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England’s Wayne Rooney Confirms International Retirement After World Cup 2018

BURTON-UPON-TRENT, ENGLAND - AUGUST 30: Wayne Rooney of England talks during the England Press Conference at St George's Park on August 30, 2016 in Burton-upon-Trent, England. (Photo by Matthew Lewis/Getty Images)

England and Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney has confirmed that he will retire from international football after the current tournamenet cycle ends in just under two years’ time. The 30-year-old maade the announcement today when speaking to the media for the first time since being confirmed as Sam Allardyce’s captain for the next two years, explaining why he feels that …

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Done Deal: Inter Complete €45m Deal For Portuguese International

MILAN, ITALY - AUGUST 28: Joao Mario of FC Internazionale poses during the official portrait session on August 28, 2016 in Milan, Italy. (Photo by Claudio Villa - Inter/Inter via Getty Images)

Serie A side Inter have today confirmed that Portuguese international João Mário has joined the club. Sporting Lisbon last night announced that the midfielder had been sold, and Inter have finally followed suit this morning by confirming that they have signed him. OFFICIAL: @joaome17 is an #Inter player! He’ll be at the Meazza tonight https://t.co/TgBQA8lvrN #WelcomeJoaoMario pic.twitter.com/X4gtadyyk0 — F.C. Internazionale (@Inter_en) …

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Ireland Striker Robbie Keane Announces International Retirement

DUBLIN, IRELAND - JUNE 07: Robbie Keane of the Republic of Ireland celebrates after scoring during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier between Republic of Ireland and the Faroe Islands at the Aviva Stadium on June 7, 2013 in Dublin, Ireland. (Photo by Bryn Lennon/Getty Images)

Republic of Ireland striker Robbie Keane has announced that he is to retire from international football. The move comes as the 36-year-old was named in Martin O’Neill’s squad for next week’s friendly international against Oman, but Keane has subsequently announced that it will be the last time he pulls on an Ireland shirt. Robbie Keane has announced he will retire from …

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Analysis: Can Liverpool And Manchester City Combat The Decline Of Possession Football?

Last weekend Burnley set a new Premier League record by recording just 19.4% of possession during their 2-0 win over Liverpool, the lowest percentage for a winning side since Opta records began in 2003.  Sean Dyche’s side pounced early at Turf Moor, forcing their opponents into a passing error to reclaim the ball before taking the lead through Sam Vokes after …

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Fee Agreed: Everton Closing In On £12m John Stones Replacement

SWANSEA, WALES - JANUARY 10: Ashley Williams of Swansea in action during the Barclays Premier League match between Swansea City and West Ham United at Liberty Stadium on January 10, 2015 in Swansea, Wales. (Photo by Stu Forster/Getty Images)

Having confirmed the £47.5m sale of John Stones to Manchester City this morning, Everton are already closing in on his replacement. The 22-year-old England international’s move to the Etihad was finalised late last night, with both clubs agreeing to wait until 11am this morning to publicly announce what is a record fee for an English defender. Sky Sports are this …

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Opinion: The Tournament That Changed The Beautiful Game Forever

Almost 100 baby boys were christened Eder over the course of the year 1983 in Brazil. The toddlers had been named after the sublimely skilled midfielder, most famous for scoring a beautiful winning goal against the Soviet Union in the 1982 World Cup. Most of these children were probably conceived shortly after the goal was scored, and the parents of …

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Top Arsenal Target Involved Up In Bizarre London Airport Confrontation [Marca]

Arsenal are in dire need of a top class defender following the news that Per Mertesacker will be sidelined until 2017. Reports emerged last week that Gunners’ boss Arsène Wenger had moved quickly and had begun talks with La Liga side Valencia over the potential transfer of World Cup winning defender Shkodran Mustafi. The 24-year-old Germany international became one of …

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