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How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

How Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola’s mutual appreciation developed into the best Premier League rivalry since Sir Alex Ferguson and Arsene Wenger

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Jurgen Klopp and Pep Guardiola will lock horns once again this Sunday and resume a rivalry which has blossomed into one of the greatest of the Premier League era. The Reds welcome the defending Premier League champions to Anfield in the later kick-off, knowing a win will extend their lead at the top of table and, depending on results, could force City down into fourth. Getty Images - Getty Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp have cemented their reputations as two of the best mangers in the world One of the biggest tasks for Klopp will be composing his players should they win, knowing full well defeat last season at the Etihad practically kick-started City’s incredible title surge. But experience is in his favour in this situation, with the German having l
U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Alex Morgan to play in 2020 Summer Olympics

U.S. women’s soccer co-captain Alex Morgan to play in 2020 Summer Olympics

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Nov. 6 (UPI) -- United States women's national soccer team star Alex Morgan said she plans to play in the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo despite expecting her first child less than four months before the start of the event. Morgan, 30, announced her pregnancy on social media two weeks ago. She is expecting a baby girl in April, about three months before the beginning of the Olympics. "I hope to get back on the field as soon as possible," Morgan told reporters Tuesday. "After having a healthy baby, I want to get back with the national team and look forward to playing in Tokyo." Morgan, who helped guide the U.S. women's national team to a gold medal in the 2012 Olympics and wins in the 2019 World Cup and the 2015 World Cup, said she believes she will continue to play at a high level after h...
U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

U.S. women’s soccer team, Alex Morgan keep on winning at 2019 ESPY Awards

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July 11 (UPI) -- The U.S. women's soccer team kept their victory party going Wednesday night during the 27th annual ESPY Awards 2019 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles adding Best Team to their recent FIFA Women's World Cup championship. The team had just landed in Los Angeles a few hours after completing their victory parade in New York City when they beat out the NFL's New England Patriots, the Toronto Raptors of the NBA, baseball's Boston Red Sox and NCAA football's Clemson Tigers for the award. "We literally just got off a plane a couple of hours ago," said Carli Lloyd on accepting the award from actress Sandra Bullock. "Got hair and makeup in the plane and we look pretty fabulous." She then thanked their worldwide fans for their support. "It's been an incredible journey. Super ...
Alex Danson: England captain and Olympic champion on head injury recovery

Alex Danson: England captain and Olympic champion on head injury recovery

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Media playback is not supported on this device Nine months ago, Alex Danson laughed at a joke made by her boyfriend.It was a seemingly insignificant moment, something that happens often in a relationship.But for Danson it led to what she describes as the "most challenging part" of her life. Two years on from winning Olympic hockey gold with her Great Britain team-mates, Danson was on holiday with her now fiance Alex.He, she says, is "really not that funny". This time he was, and when she threw her head back to laugh, it hit a concrete wall.The impact gave her what she ...
Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

Kazakhstan 3-0 Scotland: Alex McLeish refuses to discuss future

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Media playback is not supported on this device Alex McLeish refused to discuss his future after leading Scotland to one of the nation's most ignominious defeats in their opening Euro 2020 qualifier in Kazakhstan.The Scots were two down inside 10 minutes, and conceded again just after the break to give the Kazakhs only a second win in 21 qualifiers.On Sunday, they face San Marino, who lost their opener 5-0 in Cyprus. "I'll continue to do my job and won't get drawn into that," said McLeish.Speaking to Sky Sports in the immediate aftermath of the abject defeat, the manage...