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Argentina's midfielder Ricky Alvarez (C) celebrates after scoring against Slovenia during a friendly football match at La Plata stadium in La Plata, Buenos Aires, Argentina on June 7, 2014
Sunderland 'in talks to take Ricky Alvarez on loan'
Sunderland reportedly enter talks with Inter Milan to secure a loan deal for midfielder Ricky Alvarez.
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Manchester United's Danny Welbeck celebrates his opening goal against the LA Galaxy during their Chevrolet Cup match at the Rose Bowl in Pasadena, California on July 23, 2014
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino 'watches Danny Welbeck'
Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino reportedly attended Manchester United's defeat to MK Dons to watch Danny Welbeck.
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Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 15, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger 'relieved' to reach group stage
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says that reaching the group stage of the Champions League is a "weight off his shoulders".
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Ernests Gulbis reacts during his Gentlemen's Singles first round match against Jurgen Zopp of Estonia on day one of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club at Wimbledon on June 23, 2014
Result: Ernests Gulbis sets up second-round meeting with Dominic Thiem
Ernests Gulbis eases to a straight-sets win over Kenny De Schepper in the first round of the US Open.
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Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov celebrates winning against Ukraine's Alexandr Dolgopolov during their men's singles third round match on day five of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 27, 201
Result: Ryan Harrison proves no match for Grigor Dimitrov
Grigor Dimitrov reaches the second round of the US Open with a straight-sets win over home hopeful Ryan Harrison.
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Angelique Kerber of Germany celebrates during her Ladies' Singles fourth round match against Maria Sharapova of Russia on day eight of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 1, 2014
Result: Maria Sharapova survives early scare to overcome Alexandra Dulgheru
An unconvincing Maria Sharapova books her place in round three of the US Open after defeating Alexandra Dulgheru by two sets to one.
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Arsenal's French striker Olivier Giroud celebrates scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and Sunderland at The Emirates Stadium in north London on February 22, 2014
Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger: 'Olivier Giroud unlikely to play again this year'
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger announces that the injured Olivier Giroud is unlikely to feature again for the Gunners this year.
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Fernando Torres of Chelsea celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Chelsea at KC Stadium on January 11, 2014
AC Milan 'open talks with Chelsea over Fernando Torres transfer'
AC Milan are allegedly in negotiations with Chelsea regarding the future of Fernando Torres.
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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 critical of 'wasteful' Aston Villa
Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert rues his side's missed opportunities against League One's Leyton Orient.
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Caroline Wozniacki celebrates her win over Ying-Ying Duan during the first round of the US Open on August 27, 2013
Result: Dominant Caroline Wozniacki sends Aliaksandra Sasnovich packing
Caroline Wozniacki secures passage into round three of the US open with a straight-sets win over Aliaksandra Sasnovich.
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Abel Hernandez of US Citta di Palermo in action against Hordur Bjorvin Magnusson of AC Spezia during the Serie B match between AC Spezia and US Citta di Palermo at Stadio Alberto Picco on September 20, 2013
Hull City 'ready to smash transfer record to land Abel Hernandez'
Hull City are reportedly on the verge of breaking their transfer record to land Abel Hernandez.
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Sporting's midfielder William Carvalho celebrates after scoring a goal during the Portuguese football match Sporting CP vs FC Pacos de Ferreira on December 1, 2013
Manchester United line up William Carvalho bid?
Manchester United reportedly line up a £24m move for Sporting Lisbon's William Carvalho.
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Manchester City players pose together with the League Cup after winning the final football match between Manchester City and Sunderland at Wembley Stadium in London on March 2, 2014
League Cup third-round draw in full
A full run down of the third-round draw of the League Cup, which includes, Arsenal's home tie against Southampton.
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Czech Republic's Tomas Berdych celebrates breaking the serve of Romania's Victor Hanescu during their men's singles first round match on day one of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 23,
Result: Tomas Berdych through in straight sets against Lleyton Hewitt
Tomas Berdych sees off Lleyton Hewitt in straight sets to book his place in the second round of the US Open in New York.
