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Kevin Nolan furious as Notts County are pegged back by controversial penalty

May 13,2018 by PA

Notts County boss Kevin Nolan was furious with referee Gavin Ward for costing his side victory in the 1-1 League Two play-off semi-final first-leg draw with Coventry City.Marc McNulty controversially drew the Sky Blues level from the spot with three minutes to play after the referee ruled Matt Tootle had tripped Tom Bayliss.But television replays showed the Magpies defender won the ball cleanly....

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Real Madrid boss Zidane has Champions League final selection headache

May 13,2018 by PA

Zinedine Zidane acknowledged he has a Champions League final selection headache after his Real Madrid side routed Celta Vigo 6-0 at the Bernabeu.Gareth Bale and Isco both pressed their cases for starting places against Liverpool in Kiev on May 26.Bale scored twice – making it seven goals in nine games – while Isco matched the Welshman’s stunning second with a wonderful individu...

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Rotherham boss Paul Warne upbeat despite play-off draw at Scunthorpe

May 12,2018 by PA

Rotherham manager Paul Warne says he is not too downbeat after his side drew 2-2 with Scunthorpe in the Sky Bet League One play-off semi-final first leg.The Millers looked on course to take an advantage back to the New York Stadium on Wednesday as they were leading through Joe Newell’s goal until Cameron McGeehan forced home an 88th-minute equaliser.Warne’s men, whose early lead from...

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Mohamed Salah makes huge revelation on his Liverpool future after Real Madrid interest

May 12,2018 by Express.co.uk

Mohamed Salah has scored 43 goals in 50 games for Liverpool this year MOHAMED SALAH has committed himself to Liverpool, declaring this season just the start after being crowned the clubs Players Player and Player of the Season at their awards. The Egyptians sensational debut year at Anfield has seen him sweep up a number of individual awards, including the Football Writers Association Pl...

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Atletico Madrid, Antoine Griezmann preparing for inevitable split

May 12,2018 by ESPN

Burak Akbulut/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images See the way racehorses run? Diego Simeone asked. Im like that: head forward, I dont see anything [else], I dont hear anything. All Im looking at is the final. Others, though, were looking elsewhere. Pretty much everyone, in fact, or so it felt. Wednesday afternoon at the Wanda Metropolitano saw Atletico Madrid hold their Media Open Day, an obli...

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Robben, Rafinha agree new deals with Bayern Munich

May 12,2018 by fourfourtwo.com

Arjen Robben and Rafinha have each agreed new one-year contracts with Bayern Munich. The 34-year-old winger and 32-year-old full-back, whose deals were due to expire this year, have committed to the club for the 2018-19 season. We are delighted that we will be extending these deals by another year, sporting director Hasan Salihamidzic told Bayerns official website. Both Arjen Robben and...

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Arsene Wenger says he would not swap Emirates for more Arsenal trophies

May 12,2018 by Skysports.com

Arsenal moved into the Emirates Stadium in 2006 after 93 years at Higbury Arsene Wenger says he has no regrets about Arsenals move to the Emirates even if it restricted their chance of winning silverware. Wenger will take charge for the final time after almost 22 years as Arsenal manager when they travel to Huddersfield on the last day of the Premier League season on Sunday. One of Wengers ...

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Jonjo Shelvey should beat Jack Wilshere to World Cup spot, says Steve McMahon

May 12,2018 by Skysports.com

Wilshere has played 37 times for Arsenal this season Jonjo Shelvey should go to the World Cup over Arsenals Jack Wilshere, Steve McMahon told The Debate. Shelvey has not been selected for an England squad in nearly three years, when Roy Hodgson was still manager, but has been tipped for a recall for the World Cup on the back of his fine form for Newcastle this season. McMahon, and fellow The...

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Sell Harry Kane to Arsenal for £100m? Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger delivers warning to Spurs

May 12,2018 by Express.co.uk

Arsene Wenger believes Harry Kane may be a makeweight for Tottenhams new stadium ARSENE WENGER has left the cat among the pigeons by warning north London rivals Spurs that they may have to sell Harry Kane to pay for their new stadium. Wenger, who managed Arsenal through their move from Highbury to the Emirates just over a decade ago, fears that paying for the move may come at an unexpected co...

