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Spain goalkeeper Victor Valdes in training on November 13, 2013
Victor Valdes to train with Manchester United while he regains full fitness
Former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes will train with Manchester United while he builds up his fitness following a knee injury.
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Swansea manager Garry Monk prior to kick-off against Chelsea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
Swansea City's Garry Monk 'stands by' his comments about referee Michael Oliver
Swansea City boss Garry Monk says that he 'stands by' his comments about referee Michael Oliver after the FA contacted him about explaining his remarks.
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Mark Hughes, manager of Stoke City looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Mark Hughes: 'FA right to ask Garry Monk to clarify referee comments'
Stoke City boss Mark Hughes believes that the FA was right to ask Swansea City manager Garry Monk to clarify his comments about referee Michael Oliver.
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Liverpool's English striker Daniel Sturridge celebrates scoring his team's second goal during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Southampton at Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on August 17, 2014
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers wants Daniel Sturridge back as soon as possible
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers wants Daniel Sturridge back as "soon as he can" after he suffered a calf problem last week.
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Germany's forward Lukas Podolski and Ireland 's Glenn Whelan vie for the ball during the UEFA Euro 2016 Group D qualifying football match Germany vs Republic of Ireland in Gelsenkirchen, western Germany on October 14, 2014
Stoke City's Glenn Whelan out for six weeks with broken leg
Stoke City midfielder Glenn Whelan is ruled out for up to six weeks with a broken leg.
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A general view outside the ground before the Sky Bet League Two match between Hartlepool United and Accrington Stanley at Victoria Park on September 14, 2013
Paul Murray appointed manager of Hartlepool United
Paul Murray is named as the new manager of Hartlepool United.
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Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Brendan Rodgers: Mario Balotelli "trying very hard"
.Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers defends Mario Balotelli following the player's the shirt-swapping incident.
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England manager Roy Hodgson (L) talks to midfielder Raheem Sterling at the A.Le Coq Arena in Tallinn, Estonia on October 11, 2014
Roy Hodgson 'gutted' by Raheem Sterling treatment
Roy Hodgson insists that "there is no tension" with Brendan Rodgers over the recent treatment of midfielder Raheem Sterling.
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Lucas of Liverpool in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 26, 2013
Lucas Leiva seeking Liverpool exit
Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva states his intention to move away from Anfield due to his lack of action on the field.
12:27
General views of the Stadium of Light on December 6, 2011
Sunderland complete Anthony Reveillere signing
Former Napoli defender Anthony Reveillere joins Sunderland on a short-term deal.
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FC Shakhtar's Luiz Adriano during their European Champions League football match FC Shakhtar vs Manchester United in Donetsk on October 2, 2013
UEFA investigate claims Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano was racially abused
UEFA open disciplinary proceedings against BATE Borisov over alleged racism from their supporters towards Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano.
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Swansea manager Garry Monk prior to kick-off against Chelsea in the Premier League match on April 13, 2014
FA ask Swansea City boss Garry Monk to explain comments about referee
The FA contact Swansea City manager Garry Monk to explain his post-match comments about referee Michael Oliver following the Swans' defeat to Stoke City last Sunday.
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Neil Warnock, manager of Crystal Palace looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Burnley at Selhurst Park on September 13, 2014
Neil Warnock charged by FA for post-Chelsea match referee comments
Crystal Palace boss Neil Warnock is charged by the FA for his post-match comments about referee Craig Pawson following their defeat to Chelsea.
11:04
West Ham's Sam Allardyce prior to kick-off against West Brom in the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Sam Allardyce hopes West Ham United can keep Manchester City's attack "quiet"
Sam Allardyce is hopeful that his West Ham United team can keep Manchester City's attacking force "quiet" at Upton Park on Saturday.
