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Guardiola urges referees to protect players after Sane injury

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has called upon referees to provide greater protection for players after Leroy Sane was injured during Manchester City’s 2-0 FA Cup win away to Cardiff on Sunday.

First-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling ensured Premier League leaders City stayed on a course for the ‘quadruple’ as they reached the last 16 of the FA Cup.

Guardiola urges referees to protect players after Sane injury

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London (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has called upon referees to provide greater protection for players after Leroy Sane was injured during Manchester City’s 2-0 FA Cup win away to Cardiff on Sunday.

First-half goals from Kevin De Bruyne and Raheem Sterling ensured Premier League leaders City stayed on a course for the ‘quadruple’ as they reached the last 16 of the FA Cup.

Cazorla injury the worst I’ve seen – Wenger

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London (AFP) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has described Santi Cazorla’s ankle injury as the worst he has seen, but remains hopeful the Spanish midfielder will return to action in January.

Cazorla, 32, has not played for Arsenal since October 2016 and has undergone eight operations to address a longstanding Achilles problem.

Pochettino confident Kane will be fit for England

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino insists Harry Kane will be available for England’s upcoming friendly internationals despite an injury scare in a 1-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace.

The Spurs striker went off 14 minutes from the end of Sunday’s success at Wembley after receiving treatment in the first half.

Pochettino confident Kane will be fit for England

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London (AFP) – Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino insists Harry Kane will be available for England’s upcoming friendly internationals despite an injury scare in a 1-0 Premier League win over Crystal Palace.

The Spurs striker went off 14 minutes from the end of Sunday’s success at Wembley after receiving treatment in the first half.

Injured Socceroo Cahill to travel to Honduras – FFA

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Sydney (AFP) – Key attacker Tim Cahill will join the Australian squad in Honduras as he recovers from an ankle injury for this week’s FIFA World Cup intercontinental play-off, the FFA said on Sunday.

The squad leaves on Sunday but Football Federation Australia said the country’s all-time leading goalscorer will delay his departure and join his team-mates in Honduras a day later than originally scheduled.

Bayern star Hummels fit for Leipzig Cup clash

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes expects Germany defender Mats Hummels to start Wednesday’s German Cup tie at RB Leipzig despite suffering an ankle injury at the weekend.

“Mats took a knock to the bone, only microfibres have been damaged, which doesn’t mean much,” revealed Heynckes in Tuesday’s press conference.

Bayern star Hummels fit for Leipzig Cup clash

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes expects Germany defender Mats Hummels to start Wednesday’s German Cup tie at RB Leipzig despite suffering an ankle injury at the weekend.

“Mats took a knock to the bone, only microfibres have been damaged, which doesn’t mean much,” revealed Heynckes in Tuesday’s press conference.

Monaco suffer Lemar, Subasic injury blows

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Monaco (AFP) – French champions Monaco will be without winger Thomas Lemar and goalkeeper Danijel Subasic for their next two Ligue 1 matches, coach Leonardo Jardim confirmed on Thursday.

Subasic suffered an ankle injury in training for Wednesday’s Champions League 1-1 draw at RB Leipzig with close-season signing Diego Benaglio taking his place, while Lemar hobbled off at half-time of last weekend’s 4-0 league thrashing by Nice.

Defiant Zidane hopeful over ‘small’ Bale injury

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Madrid (AFP) –

Bale hobbled off just 38 minutes into Madrid’s 3-2 defeat to Barcelona in Sunday’s Clasico on his return, having also missed Madrid’s previous two matches with an ankle injury.

“He is injured but it is a very small thing and we hope he returns quickly,” said Zidane.

Defiant Zidane hopeful over ‘small’ Bale injury

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Madrid (AFP) –

Bale hobbled off just 38 minutes into Madrid’s 3-2 defeat to Barcelona in Sunday’s Clasico on his return, having also missed Madrid’s previous two matches with an ankle injury.

“He is injured but it is a very small thing and we hope he returns quickly,” said Zidane.

Sanchez trains with Chile after ankle injury fear

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Santiago (AFP) – Chile star Alexis Sanchez took part in training with his international team-mates on Tuesday ahead of this week’s World Cup clash with Argentina, shrugging off fears an ankle injury would rule him out of the game.

Sanchez limped out of Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after scoring the Gunners’ only goal.

Sanchez trains with Chile after ankle injury fear

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Santiago (AFP) – Chile star Alexis Sanchez took part in training with his international team-mates on Tuesday ahead of this week’s World Cup clash with Argentina, shrugging off fears an ankle injury would rule him out of the game.

Sanchez limped out of Arsenal’s 3-1 defeat against West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after scoring the Gunners’ only goal.

