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Five fantastic football podcasts to fill your ears

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Football podcasts are brilliant. They inform and entertain us at times that would otherwise be boring; on the commute, walking the dog, doing the groceries. Wherever you are, you can be transported somewhere else. The only trouble is, there are now thousands of pods to choose from, so who is worth your time? The following […]

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Guardiola wants Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey at City

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Pep Guardiola has highlighted Aaron Ramsey as a player he’d like to bring to Manchester City when he takes over at the Etihad, according to reports. The Bayern Munich boss was confirmed as the future City boss yesterday, stealing the show on an otherwise uneventful transfer deadline day. He will become the new manager as […]

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Liverpool target Joel Matip may not be leaving after all

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Many Liverpool fans would have been expecting Joel Matip, the Cameroon defender linked with the club ever since Jurgen Klopp first arrived on Merseyside, to be a relatively straight forward signing – if not this month, then at the end of the season. An established defender, a free agent, the allure of Anfield and Jurgen […]

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Liverpool’s new signing won’t be touching Gerrard’s #8

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Liverpool’s new signing Marko Grujic says he doesn’t want to wear the number eight jersey at Liverpool, not until he’s earned it. The number hasn’t been worn since Steven Gerrard left the club, and is unlikely to be assigned until the right man for the job appears. The Serbian midfielder is very highly rated and […]

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Everton have £13.5m bid accepted for Senegal striker

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Everton are poised to sign Lokomotiv Moscow striker Oumar Niasse, after the Russian club accepted a £13.5million bid for the player. Niasse was voted the Russian Premier League player of the year in 2015, and has already scored 12 goals in 21 games this season. He began his career with Ouakam in Senegal and, after […]

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Ex-Liverpool star Luis Garcia is still scoring lovely goals

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Liverpool legend and Champions League medalist has become a globe trotter since leaving the Premier League back in 2007. The Spaniard has had spells around Europe, including at Atletico Madrid and Panathinaikos, had brief spells in Mexico and India, and now plies his trade in the A-League in Australia. And the 37-year-old has still got […]