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Dead Ball Specialist: Sinisa Mihajlovic, 48, Casually Scores Freekicks For Fun During Torino Training Session (Video)

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While there were aspects of his game (and personal beliefs) that were perhaps most politely described as 'dubious', Sinisa Mihajlovic was undeniably a grand player in his pomp.

A viciously tenacious defender, the ex-Sampdoria and Lazio star also boasted a mean line in set-piece dispatchery.

Bienvenido: Pablo Zabaleta Welcomes Joe Hart To West Ham By Smashing A Volley Past Him In Training (Video)

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After spending nine years as clubmates at Man City, both Pablo Zabaleta and Joe Hart were ushered on to West Ham this summer as part of Pep Guardiola's revitalisation effort.

Zabaleta made the switch over a month ago, while Hart followed in his wake a couple of days ago by securing a season-long loan deal.

Europa League: Anderlecht Players Spotted Training In Local Park Ahead Of Man Utd Second Leg (Video)

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They may well have spent the afternoon limbering up at Old Trafford yesterday, but Anderlecht ventured out into the wilds of Manchester to complete their final training session ahead of Thursday night's quarter-final second leg clash against Manchester United.

Indeed, the Belgian side were spotted by a fan (@robpim1982) going through their paces in the middle ofCastlefield park,just along the A65 from United's stadium.

Leicester City: Peter Schmeichel Shares Slightly Awkward Greeting With Kasper Schmeichel On ‘Bring Your Father To Work Day’

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Not really needing any extra-curricular distractions to deal with, Leicester City spent themorning limbering up for Tuesday evening's big Champions League quarter-final second legger against Atletico Madrid.

Helpful then, that BT Sports had Peter Schmeichel in attendance to oversee his son Kasper and the rest of the Foxes going through their paces.

Granada: Hilarious Footage Emerges Of Tony Adams’ First Training Session With La Liga Stragglers (Video)

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Having taken over as head coach just a fewdays ago, Tony Adams has wasted absolutelyzero timemaking his inimitable presence felt at Granada.

Firstly, the ex-Arsenal skipper added a bit of grittyBritish backbone to the Spanish side's struggling squad in the shape of Kieran Richardson and Nigel Reo-Coker, who hasn't playedany competitive footballin almost two years.

Xherdan Shaqiri Scores Several Stonking Volleys During Switzerland Training Session (Video)

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Having not featured for Stoke since January, Xherdan Shaqiri was keen to remind folks of his existence and as such posted a couple of highlights mustered during yesterday's Switzerland training session.

With a qualifier against Latvia to limber up for, Shaqiri pulled a fewstunners out of the bag, lashing home threestonking acrobatic volleys over the course of the afternoon.

Everton: Jamie Carragher Torn Apart By Romelu Lukaku During One-On-One Training Session (Video)

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At the behest of his Sky Sports employers, Jamie Carragher toddled down to Everton's training groundto conduct an interview with the Premier League's joint-top goalscorer, Romelu Lukaku.

As part of the grilling, Carragher graciously offeredto giveyoung Lukaku a bit of one-on-one tutoringin the subtle art of old-school defending.

Romania Legend Gheorghe Hagi, 51, Tucks Away Beautifully Nonchalant Volley During Viitorul Practice Match (Video)

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You probably don't need us to tell you that Gheorghe Hagi was a bit of a dab hand at this football malarkey back in his day.

Since knocking his exalted playing career on the head, the seven-time Romanian footballer of the year moved into management, eventually ending up founding, owning and coaching his own club, Viitorul Constanta.

Bayern Munich: Manuel Neuer Makes Outstanding Triple Save To Deny Medhi Benatia In Training (Video)

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You know who's good at this goalkeeping lark? Manuel Neuer.

Bayern Munich have been quick to trumpet their stopper as the best in the world after capturing a snippet of footage during a recent training session that saw Neuer transmogrify into a human wall to deny poor old Medhi Benatia from scoring not once, not twice, but thrice in the space of a fewseconds.

Video: Ex-Man Utd man Cristiano Ronaldo suggests crisis is over with goal in training

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Cristiano Ronaldo was working hard in Real Madrid training to get back to his usual free flowing scoring self after failing to find the back of the...

