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From The42 Van Gaal: Di Maria needs a year to settle at United Patience

Van Gaal: Di Maria needs a year to settle at United

The player’s form has come under the microscope since joining the club in a lucrative deal.

# football - Tuesday 3 March, 2015

From The42 ‘I am not under pressure’ says under-pressure Manuel Pellegrini Mm Ba Ba De

‘I am not under pressure’ says under-pressure Manuel Pellegrini

Why can’t we give Manuel one last chance?

From The42 Fan group want Russell Crowe meeting after Leeds bid talk Request

Fan group want Russell Crowe meeting after Leeds bid talk

The actor caused a buzz by hinting at his interest in buying the club.

From The42 England winger Adam Johnson released on bail Arrest

England winger Adam Johnson released on bail

Durham Police have released Sunderland’s Adam Johnson on bail as they look into claims of sexual activity with a girl under the age of 16.

From The42 Football world pays tribute to Spurs legend Dave Mackay Iron Man

Football world pays tribute to Spurs legend Dave Mackay

Former Tottenham and Derby captain Dave Mackay passed away at the age of 80 on Monday.

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From The42 Sturridge will ‘light up’ Liverpool’s top four bid – Rodgers Sturring It

Sturridge will ‘light up’ Liverpool’s top four bid – Rodgers

The Liverpool boss says his star striker is almost back to full fitness.

# football - Monday 2 March, 2015

From The42 ‘He’ll figure it out’: Rooney certain Di Maria can shine in tail end of season Acute Angels

‘He’ll figure it out’: Rooney certain Di Maria can shine in tail end of season

‘You don’t lose your talent overnight,’ says Rooney. So what has happened to the Argentine?

From The42 Allen hails ‘next level’ Coutinho Boy From Brazil

Allen hails ‘next level’ Coutinho

Joe Allen paid tribute to the talent of Liverpool team-mate Philippe Coutinho after his stunning winner against Manchester City on Sunday.

From The42 6 talking points after the weekend’s football league action Comment

6 talking points after the weekend’s football league action

Plenty bite in Killarney, Kildare’s struggles continue and Mayo show a goalscoring touch.

# football - Sunday 1 March, 2015

From The42 You might be surprised by who Jose Mourinho chose as man-of-the-match today Reaction

You might be surprised by who Jose Mourinho chose as man-of-the-match today

The Chelsea manager paid tribute to the players left out today.

Borussia Dortmund’s dynamic duo bring the fun back with Batman & Robin celebration

Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang dressed up as the caped crusaders in yesterday’s win over Schalke.

# football - Saturday 28 February, 2015

From The42 Referee says ‘no mistaken identity’ as Poyet pledges to look again Denial

Referee says ‘no mistaken identity’ as Poyet pledges to look again

Roger East has defended his controversial decision to send off Wes Brown in Sunderland’s defeat to Manchester United.

From The42 Hughes angry after Stephen Ireland left needing ‘12-15 stitches’ following Hull game Reaction

Hughes angry after Stephen Ireland left needing ‘12-15 stitches’ following Hull game

Peter Crouch netted the only goal of a drab affair at the Britannia Stadium.

From The42 Luis Enrique laments English ‘campaign’ over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations Anger

Luis Enrique laments English ‘campaign’ over Suarez amid fresh biting allegations

“We have seen these kind of campaigns against players, president, supporters.”

# football - Friday 27 February, 2015

From The42 Thierry Henry says yes, he would take over from Arsene Wenger if Arsenal asked Job Club

# football - Thursday 26 February, 2015

From The42 Could Russell Crowe be the man to save Leeds? Interested

Could Russell Crowe be the man to save Leeds?

The crisis club could receive backing from a Hollywood A-lister after Russell Crowe confirmed his interest in investing.

# football - Wednesday 25 February, 2015

From The42 We don’t care about previous Arsenal failures at this stage No Fear

We don’t care about previous Arsenal failures at this stage

The Gunners have failed to progress beyond the last-16 stage of the competition over the last four seasons.

# football - Tuesday 24 February, 2015

From The42 Swansea to deal with director who called LVG an ‘arrogant b*****d’ Controversy

Swansea to deal with director who called LVG an ‘arrogant b*****d’

Huw Jenkins has confirmed the Welsh club will investigate the incident.

From The42 One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he’s coming out of retirement Comeback

One of the best footballers ever has confirmed he’s coming out of retirement

The 38-year-old hung up his boots in 2011, but has been tempted into a return.

# football - Monday 23 February, 2015

From The42 Rodgers: Lallana deserved better from Southampton fans Boo Boys

Rodgers: Lallana deserved better from Southampton fans

The England midfielder was jeered on his return to St Mary’s, having left the club for Liverpool last summer, but the Reds boss felt he and Rickie Lambert were harshly treated.

