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# football - Monday 9 May, 2016

Brazilian footballer dies aged 26 after suffering heart attack on the pitch RIP

Brazilian footballer dies aged 26 after suffering heart attack on the pitch

Bernardo Ribeiro, who had spells in Italy, Australia and Finland, was rushed to hospital in his native country before passing away.

'I miss a bit of cold weather' - Gerrard eyes return to Liverpool 'sooner rather than later'

The LA Galaxy midfielder is already setting his sights on working at the club he spent the vast majority of his career once again.

Fuchs: Why would anyone leave Leicester?

The defender cannot understand why any of his Leicester City team-mates would want a transfer.

Klopp retracts Europa League final invitation to ticketless Liverpool fans

The Reds boss says he made a mistake inviting fans to travel to Basel without tickets.

# football - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Pellegrini gave his farewell speech to a near-empty stadium after fans poured out of the Etihad Poor Form This post contains videos

Pellegrini gave his farewell speech to a near-empty stadium after fans poured out of the Etihad

Most Manchester City fans chose not to stay for the lap of honour as the Chilean thanked the club’s supporters.

Ronaldo on the double as Real Madrid keep the heat on Barcelona In The Hunt This post contains videos

Ronaldo on the double as Real Madrid keep the heat on Barcelona

Zinedine Zidane’s men moved above Atletico Madrid with 3-2 win over Valencia to remain just one point behind the reigning champions.

# football - Saturday 7 May, 2016

Record-breakers: No Champions League, but departing Pep is leaving a legacy behind Pep In Their Step This post contains videos

Record-breakers: No Champions League, but departing Pep is leaving a legacy behind

Bayern Munich look poised to remain dominant in Germany after sealing a fourth successive Bundesliga crown.

Van Gaal does not regret Rashford and Blind omissions LVG

Van Gaal does not regret Rashford and Blind omissions

Although Anthony Martial and Matteo Darmian picked up injuries, Louis Van Gaal has no regrets over resting Marcus Rashford and Daley Blind.

Back to the big time: Middlesbrough clinch promotion to the Premier League

Chris Hughton’s Brighton will target promotion via the play-offs after the sides played out a 1-1 draw today.

'Get in the kitchen!': life as a female football referee

It’s an even tougher job for some.

# football - Friday 6 May, 2016

Ireland's rivals have been dealt a big injury blow ahead of Euro 2016

The Italians are already without Claudio Marchisio for the competition.

West Ham will call on Ireland's number one as they bid for Champions League football

The Hammers are closing on their final Premier League match at Upton Park.

From Hull's bench to Barcelona: Is Hatem ben Arfa set for a remarkable comeback? Resurrection This post contains videos

From Hull's bench to Barcelona: Is Hatem ben Arfa set for a remarkable comeback?

The former Newcastle attacker has enjoyed a terrific season in Ligue 1, scoring 17 goals for Nice.

Tottenham's Dembele hit with 6-game ban after Costa incident

The Football Association confirmed the ruling earlier today.

Guardiola: Dressing-room mole is Bayern's problem, not mine

The exiting Bayern boss also clashed again with the club’s medical staff.

Wenger opens door for Arteta to link up with Guardiola at Manchester City

“I still think he can play — he would still be a good player everywhere.”

# football - Thursday 5 May, 2016

'My only focus is Ireland this summer' - Roy Keane plays down Celtic job talk

There are always jobs coming up, says the Corkman.

Fellaini free to play FA Cup final as Belgian gets three-match ban for Huth elbow

The Leicester defender’s season has come to a premature end however, with just two games left in the Foxes’ campaign.

Mahrez 50-50 to stay at Leicester - agent

Mahrez 50-50 to stay at Leicester - agent

PFA Player of the Year Riyad Mahrez is happy at Leicester, but will assess his options during the close-season, according to his agent.

Falcao's struggles continue as he fails to make 40-man Colombia squad for Copa America

It’s been a tough couple of years for the country’s joint top-scorer.

# football - Wednesday 4 May, 2016

He was Serie A's joint-top scorer last season but Luca Toni has announced his retirement

The 2006 World Cup hero will play his final game on Sunday.

Egyptian champs searching for fifth manager this season as McLeish is sacked after 65 days

Zamalek have shown the former Scotland boss the door.

Just the 5 gongs for Dimitri Payet at the West Ham end-of-season awards

The France international was the star of the show once again.

# football - Monday 2 May, 2016

From Tinkerman to champion: Claudio Ranieri writes the greatest story ever told

Having led Leicester City to the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has earned himself legendary status.

Leicester's Kante set to have stand named after him

The midfielder has been a key part of the Foxes’ title-challenging side this season.

# football - Saturday 30 April, 2016

Valdes to return to United as Standard Liege loan deal comes to premature end

The Spanish goalkeeer made eight appearances for the Belgian club after falling out with Louis van Gaal.

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

A vital win for Sunderland and Leicester’s party to be put on hold are included in our selections this week.

# football - Friday 29 April, 2016

Ever heard about the time Riyad Mahrez pulled a runner from a trial with St Mirren's reserves?

“I was so cold that one day I faked an injury…”

'Faroe Islands inspired Leicester's title bid'

Former Denmark international Lars Olsen says his side are the inspiration for Claudio Ranieri’s team.

'I can't believe it. Who made this decision?' - Klopp blasts scheduling of Swansea trip

Liverpool’s next game kicks off at midday on Sunday.

'Rashford's movement reminds me of Van Basten' - Merson

Marcus Rashford’s movement is reminiscent of Marco van Basten, according to the former Arsenal player.

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Repeat of Dortmund performance can turn semi-final around -- Kolo Toure

‘We know we can do it, we just need to believe.’

# football - Thursday 28 April, 2016

Liverpool ordered to pay record tribunal fee to Burnley for Ings

The England striker’s move to the Reds could cost the Anfield club more than €10m in a compensation payout.

Sakho handed 30-day suspension as Uefa open disciplinary proceedings

The Liverpool defender has been provisionally banned by European football’s governing body for a failed drugs test.

# football - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

Klopp issues a word of warning to his Liverpool players ahead of Europa League semi-final LFC

Klopp issues a word of warning to his Liverpool players ahead of Europa League semi-final

The Reds are in Spain to face Villarreal tomorrow.

Liverpool defender Sakho accepts positive drugs test findings

Sakho was found to have tested positive for a prohibited drug and will remain unavailable for selection.

Guardiola: 'My Bayern reputation hinges on Champions League success'

However, the Spaniard does not believe his reign at the club should be judged on continental success.

# football - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Paralympian footballer has international caps stolen in home raid Heartless

Paralympian footballer has international caps stolen in home raid

Alan O’Hara represented Ireland over forty times between 2002 and 2008.

'Sakho has let Liverpool down, there are serious questions to be asked' - Carragher

The France international could miss the rest of the season while his failed drugs test is investigated.

Gary Lineker is just one Leicester win away from presenting MOTD in his jocks

The former England striker is likely regretting opening his mouth on Twitter last December.