Tuchel unlikely? What next for Arsenal after Wenger exit?

New faces behind the scenes, a five-man shortlist and the dilemma of whether to go for experience or potential. This is the backdrop as Arsenal seek a new manager for the first time in nearly 22 years after Arsene Wenger’s announcement he will step down at the end of the season. But where does the…

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Vote for your player of the year from PFA shortlist

Manchester City have three players on the six-man shortlist for the Professional Footballers’ Association Players’ Player of the Year – but who gets your vote? Midfielders David Silva and Kevin de Bruyne, and winger Leroy Sane represent the Premier League champions on the list. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah and Tottenham striker Harry Kane, the top…

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Arsene Wenger: How the Arsenal boss changed the club

[unable to retrieve full-text content] In a Football Focus special from May 2017, Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger recalls his earliest memories of joining the club. BBC Sport – Football

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Moses strikes as Chelsea win at Burnley

Chelsea maintained their push for a top-four finish in the Premier League with a 2-1 victory at European hopefuls Burnley. Kevin Long’s own goal set Antonio Conte’s men on their way in the first half, but Ashley Barnes deflected Johann Berg Gudmundsson’s wayward shot to equalise for Burnley at Turf Moor. Victor Moses’ right-footed shot…

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Southampton must 'go for it now' – Hughes wants more in attack after draw at Leicester

Southampton have to “take more risks” and “just go for it” says manager Mark Hughes, after the Saints were held to a goalless draw against Leicester at the King Power. The Saints remain four points from safety and are winless in their last eight games as they head into Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea…

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Sports Minister Tracey Crouch 'declaring war on fans' over safe standing, say FSF

Media playback is not supported on this device Sports Minister Tracey Crouch is “declaring war on fans” by turning a blind eye to safe standing, says the Football Supporters’ Federation (FSF). The government says there are no plans to change the all-seater policy at stadiums after recently rejecting West Brom’s plans for rail seating. That…

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Sam Allardyce: Everton boss says fan survey was 'a marketing slip-up'

Everton boss Sam Allardyce says a survey sent to fans asking them to rate his performance on a scale of zero to 10 was “a marketing slip-up”. The survey was part of an exercise with a fan panel designed to discover how connected they feel to the club. Allardyce replaced Ronald Koeman as manager in…

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Chelsea's Alonso to miss FA Cup semi-final after being given three-match ban

Chelsea defender Marcos Alonso has been given a three-match ban for violent conduct after a tackle on Shane Long in Saturday’s 3-2 win at Southampton. He will miss Sunday’s FA Cup semi-final against the same opponents at Wembley, plus Premier League matches at Burnley on Thursday and Swansea on 28 April. The Spaniard denied the…

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Players showed me they want to play in FA Cup semi – Mourinho

Manchester United’s “professional” 2-0 win at Bournemouth proved the players want to feature in Saturday’s FA Cup semi-final with Tottenham, according to manager Jose Mourinho. Mourinho made seven changes to his side as United bounced back from Sunday’s surprise home defeat by bottom club West Brom. Chris Smalling and substitute Romelu Lukaku scored in either…

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Joey Barton: Fleetwood Town announce ex-Burnley midfielder as head coach

Joey Barton will become the new manager of League One side Fleetwood Town this summer – one day after his ban for betting ends. Barton, 35, was suspended for 18 months by the Football Association in April 2017 after he was found to have placed 1,260 bets on matches over 10 years. His punishment was…

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