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David Denton warns Wales to write off Scotland at their peril as the No 8 aims to hand Vern Cotter a first Six Nations win

Scotland have not won in Cardiff for 14 years but on Friday night David Denton warned Wales to write off Vern Cotter's men at their peril. Warren Gatland's side are big favourites for the showdown.
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Scotland can get things rolling in this Six Nations campaign... but they need to generate quick ball first 

ANDY NICOL: What a difference a week makes. Just seven days ago, I was confident that Scotland were going to have a good Six Nations and be serious contenders for the first time in years.
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Guus Hiddink is optimistic that Chelsea can still claim silverware despite poor season   

Guus Hiddink has admitted that he believes silverware can still be lifted at Stamford Bridge this season. Mired dangerously above the relegation zone for much of the campaign
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Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino challenges his title-chasing side to play like 'lions' against Manchester City 

The Foxes are out in front but a Tottenham side described as 'lions' by Mauricio Pochettino are leading the hunt. Sunday will go some way to determining if Spurs are ready to be champions.
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Luka Modric has his 'fingers crossed' that Tottenham Hotspur win the Premier League title after admitting that he will be forever grateful to Spurs' adoring fans

Ex-Tottenham Hotspur star Luka Modric has praised his former side's form this season and admits that he is hopeful that they can lift the Premier League title. The 30-year-old spent four years in north London.
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Joe Schmidt's smarts the key to success against France as Ireland coach looks to outwit Guy Noves in Paris 

It was 17 days ago at the tournament launch in London when Joe Schmidt advertised how a top-half finish should be considered a success for title hat-trick chasing Ireland.
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Remi Garde warns Aston Villa old boy Christian Benteke will be a threat despite his Liverpool struggles

The Frenchman also feels Liverpool can rise at any time under Jurgen Klopp as the German battles to find consistency at Anfield - having won just 12 of his 29 games in charge.
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Frank Lampard in line to follow Gary Neville after signing up with TV talent agency

CHARLES SALE - SPORTS AGENDA: Chelsea legend Lampard is expected to move into the media after he completes a two-year MLS contract with New York City in July 2017
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Christian Benteke is lacking in confidence as Jurgen Klopp admits only misfiring Liverpool striker can change his fortunes 

Jurgen Klopp has admitted Christian Benteke’s confidence has been dented but warned his misfiring striker that only he can change his fortunes. Benteke returns to Aston Villa on Saturday
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Manchester City's big fear over Vincent Kompany as Manuel Pellegrini voices concern over Belgian's long term fitness

Vincent Kompany will return for Manchester City on Saturday against Tottenham but Manuel Pellegrini offers no guarantees his captain can see out the season.
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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal admits he would be 'disappointed' if club had held talks with Jose Mourinho

Louis van Gaal would feel betrayed if Manchester United have talked to Jose Mourinho behind his back, but will not seek assurances from Old Trafford executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward.
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HOT OR NOT: Marc Albrighton and Dimitri Payet are the Premier League's shining lights... but Derby County's decision to get rid of Paul Clement is mystifying 

It's Hot or Not time again as IAN LADYMAN reveals what's been making him feel warm and what's been leaving him cold as Liverpool's ticket fiasco, Jose Mourinho and Eddie Jones all feature.
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England coach Eddie Jones ignores hype ahead of Six Nations clash with Italy... but there’s a spot on bench for Maro Itoje

CHRIS FOY: Rome wasn’t built in a day and, as England prepare to face Italy there on Sunday, the same could be said about Eddie Jones’s emerging side.
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Tim Howard has been an 'ambassador' for Everton for the last decade and the fans still respect him, insists Roberto Martinez

Roberto Martinez insists Tim Howard has not lost the respect of Everton fans as the goalkeeper comes to the end of his career in England. Howard is expected to leave the Toffees in the summer.
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Leicester City Chairman Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha (left) and Vice-Chairman Aiyawatt Srivaddhanaprabha during the Barclays Premier League match at Selhurst Park, London.

