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How Blind and Cuadrado will fit in Van Gaal's 3-5-2 Manchester United formation

The Red Devils are optimistic of sealing the World Cup stars for a combined price of around 60 million pounds and both look ideal, flexible options for the new manager's system.<p>After a busy summer of being linked with more or less everyone, Manchester United might be finally closing in on its third …

Abidal: Extraordinary things happened at Barca that nobody knows about

The French defender, who was unveiled by Olympiakos on Monday, discussed his turbulent time at Camp Nou and thanked former teammates for their care during his illness<p>Former Barcelona defender Eric Abidal claims many "extraordinary" things happened behind the scenes at the Catalan club that have …

Michel Vorm transfer from Swansea City to Tottenham to be investigated by Fifa after FC Utrecht complaint

Dutch goalkeeper, 30, moved from Swansea to Tottenham, but his old club FC Utrecht are complaining that they have not received their fee<p>Fifa has received a complaint from Michel Vorm's former club FC Utrecht in relation to the <b>Holland</b> international goalkeeper's transfer to <b>Tottenham</b> from <b>Swansea</b>.<p>Vorm …

Ajax starlet with the best name scores great goal

Queensy!<p>This is a story about Queensy Menig.<p>Seriously, his name is Queensy and that alone makes this story entertaining.<p>Queensy is an 18-year-old in the Ajax system, currently playing for the reserves and reportedly making a strong case for a chance with the first team. That goal is a pretty good …

Watch Louis van Gaal zing the Soccer Gods for a silly question in a press conference

New Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal is notoriously prickly. Woe to those who ask him an ill-advised question at a press conference. Soccer …

Manchester United v Valencia Live Commentary & Result, 8/12/14, Club Friendlies

Tottenham Hotspur open to offers for 11 players in desperate attempt to cut squad

Townsend, Lennon, Soldado, Dawson, Assou-Ekotto, Naughton, Chiriches, Sandro, Capoue, Chadli and Dembele all up for sale by north London club<p><b>Tottenham Hotspur</b> are willing to listen to offers for an entire team’s worth of players in their desperate attempt to cut down the size of Mauricio …

Alan Brazil clings on to Talksport job after Robin Williams jibe

Outspoken broadcaster faces call to be sacked as presenter of the station’s Breakfast Show after he declared he had little sympathy for late comedian and actor<p>The death of Hollywood star Robin Williams sparked a Twitter feud between former footballers and current Talksport colleagues Stan Collymore …

Tom Marshall: What does Raul Jimenez bring to Atletico Madrid?

The step from Liga MX to the Spanish champions is a big one, and the 23-year-old has a lot to prove.<p>It would only be natural if Atletico Madrid fans and other onlookers in Europe are scratching their heads at Atleti bringing in Mexican Raul Jimenez. <br>After all, the striker has not yet nailed down a …

FIFA to investigate concussions after string of cases at World Cup

FIFA, world soccer’s governing body, has launched an investigation into concussions in the game after a string of high-profile incidents.<p>The recent …

Louis van Gaal: How the Manchester United manager fared on his Old Trafford debut

United fans got a first look at the new manager's tactical approach and the players who are flourishing in the new system<p><b>1 Body language: a stare to rival Ferguson’s</b> <br>It has not taken long for him to be given the nickname King Louis, though whether it is a tribute to the Bourbon kings of France or …

Manchester United make £16m offer for Marcos Rojo and line up bids for Angel di Maria and Daley Blind

Louis van Gaal's revolution gathers pace with Sporting Lisbon defender targeted while bids may be made for Blind and Di Maria<p><b>Manchester United</b> have made a £16 million bid for Sporting Lisbon's Marcos Rojo.<p>The Argentina defender - who had been strongly linked with a move to Southampton - is facing …

Morgan Schneiderlin, George Best, Carlos Tevez - What happens when players strike?

