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#Football

# football - Sunday 20 October, 2019

From The42 Rashford's goal showed all the problems with VAR, says Klopp FLAWED SYSTEM This post contains videos

Rashford's goal showed all the problems with VAR, says Klopp

The Reds boss praised the way Liverpool rallied late in their 1-1 draw with Manchester United but questioned the hosts’ opening goal.

From The42 Drive for Five ended in Monaghan, Cross lift another Armagh crown and 41-year gap bridged in Derry Ulster Football

Drive for Five ended in Monaghan, Cross lift another Armagh crown and 41-year gap bridged in Derry

Three county finals and a provincial opener decided in Ulster today.

From The42 'The ref gave a lot of similar free-kicks to them' - Henderson bemoans controversial United goal Point Gained

'The ref gave a lot of similar free-kicks to them' - Henderson bemoans controversial United goal

Marcus Rashford’s goal for Manchester United was upheld by VAR but Jordan Henderson believes Liverpool deserved a free-kick.

From The42 Lukaku on the double as Inter survive late fightback in chaotic seven-goal thriller Keeping Up

Lukaku on the double as Inter survive late fightback in chaotic seven-goal thriller

Inter held on to edge out Sassuolo after Lautaro Martinez and Romelu Lukaku braces.

From The42 Guardiola slams VAR for believing Man City players are diving Unhappy

Guardiola slams VAR for believing Man City players are diving

The reigning Premier League champions were denied what looked like a blatant penalty on Saturday.

# football - Saturday 19 October, 2019

From The42 Ronaldo and Pjanic on target as Juventus navigate late drama against Bologna Goal Machine

Ronaldo and Pjanic on target as Juventus navigate late drama against Bologna

Goals from Cristiano Ronaldo and Miralem Pjanic handed Juventus a 2-1 win on Saturday.

From The42 Costly day for Bayern as 92nd-minute equaliser sees Bundesliga champions drop points Scuppered

Costly day for Bayern as 92nd-minute equaliser sees Bundesliga champions drop points

Niklas Sule suffered a serious injury as Bayern were held away to struggling Augsburg.

From The42 Wijnaldum: Liverpool can remain unbeaten all season Optimism

Wijnaldum: Liverpool can remain unbeaten all season

The Reds are enjoying a perfect start to the Premier League campaign.

From The42 Messi on target to ensure frantic week ends in comfortable Barca win Spanish Football

Messi on target to ensure frantic week ends in comfortable Barca win

Antoine Griezmann and Luis Suarez also scored in a comfortable win over Eibar.

From The42 Manchester United v Liverpool: The memorable Premier League meetings in their storied rivalry Best Of Enemies

Manchester United v Liverpool: The memorable Premier League meetings in their storied rivalry

The heavyweight clubs have served up a few treats in the Premier League era, even if recent meetings have been mostly forgettable.

# football - Friday 18 October, 2019

From The42 Guardiola to send Man City players 'to the fridge' in bid to stay fresh during busy December Plan

Guardiola to send Man City players 'to the fridge' in bid to stay fresh during busy December

The reigning champions have been dealt a tricky hand over the festive period.

From The42 Bulgaria head coach resigns after racism row at England match Standing Down

Bulgaria head coach resigns after racism row at England match

Krasimir Balakov initially said he did not hear abuse directed at the England players.

From The42 Woodward hits back at critics and says Solskjaer is the right man for Man United At The Wheel

Woodward hits back at critics and says Solskjaer is the right man for Man United

The Old Trafford chief defended his record at a staff meeting.

# football - Thursday 17 October, 2019

From The42 15 years on from Barca debut, another landmark for Lionel Messi Accolade

15 years on from Barca debut, another landmark for Lionel Messi

His efforts helped Barca to successfully defend the La Liga title.

From The42 Hudson-Odoi slams 'disgusting' racist abuse and supports idea of England walking off the pitch Response

Hudson-Odoi slams 'disgusting' racist abuse and supports idea of England walking off the pitch

The young Blues winger said it was right to consider walking off the pitch in light of Monday’s unsavoury scenes in Sofia.

# football - Wednesday 16 October, 2019

From The42 De Gea and Pogba both ruled out of Man United's clash with Liverpool on Sunday Injured

De Gea and Pogba both ruled out of Man United's clash with Liverpool on Sunday

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer will be without two of his key men for this weekend’s meeting with the league leaders.

From The42 Bulgaria legend Stoichkov breaks down in tears due to racist chants aimed at England players Call For Action This post contains videos

Bulgaria legend Stoichkov breaks down in tears due to racist chants aimed at England players

Hristo Stoichkov has suggested ‘heavier punishments’ than stadium closures might be needed in Bulgaria.

From The42 Italy's teen sensation plays up Pirlo and Gattuso comparisons Potential

Italy's teen sensation plays up Pirlo and Gattuso comparisons

Sandro Tonali made his debut as his team equalled a national team record with a 5-0 win over Liechtenstein.

From The42 Liverpool receive double fitness boost ahead of Man United test KEY DUO

Liverpool receive double fitness boost ahead of Man United test

Alisson Becker and Joel Matip trained at Melwood on Tuesday ahead of the clash at Old Trafford.

From The42 Fifa president calls for stronger fight against racism as Southgate hails his side's reaction to abuse in Bulgaria Kick It Out

Fifa president calls for stronger fight against racism as Southgate hails his side's reaction to abuse in Bulgaria

‘Join us and think together of new, stronger and more effective ways to eradicate racism in football,’ Gianna Infantino said.

