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Ex-Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann sacked from job over racist comment

Former Arsenal goalkeeper Jens Lehmann has been sacked from his role at Hertha Berlin, having made a racist comment about a pundit. Lehmann featured 200 times for the Gunners during a five-year spell, winning the Premier League and an FA Cup. Since his retirement, Lehmann has appeared as a pundit on German television but had also taken …

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Dalian Atkinson: ex-footballer murdered by police officer in street, jury hears

PC Benjamin Monk alleged to have used Taser weapon on former Aston Villa player in Telford and kicked him in head in 2016 The former Premiership footballer Dalian Atkinson was murdered in the street by a police officer, who shot him with a Taser stun gun and kicked him in the head, a jury has …

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Lewandowski ahead of Messi and Ronaldo for the European Golden Boot race

The race for the 2020-21 Golden Boot is on. Lewandowski is ahead of Messi and Ronaldo. Lewandowski seems to be out of reach for the competitors with a fantastic goal scoring record in the Bundesliga. On-fire striker scored 36 goals so far this season with just 3 games left in the campaign. Lionel Messi is 2nd in the …

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Ex-Arsenal boss Wenger: Europe wants to destroy Prem – yet we’re doing it to ourselves

Former Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has slammed attempts to launch a Super League breakaway. Wenger says the competition’s foundations were always doomed to failure. He told the Telegraph, “The basis of our sporting culture in Europe is to have access to high-level competition through merit. “I don’t understand how anyone could believe that limiting the link …

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50+1 ownership model could happen: UK government launches fan-led review of English football

The possibility of a different ownership model is being explored. A regulatory authority to oversee the decisions made by club owners could be set. The UK government has brought forward a review of all English football after the European Super League fallout. According to the BBC, the process will include assessing ownership, finance and supporter involvement in the …

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The new Champions League format and what it means for Arsenal

Amid all this week’s talk about the European Super League, UEFA put through their new format for the Champions League post-2024. As most of the footballing world was panicking over the Super League proposals, UEFA announced the news that their new Champions League, Europa League, and Europa Conference League plans will go ahead from 2024. The current …

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UEFA offered English teams ‘a large sum of money’ to leave Super League

All six English sides have withdrawn from the competition. Spanish sides, however, are choosing to carry forward as they’ve not released any statements. As reported by Spanish news outlet Mundo Deportivo, the UEFA offered all six English teams ‘a large sum of money’ to leave the Super League. However, the same offer was not made to …

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All SIX English clubs confirm withdrawal from Super League project

All six Premier League clubs originally involved with the proposed new Super League have withdrawn their involvement – less than 48 hours after the project was first announced. Arsenal, Liverpool, Manchester United and Tottenham have followed Manchester City in distancing themselves from proceedings despite originally being described as ‘founders’. Chelsea have now also confirmed their …

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Arsene Wenger: I’m not surprised Super League didn’t last long

Arsene Wenger has said he knew the Super League would fail because they ignored the ‘basic principles of sporting merit’. Arsene Wenger knows that a Super League is inevitable, unless there are major changes in the game. But the great man also knew that the 12 wealth hoarders, who wanted to ringfence their earnings, had made …

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Resignations drop, Super League falls apart, Arsenal, Chelsea and Manchester City, Manchester United withdraw

The Super League fell apart on Tuesday night as Chelsea, Manchester City, Manchester United and Arsenal all reportedly withdrew while there were resignations at United and possibly Juventus from the new Super League fall out. Latest updates below as news breaks… Less than 48 hours after it was announced, the Super League changed to a …

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An open letter to Arsenal owner Stan Kroenke and KSE after European Super League decision

football.london’s Arsenal writer Kaya Kaynak believes the Gunners ownership have shown they don’t care at all about the fans by jeopardising the club’s future. Dear Stan Kroenke and KSE, 1886. That is the year Arsenal football club was founded. One does not reach your extraordinary level of wealth without at least a basic grasp of …

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