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# Global Football

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Liverpool outcast returns to Celta after failing to impress Sevilla
Sevilla and Celta Vigo have agreed a deal to take Iago Aspas back to Balaidos.
FIFA's communications chief steps down in wake of TV joke about Blatter and co
“The Fifa president, secretary general and communications director are all travelling in a car. Who’s driving? The police.”
13 key stats from last night's Champions League final
The key figures and statistics from Barcelona’s 3-1 UEFA Champions League final victory over Juventus.
Jack Warner threatens to implicate Sepp Blatter and Fifa
The indicted former official has unleashed a startling attack on the governing body.
How the football world reacted to Blatter's departure
Football Association chairman Greg Dyke was fully behind the decision, saying so in a statement on its official website.
Ronaldinho tried a Georgie Best effort but his cheeky goal was disallowed too
Brazilian hero Ronaldinho caused a stir when he tried dispossessing a goalkeeper in the Liga MX final on Sunday.
Rafa Benitez is a step closer to one of the most coveted jobs in football
The Spanish coach has emerged as the frontrunner to replace Carlo Ancelotti.
Man United target Otamendi plans to force a move away from Valencia
The Argentina international’s days at the club appear numbered, with the Red Devils waiting in the wings.
Rafa Benitez almost certain to return to where it all began
One agent believes there is a “99%” chance of it happening.
A 16-year-old prodigy made his Real Madrid first-team debut last night
Martin Odegaard expressed pride after coming on as a substitute against Getafe on Saturday.
Kevin Doyle is set for his Rapids debut versus the Whitecaps today
Hon Wexford!
Neville urges United to get Bale in potential De Gea deal
David De Gea is reportedly a target for Real Madrid and Gary Neville believes Manchester United should exploit that to sign Gareth Bale.
Boca Juniors versus River Plate suspended after apparent tear gas attack
The Copa Libertadores last-16 second leg between Boca Juniors and River Plate was suspended after pepper spray was used on the visitors.
Young Argentinian footballer dies after colliding with concrete wall during match
The Argentina Football Association (AFA) has confirmed the tragic passing of Emanuel Ortega, who passed away after suffering a head injury.
Evra warns Suarez: I'll shake your hand, but you'll feel my presence!
The two players will meet again in the Champions League final on 6 June.
Duff could be set for League of Ireland stint after Melbourne adventure ends with release
The former Chelsea winger had a low-key injury-hit year in the A-League.
Guardiola: Bayern didn't lose because of Messi
The coach said the Barcelona star was not Munich’s sole destroyer on Wednesday.
Belgian footballer in critical condition after collapsing on the pitch
Sporting Lokeren defender Gregory Mertens has been hospitalised amid reports that he suffered a cardiac arrest.
Klopp could replace Guardiola at Bayern Munich, says club president
Ahead of the DFB Pokal semi-final meeting tomorrow, Franz Beckenbauer has suggested outgoing Borussia Dortmund coach could one day take over at the Bundesliga champions.
Man Utd may not get Ronaldo back but Memphis Depay could well be the new one
Ronald de Boer believes he is similar to a former Old Trafford star.
Manchester United have stepped up their pursuit of Memphis Depay... but so have PSG
The Dutch international has been class this season.
Bayern's doctor has resigned after being blamed for their defeat to Porto
The German side were beaten 3-1 in the UEFA Champions League last night.
The final 18 seconds of THAT match have been replayed
England’s U19s women’s team drew 2-2 with Norway on Thursday.
Ireland up in the FIFA rankings while Wales leap into highest ever position
The latest list has been released today, with the Boys in Green up to 62nd and Chris Coleman’s men in 22nd.
Ronaldo's staggering record continues as he reaches 300 goals in just 288 games
Real Madrid are four points behind Barcelona in La Liga after Ronaldo and James Rodriguez secured a 2-0 win over Rayo Vallecano.
Luis Suarez won't be impressed with the punishment given for this footballer's 'bite'
Juan Arango has been punished for a bite in Monterrey’s 4-3 win over Tijuana.
Neymar can reach level of Messi and Ronaldo, says Alex Ferguson
“You’ll always look at clubs like Bayern Munich, Barcelona, Real Madrid and Manchester United to produce that kind of player.”
Kompany shown red but Fellaini scores again to help Belgium pick up vital away win
Marc Wilmot’s side withstood late pressure to claim a crucial 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying win in Israel.
Falcao has just equalled Colombia's all-time record with 3 goals from his last 2 games
The Manchester United striker was all smiles again as he scored in Colombia’s 3-1 win over Kuwait.
Liverpool the only English club I could play for - Suarez
Liverpool are the only Premier League club Luis Suarez would consider playing for, the forward said on his Anfield return on Sunday.
This is how Ireland's group rivals Germany got on earlier in Georgia
Germany avoided what would have been a costly slip-up in Euro 2016 qualification with a straightforward 2-0 win in Georgia.
Montenegro fan turns himself in after allegedly striking player with flare
The supporter is suspected of throwing the flare that hit Russia goalkeeper Igor Akinfeev on Friday.
16-year-old Real prodigy becomes Euro qualifiers' youngest starter ever
Martin Odegaard of Norway surpassed Peter Jehle of Liechtenstein.
'Manchester United should sign Zlatan Ibrahimovic'
The striker would make the perfect signing for the Red Devils according to one former player.
Northern Ireland's key Euro 2016 qualifier to be met with religious protests
Michael O’Neill’s men have made a blistering start to the campaign.
Neymar lashes one past France in repeat of the '98 World Cup final
Brazil were 3-1 winners over Le Bleus in Paris tonight.
Are you watching LvG? Out-of-sorts Falcao scores twice on international duty with Colombia
It was against Bahrain, admittedly.
Ronaldo could face suspension over Clasico celebration
Cristiano Ronaldo was unable to inspire Real Madrid to Clasico success on Sunday and he now faces punishment over his goal celebration.
Real Madrid have punished the fan who attacked Gareth Bale's car
Jese Rodriguez was also abused as he left the complex, while Sergio Ramos confronted the fans as he departed.
Judging by this incident, it's fair to say Gareth Bale isn't very popular in Madrid right now
Poor Gareth.