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Arsenal grumble over Community Shield tickets as they and Man City get just 26,000 each

Arsenal have voiced their "disappointment" at the FA's ticket allocation at Wembley. and have both received 26,000 tickets each for the game on August 10, with prices ranging from £20 to £45. But the Gunners, who voiced similar frustrations over the allocation of tickets for the FA Cup Final agaicontent_imgnst Hull City in May, are unhappy that many of their season ticket holders won't get a seat in the 90,000 capacity stadium. Arsenal chief executive Ivan Gazidis said: "As with the FA Cup Final, we are disappointed with the official allocation of only 26,000 tickets for this match. "This means that both clubs competing in the FA Community Shield will only officially receive a combined total of approximately 52,000 tickets, in "The club will implement a ticket allocation policy which will be as fairway from home.Cherries have beaten their south coast neighbours seven times from 29 meetings, but all of which were at the Vitality Stadium.Discussing the club’s record at St Mary’s, Fraser told the Daily Echo: “It’s disappointing. The gaffer mention to all our supporters as possible, but appreciate that many of our loyal supporters will be unable to obtain tickets for this match. "We will baiming Sadio Mane is set to leave them.The Reds all-but confirmed American giants Nike would be their kit supplier from next season after they beat current suppliers New Balance at the High Court last Friday.The Daily Star reports Mane could switch be explaining our position to the FA and will be trying our best to obtain more tickets for our supporters for this match." Who will win the FA Community Shield?2000+ VOTES SO FAR

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When is the FA Cup third round draw? All you need to know as Premier League sides enter

It's one of the best weekends in England's football calendar – It's the round where the big boys enter and the little boys dream of drawing, er, thTottenham boss Jose Mourinho remains keen on West Ham defender Issa Diop.Sky Sports says Tottenham have identified Diop as a long-term replacement for Jan Vertonghen.Spurs boss Mourinho wants Vertonghen to sign a contract extension, but is still hopee big boys. There are five non-league teams guaranteed a place in the third round, with a further three in the hat facing replays to take their spot. Blyth Spartans join Conference outfits Dover, Southport, Gateshead and Wrexham definitely in the hat, while Worcester City, Aldershot and Chester face replays. Arsenal are of the famous old trophy, following in last year's final against Steve Bruce's Hull City. In pictures: Hull City vs Arsenal FA Cup Final Here is all you need to know ahead of the balls being drawn: When is the draw? The draw will take place this evening at 8pm at The Deep Aquarium in Hull. Where can I watch it? The draw will be live on BBC Two. When will the fixtures take place? The third round ties will take place between January 3 and January 6. Which are the numbers to look out for? The first 44 numbers are the Premier League and Championshipotspur are both looking to hijack Manchester United’s move for Sporting Lisbon’s Bruno Fernandes.It had been thought that Manchester City would be the only team to challenge United. However, City ruled themselves out of contention this week.United ar clubs in alphabetical order, which is handy. AFC Bournemouth have the honour of being ball number 1, whilst holders Arsenal are next up with number 2. Chelsea have won four of the last eight Cup finals, and they will be ball number 13 in the draw. Unlucky for some. Old rivals Liverpool and Manchester United are balls number 23 and 25 respectively, with United's Manchester neighbours occupying ball 24. Wigan Athletic, winners in 2013, are among the Championship clubs awaiting their Cup fate, and they will be ball number 43 in the draw. Blyth Spartans are the lowest-ranked team with a guaranteed first-round outing, thus having solitary ownership of ball 52. Wrexham, Southport, Gateshead and Dover will be balls 47, 54, 55 and 61. Worcester City or Scunthorpe are ball 48, Chester or Barnsley ball 58 and Aldershot or Rochdale ball 64. Who will make the draw? Alan Shearer will be on hand to help conduct the draw, hopefully not in the same attire with which he graced our television screens in Hartlepool on Friday night. He will be joined by Paul Adamson, a football coach in Beverley, East Yorkshire, who focuses his attention on children with diabilities. Paul recently won the Coach of the Year and Volunteer of the Year awards at the East Riding County FA's Community Awards 2014. What happened last year? In the 2014 3rd round, Sheffield United started their run to the semi-final with a 2-1 victory at Villa Park. Arsenal enjoyed a comfortable afternoon at the Emirates against Tottenham, with strikes from Santi Cazorla and Tomas Rosicky helping them to a 2-0 win. David Moyes' Manchester United nightmare continued with a 2-1 homcontent_imge defeat to Swansea Cit, while Man City, Liverpool and Everton all progressed. Will Arsenal retain the FA Cup this year?0+ VOTES SO FAR

