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# football - Today’s News

€50 million-rated Bilbao star dismisses Liverpool rumours

Spanish forward Inaki Williams, 22, has pledged his future to the La Liga club.

2 Premier League stars included on Ballon d'Or shortlist (so far)

Kevin De Bruyne and Sergio Aguero have made the 30-man group.

Neville urges calm at United after Mourinho's horror Chelsea reunion

Back at Chelsea for the first time since being sacked in December last year, Jose Mourinho’s Manchester United were routed 4-0.

# football - Yesterday’s News

Mourinho insists he'll never sell out-of-favour Wayne Rooney

He may have dropped his captain but the Man United boss says he won’t be offloading him.

# football - Saturday 22 October, 2016

Jurgen Klopp would 'welcome' Steven Gerrard back at Liverpool

There has been much speculation that the Anfield legend is set to end his stay in America.

Luis Enrique, Valencia condemn missile throwing after Barcelona winner

Neymar was hit by a bottle thrown by fans, prompting stern words from the Spanish club.

More misery for Moyes as Hammers grab late, late winner against Sunderland

Leicester recorded a comfortable 3-1 win over Crystal Palace courtesy of strikes from Ahmed Musa, Shinji Okazaki and Christian Fuchs, meanwhile.

'Ronaldo made himself' - Ferguson

Cristiano Ronaldo stands a cut above the other Manchester United greats managed by Alex Ferguson, who praised his self-made superstar.

# football - Friday 21 October, 2016

Neymar signs new Barcelona contract with eye-watering release clause

Neymar’s contract saga at Barcelona is finally at an end, after the Brazil forward signed his new five-year deal on Friday.

Rummenigge blasts Premier League clubs for 'kidnapping'

Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Bayern Munich are focusing on producing local talent, rather than following the Premier League’s foraging abroad.

Klopp: 'Physical' Man United tactics were good practice for Pulis’ West Brom

Liverpool came up against the aerial threat on Monday night and they are expecting more of the same at home to the Baggies.

Wenger talks up Arsenal's title credentials

Arsenal have lost only once in the past seven months and Arsene Wenger has challenged them to prove their mettle as potential champions.


Evra hails old rival Suarez as 'the best number 9'

Luis Suarez received praise from an unlikely source after the Barcelona star added more silverware to his collection.

Dele Alli was like a 'wild horse,' says Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino insists Dele Alli must maintain part of the aggressive side of his game for Tottenham.

# football - Thursday 20 October, 2016

Pogba no longer Premier League's 'worst' player, mocks Mourinho

Paul Pogba starred as Manchester United thrashed Fenerbahce and Jose Mourinho responded by mocking the perception of his recent form.

GAA wants to play All-Ireland finals in August and replace football quarter-finals with group stage

Director general Paraic Duffy is aiming to condense the championship seasons.

# football - Wednesday 19 October, 2016

A pair of Kolo Toure blunders gift Monchengladbach victory over Celtic

The Ivorian defender made two poor defensive mistakes as the Hoops suffered defeat at Celtic Park.

Mourinho issues warning to £30million man Mkhitaryan

The Armenian international has so far struggled to make an impact at Old Trafford.

Gerard Pique: I nearly quit football in 2014

The defender insists he will retire from Spain duty in 2018, and says he nearly walked away two years ago.

# football - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Luckless Wilson returns to Man United with serious knee injury

The striker was on loan at Derby.

# football - Monday 17 October, 2016

'It's a first clean sheet, so yippee!' - Klopp forced to accept United draw

The German manager took some positives from Liverpool’s 0-0 stalemate.

FA want another English manager but chairman insists: 'Sam let us down badly'

Greg Clarke condemned Sam Allardyce’s conduct when quizzed by members of the British parliament.

Montreal Impact coach: Drogba refused to be named on the bench

“He did not accept to come off the bench. In the end he did not want to be in the 18.”

'Mourinho is not ruthless enough'

Liverpool will take advantage of ‘confusion’ at Manchester United under Jose Mourinho, according to Paul Scholes.


More complicated than hate - Neville opens up on United-Liverpool rivalry

Manchester United travel to Liverpool on Monday, a match Gary Neville is eagerly anticipating.

# football - Sunday 16 October, 2016

Ibrahimovic 'like a big brother' for Pogba as he settles back into Old Trafford life

The Frenchman has been waxing lyrical about his team-mate.

Holebas cracker gives Watford all three points on Teesside as Southampton ease past Burnley

Middlesbrough will enter a tough run of fixtures on the back of a damaging 1-0 home defeat to the Hornets.

From The Daily Edge A BBC presenter tried out Gaelic football and got so, so into it Outta Breath

A BBC presenter tried out Gaelic football and got so, so into it

We never said it was easy mate.

# football - Saturday 15 October, 2016

Barca, Atletico and Real score 17 goals between them to earn emphatic wins Back In The Habit This post contains videos

Barca, Atletico and Real score 17 goals between them to earn emphatic wins

Having missed three games, Lionel Messi needed just three minutes to find the net.

Stekelenburg: Will Phil Jagielka buy me dinner?

“It’s not only guesswork for the penalties, you do the analysis as well.”

Walcott's double helps Arsenal to win a 5-goal thriller and draw level with Man City

Granit Xhaka was shown a red card but Theo Walcott’s brace laid the foundations for Swansea City’s defeat.

# football - Friday 14 October, 2016

Rooney still world class, says Klopp

The Liverpool manager is in no doubt over the quality of Wayne Rooney as Liverpool prepare to host Manchester United.

Klopp fumes at Premier League fixture changes

Jurgen Klopp is unhappy that Liverpool’s fixture against Manchester City at the end of December has been moved for television.

Hasselbaink given 'unanimous support' by QPR after undercover Telegraph sting

The Dutch manager has been full-backed by the Championship club following an internal investigation.

# football - Thursday 13 October, 2016

Talks over 'Atlantic League' featuring Celtic, Rangers and Ajax

Clubs outside of Europe’s powerhouses could form their own breakaway division over Champions League changes.

'Ferguson used to say that this is not just a game, it's a challenge'

Nani has recalled the passion and intensity of clashes between Liverpool and Manchester United.

'I understand if he doesn't speak to me again' - Big Sam's agent feels responsible for England sacking

Scott McGarvey has admitted his guilt at the role he played in Allardyce’s downfall as an international manager.

Maradona pleads with Totti to play until he's 50 so Argentinian legend isn't 'bored to death' 10 More Years This post contains videos

Maradona pleads with Totti to play until he's 50 so Argentinian legend isn't 'bored to death'

The pair combined for a goal in a charity match last night.

# football - Wednesday 12 October, 2016

Ribery has a very high bar for what 'world class' is, and Griezmann is well short of it

You won’t get the stamp of approval from Big Franck until you’ve proven yourself over a decade.

Aston Villa have chosen Steve Bruce as the man to lead them back to the Premier League

Bruce has replaced Roberto Di Matteo at the Championship club.

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