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# football - Yesterday’s News

Ozil is 'a warrior' for Arsenal but frustrated over lack of signings, says club legend Pires

Ozil is approaching the final six months of his deal at Arsenal.

Paul Scholes misses out on Oldham job as another coach once on the books at United gets appointed

The club have hired Richie Wellens as their new manager despite also interviewing Clarence Seedorf for the role.

# football - Tuesday 17 October, 2017

Klopp heralds counter-pressing as Liverpool run riot

The Reds were in scintillating form against Maribor, but it was more than just the seven goals that pleased Jurgen Klopp.

Guardiola after beating Napoli: Maybe best team I've ever faced

It would have been “impossible” for Man City to win if they had not delivered a flawless performance, according to the Spanish manager.

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Senior ladies football and camogie finals made protected sporting events

The ladies football final drew record audience figures this year.

Mourinho: A draw against Benfica would be a positive result

“Benfica are much better than CSKA Moscow and Basel,” the Manchester United boss insisted.

Boost for Chelsea as fit-again Morata could feature in Roma clash

Just recovered from injury, striker Alvaro Morata is available for his side’s Champions League meeting tomorrow.

'I hope to stay 10 or 15 years here' - Pochettino in it for the long haul

The manager was delighted to hear Spurs chairman Daniel Levy say he wants him to stay on for many years.

# football - Monday 16 October, 2017

'99% of teams in world football would lose to Manchester City at the moment' - Klopp

The Liverpool boss leapt to the defence of his side, citing the fact that they have only lost one Premier League match this season to the leaders

'He did it on purpose': Lovren accuses Lukaku of stamp in United-Liverpool draw

‘It is not my decision. He seemed nervous during the game and maybe that’s why.’

'Harry Kane is the complete forward' – Real Madrid boss Zidane an admirer of Spurs talisman

Speculation linking the England star with a move to the European champions is unlikely to go away after the Frenchman’s comments ahead of their Champions League clash.

Lukaku insists he's no flat-track bully

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku believes he is ready to turn around his poor goalscoring record against big clubs.

# football - Sunday 15 October, 2017

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Inter 3 AC Milan 2: Icardi completes superb treble in 90th minute to break Rossoneri hearts

AC Milan suffered derby day heartbreak after twice cancelling out Mauro Icardi goals, only for the Inter star to complete his hat-trick.

Big Sam rules out considering 'very tempting' Scotland job

Scotland are looking for a new manager after Gordon Strachan’s departure, but it appears that Allardyce will not be the successor.

# football - Saturday 14 October, 2017

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Arsenal lack 'cojones' - Watford star hammers Gunners

Troy Deeney helped turn the game around in a win over the London side, whose showing did not impress him much.

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Kimmich peach the pick of the bunch as Bayern peacock on Jupp Heynckes return

“A coach must be at one with his players,” the 72-year-old said at his post-match news conference.

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Amazing Benjamin Jeannot volley not enough for Dijon as PSG score injury-time winner

Thomas Meunier scored in added time as PSG beat Dijon 2-1 to go six points clear in League 1.

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Ronaldo gets first La Liga goal of the season to earn Madrid a late win against Getafe

After a remarkable close-range miss, Cristiano Ronaldo netted his first league goal of the season as Real Madrid beat Getafe 2-1.

'There's a lot better candidates than myself' – Vieira dismisses links to USA job

Patrick Vieira said he is not the man to fill the void left by Bruce Arena after the United States failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

# football - Friday 13 October, 2017

Ex-Celtic defender takes temporary charge of Scotland following Strachan's departure

Scotland have appointed Malky Mackay as manager on an interim basis ahead of playing the Netherlands.

'I never called Barca the Messi team' - Pochettino hits out at Guardiola comments

The Man City boss has been criticised for calling Tottenham “the Harry Kane team”.

'They are people who are not afraid to say what they think, who do not hide behind their fame'

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique has split opinion recently, but Filipe Luis is a big admirer of the defender’s outspoken nature.

# football - Thursday 12 October, 2017

Criminal proceedings opened against PSG president Al-Khelaifi in World Cup bribery case

Nasser Al-Khelaifi will be investigated as part of criminal proceedings brought by the Swiss attorney general’s office.

Pulis dismisses links with Wales job as Coleman ponders his future

Chris Coleman is considering his future as Wales coach after Monday’s costly defeat to Ireland.

# football - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

'It's sad, but it's a cycle that's finishing' - Brazil star is leaving his MLS club but no word on retiring

Kaka has revealed that he will depart MLS side Orlando City in December.

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'

Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi after their win last night.

# football - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville

The Sky Sports pundit says Manchester United’s clashes with Liverpool brought a change in the legendary manager.

# football - Monday 9 October, 2017

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs

The Green and White Army suffered defeat in their last group game against Norway.

# football - Sunday 8 October, 2017

Nobody could have done better after Alex Ferguson – David Moyes

The former Red Devils boss has hit back at Jose Mourinho.

'A 7-0 win at home to Sweden isn't going to happen'

Arjen Robben gave a frank assessment of the Dutch side’s chances of overhauling their rivals.

Andrea Pirlo, one of your favourite players, is set to retire from football

It’s time to concentrate on that vineyard.

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury

The midfielder limped out of the Red Devils’ win over Bosnia-Herzegovina and is set for two weeks on the sidelines.

# football - Saturday 7 October, 2017

'Italy will struggle in World Cup play-offs': Dismal Azzurri face major backlash

Italy drew at home to 103rd ranked Macedonia on Friday, as they prepare for a World Cup play-off in November.

Ex-Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho given seven-month prison sentence for tax fraud

The Shanghai SIPG defender has received a prison sentence in Spain after pleading guilty to tax crimes, but is unlikely to go behind bars.

# football - Thursday 5 October, 2017

World Cup holders secure spot at Russia with comfortable win over Northern Ireland

Sebastian Rudy scored his first international goal to help Joachim Low’s side make it nine wins from nine in qualifying.

Jamie Redknapp calls for Harry Kane to keep England armband

The Tottenham star is the ideal candidate to captain England, according to former Spurs midfielder Redknapp.

Huge result for Ireland as last-gasp Skrtel own goal gives Scotland narrow victory

A tense and dramatic contest at Hampden saw Scotland keeping their World Cup hopes alive.

94th minute winner from skipper Harry Kane sends England to the 2018 World Cup

Gareth Southgate’s side are going to Russia.

'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry

The young French forward has often been compared to his countryman, but the Arsenal legend feels he can be ‘world class’.

# football - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo raises £600k for charity after auctioning 2013 Ballon d'Or

Ronaldo’s donated 2013 Ballon d’Or was sold at a charity auction on Wednesday.

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