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Arsenal’s Charlie Patino and Chelsea’s Harvey Vale are two of ten wonderkids to watch in FA Cup action this weekend. As the number of Covid-19 infections in the Premier League and EFL continues to rise, clubs have been told they must play their fixtures if they can field 13 fit outfield players and a goalkeeper. Managers will have to look beyond their first-team squads and use their young stars to fill the gaps, according to top-flight executives. The academy youngsters who could light up the FA Cup this weekend are profiled by SunSport. With Thomas Partey and Mohamed Elneny both…

Swindon 1 Man City 4: Watch Cole Palmer’s stunning goal as City ease into the fourth round of the FA Cup without Pep amid the Covid chaos. You can see why the City was unconcerned about Ferran Torres’ departure to Barcelona. Here was the latest proof that Pep Guardiola is polishing another stunning diamond on a night when they were also without Phil Foden and Jack Grealish. Without a doubt… Cole Palmer is a true prodigy! @ManCity Cole Palmer is just 19 years old. This was his fourth appearance for the club. But, as he looks to follow in the…

After his contract with Atletico Mineiro in Brazil expired, Chelsea legend Diego Costa became available on a free transfer. DIEGO COSTA is a free agent after his contract with Atletico Mineiro was terminated. Last season, the former Chelsea favourite joined the Brazilian side in the middle of their title-winning season. In 15 appearances, he scored four goals to help his team to victory. But he’ll be on the move again soon. “Diego Costa has agreed to terminate his contract with Atletico Mineiro and part ways with immediate effect,” Italian transfer expert Fabrizio Romano wrote on Twitter. (hashtag)transfers (hashtag)transfers (hashtag)transfer “The…

ITV has refused to broadcast replays of a FA Cup match in which Chelsea loanee Gallagher was left with a bloodied face after a nasty collision. CONOR GALLAGHER was injured badly in Crystal Palace’s FA Cup third-round match against Millwall, which ITV refused to show. After missing the Eagles’ last two matches, Gallagher returned to the starting XI on Saturday afternoon for their trip to The Den. But, after being caught with a stray elbow in the 11th minute, he needed medical attention. Gallagher was caught on the right side of his face by an accidental left elbow from George…

Cristiano Ronaldo escapes a red card for Manchester United after a rash tackle on Newcastle’s Ryan Fraser in a tense match. CRISTIANO RONALDO collided with Ryan Fraser of Newcastle after a rash tackle earned him only a yellow card. The enraged forward dashed in, ready to slam the ball, but Fraser beat him to it. As a result, Ronaldo went ahead and eliminated Newcastle’s midfielder. United’s No. 7 went into the referee’s book, but he was lucky to escape with nothing more serious. The tackle summed up Ronaldo’s and his teammates’ performance, who were fortunate to escape with their lives.…

Tyson Fury has issued a warning about the fight between Oleksandr Usyk and Anthony Joshua, claiming that the Ukrainian heavyweight can ‘adapt to any fighter’. OLEKSANDR USYK can “adapt to any fighter” and has already devised a strategy to defeat Tyson Fury and Anthony Joshua. In September, Usyk defeated AJ in a 12-round masterclass to claim the WBA, IBF, and WBO heavyweight titles. WBC champion Fury then wanted to unify the belts with the Ukrainian in a historic four-belt undisputed decider. However, Usyk, 34, has agreed to fight Joshua, 32, again, while Fury, 33, has been ordered to fight Dillian…

Despite Buttler’s valiant efforts, Australia crushes the tourists in the second Test to take a 2-0 lead in the Ashes series. ENGLAND must win the remaining three Tests to reclaim the Ashes after falling behind 2-0 in the series, despite Jos Buttler’s valiant efforts. On Day Five in Adelaide, the tourists had their hands full, starting 82-4 and losing Ollie Pope and Ben Stokes early on. Jhye Richardson poleaxed Chris Woakes’ stumps, leaving Buttler to hope for a miraculous draw. After being dropped early, he batted patiently and scored 26 off 206 balls to give England hope. Ollie Robinson lasted…

Max Verstappen was greeted with a hero’s welcome when he returned to Red Bull HQ after winning the historic Formula One title, with the team lighting orange flares. This season, MAX VERSTAPPEN claims he and Lewis Hamilton HATED each other at times. The two had a titanic and contentious battle for the F1 championship, with the Dutchman emerging victorious despite a Mercedes appeal. Before their explosive finale in Abu Dhabi last Sunday, they famously came to blows at Silverstone, Monza, and in Saudi Arabia. Verstappen, 24, says his battle with Hamilton has been intense, and that the Mercedes driver is…

Barcelona 1 Boca Juniors 1 (2-4 on penalties): Xavi’s team loses the Maradona Cup match as the giants pay tribute to the Argentine legend. Boca Juniors won the Maradona Cup by defeating Barcelona 4-2 on penalties in a match honoring the legendary Argentinian. The game ended 1-1 after 90 minutes at the King Saud University Stadium in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, as Boca came back from behind to hold Barcelona at bay. With a venomous strike into the top corner, Ferran Jutlga Blanc gave Xavi’s side the lead five minutes into the second half. But 13 minutes from time, Boca drew…

With a 73-point win over the Thunder, the Grizzlies set an NBA record. Memphis defeated Oklahoma 152-79, breaking the previous record of 148-80 set by the Cleveland Cavaliers against the Miami Heat in 1991. ISTANBUL, TURKEY With a 152-79 win over the Oklahoma City Thunder on Thursday, the Memphis Grizzlies set an NBA record for the largest win margin. The 73-point victory surpassed the Cleveland Cavaliers’ 68-point victory over the Miami Heat in December. 17th of September, 1991 Despite missing star guard Ja Morant, the Grizzlies got off to a strong start, leading 31-16 at the end of the first…