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#Global Football

# global-football - Monday 23 March, 2015

Good news, Ireland fans! Uefa are confident of an extra World Cup place for European nations
# Road To Qatar
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# Road To Qatar

Good news, Ireland fans! Uefa are confident of an extra World Cup place for European nations

Mar 23rd 2015, 5:40 PM 4,317 Views 2 Comments

We’ve always liked Gianni.

# global-football - Thursday 19 March, 2015

Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe
# Unstuck
From The42
# Unstuck

Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe

Mar 19th 2015, 8:25 PM 13,973 Views 38 Comments

Dynamo Kiev overturned a first-leg deficit to beat the Toffees 6-4 on aggregate in the Europa League’s last 16.

# global-football - Wednesday 18 March, 2015

Can the hero of 'Moneyball' make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?
# Transition
From The42
# Transition

Can the hero of 'Moneyball' make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?

Mar 18th 2015, 12:10 AM 7,742 Views 8 Comments

The club’s front office has heavy American ties and has turned to the Oakland Athletics’ general manager to help out.

# global-football - Tuesday 17 March, 2015

'World's worst team' one step closer to World Cup qualification
# Unbelievable Jeff
From The42
# Unbelievable Jeff

'World's worst team' one step closer to World Cup qualification

Mar 17th 2015, 2:48 PM 9,396 Views 5 Comments

Bhutan’s journey continued on Tuesday as they moved past Sri Lanka 3-1 on aggregate.

# global-football - Monday 16 March, 2015

Ibrahimovic: I did not mean to insult France or the French
# International Incident
From The42
# International Incident

Ibrahimovic: I did not mean to insult France or the French

Mar 16th 2015, 3:26 PM 5,290 Views 5 Comments

“I talked football and nothing else. I lost the game, and I accept it but I do not agree when the referee does not follow the rules.”

Ancelotti defends Ronaldo after bizarre reaction to Bale goal
# Explanation
From The42
# Explanation

Ancelotti defends Ronaldo after bizarre reaction to Bale goal

Mar 16th 2015, 7:30 AM 14,478 Views 0 Comments

Tha attacker was “lively”, according to the Italian manager.

# global-football - Thursday 12 March, 2015

Lukaku inspires Everton's Europa League comeback against Kiev
# Report
From The42
# Report

Lukaku inspires Everton's Europa League comeback against Kiev

Mar 12th 2015, 10:21 PM 5,069 Views 3 Comments

The Toffees came from behind to defeat Dynamo 2-1.

# global-football - Wednesday 11 March, 2015

Chelsea can't buy me with ticket, says racism victim
# Stance
From The42
# Stance

Chelsea can't buy me with ticket, says racism victim

Mar 11th 2015, 2:02 PM 4,109 Views 10 Comments

The man denied access to the Paris Metro by a group of the club’s fans would never consider attending their clash with PSG.

# global-football - Tuesday 10 March, 2015

Robbie Keane set for 'a few more years' with LA Galaxy
# Going Nowhere
From The42
# Going Nowhere

Robbie Keane set for 'a few more years' with LA Galaxy

Mar 10th 2015, 7:01 PM 5,082 Views 4 Comments

The Ireland striker picked up where he left off in 2014 at the weekend

# global-football - Sunday 1 March, 2015

Borussia Dortmund's dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration
# Holy Bundesliga Batman!
From The42
# Holy Bundesliga Batman!

Borussia Dortmund's dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration

Mar 1st 2015, 9:09 AM 5,457 Views 2 Comments

Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.

# global-football - Saturday 28 February, 2015

Luis Enrique laments English 'campaign' over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations
# Anger
From The42
# Anger

Luis Enrique laments English 'campaign' over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations

Feb 28th 2015, 3:22 PM 8,890 Views 8 Comments

“We have seen these kind of campaigns against players, president, supporters.”

# global-football - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement

Feb 24th 2015, 10:00 PM 10,137 Views 13 Comments

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

# global-football - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators 'locked up'
# Racism
From The42
# Racism

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators 'locked up'

Feb 19th 2015, 10:34 AM 4,974 Views 15 Comments

‘You know, I live with racism; I wasn’t really surprised at what happened to me, even if it was the first time in the Metro.’

# global-football - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw
# High Praise
From The42
# High Praise

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

Feb 17th 2015, 11:22 PM 7,430 Views 0 Comments

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

# global-football - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby
# Trashed
From The42
# Trashed

Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby

Feb 7th 2015, 5:17 PM 13,281 Views 12 Comments

A stunning 4-0 win over bitter rivals and La Liga pacesetters Real Madrid reignited Atletico Madrid’s title defence in glorious fashion.

