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Rooney Rule adopted by England soccer teams in diversity bid

Published: January 10, 2018

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Since the job was created 72 years ago, every manager of the England men’s football team has been white. When a successor to Gareth Southgate is eventually required, at least one black or ethnic minority candidate is set to be interviewed. Drawing inspiration from the NFL, the English Football Association announced on Tuesday it had adopted its version of the Rooney Rule, which requires teams to interview a diverse pool of candidates for coaching and management positions.


Why is a British broadcaster using an animated Donald Trump to promote the FA Cup?

Published: January 7, 2018

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An animated Donald Trump advertises BT Sport’s coverage of the FA Cup. (Getty) The FA Cup is declining in popularity.


Best and worst of 2017

Published: December 25, 2017

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It has been a year of highs and lows, the good, the bad and the ugly in football. From Barcelona’s 6-1 win over PSG to Panama’s ghost goal vs. Costa Rica, there has been plenty to talk about


Arrest made after alleged racist abuse of Raheem Sterling

Published: December 20, 2017

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A man has been arrested for an alleged “hate crime” against Manchester City and England star Raheem Sterling.


Raheem Sterling: Manchester derby won’t decide Premier League title race

Published: December 10, 2017

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Raheem Sterling doesn’t want to give Manchester United any confidence that they can overhaul Manchester City’s lead when they meet for


Southgate urges Kane to show he can be one of the best at World Cup

Published: December 2, 2017

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Gareth Southgate hopes Harry Kane will seize the opportunity to show he is one of the best strikers around at next year’s World Cup.


Jose Mourinho: England can win the World Cup

Published: November 17, 2017

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Speaking after the international break and ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Newcastle United on Saturday (Watch live, 12:30 p.m.


Trending: Aguero faints in Argentina loss; Maradona wants return

Published: November 15, 2017

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Wednesday’s latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC’s What’s Trending …


Nigeria stun Argentina; Russia-Spain, Germany-France, England-Brazil draws

Published: November 14, 2017

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Alex Iwobi scored twice as Nigeria


Eriksen leads Denmark to World Cup

Published: November 14, 2017

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Christian Eriksen’s hat-trick helped Denmark to a superb 5-1 win in Ireland. Having struggled to influence the scoreless first leg, the Tottenham playmaker stepped up and put his country into the 2018 World Cup.


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