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Fuelled by anti-immigrant rhetoric, racism still serious issue in Czech stands

Racism will be firmly in the spotlight when Sparta Prague face Lyon in the Europa League on Thursday, two months after UEFA ordered the Czech club to play behind closed doors over racist chants. During a Champions League qualifier in August, Sparta fans aimed monkey chants at Monaco midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni when he scored. UEFA …

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Sancho a victim of Solskjaer’s struggle to strike the right balance

Manchester United manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer was left with no excuses in his quest to end the club’s four-year trophy drought when Cristiano Ronaldo headlined starry transfer window. But the Norwegian has failed to match expectations and Saturday’s 4-2 loss at Leicester left United five points adrift in the Premier League title race and already …

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Modric ‘doesn’t see the point’ of World Cup every two years

Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has criticised FIFA’s plans for a biennial World Cup and expressed dismay that players have not been consulted. World football’s governing body announced on Monday that it will hold talks with national team coaches this week over the controversial idea, which has been met by opposition from European and South …

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Recap: Colorado soccer draws No. 13 Stanford 2-2 for first time ever

Recap: Colorado soccer draws No. 13 Stanford 2-2 for first time ever

Colorado women’s soccer earned a draw vs. No. 13 Stanford for the first time in program history, tying the Cardinal 2-2 in double overtime on Sunday, Oct. 17 in Boulder, Colorado. Stanford’s Maya Doms (7′) and Sierra Enge (17′) scored in the first half, while CU’s Shanade Hopcroft (64′) and Jade Babcock-Chi (66′) answered with …

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Arsenal vs Crystal Palace: How to watch, stream live, TV, team news, start time, odds, prediction

Arsenal vs Crystal Palace: The Gunners will look to go five Premier League games unbeaten and spoil Patrick Vieira’s homecoming when the Eagles visit the Emirates Stadium on Monday (Watch live at 3 pm ET, on NBCSN and online via NBCSports.com). ARSENAL VS CRYSTAL PALACE STREAM LIVE Vieira spent nine trophy-filled seasons (three Premier League …

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'We opened the flood gates' - Summer Yates on Washington women's soccer's season-high four goals

‘We opened the flood gates’ – Summer Yates on Washington women’s soccer’s season-high four goals

ProFootball Talk on NBC Sports Report: Caesars Sportsbook is “preparing to go after” Adam Schefter The rumors have percolated in industry circles for weeks. Wednesday’s developments may have caused the rumors to transmogrify into an official report. Via Michael McCarthy and A.J. Perez of FrontOfficeSports.com, Caesaers Sportsbook “is preparing go after” ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Schefter’s …

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Time for Rashford to focus on football, says Solskjaer

Manchester United coach Ole Gunnar Solskjaer believes it is time for Marcus Rashford to focus on football after winning widespread plaudits for his anti-poverty campaigning. The 24-year-old forward hasn’t played since suffering a shoulder injury following England’s Euro 2020 final loss to Italy in July. However, he could make his first appearance of the season …

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VIDEO: PST unfiltered – Reviewing the USMNT’s break, previewing Premier League Week 8

ProSoccerTalk is back with another year of video content, alongside the written work you’ve come to know, for the 2021-22 Premier League season. [ MORE: How to watch PL in the USA ] Each week ProSoccerTalk writers Joe Prince-Wright, Andy Edwards, and Nick Mendola will analyze the Premier League action, preview the fixtures, and handle …

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Bruce set to take charge of Newcastle for Spurs match after takeover

Steve Bruce appears set to take charge of Newcastle’s first game under their new Saudi owners despite reports that he would be sacked before Sunday’s Premier League clash with Tottenham. The £305 million ($418 million) takeover, completed last week, brought to an end the 14-year reign of the deeply unpopular sportswear tycoon Mike Ashley. Bruce …

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