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Never mind two games in two days, Liverpool – Manchester United legend Mark Hughes once played twice in ONE day

Never mind two games in two days, Liverpool – Manchester United legend Mark Hughes once played twice in ONE day

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Liverpool have to play two games in two days on two different continents. But so what, Mark Hughes may wonder. He once played for Wales and Bayern Munich on the SAME day. This was certainly one way to resolve the club vs country debate and all it involved was a private plane, a changing room at 35,000 feet, a souped-up Lada and the out the box thinking of Uli Hoeness, who had just signed Hughes for Bayern from Barcelona on a season-long loan. Hulton Archive - Getty Hughes joined Bayern Munich on loan from Barcelona in 1987 In an era before international breaks, Hughes had already played and scored for his new club and expectations were high. And on 11 November, 1987, Wales were due to play a Euro 88 qualifier against Czechoslovakia in Prague on the s...
Jose Mourinho was always asking about Bayern Munich when at Manchester United, says Bastian Schweinsteiger

Jose Mourinho was always asking about Bayern Munich when at Manchester United, says Bastian Schweinsteiger

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Former Manchester United and Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is among the favourites to take over at Bayern Munich. The Bundesliga champions parted company with coach Niko Kovac after 18 months in charge, following a 5-1 loss to Eintracht Frankfurt on Saturday. Getty Jose Mourinho has been linked to both Bayern and Arsenal That defeat left them four points behind leaders Borussia Monchengladbach and brings to an end Kovac’s time at the club, where he won the league and cup double in May – becoming the first ex-player and manager to do so. Mourinho, 56, has been out of work since being sacked by Man United in December 2018, but has spoken of his desire to return to management sooner rather than later. Bastian Schweinsteiger, who spent 13
West Ham vs Sheffield United: Why the Hammers and the Blades share an unlikely rivalry

West Ham vs Sheffield United: Why the Hammers and the Blades share an unlikely rivalry

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Sheffield United have had a brilliant start to the season and a win over bitter rivals West Ham this weekend – live on talkSPORT 2 – will make their Premier League return all the more sweet.Rivals, you say? Yes. The two clubs share an unlikely detest for each other for a special reason and talkSPORT.com is here to remind you why… AFP West Ham and Sheffield United share an unlikely rivalry The last time the Blades were in the Premier League, Argentine duo Javier Mascherano and Carlos Tevez helped keep the Hammers in the English top flight at the Yorkshire club’s expense – and this sparked outrage amongst the Bramall Lane faithful. West Ham were found guilty of infringing Premier League rules B13 and U18, the latter applying to the action of third party owne
Air Force F-15Es arrive in United Arab Emirates

Air Force F-15Es arrive in United Arab Emirates

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Oct. 24 (UPI) -- F-15E Strike Eagle fighter planes arrived at Al Dhafra Air Base, United Arab Emirates, last week to support ongoing operations in the Middle East, the U.S. Air Force announced. Citing operational security concerns, the Air Force did not specify how many planes arrived, but they join F-35A Lightning II, KC-10 Extender, E-3 Sentry, and RQ-4 Global Hawk aircraft at the base. In a statement on Wednesday, U.S. Air Forces Central Command said the deployment is a "in support of ongoing operations to maintain air superiority, defend forces on the ground, enhance regional partnerships and demonstrate a continued commitment to regional security and stability." The aircraft are part of the 494th Fighter Squadron, known as the "Panthers," stationed in Lakenheath, Britain. The Strike...
United States, South Korea agree to research partnership

United States, South Korea agree to research partnership

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Oct. 24 (UPI) -- The United States and South Korea reached a partnership on Thursday to cooperate on research as well as solutions for natural disasters and other public safety threats. The U.S. Department of Homeland Security Science and Technology Directorate and the Republic of Korea's Ministry of Science and Information Communication Technologies signed a memorandum of understanding confirming the agreement in Seoul. The partnership aims to promote cooperation between the United States and South Korea through joint research, researcher exchanges and conferences focused on science and technology research and developing solutions to fires, storms, floods and earthquakes, as well as infectious disease. "This is a great opportunity to discuss mutual challenges, shared priorities and join...