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Everton's Belgian striker Romelu Lukaku gets past Wolfsburg's Croatian midfielder Ivan Perisic to score the 0-1 goal during the UEFA Europa League Group H football match VfL Wolfsburg vs Everton FC in Wolfsburg, northern Germany on November 27, 2014
Roberto Martinez delighted with form of Romelu Lukaku
Everton manager Roberto Martinez praises the form of Romelu Lukaku following his impressive display in the 2-0 victory over Wolfsburg.
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Cesare Prandelli, manager of Galatasaray AS reacts during the UEFA Champions League group D match between Arsenal FC and Galatasaray AS at Emirates Stadium on October 1, 2014
Galatasaray announce sacking of Cesare Prandelli
Galatasaray confirm the sacking of Cesare Prandelli after the club's exit from the Champions League.
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Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Bookmakers 'slash odds on Brendan Rodgers sacking'
Bookmakers slash odds on Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers being sacked following a dismal run of form.
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Paris Saint-Germain's French midfielder Yohan Cabaye celebrates scoring the 0-4 goal during the first-leg round of 16 UEFA Champions League football match against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on February 18, 2014
Paris Saint-Germain 'to accept loss on Yohan Cabaye'
Paris Saint-Germain will accept a loss of the £22m they paid for Yohan Cobaye, according to reports.
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Leverkusen's Australian midfielder Robbie Kruse and Frankfurt's Peruvian defender Carlos Zambrano vie for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayer Leverkusen vs Eintracht Frankfurt in the German city of Leverkusen on Decem
Robbie Kruse seeking January loan move from Bayer Leverkusen
Robbie Kruse says that he could leave Bayer Leverkusen on-loan in the New Year.
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Paulo Dybala of Palermo celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the Serie A match between Genoa CFC and US Citta di Palermo at Stadio Luigi Ferraris on November 24, 2014
Arsenal 'in advanced Paulo Dybala talks'
Arsenal close on a deal for £31m-rated Palermo striker Paulo Dybala, according to reports.
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Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi celebrates after scoring his second goal during the UEFA Champions League football match between Ajax Amsterdam and FC Barcelona in Amsterdam, on November 5, 2014
Lionel Messi 'considering summer Chelsea switch'
Lionel Messi closes in on a shock transfer to Chelsea, according to reports.
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Manchester United's Dutch striker Robin van Persie shoots but Chelsea's Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois saves during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on
Inter Milan 'eyeing Robin van Persie swoop'
Roberto Mancini reportedly plots a summer move for Manchester United forward Robin van Persie.
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Villarreal's Argentinian forward Luciano Dario Vietto scores during the UEFA Europa League Group A football match Villarreal CF vs Vfl Borussia Moenchengladbach at El Madrigal stadium in Villareal on November 27, 2014
Europa League roundup: Villarreal, Borussia Monchengladbach play out draw
Sports Mole rounds up all the action from Thursday's late Europa League games.
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Manchester United's Serbian defender Nemanja Vidic thanks the fans after the English Premier League football match between Southampton and Manchester United at St Mary's stadium in in Southampton on May 11, 2014
Roberto Mancini: 'Nemanja Vidic needs more time to settle in Serie A'
Inter Milan manager Roberto Mancini claims that under-fire defender Nemanja Vidic needs more time to settle in Serie A following his switch from Manchester United.
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Brazil's Ronaldinho keeps possession from England defenders Nicky Shorey and John Terry on June 01, 2002.
Report: Ronaldinho considering move to Angola's Kabuscorp
Former Barcelona and AC Milan playmaker Ronaldinho is considering a move to Angolan club Kabuscorp, according to reports.
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Brendan Rodgers, manager of Liverpool looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Liverpool at Selhurst Park on November 23, 2014
Joe Allen: 'Brendan Rodgers has backing of all Liverpool players'
Liverpool midfielder Joe Allen rallies behind club manager Brendan Rodgers following the Reds' midweek 2-2 draw with Ludogorets Razgrad in the Champions League.
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 Roberto Soldado of Spurs attempts to tackle a pitch invader as stewards apprehend him during the UEFA Europa League group C match between Tottenham Hotspur FC and FK Partizan at White Hart Lane on November 27, 2014
Pitch invaders temporarily halt Tottenham Hotspur Europa League game
Three pitch invaders at White Hart Lane caused the referee to temporarily halt Thursday evening's Europa League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Partizan.
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Fiorentina's German midfielder Marko Marin celebrates after opening the scoring during the Europa League Group K football match Guingamp vs Fiorentina on November 27, 2014
Europa League roundup: Holders Sevilla taste first defeat
Sports Mole rounds up this evening's first set of Europa League fixtures from across the continent.
