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# football - Wednesday 10 May, 2017

'I've been at this club for 13 years': Rooney wants to stay at Man Utd this summer

The Red Devils skipper has struggled to make an impact this season but insists he is not looking to move elsewhere.

Benitez promised 'every last penny' to build for Newcastle's Premier League return

The promotion-winning manager looks set to stay at St James’s Park after having talks with Mike Ashley.

Dortmund defender returns to training one month after bomb attack on team bus

Marc Bartra is moving closer to a comeback from his wrist injury.

'A sport has to encourage initiative' - Wenger questions Chelsea's style

'A sport has to encourage initiative' - Wenger questions Chelsea's style

Teams recently at the top of the Premier League have failed to control possession, and the Arsenal boss has said the game must value a proactive style.

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# football - Tuesday 9 May, 2017

'Reaching the Champions League final counts for nothing'

Gianluigi Buffon has experienced final heartache twice in the competition, most recently against Barcelona back in 2015.

# football - Sunday 7 May, 2017

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Concussion 'guidance document' being drafted for schools, clubs and sports governing bodies

The document comes after five young rugby players suffered serious head injuries during Junior Cup games.

# football - Friday 5 May, 2017

Hammer blow: Lanzini leaves Chelsea on the brink of Premier League glory

Tottenham’s Premier League title hopes are in tatters.

Man City handed two-year ban from signing academy players after tapping up two youngsters

The Premier League club have also been fined £300,000.

# football - Thursday 4 May, 2017

Leicester boss plays down Schmeichel's change in agent amid Man United and Madrid talk

Craig Shakespeare believes Schmeichel will be at the King Power Stadium next season.

Former Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has been overlooked for the South Africa job

Roberto Mancini and Lothar Matthaus were also said to have applied for the role, but all have been snubbed.

Gianluigi Buffon: I want people to be sad when I quit

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon felt Juventus’ strategy was spot on against Monaco as he set a new club record.

# football - Wednesday 3 May, 2017

Ronaldo tells Real Madrid fans: Just stop whistling at me

The Portuguese forward starred in a convincing win over Atletico.

'Europa League takes priority over Premier League'

Jose Mourinho has said he could field a weakened side against Arsenal despite the race for the top four not being settled.

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Advantage Ajax as on-loan Chelsea attacker stars in heavy Lyon victory

Peter Bosz’s youthful side impress in the Dutch club’s first European semi-final for 20 years.

Luckless Man Utd defender Shaw ruled out for rest of the season

Jose Mourinho confirms the defender sustained a serious foot injury against Swansea.

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Wenger: I hate myself when I don't win games

The Arsenal boss insists he takes his side’s setbacks very badly.

End of an era: Roma legend Totti to retire at the end of this season

The Serie A club’s new sporting director Monchi has confirmed that the ex-Italy international will take up a non-playing role.

'Best manager I ever had' - Balotelli responds to Rodgers' jibe

The pair ramped up the sarcasm in assessing one another following their dreadful time together at Liverpool.

Liverpool have three finals left – Mignolet eyes top four-finish

The Liverpool No 1 is desperate to end the season strongly and finish in the top four.

# football - Tuesday 2 May, 2017

Ibrahimovic undergoes successful surgery, expected to make 'full recovery'

The Swedish striker’s agent Mino Raiola has dismissed suggestions that he may not return to full fitness.

# football - Monday 1 May, 2017

'Manchester is blue' - Celta Vigo's former City striker taunts United

John Guidetti is keen to get one over on the club’s rivals in the Europa League semi-finals.

Zidane: Ronaldo's 'goalscoring ability' makes me jealous

Zidane has praised Cristiano Ronaldo and former team-mate Ronaldo Nazario, admitting he envies the duo’s goal tallies.

# football - Sunday 30 April, 2017

'North London is ours' - Alli revels in Spurs' ascendance

Arsenal fans are set to endure plenty of barbs from Tottenham in the coming weeks and the young midfielder was among the first to have his say.

'They were chanting against me... There were some children and the parents said nothing'

Sulley Muntari claims the referee’s failure to take action against racist chants led to him leaving a Serie A match in protest.

'Mathematically it has to happen once' - Finishing above Spurs never Wenger's target

It is the stick Arsenal fans have used to beat Tottenham with for two decades, but Arsene Wenger claims league ranking is not important.

'At the moment we cannot walk from the bed to the toilet': Mourinho frustrated by injuries

Luke Shaw and Eric Bailly limped off as Man United were held by Swansea.

Untouchable! Ancelotti's Bayern clinch record-extending Bundesliga title in style

Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Bayern Munich emphatically wrapped up a fifth straight league crown.

# football - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Burnley take vital points as they seal first away win of the season

Ashley Barnes and Andre Gray gave Burnley a 2-0 victory at Crystal Palace.

Celtic trounce Rangers at Ibrox to remain on course to set points record

With 12 points still to play for, the Bhoys are nine shy of their 103-point tally from 2002.

'I've no fear I won't be coming back the same player, there's none of that nonsense'

Staying patient about his return from a broken leg is the biggest challenge facing Seamus Coleman.

Toure taunts United: 'Next year I hope they attack a little bit more'

The Manchester City star had a dig at United’s defensive display at the Etihad Stadium.

# football - Friday 28 April, 2017

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'This wasn't about him not getting a game': Father denies son getting dropped a factor in court case

The now-18-year-old lost a court case alleging that his football team bullied him and caused post-traumatic stress.

# football - Thursday 27 April, 2017

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Spurs fan attacked by fellow supporter after 'being mistaken for Chelsea fan'

Doctors are concerned the 23-year-old may have sustained lasting damage to his eyesight.

Brazil court orders 'murder' goalkeeper back to prison

Three out of four judges on a panel of the country’s Supreme Court (STF) ruled that Bruno de Souza should return to jail.

# football - Wednesday 26 April, 2017

More misery for Moyes as FA charge Sunderland boss over 'slap' remark to female reporter

The Sunderland boss’s comments were deemed to have brought the game into disrepute.

Mourinho: City favourites for top four, not United

We have a Manchester derby tomorrow night.

# football - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

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Watch: Former England striker hailed a hero after rescuing children from yacht

James Beattie didn’t hesitate when confronted with a crisis.

Zidane denies he botched El Clasico tactics

The Madrid boss believes the risks he took in the 3-2 loss to Barcelona were worth it despite the defeat.

Derby defeat would make top four placing 'very difficult', says United's Herrera

The Spaniard can’t play down the importance of the upcoming Manchester derby.

# football - Sunday 23 April, 2017

Liverpool boss Klopp admits to having 'a few words' following frustrating defeat to Palace

Christian Benteke’s double consigned the Reds to a 2-1 loss at home to the Eagles, leaving the home coach disappointed at seeing three points slip.