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  1. Southampton fans react on Twitter to James Ward-Prowse's contract extensionRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business News

    ... freelance writer for Sports New Media. John has also seen his work been published by the likes of The Guardian, World Soccer and Shoot Magazine over the course of his bourgeoning journalism career so far. He has a particular expertise in all things ...

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  2. The curse of the Gulf: Madrid, Milan and Man City paying the price for Middle East exertionsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    COMMENT: Money-spinning friendlies in the Middle East help develop supporter bases and keep the sponsors happy, but they can derail a club's season on the pitch By Reda Maher Before the 2014-15 winter break, Real Madrid won 22 matches in a row. They were champions of the world, top of La Liga, winners of Champions League Group B and about to face Atletico Madrid in the Copa del Rey round of 16. Fast forward to January 7 and Real had lost their first two games since the restart of the Spanish domestic season - in La Liga to Valencia and in the Copa to Atletico .

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  3. Swansea confirm capture of Southampton manRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business News

    BREAKING: We are delighted to announce the signing of @SouthamptonFC midfielder @jackcork1 for an undisclosed fee. pic.twitter.com/klFaGIZ8sc Cork, 25, has penned a three-and-a-half year deal at the Liberty Stadium for a fee believed to be in the region of 3 million.

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  4. Hull City agree fee for N'DoyeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    QPR remain in talks with the forward but Steve Bruce is hopeful he can ease his injury crisis in attacking areas Hull City have agreed a fee - thought to be around 3million - for Lokomotiv Moscow striker Dame N'Doye . Though Goal understands QPR are also in negotiations, the Tigers look to have stolen a march in the battle for the forward.

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  5. Arsenal temmmate highlights the reason for Coquelin's breakthroughRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Business News

    Arsenal midfielder Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain has told the club's official website that Francis Coquelin's mental strength is the reason for his recent resurgence. The pair made their debuts for the club in the same match, with the England international replacing the Frenchman in the 8-2 thumping at Manchester United in August 2011, but their paths went in different directions from there.

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  6. Ronaldo aware of his mistake, insists AncelottiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The coach says his star man has shown remorse for last weekend's sending off, which has seen him banned for two games, while denying reports the forward is injured Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has insisted Cristiano Ronaldo is fully aware that his behaviour in the 2-1 win over Cordoba last weekend was unacceptable. The forward lost his temper towards the closing stages of the game and was shown a straight red card after kicking Cordoba defender Edimar.

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  7. Manchester United's Darren Fletcher is headed for West HamRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Hampshire Chronicle

    Darren Fletcher looks set to sign for West Ham despite the news that Michael Carrick has been sidelined for at least four weeks with a muscle injury. Louis van Gaal suffered yet another injury setback on Friday after the Manchester United manager confirmed Carrick will miss the whole of February because of a "rupture" to an unspecified muscle.

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  8. Inter & AC Milan should merge, says RaiolaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The former Fifa presidency candidate has launched a controversial idea to help the Serie A giants become competitive once more Controversial agent Mino Raiola has advised AC Milan and Inter to consider joining forces if they want to be able to compete with the big guns in Europe again. The representative of Paul Pogba, Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Mario Balotelli among others feels the Serie A giants currently lack the financial resources to challenge for top honours in Europe and believes merging would give them the best chance of returning to the top.

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  9. Pochettino fumes at 'unfair' Tottenham scheduleRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The north London outfit travel to Florence to take on Fiorentina just three days before the League Cup final, and the former Southampton boss feels that gives Chelsea an advantage Mauricio Pochettino is furious with a schedule that sees Tottenham play in Italy three days before meeting Chelsea in the League Cup final. Tottenham's continued involvement in the Europa League, along with their progression to the Capital One Cup decider, has left them with a hectic line-up of fixtures to negotiate.

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  10. Shakira and Gerard Pique Welcome Second Baby Boy, Reveal Meaningful Baby NameRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | ContactMusic.com

    Congratulations to Shakira and Gerard Pique, who just welcomed their second child together, a boy they named Sasha. The pop star tweeted the happy news on Friday, January 30th, from Barcelona, where she had given birth.

