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Nigel Owens column: My admiration for Pep Guardiola and why Michael Oliver has my sympathy for Gianluigi Buffon incident

The celebrations are probably still going full flow in the blue half of Manchester after Pep Guardiola’s side clinched the Premier League …

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Boca Juniors Boss Confirms Club's Interest in Sensational Swoop for Juventus Legend Gianluigi Buffon

Gianluigi Buffon may be set for a sensational move to Boca Juniors ahead of a major decision on his Juventus future.<p>The legendary goalkeeper's …

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Rugby shows the way where football fails as Spanish bans make mockery of Gianluigi Buffon case

Situation one: A player confronts a referee in anger over his decision-making during the match which has cost his side victory, and subsequently …

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Emma Keeling: Israel Folau's views show a lack of empathy for his fellow man and woman

Israel Folau doesn't seem to realise the power of words to hurt.<p><b>OPINION</b>: The veins stood out on his neck and spittle flew from his mouth as he spat …

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Madrid penalty row has given Buffon boost he needed, says Juve coach | Reuters

MILAN (Reuters) - The controversy over Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon’s furious reaction to the penalty awarded to Real Madrid in the Champions League last week has done the player good, coach Massimiliano Allegri said on Tuesday.<p>Soccer Football - Serie A - Juventus vs Sampdoria - Allianz …

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Uefa "strongly condemns" social media abuse suffered by referee Michael Oliver and wife Lucy in Juventus and Gianluigi Buffon fall-out

European football governing body Uefa has condemned the abuse directed at English referee Michael Oliver and his family after he sent off Juventus …

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Has Gigi Buffon Ruined His Pristine Legacy With Outburst After Juventus's UCL Ouster?

We're almost a week on now from the fascinating drama that unfolded at the Bernabeu in the Champions League quarter-final second leg between Real …

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Lippi: Nothing can tarnish Buffon as a player or a man

Former Italy and Juventus coach Marcello Lippi believes nothing can tarnish Gianluigi Buffon's career despite the goalkeeper's red card against Real …

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Transfer Rater: Piotr Zielinski to Liverpool, Gianluigi Buffon to Boca Juniors

Things change in the blink of an eye in football. The Football Whispers Index takes the latest transfer rumours and gives them a score out of five; …

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Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus need to move on from Real Madrid heartbreak

The fallout continues. Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus and Real Madrid continue to answer questions about that fateful day in which the Spanish giants …

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Alexi Lalas: The laws of soccer apply to everyone, even legends like Gianluigi Buffon

Alexi Lalas discusses why Gianluigi Buffon was rightfully sent off at the end of Juventus' Champions League loss in his latest State of the Union …

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Sport<p>Dan Carter will start on the bench when Racing 92 take on Munster on Sunday for a place in the Champions Cup final, but the All Blacks …

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Former Teammate Trying To Lure Buffon To Join Him Away From Juventus

<b>Gianluigi Buffon might have been in the headlines for all the wrong reasons for the past five days but now the legendary Italian goalkeeper is being</b> …

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Gianluigi Buffon must apologise to referee Michael Oliver

There is no excuse for the vulgarity of his attacks<p>It’s nearly been a week since Gianluigi Buffon’s appalling diatribe about English referee Michael …

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Boca Juniors willing to settle for Caballero if Buffon’s unavailable — report

Almost the same thing!<p>Some interesting bit of news emerging from Argentina, where Olé (via UOL) claim that Chelsea backup goalkeeper Wilfredo Caballero is one of the names on Boca Juniors’ shortlist ahead of the 2018-19 season (Argentina, unlike Brazil, play a more European-style fall-spring league …

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Gianluigi Buffon attacks Michael Oliver AGAIN - and claims English referee was "too young" to officiate Champions League clash

Gianluigi Buffon insists he's standing by his comments about referee Michael Oliver's decision to award Real Madrid a late penalty in Wednesday's …

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Who joins Buffon in Europe's most loyal player list?

Gianluigi Buffon tops the list for the longest-serving players at one club currently playing in Europe – for now anyway.<p>The 40-year-old bowed out of …

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Gary Lineker has message for Gianluigi Buffon over behaviour towards Michael Oliver

Gary Lineker has slammed Gianluigi Buffon for his behaviour towards referee Michael Oliver and told the Juventus goalkeeper to defuse the row.<p>Buffon …

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Michael Oliver: Police investigate text threats against referee's wife

<b>This story has tweets that contain swearing and language that users may find offensive.</b><p><b>Police are investigating threatening text messages sent to the wife of top flight referee Michael Oliver.</b><p>Oliver awarded a last-minute penalty as Real Madrid knocked Juventus out of the Champions League on …

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I challenge anyone to react differently – Allegri defends Buffon outburst

Massimiliano Allegri has urged people to cut Gianluigi Buffon some slack after he faced criticism following his post-match rant in the wake of …

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I'm not against Buffon or Juventus – Del Piero responds to criticism

Juventus great Alessandro Del Piero insisted he is not against Gianluigi Buffon after questioning the goalkeeper's outburst following the club's …

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Vazquez threw himself over like I would've done, says Maradona

A last-gasp Cristiano Ronaldo penalty saw two-time reigning champions Madrid reach the semi-finals 4-3 on aggregate despite a 3-1 loss to Juventus on …

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Pirlo sympathises with Buffon red card

Goal<p>Updated at 8:46 a.m. ET<p>Updated at 8:46 a.m. …

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Gianluigi Buffon facing ban from Italian football after dismissal by Michael Oliver against Real Madrid

Gianluigi Buffon is facing a ban from Italian football following his dismissal by Michael Oliver in the controversial Champions League …

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Cristiano Ronaldo's Classy Farewell To Buffon Makes It Really Hard To Hate Him

It was a poignant ciao from the Real Madrid man<p>Rumoured to have been assembled in a footballing super lab, Cristiano Ronaldo proved his world-class pedigree once again last night by sending his Real Madrid side to an eighth consecutive Champions League semi-final.<p>Still, Ronaldo is less revered — …

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Gianluigi Buffon slammed by Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero for attack on Michael Oliver after Real Madrid meltdown

Gianluigi Buffon overstepped the mark by confronting referee Michael Oliver and launching a scathing attack on the Englishman during his post match …

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WATCH: Breaking down all the controversies from Real-Juve

The FC panel examine the biggest moments between Real Madrid and Juventus, including the late penalty for Real Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon's red card …

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Buffon rages at referee Michael Oliver's 'crime against sportsmanship' – video

Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon couldn't hold back his anger towards referee Michael Oliver after being sent off for remonstrating over a late penalty decision in their Champions League quarter-final defeat to Real Madrid on Wednesday. Buffon said Oliver had 'committed a crime against …

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'Referee has garbage bag instead of heart' — Buffon

Allnutt is a Spanish Football Correspondent, Agence France-Presse, based in Madrid, covering Real, Barcelona and La Liga. Read more from <b>Thomas Allnutt</b>

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Buffon Compares Michael Oliver To A 'Murderer' For Crushing Juventus' UCL Dream

en_US<p>article<p>Gianluigi Buffon blasts 'murderer' Michael Oliver after Juventus' Champions League dream crushed in …

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