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Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger gestures during the English Premier League football match between Arsenal and West Ham United at the Emirates Stadium in London on April 15, 2014
Arsene Wenger coy on striker pursuit
Arsene Wenger is coy when asked if he will bring another striker to Arsenal before the closing of the transfer window.
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Luke Murphy of Leeds United reacts after being sent off during the Capital One Cup second round match between Bradford City and Leeds United at Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade on August 27, 2014
Result: Bradford City win dramatic Yorkshire derby
Bradford City come out on top against Yorkshire rivals Leeds United thanks to two late goals at Valley Parade.
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Kieran Richardson of Aston Villa and Jay Simpson of Leyton Orient vie for the ball during the Capital One Cup second round match between Aston Villa and Leyton Orient at Villa Park on August 27, 2014
Result: Aston Villa fall to late winner from Leyton Orient
Leyton Orient surprise Aston Villa with a 1-0 victory in the Capital One Cup thanks to a late header from Romain Vincelot.
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Jon Walters celebrates scoring during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Arsenal at Britannia Stadium on March 1, 2014
Result: Stoke City ease past Portsmouth into League Cup third round
Two goals from Jonathan Walters and a late Peter Crouch header send Stoke City into the League Cup third round at the expense of Portsmouth.
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Clayton Donaldson of Birmingham City tangles with Wes Brown of Sunderland during the Capital One Cup second round match between Birmingham City and Sunderland at St Andrews on August 27, 2014
Result: Sunderland leave it late to beat Birmingham City
Sunderland score three late goals to beat Birmingham City 3-0 in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
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Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates with team mate Santi Cazorla of Arsenal after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Result: Alexis Sanchez sends 10-man Arsenal through
Ten-man Arsenal hold on to advance through to the group stages of the Champions League against Besiktas.
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 Robbie Weir of Burton tackles Matt Phillips of QPR during the Capital One Cup Second Round match between Burton Albion and Queens Park Rangers at Pirelli Stadium on August 27, 2014
Result: Burton Albion produce shock to edge past Queens Park Rangers
Burton Albion produce a shock to beat Queens Park Rangers 1-0 in the second round of the Capital One Cup.
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Athletic Bilbao's forward Aritz Aduriz celebrates with his teammate forward Iker Muniain (L) after scoring during the UEFA Champions League play-off second leg football match Athletic Bilbao vs SSC Napoli at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on August 27, 2
Result: Athletic Bilbao through to Champions League group stages
Two goals from Aritz Aduriz helps Athletic Bilbao to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League at the expense of Napoli.
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Kevin Anderson of South Africa celebrates match point during his men's singles first round match against Daniel Brands of Germany on Day Three of the 2013 US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2013
Result: Kevin Anderson edges five-set thriller
Kevin Anderson gets the better of Pablo Cuevas in a five-set encounter at the US Open to advance to the second round.
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Maria Sharapova blows a kiss to the crowd after her three set victory against Na Li  in their quarter final Madrid Masters match on May 9, 2014
Live Commentary: Maria Sharapova vs. Alexandra Dulgheru - as it happened
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of the second round match between 2006 champion Maria Sharapova and Romania's Alexandra Dulgheru at the US Open.
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Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso on March 24, 2012
Xabi Alonso close to Bayern Munich switch?
A report in Spain says that Bayern Munich are closing in on the signing of Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso.
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Safety Brandon Meriweather #31 of the Washington Redskins celebrates after wide receiver Santana Moss #89 of the Washington Redskins touchdown in the third quarter at FedEx Field on November 18, 2012
Troy Vincent: 'Brandon Meriweather deserves two-game suspension'
NFL VP Troy Vincent says a ban handed to Brandon Meriweather is justified by his behaviour over the past five years.
