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# retort - Thursday 19 December, 2019

China hit back at Ozil by cutting him from Pro Evolution Soccer
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China hit back at Ozil by cutting him from Pro Evolution Soccer

Dec 19th 2019, 1:19 PM 8,411 Views 13 Comments

The German star will not be appearing in the Chinese version of the popular video game.

# retort - Tuesday 22 October, 2019

'I'll give you some advice for an article' - Antonio Conte laughs off criticism from journalist
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'I'll give you some advice for an article' - Antonio Conte laughs off criticism from journalist

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:36 PM 4,179 Views 0 Comments

The Nerazzurri boss was not in the mood to hear suggestions from a reporter ahead of the midweek clash in the Champions League

# retort - Friday 4 October, 2019

'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea
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'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea

Oct 4th 2019, 12:55 PM 8,297 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea boss urged the France manager not to select the 28-year-old.

# retort - Sunday 1 September, 2019

Romelu Lukaku hits back at Gary Neville, critics of his weight
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Romelu Lukaku hits back at Gary Neville, critics of his weight

Sep 1st 2019, 2:46 PM 9,149 Views 7 Comments

The Belgian joined Inter in a €65 million move earlier this month after two years at Man United.

# retort - Monday 12 August, 2019

Frank Lampard not 'too concerned' with Jose Mourinho's selection criticism
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Frank Lampard not 'too concerned' with Jose Mourinho's selection criticism

Aug 12th 2019, 12:55 AM 9,728 Views 4 Comments

After his former manager questioned his team selection, the Blues boss responded during his press conference.

# retort - Friday 5 July, 2019

'You see men grabbing their sacks' - US star Alex Morgan responds to critics of celebration against England
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'You see men grabbing their sacks' - US star Alex Morgan responds to critics of celebration against England

Jul 5th 2019, 2:58 PM 77,812 Views 80 Comments

After facing criticism over her antics in the World Cup semi-final, the American striker has provided a passionate defence.

# retort - Tuesday 18 June, 2019

Roma say club legend Totti's claims are 'far from reality'
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Roma say club legend Totti's claims are 'far from reality'

Jun 18th 2019, 5:16 PM 7,948 Views 4 Comments

The former footballer officially stepped down as a club director on Monday.

# retort - Friday 14 December, 2018

Klopp on Pogba questions: 'Does somebody ask Mourinho about Gini Wijnaldum?'
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Klopp on Pogba questions: 'Does somebody ask Mourinho about Gini Wijnaldum?'

Dec 14th 2018, 6:09 PM 13,305 Views 3 Comments

Despite some journalist’s best attempts, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was not interested in talking for too long about Paul Pogba.

# retort - Saturday 18 August, 2018

'You cannot buy class!' - Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary
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'You cannot buy class!' - Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary

Aug 18th 2018, 3:01 PM 6,263 Views 14 Comments

City released an eight-part series showing their title-winning journey from last season but the Red Devils boss was not impressed

# retort - Thursday 14 June, 2018

Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment
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Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment

Jun 14th 2018, 9:28 PM 12,206 Views 12 Comments

Jibril Rajoub had demanded that the Barcelona star not take part in the pre-World Cup friendly against Israel.

# retort - Tuesday 29 May, 2018

Balotelli takes aim at offensive banner displayed in Italy friendly
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Balotelli takes aim at offensive banner displayed in Italy friendly

May 29th 2018, 11:45 AM 9,966 Views 3 Comments

The former Manchester City striker scored as his country beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 on Monday.

# retort - Wednesday 9 May, 2018

'Why is Mesut the only player Keown criticises?'
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'Why is Mesut the only player Keown criticises?'

May 9th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,444 Views 10 Comments

The Arsenal attacking midfielder’s representative has launched a scathing attack on the former Arsenal defender.

# retort - Friday 27 April, 2018

Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'
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Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'

Apr 27th 2018, 7:27 PM 7,001 Views 4 Comments

The Tottenham boss has criticised the Football Association for a joke about their FA Cup semi-final defeat.

# retort - Monday 5 March, 2018

Oxlade-Chamberlain hits back at 'stupid' Neville and Henry criticism
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Oxlade-Chamberlain hits back at 'stupid' Neville and Henry criticism

Mar 5th 2018, 7:14 PM 14,264 Views 18 Comments

Questions were asked of the England international following a summer move from Arsenal to Liverpool.

# retort - Friday 9 February, 2018

'I just know that we African players are proud of ourselves'
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'I just know that we African players are proud of ourselves'

Feb 9th 2018, 11:19 AM 4,796 Views 2 Comments

Andre Ayew has hit back at West Ham’s sacked director of recruitment Tony Henry.

# retort - Sunday 4 February, 2018

Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism
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Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism

Feb 4th 2018, 11:22 PM 13,490 Views 17 Comments

The club’s Supporters’ Trust have issued a statement in response to the Portuguese coach’s remarks.

