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Antoine Griezmann helped to salvage a point for Barcelona as their struggles in La Liga continued with another disappointing result; a 1-1 away draw against 10-man Deportivo Alaves on Saturday.

Barcelona’s domestic woes continue with Alaves 1-1 draw

Antoine Griezmann helped to salvage a point for Barcelona as their struggles in La Liga continued with another disappointing result; a 1-1 away draw against 10-man Deportivo Alaves on Saturday.
Chelsea manager Frank Lampard reacts, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) Michael Regan-Pool via REUTERS

Frank Lampard feels ‘judged differently’ as an English coach

Chelsea boss Frank Lampard believes English managers are judged differently to their foreign counterparts and says more should be given the opportunity to lead Premier League clubs.
Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.

Juan Sebastian Veron: Leo Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona

Lionel Messi is uncomfortable at Barcelona, according to Juan Sebastian Veron, who says the Argentine superstar is struggling amid the Blaugrana's search for an identity.
Gareth Bale is “not ecstatic” at Real Madrid, admits his agent Jonathan Barnett, but the Wales international has “never asked to leave” the La Liga giants.

Gareth Bale: Real Madrid blocked my return to Premier League

Gareth Bale has accused Real Madrid of making it “very difficult” to leave the Spanish club as the Wales forward looks to end his Bernabeu exile.
John Obi Mikel is back in England as he has officially penned a deal with Stoke City ahead of the 2020-21 season

Mikel Obi: Stoke City belongs to the Premier League

Mikel returned to English football after signing a one year contract with the Michael O’Neil led Potters ahead of the coming season.
Former Super Eagles skipper John Obi Mikel has reacted for the first time after his contract termination by Trabzonspor over coronavirus comment.

Mikel Obi to join Stoke City on one-year deal

John Mikel Obi will join Sky Bet Championship club Stoke City on Monday.

Inter Miami confirm signing of Blaise Matuidi on free transfer

Inter Miami have confirmed the signing of midfielder Blaise Matuidi following the Frenchman's departure from Juventus.
Zinedine Zidane confirmed in the post match press-conference that he took Dani Carvajal off at half-time because he had an ankle problem. He also confirmed that he replaced Hazard as he had picked up a knock.

Aitor Karanka: Zinedine Zidane has got the magic touch

The Blancos entered lockdown sat behind arch-rivals Barcelona in the table and with a 2-1 deficit to overturn in a Champions League last-16 clash with Manchester City in order to keep their European dreams alive.
Kenneth Omeruo scored his first goal for Leganes in their 2-1 victory against Real Sociedad in Sunday’s La Liga game at Estadio Municipal de Butarque.

Kenneth Omeruo: Pellegrino is the best coach I’ve worked with

Super Eagles defender Kenneth Omeruo has named his former coach Mauricio Pellegrino as the best manager he has worked with since moving to Europe.
Barcelona star Ousmane Dembele suffered an injury after the La Liga opener against Athletic Bilbao on Friday evening, the France star finished the game but had some discomfort on his leg as he walked off the pitch.

Barcelona gets LaLiga permission to sign a striker in 15 days

Barcelona have been given permission to sign a new striker after the LaLiga medical commission agreed that Ousmane Dembélé is set for a long spell on the sidelines.

LaLiga unveils four new ambassadors

Four new Ambassadors have been unveiled in Madrid, as LaLiga continues to strengthen its squad of ambassadors around the globe of its most distinguished representatives.
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Middlesbrough confirm Jonathan Woodgate as head coach

Middlesbrough have named Jonathan Woodgate as their new head coach on a three-year deal.

Aitor Karanka leaves Nottingham Forest after 12 months

The 45-year-old Spaniard was appointed in January 2018 and has left the City Ground with Forest seventh in the Championship table.

English minnows cheer Manchester United glamour tie in FA Cup

English minnows Yeovil Town have hailed a second FA Cup clash in four seasons against Premier League giants Manchester United as a "special moment".

Sunderland sack manager Simon Grayson after 3-3 Championship draw with Bolton

Sunderland dismissed manager Simon Grayson immediately after the 3-3 Sky Bet Championship draw with bottom side Bolton on Tuesday.

I didn’t get Aitor Karanka sacked at Middlesbrough – Stewart Downing

Stewart Downing has denied claims that he was responsible for the dismissal of former Middlesbrough boss Aitor Karanka.

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