Polo with Prince Charles, free beer for fans, caviar for the players and a £43m private jet. Here's why Leicester City's Thai owners are...TOP OF THE FOXES

LAURIE WHITWELL: Should Leicester City somehow pull off this astonishing raid on the Premier League title, expect the Midlands club's generous Thai owners to celebrate in style.
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Arsene Wenger suggests Leicester City could be disadvantaged by their clearer end of season run-in as the mind games begin

IAN LADYMAN: There are now thirteen games to go in this intriguing Barclays Premier League title race and, in north London at least, the phoney war has begun.
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Eddie Jones's England team are not as fit as the World Cup-winning class of 2003 

SIR CLIVE WOODWARD: I did not know whether to laugh or cry when England coach Eddie Jones and his defence man Paul Gustard both insisted this week that England weren’t fit enough.
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Lord Coe appeared to breach IAAF code of ethics on his way to becoming president of world athletics, new email reveals

MATT LAWTON - EXCLUSIVE: There is new evidence that indicates Lord Coe did breach the IAAF’s code of ethics on his way to becoming the president of world athletics.
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Connor Wickham let Crystal Palace down by elbowing Jan Vertonghen, admits Alan Pardew

Wickham was suspended for an elbow on Tottenham’s Jan Vertonghen last month and is now firmly behind Emmanuel Adebayor in Palace strikers pecking orde
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Martin Castrogiovanni feared he would never walk again after surgery... now the veteran Italy prop is gearing up to face England in Rome 

NIK SIMON: Veteran Italy tighthead Martin Castrogiovanni feared he might never walk again when surgeons made an eight-inch incision to remove a tumour from his spine.
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US Open organisers admit banned umpire worked at 2015 tournament as linesman

US Open organisers have admitted a banned umpire was allowed to work as a linesman during last year's tournament. The United States Tennis Association (USTA) has launched an investigation.
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Bob Paisley averaged 2.1 trophies per season at Liverpool... 20 years after his death, Merseyside remembers a genius  

IAN LADYMAN: Just 25 seconds into an evening at Southport’s Atkinson Theatre and the point is made. ‘Bob Paisley averaged 2.1 trophies per season at Liverpool,’ said the compere.
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Eddie Jones calls for 'ruthless' strike from England ahead of Six Nations showdown with Italy in Rome 

CHRIS FOY: Eddie Jones will order England to launch a ‘brutal’ and ‘ruthless’ onslaught against Italy in Rome on Sunday to ignite their RBS Six Nations title challenge.
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Wales don't need to chill out... Mike Phillips has just been in France for a bit too long, says defence coach Shaun Edwards 

NIK SIMON: Shaun Edwards claims Mike Phillips has ‘spent too much time in France’ after the Sportsmail columnist suggested Wales’s coaching staff should ‘chill out’ in training.
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Mourinho talks would 'disappoint' Van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says he would be "disappointed" if the club have held talks with Jose Mourinho.
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Diego Costa will wear a protective mask against Newcastle to complete Chelsea masked men XI

The Chelsea striker, who is having something of a renaissance under interim coach Guus Hiddink, broke it in an accidental collision with the young Canadian defender Fikayo Tomori on Thursday.
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Jose Mourinho will want Raphael Varane at Manchester United, but he is the 'future' of Real Madrid says Zinedine Zidane as he warns Special One off defender

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane is determined to keep defender Raphael Varane at the club amid reports that he will be a target for Jose Mourinho at Manchester United.
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Newcastle 26-14 Leicester: Tigers stunned at Kingston Park as Simon Hammersley and Adam Powell tries secure precious victory 

Newcastle breathed life into their hopes of avoiding relegation with a stunning victory over Leicester Tigers at Kingston Park.
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Huddersfield 13-18 Wigan: Josh Charnley cuts depleted Giants down to size

England winger Josh Charnley broke Huddersfield hearts with a try four minutes from the end as Wigan snatched a sixth successive win over the injury-hit Giants in the Super League.
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Carpi 1-3 Roma: Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah score late goals to move Luciano Spalletti's side up into third in Serie A

Roma climbed to third place in Serie A with a convincing 3-1 victory at relegation-threatened Carpi courtesy of two late goals by Edin Dzeko and Mohamed Salah.
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Luis Suarez on Champions League triumph and his hero Gabriel Batistuta: The top 10 quotes from Jamie Carragher's exclusive interview with former Liverpool star

Luis Suarez sat down with former Liverpool team-mate Jamie Carragher at Barcelona's new training ground to discuss life at Barcelona, his incredible time at Liverpool and what the future holds. 
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Newcastle 26-14 Leicester

Newcastle Falcons move off the bottom of the Premiership table with victory over a below-par Leicester Tigers.
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Dundee 2-0 St Johnstone

