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BARCELONA host Sevilla aim to continue their perfect start to LaLiga.

Fans should be in for a treat as the past three fixtures between the sides have amassed 17 goals.

 Barca will aim to make it three wins out of three against Sevilla

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Barca will aim to make it three wins out of three against SevillaCredit: Getty Images – Getty

Meanwhile a fascinating sub-plot sees Ivan Rakitic play for the first time against the club where he won the Champions League after returning to Andalusia.

When is Barcelona vs Sevilla?

  • The LaLiga match will be played on Sunday October 4 – TODAY.
  • It will have an evening start and kick-off at 8pm.
  • The game will be held at the Nou Camp.

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

  • Every LaLiga game is being shown live on LaLigaTV to Sky TV customers.
  • The 24/7 news channel launched earlier this year by the league and its UK broadcast partner Premier Sports.
  • Live streaming is available on either Sky Go or through the Premier Player.
  • LaLiga TV is free on a trial basis until October 15.

What is the team news?

Barcelona

Junior Firpo was forced to miss out the win over Celta Vigo with hamstring discomfort but could be back for the weekend.

Goal-keeper Marc-Andre ter Stegen is still out ’til the end of November at least with a knee problem.

Samuel Umtiti continues to struggle with knee problems and was not involved in Barcelona’s victory over Celta Vigo.

Clement Lenglet is out with a one-match suspension.

Sevilla

The visitors look to have a clean bill of health, which means Rakitic could face his former club.

Match odds

  • Barcelona win – 3/5
  • Sevilla 21/5
  • Draw 3/1

*All odds from Ladbrokes and correct at time of publication.

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Man Utd news LIVE: Nobby Stiles tributes pour in after 1968 legend dies at 78, fans and players mourn World Cup winner

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MANCHESTER UNITED is in mourning after the death of legendary midfielder Nobby Stiles.

The 1968 European champion and 1966 World Cup winner has passed away at the age of 78.

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Nation fell for Nobby Stiles as he danced with dentures in hand.. no 1966 hero will be remembered with greater affection

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HE was the self-styled half-blind dwarf who conquered the world in dentures.

And if Nobby Stiles was not the finest footballer of England’s 1966 World Cup winners, then few of Sir Alf Ramsey’s history men will be remembered with greater affection.

The ex-Manchester United midfielder has passed away after a long illness

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The ex-Manchester United midfielder has passed away after a long illnessCredit: PA:Press Association/PA Images
Nobby Stiles played for Manchester United, Middlesbrough and Preston North End

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Nobby Stiles played for Manchester United, Middlesbrough and Preston North EndCredit: Reuters

The image of a 5ft 6in Stiles deliriously jigging around the Wembley touchline with the Jules Rimet Trophy in one hand and his false teeth in the other, is a glorious snapshot of that golden summer of 54 years ago.

It is immortalised in Skinner and Baddiel’s Three Lions – ‘Bobby belting the ball and Nobby dancing’.

That line mentions the only two English footballers ever to have won both of football’s greatest prizes – the World Cup and the European Cup.

Those defeats of West Germany in 1966 and against Benfica at the same venue two years later, were both shared with his Manchester United team-mate Bobby Charlton.

Stiles was just 24 when England won the World Cup yet he looked a decade older.

To modern eyes, still shots of Stiles make him appear anything other than an elite footballer.

Yet watch video footage of Stiles in his pomp and it is clear he would have been an outstanding player in any era.

Toothless but ruthless, Stiles was so much more than a hard-tackling midfield destroyer – he was a wonderful passer of the ball with a box-to-box engine.

Bobby Moore and Nobby Stiles with manager Alf Ramsey after the 1966 win

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Bobby Moore and Nobby Stiles with manager Alf Ramsey after the 1966 winCredit: PA:Empics Sport
England team-mates Nobby Stiles and Alan Ball after the 1966 World Cup final

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England team-mates Nobby Stiles and Alan Ball after the 1966 World Cup finalCredit: Getty Images – Getty
Nobby Stiles with the European Cup back in 1968

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Nobby Stiles with the European Cup back in 1968Credit: PA:Press Association
The former Manchester United player has passed away, aged 78

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The former Manchester United player has passed away, aged 78Credit: Getty Images – Getty

Ramsey was so fiercely loyal to Stiles that he threatened to resign as England manager midway through the 1966 campaign when the FA ordered him to be dropped after a hatchet job on France’s playmaker Jacques Simon in the group stage.

