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Injury blow for Swansea during warm-up for Sheffield Wednesday clash

Injury blow for Swansea during warm-up for Sheffield Wednesday clash

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Swansea City were this afternoon handed a major injury blow in the buildup to their FA Cup 5th-round clash with Sheffield Wednesday. Matchup The two sides are currently locked in action at Hillsborough, with hosts Wednesday coming into proceedings on the back of just 1 loss from their last 9 fixtures across all competitions, with their latest result an impressive 2-0 victory over Derby County. Swansea, meanwhile, head into today’s clash brimming with confidence of their own, following an incredible turnaround in the club’s fortunes since the appointment of manager Carlos Carvalhal at the Liberty Stadium late last year. Since the Portuguese tactician’s arrival in Wales, the Swans have lost just 1 of their 11 outings across all competitions, picking up 6 wins over that span
Big blow for Tottenham: Pochettino confirms Kane ankle injury

Big blow for Tottenham: Pochettino confirms Kane ankle injury

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Mauricio Pochettino has confirmed that Harry Kane suffered a twisted ankle against Juventus in the Champions League last Tuesday. Kane scored in Tottenham’s exhilarating comeback in Turin to draw 2-2 with the two-time holders of the competition. The player now looks set to miss Tottenham’s fifth-round tie against Rochdale on Sunday through injury and is in a race to be in contention to face Crystal Palace next week. Kane injured The club are set to assess the 24-year-old on Saturday, with Pochettino admitting Spurs could be without their talisman on Sunday. In his place, striker Fernando Llorente looks set to be handed a spot in Pochettino’s starting eleven, despite the player having struggled to leave his mark at Tottenham so far. Pochettino confirmed: Harry suffered a k
Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow

Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow

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Major blow for Tottenham, this top class star won't play against Juventus tomorrow - originally posted on Sportslens.com Tottenham star Toby Alderweireld is all set to miss his side’s Champions League clash against Juventus tomorrow. According to Telegraph, the Belgian defender is not a part of the squad travelling to Turin. Apparently, the player has been left in England so that he can work on his fitness. Alderweireld has recovered from his hamstring injury and he made his comeback in the FA Cup last week. However, Pochettino decided to leave him out of the side for the North London derby as well. It will be interesting to see how the player reacts to these omissions. Previously, Kyle Walker was also left out of some big games and the England international forced his way out of th...
Blow for Liverpool as Alisson’s price-tag set to skyrocket

Blow for Liverpool as Alisson’s price-tag set to skyrocket

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According to a number of reports in the Italian media this afternoon, AS Roma have opened negotiations with goalkeeper Alisson regarding a new contract with the club. World-class shot-stopper Alisson, full name Alisson Becker, is a 25-year-old Brazilian international, and has emerged as one of the most impressive goalkeepers in world football since taking over as Roma’s no.1 this season, following the end of Wojciech Szczęsny’s loan with the club. The former Internacional star has already earned 22 international caps, and is currently viewed as the Selecao’s first-choice between the posts, ahead of Manchester City’s Ederson. Anfield links Alisson’s stellar form to this point in the campaign has seen the South American linked with a whole host of top European c
4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions

4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions

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4-3-2-1 v Juventus: Blow for Pochettino, top class Spurs star ruled out for tomorrow; Stats & Predictions - originally posted on Sportslens.com Juventus vs TottenhamUEFA Champions League 2017/1813th February, 19:45 pm BSTAllianz Stadium, TurinLive Stream: Watch Juventus vs Tottenham live on BT Sport 2 Juventus vs Tottenham Preview Juventus host Tottenham in the Champions League this week and the Italian giants will be looking to secure a vital first-leg advantage at home. The Serie A side are full of confidence after their impressive win at Fiorentina. They have conceded just one goal in their last 16 matches and Spurs will have their work cut out here. Meanwhile, Tottenham are in superb form right now as well. They have beaten Manchester United and Arsenal in the recent weeks. Despit...
Texas Teachers ‘Blow the Whistle’ After Conservatives Accuse Them of (Gasp!) Getting out the Vote

Texas Teachers ‘Blow the Whistle’ After Conservatives Accuse Them of (Gasp!) Getting out the Vote

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“I will vote in support of public education in the interest of the more than 5 million Texas school children.” That’s the oath Texas Educators Vote shopped to public school districts across the state last year as part of the teacher coalition’s campaign for school board resolutions that promote voting among eligible students and staff. The group’s pledge, and the idea that public schools might promote voting to the extent that they even transport students and staff to and from the polls, was so hyper-partisan and offensive to some Texas conservatives that they asked state Attorney General Ken Paxton to declare school district attempts to encourage voting illegal “electioneering.” Ken Paxton/Twitter logo.  Patrick Michels/Pixabay That resulted in a nonbinding legal opinion Paxton iss
Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement

Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement

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Major blow in Arsenal’s hopes of signing 22-year-old Santi Cazorla replacement - originally posted on Sportslens.com Arsene Wenger has been dealt a bitter blow in his hopes of signing a long-term replacement for Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla, and it could be Bayern Munich’s fault. According to Mundo Deportivo, the perennial Bundesliga champions are looking to sign Schalke midfielder Max Meyer on a free transfer this summer. The 22-year-old was lined up by Arsenal to solve their midfield problems, but it appears his future may remain in Germany. He’s made 20 Bundesliga appearances this season, averaging a tackle or interception every 15 minutes, while boasting a 90% pass completion ratio. It’s not hard to see why Arsenal want him. Bayern have already secured the signat