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FA Cup draw: When is quarter-final draw? Live stream, TV channel, ball numbers, dates

When is the FA Cup quarter-final draw? FA Cup ties for the sixth round will be decided TODAY. The draw will be made on BT Sport following Huddersfield’s tie with Manchester United. You can listen to the games being decided on BBC Radio 5 Live as well. The draw will be conducted by Michael Owen, who won the competition with Liverpool in 2001, and former Newcastle and Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given. FA Cup draw live stream The FA Cup draw be broadcast live on BT Sport 2 after Huddersfield…

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Klopp praises PERFECT Liverpool display against Porto and reveals Mane quality

Liverpool have all but booked their place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 5-0 thrashing away to Porto in the first leg of their last-16 tie. Sadio Mane grabbed a hat-trick to become only the second Liverpool player to score a treble away from home in Europe with Michael Owen being the only other former Anfield star to achieve that feat back in 2002. While the Anfield outfit’s defence has been continually criticised this term, Klopp had little to moan about. When asked whether the display was…

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Real Madrid vs Barcelona: Michael Owen snubs Ronaldinho in all-time El Clasico combined XI

Former Real Madrid striker Owen has omitted arguably one of the best footballers of all-time from his combined XI ahead of El Clasico. Having enjoyed a season at the Bernabeu after leaving Liverpool in 2004, Owen is well-placed to judge on some of the best talents to feature when Real Madrid have faced Barcelona over the years. However, there is no room for Ronaldinho in Owen’s all-time XI, while fellow Barcelona stalwart Xavi and Real Madrid legend Raul also miss out. Owen has opted for an unbalanced back three, but…

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Liverpool news: Jurgen Klopp refuses to take credit for Mohamed Salah signing

Most managers would be rushing to claim credit for signing the top scorer in the country. Especially when that buy is not even a specialist centre-forward but a winger. But not Klopp. The Liverpool boss was quick to deflect praise towards the scouting team. They wanted Mohamed Salah. They kept telling Klopp that. He listened. He acted. He spent £37 million. He is grateful for their good advice. “The scouting department did a fantastic job about him,” Klopp said.  “They didn’t get out of our ears. It was 100 percent,…

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Champions League draw LIVE: Man Utd, Man City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Spurs learn fate

Champions League draw LIVE: Manchester United, Manchester City, Liverpool, Chelsea and Tottenham are set to learn their fate as the draw for the last 16 is held in Nyon, Switzerland 12:25: Celtic have been drawn against Zenit Saint Petersburg in the last 32 of the Europa League. Fun while it lasted… OOOPS… 12:20: Wow, I thought Chelsea’s fixtures leading up to their Champions League last-16 ties were bad. Check out Tottenham’s… Spurs vs Man United (Wed 31 January) Liverpool vs Spurs (Sat 3 February) Spurs vs Arsenal (Sat 10 February) Juve…

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Chelsea news: You’re dead when Eden Hazard does this to you – Michael Owen

Hazard has been in stunning form for Chelsea of late, scoring four in his last four matches in the Premier League. The Belgian impressed in the 1-1 draw against Atletico Madrid last night, helping his side qualify for the last-16 of the Champions League. Owen says as a defender you are “dead” if Hazard stands you up because you have no chance of stopping him. “You wouldn’t really associate Hazard with raw speed,” Owen told BT Sport. “He’s not someone who is going to run away from someone in a…

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Man Utd news: Romelu Lukaku goalscoring ability questioned by Ally McCoist

Lukaku poked home for his 13th goal of the season last night as Manchester United reached the last 16 of the Champions League after a 2-1 win at home to CSKA Moscow. The Belgian striker got off to a flying start after joining United in a £75million deal from Everton in the summer. Seven goals in his first seven Premier League games was evidence of his potency. But after going through a barren spell in recent months, United fans were quick to criticise the 24-year-old. McCoist was prolific during his…

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Michael Owen at Ascot LIVE stream: Why is he racing? What time does he start? How to watch

The former Liverpool, Manchester United and Real Madrid striker, who had never even sat on a horse before agreeing to take part, will saddle up and ride the seven-furlong Prince’s Countryside Fund race this afternoon. Why is Michael Owen riding at Ascot? He is raising money for the Prince’s Countryside Fund, Prostate Cancer UK, Alder Hey Children’s Hospital and Manchester Royal Eye Hospital, part of the Manchester Foundation Charity Trust. He was asked to take part in the event and fancied the challenge. “I was asked to ride in a…

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Michael Owen set to make horse racing debut at Ascot – I know it is a stupid idea

She was lucky to escape life-changing injuries, suffering a fractured pelvis. Owen was at her bedside, skipping Liverpool’s 2-0 FA Cup victory over Yeovil that weekend. Now she has questioned her husband’s sanity as the former England striker prepares to race as a jockey in charity race at Ascot next Friday. Owen, who runs his own racing stables at Malpas, says: “Listen, I know I’m stupid. I’d probably had a couple of drinks when I agreed to do it. My mum is still beside herself and telling me not to…

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England 0-0 Brazil LIVE: Latest score including updates from Ireland’s World Cup qualifier

GETTY England vs Brazil LIVE: Latest scores and goal updates from Wembley England vs Brazil LIVE: Latest scores and goal updates from Wembley including highlights from Ireland’s World Cup qualifier with Denmark 25: What a ball from Neymar. I reckon someone should sign him… anyway, he’s threaded the ball with the outside of his foot to Jesus, who’s flagged for offside. Just outrageous vision. 23: You sense it’s a matter of WHEN and not IF at Wembley tonight folks. Brazil are dominating possession and pinning England in their own half.…

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