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Brendan Rodgers: Leicester City manager says he had coronavirus

Brendan Rodgers: Leicester City manager says he had coronavirus

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Leicester City manager Brendan Rodgers says he "had no strength" after contracting the coronavirus in March.Rodgers is the second Premier League manager to confirm he has had Covid-19, with Arsenal boss Mikel Arteta also testing positive in March. .The 47-year-old says he suffered with "breathlessness" before fully recovering from the virus. "I could hardly walk and it reminded me of walking up Mount Kilimanjaro," he told BBC Radio Leicester."We had a week off when we were supposed to play Watford [14 March] and then the week after that, I started to struggle."For three weeks I had no smell or taste. I had no strength, and a week after, my wife was the same. We were tested and both of us were...
Football Manager 2020 wonderkids: 45 amazing starlets you must sign including Liverpool target Kai Havertz

Football Manager 2020 wonderkids: 45 amazing starlets you must sign including Liverpool target Kai Havertz

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Football Manager 2020 is currently taking over our lives as we continue to be locked up due to the coronavirus pandemic.Now, whether you’re managing Maidstone United or Manchester City you’re going to want a selection of wonderkids to help you on your way to glory. Getty Images - Getty Phil Foden is on course to be a superstar with Man City Signing starlets can allow you to really build in a long-term career, giving you the chance of a stunning talent or a incredibly sellable asset to move on and help you improve your squad. But who are 45 of the top wonderkids you can sign in FM20 under the age of 20 on July 1, 2019 in the game? Thankfully the folks over at the excellent FMScout.com have figured out the best wonderkids around, although you might
Phil Neville: England Women need ‘experienced manager’ to replace departing boss, says Rachel Brown-Finnis

Phil Neville: England Women need ‘experienced manager’ to replace departing boss, says Rachel Brown-Finnis

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Phil Neville boosted the profile of women’s football but a more experienced manager is required to take England to the next level, says former Lionesses goalkeeper Rachel Brown-Finnis.Neville, 43, is to step down as England women’s manager next summer, though Brown-Finnis says he should leave now.She told BBC Sport: ”Stepping down now I think would be right thing to do. “He did have a brilliant effect on the profile of women’s football. But we need the next level now.”Chelsea boss Emma Hayes, Manchester United’s Casey Stoney and former United States coach Jill Ellis are among the names to be linked with the job.Brown-Finnis, who made 82 appearances for the Lionesses, says Hayes and Stoney may

Premier League and sports news LIVE: National League cancel remaining matches, Newcastle takeover latest, Phil Neville to stand down as England Women’s manager

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[unable to retrieve full-text content]We will bring you all the latest sports news, views and updates on how the coronavirus pandemic continues to affect the sporting calendar. Tuesday’s headlines: National League cancel remaining 2019/20 matches amid coronavirus pandemic Phil Neville poised to step down as England Women’s manager next summer UEFA could ditch VAR in Champions League and Europa […] talkSPORT
Mikel Arteta: Arsenal manager on coronavirus recovery

Mikel Arteta: Arsenal manager on coronavirus recovery

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People should be "emotionally more open" after the coronavirus pandemic, says Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta following his recovery.Arteta, 38, tested positive for the virus on 12 March but has since recovered after self-isolating."We are in a world here where everything is social media, everything is a WhatsApp text," the Spaniard said. "But how important is touching each other, feeling each other and hugging each other?"I miss that with a lot of the people I love."We have to be emotionally more open. We have to tell each other what we are feeling."Arteta reported feeling unwell after it was confirmed Evangelos Marinakis - the owner of Greek side Olympiakos, who played Arsenal in the Europa Le...