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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
Manchester United's Louis van Gaal expects Diego Costa to line up for Chelsea
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal believes that Diego Costa will play for Chelsea at Old Trafford on Sunday, despite the striker's recent bout of injury and illness.
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John Hartson assistant coach looks on during the Wales training session at the Vale of Glamorgan complex on October 8, 2013
John Hartson apologises to Stoke City's Victor Moses for labelling him a cheat
John Hartson apologises to Victor Moses for labelling him a 'cheat' during the BBC's broadcast of Match of the Day 2.
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Luis Suarez of Uruguay celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match against England on June 19, 2014
Luis Suarez continues to defend himself over Patrice Evra race row
Luis Suarez continues to defend his actions that resulted in him receiving at eight-match ban for racially abusing former Manchester United defender Patrice Evra.
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Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'I won't accept draw, we'll fight for win over Manchester United'
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says that his team will head into Sunday's game against Manchester United at Old Trafford with only a victory in mind.
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Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona looks on during the Joan Gamper Trophy match between FC Barcelona and Club Leon at Camp Nou on August 18, 2014
Barcelona's Luis Suarez getting help to tame biting "impulse"
Barcelona star Luis Suarez says that he is getting help to control his biting "impulse" that resulted in a recent four-month ban from football.
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FA charge Gillingham over "race victimisation" of Mark McCammon
Gillingham and chairman Paul Scally are charged by the FA for allegedly racially victimising former employee Mark McCammon.
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Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal hails "wonderful" Jose Mourinho
Louis van Gaal praises "wonderful" Jose Mourinho ahead of Manchester United's Premier League clash against Chelsea.
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Sergio Aguero of Manchester City celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at Etihad Stadium on October 18, 2014
Manuel Pellegrini: 'We haven't seen the best from Sergio Aguero'
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes that the best is yet to come from Sergio Aguero.
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Spain goalkeeper Victor Valdes in training on November 13, 2013
Manchester United's Louis van Gaal refuses to rule out deal for Victor Valdes
Louis van Gaal refuses to rule out the prospect of signing former Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes on a free transfer.
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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
Manchester United's Ander Herrera, Angel di Maria declared fit to face Chelsea
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal confirms that Ander Herrera and Angel di Maria are fit to face Chelsea on Sunday.
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A general view of Ibrox Stadium home of Glasgow Rangers FC on February 14, 2012
Rangers director Philip Nash resigns from club's board
Rangers director Philip Nash resigns from the Scottish club's board following Mike Ashley's recent call to remove him from the club.
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Rio Ferdinand of QPR salutes the crowd at the end of the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Rio Ferdinand will "probably" retire at the end of the season
Rio Ferdinand reveals that he plans to retire from football at the end of this season with Queens Park Rangers.
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Crystal Palace defender joins Welling United
Crystal Palace allow defender Michael Chambers to move to Conference Premier side Welling United on a one-month loan deal.
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Everton's Spanish manager Roberto Martinez arrives for the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Everton at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Roberto Martinez: Burnley will pose "huge challenge"
Everton manager Roberto Martinez believes that Burnley will pose a "huge challenge" when the two teams meet at Turf Moor on Sunday afternoon.
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Alan Pardew manager of Newcastle United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Newcastle United at KC Stadium on March 1, 2014
Alan Pardew feeling confident ahead of Tottenham Hotspur trip
Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew reveals that his players have looked more confident in training ahead of their trip to Tottenham Hotspur.
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Lille goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama in action for Nigeria on February 6, 2013.
Vincent Enyeama backs Africa Cup of Nations to be postponed due to Ebola virus
Nigeria goalkeeper Vincent Enyeama believes that the Africa Cup of Nations should be cancelled due to the Ebola virus.
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Barnsley sign AFC Telford United striker
Barnsley sign AFC Telford United striker Michael Phenix for a fee in the region of £25,000.
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Manchester City's English midfielder Frank Lampard lies injured during the English Premier League football match between Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur at the The Etihad Stadium in Manchester, north west England on October 18, 2014
Frank Lampard, Samir Nasri missing for Manchester City
Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini reveals that midfield duo Frank Lampard and Samir Nasri will be absent from his squad for the game against West Ham United.
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Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho looks on against Galatasaray during his team's Champions League match on February 26, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'Louis van Gaal important to my career'
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits that Manchester United chief Louis van Gaal played an important part in his development as a manager.
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Diego Costa of Chelsea celebrates alongside Branislav Ivanovic as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on September 13, 2014
Jose Mourinho: Diego Costa has a "little chance" of return
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that striker Diego Costa has a "little chance" of featuring against Manchester United on Sunday.
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Luis Suarez of FC Barcelona looks on during the Joan Gamper Trophy match between FC Barcelona and Club Leon at Camp Nou on August 18, 2014
Luis Enrique confirms Luis Suarez for El Clasico
Coach Luis Enrique confirms that Barcelona striker Luis Suarez will feature against Real Madrid on Saturday.
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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
Steve Bruce: 'Criticism of Mario Balotelli is unfair'
Hull City boss Steve believes that the recent criticism of Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli has been "unfair".
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Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger waits for the begining of the UEFA Champions League play-off football match Besiktas vs Arsenal at Ataturk Olympic Stadium on August 19, 2014
Arsene Wenger questions Per Mertesacker's view that Arsenal need to train harder
Arsene Wenger rejects Per Mertesacker's claims that Arsenal need to "train harder".
