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FA chairman says football sex abuse scandal is ‘biggest crisis’

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London (AFP) The abuse scandal rocking English football is the greatest crisis current Football Association chairman Greg Clarke can recall, he told Sky News on Tuesday.

Clarke was referring to the serial child molester Barry Bennell, who has been accused by at least 20 footballers of abusing them when he worked for Crewe Alexandra, Manchester City and Stoke City across three decades beginning in the 1970s.

FA chairman says football sex abuse scandal is ‘biggest crisis’

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London (AFP) The abuse scandal rocking English football is the greatest crisis current Football Association chairman Greg Clarke can recall, he told Sky News on Tuesday.

Clarke was referring to the serial child molester Barry Bennell, who has been accused by at least 20 footballers of abusing them when he worked for Crewe Alexandra, Manchester City and Stoke City across three decades beginning in the 1970s.

Manchester United

Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Manchester United hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Man Utd hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Man Utd hold day two of Mourinho talks

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London (AFP) Manchester United were locked in a second day of talks with Jose Mourinho's agents on Wednesday, hammering out a deal to sweep the controversial Portuguese boss into Old Trafford.

The former Chelsea and Real Madrid manager has agreed personal terms on a three-year deal with a likely annual salary of at least £10 million ($15 million, 13 million euros) but issues remain over image rights, Sky News television reported.

Video: Wayne Rooney is the world’s first test-tube burger

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Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney has faced jibes about his weight throughout his career, but this is probably the first time he's been referred to as a test-tube burger. A muddle in the Sky News studios resulted in Rooney being referred to by host Kay Burley as the world's first test-tube burger.

Experts agree: Manchester United’s IPO is a terrible investment

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Almost immediately after announcing a seven-year shirt sponsorship deal with Chevrolet worth an estimated £200 million the Glazer family pushed ahead with their much maligned plan to unleash a Manchester United IPO on the New York Stock Exchange. From the first rumor of the move, fans and media have been united in questioning it.

Blackburn greed will bite them on the bum

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Whether the fee ended up being £16.5 or £20m plus ‘add ons' as Rovers manager Steve Keen insisted on Sky News, all trust between players, their agents and the club owners has now been lost forever –...

Continue to the full story

Wayne Rooney Kiss-And-Tell 1-0 Pakistan Cricket Fixing Scandal

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By Paul Sorene

ALL day long Sky News has been leading with news of the Pakistan cricket fix allegations. But "The most sensational sporting scandal ever" has been utterly overtaken by news that prostitute Jennifer Thompson says she was shagging Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney while his wife Coleen was carrying their child.

English Premier League

John Terry: Nothing More Than Sarcasm

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Images: Sky News. If JT can use it as his defence, so can we. And of all the front pages from this morning, the Chelsea captain looks the hottest on the Daily Express. Coming in in a close second: the shadowy snap splashed across The Guardian's cover.

Tottenham Players Demand Heart Checks As Muamba Shows Signs Of Improvement

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After Saturday's harrowing experience, Tottenham Hotspur players have demanded for heart checks for assurance on their health this is according to top cardiologist Sanjay Sharma.

Speaking to Sky News, Sharma a leading cardiologist revealed that players had demanded for screening on Monday.

American Robbie Rogers Signs with Leeds United

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BBC News and Sky News are reporting that American Robbie Rogers has signed a deal with Leeds United of England's Championship. The 24 year old winger has been capped 18 times by the United States National Team and most recently played for the Columbus Crew in MLS. This isn't Rogers' first signing with a European club.

Spot the difference: Parades

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Sky News has reported that 150,000 United fans watched the lads bring the Premier League trophy through the streets of Manchester this afternoon.

Despite the awful weather and disappointment from Saturday, reds showed up to show their support and appreciation of the players who earned us a record breaking 19th title.

Andy Gray Sacked By Sky Sports

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Andy Gray has been sacked by Sky Sports according to Sky News.

The former Everton, Aston Villa and Wolves footballer, who rose to new fame as one of the top football analysts in the United Kingdom on Sky Sports, was sacked due to sexist comments made about female assistant referee Sian Massey who made her second appearance as an assistant referee in a Premier League match on January 22, 2011 for the Wolverhampton against Liverpool match.

