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Daily Archives: September 22, 2015

Sir Alex Ferguson considered moves for Sergio Aguero and Mario Balotelli

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Sir Alex Ferguson considered signing Sergio Aguero for Manchester United in 2011 but backed out because the player’s agent “was demanding a price we were not prepared to pay.” Instead, Aguero joined Manchester City for £38 million and scored the goal that cost United the Premier League title the following season. Ferguson’s United had been set to become the 2011-12 ...

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Cristiano Ronaldo fans given chance to join Real Madrid star having haircut

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Cristiano Ronaldo fans the world over have been offered the chance to win the ultimate VIP experience. The Real Madrid superstar has set up a special charity raffle that will allow his fans the chance to not only win themselves a ticket to Nov. 22’s El Clasico clash against Barcelona but also spend the day hanging out with Ronaldo himself beforehand. ...

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AC Milan to stay at San Siro after scrapping plans to build new stadium

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AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has called an end to his club’s plans to build a new stadium in the city, saying he is too in love with the San Siro to leave. Milan were awarded the right to build a new stadium on the former trade fair site in Portello, just a stone’s throw away from the club’s new ...

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Milan better with Mario Balotelli than Zlatan Ibrahimovic – Berlusconi

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AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi says he believes the club are better off having Mario Balotelli than Zlatan Ibrahimovic. Milan spent a lot of money this summer on the likes of Carlos Bacca, Alessio Romagnoli and Luiz Adriano, while they also picked up Balotelli on loan from Inter Milan. After their 3-2 win over Palermo, Berlusconi was asked about the transfers that didn’t work ...

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Francesco Totti’s celebrations of 200th Roma goal had ‘sadness’ – Lippi

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Marcello Lippi has said he could detect “sadness” in Francesco Totti’s celebrations of his 300th goal for Roma at the weekend. Totti, who will be 39 on Sunday, achieved the landmark moment in a 2-2 home draw with Sassuolo at the weekend — only his second start of the season. Lippi, the forward’s coach for Italy when they won the ...

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Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to be rested vs. Frosinone – Max Allegri

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Massimiliano Allegri is to rest Gianluigi Buffon for a must-win game against Frosinone on Wednesday evening. In view of Saturday night’s trip to Napoli and the visit of Sevilla to Juventus Stadium in the Champions League next Wednesday, the Juve coach has decided now is as good a time as any to give Buffon a break and let summer signing ...

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Exclusive – Former Aston Villa star urges club to beat Birmingham: ‘You can’t lose two local derbies in a week!’

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Ex-Aston Villa defender Martin Laursen has told talkSPORT Aston Villa must beat city rivals Birmingham in the League Cup tonight – or face the wrath of the fans. Villa are on a poor run of form, including four defeats in their last five and failing to win since the opening day of the Premier League season, while their neighbours are flying ...

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Square pegs in round holes: The flaw that may cost Brendan Rodgers his job at Liverpool…

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Five games without a win in all competitions. An uninspiring home draw against Norwich on Sunday. Brendan Rodgers is feeling the heat again at Liverpool. The Ulsterman, now in his fourth season in the Anfield hot seat, is facing increasing scrutiny by the week after a de facto vote of confidence from the club’s board in the summer following their uninspiring finish ...

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Wilson, Iheanacho, Bamford: 10 players to look out for in the League Cup

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The League Cup gets underway for the juggernauts of English football on Tuesday night. This is the competition that Premier League managers typically allow their academy and reserve players their chance to impress on the main stage – and there are plenty of exciting faces to keep an eye out for. Title contenders Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City and United ...

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Reports – Chelsea doctor Eva Carneiro departs club after spat with Jose Mourinho

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Chelsea and club medic Eva Carneiro have reportedly parted company – and the Premier League champions could face a costly legal battle over proceedings, according to the Daily Mail. Gibraltan-born Carneiro was initially relieved of some of her first-team duties by the Blues, along with colleague Jon Fearn, after a heated disagreement with Jose Mourinho during a Premier League clash ...

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