West Brom: Ben Foster Suffers ‘Enormously Worrying’ Knee Injury While Playing In Garden With Young Son

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The keen-eyed amongst you may have noticed that Boaz Myhill enjoyed a rare start betwixt the sticks for West Brom in Monday night's 1-1 draw against Leicester, his first appearance since April of 2016.

This was because the Baggies' first-choice goalkeeper, one Ben Foster, managed to succumb to injury the weekend before the match while mucking around in his own back garden.

Reports: Man City Striker Sergio Aguero ‘Suffers Fractured Rib’ In Amsterdam Car Crash

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Sergio Aguero was involved in a car crash in Amsterdam on Thursday night that has reportedly left the Man City striker nursing a fractured rib.

The Argentinian was in the city on his day off, attending a concert as a special guest of Colombian pop star Maluma.

Bayern Munich Coax Veteran ‘Keeper Tom Starke Out Of Retirement To Help Cover Manuel Neuer’s Extended Injury Lay-Off

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Bayern Munich have added veteran goalkeeper Tom Starke to their Champions League squad despite the fact that the 36-year-old retired from football four months ago,

Starke managed a full 10 appearances in five years at Bayern before calling it quits at the end of last season, only to make a couple of cameos in the Bavarian club's pre-season tour of the USA.

Twang: Valencia Coach Marcelino Pulls Hamstring While Celebrating Simeone Zaza’s Winning Goal Against Real Sociedad (Photo & Video)

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Valencia coach Marcelino is set for a spell on the sidelines (although that's where he spends the majority of his time anyway, thinking about it...) after doing himself a mischief while celebrating Simeone Zaza's late winner against Real Sociedad on Sunday evening.

With the scores locked at 2-2, Zaza popped up in the 85th minute to thrash one past Sociedad 'keeper Geronimo Rulli and nab all three points for the away side.

‘It Is Not Too Serious’ – Pep Guardiola Delivers Good News After Ilkay Gundogan Limps Off In First Man City Start For Nine Months

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Ilkay Gundogan returned to the Man City side for Wednesday night's Carabao Cup fixture against West Brom for the first time since he ruptured his cruciate ligament back inDecember last year.

However, after nine months of gruelling rehab, the German midfielder's comeback lasted just shy of an hour when an 'industrial' hack from a lunging Claudio Yacob left him in a crumpled heap on the floor.

Modern Football Is Rubbish: Barcelona Wear ‘Courage’ T-Shirts In Tribute To Ousmane Dembele, Who Has A Hamstring Injury…

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Barcelona dismantled Eibar in La Liga on Tuesday night, sauntering to a formulaic 6-1 victory at the Camp Nou in a performance that was no doubt spurred on by the recent loss of teammate Ousmane Dembele.

Indeed, the Barca team assembled before kick-off wearing "Courage Dembele" t-shirts in honour of their fallen comrade.

Real Madrid: Marco Asensio To Miss Champions League Opener With ‘Leg Shaving-Related’ Injury Problem

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Real Madrid are due to begin their Champions League title defence with a group stage curtain-jerker against APOEL tonight, but they'll have to do so without the services of man-of-the-moment Marco Asensio.

Indeed, Asensio is set to miss Los Blancos' Group H opener due to injury and not just any old injury, oh no.

Gruesome: Image Of Ederson’s Facial Wound Hits Social Media After Man City Keeper Laid Out By Sadio Mane (Photo)

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As you may recall, Man City goalkeeper Ederson didn't make it to half-time of Saturday's 5-0 drilling of Liverpool after being poleaxed by a rogue high boot from Sadio Mane.

Mane, who received a straight red card from referee Jon Moss, was quick to apologisefor the challenge that left Ederson requiring medical attention for the lacerations on his face.

‘I Pray He Heals Fast’ – Sadio Mane Offers Facebook Apology To Ederson After Mashing Studs Into Man City Keeper’s Face

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As you may have heard, Sadio Mane was shown a straight red card during Liverpool's heavy defeat to Man City on Saturday for leaving an imprint of his studs in Ederson's left (facial) cheek.

A seemingly lifeless Ederson received almost 10 minutes of treatment on the pitch before being administered gas and air and being carted away on a spinal board and rushed to City's on-site medical facility to check for fractures, only for the Brazilian 'keeper to return to the dugout after half-time with a sticking plaster on his face.

‘I’ll Be Out For About Three Weeks’ – Robin Van Persie Refutes Reports That Latest Knee Injury Could Be Devastating Career-Ender

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Robin van Persie has assuaged fears that his latest injury, suffered while on international duty with the Netherlands, is bad enough to leave his career in the balance.

The 34-year-old striker was called into the Dutch squad for the first time in almost two years to face France and Bulgaria in back-to-back World Cup qualifiers.

Hamburg: Nicolai Muller Ruled Out For Seven Months After Rupturing Knee Ligament While Celebrating Goal (Photo & Video)

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Hamburg opened their Bundesliga campaign with a 1-0 win over Augsburg, with winger Nicolai Muller grabbing the only goal of the game.

Alas, the eighth-minute goal also saw Muller's involvement in the match come to an abrupt end when he ruptured his anterior cruciate ligament in the act of celebrating it.

