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Lawro's predictions v cricketer Joe Root

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has not lost any of his five matches against Tottenham since he took charge of the Reds in 2015, but can he continue that impressive record when he takes his team to Wembley? BBC Sport football expert Mark Lawrenson says: “Liverpool beat Spurs pretty comfortably at Anfield last season and Klopp has got two draws against ...

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Roma charged by Uefa for 'monkey chants'

Roma have been charged by Uefa after some of their fans made “monkey chants” during Wednesday’s Champions League tie against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge. More to follow. BBC Sport – Football

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Police investigating Everton incident

Merseyside Police are investigating an incident involving fans during Everton’s Europa League defeat by Lyon on Thursday. More to follow. BBC Sport – Football

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'Trust for FA is at an all-time low'

Media playback is not supported on this device Trevor Sinclair says black and ethnic minority players need to see “change at the top” of the Football Association because trust is at an “all-time low”. Sinclair, 44, has called for “radical changes” after the FA’s handling of discrimination claims against former England women’s boss Mark Sampson. Ex-England winger Sinclair says the ...

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Neymar broke PSG news 'at Messi’s wedding'

Neymar broke the news that he was leaving Barcelona for Paris St-Germain at Lionel Messi’s wedding, according to his former team-mate Xavi. The Brazilian moved for a world record fee of 222m euros (£200m) in August, after four seasons at the Catalan club. Neymar and Xavi, who played together for two years at Barcelona, attended Messi’s wedding in July. Xavi ...

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Report: Ozil telling Arsenal teammates he'll sign with Manchester United

Mesut Ozil is so confident of a switch to Manchester United that he has started telling his Arsenal teammates of the potential move, reports John Cross of the Mirror. The 29-year-old has lost his starting spot under Arsene Wenger as he dealt with a knee issue through September, and has not put pen to paper on a new deal with ...

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Report: United ready to award Fellaini, Herrera with new contracts

Manchester United is hoping to lock down a pair of midfield talents for the long haul as the club is negotiating contract extensions for Marouane Fellaini and Ander Herrera, reports James Ducker of the Telegraph. The two are approaching the end of their current contracts at Old Trafford. Fellaini is already in the final option year of his deal, while ...

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Report: Liverpool won't move Milner in January despite limited role

Liverpool is not looking to offload James Milner in the January transfer window despite the 31-year-old being limited to just a couple starts in Jurgen Klopp’s team this season, Chris Bascombe of the Telegraph reports. Bascombe reports that Leicester City is the “most active” of numerous clubs interested in his signature, and while RB Leipzig‘s Naby Keita is set to ...

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Lyon gets last laugh after Everton's Williams sparks brawl

Olympique Lyon took all three points from Everton in a Europa League Group E encounter on Thursday, defeating the Toffees 2-1 at Goodison Park in a tilt that was marred by a dramatic second-half brawl between the sides. Nabil Fekir opened the scoring from the penalty spot early in the first half, but it was Everton’s Ashley Williams who tried ...

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Everton 1-2 Lyon

Lyon added to the pressure on Everton manager Ronald Koeman by winning at Goodison Park to leave the Toffees bottom of Europa League Group E. Koeman’s side remain without a victory in the group stage, and have not won for four games in all competitions. Ashley Williams looked to have earned them a draw just moments after sparking a scuffle, ...

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