# global-football - Friday 6 February, 2015

Rod Fanni joins the list of people who would like to punch Zlatan
# Dare To Zlatan
From The42
# Dare To Zlatan

Rod Fanni joins the list of people who would like to punch Zlatan

Feb 6th 2015, 8:56 AM 5,610 Views 5 Comments

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has drawn the ire of Marseille’s Rod Fanni, who says he has often wanted to punch the Paris Saint-Germain striker.

# global-football - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Anderson blames injuries, not being a bit rubbish, for the end of his United career
# New Beginnings
From The42
# New Beginnings

Anderson blames injuries, not being a bit rubbish, for the end of his United career

Feb 4th 2015, 8:13 AM 4,819 Views 12 Comments

The Brazilian believes he came back from injury too soon.

# global-football - Tuesday 3 February, 2015

Here's the stupid amount of money Manchester United would have to pay to re-sign Ronaldo
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Here's the stupid amount of money Manchester United would have to pay to re-sign Ronaldo

Feb 3rd 2015, 6:21 PM 10,194 Views 11 Comments

They won’t find it down the back of the couch.

# global-football - Monday 2 February, 2015

A Jordanian prince, a Dutchman and Luis Figo will take on Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency
# Political Football
From The42
# Political Football

A Jordanian prince, a Dutchman and Luis Figo will take on Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency

Feb 2nd 2015, 11:20 AM 3,712 Views 4 Comments

Football’s world governing body announced the four candidates today.

# global-football - Sunday 1 February, 2015

Rapid fire Barca best Villarreal to keep pace with Real
# Comeback
From The42
# Comeback

Rapid fire Barca best Villarreal to keep pace with Real

Feb 1st 2015, 10:50 PM 4,085 Views 1 Comment

Two goals in three minutes helped the Catalan side to a 3-2 win.

# global-football - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Bale rubbishes talk of United move and rift with Ronaldo
# No Go
From The42
# No Go

Bale rubbishes talk of United move and rift with Ronaldo

Jan 28th 2015, 7:57 AM 4,837 Views 6 Comments

The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has no plans to move to Old Trafford.

# global-football - Thursday 22 January, 2015

Manchester United climb to second on football's rich list despite missing out on the Champions League
# Money Money Money
From The42
# Money Money Money

Manchester United climb to second on football's rich list despite missing out on the Champions League

Jan 22nd 2015, 8:30 AM 6,029 Views 35 Comments

Real Madrid continue to rule European football, however.

Champagne: Ginola's Fifa campaign is a joke
# Having A Pop
From The42
# Having A Pop

Champagne: Ginola's Fifa campaign is a joke

Jan 22nd 2015, 7:59 AM 4,069 Views 1 Comment

The former Newcastle player’s presidential campaign has been dismissed as a stunt by one rival.

# global-football - Saturday 17 January, 2015

After failing to make an impression at Anfield, Suso has left Anfield for AC Milan
# Done Deal
From The42
# Done Deal

After failing to make an impression at Anfield, Suso has left Anfield for AC Milan

Jan 17th 2015, 10:20 AM 5,672 Views 11 Comments

He made just 21 appearances in four years for the Reds.

# global-football - Friday 16 January, 2015

Thomas Müller thinks Bayern Munich's training is tougher than Bundesliga matches
# Fierce
From The42
# Fierce

Thomas Müller thinks Bayern Munich's training is tougher than Bundesliga matches

Jan 16th 2015, 9:35 AM 5,604 Views 4 Comments

The German international has suggested the club’s sessions often offer a more difficult test than league games.

# global-football - Tuesday 13 January, 2015

Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans to back Gareth Bale
# Support
From The42
# Support

Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans to back Gareth Bale

Jan 13th 2015, 3:33 PM 5,403 Views 4 Comments

The Welshman came under criticism during Real’s 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday.

# global-football - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Ancelotti rubbishes crisis talk after Real Madrid suffer back-to-back defeats
# Overreaction
From The42
# Overreaction

Ancelotti rubbishes crisis talk after Real Madrid suffer back-to-back defeats

Jan 8th 2015, 7:30 AM 3,677 Views 6 Comments

The Italian has watched his side’s winning streak come to an abrupt end with losses to Valencia and Atletico Madrid.