Brazil: Santa Cruz Striker André Luis Injures Himself While Celebrating Opening Goal Against Criciuma (Video)

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Three days in and we've already witnessed the finest goal celebration of the week, courtesy of Santa Cruz forward Andre Luis.

Luis was Johnny-on-the-spot to put Santa Cruz ahead against Criciuma in the Brazilian second tier on Tuesday night, only to immediately do himself an extreme physical discourtesy while attempting to celebrate it.

Chelsea Confirm Pedro Suffered ‘Multiple Fractures’ After Being Poleaxed By David Ospina During Recent Arsenal Friendly (Video)

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Chelsea have confirmed that Pedro suffered "multiple fractures" after being turned inside-out by Arsenal 'keeper David Ospina during a friendly encounter between the two sides in Beijing on Saturday.

Pedro was flattened when Ospina came charging out to punch a ball clear only to inadvertently poleaxe the Spanish forward in the process.

‘It Was A Bit Of An Exaggeration’ – Turns Out Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Knees Aren’t Quite As Impressive As Mino Raiola Would Have Us Believe

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Hard to fathom, we know, but it turns out that Mino Raiola's recent bragthat Zlatan Ibrahimovic's super strong knees have been deemed worthy of medical research were a little... over-egged.

Raiola was speaking after his client went under the knife at the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicineto fix the cruciate ligament injury suffered against Anderlecht in mid-April that prematurely ended his season.

Bayern Munich: Javi Martinez To Miss Rest Of Season After Breaking Collarbone While Out Hiking

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Bayern Munich have announced that Javi Martinez will miss the rest of the season after the midfield injured himself while out hiking recently.

According to Bayern's official site, Martinezbroke his left collarbone while out "hikingin the mountains while at home in Spain."


Newcastle United

Newcastle Pick Up An Injury At Southampton

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Dwight Gayle was brought on for Joselu after 68 minutes in yesterday's 2-2 draw at St. Mary's and Rafa was hoping to use his pace against what could have been a tiring [...]

Rafa Benitez Reveals Some Good News For Newcastle

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Matt Ritchie waswithdrawn from the Scotland squad for the upcoming World Cup games, but the good news is that he should be available for ourgame at Southamptona week on Sunday. Christian Atsu [...]

Thanks To Rafa This Problem Is Now Under Firm Control – At Last

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As soon as Rafa arrived at Newcastlein March of last year, he realized that Newcastle had a lot of injuries something that went back as far as when Sir Bobby Robson [...]

Newcastle Star Explains Why He Took No Chances

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DeAndre Yedlin came back on Saturday in the 2-1 home win against Stoke City for his first appearance of the season after suffering a hamstring injury in preseason. Hamstring injuries still seem [...]

Newcastle Player Almost Ready To Come In From The Cold

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When Paul Dummett was injured in the first game of the season against Tottenham Newcastle were again left without a specialist left-back something that Rafa Benitez had noticed when he first [...]

Newcastle Star – We Were Getting A Lot Of Stick – That Was Unfair

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Rob Elliot has shown enormous patiencein coming back from the seriousACL knee injury he sustained playing for Ireland a year last March. He came back and was fully fit for the last [...]

Reports Newcastle Defender Could Be Out Up To Three Months

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It's never good when our players go away on International duty and come back injured, but that's what's happened with Chancel Mbemba who had to limp off in DR Congo's 2-2 with [...]

More Injury Woe For Rafa Benitez And Newcastle

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Newcastle now have at least one new injury concern after last night's World Cup qualifying games as defender Chancel Mbemba had to leave the field limping after 59 minutes. Chancel was captain [...]

This Is Good News For Newcastle – For A Change

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Some good news for Newcastle fora change is that there has been a positive prognosis on the ankle injury of Florian Lejeune. Florian looked good in the first half against Tottenham until [...]

It’s Worrying This Player Is Injured Before Season Starts – Points To Significant Newcastle Weakness

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Most of us were surprised that Dwight Gayle didn't make the squad yesterday for our last pre-season game against Verona and it seems his hamstring is bothering him again. Dwight appears to [...]

Rafa Benitez Lays Down The Law For His Players In The Premier League

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After the game yesterday Rafa seemed happy enough with the performance of the team, and certainly, they looked well organized and compact like a Rafa Benitez team in fact. So from [...]

Insights Into How Rafa Benitez Brilliantly Manages His Players

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Rob Elliot has given an insightful perceptive interview in the local papers, which illustrates just why players will run through a brick wall for the Newcastle manager Rafa Benitez. Not only is [...]

Words Of Praise For Fans – From A Player With Guts Galore

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Rafa Benitez this summer will bring in Premier League experienced players as he builds a new team to do battle in the Premier League next season. Rafa has said he could be [...]

Irrepressible Youngster – Cannot Wait For Next Season To Start

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Rolando Aarons has said he is all ready for the2017/2018 season back in the Premier League after the impressive young winger has had a really bad time of it with injuries. Players [...]


