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Leeds United transfer news: Bristol City winger Callum O’Dowda reportedly a target for Marcelo Bielsa

Leeds United transfer news: Bristol City winger Callum O’Dowda reportedly a target for Marcelo Bielsa

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transfer report The 23-year-old is seen as an alternate option to first choice target Dan James Leeds United are reportedly interested in signing Bristol City winger Callum O’Dowda, according to reports. O’Dowda, the Republic of Ireland international, has scored two goals for the Robins this season, creating a further four as Lee Johnson’s side fight to finish in the play-off places. Despite starting less than half of City’s league matches this term, O’Dowda is considered an important member of Johnson’s squad and has a contract at Ashton Gate running until summer 2020. Johnson hopes O’Dowda signs a new contract with Bristol City Johnson has previously admitted he wants to tie O’Dowda down to a ...
Mesut Ozil reportedly out of Arsenal squad for Liverpool match due to knee injury

Mesut Ozil reportedly out of Arsenal squad for Liverpool match due to knee injury

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ABSENT The midfielder was not pictured among the players as they stepped off their bus after arriving in the city Mesut Ozil has reportedly suffered a knee issue and so will miss Arsenal’s match against Liverpool on Saturday, live on talkSPORT. The Gunners’ team bus arrived in the city on Friday evening, with every member bar one disembarking as expected. Mesut Ozil hasn’t featured consistently in Unai Emery’s team Ozil was the sole notable exception – not seen or pictured by photographers who witnessed the arrival – and it was later revealed by BBC’s David Ornstein that this was due to pain in his knee. It is understood that the German midfielder encountered the problem while training on Friday and w...
NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

NFL notebook: Bears G Long reportedly out 6-8 weeks

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Chicago Bears guard Kyle Long is expected to be sidelined six-to-eight weeks after sustaining a foot injury in the team's 24-10 win over the New York Jets, according to a published report Wednesday. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported that Long could be placed on injured reserve and designated to return. Rookie James Daniels could be in line to replace the 6-foot-6, 316-pound Long, who has missed 14 games over the two previous seasons due to serious ankle, shoulder, neck and elbow surgeries. Long sustained the injury on Sunday after teammate Dion Sims rolled up on his leg at the end of a play. The 29-year-old Long was helped off the field and later was sporting a walking boot on the foot and using crutches to move around the locker room. In 2016, Long suffered a severe right an...
Pope Francis reportedly has no intention of resigning

Pope Francis reportedly has no intention of resigning

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Pope Francis has no intention of stepping down as he fights accusations that he protected a former archbishop accused of sexual abuse, Italian news agency ANSA reported, citing “close associates” of the pope. The pontiff was “embittered” by a letter written by the Vatican’s former ambassador to the United States, Archbishop Carlo Maria Vigano, in which the former diplomat accused the pope and his predecessor, Pope Benedict XVI, of knowing of abuse allegedly carried out by the former archbishop in Washington, Cardinal Theodore McCarrick, the associates said, according to ANSA. But, they said, Francis, 81, "is not thinking about resignation,” ANSA reported. Vigano wrote that Francis and Benedict knew that McCarrick -- who resigned as a cardinal in Ju...
Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury announcement press conference reportedly planned for Monday

Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury announcement press conference reportedly planned for Monday

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DONE DEAL? The heavyweight blockbuster appears to be edging closer Deontay Wilder v Tyson Fury is reportedly set to be officially announced on Monday, assuming he beats Francesco Pianeta this weekend. It is thought the fight could be confirmed in the ring immediately after Fury’s bout at Windsor Park on Saturday, with the American set to be ringside. Wilder and Fury are set to square off in 2018 However, according to the Standard, Wilder v Fury will be rubber stamped for certain at a presser on Monday, which will take place at BT Tower. Fury, 30, was out of the ring for nearly 1000 days after initially becoming the unified heavyweight champion by beating Wladimir Klitschko in 2015. He returned with an underwhelming win aga...