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Real Madrid aren't happy with Michel Platini's latest Ballon d'Or comments
# Ballon D'Or
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# Ballon D'Or

Real Madrid aren't happy with Michel Platini's latest Ballon d'Or comments

Nov 28th 2014, 3:00 PM 6,722 Views 2 Comments

Platini wants one of Germany’s World Cup heroes to win the big prize next January.

Brendan Rodgers pleased despite Ludogorets late show
# Mr Brightside
From The42
# Mr Brightside

Brendan Rodgers pleased despite Ludogorets late show

Nov 27th 2014, 12:01 AM 3,924 Views 16 Comments

“To go a goal behind in this competition so early, you need a team that is together and has spirit.”

'To win 5-0 away in the Champions League is not normal' -- You said it, Jose
# Champions League
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# Champions League

'To win 5-0 away in the Champions League is not normal' -- You said it, Jose

Nov 26th 2014, 6:15 AM 3,847 Views 3 Comments

Jose Mourinho hailed another “complete” performance by Chelsea after they thrashed Schalke 5-0.

Klinsmann: The USA have to be 'nastier' to win
# Get Stuck In
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# Get Stuck In

Klinsmann: The USA have to be 'nastier' to win

Nov 19th 2014, 12:40 PM 2,879 Views 1 Comment

United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann called on his team to get stuck in more after last night’s loss.

McGoldrick stars on debut as Ireland outclass USA
# Friendly Fire
From The42
# Friendly Fire

McGoldrick stars on debut as Ireland outclass USA

Nov 18th 2014, 10:24 PM 6,254 Views 10 Comments

The Ipswich Town forward set up the opening two goals for the hosts.

Michael O'Neill still upbeat despite Bucharest defeat
# The North
From The42
# The North

Michael O'Neill still upbeat despite Bucharest defeat

Nov 15th 2014, 12:12 PM 1,816 Views 0 Comments

After opening their campaign with three straight victories, the North lost last night.

Gordon Strachan was delighted to win 'epic duel' with Celtic cousins
# Foxy Beard Derby
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# Foxy Beard Derby

Gordon Strachan was delighted to win 'epic duel' with Celtic cousins

Nov 15th 2014, 10:57 AM 3,060 Views 10 Comments

A fine strike from Shaun Maloney gave the home side a vital 1-0 victory over their fierce rivals at Celtic Park on Friday night, much to the 57-year-old’s delight.

Coleman: Moyes should grasp Sociedad chance
# Pinxtos
From The42
# Pinxtos

Coleman: Moyes should grasp Sociedad chance

Nov 7th 2014, 8:40 AM 6,323 Views 5 Comments

San Sebastian isn’t a bad spot to winter, Moysey.

Hazard penalty miss gives Maribor a point from Chelsea clash
# Group G
From The42
# Group G

Hazard penalty miss gives Maribor a point from Chelsea clash

Nov 5th 2014, 10:39 PM 2,944 Views 4 Comments

Plus, Nani was on the score-sheet as Sporting fired four past Schalke.

CSKA coach knocked unconscious by a snowball in Sofia derby
# Snow Joke
From The42
# Snow Joke

CSKA coach knocked unconscious by a snowball in Sofia derby

Oct 26th 2014, 11:33 AM 7,528 Views 7 Comments

Bulgaria’s biggest fixture was marred by trouble yesterday.

Irish benefited from naive Germans - Löw
# Extremely Disappointed
From The42
# Extremely Disappointed

Irish benefited from naive Germans - Löw

Oct 15th 2014, 10:18 AM 6,810 Views 16 Comments

Germany coach Joachim Low felt his team showed naivety to let the Republic of Ireland leave Gelsenkirchen with a 1-1 draw.

Strachan content with Scots' point in Poland
# What's Next
From The42
# What's Next

Strachan content with Scots' point in Poland

Oct 15th 2014, 10:00 AM 2,634 Views 0 Comments

Martin O’Neill will bring the Boys in Green to Glasgow next month.

Tardelli scores twice as Brazil beat Argentina in Superclasico de las Americas
# Selecao
From The42
# Selecao

Tardelli scores twice as Brazil beat Argentina in Superclasico de las Americas

Oct 11th 2014, 4:08 PM 5,695 Views 0 Comments

The old rivals met in Beijing earlier.

