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Month: November 2021

Adam Buksa insists New England Revolution are ‘ready’ for Eastern Conference semifinal
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Adam Buksa insists New England Revolution are ‘ready’ for Eastern Conference semifinal

The New England Revolution just concluded the most successful regular-season in MLS history, amassing a league-record 73 points in the 2021 campaign. The team earned a first-round bye in the MLS Cup Playoffs, and finally return to the pitch for their first playoff match Tuesday at home against NYCFC.After a 23-day break from play, the Revs are back in action with their eyes set on the MLS Cup. While three weeks is a long time to go between matches, the team is confident that it will not be an issue."It's not a problem. We can’t use it as an excuse. Obviously, it would be better to play every week to the playoff game, but I think we dealt with that problem pretty well. We had some inter-squad games, and we're fully ready to step on the field and win," striker Adam Buksa said. "So I don't w...
Matt Turner reveals process behind his incredible penalty saving record
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Matt Turner reveals process behind his incredible penalty saving record

Matt Turner has opened up on the surprising process behind his outstanding penalty save record - admitting he runs on instinct rather than research of the taker he's facing.Turner has saved nine out of 20 penalties in his career to date, holding a stunning 45 percent success rate. During the 2021 MLS season, he saved two out of four penalties to boast the greatest percentage in the American league. On the most recent episode of 90min’s Football Americana podcast, the New England Revolution and USMNT goalkeeper admitted that while most take the traditional approach of taping and studying their opponents, he likes to do things a little differently.“How Ederson [Manchester City goalkeeper] has that attitude when he has the ball at his feet, that's my attitude during penalty kicks," Turn...
Barcelona ‘make an enquiry for Manchester United’s out of favour forward Anthony Martial’
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Barcelona ‘make an enquiry for Manchester United’s out of favour forward Anthony Martial’

Barcelona 'make a surprise enquiry for Manchester United's out-of-favour forward Anthony Martial' ahead of a potential move in January - but the club will be forced to wait for an answer after Ralf Rangnick's arrivalAnthony Martial has endured a tough season, having made nine appearancesHe may find himself leaving Manchester United, with Barcelona keen to swoopAccording to Mundo Deportivo, Nou Camp chiefs recently enquired about him Boss Ralf Rangnick is likely to assess Martial first before deciding over his future By Daniel Davis For Mailonline Published: 08:55 GMT, 30 November 2021 | Updated: 10:07 GMT, 30 November 2021 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[...
Barcelona confirm they are pursuing a January move for Man City striker Ferran Torres
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Barcelona confirm they are pursuing a January move for Man City striker Ferran Torres

Barcelona pursue January move for Ferran Torres as LaLiga giants confirm they have held talks with Manchester City over youngster, who will cost DOUBLE the £21m paid to ValenciaBarcelona are keen on landing Manchester City striker Ferran Torres in JanuaryBarca chief Ferran Reverter and Mateu Alemany visited City's base last weekThe striker would cost around double the £21m City paid Valencia last yearBy Jack Gaughan for the Daily Mail Published: 22:30 GMT, 29 November 2021 | Updated: 22:30 GMT, 29 November 2021 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[0]; s.src = src; prev.parentNode.insertBefore(s, prev); }("https://www.dailymail.co.uk/static/gunther/1.17.0/async_bund...
Inter Miami announce departure of assistant coach Anthony Pulis
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Inter Miami announce departure of assistant coach Anthony Pulis

Inter Miami have announced the departure of assistant coach Anthony Pulis, who is taking the vacant managerial role at USL Championship side Miami FC.The Herons will now begin their search for Phil Neville's new assistant, with the expectation of putting them in place prior to the start of the 2022 MLS season.“The Club would like to congratulate Anthony for earning this opportunity to lead Miami FC," chief soccer officer and sporting director Chris Henderson said in an official press release. "He is a fantastic coach and person and we couldn’t be happier for him. He has been a key complement of Inter Miami’s coaching staff for its first two MLS campaigns that has helped us implement the right culture and mindset in the Club. We wish Anthony all the best as he pursues this new opportunity....
Vinicius Jr has taken ‘another step’ on the road to becoming ‘one of the best in the world’
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Vinicius Jr has taken ‘another step’ on the road to becoming ‘one of the best in the world’

