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The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football bullies

The long read: For the past twenty years the Russian state has encouraged groups of brutal far-right followers. As the Football world cup approaches, it is struggling to tame them. By Simon Parkin The day that Denis Nikitin, a Russian neo-Nazi who claims he once continued a framed image of Joseph Goebbels in his bedroom, took part in his first …

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Manchester City leave it late before Toure and Iheanacho view off Hull

City were made to sweat by fighting Hull but a Tour penalty, Iheanachos finish and an own-goal in the last 18 hours sealed a 3-0 victory This was a third prevail in succession for Manchester City and, while not a antique one, Pep Guardiola will take much solace from his line-ups revitalized resolve in recent weeks. Yaya Tour and Kelechi …

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Entice of money and notoriety leaves sport is still in concussion’s moral maze | Sean Ingle

Muhammad Ali and Kevin Doyle came to different decisions about their careers but will technical improvements make decisions any simpler in the future? There’s a story Larry Holmes tells about the night he contended Muhammad Ali for the world designation, 37 years ago today, that makes an penetration into the epic self-delusion of the greatest heavyweight champ of all. From …

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Wayne Rooney: Manchester United players ‘fighting’ for Louis van Gaal

Wayne Rooney has admitted confidence at Manchester United is low but said the players are fighting for Louis van Gaal Wayne Rooney admits confidence at Manchester United is low-cost after a nightmare month but answers the players are fighting for Louis van Gaal in an attempt to turn the season around. United have not acquired because they are beat Watford …

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Premier League 2017 -1 8 preview No16: Swansea City

Paul Clements groomings in limbo due to stalemate over Gylfi Sigurdsson and how Swansea play depends on what happens in convey space over next three weeks Guardian scribes prophesied statu 17 th( NB: this is not inevitably Stuart James prediction but the average of our scribes tips-off) Last-place seasons situation 15 th Odds to prevail the tournament ( via Oddschecker) …

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Louis van Gaal attacks ‘horrible’ reports and plans to see out contract

Louis van Gaal went on the attack at his pre-FA Cup press conference when asked to clarify whether he had offered to resign as Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal went on the attack at his pre-FA Cup press conference when asked to clarify whether he had offered to resign after last weekends home defeat by Southampton, before admitting that …

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Louis van Gaal: Manchester United’s visit to Stoke is a must-win game

Louis van Gaal has described Manchester Uniteds Boxing Day visit to Stoke as a must-win game Louis van Gaal has described Manchester Uniteds Boxing Day visit to Stoke as a must-win game. Uniteds manager is under significant pressure after three straight defeats which have seen the team go out of the Champions League and fall out of the Premier Leagues …

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The rise of Russia’s neo-Nazi football goons

The long speak: For the past twenty years the Russian position has encouraged an organization of violent far-right followers. As the World Cup approaches, it is struggling to tame them. By Simon Parkin The day that Denis Nikitin, a Russian neo-Nazi who claims he once obstructed a framed photo of Joseph Goebbels in his bedroom, took part in his first …

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Arsenal draw a blank against Southampton to fall further off the pace

Arsène Wengers side were frustrated by a resolute Southampton team in a 0-0 draw in the Premier League at the Emirates For Arsenal a tremor that started as a festive flinch has turned into a full-on winter wobble. A goalless draw with Southampton on a fretful night at the Emirates leaves Arsène Wengers team without a goal in their past …

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Liverpool and Manchester City set for duel in front of Anfield wall of interference

The home crowd will play its part in a hotly apprehended first leg where neither manager will settlement his attacking belief Before the cameras started rolling, Jurgen Klopp could be found in a quieter time, reclining against the wall inside the tunnel, with the backdrop extol Liverpool’s crowd as the” 12 th guy” and several verses of prose imaging what …

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