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October 2018 articles

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang came off the bench to score twice in five minutes against Leicester and earn Arsenal a 10th straight [...]

22 October

Crystal Palace have many problems but leaving scoring goals, over-relying on Wilfried Zaha and not converting penalties aside, [...]

21 October

Bored of the international break? Not drawn in by the Nations League? Counting down the hours until the Premier League resumes [...]

18 October

Eighteen months ago Leyton Orient reached rock bottom. [...]

18 October

American billionaire Shahid Khan has withdrawn his £600m offer for Wembley Stadium, saying the bid does not have enough support [...]

17 October

It’s difficult to recall a game in which England have played better than they did in Monday’s hugely encouraging 3-2 defeat [...]

16 October

So, it wasn’t a dream after all. At times during the last three months we have had cause to wonder whether the World Cup really [...]

15 October

Manchester United’s New-York listed shares have surged amid talks Saudi Arabia’s crown prince could launch a multi-billion [...]

15 October

When Kevin Keegan signed for Liverpool from Fourth Division side Scunthorpe in May 1971, he reportedly agreed a contract worth [...]

15 October

Three months ago, as England sweltered in its endless summer, the nation was giddy at the prospect of a World Cup semi-final [...]

14 October

Strange. That’s the atmosphere, or rather lack of it, England must prepare themselves tomorrow. [...]

11 October

Gareth Southgate's calling up of precociously talented young guns Mason Mount, Jadon Sancho and James Maddison dominated the [...]

11 October

Leading England to their best World Cup finish for 28 years not only proved Gareth Southgate to be the right man for the job, [...]

9 October

The traditional Saturday afternoon restriction on broadcasting live football in the UK has been challenged by online-only subscription [...]

8 October

On an afternoon of few chances at Anfield, Riyad Mahrez was guilty of the most conspicuous miss, blazing a late penalty high [...]

7 October