# retort - Monday 1 January, 2018

Mourinho blasts Paul Scholes for Pogba criticism
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Mourinho blasts Paul Scholes for Pogba criticism

Jan 1st 2018, 8:43 PM 11,378 Views 22 Comments

The Red Devils boss has accused the former England international of being unfairly critical of his team.

# retort - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

'I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham'
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'I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham'

Oct 31st 2017, 6:07 PM 4,731 Views 11 Comments

The match on Saturday was not a classic but Jose Mourinho used his notes to compliment his players.

# retort - Thursday 19 October, 2017

'I told you we have some' – Wilshere snaps back at controversial Deeney comments
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'I told you we have some' – Wilshere snaps back at controversial Deeney comments

Oct 19th 2017, 11:21 PM 10,426 Views 6 Comments

After the Watford striker called out Arsenal last weekend, the Gunners midfielder responded following a Europa League victory.

# retort - Thursday 27 April, 2017

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova
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'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

Apr 27th 2017, 8:46 PM 8,075 Views 7 Comments

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

# retort - Wednesday 15 June, 2016

A 'sore loser' who 'fannies about' - Iceland hit back at Ronaldo
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A 'sore loser' who 'fannies about' - Iceland hit back at Ronaldo

Jun 15th 2016, 1:57 PM 10,864 Views 13 Comments

In an astonishing rant, Karu Arnason responded to the Portugal star’s harsh words

# retort - Friday 12 February, 2016

Louis van Gaal unhappy with Paul Scholes' criticism
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Louis van Gaal unhappy with Paul Scholes' criticism

Feb 12th 2016, 9:10 AM 5,043 Views 5 Comments

The Dutch manager will not ask Ryan Giggs to speak to the former midfielder about his comments.

# retort - Monday 9 November, 2015

Ryan Shawcross responds brilliantly to Diego Costa's BO jibe
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Ryan Shawcross responds brilliantly to Diego Costa's BO jibe

Nov 9th 2015, 2:15 PM 14,834 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Stoke confirmed that one of their stewards has accused the Chelsea player of deliberately stamping on his foot.

# retort - Sunday 22 June, 2014

Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism
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Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:02 PM 12,757 Views 11 Comments

The former England captain reportedly criticised the player when speaking to a Brazilian website.

# retort - Friday 2 May, 2014

Paul Pogba says Man United disrespected him
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Paul Pogba says Man United disrespected him

May 2nd 2014, 11:44 AM 8,757 Views 14 Comments

“I was training alone for one week. They told me to go in the gym. I said, ‘I am not an athlete, I am a footballer.”‘

# retort - Tuesday 4 March, 2014

Ince, Southgate query Campbell racism claims
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Ince, Southgate query Campbell racism claims

Mar 4th 2014, 2:56 PM 4,458 Views 4 Comments

The former England defender has been accused of harming the drive to tackle the issue.

# retort - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Manuel Pellegrini hits back at Jose Mourinho
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Manuel Pellegrini hits back at Jose Mourinho

Feb 8th 2014, 6:25 AM 2,410 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea manager claimed that the London club are the “little horse” in the title race.

# retort - Saturday 18 January, 2014

Moyes makes light of Mourinho's Rooney claim
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Moyes makes light of Mourinho's Rooney claim

Jan 18th 2014, 9:52 AM 3,806 Views 5 Comments

The Chelsea boss recently suggested that United would only be willing to sell Rooney to a foreign club.

# retort - Sunday 23 June, 2013

Defiant Joe Kinnear hits back at Shearer jibes
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Defiant Joe Kinnear hits back at Shearer jibes

Jun 23rd 2013, 10:49 PM 3,509 Views 3 Comments

The incoming Director of Football castigated the former boss for playing Damien Duff at left-back.

# retort - Saturday 13 April, 2013

Ferguson has no sympathy for Mancini following 'fear' comments
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Ferguson has no sympathy for Mancini following 'fear' comments

Apr 13th 2013, 1:26 PM 1,525 Views 1 Comment

The City boss suggested certain teams underperform against United.

# retort - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Defence case: David Luiz aims to silence critics
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Defence case: David Luiz aims to silence critics

Dec 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 417 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea defender admits he is not happy with the criticism that’s been levelled at him in recent times.

# retort - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

'I have nothing against Jim McGuinness' says banned journalist
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'I have nothing against Jim McGuinness' says banned journalist

Sep 25th 2012, 6:37 PM 19,002 Views 41 Comments

The Belfast Telegraph writer Declan Bogue says he doesn’t know why the Donegal boss felt ‘degraded’ by his book.

# retort - Tuesday 26 June, 2012

Spain are not boring to watch, insists Iniesta
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Spain are not boring to watch, insists Iniesta

Jun 26th 2012, 6:44 PM 574 Views 3 Comments

The Spanish midfielder says he is happy with the team’s style of play.