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# football - Today’s News

Brazil legend Ronaldo reveals reason behind famous 2002 World Cup haircut

The 98-cap former international donned a unique hairstyle while going on to fire his country to their fifth World Cup title

Griezmann wants club future resolved before World Cup amid interest from Barcelona

‘I want to travel to Russia without this concern,’ says Griezmann.

# football - Yesterday’s News

'He just has to get his head down and work. I feel he can be one of the best in the world'

Jose Mourinho’s handling of Luke Shaw has been questioned, but the Manchester United manager has the support of Ashley Young.

Former Sevilla coach Berizzo eyeing return to coaching after beating prostate cancer

Eduardo Berizzo was diagnosed with cancer last year, before being sacked by Sevilla in December.

Ronaldo: I don't just say I'm the best, I prove it too

The Real Madrid star dismissed his critics after being named the best Portuguese Player of 2017 yesterday.

# football - Sunday 18 March, 2018

Four-goal Ronaldo claims 50th career hat-trick as Real Madrid win nine-goal thriller

Gareth Bale and Lucas Vazquez were also on target as Real Madrid defeated Girona.

Ireland international Darron Gibson suspended by Sunderland after drink-driving charge

Darron Gibson has been suspended by Sunderland after his charge for drink-driving, with the Championship club launching an investigation.

# football - Saturday 17 March, 2018

I've not peaked yet, claims FA Cup hero Eriksen after double books Spurs' semi-final spot

The Dane scored twice for his side as they dumped Swansea out of the competition and he believes there is more to come

Villarreal defender Semedo denied bail on attempted murder charge

The Portuguese has been denied bail because a judge feels he represents “an obvious risk to the integrity” of his alleged victim.

# football - Friday 16 March, 2018

'I won't run away or cry': Mourinho launches 12-minute defence of his Man United record

He was speaking ahead of United’s FA Cup clash with Brighton.

Klopp: I don't mind facing City in Champions League

The Liverpool boss said his side will be underdogs for the last eight tie.

# football - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Dortmund crash out of Europa League as Austrian opponents cause upset

The Bundesliga side were held 0-0 by Red Bull Salzburg to go down 2-1 on aggregate.

Griezmann produces peach of a lob and Torres bags two as rampant Atleti march into Europa League last eight Looking Strong This post contains videos

Griezmann produces peach of a lob and Torres bags two as rampant Atleti march into Europa League last eight

Angel Correa and Saul Niguez were also on target in a 5-1 win over Lokomotiv Moscow.

Chelsea fans 'hurt' in clashes before Barcelona game

Alleged incidents outside Camp Nou before Wednesday’s Champions League match have led the Blues to ask for fan testimony.

Milan boss Gattuso likes Wilshere 'a lot' amid Serie A links

Gennaro Gattuso heaped praise on Jack Wilshere as AC Milan prepare to face Arsenal in London.

'I did not expect Messi to shoot from there': Courtois accepts individual mistakes cost Chelsea

Barcelona’s Leo Messi twice placed finishes through the goalkeeper’s legs.

# football - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Neymar makes ill-judged tribute to Stephen Hawking by posting wheelchair photo

World renowned physicist Hawking died at the age of 76 today.

Bayern cruise into the Champions League quarters by knocking out Besiktas Routine This post contains videos

Bayern cruise into the Champions League quarters by knocking out Besiktas

The Bundesliga giants remain on track for another treble under Jupp Heynckes after coming through this evening’s second leg.

Simeone 'concerned' that United's exit overshadowed La Liga rivals' brilliance

Sevilla have not been given enough credit for knocking United out of the Champions League, says the Atleti boss.

'Terrible' and 'shocking' Man Utd slated by Ferdinand after Champions League exit

'Terrible' and 'shocking' Man Utd slated by Ferdinand after Champions League exit

After Sevilla humbled Manchester United 2-1 at Old Trafford, former stars Paul Scholes and Rio Ferdinand laid into Jose Mourinho’s side.

