Archives for September 2020

Mikel Arteta Explains Reasoning for Mesut Ozil Ouster

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Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta responded by stating that his team is evolving when questioned about the absence of Mesut Ozil from Wednesday’s League Cup game, as per Goal.

The North London club took on Premier League rivals Leicester City in the third round of the competition. An own goal from Christian Fuchs gave Arteta’s side the lead, with Eddie Nketiah later scoring the decisive second goal to make it a 2-0 final scoreline.

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Florida State at #12 Miami Game Preview, Betting Info, Prediction

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Florida State vs Miami; if you’re a xennial, Generation Xer, and perhaps an older millenial (as well as a member of a previous generation) college football fan, you remember when this rivalry clash was the game extraordinaire. It was often the prelude to a championship. Y’all remember Wide Right and Wide Right II? Eventually, FSU exorcised the placekicking demons, won their first national title in 1993 and their quasi-dynasty began.

These days the sunshine state showdown is distinctively…not that special, as the ACC overall is pretty much Clemson, and a bunch of guys. Still this should still be a very spirited and entertaining clash when the Seminoles (0-1, 0-1 ACC) visit the #12 Hurricanes (2-0, 1-0) on Saturday night.

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Chelsea FC Transfer Talk: Edouard Mendy, Tiemoue Bakayoko

Chelsea FC will host lower division minnows Barnsley FC later tonight in the EFL Cup third round, but until we have the next match to discuss and analyze, we have some transfer talk to do. The new goalkeeper addition, Edouard Mendy of Rennes, has been confirmed by manager Frank Lampard.

“Competition is a regular thing. We have brought Mendy in for that competition. It’s in everyone’s hands to get into the squad,” Lampard told the media ahead of the League Cup clash.

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Liverpool FC Starting XI Prediction vs Lincoln City (EFL Cup)

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Liverpool FC made it two for two to start the Premier League season with a 2-0 win over Chelsea on Sunday. Now the Reds shift gears, as they prepare to face League One side Lincoln City in the Carabao Cup.

Jurgen Klopp rarely fields his strongest sides in domestic cups, and will likely make a slew of changes for Thursday’s match-up.

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Predicted Tottenham Hotspur Starting XI vs Shkendija

Tottenham Hotspur travel to Macedonia to take on Shkendija in the Europa League play-off on Thursday. Given what we know of the team news, will manager Jose Mourinho field his strongest possible starting line-up?

Spurs come into this game slightly rested after their Carabao Cup game at Leyton Orient was called off. This will give the squad some unexpected time to recover after Sunday’s Premier League outing at Southampton. For this Europa League playoff, we can expect to see a strong team.

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Tottenham Team News vs Shkendija: Sergio Reguilon, Dele Alli

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Tottenham Hotspur will now be able to field a strong team on Thursday for their Europa League playoff clash in Macedonia, with their Carabao Cup clash now having been cancelled. They will go into this game with some confidence, having beaten Southampton 5-2 on Sunday.

A win here against Macedonian side Shkendija will mean that they are just one game away from qualifying for the Europa League group stage.

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Manchester City Starting XI Prediction vs Bournemouth (Carabao Cup)

Manchester City will be hosting Bournemouth in the third round of the Carabao Cup on Thursday. Now that we know the team news for this one, what kind of team will Pep Guardiola field?

The Sky Blues got their Premier League campaign off to the best possible start with a 3-1 win over Wolves. But they have injury woes to deal with here and that is sure to have an impact on Pep Guardiola’s team selection. The Manchester club’s strong bench allows them to rotate heavily as they can bring in players such as Raheem Sterling.

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Manchester City Team News vs Bournemouth: Gundogan, Laporte

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Manchester City will be without a number of key players for Thursday night’s Carabao Cup clash against AFC Bournemouth.

The Citizens will shift their focus to the Cup after a strong start in the Premier League. With goals from Kevin de Bruyne, Phil Foden and Gabriel Jesus, they were able to overcome a Wolverhampton Wanderers side that gave them problems last year, 3-1, on Monday night. On Thursday, they will welcome the Cherries to the Etihad, but Pep Guardiola will have a lot to concerns with respect to squad availability.

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An Introduction To Pro Fishing

Most people are unaware of this fact, but there are somewhere between 30,000 and 50,000 pro fishing tournaments or derbies in the US every single year. People who have a passion for fishing might choose to turn their hobby into a sport at some point, and this article will highlight some of the things you need to consider if you think that is an attractive move. 

To compete with the best fishermen and women in the country, you’ll need to make sure you follow all the steps outlined in this post. There is always more to learn, but we’ll try to cover the basics here today. 

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Japan is Betting High on Casinos for Economic Growth

After Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and Tokyo’s parliament body authorized the building of integrated resorts which is to include casinos two years ago the decision was met with mixed views from the Japanese citizens. The thought process behind the idea was to improve tourism and to help improve the countries economy.

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Dan Snyder: Journey to the NFL and Beyond

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In 1997, the Washington Football Team were owned by Jack Kent Cooke. When he passed away, the team was sold in a blind auction by a consulting group. The winning bid was made by an investment group in 1999 and that group was led by Daniel Snyder. His path toward the NFL was one lined with plenty of challenges, but it was ultimately a rewarding journey.   [Read more…]

Tottenham-Leyton Orient Clash Called Off Due to Covid Outbreak

Tottenham’s third round Carabao Cup game at Leyton Orient was called off before kick-off with several players on the League Two side testing positive for Coronavirus.

Spurs came into Tuesday’s game full of confidence after a dominant 5-2 league win over Southampton. This was to be one of two games that they would be playing in midweek, so getting it called off provides them a chance to get some much needed rest.

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