Gary Neville

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Changeable Costa eyes golden Wembley sunset

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London (AFP) – Never far from the headlines, Diego Costa will look to bring a turbulent season to a doubly triumphant conclusion when Chelsea tackle Arsenal in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley.

The quarrelsome Spain international looked to be on the brink of leaving Chelsea for the Chinese Super League in January, but stayed put and contributed 20 goals to their Premier League title success.

Changeable Costa eyes golden Wembley sunset

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London (AFP) – Never far from the headlines, Diego Costa will look to bring a turbulent season to a doubly triumphant conclusion when Chelsea tackle Arsenal in Saturday’s FA Cup final at Wembley.

The quarrelsome Spain international looked to be on the brink of leaving Chelsea for the Chinese Super League in January, but stayed put and contributed 20 goals to their Premier League title success.

Guardiola rejects Neville’s Man City criticism

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Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Pep Guardiola has declared that he will never turn his Manchester City team into an over-physical side to try to win the Premier League title.

Chelsea have won the title with a more robust style under coach Antonio Conte, but Guardiola intends to stick to his principles of fast, possession-based football.

Arsenal favourites against Manchester United: Gary Neville

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Fantastic player...Neville says this Man City star is the best in his position in the PL

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Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville has hailed Manchester City star Sergio Aguero as the best striker in the Premier League after Thierry Henry.

Neville has selected his best Manchester City XI where he picked Aguero and his compatriot Carlos Tevez as the two strikers upfront.

The former Manchester United defender said that Aguero is a fantastic player and a wonder to watch.

‘Best Goal Of My Career’ – Gary Neville Scores Nonchalant Flicked Volley During Kick-About In Singapore (Video)

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Former Manchester United teammates Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs spent last week out in Singapore overseeing the launch of the latest addition to their 'Hotel Football' business venture.

As part of the launch event, both Neville and Giggs took part in the 'Cafe Football Cup Final' a glorified kick-about between two teams of local players.

Man Utd: Star-Studded Michael Carrick Testimonial To Feature Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Steven Gerrard, Frank Lampard And Michael Owen

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Michael Carrick is to be given a testimonial by Manchester United to reward him for his 11 years with the club.

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The game, which will be played at Old Trafford, willfeature aManchester United 2008 XI which will feature the likes ofEdwin van der Sar, Gary Neville, Rio Ferdinand, Paul Scholes and Ryan Giggs.

Gary Neville defenders Man Utd captain Wayne Rooney

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Course they will have done!! And?? https://t.co/9tph6aZmgS Gary Neville (@GNev2) November 18, 2016 It's embarrassing. Wayne Rooney...

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Gary Neville Aims Another Subtle Dig In Liverpool’s Direction With Pithy Tweet From Inside Anfield (Photo)

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Despite fostering anuneasy truce with ex-foe Jamie Carragher for professional purposes, there can be little doubt that, down in his very waters, Gary Neville is still a card-carrying member of the Manchester Unitedmilitia.

Indeed, Comrade Neville took the opportunity to aim yet another barb at Liverpool on Twitter, pithily correcting the club's grammar after happening upon a motivational slogan on the walls of the hospitality suiteatAnfield.

Is Mourinho getting his mojo back?

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London (AFP) In successfully stymying a strongly fancied Liverpool team and sowing a bit of mischief with his post-match comments Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looked like something approaching his old self.

Mourinho has made an unsteady start to life at Old Trafford, with three successive defeats in mid-September threatening to derail United's season before it had really begun.

Is Mourinho getting his mojo back?

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London (AFP) In successfully stymying a strongly fancied Liverpool team and sowing a bit of mischief with his post-match comments Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho looked like something approaching his old self.

Mourinho has made an unsteady start to life at Old Trafford, with three successive defeats in mid-September threatening to derail United's season before it had really begun.

The 32 Manchester United academy graduates to play for England

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On Saturday, Jesse Lingard became the 32nd graduate from Manchester United's academy to play for England.

Stan Pearson, Johnny Aston, Johnny Morris, Roger Byrne, Bill Foulkes, Duncan Edwards, David Pegg, Bobby Charlton, Wilf McGuinness, Dennis Viollet, Nobby Stiles, David Sadler, Brian Kidd, Brian Greenhoff, Jimmy Rimmer, Mike Duxbury, David Platt, Gary Neville, Phil Neville, David Beckham, Nicky Butt, Paul Scholes, Wes Brown, Kieran Richardson, Danny Welbeck, Fraizer Campbell, Tom Cleverley, Ryan Shawcross, Danny Drinkwater, Tom Heaton, Marcus Rashford and Jesse Lingard.

Embarrassed Gary Neville believes Man Utd insider is briefing against Jose Mourinho

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Leaks already after one bad week! Embarrassing!! https://t.co/VS6lViGywD Gary Neville (@GNev2) September 20, 2016 Absolutely not . However I...

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Worrying times! Barcelona, Bayern and Manchester United all in for Chelsea defender at a BARGAIN price!!

