Football

Liverpool’s Klopp fears ‘incredible’ Man Utd despite patchy form

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp denied he was “rubbing his hands together” at the prospect of unleashing his in-form attackers against Manchester United’s leaky defence in Sunday’s blockbuster Premier League clash at Old Trafford. Liverpool’s gifted front three of Mohamed Salah, Sadio Mane and Roberto Firmino are all scoring freely for the unbeaten Reds, who are …

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Adidas joins Black Women’s Player Collective as founding partner, commits to building mini soccer pitches by year’s end

Adidas and the Black Women’s Players Collective are joining forces to change the game for Black women and girls across the country. (Photo by Adidas) Despite the consistent successes from Black female athletes in all aspects of professional sports, they still remain an afterthought when it comes to providing more opportunities for them to flourish. …

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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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