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Germany

Hoffenheim Coach Julian Nagelsmann Erects Big Screen At Training Ground To Work On Errors In Real Time (Photo)

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Julian Nagelsmann became the youngest coach in Bundesliga history when, aged just 28, he was thrustby Hoffenheim into their senior management role.

The gifted young coach successfully staved off relegation in his first half-season before guiding Hoffenheim to Champions League qualification last season, defying all expectations to finish fourth behind Bayern Munich, RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund.

Ex-Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner fined for being 45mins late for Wolfsburg training

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Former Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner has been fined by Wolfsburg for sleeping in and arriving late for training. The Danish forward slept through...

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Newcastle United

He’s Arrived – Rafa Benitez Has Entered The Building – Photo

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A smiling and fit looking Rafa Benitez has arrived at the Benton Training grounds with the sun shining brightly in Newcastlethis morning. The Newcastle United Twitter account has released this first photograph [...]

Great Photos Of Upbeat Players In Training Today

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Here are some photos taken during the training today and shown in the Chronicle there are some great photos of the lads preparing for the vital game at home to Wigan on Saturday and the lads certainly seem upbeat. Let's hope they are upbeat on Saturday and can win his game it's now [...]

Coach Honored To Watch Rafa’s Great Flowing Training Sessions

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When you are a world-class coach like Rafa Benitez, you will get requests from younger coaches to come watch your training sessions so they can learn from the experts in the game. On the other hand if you are not a good coach you will not be bothered too much by coaches wanting to learn [...]

15 Photos Of Newcatsle Players In Training On Friday

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Here are some pictures taken today at the Benton training center as the lads prepare for the next test a home game against Cardiff City.

Rafa On How Striker Will Keep Improving With Hard Work

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Rafa Benitez has been buoyed by the performance of Aleksandar Mitrovic over thelast two games with the striker in form and scoring two goals in each of the games against Preston North Endthat got us the two wins we needed. The 6-0 win in the EFL Cup put us though to the quarter finals of [...]

Latest Update – Things Are Even Worse Than They Look

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The latest news on the McClaren situation is that Sky Sports journalist Keith Downie has reported today that Steve McClaren did arrive at the Bentontraining grounds about 8:00 am for training and is taking the morning training. What a completely bizarre situation that is the papers are going to have a field day today [.

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Bale back in Madrid training ahead of Clasico

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Madrid (AFP) – Gareth Bale’s chances of being fit for Sunday’s blockbuster La Liga clash between Real Madrid and Barcelona were boosted as he returned to training on Thursday.

The Welshman has missed Madrid’s last two games against Sporting Gijon and Bayern Munich due to a flare up of the muscles around where he suffered ligament damage in his right ankle earlier in the season.

Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack

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Maputo (AFP) – A young Mozambican football player was snatched and killed by a crocodile while training along the banks of a river, his club said on Monday.

Estevao Alberto Gino, 19, who played for Mozambique’s second division club Atletico Mineiro de Tete, lived near the Zambezi river in the western province of Tete.

Mozambican footballer killed in croc attack

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Maputo (AFP) – A young Mozambican football player was snatched and killed by a crocodile while training along the banks of a river, his club said on Monday.

Estevao Alberto Gino, 19, who played for Mozambique’s second division club Atletico Mineiro de Tete, lived near the Zambezi river in the western province of Tete.

Liverpool’s Lovren set for return, Can back training

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Liverpool (AFP) Croatian international Dejan Lovren is set to reclaim his place in the Liverpool starting line-up for Friday's Premier League clash with Chelsea after being give a clean bill of health by manager Jurgen Klopp.

The 27-year-old central defender suffering a head injury in training which obliged him to miss the 4-1 trouncing of champions Leicester last Saturday.

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Photo: Eden Hazard screaming in Chelsea training

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Good day's training. @hazardeden_10 ⚽️ A post shared by asmir1 (@asmir1) on Apr 3, 2017 at 10:02am PDT Chelsea goalkeeper Asmir Begovic has...

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Photos: Stormzy at Man Utd training

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#MUFC fan @Stormzy1 dropped by training before this afternoon's Megastore appearance at Old Trafford (17:00 GMT). #GSAP...

