Video of Marcus Rashford, Zlatan Ibrahimovic Goals as United Advance in FA Cup

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Manchester United fell behind 1-0 to Blackburn Rovers today, but battled back to advance to the FA Cup sixth round. Marcus Rashford equalized for United, and Zlatan Ibrahimovic came off the bench to provide the game-winner on a goal beautifully set up by a really nice Paul Pogba pass.

Here’s the footage:

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Gabriel Jesus Injury Woes Could Hamper Man City’s Premier League Season

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Manchester City’s star striker, Gabriel Jesus, could miss the rest of the season after crashing out 13 minutes into City’s 2-0 win against Bournemouth. Jesus was pictured limping off the pitch in pain and tests conducted the morning after the game revealed that he had suffered a foot fracture.

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic Lists 10 Rules to Be More Like Him

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It’s another platform for Zlatan being Zlatan, as the Manchester United scoring sensation took over the club’s official Instagram account on Friday. Ibrahimovic is United’s leading scorer by a very wide margin. The Swedish superstar striker is also the Red Devils biggest public personality by a very large gap.

One of Ibra’s most interesting posts on the Man Utd IG account listed out how to be more like him. Thus, if you’re a Zlatan fanatic and hoping to emulate your hero…

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David Luiz Knocks Over a Chelsea TV Presenter in Training (Video)

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Chelsea FC stole the thunder on transfer deadline day by bringing popular defender David Luiz back to London with an 11th hour signing. David Luiz “won that internet” that day due to the move that no one saw coming.

Now he wins the internet again with this take down of Chelsea TV presenter Lee Parker. While Parker was in the midst of his stand-up previewing the Blues next match, Luiz comes flying out of nowhere to hilariously take him down, WWE style.

Watch Nathaniel Chalobah afterward, which only adds to the humor.

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Man United Injury Report vs Blackburn Rovers: Mkhitaryan, Jones, Carrick, Rooney

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Three Manchester United players, (Forward Wayne Rooney, Midfielder Michael Carrick and Defender Phil Jones) missed the team’s last training session prior to the Europa League win over St. Etienne. Heading into the FA Cup fifth round clash against Blackburn Rovers, two of the three are doubtful, while the third might be back.

The last time United Manager Jose Mourinho spoke on this topic he said:

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Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Blackburn Rovers (FA Cup)

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Time for another Man United Starting XI prediction as the Red Devils face a very quick turnaround for the FA Cup 5th round clash versus Blackburn Rovers. This will match number three in an insane stretch that will see five matches in 15 days. Hence Manager Jose Mourinho will have to rest some of his starters and let some of his benchwarmers see major time.

Although he won’t go with a team that’s all fringe guys, as he’ll have to include some strength.

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Mourinho Says He Respects Football Because he knows it “Can Be Nasty”

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Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho said a lot in his post match press conference following the 3-0 win over ASSE in the Europa League. The Red Devils weren’t especially brilliant, but they did benefit from some luck in getting a Zlatan Ibrahimovic hat trick. Ibra was both lucky and good, and now the Red Devils are in excellent position to advance to the UEL round of 16.

United Manager Jose Mourinho was unhappy though at half time. He treated his players to a spirited half time rant, the specifics of which are detailed for you at this link.

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Former Man United Star Denied Travel to U.S. Over Iranian Visa Issue

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On Saturday January 28th, massive protests erupted at airports all across the United States. It was a response to the most extremely controversial and inherently discriminatory executive order that President Donald Trump has signed. The E.O. commonly known as the “Muslim Ban” temporarily barred entry into the U.S. citizens from Iraq, Iran, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria and Yemen.

Later, a federal court in Seattle overturned the order. Trump’s representatives stated in court documents that they will not appeal the the ruling in a higher court and will instead replace the “travel ban” with a new, modified one. However, given the current political climate surrounding immigration issues, and Trump’s ultra-authoritarian and stubborn ruling style, more turmoil is expected.

So even while the ban is still currently on hiatus, former Man United star Dwight Yorke was denied entry into the United States, simply because his passport had an Iranian stamp on it.

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Purdue Basketball Will Carry the B1G Flag Come March Madness

With both of the B1G’s banner basketball programs (from a traditional sense) down this season, someone else needs to step up this March Madness. This Purdue basketball team has the best chance of rising to that occasion.

Indiana, the league’s most storied program to Gen-Xers and everyone older, is way down this season, especially so by their very lofty standards.

Unless they pull off a miracle B1G Tournament run, they’re not dancing this year.

Michigan State, the B1G juggernaut to Millenials and younger, is substantially down from their usual high standard of quality. The Spartans are a bubble team, and not many really expect them to do a whole lot in the big dance next month, should they qualify.

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Michigan State Basketball: Update on Eron Harris Knee Injury

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It’s been a very rough season for Michigan State basketball, and today it only got worse.

Injury was added to insult as redshirt senior guard Eron Harris went down midway through the second half of another blowout road loss. MSU fell 80-63 at #16 Purdue in a game that wasn’t as ugly as the rout at Michigan, but it wasn’t that much prettier either.

Take a look at the Harris play, which resulted in what Michigan State basketball personnel officially called a “right knee injury,” before the game had concluded.

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Warren Barton Calls for Arsenal FC to Dismiss Arsene Wenger

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It’s well documented how throngs of Arsenal fans passionately hope to see Gunners Manager Arsene Wenger removed from power. Many want it done as soon as possible. One former England and Premier League veteran, Warren Barton, has joined the chorus calling for Wenger’s dismissal.

Speculation surrounding Arsenal regime change ran rampant in the wake of Arsenal’s 5-1 destruction at the hands of Bayern Munich in the first leg of their UEFA Champions League tie.

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Arsene Wenger Says He’ll Keep Managing Beyond His Arsenal Tenure

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Another rough one for Arsenal FC and their fans Wednesday. The 5-1 loss to Bayern Munich in the UEFA Champions League round of 16 wasn’t just a gut punch, it was an utter annihilation. Given Arsene Wenger’s declining popularity (which was already low to begin with), speculation surrounding his potential sacking ran rampant. 

However, according to multiple reports, he’s safe at The Emirates until the end of the season, no matter what happens. The Frenchman maintains that he’ll keep on managing beyond this season, whether that be in London, or elsewhere.

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