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Croatia's Marin Cilic celebrates on defeating France's Jeremy Chardy during their men's singles fourth round match on day seven of the 2014 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on June 30, 2014
Result: Marin Cilic through due to Marcos Baghdatis retirement
Marin Cilic advances to the second round of the US Open after Marcos Baghdatis is forced to withdraw through injury.
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Cambridge United sign Michael Nelson
Free agent Michael Nelson signs a one-year contract with League Two side Cambridge United.
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Joe Allen of Liverpool in action during the Capital One Cup Fourth Round match between Liverpool and Swansea City at Anfield on October 31, 2012
Joe Allen relishing teaming with Mario Balotelli
Liverpool midfielder Mario Balotelli cannot wait to play alongside Mario Balotelli.
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Giants kicker Josh Brown during a pre-season game with Pittsburgh on August 10, 2013
New York Giants opt for Josh Brown as placekicker
The New York Giants choose Josh Brown over Brandon McManus, cutting the youngster and trading him to the Denver Broncos.
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Kevin Phillips of Leicester City during the Sky Bet Championship match between Leeds United and Leicester City at Elland Road on January 18, 2013
Kevin Phillips predicts Sunderland struggle
Ex-Sunderland star Kevin Phillips thinks that the Blakc Cats will struggle this season.
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Indian cricket team captain Mahendra Sing Dhoni hits a boundary during the final match of the Tri-Nation series between India and Sri Lanka at the Queen's Park Oval stadium in Port of Spain on July 11, 2013
MS Dhoni relieved with return to form for India
MS Dhoni admits that beating England on Wednesday was a welcome return to form following India's recent troubles.
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Luke Murphy of Leeds United reacts after being sent off during the Capital One Cup second round match between Bradford City and Leeds United at Coral Windows Stadium, Valley Parade on August 27, 2014
Half-Time Report: Luke Murphy sees red at Valley Parade
Luke Murphy sees red during the opening 45 minutes of Leeds United's League Cup tie away at Bradford City.
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Minnesota Vikings' Christian Ponder in action against Green Bay Packers on December 30, 2012
Christian Ponder: 'I'm not auditioning for other teams'
Minnesota Vikings quarterback Christian Ponder says that his only aim is to secure a place on the team's roster, amid talk that he is to be traded away.
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Mikel Balenziaga of Athletic Bilbao and Marek Hamsik of Napoli in action during the first leg of UEFA Champions League qualifying play-offs round match between SSC Napoli and Athletic Club on August 19, 2014
Half-Time Report: Athletic Bilbao lead on away goals
After 45 minutes at San Mames, Athletic Bilbao are leading Serie A outfit Napoli on away goals.
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Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates with team mate Santi Cazorla of Arsenal after scoring during the UEFA Champions League Qualifier 2nd leg match between Arsenal and Besiktas at the Emirates Stadium on August 27, 2014
Half-Time Report: Alexis Sanchez opens Arsenal account
Summer signing Alexis Sanchez scores his first goal for Arsenal to give them a 1-0 half-time lead over Besiktas.
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Argentina's Angel di Maria celebrates his late winner against Switzerland in their World Cup round of 16 match in Sao Paulo on July 1, 2014
Julio Arca: Angel di Maria will settle quickly at Manchester United
Former Middlesbrough defender thinks that Angel di Maria will settle quickly at Manchester United.
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Norwich boss Neil Adams on August 10, 2014
Norwich City complete signing of Conor McGrandles
Norwich City complete the signing of Conor McGrandles from Falkirk on a three-year deal.
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Vikings' RB Adrian Peterson in action against Detroit on September 8, 2013
Adrian Peterson: 'Current Minnesota Vikings offense is best I've played in'
Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson says that the current crop of offensive players that team has is what he's "been waiting for" during his NFL career.
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Liverpool's Jamie Carragher in action against Queens Park Rangers on May 19, 2013
Jamie Carragher pays tribute to Xabi Alonso
Liverpool legend pays tribute to Xabi Alonso following the Spaniard's retirement from international football.
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