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Heaton to make first start for England against France

Burnley stopper Tom Heaton will make his first start for England when they take on France in Paris on Tuesday night. The 31 year old, who has played for teams across all four tiers of English football, will be under the sticks for the first half, with Stoke’s Jack Butland getting his chance after the interval as both keepers aim to unseat incumbent Joe Hart.

Heaton, a highly rated youngster at Manchester United who didn’t make the cut at Old Trafford, has also plied his trade for the likes of Swindon, Antwerp, Cardiff, QPR, Rochdale, Wycombe and Bristol City, and has earned two international caps off the bench for the Three Lions. Continue reading Heaton to make first start for England against France

Daryl Janmaat goal vs Chelsea | Janmaat’s nice solo goal against Chelsea for Watford Video

Here is Daryl Janmaat’s goal against Watford for Chelsea, a very nice solo goal from the Hornets star. The visitors lost 4:3, but Janmaat’s goal got the plaudits it deserved- the Guardian’s live commentary described it as if his body “is suddenly possessed by Eden Hazard”, a pretty good compliment, one has to say! Continue reading Daryl Janmaat goal vs Chelsea | Janmaat’s nice solo goal against Chelsea for Watford Video

Michy Batshuayi goal vs WBA Video | His first shot on target since September 2016 wins Chelsea League title

Michy Batshuayi (aka Batman for some Chelsea fans), scored a goal against West Bromwich Albion in the 82nd minute of the game on 12 May, 2017 at the Hawthorns- his first shot on target since September 2016, to give Chelsea the league title with two games to spare. First league title for Antonio Conte and Chelsea’s fifth since the introduction of the modern PL era Continue reading Michy Batshuayi goal vs WBA Video | His first shot on target since September 2016 wins Chelsea League title

RB Leipzig in 2017 Emirates Cup- German side to make debut in pre-season tournament

The German top flight’s surprise packages this season, RB Leipzig will participate in the Emirates Cup for the first time in their history after Arsenal announced the lineup for the two-day pre-season tournament today afternoon.

Leipzig will be joined by Portuguese giants Benfica (2nd appearance at EC) and Spanish club Sevilla (first appearance like Leipzig) at the tournament which resumes after a one year gap.

Hamburg and Wolfsburg are the two German teams to have previously participated in the Emirates Cup- HSV in fact won the tournament in 2008.

Leipzig will however not play Arsenal- their fixtures will be against Sevilla (29 July 2pm) and Benfica (30 July, again 2pm) Continue reading RB Leipzig in 2017 Emirates Cup- German side to make debut in pre-season tournament

Goal Video Alexis Sanchez vs Boro April 17 2017 | Brad Guzan Poor Keeping

Whether Alexis Sanchez remains at Arsenal next summer continues to occupy reams of newspaper space, but let’s take a moment to check out his free kick goal v Middlesbrough that helped the Gunners prevail 2:1 at the Riverside in their game on 17 April, 2017. Poor keeping from Brad Guzan though one has to say Continue reading Goal Video Alexis Sanchez vs Boro April 17 2017 | Brad Guzan Poor Keeping

Coventry City vs Oxford United 2017 Highlights Wembley Checkatrade Trophy Final | CCFC OUFC 2:1 Goals Video

Coventry City lift the Checkatrade Trophy for the first time in their history as they beat Oxford United 2:1 in front of over 70,000 fans at Wembley. Bigirimana and Thomas on target for the Sky Blues, while Liam Sercombe pulled one back for Oxford in the second half. 74.434 in attendance at Wembley for this Coventry v Oxford clash. Continue reading Coventry City vs Oxford United 2017 Highlights Wembley Checkatrade Trophy Final | CCFC OUFC 2:1 Goals Video