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  1. Pellegrini wants truth in alleged Fifa corruptionRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Goal.com

    The Chilean wants only the truth following the raid and arrests of several Fifa officials at a meeting in Zurich on Wednesday Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini wants truth following the indictment of 14 officials associated with Fifa by the United States Department of Justice on Wednesday. Swiss authorities raided a meeting of football's highest governing body taking place at a posh Zurich hotel, where they proceeded to make the arrests, going so far as to pull some of the accused out of their rooms.

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  2. I'm trying to persuade Benteke to stay with Villa, says BacunaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 min ago | Goal.com

    The 23-year-old is a close friend and next-door neighbour to the Belgian striker and he hopes he will stay at Villa Park next season Aston Villa utility man Leandro Bacuna admits he is trying to persuade Christian Benteke to remain at the club amid transfer speculation over his future. Benteke has been linked with a move to Premier League rivals Liverpool following his stunning end to the season, which saw him score 12 goals in as many matches.

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  3. 'We already have the best players!' - Mourinho on why Chelsea don't need to buy anyoneRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Goal.com

    The Portuguese feels it is virtually impossible to improve his squad, claiming the "big names" are already at Stamford Bridge, and is more concerned with ensuring nobody is sold Jose Mourinho says Chelsea 's priority during the summer transfer window will be to keep his title-winning squad together, not bring in new players, and admits it is hard to improve his side further. The west Londoners romped to Premier League glory in the 2014-15 campaign, ending the season with an eight-point winning margin over previous champions Manchester City.

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  4. Sevilla's Carlos Bacca struck either side of half-time in a 3-2 victory over Dnipro in WarsawRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | This Is Lancashire

    Sevilla's Europa League final hero Carlos Bacca dedicated his matching-winning double to God and his family after helping the Spaniards to a record fourth win in the competition. The 28-year-old Colombian struck either side of half-time in a 3-2 victory over Dnipro in Warsaw to retain the trophy they won last season and add it to the club's back-to-back UEFA Cup victories in 2006 and 2007.

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  5. Juventus might have to park bus against Barcelona, warns VialliRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | Goal.com

    The former Champions League winner has warned of the dangers of the Catalans' attack and says talk of a rebirth of Italian football is too early Juventus may need to 'park the bus' against Barcelona in next week's Champions League final if they are to have any chance of lifting the trophy, according to former striker Gianluca Vialli. The Italian champions saw off Real Madrid in the semi-finals to clinch their first European final since 2003 - and to fight for their first title since 1996 - and will face the champions of Spain in Berlin on June 6. But Vialli, who made over 100 appearances for Juve, believes they will have to adopt the approach of Jose Mourinho's Inter or Roberto Di Matteo's Chelsea if they are to defeat Luis Enrique's side.

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  6. Backroom Re-Shuffle: McParland set to join Clarets as director of footballRead the original story w/Photo

    6 min ago | This Is Lancashire

    MOVE: Frank McParland is expected to join Burnley as the club's new Director of Football having left a similar role at Championship side Brentford BURNLEY are undergoing a backroom shake-up, with Frank McParland set to be announced as the club's new director of football. And the appointment could leave the future of Lee Darnborough, the club's head of recruitment and analytics, in doubt after two and a half years at the club.

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  7. It's like playing under old Blackburn Rovers boss, says Norwich defender OlssonRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | This Is Lancashire

    FORMER Blackburn Rovers defender Martin Olsson insists his Norwich City side are equipped for Premier League survival after they booked an instant return to the top-flight. The Canaries beat Middlesbrough 2-0 at Wembley on Monday and Olsson, who almost joined West Brom in January, admits he is pleased he ended up staying at Carrow Road as he plots a Premier League campaign with Alex Neil's side.

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  8. Real Madrid deny Pogba approachRead the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Goal.com

    The Spanish giants have taken the unusual approach of dismissing an Italian report linking them with the Frenchman, though no such statement was issued over David De Gea Real Madrid have denied they have made a move to sign French midfielder Paul Pogba or had any contact with the Juventus star or his agent. Reports in Italy claimed the Spanish giants were in talks with the 22-year-old's agent, the notorious Mino Raiola, over a mega-money summer move for the former Manchester United starlet.

