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Alli shines as Spurs beat 10-man Newcastle 2-0

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Alli shines as Spurs beat 10-man Newcastle 2-0

- Aug 13 (Reuters) - - NEWCASTLE UNITED 0 TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 Tottenham Hotspur got their Premier League campaign on track with a clinical 2-0 win at 10-man Newcastle United on Sunday after Dele Alli scored one goal and helped create the other at St James's Park. Having eased back into the top flight from the second-tier Championship, Newcastle held their own against last season's Premier League runners-up in the opening half but succumbed after Jonjo Shelvey was sent off in the 48th minute
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Tottenham's Trippier limps off in Juventus friendly

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Tottenham's Trippier limps off in Juventus friendly

- LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's England right back Kieran Trippier limped off with an ankle injury just before halftime in a 2-0 friendly win over Italian champions Juventus at Wembley on Saturday. Last season's Premier League runners-up sold fellow England full back Kyle Walker to Manchester City for 50 million pounds last month with Trippier a ready-made replacement. But the 26-year-old, signed from Burnley two years ago, went off after 41 minutes, having twice been hurt in tackles with Alex Sandro, and left the ground on crutches in a protective boot
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Long signs new three-year deal at Burnley

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Long signs new three-year deal at Burnley

- (Reuters) - Burnley defender Kevin Long has signed a new three-year contract to extend his seven-year stay at Turf Moor, the Premier League club said on Friday. The 26-year-old Ireland international is Burnley's longest-serving player, even if he has spent much of his time at the club out on loan to other sides. "I am delighted. It's been going on for quite a while now so it's nice to get it signed and look forward to the next three years," Long told the club's website
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Tottenham's Pochettino demands respect from rival managers

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Tottenham's Pochettino demands respect from rival managers

- (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino wants rival Premier League managers to show some respect after Chelsea boss Antonio Conte questioned the North London side's ambition ahead of the new season. Earlier in the week, Conte said it would not be a 'tragedy' if Tottenham failed to lift trophies next season as their expectations are not the same as rivals Chelsea, Manchester United, Arsenal and Manchester City
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Manchester United arrive home after pre-season tour of USA - pictures

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Manchester United arrive home after pre-season tour of USA - pictures

- Manchester United landed back in the UK following their tour of the US - and it wasn't just the Manchester weather that was an issue for Paul Pogba on their return. The Frenchman was well protected from the elements as he returned home to a rainy day following the Reds' sun-soaked trip to the States. He had his hood up as he made his way through arrivals
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Bale reveals what he said to Lukaku after Man Utd loss

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Bale reveals what he said to Lukaku after Man Utd loss

- The Real star has long been linked with a move to Old Trafford but went up against Jose Mourinho's side in California on Sunday. Gareth Bale has revealed what he said to Romelu Lukaku following Manchester United's penalty victory over Real Madrid in Sunday's ICC meeting. The Real winger has been mooted with a return to the Premier League in recent weeks, with United reported to be the main targets
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Injured Man United trio Shaw, Young and Rojo have 'no chance' for season start

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Injured Man United trio Shaw, Young and Rojo have 'no chance' for season start

- While all three players travelled to the US for pre-season, the manager revealed they would not be fit in time for the Premier League opener. Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho has confirmed Luke Shaw, Ashley Young and Marcos Rojo will all miss the start of the new Premier League season. All three players are with the United squad for their pre-season tour of the United States, with Jose Mourinho's men set to face Real Madrid at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara on Sunday, as they continue their rehabilitation
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Real Madrid, Manchester United take over Levi's Stadium for soccer exhibition match

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Real Madrid, Manchester United take over Levi's Stadium for soccer exhibition match

- In the South Bay, fans are gearing up for a major soccer match. Two of the world's top teams will face off Sunday at Levi's Stadium.
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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘George Best: All by Himself’ and ‘Atlanta’

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What’s on TV Thursday: ‘George Best: All by Himself’ and ‘Atlanta’

- The series “30 for 30” remembers soccer’s first pop icon, the Manchester United player George Best, before that team faces Manchester City. And you can restream “Atlanta,” Donald Glover’s Emmy-nominated rags-and-riches comedy. What’s on TV GEORGE BEST: ALL BY HIMSELF Flamboyant, charismatic and a dazzling dribbler, the Irish soccer player Mr. Best made his electrifying debut with Manchester United at 17 and quickly became the sport’s first pop icon
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Real Salt Lake's strong showing, early lead thrills crowd in 2-1 loss to Manchester United

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Real Salt Lake's strong showing, early lead thrills crowd in 2-1 loss to Manchester United

- SANDY — It was just a friendly, and both teams had different objectives, but for nearly 30 minutes on Monday, Real Salt Lake — just a few weeks removed from sitting at the bottom of the MLS standings — more than held its own against one of the biggest clubs in the world. In fact, one could argue that RSL was the better team in the opening 30 minutes against Manchester United with both teams playing close to their best 11
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Who is Manchester United? Here are 11 players to watch on Monday

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Who is Manchester United? Here are 11 players to watch on Monday

