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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal satisfied with Premier League season

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed himself happy with the club’s fourth-place finish in the Premier League this season. Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has revealed himself happy with the club’s fourth-place finish in the Premier League this season. United were held to a 1-1 draw with Arsenal at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, a result that means Van Gaal’s ...
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Messi seals title for Barcelona

Lionel Messi struck a second-half winner against Atletico Madrid as Barcelona beat Real Madrid to the Primera Division title. The Catalan side dominated for the majority of the first half but took until the 65th minute to open the scoring and clinch the three points needed to seal their 23rd Spanish crown with a game to go. Barca had goalkeeper Claudio Bravo to thank for holding the hosts at bay ...
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Louis van Gaal admits it will be tough to keep David De Gea at Manchester United

Louis van Gaal has admitted Manchester United will find it difficult to stop goalkeeper David de Gea joining Real Madrid this summer. United have offered the Spanish international a bumper new deal but he is yet to sign it and speculation is mounting over a potential return to La Liga. Van Gaal believes the chance of moving back to one of the world's top clubs and to his native country could be ...
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Arsene Wenger delighted with Arsenal response at Manchester United

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger insists his side’s draw at Manchester United was crucial to their chances of finishing in the Premier League top three. Tyler Blackett’s late own goal was enough to hand Arsenal a share of the spoils and their first point at Old Trafford in six years as they stayed two points ahead of Manchester United in third. And Wenger hailed his side’s response after ...
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Theo Walcott is confident Arsenal can wrap up third spot in the Premier League

Theo Walcott is confident Arsenal can secure the point they need from their last two Barclays Premier League matches to beat Manchester United into third place. The Gunners held United to a 1-1 draw in Manchester thanks to a late Tyler Blackett own goal - a fateful deflection off Walcott's cross took the ball beyond Victor Valdes - after Ander Herrera had opened the scoring in the first half. Arsenal ...
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Frank Lampard relishing chance to continue Steven Gerrard rivalry

Frank Lampard is looking forward to renewing rivalries with Steven Gerrard when the pair head to the United States to kick off their MLS careers. Lampard will join New York City at the end of his loan spell with Manchester City while Gerrard ends his career-long association with Liverpool to join the LA Galaxy. Gerrard plays his final game at Anfield on Saturday against Crystal Palace and Lampard ...
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Steven Gerrard wants Liverpool to be active in summer transfer market

Steven Gerrard has called on Liverpool's owners to give Brendan Rodgers a decent transfer budget to push the club on next season. Gerrard is readying himself for his final Anfield appearance on Saturday evening, when the Reds play their last home game of his farewell season against Crystal Palace. The 34-year-old will leave Liverpool at the end of the season to move to the MLS with the LA Galaxy. Gerrard ...
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Man Utd v Arsenal: Five classics

As Arsenal and Manchester United prepare to face each other on Super Sunday, we take a look at five previous meetings between the sides that highlight the potential for drama... Arsenal 3 Manchester United 2 - 1979 FA Cup Final The old cliché about never being more vulnerable than when you’ve scored a goal ought to have been written for this game as Alan Sunderland ensured United’s ...
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Atletico Madrid: Five reasons why they couldn’t defend La Liga title

We look at five reasons why Atletico Madrid were not able to defend their Spanish title. Last season’s La Liga winners go into Sunday’s game against current leaders Barcelona knowing that defeat will see the visitors crowned champions on their own turf. But why do Diego Simeone’s side find themselves 13 points adrift this season? There are a number of reasons and it’s easy ...
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Gareth Ainsworth says Wycombe deserve place at Wembley

Wycombe manager Gareth Ainsworth felt his side handled the pressure expertly after their 2-1 win over Plymouth Argyle sealed a trip to Wembley for the League Two play-off final. The Chairboys dominated the first half and looked to be cruising through after goals by Paul Hayes and Alfie Mawson opened up a healthy aggregate lead. The Pilgrims fought back in the second half but Ainsworth's players ...
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