• Man Utd fans convinced Griezmann will join after his brother celebrates EFL Cup win
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    Man Utd fans convinced Griezmann will join after his brother celebrates EFL Cup win

    Antoine Griezmann's brother Theo sent Manchester United fans into a frenzy with his tweets during their EFL Cup win, with several supporters taking it that the Atletico Madrid star's move to Old Trafford is done. Plenty still to do for Mourinho at Man

  • Family of Billy McNeill confirm he has dementia
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    Family of Billy McNeill confirm he has dementia

    The family of former Celtic manager and player Billy McNeill have confirmed he has dementia. Mr McNeill, who has been described as the club's "greatest ever captain", led the team which won the European Cup in 1967. His family told a Sunday newspaper he was diagnosed with the illness seven years ago and is now unable to speak. Celtic chief executive Peter Lawwell said Mr McNeill was facing his situation with "true bravery". The former Hoops captain enjoyed a glittering career at the Parkhead club, where he became the first Briton to lift the European Cup after a 2-1 win over Inter Milan in Lisbon in 1967. McNeill, 76, also led Celtic to nine successive league titles and won seven Scottish Cups

  • Leicester City's lack of direction in manager search could hand Craig Shakespeare an extended audition
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    Leicester City's lack of direction in manager search could hand Craig Shakespeare an extended audition

    Leicester City were in such a rush to sack Claudio Ranieri that they had no real successor lined up for the Premier League-winning manager, placing Craig Shakespeare in a strong position for an extended tilt at the role. The Italian was sacked at East Midlands Airport on Thursday night, after returning from a 2-1 Champions League defeat in Seville. The result itself was not the end of the world, a Jamie Vardy away goal leaves the Foxes in with a shot of progression but the club's hierarchy had already made their decision to part company with the 65-year-old Italian.