• Aston Villa preparing to sack Steve Bruce
Aston Villa preparing to sack Steve Bruce

Aston Villa were held to a 3-3 draw by Preston North End on Tuesday night in what proved to be a insane affair at Villa Park. "The process to appoint a new manager is under way", read a Villa statement. Kevin MacDonald, Villa's under-23 manager, has... Villa are now 12th in the Championship. In his only full season in charge Bruce lead Villa...

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  • The full transcript of Paul Scholes ferocious rant on
The full transcript of Paul Scholes ferocious rant on "embarrassing" Jose Mourinho

Mourinho insisted the performance had been better than during the dire defeat to West Ham on Saturday but gave a cryptic answer when asked for his summary of the problems facing his team. "Yesterday, I liked a post on Instagram without reading the text that accompanied the picture", Valencia tweeted. "These are not my views and I apologise for ...

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  • Mauricio Pochettino - Tottenham Hotspur 'showed character' despite loss to Barcelona
Mauricio Pochettino - Tottenham Hotspur 'showed character' despite loss to Barcelona

Of course in the second half when we are 2-0 down you are going to give more space and we were more attacking and it's so hard to stop this kind of player. 'This guy - what he does on a football pitch is just ridiculous. "But, with all respect, Luka and the others know there is a player who is different to the others, and that is Leo Messi".

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  • Champions League highlights and recap
Champions League highlights and recap

When you're scoring as many goals as he is - 40, 50 or 60 goals a season - as a striker, I want to try and match that. Only Cristiano Ronaldo has more with 34. He was not finished there, though. Tottenham refused to surrender as Harry Kane pulled a goal back but Messi took centre stage in the second half, the five-time Ballon d'Or victor find...

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  • Tom Brady Ready To Have Julian Edelman Back In Mix
Tom Brady Ready To Have Julian Edelman Back In Mix

Given the 32-year-old is coming off a lost season and a PED suspension, Brady said Edelman has plenty to prove upon his return. Returning to the Patriots on Monday, Edelman has the unusual (and slightly unfortunate) task of trying to work his way into a lineup during a short week.

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  • Steve Bruce sacked as Aston Villa manager after cabbage attack
Steve Bruce sacked as Aston Villa manager after cabbage attack

Ahead of Villa's game against Preston North End-which ended in a disappointing 3-3 draw-one fan launched a whole green cabbage at Bruce to express his displeasure with the club's recent performance in England's second-tier Championship league.

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  • Napoli's Ancelotti surprised by Kassai appointment for Liverpool clash
Napoli's Ancelotti surprised by Kassai appointment for Liverpool clash

I reacted in a way that was absolutely not okay. I don't know how many changes, but we need to change'. The dilemma for Ancelotti tonight is therefore nearly identical to the one AS Roma coach Eusebio Di Francesco faced before last season's Champions League semi-final: to revert to something a bit more tried and tested, or to take the risk of s...

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  • Jose Mourinho confronts squad in 45-minute rant
Jose Mourinho confronts squad in 45-minute rant

We were the team that tried more, that had probably a couple of big chances to win, but I accept the result as a fair result. "I think there are things that it is hard for me to say and if I say it's not good for me - and even yourself would be getting another reason to criticise me", Mourinho said.

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  • Mahomes rallies Chiefs in comeback win over Broncos, 27-23
Mahomes rallies Chiefs in comeback win over Broncos, 27-23

I didn't expect it - in fact, I thought it impossible. "He is doing things that you don't see often". Also on the show, the guys discuss which current rookie QBs might be slated for a Mahomes-like breakout in 2019 and give out some quarter-season awards including MVP, best coach, and rookie of the year.

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  • Chicago Cubs Fans on Twitter Go Crazy After Stunning Colorado Rockies Win
Chicago Cubs Fans on Twitter Go Crazy After Stunning Colorado Rockies Win

The Rockies managed it in large part thanks to pitcher Kyle Freeland , who hurled six and two-thirds innings of scoreless ball on just three days' rest. During the month of September, Lester was 4-1 with a 1.52 ERA, shaking off a shaky few months after the All-Star Break to help the Cubs back to the postseason for a franchise-record fourth-strai...

