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Leicester’s Vardy launches ‘V9 Academy’

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London (AFP) Leicester City's star striker Jamie Vardy launched his own academy on Monday and pledged to give non-league footballers a chance to follow in his rags-to-riches footsteps.

Vardy, 29, was playing in England's seventh tier and working part-time at a factory six years ago, but is now an England international whose 24 goals fired Leicester to glory in the Premier League.

Leicester’s Vardy launches ‘V9 Academy’

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London (AFP) Leicester City's star striker Jamie Vardy launched his own academy on Monday and pledged to give non-league footballers a chance to follow in his rags-to-riches footsteps.

Vardy, 29, was playing in England's seventh tier and working part-time at a factory six years ago, but is now an England international whose 24 goals fired Leicester to glory in the Premier League.

Rough-cut Vardy embodies Leicester’s rise

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London (AFP) In the rough-cut figure of Jamie Vardy, newly crowned Premier League champions Leicester City possess the living embodiment of the rags-to-riches tale that has captivated fans around the world.

Six years ago, Vardy was playing amateur football for Stocksbridge Park Steels in England's seventh tier and working part-time at a factory making medical splints.

Rough-cut Vardy embodies Leicester’s rise

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London (AFP) In the rough-cut figure of Jamie Vardy, newly crowned Premier League champions Leicester City possess the living embodiment of the rags-to-riches tale that has captivated fans around the world.

Six years ago, Vardy was playing amateur football for Stocksbridge Park Steels in England's seventh tier and working part-time at a factory making medical splints.

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw back in training after injury woe

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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw returned to training on Monday for the first time since suffering a horrendous double fracture in his leg last September.

England international Shaw, 20, was training with a United physio as he enters the final stages of a long rehabilitation period from the injury he sustained in a Champions League tie against PSV Eindhoven.

Manchester United’s Luke Shaw back in training after injury woe

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Manchester United defender Luke Shaw returned to training on Monday for the first time since suffering a horrendous double fracture in his leg last September.

England international Shaw, 20, was training with a United physio as he enters the final stages of a long rehabilitation period from the injury he sustained in a Champions League tie against PSV Eindhoven.

Manchester United boosted as star targets early return from injury

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Manchester United star Wayne Rooney has set his sights on returning from injury in April after the international break.

The England international last featured for the Red Devils in their 2-1 defeat to Sunderland due to a knee ligament injury. He has already missed key fixtures and will continue to miss the second leg Europa League tie against Liverpool at Old Trafford on Thursday and his side’s trip to the Etihad as they face Manchester City on Sunday.

Lampard can respond to detractors

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Frank Lampard's arrival in Major League Soccer was initially belated, and then rather disappointing.

An extended spell at Manchester City, having agreed to join expansion outfit New York City FC, frustrated many, with the former England international arriving Stateside a year later than expected, and mid-season.

Lampard can respond to detractors

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Frank Lampard's arrival in Major League Soccer was initially belated, and then rather disappointing.

An extended spell at Manchester City, having agreed to join expansion outfit New York City FC, frustrated many, with the former England international arriving Stateside a year later than expected, and mid-season.

9 goals in 13 games: Van Gaal's masterstroke to replace Rooney

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9 goals in 13 games: Van Gaal's masterstroke to replace Rooney - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Manchester United manager Louis Van Gaal has confirmed that club captain Wayne Rooney will be out of the game against Watford due to illness.

The England international will be joined by the in form French striker Anthony Martial on the sidelines after the former Monaco star picked up a foot injury against England.

Jordan Henderson signs 5-year contract extension at Liverpool

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Liverpool vice-captain Jordan Henderson has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new five-year contract.

The 24-year-old England international has become a central part of manager Brendan Rodgers' team over the last two years and is expected to take over the armband from Steven Gerrard when he leaves for Los Angeles Galaxy in the summer.

Jordan Henderson signs 5-year contract extension at Liverpool

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Liverpool vice-captain Jordan Henderson has committed his long-term future to the club by signing a new five-year contract.

The 24-year-old England international has become a central part of manager Brendan Rodgers' team over the last two years and is expected to take over the armband from Steven Gerrard when he leaves for Los Angeles Galaxy in the summer.

Smalling signs new United deal

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Chris Smalling has signed a new contract with Manchester United, which will keep him at the club until June 2019.

The 25-year-old England internationalhas won two Premier League titles with United and made 147 appearances since his making his debut inAugust 2010 and has recently established himself as a regular in the side.

Jack Wilshere scores in Arsenal friendly, as four Gunners make injury return

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere made his first appearance on the pitch on Tuesday since suffering an injury setback in February, albeit in a friendly against Championship side Brentford FC. The England international scored one goal and provided an assist to teenage future star Dan Crowley in the 4-0 victory for the Gunners.

Pardew happy to give Wilfried Zaha a platform at Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew believes on-loan winger Wilfried Zaha is "lucky" that the club are giving him the chance to shine in the Barclays Premier League.

The England international is currently halfway through a season-long loan at Selhurst Park having struggled to break through at parent club Manchester United.

Pardew happy to give Wilfried Zaha a platform at Crystal Palace

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Crystal Palace boss Alan Pardew believes on-loan winger Wilfried Zaha is "lucky" that the club are giving him the chance to shine in the Barclays Premier League.

The England international is currently halfway through a season-long loan at Selhurst Park having struggled to break through at parent club Manchester United.

Liverpool Could Land England International for Free

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Liverpool Could Land England International for Free - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Liverpool target James Milner is "a long way off reaching an agreement" over a new contract with Manchester City, according to the Guardian today.

