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'Chicharito' wants more playing time

Manchester United striker Javier "Chicharito" Hernandez was delighted to play a full game for his club as he fights to earn a spot in the Mexico …

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Jose Mourinho must take his share of the blame as Chelsea's promising season risks running aground

If the manager keeps telling the players the team has a void at its heart, how are they meant to believe in the possibility of success?<p>One question stopped Jose Mourinho’s narrative of blame-the-strikers. He smiled at the interrogator – a favourite sparring partner in press conferences – and nodded …

Barcelona president's response to FIFA is hilarious

Josep Maria Bartomeu has poured gasoline on what was already a sizable fire.<p>Barcelona fans, I have some bad news. Your club is officially in the middle of a crisis. It appeared that the Blaugrana had managed to get through the entire Neymar signing investigation with just a few scars, but Tuesday's …

Liverpool title 'outweighs World Cup'

Brendan Rodgers has told Lucas Leiva that Liverpool's Premier League title bid has to take priority over the midfielder's World Cup dream. Rodgers …

Liverpool want Prem title for Gerrard

Daniel Sturridge has revealed that Liverpool's players are being driven on by the prospect of ending captain Steven Gerrard's career-long wait for a …

Diego's goal draws rave reviews

Diego's opening goal for Atletico Madrid in Tuesday's Champions League match against Barcelona was so good it nearly drew applause from the opposing …

Class of '92 Members Buy Salford City Despite Rumours of Manchester United Bid

Link to Media<p>Gary Neville and other members of the Class of '92 have purchased Salford City pending FA and league approval (via Sky News).<p>The report also states that the deal will be completed in the summer.<p>Neville spoke about the club following the announcement of the deal:<p>I had my first trial for …

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Manchester United supporters turn on David Moyes and the man who anointed him, Sir Alex Ferguson

Former United manager berated with expletive-laden outbursts from supporters complaining at the state of the team left behind on his retirement as well as his decision to anoint Moyes as his replacement<p>Sir Alex Ferguson was subjected to the sustained fury of <b>Manchester United</b> supporters as <b>Manchester</b> …

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Atletico Madrid have always known how to suffer but are now on course to beat Spain's big two to La Liga title

Club used to life in shadow of their city rivals Real are top of the table with nine games left and aiming to be crowned champions for first time since 1996<p>The thought may not have occurred to football lovers all over the world who watched transfixed on Sunday evening as <b>Real Madrid</b> and <b>Barcelona</b> …

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