- SANDY — When Manchester United rolls into Rio Tinto Monday night, many of the world's great soccer players will be on display. Any of the players who don the red jersey are more than worthy of recognition, however. Here are 11 players to watch for as the exhibition commences: Paul Pogba (M) One of the world's top midfielders, Pogba led France to the Final of the UEFA Euro Cup this past summer and is the epitome of what a team needs from a center mid
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Manchester United to face Real Salt Lake while breaking in a new striker and a new captain

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Manchester United to face Real Salt Lake while breaking in a new striker and a new captain

- CARSON, Calif. — Like Real Salt Lake, its opponent Monday night at Rio Tinto Stadium, Manchester United, finds itself in the midst of transition. The Red Devils' annual preseason tour is their first since 2004 without Wayne Rooney, the club's captain and all-time leading scorer. After spending 11 seasons in Manchester, Rooney will return to Everton — the club that originally signed him — for the coming Premier League season
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Manchester United opens preseason and U.S. Tour with victory over the Galaxy

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Manchester United opens preseason and U.S. Tour with victory over the Galaxy

- CARSON >> The love and admiration for Manchester United ran throughout StubHub Center Saturday. The majority of the 25,667 in attendance came dressed in the shirt of their favorite Manchester United player, both past and present, and erupted in cheers at every run and move by players like Paul Pogba, Romelu Lukaku and Juan Mata. The current collection of players showed their class and skill throughout the night, resulting in 5-2 victory over the Galaxy in an international friendly
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No place like home, but U.S. helps put the $ in Manchester United coffers

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No place like home, but U.S. helps put the $ in Manchester United coffers

- Manchester United’s sprawling, tree-lined training ground in suburban Carrington, England, is, by all accounts, among the best facilities in soccer. Behind its well-guarded walls are 14 fields, a gymnasium, indoor running tracks, squash and basketball courts, underwater treadmills, a sauna, seven first-team locker rooms and a $33-million medical facility with a hospital wing and a sports-science department. Yet it’s abandoned every summer when Manchester United hits the road for its preseason training camp, arguably the most important three weeks of the season
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Manchester United turns to Romelu Lukaku to revive iconic franchise

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Manchester United turns to Romelu Lukaku to revive iconic franchise

- LOS ANGELES >> It’s not like Romelu Lukaku wasn’t warned. As negotiations wrapped up in a $117.8 million transfer that sent the 24-year-old Belgian striker from Everton to Manchester United making him the world’s most expensive player, his longtime friend and Belgium national squad teammate Marouane Fellaini reached out to Lukaku. Four years earlier, Fellaini made the same move from Everton, Liverpool’s less-celebrated neighbors on the other wide of Merseyside’s Stanley Park, to United, global marketing superpower that dominated the last decade of the 20th century and first 13 years of the 21st
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Galaxy's matchup vs. Manchester United comes at inopportune time

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Galaxy's matchup vs. Manchester United comes at inopportune time

- Saturday’s StubHub Center friendly between Manchester United and the Galaxy couldn’t come at a better time for the visitors — or at a worse time for the home team. The iconic Premier League club opened preseason training at UCLA this week. So coach Jose Mourinho is looking at the exhibition, as well as the other friendlies on the team’s 2½-week U
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Manchester United, Ibrahimovic all the talk before Galaxy game

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Manchester United, Ibrahimovic all the talk before Galaxy game

- Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s presence is seemingly hanging over the Galaxy’s friendly Saturday night against Manchester United and he’s not even playing. Manchester United is Ibrahimovic’s last club, having spent last season with the Red Devils and helping them to the Europa League title. With his former club kicking off its preseason in Los Angeles, it seemed only a matter of time before reports resurfaced of Ibrahimovic finally making the move to MLS and the Galaxy
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  • Arsenal hands Arsene Wenger new 2-year contract after review of struggles
    Arsenal hands Arsene Wenger new 2-year contract after review of struggles

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    LONDON (AP) — Arsene Wenger will stay on as Arsenal manager, earning a new two-year contract on Wednesday despite missing out on Champions League qualification. Arsenal said the 67-year-old Frenchman secured the extension after a full review of the club’s activities “to identify areas for improvement to build a sustained title challenge” was conducted with chief executive Ivan Gazidis. “I love this club and I am looking forward to the future with optimism and excitement,” Wenger said
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  • Liverpool boss Klopp wary of League Cup changes
    Liverpool boss Klopp wary of League Cup changes

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    London (AFP) - Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp says he has no plans to make wholesale changes for Tuesday's EFL Cup quarter-final against second-tier Leeds United at Anfield. Klopp's men are second in the Premier League and in the last round the German boss made 11 changes for the win over Tottenham Hotspur in the last round of the EFL Cup. Liverpool will definitely be without Brazilian playmaker , who is
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  • English Premier League: Chelsea tops table after seventh straight win
    English Premier League: Chelsea tops table after seventh straight win

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    Story highlights Chelsea tops EPL after 2-1 win over Spurs Philippe Coutinho injured in Liverpool win Man City beats Burnley to keep pace Real Madrid extends lead in La Liga (CNN)Chelsea ended Tottenham Hotspur's unbeaten start to the English Premier League season with a 2-1 victory at Stamford Bridge Saturday to stay top of the standings after a seventh straight win. Antonio Conte's men had to come from
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