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    'I was mad about Kenny Dalglish'
    Spurs face Liverpool with Postecoglou relishing clash

  • Sevilla's Sergio Ramos reacts to scoring the decisive own-goal against Barcelona

    European football
    Barcelona top after Sevilla win as Dortmund impress

    • Football Daily
      From Sheffield to Southend: express ride to chaos and crisis

    • Aston Villa
      Emery's side gear up for Brighton challenge in battle to be best of the rest

    • Premier League
      Pochettino to take bigger role in Chelsea transfers

    • West Ham's Hawa Cissoko
      Some people just find every opportunity to be racist

    • Steel pity
      Rock-bottom United and Wednesday share the pain in Sheffield

    • Victor Osimhen
      Napoli had ‘no intention of mockery’ in video of striker

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News and features

  • Darwin Nú?ez trains with Liverpool

    Premier League
    Predicted lineups for the weekend action

    In-form Liverpool travel to Tottenham while Manchester City look to continue their perfect start to the season at Molineux
  • Unai Emery (right) calls out his orders during Aston Villa training.

    Aston Villa
    Emery's men gear up for Brighton test in battle to be best of the rest

  • West Ham’s Hawa Cissoko

    Hawa Cissoko
    Some people find every opportunity to just be racist

    • To?drive the WSL forward, it’s time to start thinking big

      Anita Asante
    • ‘I’m at peace’
      England globetrotter Jodie Taylor calls time on career

    • Asian Games
      South Korea's Lee targets a prize greater than glory

    • Sheffield
      Rock-bottom United and Wednesday share the pain

    • Victor Osimhen
      Napoli had ‘no intention of mockery’ in video of striker

    • Cameroon
      Eto'o investigated over match-fixing allegations

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  • Artem Dovbyk celebrates after scoring Girona’s opener in the win at Villarreal

    La Liga
    Girona are top for the first time ever. But this is not chance

    As the 41st club to conclude a round on top in Spain, Girona showed they are very good
  • Vector illustration of cars parked or parking in a car park.

    The Football Weekly Book
    Ben?Fisher’s car parks of British football – extract

    In an extract from the new book, our reporter chooses five of his favourites
    • ‘Did I really just do that?’ … EA Sports FC 24.

      EA Sports FC 24 review
      New?name, same ridiculously fun football sim

    • David de Gea

      De?Gea can learn from Van der Sar as he ponders future

      Jamie Jackson
    • Victor Osimhen bellows in frustration after missing a chance

      Serie A
      Osimhen calls time on TikTok saga but Napoli cannot go back

    • Borna Sosa; Marc Overmars; Daley Blind during Ajax's 6-1 defeat by Napoli in 2022

      The fall of Ajax
      From Champions League overachievers to chaos

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Football Weekly

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Football Weekly

Join Max Rushden and the pod squad as they pick over the latest action and news

  • Mexican football
    Match halted by pitch-invading dog that steals the ball

    A football match in Mexico's second division between Alebrijes Oaxaca and Dorados was halted after a dog ran on to the pitch and stole the ball
  • Spain's Aitana Bonmati and Mariona Caldentey have spoken about their struggles and said they are looking forward to focusing on football after weeks of controversy following their World Cup victory


    'We have suffered'
    Spain players speak on struggles after Rubiales scandal

  • The North London rivals played out a 2-2 draw at The Emirates Stadium


    'I've got no idea'
    Postecoglou confused about handball rule after Romero penalty

  • Spain's Alexia Putellas and Irene Paredes demanded 'zero tolerance' for abuses after La Roja’s World Cup win was overshadowed by the unsolicited kiss planted on the footballer Jenni Hermoso by the country’s former football chief Luis Rubiales.


    'Unacceptable things happened'
    Putellas and Paredes call for zero tolerance on abuse

  • Julian Nagelsmann has been appointed as Germany’s head coach until after next year’s Euro 2024 on home soil, replacing Hansi Flick, the German Football Association (DFB) said on Friday


    'We want to inspire'
    Germany appoint Nagelsmann as new head coach

  • The talks were put on hold for the duration of the World Cup, but have since resumed with a positive outcome


    'Bigger than just the bonus': Bright on pay deal with FA

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  • Bukayo Saka, Mohamed Salah and Erling Haaland are competing at the top of the table for their respective clubs

    Can?Liverpool take fight to champions who never have an off-day?

    Jonathan Wilson
  • Illustration of Roberto De Zerbi in front of a tactics board

    De?Zerbi brings beauty but where can elite football go now?

    Barney Ronay
    The manager has taken the possession game to its natural end point
  • Saudi crown prince Mohammed bin Salman appears on Fox News for an exclusive interview.

    Bin?Salman’s quip reflected wider power but was a mistake

    Paul MacInnes
    Scepticism of Saudi Arabia’s vision will surely remain after the prince's interview


    • Jakub Kiwior and Jorginho.

      Football Daily
      Arsenal and when does a club have too many vibes?

    • Newcastle United v Manchester City - Carabao Cup Third Round<br>NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE, ENGLAND - SEPTEMBER 27: Tino Livramento of Newcastle United (obscured) battles for possession with Jeremy Doku of Manchester City during the Carabao Cup Third Round match between Newcastle United and Manchester Cityat St James' Park on September 27, 2023 in Newcastle upon Tyne, England. (Photo by Isaac Parkin - MCFC/Manchester City FC via Getty Images)

      Football Weekly Extra
      Carabao Cup review and the WSL returns

      • The Knowledge
        Who?was first keeper to come up for a corner?

      • Moving the Goalposts
        Five things to watch out for as WSL starts

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        WSL?season preview

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        Bar?a bounce back and madness in Marseille

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    • A goalmouth scramble as Stamford Bridge hosts Chelsea v Newcastle in 1960

      I?saw Chelsea in 1960 and was struck by instant adoration

      Andy Hamilton
    • Luis Rubiales puts his hand on his head

      The rise and fall of Rubiales
      Spanish football president to pariah

    • Jill Scott and Gary Neville

      ‘Get in the kitchen’
      When Scott and Neville swapped social media accounts

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