England

Thursday, April 17, 2014

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The Spaniard gives his backing to the former Everton coach while also revealing that, when signing for the club, he was given assurances that several other players would be bought

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The striker has the utmost respect for the Three Lions but says La Celeste will not fear their Group D rivals as they have the likes of Luis Suarez playing in the Premier League

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Despite admitting that "the stats don't lie" in terms of the benefits of avoiding European fixture congestion, the Spurs boss has no intention of trying to avoid qualification

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The Eagles secured survival on Wednesday night with a win at Champions League-chasing Everton, with the former Man United boss one of just two who told him to accept the role

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In light of the league leader's involvement in controversial refereeing decisions during the season, their manager has urged his squad to finish first "the right way"

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The Arsenal striker wants to see David Moyes's side triumph at Goodison Park on Sunday and has vowed to score "again and again" to help his side secure a top-four finish

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The Frenchman says his summer signing could return to action this weekend after recovering from a hamstring problem and admits he has endured a "jaded period"

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The forward is likely to break Premier League records but his efforts should not overshadow the contributions made by his team-mates to create Brendan Rodgers' "collective" side

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Manuel Pellegrini's men failed to get the better of Gus Poyet's struggling side and have seen their title odds pushed out as Chelsea and Liverpool shorten in the betting

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The goalkeeper has been rested for Arsenal's run in the competition, with Lukasz Fabianski deputising, but the first-choice shot-stopper wants to help end the club's trophy drought

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The Ivorian's notebook full of musings on the "mysteries of the game" features in the latest of our series chronicling the extraordinary power of belief

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Arsenal were close to agreeing a fee in January for the Germany international but the player's agent expects the 20-year-old to remain in the Bundesliga

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The Blues have held meetings with the striker's camp over the past month and are near to securing an agreement to bring the Atletico Madrid star to Stamford Bridge in the summer

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The Scot was at the Estadio da Luz on Wednesday evening to cast his eye over Eliaquim Mangala, Jackson Martinez and Ezequiel Garay ahead of the summer shake-up at Old Trafford

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

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The Chilean's men suffered another blow to their Premier League title hopes and he feels that a quick turnaround from Sunday's decisive loss at Anfield was to blame

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Goals from Jason Puncheon, Scott Dann and Cameron Jerome secured a win that will likely secure the Eagles' top-flight status while the Toffees lost ground in the race for fourth

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Samir Nasri's late equaliser salvaged a point for Manuel Pellegrini's side but their title hopes now hang in the balance after Connor Wickham's second-half double