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#Football

# football - Today’s News

Allen hails ‘next level’ Coutinho

Joe Allen paid tribute to the talent of Liverpool team-mate Philippe Coutinho after his stunning winner against Manchester City on Sunday.

6 talking points after the weekend’s football league action

Plenty bite in Killarney, Kildare’s struggles continue and Mayo show a goalscoring touch.

‘He’ll figure it out’: Rooney certain Di Maria can shine in tail end of season

‘You don’t lose your talent overnight,’ says Rooney. So what has happened to the Argentine?

# football - Yesterday’s News

You might be surprised by who Jose Mourinho chose as man-of-the-match today

The Chelsea manager paid tribute to the players left out today.

Borussia Dortmund’s dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration

Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.

# football - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Referee says ‘no mistaken identity’ as Poyet pledges to look again

Roger East has defended his controversial decision to send off Wes Brown in Sunderland’s defeat to Manchester United.

Hughes angry after Stephen Ireland left needing ‘12-15 stitches’ following Hull game

Peter Crouch netted the only goal of a drab affair at the Britannia Stadium.

Luis Enrique laments English ‘campaign’ over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations

“We have seen these kind of campaigns against players, president, supporters.”

# football - Friday 27 February, 2015

# football - Thursday 26 February, 2015

Could Russell Crowe be the man to save Leeds?

The crisis club could receive backing from a Hollywood A-lister after Russell Crowe confirmed his interest in investing.

# football - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

We don’t care about previous Arsenal failures at this stage

The Gunners have failed to progress beyond the last-16 stage of the competition over the last four seasons.

# football - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

Swansea to deal with director who called LVG an ‘arrogant b*****d’

Huw Jenkins has confirmed the Welsh club will investigate the incident.

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he’s coming out of retirement

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

# football - Monday 23 February, 2015

Rodgers: Lallana deserved better from Southampton fans

The England midfielder was jeered on his return to St Mary’s, having left the club for Liverpool last summer, but the Reds boss felt he and Rickie Lambert were harshly treated.

Barcelona not as tough as Stoke away – Kompany

The Belgian insists he and his fellow team-mates have faced more challenging assignments at the Britannia Stadium than taking on Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.

From TheJournal.ie Ex-RUC officer in Chelsea video apologises but says he is not a racist Richard Barklie

Ex-RUC officer in Chelsea video apologises but says he is not a racist

Barklie said he does not know the other people in the video.

# football - Sunday 22 February, 2015

Rio Ferdinand believes Fifa and Uefa have let football down over racism

The events of the past week have accentuated the failings to adequately address the issue in the sport.

Rooney baffled by Swansea defeat

Manchester United’s fifth loss of the Premier League season at Swansea City on Saturday left Wayne Rooney baffled.

‘Silva is the best player in the Premier League’ – Dzeko

The Spaniard has been lauded by his team-mate after Man City recorded a 5-0 win over Newcastle yesterday.

DCU dethrone champions UCC on their own turf to clinch the Sigerson Cup

The Dublin side won their third title in six years after extra-time.

From TheJournal.ie Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims St Pancras

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims

A member of the public made the allegation.

# football - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators ‘locked up’

‘You know, I live with racism; I wasn’t really surprised at what happened to me, even if it was the first time in the Metro.’

# football - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

LVG makes no apologies for using Fellaini as Plan B

However, the United manager is happy to use the Belgian as an alternative option when they need him.

# football - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

# football - Monday 16 February, 2015

Rangers to help Celtic opponents Inter on trip to Glasgow

“If they want to prepare at a division three training ground let them get on with it,” said Kris Commons.

Van Gaal needs to play the United way or he’ll lose the fans, says former Old Trafford boss

Tommy Docherty has urged the Dutchman to give the supporters what they want; attacking football.

# football - Sunday 15 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere Scary Stuff

Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere

It is always within Obama’s reach.

‘Penny has dropped’ for Balotelli says Rodgers

The Liverpool boss believes Mario Balotelli is finally hitting his stride.

# football - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Liverpool come from behind to push past Palace and into the last eight

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored in the second half after Fraizer Campbell had put the hosts in front.

Love is in the air with our Valentine’s Day footballing XI

From Tim Flowers to Charles N’Snogbia, we’ve got you covered.

The dream manager? Chris Ramsey is the man tasked with guiding QPR to safety

Tony Fernandes failed to land reported targets Tim Sherwood and Michael Laudrup.

# football - Friday 13 February, 2015

Hammer blow! Carroll’s latest injury will keep him out for the rest of the season

The striker is set for yet another lengthy spell on the sidelines.

Scholes: Manchester United don’t attack – their football is miserable

“United fans don’t care if the team only has 40 per cent possession as long as they are watching an attacking team.”

# football - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

Van Gaal ‘wasting energy’ with long-ball debate, says Koeman

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has weighed in the developing debate over long-ball tactics, criticising compatriot Louis van Gaal.

Allardyce: There’s no manager better than me in the Premier League

While he accepts that Arsene Wenger may be able to match him for experience, the West Ham boss argues that he has learned enough to make him a match for any of his rivals.

# football - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

You could have bought your partner a football team for €1 this Valentine’s Day

But somebody’s already beaten you to the bargain.

Sturridge blows the Harry Kane away says Rodgers

The Liverpool striker is the best in England according to his boss.

# football - Monday 9 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on Cairo

VIDEO: Up to 22 killed in crush as Egyptian footballers play on

The league has been suspended as a result.

# football - Sunday 8 February, 2015

James McArthur plays down weird touchline incident with Leicester boss Pearson

The pair clashed on the edge of the technical area.

# football - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby

A stunning 4-0 win over bitter rivals and La Liga pacesetters Real Madrid reignited Atletico Madrid’s title defence in glorious fashion.

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