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VAR: Premier League referees set to use pitchside monitors

Referee Michael Oliver consulted the pitchside monitor during the FA Cup tie between Crystal Palace and Derby and changed his decision from a yellow to a red card for Luka MilivojevicPremier League referees have been told to start using pitchside monitors for red card decisions where it is felt they should have the final say.The…

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Premier League predictions: Lawro v King Gary star Tom Davis

Manchester United are the only team to take points off Liverpool so far this season – but can they repeat that feat at Anfield on Sunday?”I am more confident about a Liverpool win this time than I would usually be before this game – for obvious reasons,” BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson said. “Jurgen Klopp’s…

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Deloitte Football Money League: Barcelona top as Man Utd ‘at risk’ in Premier League

Manchester United earned £627.1m in revenue last seasonBarcelona generated more money than any other club in Europe for the first time last season, a study has found.The Spanish club earned £741.1m in revenue in the 2018-19 season according to Deloitte’s Football Money League.Real Madrid swapped places with Barca and fell to second on £667.5m, with…

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Why the League of Nations was doomed before it began

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League of Nations: 100 years since founding of UN predecessor

When the League of Nations formed from the ashes of the first world war, it was tasked with preventing another global conflict. That was 100 years ago, and as history tells us, it failed miserably. Al Jazeera’s James Bays reports from Geneva on what the League’s successor, the United Nations, can still learn from its…

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Champions League finalists Liverpool and Tottenham now worlds apart

Roberto Firmino scored the winner at The Tottenham Hotspur StadiumLiverpool and Tottenham Hotspur shared European football’s greatest stage on a balmy Madrid night last June – but on a cold January night in north London they looked worlds apart.Jurgen Klopp’s side claimed the Champions League trophy at Wanda Metropolitano Stadium with a 2-0 win and…

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Premier League fixture congestion ‘absurd’ as teams count Christmas cost

Media playback is not supported on this device We throw football at people – Klopp on fixture congestionJanuary sees many of us count the cost of Christmas.There are those who have spent too much, others who have eaten too much and then there are Premier League bosses generally frustrated by playing too much. Some managers…

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Premier League team news and build-up – nine New Years Day matches

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Premier League New Year’s Day predictions: Lawro v BGT comedian and Liverpool fan Kojo Anim

Sheffield United start 2020 just two points off fifth place in the Premier League table before a first visit to leaders Liverpool for 13 years on Thursday.”If I had to name a manager of the year midway through the season then it would be Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder,” BBC football expert Mark Lawrenson said.…

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Quiz: The Premier League in the 2010s

There’s three of the best players of the past decade – but how well do you remember the 2010s?How well do you remember the past 10 years? Well enough to ace our monster quiz?Manchester City won four Premier League titles in the decade, empires rose and fell, Leicester went from the Championship to the Champions…