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Football News Roundup – January 17, 2017

  • Charlie's FA Cup predictions
    Charlie Nicholas provides us with his FA Cup third-round replay predictions, tipping Liverpool, Newcastle and Ipswich all to suffer upsets.
  • Birmingham prepare Routledge bid
    Birmingham City have approached Swansea with a view to launching a bid for midfielder Wayne Routledge, Sky sources understands.
  • Premier League hotlist
    Who were the best Premier League players from the weekend games? We take a look at the man-of-the-match performances in our hotlist.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch all of the latest Premier League highlights including Man Utd's draw against Liverpool and wins for Everton and Chelsea.
  • WATCH: Saves of the Week
    From Burnley goalkeeper Tom Heaton to Arsenal stopper Petr Cech, we present the top saves from the Premier League this weekend.
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Football News Roundup – January 16, 2017

  • Cissokho set for Olympiakos loan
    Aston Villa's French defender Aly Cissokho arrived in Greece on Sunday to finalise his loan move to Olympiakos.
  • WATCH: Premier League goals
    Watch all of the latest Premier League highlights including comprehensive wins for Chelsea, Tottenham and Arsenal.
  • Ranieri happy despite defeat
    Leicester boss Claudio Ranieri insists he was happy with his side’s performance despite their 3-0 defeat to Premier League leaders Chelsea.
  • Montanier sacked by Forest
    Nottingham Forest have sacked head coach Philippe Montanier "following a series of disappointing results".
  • Saturday's best stats
    With the help of Opta, we round up the best stats and facts from Saturday's Premier League action...
  • WATCH: Leicester 0-3 Chelsea
    Chelsea moved seven points clear at the top of the Premier League as they made light work of Diego Costa's absence with a routine victory at Leicester.
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Football News Roundup – January 15, 2017

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Football News Roundup – January 13, 2017

  • Ex-players lead Taylor tributes
    Tributes have been pouring in following the death of Graham Taylor at the age of 72.
  • Prutton's predictions
    David Prutton returns with his weekend predictions from the Sky Bet EFL and foresees another stumble for Newcastle United.
  • Graham Taylor: 1944-2017
    Graham Taylor, who has died aged 72, is widely regarded as Watford's greatest ever manager and became one of football's most respected figures during a career that spanned almost 50 years. 
  • Graham Taylor tributes
  • Graham Taylor dies aged 72
    Former England manager Graham Taylor has died at the age of 72.
  • Edwards leads the way
    Wolves midfielder Dave Edwards is in the goalscoring form of his life but it's his work off the field that’s attracted attention lately. Adam Bate caught up with him to discuss his support for the Offside Trust as well as the latest goings on at Molineux…
  • Forest consortium eye Rowett
    Nottingham Forest's potential new owners have made an initial approach to Gary Rowett to discuss the possibility of him becoming the club's new manager once their takeover is complete, Sky Sources understand.
  • 'Nugent ideal signing for Derby'
    Sky Sports EFL expert Peter Beagrie says David Nugent will prove to be a great addition for Derby's promotion run-in.
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12Jan/17Off

Football News Roundup – January 12, 2017

  • Gardner agrees Birmingham move
    Former Birmingham midfielder Craig Gardner has rejoined the Blues on loan from West Brom until the end of the season, ahead of a permanent move.
  • LISTEN: EFL Weekly podcast
    Dave Edwards, Simon Grayson and Josh Morris feature on this week's edition of the EFL Weekly podcast - and you can listen here.
  • Your club's unlikely hero
    Which players make the difference for your team? While star strikers grab the headlines, a Sky Sports study has revealed unlikely heroes whose presence in the starting XI has had a positive impact this season.
  • Palace still pushing for Schlupp
    Crystal Palace are still in negotiations with Leicester City over Jeffrey Schlupp and hope to agree a fee soon, according to Sky sources.
  • Who is going where?
    We look at which Premier League players are expected to be on the move this month according to Sky Bet's transfer odds.
  • Premier League Daily podcast
    Welcome to Tuesday's Premier League Daily Podcast
  • WBA, Saints chasing Gabbiadini
    West Brom and Southampton are interested in signing Napoli striker Manolo Gabbiadini, according to Sky in Italy.
  • Moores optimistic of Forest deal
    The protracted takeover of Nottingham Forest has been delayed further but investor John Jay Moores remains keen to complete the deal in the near future.
  • Roos returns to Derby after loan
    Derby goalkeeper Kelle Roos has returned from his loan spell at Bristol Rovers.
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Football News Roundup – January 11, 2017