Andy Gray Teeters As Second Sexist Tirade Leaked

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Just when it looked like Sky Sports pundit-in-chief Andy Gray (along with presenter Richard Keys) was going to worm his way out of having to face any tangible punishment for his overtly chauvinistic guffawing, a second denigrating video has been leaked by Sky News, no less that may just cost the gittish Scot his lucrative 'job for life'.

Premier League Links Of The Day: December 27, 2010

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Here's some of the top managers in their recent press conferences.

Here's the links:

  • Monday gossip [Sinnacle]
  • Arsenal vs. Chelsea preview [Two Footed Tackle]
  • Retro Mick McCarthey [Tikabooson]
  • Rafa snowman [Studs Up]
  • Van der Vaart is perfect [Phil Mcnulty]
  • Everton brace for Cahill absence [Soccerway]
  • Weather strikes again [Sky News]
  • What the papers say [Soccer 365]

Feel free to follow me on Twitter and let me know if you'd like to suggest an article, video or photo for inclusion on the Premier League Links Of The Day.

Liverpool

Kenny Dalglish and the return of the 'Liverpool Way' - Part 1

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Guest writer Ryan McCarthy explores the influence and ideological impact of club legend Kenny Dalglish since his return to the managerial hotseat at Liverpool Football Club.

"He didn't just build great teams, he built up a club full of great people at every level. He was the people's man, and he made Liverpool the people's club which I still think it is today.

Ferdinand and Rooney stunned by London riots

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Ferdinand and Rooney stunned by London riots

Rio tweeted: "The scenes on Sky news right now are shocking..what is this all in aid of?? Innocent peoples [sic] homes + livelihoods have gone up in smoke-why?"

View the full story here: The Mirror

A news article on 2011-08-09 08:32:12 from: The Mirror

This news item has been reproduced from today's media.

Andy Gray Makes More Sexist Remarks About Sian Massey: New Video

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Video of Andy Gray has been released featuring the Sky Sports presenter making more sexist comments about Sian Massey, the female assistant referee from Saturday's Wolves against Liverpool match.

The video segment was a pre-match interview conducted at Molineux. In the video (fast forward to minute 1:00), you can hear Gray being told that a female assistant referee would be in the match.

Martin Broughton Interviews

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As news was confirmed that Liverpool Football Club had accepted an offer on the club from New England Sports Ventures (NESV), the owners of the Boston Red Sox, Liverpool chairman Martin Broughton provided a number of interviews to confirm details on the sale and the legal process that awaits the club to conclude it.

ESPN

Some News for Tue Aug 16, 2011

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STARTERS

Like the finale of Lost the drama is underwhelmingly over in England and Spain as Barcelona bought midfielder Cesc Fabregas from Arsenal.
-Sid Lowe of the Guardian with the story.
-Phil Minshull of the BBC wonders how The Cesco Kid will fit in.

dN

LA Galaxy has made a huge move toward securing their front line by signing 31 year old Irish forward Robbie Keane from Tottenham.

Saturday round-up : forwards galore!

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Morning all, a quick Saturday round-up for you.

As the police continue the hunt for Cesc Fabregas after his ruthless kidnapping (they're still none the wiser as to where he might be), we've just got to hope they do their job and get on with all the other stuff in the meantime. I'm assuming Sky News are on this 24/7.

World Cup

FA Boss quits over Fifa World Cup trust

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LONDON, England Acting chairman of the FA Roger Burden has said he will quit because he no longer trusts members of Fifa after the failure of England's World Cup bid. Sky News' sport correspondent Ian Dovaston said: "He basically feels he cannot work with Fifa because he would find it difficult to work with [.

Howard Webb Gets The Final

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Breaking story from Sky News: Howard Webb will be the referee in the World Cup Final. Thoroughly deserves it as far as I'm concerned; the only drawback will be that certain commentators will feel the need to mention the fact that he's British every thirty seconds or so.

