• Ronaldo scoops another individual award at Globe Soccer ceremony

    Ronaldo scoops another individual award at Globe Soccer ceremony

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    A victory over local rivals Atletico Madrid saw Ronaldo lift the Champions League trophy before guiding Portugal to their maiden major crown at Euro 2016 and enjoying further success in the Club World Cup. "I want to thank my team-mates from the national team and Real Madrid ". Portugal's head coach Fernando Santos was awarded the coach of the year accolade for winning the European championship in the summer.
  • Pulis: Arsenal Has Greater Depth Than Chelsea

    Pulis: Arsenal Has Greater Depth Than Chelsea

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    Giroud gives Arsenal a different element when he's needed, and he's proving to be extremely clutch player for the Gunners. "People have been saying I have signed a new contract, but that is not true". "He's untypical of what Arsene wants in many respects, but he's got them the points today". The fact that Wenger is able to use an established worldwide so sparingly is one reason why Pulis regards Arsenal as potentially strong challengers to leaders Chelsea in the second half of the ...
  • Giroud hints Arsenal renewal is immiment

    Giroud hints Arsenal renewal is immiment

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    Even though the current nine-point gap to leaders Chelsea may look near impossible to overcome after Antonio Conte's side racked up a 12th consecutive league win on Monday, things could look quite different by the time Arsenal visit Stamford Bridge on February 4.
  • 'Dispute' holding up United's move for Lindelof

    'Dispute' holding up United's move for Lindelof

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    According to The Sun , a fee of £42m ($51.6m) has been agreed between Benfica and United for the centre-back to make a switch to the Premier League. The 22-year-old has been impressive during this calendar year for both club and country, where he represented Benfica in the Portuguese league and the Champions League and also featured in the Euro 2016 with Sweden.
  • Bob Bradley out as manager at Premier League side Swansea

    Bob Bradley out as manager at Premier League side Swansea

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    While Bradley tried to implement a proactive style into the team, the defense was his ultimate downfall as the club conceded 29 goals in the 11 matches he's been in charge. Bradley can take heart from the turnaround at West Ham since the start of the month when Slaven Bilic's side were hammered 5-1 at home by Arsenal and were sliding towards a relegation battle.
  • Best of NHL Blue Jackets beat Bruins, push win streak to 13

    Best of NHL Blue Jackets beat Bruins, push win streak to 13

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    The Blue Jackets lead the National Hockey League with 52 points on the season . Boston managed to fight back to make it 3-3, but Nick Foligno scored the game-winning goal on Rask in the third frame. NEW YORK - Andrew Ladd and Anders Lee scored 43 seconds apart in the third period as New York beat Washington at Barclays Center. Holden's victor at 6:31 of the third period came on a wraparound, as Ottawa goalie Mike Condon allowed the shot to slide under his left leg.
  • Neymar does not care about Ballon d'Or

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    The Brazil global had to settle for fifth place in the 2016 award, with Cristiano Ronaldo beating Lionel Messi and Antoine Griezmann to scoop the gong. I don't play football for this, I play to be happy because I like football. I want to be happy, and here I'm very happy. Winning the Ballon d'Or is a result of work.
  • Manchester United vs Middlesbrough: Potential starting XI with Mkhitaryan

    Manchester United vs Middlesbrough: Potential starting XI with Mkhitaryan

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    It was the year Ronaldo truly found his swagger, starting to dominate opposing teams, and with Tevez and Rooney, formed the most fearsome attacking triumvirate seen in the Premier League in a while. It was a dominant performance by Manchester United as they enjoyed 63% of possession and having a total of 25 shots on goal. Manchester United were far from their best in the opening 45 minutes against Sunderland on Boxing Day, but they still managed to break the deadlock.
  • Arsenal boss Wenger: Giroud is a 'fighter' who is 'always ready'

    Arsenal boss Wenger: Giroud is a 'fighter' who is 'always ready'

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    Arsene Wenger has made a decision to recall Olivier Giroud to the starting eleven with Alexis Sanchez moving to the right-wing in order to fill-in for Theo Walcott - who misses the game due to injury. Wenger - who defended Germany playmaker Mesut Ozil from criticism about his work-rate on Friday - said he had seen many players fail in the Premier League "because they did not have resistance to stress".