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Spain's coach Del Bosque cautious after World Cup draw

Source: Sport Balla | Dec 7 2013, 3:03am CST | by IANS

Madrid, Dec 7 (IANS) Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque reacted diplomatically after the draw for the FIFA 2014 World Cup finals.
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Victor Valdes Deal a Bonus for Man United but a Risk for Former Barca Goalkeeper

Oct 25 2014 2:55am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Louis van Gaal showed this summer that he's in the business of signing good players. Victor Valdes would just be another one. Speaking at his press conference on Friday, the Dutchman refused to rule out the possibility that he might offer the former Barcelona goalkeeper a permanent deal at Old Trafford. In quotes carried by the Manchester Evening News, Van Gaal said, at the moment, he's simply lending a helping hand to one of his former players. ...
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Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho Right to Be Bullish Ahead of Manchester United Clash

Oct 24 2014 12:46pm CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Jose Mourinho was in a bullish mood on Friday. Speaking to the media ahead of Chelsea's trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United this weekend, his message was a clear one: Injuries or not, his team is expecting to come away with three points. "On Sunday we go to win. If you give me one point now—and we don’t play the game—I will not accept it. I want to fight for the three points," ...
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London, Oct 26 (IANS/CMC) Huddersfield manager Chris Powell praised returning striker Nahki Wells after the Bermuda football international scored twice post the break to rescue a point in a 2-2 draw against Ipswich in a English Championship match. | by IANS
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Nairobi, Oct 26 (IANS) More than 12,000 runners have registered for the 12th edition of the Standard Chartered Nairobi International here Sunday. | by IANS
Ancelotti delighted after Clasico win
Madrid, Oct 26 (IANS) Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti hailed his side after goals from Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Karim Benzema gave them a well deserved 3-1 win over arch rivals FC Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. | by IANS

West Brom defender Craig Dawson talks about his rise from Non-League to the Premier League

Oct 24 2014 9:40am CDT | Source: 101 great goals

West Brom defender Craig Dawson is proof that young footballers should never give up and instead let their performances dictate their future.Of course, the universe will sometimes conspire against you and deny opportunities but Dawson shows that the rise from Non-League to the Premier League isn’t just a pipe dream.The centre-half talks about his career in this video only a few days after marking the likes of Robin van Persie and Falcao when the Baggies drew 2-2 with ...
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Five Key Battles From Manchester United v Chelsea With Di Maria And Fabregas Crucial In The Middle

Oct 23 2014 1:30pm CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

The biggest battles ahead of the Premier League clash. The biggest game for many in the upcoming Premier League weekend is Manchester United v Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday. READ MORE: Manchester United v Chelsea: Live streaming guide and Premier League preview. El Clasico combined XI: Real Madrid stars outnumber their Barcelona counterparts. Real Madrid v Barcelona live streaming guide and El Clasicon preview. So in anticipation of that clash here ar ...
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A Progress Report on the Early-Season Form of Manchester United's Angel Di Maria

Oct 23 2014 7:00am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

There was a lot of excitement swirling around Old Trafford when Manchester United smashed the British transfer record to sign Angel Di Maria. Excitement, but also an understandable trepidation. So impressive with Real Madrid, would the player be able to bring his best form over to England?  With just a handful of games under his belt for the Red Devils, it is too early to make a definitive judgement. But first imp ...
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Top 100 Greatest Premier League Of All Time 40-21 – Featuring David Beckham, Luis Suarez And A Host Of Man United Legends

Oct 20 2014 11:01pm CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

The next installment of the top 100 list. CaughtOffside has been bringing you our top 100 greatest Premier League players of all time and we are now down to numbers 40 to 21. SEE ALSO: Greatest Premier League players - numbers 100 to 81 Greatest Premier League players of all time - numbers 100 to 81 Greatest Premier League players ever - numbers 100 to 81 40. Xabi Alonso Club: Liverpool. 39. Edwin van der Sar Clubs: Fulham, Manchester United. 38. Luis Suarez Club: Liverpool. ...
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Raymond Verheijen dubs Hodgson a ‘dinosaur’, explains Raheem Sterling’s fatigue in detail [Tweets]

Oct 14 2014 5:36pm CDT | Source: 101 great goals

Raymond Verheijen is the quintessential Dutch technocrat, a football coach who espouses science over emotion.Verheijen has been on something of a crusade against what he sees as outdated British coaching methods, which are light years behind the continent’s approach, in his view.Last year, he called out David Moyes several times for his lack of knowledge in the sports science sphere, citing his management of Robin van Persie, and earl ...
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Dutch coach under pressure after Iceland loss

Oct 14 2014 7:51am CDT | Source:

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – Only three months after the Netherlands reached the World Cup semifinals, the team is crumbling. And Guus Hiddink, the man who guided the team to the 1998 semifinals but only returned as coach of his country’s national team after the last World Cup, is the one being blamed. UEFA qualifiers on Sportsnet: Watch 53 matches from UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying live on Sportsnet from Oct. 9-14, includ ...
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