The FA, Fabio Capello and the Sky News Era Blame Game

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A man under the pressure he does not deserve and the men who put him in this position.

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This morning I turned on Sky News, its a reflex reaction I have developed when waking up with a hangover, and I was shocked, appalled and unsurprised all at the same time as a sports reporter from The Times claimed that England manager Fabio Capello was a poor choice as boss because he had no Premier League experience.

The Rest

Snapshot: Sky Sports News Info Bar Reveals Real Reason Behind Harry Redknapp’s QPR Move

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By Alan Duffy

Announcing Harry Redknapp's move to struggling QPR, Sky News' Info Bar produced quite a funny little footballing in-joke. Thanks to balls.ie for this little gem.

Enjoy...

Image courtesy of balls.ie

Has Diego Maradona been sacked again?

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Reports are emerging this morning that Al Wasl have sacked manager Diego Maradona. Sky News Arabia and Sharjah Sports TV both tweeted that directors at the club had moved to sack the former Agentinian manager, although the club denied the rumours on their official twitter feed. It is thought that this is, however, simply a [.

Arsenal starlet Oxo Kid is a cold-eyed killer

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The blonde bint on Sky News sports round-up keeps banging on about the attendance last night. Just seen the papers and they are happy to highlight this too. Especially the Sun. Yes, there were 15,000 or so empty seat but that means 46,000-odd full ones. For a Carling Cup game against Shrewsbury that ain't bad.

Another clean day at FIFA House

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Banned Ex.Co. member Mohamed Bin Hammam has slammed Sepp Blatter and Chuck Blazer following his expulsion from football last week.

He compared Blatter to a tyrant wiping out his rivals and called for Blazer to go before the FIFA Ethics Committee for receiving suspicious payments.

Bemoaning his life ban from football, the former Asian Football Confederation chief told Sky News, "This is the act of the dictators and we have witnessed this through history.

Expecting: Leonardo & Anna Billó

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Image Source: Ego.globo.com.

Inter Milan's manager, Leonardo Araujo, and his girlfriend of two and a half years, Anna Billó, are expecting! And to think, it was only a day ago that we discovered Leonardo had a surname, let alone a girlfriend!

Seen on vacay in Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro earlier this week, the Brazilian-born, Italian Sky News journalist showed off her four-months-along baby bump in a pretty patterned bikini.

Andy Gray under increasing pressure after release of further footage of him criticising Sian Massey

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Sky Sports presenter Andy Gray is under increasing pressure after Sky News unexpectedly broadcast fresh footage of him making sexist remarks about assistant referee Sian Massey.

Wenger – Squillaci won’t play but we have a healthy squad for Saturday

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Arsene Wenger has told Sky News in an interview that the French international defender Sebastien Squillaci has finally completed his move from Sevilla, but says that he will not figure in this weekend's game against Blackburn. Wenger said: "We needed a centre-back of quality and experience if possible, and at the right price he was [.

Chris Hughton Hoping Steven Taylor Will Stay At Newcastle

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Although the Newcastle club's hierarchy may be getting just a little impatient with Steven Taylor's representatives in their drawn out contract negotiations, Newcastle manager Chris Hughton has made it very clear he wants Steven to stay at his home town club. Steven Taylor - manager wants him to stay at Newcastle Sky News broke the [.

It’s like we were never away! The Chelsea Football FanCast #126

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Chidge is joined by Dr Mart, Ross fresh from his trip to the US of A and Chris fresh from making his debut on Sky News last week. They discuss the 6-0 tonking of West Brom, give out their match awards and chew the fat over the latest Chelsea news.

It's good to see Chelsea picking up where they left off last season and indeed good to see the Chelsea FanCast crew picking up where they left off last season – by drinking themselves silly all day as first day of the season excitement well and truly got to them!

Paul the German Octopus picks Spain

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Paul, the German octopus that predicted every German World Cup match so far has picked Spain to win the upcoming semi-final.

This German octopus is stunning soccer fans around the world with his remarkable ability to predict the outcome of German World Cup games. Paul, a mollusk in Oberhausen, has correctly picked the result of all three German games so far.