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# Benched

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England drop 'disappointed' George Ford to bench for Australia quarter-final
Emery refuses to guarantee Ozil's Arsenal future after Spurs reverse
'He has the potential to be a fantastic player': Mourinho challenges Pogba to improve mentality
Mbappe and Rabiot dropped by PSG due to discipline issue
'We’ve got a lot of world-class players in our back three' - Zebo misses out
Valverde defends decision to drop Coutinho as Barca equal club record
'He must be fuming not to be brought on' - Keane reckons it's end of Man Utd road for Rooney
'I won't quit' - Wayne Rooney defiant after England axe
Club then country as Rooney dropped to bench for England's World Cup qualifier
Mourinho makes his first big call as Man Utd manager by dropping Wayne Rooney
After on-pitch row during Champions League tie, Jose Mourinho drops Diego Costa
Louis van Gaal drops Dutch duo Memphis and Blind for Man United's game at Everton
The beginning of the end? Mourinho says Terry's half-time withdrawal was purely tactical
Balotelli set for substitute's role as Brendan Rodgers admits formation doesn't suit him
Irish judges are among the best paid in Europe
RG3 rested for remainder of NFL season
'Show up and shut up' - the story of a government backbencher
Tim Tebow set for Florida return as Jacksonville Jaguars prowl
Collision course: Hughes to reprimand Macheda for Twitter outburst
Shay Given sits out Ireland squad training at Malahide