Premier League backs clubs who want neutral venues plan to be reconsidered
11 May
2020
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Premier League backs clubs who want neutral venues plan to be reconsidered »

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Premier League leaders Liverpool have nine games remaining, four of which are currently scheduled to be played at Anfield

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Toure backs Drogba
7 May
2020
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Toure backs Drogba »

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Toure (R) called Drogba his “big brother” as he underlined his support for his former teammate

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Joe Cole backs “absolutely fantastic” Ross Barkley to win trophies at Chelsea
24 Mar
2020
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Joe Cole backs “absolutely fantastic” Ross Barkley to win trophies at Chelsea »

Barkley has endured a stop-start season in 2019/20, making 20 appearances in all competitions for Frank Lampard’s side. However, the former Everton midfielder had become a more important figure in the weeks before the Premier League was suspended until April 30 at the earliest due to the coronavirus pandemic. And Cole has backed Barkley to go…

Serie A: Inter Milan president Steven Zhang backs empty stadium proposals
4 Mar
2020
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Serie A: Inter Milan president Steven Zhang backs empty stadium proposals »

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Inter Milan’s Europa League last-32 tie against Ludogorets was played behind closed doors at the San Siro in February

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Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ UEFA
17 Feb
2020
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Gary Neville backs Manchester City to win appeal against ‘hopeless’ UEFA »

Gary Neville believes Manchester City will win their appeal against UEFA’s decision to ban the club from the Champions League and labelled the governing body “a hopeless organisation”. City were fined 30million euros (£24.9million) and given a two-year ban from UEFA club competitions on Friday after an investigation into accounts submitted by the club between…

Holt backs calls for wind meters after ‘laughable’ cup defeat
11 Feb
2020
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Holt backs calls for wind meters after ‘laughable’ cup defeat »

Livingston boss Gary Holt claims Scottish football’s weather-ravaged card was left a laughing stock by Storm Ciara. Now the Lions manager has echoed the calls from Hamilton counterpart Brian Rice for the introduction of technology to ensure games are not left a blow-out by wild conditions. Holt saw his side swept out of the William…

Zidane backs misfiring Jovic to come good at Real Madrid
30 Jan
2020
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Zidane backs misfiring Jovic to come good at Real Madrid »

Zinedine Zidane insists misfiring striker Luka Jovic can still become a success at Real Madrid. Madrid cruised past Real Zaragoza 4-0 and into the Copa del Rey quarter-finals, but Serbia hitman Jovic’s drought extended to 11 matches. The 21-year-old has just one goal in 22 Real appearances since his £54million transfer from Eintracht Frankfurt last…

Dean Smith backs ‘bright young kid’ Louie Barry to become a star at Aston Villa
27 Jan
2020
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Dean Smith backs ‘bright young kid’ Louie Barry to become a star at Aston Villa »

Aston Villa manager Dean Smith is excited by the potential of teenage striker Louie Barry and is confident the new signing will be a hit at the club. The 16-year-old joined Villa from Barcelona last week, just six months after the former West Brom youth-team player had moved to the Catalan club having opted to…