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# Global Football

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Good news, Ireland fans! Uefa are confident of an extra World Cup place for European nations
We’ve always liked Gianni.
Everton concede 5 as last remaining English club crashes out of Europe
Dynamo Kiev overturned a first-leg deficit to beat the Toffees 6-4 on aggregate in the Europa League’s last 16.
Can the hero of 'Moneyball' make a successful transition from baseball to soccer?
The club’s front office has heavy American ties and has turned to the Oakland Athletics’ general manager to help out.
'World's worst team' one step closer to World Cup qualification
Bhutan’s journey continued on Tuesday as they moved past Sri Lanka 3-1 on aggregate.
Ibrahimovic: I did not mean to insult France or the French
“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
Tha attacker was “lively”, according to the Italian manager.
Lukaku inspires Everton's Europa League comeback against Kiev
The Toffees came from behind to defeat Dynamo 2-1.
Chelsea can't buy me with ticket, says racism victim
The man denied access to the Paris Metro by a group of the club’s fans would never consider attending their clash with PSG.
Robbie Keane set for 'a few more years' with LA Galaxy
The Ireland striker picked up where he left off in 2014 at the weekend
Borussia Dortmund's dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration
Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.
Luis Enrique laments English 'campaign' over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations
“We have seen these kind of campaigns against players, president, supporters.”
One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he's coming out of retirement
The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.
Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators 'locked up'
‘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.’
Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw
The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.
Ruthless Atletico trash Real in fiery Madrid Derby
A stunning 4-0 win over bitter rivals and La Liga pacesetters Real Madrid reignited Atletico Madrid’s title defence in glorious fashion.
Rod Fanni joins the list of people who would like to punch Zlatan
Zlatan Ibrahimovic has drawn the ire of Marseille’s Rod Fanni, who says he has often wanted to punch the Paris Saint-Germain striker.
Anderson blames injuries, not being a bit rubbish, for the end of his United career
The Brazilian believes he came back from injury too soon.
Here's the stupid amount of money Manchester United would have to pay to re-sign Ronaldo
They won’t find it down the back of the couch.
A Jordanian prince, a Dutchman and Luis Figo will take on Sepp Blatter for the Fifa presidency
Football’s world governing body announced the four candidates today.
Rapid fire Barca best Villarreal to keep pace with Real
Two goals in three minutes helped the Catalan side to a 3-2 win.
Bale rubbishes talk of United move and rift with Ronaldo
The Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has no plans to move to Old Trafford.
Manchester United climb to second on football's rich list despite missing out on the Champions League
Real Madrid continue to rule European football, however.
Champagne: Ginola's Fifa campaign is a joke
The former Newcastle player’s presidential campaign has been dismissed as a stunt by one rival.
After failing to make an impression at Anfield, Suso has left Anfield for AC Milan
He made just 21 appearances in four years for the Reds.
Thomas Müller thinks Bayern Munich's training is tougher than Bundesliga matches
The German international has suggested the club’s sessions often offer a more difficult test than league games.
Ronaldo urges Real Madrid fans to back Gareth Bale
The Welshman came under criticism during Real’s 3-0 win over Espanyol on Saturday.
Ancelotti rubbishes crisis talk after Real Madrid suffer back-to-back defeats
The Italian has watched his side’s winning streak come to an abrupt end with losses to Valencia and Atletico Madrid.
Barca backroom turmoil as Zubizarreta and Puyol exit the Nou Camp
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'
It was a big night for Moyes’ boys in San Sebastian.
Young Anzhi Makhachkala midfielder shot dead while driving home
20-year-old Gasan Magomedov was targeted by machine-gun fire in Russia’s North Caucasus.
Maltese club aim to give Ched Evans 'second chance' with short-term contract
Convicted rapist offered a deal by Maltese Premier League leaders Hibernians FC.
Torres set for return to Atletico Madrid on loan
An 18-month loan deal has been agreed.
Jurgen Klopp denies Dortmund departure plans
The German is the hipster’s choice to be Arsene Wenger’s replacement ultimately.
'Respect for Rodgers' sees Frank De Boer refuse to be drawn on Ajax exit rumours
‘I don’t want to talk about Liverpool. Also out of respect to Rodgers, who’s had a fantastic season and is struggling now.’
Ronaldo gets the Ancelotti death stare after failed rabona half-volley
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
“I love football and I believe in fair play, both on and off the pitch.”
Denis Law thinks Ronaldo and Messi should share the Ballon d'Or
The United legend can’t separate the two superstars.
'Sometimes change is good for everybody': Robbie Keane hints at Galaxy departure
The skipper is planning his next chapter.
Owen Coyle looks set to take over an MLS club
Former Ireland international Coyle is in talks with Houston Dynamo.
Spanish clubs considering partial stadium closures to tackle ultras after death of fan
The 43-year-old father of one passed away having had a heart attack after a clash between supporters on Sunday.