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Manchester United

Robbie Savage predicts Lukaku will score 30-35 goals

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Former-Manchester United youth team player turned pundit, Robbie Savage, has predicted £75 million summer signing Romelu Lukaku could double Zlatan Ibrahimovic's goal tally from last season.

Ibra arrived on a free transfer from Paris Saint-Germain last summer and proved doubters wrong by scoring 17 goals in 28 Premier League appearances at the age of 35.

On This Day In 2006: David Bentley Becomes First Player To Stick Three Goals Past Man Utd In The Premier League (Video)

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The highs in David Bentley's career may have ended up being few and far between – and we're mostly talking about scoring from the halfway line for Tottenhamagainst Arsenal and tipping a barrel of icy water over Harry Redknapp live on televisionhere.

However,after his first match as a full-time Blackburn player it seemed the world should havebeen his lobster.

Savage: City playing United at the wrong time

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Robbie Savage has told the BBC that the Manchester derby has come about at the wrong time with City, contrary to Vincent Kompany's claims after their recent defeat against Crystal Palace.

Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany is wrong when he says Sunday is a good time for his side to be facing local rivals Manchester United.

Arsenal are like a broken record under Arsene Wenger, says Robbie Savage

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Arsenal are like a broken record under Arsene Wenger with everyone knowing exactly how things will end before they have happened, according to...

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Manchester United Fans See Progress Despite Growing Discontent From The Media

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Following Sunday's derby day defeat to Manchester City,a large section of themedia have focused attention on the fact that Manchester United have now accumulated 13 points after ten games; the club's worst start to a domesticcampaign since 1986. There have also been numerous linksmade between United's start under Louis van Gaalas compared to the club's return during David Moyes' first fewmonths in charge.

Ex-Man Utd star Roy Keane says he refused to sign Robbie Savage after hearing his voicemail

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Roy Keane has revealed he turned down the chance to sign Robbie Savage while he was Sunderland boss after being put-off by the midfielder's...

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Video: Robbie Savage giggles at the thought of Man Utd boss David Moyes riding Adnan Januzaj

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Robbie Savage was rendered speechless during a BBC Radio Five Live phone-in by an inadvertent sexual innuendo involving Manchester United starlet Adnan Januzaj and manager David Moyes. 606 host Darren Fletcher asked Savage: "How tempted do you think David Moyes will be to ride him for the rest of the season?

Ex-player rules United out of title race

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Former Manchester United player Robbie Savage has ruled the Red Devils out of this year's title race following their less than impressive transfer dealings. The Premier League champions only managed to bring in former Everton star Marouane Fellaini, and the late scramble meant the deal went through with just minutes to spare.

Former United player reveals players’ deceit

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Former Manchester United player Robbie Savage has revealed his guide to getting transferred if you're a footballer in the modern age. The tips are no doubt strategies the former player used himself during his glory days as hestarted his career at Manchester United but played for seven clubs in total over the course of his 17 year professional career.

Man bets £11 on Champions League, wins £190,000

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Matchday Four of the Champions League provided plenty of excitement, but it was a particularly eventful round of games for one gambler.

Feeling confident of the outcome of four matches from Wednesday evening, punter Dan Field placed £11 ($17.50) in a 'Yankee' (a type of accumulator bet) with English bookmaker William Hill.

media

‘I Was So Insecure’ – Robbie Savage Admits He Created Online Aliases To Praise Himself On Derby County Fan Forums

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Robbie Savage has admitted that back during his playing days, he created phoney online aliases which he used to shower himself with praise on fan forums.

Speaking on BBC Radio 5 Live, the former Wales international revealed that, shortly after signing for Derby in 2008, he became so insecure about his performances that he created fake accountsand then infiltrated message boards to talk himself up.

BT Sport May Live-Stream Champions League Final On Youtube In Desperate Bid To Boost Disappointing Viewing Figures

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Dwindling viewing figures have reportedly prompted BT Sport to take radical actionin a desperate bid togive their Champions League coverage a much-need shot in the arm.

According to the Daily Mail, BT Sport are seriously considering streaming their exclusive coverage of the Champions League Final live on Youtube to help inflate their numbers.

‘I Can Take Criticism From Decent Ex-Players, But Not Him’ – John Terry Gives Robbie Savage The Mother Of All Verbal Maulings

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As John Terry spoke to the press ahead of Chelsea's Champions League tie against Dynamo Kiev, the subject of criticism was broached.

Terry, who Pies are now seeing in a whole new light, took the opportunity to give gobshite pundit Robbie Savage a verbal mauling and it was glorious.

Asked about having his performances picked apart on television, Terry replied:

I've come under criticism, individually, from certain players and individuals, players I've looked up to and played alongside.

Robbie Savage Avoids Driving Ban By Claiming He Can’t Use Public Transport Because The Public Hate Him

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By Chris Wright

It's all about the three points for Robbie

Professional foghorn Robbie Savage has managed to avoid a driving ban despite being caught speeding at almost 100mphby using the flimsiest excuse you could possibly imagine.

