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Football in empty stadiums is something we will have to get used to | Eni Aluko | Football

‘I won the league at Staines in front of 1,200 fans. It’s the same pitch and players.’

We’re starting to get used to seeing games played in empty stadiums, and as the coronavirus continues to sweep across Europe it seems there’s going to be a lot more of it – assuming games are played at all. For players who are used to selling out every ground they …

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Continental Cup final gives an unloved competition a fascinating climax | Eni Aluko | Football

Sam Kerr has not yet found her best form at Chelsea

Arsenal face Chelsea in the Continental Cup final on Saturday evening in what should be a fascinating conclusion to a sometimes maligned competition. Earlier this season Emma Hayes, the Chelsea manager, said she wanted to get rid of it completely and this week she said it was the trophy her …

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City have no time to waste if they are to achieve Champions League dream | Eni Aluko | Football

Kevin De Bruyne celebrates his goal against West Ham

Manchester City have built an incredible image around the world over the past few years. The City group controls clubs in North and South America, in Asia, Australia and beyond, and Manchester has been the centre of this global empire, a kind of footballing utopia. They have the best first-team …

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