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Ravel Morrison backed for England’s World Cup squad by West Ham teammate Joe Cole

Joe Cole has given a telling insight into the pressures that surround talented young players such as his West Hamteam-mate Ravel Morrison. Cole – who is 32 next week, and now back at the club where he launched his career – believes Morrison has the ability to be part of the England squad that goes to the World Cup finals in Brazil next summer. But Cole can warn of the pitfalls of sudden fame. Cole was hailed as the best of his generation when he burst on the scene with as a teenager – but it was fame at a price. He admitted: “This has been an amazing jrnemouth was covered by Chinese television.content_imgChinese online streaming service PPTV had the Gunners back online following their ban.Broadcasters took the extreme measure of scrapping Arsenal games after Ozil’s public support of Uighur Muslims and protesourney for me, but it was very daunting at first.” He recalled how he was suddenly the victim of jealousy when there were reports that, as a 15-year-old, he was earning more than the Prime Minister. Cole added: “It was a ridiculous story.  I was not earning anything at the time. “The only money I got was £30 a-week pocket money from my mum. “And when I signed my first contract as an apprentice, it was only £45 a-week. “It was a harsh lesson. I remember going to school and everybody changed towards me. It was my first taste of fame and it was not pleasant.” He also feels Morrison will benefit from the advice given at West Ham. Cole added: “It’s a case keep doing what you are doing. You have to keep level and improve gradually. Ravel has got good experience coming from Manchester United. “Maybe he wasn’t around their first team enough, but he is very much part of our oing his best to complete a takeover deal with The Bin Zayed Group.Asked about the current takeover situation, Wise said: “I know Mike Ashley and he cares for Newcastle. Even if the fans say he doesn’t.”He runs them (Newcastle United) in a structuredteam. “As for England, it is not premature to talk about that with Ravel. “He’s been outstanding. His attitude is spot on. He loves football and you see the joy in him when he is playing. “Of course he has a World Cup chance.”

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Still Kicking It Out: Roberts to continue T-shirt boycott against anti-racism body

Reading striker Jason Roberts has again refused to wear a T-shirt in support of anti-racism campaign group Kick It Out this weekend. Roberts was one of a number of black players, including Anton and Rio Ferdinand, who boycotted the awareness campaign last weekend by opting not to wear the shirts in their Premier League warm-ups. The striker, who is a Kick It Out ambassador, has become dismayed at what he sees as the football authorities' failure to come down hard on those found guilty of racism. He says he will again refuse to wear the shirt on Saturday before Reading host Fulham. "No, I won't [wear the shirt] – that's my own choice," he said. "If it was a T-shirt from another organisation I wouldn't have worn that either. "This is notlio admits they’re aiming to have a busy summer.Ausilio has been bouncing around Europe for the past fortnight as their transfer plans step up.“Antonio Conte values the squad,” he told Gazzetta dello Sport.“He calls me 10 times a day to ask for u an attack on Kick It Out. I am passionate about the PFA and Kick It Out but they have to do better, we have to do better. "When we have implemented changes, when we are acting and things are being done, I will be the first person wearing a shirt and driving up and down the country again in my car speaking to kids again about this." Roberts has which includes the possible implementation of the Rooney Rule – an American initiative that requires teams to interview minority candidates for head coaching positions. "I think last year shone a light on the racism issue," said Roberts. "I think things could have been handled better from everyone. As a result of that people are looking at the issue and the wider issue, not specific instances (of racism). "I think one of unwanted by Sol Campbell at Southend United to potential goalscoring saviour on the opposite side of the world.But the former Republic of International insists joining the Western Sydney Wanderers was an opportunity he couldn’t turn down, even if pa the issues is the employment side of things. "There are issues and solutions, like the Rooney Rule, and I think it's a step in the right direction. It is not everything that has been content_imgput forward. It's a start." Meanwhile, the Kick It Out campaign has been urged to cut its funding ties with the FA. The organisation currently receives £110,000 from the FA, as well as the same amount from the Premier League and PFA. But Manchester United non-executive director Michael Edelson said: "I would say the next stage for Kick It Out is to get its independence from the Football Association and get people on it who are able to lobby organisations. "Rio has a point. You have to push yourself forward. But the way to do that is to build. "Rio is a fantastic role model for everybody. If he was to create a fundraising committee for Kick it Out it would raise millions."