Violent Conduct: Sion President Christian Constantin Beats Living Daylights Out Of Television Pundit Rolf Fringer (Video)

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A minor storm has whipped up over in the Swiss top flight where Sion club president Christian Constantin stands accused of thrashing the living daylights out of a television pundit directly after a match.

Sion lost 2-1 against Lugano in the Super League and, presumable peeved by the result, Constantin took out his frustrations on Rolf Fringer, the former Switzerland national team boss who now works as an analyst for Teleclub.

Jack Bites Back: Wilshere Hit By Late Challenge, Sent Off For Brawling With Children In Arsenal Under-23 Fixture (Video)

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If you're wondering what Jack Wilshere is up to at the moment, then wonder no longer for he turned out for Arsenal's Under-23 side at the Emirates last night in aPremier League 2 match against Man City on Monday evening.

However, Wilshere's attempts to play his way back into the first-team picture at Arsenal ended prematurely in the 63rd minute when the former England international was hit by a hard buffeting from City midfielder Matt Smith.

Gold Cup: Jozy Altidore Gets His Nipple Tweaked As USA Given Rough Ride By El Salvador (Videos)

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The USA registered a 2-0 win over El Salvador in the quarter-finals of the CONCACAF Gold Cup on Wednesday night, but they did so while suffering casualties... namely Jozy Altidore's nipples.

Indeed, El Salvador resorted to some pretty ugly tactics to try and upset the Yanks, with defenderHenry Romero caught attempting to put Altidore off his stride by giving his teats a sneaky tweak.

Ajax: Thousands Of Fans Gather Outside Abdelhak Nouri’s Family Home To Show Support For Stricken Midfielder (Photos & Video)

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Legions of Ajax fans assembled outside the family home of Abdelhak Nouri to stage a mass show of support for the young midfielder who collapsed during a recent match.

Nouri, known as Appie, passed out on the pitch during a pre-season friendly against Werder Bremen in Austria last week, with Ajax subsequently confirming the 20-year-old has been left with "serious and permanent" brain damage after suffering cardiac arrhythmia.

Star Sixes: Carles Puyol Does An Absolute Number On Phil Neville In ‘Friendly’ 6-A-Side Tournament (Video)

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Thursday night saw the inaugural Star Sixes legends tournament kick-off in London, with an entire constellation of veteran footballing talent descending on the O2 Arena for the occasion.

As well as hosts England, teams of legends from Spain,Scotland, Mexico, Brazil, Italy, Nigeria, China, Denmark, Portugal, Germany and France were also in 6-a-side action on the opening night.

Man City: Gabriel Jesus Looks Supremely Awkward While Dancing On Crutches In Brazilian Music Video

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Not so very long ago, Gabriel Jesus was invited to make a special guest appearance in the video of anew Brazilian pop banger.

Sadly however, MC Nego Blue managed to time the shoot for his 'É Gol' video to coincide withthe Man City striker knackering his metatarsal.

Alas, the show must go on crutches or no crutches.

10 Years Of Filthy And Fury: Pepe Set To Leave Real Madrid, Here Are His Greatest Hits

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Pepe has confirmed that he will be bidding farewell to Real Madrid this summer after spending the last 10 years studding shins and feigning headbuttsfor Los Blancos.

With PSG, AC Milan and a couple of clubs in England reportedly hovering, the 34-year-old Portuguese centre-half has today emitted a statement via Instagram to confirm that he will indeed be moving on to pastures new this summer.

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Cacophony: RB Leipzig Forward Timo Werner Requests To Be Subbed Off Due To Excessively Loud Besiktas Fans (Video)

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RB Leipzig slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Besiktas in the nascent German club's first ever away Champions League fixture.

The visitors were perturbed from the off by the cacophonous atmosphere inside the Vodafone Arena, which was directly responsible for Leipzig losing star forward Timo Werner with just half-an-hour played.

‘I Knew We Needed To Play Dirty’ – Argentinian Defender Admits To Repeatedly Jabbing Estudiantes Striker With Needle During Cup Upset

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A defender for Argentinian lower league side Sport Pacifico, has courted controversyin his homeland by freely admitting to "playing dirty" during Sunday's cup match against top-tier Estudiantes.

Speaking to a local radio station after the match, Federico Allende was unapologetic as he described repeatedly jabbing Estudiantes striker Juan Otero with a needle during the match in an attempt to unsettle the 22-year-old Colombian.

Huddersfield Striker Collin Quaner Suffers Self-Inflicted Medal Injury During Promotion Celebrations (Video)

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Huddersfield wonpromotion to the Premier League without scoring a single goal in the play-offs, beating Reading on penalties in the final at Wembley on Bank Holiday Monday to secure themselves a berth in the promised land next season.

After a long and gruelling season, the Terriers celebrated long after the final whistle, withGerman forward Collin Quanerlikely to be nursing a sore head this morning as a result.

Man Utd: Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s Injured Knee Is ‘So Strong’ His Surgeons Want To Use It For Medical Research

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Zlatan Ibrahimovic knee joint is apparently "so strong" that his surgeons have asked to use the Manchester United striker for medical research purposes.

The 35-year-old went under the knife last week after suffering a cruciate ligament injury during United's 2-1 Europa League win over Anderlecht in mid-April.