“Sterling should be commended” – Michael Owen

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Raheem Sterling’s, “I’m tired” claim, seems to be running its course. With a mixture of feelings towards the teenagers comments, former England striker, Michael Owen has had his say on the subject. Speaking to BBC Sport, Owen said, “Maybe he was being honest, thinking he was a little more tired than he was but still wanting to play,” said Owen, “If he …

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Ched Evans released from prison

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Former Sheffield United footballer, Ched Evans has been released from prison after serving half of his 5 years sentence according to BBC Sport. The 25-year-old was found guilty of rape back in April 2012 and was sentenced to 5 years imprisonment. However, Evans has been released from his sentence early and is now pondering whether to get back into football. Sheffield …

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Manchester United Update – United look to re-sign Shawcross

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Manchester United are turning their attentions towards former youth prodigy, Ryan Shawcross according to the Daily Star. Shawcross was part of the United set up as a youth player, but made his switch to Stoke permanent after a successful loan period with the Potters. Now, Louis Van Gaal and United are considering the possibility of brining back the English defender in …

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Southampton duo pick up awards

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Southampton duo, Ronald Roeman and Graziano Pelle have both won Premier League awards for their impressive form this month for the Saints. Koeman picked up the coveted “Manager of the Month” award, after pipping Nigel Pearson, Neil Warnock and Jose Mourinho to the post. With 3 wins out of 3 against Newcastle, Swansea and QPR; Southampton are sitting in second …

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Everton – Martinez tells England U21s to avoid Barkley

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England U21s made it a successful international break by qualifying for the European Under-21s Championships next summer but now Everton boss Roberto Martinez wants them to avoid picking Ross Barkley. BBC Sport report that Martinez is worried about the fitness of his midfielder who is only just returning from injury. Gareth Southgate, manager of England U21s, has some decisions to make …

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Pep Guardiola will manage Manchester United one day

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43-year-old Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola has admitted that one day he would love to manage Premier League club Manchester United. The Daily Telegraph carries the quotes from a new book that has been released documenting his new season at the Bundesliga side. Pep Guardiola began his playing career with Barcelona and played 263 La Liga games for the first team …

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Lionel Messi’s 10-year Barcelona anniversary commemorated

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It’s hard to believe that today marks 10-years since a 17-year-old Lionel Messi made his Barcelona debut. The Argentinean magician has 249 La Liga goals for the Catalan giants and 95 caps for his country and is widely considered as perhaps the greatest player ever to grace a football pitch. Leo Messi began his career in the sport in 1995 …

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Ireland hero John O’Shea signs new Sunderland deal

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Republic of Ireland earned a fantastic 1-1 draw with Germany during the international break and their goalscoring hero John O’Shea has signed a new contract with Sunderland till 2017. The former Manchester United defender was confirmed on Twitter as being given the new two-year-deal. John O’Shea is the Sunderland captain and the 33-year-old has played 97 Premier League games for …

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Man United update – Cleverley may to return to Old Trafford

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Aston Villa loanee Tom Cleverley could be willing to return to Old Trafford at the end of the season and fight for his place in Louis Van Gaal’s squad. Manchester Evening News carry quotes from Brian McClair, Manchester United’s academy director, who says his career in the North-West is not over. Tom Cleverley is 25-years-old and joined Manchester United in 2000 …

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Chelsea update – Khedira set for Blues transfer? Arsenal to miss out?

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Chelsea are set to beat rivals Arsenal to the signing of Sami Khedira according to the London Evening Standard. Jose Mourinho is ready to snatch Arsene Wenger’s prime target on a pre-contract for a summer switch. The 27-year-old defensive midfielder’s contract is set to expire with Spanish giants Real Madrid at the end of the season and with Carlo Ancelotti …

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Manchester United Update – “United can win title” – Rafael

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Manchester United full-back, Rafael has insisted that the Red Devils can still lift the trophy this season. After a poor start to the season, Van Gaal’s side occupy fourth spot in the Premier League, 8 points adrift of leaders, Chelsea. Speaking to Sky Sports News, Rafael said, “In my opinion, something changed. We have new players in the squad. Manchester United …

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Liverpool Update – “Gerrard is probably the best captain in the game itself” – Henderson

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Newly elected vice-captian, Jordon Henderson has heaped praise on team-mate Steven Gerrard who celebrates his 11th anniversary of being named the Liverpool captain. Gerrard took to Instgram to post this message – “11 years ago today I became the captain of my boyhood team, one of the proudest days of my career.” Meanwhile, Henderson, 24, has commented on Gerrard’s captaincy …

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Former Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal defender, William Gallas retires

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Former Chelsea, Spurs and Arsenal defender, William Gallas has finally called time on his playing days and hung up his boots after a stand out career. The 37-year-old won 2 Premier League titles with Chelsea in 2005 and 2006. The French defender moved to the Premier League with Chelsea in 2001 from Marseille and enjoyed a successful spell at Stamford …

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Chelsea Update – I’m not one of the best…yet

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Chelsea superstar, Eden Hazard has humbled himself and declared he is not one of the best in the world…yet. Speaking to Sky Sports News, the Belgian said, “I’m not a top-five player yet, maybe I’m close to it, but I still have to work on some aspects. You can only be part of that group if you are decisive in the top …

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Arsenal’s Mesut Ozil injured knee but still played 90 minutes

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Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed what happened to Mesut Ozil and his knee injury. As Arsenal stepped up to face a formidable Chelsea side, Mesut Ozil was deemed a key player to helping the Gunners break through the Blues defence, as it was, Ozil was out of sorts and drifted out of the game. At half-time, Chelsea were 1-0 …

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Arsenal Update – Gunners ready to launch £32m bid for German defender

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Arsenal are preparing a £32m bid for German defender Mats Hummels according to today’s reports from the Express. Manchester United were deemed favourites to secure the signing of Hummels after Louis Van Gaal revealed he is still looking to bolster his defensive options. However, speculation suggests that Arsenal are now the front runners to sign the Dortmund defender and it all …

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Sheffield United ‘hold talks’ with rapist Ched Evans

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Sheffield United manger Nigel Clough has answered questions from the media today about the future of convicted rapist and striker Ched Evans. Clough spoke to BBC Radio Sheffield that the club’s owners will make the final decision on whether they will re-sign the Welshman. Ched Evans was born in North Wales and had spells with Rhyl and Chester City before beginning …

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Arsenal update – Croatian midfielder set for talks

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Arsenal have been hit with a number of injury worries over the past few weeks, especially in the midfield with Aaron Ramsey, Mikel Arteta and Mesut Ozil some notable absences. Now it seems Arsene Wenger is set to act with the Daily Mail believing that young Croatian Marcelo Brozović is set for talks with the Gunners. 21-year-old Brozović currently plys his …

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UEFA charge Serbia & Albania following ‘brawl’

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UEFA have officially charged Serbia and Albania for a brawl that saw their Euro 2016 qualifying game abandoned last night. UEFA president Michel Platini has called the scenes “inexcusable” giving both FAs until 22 October to reply to the charges. The scores were at 0-0 and the clock had just passed 40 minutes into the game when flares were thrown onto …

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