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Cesar Azpilicueta is one name I never thought Chelsea could literally do without after his stellar performances at the club since he was signed. Now, he is being linked with a move away for as little as £13.8m this summer!

Quoted by Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville not so long ago as the best one-on-one defender in the Premier League, I cannot seriously believe that we are even considering letting him go.

Photo: Man Utd legend Gary Neville joins the England celebrations

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And @GNev2 was loving it! #Euro2016 #Eng #Wal pic.twitter.com/3tQ0cab4o1 Manchester United (@ManUtd) June 16, 2016 England coach Gary Neville...

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Thursday Kickoff: Lukaku, van Gaal, Neville and more

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One Premier League start continues to drum up interest from bigger clubs, while one of the league's more recognizable managers may have a new job within his sights.

Romelu Lukaku's agent, Mino Raiola, says that Juventus, Paris-Saint Germain and Real Madrid are all contenders to sign the Belgian forward from Everton.

Gary Neville’s Valencia voyage of discovery doomed to fail

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Gary Neville's unhappy tenure at Valencia was brought to a sudden halt on Wednesday as the Spanish club announced he had been sacked after just four months in charge.

Neville's first foray into senior management after limited experience as an assistant to Roy Hodgson with England was a risky one from the day the shock announcement of his appointment was made in early December.

Gary Neville’s Valencia voyage of discovery doomed to fail

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Gary Neville's unhappy tenure at Valencia was brought to a sudden halt on Wednesday as the Spanish club announced he had been sacked after just four months in charge.

Neville's first foray into senior management after limited experience as an assistant to Roy Hodgson with England was a risky one from the day the shock announcement of his appointment was made in early December.

Valencia

Las Fallas: People Of Valencia Burn Unflattering Cristiano Ronaldo Puppet As Part Of Fire Festival Celebrations (Photo)

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Over the weekend, the good people of Valencia took to the streets over to burn an scatological effigy of Cristiano Ronaldo.

Thankfully, it's not quite as grim as it sounds, as the Ronaldo dummy was torched as part of the Spanish city's annual week-long Las Fallas festival.

Every year in March, volleys of fireworks are releasedand a cavalcade of different puppets and dummiesof famous rogues (known colloquially as 'ninots') are set alight to pay homage to Saint Joseph.

How to fix Valencia: A 7-step guide to saving a Spanish giant in crisis

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It has been a difficult year for Valencia. This time last year, Nuno Espirito Santo was still in charge of the club, before he resigned in November of last year and was replaced by Gary Neville....

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Valencia’s Asian boss admits cultural differences

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Singapore (AFP) Asian ownership of European football clubs can be tough because of cultural differences, Valencia's Singaporean president said on Friday after a turbulent period at the Mestalla Stadium.

Chan Lay Hoon, who was brought in by Valencia's billionaire owner Peter Lim, said she had had a tough first season at the club marked by the ill-fated reign of Gary Neville.

Valencia’s Asian boss admits cultural differences

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Singapore (AFP) Asian ownership of European football clubs can be tough because of cultural differences, Valencia's Singaporean president said on Friday after a turbulent period at the Mestalla Stadium.

Chan Lay Hoon, who was brought in by Valencia's billionaire owner Peter Lim, said she had had a tough first season at the club marked by the ill-fated reign of Gary Neville.

Gary Neville sacked – come back to United?

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Valencia have confirmed today that Gary Neville has been sacked, having spent the past week with the England team as part of the national's side coaching staff.

Valencia won three of their 16 league games with Neville as manager, and 10 of 28 games overall. They were ninth in the table when he took charge, and they are now 14th.

Gary Neville sacked as Valencia coach

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Gary Neville has been sacked as coach of Valencia, the struggling Spanish club confirmed on Wednesday.

"Valencia Football Club have today parted company with Gary Neville as head coach," Valencia said in a statement published in English on their website.

"After careful consideration, the Club have decided to make a change with the best interests of the Valencia CF moving forward this season.

Gary Neville sacked as Valencia coach

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Gary Neville has been sacked as coach of Valencia, the struggling Spanish club confirmed on Wednesday.

"Valencia Football Club have today parted company with Gary Neville as head coach," Valencia said in a statement published in English on their website.

"After careful consideration, the Club have decided to make a change with the best interests of the Valencia CF moving forward this season.

Official: Gary Neville Sacked By Gary Neville’s Valencia

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Coming as a shock to literally nobody, Gary Neville has had his contract mulched by Gary Neville's Valencia, who go back to using their original moniker (plain old 'Valencia') with immediate effect as a result.

A statement has just appeared on the official club website to announce that Neville has been given the old heave-ho:

[Valencia] has today terminated its contractual relationship with Gary Neville as first team coach.

Under-fire Gary Neville to delay England meet-up

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Gary Neville will delay meeting up with the England squad in preparation for their friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands until Thursday after his Valencia side slumped to a 2-0 defeat at home to Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Neville was met with chants of "donkey" and "Gary go now" towards the end of Valencia's third consecutive La Liga defeat, provoking a rethink of his initial decision to fulfill his duties as an assistant to England manager Roy Hodgson.

