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Marouane Fellaini Is Not A Manchester United Player And Jose Mourinho’s Decision To Start Him Against Sevilla Backfired



ON a night when Manchester United’s European future was at stake they called on a character from Disneyland.

On the morning of the game Marouane Fellaini was pictured in a photoshoot with his hair done up like Mickey Mouse.

David Hughes – GQ Style Marouane Fellaini had his locks sculpted into two buns for a magazine shoot

David Klein The Belgian international failed to impress against Sevilla in the Champions League

Last night he was being asked not to Donald Duck it up.

The big Belgian midfielder’s inclusion was a big call from Jose Mourinho — but it just did not work.

Fellaini can at least argue United were still in the tie at 0-0 before he was hooked on the hour.

He had not started a game since November 22 — a Champions League group defeat by Basel. Since then he has played just 75 minutes of football and the 20 of those we saw on Saturday — when he was asked to shore things up against Liverpool — did not fill you with confidence.

Getty – Contributor The former Everton midfielder hadn’t started a match since mid-November Manchester United fans boo as Jose Mourinho’s team exit the Champions League at the hands of Sevilla

Reuters Manchester United fans have called for Jose Mourinho to be sacked

Still he got the nod last night ahead of Scott McTominay, who had been given a big build up before this game for his displays against Liverpool and Chelsea, Juan Mata and fit-again Paul Pogba.

But Mourinho saw something in Fellaini that could make a difference last night.

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As he had done in the game that got United back into this position — the Europa League final last May.

That night in Solna, Sweden, they negated Ajax’s high-pressing, passing game in the final third by simply banging it over the top to the Belgian and the ball stuck.


Australian Grand Prix 2018 Qualifying: Start Time, Tv Schedule, Channel, Live Stream And Melbourne Circuit Info For Opening F1 Race




F1 returns with the traditional curtain raiser in Australia set to get underway.

Lewis Hamilton picked up a fourth world championship in Mexico last year but recently admitted he had forgotten how many titles he has.

AFP or licensors Lewis Hamilton is looking for a fifth F1 World Championship

And if the Mercedes driver can make it five then he will equal the great Juan Manuel Fangio.

But rival Sebastian Vettel is also looking for his fifth world title.

When is the Australian Grand Prix?

The Australian Grand Prix will take place at 6.10am UK time on Sunday, March 25.

In Melbourne the race will start at 4.10pm.

Before that, the weekend will consist of two practices on Friday, March 23 at 1am and 5am.

A third practice will get underway on Saturday, March 24 at 3am before qualifying on the same day at 6am.

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Mayor Of London Sadiq Khan Says West Ham Stewards Dealt With 150 Separate Incidents During Burnley Clash




THE shocking scale of fan violence at the London Stadium during West Ham’s game with Burnley was laid bare last night — with 150 SEPARATE incidents.

Following an investigation, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan claimed match-day stewards handled 40 assaults and 26 attempts to invade the pitch in shameful scenes.

Reuters West Ham star Mark Noble tackled a pitch invader during the ground

Reuters The Hammers midfielder confronted the individual during the defeat against Burnley

Khan described the acts of violence and protests at the game earlier this month as “apparently planned and co-ordinated”.

And he claimed those who threw coins at Hammers co-owners David Gold and David Sullivan did so “with intent to injure or harm”.

After his meeting with the Safety Advisory Group, it has been claimed:

 More than a dozen fights had broken out in different parts of the ground between West Ham supporters at the same time Twenty-six people tried to get on to the pitch. Twenty-two were stopped by stewards and four were successful

Getty Images – Getty One West Ham fan attempted to plant the corner flag on the half-way line

David Klein James Collins and Pablo Zabaleta attempt to reason with this supporter There were 150 separate incidents, including 50 public order offences and 40 assaults CCTV footage shows a co-ordinated move by a known group of individuals to the directors’ box Six of the 56 ‘persons of interest’ have previously served banning orders at the London Stadium or Upton Park

The Hammers have already acted against those responsible, handing five lifetime bans to those involved in the riots.

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England U21 Vs Romania U21: Tv Channel, Live Stream, Team News And Kick-off Time For Friendly




ENGLAND’s Young Lions take to the pitch for the first time in four month as they face Romania at Molineux.

Aidy Boothroyd’s side currently unbeaten in qualification for the Euro Championships, topping Group 4 with four wins and a draw from their fives match so far.

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Reuters Aidy Boothroyd named his latest England squad on Thursday

Romania are in excellent form, unbeaten in seven, and top of Group 8.

These two sides last met in 2013, where England ran out 3-0 winners thanks to goals from Wilfried Zaha, Jack Robinson and Nathan Delfouneso.

Getty Ryan Sessegnon is seen as a star of the future, while having an incredible season for Fulham

What time is kick-off?

THE game will take place on Saturday, March 24. 

Kick-off is at 5.15pm UK time.

What TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

YOU can watch all the action live from the West Midlands on BT Sport 2, where coverage starts at 5pm.

If you can’t get to a TV, watch on the go using the BT Sport App on your mobile or tablet device.

Alternatively, we’ll be running a LIVE BLOG here on SunSport, which will keep you up to speed with all the goals and talking points.

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What is the team news?

FULHAM’s Ryan Sessegnon has been tearing up the Championship this season and is knocking on the door of a senior call-up.

Tammy Abraham and Dominic Solanke return to the set-up after their senior debuts last November, while Spurs midfielder Harry Winks is included despite fears over an ankle injury.

England squad

Gunn (Norwich, on loan from Manchester City), Henderson (Shrewsbury, on loan from Manchester United), Woodman (Aberdeen, on loan from Newcastle), Alexander-Arnold (Liverpool), Chilwell (Leicester), Clarke-Salter (Sunderland, on loan from Chelsea), Fry (Middlesbrough), Holgate (Everton), Kenny (Everton), Sessegnon (Fulham), Tomori (Hull, on loan from Chelsea), Walker-Peters (Tottenham), Worrall (Nottingham Forest), Davies (Everton), Dowell (Nottingham Forest, on loan from Everton), Ejaria (Sunderland, on loan from Liverpool), Maitland-Niles (Arsenal), Onomah (Aston Villa, on loan from Tottenham), Winks (Tottenham), Abraham (Swansea, on loan from Chelsea), Calvert-Lewin (Everton), Gray (Leicester), Harrison (Middlesbrough, on loan from Manchester City), Lookman (RB Leipzig, on loan from Everton), Maddison (Norwich), Solanke (Liverpool)

England squad look tight-knit as stars greet each other on first meet-up ahead of World Cup warm-ups

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