Savage was clocked driving at 99mph on the A1 in Knaresborough, North Yorkshire, last month but managed to avoid a ban after his lawyers argued tit would be impossible for the Match of the Day pundit to use public transport as the public hate him and he would be vulnerable to barrages of abuse everywhere he went.

BBC To Auction Off Entire ‘Match Of The Day’ Studio Set, Could Be Yours For Just £10,000

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By Chris Wright

You can tell it's getting on a bit by the Derby badge

In a bid to raise a bit of cash, the BBC are auctioning off the Match of the Day studio set which was used from the beginning of the 2007/08 season right up until the point that the programme was relocated from London to Salford Media Cityin 2011.

Robbie Savage Treats Six-Year-Old Cancer Patient To A Spin In His Ferrari! (Photos)

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By Chris Wright

Most have had their say on the relative merits (or lack thereof) of Robbie Savage over the years, but it's fairly safe to say that "Sav" is only an excruciatingly abrasive prat for professional purposes with the former Wales midfielder showing his charitable side on Monday afternoon while the rest of the world was suffering deadline day meltdown.

Robbie Savage Disguises Himself In Prosthetic Mask To Take Part In Welsh Sunday League Game (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

As part of a segment on grassroots football for the BBC's The One Show, Robbie Savage spent his weekend disguising himself using a prosthetic mask, a stick-on beard and a scraggy old wig in order to turn out for Bradley FC, a Sunday League side based in Wrexham for whom Savage used to play as a lad.

Wales

Barnstormer Gareth Bale: Wales’ not-so-secret weapon at Euro 2016

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) A glance at Wales' record in qualifying for Euro 2016 reveals a glaring truth: stop Gareth Bale, and you have a very good chance of stopping Chris Coleman's team.

That Wales are gearing up for a first major tournament since 1958 owes much to the brilliance of Bale, who scored seven of their 11 goals in qualifying, including match-winning strikes against Andorra, Belgium and Cyprus.

Barnstormer Gareth Bale: Wales’ not-so-secret weapon at Euro 2016

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) A glance at Wales' record in qualifying for Euro 2016 reveals a glaring truth: stop Gareth Bale, and you have a very good chance of stopping Chris Coleman's team.

That Wales are gearing up for a first major tournament since 1958 owes much to the brilliance of Bale, who scored seven of their 11 goals in qualifying, including match-winning strikes against Andorra, Belgium and Cyprus.

Barnstormer Gareth Bale, Wales’s not-so-secret Euro 2016 weapon

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) A glance at Wales's record in qualifying for Euro 2016 reveals a glaring truth: stop Gareth Bale, and you have a very good chance of stopping Chris Coleman's team.

That Wales are gearing up for a first major tournament since 1958 owes much to the brilliance of Bale, who scored seven of their 11 goals in qualifying, including match-winning strikes against Andorra, Belgium and Cyprus.

Barnstormer Gareth Bale, Wales’s not-so-secret Euro 2016 weapon

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Cardiff (United Kingdom) (AFP) A glance at Wales's record in qualifying for Euro 2016 reveals a glaring truth: stop Gareth Bale, and you have a very good chance of stopping Chris Coleman's team.

That Wales are gearing up for a first major tournament since 1958 owes much to the brilliance of Bale, who scored seven of their 11 goals in qualifying, including match-winning strikes against Andorra, Belgium and Cyprus.

Videos

Video: Robbie Savage says Dele Alli should be dropped from PFA team of the year for Eric Dier

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Özil or Alli?@RobbieSavage8 plumps for @ericdier instead...Let us know your Team of the Year.#FletchAndSav https://t.co/do3TfhTukt Fletch...

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Old Habits: Robbie Savage Scythes Down Young Female Player During Sport Relief Charity 5-A-Side Match (Video)

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As you may well be aware, two teams led by Alan Shearer and Robbie Savage are currently part way througha mammoth 57-hour game of 5-a-side being staged outside the BBC building in Salford Quays in order to raise money for Sport Relief.

The epic duel began on Thursday morning and is scheduled to end on Saturday evening, with the oddly-specific duration chosen as 57 hours is the exact amount of football played by one Premier League team over the course of a season.

VIDEO: Did United deserve a penalty against Newcastle?

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Former Premier League referee David Elleray said the referee's interpretation depends on whether the hand or arm is in an "unnatural" position at the point of contact. "Referees look at two specifics did the hand or arm go towards the ball or in a manner which would block the ball, or is the hand in a position where it would not normally be?

Arsenal’s Santi Cazorla And Nacho Monreal Play Snazzy Long-Ball Keepy-Uppy (Video)

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Santi Cazorla is currently in the form of his life with Arsenal while his compatriot and team-mate Nacho Monreal is also enjoying his spell of form (and run of games) for the Gunners.

Full-back Monreal decided to post this incredible video of the two Spaniards playing a rather impressive long version of keepy-uppy at the Arsenal training ground, which pint-sized playmaker Cazorla inevitably won.