Dundee leapfrog St Johnstone in the Premiership table as a Kane Hemmings double give them a dominant win at Dens Park.
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Luis Suarez admits he misses the atmosphere in the Premier League but would only return to play for Liverpool

Luis Suarez misses the atmosphere and unpredictability of the Premier League, but would only return if it meant playing in front of the Kop with Liverpool again.
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Luis Suarez on Barcelona's star trio: Lionel Messi and Neymar 'took it as a sign' I was joining to help and not compete with them

EXCLUSIVE: Luis Suarez has opened up about his relationship with Lionel Messi and Neymar and says the forwards ‘took it as a sign’ that he joined Barcelona to help, not compete with them.
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LUIS SUAREZ INTERVIEW WITH JAMIE CARRAGHER: I want to be remembered for winning trophies and scoring goals... not just for the bad things I've done 

EXCLUSIVE: It's a quiet morning at Barcelona’s new training ground but old friends are about to be reunited. Sportsmail's JAMIE CARRAGHER flew to Spain to catch up with LUIS SUAREZ.
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Upping the exercise and cutting out alcohol and ginger biscuits... Sportsmail's Marcus Townend on crash course to be a jockey

MY JOCKEY CHALLENGE – MARCUS TOWNEND: I thought I saw one of my ribs earlier this week but maybe I was hallucinating. Lack of food can do strange things to your mind.
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Robin Goodfellow's Racing Tips: All the best bets for Saturday, February 13

Blazer dominates the market for Saturday’s Betfair Hurdle and many will feel he is a perfect fit for one of the season’s most competitive handicaps.
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Former Manchester United midfielder Nicky Butt set to be named club's Under 18s manager as part of academy overhaul

CHRIS WHEELER: Nicky Butt is set to take over as manager of Manchester United Under-18s for the rest of the season after Paul McGuinness became the first victim of an academy overhaul.
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Chris Morris stars as South Africa secure victory in fourth ODI in Johannesburg to level series with England 

PAUL NEWMAN IN JOHANNESBURG: South Africa edged a low-scoring thriller with their last pair at the crease when the unlikely figure of Chris Morris succeeded where the big names had failed.
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SA level series despite Root ton

Joe Root's 109 is in vain as Chris Morris hits 62 to help South Africa beat England by one wicket to level the ODI series 2-2.
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Nicky Henderson satisfied with My Tent Or Yours performance as JP McManus-owned gelding takes part in racecourse work-out

Trainer Nicky Henderson expressed satisfaction as My Tent Or Yours finally returned to the racecourse at Kempton on Friday. The 2014 Champion Hurdle runner-up has not run since that season.
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Jimmy Hill memorial sees Roy Hodgson, Gary Lineker and John Motson pay tribute

Football's great and good including John Motson, Roy Hodgson and Gary Lineker were among a host of stars to attend a Jimmy Hill memorial in Coventry on Friday night.
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Jamie Vardy's path from non-League star to Premier League top goalscorer proves English grassroots football is in good hands

The world will be watching as Leicester take on Arsenal on Sunday. It could end up being a title decider, but it also contains great examples of the importance of grassroots football.
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Charl Schwartzel surges into contention after second round 64 at Tshwane Open

Pre-tournament favourite Schwartzel began his second round just one shot inside the projected cut on one over par, but carded a flawless 64 at Pretoria Country Club to finish five under par.
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Neil Warnock relishing challenge of saving Rotherham from relegation

The 67-year-old has become the Millers' third manager of the season on a deal until May, returning to the game after leaving QPR before Christmas. Warnock takes over from Neil Redfearn.
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'Mechanical doper deserves long ban'

British cyclo-cross star Evie Richards says a six-month ban would be too short for mechanical doper Femke Van den Driessche.
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Ravi Bopara hits unbeaten 71 before taking 6-16 with the ball as Karachi Kings thrash Lahore Qalandars in Pakistan Super League

Discarded England all-rounder Ravi Bopara had a day to savour after starring with bat and ball for Karachi Kings in the Pakistan Super League.
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Alfa Romeo could return to Formula One grid, claims Ferrari chief Sergio Marchionne

Alfa Romeo could return to Formula One with their own team rather than simply putting their name to an engine provided by Ferrari, claims FIAT Chrysler chief executive Sergio Marchionne.
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Norwich to go 'back to basics' in bid to end six-game losing run, says boss Alex Neil

