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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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Manchester United: Who Should Captain United During Wayne Rooney's Suspension?

Oct 1 2014 5:47am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Despite scraping out a 2-1 win vs. West Ham and inching their way towards progress, Manchester United were dealt a major blow when captain Wayne Rooney was sent off after a rash challenge on Stewart Downing.Aside from losing his offensive prowess, United will be without his leadership, or "fake leadership," as ESPN FC's Alejandro Moreno calls it. While Moreno's criticism is harsh, it is actually quite accurate and ...
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Why Man Utd's Plan to Play Midweek Friendly Games Is a Stupid Idea

Oct 1 2014 5:09am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

While Europe’s biggest and best stadiums welcomed the Champions League for another visit, Old Trafford sat empty. The lights were on, almost as a show of defiance, but there were no glittery starballs or rousing anthems on the opening night of the competition this season. The Champions League is skipping past Manchester United this time. Whether you reveled or reeled in United’s demise under David Moyes last term, there is an undeniable surreality about England’s most succes ...
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Ashwini fails to defend women's 440m hurdles title
Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Ashwini Akkunji failed to defend her women's 400 metres hurdles title as she finished fourth and out of medal contention in the final of the Asian Games here Wednesday. | by IANS
 
Annu Rani wins women's javelin bronze
Incheon, Oct 1 (IANS) India's Annu Rani clinched the women's javelin throw bronze at the Asian Games here Wednesday. | by IANS
 
Russell Crowe drives his real-life gladiators to brink of glory
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Former Arsenal flop Andre Santos joins Gunners legend Robert Pires at Indian club Goa [Guardian]

Sep 29 2014 11:17am CDT | Source: 101 great goals

Andre Santos was obviously a player with promise at one stage, certainly enough to make Arsene Wenger think he was worthy of a place at Arsenal.In fact, the Gunners parted with €7 million to bring the Brazilian full-back to the club and what a waste that proved to be.Santos flopped spectacularly and since departing the Emirates he’s fallen hard, ending up at Indian club Goa. The Super League is generally catered to veterans so Sa ...
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Top Ten Highest Premier League Goalscorers Of All-Time As Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney Overtakes Arsenal Legend

Sep 28 2014 1:14am CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

The Red Devils captain moves up to third highest of all time. Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney made some history against West Ham United as upon scoring he moved ahead of Arsenal legend Thierry Henry in the highest Premier League goalscorers of all-time. READ MORE: Live Ryder Cup streaming Wayne Rooney goal v West Ham. Wayne Rooney red card. Rooney is one of only three players in the top 10 who are still playing in the English top tier and therefore is in a good positi ...
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FACT: Wayne Rooney will miss Man United’s games against Everton, West Brom & Chelsea

Sep 27 2014 11:35am CDT | Source: 101 great goals

Wayne Rooney’s red card for Manchester United on Saturday against West Ham has served the Red Devils captain with a three game ban.Rooney will miss United’s next three Premier League matches against Everton (h), West Brom (a) and current Premier League leaders, Chelsea(h).Louis van Gaal should, however, be able to compensate for the absence of Rooney in those matches with either Radamel Falcao partnering Robin van Persie up front, or the likes o ...
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EPL Results Week 6: Premier League Scores, Top Scorers and 2014 Table Tracker

Sep 27 2014 11:12am CDT | Source: Bleacher Report

Week 6 of the English Premier League has a lot to live up to following last week's thrilling slate, which included a battle between Manchester City and Chelsea that ended in a tie. Fortunately, there is another huge showdown on the schedule and plenty of room for movement with clubs looking to move away from the pack.  It's also notable for being a derby weekend, with the north London derby and Merseyside derby reigniting the often-heated rivalries that mak ...
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Rooney sent off after scoring in Man United win

Sep 27 2014 8:58am CDT | Source: Sportsnet.ca

LONDON — The two sides of Wayne Rooney were on display Saturday as the Manchester United captain scored before being sent off for a reckless challenge. The goal, though, set United on its way to a 2-1 victory over West Ham, giving Louis van Gaal just his second league win as United manager. "I could imagine why he did it, but I think you have to do it more friendly," Van Gaal said of Rooney’s first United red card since 2009 for kicking out at Stewart ...
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Manchester United News Roundup: Arjen Robben To Be Used To Ease Injuries, Luke Shaw Can’t Wait For Debut And £40m Defender Targeted

Sep 27 2014 4:37am CDT | Source: CaughtOffside

Saturday's biggest stories for the Red Devils. Youngsters Paddy McNair and Tom Thorpe included in Manchester United squad Ahead of the Premier League clash with West Ham United manager Louis van Gaal has a selection headache in defence. As the Guardian reports Tyler Blackett, Jonny Evans, Phil Jones and Chris Smalling are all absent, leaving Marcos Rojo as the only available centre-back. As a result van Gaal has been forced to call up McNair and Thorpe from t ...
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