Friday 15 October 2021 Football LIVE Blog

Stay tuned with all the biggest updates throughout the day
09:12, 15 Oct 2021
Last Updated: 16:52, 15 Oct 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, bringing you all the biggest breaking news and quirky updates throughout the day. With league football resuming this weekend there will be plenty of press conferences to keep an eye on, including Steve Bruce's at lunchtime. 

With regular updates throughout the day, you won't want to go anywhere else.

Updates
last month
Bruce inducted into LMA HOF

Steve Bruce has been inducted into the League Managers Association Hall of Fame, becoming the 34th inductee of the modern era.

last month
Sterling admission surprises Guardiola

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola has revealed that he is surprised about Raheem Sterling's admission regarding seeking a new club in search of more game time.

last month
Steve Bruce deserves better

Following all of the scrutiny and criticism that Newcastle United boss Steve Bruce has received, our Joey Mills writes why he deserves a lot more respect.

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last month
Chelsea without Rudiger and Silva

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has confirmed that he will be without defenders Antonio Rudiger and Thiago Silva for their trip to Brentford.

Rudiger & Silva out injured, Lukaku available for Chelsea game against Brentford
Rudiger & Silva out injured, Lukaku available for Chelsea game against Brentford
last month
Steve Bruce deserves better

Steve Bruce wasn't pleased with his treatment from the press, and we took a look earlier at the treatment of the Magpie manager.

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last month
Bruce to take charge of 1000th game

Newcastle United have confirmed that manager Steve Bruce will take charge of the club's match against Tottenham Hotspur, which will be his 1000th as a manager.

last month
Dean Smith expects SA players to play

Aston Villa boss Dean Smith has said he expects Douglas Luiz and Emiliano Martinez to be available for the clash against Wolves tomorrow.

last month
Gerrard refuses to rule out Newcastle job

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard has refused to rule himself out of the Newcastle job, admitting he 'is looking in with interest.'

Steven Gerrard 'looking in with interest' at Newcastle
Steven Gerrard 'looking in with interest' at Newcastle
last month
3 years since Dier's Ramos tackle
last month
Leicester and Man United's new rivalry

Over the last few years there have been plenty of thrilling clashes between Leicester City and Manchester United which seems to have created a new rivalry in the Premier League. Read Joey Mills' piece on it here.

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last month
Alisson and Fabinho unavailable

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has confirmed that Brazilian duo Alisson and Fabinho will be unavailable for Saturday's clash against Watford.

last month
Benzema hints at Mbappe to Real Madrid

Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has hinted at his France teammate Kylian Mbappe's move to the Spanish club by saying he hopes they can play together.

Benzema hints at Mbappe transfer to Real by saying he 'hopes we play together'
Benzema hints at Mbappe transfer to Real by saying he 'hopes we play together'
last month
Jurgen Klopp on Joe Gomez's England omission
last month
Chelsea plotting Brozovic move

Chelsea are reportedly plotting a move for Inter Milan's Marcelo Brozovic, whose contract expires next year.

Chelsea 'ready to sniff out' free transfer move for Brozovic with PSG interested
Chelsea 'ready to sniff out' free transfer move for Brozovic with PSG interested
last month
Joe Cole backs Solskjaer to the end of the season
last month
Paolo Maldini against change to World Cup
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last month
FA Cup fairytale on the cards?

Check out our Kris Voakes' piece on Dorking Wanderers who are aiming for FA Cup success this season. You can find it here.

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