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Thierry Henry won't like Patrick Vieira for a 'little bit' during Monaco v Nice – video

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Monaco head coach Thierry Henry has joked that he and former teammate Patrick Vieira 'won't like each other for a little bit' when the Ligue-1 strugglers play Nice on 16 January.Henry played alongside Vieira, who now manages eighth-place Nice, for Arsenal from 1999 to 2005, winning two Premier League titles and two FA Cups along the way. The pair also lifted the World Cup together with France in 1998.'We played with each other, battled with each other, in the national team and with Arsenal. But, it's going to be Monaco versus Nice. That's the most important thing,' Henry told the media ahead of the match at the Stade Louis II Cesc Fàbregas leaves Chelsea to reunite with Thierry Henry at Monaco Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Thierry Henry won't like Patr

Aaron Ramsey will follow in the footsteps of greatness by moving to Juventus | Richard Williams

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Legendary status earned by John Charles in Turin is proof that the Welsh playmaker can still make up for time lost at ArsenalThere may be no second acts in American lives, as F Scott Fitzgerald once claimed, but a footballer can sometimes stretch to a third. Aaron Ramsey’s first act opened in 2007, when he made his debut for Cardiff City at the age of 16, as the club’s youngest ever player. His second began in the summer of 2008, when he signed with Arsenal for £4.8m. This summer’s anticipated move will give him the chance, at 28, to make another new beginning.Midway through his second season in north London he was looking like one of Arsène Wenger’s better ideas, when a challenge from Stoke City’s Ryan Shawcross broke the tibia and fibula of his right leg. His recovery and rehabili

The Fiver | A lament about the EU that might well have been entitled You Lost, Get Over It

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Sign up now! Sign up now! Sign up now? Sign up now!Traditionally more famous for his rants about referees than referendums, Neil Warnock has cut an uncharacteristically chilled out figure since securing promotion to the Premier League with Cardiff City last season. Having spent the past five months wandering from ground to ground openly marvelling at the how big and shiny and expensive everything seems, the 70-year-old has recently gone all Old Man Yells At Cloud – first with Nathaniel Clyne and then in a post-match lament about the European Union that might well have been entitled You Lost, Get Over It. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : The Fiver | A lament about the EU that might well have been entitled You Lost, Get Over It

Solskjær's joy of six, Liverpool's grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly

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Melissa Rudd, Barry Glendenning, Barney Ronay and Jonathan Wilson discuss Manchester United’s win at Wembley, Mike Ashley’s money, Declan Rice’s future, Burnley’s 2-1 win without a shot on target and SpygateJoin the conversation on Facebook, Twitter and email.We look back at the weekend of football just gone, starting with Manchester United’s 1-0 win over Spurs at Wembley, Ole Gunnar Solskjær’s sixth victory in his six games in charge. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : Solskjær's joy of six, Liverpool's grind, Declan Rice and spies – Football Weekly

'Vooooooosh': Iñaki Williams and a run like nobody has run before | Sid Lowe

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The Athletic Bilbao forward is not a prolific scorer but, against Sevilla, his incredible sprint and finish astonished San Mamés When the ball came to Iñaki Williams and he spun, turning it sharply around Sergi Gómez and into the centre circle, a single thought and word occurred to everyone inside San Mamés, Iñaki included: Run! And so he ran. He ran like no one they’d ever seen run before: faster and faster until somehow, eight seconds later and 70 metres away, he was standing before them roaring, and Athletic were 2-0 up with five minutes left, Sevilla beaten. All around they went wild, as breathless as he was. Related: 'All guilty': Marseille fans spell out their anger at players, coach and club Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : 'Vooooooosh': Iñaki Wil

‘I was in the shadows’: Paul Pogba says Solskjær has brought back his smile

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• ‘It is a pleasure to play again. Now I am always smiling’• Jesse Lingard urges David de Gea to stay at Old TraffordPaul Pogba has paid tribute to Ole Gunnar Solskjær for bringing the sunshine back to his life at Manchester United. “Before the coach arrived I was in the shadows, on the bench, and I accepted that,” he said. “It is a pleasure to play again. Now I am always smiling.”The Frenchman’s charismatic performance at Tottenham, coming from a positive place and more proactive position, was one of the catalysts of United’s most impressive victory since Solskjær took over. Continue reading... Source: Football News Link : ‘I was in the shadows’: Paul Pogba says Solskjær has brought back his smile