Son shines but Kane injury mars Spurs stroll

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min’s hat-trick fired Tottenham into the FA Cup semi-finals, but his side’s 6-0 victory against Millwall was overshadowed by Harry Kane’s potentially serious ankle injury.

Kane limped off in the 10th minute at White Hart Lane after his ankle twisted awkwardly.

Son shines but Kane injury mars Spurs stroll

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London (AFP) – Son Heung-Min’s hat-trick fired Tottenham into the FA Cup semi-finals, but his side’s 6-0 victory against Millwall was overshadowed by Harry Kane’s potentially serious ankle injury.

Kane limped off in the 10th minute at White Hart Lane after his ankle twisted awkwardly.

Barcelona’s ‘MSN’ smash Alaves for six

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Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barcelona went top of La Liga for the first time since October with a 6-0 thrashing of Alaves on Saturday.

In a dress rehearsal of the Copa del Rey final, Alaves paid for their semi-final exertions against Celta Vigo in midweek as Barca moved two points ahead of Real Madrid.

Barcelona’s ‘MSN’ smash Alaves for six

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Madrid (AFP) – Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barcelona went top of La Liga for the first time since October with a 6-0 thrashing of Alaves on Saturday.

In a dress rehearsal of the Copa del Rey final, Alaves paid for their semi-final exertions against Celta Vigo in midweek as Barca moved two points ahead of Real Madrid.

No rush for Bale return, Real Madrid coach Zidane insists

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane believes he has no need to rush Gareth Bale back from a long-term ankle injury as the European champions extended their lead at the top of La Liga on Sunday.

Madrid saw off Real Sociedad 3-0 thanks to goals from Mateo Kovacic, Cristiano Ronaldo and Alvaro Morata to open up a four-point lead on Barcelona and Sevilla and with a game in hand over their title rivals to come.

Dortmund’s injuries pile up ahead of Bremen

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Berlin (AFP) Borussia Dortmund have been hit by fresh injury problems ahead of Saturday's Bundesliga clash at Werder Bremen with midfielders Sebastian Rode and Emre Mor the latest to be ruled out.

The German league restarts after the four-week winter break, but Dortmund boss Thomas Tuchel has a dwindling pool of players.

Spurs sweat on Vertonghen ankle injury

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London (AFP) Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen faces an anxious wait to discover how long he will be sidelined after suffering ankle ligament damage.

The Belgian international sustained the injury in Tottenham's 4-0 home win over West Brom on Saturday.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said the injury looked "very bad" in the immediate aftermath of the Premier League fixture and scans on Tuesday confirmed the ankle damage.

Spurs sweat on Vertonghen ankle injury

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London (AFP) Tottenham defender Jan Vertonghen faces an anxious wait to discover how long he will be sidelined after suffering ankle ligament damage.

The Belgian international sustained the injury in Tottenham's 4-0 home win over West Brom on Saturday.

Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said the injury looked "very bad" in the immediate aftermath of the Premier League fixture and scans on Tuesday confirmed the ankle damage.

Bale to miss El Clasico due to ankle injury – reports

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale will miss his side's blockbuster clash with Barcelona next weekend due to an ankle injury, Spanish media reported on Wednesday.

Bale was forced off just before the hour mark of Real's 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday as the European champions secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League for a record 20th consecutive season.

Bale to miss El Clasico due to ankle injury – reports

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Madrid (AFP) Real Madrid superstar Gareth Bale will miss his side's blockbuster clash with Barcelona next weekend due to an ankle injury, Spanish media reported on Wednesday.

Bale was forced off just before the hour mark of Real's 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday as the European champions secured their place in the last 16 of the Champions League for a record 20th consecutive season.

Bale suffers ankle injury in Real win

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Lisbon (AFP) Real Madrid suffered a huge injury scare just 11 days before facing Barcelona in La Liga as Gareth Bale hobbled off with a right ankle injury in the European champions 2-1 win at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Bale has been in supreme form in recent weeks having tied his future to the European champions with a bumper contract extension to 2022.

Bale suffers ankle injury in Real win

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Lisbon (AFP) Real Madrid suffered a huge injury scare just 11 days before facing Barcelona in La Liga as Gareth Bale hobbled off with a right ankle injury in the European champions 2-1 win at Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday.

Bale has been in supreme form in recent weeks having tied his future to the European champions with a bumper contract extension to 2022.

Real Madrid’s Bale forced off with ankle injury

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Lisbon (AFP) Real Madrid suffered a huge injury scare just 11 days before facing Barcelona as Gareth Bale hobbled off with a right ankle injury just under an hour into their Champions League clash at Sporting Lisbon.

Bale has been in supreme form in recent weeks having tied his future to the European champions with a bumper contract extension to 2022.

