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  • Sane brushes off talk of Schalke exit

    Sane brushes off talk of Schalke exit

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    Sane brushes off talk of Schalke exit

    Germany youngster Leroy Sane has dismissed talk of leaving Schalke and is focused on making Joachim Low's 23-man squad for Euro 2016. …

  • Real Madrid midfielder Modric toughened by Croatia's war

    Real Madrid midfielder Modric toughened by Croatia's war

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    Real Madrid midfielder Modric toughened by Croatia's war

    Bombs fell on the Croatian town of Zadar as Luka Modric refined his football skills in the corridors of a refugee hotel and in cratered car parks. Modric, 30, is now Real Madrid's midfield general, plotting attacks for Cristiano Ronaldo, Gareth Bale and Karim Benzema. Modric was "a vivid child who liked to socialise," recalled Miodrag Paunovic, one of Modric's trainers when he made his football debut with NK Zadar nearly 25 years ago. …

  • Mourinho is United's biggest ever signing - former CEO Kenyon

    Mourinho is United's biggest ever signing - former CEO Kenyon

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    Mourinho is United's biggest ever signing - former CEO Kenyon

    Jose Mourinho is the biggest signing Manchester United have ever made, former United and Chelsea chief executive Peter Kenyon said on Friday. Kenyon, who now works as an advisor for Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid, was the man who first brought Mourinho into English football as Chelsea manager in 2004. …

  • Atletico's Simeone eyes history in Champions League final

    Atletico's Simeone eyes history in Champions League final

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    Atletico's Simeone eyes history in Champions League final

    Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is ready to shoulder "113 years of history" ahead of a Champions League final with Real Madrid that striker Fernando Torres has labelled the "game of my life". Record 10-time champions Real are the opposition at the San Siro stadium in Milan on Saturday, when Atletico will seek to avenge their stunning defeat to their bitter city rivals in a pulsating 2014 final in Lisbon. …

  • Yorke: Giggs should be Mourinho successor

    Yorke: Giggs should be Mourinho successor

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    Yorke: Giggs should be Mourinho successor

    Dwight Yorke believes Ryan Giggs should remain at Manchester United with a view to succeeding Jose Mourinho as boss. …