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Chelsea midfielder Tiemoue Bakayoko has questioned his exclusion from the France squad. Kante has been Antonio Conte's star man since his £32m arrival from Leicester previous year. Bakayoko was upset to be left out of the French national team and made a bold statement on French TV station Canal +, as per L'Equipe. 'I think [Adrien] Rabiot, Kante, [Blaise] Matuidi, [Corentin] Tolisso are no better than me.
  • Former Irish global Liam Miller is battling cancer

    Former Irish global Liam Miller is battling cancer

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    Former Hibs colleague Tam McManus wrote: 'Awful news about Liam Miller keep the fingers crossed that he somehow pulls through. "Praying he can get better". Ex-Celtic defender Darren O'Dea, now with Dundee, said: 'All my thoughts and love with Liam Miller and his family'. A former Celtic player is reportedly battling cancer .
  • Ronaldo is selfish: Benzema

    Ronaldo is selfish: Benzema

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    Relationship with Ronaldo: "Cristiano and I get on well and I like playing with him". Deschamps suggested in May that bringing Benzema in would put the "harmony" of the team at risk, and the 29-year-old feels that could be because of his alleged involvement in the scandal.
  • Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho ready to offload Luke Shaw in January

    Man Utd boss Jose Mourinho ready to offload Luke Shaw in January

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    Barcelona are working hard to tie down defender Samuel Umtiti and are ready to offer him a new and improved contract. That is very less compared to some of the astronomical numbers we see regularly in transfer windows nowadays. A case in point is his performance against Huddersfield Town with an error-strewn display from the defender one of the prime reasons for United's 2-1 loss.
  • Newly acquired TE Martellus Bennett active for New England

    Newly acquired TE Martellus Bennett active for New England

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    Bennett, who was claimed off of waivers by the Patriots on November 9 following a controversial exit from Green Bay, was delighted to be back with the team he won a Super Bowl with earlier in 2017. "It wasn't where I was, it was just about the injury", Bennett said. "I talked to six or seven doctors about it, and it could go either way, and it was one of those things that I felt like should get fixed", Bennett said.
  • Why Neymar broke down in tears in today's Brazil press conference

    Why Neymar broke down in tears in today's Brazil press conference

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    Towards the end of last month, it had been in club colours for Paris Saint-Germain in le classique at Marseille and the result was a red card in the 87th minute. The defender then tangled with Fernandinho in the area and Brazil were awarded a penalty via the video assistant. Chelsea thought it would be. "I think we are in a good way".
  • Raisman: USA Gymnastics failed to protect athletes

    Raisman: USA Gymnastics failed to protect athletes

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    Six-time Olympic medalist Aly Raisman has joined the list of USA gymnasts who say they were sexually abused by Larry Nassar, the team's longtime doctor. 'It seemed whenever and wherever this man could find the chance, I was "treated". She also said that she spoke to FBI investigators about him after last year's Olympics in Rio de Janeiro.
  • Thomas Davis claims Devonta Freeman played with an undisclosed concussion

    Thomas Davis claims Devonta Freeman played with an undisclosed concussion

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    Freeman took a hit directly to the head early in the first quarter, and was immediately taken to the locker room. If Freeman's concussion is serious then he'll likely miss the team's Week 11 game at Seattle. Prior to his injury, Freeman rushed 2 times for just 3 yards on Sunday. Freeman has five touchdowns on the ground this season, though he hasn't hit paydirt as a runner since back in Week 4 against the Buffalo Bills.
  • United we fall? Jones injured on England duty

    United we fall? Jones injured on England duty

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    But manager Southgate moved to ease fears of a lenghty lay-off after the game, saying: "I thought there were a few shaky moments in the first half. Mainly due to Phil carrying something", Southgate stated at his post-match press conference.
  • Newcastle United put on alert as Fernando Torres wants Premier League return

    Newcastle United put on alert as Fernando Torres wants Premier League return

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    And he will drop further down the pecking order at the club when Diego Costa returns to action in the second half of the season following his return from Chelsea . The two are close after their time together at Liverpool, during which Torres scored a prolific 56 goals in 69 appearances. However, a lack of game-time at present has made him open to a January move, according to the Daily Mirror .
  • Tennis Australia were unable to help Dokic at the time of abuse

    Tennis Australia were unable to help Dokic at the time of abuse

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    Dokic said her father ruined her career. Former tennis star Jelena Dokic , who reached World No 4, has released a book that talks about the abuse she received from her father. In 1998, she won the U.S. Open junior title and played Fed Cup for Australia, and in 1989 she beat Martina Hingis in the opening round of Wimbledon , becoming the lowest-ranked player in the Open era to beat a top seed at a Grand Slam.
  • 'Tyson will return in April' - Peter Fury

    'Tyson will return in April' - Peter Fury

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    The self-proclaimed Gypsy King, who has not fought since that famous night in Dusseldorf when he dethroned Klitschko nearly two years ago, reiterated his desire to step back into the ring to reclaim the belts he relinquished following problems with depression and drugs last month.
  • John Fox Challenge Turns Bears First-And-Goal Into Turnover

    John Fox Challenge Turns Bears First-And-Goal Into Turnover

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    Bears coach John Fox had the costliest replay challenge of the year today in Chicago. In retrospect, it's a bad challenge from Fox. At the 8:09 mark of the second quarter, Bears quarterback Mitchell Trubisky hit Cunningham on a short screen pass that he turned upfield for 23 yards.
  • San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants: preview and prediction

    San Francisco 49ers vs New York Giants: preview and prediction

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    Beathard (3) prepares to make a pass against the New York Giants during the first quarter of their National Football League game at Levi's Stadium in Santa Clara, Calif., on Sunday, Nov. With Sunday's 31-21 win , the 49ers gave Kyle Shanahan his first victory as a head coach. After next week's bye, the 49ers will play their third straight game at Levi's Stadium and host the Seattle Seahakws on November 26.
  • Rams players describe LA's 6-2 start in one word

    Rams players describe LA's 6-2 start in one word

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    Rookie coach Sean McVay's club still kept its momentum going with a 205-yard third quarter on the way to scoring at least 27 points for the eighth time in nine games. Fuller exited the game after being evaluated by the team's medical staff and was ruled out to return for the second half. LG Rodger Saffold hurt his ankle in the second half.