Enrique Defends Suarez After Barca Debut

Enrique Defends Suarez After Barca Debut Barcelona coach, Luis Enrique, has defended Luis Suarez, after the player was criticized for his performance against Real Madrid. The Uruguayan played in his first competitive fixture in four months in last weekend’s El Clasico encounter, and many fans have criticized the Spanish manager’s decision to start the Uruguayan…

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Redknapp carefully managing Zamora

 Redknapp carefully managing Zamora Harry Redknapp admits he has to limit Bobby Zamora’s game time for QPR due to a chronic hip problem. The 33-year-old has impressed after starting QPR’s last two matches, a spirited 3-2 loss against Liverpool and Monday’s 2-0 victory over Aston Villa. However, QPR manager Redknapp stated that he has to…

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Hutton ruled out for Villa

  Hutton ruled out for Villa Aston Villa have been dealt a blow with manager Paul Lambert confirming Alan Hutton will miss at least two weeks with an ankle injury. Hutton’s time at Villa Park appeared to be coming to an end when he was isolated from Villa’s first-team squad and he has spent time…

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Cavani unsure over Paris Saint-Germain future

Cavani unsure over Paris Saint-Germain future Paris Saint-Germain striker Edinson Cavani admits he is unsure whether he will see out his five-year contract with the club. The Uruguay international arrived in the French capital from Napoli in 2013, but grew frustrated with being played out of position by Laurent Blanc last season. Cavani, who has…

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David Alaba Named Austria Sportsman

 David Alaba Named Austria Sportsman Bayern Munich defender David Alaba has retained Austria’s Sportsman of the Year Award, which he also won in 2013. To scoop the prestigious accolade, Alaba beat downhill skier Marcel Hirscher by one point, and was recognized for his outstanding contribution to Bayern Munich and the national team in the year…

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Girard given four-match ban

Girard given four-match ban Lille head coach Rene Girard has been suspended from match-day duties for four games by the French football league after being sent to the stands for the second time this season. The 60-year-old was banished during the Ligue 1 match against Lyon on 5 October, after protesting vigorously to referee Clement…

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Robertson returns for Hull

 Robertson returns for Hull Andrew Robertson returns to Hull City’s squad for Saturday’s clash with Southampton after recovering from a knee injury. The Scotland international missed last weekend’s 0-0 draw with Liverpool but is contention to face Ronald Koeman’s men after returning to training earlier this week. However, assistant manager Steve Agnew reveals there is…

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Di Matteo calls the shots – Heldt

 Di Matteo calls the shots – Heldt Schalke general manager Horst Heldt has backed new coach Roberto Di Matteo after the Italian declared: “There is only one boss.” Di Matteo was appointed to succeed Jens Keller earlier this month and has led the club to two wins and a defeat in his three matches in…

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Reveillere counting on European experience

Reveillere counting on European experience Anthony Reveillere is confident the experience of playing English teams in European football will help him settle quickly in the Premier League. The experienced full-back penned a deal with Sunderland until the end of the season earlier in October, the 34-year-old was able to sign outside of the transfer window…

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Keshi To Continue Work Without A Contract

Keshi To Continue Work Without A Contract Super Eagles coach Stephen Keshi is set to continue in his role as Super Eagles coach without a contract until after qualification for AFCON 2015 is secured. The NFF were ordered by the President of Nigeria Goodluck Jonathan to reinstate Keshi, who was fired after Nigeria picked up…

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