Under-fire Gary Neville to delay England meet-up

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Gary Neville will delay meeting up with the England squad in preparation for their friendlies against Germany and the Netherlands until Thursday after his Valencia side slumped to a 2-0 defeat at home to Celta Vigo on Sunday.

Neville was met with chants of "donkey" and "Gary go now" towards the end of Valencia's third consecutive La Liga defeat, provoking a rethink of his initial decision to fulfill his duties as an assistant to England manager Roy Hodgson.

Arsenal

Man Of His Word: Gary Neville Upholds Promise To Appear On Arsenal Fan TV (Video)

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As you may or may not be aware, Gary Neville recently incurred the wrath of Arsenal Fan TV after criticising the 'Wenger Out' brigade while co-commentating on the Gunners' 3-1 defeat against Chelsea a week or so back.

Neville branded one fan "an idiot" for holding up an anti-Wenger placard during the match before going on to criticise Arsenal Fan TV directly after the match, calling the infamously rant-orientated Youtube channel an "embarrassment" to the club.

Expert Opinion: Garth Crooks Backs Liverpool For Relegation Solely Due To Alberto Moreno’s Horror Show Against Arsenal

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While the odds are most definitely against itafter a stirring win over Arsenal on the opening weekend, Garth Crooks has dribbled a drop of virgin's blood into the concoction bubbling away in his soothsayer's cauldron and used his sight beyond sight to predictthat Liverpool will be relegated from the Premier League this season.

Sky Sports pundit predicts Arsenal to narrowly miss out on title

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Gary Neville has given his top-four predictions for the coming season, and is tipping Arsenal to come second in the Premier League. The Gunners finished in the runner-up spot last term, after Tottenham finished third in a two-horse race for the title, and Gary Neville has tipped us to finish in the same spot once [.

Rashford invited to train with England squad ahead of Euros

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There have been reports that Marcus Rashford is set to be invited to train with the England squad ahead of their friendlies against Australia and Portugal, in preparation for this summer's European Championships, although won't be included in the squad for the tournament.

Rashford, who turned 18 last October, has yet to play for the U-21s and has just one appearance for the U-20s, after previously representing his country at U-16 and U-18 level.

Jamie Carragher

Jamie Carragher Pounces On Gary Neville’s Motorbike Selfie With Top Drawer Office-Themed Lookalike (Photo)

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Proving once again that they are Sky Sports' answer to Trev and Simon, the banter-slinging comedy duo of Jamie Carragher and Gary Neville have been at it again.

It all began when Neville, shortly after finishing his shift for Sky atthe Chelsea-Liverpool match last night, posted a photograph on Instagram of himself being ferried back home on the back of a motorbike.

Slaven Bilic dazzles but Euro 2016 punditry highlights familiar old failings

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England

Retro Football: The Strange Tale Of Gary & Phil Neville Almost Causing A Diplomatic Incident In China Just Weeks Before Euro 96

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The year was 1996andEngland as a nation was gearing up for Euro 1996. England the national team were busy limbering up with a string of pre-tournament friendlies, most of which passed by in a haze of uninspired mediocrity.

However and this is a new one on Pies it would appear that one of England's pre-Euro '96 jollies came perilously close tospilling over into a full-blown international diplomatic incident.

Gary Neville Plays Guitar While Wayne Rooney Duets With James Bay At England Charity Gig (Video & Photos)

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The England squad attended their annual 'Lions and Roses' charity dinner over the course of the Bank Holiday weekend an event that culminated in a special performance by hat-wearing popstrel James Bay.

Indeed, the singer was accompaniedon stage by two of football's noted musical virtuosos, Wayne Rooney on backing vocals and Gary Neville on acoustic guitar, to help him caterwaul through his hit 'Hold Back The River' in front of an audience that included none other than Pele himself.

The Rest

Copy+Paste Fail: Gary Neville Falls Into The Victor Anichebe Trap With Hastily Deleted Instagram Gaffe

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Gary Neville was left a little red-faced today when he pulled what's known in the trade as "a Victor Anichebe" on social media.

Further destroying the facade that footballers actually expressany original thoughts of their own online, Neville posted a message in support of the Bobby Moore Fund's new 'Moore To Know' campaign.

Chelsea’s Luiz can rank among world’s best defenders. says Conte

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Cobham (United Kingdom) (AFP) Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has hit back at criticism of his surprise move for David Luiz by claiming the Brazilian can become one of the world's best defenders.

Conte has brought Luiz back to Stamford Bridge two years after he was sold to Paris Saint Germain in a world record £50 million ($66 million, 59 million euros) deal for a defender.

Valencia Fans Burn Gary Neville Effigy In The Street During ‘Las Fallas’ Festival (Photo & Video)

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A ninot with Gary Neville's face attached, shortly before being burned to a cinder (Photo: AS)

Suffice to say that things haven't goneparticularly well for Gary Neville at Valencia over the past few months, his idling side now perched just six points above the relegation zone after slumping to defeats in their last three La Liga outings.

Video: Paul Scholes sympathises with ex-Man Utd team-mate Gary Neville over his sending off

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