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Rochdale sack Eyre

Rochdale have sacked manager Steve Eyre and his assistant Frankie Bunn. Eyre, a former youth coach at Many next week.Benitez is out of contract next month and there has been speculation he could decide to leave the St. James’ Park outfit.Asked after Sunday’s win over Fulham what the future held, Benitez said: “I said before that I have seen potential buchester City, undertook his first managerial role at Spotland after Keith Hill's summer departure to Barnsley. However, Dale have won just four matches this term and lie two points from safety inside the relegation zone. Saturday's goalless draw with fellow strugglers Yeovil stretched the club's current poor run of form to a solitary win in 10 league matches. Youth team manager Chris Beech has been placed in caretaker charge. In a statement on Rochdale's official website, www.rochdaleafc.co.uk, chairman Chris Dunphy said: "This has been a very difficult decision for my fellow directors and I because Steve and Frankie are really nice people and we have enjoyed working with them. "Unfortunately we haven'trton on Sunday.Dominic Calvert-Lewin thought he had clinched a 2-1 win for the Toffees in stoppage time, before the goal was overturned by VAR for offside. And Solskjaer says a loss would’ve been harsh on his players.He said: “I think one each is wha got the results we had all hoped and worked for. I genuinely want to sincerely thank Steve and Frankie for thecontent_imgir services to Rochdale Football Club."

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Stoke bring in ‘the Nigerian Peter Crouch’ (with video)

'The Noung players during their preseason in China.Wolves beat champions Manchester City to win the Premier League Asia Trophy following a pene’s positives to find from an underwhelming start to the season.Writing on his blog the Spaniard said United are lacking ruthlessness to kill off teams, such as Southampton, Crystal Palace and Wolves:“As I told you last week, I decided to move thisalty shootout in China.Nuno said, “Now we go home, we prepare ourselves for Thursday, then we have to make decisigerian Peter Crouch’ has two days to earn a £1million move to Stoke. Potters boss Tony Pulis has taken striker Michael Uchebo (left) on tcontent_imgrial, with a view to completing a deal with Dutch club VVV-Venlo this month. Uchebo, who stands at 6ft 8in – an inch taller than Crouch – and has been compared to Stoke and England frontman Crouch, trained with the Potters on Monday. The 21-year-old will be out of contract in the summer and Pulis is weighing up a bid to bring him to the Premier League. Check out our sky-scraping hero in action here:

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Is this the worst football advert ever? Jonathan Woodgate in season ticket plea PLUS three other classics

