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Paper Talk: No Rash decisions

Man United will have to boost Marcus Rashford's wages significantly if they're to stave off interest from Spain - don't miss a bumper edition of Paper Talk.

The Soccer Aid World XI celebrate their triumph2

World XI beat England in Soccer Aid

Usain Bolt's World XI beat England on penalties to win the annual Soccer Aid match after coming from 2-0 down in normal time at Stamford Bridge.

We celebrate the best bets that have come in over weekend3

Weekend Winners: Bacon jokes

Value Bet tipster Ben Linfoot warmed up for Royal Ascot with a juicy 10/1 winner on Saturday while there were big wins at the weekend for a couple of Sky Bet customers.

Will hosts Brazil lift the Copa America?4

Copa America fixtures, results, tables

The fixtures, results, tables, kick-off times and TV guide for the 2019 Copa America, which takes place in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.

Sporting Life picks out the top five events or fixtures of the week5

Five for the week: June 17-23

Our 'Five for the Week' looks ahead to another huge week of sport with Royal Ascot, the Cricket World Cup and French Grand Prix some of the highlights.

We pick out five games to watch out for following as the Premier League fixtures are revealed

Jurgen Klopp v Pep Guardiola
Jurgen Klopp v Pep Guardiola

The Premier League fixtures for the 2019-20 season were released on Thursday. Here we highlight five games to look out for.

Aston Villa v Bournemouth, August 17

Villa Park is expected to be sold out for the club's first home game back in the top flight, although some fans may have preferred more illustrious opponents to mark the occasion. Dean Smith's side sat 13th in the Championship at the start of March, but stormed to promotion via their play-off final win against Derby after ending the regular season with 11 wins in their last 12 matches including 10 in a row. Villa spent three seasons in the second tier after finishing rock-bottom of the Premier League, with just 17 points, at the end of 2015-16, but lifelong fan Smith guided them back after just over seven months in charge.

Tammy Abraham lifts the trophy to Aston Villa fans at Wembley
Tammy Abraham lifts the trophy to Aston Villa fans at Wembley

Liverpool v Tottenham, October 26

Liverpool were crowned European champions for a sixth time after beating Tottenham in Madrid 12 days ago and the north London side will want revenge. The pair are sure to challenge for a top-four finish in the 2019-20 campaign and this Anfield clash will be an indicator of their title credentials. The Reds won both league matches 2-1 last season and have 10 wins and only one defeat in their last 15 meetings in all competitions.

Liverpool celebrate their Champions League win with a trophy parade around the city
Liverpool celebrate their Champions League win with a trophy parade around the city

Liverpool v Man City, November 9

Pep Guardiola's back-to-back Premier League champions renew their rivalry with Jurgen Klopp's European champions in their first meeting since landing their latest respective silverware. Liverpool pushed City all the way in an epic title race last season and have home advantage as they bid to draw first blood in pursuit of their first domestic crown in 30 years. Guardiola's side will be equally determined to maintain the edge after beating the Reds 2-1 in their previous encounter in January as they bid for a domestic league hat-trick.

Leroy Sane (right) celebrates his goal for Manchester City against Liverpool
Leroy Sane (right) celebrates his goal for Manchester City against Liverpool

Sheff Utd v Man Utd, November 23

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder joined an exclusive group of managers to have won promotion to each of the top four divisions in England when his side pipped Leeds to a second-placed finish in the Sky Bet Championship. Without a Yorkshire derby next season - the Blades' first in the top flight since 2006-07 - their fans will relish the visit of Manchester United, who were their opponents at Bramall Lane in both clubs' first Premier League fixture on the opening day of the 1992-93 season.

Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder
Sheffield United boss Chris Wilder

Arsenal v Chelsea, December 28

Chelsea secured a comprehensive 4-1 victory against Arsenal in this summer's other all-English European final to lift the Europa League trophy for a second time. If the Gunners can avenge their painful defeat in Baku in their first meeting since, it might go a little way to appeasing those fans who are growing ever louder in their criticism of the club's inability to compete with the top four. Champions League qualification is a minimum requirement for both clubs, who each won their respective home game in this fixture last season.

Chelsea beat Arsenal to win the 2018/19 Europa League
Chelsea beat Arsenal to win the 2018/19 Europa League


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Most Read Football

Get all the latest football gossip from the day's back pages
1

Paper Talk: No Rash decisions

Man United will have to boost Marcus Rashford's wages significantly if they're to stave off interest from Spain - don't miss a bumper edition of Paper Talk.

The Soccer Aid World XI celebrate their triumph2

World XI beat England in Soccer Aid

Usain Bolt's World XI beat England on penalties to win the annual Soccer Aid match after coming from 2-0 down in normal time at Stamford Bridge.

We celebrate the best bets that have come in over weekend3

Weekend Winners: Bacon jokes

Value Bet tipster Ben Linfoot warmed up for Royal Ascot with a juicy 10/1 winner on Saturday while there were big wins at the weekend for a couple of Sky Bet customers.

Will hosts Brazil lift the Copa America?4

Copa America fixtures, results, tables

The fixtures, results, tables, kick-off times and TV guide for the 2019 Copa America, which takes place in Brazil from June 14 to July 7.

Sporting Life picks out the top five events or fixtures of the week5

Five for the week: June 17-23

Our 'Five for the Week' looks ahead to another huge week of sport with Royal Ascot, the Cricket World Cup and French Grand Prix some of the highlights.

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