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Ranji Quarters: Punjab, Bengal, Karnataka in control

IMAGE: Punjab opener Prabhsimran Singh celebrates his century during Day 2 of the Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Saurashtra in Rajkot on Wednesday. Photograph: BCCI Domestic/Twitter Openers Prabhsimran Singh and Naman Dhir struck sparkling centuries to give Punjab the upper hand on the second day of their Ranji Trophy quarter-final match against Saurashtra in Rajkot …

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January transfer window: The biggest winners, losers and shocks | Football News

EXPLAINER Chelsea dominate European football’s 2023 January transfer window with a raft of signings, while Bayern spring a surprise. Chelsea have made Enzo Fernandez the most expensive player in British football history in a deal worth $131m, as English Premier League spending power dominated the 2023 January transfer window. Other big signings were also sealed …

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Paddy Lacey, a former footballer banned and jailed over drugs, reveals how his public fall from grace will help Manchester United prospect brother compared to Phil Foden and Lionel Messi reach full potential

Ex-footballer Paddy Lacey has revealed how his public fall from grace is acting as a valuable lesson to his younger brothers who are pursuing a career in the sport. Lacey was once a promising prospect who spent time on the books at Sheffield Wednesday and Bradford City before finding his feet at Barrow and earning …

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Ranji Quarters: Saurashtra’s Bhut slams ton batting at No 9

Bhut strikes century batting at No. 9, saves Saurashtra the blushes IMAGE: Saurashtra’s Parth Bhut celebrates his century. Photograph: BCCI Domestic/Twitter Batting at number nine, bowler Parth Bhut shone with the bat and saved Saurashtra the blushes with a gritty century on the first day of their Ranji Trophy quarterfinal against Punjab in Rajkot on …

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Wales vs Ireland: Joe Hawkins, Rio Dyer start in Six Nations clash, Leigh Halfpenny and Dan Biggar return | Rugby Union News

Wales open their 2023 Six Nations campaign against Ireland in Cardiff on Saturday, February 4 (2.15pm kick-off); Warren Gatland returns for his second spell as head coach, after previously being in charge between 2007-2019; center Joe Hawkins and wing Rio Dyer both named in XV By Michael Cantillon Last Updated: 01/31/23 2:58pm Wing Rio Dyer …

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Will Still gets rare 8 from L’Equipe after devising masterplan to subdue Messi, Mbappe and Neymar

Englishman Will Still – Europe’s youngest boss who started out playing FOOTBALL MANAGER – gets a rare 8/10 in L’Equipe’s notoriously harsh ratings after devising a masterplan to keep Messi, Mbappe and Neymar quiet in Reims’ 1-1 draw with PSG By Dominic Hogan For Mailonline Published: 6:52 AM EST, January 30, 2023 | Updated: 07:04 …

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5 midfielders with the best passing ability in Europe this season (2022-23)

Midfielders form the backbone of a football team. They dictate the speed of the game, bring players into the fold, and carve open defenses by playing inch-perfect through balls into dangerous areas. Midfielders seldom enjoy the glory attackers do, but without them, the entire system tends to fall apart. The top five European leagues have …

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Ranking the 4 best youngsters in Europe’s top five leagues (January 2023)

Young players are popularly referred to as the future of football, and there are several youngsters that have established themselves as strong forces to reckon with in the football world in recent years. Over the last five years, we’ve witnessed the retirement of several big names like Gareth Bale and Blaise Matuidi, as well as …

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