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#What could have been

# what-could-have-been - Saturday 11 December, 2021

'I don't think I've quite forgiven them for what they stole from me'
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'I don't think I've quite forgiven them for what they stole from me'

Dec 11th 2021, 7:00 AM 81,666 Views 8 Comments

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 - Friday 21 February, 2020

'I was really thinking about a move to Man Utd' - Lewandowski reveals phone call with Ferguson
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'I was really thinking about a move to Man Utd' - Lewandowski reveals phone call with Ferguson

Feb 21st 2020, 8:25 PM 7,164 Views 8 Comments

The Bayern Munich star had an offer from Manchester United during his Borussia Dortmund days.

# what-could-have-been - Tuesday 23 April, 2019

'It was never going to work' - Ex-Spurs forward recalls awkward Roy Keane meeting at Pizza Express
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'It was never going to work' - Ex-Spurs forward recalls awkward Roy Keane meeting at Pizza Express

Apr 23rd 2019, 5:06 PM 26,458 Views 10 Comments

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 - Friday 15 February, 2019

Klopp almost became Bayern coach, says club president Hoeness
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Klopp almost became Bayern coach, says club president Hoeness

Feb 15th 2019, 9:38 AM 4,718 Views 21 Comments

The Liverpool manager was identified as a target for the club in 2008 following his successful spell at Mainz.

# what-could-have-been - Thursday 13 September, 2018

Mane: My parents told me I should be a teacher as football was a waste of time
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Mane: My parents told me I should be a teacher as football was a waste of time

Sep 13th 2018, 11:09 AM 5,083 Views 9 Comments

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 - Monday 19 February, 2018

'I wasn't good enough, that is the truth:' Guardiola reveals he was rejected by Wigan
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'I wasn't good enough, that is the truth:' Guardiola reveals he was rejected by Wigan

Feb 19th 2018, 7:45 AM 10,295 Views 8 Comments

The Manchester City manager says he wanted a switch to England when he was a player in 2005.

# what-could-have-been - Wednesday 1 November, 2017

'I pretty much had an agreement with Liverpool. I really don’t know why it didn't happen'
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# What Could Have Been

'I pretty much had an agreement with Liverpool. I really don’t know why it didn't happen'

Nov 1st 2017, 11:41 AM 14,692 Views 32 Comments

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 - Thursday 26 October, 2017

'Essendon got on to me back in 2013': Conor McManus on interest from AFL clubs
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'Essendon got on to me back in 2013': Conor McManus on interest from AFL clubs

Oct 26th 2017, 4:19 PM 6,323 Views 0 Comments

The Aussie Rules club were impressed after McManus made his International Rules debut but nothing came of it.

# what-could-have-been - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Klopp: I spoke to Ferguson about replacing him at Man United
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Klopp: I spoke to Ferguson about replacing him at Man United

Jan 16th 2016, 9:41 AM 8,349 Views 20 Comments

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 - Sunday 5 July, 2015

'The only regret in my career is saying no to Man United when they came to buy me'
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'The only regret in my career is saying no to Man United when they came to buy me'

Jul 5th 2015, 4:07 PM 20,335 Views 8 Comments

Argentine playmaker Juan Roman Riquelme attracted the interest of Alex Ferguson and says that his decision to reject their advances still pains him.

# what-could-have-been - Friday 14 June, 2013

Football would be a scary place if Anderson Silva played for Brazil
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Football would be a scary place if Anderson Silva played for Brazil

Jun 14th 2013, 12:02 PM 4,158 Views 4 Comments

The UFC legend should stick to the Octagon.