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Toure & agent to donate £100K to Manchester attack victims

Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure (left) has been at Manchester City since 2010 Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure and his agent will donate £100,000 to help the victims of the Manchester Arena attack. Twenty-two people were killed and 64 injured when Salman Abedi blew himself up at the venue on …

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Wenger unsure if FA Cup final will be last game as Arsenal boss

Wenger has led Arsenal to six FA Cup titles since joining the club as manager in 1996 Arsene Wenger “does not know” if Saturday’s FA Cup final will be his last match as Arsenal manager. The Frenchman, whose future will be decided at a board meeting after the game, has …

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Barcelona target Valverde leaving Athletic Bilbao

Ernesto Valverde’s contract with Athletic Bilbao expires in June Ernesto Valverde will not coach Athletic Bilbao next season, the Basque club announced, with strong speculation he is to take over at Barcelona. Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu says he will announce on Monday the board’s decision about who will replace …

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Southend consider Ranger’s future after jail term

Nile Ranger scored four goals in four successive games towards the end of the League One season Southend United will take time to consider striker Nile Ranger’s future, after he was jailed for eight months for online banking fraud. The 26-year-old was sentenced for conspiracy to defraud by obtaining bank …

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Europa League final: Ajax young talent will stay at club – says defender Joel Veltman

Who are Ajax’s young academy stars making history? Europa League final: Ajax v Manchester United Venue: Friends Arena, Stockholm Date: Wednesday, 24 May Kick-off time: 19:45 BST Coverage: Live commentary on BBC Radio 5 live and online (from 18:30 BST), live text commentary on BBC Sport and app Ajax’s exciting …

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Fantasy Premier League: Meet the boss who beat 4.5 million managers to top spot

The fantasy football hokey cokey; Junior Stanislas in, Philippe Coutinho out Antonio Conte beat 19 other managers to win the Premier League. Ben Crabtree? Just the 4.5 million… Conte was named Manager of the Year by the League Managers’ Association this week after leading Chelsea to the title in his …

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Aberdeen favourite Neale Cooper recalls Fergie ‘hairdresser’ treatment

Former Aberdeen midfielder Neale Cooper remembers the level of control exerted on the Dons players by then-manager Sir Alex Ferguson in the 1980s. Cooper was taking part in a Sportsound Special at BBC Scotland’s Pacific Quay, featuring Jim Craig, Frank McAvennie and Willie Miller, hosted by Kenny Macintyre.

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