Sunday, December 21, 2014

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The Aston Villa striker was dismissed after a seemingly innocuous challenge between him and the Manchester United winger on Saturday and his manager was vexed by the decision

Saturday, December 20, 2014

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The Real Madrid defender was named the tournament's best player on Saturday, ahead of his team-mate and Auckland City captain Ivan Vucelich

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The former defender admits he expected more from his side at the midway point of the season and says discussions will be held over possible January spending

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The Dutchman says the Red Devils were the better side at Villa Park, and believes the failure to get all three points in this kind of match could prove decisive

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David Luiz, Thiago Silva and Lucas Digne all went close for the French champions but the visitors ultimately held on with relative ease to claim a surprise point

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The Belgium international sees the game in Doha as a chance for Rafael Benitez's men, who are currently third in Serie A, to show that they can challenge for the title

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The Netherlands international looks set to remain at the Veltins Arena until at least 2017, with the Bundesliga club having an option to add another season to his contract

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The Ghana international is confident Marcelo Bielsa's side can see off their competition for the Ligue 1 title despite already suffering defeats to some of the big boys

Friday, December 19, 2014

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The Dutchman netted with just a minute of normal time remaining at the Coface Arena, as the Bavarians broke their own points record for the halfway point of the Bundesliga season

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The Gunners icon announced his retirement on Monday and the French coach believes his old charge now faces a tough task trying to cope with life after football

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Ahead of Saturday's clash with Lille, the Stade Velodrome coach talked up the quality of the country's top flight and rejected suggestions his side are beginning to tire

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The coach accepted that performances recently have been disappointing but is determined to end 2014 on a positive note with a win against Montpellier

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The Ivorian attacker does not see why his coach's ban will affect ambitions this season of winning the Scudetto, while the Frenchman himself was critical of his sanctioning

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Football's world governing body released a 42-page version of the document, which led to the resignation of the American in protest, and they will now release an extended version

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The 37-year-old won two Premier League titles during his time with the Gunners and remains the club's record goalscorer with 228 goals in 377 appearances

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The 20-year-old scored twice the last time Arsenal visited Anfield in February and while this season has been more difficult, the Frenchman remains a fan of the youngster

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The Belgium international feels his relationship with his old Everton boss meant that he was an easy outlet for criticism, and says fourth should be the minimum aim this term