Cristiano Ronaldo wins BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award

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Last night, the BBC hosted one of its biggest annual events, the Sports Personality of the Year Award. A fantastic evening where sports men and women are recognised for their incredible services to their sports. Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the coveted, Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award by the BBC last night and was presented the trophy by team-mate …

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Chelsea Update – Chelsea set for outrageous bid to bring in Madrid star

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According to reports from the Express, Chelsea are plotting an outrageous bid for Wales and Real Madrid star Gareth Bale. The Welshman joined Real Madrid last year for a fee said to be nearing the £85m, however, there is speculation that Carlo Ancelotti sees Bale’s future elsewhere. The former Southampton prodigy has bagged an impressive 28 goals in 58 apperances since …

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Wales – Near full strength squad for key Belgian tie named

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Wales manager Chris Coleman has named an almost full strength squad for the country’s vital Euro 2016 qualifying fixture against Belgium on 16 November. BBC Sport contains the details of the team announcement that features Arsenal’s Aaron Ramsey, Liverpool’s Joe Allen and Real Madrid’s superstar Gareth Bale. Wales fans have the unusual situation of topping their qualification group heading into …

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Ballon d’Or list announced – who made the cut?

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FIFA have released their 23-man short-list that will go head to head to be crowned world player of the year, 2014. The Premier League is represented by 5 players; Angel Di Maria, Diego Costa, Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois and Yaya Toure. Meanwhile, Gareth Bale has been nominated and is the only player from the Home Nations who made the cut. …

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Ramsey injured on Wales duty

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Arsenal midfield and key player, Aaron Ramsey has picked up an awkward ankle injury whilst on international duty with Wales. There had been much dispute over the conditions of Andorra’s 3G pitch. Gareth Bale had said it was “the worst pitch I’ve ever played on” and it appears it may have been the cause of Ramsey’s knock. Wales manager Chris …

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Bale double saves Welsh blushes

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Real Madrid superstar, Gareth Bale had to single-handedly get his country out a bit of bother after Wales came from 1-0 down against Andorra in their opening Euro 2016 qualifying match. The former Spurs winger scored a late free-kick to give Wales all three points. Andorra took the lead through a penalty have Neil Taylor had been adjudged to have …

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If only England had this Real Madrid and Arsenal duo…

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Many have asked the question whether England would have faired better at the World Cup if Welsh duo, Gareth Bale and Aaron Ramsey lived just those few extra miles west of the country and could qualify to play for the Three Lions? England fell at the first hurdle of the World Cup and will be bitterly disappointed after showing signs …

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Van Persie, Bale or Mata. Who would be your PFA Player of the year?

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The PFA Player Of The Year shortlist has been announced. There is a bit of controversy around the list this year as there is arguably no outstanding candidate. The shortlist comprises six candidates which have been voted for by players a month or so ago – they get two votes each. Last year Robin Van Persie was the obvious choice …

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