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# retort - Thursday 19 December, 2019

China hit back at Ozil by cutting him from Pro Evolution Soccer

The German star will not be appearing in the Chinese version of the popular video game.

# retort - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'I'll give you some advice for an article' - Antonio Conte laughs off criticism from journalist

The Nerazzurri boss was not in the mood to hear suggestions from a reporter ahead of the midweek clash in the Champions League

# retort - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea

The Chelsea boss urged the France manager not to select the 28-year-old.

# retort - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Romelu Lukaku hits back at Gary Neville, critics of his weight

The Belgian joined Inter in a €65 million move earlier this month after two years at Man United.

# retort - Monday 12 August, 2019

Frank Lampard not 'too concerned' with Jose Mourinho's selection criticism

After his former manager questioned his team selection, the Blues boss responded during his press conference.

# retort - Friday 5 July, 2019

'You see men grabbing their sacks' - US star Alex Morgan responds to critics of celebration against England

After facing criticism over her antics in the World Cup semi-final, the American striker has provided a passionate defence.

# retort - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Roma say club legend Totti's claims are 'far from reality'

The former footballer officially stepped down as a club director on Monday.

# retort - Friday 14 December, 2018

Klopp on Pogba questions: 'Does somebody ask Mourinho about Gini Wijnaldum?'

Despite some journalist’s best attempts, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was not interested in talking for too long about Paul Pogba.

# retort - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'You cannot buy class!' - Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary

City released an eight-part series showing their title-winning journey from last season but the Red Devils boss was not impressed

# retort - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment

Jibril Rajoub had demanded that the Barcelona star not take part in the pre-World Cup friendly against Israel.

# retort - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Balotelli takes aim at offensive banner displayed in Italy friendly

The former Manchester City striker scored as his country beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 on Monday.

# retort - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'Why is Mesut the only player Keown criticises?'

The Arsenal attacking midfielder’s representative has launched a scathing attack on the former Arsenal defender.

# retort - Friday 27 April, 2018

Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'

The Tottenham boss has criticised the Football Association for a joke about their FA Cup semi-final defeat.

# retort - Monday 5 March, 2018

Oxlade-Chamberlain hits back at 'stupid' Neville and Henry criticism

Questions were asked of the England international following a summer move from Arsenal to Liverpool.

# retort - Friday 9 February, 2018

'I just know that we African players are proud of ourselves'

Andre Ayew has hit back at West Ham’s sacked director of recruitment Tony Henry.

# retort - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism

The club’s Supporters’ Trust have issued a statement in response to the Portuguese coach’s remarks.

# retort - Monday 1 January, 2018

Mourinho blasts Paul Scholes for Pogba criticism

The Red Devils boss has accused the former England international of being unfairly critical of his team.

# retort - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham'

The match on Saturday was not a classic but Jose Mourinho used his notes to compliment his players.

# retort - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I told you we have some' – Wilshere snaps back at controversial Deeney comments

After the Watford striker called out Arsenal last weekend, the Gunners midfielder responded following a Europa League victory.

# retort - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

# retort - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

A 'sore loser' who 'fannies about' - Iceland hit back at Ronaldo

In an astonishing rant, Karu Arnason responded to the Portugal star’s harsh words

# retort - Friday 12 February, 2016

Louis van Gaal unhappy with Paul Scholes' criticism

The Dutch manager will not ask Ryan Giggs to speak to the former midfielder about his comments.

# retort - Monday 9 November, 2015

Ryan Shawcross responds brilliantly to Diego Costa's BO jibe

Meanwhile, Stoke confirmed that one of their stewards has accused the Chelsea player of deliberately stamping on his foot.

# retort - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism

The former England captain reportedly criticised the player when speaking to a Brazilian website.

# retort - Friday 2 May, 2014

Paul Pogba says Man United disrespected him

“I was training alone for one week. They told me to go in the gym. I said, ‘I am not an athlete, I am a footballer.”‘

# retort - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Ince, Southgate query Campbell racism claims

The former England defender has been accused of harming the drive to tackle the issue.

# retort - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Manuel Pellegrini hits back at Jose Mourinho

The Chelsea manager claimed that the London club are the “little horse” in the title race.

# retort - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Moyes makes light of Mourinho's Rooney claim

The Chelsea boss recently suggested that United would only be willing to sell Rooney to a foreign club.

# retort - Sunday 23 June, 2013

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Defiant Joe Kinnear hits back at Shearer jibes

The incoming Director of Football castigated the former boss for playing Damien Duff at left-back.

# retort - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Ferguson has no sympathy for Mancini following 'fear' comments

The City boss suggested certain teams underperform against United.

# retort - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Defence case: David Luiz aims to silence critics

The Chelsea defender admits he is not happy with the criticism that’s been levelled at him in recent times.

# retort - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

'I have nothing against Jim McGuinness' says banned journalist

The Belfast Telegraph writer Declan Bogue says he doesn’t know why the Donegal boss felt ‘degraded’ by his book.

# retort - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Spain are not boring to watch, insists Iniesta

The Spanish midfielder says he is happy with the team’s style of play.