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Will Mourinho show he has learned from his mistakes?

The Tottenham job screams "rebuild" and "long game," except Jose Mourinho's past suggests such areas are not where he excels. Can he make it work?

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Inside Spurs' wild day: How Mourinho replaced Pochettino

It took 11 hours to end a five-and-a-half year coaching era and begin a new one. Here's why, and how.

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Football

'Irreplaceable' Sunil Chhetri not going anywhere - Igor Stimac

Dismissing claims of a dip in Chhetri's sharpness, Stimac blamed injuries to key players for India's recent struggles.

Deconstructing Indian football, via interstellar and time travel

Our correspondent travels back and forward in time, struggling to make sense of the chaotic 2019 that was the Indian national football team's year.

ESPN FC 100

ESPN FC 100: Liverpool, Man City rule world's best

The ESPN FC 100 is back for 2019 and our annual ranking of the best in men's football made one thing clear: the Reds feature at the very top.

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The shocks and surprises of ESPN FC 100

Were Neymar and David De Gea lucky to be included? Is this proof the Premier League is No. 1? Our writers break down FC 100's inclusions and omissions and look ahead to next year.

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India v Bangladesh

2nd Test, Kolkata

Star Sports Game Plan: Gambhir, Laxman, Chopra, Bangar on pink-ball challenge

Laxman explains how dew will play a major role in India's first day-night Test

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'Wanted to play in our own conditions first' - Kohli

The team agreed to play the day-night Test in Kolkata because "we had been talking about it for a while"

'Decision-making has to be very precise' in pink-ball Test - Kohli

India captain speaks about the challenges faced while playing the pink ball

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Eden all set for yet another historic moment in Indian cricket

India will play their first day-night Test in Kolkata, against Bangladesh

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Kohli weighs in on the future of Test cricket

The India captain says pink-ball Tests can be a "one-off thing"

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Transfer talk

LIVE Transfer Talk: Mourinho ready to offer Bale Spurs return

Jose Mourinho is ready to bring Real Madrid's Gareth Bale back to the club he left in 2013. Transfer Talk has the latest.

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Haaland better suited to Premier League or Bundesliga?

Craig Burley explains where Erling Haaland would be best suited if he leaves Red Bull Salzburg.

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