As wooden as the pub bench he is sitting on, Jonathan Woodgate delivers his line: "I've got a new bird". As he takes his incredulous pals off to see his latest squeeze, Woodgate's chums are shocked to see he wasn't talking about his love interest, but rather an actual, live winged-companion. was doing his best to shift 's 'early bird' season tickets, but the centre-back looks uneasy throRedmond and Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg as core players for his Southampton vision.The Austrian will enjoy his first summer in charge of the club after leading Saints from the relegation to safety over the second half of the season.He said: “It’s details aughout. The 34-year-old's football career is beginning to wind down, but content_imgafter judging this performance, it's difficult to see him . However, as cringe-worthy as the ad is, we think it'll take some doing to challenge other famous footballing commercials. Here's some classics for you below, the first featuring Manchester United stars, feigned enjoyment and some unappetising-looking gloop. Shinji Kagawa finallldo after his outrageous header in victory over Sampdoria this week.Ronaldo was recorded to have lept 2.56m to score – but Materazzi was keen to remind the Portuguese great that he did even better when scoring against the Czech Republic in the 2006 Wy gets on the pitch – with the help of Kirin beer, of course. And, finally, how about this one involving Liverpool striker Luis Suarez?

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Steven Gerrard’s Liverpool exit leaves Jamie Carragher questioning how hard Reds fought to keep him

Liverpool have been accused by Jamie Carragher of not doing enough to keep Steven Gerrard at Anfield. Carragher claims the club should have offered a coaching role to persuade him to sign a new deal. “I can understand from his personal point of view to have a clean break,” said ' legendary defender. “But, from the club’s point of view, I’m surprised. “It’s Stevie’s decision, but could the club have done that little bit more? Maybe have spoken about a coaching role in the future to entice him to stay? “No one should have a job at a club for life because of what they have done as a player. But to lose that experience to pass on to younger players at the academy and players in the first team… “I just look at that frocontent_imgm a club’s point of view and a supporter’s point of view and think I’d like to have seen him stay in some capacity.” Liverpool did not rush to offer Gerrard a new deal, prompting the Reds skipper that he could leave on a free. The club’s hierarchy responded by offering him a one-year extension on reduced terms and many fans feel they based their decision on business reasons, ignoring Gerrard’s importance to the club. Reds great Phil Thompson agrees with Carragher that the club did not fight hard enough to keep him. “I think they could have done more,” said the former Liverpool captain. “There is nothing in the statement that he was made a great offer.” Brendan Rodgers, meanwhile, has thanked Gerrard for his unfailing support after he became Liverpool manager. Maenewed.Off contract in June, the defender’s season is over due to a pending knee operation.Celades said, “He will be operated on in the next few hours. It is true that we are open to making an addition (emergency signing) because we have this possibiny fans believe Rodgers’ was final confirmation for the player that he needed to move. But Rodgers said: “I will always have gratitude for the support he gave me when I arrived here as manager. “Steven promised he would be 100 per cent behind me as we looked to introduce new ideas and a new way of working. He wasn’t just true to his word, he vastly exceeded it.” Did Liverpool fight hard enouglves only signed the young Italian over the summer from AC Milan. However, he has struggled to adjust to life in the Premier League so far.La Nazione says Fiorentina have been monitoring his struggles and want to bring Cutrone back to Serie A next moh to keep Steven Gerrard at the club?3000+ VOTES SO FAR

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The Britannia Berbatov: Charlie Adam is just as good as Dimi says Stoke’s Pulis

