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How Juan Mata helped my brother, family grieve a tragic loss

Man United's Juan Mata is a top footballer but what he did for my grieving 12-year-old brother was much bigger than the game, writes Andy Mitten.

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Bielsa ends "Spy-Gate" drama as only Bielsa can

Marcelo Bielsa didn't have to respond to "spying" accusations, but in the end he did it as only he knew how: with a 70-minute lesson for the media.

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Transfer Talk: Spurs seek Sanabria amid striker shortage

With Harry Kane injured and Son Heung-Min on international duty, Tottenham need a forward. Enter Antonio Sanabria. Transfer Talk has the latest.


Rumour Rater: Coutinho to Man Utd? Morata on the move to Atletico?

It's time to assess the latest gossip and speculation! What are the chances that Philippe Coutinho, Alvaro Morata and others will move this month?

Sources: Mislintat leaving Arsenal over transfers

Sven Mislintat is to leave Arsenal after a series of disagreements over the Gunners' organisational structure and transfer strategy, sources say.

English Premier League

In Dembele, Premier League losing its most unique player

Mousa Dembele never fit categorization during his time in the Premier League and his unique skill set might never be seen again.

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There's no need to panic about Phil Foden

It might seem like Phil Foden's future lies away from Man City, but insiders are confident he'll be the first academy star to make it at the club.

ESPN Fantasy Football

Fantasy: Sign up, set line-ups for Premier League

ESPN has a brand new fantasy game! Compete against your friends or people around the world in the Premier League, La Liga, Champions League and Liga MX.

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Fantasy FC: Take no chances & choose Messi

ESPN FC's Mark Donaldson presents his Fantasy FC La Liga selections this week, so be sure to join him in all the action at


Fantasy FC: Liverpool & Man United dominate

FC's Mark Donaldson is back with Fantasy FC Premier League action. Don't miss out in joining him on


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Extra Time: Robertson the next Nicol? Isco's next club?


Lowe: Vela could be a short-term solution for Barca


Why Atletico Madrid may fit the bill for Morata


Should Real Madrid bring back Jose Mourinho?


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