# global-football - Monday 5 January, 2015

Barca backroom turmoil as Zubizarreta and Puyol exit the Nou Camp
# Mes Que Une Club
From The42
# Mes Que Une Club

Barca backroom turmoil as Zubizarreta and Puyol exit the Nou Camp

Jan 5th 2015, 6:38 PM 10,840 Views 4 Comments

The ex-goalkeeper was the cub’s director of football with Puyol an assistant sports director.

David Moyes: Beating Barca was 'similar to the early days at Everton'
# The Moyesiah
From The42
# The Moyesiah

David Moyes: Beating Barca was 'similar to the early days at Everton'

Jan 5th 2015, 2:54 PM 5,415 Views 1 Comment

It was a big night for Moyes’ boys in San Sebastian.

# global-football - Sunday 4 January, 2015

Young Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder shot dead while driving home
# RIP
From The42
# RIP

Young Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder shot dead while driving home

Jan 4th 2015, 2:26 PM 7,389 Views 2 Comments

20-year-old Gasan Magomedov was targeted by machine-gun fire in Russia’s North Caucasus.

# global-football - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Maltese club aim to give Ched Evans 'second chance' with short-term contract
# Ched Evans
From The42
# Ched Evans

Maltese club aim to give Ched Evans 'second chance' with short-term contract

Jan 3rd 2015, 10:30 AM 11,313 Views 49 Comments

Convicted rapist offered a deal by Maltese Premier League leaders Hibernians FC.

# global-football - Monday 29 December, 2014

Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan
# Homecoming
From The42
# Homecoming

Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan

Dec 29th 2014, 9:23 AM 3,594 Views 15 Comments

An 18-month loan deal has been agreed.

# global-football - Friday 19 December, 2014

Jurgen Klopp denies Dortmund departure plans
# Kloppo
From The42
# Kloppo

Jurgen Klopp denies Dortmund departure plans

Dec 19th 2014, 9:06 AM 2,650 Views 5 Comments

The German is the hipster’s choice to be Arsene Wenger’s replacement ultimately.

# global-football - Thursday 18 December, 2014

'Respect for Rodgers' sees Frank De Boer refuse to be drawn on Ajax exit rumours
# YESH NO GAMESHOW
From The42
# YESH NO GAMESHOW

'Respect for Rodgers' sees Frank De Boer refuse to be drawn on Ajax exit rumours

Dec 18th 2014, 5:27 PM 4,758 Views 3 Comments

‘I don’t want to talk about Liverpool. Also out of respect to Rodgers, who’s had a fantastic season and is struggling now.’

# global-football - Tuesday 16 December, 2014

Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley
# Audacious
From The42
# Audacious

Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley

Dec 16th 2014, 10:32 PM 11,035 Views 3 Comments

It mattered little as Real Madrid cruised into the final of the Club World Cup with a 4-0 victory over Mexicans Cruz Azul.

Herrera denies involvement in match-fixing
# Probe
From The42
# Probe

Herrera denies involvement in match-fixing

Dec 16th 2014, 6:36 PM 2,844 Views 5 Comments

“I love football and I believe in fair play, both on and off the pitch.”

# global-football - Saturday 13 December, 2014

Denis Law thinks Ronaldo and Messi should share the Ballon d'Or
# Inseparable
From The42
# Inseparable

Denis Law thinks Ronaldo and Messi should share the Ballon d'Or

Dec 13th 2014, 6:30 AM 2,377 Views 7 Comments

The United legend can’t separate the two superstars.

# global-football - Wednesday 10 December, 2014

'Sometimes change is good for everybody': Robbie Keane hints at Galaxy departure
# ESCAPE FROM LA
From The42
# ESCAPE FROM LA

'Sometimes change is good for everybody': Robbie Keane hints at Galaxy departure

Dec 10th 2014, 8:31 AM 4,390 Views 9 Comments

The skipper is planning his next chapter.

# global-football - Saturday 6 December, 2014

Owen Coyle looks set to take over an MLS club
# Texas Bound
From The42
# Texas Bound

Owen Coyle looks set to take over an MLS club

Dec 6th 2014, 11:22 AM 4,177 Views 1 Comment

Former Ireland international Coyle is in talks with Houston Dynamo.

# global-football - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan
# Violence
From The42
# Violence

Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan

Dec 2nd 2014, 12:10 AM 3,857 Views 4 Comments

The 43-year-old father of one passed away having had a heart attack after a clash between supporters on Sunday.