LIVE Football News: European Reaction And Premier League Weekend Build-Up

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09:00, 26 Nov 2021
Last Updated: 16:43, 26 Nov 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you all the latest updates and quirky stories throughout the day. There will be plenty of reaction to last night's European action, and Manchester United could be edging closer to announcing Ralf Rangnick as their new interim head coach. Plus there will be plenty of Premier League press conferences throughout the day, so there is plenty to keep an eye on.

Stay with us you won't want to miss it.

Updates
19 hours ago
Have you taken our weekly quiz?

Test your knowledge of the past week by attempting The Sportsman's weekly quiz.

Weekly Quiz
19 hours ago
World Cup play-off draw

Path A:

Scotland v Ukraine

Wales v Austria

Path B:

Russia v Poland

Sweden v Czech Republic

Path C:

Italy v North Macedonia

Portugal v Turkey

 

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19 hours ago
Klopp praises PL quality

Liverpool boss has said that the Premier League is great because there is quality outside the top three teams.

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20 hours ago
World Cup play-off draw LIVE

You can watch the World Cup play-off draw LIVE through YouTube.

20 hours ago
Lukaku raring to go

Chelsea boss Thomas Tuchel has issued an update on the fitness of striker Romelu Lukaku as he looks to make a return to Premier League action this weekend.

20 hours ago
Rangnick deal agreed

Manchester United have agreed a deal in principle with Lokomotiv Moscow for the services of Ralf Rangnick, as per Fabrizio Romano

20 hours ago
Laborde awarded ECL POTW

Rennes' Gaten Laborde has been awarded this week's Europa Conference League Player of the Week award.

20 hours ago
Eric Bailly look away now!

Eric Bailly is the only Fantasy Premier League player with minus points (-2) so far this season, after his own goal against Manchester City...

Not the finest start to his FPL campaign for Eric...

Bailly
21 hours ago
Guardiola praises Rangnick's work
21 hours ago
Nagelsmann's another Rangnick admirer
21 hours ago
Pioli extends AC Milan contract

AC Milan boss Stefano Pioli has extended his stay with the club until 2023, with the option of a further year.

21 hours ago
Sensational Totti volley OTD
21 hours ago
Tuchel confirms CFC absentees ahead of MUFC clash
21 hours ago
Chilwell facing at least six weeks out

Chelsea defender Ben Chilwell is facing at least six weeks out of action after suffering an ACL injury against Juventus in midweek, Thomas Tuchel has confirmed.

21 hours ago
Laporta makes bold claim

Barcelona president Joan Laporta has made the bold claim that Barca will beat Bayern Munich in the Champions League when the two sides meet in Munich.

Laporta insists Barcelona WILL beat Bayern Munich in Champions League
Laporta insists Barcelona WILL beat Bayern Munich in Champions League
22 hours ago
What Rangnick will bring to Man United

With Ralph Rangnick edging closer to being announced as Manchester United's new interim boss, we delve into what this means for the club. Check out our article below

Ralph Rangnick
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22 hours ago
Wiegman explains Millie Bright captaincy
22 hours ago
Infantino labels biennial WC opposers scared

FIFA president Gianni Infantino has accused the opponents of the biennial World Cup proposal of being scared of losing their elevated status in the game.

23 hours ago
Jesus set for 600th game as coach

Benfica boss Jorge Jesus is set to take charge of his 600th game as a manager this weekend.

Jorge Jesus chega aos 600 jogos na I Liga: “Agora sou eu a escolher os clubes que quero treinar, não são os clubes que me escolhem”
Jorge Jesus chega aos 600 jogos na I Liga: “Agora sou eu a escolher os clubes que quero treinar, não são os clubes que me escolhem”
23 hours ago
Xavi wants to keep Dembele

Barcelona boss Xavi has expressed his desire to tie Ousmane Dembele down to a new contract.

23 hours ago
Fan violence once again leaving a negative impact

Shocking news released by Leicestershire Police following an incident last night. 

23 hours ago
Rangers recruit Ajax coach

Dave Vos has been appointed at Giovanni van Bronckhorst's assistant manager at Rangers. He leave his position as the under-18s Ajax manager to join the Ibrox backroom staff.

23 hours ago
Klopp is a fan of Rangnick
23 hours ago
Man City confident on Sterling deal

Manchester City are said to be confident in Raheem Sterling signing a contract extension with the club.

Manchester City 'confident' Raheem Sterling will sign new deal
Manchester City 'confident' Raheem Sterling will sign new deal
Yesterday
Conte issues warning to players
Yesterday
Haaland back in training
Yesterday
Lampard on Ronaldo v Messi
Yesterday
Birmingham interested in defender

According to reports in the Netherlands, Birmingham City are taking an interest in Groningen left-back Bjorn Meijer.

Yesterday
Rangnick on Luke Shaw

Reported incoming Manchester United boss Ralph Rangnick made a very interesting comment about Luke Shaw last season.

Yesterday
Still not over Thiago's goal

This is one of the finest strikes of a football you will ever see.

Yesterday
West Ham takeover close

According to reports, Czech billionaire Daniel Kretinsky has signed a £650million deal to take over West Ham United as part of his purchase of his current 27% stake in the club.

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Yesterday
Conte targeting Bailly

According to reports, Tottenham Hotspur boss Antonio Conte is targeting Manchester United defender Eric Bailly as his first signing.

Conte 'targets Man United defender Bailly as first Tottenham signing'
Conte 'targets Man United defender Bailly as first Tottenham signing'
Yesterday
Eight arrested at Leicester game

Following last night's trouble from Legia Warsaw fans inside King Power Stadium, Leicestershire police have confirmed eight arrests were made.

Yesterday
McGregor's incredible double save

Allan McGregor made an incredible double save as Rangers beat Sparta Prague and booked their place in the round of 16 of the Europa League.

Yesterday
West Ham's impressive stats
Yesterday
Wan-Bissaka turns 24
Yesterday
Eddie Howe to take charge from dugout

Newcastle has confirmed that Eddie Howe will take charge of his first game from the dugout on Saturday as he tests negative for Covid.

Yesterday
Kane reacts to defeat

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane reacted to his side's loss against NS Mura on Thursday.

Yesterday
How Cantona made Man United great

The great Eric Cantona joined Manchester United on this day in 1992. He is viewed as a legend 29 years on. Read below as to how he made the Red Devils a dominant force.

How Cantona Made United Great
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Yesterday
O'Hara slams Spurs

Former Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Jamie O'Hara blasted the club following their defeat against NS Mura.

Yesterday
Van Bronckhorst gets first Rangers win

It was a great night at Ibrox Stadium as not only new manager Giovanni van Bronckhorst won his first game in charge, but he guided the club to the Europa League knockout stages. They defeated Sparta Prague 2-0. Read our reaction below.

Great Start At Rangers For Gio
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Yesterday
Celtic suffer Europa League exit

Ange Postecoglou's Celtic suffered a 3-2 defeat away at Bayer Leverkusen on Thursday which eliminated them from the Europa League. Read our reaction below.

Celtic Dumped From Europe
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Yesterday
A night to forget for Spurs

On Thursday evening, Tottenham Hotspur suffered a 2-1 away defeat against Slovenian side NS Mura, reminding Antonio Conte of the great task ahead of him.

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