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  11. Hatem Ben Arfa must wait until next season to make Nice debut after ...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    As Frank Lampard prepares for his emotional return to Chelsea, JAMIE CARRAGHER writes that he was wrong to join Man City... and that he can understand why some fans feel betrayed From City reject to United signing via Salford City, the amazing comeback of El Fitouri Fletcher set to sign A 75,000-a-week deal until 2018 with West Ham after Van Gaal confirms United exit Paulista is being taught key words like 'offside' and 'look at the linesman' as he is joined by rookie Crowley at Arsenal training 'If somebody is stood in front of my door who is an exceptional player, I will open the door,' says Wenger Countdown to Battle at the Bridge: Chelsea and Manchester City stars polish plans for crunch match that could decide the title No Costa? No Fabregas? No hope? One has scored 17 goals, the other has delivered 15 assists... so just how will Chelsea cope? As Mourinho closes ranks again, this is ... (more)

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  12. Official: Olic returns to HamburgRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The experienced Croatian forward, likely to be replaced in the Wolfsburg squad by Andre Schurrle, has opted to re-join the club which he left for Bayern Munich six years ago Veteran striker Ivica Olic has left Bundesliga high-flyers Wolfsburg and joined his former club Hamburg after passing a medical on Friday. The Croatia international, 35, has signed an 18-month deal with Josef Zinnbauer's side on the eve of their first game since the mid-season break against FC Koln.

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  13. Official: Manchester United sign El Fitouri as Amos joins BoltonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Goal.com

    The 20-year-old right-back joins the Old Trafford outfit having only made a handful of non-league appearances for Salford City since his arrival in early January Manchester United have completed the signing of defender Sadiq El Fitouri from Salford City while Ben Amos has joined Bolton Wanderers on loan. El Fitouri - who spent some of his teenage years with Manchester City - only made his debut for the non-league outfit in early January but impressed during a trial at Old Trafford.

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  14. Shakira gives birth to 2nd baby with Spanish football starRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | KIMA

    Colombian pop singer Shakira says she has given birth to a boy, her second child with partner, Spanish football star Gerard Pique. In a statement on her official Twitter account Friday, Shakira, 37, said Sasha Pique Mebarak was born Thursday at 9.54 p.m. in Barcelona.

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  15. Shakira gives birth to second child in BarcelonaRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    The "Hips Don't Lie" hitmaker reportedly welcomed a baby boy following a scheduled Caesarean section shortly before midnight at the Hospital Quiron Teknon in Barcelona, Spain. Shakira's partner Gerard Pique was congratulated on Twitter.com by fellow soccer star Lionel Messi, who wrote, "Congratulations @shakira and @3gerardpique on the birth of your son."

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  16. Manuel Pellegrini's Manchester City side face title rivals Chelsea on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Echo-news.co.uk

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini believes Chelsea striker Diego Costa should change his game in the light of the Liverpool stamping controversy. Costa has been banned for three matches - ruling him out of Saturday's top-of-the-table Barclays Premier League clash with City - after being found guilty of violent conduct over a clash with Liverpool's Emre Can.

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  17. Mark Hughes talking about new contract with Stoke CityRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Football365

    Hughes signed a three-year deal with the Potters in the summer of 2013 and he led them to their highest Premier League finish - ninth - last season. They go into Saturday's home clash against Hughes' former club QPR sitting in 10th place, albeit eight points adrift of the European places.

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  18. Cristiano Ronaldo admits he made a mistake against Cordoba, says Real Madrid manager Carlo AncelottiRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Football365

    Cristiano Ronaldo knows he made a mistake in the incident which led to his dismissal at Cordoba and has accepted his two-game ban, according to Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti. The newly-crowned FIFA World Player of the Year saw red, and was subsequently banned, for lashing out at Cordoba defender Edimar during Los Blancos' 2-1 win last weekend.

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  19. Shakira and Gerard Pique welcome a second baby boyRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Los Angeles Times

    Shakira is a now a mother of two with soccer star Gerard Pique, and the new baby's name is ... Shakira has a new little voice in her life: The singer and her boyfriend Gerard Pique have welcomed a second baby son. Sasha Piqu Mebarak was born just before 10 p.m. local time in Barcelona, the couple announced Friday on her official website.

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  20. Mark Hughes delighted at the prospect of signing a new two-year-deal with StokeRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    Preliminary discussions are under way between the Welshman - appointed Potters manager in the summer of 2013 on a three-year deal - and the Staffordshire outfit over a new contract. It has been a happy working relationship so far, with Hughes guiding Stoke to their highest-ever Premier League finish of ninth last season.

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