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‘Working perfectly’ or ‘complicating the beautiful game’? Mixed reaction after historic VAR goal

‘Working perfectly’ or ‘complicating the beautiful game’? Mixed reaction after historic VAR goal

Media playback is not supported on this device Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in English football Manager Claude Puel said he liked video assistant refereeing, after Leicester became the first club in English football to benefit from a VAR decision in their FA Cup win over Fleetwood. Kelechi Iheanacho’s second goal in a 2-0 victory […]

History made – watch first VAR goal in England

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Iheanacho scores first VAR goal in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood

Media playback is not supported on this device FA Cup: Leicester City 2-0 Fleetwood Town highlights Kelechi Iheanacho became the first player to score a goal awarded by a video assistant referee in English football as Leicester beat Fleetwood in an FA Cup third-round replay. Iheanacho opened the scoring – with a routine strike – […]

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager

Jose Mourinho: Man Utd close to announcing new deal for manager

Jose Mourinho took over as manager at Old Trafford on 27 May, 2016 Manchester United are close to reaching an agreement with manager Jose Mourinho over a new contract. Talks have progressed well and it is now just a matter of time before Mourinho commits to remain at Old Trafford beyond the expiry of his […]

Watch first VAR goal in England

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Ashley ends Newcastle takeover talks with businesswoman Staveley

Ashley ends Newcastle takeover talks with businesswoman Staveley

Mike Ashley took charge of the club in 2007 Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley has ended talks with businesswoman Amanda Staveley over a takeover that could have been worth around £250m. Ashley said in October he wanted to sell the club after 10 years in charge. He was believed to have been close to selling […]

West Ham edge past Shrewsbury in extra time

West Ham edge past Shrewsbury in extra time

Reece Burke netted the only goal in the 202nd minute of the tie Reece Burke scored his first goal for West Ham in the second half of extra time as the Premier League side edged out League One Shrewsbury in their FA Cup third-round replay. Burke, 21, broke the deadlock in the 112th minute with […]

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss ‘called referee Mike Dean a disgrace’

Arsene Wenger: Arsenal boss ‘called referee Mike Dean a disgrace’

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger was “very aggressive” and called referee Mike Dean “a disgrace” after the Gunners’ 1-1 draw at West Brom on New Year’s Eve, according to an FA report. Dean gave a controversial late penalty, which the Baggies scored in a 1-1 draw. Wenger entered the officials’ changing room and confronted Dean, according […]

Theo Walcott: Arsenal forward has Everton medical before proposed £20m transfer

Theo Walcott: Arsenal forward has Everton medical before proposed £20m transfer

Walcott has scored 108 goals for Arsenal since joining in 2006 Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is having a medical at Everton before a proposed move worth more than £20m. It seems the England international, 28, has played his last game for the Gunners, whom he joined from Southampton 12 years ago. Everton’s offer is expected […]

Theo Walcott: Arsenal forward set for Everton medical before £20m deal

Walcott has scored 108 goals for Arsenal since joining in 2006 Arsenal forward Theo Walcott is set to have a medical at Everton within the next 24 hours before completing a move worth more than £20m. It seems the England international, 28, has played his last game for the Gunners, whom he joined from Southampton […]