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  • Sissoko tips Shelvey to fill void left by Cabaye at Newcastle

    Sissoko tips Shelvey to fill void left by Cabaye at Newcastle

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    Sissoko tips Shelvey to fill void left by Cabaye at Newcastle

    (Reuters) - Newcastle United winger Moussa Sissoko has tipped team mate Jonjo Shelvey to fill the void left by deep-lying playmaker Yohan Cabaye, who left the Magpies for French champions Paris Saint-Germain two years ago. Shelvey, who joined from Swansea City last month for a reported £12 million, has yet to score for the club but has already impressed with his wide range of passing, including two assists in four league matches for the Magpies. "There have been some hard days for us but I …

  • Memphis not to blame for Chelsea draw, says Rooney

    Memphis not to blame for Chelsea draw, says Rooney

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    Memphis not to blame for Chelsea draw, says Rooney

    (Reuters) - Manchester United forward Memphis Depay should not be blamed for the misplaced pass that allowed Chelsea's Diego Costa to score a late equaliser in the Premier League on Sunday, skipper Wayne Rooney has said. United were leading 1-0 in stoppage-time when Memphis misplaced a pass to Morgan Schneiderlin, allowing Chelsea a phase of possession from which Costa scored. …

  • West Ham begin contract talks with Payet

    West Ham begin contract talks with Payet

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    West Ham begin contract talks with Payet

    (Reuters) - West Ham United have confirmed they have initiated talks over extending midfielder Dimitri Payet's contract after manager Slaven Bilic said the 28-year-old's stellar form might force the club to offer him an improved deal. Payet, who signed a five-and-a-half year contract after joining West Ham last year, has earned plaudits during his debut season, scoring six goals in 22 games to lead the team's push for a top-six finish in the Premier League. "Due to Dimitri's outstanding …

  • Premier League fans plot mass walkout - report

    Premier League fans plot mass walkout - report

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    Premier League fans plot mass walkout - report

    Football fans in England are considering a mass walkout in protest at rising Premier League ticket prices, the Daily Telegraph reported on Tuesday. An estimated 10,000 Liverpool supporters left Anfield in the 77th minute of Saturday's 2-2 draw with Sunderland in protest over plans to introduce a most expensive match ticket of £77 ($112, 99 euros). The Football Supporters Federation (FSF), which represents fans in England and Wales, said it would convene a meeting to discuss coordinated …

  • I could leave Barcelona for Guardiola, says Busquets

    I could leave Barcelona for Guardiola, says Busquets

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    I could leave Barcelona for Guardiola, says Busquets

    Pep Guardiola is heading for Manchester City and Sergio Busquets could be tempted to follow the former Barcelona coach to England. …