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Ziganda appointed as new Athletic Bilbao coach

Ziganda appointed as new Athletic Bilbao coach

Former Athletic Bilbao forward Jose Angel Ziganda has been appointed head coach, replacing Ernesto Valverde. 25 May 2017
Ajax starting XI against Manchester United youngest ever in major European final

Ajax starting XI against Manchester United youngest ever in major European final

Ajax go for youth when they take on Manchester United in the Europa League final, with Wayne Rooney missing out for Jose Mourinho's men. 25 May 2017
Wenger uncertainty no excuse, says Mertesacker

Wenger uncertainty no excuse, says Mertesacker

Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker refuses to look for excuses after Arsene Wenger's said the environment at the club had been a hindrance. 25 May 2017
Pique calls for video referees in Spain to boost LaLiga standards

Pique calls for video referees in Spain to boost LaLiga standards

Gerard Pique has been in trouble for comments about referees this season but he wants VAR brought in to make their lives easier. 25 May 2017
CAF Champions League Review: Mamelodi Sundowns see off Vita Club

CAF Champions League Review: Mamelodi Sundowns see off Vita Club

Ronald Chitiyo was the hero for CAPS United, while titleholders Mamelodi Sundowns recorded an away win over Vita Club. 25 May 2017
Terry 'couldn't care less' over Chelsea farewell criticism

Terry 'couldn't care less' over Chelsea farewell criticism

Chelsea legend John Terry has hit out at those who criticised him for arranging his own substitution in his farewell game. 25 May 2017
Victor Valdes to leave Middlesbrough

Victor Valdes to leave Middlesbrough

Ex-Barcelona and Manchester United goalkeeper Victor Valdes will leave Middlesbrough after his contract was terminated by mutual consent. 25 May 2017
Goretzka: Bayern rumours are false

Goretzka: Bayern rumours are false

Leon Goretzka is adamant reports claiming that he will leave Schalke for Bayern Munich on a free transfer next year are false. 25 May 2017
Valverde 'cannot confirm' Barcelona talks but admits to interest from other clubs

Valverde 'cannot confirm' Barcelona talks but admits to interest from other clubs

Ernesto Valverde is unwilling to say if Barcelona have approached him, although he does admit that a number of clubs are interested. 25 May 2017
Deco: How Jose Mourinho changed management in Portugal

Deco: How Jose Mourinho changed management in Portugal

Former Porto midfielder Deco has told FourFourTwo that Mourinho brought something to his work that no one really had before a winning mentality 25 May 2017
Guillermo Varela to miss German Cup final with infected tattoo, furious Frankfurt end his loan

Guillermo Varela to miss German Cup final with infected tattoo, furious Frankfurt end his loan

The Manchester United loanees infected arm artwork has spelled the premature end of his time at the Bundesliga club. 24 May 2017
Sacachispas dress up as superheroes before Copa Argentina game – then pull off giant-killing

Sacachispas dress up as superheroes before Copa Argentina game – then pull off giant-killing

The Argentine fourth division club motivated themselves by dressing up ahead of a crunch Copa Argentina clash, and only went and managed a shock result. 24 May 2017
Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester terror attack

Chelsea cancel victory parade after Manchester terror attack

A suicide bomber killed 22 people at a pop concert in Manchester on Monday, leading to increased fears over security. 24 May 2017
Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

Lionel Messi has failed in his appeal against his suspended 21-month prison sentence having been found guilty of tax fraud last year. 24 May 2017
Gerrard inspires Liverpool win over Sydney

Gerrard inspires Liverpool win over Sydney

A Steven Gerrard-inspired first half laid the platform for a comprehensive 3-0 win by Liverpool over Sydney FC in a friendly on Wednesday night in front of 72,892 fans. 24 May 2017
Sturridge hails ANZ atmosphere

Sturridge hails ANZ atmosphere

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has hailed the atmosphere at ANZ Stadium after more than 72,000 fans turned out to see the Reds crush Sydney FC 3-0 on Wednesday night. 24 May 2017
'We couldn't get close to them'

'We couldn't get close to them'

Sydney FC striker Matt Simon says his side simply couldn’t get close to a “world class” Liverpool outfit in Wednesday’s 3-0 friendly loss at ANZ Stadium. 24 May 2017
Piatti completes permanent Espanyol switch

Piatti completes permanent Espanyol switch

Having enjoyed a productive season on loan, Pablo Piatti has signed a long-term deal with Espanyol. 24 May 2017
Final tough for homegrown United players after Manchester attack - Neville

Final tough for homegrown United players after Manchester attack - Neville

Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville thinks the club's homegrown stars will be particularly hard hit by the attack in the city. 24 May 2017
Diego Maradona mocked in South Korea U20 player's celebration

Diego Maradona mocked in South Korea U20 player's celebration

The Argentine legend got burned by forward Paik Seung-ho after acting dangerously overconfident when making the competition draw. 24 May 2017
Ferguson's 26-year Man Utd reign unmatchable - Wenger

Ferguson's 26-year Man Utd reign unmatchable - Wenger

Alex Ferguson's praise of Arsene Wenger has pleased the Arsenal boss, who cannot see himself matching his old rival's 26 years at one club. 24 May 2017