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# What could have been

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# What could have been
'I don't think I've quite forgiven them for what they stole from me'
In April 1987, an IRA car bomb killed two people and ended the career of Ulster flanker Nigel Carr, who was driving to Ireland training with two team-mates.
# What could have been
'I was really thinking about a move to Man Utd' - Lewandowski reveals phone call with Ferguson
The Bayern Munich star had an offer from Manchester United during his Borussia Dortmund days.
# What could have been
'It was never going to work' - Ex-Spurs forward recalls awkward Roy Keane meeting at Pizza Express
Mido points to a strange encounter with the former Sunderland boss as the reason behind his failed move to the Black Cats.
# What could have been
Klopp almost became Bayern coach, says club president Hoeness
The Liverpool manager was identified as a target for the club in 2008 following his successful spell at Mainz.
# What could have been
Mane: My parents told me I should be a teacher as football was a waste of time
The Senegalese forward went on to prove his folks wrong by signing for one of the biggest clubs in the world.
# What could have been
'I wasn't good enough, that is the truth:' Guardiola reveals he was rejected by Wigan
The Manchester City manager says he wanted a switch to England when he was a player in 2005.
# What could have been
'I pretty much had an agreement with Liverpool. I really don’t know why it didn't happen'
Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian full-back Dani Alves says he still harbours ambitions to line out in the Premier League.
# What could have been
'Essendon got on to me back in 2013': Conor McManus on interest from AFL clubs
The Aussie Rules club were impressed after McManus made his International Rules debut but nothing came of it.
# What could have been
Klopp: I spoke to Ferguson about replacing him at Man United
Ahead of Sunday’s meeting between the clubs,the Reds boss has revealed he was sounded out about managing at Old Trafford.
# What could have been
'The only regret in my career is saying no to Man United when they came to buy me'
Argentine playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme attracted the interest of Alex Ferguson and says that his decision to reject their advances still pains him.
# What might have been
Football would be a scary place if Anderson Silva played for Brazil
The UFC legend should stick to the Octagon.