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Italian football scout recommends Celtic’s Kieran Tierney to Juventus

A leading Italian football scout has earmarked Celtic left back Kieran Tierney as a player Juventus should be tracking.

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Paul Pogba celebrates Manchester United's 3-2 win over Manchester City. Picture: Michael Regan/Getty Images

Manchester City 2 - 3 Manchester United: Pogba denies City

Paul Pogba patted the badge on his Manchester United jersey and told the team’s jubilant supporters not to believe what they read in the newspapers.

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers blasted over comments | McInnes for EPL job? | Spurs ‘drop Ajer interest’

Rodgers slammed over Davies comments; West Brom back in for McInnes and Spurs drop Ajer interest

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Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring for Manchester United against Swansea. Picture: SNS.

Romelu Lukaku joins 100-goal club in Manchester United win

Romelu Lukaku’s 100th Premier League goal set Manchester United on course for a comfortable victory against relegation-threatened Swansea.

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Rumour Mill: Mignolet to Celtic? | Mohsni’s EPL dream | Martin keen to stay

Scottish football gossip: Liverpool ‘keeper linked with shock Celtic switch; Mohsni claims play-off punch-up cost him dream EPL move and Russell Martin keen to stay at Rangers

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Anthony Stokes holds off Per Mertesacker during a 2014 World Cup qualifier between the Republic of Ireland and Germany in October 2013. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Anthony Stokes ‘more talented than Robbie Keane,’ says top Irish coach

Anthony Stokes was a more talented footballer than Robbie Keane during his formative years, according to a leading Irish schoolboy coach.

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Celtic keen to face Liverpool in Scott Brown testimonial

Celtic have approached Liverpool with a view to hosting the Anfield side in a testimonial match for long-serving captain Scott Brown.

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Paul Merson, inset, reckons Brendan Rodgers is a 'great fit' for Arsenal. Pictures: Getty Images

Paul Merson hails Brendan Rodgers as a ‘great fit’ for Arsenal

Former Arsenal midfielder Paul Merson believes Celtic boss Brendan Rodgers would be a ‘great fit’ for Arsenal.

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Ref rant: Former Celtic midfielder and ex-SFA Performance Director Brian McClair. Picture: SNS Group

Rumour Mill: Ex-SFA man slams Old Firm officials | Celtic man ‘fits Arsenal’ | McLeish to name Scotland squad

Scottish football gossip: Brian McClair launches attack on officials from Old Firm clash; Paul Merson tips Celtic man to be a great fit at Arsenal and Alex McLeish set to name his Scotland squad

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Manchester United's Scott McTominay competes with Chelsea's Eden Hazard. Picture: Rui Vieira/AP

Jose Mourinho tells Alex McLeish all about rise of Manchester United’s Scott McTominay

In the space of two years, Scott McTominay shot up 14 inches but the young Manchester United player’s reputation has grown at an even more impressive rate.

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Rumour Mill: Rodgers blasts defence | Fergie to help McLeish | Morelos wants EPL switch

Scottish football gossip: Brendan Rodgers bemoans a lack of belief and aggression in defence; McLeish to call on Fergie for advice and Morelos confirms EPL dream

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Rumour Mill: Sunderland want Gers defender | O’Neill says no | Lennon slams Levein

Scottish football gossip: Sunderland linked with move for Rangers defender David Bates; SFA fears Michael O’Neill will turn down Scotland job and Neil Lennon accuses Craig Levein of disrespect

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Everton's James McCarthy leaves the field on a stretcher. Picture: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

James McCarthy suffers horror double-fracture of leg

Everton manager Sam Allardyce admits it is a huge blow to lose midfielder James McCarthy until next season after the midfielder sustained a double-fracture of his leg in the 1-1 draw with West Bromwich Albion.

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Rumour Mill: Leeds eye Windass | Hearts close in on Naismith | Norwich want Dons ace | Gers coach quits

Scottish football gossip: Leeds United want Josh Windass, Hearts close in on Naismith deal, Norwich City eyeing £500k bid for Kenny McLean and Rangers coach set to make swift exit

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Rumour Mill: Cahill ‘offered to Hearts & Hibs’ | Alves on future | Armstrong op | Boyd blasts Gers

Scottish football gossip: Tim Cahill’s representatives contact Hearts and Hibs over player’s availability; Bruno Alves hints he could stay at Rangers; Stuart Armstrong undergoes hernia operation and Kris Boyd slams ‘unsettling’ Rangers

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New Stoke manager Paul Lambert watches from the Old Trafford stand last night. Picture: Getty

Manchester United 3 - 0 Stoke: Paul Lambert has work cut out

Manchester United maintained their 100 per cent start to 2018 with a comfortable 3-0 victory over a Stoke side watched by their incoming manager Paul Lambert.

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Andy Robertson challenges Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero. Picture:s AFP/Getty Images

Liverpool fans hail Andy Robertson after Manchester City performance

Liverpool fans are raving about Andy Robertson’s performance for the Reds in their rollercoaster 4-3 win over English Premier League leaders Manchester City at Anfield on Sunday.

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Mohamed Salah scores Liverpool's fourth goal with a long-range shot in their 4-3 victory over Manchester City. Picture: PA.

Liverpool 4 - 3 Manchester City: Leaders toppled in thriller

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain felt Manchester City’s tactics played into Liverpool’s hands as the Reds handed Pep Guardiola’s side their first Premier League loss of the season with a thrilling 4-3 win at Anfield.

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Rumour Mill: Lazio track Celtic defender | Hibs turn down bids | Hearts eye Dutch striker

Scottish football gossip: Lazio on the trail of Jozo Simunovic; Hibs turn down bids but not for John McGinn and Hearts are linked with Dutch striker

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Referee Mike Riley in the VAR hub in London: Picture: PA

Comment: Technology still can’t over-rule the human factor

It is one of those. On the pitch you think it is a definite handball. But, when you look at it, it is not as clear-cut as that. So said Scotland midfielder James McArthur after Crystal Palace went out of the FA Cup thanks to a late Glen Murray goalat Brighton on Monday night.

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