these do not seem they will ...

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Real forward back in Arsenal sights again

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Real Madrid forward Luka Jović is back in Arsenal sights once more. The Gunners were interested in the 24-year old during the January transfer windqw, but an injury to Karim Benzema put paid to that at the time. However, with Benzema restored to full fitness and now scoring regularly, Jović finds himself on the side-lines at the Bernabeu and now ...

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Chelsea to compete with Southampton for MLS starlet

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Chelsea are set to compete with Southampton for Chicago Fire goalkeeper Gabriel Slonina. Wolves are also reported to be tracking his situation. Still just a teenager, he has made an impressive start to his professional career. When he made his debut last August as a 17 year old, he became the youngest goalkeeper to keep a clean sheet in the ...

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