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Inside United's tour: Solskjaer gets tough, Pogba 'life and soul'

Manchester United's 2018 summer tour was an ominous omen. This year things have begun better, with fitness a priority and Mason Greenwood a standout.

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Harry Kane's halfway-line goal a message for Tottenham's rivals

Last season did not finish the way Harry Kane had planned. But, with Spurs' preseason up and running, the striker has sent a warning to his rivals.

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Africa Cup of Nations


Rohr debate misses the point about Nigerian shortcomings

Nigeria must reset its entire football ecosystem in a manner that begins to develop talent deliberately and consistently, Colin Udoh writes.

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Afcon review: Algeria deserved winners but Egypt leave much to be desired

Algeria claimed the crown but what stood out in the Africa Cup of Nations most was the frustrating hosts and the string of memorable matches.


LIVE Transfer Talk: Perisic the piece to push through Lukaku's Man Utd exit?

Manchester United's Romelu Lukaku is still on Inter's list, and it may cost them one of their star attackers. Transfer Talk is LIVE with the latest.

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Would a Tottenham return make sense for Bale?

The FC crew discuss the next step in Gareth Bale's career and discuss whether he will return to Tottenham or move somewhere else.


Real Madrid


Zidane on Bale: 'We hope he leaves soon'

Gareth Bale's time at Real is almost certainly over after Zinedine Zidane revealed the club is working on transferring the 30-year-old imminently.

Bale's agent: Real Madrid's Zidane 'a disgrace'

Zinedine Zidane is a "disgrace" for his comments about Gareth Bale's Real Madrid situation, the player's agent told ESPN FC.

The Open

'Golf wasn't my friend': How Shane Lowry overcame doubt to win The Open

He wondered whether he was good enough to win a major. On Sunday at The Open, he answered the question for himself and all of golf.

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