Liverpool FC Suffering Through Worst Defensive Stretch Since 1960s

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The Liverpool FC back line, central defenders in particular, have been an international punchline for quite some time. (Dejan Lovren especially so today)

No matter what team and sport you follow, Liverpool defenders make the perfect analogy for gross ineptitude at whatever specific position group that you’re paying attention to. It’s come to be the paradigm now for the old adage, your chain is only as strong as the weakest link.

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Mauricio Pochettino Reveals that Jose Mourinho Destabilized Eric Dier

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino revealed that there was discord between he and his midfielder/defender Eric Dier last season, and that the drama was instigated by Manchester United’s pursuit, and an approach by Jose Mourinho.

“Brave New World: Inside Pochettino’s Spurs” is a new book by internationally acclaimed football journalist Guillem Balague, and the Daily Mail published a detailed and juicy excerpt.

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Dejan Lovren Awful vs Spurs, Gets Brutally Slammed By Pundits, Fans

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No matter what you do for a living, we can be certain that you haven’t had as many proverbial “days at the office” like Liverpool center back Dejan Lovren had today at Wembley Stadium versus Tottenham Hotspur. The Liverpool back line, central defenders in particular, have been an international punchline for quite some time.

No matter what team and sport you follow, Liverpool defenders make the perfect analogy for ineptitude at a specific position group. Dejan Lovren took that to new depths today with a showing so awful, Reds manager Jurgen Klopp subbed him off for Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain at the 31′

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Northwestern Football Winning Ugly, Like Much of B1G Right Now

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Northwestern football won a game that was gritty, grind-y, old school, throwback, black & blue and any other euphemism you can think of to describe an ugly game. Usually, the additional football you get in an overtime game is a fun and pleasant surprise. In this contest though, it kind of felt like a tie.  

They all count the same though, and this win puts the Northwestern football team in great position to go back to a bowl game.

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Arsene Wenger Says He’s Frightened by the Idea of Retirement

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A lot of Arsenal FC supporters aren’t going to like hearing this. There is a very loud and very persistent core of Arsenal supporters who want manager Arsene Wenger removed from power, and their message has been so strong that Wenger himself has addressed the situation on numerous occasions.

It’s already been established that he almost certainly will not be sacked, as he definitely has the backing of his bosses. So perhaps the Frenchman will step down?

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Jurgen Klopp Addresses Philippe Coutinho, Emre Can Exit Rumors

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Ahead of the weekend’s headliner fixture in the English Premier League, Liverpool versus Tottenham Hotspur at Wembley Stadium, Reds manager Jurgen Klopp addressed the transfer rumors that have surrounded two of his key players, Philippe Coutinho and Emre Can.

Coutinho to Barcelona: “will he or won’t he?” was obviously the transfer saga of the summer. The soap opera could return in January, with reports circulating that Barca will be back in for the Brazilian playmaker come winter transfer window.

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Talen Horton-Tucker Next Illini Basketball Target with Ayo Dosunmu in Fold

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“I just want to bring good days back for basketball at Illinois and I want to be one of the cornerstones to start it off,” 5-star guard Ayo Dosunmu said after he committed to the Illini Thursday night. It’s quite possible down the line that we will look back on this moment as the evening that everything began turning back around for the program. 

Potentially, we’ll associate the Jay-Z instrumental “Thank You” with the Illini hoops turning point, as it was the song in Dosunmu’s decision video that initiated his University of Illinois announcement.

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Victor Lindelof, Juan Mata Cited as Jose Mourinho Explains United Total Team Failure

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Victor Lindelof had his first true experience in the English Premier League today, and it did not go well; at all. Manchester United lost at Huddersfield Town A.F.C. 2-1, and the stunning loss became an international hot topic of discussion.

After the game, United midfielder Ander Herrera made some comments about his team that greatly upset manager Jose Mourinho. As for the manager himself he called out his players for having a poor attitude.

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Ander Herrera Gives Blunt Interview; Angers Jose Mourinho

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Manchester United Manager Jose Mourinho is extremely livid at what midfielder Ander Herrera had to say after their side lost to Huddersfield Town A.F.C. for the first time since 1965.

It was truly a tremendous upset that is the the talk of the entire football world right now.

“I heard Ander Herrera saying in the interviews, saying the attitude and desire was poor. Oh my God,” Mourinho said in his postgame news conference, one in which he called out his team for having a poor attitude.

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Jose Mourinho Calls Out His Players for Having a Poor Attitude

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Manchester United suffered their first loss to Huddersfield Town A.F.C. since 1965, a tremendous upset that is currently the talk of the entire football world. Almost nobody saw this coming, but after it was over both United Manager Jose Mourinho and midfielder Ander Herrera had harsh words about their own team.

What happened? How did this go so wrong? What was the cause? According to Mourinho, it was a very “poor” attitude.

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Antonio Conte Still Maintains He’s Not on the Hot Seat

There has certainly been a lot of talk about Chelsea FC manager Antonio Conte potentially getting the sack lately. Whether that’s that’s a very realistic situation, or just gossip to sell newspapers, today’s game against fourth place Watford was indeed an important one, and Conte must keep winning in order to still have a future at the club.

Conte got it done today at Stamford Bridge, as the Blues bested the Hornets 4-2 at home. All along Conte has rubbished claims that his players are feeling angry and disappointed about the way things are going.

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Social Media Erupts as Man United Lose to Huddersfield; First Time in 65 Years

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Huddersfield Town A.F.C. came into their home fixture against Manchester United as 10/1 underdogs, but brimming with confidence anyway. Clearly, they were focused and believing in themselves and what they could achieve as the scored twice on United in the first 33 minutes.

Until that point, United had conceded two whole goals this entire season. You knew in the first half that this one was over, or at least you did if you’re aware of this fact- no Jose Mourinho team has ever come back from being two goals down to win.

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