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Lionel Messi's all-time goal-scoring record with a single club untouchable, says ex-England striker Gary Lineker
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Lionel Messi's all-time goal-scoring record with a single club untouchable, says ex-England striker Gary Lineker

Messi beat Pele's record of 643 goals for one club when he scored Barcelona's third goal, and the 644th of his Barca career, in the 3-0 win against Valladolid on Tuesday.

'Eternal' Diego Maradona's death plunges Argentina, football into mourning
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'Eternal' Diego Maradona's death plunges Argentina, football into mourning

Thousands of mourners, many in tears, and many wearing the World Cup-winner's number 10 Argentina jersey, gathered in streets and at stadiums around Buenos Aires in a spontaneous celebration of the player and manager's riotous life.

Wayne Rooney says English football must follow US example and ban children from heading ball
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Wayne Rooney says English football must follow US example and ban children from heading ball

A study carried out in Scotland concluded professional footballers are around three and a half times more likely to die of dementia than the general population.

Ex-players Gary Neville, Joey Barton, Gary Lineker defend Premier League after politicians suggest taking pay cuts
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Ex-players Gary Neville, Joey Barton, Gary Lineker defend Premier League after politicians suggest taking pay cuts

Former Premier League footballers have rushed to the defence of their profession after politicians suggested they should take a pay cut while the game is halted due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur face heat from Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher over sacking of manager Mauricio Pochettino
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Premier League: Tottenham Hotspur face heat from Gary Lineker, Jamie Carragher over sacking of manager Mauricio Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino led Tottenham Hotspur to four consecutive Champions League finishes despite a relatively small transfer budget at the English club.

Champions League: Gary Lineker backs Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool to beat Tottenham in final and clinch title
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Champions League: Gary Lineker backs Jurgen Klopp's Liverpool to beat Tottenham in final and clinch title

Liverpool are overwhelming favourites to win the Champions League title when they face Tottenham Hotspur in the final in Madrid on 1 June, former England striker and television pundit Gary Lineker has said.

Ligue 1: Struggling AS Monaco suspend coach Thierry Henry after just three months in charge
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Ligue 1: Struggling AS Monaco suspend coach Thierry Henry after just three months in charge

Thierry Henry was suspended from his role as coach of struggling Ligue 1 side Monaco on Thursday with the former French international striker expected to be quickly axed.

Champions League: Jose Mourinho tells critics to 'come and sit on the manager's bench' after scrappy win over Young Boys
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Champions League: Jose Mourinho tells critics to 'come and sit on the manager's bench' after scrappy win over Young Boys

Jose Mourinho once again stole the show from his players, smashing drinks crates to the ground after Marouane Fellaini's late winner took Manchester United into the Champions League knockout stages and eliciting headlines on Wednesday such as "Bottle of Red".

Former England, Tottenham Hotspur manager Glenn Hoddle hospitalised with illness on 61st birthday
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Former England, Tottenham Hotspur manager Glenn Hoddle hospitalised with illness on 61st birthday

Glenn Hoddle managed England and took them to the 1998 World Cup finals where they reached the second round before bowing out on penalties to Argentina.

Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board helicopter that crashed outside King Power Stadium, says report
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Leicester City owner Vichai Srivaddhanaprabha was on board helicopter that crashed outside King Power Stadium, says report

Thai businessman Vichai often takes off from the pitch in his helicopter when he attends a Leicester home game but it is not known whether he was in the aircraft when it crashed.

Your comeback is inspirational: Twitter reacts as Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson to win third Wimbledon title
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Your comeback is inspirational: Twitter reacts as Novak Djokovic beats Kevin Anderson to win third Wimbledon title

Novak Djokovic beat Kevin Anderson in straight sets to win the Wimbledon men's singles title. Here's how twitter reacted to the Serbian's 13th Grand Slam title win.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England captain Harry Kane says he is drawing inspiration from 1966 heroes ahead of semi-final
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FIFA World Cup 2018: England captain Harry Kane says he is drawing inspiration from 1966 heroes ahead of semi-final

England captain Harry Kane is drawing inspiration from the country's 1966 World Cup heroes as the striker looks to fire his team to a surprise final appearance in Moscow.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England's Harry Kane insists title glory a bigger goal than winning Golden Boot
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FIFA World Cup 2018: England's Harry Kane insists title glory a bigger goal than winning Golden Boot

Harry Kane is leading the race for the World Cup Golden Boot as he bids to become the first England player to win the prize since Gary Lineker 32 years ago.

FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach Gareth Southgate calls on players to 'keep making history' ahead of Sweden clash
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FIFA World Cup 2018: England coach Gareth Southgate calls on players to 'keep making history' ahead of Sweden clash

Southgate's youthful side ended England's 12-year wait to win a knockout match at a major tournament after they scraped past Colombia on penalties in the last 16.

FIFA World Cup 2018: Harry Kane's hat-trick helps England rout Panama 6-1 and qualify for Round of 16
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Harry Kane's hat-trick helps England rout Panama 6-1 and qualify for Round of 16

Harry Kane struck a hat-trick as England marched into the last 16 of the World Cup after with a record 6-1 win over a woeful Panama in their World Cup Group G match

FIFA World Cup 2018: Former captain Gary Lineker feels England don't have real chance of winning title
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FIFA World Cup 2018: Former captain Gary Lineker feels England don't have real chance of winning title

The likes of Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and Jordan Henderson have impressed this season, but former England striker Lineker feels Gareth Southgate's side are short of top players.

FIFA World Cup moments: Diego Maradona's 'Goal of the Century' against England at Mexico 1986
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FIFA World Cup moments: Diego Maradona's 'Goal of the Century' against England at Mexico 1986

As the countdown for the 2018 FIFA World Cup begins, we go down memory lane to take a look at Diego Maradona's goal of the century against England in 1986.

Sir Alex Ferguson hospitalised: Footballing community offers solidarity to former Manchester United boss
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Sir Alex Ferguson hospitalised: Footballing community offers solidarity to former Manchester United boss

Football community from around the world sent their wishes for the former Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson, who led them to 38 trophies in his 26-year career.

Emile Heskey interview: Former England star talks about racism in British football, coaching big clubs and more
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Emile Heskey interview: Former England star talks about racism in British football, coaching big clubs and more

Former England football star Emile Heskey believes that for the FA to deal with the issues of institutionalised racism, just an internal review won't do.

Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2018 draw: Spain to face Portugal in Group B; Belgium set up mouth-watering clash with England
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Highlights, FIFA World Cup 2018 draw: Spain to face Portugal in Group B; Belgium set up mouth-watering clash with England

Catch the live updates of the FIFA World Cup 2018 draw as 32 teams, including Germany, England and Argentina gear up for football's most prestigious tournament.