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Tottenham v Bournemouth: Spurs' secret weapon in attack

Tottenham v Bournemouth: Spurs' secret weapon in attack

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Harry Kane and Kieran Trippier could be the link-up Tottenham need to get past a Bournemouth side who should let their hosts dictate the play at Wembley. Here are the key stats you need to know ahead of the game... Tottenham boast a W3 D1 L1 record from their five previous meetings with BournemouthTottenham have enjoyed facing Bournemouth over the past two seasons. Since the Cherries were promoted Spurs have scored 12 goals in four games against them, conceding just once. Bournemouth’s sole positive was a 0-0 draw at Dean Court last season. Spurs have been scoring freely this term, while Bournemouth have conceded 11 in seven games and sit 19th in the table. It’s hard to see how the Cherries will keep out the in-form Harry Kane on Saturday. Tottenham to win at 1/5Tottenham have fa
Pena scores twice as Rangers win at St Johnstone

Pena scores twice as Rangers win at St Johnstone

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Carlos Pena scored twice as Rangers beat 10-man St Johnstone in the Scottish Premiership.Pena fired in James Tavernier's cross to put the visitors ahead shortly after goalkeeper Wes Foderingham denied Saints' Graham Cummins.The hosts had Steven Anderson sent off for two bookings before Pena headed home another Tavernier delivery.And Graham Dorrans rounded off the win for Pedro Caixinha's third-placed side, who move three points clear of Saints.Defeat meant Tommy Wright's team lost back-to-back league matches for the first time this season.Rangers were again without Kenny Miller, who had returned to training with the first team after missing the win over Hamilton Academical following a fall-out with Caixinha. Miller did not travel to Perth, with Caixinha putting his absence down to injury.W...
Philippe Coutinho, N'Golo Kante and the players whose value soared in the Premier League

Philippe Coutinho, N'Golo Kante and the players whose value soared in the Premier League

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Last season Coutinho finally played with the consistency the Anfield faithful had been dreaming of. The Brazilian’s magic had been seen in flashes previously, but he’s firmly kicked on to become one of Europe’s finest playmakers by regularly putting in match-winning performances. Barcelona had three bids rejected for his signature in the summer, the final being a staggering £114million. They’re likely to return with an even better offer in January.Friday, October 13, 2017While some can't handle the heat of the Premier League, others flourish to lift their careers to new heights.Philippe Coutinho and N'Golo Kante – both of whom are currently being linked with transfers in excess of £90million – are great examples of the English top flight's stage turning an initially, relatively u
Indianapolis Colts remain in AFC South division hunt despite absence of Andrew Luck

Indianapolis Colts remain in AFC South division hunt despite absence of Andrew Luck

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INDIANAPOLIS -- With his Indianapolis Colts off to a 2-3 start to the season, head coach Chuck Pagano is looking ahead to Monday night's nationally televised game with AFC South rival Tennessee. The Jacksonville Jaguars are holding down first place in the division with a 3-2 record. But after that, it's a three-way tie for second (or last, depending on your point of view) between Houston, the Titans and the Colts. All three teams have the same 2-3 record. That's why this week's game is a crucial one for both Indianapolis and Tennessee. Whichever squad can pull off a win at Nissan Stadium in Nashville can take a positive step forward in the division. A loss, however, could make things tougher for either team to make a push to the post-season. Pagano says that he doesn't look at the division...
West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

West Brom manager Tony Pulis dismisses links to Wales job

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West Brom boss Tony Pulis has dismissed links to the Wales job. The 59-year-old, who was born in Newport, has been installed as one of the favourites for the role with current manager Chris Coleman assessing his future. Wales failed to qualify for the World Cup after a 1-0 home defeat to the Republic of Ireland on Monday ended their hopes of reaching the play-offs.Coleman has said he is considering his position after previously saying it would be his final campaign.READ MORE: Gareth Bale and senior Wales players urge Chris Coleman stay on as managerBut Pulis has rejected any speculation.He said: "I'm quite happy where I am and I think it's wrong we're even talking about someone who's still in a job."Chris has done a fantastic job there and he'll be very disappointed at the m...