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Serbia's defender Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag with Albanian national symbols flown by a remotely operated drone during the UEFA Euro 2016 group F qualifying gootball match between Greece and Northern Ireland at the Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus, near Ath
Albania 'to appeal against UEFA's decision to award Serbia with 3-0 walkover'
Albania reportedly plan to appeal against UEFA's decision to award Serbia with a 3-0 walkover following the abandonment of their Euro 2016 qualifier.
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Juventus' Paul Pogba celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Trabzonspor during their Europa League match on February 20, 2014
Juventus confirm Paul Pogba has signed new contract
Juventus confirm that Paul Pogba has signed a new five-year contract at the club.
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Arsenal's Laurent Koscielny celebrates scoring the opening goal against Newcastle on May 19, 2013
Arsenal hopeful Laurent Koscielny will return after next international break
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger is hopeful that Laurent Koscielny will return to action from an Achilles injury after the next international break in November.
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Theo Walcott of Arsenal in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur at Emirates Stadium on September 01, 2013
Theo Walcott not involved in Arsenal's clash against Sunderland
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger confirms that Theo Walcott will not be involved this weekend against Sunderland, but will return to action from a knee injury next week.
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Brad Friedel of Tottenham Hotspur during a pre season friendly match between Colchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at the Colchester Community Stadium on July 19, 2013
Brad Friedel: Erik Lamela, Nacer Chadli "prospering" under Mauricio Pochettino
Talking to Sports Mole, Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Brad Friedel hails the recent form of Erik Lamela and Nacer Chadli.
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Serbia's defender Stefan Mitrovic grabs a flag with Albanian national symbols flown by a remotely operated drone during the UEFA Euro 2016 group F qualifying gootball match between Greece and Northern Ireland at the Karaiskaki stadium in Piraeus, near Ath
Serbia awarded 3-0 walkover win against Albania following brawl between players
Serbia are awarded a 3-0 walkover win against Albania, but have been deducted three points following the brawl between players.
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Ryan Bertrand (#21) of Southampton celebrates with his team-mates after scoring the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Southampton and Queens Park Rangers at St Mary's Stadium on September 27, 2014
Southampton's Ronald Koeman wants permanent deal for Ryan Bertrand
Ronald Koeman confirms that he wants Chelsea loanee Ryan Bertrand to stay at the club on a permanent deal.
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Brad Friedel of Tottenham Hotspur during a pre season friendly match between Colchester United and Tottenham Hotspur at the Colchester Community Stadium on July 19, 2013
Brad Friedel: 'Harry Kane among best I've played with'
Talking to Sports Mole, goalkeeper Brad Friedel waxes lyrical about his young Tottenham Hotspur teammate Harry Kane.
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Gareth Bale of Real Madrid celebrates scoring their second goal in extra time during the UEFA Champions League Final between Real Madrid and Atletico de Madrid at Estadio da Luz on May 24, 2014
Man United lining up 'record-breaking Gareth Bale bid'
Real Madrid forward Gareth Bale is a £90m target for Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal, a report claims.
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Manager Gustavo Poyet of Sunderland gives instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Sunderland and Manchester United at Stadium of Light on August 24, 2014
Guy Poyet grateful to still be in Sunderland job
Sunderland boss Gus Poyet admits that had he been managing in another country he would have been out of a job following his side's 8-0 defeat against Southampton.
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Chelsea's Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring his team's second goal via the penalty spot against Tottenham during their Premier League match on March 8, 2014
Marc Wilmots: 'Eden Hazard must score more goals'
Belgium manager Marc Wilmots challenges Eden Hazard to add more goals to his game in order to become one of the world's best players.
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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 questions Football Association misconduct charge
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock feels as though he has been singled out following his Football Association misconduct fine.
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Victor Valdes reacts to Barcelona missing a chance against Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League.
Victor Valdes declines Manchester United contract offer?
A report claims that free agent Victor Valdes has declined a short-term offer to join Manchester United.
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Mike Phelan looks on before the UEFA Champions League Group H match between CFR 1907 Cluj and Manchester United at the Constantin Radulescu Stadium on October 2, 2012
Gary Rowett, Mike Phelan 'favourites for Birmingham City job'
A report claims that Gary Rowett and Mike Phelan have entered a two-horse race to be named as the new manager of Birmingham City.
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Andres Iniesta of FC Barcelona celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the La Liga match between FC Barcelona and CA Osasuna at Camp Nou on March 16, 2014
Andres Iniesta hoping for instant Luis Suarez impact
Barcelona midfielder Andres Iniesta admits that his side face a "difficult" task when they travel to face Real Madrid at the Bernabeu this weekend.
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Saido Berahino of West Brom celebrates scoring his second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between West Bromwich Albion and Sunderland at The Hawthorns on August 16, 2014
Alan Irvine: 'Saido Berahino not being overworked'
Alan Irvine insists that he will not reduce Saido Berahino's workload at West Bromwich Albion, despite fears of fatigue setting in.
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Wes Hoolahan of Norwich City in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Norwich City at the KC Stadium on August 24, 2013
Wes Hoolahan ruled out for a "number of weeks" with ankle injury
Wes Hoolahan will be out of action for a "number of weeks" with an ankle injury, confirms Norwich City manager Neil Adams.
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