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The Black Cats are bottom of the league and tonight play Manchester City
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Hands on: Roberto Martinez ‘has a self-belief that you buy into’
Everton v Crystal Palace: The Toffees chairman revealed last June that the Spaniard's job interview had included the promise
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Daniel Sturridge has 20 goals in 25 Premier League games for Liverpool this season
Striker came off injured in win over Manchester City
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Villa’s suspended assistant manager, Ian Culverhouse, is thought to be unlikely to return to the club
The club's assistant manager and head of operations have been removed pending an internal investigation
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Messi trains with his Barcelona team-mates before the Copa del Rey final
Copa del Rey final: Barcelona's success has been followed by many failures, writes Pete Jenson
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ANALYSIS It is the final furlong of a thrilling season but of the three runners left in contention who is in best shape to take first prize? Tim Rich sifts the evidence
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Steven Gerrard can't contain his emotions after Liverpool's 3-2 victory over Manchester City on Sunday
Captain insists complacency will not be an issue as Liverpool close on title
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TRANSFER TALK Gunners told initial target Diego Costa is joining Chelsea
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Fernando Torres of Chelsea has been on the receiving end of some criticism from his manager
TRANSFER TALK Diego Simeone can see Chelsea striker returning to Spain
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Ross Barkley silenced the Newcastle home fans after 22 minutes
TRANSFER TALK Martinez laughs off rumours of big money deal
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Robert Snodgrass of Norwich fouls Kieran Richardson of Fulham during the Premier League match between Fulham and Norwich City at Craven Cottage (Getty)
Those who've renewed their season ticket might get a call from Scott Parker
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Garry Monk, manager of Swansea
Incidents have happened 'between certain players' but club claims to have moved on
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Interactive: World Cup Brazil 2014 Guide
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A view of the Hillsborough service
Merseyside was the focus as tributes were paid to the 96 who lost their lives. Ian Herbert reports from Anfield
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Former Liverpool goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar in action for the Reds in December 1989
No-one will 'find peace' until questions are answered
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Arsenal v Hull City: Lee Probert, who sent Wenger to the stands at Old Trafford, will take Wembley showpiece
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Liverpool celebrate with the Super League trophy last season
Phase two of Etihad revolution starts on Thursday in Super League against champions Liverpool
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David Beckham is planning to build a stadium in Miami’s port for a new football team he will own
Many in Miami against port stadium
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Giuliano Maiorana is welcomed to Manchester United in 1988 by Alex Ferguson, left, and the club’s captain Bryan Robson, right.
Ian Herbert: The journey from Histon to the Manchester United first team had taken six weeks and within a further two months Maiorana found himself starting against Arsenal
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Andrea Pirlo in the Champions League clash against Deportivo La Coruna in 2004, in action this season for Juventus, and playing for Italy against England in the 2012 European Championships
Spanish side came back from a 4-1 deficit in their first leg against Milan to win 4-0 at home and progress to the semi-finals. In his new book, the Italy legend talks about that remarkable game
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Andrea Pirlo has enjoyed a trophy-laden career for both club and country
The Italy legend in his own words
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Giuliano Maiorana is welcomed to Manchester United in 1988 by Alex Ferguson, left, and the club’s captain Bryan Robson, right.
Ian Herbert: The journey from Histon to the Manchester United first team had taken six weeks and within a further two months Maiorana found himself starting against Arsenal
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