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  9. Alonso hails Liverpool legend Gerrard as 'magic'Read the original story w/Photo

    7 min ago | Goal.com

    Following the midfielder's farewell to the Premier League, his former Reds team-mate paid tribute to a player he described as "inspirational" and "magic" Bayern Munich midfielder Xabi Alonso has described former Liverpool team-mate Steven Gerrard as an inspiration following the Anfield captain's Premier League farewell. Gerrard brought the curtain down on his Liverpool career with a 6-1 defeat at Stoke City on Sunday and will soon depart for the United States to join up with MLS champions LA Galaxy.

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  10. Manchester United transfer news: Iker Casillas drops hint over David de Gea's Real Madrid moveRead the original story w/Photo

    27 min ago | Independent.ie

    Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has dropped a major hint that David de Gea is on his way to Spain this summer. De Gea appears likely to quit Old Trafford for Real, who are planning a major overhaul of their squad under incoming new head coach Rafael Benitez.

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  11. Aaron Ramsey to Barcelona: Wales manager Chris Coleman says Arsenal...Read the original story w/Photo

    33 min ago | The Independent

    The Arsenal midfielder will reportedly be the subject of a summer bid from the Nou Camp, and according to Coleman, the idea of the midfielder turning out for the Champions League finalists should not be discounted. "Barca signed Rakitic from Sevilla last year," said the former Fulham manager.

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  12. Warm welcome for ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | Sky Sports

    Three days after a victory parade in London, Chelsea were cheered on by more adoring fans as they arrived in Thailand for their post-season tour. Among the names on tour are Chelsea's player of the season Eden Hazard, John Terry, Nemanja Matic and Diego Costa.

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  13. Alexis Sanchez: 'Every time someone takes the ball off me I feel ...Read the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | The Independent

    Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Alexis Sanchez has said that when dispossessed of the ball it feels as though he's been "stripped of my toy".

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  14. Arsenal looks to retain FA Cup to salvage seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    35 min ago | Daily Herald

    With Champions League and Premier League titles still seemingly way beyond the team, Arsenal is again relying on an FA Cup triumph to salvage some silverware from its season. For the second straight year, Arsenal heads into the final of the world's oldest club competition as the big favorite against a team that has ended the season fighting against relegation from the Premier League.

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  15. Swansea City star Federico Fernandez misses out on Argentina...Read the original story w/Photo

    38 min ago | This is South Wales

    Fernandez was named in the provisional squad for the tournament, which kicks off in Chile next month, after an impressive season at the Liberty. But he was one of seven players culled from that group as coach Gerardo Martino named his final 23-man party for the tournament.

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  16. Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Ryan Mason pose outside the Sydney...Read the original story w/Photo

    40 min ago | Daily Mail

    Tottenham duo Harry Kane and Ryan Mason posed for a picture in front of the Sydney Opera House shortly after arriving in Australia ahead of their side's post-season friendly against Sydney FC on Saturday. Kane, Mason and the rest of Tottenham's travelling party were greeted by over 200 supporters after landing in Sydney at 11:30am local time.

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  17. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    42 min ago | Daily Star

    The 47-year-old will take charge of Borussia Dortmund for the final time on Saturday in the German Cup final before stepping down as manager. Brendan Rodgers is under growing pressure at Liverpool after a disappointing season saw last season's runners-up finish sixth this term; their campaign ending with a 6-1 humiliation at Stoke.

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  18. Proud Basques Athletic Bilbao eyeing Cup upset against BarcaRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | DNA India

    Athletic Bilbao have proudly resisted pressure to abandon their policy of only recruiting players of Basque origin, making it all the more impressive that they are the club standing between Barcelona and a record-extending 27th King's Cup. Treble-chasing Barca host Bilbao, who are second on the all-time winners list with 23 Cups, in the final on Saturday having already wrapped up a fifth La Liga title in seven years.

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  19. Chelsea's 5-3 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur? Southampton's 8-0 win...Read the original story w/Photo

    47 min ago | Daily Mail

    The end of the Barclays Premier League season for another year allows us to look back and recall which games we found most enthralling. As always, get involved in the debate in our comments section below and tell us which matches you feel should have been included.

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  20. FIFA Corruption Scandal: The Best MemesThe Internet world pokes fun...Read the original story

    48 min ago | Hollywood Reporter

    The arrest and U.S. indictment of high-level officials of world soccer governing body FIFA and others has not only drawn media headlines across the globe. It has also led to a slew of memes poking fun at FIFA, its boss Sepp Blatter , who was not arrested and is not facing charges, and the U.S. interest in the soccer body.

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