10:55
Paul Paton of Dundee United in action during the Scottish Premier League match between Dundee United and Inverness Caledonian Thistle at Tannadice Park on August 10, 2013
Dundee United's Mark Wilson, Paul Paton under investigation by club
Dundee United confirm Mark Wilson and Paul Paton are under investigation by the club following an incident which left Celtic's Lukasz Zaluska needing hospital treatment.
10:32
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United celebrates scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match against Everton at Old Trafford on October 5, 2014
Man United's Angel di Maria 'fit for Chelsea showdown, despite suffering knock'
Manchester United's Angel di Maria is reportedly expected to be fit for Sunday's clash against Chelsea, despite suffering a knock against West Brom.
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Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Michael Owen: 'Putting all the blame on Mario Balotelli is harsh'
Michael Owen believes that it is "harsh" to put all the blame on Mario Balotelli following Liverpool's 3-0 defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League.
09:52
Jordan Henderson of Liverpool celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and West Bromwich Albion at Anfield on October 4, 2014
Jordan Henderson gives Real Madrid credit after comfortable win over Liverpool
Jordan Henderson gives Real Madrid credit for beating Liverpool 3-0 at Anfield in last night's Champions League Group B game.
09:34
Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge on August 23, 2014
Chelsea's Diego Costa 'forced to spend time in hospital with illness'
Diego Costa is reportedly forced into hospital with an apparent stomach bug, suggesting that the Chelsea striker will miss this Sunday's clash against Manchester United.
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Boaz Myhill ready to capitalise on West Bromwich Albion starting spot
Boaz Myhill says that he would "love to play" for West Bromwich Albion again this weekend, having recently been called upon to replace the injured Ben Foster.
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Former Manchester United and England national team's captain Bryan Robson is presented to the crowd before a English Premier League football match on August 22, 2011
Bryan Robson slams 'money-grabbing' Roy Keane
Bryan Robson takes a swipe at Roy Keane, suggesting that the former Manchester United midfielder is being deliberately controversial in order to "make more money".
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Liverpool's Italian striker Mario Balotelli plays during the English Premier League football match between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at White Hart Lane in London on August 31, 2014
Brendan Rodgers to "deal with" Mario Balotelli following shirt-swapping incident
Brendan Rodgers reveals that he will "deal with" Mario Balotelli following the striker's shirt-swapping incident against Real Madrid.
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George Friend eyeing up automatic promotion spot
Middlesbrough defender George Friend puts his side's 2-0 defeat against Wolverhampton Wanderers behind him, eyeing up an automatic promotion spot in the Championship.
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A stoic-looking Brendan Rodgers ahead of Liverpool's game with Man City on August 25, 2014
Brendan Rodgers "proud" despite defeat
Brendan Rodgers praises Real Madrid for their "outstanding" display against his Liverpool side at Anfield last night.
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Caption:Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger reacts after beating Anderlecht 2-1 in a UEFA Champions League group stage football match Anderlecht vs Arsenal at the Constant Vanden Stock stadium in Anderlecht on October 22, 2014
Arsene Wenger: "Our experience made the difference"
Arsene Wenger admits that he is 'disappointed' by the lack of chances created by his side against Anderlecht, and says that he is surprised to have won the game.
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Villa manager Paul Lambert gives the thumbs up against Swansea during the Premier League match on April 26, 2014
Paul Lambert: 'Aston Villa must be more productive to halt losing run'
Paul Lambert urges his Aston Villa players to "play with freedom" as they look to turn around a run of four straight defeats in the Premier League.
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Cheikhou Kouyate of West Ham looks on during the Premier League match between West Ham United and Tottenham Hotspur at Boleyn Ground on August 16, 2014
Report: Cheikhou Kouyate to return from injury against Manchester City
Cheikhou Kouyate could return from injury when West Ham United meet Manchester City on Saturday, according to reports.