Carlo Ancelotti insists Real Madrid sensation Vinicius Jr has taken 'another step' on the road to becoming 'one of the best in the world' after his wonderstrike against SevillaVinicius Jr was the hero for Real Madrid against Sevilla on Sunday evening The Brazilian produced an incredible late strike to secure all three points Boss Carlo Ancelotti insists the 21-year-old is set to be one of the world's bestBy Harry Slavin For Mailonline Published: 06:58 GMT, 29 November 2021 | Updated: 10:25 GMT, 29 November 2021 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[0]; s.src = src; prev.parentNode.insertBefore(s, prev); }("https://www.dailymail.co.uk/static/gunther/1.17.0/async...
Sevilla bosses left fuming over not receiving penalty in 2-1 defeat against Real Madrid
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Sevilla bosses left fuming over not receiving penalty in 2-1 defeat against Real Madrid

Sevilla bosses left fuming over not receiving penalty in 2-1 defeat against Real Madrid - just 24 hours after Villarreal complained over the same issue against BarcelonaBy Pete Jenson for MailOnline Published: 23:57 GMT, 28 November 2021 | Updated: 23:57 GMT, 28 November 2021 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[0]; s.src = src; prev.parentNode.insertBefore(s, prev); }("https://www.dailymail.co.uk/static/gunther/1.17.0/async_bundle--.js", document, "script")); <!-- DM.loadCSS("https://www.dailymail.co.uk/static/gunther/gunther-2159/video_bundle--.css"); <!-- Sevilla raged over a penalty not given in their defeat to Real Madrid, just 24 hours after Vill...
The best free agents to sign on Football Manager 2022
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The best free agents to sign on Football Manager 2022

One of the first things you should do on any Football Manager save is check the free agents pool, and FM22 is no different.Finding bargains in the transfer market has never been more important than it is these days, and there are plenty of potential gems available to join your team for nothing... as long as you get to them quick enough.Here are the best free agents for every position in FM22 after the Winter Update.Moya is still in the game / Juan Manuel Serrano Arce/GettyImagesMiguel Angel MoyaMoya may have hung up his gloves in real life, but on the virtual pitch he's the best shot-stopper available in the free agent pool.WilsonOne of the top available goalkeepers is Brazilian veteran Wilson. He'd make a capable backup for any side and is still good enough to start for a second-tier tea...
Barcelona ‘reach agreement to reduce compensation owed to former boss Ronald Koeman’
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Barcelona ‘reach agreement to reduce compensation owed to former boss Ronald Koeman’

Barcelona 'reach agreement over £8.4m pay-off to Ronald Koeman' following the Dutch manager's sacking last month at the Nou Camp... with the cash-strapped side 'saving £1.7MILLION' as part of the dealBarcelona and Ronald Koeman have agreed to an £8.4million compensation The Dutchman was sacked last month following the club's dismal start to seasonThe agreement will see the LaLiga side save £1.7m amid their financial strugglesBy Abdi Rashid For Mailonline Published: 09:38 GMT, 27 November 2021 | Updated: 09:28 GMT, 28 November 2021 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[0]; s.src = src; prev.parentNode.insertBefore(s, prev); }("https://www.dailymail.co.uk/static/gunth...
Sevilla ‘leading race for Ben Brereton Diaz, with Saints also keen on Blackburn and Chile striker’
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Sevilla ‘leading race for Ben Brereton Diaz, with Saints also keen on Blackburn and Chile striker’

Sevilla are 'leading the race for Ben Brereton Diaz's signature' with LaLiga club keeping an eye on his red-hot displays for Blackburn and Chile - but 'Southampton are also keen on the in-form £20m-rated striker'LaLiga side Sevilla are reportedly at the head of the queue for Ben Brereton Diaz The Blackburn striker has scored 16 goals in 20 games for Rovers this campaignBrereton Diaz, 22, has also impressed playing for his international side, ChileBy Max Mathews For Mailonline Published: 23:29 GMT, 27 November 2021 | Updated: 00:52 GMT, 28 November 2021 <!-- <!-- <!-- <!-- (function (src, d, tag){ var s = d.createElement(tag), prev = d.getElementsByTagName(tag)[0]; s.src = src; prev.parentNode.insertBefore(s, prev); }("https://www.dailym...