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Super Cup: Victorious Liverpool keeper Adrian on 'crazy week'

Liverpool's players sprinted to celebrate with Adrian following his penalty save



Liverpool goalkeeper Adrian, who was a free agent nine days ago, said his decisive penalty shootout save in their Uefa Super Cup victory over Chelsea capped off a "crazy week".

The 32-year-old was released by West Ham at the end of June but signed for Liverpool on 5 August.

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UEFA Super Cup 2019 Report: Liverpool 2-2 Chelsea (aet, 5-4 on penalties) - Stand-in Adrian the UEFA Super Cup hero


Tammy Abraham saw Chelsea's fifth penalty saved by Adrian as Liverpool secured the UEFA Super Cup in Istanbul



Adrian saved from Tammy Abraham as Liverpool beat Chelsea 5-4 on penalties to win the first all-English UEFA Super Cup following a 2-2 draw in Istanbul.

Olivier Giroud gave Frank Lampard's side a deserved first-half lead on Wednesday, but the introduction of Roberto Firmino as a half-time substitute changed the game for the Reds.

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Carabao Cup second round draw: Newcastle v Leicester, Nottingham Forest v Derby

League Two side Newport beat Gillingham on penalties in the first round and will play West Ham in round two



Newcastle will host Premier League rivals Leicester in the Carabao Cup second round, while Nottingham Forest face East Midlands neighbours Derby.

There are five League Two-Premier League ties including Newport v West Ham, Crewe v Aston Villa and Crystal Palace v Colchester.

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Eliaquim Mangala: Valencia sign defender from Manchester City

Mangala (left) made nine appearances as Manchester City won the Premier League in 2017-18



Valencia have completed the signing of centre-half Eliaquim Mangala from Manchester City on a two-year contract.

The French defender, 28, last played for City in January 2018 but had signed a one-year extension in March to 2020.

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Wesley Sneijder: Former Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Netherlands midfielder retires

Wesley Sneijder inherited the number 23 shirt from David Beckham when he moved to Real Madrid in 2007



Former Real Madrid, Inter Milan and Netherlands midfielder Wesley Sneijder has retired after a 17-year career.

The 35-year-old played a Dutch record 134 times for his country and featured in the 2010 World Cup final.

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