Stoke boss Tony Pulis is not upset about missing out on Dimitar Berbatov in the summer – because he is convinced Charlie Adam is just as good. Pulis failed to land Berbatov in the summer, when the striker left Manchester United for . But his disappointment quickly evaporated when he snapped up Adam for a bargain £5m from Liverpool. And now he’s backing Adam to have the kind influence on his team he was hoping Berbatov would exert. Pulis said: “Berbatov’s a great player, an outstanding player. I think he was out of reach for us though. “Now, we’re looking at Charlie and believe he has the ability to do what Berbatov has done. “Charlie can see a pass and has the ability to open the door. He has looked more like it in the last couple of weeks and he has the ability. “He scored 15 goals at Blackpool and we want him to get 10-15 goals.” Adam scored his first, and only, goal for Stoke in the 1-0 defeat of QPR two weeks ago. Berbatov,content_img who hit the net 22 times for Manchester United two seasons ago, currently has netted five for Fulham. That’s the same number as Stoke striker Peter Crouch, who is happy with his lot despite not being presented with a plethora of chances at the moment. Pulis added: “Peter is fine, he worries about us winning. If you have a look at the goal Jon Walters scores at West Ham, the first person to him is Crouchy. “That’s typical of what Peter is – he’s not an individual who worries about himself. He’s not one of those egotistical lads. “There are some players who score a goal but they lose the game and they are absolutely delighted. You wouldn’t put Peter in that category. "He’s been absolutely brilliant.” While Stoke have been spluttering in front of goal, they have been rock solid at the back – only champions and league leaders Manchester City have a better defensive record. Pulis added: “Hopefully we can rely on it for rest of season. We need to make sure we’re solid. We’ve played against five top teams so far and looked good. It’s something we want to maintain.” Tall order for sub Senderos Forgotten-man Philippe Senderos has been backed to walk tall and cut Stoke’s giants down to size. Senderos will come in from the cold to replace banned Fulham skipper Brede Hangeland. The Swiss defender, 27, has suffered an injury-ravaged two years at Craven Cottage. But he will be thrown in for his first start of the season to fill the void left by Hangeland’s absence. And it does not get much tougher than having to cope with the towering presence of 6ft 7in Peter Crouch and the Britannia bruisers on his return. Fulham boss Martin Jol: “We have to cope with it. We can’t come up with different solutions as we don’t have another Hangeland. “Senderos will come in and replace him. It will be a great opportunity for him ger Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has called on their senior players to step up.United will be without several first-team stars when they welcome third-placed Leicester City to Old Trafford on Saturday. “Well, you’ve got players who can come in with loads of as he is quite a battler. He was out for a long time but he’s played a few reserve games so hopefully he is ready. “I saw Stoke against West Ham the other night and it will be quite a challenge. They try to pressurise you, get balls into your box and have five or six players with a lot of size. “It won’t be easy, but we will try and pean champions are yet to lose a match in the Premier League, which sees them eight points ahead of City on top of the table.”I don’t know,” he told ESPN FC when asked if the fans saw United or Liverpool as City’s main rivals. “I had never been in thcome up with something.” Hangeland and Aaron Hughes have established themselves as Fulham’s first choice centre-back pairing. Now the ex-Arsenal man can expect an extended run with London derbies against Chelsea and Tottenham in his sights. Jol added: “He came here and found Hangeland and Hughes a good pair. It was not easy for him to get into the team. “He has been unlucky with injuries but he will show what he is capable of.”

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Arsenal press conference RECAP: Arsene Wenger speaks to the media ahead of QPR clash

ng forward to help make a difference at Arsenal.The former Gunners midfielder was cus Rashford says his side need to get Anthony Martial in more goalscoring positions.Many United fans believe that Martial is the club’s most natural finisher, and it is a sentiment Rashford shares.He believes that if the other players get Martial inappointed as the club’s technical director on Tuesday.He said: “Arsenal has always had a special place in my heart and I’m thrilled to content_imgbe returning to this great club i

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Swanderful! Goal-machine Michu dismisses transfer talk and eyes Wembley

