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Jules Kounde not registered to play in Barcelona’s La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano | Football News

Jules Kounde not registered to play in Barcelona's La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano | Football News

Jules Kounde has not been registered to play for Barcelona ahead of their La Liga opener against Rayo Vallecano. Barcelona had hoped to register all of their new summer signings this week after raising £85m from selling 24.5 per cent of Barca Studios to Orpehus Media – but Kounde will have to wait to make …

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Taiwo Awoniyi: From sewing his own football boots, through seven Liverpool loans to Nottingham Forest | Football News

Nottingham Forest have signed Taiwo Awoniyi

Taiwo Awoniyi has reached the Premier League via the scenic route. Liverpool supporters will be reminded this weekend that it was a Nottingham Forest striker who scored the winning goal against them to mark the first televised Premier League game on Sky Sports, 30 years ago. Three decades on from Teddy Sheringham’s trademark finish, Awoniyi …

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Ryan Giggs trial: Video of footballer’s arrest played to court as 999 call describes ‘blood everywhere’ | Football News

Ryan Giggs Kate Greville

Ryan Giggs had “blood around his mouth” after he allegedly headbutted his ex-girlfriend, a court has heard, as the footballer’s assault trial was shown video footage of his arrest.  The court was also played two 999 calls recorded when officers responded to reports of a “domestic disturbance” at the home of the former Manchester United …

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Five strikers Sunderland could sign – including Leeds United, Southampton and Peterborough United stars

Five strikers Sunderland could sign - including Leeds United, Southampton and Peterborough United stars

Sign up to our Sunderland AFC newsletter One area he may look to strengthen is up-front where the Black Cats are currently light on numbers, particularly if injuries to Simms or Stewart occur. However, getting a striker through the door during any transfer window is always a tricky proposition for football clubs and Sunderland will …

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Chris Eubank Jr wants to have his dad in corner for Conor Benn fight but reveals British boxing icon has ‘gone missing’

Chris Eubank Jr wants to have his dad in corner for Conor Benn fight but reveals British boxing icon has 'gone missing'

CHRIS EUBANK JR wants his dad in the corner for his fight against Conor Benn – but first has to find him. The middleweight contender has had American legend Roy Jones Jr coaching him in his last three wins. 3 Chris Eubank Jr wants his dad in the corner for his fight against Conor BennCredit: …

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Ten Hag wants Chelsea star but meets Man Utd ‘resistance’ after ‘further embarrassment’

Man Utd-linked Timo Werner poses

Man Utd boss Erik ten Hag wants to sign Chelsea playmaker Hakim Ziyech before the end of the summer transfer window, according to reports. The Red Devils have been criticised in recent weeks over their approach to transfers this summer with the club appearing to be making a number of reactive moves in the market. …

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West Ham to succeed where Tottenham failed as eye-watering contract offer sent

Barcelona forward Memphis Depay

Amid Tottenham’s failure to sign Memphis Depay from Barcelona, West Ham could reportedly swoop in and capture the forward on a big-money contract. Tottenham have been keeping tabs on Depay’s situation since early July. The star is available for transfer this summer as Barcelona are willing to terminate his contract a year early. Depay joined the …

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Jamie Carragher warns Antonio Conte’s new Tottenham they ‘have not done anything yet’

Antonio Conte is attempting to turn Spurs' fortunes around following barren run of success

Jamie Carragher warns Antonio Conte’s new Tottenham they ‘have not done anything yet’ following promising pre-season… and insists finishing in the top four would only see them return to their level under Mauricio Pochettino Jamie Carragher has said that Spurs now have to back up their pre-season hype The pundit and columnist questioned whether the …

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