  • Stoke bid for WBA's Berahino
    Stoke City have made a formal bid to buy West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino, according to Sky sources.
  • Hardy hopeful of County takeover
    Notts County's prospective new owner Alan Hardy has moved to reassure fans his takeover will still go through despite delays in his plans. 
  • Mahrez’s African dream
    Leicester wing wizard Riyad Mahrez is aiming to conquer a continent with Algeria at the Africa Cup of Nations. Adam Bate met the African player of the year and discovered why he's doing it all for his dad...
  • Man Utd draw Wigan in FA Cup
    Holders Manchester United will continue the defence of their FA Cup with a fourth-round tie at home to Wigan while Arsenal face a tricky trip to either Norwich or Southampton.
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10Jan/17Off

Football News Roundup – January 10, 2017

  • Man Utd draw Wigan in FA Cup
    Holders Manchester United will continue the defence of their FA Cup with a fourth-round tie at home to Wigan while Arsenal face a tricky trip to either Norwich or Southampton.
  • Nugent in Derby talks
    Middlesbrough forward David Nugent is in advanced talks with Derby County over a £2m move to the Sky Bet Championship club.
  • Boss Page exits Northampton
    Northampton Town have parted company with manager Rob Page.
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Football News Roundup – January 9, 2017

  • Bruce: Gabby must grab chance
    Aston Villa boss Steve Bruce has challenged Gabriel Agbonlahor to become his go-to-guy in the absence of Jonathan Kodjia, who is away on African Cup of Nations duty.
  • Bruce confirms Lansbury interest
    Steve Bruce has confirmed Aston Villa have made an enquiry for Nottingham Forest captain Henri Lansbury.
  • Late Spurs strikes down Villa
    Tottenham kept up the momentum from their win over Chelsea with a 2-0 victory against Aston Villa in the FA Cup third round.
  • Page: Comment was unacceptable
    Northampton manager Rob Page has apologised after saying his team's 5-0 defeat at Bristol Rovers was like "men against girls".
  • Ranieri praise for Musa, Ndidi
    Claudio Ranieri was impressed with the impact made by substitute Ahmed Musa after he scored twice to give Leicester a 2-1 victory at Everton in the FA Cup on Saturday.
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8Jan/17Off

Football News Roundup – January 8, 2017

  • 'Wolves could have scored more'
    Paul Lambert believes his Wolves side could have won by an even bigger margin as they beat Stoke 2-0 in the FA Cup.
  • Wolves stun Stoke with win
    Wolves won their first FA Cup tie in six years as they stunned Premier League Stoke with a 2-0 win at the bet365 Stadium.
  • Newcastle hold on for replay
    Newcastle failed to halt their recent slump as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Birmingham in the FA Cup third round.
  • FA Cup R3: Prem clubs crash out
    Bournemouth, West Brom and Stoke crashed out to lower-league opposition on a packed day of FA Cup action that saw Manchester United's Wayne Rooney star.
  • Jervis wins PFA Fans' award
    Plymouth forward Jake Jervis has won the PFA Fans' Sky Bet League Two Player of the Month award for December.
  • Pulis: Berahino still isn't fit
    West Brom striker Saido Berahino is at odds with the Baggies over his fitness.
  • Birmingham 1-1 Newcastle
    Newcastle failed to halt their recent slump as they were held to a 1-1 draw at Birmingham in the FA Cup third round.
  • Antonio's #One2Eleven
    West Ham United winger Michail Antonio chooses his #One2Eleven on The Fantasy Football Club.
  • Watford v Burton preview
    Heurelho Gomes has been ruled out of Watford's FA Cup third-round tie with Burton on Saturday with the flu, and will be replaced in goal by Costel Pantilimon.
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7Jan/17Off

Football News Roundup – January 7, 2017

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