Michu has handed Swansea a pre-Capital One Cup quarter-final boost by pledging his future to the Welsh club. The Spanish sensation has been a revelatenham star Rafael van der Vaart has rapped chairman Daniel Levy for ignoring him.Van der Vaart has admitted urging Levy to move for Hakim Ziyech before the Ajax midfielder signed with Chelsea last week.He told Championat: “Yes, how stupid! I really tion since his £2.2million move from Rayo Vallecano last summer and has and La Liga high-fliers Atletico Madrid. Last week, Swansea manager Michael Laudrup attempted to ward off potential interest by . But Premier League top-scorer Michu, with 13 goals in all competitions, has given boss Michael Laudrup a timely lift ahead of Wednesday night’s last-eight tie with Middlesbrough. Michu, 26, said: “Right now I’m happy – playing almost every minute, very happy. "It is always nice that you get talked about with teams like Atletico Madrid, one of the largest in Spain, but now I am very happy in Swansea. “By now to have 13 goals is great, but above all I am enjoying what I am doing in Swansea.” Laudrup’s men aim to bounce back quickly from last weekend against Tony Mowbray’s Championship promotion contenders. Despite that loss, Michu continued to enhance his growing reputation with a second-half brace and the Spaniard has set his sights on closing in on a first Wembley appearance. Michu added: “Why can we not be there at the end? Hopefully, it would be nice to be at Wembley. But you have to battle as nobody gives you anything.” Swansea are in the middle of their centenary season, but have not won a major trophy in that time. Laudrup said: “To play for a trophy is fantastic for the fans and the players. If we win we will be in a competition of four teams and to have the opportunity will be very special.” Swansea are without defender Ashley Williams through suspension, while keeper Michel Vorm and midfielder Pablo Hernandez are not ready to return from injuries. But midfielder Leon Britton is set to be passed fit following a knee problem, with Garry Monk and Kyle Bartley ready to start at centre-back. Friendly fire: Boro keeper is pals with Swans striker Middlesbrough keeper Jason Steele won't risk winding up Danny Graham on Wednesday night – as the last time he tried it, his former team-mate promptly scored past him. England Under-21 international Steele and Swansea striker Graham grew up together at Middlesbrough but are now set to do battle for the prize of a Capital One Cup semi-final berth. Wednesday's tie at the Liberty Stadium is Boro's 12th in a row away from home, but Steele is convinced Tony Mowbray's men can see off the Premier League outfit, icontent_imgn the competition this season. Steele said: "It's a big occasion for the players. It is one of my biggest games for Boro and hopefully we can reward the fans and get to Wembley. "I know Danny pretty well and I'll be doing everything to keep him out. He got one against me at Watford a couple of seasons ago. "I told him he wouldn't put one past me before the match and he did so I won't be making the same mistake again. I'll see him and wish him luck but I don't want him to be that lucky. "We keep in touch. He is a top striker. He went down the leagues a bit when he left here for Carlisle, but he has shown he is a great finisher. He has proved himself at every club he has been at. He is one of those strikers you don't want to play against because he seems to score every week. "We played together in the reserves and I got on well with him. He is a prolific scorer and although this season he hasn't played as much as he would have liked scoring goals is what he does best and he will be desperate to score against us. "He is a proper pest in the box as he is all heart, constantly running around and he will be giving it even more against his old team." Boro have reached the quarter-finals with wins over Bury, Gillinghamfuture.Villa’s losing run has come less than a month after Smith, who led the club back to the top flight through the play-offs last season, penned a new four-year deal. Though there is no suggestion his position is under any threat, Smith is acutely and Preston as well as Sunderland, despite not once playing at the Riverside. Steele explained: "All our games in this competition have been away from home this season so that has given us a lot of confidence that we can travel to anywhere and get a result. "We beat Sunderland and Preston away from home and that has given us a lot of extra belief. Sunderland was 1-0, but we were pretty comfortable there when no-one gave us much of a chance. "We beat them deservedly, so we have shown we can win away from home against Premier League clubs. "Swansea play brilliant football. You watch them on TV and think you would love to play like that every week. "We were on the team coach the other day and watched Swansea beat Arsenal 2-0 and we all thought, 'Oh God, here we go!' "But then they and you think we might have half a chance. "We have got to get into their faces and do the ugly side of the game, but if we do that, we have got a chance."

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Done a runner: Newcastle car cleaner fuming after Demba Ba leaves without paying him £40

