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From The42 He was Serie A's joint-top scorer last season but Luca Toni has announced his retirement Arrivaderci

He was Serie A's joint-top scorer last season but Luca Toni has announced his retirement

The 2006 World Cup hero will play his final game on Sunday.

Egyptian champs searching for fifth manager this season as McLeish is sacked after 65 days

Zamalek have shown the former Scotland boss the door.

From The42 Just the 5 gongs for Dimitri Payet at the West Ham end-of-season awards Winner

Just the 5 gongs for Dimitri Payet at the West Ham end-of-season awards

The France international was the star of the show once again.

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# football - Monday 2 May, 2016

From The42 From Tinkerman to champion: Claudio Ranieri writes the greatest story ever told Bravo Claudio

From Tinkerman to champion: Claudio Ranieri writes the greatest story ever told

Having led Leicester City to the Premier League title, Claudio Ranieri has earned himself legendary status.

From The42 Leicester's Kante set to have stand named after him Honour

Leicester's Kante set to have stand named after him

The midfielder has been a key part of the Foxes’ title-challenging side this season.

# football - Saturday 30 April, 2016

From The42 Valdes to return to United as Standard Liege loan deal comes to premature end Belgian Waffle

Valdes to return to United as Standard Liege loan deal comes to premature end

The Spanish goalkeeer made eight appearances for the Belgian club after falling out with Louis van Gaal.

From The42 5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend Premier League Bets

5 Premier League bets to consider this weekend

A vital win for Sunderland and Leicester’s party to be put on hold are included in our selections this week.

# football - Friday 29 April, 2016

From The42 Ever heard about the time Riyad Mahrez pulled a runner from a trial with St Mirren's reserves? Cute As A Fox
From The42 'Faroe Islands inspired Leicester's title bid' Underdogs

'Faroe Islands inspired Leicester's title bid'

Former Denmark international Lars Olsen says his side are the inspiration for Claudio Ranieri’s team.

From The42 'I can't believe it. Who made this decision?' - Klopp blasts scheduling of Swansea trip Irked

'I can't believe it. Who made this decision?' - Klopp blasts scheduling of Swansea trip

Liverpool’s next game kicks off at midday on Sunday.

From The42 'Rashford's movement reminds me of Van Basten' - Merson On The Marco

'Rashford's movement reminds me of Van Basten' - Merson

Marcus Rashford’s movement is reminiscent of Marco van Basten, according to the former Arsenal player.

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From The42 Repeat of Dortmund performance can turn semi-final around -- Kolo Toure Europa League

Repeat of Dortmund performance can turn semi-final around -- Kolo Toure

‘We know we can do it, we just need to believe.’

# football - Thursday 28 April, 2016

From The42 Liverpool ordered to pay record tribunal fee to Burnley for Ings Money Matters

Liverpool ordered to pay record tribunal fee to Burnley for Ings

The England striker’s move to the Reds could cost the Anfield club more than €10m in a compensation payout.

From The42 Sakho handed 30-day suspension as Uefa open disciplinary proceedings Out Of Action

Sakho handed 30-day suspension as Uefa open disciplinary proceedings

The Liverpool defender has been provisionally banned by European football’s governing body for a failed drugs test.

# football - Wednesday 27 April, 2016

From The42 Klopp issues a word of warning to his Liverpool players ahead of Europa League semi-final LFC

Klopp issues a word of warning to his Liverpool players ahead of Europa League semi-final

The Reds are in Spain to face Villarreal tomorrow.

From The42 Liverpool defender Sakho accepts positive drugs test findings Anxious Wait

Liverpool defender Sakho accepts positive drugs test findings

Sakho was found to have tested positive for a prohibited drug and will remain unavailable for selection.

From The42 Guardiola: 'My Bayern reputation hinges on Champions League success' Judgement Day

Guardiola: 'My Bayern reputation hinges on Champions League success'

However, the Spaniard does not believe his reign at the club should be judged on continental success.

# football - Tuesday 26 April, 2016

Paralympian footballer has international caps stolen in home raid

Alan O’Hara represented Ireland over forty times between 2002 and 2008.

From The42 'Sakho has let Liverpool down, there are serious questions to be asked' - Carragher Case To Answer

'Sakho has let Liverpool down, there are serious questions to be asked' - Carragher

The France international could miss the rest of the season while his failed drugs test is investigated.

Gary Lineker is just one Leicester win away from presenting MOTD in his jocks

The former England striker is likely regretting opening his mouth on Twitter last December.

From The42 This cracking Roy O'Donovan volley has been named A-League goal of the season Pick It Out This post contains videos

This cracking Roy O'Donovan volley has been named A-League goal of the season

The award ends a difficult campaign in a positive light for the Corkman.

