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The MLS Wrap: Fire lean on rookies in big win and the best of week 8

Veljko Paunovic turned to rookies to help the Chicago Fire knock off the New York Red Bulls and his youngsters delivered

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Arsenal should replace Arsene Wenger with Rafa Benitez - Ray Parlour

With the Arsenal managerial job now available, the FC crew assess the possible successors to Arsene Wenger and the challenges they will face. The FC panel believe Arsene Wenger could leave a bad taste in mouths of Arsenal fans if he doesn't handle his departure the right way. Arsene Wenger delivers his verdict on Arsenal's win over West Ham, what the future holds for him after his 22-year tenure ends and more. 'One of the best.' 'He moved the goalposts.' Premier...

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Liverpool's Mohamed Salah: I want to beat Roma despite friendships

Steve Nicol and Alejandro Moreno sing the praises of Mohamed Salah after the Liverpool star was named the PFA Player of the Year. ESPN FC discuss Mohamed Salah being named PFA Player of the Year as well as AS Roma's chances of beating Liverpool in the Champions League semi-finals. Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah said he is keen to break Andy Cole's Premier League record of 34 goals in a season after receiving the PFA Player of the Year award on Sunday. Mohamed Salah...

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Antonio Conte wins back support from Chelsea fans as Abramovich weighs up options

The ESPN FC team answer your tweets on Alvaro Morata vs. Romelu Lukaku, Manchester United's comeback, Napoli's season and more. Chelsea coach Antonio Conte has said that his team won't be the favourites when they face Manchester United in the FA Cup final. Southampton manager Mark Hughes and midfielder Oriol Romeu were frustrated by the lack of VAR after Saints were beaten 2-0 by Chelsea in the semifinal of the FA Cup on Sunday. Steve Nicol says Chelsea will be...

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NPFL Observations: Ezenwa, Orji and violence

We have quickly hurtled to the midway point of the Nigeria Professional Football League, and Lobi Stars are setting a pace as breathless as the speed with which the competition is racing to what should be a record finish. This past matchday was no different as the action continued all the way to Monday evening, highlighted by the smothering of league top scorer Junior Looks for another week, and pockets of undesirable assault at one venue. Here is what we took from the weekend that...

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De Gea: This has been my best season

David De Gea believes the current campaign has been the best of his seven years at United to date. The post De Gea: This has been my best season appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.

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Carlo Ancelotti in talks with Italy to become next head coach - reports

Shaka Hislop shares his thoughts on whether Carlo Ancelotti is the right man to bring Italy back to their former glory. Gab Marcotti and Craig Burley go back and forth on how much Gian Piero Ventura is at fault for Italy missing the World Cup. Italy are close to appointing Carlo Ancelotti as their new head coach, according to local reports. Ancelotti is reported to have met with Alessandro Costacurta and Roberto Fabbricini, who are fronting an Italian Olympic Committee-led search...

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Juventus' Gianluigi Buffon will be Boca Juniors target this summer - coach

The FC panel examine the biggest moments between Real Madrid and Juventus, including the late penalty for Real Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon's red card and more. Boca Juniors coach Guillermo Barros Schelotto has confirmed his club have a desire to sign Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Buffon, who is out of contract this summer, has been linked to a move to the Argentine club, but his longtime agent, Silvano Martina, said earlier this month that he was not aware of any interest from Boca in...

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Man City won't sell John Stones, eye Napoli's Jorginho - sources

Manchester City showed no signs of slowing down after securing the title, as the Premier League champions thrashed Swansea City. Manchester City showed no signs of slowing down after securing the title, as the Premier League champions thrashed Swansea City. Manchester City showed no signs of slowing down after securing the title, as the Premier League champions thrashed Swansea City. Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola was pleased his side were still giving their...

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It's early to compare Mohamed Salah with Lionel Messi, says former Bafana captain Steven Pienaar

Despite breaking several records with Liverpool this season, Pienaar feels there's still a long way for Salah to be compared with Messi

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'Goal machine' Ronaldo is more complete than Messi – Kimmich

Bayern Munich host Real Madrid on Wednesday and Joshua Kimmich is braced to take on "goal machine" Cristiano Ronaldo.

