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Man Utd rated world’s most valuable football team

The Dallas Cowboys deposed Real Madrid as the world’s most valuable team in 2016 NFL side the Dallas Cowboys have retained their position as the world’s most valuable sports team, according to Forbes Magazine’s annual list. Manchester United, top of the list in 2011 and 2012, moved above Barcelona and …

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European Under-19 Championship: England beat Czech Republic to reach final

Lukas Nmecha helped Manchester City reach May’s FA Youth Cup final, which they lost to Chelsea Lukas Nmecha scored a 93rd-minute winner as England beat the Czech Republic 1-0 in Tbilisi to reach the European Under-19 Championship final. Manchester City’s Nmecha finished with an audacious back-heel from close range after …

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Marko Arnautovic: Stoke reject bid from West Ham for Austria forward

Marko Arnautovic has made 145 appearances for Stoke Stoke have rejected a bid from West Ham for forward Marko Arnautovic. The Press Association reports the offer was worth £20m, with the 28-year-old handing in a transfer request earlier this week. The Austria forward, who joined Stoke from Werder Bremen in …

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Summer transfer window: Who is worth what?

We’re less than a fortnight into the summer transfer window, but Europe’s top clubs are already flexing their financial muscle. Romelu Lukaku has joined Manchester United for £75m, Arsenal have snapped up France forward Alexandre Lacazette for a club-record £46.5m, while Everton have already topped the £100m mark for money …

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Man City and Spurs U21s learn EFL Trophy groups

Coventry City won the EFL Trophy for the first time in their history in April Manchester City’s under-21 side have been drawn against Bradford, Chesterfield and Rotherham in the group stages of the EFL Trophy. Tottenham Hotspur’s under-21 team, who are new to the competition alongside City, Newcastle and Fulham, …

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Brazil winger Costa joins Juventus from Bayern on loan

Douglas Costa made 77 appearances for Bayern Munich Brazil winger Douglas Costa has joined Juventus from Bayern Munich on loan. The 26-year-old Brazil international will initially join the Italian champions on a season-long loan costing 6m euros (£5.3m). Juventus will then have the option to buy Costa for 40m euros …

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Dani Alves: Manchester City target to join Paris St-Germain

Dani Alves joined Juventus from Barcelona in 2016 Manchester City have missed out on one of their summer transfer targets after Brazil full-back Dani Alves decided to join Paris St-Germain. Alves has opted against playing for Pep Guardiola again, following their trophy-ladened spell at Barcelona. City were prepared to give …

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Mesut Ozil: My preference is to stay, says Arsenal midfielder

Ozil & Sanchez have acted like children – Keown Mesut Ozil says he wants to stay at Arsenal and will discuss his future with the club after a pre-season tour of Australia and China. The midfielder, 28, is under contract with Arsenal until 2018 but speculation over his future has …

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Morecambe boss comes to rescue after fan collapses

Morecambe fan Terry Ainsworth (left) with team manager Jim Bentley Riding in an ambulance and staying in A&E until 04:00 with a fan who collapsed at a club gala dinner might not be in the job description of a football manager. But Morecambe boss Jim Bentley came to pensioner Terry …

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French Guiana face action after playing ineligible Malouda

Florent Malouda won the Premier League, Champions League and three FA Cups during six years at Chelsea French Guiana are facing disciplinary action after fielding ex-Chelsea and France midfielder Florent Malouda in a Concacaf Gold Cup match in America. Malouda played in Wednesday’s goalless draw against Honduras despite being ineligible …

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