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#Football

# football - Yesterday’s News

From The42 '99% of teams in world football would lose to Manchester City at the moment' - Klopp Defence

'99% of teams in world football would lose to Manchester City at the moment' - Klopp

The Liverpool boss leapt to the defence of his side, citing the fact that they have only lost one Premier League match this season to the leaders

From The42 'He did it on purpose': Lovren accuses Lukaku of stamp in United-Liverpool draw Hitting Out

'He did it on purpose': Lovren accuses Lukaku of stamp in United-Liverpool draw

‘It is not my decision. He seemed nervous during the game and maybe that’s why.’

From The42 'Harry Kane is the complete forward' – Real Madrid boss Zidane an admirer of Spurs talisman High Praise

'Harry Kane is the complete forward' – Real Madrid boss Zidane an admirer of Spurs talisman

Speculation linking the England star with a move to the European champions is unlikely to go away after the Frenchman’s comments ahead of their Champions League clash.

From The42 Lukaku insists he's no flat-track bully ROM THE RED

Lukaku insists he's no flat-track bully

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku believes he is ready to turn around his poor goalscoring record against big clubs.

# football - Sunday 15 October, 2017

From The42 Inter 3 AC Milan 2: Icardi completes superb treble in 90th minute to break Rossoneri hearts Icardiii This post contains videos

Inter 3 AC Milan 2: Icardi completes superb treble in 90th minute to break Rossoneri hearts

AC Milan suffered derby day heartbreak after twice cancelling out Mauro Icardi goals, only for the Inter star to complete his hat-trick.

From The42 Big Sam rules out considering 'very tempting' Scotland job Declined

Big Sam rules out considering 'very tempting' Scotland job

Scotland are looking for a new manager after Gordon Strachan’s departure, but it appears that Allardyce will not be the successor.

# football - Saturday 14 October, 2017

From The42 Arsenal lack 'cojones' - Watford star hammers Gunners Criticism This post contains videos

Arsenal lack 'cojones' - Watford star hammers Gunners

Troy Deeney helped turn the game around in a win over the London side, whose showing did not impress him much.

From The42 Kimmich peach the pick of the bunch as Bayern peacock on Jupp Heynckes return Jupp Jupp 5-Up This post contains videos

Kimmich peach the pick of the bunch as Bayern peacock on Jupp Heynckes return

“A coach must be at one with his players,” the 72-year-old said at his post-match news conference.

From The42 Amazing Benjamin Jeannot volley not enough for Dijon as PSG score injury-time winner Magnifique This post contains videos

Amazing Benjamin Jeannot volley not enough for Dijon as PSG score injury-time winner

Thomas Meunier scored in added time as PSG beat Dijon 2-1 to go six points clear in League 1.

From The42 Ronaldo gets first La Liga goal of the season to earn Madrid a late win against Getafe He's Done Bill This post contains videos

Ronaldo gets first La Liga goal of the season to earn Madrid a late win against Getafe

After a remarkable close-range miss, Cristiano Ronaldo netted his first league goal of the season as Real Madrid beat Getafe 2-1.

From The42 'There's a lot better candidates than myself' – Vieira dismisses links to USA job United States

'There's a lot better candidates than myself' – Vieira dismisses links to USA job

Patrick Vieira said he is not the man to fill the void left by Bruce Arena after the United States failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup.

# football - Friday 13 October, 2017

From The42 Ex-Celtic defender takes temporary charge of Scotland following Strachan's departure Interim Title

Ex-Celtic defender takes temporary charge of Scotland following Strachan's departure

Scotland have appointed Malky Mackay as manager on an interim basis ahead of playing the Netherlands.

From The42 'I never called Barca the Messi team' - Pochettino hits out at Guardiola comments Unimpressed

'I never called Barca the Messi team' - Pochettino hits out at Guardiola comments

The Man City boss has been criticised for calling Tottenham “the Harry Kane team”.

From The42 'They are people who are not afraid to say what they think, who do not hide behind their fame' Support

'They are people who are not afraid to say what they think, who do not hide behind their fame'

Barcelona’s Gerard Pique has split opinion recently, but Filipe Luis is a big admirer of the defender’s outspoken nature.

# football - Thursday 12 October, 2017

From The42 Criminal proceedings opened against PSG president Al-Khelaifi in World Cup bribery case FIFA

Criminal proceedings opened against PSG president Al-Khelaifi in World Cup bribery case

Nasser Al-Khelaifi will be investigated as part of criminal proceedings brought by the Swiss attorney general’s office.

Pulis dismisses links with Wales job as Coleman ponders his future

Chris Coleman is considering his future as Wales coach after Monday’s costly defeat to Ireland.

# football - Wednesday 11 October, 2017

From The42 'It's sad, but it's a cycle that's finishing' - Brazil star is leaving his MLS club but no word on retiring Kaka

'It's sad, but it's a cycle that's finishing' - Brazil star is leaving his MLS club but no word on retiring

Kaka has revealed that he will depart MLS side Orlando City in December.

From The42 Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup' Main Man

Argentina boss Sampaoli: 'Football owed Messi the World Cup'

Jorge Sampaoli was full of praise and indebted to hat-trick hero Lionel Messi after their win last night.

# football - Tuesday 10 October, 2017

From The42 Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville Looking Back

Anfield the scene of most Alex Ferguson 'hairdryer' rants - Gary Neville

The Sky Sports pundit says Manchester United’s clashes with Liverpool brought a change in the legendary manager.