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  • José Mourinho says he was happy with Manchester United’s improvement
José Mourinho says he was happy with Manchester United’s improvement

But Greater Manchester Police said it has stopped providing escorts unless there is a risk to players. "It will be good for the team if we can beat Newcastle ". A small selection of fans booed United off the pitch against Valencia . "I always look forward to our games but recently Mourinho has made watching us a punishment now.

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  • [Match Highlights] Arsenal 2-0 Watford - All The Goals & Best Bits
[Match Highlights] Arsenal 2-0 Watford - All The Goals & Best Bits

It's the latest contract saga to play out at Arsenal that could have a destabilising effect on the team. "Against Everton (on September 23), we went through hard moments in the game but we managed to get the win and with the clean sheet, so this is very positive", the Czech custodian said.

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  • Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central
Brewers top Cubs, win NL Central

The Brewers late-season surge, anchored by likely MVP Christian Yelich , gave them an opportunity to steal the NL Central from the incumbent and perennial favorite Chicago Cubs . The Rockies still have some work to do on Tuesday, but Major League Baseball announced the start times for the National League Division Series. This time garner...

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  • Twins Manager Paul Molitor is Fired
Twins Manager Paul Molitor is Fired

He was bench coach for the Twins under manager Tom Kelly in 2000 and 2001 and then an assistant coach under manager Ron Gardenhire in 2014 with emphases on baserunning, bunting, infielding and in-game strategy. "It's never the right time to make a hard decision and it's never easy", Falvey said. They were 78-84 this year, long out of post-season co...

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  • Rockies’ Blackmon hits for cycle against Nationals
Rockies’ Blackmon hits for cycle against Nationals

Buehler has a 2.22 ERA in 12 starts since the All-Star break. Two divisional tiebreaker games will be played Monday after the Chicago Cubs , Milwaukee Brewers , Los Angeles Dodgers and Colorado Rockies all won Sunday, leaving the National League Central and West both deadlocked after 162 games.

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  • SOCCER Champions League Plays Of The Day 10/2
SOCCER Champions League Plays Of The Day 10/2

Hoogma played in the centre of defence but stepped up into the midfield at times during the game which saw Hoffenheim take the lead early on before falling to a late defeat. Guardiola still has a one-match suspended ban hanging over him after he was punished for his protests during last season's quarter-final defeat against Liverpool, and when ...

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  • Zinedine Zidane Reportedly Would Reject Manchester United; Here’s Why
Zinedine Zidane Reportedly Would Reject Manchester United; Here’s Why

Judging by United's results and performances, victory against the Premier League's 18th-placed team, who have racked up two points from seven games and scored only four goals in the process, cannot be taken for granted. Mourinho returned to that theme when asked about the Old Trafford faithful, who chanted "attack, attack, attack", cheered unde...

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  • Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique reportedly suffer
Lionel Messi and Gerard Pique reportedly suffer "complete breakdown in relationship"

Pique, in particular, has been heavily criticised, as no team in the top seven have conceded more goals than the eight that Barcelona have let in. "For me, it motivates me to get even better and improve and one day score as many, if not more than he has", said the England captain.

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  • NL Central champion Brewers to begin postseason play on October 4
NL Central champion Brewers to begin postseason play on October 4

First pitch is 3:15 p.m. on FS1. The Cubs' reliever since the All-Star break was activated from the disabled list Tuesday for the Cubs' 7:05 p.m. loser-out wild-card game at Wrigley Field against the Rockies . After finishing off the Washington Nationals on Sunday at Coors Field, the Rockies left for California. Lester, who didn't allow an earne...

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  • Paul Scholes - Jose Mourinho 'embarrasing' for Manchester United
Paul Scholes - Jose Mourinho 'embarrasing' for Manchester United

Mourinho, who once said Arnautovic has the "mind of a child", is hot favourite to be the next Premier League manager sacked. Paul Pogba issued a rallying cry to his team-mates after Manchester United's winless streak extended to four matches against Valencia in the Champions League .

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