Football

Scala to assess 'corruption' reports

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 20:41
The head of Fifa's Audit and Compliance Committee is to evaluate reports into alleged World Cup corruption.
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VIDEO: Carney set for 'amazing' 100th cap

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 19:26
England winger Karen Carney tells BBC Midlands Today it will be an "amazing" feeling when she earns her 100th cap against Germany at Wembley on Sunday.
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Espinoza denies 'homesick' claims

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:10
Wigan's Roger Espinoza denies claims made by ex-boss Uwe Rosler that he wanted to leave the club because he was homesick.
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Man Utd's Blind not out for six months

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 18:06
A knee injury will sideline Manchester United midfielder Daley Blind for several weeks but not six months, the club say.
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Toure could feature in Nations Cup

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:59
Yaya Toure is among the Premier League players who may miss club games in the new year to compete in the Africa Cup of Nations.
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Market for women's game 'proven'

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:55
England women's midfielder Karen Carney believes their historic game at Wembley on Sunday proves there is an appetite for the women's game.
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Bony speculation will go on - Monk

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 17:49
Swansea City manager Garry Monk says striker Wilfried Bony's new contract will not stop transfer speculation.
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'Kitchen' insult appeal dismissed

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 16:35
Northumberland County FA official John Cummings's appeal against a ban for discriminatory language is dismissed.
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King reveals Easdale Rangers concern

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:46
Prospective Rangers investor Dave King says Sandy Easdale sought assurances that he would not be forced out of Ibrox.
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VIDEO: Keane criticism nonsense - Martinez

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:32
Everton manager Roberto Martinez says the attention over his players' fitness is "nonsense" after Republic of Ireland assistant Roy Keane criticised the club.
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Chelsea fans group backs safe standing

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 15:03
The Chelsea Supporters Trust calls for safe standing areas to improve the Stamford Bridge ambience.
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Giroud fit to face Manchester United

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 14:20
Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud is fit to return against Manchester United after missing three months with a broken leg.
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Boss Clark makes rollercoaster offer

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 13:12
Blackpool manager Lee Clark says he will overcome his fear of rollercoasters and ride 'Big One' if they avoid relegation.
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Buffon to stay at Juventus until 39

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:58
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon signs new contract extension to keep him at the club beyond his 39th birthday.
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Mackay hiring 'a mockery of inquiry'

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:43
Leroy Rosenior feels Malky Mackay's appointment as Wigan manager "makes a mockery" of an ongoing FA inquiry.
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Slade 'professional' over Mackay

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:16
Cardiff boss Russell Slade vows to act "professionally" when he meets Wigan's ex-Cardiff manager Malky Mackay in February.
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Phelan joins Norwich coaching staff

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:09
Championship side Norwich City appoint former Manchester United assistant manager Mike Phelan as first-team coach.
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Martinez praises 'brave' West Ham

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 12:02
West Ham play "brave football" and are one of eight teams challenging for Europe, says Everton manager Roberto Martinez.
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Awford 'angry' after Pompey Cup exit

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:51
Portsmouth boss Andy Awford vows to make changes to his squad after their FA Cup first-round replay exit to Aldershot.
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Hartson's regret over Berkovic kick

BBC News Feeds Football - Thu, 11/20/2014 - 11:06
Ex-Wales striker John Hartson admits kicking West Ham team-mate Eyal Berkovic in 1998 was the biggest regret of his career.
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