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Prandelli rules Totti and Toni out of Italy plans

Ben Gladwell, Italy Correspondent | April, 16 2014

Francesco Totti and Luca Toni are both set to miss out on the World Cup after Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said he will be picking from a group of 42 players he called up for fitness tests on Monday and Tuesday. Neither Totti nor Toni were invi...

Champagne wants to avoid NBA-style imbalance

Mark Rodden | April, 16 2014

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne says the organisation must do more to tackle inequality in football. Champagne, 55, is a former FIFA executive and could face the current president, Sepp Blatter, as well as UEFA president Michel Pl...

PSG president insists Blanc will stay

Mark Rodden | April, 16 2014

Paris Saint-Germain president Nasser Al-Khelaifi has insisted that he wants Laurent Blanc to stay on as manager of the French league leaders next season. • Johnson: Hard questions asked of PSG after Lyon defeat • Laurens: PSG...

Wenger grateful Jarvis didn't go down

ESPN staff | April, 16 2014

Arsene Wenger has praised West Ham winger Matt Jarvis for not going to ground to win a penalty during Arsenal’s 3-1 win at the Emirates on Tuesday -- but Sam Allardyce insisted his player had been too honest. Jarvis, who scored the openi...

Ronaldo ruled out of Copa del Rey final

Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent | April, 15 2014

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Cristiano Ronaldo will miss Wednesday's Copa del Rey final against Barcelona in Valencia due to his current knee and thigh issues. • 50-50 Challenge: Copa del Rey • Ancelotti: Cla...

Podolski still hopeful of UCL spot Video

PA Sport | April, 15 2014

Lukas Podolski was delighted as FA Cup finalists Arsenal moved back into the top four of the Premier League for the next 24 hours at least following a 3-1 comeback victory over West Ham at the Emirates Stadium. • Delaney: Back to win...

Atletico Mineiro take back offer to sign Anelka Video

Associated Press | April, 15 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said on Tuesday that they will not sign former France striker Nicolas Anelka because the player took too long to report to the club. Atletico Mineiro director Eduardo Maluf told a media conference the...

Belgium coach Wilmots signs long-term contract

ESPN staff | April, 15 2014

Belgium coach Marc Wilmots will continue in his role for another four years after signing a contract extension. Wilmots, 45, assisted the country’s previous two coaches Dick Advocaat and Georges Leekens before taking over independently i...

Martinez: UCL push surprising many

Mike Whalley | April, 15 2014

Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that even his chairman Bill Kenwright did not think Champions League qualification was possible this season. • O'Farrell: Everton march on That is despite the fact that Kenwright introduced Martinez...

Prandelli wary of putting pressure on Rossi Video

Associated Press | April, 15 2014

Italy manager Cesare Prandelli is hopeful of taking Giuseppe Rossi to the World Cup in Brazil but is wary of putting pressure on the young forward as he recovers from injury. • World Cup daily Rossi was Serie A's top scorer until he re-...

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