The England international has been strongly linked with a move to Liverpool in recent weeks should the defending Premier League champions fail to reach a new deal with the 29-year old.

Jack Wilshere Out for 3 Months After Undergoing Surgery

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for around three months after successfully undergoing surgery on his left ankle, the Gunners have announced.

The England international was substituted during the second half of Saturday's defeat to Manchester United after damaging ankle ligaments and was subsequently sent to a specialist to be assessed.

Jack Wilshere Out for 3 Months After Undergoing Surgery

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Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has been ruled out for around three months after successfully undergoing surgery on his left ankle, the Gunners have announced.

The England international was substituted during the second half of Saturday's defeat to Manchester United after damaging ankle ligaments and was subsequently sent to a specialist to be assessed.

Arsenal

Theo Walcott to leave Arsenal this summer

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Arsenal will offload forward Theo Walcott this summer, according to The Sun. The England international has fallen down the pecking order over the...

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Arsenal star ruled out until February

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Arsenal forward Danny Welbeck will be sidelined until February, according to The Sun. The England international has not featured at all so far this...

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Manchester United

Man Utd’s Luke Shaw set to return to training next month

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Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw will return to training in April, according to the Daily Telegraph. The England international, aged 20, has...

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Man Utd’s Michael Carrick considering overseas transfer

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick is considering moving abroad this summer, according to ESPN. The 34-year-old England international is...

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Michael Carrick set for Man Utd exit

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Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick could quit the club this summer, according to The Sun. The England international, aged 34, is ready to...

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Arsenal boosted as injured star confident of early return

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Arsenal boosted as injured star confident of early return - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Arsenal have been handed an injury boost after forward Danny Welbeck admitted that he is confident of an early return to the squad in January.

The England international has not featured for the Gunners this campaign as he last featured for his side in April.

Rio: “Neville’s future could be at United”

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Rio Ferdinand believes Gary Neville could become a successful manager at Valencia, hinting that Manchester United will do well to keep track of their former captain's progress in Spain.

The former England international admitted Neville's task won't be easy at the Mestalla but insisted his former teammate could surprise a few observers and even put himself in the frame for the manager role at Old Trafford.

Kane “flattered” by United interest

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Harry Kane has admitted being flattered by Manchester United's interest but insisted he remains committed to Spurs and will not leave White Hart Lane this summer.

The England international, who failed to score as his side started off their campaign at the European Championship U21 last night, has been linked with a move to Old Trafford this summer, as Louis Van Gaal looks to bolster his attacking options.

Ex-Southampton left-back Luke Shaw gives himself C- grade for Man Utd debut season

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Manchester United left-back Luke Shaw has awarded himself a C- for his debut season at Old Trafford. The England international indicated that he had...

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Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling deserves Champions League football, says ex-Man Utd star

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Raheem Sterling deserves to be playing in the Champions League, according to former Manchester United star Ray Wilkins. The England international has...

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Southampton Preview: Old Trafford, An Almost Injury-Free Zone

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No you're not imagining it. Manchester United go into their second tie with Southampton in little over a month with just one name on the first team injury list. Just one. Ashley Young remains the solo casualty in Louis van Gaal's squad, with a hamstring injury due to keep the England international out for around six weeks.

Phil Jones returns to Man Utd training

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Manchester United defender Phil Jones has returned to training. The England international's comeback will help to ease Louis van Gaal's...

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Tottenham Hotspur

Ex-Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers says Dele Alli wanted to join before Spurs move

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England international Dele Alli wanted to join Liverpool before making his move to Tottenham Hotspur, according to former Reds boss Brendan Rodgers....

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Video: Spurs boss Mauricio Pochettino praises Andros Townsend’s attitude

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Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino has praised the attitude of winger Andros Townsend. The England international, aged 24, turned out for...

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Access to public transit makes David Beckham’s Miami MLS stadium site a winner

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The long and winding road of David Beckham's stadium saga in south Florida is nearing the final stages. After years of discussion centering on "sexy" sites on the water and close to Marlins Park, the former England International did what he should have done from the get-go – settle on a practical site that is near public transit.

Access to public transit makes David Beckham’s Miami MLS stadium site a winner

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The long and winding road of David Beckham's stadium saga in south Florida is nearing the final stages. After years of discussion centering on "sexy" sites on the water and close to Marlins Park, the former England International did what he should have done from the get-go – settle on a practical site that is near public transit.

The Rest

Reported Chelsea target Jamie Vardy close to new Leicester contract

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Leicester City are close to tying star striker Jamie Vardy down to a new contract, according to the BBC. The England international, aged 29, has been...

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Reports Newcastle Close To Third Signing In A Week

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There is news coming through form Sky Sports and Starsport that a deal is close between Spurs and Newcastle for the Tyneside club to sign Andros Townsend the 24 year-old England International winger who is keen to join Newcastle. We reported this morning that negotiations were underway to sign Townsend, who would cost around [.

[PICTURE] PSV fans to unveil Shaw banner

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PSV Eindhoven will unveil a banner in support of Luke Shawwhen they face United at Old Trafford this evening.

The England international suffered a season-ending injury when the two side met in the first game of the Champions League group stage earlier this year, as an horrendous challenge from Alberto Moreno left Shaw with a broken leg.

Liverpool’s Adam Lallana ruled out of action with thigh injury

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Liverpool midfielder Adam Lallana has reportedly been ruled out of action for a month with a thigh injury. The England international was substituted...

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