From The42 'Sampdoria are not Fulham' - Premier League-winning boss Ranieri confident of Serie A success New Job

'Sampdoria are not Fulham' - Premier League-winning boss Ranieri confident of Serie A success

After failing to revive the Cottagers’ fortunes, the Italian dismissed comparisons between that and his new job.

From The42 Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty Concern

Worry for Man United, as David de Gea injured on international duty

The Red Devils look set to be without their goalkeeper for their crunch clash against Liverpool.

# football - Tuesday 15 October, 2019

From The42 Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020 Swede Disposition

Rodrigo's last-gasp equaliser secures Spain's qualification for Euro 2020

Marcus Berg’s goal had Sweden on the cusp of a memorable triumph over the Spanish this evening.

From The42 England overreacted a bit, says Bulgaria goalkeeper amid racism storm Claim

England overreacted a bit, says Bulgaria goalkeeper amid racism storm

Racist abuse aimed towards Three Lions players has received widespread condemnation.

From The42 Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea Crossing Borders

Points shared in landmark World Cup qualifier between North and South Korea

Gianni Infantino looked on but there were no fans in attendance as North Korea and South Korea drew 0-0 in a World Cup qualifier on Tuesday.

From The42 Ronaldo on 700th career goal: 'Records come naturally' Superstar

Ronaldo on 700th career goal: 'Records come naturally'

Cristiano Ronaldo hit the 700-goal mark for club and country on Monday, but had mixed feelings following Portugal’s 2-1 loss to Ukraine.

# football - Monday 14 October, 2019

From The42 Tottenham re-sign Dutch goalkeeper Vorm after releasing 35-year-old in June Back Again

Tottenham re-sign Dutch goalkeeper Vorm after releasing 35-year-old in June

Michel Vorm has now returned to the club in order to provide cover for Hugo Lloris.

From The42 Paddy McNair scores twice as Northern Ireland triumph against Czechs in five-goal thriller Thriller

Paddy McNair scores twice as Northern Ireland triumph against Czechs in five-goal thriller

A superb first-half display from Northern Ireland was enough to secure a 3-2 win over Czech Republic.

# football - Sunday 13 October, 2019

From The42 Gundogan grabs brace as Germany see-off Estonia despite early Can red card One Step Closer

Gundogan grabs brace as Germany see-off Estonia despite early Can red card

Germany moved closer to Euro 2020 qualification after a 3-0 win in Estonia, with Ilkay Gundogan inspiring the 10 men.

From The42 Work to do for Wales and Croatia following feisty stalemate Draw

Work to do for Wales and Croatia following feisty stalemate

Neither Wales nor Croatia will be truly happy with a point apiece following a hard-fought encounter in Cardiff on Sunday.

From The42 'It's all talk' - Rice brushes off speculation over €80m move to Manchester United Wanted

'It's all talk' - Rice brushes off speculation over €80m move to Manchester United

The Old Trafford outfit are reportedly keen to bring in the 20-year-old England international midfielder.

# football - Saturday 12 October, 2019

From The42 Remarkable scenes as Andorra win Euros qualifier for the first time in 20 years Upset

Remarkable scenes as Andorra win Euros qualifier for the first time in 20 years

The long wait is over for the principality, which picked up its maiden win in the competition after 57 attempts.

# football - Friday 11 October, 2019

From The42 Unbeaten France all but seal qualification as Giroud makes Iceland pay the penalty Euro Vision

Unbeaten France all but seal qualification as Giroud makes Iceland pay the penalty

The world champions inflicted a first home qualifier defeat in six years on Iceland.

From The42 England denied Euro 2020 qualification after brilliant Czech comeback win Czech Mate

England denied Euro 2020 qualification after brilliant Czech comeback win

A dream international debut for Zdenek Ondrasek, who came off the bench to seal a famous night in Prague.

From The42 Once the World Cup Golden Boot winner, out-of-sorts Thomas Muller could be set for Bayern exit Outcast

Once the World Cup Golden Boot winner, out-of-sorts Thomas Muller could be set for Bayern exit

Serge Gnabry cannot imagine life at the club without his team-mate.

From The42 Germany youngster in control of future as Real Madrid and Barcelona rumours grow Transfer News

Germany youngster in control of future as Real Madrid and Barcelona rumours grow

Kai Havertz says he will listen to advice, including from his national team’s coach.

From The42 'It's terrible to watch' - Dutch boss Koeman criticises Northern Ireland's playing style Euro 2020

'It's terrible to watch' - Dutch boss Koeman criticises Northern Ireland's playing style

The Netherlands scored three late goals to overcome Michael O’Neill’s side last night.

# football - Thursday 10 October, 2019

From The42 Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues Tensions

Southgate: English football must solve its own racism issues

The Bulgarian FA chief was upset with remarks made by the England camp but Southgate has tried to defuse to the situation.

From The42 'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat Dutch Courage

'They are fighting machines, they will get you by the throat' - Koeman wary of Northern Ireland threat

The Oranje host Michael O’Neill’s men in tonight’s Euro 2020 qualifier.

Retrial of Hillsborough match commander to open today

The former police chief superintendent denies the gross negligence manslaughter of 95 Liverpool supporters at the 1989 FA Cup semi-final.