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This year
Spain star kissed by Rubliales left out of squad
Jenni Hermoso was a notable absentee as the Montse Tome era begins.
Postecoglou explains Eric Dier's absence from Tottenham matchday squad
The defender was linked with a move to Saudi Arabia on Sunday but those rumours were later quashed.
PSG drop Mbappe from squad for Asian tour
The French forward declared in May that he would not extend his PSG contract, which expires next year.
Last year
Cristiano Ronaldo dropped for Portugal's last-16 clash
The former Manchester United forward has cast a shadow over Fernando Santos’ side during their time in Qatar.
All time
'It’s an elite sport and other players at this moment are better than she is'
Vera Pauw has outlined the reasons for Rianna Jarrett’s absence from the latest Ireland squad.
'Ireland’s leading goalscorer and all-time caps holder had been spectacularly snubbed'
Read an extract from the acclaimed ‘Champagne Football’.
Shane Duffy dropped, as 'more motivated' Celtic respond
The Irish defender had a torrid time on Thursday, but was brought on in the 78th minute.
Pochettino explains high-profile duo's absence
Jan Vertonghen and Victor Wanyama have been left out of Spurs’ opening two games.
Gareth Bale snubbed again by Zidane
The Real Madrid star was omitted from squad to face Red Bull Salzburg in a friendly.
Guardiola confirms De Bruyne dropped for tactical reasons
The manager defended his decision to leave the midfielder out of the first XI against Spurs, insisting Manchester City played well
Mario Balotelli not fit enough to play for Italy - Mancini
The Azzurri begin their campaign to reach the European finals playing Finland on Saturday.
Sean Cronin set to miss out on Ireland squad for final Six Nations games
Ulster’s Rob Herring is set to come into Joe Schmidt’s extended training squad.
'I was aware of his history but that wasn’t anything to do with it'
Wales boss Ryan Giggs says Neil Taylor was left out of the squad for footballing reasons.
'Sane obviously wasn’t up to the standard of what he expected from him'
Ex-Liverpool star Didi Hamann was surprised at the Man City youngster’s exclusion from the Germany squad.
Nainggolan left out of Belgium's provisional World Cup squad, Januzaj called up
Roberto Martinez has named his 28-man provisional panel, with the Roma midfielder a notable absentee.
England goalkeeper Joe Hart told he's not in World Cup squad - reports
Gareth Southgate is believed to have opted against taking the 75-times-capped stopper to Russia.
Joe Schmidt says Tadhg Beirne's Ireland situation is 'complicated'
The Ireland boss indicated that the Scarlets lock will visit the national team during the Six Nations.
Spain legend Iker Casillas was controversially dropped by Porto last night
Sergio Conceicao has stood by Jose Sa after the Porto goalkeeper failed to fill the boots of the former Real Madrid star.
No room for Wayne Rooney in Man United team to face Liverpool
Marcus Rashford starts in Jose Mourinho’s team for tonight’s big game.
Lionel Messi snubbed for UEFA Best Player in Europe Award final nominations
The winner will be announced on 25 August, the day of the draw for the Champions League group stage.
Ireland leave Jackson out of Six Nations opener as out-half returns to Ulster
PJ won’t feature for Ireland against Wales this weekend.
Former Tipp All-Ireland winning goalkeeper dropped by Kerry for Christy Ring Cup final
James Logue has been left out of the panel for today’s game at HQ.
'I was surprised Alan didn't get an All-Star nod' - Bernard Brogan
The Dublin star was not surprised his own name wasn’t in the mix.
No place for Messi in's Team of the Year
The XI is voted by users of the European football governing body’s official website.
Foley feels 'betrayed' after axing from Euro 2012 squad
The Wolves defender insists he was fit to play against Bosnia but was told to rest until he reached the training camp in Italy.