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Emile Heskey of Leicester City in action during the Worthington Cup Final against Tottenham Hotspur played at Wembley Stadium on March 21, 1999
Nigel Pearson rules out bringing Emile Heskey to Leicester City as a player
Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson rules out bringing ex-England striker Emile Heskey back to the club as a player.
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Robin van Persie leaves the pitch after Manchester United defeat Arsenal 1-0 on November 10, 2013.
Robin van Persie: 'I wanted to go to Rangers'
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie admits that he came close to signing for Scottish club Rangers several years ago when Dick Advocaat was in charge.
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Darren Bent warms up prior to kick off during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Norwich City at Villa Park on October 27, 2012
Paul Lambert: 'Darren Bent wanted to go out on loan'
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert defends his decision to send Darren Bent out on loan to Brighton & Hove Albion, despite his club's low goal tally in the league.
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A general view from inside Molineux ahead of Wolves' opening Championship game against Norwich on August 10, 2014
Wolverhampton Wanderers sign young duo on loan
Championship outfit Wolverhampton Wanderers complete the loan signings of Jordan Graham from Aston Villa and Donovan Wilson from Bristol Rovers.
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Avram Grant attends the Ladies' Singles third round matcj between Serena Williams of the United States of America and Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan on day six of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June
Ex-Chelsea boss Avram Grant named new Ghana manager
Ghana appoint former Chelsea boss Avram Grant as their new national coach.
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Wigan chairman Dave Whelan looks on during the FA Cup Quarter-Final match between Manchester City and Wigan Athletic at the Etihad Stadium on March 9, 2014
Wigan Athletic's Dave Whelan charged by the FA for 'anti-Semitic' comments
Wigan Athletic chairman Dave Whelan is charged by the FA for making alleged anti-Semitic comments during a newspaper interview.
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Bastia's Brazillian forward Brandao runs with the ball during the French L1 football match between Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Bastia on August 16, 2014
Bastia's Brandao given one-month jail sentence for headbutting Thiago Motta
Bastia striker Brandao is sentenced to one month behind bars for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Motta.
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Jack Wilshere of Arsenal lies injured after a tackle during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on November 22, 2014
Arsenal's Jack Wilshere vows to 'stay strong' after undergoing ankle surgery
Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere vows to continue working hard after being ruled out for three months following ankle surgery.
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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
Stoke City hit by sickness bug ahead of Liverpool match
Three Stoke City players have been unable to train after being struck down by sickness bug, manager Mark Hughes reveals.
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Joey Barton and Richard Dunne of QPR console Ryan Taylor of Newcastle United as he is substituted during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers at St James' Park on November 22, 2014
Alan Pardew: Ryan Taylor injury "not as bad as first feared"
Newcastle United midfielder Ryan Taylor will miss up to four weeks having picked up an injury against Queens Park Rangers last weekend, manager Alan Pardew confirms.
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Jack Wilshere of Arsenal lies injured after a tackle during the Barclays Premier League match between Arsenal and Manchester United at Emirates Stadium on November 22, 2014
Jack Wilshere ruled out for "approximately three months"
Arsenal confirm that Jack Wilshere will miss the next three months following surgery on his ankle.
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Craig Mackail-Smith of Brighton attacks during the Capital One Cup First Round match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Cheltenham Town at The Amex Stadium on August 12, 2014
Craig Mackail-Smith makes Peterborough United loan return
Craig Mackail-Smith rejoins former club Peterborough United from Brighton & Hove Albion on a one-month loan deal.
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A general shot of Ipswich Town's home ground Portman Road on March 15, 2011
Ipswich Town bring in Noel Hunt, Sean St Ledger
Noel Hunt and Sean St Ledger join Championship outfit Ipswich Town on short-term deals.
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Yannick Bolasie of Crystal Palace celebrates after scoring his team's third goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Everton and Crystal Palace at Goodison Park on September 21, 2014
Neil Warnock plays down Yannick Bolasie exit talks
Crystal Palace manager Neil Warnock calls on winger Yannick Bolasie to maintain his recent form at the club, ruling out a move away in January.
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Elliott Bennett of Brighton in action during the Sky Bet Championship match between Brighton & Hove Albion and Wigan Athletic at Amex Stadium on November 4, 2014
Elliott Bennett extends Brighton & Hove Albion loan stay
Norwich City winger Elliott Bennett extends his loan stay at Brighton & Hove Albion to ensure that he will remain at the club until the end of December.