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Neymar and Cristiano Ronaldo could play together - Real Madrids Zinedine Zidane

May 12,2018 by ESPN

Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar could be Real Madrid teammates one day. Getty Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane says there would be no compatibility issues if Neymar were to one day play alongside Cristiano Ronaldo, though he is not aware of any talks to sign the Brazilian from Paris Saint-Germain. Recent reports have said Madrid president Florentino Perez is close to finally landing long-time ta...

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Blow for Brazil as Dani Alves ruled out of World Cup

May 12,2018 by Goal.com

Brazil have been dealt a further injury blow ahead of the World Cup following news that defender Dani Alves will miss the tournament in Russia. The Paris Saint-Germain full-back limped out of Tuesdays Coupe de France final with a knee injury. Original assessments suggested that though the injury would end Alves domestic season he would be ready for the World Cup. Following Daniel Alves ...

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Chelseas Antonio Conte says future will be more clear in next week

May 12,2018 by ESPN

Antonio Conte admitted that he is in the dark about Chelseas postseason plans amid ongoing speculation that he will leave the club after the FA Cup final against Manchester United. Chelsea are expected to part with Conte this summer, after months of public and private tensions with senior figures over the clubs transfer policy as well as a sharp decline in results since the turn of the year. ...

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DC United boss confirms interest in Wayne Rooney but insists deal not yet done

May 12,2018 by Skysports.com

DC United boss Ben Olson has confirmed interest in Wayne Rooney but insists the deal to take him to MLS is not yet done. Wayne Rooney looks set to leave Everton for DC United. But when asked for a second time he replied: Certainly the deal is not done but obviously there is some interest from our end. A number of MLS franchises held talks with Rooneys agent Paul Stretford more than a year ...

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The job is far from done yet, boss Rowett warns Derby

May 12,2018 by PA

Derby boss Gary Rowett warned the Rams against any early party after they grabbed the lead in their promotion play-off against faltering Fulham.Cameron Jerome’s header secured a 1-0 victory in the first Sky Bet Championship play-off tie ahead of Monday’s second leg at Craven Cottage.The striker, who has five goals in four games, continued his play-off pedigree after he helped fire No...

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The pressure is off now, says Hopkin after Livingston book play-off final place

May 12,2018 by PA

Livingston manager David Hopkin insists his side are under no pressure going into the Premiership play-off final after seeing off Dundee United 4-3 on aggregate following a 1-1 draw at the Tony Macaroni Arena.The Lions led 3-2 from a thrilling semi-final first leg at Tannadice and defender Alan Lithgow stretched that advantage with a close-range header after only six minutes.Midfielder Scott Fra...

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Denis Betts bemoans lack of video referees as Widnes exit cup

May 12,2018 by PA

Widnes boss Denis Betts has called for video referees at every fixture after claiming his team were denied a place in the next round of the Challenge Cup by a refereeing decision.His Vikings fought back from a 23-10 deficit and should have won the game against Leeds at the death as he insisted his half-back Aaron Heremaia forced the ball over the line for a game-clinching try. “We should b...

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David Moyes non-committal over West Ham future after Manchester United draw

May 11,2018 by Skysports.com

David Moyes admitted he is unsure of where his future lies after West Hams 0-0 draw with Manchester United at London Stadium. The West Ham boss is on a contract until the end of the season at the London Stadium after joining the club in November, keeping them up with two games to spare following Saturdays win at Leicester. However, he distanced himself from the role on a permanent basis wh...

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Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea dedicates Golden Glove award to teammates

May 11,2018 by ESPN

LONDON -- Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea paid tribute to his teammates after the goalless draw with West Ham secured the Spaniard this seasons Golden Glove. De Gea kept his 18th clean sheet of the campaign at the London Stadium to ensure he will pick up the award for the first time in his United career. It feels good, it is my first Golden Glove award, the 27-year-old told MUTV...

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PSG insist no plans to sell Real Madrid target Neymar

May 11,2018 by Tribalfootball.com

PSG insist theres no plans to sell Neymar this summer. Marca says despite the Real Madrid interest, PSG remain adamant that the player is not for sale. The clubs hierarchy believe that these types of rumours are a product of the interests of people who stand to gain millions from such an operation. In recent days, there has even been talk of an exit price, something that PSG categorically...

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