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MARTIN SAMUEL: Money wasn’t killing football, it’s what made it so much fun – Daily Mail
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MARTIN SAMUEL: Money wasn’t killing football, it’s what made it so much fun – Daily Mail

Macclesfield have gone. There are boarded-up shops and empty pubs on the way to Moss Rose, and now the football club will pass the same way.Southend have 42 days to find the £493,000 needed to survive. Rick Parry reckons his Football League clubs require £250million to stay afloat. Can we now admit: the boom was…

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Martin Brundle column: Mugello’s dramatic debut delivers for F1 – Sky Sports

The Sky F1 expert reflects on a long-awaited race weekend that didn’t disappoint, analyses the two big multi-car accidents and three standing starts, and a pivotal result for Alex Albon Last Updated: 14/09/20 3:31pm What a generally excellent experience the Tuscan Grand Prix in Mugello was. The track and race reminded me of a few…

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Martin Brundle column: Mugello’s dramatic debut delivers for F1 – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle column: Mugello’s dramatic debut delivers for F1 – Sky Sports

The Sky F1 expert reflects on a long-awaited race weekend that didn’t disappoint, analyses the two big multi-car accidents and three standing starts, and a pivotal result for Alex Albon Last Updated: 14/09/20 3:31pm What a generally excellent experience the Tuscan Grand Prix in Mugello was. The track and race reminded me of a few…

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Martin O’Neill on the meeting where Jack Grealish decided to play for England instead of Ireland – Pundit Arena
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Martin O’Neill on the meeting where Jack Grealish decided to play for England instead of Ireland – Pundit Arena

“We quickly realised that was how he saw himself.” Martin O’Neill has been speaking about the meeting he had with Jack Grealish where the player informed him of his decision to play for England rather than the Republic of Ireland. O’Neill, the Ireland manager at the time, was accompanied by his assistant Roy Keane. It…

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Arsenal fans will love what Martin Keown has said about the Gunners identity after Liverpool win – Football.London
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Arsenal fans will love what Martin Keown has said about the Gunners identity after Liverpool win – Football.London

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MARTIN SAMUEL: Both Manchester clubs would be mad to touch Lionel Messi this summer – Daily Mail
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MARTIN SAMUEL: Both Manchester clubs would be mad to touch Lionel Messi this summer – Daily Mail

Ronald Koeman is the new manager of Barcelona, so we can presume Lionel Messi likes him. We will soon discover if he does not. Messi’s preferences are rarely secret for long.As he does not pose or preen on the field, he has long been cast as the humble superstar to Cristiano Ronaldo’s rampant egomaniac.Yet Messi…

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Martin Keown warns Arsenal fans not to heap pressure on William Saliba – BT Sport
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Martin Keown warns Arsenal fans not to heap pressure on William Saliba – BT Sport

Saliba was a £27million signing from Saint-Etienne last summer. Published: 17 August 2020 – 11.36am By Press Association Published: 17 August 2020 – 11.36am Martin Keown believes there will be undue pressure on new signing William Saliba to solve Arsenal’s defensive frailties. A celebrated defender during his own playing career, Keown won three Premier League…

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Arsenal news: Martin Keown fires warning to fans over William Saliba – Metro.co.uk
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Arsenal news: Martin Keown fires warning to fans over William Saliba – Metro.co.uk

Arsenal legend Martin Keown has warned fans not to expect too much of William Saliba next season, worrying that there is an awful lot of pressure on the 19-year-old’s shoulders. The French centre-back was signed last summer but immediately returned to Saint-Etienne on loan, where he has spent the season just gone. The teenager has…

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Martin Odegaard Sends Farewell Message to Real Sociedad – Managing Madrid
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Martin Odegaard Sends Farewell Message to Real Sociedad – Managing Madrid

“You have made me feel like a Caterano,” those were the farewell words of Martin Odegaard to Real Sociedad. The club’s website officially announced the departure of the loanee and his return to Real Madrid. The statement released by the club is as follows: “It’s difficult to leave an impression so deep in such a…

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Real Madrid: Martin Ødegaard returning a response to City loss – The Real Champs
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Real Madrid: Martin Ødegaard returning a response to City loss – The Real Champs

Martin Odegaard (Photo by Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/Getty Images) Real Madrid were supposed to let Martin Ødegaard shine at Real Sociedad for one more year, but things changed after the loss to Manchester City.Even though Real Madrid can’t make any major signings this summer if they want to keep their eyes on the prize and…

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Martin Keown reacts to reports of Arsenal closing in on Brazilian attacker – The Sport Review
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Martin Keown reacts to reports of Arsenal closing in on Brazilian attacker – The Sport Review

Ex-Arsenal defender Martin Keown (Photo: BT Sport) Martin Keown believes that Willian would be a “safer bet” than Philippe Coutinho for Arsenal in the summer transfer window. The north London side have been strongly linked with a bid to sign Willian from Chelsea FC in recent days following his failure to agree a new contract…

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Martin Brundle column: Tyres and tensions at 70th Anniversary GP – Sky Sports
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Martin Brundle column: Tyres and tensions at 70th Anniversary GP – Sky Sports

Every time I leave a Grand Prix venue at the moment I mentally tick the box of another race somehow safely delivered, and the 70th anniversary race at Silverstone was number five in what looks hopefully to be 15/16 races largely in Europe and the Middle East, if we can keep it all rolling. I’m…

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Martin Keown believes reported Arsenal target Willian would be great for dressing room – TBR – The Boot Room – Football News

Martin Keown believes that Chelsea attacker Willian would be a great fit at Arsenal, as they have been heavily linked with signing him from their London rivals this summer. The 31-year-old Brazilian has been unable to agree a new deal at Chelsea and his contract at Stamford Bridge expires at the end of August. According…

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Martin Keown: Arsenal need to get new Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal right – BT Sport
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Martin Keown: Arsenal need to get new Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang deal right – BT Sport

New deal for Aubameyang expected days after Arsenal announce job cuts. Published: 7 August 2020 – 6.00pm By Press Association Published: 7 August 2020 – 6.00pm Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang can continue to lead Arsenal to silverware – but the club should not be held to ransom over his new contract, according to former Gunners defender Martin…

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MARTIN SAMUEL: Liverpool’s rivals must pay the price for Declan Rice, whatever it is – Daily Mail
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MARTIN SAMUEL: Liverpool’s rivals must pay the price for Declan Rice, whatever it is – Daily Mail

David Moyes was asked about the future of Declan Rice. ‘He’s not going anywhere, unless you get one of those steel vans that have the cash in it,’ he said.That’s not the same as no sale. And Moyes could have said no sale. Instead, he indicated buyers would need a lot of money, which is…

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