Antonio Conte Gives Extremely Blunt Assessment of Premier League Title Race

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Chelsea manager Antonio Conte is not messing around, nor is he pulling any punches. He’s laying it all out on the line, and telling it like it is. Pick your cliche, epigram or maxim, because the “numbers don’t lie.”

Manchester City continues on their record setting pace this season, looking unbeatable right now. They have a very healthy lead over the defending champions Chelsea right now, and it would take a seismic shift in the current momentum in order to see the Blues successfully defend their league title this season.

Antonio Conte led Chelsea to a very convincing 3-1 win at Huddersfield Town tonight, and after the match he talked big picture, in a very blunt manner.

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Paul Pogba Reveals Why He Choose Man United Over Real Madrid

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Paul Pogba will serve the second of his three match ban tomorrow night when his Manchester United teammates host A.F.C. Bournemouth. With his forced days off, the Frenchman has the chance to joint the Beyond the Pitch podcast, and reflect on #Pogback.

It was the football story of summer 2016- Pogba returning to United for a then world record £89.3 million. The deal was certainly the best of times for his agent Mino Raiola, and it polarized opinion throughout the international football community.

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Jurgen Klopp Does Not Regret Ripping Reporter, Officiating

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Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp does not have angry regrets at all about what he had to say after his side drew with Everton in the Merseyside derby on Sunday. Klopp took aim at both the officiating and the Sky Sports reporter interviewing him, Patrick Davison, telling the media personality that he only wanted “to talk to people who have a little bit of an understanding of football.”

Klopp then immediately apologized, right in the midst of the interview, as he clearly realized that he had just made a major mistake.

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Jose Mourinho Questions Manchester City Education, Behavior in Derby Aftermath (Video)

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You knew exactly what the first question was going to be about today at Jose Mourinho’s pre-Bournemouth press conference. It’s the dominant post Manchester Derby storyline- the massive brawl in the Old Trafford tunnel outside the visitor dressing room.

Some reports indicated a few big names involved in the fracas, including Ederson, Mourinho, Mike Arteta and Romelu Lukaku. The Football Association is looking into it, and no matter what happened or what didn’t happen.

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Man United Injury Report vs Bournemouth: Fellaini, Rojo, Bailly, Carrick

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There has been one dominant narrative in the aftermath of the Manchester Derby, and that’s the massive brawl in the Old Trafford tunnel outside the visitor dressing room. Some reports indicated a few big names involved in the fracas, including Ederson, Jose Mourinho, Mike Arteta and Romelu Lukaku.

The Football Association is looking into it, and no matter what happened or what didn’t happen, it’s already time to move on to the next league fixture. In the festive period, there’s never much time to dwell on the recent past.

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Man United Starting XI Prediction vs Bournemouth

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It’s an extremely quick turnaround for Manchester United as they host A.F.C. Bournemouth tomorrow night, about 72 hours after their 2-1 loss in the most hyped up Manchester Derby ever. If there is to be a Premier League title race this season, then United have absolutely no margin for error, and they have to hope that City starts dropping some points with regularity.

The march begins with the 14th place Cherries coming to town, so how might United manager Jose Mourinho line ’em up?

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Jose Mourinho backs Luke Shaw to be more than just a £27 million bench warmer

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By John O’Leary

When Manchester United completed the transfer of defender Luke Shaw as an 18 year old from Southampton in 2014, the £27 million price tag made him the most expensive teenage signing in Premier League history. This year, there are those who have said that they would be happy to warm the United subs bench for half the money, but boss Jose Mourinho insists that the youngster’s time to shine is here at last.

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3 Reasons You Haven’t Heard from College Coaches

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Good high school grades may double your chances of playing sports in college. The recruiting process starts your first day of high school and getting off to a great start is very important if you want to be recruited. The athletic recruiting process is very competitive and academic performance will make you stand out or hurt your chances of being recruited. Concordia University St. Paul Recruiting Coordinator Jake Munkwitz Talks About the Recruiting Process.

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In Die Hard, What Terrible Bowl Game Were Notre Dame and USC Relegated To?

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This weekend begins the bowl season, and with it the crappy bowl games that very few of us care about. Saturday brings us a cadre of bowl games that are just as awful as whatever bowl game hosted Notre Dame and USC in the classic Christmas film “Die Hard.”

The total number of bowl games has multiplied at an absurd rate these past few decades, but one truth still remains- real bowl games don’t start until after Christmas, and for the most part well after Christmas. Genuinely desirable bowl games still adhere to tradition, and take place on New Year’s.

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Louis van Gaal Rips Jose Mourinho’s United as “Far More Boring”

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Louis van Gaal was often derided for being overly pragmatic during his time managing Manchester United, with many observers often labeling his brand of football as “boring.”

The Dutchman applied the very same label to his successor at United, current boss Jose Mourinho, a man who’s become synonymous with the phrase “parking the bus.” Van Gaal maintains that he actually played attacking football at Old Trafford, did quite well with it, and that the team is regressing now under his replacement.

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2018 FIFA World Cup Odds and Early Favorites

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By John O’Leary

Having drawn the eight groups and the schedule, the betting odds for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia have also been settled.

The early favorites are clear, with Germany, Brazil, Spain, and France leading the way according to BetPhoenix online sportsbook.

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FA Questioning Manchester United, City Over Massive Post Derby Brawl

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The Football Association is looking into the massive post Manchester Derby brawl that some reports claim involved 20 people in total. The post match Old Trafford tunnel melee made massive international news as people still speculate on what really happened there.

Depending on the response that the FA receives from Manchester United and Manchester City, they may turn their inquest into an investigation. ESPN FC writes that the FA:

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