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Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar & the highest paid players in world football

The Barcelona superstar earns an amazing €126 million, according to France Football, which far outstrips his rivals, including Cristiano Ronaldo

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Cristiano Ronaldo, Robert Lewandowski will decide Champions League semifinal - Xabi Alonso

Cristiano Ronaldo and Real Madrid scored some dazzling goals on their way to the Champions League semifinals for the eighth straight year. Relive Bayern's journey to the last four and a seventh UCL semifinal meeting against Real Madrid. ESPN's Alison Bender previews the Champions League semi-final matches where Liverpool take on AS Roma and Real Madrid face Bayern Munich. The FC crew are split on whether Bayern Munich or Real Madrid is the likelier side to prevail...

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How Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has performed vs. Tottenham since 1996

Arsene Wenger has announced he is to leave Arsenal at the end of the season. So which Tottenham manager did Wenger love and hate playing against the most? LOVE: Martin Jol Wenger went more than a decade without losing a league game to Spurs between November 1999 and April 2010, seeing off four Tottenham managers who never defeated Arsenal in any competition during that span. But his dominance was perhaps most notable against Glenn Hoddle and Martin Jol. Hoddle was one of the first of...

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Mikel Arteta to Arsenal too much of a gamble in life after Arsene Wenger

With the Arsenal managerial job now available, the FC crew assess the possible successors to Arsene Wenger and the challenges they will face. The FC panel believe Arsene Wenger could leave a bad taste in mouths of Arsenal fans if he doesn't handle his departure the right way. Arsene Wenger jokes that the tributes to him after the decision to leave Arsenal feel like witnessing his own funeral. Arsene Wenger delivers his verdict on Arsenal's win over West Ham, what...

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Juventus title win would be 'extraordinary' - Massimiliano Allegri

The ESPN FC guys discuss the rejuvenated title race in Serie A and debate the quality of the match between Juventus and Napoli. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says his side are now going to need "something extraordinary" to win their seventh straight Scudetto after taking a hit against Napoli on Sunday night. The Bianconeri's lead over the Partenopei at the top of Serie A was cut to a single point at the weekend, but with away games at Inter Milan and Roma to come inside the final four...

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Manchester City right to escape punishment for pitch invasion

The Exploding Heads recap the FA Cup semifinals, PFA Player of the Year awards and more with Premier League in 90 seconds. When the full time whistle went at the end of Manchester City's 5-0 win over Swansea on Sunday, it was clear there was going to be a pitch invasion. Extra stewards had lined around the perimeter advertising boards and fans were in a celebratory mood, with the match the first since the club clinched the Premier League title. When the match was over, supporters poured on...

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John Terry meets Chelsea teammates in fancy dress for David Luiz birthday

Chelsea players past and present hit the town in fancy dress on Monday night to help David Luiz celebrate his 31st birthday. The party took place at Under the Bridge, the exclusive nightclub located beneath Chelsea's Stamford Bridge stadium. Among the revellers, Willy Caballero spent the night with a head full of curls in a look similar to Luiz's usual style. Feliz cumpleaños hermano @davidluiz_4 bendiciones y los mejores deseos para vos. A post shared by Willy Caballero (@willycaba)...

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VOTE: Champions League semifinal XI: Roma, Liverpool, Real and Bayern

ESPN's Alison Bender previews the Champions League semi-final matches where Liverpool take on AS Roma and Real Madrid face Bayern Munich. The Champions League semifinals bring together the four best teams in Europe this season, but which players would get into an XI? Pick the best of Roma, Liverpool, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich to make a 4-3-3 formation. (function(d,s,id){var...

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Di Francesco: Me and Klopp have beards, glasses and same football philosophy

AS Roma head coach Eusebio Di Francesco compares his footballing style with Jurgen Klopp's as the Italian side prepare to face Liverpool in the first leg of UEFA Champions League semifinal on Tuesday.

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