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Niasse double is Hull’s Silva lining

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Oumar Niasse proved an inspired substitution by Marco Silva as his second-half double boosted Hull’s hopes of retaining their Premier League status with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea on Saturday.

Niasse, on loan from Everton, struck in the 69th and 78th minutes to give Hull their third win over Swansea this season - their other win coming in the FA Cup - and saw them rise to third from bottom just a point off Crystal Palace, although the latter have a game in hand.

Niasse double is Hull’s Silva lining

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Oumar Niasse proved an inspired substitution by Marco Silva as his second-half double boosted Hull’s hopes of retaining their Premier League status with a 2-1 win over fellow strugglers Swansea on Saturday.

Niasse, on loan from Everton, struck in the 69th and 78th minutes to give Hull their third win over Swansea this season - their other win coming in the FA Cup - and saw them rise to third from bottom just a point off Crystal Palace, although the latter have a game in hand.

Liverpool crash again as Hull boost survival bid

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Kingston upon Hull (United Kingdom) (AFP) Hull's resurgence under new manager Marco Silva continued as goals from Alfred N'Diaye and Oumar Niasse secured a 2-0 victory which leaves Liverpool still waiting for their first league win of 2017.

Whatever the future holds for N'Diaye on Humberside, he is unlikely to have many easier goalscoring opportunities than the one goalkeeper Simon Mignolet gifted him in the 44th minute at the KCOM Stadium on Saturday.

Man United thwarted by Hull’s Jakupovic

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United's push for the Champions League places was frustrated by Hull City as Jose Mourinho's men were held to a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

With Manchester City winning handsomely at West Ham United, their cross-city rivals lost ground in the race for a top-four finish as Hull's stubborn defending kept them at bay.

Man United thwarted by Hull’s Jakupovic

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) Manchester United's push for the Champions League places was frustrated by Hull City as Jose Mourinho's men were held to a 0-0 draw at Old Trafford on Wednesday.

With Manchester City winning handsomely at West Ham United, their cross-city rivals lost ground in the race for a top-four finish as Hull's stubborn defending kept them at bay.

Italy international Ranocchia joins strugglers Hull

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London (AFP) Premier League relegation battlers Hull signed Italian international defender Andrea Ranocchia on loan from Serie A side Inter Milan for the rest of the season on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old who won the last of his 21 caps in 2016 has been at Inter since 2010 but fell out of favour last term and was sent out on loan to Sampdoria.

Italy international Ranocchia joins strugglers Hull

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London (AFP) Premier League relegation battlers Hull signed Italian international defender Andrea Ranocchia on loan from Serie A side Inter Milan for the rest of the season on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old who won the last of his 21 caps in 2016 has been at Inter since 2010 but fell out of favour last term and was sent out on loan to Sampdoria.

Carrick says Manchester United will go for it at Hull

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London (AFP) Michael Carrick has pledged that Manchester United will not rest on their laurels when they travel to Hull City looking to close out victory in their League Cup semi-final.

United won 2-0 in the first leg at Old Trafford courtesy of second-half strikes from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini, putting them within reach of a final showdown with either Liverpool or Southampton.

Carrick says Manchester United will go for it at Hull

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London (AFP) Michael Carrick has pledged that Manchester United will not rest on their laurels when they travel to Hull City looking to close out victory in their League Cup semi-final.

United won 2-0 in the first leg at Old Trafford courtesy of second-half strikes from Juan Mata and Marouane Fellaini, putting them within reach of a final showdown with either Liverpool or Southampton.

Hull City

Are Hull right to feel aggrieved by Arsenal result?

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Hull City manager Marco Silva insists that the scoreline in 2-0 defeat to Arsenal was unjust, and admittedly he has some reasons to feel hard done-by. The Gunners took the lead in the first halffortunately. A clearance near the line was hit up onto Alexis Sanchez's hand, before going over the line, and with his [.

Official: Hull City Double Dip As Evandro And Oumar Niasse Become Marco Silva’s First Signings (Photo)

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Marco Silva has completed his first two pieces of business as Hull City coach today with a double-bubble signing of Evandro and Oumar Niasse.

Niasse arrives on a six-month loan from Everton, where the hesystematically failed to make any kind of impression to the point where Ronald Koeman began refusing to acknowledge the Senegalesestriker's very existence.

Sporting Lisbon

Sporting Update

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What a crazy week it has been.

Days after Sporting Lisbon won the Portuguese Cup in dramatic fashion, the club would experience even more drama. Cup-winning manager Marco Silva, withthree years left on his current deal, was replaced by Jorge Jesus, who managed cross-city rivals Benfica since 2009, and led them to the last two Liga titles.

Sporting CP Update 4/27

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Sporting Lisbon were away this week to Moreirense for league action. For Monday's match, manager Marco Silva went with a 4-4-2 lineup instead of the usual 4-3-3, and instead of one striker, he went with two, Junya Tanaka and former Seattle Sounder Fredy Montero.

With the exception of a few defensive hiccups, Sporting put together a very good display, and easily rolled over Moreirense 4-1.

Arsenal Target William Carvalho May Leave Sporting Lisbon in January

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Fresh off of a 4-1 drumming of Galatasaray in Tuesday's final Champions League group stage match, Arsenal received more positive news as it was revealed that one of their long-time transfer targets could be sold in January. Sporting Lisbon manager Marco Silva spoke to reporters ahead of their own Champions League clash with Chelsea on the future of one of his star players, and Arsenal target, William Carvalho.

Arsenal Target William Carvalho May Leave Sporting Lisbon in January

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Fresh off of a 4-1 drumming of Galatasaray in Tuesday's final Champions League group stage match, Arsenal received more positive news as it was revealed that one of their long-time transfer targets could be sold in January. Sporting Lisbon manager Marco Silva spoke to reporters ahead of their own Champions League clash with Chelsea on the future of one of his star players, and Arsenal target, William Carvalho.