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FIFA Extend Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho Suspension

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FIFA have given Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho a worldwide ban after a failed drug test. Initially, the centre-half was suspended for 30 days by UEFA, however after a Europa League match against Manchester United he was tested positive for a ‘fat burner’. The ban has resulted in Sakho unable to play neither for his country, France or in friendly matches. …

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FC Barcelona’s current shape: Neymar and others have to go.

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It is undeniable we have a dream team 3.0 (after Cryuff’s and Guardiola’s), by now. But like some teams tend to success, some teams tend to fall, some really hard that is difficult to get up. We, fans and not fans, were so accustomed to the success of one of the best teams -perhaps the best in my opinion- so …

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Hodgson: Carroll Hat-Trick ‘Certainly’ Won’t Secure England Position

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Roy Hodgson has played down Andy Carroll’s chance of being selected for Euro 2016. Carroll, 27, has managed to score two goals within nine England appearances, and seven league goals in 12 matches in senior football, but has not played for the national side since October 2012. After Carroll scoring a hat-trick during his game against Arsenal, it prompted calls …

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Crowdfunding for a Non-League Goalie with Football Career-ending Injuries

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Sad story from a few weeks ago where a semi-professional footballer received career-ending injuries with the club now trying to raise funds to help with his recovery. You can read the story taken from the Crowdfunding website below, where you can also make a donation to the cause. Click here to visit the page and make a donation Our Story …

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Leicester City’s Remaining Fixtures

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Following Leicester City’s controversial draw at the weekend against West Ham we’ve decided to take a look at the rest of the Premier League fixtures facing Claudio Ranieri’s men and their potential (and still shocking) Premier League win. Although the point gained against the Hammers was a slight setback to the Foxes, it may have still felt like a win …

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Lionel Messi – Highest Paid Footballer

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Lionel Messi beats Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar as the world’s highest-paid footballer. In 2015, Messi’s annual earnings amounted to £59.3 million, earning roughly £1.1 million a week. According to France Football, Ronaldo earned £54 million topping Neymar with an earning of £34.8 million. The article clarified that they took into account the “players’ pre-tax salaries, sponsorship revenues and various bonuses.” …

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Win a Copy of Barca Dreams – The Story of FC Barcelona

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How would you like the chance of getting your hands on a copy of Barca Dreams, the brand new documentary from Metrodome Distribution which shows the story of Barca’s rise to becoming one of the biggest football clubs in the world. The film, directed by Jordi Llompart, is one of the most detailed documentaries ever produced about the Catalan football …

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The Effect of Brexit on Football

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According to leading voices and experts in the game, if the UK choose to leave the European Union, British football could expect drastic changes. The Brexit could result in more than 400 players losing their right to play in the UK, whereas some believe that it may give home talent a chance. Rachel Anderson, an aid football agent explained that …

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El Clásico: Ten things to consider during Barcelona vs Real Madrid match today

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First round: 4-0 and Knockout for Real Madrid. Second round: Same protagonists, different purpose, and a new protagonist. This won’t be any other Clasico like we expect to follow. Following the fascination from the media around the world and fans, we will see two teams with contrasting situations: One team close to be La Liga champion and another one to …

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Competition Time – Win a Waterproof Digital Timer

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We’re spoiling you at FootyBlog today thanks to this competition to win a Waterproof Digital Timer from Electronic Temperature Instruments LTD. The “TimeStick” is perfect for Sports and other outdoor pursuits, being waterproof and usable in just one hand. Operating the timer is really easy we’re told, with a big clear LCD which shows a countdown bar-graph as well as …

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