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Burnley's Dyche dismisses Leicester link, focuses on Man City

(Reuters) - Burnley manager Sean Dyche has dismissed speculation linking him with the Leicester City vacancy as "paper stories", saying he is only focused on his side's Premier League trip to leaders Manchester City on Saturday.

Felda United skipper feels they can beat Kedah to qualify for final

PETALING JAYA: Felda United’s hunger for success will drive them to the final.

Hard at work: Felda United skipper Mohd Shukor Adan (left) and Wan Zack Haikal during training in Bangi yesterday. — M. AZHAR ARIF / The Star

Numerous parties interested in buying Newcastle United

(Reuters) - A number of parties have expressed interest in buying Newcastle United after owner Mike Ashley put the Premier League club up for sale on Monday, his lawyer Andrew Henderson said on Thursday.

Shakespeare exit leaves Foxes 'raw' as Swans prepare for backlash

(Reuters) - Leicester City's players are feeling "raw" after manager Craig Shakespeare's sacking, but the overall mood is positive ahead of Saturday's Premier League visit to Swansea City, caretaker boss Michael Appleton has said.

FA must learn from 'sorry saga' says Sports Minister

LONDON (Reuters) - The Football Association must learn from the "sorry saga" which led to the governing body apologising over comments made to England women's internationals Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence, Sports Minister Tracey Crouch said on Thursday.

Everton 'dirtiest' Premier League team in history, says study

(Reuters) - Everton have been handed the dubious distinction of being the 'dirtiest' Premier League team after a study on the all-time cards and fouls by www.dirtyteams.co.uk.

'Talisman' Zaha cannot save Palace on his own, says Hodgson

(Reuters) - Wilfried Zaha may be Crystal Palace's 'talisman' but it would be unfair to pin the struggling club's hopes of staying in the Premier League solely on his shoulders, his manager Roy Hodgson said on Thursday.

Improving Brighton's away form Hughton's toughest task

(Reuters) - Picking up points on the road will be newly promoted Brighton and Hove Albion's biggest challenge in the Premier League this season, manager Chris Hughton said ahead of Friday's trip to West Ham United.

English game still in debt to once mighty Huddersfield

LONDON (Reuters) - In geographical terms 30 miles is all that separates Huddersfield Town to Manchester United yet for 45 years the two clubs may as well have existed in different football universes.

Anderlecht coach finds positives in four-goal defeat

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - A 4-0 home defeat in the Champions League by Paris St Germain on Wednesday did little to dampen the mood of new Anderlecht coach Hein Vanhaezebrouck, who claimed his side played a near perfect first half and could take a lot of positives out of the game.

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