Thursday 20 November 2014

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The Republic of Ireland assistant manager claimed Seamus Coleman and James McCarthy were pressured to withdraw from the international squad by the Premier League side

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The Toffees boss has insisted that the club is very proud of its international players playing for their countries amid criticism from the Republic of Ireland camp

Wednesday 19 November 2014

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The Bafana Bafana manager saw his side stop the African champions from reaching next year's finals but was aggrieved that they failed to hang on to a two-goal lead

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Both teams took a share of the spoils in Abidjan on Wednesday, which hands the hosts their ticket to next year's tournament despite facing a resolute Indomitable Lions defence

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The Barcelona and Real Madrid stars are favourites to win the award, but the Manchester United manager feels one of Germany's World Cup winners "deserve" the honour more

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The centre-back has just one friendly appearances to his name for the Three Lions, which came in 2012, and his former Stoke City boss has urged him to represent where he grew up

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The Azzurri boss says that part of his side's problems stems from the emphasis on club football and believes he needs more time to prepare his players adequately

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The Euro 2016 hosts travel to Wembley on November 17, 2015, with the world champions arriving in March the following year, while Spain and Netherlands fixtures are being discussed

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The former Ajax and international star calls the veteran Netherlands coach's decision-making into question and says that his second in command, Danny Blind, should replace him

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Controversy has surrounded Dunga's decision to strip the Paris Saint-Germain defender of the captaincy but the 22-year-old says that he wanted to pay respect to his team-mate

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The Arsenal forward struck his seventh goal in his last six matches to open the scoring but Diego Rolan and Alvaro Gonzalez secured victory for Oscar Tabarez's side

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From Ronaldo confirming his brilliance for Portugal to Volkan's incredible strop in Turkey, here are the key issues from the international break

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Some of the world's finest players, who just so happened to go all the way in Brazil this summer, have seen their performances take a turn for the worse so far this season

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The former Juventus coach believes "great coaches" have tried and failed to get the best out of the 24-year-old, who has scored only twice in 14 games this season

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The 24-year-old netted the only goal of the game in Germany's friendly win over the European champions on Tuesday and was delighted with the way in which his side performed

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The defensive midfielder says that the returning coach has restored the squad's mental strength in the wake of their disappointing World Cup campaign over the summer