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# Football friends

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# Football friends
'Finally you score with this big head' - Fernandes laughs off reports of dressing-room unrest
The Portuguese says the celebrations after Harry Maguire’s goal against Leeds are the most accurate depiction of Man United’s squad harmony.
All time
# Football friends
Chris Smalling out to stop Manchester United’s Europa League charge
The 31-year-old clocked up 323 appearances for United after signing from Fulham in 2010.
# Parting ways
'You deserved a proper goodbye... not to get kicked out' - Messi criticises Barca over Suarez treatment
Having decided to remain at the club, the Argentine superstar is unhappy with how his departing team-mate has been forced to leave.
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Arteta hails world-class Mourinho ahead of Sunday's London derby
Spurs and Arsenal meet at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium this weekend.
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Mourinho on facing Lampard: 'I will always love the guy. I hope he loses on Sunday'
The Tottenham manager doesn’t intend to invite his former star for a post-match drink, but only for practical reasons.
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I thought he would be a d***head: How 'humble' Sterling changed De Bruyne's mind
Kevin De Bruyne has opened up on the uncertain beginning behind his close friendship with Raheem Sterling.
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'I make a compliment for the job': Guardiola on post-match chat with referee
The Man City manager refused to criticise Martin Atkinson after his side’s draw at Molineux.
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Conte thanks Chelsea 'friends' after acrimonious departure
The Italian gushed gratitude the way of his former employers while still reportedly awaiting a £9 million compensation package.
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Mourinho keen to bury Conte hatchet with handshake
United beat Chelsea 2-1 earlier.
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Cork City squad in Rochdale to watch former team-mate in FA Cup action tonight
Ryan Delaney enjoyed a successful spell on Leeside in 2017.
# Football friends
Ramos acknowledges 'different opinions' but rubbishes Ronaldo rift rumours
The Real Madrid captain insists he has “a great friendship” with the Portuguese superstar at the Bernabeu.
# Red men
Klopp and his best friend meet as opponents and the Premier League talking points
Elsewhere, Man United meet Spurs minus Harry Kane and the league leaders are at the Hawthorns.
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'He could be a big manager' - Xabi Alonso tips Gerrard to take over at Liverpool
The former England midfielder has made an instant impact with the Reds’ Under-18s, leading an old team-mate to predict great things from him.
# Football friends
Romelu Lukaku reveals how Paul Pogba talked him into Man Utd move
‘Me and Paul, we’d go to the city to have dinner and he’d drive past Old Trafford on purpose!’
# Football friends
Heart-warming initiative finds stranded Monaco fans free accommodation in Dortmund
Many of the visiting supporters were planning to head back to France straight after the game last night.
# Football friends
'It made me feel sick inside because it’s someone who I like so much and he's one of my mates'
Ashley Williams said his good friend Seamus Coleman is ‘positive’ as he begins his road to recovery.
# Football friends
'We don't have any problem' - Evra says he is 'good' with Suarez
The former Manchester United defender clashed with the Barcelona striker during his time at Liverpool, but differences have been put to one side.
# Football friends
'They’ve settled in well': McGeady encouraged by Horgan and Boyle progress
The Irish duo completed their move from Dundalk to Preston on January 1.
# Football friends
Melbourne Victory boss hints at move for his 'good friend' Robbie Keane
“I know he’s open to exploring another adventure,” said Victory manager Kevin Muscat.
# Football friends
Antoine Griezmann admits his desire to play alongside United's Paul Pogba
Griezmann says he’s happy at Atletico, but admits the chance to play alongside Pogba could be very tempting in future.
# Football friends
'Whenever you need a friend, come to my house for tea': Pep Guardiola surprises 7-year-old fan
Braydon thought he was being interviewed by the club’s media department rather than the new manager.
# Euro 2016
This lovely video of a little Portugal supporter consoling a French fan is going viral
Ending the Euros on a very sweet note.
# Football friends
This Barca-loving newspaper are taking Real's Champions League win well
Who’s counting anyway?
# Football friends
Klopp expects 'friendly' reception for Sterling as he faces Liverpool for the first time
The Man City attacker plays against his former club tomorrow.
# Football friends
Borussia Dortmund have just made us love them even more with this tweet
The German side are happy to see their old manager back in the big time.
# Football friends
Suarez on target against Stevie G's LA Galaxy in front of record attendance
There was a crowd of 93,226 at the Rose Bowl.
# Football friends
Forget Xavi and Iniesta, Stevie G is the best player Torres has played with
The pair played together at Liverpool between 2007 and 2011.
# Football friends
Check out when Noel Gallagher and Gary Neville met up to talk City, United and derby days
David De Gea, Manuel Pellegrini and Ricky Hatton all cropped up in conversation as well.
# Football friends
Roy Keane tells England skipper Steven Gerrard that England 'will struggle' at the World Cup
Welcome to ITV, Stevie.
# Football friends
'We've Never Walked Alone' - Liverpool fans thank Celtic for Hillsborough support
The banner was paraded around Celtic Park before the Scottish champions defeated Aberdeen.
# Football friends
Liverpool's Lucas invites United, City rivals around to celebrate his birthday
Dinner was like a who’s who of the Premier League’s South American stars (and Iago Aspas).
# Football friends
Former ref: I rang Alex Ferguson and asked for his help in racism row
Mark Halsey reveals details of what was a “very good relationship” with former Manchester United boss.
# Football friends
Don't worry, David Luiz and Sergio Aguero are bessies again
Sure what’s a kick up the backside among friends?
# Football friends
Turkish Delight: Drogs to host Trabzonspor
The teams will play a pre-season friendly at Hunky Dorys Park in March.