Mark Halsey Struck in Face During Class of ’92 Benefit Match

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Former top-flight referee Mark Halsey got a little bit more than he bargained for when taking charge of Salford FC's benefit game against Manchester United's Class of '92 as he was struck in the face by a wayward pass from the part-timers and knocked off his feet to boot.

And former hardman Robbie Savage thought it was hilarious even offering to shake Halsey's hand for getting right back up after taking the slap.

Gareth McAuley Humps Clearance Into Press Gantry, Accidently Destroys Computer Belonging To West Brom (Video)

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By Chris Wright

During the course of yesterday's 0-1 victory over Norwich City, West Brom centre-back Gareth McAuley lumped a clearance into the stands which not only landed in the press gantry at Carrow Road it also, in a display of pinpoint accuracy not seen since Stiliyan Petrov hit Robbie Savage in the face, completely decimated one of his own club's laptops.

Liverpool Fan Want’s Rodger’s Sacked Because he’s Not up to the Job?

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This is just hilarious as Darren Fletcher and Robbie Savage take a call on their BBC Radio show from a mad Liverpool fan who wants Liverpool to sack manager Brendan Rodgers because there trailing against Aston Villa at half/time 2-1.

English Premier League

Pundit’s Good News Bad News On Newcastle Survival

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BBC pundit Robbie Savage has been saying which clubs he thinks will stay up on the Premier League and he had some good news of sorts for Newcastle United who he says will stay up but only because we already have 35 points, and he thinks that will be enough and we [...]

Friend Or Foe?

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Robbie Savage described the decision by Kevin Friend to send off Wes Brown in the weekend match between Stoke City and Sunderland as "the worst decision I have ever seen."

Charlie Adam, the recipient of the tackle, said "I don't think it was a sending off."

But it is potentially more problematical than a very poor error of judgement.

Arsenal

“That’s a good foul” ….. Savage by name ……..

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In its infinite wisdom, BT has chosen to employ the services of one Robbie Savage as their expert analyst to educate us with his pearls of wisdom regarding the subtle nuances and tactical complexities of football.

Savage earned his reputation as an old fashioned hard man during his career by regularly stepping over the boundary between good play and foul play.

Video: Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says ‘we managed’ to play against Robbie Savage’s Leicester

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The odd-man-out on the BBC sofa for this evening's game between France and Honduras is Robbie Savage, who is perhaps not of the same pedigree...

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Tactics Column: Arsenal make a compelling case for the defence

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Pressing – the idea that defence begins in attack – is nothing new. Yet, there is a certain mystery about this apparently simple tactic of hassling your opponents to win the ball back. Former Wales midfielder, Robbie Savage, says pressing is most effective when the team hunts together, like wolves in a pack, suggesting there's an innate instinctiveness to it; about having the will-power and motivation to close down opponents.

Liverpool

Liverpool should sell Mario Balotelli in January, says Robbie Savage

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Liverpool should sell under-performing striker Mario Balotelli in January rather than wait and see how he does until the end of the season, says...

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Savage: Liverpool's Passing Thwarted Man City

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In his regular BBC Sport column on football tactics, Robbie Savage takes a closer look at the 2-2 draw between Manchester City and Liverpool.
City's gameplan was to press Liverpool high up the pitch because of the attractive football Liverpool play.
But, at times, it didn't matter how much City pressed as Liverpool played some fantastic football and, in Daniel Sturridge, had a player right on his game.

The Rest

Study Reveals Derby County Are Statistically The Dirtiest Team In Premier League History

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Derby County have been found to be the dirtiest team in Premier League history, according to a new study conducted by the Daily Mirror.

The findings are based on the average disciplinary points per game picked up by any team to have played in the Premier League for a minimum of three seasons since its inception in 1992/93.

Pundits Give Plaudits To Brilliant Newcastle

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Robbie Savage, Gary Lineker and Michael Owen seemed to be inaweof theNewcastle United fighting performance at the Etihad Stadium tonight, and it was a terrific 2-0 win for the Magpies. Gary Linekar - the best I've seen Newcastle play in yonks RobbieSavage had criticized Alan Pardew some weeks ago when hesaid that Alan Pardew looked [.

‘Players Couldn’t Care Less About Ticket Prices’ – Robbie Savage Gives His BIG OPINION On The ‘Price Of Football’ Debate

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By Chris Wright

With the BBC's annual "Price of Football" survey kicking up the same old fuss over the past couple of days, it was inevitable that Robbie Savage was going to be canvassed for his BIG OPINION sooner or later.

That day, unfortunately, is nigh.

Shit Lookalikes: Robbie Savage & Richard Hibbard (Welsh Egg Chaser)

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Hibbard is the Welsh rugby team's resident blonde bombshell hooker (apparently opposing fans chant "just a fat Robbie Savage" at him all the time).

Savage is what you get when you let Shadowfax mate with a potato.

Gorra Shit Lookalike for Pies?

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