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    Bale and James start but Real held by Valladolid

    Agence France-Presse. Madrid | Updated at 10:14am on August 25, 2019

    Gareth Bale and James Rodriguez started together for the first time in over two years on Saturday but Real Madrid were denied victory after a...

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    PSG coach coy over Neymar

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:28am on August 25, 2019

    Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel said Neymar is ‘ready’ for Sunday’s Ligue 1 game but whether he plays depends on developments in the Brazilian’s bid...

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    Pochettino concerned Eriksen’s future remains unresolved

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:25am on August 25, 2019

    Mauricio Pochettino admits he is concerned that Christian Eriksen’s future at Tottenham is still to be resolved ahead of the European transfer deadline...

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    Tributes pour in as Spanish striker Torres retires

    Reuters . Madrid | Updated at 12:23am on August 25, 2019

    Spain’s World Cup-winning striker Fernando Torres ended a glittering 18-year career on Friday with his final match for J-League club Sagan Tosu...

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    Sancho inspires Dortmund comeback

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:20am on August 25, 2019

    Jadon Sancho inspired a late comeback as a sluggish Borussia Dortmund beat promoted side Cologne 3-1 in their second Bundesliga game of the season on...

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    Liverpool keep perfect record, more penalty woe for United

    Reuters. London | Updated at 12:15am on August 25, 2019

    Mohamed Salah-inspired Liverpool laid down an emphatic early-season marker as they outplayed Arsenal on Saturday to win 3-1 and ensure they are the only team...

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    Fitness pleases Day before Afghan tie

    Staff Correspondent | Updated at 12:08am on August 25, 2019

    Bangladesh coach Jamie Day expressed his satisfaction on the players’ fitness ahead of the national football team’s FIFA World Cup 2022 and AFC Asian Cup...

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    Solskjaer to give Pogba another chance from the penalty spot

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has refused to name a Manchester United penalty taker despite the furore that followed Paul Pogba’s miss from the spot against Wolves...

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    Guardiola surprised by Silva’s success in England

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    David Silva is in line to make the 400th appearance of his extraordinary Manchester City career with manager Pep Guardiola admitting he never expected his...

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    Ribery hungry for success with Fiorentina

    Agence France-Presse . Florence | Updated at 12:00am on August 24, 2019

    Franck Ribery said Thursday his hunger for success drove him to turn down lucrative offers from clubs in China and the Middle East in favour...

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