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New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall joins Odell Beckham Jr., will have season-ending surgery

New York Giants WR Brandon Marshall joins Odell Beckham Jr., will have season-ending surgery

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EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The injury news about the New York Giants' wide receiver corps just kept getting worse Monday night.Brandon Marshall sustained an ankle injury Sunday against the Los Angeles Chargers, and he will undergo season-ending surgery. Receivers Odell Beckham Jr. (broken ankle) and Dwayne Harris (broken foot) were also lost for the year to injuries that occurred Sunday. "Tomorrow I'll have surgery ending year 12," Marshall posted on his Instagram account. "I'm filled with mixed emotions. I wasn't able to produce for my team the way I wanted to but this was my greatest year to date. This game has shown me who I really am good and bad. This game has given me the opportunity to grow as a man, father, husband, teammate, leader. ... I'm so thankful for this game." Marshall, 33, ...
Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

Tottenham Hotspur FC news: Harry Winks thanks Mauricio Pochettino for trusting young English players

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Harry Winks made his debut for England on SundayMonday, October 9, 2017Harry Winks has thanked Mauricio Pochettino for continuing to place his trust in young English talent.Winks made his England debut in Sunday's 1-0 win over Lithuania, turning in an eye-catching performance in midfield despite having only four Premier League starts under his belt.His integration in the first-team picture has been carefully handled by Pochettino, whose show of faith has helped spur the likes of Harry Kane, Dele Alli, Eric Dier and Danny Rose into the senior set-up.Winks is now angling to join his club-mates at next summer's World Cup and lays the credit at the door of his Argentinian boss."It's well known English players struggle to get opportunities in the Premier League, which is difficult for us," he s...
Tottenham FC transfer news: Barcelona tipped to launch stunning £135m move for Dele Alli

Tottenham FC transfer news: Barcelona tipped to launch stunning £135m move for Dele Alli

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Dele Alli is reportedly on Barcelona's radarMonday, October 9, 2017Barcelona are ready to move for Tottenham star Dele Alli after missing out on Philippe Coutinho, according to reports in Spain.Alli is regarded as one of the hottest young prospects in European football, having starred for Spurs since joining from MK Dons in 2015.The 21-year-old has also become a key man for England and has already collected 22 international caps.Real Madrid are reportedly keeping close tabs on the young star and Spanish publication Sport has now revealed that Barcelona are keen.Barca are searching for a new playmaker having failed to tempt Liverpool into selling Coutinho in the summer and are said to have switched their attentions to Alli.The Spanish giants reportedly believe they can tempt Alli to th...
Northern Ireland seal World Cup play-off place before defeat in Norway

Northern Ireland seal World Cup play-off place before defeat in Norway

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Northern Ireland lost in Norway in their final World Cup group game after their place in the play-offs for Russia 2018 was confirmed by Scotland's draw in Slovenia prior to kick-off in Oslo.A Chris Brunt own goal in the second half gave the Norwegians the victory.NI are assured of being one of the best eight runners-up from the nine groups in the European qualifying series.But the defeat is a blow to their hopes of being one of the four seeded teams for the play-offs draw on 17 October.The four highest ranked countries in the Fifa rankings issued on 16 October will be seeded, with either Portugal or Switzerland already certain to be one of those teams, depending on which of them finishes second in Group B.Northern Ireland currently hold their highest ever position in the standings, 20th, b...
Arsenal transfer news: Wenger considering replacing Sanchez with Martial

Arsenal transfer news: Wenger considering replacing Sanchez with Martial

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A chance to play regularly through the middle may make Arsenal move appealing to Anthony MartialSunday, October 8, 2017Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is reportedly considering replacing Alexis Sanchez with Anthony Martial next summer.The 28-year-old forward's contract at the Emirates expires at the end of the season and looks certain to leave, with some reports suggesting Man City and PSG could try and sign him in January.According to the Sunday Mirror, Wenger is already on the lookout for players capable of operating through the middle and in a wide position, with Man United’s 21-year-old fitting the bill.Martial has played six Premier League games this season, but started just once, though he already has three goals and two assists to his name.He joined United in 2015 from Monac