Stiles later recalled: “By all accounts the [FA selection] committee told him in no uncertain terms I couldn’t play, that England needed to make an example of me. I was a liability, they said.

“Alf told them he’d resign if he couldn’t pick who he wanted. He was prepared to resign in the middle of a World Cup over me. I never found that out till he’d died, Alf. What a man.”

Ramsey won his power struggle and Stiles played his full part in the quarter-final victory over Argentina – a full-on war of a match in which England could easily have succumbed without their little combat hero.

Stiles’ man-marking job on Eusebio in the semi-final nullified the threat of the Portuguese talisman – as was so often the case, Stiles relished the dirty work while his United team-mate Charlton grabbed the glory with two goals.

“My job was to win it, give it to Bobby and let him get on with it,” said Stiles.

With 28 international caps, Stiles was the least capped of Ramsey’s glory boys – he scored his only England goal against West Germany in 1966 but in a friendly five months earlier.

Stiles played 395 times for United, winning two league titles as well as the European Cup, then played for Middlesbrough – where he would briefly partner a young Graeme Souness in a midfield that had little time for compromise.

Nobby Stiles pictured with former team-mate Bobby Charlton in 1968

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Nobby Stiles pictured with former team-mate Bobby Charlton in 1968Credit: Rex Features
Nobby Stiles played for Manchester United from 1960 until 1971

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Nobby Stiles played for Manchester United from 1960 until 1971Credit: Getty Images – Getty

He later played for and managed Preston, had a brief spell as boss of West Brom and coached at United under Sir Alex Ferguson.

Yet he was happy to admit he would always be chiefly remembered for 1966, friends of his grandchildren asking him: “Hey, you, you’re the fella with no teeth who danced round Wembley, aren’t you?”

Stiles’ death at the age of 78 means just four of Ramsey’s World Cup winning starting eleven are still with us – Bobby Charlton, Geoff Hurst., Roger Hunt and George Cohen.

During the last two and half years alone we have lost Ray Wilson, Gordon Banks, Martin Peters, Jack Charlton and now Stiles.

And English football did not look after its greatest heroes as it should have done.

Like many of his team-mates, Stiles auctioned off his medals and memorabilia to aid his family – he had three children with wife Kay, the sister of another midfield legend, Johnny Giles.

In his later years, Stiles suffered from prostate cancer as well as dementia, his family critical of the lack of support for this condition, so heavily linked with the heading of heavy old-school footballs.

Now Stiles will be honoured with silences in an era when football stadiums are too silent always.

The legendary midfielder pictured receiving treatment on his knee

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The legendary midfielder pictured receiving treatment on his kneeCredit: Getty Images – Getty
The ex-England star with fellow legend Eusebio in 2005

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The ex-England star with fellow legend Eusebio in 2005Credit: Getty Images – Getty
Nobby Stiles was a key part of England's World Cup winning squad

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Nobby Stiles was a key part of England’s World Cup winning squadCredit: Getty Images – Getty

He deserved greater aid from the football family in times of illness.

And he deserves the roar of the crowds in packed stadiums to properly commemorate him.

Because Stiles was English football’s great cult hero – the earthy, unlikely-looking man-of-the-people, the ‘heart and soul’ of that 1966 team, according to Hurst.

He tackled like thunder, he danced like a madman and he brought untold joy to all England.

Not bad for a myopic midget with dodgy dentistry. Not bad at all.

Nobby Stiles made 311 appearances for Manchester United

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Nobby Stiles made 311 appearances for Manchester UnitedCredit: PA:Press Association
The Three Lions icon was well known for his missing teeth

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The Three Lions icon was well known for his missing teethCredit: PA:Press Association/PA Images
Nobby Stiles left the Red Devils in 1971

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Nobby Stiles left the Red Devils in 1971Credit: Getty Images – Getty
England World Cup-winner Nobby Stiles has died aged 78 after long illness

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6.30pm Arsenal news LIVE: Ozil blasted as Arteta says ‘I tried my best’, Szoboszlai transfer alternative to Aouar

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MIKEL ARTETA has taken a final dig at Mesut Ozil by saying “I tried my best”.

The German has been excluded from both Arsenal’s Premier League and Europa League squads this season with the Gunners looking to sell him.

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