The struggling Canaries host West Ham on Saturday after losing 2-0 at bottom club Aston Villa following an abject display which was a sixth straight defeat in all competitions.
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Froch set to play Statham's 'wing man'

Former world champion super-middleweight Carl Froch hopes to play Jason Statham's "wing man" in a new crime series.
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Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink surprised by defender Kurt Zouma's upbeat attitude with long road to recovery ahead 

Guus Hiddink admits he has been taken aback by Kurt Zouma's upbeat attitude in the face of the injury setback that has ended the defender's season.
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Will Keane brought into Manchester United first team to face Sunderland after impressing Louis van Gaal in the Under 21s

Talented youngster Will Keane has been drafted into Manchester United's team that will play away at Sunderland on Saturday after several impressive performances for the Under 21s side.
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Daniel Sturridge delighted to be back fit as Liverpool striker beams during training ahead of Premier League clash with Aston Villa

The striker is expected to be named on the bench for Sunday's Barclays Premier League clash at Aston Villa on Saturday having made his first-team return during the week.
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Independent review of tennis integrity to last at least a year as panel plans thorough investigation into match-fixing claims

The independent review of integrity in tennis is expected to take at least a year. The review was announced at the Australian Open last month.
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Mark Cavendish claims victory at the Tour of Qatar despite narrow defeat in final stage 

Mark Cavendish claimed overall victory at the Tour of Qatar after the narrowest of defeats on the concluding fifth stage. Alexander Kristoff (Katusha) won his third stage of the five-day race.
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VIDEO: Bosses speak out on ticket prices

Premier League managers including Jurgen Klopp, Guus Hiddink and Arsene Wenger have had their say on the ongoing ticket prices debate.
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Italian Grand Prix future still unclear as Bernie Ecclestone admits Monza negotiations have become 'very political' 

The future of the Italian Grand Prix at Monza remains uncertain after this year with Bernie Ecclestone saying on Friday that a deal had become more complicated.
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Bacary Sagna poised to land new Manchester City contract after anchoring his position at right-back

Having played a bit-part role last season following his arrival from Arsenal, Bacary Sagna has dislodged Pablo Zabaleta as Manuel Pellegrini’s preferred right-back.
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Claudio Ranieri insists pressure is on title rivals: 'When they are playing in the cups we will go to the sea and sit in the sunshine'

Claudio Ranieri believes it's Arsenal who will be feeling the pressure ahead of Sunday's big Barclays Premier League clash at the Emirates, claiming it is they who have spent big in order to win the title.
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Leighton Baines struggling to regain Everton spot as Roberto Martinez admits reluctance to changing winning formula

Everton's Leighton Baines faces the first serious competition for his long-established left-back spot after manager Roberto Martinez admitted he has been reluctant to change his improved defence.
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Manchester City handed major boost as captain Vincent Kompany is declared fit for crunch tie with Tottenham

Manchester City have been given a huge boost with news talismanic captain Vincent Kompany will return for Sunday's crunch clash with Tottenham.
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Gary Neville is fighting for his reputation as Valencia face crucial Espanyol clash: 'I have to concentrate on winning the game'

PETE JENSON: Failure to win against Espanyol would mean Gary Neville would still be without a league victory after 10 games since taking over at the Mestalla and would set a new club record.
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Marcus Bent given suspended 12-month jail sentence after ex-Everton striker is found guilty of affray and possessing cocaine

Ex-Premier League football star Marcus Bent walked free from court on Friday despite lunging at police with a 15-inch meat cleaver and a large kitchen knife while off his head on cocaine.
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Bryan Oviedo signs new three-and-a-half-year contract at Everton and hails 'special club' and 'second home'  

Everton utility man Bryan Oviedo's recent impressive performances have been rewarded with a new three-and-a-half-year contract. The Costa Rica international called Everton a 'special club'
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Formula One coverage on Channel 4 to retain iconic Fleetwood Mac 'The Chain' title music 

Channel 4, the new terrestrial home of Formula One, will use Fleetwood Mac's The Chain as its title music. The song was first adopted by the BBC on its F1 coverage back in 1978
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West Ham loanee Martin Samuelsen continues to prove Manchester City wrong for letting him go as he shines for Peterborough

Norwegian teenager Martin Samuelsen was released on a free by Manchester City last year - which will astonish anyone who has seen him play for Peterborough recently.
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MILTON KEYNES, ENGLAND - AUGUST 03:  Jake Clarke-Salter of Chelsea in action during the Pre-Season Friendly match between MK Dons and Chelsea XI at Stadium mk on August 3, 2015 in Milton Keynes, England.  (Photo by Pete Norton/Getty Images)

Jake Clarke-Salter has been called into the Chelsea squad as defensive cover... but who is the 18-year-old hoping to make an impression at Stamford Bridge? 