Luiz hopes thrilling win over Barca win can kickstart PSG's season
# Turned A Corner
From The42
# Turned A Corner

Luiz hopes thrilling win over Barca win can kickstart PSG's season

Oct 1st 2014, 12:05 AM 3,769 Views 3 Comments

The Brazilian defender was a goalscorer as they overcame the Catalan giants at the Parc des Princes.

Chelsea's on-loan Brazilian Lucas Piazon with a stunning 90th-minute free-kick
# Pick It Out
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# Pick It Out

Chelsea's on-loan Brazilian Lucas Piazon with a stunning 90th-minute free-kick

Sep 28th 2014, 8:30 PM 5,884 Views 2 Comments

If the 20-year-old is trying to catch Jose Mourinho’s attention, he is going about it the right way.

James Milner not afraid of big bad Bayern
# Furchtlos
From The42
# Furchtlos

James Milner not afraid of big bad Bayern

Sep 16th 2014, 9:11 AM 2,357 Views 3 Comments

After four meetings in three years, the former Villa midfielder is confident ahead of tomorrow’s trip to Germany.

'Ronaldo is fed up at Real Madrid' - Ramon Calderon
# On His Way?
From The42
# On His Way?

'Ronaldo is fed up at Real Madrid' - Ramon Calderon

Sep 15th 2014, 3:31 PM 13,672 Views 35 Comments

The former president has fanned the flames of speculation regarding the attacker leaving the club.

Shaqiri reveals failed Liverpool bid
# The X Factor
From The42
# The X Factor

Shaqiri reveals failed Liverpool bid

Sep 6th 2014, 2:13 PM 9,010 Views 13 Comments

Bayern Munich refused to sell the Swiss international before the World Cup.

Expect fireworks on Merseyside this season as Mario Balotelli set for Anfield switch
# Why Always Him?
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# Why Always Him?

Expect fireworks on Merseyside this season as Mario Balotelli set for Anfield switch

Aug 21st 2014, 11:46 AM 11,600 Views 66 Comments

Super Mario could make his debut against old club Man City on Monday night.

Thomas Muller: I turned down a move to Manchester United
# Doubting Thomas
From The42
# Doubting Thomas

Thomas Muller: I turned down a move to Manchester United

Aug 20th 2014, 5:12 PM 8,972 Views 18 Comments

Marco Reus also reportedly turned down lucrative deal.

James on the scoresheet but Real Madrid held by Atleti in Supercopa
# Derby
From The42
# Derby

James on the scoresheet but Real Madrid held by Atleti in Supercopa

Aug 20th 2014, 8:52 AM 5,959 Views 3 Comments

We’re back to business in Spain.

'I don't need to leave': Blind coy on United link
# Blindfolded
From The42
# Blindfolded

'I don't need to leave': Blind coy on United link

Aug 18th 2014, 12:02 AM 6,949 Views 9 Comments

The Ajax defender says he has had no contact from any interested club.

Mulgrew: Celtic must not be embarrassed about second chance
# Hail Hail
From The42
# Hail Hail

Mulgrew: Celtic must not be embarrassed about second chance

Aug 15th 2014, 3:49 PM 3,800 Views 27 Comments

The Scottish Premiership champions are set to play Slovenia’s Maribor on Wednesday.

"I'm paying for a mistake I made" - Luis Suarez
# Pretty In Pink
From The42
# Pretty In Pink

"I'm paying for a mistake I made" - Luis Suarez

Aug 15th 2014, 3:29 PM 4,539 Views 12 Comments

He’s back!

Klopp: United target Hummels is going nowhere
# Ze Germans
From The42
# Ze Germans

Klopp: United target Hummels is going nowhere

Aug 12th 2014, 6:26 PM 4,595 Views 4 Comments

Hands off, Louis.

Vermaelen confident he can handle Barcelona pressures
# Nou Guy
From The42
# Nou Guy

Vermaelen confident he can handle Barcelona pressures

Aug 10th 2014, 12:03 PM 4,932 Views 5 Comments

The Belgian chose the Nou camp ahead of Old Trafford.

