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  • Evening Standard

    Arsenal record-breaker Ethan Nwaneri has perfect mentor in Jack Wilshere, says Martin Odegaard

    Arsenal captain Martin Odegaard believes Under-18s coach Jack Wilshere is the perfect person to nurture teenage star Ethan Nwaneri. Nwaneri shot to fame last month when he became the youngest player in Premier League history, coming on against Brentford to make his professional debut at the age of just 15. Odegaard was the same age when he made his own senior debut, turning out for Norwegian side Strømsgodset before joining Real Madrid a year later.

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  • Evening Standard

    Tottenham tactics: Spurs need better final ball and midfield control in Eintracht Frankfurt clash

    Tottenham meet Eintracht Frankfurt in the Champions League tonight desperate to bounce back swiftly from a comprehensive north London derby defeat. Spurs were humbled at the home of their fiercest rivals on Saturday, with Harry Kane’s penalty not enough as goals from Thomas Partey, Gabriel Jesus and Granit Xhaka secured a deserved 3-1 victory for high-flying Arsenal at Emirates Stadium. Such a loss was Tottenham’s first in the Premier League this season and there have been subsequent questions

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  • Evening Standard

    Fiery Antonio Conte sends clear Tottenham message amid unease over selection and tactics

    Antonio Conte hits back amid criticism of his faith in Spurs right-back Emerson Royal

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  • The Independent

    Paris joins other French cities in boycott of World Cup screenings

    Lille, Bordeaux and Marseille are among the other French cities that have decided not to show matches on a big screen

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  • Evening Standard

    Chelsea handed huge triple fitness boost before AC Milan showdown in Champions League

    Chelsea have been handed a timely triple injury boost ahead of their Champions League showdown with AC Milan. The Blues entertain Serie A's current title-holders at Stamford Bridge on Wednesday evening, looking to get their Group E campaign up and running under new boss Graham Potter. Chelsea currently sit at the foot of the table with only one point to their name so far after Potter’s first match in charge ended in a frustrating 1-1 home draw with RB Salzburg last month, a game preceded by an

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  • The Guardian

    Bangladesh are blazing a trail for female footballers in south Asia

    Bangladesh are basking in the glory of South Asian Championship success – and drawing envious glances from Pakistan

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  • Evening Standard

    Tottenham: Ivan Perisic delivers Antonio Conte backing and urges Spurs stars to ‘listen’ to manager

    Ivan Perisic has backed Antonio Conte to deliver trophies for Tottenham and urged his team-mates to listen to their head coach. Conte last night offered a robust defence of his tactics and selections in a punchy pre-match news conference here in Frankfurt, following Saturday’s 3-1 derby defeat to Arsenal. The Italian defended his decision to overlook wing-backs Djed Spence and Matt Doherty in favour of Emerson Royal and dismissed suggestions his side are too negative.

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  • Evening Standard

    Chelsea vs AC Milan: Fikayo Tomori aiming to make England statement on Stamford Bridge return

    Fikayo Tomori wants to make a statement about his England chances against former club Chelsea when AC Milan travel to Stamford Bridge in the Champions League. Gareth Southgate or his assistants will likely use the match on Wednesday night to see the Italy-based defender in the flesh against English opposition. Having spent 15 years at Chelsea after the age of eight, the match holds both professional and emotional importance to Tomori, who is bidding to make the England squad for the World Cup

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  • The Guardian

    Ukraine to bid for 2030 men’s football World Cup with Spain and Portugal

    Ukraine will join Spain’s and Portugal’s bid to co-host the 2030 World Cup in a move sanctioned by the country’s president, Volodymyr Zelenskiy

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  • Evening Standard

    Leah Williamson: England Women captain a major doubt for USA friendly as injuries mount before Wembley clash

    England Women captain Leah Williamson is a major doubt for Friday’s friendly against world champions the USA after suffering an injury in training. Williamson was today being assessed by Lionesses medical staff, but there are fears she will miss the sold-out game at Wembley Stadium. Defender Lucy Parker will definitely miss the game, and the chance to make her senior England debut, after picking up an injury and returning to West Ham for further treatment.

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