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Wenger to lose key ally in transfer negotiator Law

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London (AFP) – Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been dealt a blow with news that key ally and transfer negotiator Dick Law is to leave the troubled Premier League giants.

Law - who has along with Wenger been severely criticised for the club’s transfer policy over the past few years - had surprised many when he remained in his post in the close season as back in May it had been stated he would leave.

Wenger to lose key ally in transfer negotiator Law

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London (AFP) – Under-fire Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has been dealt a blow with news that key ally and transfer negotiator Dick Law is to leave the troubled Premier League giants.

Law - who has along with Wenger been severely criticised for the club’s transfer policy over the past few years - had surprised many when he remained in his post in the close season as back in May it had been stated he would leave.

UK, French arrests over ‘tax fraud’

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London (AFP) – British and French authorities searched premises on both sides of the Channel Wednesday, arresting several men and seizing financial records over suspected tax fraud in the football industry, officials said.

English Premier League club West Ham United confirmed it is under investigation after the UK tax authority HMRC said it has deployed nearly 200 officers over the case.

UK, French arrests over ‘tax fraud’

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London (AFP) – British and French authorities searched premises on both sides of the Channel Wednesday, arresting several men and seizing financial records over suspected tax fraud in the football industry, officials said.

English Premier League club West Ham United confirmed it is under investigation after the UK tax authority HMRC said it has deployed nearly 200 officers over the case.

Harry Redknapp’s timeline at QPR from 2012-2015

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Harry Redknapp resigned as QPR manager on Tuesday, claiming knee replacement surgery would dent the club's Premier League survival fight.

Here, Press Association Sport's Tom Allnutt takes a look back at Redknapp's time at Loftus Road.

November 2012: Takes over from Mark Hughes at QPR.

Harry Redknapp’s timeline at QPR from 2012-2015

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Harry Redknapp resigned as QPR manager on Tuesday, claiming knee replacement surgery would dent the club's Premier League survival fight.

Here, Press Association Sport's Tom Allnutt takes a look back at Redknapp's time at Loftus Road.

November 2012: Takes over from Mark Hughes at QPR.

5 Leading Candidates to Replace Neil Warnock As Crystal Palace Manager

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Neil Warnock became the first managerial casualty of the Premier League season as Crystal Palace wielded the axe on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport's Simon Peach looks at five managers the south Londoners may be looking at to replace him with.

Tim Sherwood

The former Tottenham boss was swiftly installed as the bookmakers' favorite to replace Warnock.

5 Leading Candidates to Replace Neil Warnock As Crystal Palace Manager

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Neil Warnock became the first managerial casualty of the Premier League season as Crystal Palace wielded the axe on Saturday.

Here, Press Association Sport's Simon Peach looks at five managers the south Londoners may be looking at to replace him with.

Tim Sherwood

The former Tottenham boss was swiftly installed as the bookmakers' favorite to replace Warnock.

Gareth Bale Transfer to Real Madrid Delayed Until Tottenham Find Replacement

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The repercussions of Chelsea swooping in for Willian out of the grasp of Tottenham Hotspur has had an immediate effect. Real Madrid were going to unveil Gareth Bale as their new signing today, but the Press Association is reporting that Tottenham have delayed the sale of Gareth Bale until the club can find an immediate replacement.

Joey Barton

Barton charged with betting on 44 matches

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Glasgow (AFP) Controversial Rangers midfielder Joey Barton was issued with a formal "notice of complaint" by the Scottish Football Association on Wednesday after being accused of betting on football matches.

The SFA issued a statement on Wednesday in which it English footballer Barton placed 44 bets between July 1 and September 15 this year.

Barton charged with betting on 44 matches

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Glasgow (AFP) Controversial Rangers midfielder Joey Barton was issued with a formal "notice of complaint" by the Scottish Football Association on Wednesday after being accused of betting on football matches.

The SFA issued a statement on Wednesday in which it English footballer Barton placed 44 bets between July 1 and September 15 this year.

Liverpool

Liverpool’s Mamadou Sakho accepts failed drugs test

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Liverpool defender Mamadou Sakho has chosen not to contest his failed drugs test, according to the Press Association. The France international had...

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Man City target Raheem Sterling failed to turn up today at Liverpool training

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Liverpool rebel Raheem Sterling failed to show up to training today after complaining he was ill, Press Association have reported. It is thought...

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The Rest

Inter Milan Not Dwelling on Misfortune in Quest to Qualify for the Champions League

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Inter Milan have had to dwell on their misfortune during the international break. The last game they played saw them win 4-1 over Tottenham Hotspur at the San Siro, but go out of the Europa League on away goals after losing the first leg 3-0.

The scoreline in Milan was also overshadowed by another example of racist taunts in the European game, this time directed at Spurs' Emmanuel Adebayor, who scored the vital away goal to send Tottenham through.

Rangers match postponed because too many tickets were sold

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It didn't take long for Rangers to set a new Scottish Third Division attendance record upon being dumped into the fourth-tier league this season and now the club's overwhelming level of support has led to this weekend's match at Elgin City being postponed. The match was to be the second meeting of the season between first-place Rangers and second-place Elgin City, but tickets were oversold at the Borough Briggs Stadium (which had the league's best average attendance last season with a whopping 628).