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Photo: Man Utd’s Antonio Valencia back in training… with his daughter

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A good afternoon training with my daughter.Una tarde de entrenamiento con mi hija.

Photos: Chelsea training ahead of Watford game

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Guus Hiddink in training today! #CFC pic.twitter.com/XIgVXz9JIN Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) February 1, 2016 Chelsea have been training at their...

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Photos: Alexis Sanchez in Arsenal training ahead of Stoke game

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Look who's back in training! Check out our exclusive images of the boys at Colney #SCFCvAFC: https://t.co/rfhlzTHxWl pic.twitter.com/SXzTz3PcxR...

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Photo: Chelsea keen to show Diego Costa and Oscar are all smiles in training

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@diego.costa and @oscar_emboaba in training today. #CFC #Chelsea A photo posted by Chelsea FC Official (@chelseafc) on Jan 8, 2016 at 6:46am...

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Revolution

Revolution Preseason Practice Gallery

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NESoccerToday photographer Kari Heistad (capturedimages.biz) brings you the scene from the Revolution training in Tucson, Ariz. on Friday.

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Revs Training Report

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FOXBOROUGH, Mass. On Wednesday, the Revolution conducted their final training session in Norfolk County on the Gillette Stadium pitch in preparation of Sunday's seasonopener at Houston against the Dynamo.

The Revolution will depart for Houston Thursday morning, and will train close to BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday and Saturday.

PHOTOS: #NERevs Gear Up for DC

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NESoccerToday photographer Chris Aduama (aduamaphotography.com) brings you the scenes from the Revolution's training session on Tuesday at Gillette Stadium.

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Manchester United

Reports: Henrikh Mkhitaryan Is Training Alone At Man Utd, But Only Because He Wants To

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With his side somewhat lacking in attacking flair, one of the many questions hanging over Jose Mourinho at the moment is his staunch refusal to let Henrikh Mkhitaryan anywhere near his team.

Despite United spluffing around £26million on him just a few short months ago, Mkhitaryan hasn't been included in a matchday squad since mid-September specifically the day he was subbed off at half-time on his full debut against Man City.

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.

FC Barcelona

Lionel Messi back in Barcelona training after injury

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Barcelona (AFP) Lionel Messi returned to training with Barcelona on Wednesday following three weeks out with a groin injury.

France international defender Samuel Umtiti also returned to training according to a statement on the Catalan giants' website.

"BothLeo MessiandSamuel Umtiti, despite neither yet being declared fit for selection as they battle to recover from injury, were able to join the rest of the team for the workout," said the statement accompanied by a photo showing Argentine Messi at training.

Tuesday Kickoff: Marseille, Barcelona, Falcao and more

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An American owner is set to finalize his investmentin one of France's giants, while Barcelona's stars have reportedly rejoined training.

American investor Frank McCourt, who the Los Angeles Dodgers, is closing in on a €45 million purchase of Ligue 1 side Marseille as a deal could be finalized as soon as Oct.

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Portsmouth Defender Christian Burgess Jokingly Invited To Under-12s Training Session After League Two Match Frozen Off – Lo And Behold… (Photo)

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With his League Two game against Crawley Town postponed due to a frozen pitch, Portsmouth defender Christian Burgess suddenly found himself at a loose end on Saturday afternoon.

Indeed, the 25-year-old centre-half put a plea out on Twitter in a desperate attempt to find something to do...

Don't know what to do with myself.

Ghanaian Trialist Joins Revolution in Tucson

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25-year old left back David Addy met up with the squad in Tucson on Monday night, and began training this morning.

The New England Revolution are not done evaluating their options in defense. According to a tweet from Jeff Lemieux, 25-year old Ghanaian left-back David Addy has joined the club in Tucson for a trial, and has already begun training as of this morning.

Werder Bremen boss seems to downplay Jordan Morris' training stint

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Werder Bremen's Sporting Direction confirmed that Jordan Morris will be training with the Bundesliga club on Tuesday, but also seemed to downplay its significance.

"It's a good opportunity for us to get to know a player better," Thomas Eichin told the team's website. "Nothing more, nothing less.