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# Global Football

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Real Madrid aren't happy with Michel Platini's latest Ballon d'Or comments
Platini wants one of Germany’s World Cup heroes to win the big prize next January.
Brendan Rodgers pleased despite Ludogorets late show
“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
Jose Mourinho hailed another “complete” performance by Chelsea after they thrashed Schalke 5-0.
Klinsmann: The USA have to be 'nastier' to win
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
The Ipswich Town forward set up the opening two goals for the hosts.
Michael O'Neill still upbeat despite Bucharest defeat
After opening their campaign with three straight victories, the North lost last night.
Gordon Strachan was delighted to win 'epic duel' with Celtic cousins
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
San Sebastian isn’t a bad spot to winter, Moysey.
Hazard penalty miss gives Maribor a point from Chelsea clash
Plus, Nani was on the score-sheet as Sporting fired four past Schalke.
CSKA coach knocked unconscious by a snowball in Sofia derby
Bulgaria’s biggest fixture was marred by trouble yesterday.
Irish benefited from naive Germans - Löw
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
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
The old rivals met in Beijing earlier.
Luiz hopes thrilling win over Barca win can kickstart PSG's season
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
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
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
The former president has fanned the flames of speculation regarding the attacker leaving the club.
Shaqiri reveals failed Liverpool bid
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
Super Mario could make his debut against old club Man City on Monday night.
Thomas Muller: I turned down a move to Manchester United
Marco Reus also reportedly turned down lucrative deal.
James on the scoresheet but Real Madrid held by Atleti in Supercopa
We’re back to business in Spain.
'I don't need to leave': Blind coy on United link
The Ajax defender says he has had no contact from any interested club.
Mulgrew: Celtic must not be embarrassed about second chance
The Scottish Premiership champions are set to play Slovenia’s Maribor on Wednesday.
"I'm paying for a mistake I made" - Luis Suarez
He’s back!
Klopp: United target Hummels is going nowhere
Hands off, Louis.
Vermaelen confident he can handle Barcelona pressures
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
The bigger boys have ruined it.
Luis Enrique: Sorry Liverpool, Dani Alves is staying right here
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
“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
Napoli beat Barcelona in a friendly last night.
Claudio Bravo had a debut to forget as his howler costs Barca in Napoli friendly
The Chilean made a poor first impression this evening.
'You never know' - Ronaldo refuses to rule out United return
The Portuguese attacker was coy about his future with Real Madrid.
VIDEO: Jovetic at the double as Manchester City thrash Milan
Pippo Inzaghi would want to get his boots back on this season.
Arturo Vidal: I'm not going to Manchester United
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
“We enter six competitions and we want to win every one,” Bale said.
Klopp laughs off Hummels, Reus speculation
Back off, Premier League clubs.
Is Fernando Torres heading back to Madrid? One Atleti player hopes so
Chelsea may be about to ship out the Spanish striker.
Marotta scotches Vidal rumours despite Manchester United links
The Juventus CEO says the Chilean is ‘happy’ in Turin.
Luis Suarez won't fit it in at Barcelona - Johan Cryuff
“The style of play they developed under Frank Rijkaard and Pep Guardiola is being abandoned,” he added.
Maradona: 'Messi will define World Cup final'
The Argentine legend says his country ‘can’t allow’ a European team win the World Cup in South America.