# football - Tuesday 13 March, 2018

Neymar has a PSG future, says father

Neymar Sr has quashed talk of his son leaving Paris Saint-Germain, claiming could stay at the Parc des Princes.

PAOK president sorry but attacks 'totally ill establishment' after gun debacle

After the Greek Superleague being suspended indefinitely, PAOK president Ivan Savvidis apologised for invading the pitch with a gun.

'I think they can go there and surprise Barcelona:' Chelsea legend Zola

Gianfranco Zola suffered heartache at Camp Nou with Chelsea but believes Antonio Conte’s men have every chance of prevailing.

'It's a once in a lifetime opportunity' – Kompany eyes title win against Man United

Pep Guardiola’s men could clinch the crown at the Etihad Stadium against none other than their arch-rivals, a chance Kompany is raring to grab.

Coutinho: Neymar's return to Barcelona 'would be awesome'

Ivan Rakitic talked up the possibility of the PSG star returning to the La Liga leaders and his fellow Brazilian has followed suit.

'If I were them, I would think of another player': Mourinho warns Real Madrid off De Gea

The Manchester United boss is confident his goalkeeper will remain at with the club beyond the season, despite links to Los Blancos.

# football - Monday 12 March, 2018

'They have no idea about football' - Klopp hits back at Alexander-Arnold critics

The 19-year-old defender was criticised for his display against Manchester United.

# football - Sunday 11 March, 2018

Advantage Juventus as Napoli drop points again in Serie A title race

Inter’s defensive stubbornness proved too much for Napoli, who left Milan with a draw that does them little good in the Serie A title race.

From 'hell to heaven' in a week – Wenger salutes Cech's penalty heroics

The veteran goalkeeper endured a difficult game against Brighton, but he was the hero on Sunday as he stopped Troy Deeney’s spot-kick.

'We deserved it': Rodgers revels in Celtic's derby win over Rangers

Odsonne Edouard came off the bench to score the winner at Ibrox.

'Captain Forever': Fiorentina pay emotional tributes to late skipper Davide Astori Never Forgotten This post contains videos

'Captain Forever': Fiorentina pay emotional tributes to late skipper Davide Astori

Prior to and during Sunday’s Serie A game against Benevento, Fiorentina paid tribute to the club’s late captain Davide Astori.

# football - Saturday 10 March, 2018

Suarez and Coutinho get the job done as Messi misses out to spend time with new baby

Luis Suarez and Philippe Coutinho scored to seal a 2-0 victory over Malaga in LaLiga before the hosts had Samu sent off.

Willian scores again as champions bounce back against relegation-threatened Palace

Willian scored his fifth goal in as many games across all competitions, as Chelsea beat Crystal Palace 2-1 on Saturday.

Two-goal Ronaldo rescues Real Madrid at Eibar

Real Madrid looked set to drop more points in LaLiga, but Cristiano Ronaldo clinched a dramatic win at Eibar late on.

# football - Friday 9 March, 2018

'John Terry has been a big loss' - Conte highlights absence of former Chelsea skipper

Terry was back at the Chelsea training ground this week to provide moral support to under-fire boss Antonio Conte.

# football - Thursday 8 March, 2018

Powerful scenes as thousands of mourners sing 'one captain' at Davide Astori’s funeral RIP This post contains videos

Powerful scenes as thousands of mourners sing 'one captain' at Davide Astori’s funeral

Fiorentina’s Milan Badelj spoke eloquently on behalf of the squad

Lukaku: I'm Mourinho's sergeant on the pitch

The striker believes his “soldier mentality” and selflessness have made him a very important part of the coach’s plans at Old Trafford.

Mahrez regrets behaviour after failed Manchester City move

Leicester City’s Riyad Mahrez says the problems caused by his failure to join Manchester City are firmly in the past.

Ex-Ireland underage midfielder becomes first Englishman to play for Barcelona since Lineker

Marcus McGuane made his senior bow for the Catalan giants last night.

Son: 'Spurs deserved to go through'

The Tottenham forward believes that his side outplayed their Italian rivals in the second leg.

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