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'I don't think it's fair' – Manchester United boss Jose Mourinho defends Paul Pogba despite poor Premier League form

‘I don’t think it’s fair’ – Mourinho has spoken about Paul Pogba’s recent form Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Jose Mourinho has defended under-fire superstar Paul Pogba ahead of his Manchester United return. In recent weeks, the France international has come under intense scrutiny for his performances in the Premier League. Last season, Pogba completed a record-breaking return to United courtesy of an £89 million transfer – with the price tag seemingly weighing heavy upon the shoulders of the midfielder. However, Mourinho has insisted the 24-year-old has nothing to answer for. “I…

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'I began to wonder if I'd won because he wanted sex'

“An editor who was considering my work commented very thoroughly on my body type as a possible personal advantage of working with me,” the author said. “I’ve been harassed by NYT bestseller males,” said another aspiring author. “This is not a one man problem but I got the feeling he/they thought they were entitled to harass female authors because of their publishing status.” Research tells us that workplace sexual harassment can damage women’s careers and wellbeing over the long-term. Quite aside from the emotional toll of feeling unsafe and violated,…

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'I worry for you girls': Prince William's speech to students is every parent

Prince William is the father of a boy and a girl (and a child on the way), who are – hopefully – still a way off having their own Instagram accounts. But the prince has given a surprise speech to school students in London that, frankly, every tween and their parent should read. Prince William has given an address to students in London in which he criticised the level of digital manipulation in the media and encouraged young people to take a digital detox for their mental wellbeing. Photo: Dominic Lipinski “I worry for…

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'I 100% deny the false allegation' – Rodriguez 'disbelief' at racism charge

West Brom striker Jay Rodriguez says he is “in disbelief” after being charged with alleged racial abuse of Brighton defender Gaetan Bong. Cameroon international Bong claimed the incident took place during West Brom’s 2-0 win at The Hawthorns on 13 January. Rodriguez pinched his nose after they clashed, before Bong told the referee. West Brom say they will “fully support” the England international, who has until 16 February to respond to the Football Association. “Absolutely gutted and in disbelief at the situation I find myself in,” Rodriguez tweeted. “I 100%…

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'I had a stroke and will miss the Olympics – but I'm extremely lucky'

XXIII Olympic Winter Games Venue: Pyeongchang, South Korea Dates: 9-25 February Coverage: Watch live on BBC TV, Red Button, Connected TVs, BBC Sport website and mobile app. “I was lucky – the clot didn’t stay around too long and mess up too much.” Few who suffer a stroke would consider themselves fortunate, but British bobsleigher Bruce Tasker is acutely aware of just how close he came to a life-changing, and perhaps even life-ending, condition. One in three people who have a stroke die, according to the World Health Organisation, while…

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Liverpool FC transfer news: 'I wouldn't mind him in a Reds shirt' – Reaction to rumoured move for Arsenal's Jack Wilshere

Wilshere’s current club want him to take a pay cut after his current deal expires at the end of this season Sunday, February 4, 2018 The transfer window closed only four days ago but that doesn’t mean the rumours will stop.  The latest story sees Arsenal’s Jack Wilshere linked with a shock move to Liverpool in the summer.  Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain made the same move in a £35million deal on deadline day in last summer’s transfer window, but Wilshere to Liverpool would be very surprising indeed.  However, Wilshere’s current contract at the…

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