Arsenal seek to pile pressure on Koeman

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:35:00 PDT

Arsenal head to Everton seeking a win that may put the hosts in the drop zone. Arsene Wenger's side, meanwhile, could move level on points with fourth-placed Chelsea. Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil both start. Team news &#187

Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil back for Arsenal; Wayne Rooney starts

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:35:00 PDT

As Everton's struggles persist, Craig Burley suggests Arsenal's visit could be Ronald Koeman's last chance to save his job. Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez both start for Arsenal against Everton as Arsene Wenger names arguably his strongest attacking lineup for the first time this season. Sanchez returns after being rested following the disappointment of Chile missing out on the World Cup, while Ozil was only a substitute last weekend after recovering from a knee inflammation. It is the first time the duo starts alongside summer signing Alexandre Lacazette, who was benched against Liverpool -- the only other game Ozil...

Liverpool hopeful of being able to convince Coutinho to stay - Klopp

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 04:17:00 PDT

Robbie Fowler says Liverpool's squad is as good as Tottenham's, as the two prepare for their clash at Wembley this weekend. Jurgen Klopp says he is trying to create an environment at Liverpool where Philippe Coutinho would want to stay at Anfield for the long-term future. Coutinho was subject of interest from Barcelona in the summer and handed in a transfer request as he attempted to force a move to the Camp Nou. Barca CEO Oscar Grau recently said the Spanish outfit are financially prepared to bid for Coutinho again in January, but Klopp has stressed there is no agreement in place for the playmaker to depart. "I've no...

FA technical director Dan Ashworth's position 'untenable' - Heather Rabbatts

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 02:33:00 PDT

Dan Ashworth was responsible for the appointment of former England women's manager Mark Sampson. Dan Ashworth's position as technical director of the Football Association is "untenable," according to former FA board member Heather Rabbatts. Ashworth, along with FA chairman Greg Clarke and chief executive Martin Glenn, are under scrutiny after three inquiries were needed to establish that former England women's manager Mark Sampson made discriminatory comments towards Chelsea forward Eni Aluko and midfielder Drew Spence. Ashworth was responsible for the appointment of Sampson and is also set...

Kedah to play JDT in Malaysia Cup final dress rehearsal in MSL

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 01:15:00 PDT

John Wilkinson feels Malaysia's Nelo Vingada should be given more time in charge despite a winless 2017 campaign. Jason Dasey and Dez Corkhill discuss Kelantan's struggles in the Malaysia Super League. Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson discuss how ex-Argentina international Luciano Figueroa will adapt to his new role at JDT. Johor Darul Ta'zim (JDT) will prepare for the Malaysia Cup final with an unoffficial dress rehearsal against Kedah in the Malaysia Super League (MSL) next Saturday. As fate has it, the two giants will face off on the final day of the MSL season at Alor Setar, with JDT already crowned league champions. Kedah Johor Darul Ta'zim 1:00 PM UTC Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » GameCast Lineups and Stats The Johor giants secured a place in their second Malaysia Cup final by brushing aside Perak 3-0 in the second-leg semifinal on Saturday night. Gonzalo Cabrera's second-half brace, plus a Gabriel Guerra...

Steve Gans, Eric Wynalda deliver first salvos in USSF presidential race

Sun, 22 Oct 2017 12:49:00 PDT

Sebastian Salazar joins the guys for a heated debate about the U.S.'s World Cup failure, who's to blame and how to recover. INCLINE VILLAGE, Nevada -- The Lake Tahoe area is as tranquil and scenic as they come. This time of year the days are still balmy enough, though the dusting of snow on the surrounding mountains is a reminder that winter isn't far away. It is here that the race for the presidency of the U.S. Soccer Federation began to heat up on Saturday. The gathering was ostensibly the annual meeting for the National Council of the U.S. Adult Soccer Association, where the mundane tasks of approving budgets and...

Transfer Talk: Manchester City's Yaya Toure to join New York City FC

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 06:57:00 PDT

Yaya Toure, 34, has won two Premier League titles with Manchester City. Yaya Toure is set to end his eight-year stay at Manchester City at the end of the season, with the Star reporting that the Ivorian will join the Blues' sister club New York City FC in MLS. For more on Yaya and NYCFC, as well as other rumours, check out Transfer Talk by clicking here.


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