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#Football

# football - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Chelsea can’t buy me with ticket, says racism victim

The man denied access to the Paris Metro by a group of the club’s fans would never consider attending their clash with PSG.

‘I won’t speak to the press again this season’ – Ronaldo angry after Schalke scare

The star was caught on camera by Canal Plus telling team-mate Karim Benzema “this is embarrassing”.

# football - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Robbie Keane set for ‘a few more years’ with LA Galaxy

The Ireland striker picked up where he left off in 2014 at the weekend

# football - Monday 9 March, 2015

Balotelli an ‘absolute waste of time’ – Lawrenson

The Italy international has now gone five competitive matches without scoring.

# football - Friday 6 March, 2015

Arsene Wenger hits back at Paul Scholes’ criticism

The Arsenal boss claims the ex-Manchester United man was out of order.

# football - Thursday 5 March, 2015

Balotelli claims ‘someone doesn’t like me’ after being left on bench again

The striker again stole the headlines following Liverpool’s 2-0 win over Burnley.

# football - Wednesday 4 March, 2015

Van Gaal: Di Maria needs a year to settle at United

The player’s form has come under the microscope since joining the club in a lucrative deal.

# football - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

‘I am not under pressure’ says under-pressure Manuel Pellegrini

Why can’t we give Manuel one last chance?

Fan group want Russell Crowe meeting after Leeds bid talk

The actor caused a buzz by hinting at his interest in buying the club.

England winger Adam Johnson released on bail

Durham Police have released Sunderland’s Adam Johnson on bail as they look into claims of sexual activity with a girl under the age of 16.

Football world pays tribute to Spurs legend Dave Mackay

Former Tottenham and Derby captain Dave Mackay passed away at the age of 80 on Monday.

Sturridge will ‘light up’ Liverpool’s top four bid – Rodgers

The Liverpool boss says his star striker is almost back to full fitness.

# football - Monday 2 March, 2015

‘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?

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.

# football - Sunday 1 March, 2015

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

Thierry Henry says yes, he would take over from Arsene Wenger if Arsenal asked

Is this a possibility all of a sudden?

# 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.