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# football - Yesterday’s News

Record-breaking Valencia maintain Barca chase ahead of top-of-the-table clash

Just four points separate the top two sides in Spain.

Misery for Moyes on 500th Premier League outing as Hammers fall to Watford

Watford ended a three-match losing run with the comfortable dispatch of West Ham in David Moyes’ first game in the dugout for the visitors.

Juventus lose further ground in Serie A title race after shock defeat

There were five second-half goals as the champions suffered a second defeat of the season at the hands of Sampdoria.

Mourinho: Manchester United lacked balance with attacking line-up

Man United were comfortable 4-1 winners against Newcastle, but boss Jose Mourinho highlighted some issues with his side.

'I want to spend my whole career at Tottenham': Kane downplays Madrid rumours

The 24-year-old striker has attracted attention from the European champions in recent times.

# football - Saturday 18 November, 2017

'Lions don't recover like humans' - Ibrahimovic thrilled to be back

The Swede made his long-awaited returns from injury in the 4-1 win over Newcastle United.

Nainggolan stunner proves decisive as Roma defeat city rivals Lazio

Radja Nainggolan’s stunning strike claimed a 2-1 victory for Roma in their Derby della Capitale clash against Lazio in Serie A.

Gareth Bale thanks Chris Coleman after Wales coach steps down

Coleman’s departure prompted a message of thanks from Gareth Bale.

Mourinho livid with FA over six injections given to Phil Jones

The Portuguese says he’s never seen anything like it in his 17-year managerial career.

# football - Friday 17 November, 2017

Mourinho has 'immense respect' for Benitez as pair prepare to meet for first time in a decade

The pair have feuded in the past but the Manchester United manager holds no ill will towards his Newcastle counterpart.

Simeone rules out Everton job, promising 'a couple of years at least' at Atletico

The Toffees have been linked with an audacious move to bring the Atletico Madrid boss to Goodison Park, but he insists he is going nowhere.

'Griezmann? We'll see' - Valverde hints that Barcelona could move for Atletico ace

The France international has been linked with a move to Camp Nou and the Catalans’ coach has admitted he thinks he is a “great player”

Unsworth surprised to see Allardyce snub Everton

Big Sam is having none of this Toffees talk.

'You wonder a little why he has come to France, to play against Guingamp or Amiens'

Neymar’s decision to swap Barcelona for Paris Saint-Germain has baffled former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona.

One of Europe's best strikers has been suspended by Dortmund

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will not be a part of the matchday squad to face Stuttgart in the Bundesliga.

Wenger advises Pochettino to fight the 'fear' of winning trophies

Arsenal meet Tottenham in the North London derby this weekend.

# football - Thursday 16 November, 2017

Jurgen Klopp returns to Liverpool training after hospital visit

Klopp had a precautionary hospital appointment which forced him to miss Wednesday’s session.

Ibrahimovic set for early Man United return before 2017 is out

The Swedish striker is almost certain to be back playing in the Premier League this year, according to manager Jose Mourinho.

Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait Last In This post contains videos

Peru get the better of New Zealand to qualify for World Cup after 36-year wait

Jefferson Farfan and Christian Ramos scored as the South Americans reached the finals for the first time since 1982.

# football - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

La Liga will join Bundesliga and Serie A as VAR to be introduced in Spain next season

The Spanish top flight has confirmed plans to use video assistant referee technology during the 2018-19 campaign

'It would be a relief for me to play 15 or 20 minutes less in a game'

Bayern Munich are getting by with Robert Lewandowski as their only genuine striker this season.

Big Sam rules himself out of Everton job after delay in making him an offer

The former England boss says he needed to make a decision for himself.

# football - Tuesday 14 November, 2017

Stoppage time equaliser extends Germany's unbeaten run to 21 games

Germany extended their unbeaten run to 21 games as Lars Stindl rescued a 2-2 draw against France on Tuesday.

Southgate hails 'exciting' Rashford as striker leads England's youth movement

Rashford continues to impress his national team manager as England prepare for next year’s World Cup.

Unbelievable we're talking about Ibrahimovic - Sweden boss

Janne Andersson preferred to focus on the players who sealed their country’s World Cup berth.

To Spain! Ronaldinho wants to see perfect fit Philippe Coutinho at Barcelona

The Liverpool star was a key target for Barcelona in the transfer window and Ronaldinho feels he would shine at Camp Nou.

'I thought it was better to send on Insigne' - De Rossi explains dugout argument with Italy coach Difference Of Opinion This post contains videos

'I thought it was better to send on Insigne' - De Rossi explains dugout argument with Italy coach

The Roma midfielder has explained his animated discussions in Italy’s dugout.

# football - Monday 13 November, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Nearly 3 in 4 of us would like to see an All-Ireland soccer team Answer Ireland's Call

Nearly 3 in 4 of us would like to see an All-Ireland soccer team

In a poll for Claire Byrne Live, 73% said they’d like to see an All-Ireland soccer team similar to rugby.

Gabriel Jesus is Brazil's 'new Ronaldo' - Dani Alves

Gabriel Jesus is “already great” and can reach the heights of Brazil’s second-greatest goal-scorer, says to Alves.

English football clubs bring in rainbow-coloured corner flags

Their introduction is ‘the biggest ever show of support’ for Stonewall’s LGBT campaign.

World Cup without four-time champions Italy would be a 'disaster' - Löw

It’s all or nothing, as Italy find themselves trailing to Sweden ahead of tonight’s crucial second leg.

# football - Sunday 12 November, 2017

Hard work done, Croatia breeze through second-leg against Greece to book World Cup place

Leading 4-1 from the first-leg, Zlatko Dalic’s men picked up a scoreless draw away from home.

'It reminded me of the old days in League Two': Schmeichel unimpressed with Copenhagen pitch

Kasper Schmeichel slammed the state of the pitch at Parken Stadium, saying it reminded him of playing in League Two.

Arsenal star tells Northern Ireland to get over contentious penalty

Granit Xhaka has little sympathy.for Michael O’Neill’s side’s misfortune.

# football - Saturday 11 November, 2017

'He broke my nose after 30 seconds and should’ve been sent off' Anger This post contains videos

'He broke my nose after 30 seconds and should’ve been sent off'

AC Milan defender Leonardo Bonucci is not happy with the referee from last night’s Sweden-Italy game.

Atletico unfazed by Man United's Griezmann 'game' as further transfer talk is rubbished

Club president Enrique Cerezo is sure the France international forward will remain at the club long-term.

# football - Friday 10 November, 2017

Gareth Bale faces up to a month on the sideline following another injury setback

The Real Madrid and Wales star has suffered a groin strain which is likely to rule him out of a derby clash against Atletico Madrid.

Morata: Of course I would go back to Real Madrid

A third spell at Real Madrid is always a possibility for Alvaro Morata, but his immediate focus is on winning titles at Chelsea.

# football - Thursday 9 November, 2017

Kevin De Bruyne and City are the best in the Premier League, says Hazard

Eden Hazard has also insisted that he remains happy at Chelsea.

# football - Wednesday 8 November, 2017

From #DavidSaves to Agueroooo - how the football world adapted to 280 characters on Twitter

The social media platform has extended its character limit – and clubs are taking full advantage.

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