Guus Hiddink has promoted 18-year-old Jake Clarke-Salter to Chelsea’s first-team squad in response to Kurt Zouma’s six-month knee ligament injury lay-off. Here's our guide
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Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been banned from all football-related activity for 12 years

Former FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke has been banned for 12 years for a number of offences including his part in a World Cup tickets scandal.
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SA women level series with England

South Africa beat England in a one-day international for the first time since 2004 to level the series at 1-1.
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Valcke given 12-year football ban

Former Fifa secretary-general Jerome Valcke is banned from all football-related activity for 12 years.
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Tottenham's clash at Manchester City isn't decisive in the title race but this has been the most enjoyable time of my managerial career, says Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino admitted he has never had so much fun as a manager as Tottenham chase Premier League glory – but is adamant Sunday’s top-four shootout will not prove decisive.
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Frank Lampard would pay to fly John Terry to New York City and claims Chelsea 'are looking to change the old nucleus'

John Terry's contract is up at the end of the season and there have been no discussions with Chelsea over their captain signing a new deal as the club wait to see who replaces Guus Hiddink.
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Luke McLean replaces injured fly-half David Odiete as Italy make one change to starting XV ahead of England clash in Rome

The Australia-born fly-half replaces David Odiete after the Mogliano wing suffered a sprained ankle during last weekend's 23-21 defeat to France.
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Rory Best insists Ireland cannot afford to be 'caught cold' in the scrum against France

Ireland cannot afford to be ‘caught cold’ again in the scrum in Saturday’s Six Nations battle with France in Paris, according to captain Rory Best.
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GB's Cavendish wins Tour of Qatar

Britain's Mark Cavendish wins the Tour of Qatar for the second time after finishing second in the final stage.
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Wales assistant coach Shaun Edwards plays down significance of winning run against Scotland ahead of Six Nations clash

Shaun Edwards claims Wales' long run of unbroken success against Scotland 'means nothing' going into Saturday's RBS 6 Nations clash at the Principality Stadium.
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Diego Costa breaks nose in training ground collision and will become THIRD Chelsea player to wear protective mask this season 

Diego Costa will wear a protective mask against Newcastle on Saturday after his nose was broken in training by a Chelsea academy player. He will be the third Blues player to wear a mask this season.
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Watford manager Quique Sanchez Flores not concerned by recent goal drought as Hornets head to Crystal Palace

Quique Sanchez Flores says he is 'not afraid' by Watford's worrying goal drought. The Hornets, who face Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park on Saturday, have failed to find the net in four of their last five
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Newcastle going all out to win at Chelsea says Steve McClaren: 'We can't sit back'

Steve McClaren has insisted Newcastle would not settle for a point at Chelsea as they attempt to ease themselves further clear of relegation trouble and improve their dismal away form.
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SPFL chief Neil Doncaster slams 'sinister' Champions League breakaway plans as Europe's elite consider changes 

The European Clubs' Association (ECA) recently announced a review of the Champions League and Europa League with the results due around the end of the year.
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Messi finally wins monthly award

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi is named Spain's player of the month for January - the first time he has won the award.
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Benik Afobe of Bournemouth looks dejected during the Barclays Premier League match between AFC Bournemouth and Arsenal played at The Vitality Stadium, Bournemouth on February 7th 2016

Eddie Howe insists Bournemouth have had no issues with new striker Benik Afobe

Afobe took to Twitter on Thursday to label criticism from senior figures at his previous club 'shocking and very hurtful' after his commitment to his old club was called into question.
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Sunderland manager Sam Allardyce believes Louis van Gaal can handle the pressure of Jose Mourinho speculation  

Sunderland boss Sam Allardyce believes Manchester United counterpart Louis van Gaal is strong enough to deal with the speculation about his future, ahead of their meeting on Saturday.
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Louis van Gaal unsure of Manchester United future: 'That is a question for the board'

