LIVE Football News: All Of The Biggest Stories Across Thursday

The Sportsman brings you all of the day's biggest news
09:15, 07 Oct 2021
Last Updated: 17:03, 07 Oct 2021

Welcome back to The Sportsman's live football blog! We're expecting another busy day in the beautiful game including another night of Nations League semi-final action - this time between Belgium and France. 

We'll keep you up to date on everything from the Premier League to the Football League and everything in between - stick with us throughout the day! 

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That's it from The Sportsman's live football blog today. We will be back tomorrow to cover the day's biggest news. See you then.

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Ramsey blames Juventus for injury issues

Juventus midfielder and Wales international Aaron Ramsey has blamed the Turin club for his ongoing injury problems.

Aaron Ramsey 'blames Juventus for ongoing injury issues'
Aaron Ramsey 'blames Juventus for ongoing injury issues'
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Donnarumma booed by own fans

It was a horrible return to San Siro for Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma who was booed by his own supporters as the Azzurri's 37 game unbeaten run came to an end.

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Abraham loving life in Rome

Roma striker Tammy Abraham is loving his new life in Rome and working with Jose Mourinho.

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Positive vibes in the England camp
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Excited Newcastle fans gather outside St James' Pa
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Bruce set to be replaces by Newcastle's new owners

Newcastle United's new incoming owners are set to replace Steve Bruce as manager almost immediately as soon as their takeover is complete.

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Nkoulou joining Watford

French centre-back Nicolas Nkoulou is set to join Watford as a free agent today.

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Emma Hayes inducted into WSL HoF

Chelsea Women's manager Emma Hayes has been inducted into the Women's Super League Hall of Fame.

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Jermain Defoe turns 39

Veteran striker Jermain Defoe turns 39 today.

496 Premier League appearances

162 Premier League goals

33 Premier League assists


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Trent Alexander-Arnold turns 23
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Mbappe is growing up

Kylian Mbappe is showing that he is becoming a man at PSG. Read our Joey Mills' piece here.

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Rio Ferdinand: Rolls-Royce defender

Check out The Sportsman's look back on the excellent career of Rio Ferdinand here.

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All-female refereeing team set for England game

For the first time ever, an all-female refereeing team will take charge of England's World Cup Qualifier in Andorra on Saturday.

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Sergio Romero set for Venezia move

Former Manchester United goalkeeper Sergio Romero seems set to join Serie A side Venezia as a free agent.

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Jimenez doesn't blame Luiz for fractured skull

Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Raul Jimenez has said that he doesn't blame David Luiz for leaving him with a fractured skull after the par clashed at the Emirates Stadium almost a year ago.

Raul Jimenez doesn't blame David Luiz for fractured skull
Raul Jimenez doesn't blame David Luiz for fractured skull
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Kelly Smith inducted into WSL HoF

Kelly Smith has become the third player to be inducted into the Women's Super League Hall of Fame.

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Newcastle takeover set to be announced today

The long-awaited Saudi Arabian-led takeover of Newcastle United is set to be announced today after the stumbling block issue of beIn sport being resolved.

Newcastle takeover: Saudi deal for Newcastle United likely to be agreed today
Newcastle takeover: Saudi deal for Newcastle United likely to be agreed today
2 weeks ago
Rio Ferdinand: Greatest PL XI CB

In part four of The Sportsman's Premier League Greatest XI series, the first centre-back selected was Rio Ferdinand. Check out why he was selected here.

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Saint-Maximin excited regarding NUFC takeover
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