Copenhagen chief calls for Champions League for smaller nations... we're looking at you, Ireland
# Euro Vision
From The42
# Euro Vision

Copenhagen chief calls for Champions League for smaller nations... we're looking at you, Ireland

Aug 7th 2014, 12:51 PM 8,198 Views 21 Comments

The bigger boys have ruined it.

Luis Enrique: Sorry Liverpool, Dani Alves is staying right here
# LFC
From The42
# LFC

Luis Enrique: Sorry Liverpool, Dani Alves is staying right here

Aug 7th 2014, 11:57 AM 5,249 Views 8 Comments

The new Barca boss reckons the veteran full back still has a role to play.

Suarez 'no biting' clause does not exist, insists Barca president
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Suarez 'no biting' clause does not exist, insists Barca president

Aug 7th 2014, 10:33 AM 2,604 Views 10 Comments

“We didn’t rethink the decision (to sign him) and we told Luis after the bite. He knows he did wrong.”

Van Gaal 'has nothing to do with' Fellaini move, says Benitez
# Hair Today...
From The42
# Hair Today...

Van Gaal 'has nothing to do with' Fellaini move, says Benitez

Aug 7th 2014, 9:24 AM 8,867 Views 8 Comments

Napoli beat Barcelona in a friendly last night.

Claudio Bravo had a debut to forget as his howler costs Barca in Napoli friendly
# Tough First Day
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# Tough First Day

Claudio Bravo had a debut to forget as his howler costs Barca in Napoli friendly

Aug 6th 2014, 9:46 PM 9,805 Views 7 Comments

The Chilean made a poor first impression this evening.

'You never know' - Ronaldo refuses to rule out United return
# Future
From The42
# Future

'You never know' - Ronaldo refuses to rule out United return

Aug 2nd 2014, 12:36 PM 7,006 Views 12 Comments

The Portuguese attacker was coy about his future with Real Madrid.

VIDEO: Jovetic at the double as Manchester City thrash Milan
# City Slickers
From The42
# City Slickers

VIDEO: Jovetic at the double as Manchester City thrash Milan

Jul 27th 2014, 11:49 PM 4,895 Views 4 Comments

Pippo Inzaghi would want to get his boots back on this season.

Arturo Vidal: I'm not going to Manchester United
# Manchester United
From The42
# Manchester United

Arturo Vidal: I'm not going to Manchester United

Jul 25th 2014, 12:05 AM 10,772 Views 55 Comments

The Chile midfielder returned to Turin on Thursday following an extended post-World Cup break.

Star-studded Real want to win every trophy this season, says Bale
# WHITE GOLD
From The42
# WHITE GOLD

Star-studded Real want to win every trophy this season, says Bale

Jul 24th 2014, 11:35 AM 3,203 Views 5 Comments

“We enter six competitions and we want to win every one,” Bale said.

Klopp laughs off Hummels, Reus speculation
# WINDOW PAIN
From The42
# WINDOW PAIN

Klopp laughs off Hummels, Reus speculation

Jul 22nd 2014, 1:55 PM 8,958 Views 16 Comments

Back off, Premier League clubs.

Is Fernando Torres heading back to Madrid? One Atleti player hopes so
# El Nino
From The42
# El Nino

Is Fernando Torres heading back to Madrid? One Atleti player hopes so

Jul 21st 2014, 5:48 PM 8,519 Views 4 Comments

Chelsea may be about to ship out the Spanish striker.

Marotta scotches Vidal rumours despite Manchester United links
# NOT FOR SALE
From The42
# NOT FOR SALE

Marotta scotches Vidal rumours despite Manchester United links

Jul 16th 2014, 4:02 PM 6,847 Views 9 Comments

The Juventus CEO says the Chilean is ‘happy’ in Turin.

Luis Suarez won't fit it in at Barcelona - Johan Cryuff
# Criticism
From The42
# Criticism

Luis Suarez won't fit it in at Barcelona - Johan Cryuff

Jul 15th 2014, 11:48 PM 9,950 Views 12 Comments

“The style of play they developed under Frank Rijkaard and Pep Guardiola is being abandoned,” he added.

Maradona: 'Messi will define World Cup final'
# Legend On Legend
From The42
# Legend On Legend

Maradona: 'Messi will define World Cup final'

Jul 12th 2014, 3:14 PM 5,189 Views 12 Comments

The Argentine legend says his country ‘can’t allow’ a European team win the World Cup in South America.