Demba Ba left his former car cleaner raging after without settling his £40 bill, according to the Daily Mail. Lee Donnelly cleans the expensive cars of Newcastle stars including Andy Carroll, Joey Barton and Kevin Nolan and current players Danny Simpson, Joned claims he’s the new favourite for the sack.But Pellegrini says he is “not under pressure”.Before hosting Arsenal on Monday, the former Manchester City boss insisted: “I am not under pressure. I am under my pressure from the first game of the sas Gutierrez, Cheick Tiote and Yohan Cabaye. He completed a job on Ba's gold Mercedes 6.3 before Christmas but claims he is still owed £40 by the Senegalese striker who is reportedly on £90,000-a-week. Speaking to th in £29m capture Moise Kean, or £35m Alex Iwobi for their full debuts against Watford on Saturday, despite the expectation generated by their big-money status.And Silva cheekily suggested, when asked about Kean: “His price? Cenk Tosun was really e Evening Chronicle, he said: 'It’s the principle more than anything. I asked him a few times for the cash and he said, "I owe you still" but last time I saw him he said he only had a £50 note. 'I didn’t have any change so he just put the £50 back in his wallet and said it would have to be another time and drove off. I thought for the money you’re on why don’t you just give me the £50 for messing me about.' Donnelly sent a text  message to the striker to try and retrieve his payment but has not heard back from him. The 34-year-old has been cleaning players' cars since 2009 when then manager Chris Hughton responded to a flyer posted through his door. He said: 'I clean a lot of the footballers’ cars at their houses when I’m in Darras Hall.content_img 'The last time I washed Ba's red Audi and Mercedes and said can you leave the money with your wife or whoever is in but she said I’d have to get it off him.' 'The cars I’ve worked on now are unreal. I’ve ended up doing odd jobs at their houses for them too. 'I’ve looked after James Perch’s house and done bits and pieces for Ryan Taylor. The nicest footballer I have ever met is Kevin Nolan and the funniest is Ryan Taylor. 'Danny Gosling is one of the best lads there at the moment. He’s down to earth, so is James Perch, and Steve Harper is a lovely bloke.'

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What time is FIFA 15 released tonight? All you need to know about EA Sports’ latest reveal

The release of FIFA 15 is very nearly upon us. Plenty of ypeful of completing a deal worth up to £236million before the deadline on September 2. That move included £182m in cash plus Ivan Rakitic, Jean-Clair Todibo, as well as Ousmane Dembele on a season-long loan.But the deal remained hugely complicated ou will have been like kids at Christmas in the past few weeks as EA Sports as well as all the new impressive innovations and additions. Some of you will have played on the demo and now salivating to get your hands on the real thing. Here's all the key details about tonight's release. What time is it released? FIFA 15 will be released at midnightcontent_img tonight. Plenty of GAME stores across the country will be opening especially for the launch while some 24 hour supermarkets will also be stocking the game from 12am. That means you dedicated gamers can get your hands on it before most of your mates – and probably spend all day tomorrow playing on it. Lucky people! Is it available on all platforms? In a word, yes. But a lot of the latest advances on the game are restricted to PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC. EA Sports continue to release the game on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Wii. Android and iOS users can also get their hands on FIFA 15. How much is it? The price of FIFA 15 varies, dependent on the platform you are using. For Playstation 4 and Xbox One users, it is available for around £45, while for Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 you're looking at close to £40. Prices also vary between certain stores and websites. GAME will be selling FIFA 15 along with many supermarkets and Amazon. What's new? EA have somehow improved their game  Innovations include authentic player visuals, even better agility and control, player emotions and the very impressive living pitch. Alongside that gamers ca way he’s settled in the area.Ancelotti has been spotted across the city during his tenure by fans.The Liverpool Echo’s David Prentice told the Royal Blue Podcast: “It’s got to be a good thing.”He’s mixing with supporters who are making him aware of n now sample So that means tricky trips to the Britannia can also be enjoyed, alongside the normal Old Trafford and Anfield fixtures.

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Massimo Cellino threatens to SUE Football League over Leeds ownership wrangle

