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And, rebuffing criticism, Infantino said the new format will take place in the same number of days as the previous one, 32, thereby not adding to the time that clubs would need to release players. Traditionally, the allocation of spots at the World Cup has been decided based on performances at past tournaments. A decision on the host is not due until 2020.
  • Jurgen Klopp: Liverpool boss blames himself for draw with Plymouth

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    Handing Joe Gomez his first start since the fall of 2015 alongside the likes of Kevin Stewart, 17-year old Ben Woodburn, Ovie Ejaria and the injury plagued Sheyi Ojo, the kids told a familiar story. "We defended deep, in numbers, we allowed Liverpool to have the ball". But while their game plan left much to be desired it had so far done the job, with Liverpool , who may have been enjoying nearly 90 per cent possession, yet to really threaten Luke McCormick's goal.
  • Spurs' Mousa Dembele: Maturity needed to win Premier League

    Spurs' Mousa Dembele: Maturity needed to win Premier League

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    Chelsea were seeking a single-season record of 14 straight wins, to draw level with Arsenal's all-time record from 2002 which was spread across two campaigns. Antonio Conte was tactically outdone by counterpart Mauricio Pochettino. " The league is open ". Wenger's Invincible-era side themselves stuttered after Manchester United ended their 49-game unbeaten sequence in October 2004 - the start of a run that yielded just six points from six fixtures.
  • Browns contemplating change at defensive coordinator

    Browns contemplating change at defensive coordinator

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    Further reports indicate that Williams, now the defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Rams, is the clear favorite. The Browns' defense allowed 54 touchdowns - 18 on the ground and a franchise record 36 through the air. Williams is a successful defensive coordinator, but he was also suspended for the entire 2012 season for his involvement in the New Orleans Saints' Bountygate scandal.
  • Hawks finalizing trade involving Kyle Korver

    Hawks finalizing trade involving Kyle Korver

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    He's one of the best spacers in the National Basketball Association and enormously confident in his catch-and-shoot ability. Movement regarding this National Basketball Association trade rumor has become fast. By trading one of their key pieces to their rival, it seems the Hawks are ready for a rebuilding process, and some are speculating that Paul Millsap will be the next to go.
  • Carlo Ancelotti Backs Pep Guardiola For Manchester City Success

    Carlo Ancelotti Backs Pep Guardiola For Manchester City Success

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    Sign up to our daily newsletter for your chance to win. Guardiola also claimed it will take 10 years for City to be in the same class as neighbours Manchester United. Victory over fifth-placed Spurs on Wednesday would emulate Arsenal's record set over two seasons - winning the last 13 matches of the 2001/02 season and their first game of the following campaign.
  • QB Aaron Rodgers' leadership goes well beyond words

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    Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson. . My pick, Seattle 24, Detroit 13. For public consumption, both teams now insist that's ancient history. "I mean, they've got to get in the playoffs, but I think that will happen and I think that they will go all the way".
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    Amanda Nunes Doesn't "Understand Why Those Girls Lost to Ronda Rousey"

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    Ronda Rousey's loss to Amanda Nunes has not only impacted the UFC/MMA community, but the entire entertainment industry with brute force. Since then, she has lost two matches in the Octagon, badly, and a former star from WWE says that things have gotten so bad for Rousey since she is now a "broken star" and the wrestling giant will never sign her.
  • Ohio State DB Malik Hooker Declares For NFL Draft

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    Scouts project McMillan is a top 50 player in April's NFL Draft. In a predicable move, Ohio State middle linebacker Raekwon McMillan declared for the 2017 NFL Draft on Wednesday. "Thank you for the incredible experience, I wish we could have got the job done for you Buckeye Nation". "Exactly three years ago, I was packing my clothes in my room getting ready to begin my journey at The Ohio State University", said McMillan.