Arsenal

Jack Wilshere injury update

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was forced off with an ankle injury during last night's Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Chelsea. The...

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Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla reveals fresh injury setback

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Arsenal midfielder Santi Cazorla has revealed that he has had to undergo further surgery on the ankle injury that has kept him out of action for more...

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Alexis Sanchez injury – Chile won’t risk him tonight

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There have many times in the last couple of years when Arsenal and Chile have fallen out after the South American team have lined up with Alexis Sanchez in the starting line-up, despite our club insisting that he shouldn't be risked. Yet again Alexis has suffered an ankle injury in training with his Chilean team-mates, [.

Disgusting Tottenham fans cheer Jack Wilshere’s injury

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The on-loan Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was part of the Bournemouth team that got beaten 4-0 by Spurs at the weekend, but it seems that the highlight for some of the Spuds was the ankle injury sustained by Jack Wilshere towards the end of the game. We all know that Jack has aimed some banter [..

Carl Jenkinson should replace injured Hector Bellerin in Arsenal XI

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It was revealed on Thursday that the reigning Premier League right back of the year, Hector Bellerin, will be forced to sit the next month out of action due to an ankle injury. "Hector is out for four weeks," claimed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. "He got injured in the last 10 seconds against Spurs after a very strong tackle by Danny Rose.

Carl Jenkinson should replace injured Hector Bellerin in Arsenal XI

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It was revealed on Thursday that the reigning Premier League right back of the year, Hector Bellerin, will be forced to sit the next month out of action due to an ankle injury. "Hector is out for four weeks," claimed Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger. "He got injured in the last 10 seconds against Spurs after a very strong tackle by Danny Rose.

New York Red Bulls

Morris day-to-day with an ankle injury

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The forward position is under a microscope at U.S. Men's National Team camp in San Jose this week, as injury questions are circling around the key contributors to the squad.

Jordan Morris picked up a knock in the Seattle Sounders' 3-1 win over the New York Red Bulls on Sunday, but he continued to play at CenturyLink Field.

U.S. U-20 midfielder Tyler Adams out with ankle injury

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The U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team got off to a toughstart on Friday against Panama, losing to make the road to the Under-20 World Cup that much more difficult. However, it appears the match isn't the only thing the U.S. lost on Saturday, as they will now push on without a major contributor.

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Top class Man Utd star undergoes scan after sustaining ankle injury, could miss his next 2 games

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Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku sustained an ankle injury during his side’s win over Crystal Palace and the Belgian was sent for scans this week.

According to the Belgian FA, the player has not suffered a fracture or any structural damage but he could be out of action for now.

A statement from the Belgian FA read: “Romelu Lukaku underwent an MRI scan but no fracture or structural damage has been diagnosed.

Boston Breakers waive Libby Stout

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Stout never seemed to fully recover from injury.

The Boston Breakers have waived goalkeeper Libby Stout. Stout started 2017 preseason with an ankle injury which put her out four to six weeks and never managed to get back into the roster.

Stout was brought onboard in November of 2015 after the Breakers dealt away former starting goalkeeper Alyssa Naeher to the Chicago Red Stars.

Report: Chelsea star undergoes X-ray for an ankle injury

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Chelsea striker, Diego Costa, has suffered an ankle injury whilst on international duty.

He was forced out of Spain training and underwent an X-ray for the ankle injury.

Costa visited Sanitas Clinic in La Moraleja after injuring his ankle during Saturday’s training session, the Spanish Football Federation has revealed.

Stefan Frei injury update: Goalkeeper days away from full return

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Recovery from ankle injury appears to be progressing faster than expected.

A bit of a chill was sent through the spines of Seattle Sounders fans when it was revealed that Stefan Frei was sent home early from United States National Team training camp with an ankle injury. Those concerns ramped up a few days later when GM Garth Lagerwey suggested the injury may be serious enough for him to miss most, if not all of preseason.

Wednesday Kickoff: Chinese Super League, World Cup, Alonso and more

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Another forward is bound for the Chinese Super League, while an American-based change could be coming to the World Cup.

Borussia Dortmund has reached an agreement to sell forward Adrian Ramos toChinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan. (REPORT)

Marco Van Basten says FIFA is considering using NASL-style shootout penalty kicks in group stage matches of expanded World Cups.

Devastating injury blow for Real Madrid, world class star ruled out for several weeks with injury

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Real Madrid have been dealt a devastating injury blow before next week’s El Clasico.

Los Blancos have confirmed that Gareth Bale is set to be sidelined for around three months with an ankle injury. The Wales international damaged his ankle during Real Madrid’s 2-1 win over Sporting Lisbon earlier this week.