Lionel Messi comparisons don’t bother Paulo Dybala – Juventus’ Max Allegri

Massimiliano Allegri defended the form of Paulo Dybala after the striker missed key penalties in recent weeks. Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says comparisons between Paulo Dybala and Lionel Messi will not affect his forward when the Catalans visit Turin on Wednesday night. Dybala has been tipped to fill Messi's shoes for club and country and

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Diego Simeone: Atletico can expect the unexpected in Champions League

Diego Simeone admits there's a bit of anxiety creeping into his Atletico team after their goalless draw against Real Madrid. Diego Simeone insists Antoine Griezmann is happy at Atletico and backs him to improve throughout the season. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone said that the unexpected is one of life's pleasures as his team head

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Newcastle Jets’ Roy O’Donovan to miss four weeks with groin injury

An error from Jets keeper Jack Duncan gifts Sydney FC a 2-1 win at Allianz Stadium. Newcastle have been dealt a blow with leading A-League marksman Roy O'Donovan ruled out for three to four weeks with a groin injury. Goalkeeper Jack Duncan is also out of second-placed Newcastle's home match on Thursday night against Melbourne

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Tom Rogic sets example for Australian teenage trialists at Celtic

Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson revisit the unresolved situation of Socceroos' coach Ange Postecoglou. Australia's Mark Milligan and Bailey Wright recap a long qualifying campaign and what to expect from them at the World Cup. Australian teenagers Nick Faust and Leo Mazis hope to follow in the footsteps of Socceroos star Tom Rogic after a

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Postecoglou meets FFA brass ahead of FFA Cup final, future undetermined

Jason Dasey and John Wilkinson revisit the unresolved situation of Socceroos' coach Ange Postecoglou. Ange Postecoglou speaks in regards to his future with Australia ahead of the 2018 World Cup. A first day of talks on Ange Postecoglou's future has failed to yield an outcome, as a fellow national team coach warns the Socceroos' boss

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PSG’s Nasser Al-Khelaifi negotiated with accused men, witness claims

PSG president Nasser Al-Khelaifi says he is not concerned by Financial Fair Play rulings despite the big-money acquisitions. PSG chairman and CEO Nasser Al-Khelaifi reveals how the world record deal to bring Neymar to PSG unfolded. A sports marketing company whose owners have been charged with bribing top football officials tried to negotiate a sale

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Performance, not results: How Spurs and QPR develop young players

Harry Kane was one of many current talents who developed within Spurs' extensive, technique-based plan. Chris Ramsey points at the cracked screen of his touch-pad where two pyramids represent the priorities of the first team and the development team. The first team's pyramid is pointed side down. At the bottom, the least important aspect of

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Chris Smalling: I don’t feel like I need to prove anything to Gareth Southgate

Craig Burley says the matches preceding the Manchester Derby are key for Man United if they want to challenge City for the title. BASEL, Switzerland -- Chris Smalling says he has nothing to prove to Gareth Southgate after his England snub, but feels the Three Lions manager will struggle to leave him out of his

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