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World Cup 2022 set for new host

Sepp Blatter will announce his decision on whether or not to change host of the 2022 World Cup after extreme heat saw Qatar’s bid thrown into jeopardy. Fifa president Sepp Blatter has admitted in the past few days that the decision to award Qatar the World Cup in 2022 was […]

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Spurs favourites to land hotshot striker

Tottenham Hotspur will face competition from Italian clubs for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke in the summer. The Belgium international, who has just been ruled out of the World Cup with an achilles injury, will have his pick  of clubs when the season finishes. The powerhouse, who joined Villa from Genk for 7m, put in […]

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Ex-Liverpool star fears for Rooney

Former Liverpool and England striker Stan Collymore fears the Three Lions’ World Cup preparations could be thrown into turmoil if forward Wayne Rooney’s toe injury proves to be serious. The Manchester United hitman misses today’s Premier League trip to Newcastle United and is a major doubt for the Champions League […]

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Chelsea captain rules out England return

Chelsea captain John Terry has appeared to rule out returning to the England squad for the World Cup this summer. The 33-year-old has been in superb form for the Blues this season, striking up the Premier League’s most solid defensive partnership with England international Gary Cahill, leading to questions from […]

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Spurs fight for Serie A striker

Tottenham Hotspur target Alberto Gilardino is being chased by Chinese side Guangzhou Evergrande, according to fresh reports in Italy. Tutto Mercato Web claims the Chinese Super League outfit have set their sights on the Genoa targetman, and an offer could be put on the table within a matter of weeks. […]

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Spurs set for cut-price City raid

Tottenham Hotspur have entered the race for the summer signature of Manchester City midfielder James Milner, [football] direct news understands. The England international has little more than one year remaining on his contract at the Etihad Stadium and is yet to agree to an extension. Liverpool have been monitoring the […]

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Cole is one of the best – Hanson

Ashley Cole has been described as one of the best players of the Premier League ever as he accepts being left out of England’s World Cup squad with good grace. The Chelsea defender announced via his Twitter account that he had received the call from England boss Roy Hodgson confirming […]