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Guingamp's French midfielder Sylvain Marveaux celebrates after scoring a goal during an UEFA Europa League football match between Guingamp and Paok Thessaloniki on October 2, 2014
Guingamp unlikely to sign Sylvain Marveaux on permanent basis
Guingamp manager Jocelyn Gourvennec admits that the club will not be able to sign Sylvain Marveaux to a permanent deal next summer.
05:44
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Oldham Athletic and Middlesbrough at Boundary Park on August 12, 2014
Aitor Karanka: 'I made mistakes in loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers'
Middlesbrough manager Aitor Karanka admits that he made mistakes which were partly responsible for the 2-0 loss to Wolverhampton Wanderers.
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Pablo Zabaleta of Manchester City faces the media during a press conference at Carrington Training Ground on November 4, 2013
Pablo Zabaleta: 'Manchester City must do better in Champions League'
Pablo Zabaleta believes that Manchester City have simply not been good enough in the Champions League this season.
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Danny Welbeck of Arsenal scores his team's second goal past Fernando Muslera of Galatasaray AS during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Danny Welbeck: 'Manchester United exit was best for me'
Danny Welbeck admits that his troubles proving himself as a striker forced him to leave Manchester United for Arsenal in the summer.
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Chelseas Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Leicester City at Stamford Bridge in London on August 23, 2014
Didier Drogba: 'Chelsea will always enjoy success'
Didier Drogba
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Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Marouane Fellaini celebrates scoring their first goal as West Bromwich Albion's US-born Welsh goalkeeper Boaz Myhill reacts during the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Manchester
Marouane Fellaini: 'Manchester United need to find right balance'
Marouane Fellaini admits that Manchester United have not found the right balance to their play this season.
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Spurs winger Andros Townsend in action against Millwall on July 17, 2013
Andros Townsend: 'We have to take Asteras Tripolis seriously'
Andros Townsend urges Tottenham Hotspur to be fully prepared for the test they face against Asteras Tripolis on Thursday.
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Ross Barkley of Everton during the Barclays Premier League match between Norwich City and Everton at Carrow Road on August 17, 2013
Roberto Martinez: 'Europa League can improve Ross Barkley'
Roberto Martinez is certain that Ross Barkley will benefit from playing in the Europa League with Everton this season.
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Chelseas Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas celebrates scoring the opening goal of the UEFA Champions League, group G football match between Chelsea and Schalke 04 at Stamford Bridge, in London on September 17, 2014
Jose Mourinho tips Cesc Fabregas to become Chelsea captain
Jose Mourinho hints that Cesc Fabregas is a potential candidate to one day replace John Terry as Chelsea captain.
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Atletico Madrid players celebrate after scoring their second goal during the UEFA Champions League football match Club Atletico de Madrid vs Malmo FF at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid on October 22, 2014
Koke: 'Momentum is crucial'
Koke urges Atletico Madrid to use the momentum from the 5-0 victory over Malmo in their remaining Group A fixtures.
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Dortmund's defender Mats Hummels (R) celebrates with his teammates after scoring during the German first division Bundesliga football match against Hannover 96 on March 22, 2014
Mats Hummels eyes improved performances in Bundesliga
Mats Hummels is hopeful of helping Borussia Dortmund carry their Champions League form into the Bundesliga.
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Harry Redknapp (L), the QPR manager gives instructions watched by Mauricio Pochettino, the Spurs manager during the Barclays Premier League match on August 24, 2014
Mauricio Pochettino buoyant despite "very tough period"
Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino remains buoyant amid a "very tough period" of results in his brief reign as Tottenham boss.
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Leverkusen's Italian defender Giulio Donati and Zenit's Italian defender Domenico Criscito vie for the ball during the first leg UEFA Champions League Group C football match Bayer 04 Leverkusen vs FC Zenit St Petersburg, in Leverkusen, western Germany on
Andre Villas-Boas upbeat over Zenit St Petersburg last-16 hopes
Andre Villa-Boas remains confident that his Zenit St Petersburg side can qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League.
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