Morgan Schneiderlin, who wants out of Southampton, should take heed from the outcome of other stand-offs<p>Morgan Schneiderlin is not the first player to have deemed himself not ready physically or mentally to play for his club, coincidentally at exactly the same moment as he is attempting to secure …

Berg slams UEFA in expulsion row as Legia plans appeal

Celtic was advanced to the Champions League playoffs after the Polish champion fielded an ineligible player, but the club is determined to fight the punishment.<p>Legia Warsaw will appeal against its UEFA Champions League disqualification, according to head coach Henning Berg.<p>UEFA expelled the Polish …

Petr Cech calls out Sky for shorting him on clean sheets

Petr Cech 1, Sky Sports and Opta 0.<p>Do not get Petr Cech's stats wrong. He will find you and he will correct you.<p>That means you, Sky Sports.<p>But it's okay because the stat came from Opta. And OptaJoe defended their stat.<p>That would be an entirely reasonable explanation. If it were true.<p>And Cech made …

Marquez took wage cut to join Verona

At his introductory news conference, the Mexican veteran said he moved to Serie A for the opportunity, not financial gains.<p>The chance to play in Serie A, not money was the main motivation behind Rafa Marquez’s surprise move to Hellas Verona this week.<p>“I signed a contract for lower figures than I …

All change at Fulham as manager Felix Magath continues to make his mark at Craven Cottage

Fulham begin life in the Championship with trip to Ipswich and though Magath has made wholesale changes, with more to come, he insists club has a 'great future'<p>When <b>Fulham</b> kick-off for the first time outside the top flight in 13 years at <b>Ipswich</b> on Saturday, there will not be a single player on show …

Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho shape up for heavyweight Premier League title fight

Once the master and apprentice at Barcelona, the Manchester United and Chelsea managers' friendship is an intriguing twist to the battle for the Premier League<p><b>Louis van Gaal's</b> arrival in the Premier League has left <b>Jose Mourinho</b> with a problem. Not just because here is another heavyweight manager, a …

Tottenham Hotspur squad is too big, says Mauricio Pochettino as he prepares to sell five players

New Spurs manager wants to have no more than 25 players at his disposal next season<p>A pre-season purge is under way at <b>Tottenham Hotspur</b> after Mauricio Pochettino declared he had inherited “too many players”.<p>Pochettino revealed he wanted a squad of “no more than 25” going into his first campaign in …

Juan Roman Riquelme scores in Argentinos Juniors debut

#RiquelmeForever<p>Juan Roman Riquelme is 36 years old, and he acts like he's 86. He shouldn't be playing football anymore. He should be sitting on a beach, wearing Boca Juniors shorts and sipping beer.<p>Instead, he is still playing because that's what he does. And he still scores, like he did in his …

Gibbs: Alexis Sanchez is an animal

The fullback admits that taking on the winger each day is proving a hellish task, but is relishing playing alongside the Chilean and is backing him to add firepower up top.<p>Alexis Sanchez has been "an animal in training" since joining Arsenal from Barcelona, according to Kieran Gibbs.<p>Sanchez is set …

The Neurochemistry of Positive Conversations

Why do negative comments and conversations stick with us so much longer than positive ones?<p>A critique from a boss, a disagreement with a colleague, a fight with a friend – the sting from any of these can make you forget a month’s worth of praise or accord. If you’ve been called lazy, careless, or a …

Essential Road Trip Wisdom

A good road trip involves a certain amount of improvisation. But the best ones require the right strategy and a few essentials. These eight pieces of advice will start you on the right path.<p>1. Arm your phone<p>The best app for a long haul is Roadtrippers, which will plan your route, estimate fuel …

Our Incredible Immune System

The human body is a biological marvel. Tasked to protect it is our immune system, which is responsible for detecting and neutralizing a wide variety …

How to Survive a Shark Attack | The Art of Manliness

Ahhhh…. life couldn’t be better. You’re finally on that vacation in the Florida Keys that you’ve been planning for the past year. And it couldn’t …

Yes, You Can Pickle That

<i>Cooking on the cheap shouldn't mean minute rice and buttered pasta every night. With a little creativity and a little planning, Gabriella Paiella shows us how to make the most of a tight budget -- without sacrificing flavor or variety.</i><p><i>Today: Pickling is so hot right now. And when done at home, it's</i> …

How many Greek legends were really true?

<b>The culture and legends of ancient Greece have a remarkably long legacy in the modern language of education, politics, philosophy, art and science. Classical references from thousands of years ago continue to appear. But what was the origin of some of these ideas?</b><p><b>1. Was there ever really a Trojan</b> …

33 Pictures Taken at Just the Right Moment

Image: Imgur<p>People who take a ton of pictures know all too well that snapping the shot at the right split second is imperative when it comes to …

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The Beginner's Guide to Getting Better Sleep

18 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>On February 13, 1972, Michel Siffre climbed into a cave in southwest Texas. It would be six months before he saw daylight again.<p>Siffre was a French scientist and a pioneer in chronobiology, which is the study of biological …

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