# football - Monday 9 October, 2017

From The42 The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs Looking Ahead

The Republic of Ireland are unlikely to face the North if they reach the play-offs

The Green and White Army suffered defeat in their last group game against Norway.

# football - Sunday 8 October, 2017

From The42 Nobody could have done better after Alex Ferguson – David Moyes Claim

Nobody could have done better after Alex Ferguson – David Moyes

The former Red Devils boss has hit back at Jose Mourinho.

From The42 'A 7-0 win at home to Sweden isn't going to happen' Honesty

'A 7-0 win at home to Sweden isn't going to happen'

Arjen Robben gave a frank assessment of the Dutch side’s chances of overhauling their rivals.

From The42 Andrea Pirlo, one of your favourite players, is set to retire from football Bearded Gentleman

Andrea Pirlo, one of your favourite players, is set to retire from football

It’s time to concentrate on that vineyard.

From The42 Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury Casualty

Fellaini to miss Liverpool clash after Belgium confirm MCL injury

The midfielder limped out of the Red Devils’ win over Bosnia-Herzegovina and is set for two weeks on the sidelines.

# football - Saturday 7 October, 2017

From The42 'Italy will struggle in World Cup play-offs': Dismal Azzurri face major backlash Struggling

'Italy will struggle in World Cup play-offs': Dismal Azzurri face major backlash

Italy drew at home to 103rd ranked Macedonia on Friday, as they prepare for a World Cup play-off in November.

From The42 Ex-Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho given seven-month prison sentence for tax fraud Tax Fraud

Ex-Chelsea defender Ricardo Carvalho given seven-month prison sentence for tax fraud

The Shanghai SIPG defender has received a prison sentence in Spain after pleading guilty to tax crimes, but is unlikely to go behind bars.

# football - Thursday 5 October, 2017

From The42 World Cup holders secure spot at Russia with comfortable win over Northern Ireland Nine From Nine

World Cup holders secure spot at Russia with comfortable win over Northern Ireland

Sebastian Rudy scored his first international goal to help Joachim Low’s side make it nine wins from nine in qualifying.

From The42 Jamie Redknapp calls for Harry Kane to keep England armband Skipper

Jamie Redknapp calls for Harry Kane to keep England armband

The Tottenham star is the ideal candidate to captain England, according to former Spurs midfielder Redknapp.

From The42 Huge result for Ireland as last-gasp Skrtel own goal gives Scotland narrow victory Flying Scotsmen

Huge result for Ireland as last-gasp Skrtel own goal gives Scotland narrow victory

A tense and dramatic contest at Hampden saw Scotland keeping their World Cup hopes alive.

From The42 94th minute winner from skipper Harry Kane sends England to the 2018 World Cup Qualified

94th minute winner from skipper Harry Kane sends England to the 2018 World Cup

Gareth Southgate’s side are going to Russia.

From The42 'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry High Praise

'Martial is a far better player than I was at 21' - Thierry Henry

The young French forward has often been compared to his countryman, but the Arsenal legend feels he can be ‘world class’.

# football - Wednesday 4 October, 2017

From The42 Cristiano Ronaldo raises £600k for charity after auctioning 2013 Ballon d'Or Good Guy

Cristiano Ronaldo raises £600k for charity after auctioning 2013 Ballon d'Or

Ronaldo’s donated 2013 Ballon d’Or was sold at a charity auction on Wednesday.

From The42 Bale has to 'make changes' – Giggs concerned by Real Madrid star's injuries Advice

Bale has to 'make changes' – Giggs concerned by Real Madrid star's injuries

Wales are without Gareth Bale for their crucial World Cup qualifiers and Ryan Giggs is growing concerned over his regular fitness woes.

From The42 Spurs striker named England captain for tomorrow's crunch World Cup qualifier Skipper

Spurs striker named England captain for tomorrow's crunch World Cup qualifier

England will be captained by in-form striker Harry Kane when they play Slovenia in World Cup qualifying at Wembley.

From The42 'We earn a lot of money. I'd give away all the money to be healthy again, to play football' Blighted

'We earn a lot of money. I'd give away all the money to be healthy again, to play football'

Marco Reus also admitted he’ll at least consider a move away from Dortmund next summer.

From The42 Fifa rejects Leicester appeal over signing of €30 million midfielder Case Closed

Fifa rejects Leicester appeal over signing of €30 million midfielder

Adrien Silva is facing an uncertain few months after Fifa refused to sanction his deadline day transfer.

From The42 Arsenal's €53 million man Lacazette: I turned down PSG for London Setting Sail

Arsenal's €53 million man Lacazette: I turned down PSG for London

Alexandre Lacazette said he had talks with Paris Saint-Germain but the 26-year-old wanted Arsenal.

From The42 Wales are 'in good shape' and can cope without Bale, says Coleman Bale Out

Wales are 'in good shape' and can cope without Bale, says Coleman

The Wales manager remains upbeat heading into their final two qualifiers against Georgia and Ireland.

# football - Tuesday 3 October, 2017

From The42 'Maybe we can see what's possible': van Dijk hints at January move Here We Go Again

'Maybe we can see what's possible': van Dijk hints at January move

Despite returning to the Southampton line-up on Saturday, Virgil van Dijk is again talking up the possibility of a move to Liverpool.

# football - Monday 2 October, 2017

From The42 I'm no king slayer – Bayern star Hummels hits out after Ancelotti sacking Criticism

I'm no king slayer – Bayern star Hummels hits out after Ancelotti sacking

The Germany international is not happy at suggestions he turned against his former boss.

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