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‘VAR is making football rotten and I don’t understand the game’ says Tony Cascarino, who rants that technology is destroying football’s ‘soul’

‘VAR is making football rotten and I don’t understand the game’ says Tony Cascarino, who rants that technology is destroying football’s ‘soul’

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Tony Cascarino believes VAR is making football ‘rotten’, with many fans – including himself – being turned away from the beautiful game due to technology.There was controversy once again in the Premier League on Saturday, as Casc’s beloved Liverpool were denied a win at Brighton by an injury time penalty equaliser. Pascal Gross stepped up to fire the spot kick past Alisson, cancelling out Diogo Jota’s 60th minute opener and securing the Seagulls a share of the spoils. Getty Images - Getty Gross’ strike from the spot secured Brighton a point at the Amex Neal Maupay had earlier missed another penalty which would have fired Brighton into the lead, while Mohamed Salah also had a possible opening goal ruled out for offside after a VAR review. And then, after Jo

Europa League wins for Arsenal, Tottenham and Leicester, fans return on talkSPORT, Maradona tributes continue – football news LIVE

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]talkSPORT.com rounds up all the latest transfer news and football gossip, and pays our respects to Diego Maradona… HEADLINES Arsenal and Leicester progressed to the Europa League last 32, while Tottenham moved a step closer to joining them Arsenal to welcome fans back first and be joined by Chelsea, Tottenham and Liverpool, but spectators still […] talkSPORT
Football fans in Argentina and Naples flock to streets to mourn death of football icon Diego Maradona

Football fans in Argentina and Naples flock to streets to mourn death of football icon Diego Maradona

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Football fans in Argentina and Naples were visibly upset by Diego Maradona’s tragic death on Wednesday. The football icon died at the age of 60 after suffering a cardiac arrest at his home in Tigre. AFP or licensors People were in tears over Maradona’s death AFP or licensors Maradona’s death has rocked Argentina Maradona captained his country to World Cup glory in 1986 and had successful spells with Napoli, Barcelona, Argentinos Juniors and Boca Juniors. He will be remembered as one of the greatest footballers to play the game. Maradona scored 81 goals in 188 league games for Napoli between 1984 and 1991 and his fans gathered at the top of the Quartieri Spagnoli in Naples to pay their respects on Wednesday even
Fantasy football: Cousins, Edwards, Burrow among best Week 12 add-drops

Fantasy football: Cousins, Edwards, Burrow among best Week 12 add-drops

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Nov. 24 (UPI) -- Thanksgiving week is here and that means the 2020 fantasy football regular season is winding down. No NFL teams have a bye in Week 12, so everyone's lineup is close to full strength for healthy players. Because of that, you don't need to search for bye week replacements on this week's waiver wire. But don't get complacent. You should still target players who can help your team if you have players with Week 13 byes or want a breakout star to help you make the playoffs. Advertisement Scan your waiver wire for players from the San Francisco 49ers, New York Giants, Chicago Bears and Buffalo Bills who may have been dropped after they had Week 11 byes. Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins and Baltimore Ravens running back Gus Edwards are among my favorite waiver wire targ...
Football betting tips: Kane to send Tottenham top, Fernandes will be Man United’s main man, Liverpool vs Leicester means goals – Premier League predictions

Football betting tips: Kane to send Tottenham top, Fernandes will be Man United’s main man, Liverpool vs Leicester means goals – Premier League predictions

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After the international break the Premier League returns with a bang today and there are some tasty games in store. Here are talkSPORT’s top betting tips and predictions for three stand-out clashes, kicking off with a massive showdown in north London… GETTY It’s Mourinho vs Guardiola on Saturday – who will come out on top? Tottenham vs Man City – Saturday, 5.30pm (LIVE on talkSPORT) Two of the most decorated managers of all-time face off in a mouthwatering clash on Saturday evening. Pep Guardiola has the edge over Jose Mourinho so far in their trophy-laden careers – he’s tasted more victories over his great rival than any other boss he’s faced. But Guardiola’s City side have lost three times already this season and Mourinho’s Spurs have been flying –