# football - Monday 25 April, 2016

From The42 Van Gaal: I've done the best I can with this squad Resources

Van Gaal: I've done the best I can with this squad

The Manchester United boss points to 14 injuries that could have made his season look very different.

From The42 Claudio Ranieri plays down Totti to Leicester rumours Unlikely

Claudio Ranieri plays down Totti to Leicester rumours

The 39-year-old, is without a contract for next season.

From The42 Rooney hoping to emulate Scholes in United midfield Plan B

Rooney hoping to emulate Scholes in United midfield

The England skipper played in midfield during recent wins over Everton and Crystal Palace.

# football - Sunday 24 April, 2016

From The42 Brilliant last-minute penalty save from Buffon puts Juve on brink of Scudetto Gigi

Brilliant last-minute penalty save from Buffon puts Juve on brink of Scudetto

Juventus could be crowned Serie A champions tomorrow after a crucial away victory over Fiorentina.

From The42 Minor health concern keeping German legend Mattias Sammer from Bayern games On The Mend

Minor health concern keeping German legend Mattias Sammer from Bayern games

Bayern Munich announce the reason for sporting director Matthias Sammer being absent from their dugout.

From The42 Connor Wickham strikes for Palace to set up United final Wembley Bound

Connor Wickham strikes for Palace to set up United final

Goals from Yannick Bolasie and Wickham sent Crystal Palace into the FA Cup final at Watford’s expense.

From The42 Ronny Deila's long goodbye begins as Celtic stutter to draw Bye Deila

Ronny Deila's long goodbye begins as Celtic stutter to draw

There was no change at the bottom of the Scottish Premiership, but an unhappy Celtic edged towards the title.

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From The42 14 games since his last Premier League goal, Giroud lacks confidence, says Wenger Drought

14 games since his last Premier League goal, Giroud lacks confidence, says Wenger

The Arsenal boss says his team must rally around the striker.

# football - Saturday 23 April, 2016

From The42 Four for superb Suarez as Barca go back to the summit To The Four This post contains videos

Four for superb Suarez as Barca go back to the summit

Neymar and Lionel Messi were also on target for Luis Enrique’s side against Sporting Gijon.

From The42 Diego Simeone in hot water after bizarre sending off against Malaga New Balls Please This post contains videos

Diego Simeone in hot water after bizarre sending off against Malaga

The Atletico Madrid boss was given his marching orders after a ball was thrown on to the field while Malaga were attacking.

From The42 Louis van Gaal slams referee Anthony Taylor despite FA Cup semi-final joy Giving Out

Louis van Gaal slams referee Anthony Taylor despite FA Cup semi-final joy

United are through to the FA Cup final, but their manager aired his grievances afterwards.

From The42 Liverpool let 2-goal lead slip as Benitez comes away from Anfield with hard-earned point Honours Even

Liverpool let 2-goal lead slip as Benitez comes away from Anfield with hard-earned point

Newcastle United continued to show signs of fight in their relegation battle after coming back to draw 2-2 draw against the Reds.

From The42 Van Gaal and Martinez fighting to save their jobs and other weekend talking points Squeaky Bum Time

Van Gaal and Martinez fighting to save their jobs and other weekend talking points

Manchester United come up against Everton in the first FA Cup semi-final while Leicester look to get their title push back on track in the Premier League.

# football - Friday 22 April, 2016

From The42 'Dilly ding, dilly dong!' Ranieri finally admits Leicester's title ambition Crunch Time

'Dilly ding, dilly dong!' Ranieri finally admits Leicester's title ambition

The veteran Italian manager has shrugged off his traditional caution.

From The42 Fabregas: I 'forgot how to play football' under Mourinho Whoops

Fabregas: I 'forgot how to play football' under Mourinho

The Chelsea midfielder has revealed the extent of his self-doubt during the club’s nightmare start to the season.

# football - Thursday 21 April, 2016

From The42 'Why is he playing to the crowd because he has injured a Liverpool player?' Red Mist

'Why is he playing to the crowd because he has injured a Liverpool player?'

Jamie Carragher slams Everton defender Ramiro Funes Mori for his behaviour in the Merseyside derby.

From The42 Moyes in no rush to decide future amid Celtic interest Moyeseh

Moyes in no rush to decide future amid Celtic interest

Ronny Deila announced on Wednesday that he will leave Scottish champions Celtic at the end of the season.

# football - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

From The42 Van Gaal admits Rashford is forcing Rooney into deep role Reaction

Van Gaal admits Rashford is forcing Rooney into deep role

Louis van Gaal says he was happy with his captain’s display on Wednesday.

From The42 'One-season wonder' jibes fuelled Harry Kane's improvement Complete

'One-season wonder' jibes fuelled Harry Kane's improvement

24 goals in 34 Premier League outings is a hell of a ‘difficult second season’.

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