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Harry Redknapp, manager of QPR looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Queens Park Rangers and Stoke City at Loftus Road on September 20, 2014
Harry Redknapp: 'Leicester City is a must-win game for Queens Park Rangers'
Harry Redknapp admits that Queens Park Rangers face a "very important period" with games against fellow Premier League strugglers approaching.
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Liverpool's Italian forward Mario Balotelli is pictured during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Hull City at the Anfield stadium in Liverpool, northwest England, on October 25, 2014
Agent: 'It's wrong to criticise Mario Balotelli'
Mario Balotelli's agent Mino Raiola says that it is "wrong" to criticise the Liverpool striker because he is missing his daughter.
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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
Cesc Fabregas: 'Chelsea has helped me produce best form of my career'
Cesc Fabregas says that he is playing the "best" football of his career due to the "freedom" that he is given at Chelsea.
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Queens Park Rangers' Brazilian midfielder Sandro vies with Newcastle United's French defender Massadio Haidara during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, nort
QPR boss Harry Redknapp: 'Losing Sandro to injury is a big blow'
Queens Park Rangers boss Harry Redknapp says that losing Sandro until the New Year with a knee injury is a "big blow".
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French defender Raphael Varane celebrates scoring a goal during the friendly football match France vs Sweden on November 18, 2014
Manchester United join Chelsea in hunt for Raphael Varane?
Raphael Varane is the centre of a January transfer tug-of-war between Manchester United and Chelsea, a report claims.
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Chelsea 'keeper Petr Cech during a game against a Thailand XI on July 17, 2013
Transfer Talk Daily Update: Petr Cech, Xhedran Shaqiri, Mohamed Salah
Sports Mole rounds up all the latest transfer news and speculation making the headlines over the past 24 hours.
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Moussa Sissoko of Newcastle United celebrates scoring the opening goal with team mates during the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Queens Park Rangers at St James' Park on November 22, 2014
Moussa Sissoko eyes top-eight finish at Newcastle United
Moussa Sissoko targets a finish in the higher reaches of the Premier League with Newcastle United after seeing his side record five league wins in a row.
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Christian Eriksen of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring the winning goal with Jan Vertonghen during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Tottenham Hotspur at KC Stadium on November 23, 2014
Christian Eriksen retains Champions League qualifying hopes
Tottenham Hotspur midfielder Christian Eriksen hopes that the club can string together a few victories in the Premier League in order to climb into the top four.
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Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates after scoring his team's second goal during the UEFA Champions League Group D match between Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund at the Emirates Stadium on November 26, 2014
Gary Neville: Alexis Sanchez would have been "perfect replacement" for Luis Suarez
Gary Neville says that it was "a real shame" to see Liverpool miss out on the signing of Alexis Sanchez last summer.
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Carlos Sanchez of Aston Villa during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Arsenal at Villa Park on September 20, 2014
Carlos Sanchez asks Aston Villa fans to show patience
Carlos Sanchez urges Aston Villa fans to show patience as he looks to find his best form in the Premier League.
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Sone Aluko of Hull City shoots on goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and West Ham United at KC Stadium on September 28, 2013
Sone Aluko eager to prove worth at Hull City
Sone Aluko insists that he is happy to stay at Hull City despite struggling to hold down a spot in the team this season.
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Europa League
FT
Dynamo Moscow
2-1
Panathinaikos
FT
Krasnodar
1-1
Lille
FT
Feyenoord
2-0
Sevilla
FT
Guingamp
1-2
Fiorentina
FT
Lokeren
1-0
Legia
FT
AaB
1-0
Bucuresti
FT
Dynamo Kiev
2-0
Rio Ave
FT
Dinamo Minsk
0-2
PAOK
FT
Sparta Prague
0-0
Napoli
FT
Trabzonspor
3-1
Metalist Kharkiv
FT
Slovan Bratislava
1-3
Young Boys
FT
Rijeka
2-0
Standard Liege
FT
Wolfsburg
0-2
Everton
FT
FC Zurich
3-1
Apollon Limassol
FT
Villarreal
2-2
Borussia M'bach
FT
HJK
2-1
Copenhagen
FT
Torino
0-0
Club Brugge
FT
Asteras Tripolis
2-2
Besiktas
FT
Spurs
1-0
Partizan
FT
Astra
1-0
Dinamo Zagreb
FT
Celtic
1-3
Salzburg
 
Estoril
P-P
PSV
FT
Inter Milan
2-1
Dnipro Dnipropetrovsk
FT
St Etienne
1-1
Qarabag FK
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