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China hit back at Ozil by cutting him from Pro Evolution Soccer
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China hit back at Ozil by cutting him from Pro Evolution Soccer

Dec 19th 2019, 1:19 PM 8,411 Views 13 Comments

The German star will not be appearing in the Chinese version of the popular video game.

'I'll give you some advice for an article' - Antonio Conte laughs off criticism from journalist
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'I'll give you some advice for an article' - Antonio Conte laughs off criticism from journalist

Oct 22nd 2019, 9:36 PM 4,178 Views 0 Comments

The Nerazzurri boss was not in the mood to hear suggestions from a reporter ahead of the midweek clash in the Champions League

'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea
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'Maybe he can play Giroud' - Deschamps responds to Lampard's Kante plea

Oct 4th 2019, 12:55 PM 8,297 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea boss urged the France manager not to select the 28-year-old.

Romelu Lukaku hits back at Gary Neville, critics of his weight
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Romelu Lukaku hits back at Gary Neville, critics of his weight

Sep 1st 2019, 2:46 PM 9,149 Views 7 Comments

The Belgian joined Inter in a €65 million move earlier this month after two years at Man United.

Frank Lampard not 'too concerned' with Jose Mourinho's selection criticism
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Frank Lampard not 'too concerned' with Jose Mourinho's selection criticism

Aug 12th 2019, 12:55 AM 9,728 Views 4 Comments

After his former manager questioned his team selection, the Blues boss responded during his press conference.

'You see men grabbing their sacks' - US star Alex Morgan responds to critics of celebration against England
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'You see men grabbing their sacks' - US star Alex Morgan responds to critics of celebration against England

Jul 5th 2019, 2:58 PM 77,808 Views 80 Comments

After facing criticism over her antics in the World Cup semi-final, the American striker has provided a passionate defence.

Roma say club legend Totti's claims are 'far from reality'
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Roma say club legend Totti's claims are 'far from reality'

Jun 18th 2019, 5:16 PM 7,948 Views 4 Comments

The former footballer officially stepped down as a club director on Monday.

Klopp on Pogba questions: 'Does somebody ask Mourinho about Gini Wijnaldum?'
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Klopp on Pogba questions: 'Does somebody ask Mourinho about Gini Wijnaldum?'

Dec 14th 2018, 6:09 PM 13,305 Views 3 Comments

Despite some journalist’s best attempts, Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp was not interested in talking for too long about Paul Pogba.

'You cannot buy class!' - Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary
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'You cannot buy class!' - Mourinho slams Man City after 'All or Nothing' documentary

Aug 18th 2018, 3:01 PM 6,263 Views 14 Comments

City released an eight-part series showing their title-winning journey from last season but the Red Devils boss was not impressed

Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment
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Fifa to take action over Palestinan FA chief's Messi comment

Jun 14th 2018, 9:28 PM 12,206 Views 12 Comments

Jibril Rajoub had demanded that the Barcelona star not take part in the pre-World Cup friendly against Israel.

Balotelli takes aim at offensive banner displayed in Italy friendly
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Balotelli takes aim at offensive banner displayed in Italy friendly

May 29th 2018, 11:45 AM 9,966 Views 3 Comments

The former Manchester City striker scored as his country beat Saudi Arabia 2-1 on Monday.

'Why is Mesut the only player Keown criticises?'
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'Why is Mesut the only player Keown criticises?'

May 9th 2018, 9:20 PM 9,441 Views 10 Comments

The Arsenal attacking midfielder’s representative has launched a scathing attack on the former Arsenal defender.

Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'
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Pochettino says the FA's controversial Harry Kane tweet was 'embarrassing'

Apr 27th 2018, 7:27 PM 7,001 Views 4 Comments

The Tottenham boss has criticised the Football Association for a joke about their FA Cup semi-final defeat.

Oxlade-Chamberlain hits back at 'stupid' Neville and Henry criticism
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Oxlade-Chamberlain hits back at 'stupid' Neville and Henry criticism

Mar 5th 2018, 7:14 PM 14,264 Views 18 Comments

Questions were asked of the England international following a summer move from Arsenal to Liverpool.

'I just know that we African players are proud of ourselves'
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'I just know that we African players are proud of ourselves'

Feb 9th 2018, 11:19 AM 4,796 Views 2 Comments

Andre Ayew has hit back at West Ham’s sacked director of recruitment Tony Henry.

Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism
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Man United fans respond to Mourinho criticism

Feb 4th 2018, 11:22 PM 13,490 Views 17 Comments

The club’s Supporters’ Trust have issued a statement in response to the Portuguese coach’s remarks.