Louis van Gaal admits he does not know if he will be Manchester United manager next season should he fail to qualify for the Champions League. United are currently fifth in the Premier League.
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Leicester City midfielder N'Golo Kante becomes first player to win 100 tackles in Premier League this season 

Leicester's midfield dynamo N'Golo Kante has become the first Premier League player to win 100 tackles this season. The Frenchman has been an integral part of Leicester's title challenge
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Real Madrid silent on use of Bernabeu for Copa del Rey final with club reluctant to see rivals Barcelona celebrate at home ground

The rivalry between Real Madrid and Barcelona has spilled into the Copa del Rey final, a match in which Madrid isn't even playing. The club are reluctant to see its rival celebrating a title on its ground.
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Barcelona superstar Lionel Messi finally named La Liga's Player of the Month

Lionel Messi has been named Spain's La Liga player of the month for January - the first time he has won the award. The five-time FIFA Ballon d'Or winner had not won it until now.
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VALENCIA, SPAIN - FEBRUARY 12:  Gary Neville manager of Valencia CF faces the media during a press conference ahead La Liga match between Valencia CF and RCD Espanyol at Paterna Training Centre  on February 12, 2016 in Valencia, Spain.  (Photo by Manuel Queimadelos Alonso/Getty Images)

Valencia have to win against Espanyol but there's no panicking among the players and I, says under-fire manager Gary Neville 

Gary Neville will be calm in the eye of the storm as his Valencia side again bid to end their winless Primera Division run against struggling Espanyol.
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I'm not panicking, says Neville

Gary Neville says he is remaining calm despite failing to win any of his nine La Liga matches since taking over at Valencia.
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England train in full match kit once again as Eddie Jones makes three changes ahead of Italy encounter in the Six Nations 

England trained in full matchday kit on Friday ahead of their Six Nations clash against Italy - just as they did before last weekend's victory over Scotland.
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Zinedine Zidane rolls back the years as Real Madrid train ahead of Athletic Bilbao clash

Cristiano Ronaldo and his Real Madrid team-mates looked in good spirits as they put the finishing touches on preparation for Saturday's game with Athletic Bilbao.
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Tottenham's title audition: Spurs fluffed lines in 2012 at Etihad... so can Mauricio Pochettino's hopefuls get it right this time? 

JACK GAUGHAN: Their best chance of a title was stamped out by Mario Balotelli around this time four years ago and now Tottenham are back at the Etihad Stadium with similar trophy aspirations.
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Liverpool owners showed they care with ticket price U-turn, claims Jurgen Klopp

Reds fans walked out of the match against Sunderland at Anfield last weekend in the 77th minute in protest at what they saw as an unacceptable hike in ticket prices for next season.
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Manchester United fans must be patient with Anthony Martial... he can't always be the shining light, says Michael Carrick

Manchester United fans must be patient with forward Anthony Martial as the 20-year-old cannot always be the 'shining light' in every match, according to midfielder Michael Carrick.
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Manchester City defender Bacary Sagna insists Premier League unpredictability makes beating Spurs 'essential'

Bacary Sagna says the unpredictable nature of the Premier League this season means it's essential for Manchester City to beat Tottenham Hotspur to keep their title aspirations alive.
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LEIGH, GREATER MANCHESTER - DECEMBER 22:  Manager Paul McGuinness of Manchester United U18s watches from the touchline during the FA Youth Cup third round match between Manchester United U18s and Queens Park Rangers U18s at Leigh Sports Village on December 22, 2015 in Leigh, Greater Manchester.  (Photo by John Peters/Man Utd via Getty Images)

Manchester United Under 18s boss Paul McGuinness sees his role come under threat as club undergoes academy review

Paul McGuinness' position as manager of Manchester United Under 18s was in doubt on Friday morning as the club prepared to make sweeping changes to their academy system.
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Adam Johnson texted schoolgirl, 15, and his girlfriend in same minute

The England football, sacked by Sunderland yesterday, has admitted grooming and sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl but denies two further counts of sexual activity with a child
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Charlton owner Roland Duchatelet accepts he is unpopular as fans plot another protest but insists he is going nowhere

Controversial Charlton owner Roland Duchatelet has broken his silence amid more plans from Addicks fans to protest his ownership - but his message is that he is here to stay.