From The42 Barcelona not as tough as Stoke away – Kompany Euro Vision

Barcelona not as tough as Stoke away – Kompany

The Belgian insists he and his fellow team-mates have faced more challenging assignments at the Britannia Stadium than taking on Lionel Messi, Neymar and Luis Suarez.

Ex-RUC officer in Chelsea video apologises but says he is not a racist

Barklie said he does not know the other people in the video.

# football - Sunday 22 February, 2015

From The42 Rio Ferdinand believes Fifa and Uefa have let football down over racism Straight Talking

Rio Ferdinand believes Fifa and Uefa have let football down over racism

The events of the past week have accentuated the failings to adequately address the issue in the sport.

From The42 Rooney baffled by Swansea defeat Puzzled

Rooney baffled by Swansea defeat

Manchester United’s fifth loss of the Premier League season at Swansea City on Saturday left Wayne Rooney baffled.

From The42 ‘Silva is the best player in the Premier League’ – Dzeko Title Race

‘Silva is the best player in the Premier League’ – Dzeko

The Spaniard has been lauded by his team-mate after Man City recorded a 5-0 win over Newcastle yesterday.

From The42 DCU dethrone champions UCC on their own turf to clinch the Sigerson Cup Nail Biting

DCU dethrone champions UCC on their own turf to clinch the Sigerson Cup

The Dublin side won their third title in six years after extra-time.

Police investigate new Chelsea fan racism claims

A member of the public made the allegation.

# football - Thursday 19 February, 2015

From The42 Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators ‘locked up’ Racism

Paris Metro racism victim wants perpetrators ‘locked up’

‘You know, I live with racism; I wasn’t really surprised at what happened to me, even if it was the first time in the Metro.’

# football - Wednesday 18 February, 2015

From The42 LVG makes no apologies for using Fellaini as Plan B Long Ball

LVG makes no apologies for using Fellaini as Plan B

However, the United manager is happy to use the Belgian as an alternative option when they need him.

# football - Tuesday 17 February, 2015

From The42 Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw High Praise

Jose Mourinho had one player to thank after escaping with PSG draw

The manager was pleased following the UEFA Champions League clash in Paris.

# football - Monday 16 February, 2015

From The42 Rangers to help Celtic opponents Inter on trip to Glasgow Neighbours

Rangers to help Celtic opponents Inter on trip to Glasgow

“If they want to prepare at a division three training ground let them get on with it,” said Kris Commons.

Van Gaal needs to play the United way or he’ll lose the fans, says former Old Trafford boss

Tommy Docherty has urged the Dutchman to give the supporters what they want; attacking football.

# football - Sunday 15 February, 2015

Why a mysterious black briefcase follows the US president everywhere

It is always within Obama’s reach.

From The42 ‘Penny has dropped’ for Balotelli says Rodgers Hitting Stride

‘Penny has dropped’ for Balotelli says Rodgers

The Liverpool boss believes Mario Balotelli is finally hitting his stride.

# football - Saturday 14 February, 2015

From The42 Liverpool come from behind to push past Palace and into the last eight On The March

Liverpool come from behind to push past Palace and into the last eight

Daniel Sturridge and Adam Lallana scored in the second half after Fraizer Campbell had put the hosts in front.

From The42 Love is in the air with our Valentine’s Day footballing XI Love Is In The Air

Love is in the air with our Valentine’s Day footballing XI

From Tim Flowers to Charles N’Snogbia, we’ve got you covered.

From The42 The dream manager? Chris Ramsey is the man tasked with guiding QPR to safety The Gaffer

The dream manager? Chris Ramsey is the man tasked with guiding QPR to safety

Tony Fernandes failed to land reported targets Tim Sherwood and Michael Laudrup.

# football - Friday 13 February, 2015

From The42 Hammer blow! Carroll’s latest injury will keep him out for the rest of the season Glass

Hammer blow! Carroll’s latest injury will keep him out for the rest of the season

The striker is set for yet another lengthy spell on the sidelines.

From The42 Scholes: Manchester United don’t attack – their football is miserable Stats Game

Scholes: Manchester United don’t attack – their football is miserable

“United fans don’t care if the team only has 40 per cent possession as long as they are watching an attacking team.”

# football - Wednesday 11 February, 2015

From The42 Van Gaal ‘wasting energy’ with long-ball debate, says Koeman Hoof

Van Gaal ‘wasting energy’ with long-ball debate, says Koeman

Southampton boss Ronald Koeman has weighed in the developing debate over long-ball tactics, criticising compatriot Louis van Gaal.

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