Mourinho blasts Paul Scholes for Pogba criticism
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Mourinho blasts Paul Scholes for Pogba criticism

Jan 1st 2018, 8:43 PM 11,378 Views 22 Comments

The Red Devils boss has accused the former England international of being unfairly critical of his team.

'I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham'
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'I hope that you enjoy the game more than some of you did against Tottenham'

Oct 31st 2017, 6:07 PM 4,731 Views 11 Comments

The match on Saturday was not a classic but Jose Mourinho used his notes to compliment his players.

'I told you we have some' – Wilshere snaps back at controversial Deeney comments
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'I told you we have some' – Wilshere snaps back at controversial Deeney comments

Oct 19th 2017, 11:21 PM 10,426 Views 6 Comments

After the Watford striker called out Arsenal last weekend, the Gunners midfielder responded following a Europa League victory.

'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova
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'I'm way above' Bouchard 'cheat' blast, says Sharapova

Apr 27th 2017, 8:46 PM 8,075 Views 7 Comments

The Canadian has been long seen as the Russian’s heir in the sport’s marketability stakes.

A 'sore loser' who 'fannies about' - Iceland hit back at Ronaldo
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A 'sore loser' who 'fannies about' - Iceland hit back at Ronaldo

Jun 15th 2016, 1:57 PM 10,864 Views 13 Comments

In an astonishing rant, Karu Arnason responded to the Portugal star’s harsh words

Louis van Gaal unhappy with Paul Scholes' criticism
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Louis van Gaal unhappy with Paul Scholes' criticism

Feb 12th 2016, 9:10 AM 5,043 Views 5 Comments

The Dutch manager will not ask Ryan Giggs to speak to the former midfielder about his comments.

Ryan Shawcross responds brilliantly to Diego Costa's BO jibe
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Ryan Shawcross responds brilliantly to Diego Costa's BO jibe

Nov 9th 2015, 2:15 PM 14,834 Views 14 Comments

Meanwhile, Stoke confirmed that one of their stewards has accused the Chelsea player of deliberately stamping on his foot.

Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism
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Dani Alves attacks 'moronic' Shearer over Fred criticism

Jun 22nd 2014, 2:02 PM 12,755 Views 11 Comments

The former England captain reportedly criticised the player when speaking to a Brazilian website.

Paul Pogba says Man United disrespected him
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Paul Pogba says Man United disrespected him

May 2nd 2014, 11:44 AM 8,757 Views 14 Comments

“I was training alone for one week. They told me to go in the gym. I said, ‘I am not an athlete, I am a footballer.”‘

Ince, Southgate query Campbell racism claims
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Ince, Southgate query Campbell racism claims

Mar 4th 2014, 2:56 PM 4,458 Views 4 Comments

The former England defender has been accused of harming the drive to tackle the issue.

Manuel Pellegrini hits back at Jose Mourinho
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Manuel Pellegrini hits back at Jose Mourinho

Feb 8th 2014, 6:25 AM 2,410 Views 1 Comment

The Chelsea manager claimed that the London club are the “little horse” in the title race.

Moyes makes light of Mourinho's Rooney claim
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Moyes makes light of Mourinho's Rooney claim

Jan 18th 2014, 9:52 AM 3,806 Views 5 Comments

The Chelsea boss recently suggested that United would only be willing to sell Rooney to a foreign club.

Defiant Joe Kinnear hits back at Shearer jibes
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Defiant Joe Kinnear hits back at Shearer jibes

Jun 23rd 2013, 10:49 PM 3,507 Views 3 Comments

The incoming Director of Football castigated the former boss for playing Damien Duff at left-back.

Ferguson has no sympathy for Mancini following 'fear' comments
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Ferguson has no sympathy for Mancini following 'fear' comments

Apr 13th 2013, 1:26 PM 1,525 Views 1 Comment

The City boss suggested certain teams underperform against United.

Defence case: David Luiz aims to silence critics
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Defence case: David Luiz aims to silence critics

Dec 13th 2012, 7:00 AM 417 Views 0 Comments

The Chelsea defender admits he is not happy with the criticism that’s been levelled at him in recent times.

'I have nothing against Jim McGuinness' says banned journalist
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'I have nothing against Jim McGuinness' says banned journalist

Sep 25th 2012, 6:37 PM 18,998 Views 41 Comments

The Belfast Telegraph writer Declan Bogue says he doesn’t know why the Donegal boss felt ‘degraded’ by his book.

Spain are not boring to watch, insists Iniesta
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Spain are not boring to watch, insists Iniesta

Jun 26th 2012, 6:44 PM 574 Views 3 Comments

The Spanish midfielder says he is happy with the team’s style of play.