Massimo Cellino is threatening to sue the Football League for Cellino is angry with the League's decision to becontent_imgcause they say his tax evasion conviction means he fails their fit and proper person's test. says he will appeal and that he may take legal action against the League. “I don't blame the League or even my colleagues on the League Board because they follow the lawyers,” he said. “But they should ask other lawyers for another opinion because everyone I speak to tells me I'm in the right. “I have the right to defend myself and my family. They are doing something very bad to me and my name. If they don't stop, I am going to sue them. I cannot let them do what they're doing.” Cellino will have to hand over control of Leeds until his conviction in Italy forIver on an 18-month contract.The former Blues academy player has spent the last three seasons with Clemson Tigers in the United States.”I think the ambition of this club is clear from where we are in the table heading into the second half of the seas tax evasion is spent on March 18 next year under UK law. He maintains the League are wrong and that they will only succeed in hurting Leeds with their action against him. “I have to appeal” he told the Yorkshire Evening Post. “My lawyers are going to appeal because this is all a big mistake from the start. “The lawyers that are advising the League made a mistake in the beginning. And to cover their first mistake, they keep making the same mistake. “I don't want to show myself to be impolite. I don't want to be arrogant. I want to follow the rules. I respect the rules, but if we're talking about the law, I like to be submitted to a true charge where we talkIghalo at Manchester United.Ighalo played for both Udinese and Watford, two clubs owned by the Pozzo family, before leaving for China and Shanghai Shenhua.Ighalo is now on-loan at United and made his debut in victory at Chelsea on Monday night.Marino about the law. “The rules are controlled by the League. The law is controlled by judges. “I'm honest and I can show every day how I run my club, how I pay my bills, how I fix the club. I “I'm not here because I'm making money, but because I took the challenge to run this club in the proper way. And I'm doing that. So I hope the League is going to stop.” Has Massimo Cellino turned Leeds United into a laughing stock?2000+ VOTES SO FAR

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Who is Cameron Brannagan? All you need to know about the Liverpool starlet

Liverpool travel to Arsenal this afternoon for a much-anticipated clash. Raheem Sterling is the main topic of the day after his high-profile contract wrangle of the last week. But one less heralded name to make the headlinescontent_img today is CamAjax defender Joel Veltman has encouraged interest from West Ham. The Hammers are preparing an offer for the Dutchman.And Veltman recently stated to Het Parool, “It is my wish to play football once abroad. “That tickles more and more. So I do not rule out the fact that I am still leaving this transfer period.”I am an experienced defender, so clubs know what they have from me.”eron Brannagan, an 18-year-old aham midfielder Harry Winks is confident Tanguy Ndombele will settle quickly.Integrating Ndombele, who only speaks limited English, will be important, with fellow Frenchmen Moussa Sissoko and Hugo Lloris important as conduits.From what he has seen on cademy prospect who has been named on the Reds bench. But who is he? Here's all you need to know: Who is he? Cameron Brannagan is a Salford-born 18-year-old who, whisper is quietly, is from a massive Manchester United supporting family. Despite his Red Devil roots he has been on the books on Merseyside since the age of seven and has progressed through the system in impressive fashion. He wears the number 32 after Serbian Lazar Markovic arrived and requested Brannagan's #50 shirt. Where does he play? Brannagan plays as an attacking midfielder although not especially as a number 10 behind the striker. A very balanced runner Brannagan is comfortable with both feet and thrives in pockets of space where he can use his fine range of passing. While midfield projects to be his best position going forward Brannagan has shown versatility too, having previously being employed at right-back in the club academy. Is he any good? Brannagan is seen as one of the brightest prospects to come through the Reds' academy in years and alongside Jordan Rossiter is seen as the next big thing. Brendan Rodgers is a fan, as he has shown by selecting him here today, and is keen to involve him more to fend off interest from elsewhere (more on that shortly). Have we seen him before? Rodgers selected Brannagan on the bench for the FA Cup clash with Oldham a year ago, but the narrowness of the 2-0 win meant he did not get on. Who does he play like? Comparisons have been made to Arsenal's Jack Wilshere thanks to his touch and technique, but obviously Brannagan's career is still very much in the development phase. Has he caught the eye? Despite his tender years Brannagan has garnered admiring glances from numerous places, most notably from Barcelona who have apparently watched him for over a year. They have been given extremely glowing reports and continue to watch him closely. Expect Rodgers to bring him more and more into the first-team fold as a result. Did you know we have our very own Reds Facebook page? Who will win on Saturday lunchtime?9000+ VOTES SO FAR