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#Football

# football - Tuesday 19 December, 2017

Crystal Palace star charged with assault and possession of an offensive weapon

An incident on Sunday morning has landed Jason Puncheon in hot water and he is due to appear in court on 5 January.

Boyhood club Boca shut down claims of imminent Tevez return from China

The Argentine side say they are ‘oblivious to any negotiation’ that may exist between Tevez and Shanghai Shenhua over his contract.

# football - Monday 18 December, 2017

West Ham star Lanzini charged for dive at Stoke

The Argentine is the second player to fall foul of the new directive, with Oumar Niasse banned for two games in November.

Van Gaal eyes one more job 'to spite Manchester United'

Louis van Gaal was unceremoniously ousted from Manchester United but has his sights set on a revenge mission in the Premier League.

# football - Sunday 17 December, 2017

'We can't think that we're unbeatable and we have to keep our focus game by game'

Gabriel Jesus insists that Man City cannot get complacent after recording a 16th consecutive Premier League win on Saturday.

Mourinho: Lukaku's love for former club West Brom behind muted celebration

Lukaku scored the opening goal as Man United defeated West Brom 2-1 on Sunday.

Manchester City aren't one of the Premier League's best ever - Rooney

The side need to start winning more trophies to be considered an all-time great side, according to the Everton striker.

# football - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Benteke finally ends goal drought as Palace earn first away win of the season

Roy Hodgson’s men claimed a 3-0 victory over Leicester City, with Wilfred Ndidi sent off for the Foxes.

Man United open to selling unhappy players like Mkhitaryan and Shaw in January

Jose Mourinho could offload the pair when the window reopens.

Ronaldo: 'I've always wanted to make my mark in the world of football and I've done it'

After receiving his fifth Ballon d’or earlier this month Cristiano Ronaldo said he was honoured to share an era of individual success with Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.

Klopp: We're all fighting for second place in the Premier League

The Liverpool boss believes the title race in England is over with Manchester City’s dominant lead at the top of the table

# football - Friday 15 December, 2017

Premier League title City's to lose, but Sterling wary of United charge

The winger was speaking to BBC’s Football Focus programme.

Liverpool's in-form Salah 'is a player I rate a lot', says Zidane

The forward has been linked with a move to Real Madrid.

'Tottenham I think is, with Chelsea, the best team in wanting to play football'

Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola has been impressed with the approach of Mauricio Pochettino’s men.

Griezmann will be allowed to leave – Simeone

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone insists the La Liga giants will let his star forward Antoine Griezmann leave.

# football - Thursday 14 December, 2017

Mourinho: No room on Man Utd bench for disappearing Mkhitaryan

The midfielder has been dropped from the squad after a string of bad performances.

Dortmund say they're undecided about next season as 30-year-old coach heavily linked

Julian Nagelsmann has done a magnificent job at Hoffenheim but appointing him would seem a risk for troubled Dortmund.

Resurgent Wayne Rooney has Europe's best shot-conversion record

Having scored five goals in his last four Premier League appearances, the Everton star looks rejuvenated.

Mourinho asked to explain controversial pre-Manchester derby comments

The FA has already asked both clubs for their observations regarding the post-match incident at Old Trafford

AC Milan's 18-year-old goalkeeper reduced to tears following abuse from club's ultras

The young goalkeeper had to be consoled by team-mates.

Guardiola tells fans Man City won't stop after record-breaking win

Pep Guardiola revelled in his side’s 15th successive Premier League victory on Wednesday.

# football - Wednesday 13 December, 2017

Man United's brightest young prospect signs his first professional contract

Angel Gomes became the youngest player to represent the club since Duncan Edwards on the final day of last season.

Rooney haunts Magpies as Big Sam's Everton revival continues and Leicester put four past Southampton

Everton claimed a narrow win at Newcastle United tonight.

Aurier fluke helps Spurs leapfrog into fourth as Gunners held by West Ham

Tottenham overcame Brighton 2-0, but North London rivals Arsenal could only manage a draw against David Moyes’ side.

Lukaku and Man United bounce back from derby misery with narrow win

The Belgian striker scored the only goal of the game at home to Bournemouth.

# football - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Life under Peter Stoeger begins with much-needed victory for Dortmund

Sokratis Papastathopoulos scored the goals.

Blow for Spurs as hamstrung defender ruled out until February with future up in the air

Pochettino has confirmed that Toby Alderweireld won’t be back until February 2018 and that no progress has been made on contract talks.

'He wasn’t the worst coach I'd worked under, but he was certainly the most immature'

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has criticised Pep Guardiola over the pair’s relationship at Barcelona.

'We need him for the next few weeks, 100 per cent:' Klopp looking forward to Lallana's return

Adam Lallana is back training fully, according to the Liverpool boss.

Mourinho suggests Man City 'education' to blame for derby bust-up

Players and staff of both sides are said to have ended up in a scuffle after Sunday’s derby.

Wenger urges City and United to behave more like respectful sumo wrestlers

Arsene Wenger believes Premier League teams could learn some decorum from sumo wrestling after the heated aftermath to the Manchester derby.

Man United more boring under Mourinho, claims Van Gaal

The former boss was replaced by Mourinho after winning the 2016 FA Cup.

'Cristiano has the most profitable ego in the history of football' - Real legend Valdano

The Portugal superstar is not driven by his rivalry with the Barcelona forward, instead by his desire for self-improvement.

# football - Monday 11 December, 2017

'This team has character': Conte backing Chelsea to bounce back despite title concession

The Blues under-performed in a defeat to West Ham, but their manager expects his players to respond strongly in a midweek meeting with Huddersfield.

Englishman working wonders at little-known Swedish club relishes dream tie with Arsenal

After three promotions in five years, Graham Potter will get the chance to test himself against Arsene Wenger in the Europa League.

Gattuso: 'I'm always tense - even when I play football with my son'

After earning his first win as Milan manager, Gennaro Gattuso spoke about the tension he feels on the bench.

'We are an honest team' - Guardiola responds to accusations of diving

Pep Guardiola replied to Jose Mourinho’s accusations of diving after his side beat Man United 2-1 on Sunday.

# football - Sunday 10 December, 2017

Suarez and Messi restore five-point La Liga lead as Barca see off Villarreal

Barcelona ended a run of back-to-back draws in La Liga thanks to second-half goals from Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi.

Mourinho: Herrera denied clear penalty in Manchester derby defeat

Jose Mourinho blamed Manchester United’s defeat to Manchester City on a single penalty decision that did not go his side’s way.

Wenger bemoans Saints' time-wasting: 'Referees haven't found an answer'

The Gunners drew 1-1 at St Mary’s after Olivier Giroud cancelled out Charlie Austin’s opener.