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Welsh rugby facing biggest crisis in professional era - Gwyn Jones

<b>Former Wales captain Gwyn Jones says Welsh rugby is facing its biggest crisis in the professional era.</b><p>The Welsh Rugby Union (WRU) and the regions are in dispute over funding, the exodus of Welsh players and an Anglo-Welsh league.<p>At a meeting on Wednesday, both sides failed to agree a deal to …

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Andres Iniesta and Barcelona Officially Agree to New Contract

Andres Iniesta has officially committed his future to Barcelona and signed a new long-term contract that will keep him at the Camp Nou until June 2018, per the club's official website:<p>The Spanish legend was expected to ink a new deal before Christmas and will be pleased to confirm his Catalonia …

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Christmas Gift Ideas for 10 World Football Stars

With hefty disposable incomes, legions of fans and a dream job, most of those professional footballers will have everything they want this Christmas. Which makes them especially difficult to buy for.<p>So, if you are struggling to think of present ideas for the footballer, manager or owner in your …

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Luis Suarez's Career so Far in 20 Pictures

Is there a better forward in the world right now than Luis Suarez? Probably not.<p>A stunning 19 goals in 12 Premier League games this season mark the Uruguayan out as a simply phenomenal talent, and one who looks determined to drag Liverpool up to the very top of the European game with him.<p>The long …

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Top 100 Players in World Football in 2013

Welcome to Bleacher Report's Top 100 of 2013!<p>We've graded and ranked the best individuals across the calendar year, taking into account domestic, continental and international performances and sorting them accordingly.<p>The first few slides denote the basics—i.e. how the players were picked, what …

Brazil's Most Expensive World Cup Stadium Has Leaky Roof

Preparations for the 2014 World Cup in Brazil are facing more question marks after the Estadio Nacional Mane Garrincha roof leaked during a women's match between the host nation and Chile.<p>Eurosport reports the stadium in question was the most expensive built or repaired during the infrastructure …

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Did Tottenham Make a Mistake Selling Gareth Bale?

Did Tottenham Hotspur make a mistake selling Gareth Bale to Real Madrid?<p>This slideshow will examine if Spurs chairman Daniel Levy was right to sell Bale to Real, former manager Andre Villas-Boas' role in Erik Lamela and Roberto Soldado playing poorly, and if Tim Sherwood can turn it around.<p>Don't …

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ESPN FC United Blog Blog - ESPN FC

14 hours ago<p>Manchester City have wrapped up the Premier League title with a month to spare. Stoke have also become the first team to be relegated …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Says Male Footballers Deserve More Attention Than Women

Link to Media<p>Zlatan Ibrahimovic has never been a stranger to controversy. The Swedish star is now in hot water once again after his latest comments about gender equality.<p>According to Philip O'Connor of Reuters (via Yahoo! Sports), the issue began when Anders Svensson received a greater honor for …

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