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Manchester City return to top of table as Foden goal earns win vs. Tottenham

2 days 14 hours ago
Manchester City Tottenham Hotspur 1 0 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Highlights GameCast Lineups and Stats Manchester City moved back to the top of the table with a 1-0 victory over Tottenham thanks to Phil Foden's first Premier League goal. The 18-year-old headed Sergio Aguero's knock down in from close range after the Argentina international had got on the end of Bernardo Silva's cross. Guardiola joked that he was genius for bringing in Foden for just his second Premier League start with the 18-year-old scoring the only goal after five minutes. "How good is the manager? I am a genius. He scored a goal,"...
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Matt Simon double finally gives Central Coast something to cheer in victory over Western Sydney

2 days 15 hours ago
Central Coast Mariners Western Sydney Wanderers 3 1 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats Central Coast signed off at home with a win over Western Sydney. Back-to-back wooden spooners Central Coast gave their fans something to cheer about with a 3-1 win over Western Sydney in their final home game of the season on Saturday night. A double from skipper Matt Simon and header from defender Kye Rowles gave the Mariners a 3-0 lead after 56 minutes in round 26 at Central Coast Stadium, Gosford. The eighth-placed Wanderers were back in the contest when Mark Bridge, in his 250th A-League game, scored from the penalty spot in the 67th minute and Rowles was...
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Van Dijk, Mane, Sterling among PFA award contenders but no Salah

2 days 16 hours ago
ESPN FC's Craig Burley shares his thoughts on where Virgil van Dijk ranks among the Premier League's best players this campaign. Manchester City and Liverpool dominate the Professional Footballers' Association Player of the Year award with Raheem Sterling and Virgil van Dijk among those shortlisted. Sergio Aguero, Sadio Mane, Bernardo Silva and Eden Hazard join Sterling and Van Dijk on the six-man list, with last year's winner Mohamed Salah failing to make the cut. There is also no place for Kevin De Bruyne, who lost out to Salah last term. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); - Kuper: How Van Dijk became Liverpool's leader Van Dijk, a £75 million...
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LIVE Transfer Talk: Real Madrid set for Pogba, Hazard but face Bale showdown

2 days 16 hours ago
The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is closed, but you can click here to review all the deals. Transfer Talk will continue to scour the world's media and set correspondents loose to see what's on the agenda for the summer. Pogba to follow Hazard to the Bernabeu as Bale makes Madrid sweat Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has identified Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba as his main transfer target, and is pressing ahead with efforts to sign his compatriot this summer, according...
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Newcastle boss Benitez wants to manage until 70, eyes another Champions League

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Newcastle United Southampton BT Sport 1 9:30 AM UTC Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » PickCenter GameCast Lineups and Stats April 20 (Reuters) - Newcastle boss Rafa Benitez says he plans to work as a manager until he is 70 and is desperate to have another chance to win the Champions League before he retires.Benitez's Newcastle future is still uncertain, with the 59-year-old's three-year deal set to expire on June 30 and a contract extension yet to be finalised."Eleven years as a manager, that's fine. You can see (71-year-old Crystal Palace manager) Roy Hodgson is still there," Benitez told reporters ahead of Newcastle's...
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