Sport Daniel Pablo Osvaldo narrowly avoided a red card

The Italian was involved in a training ground incident this month

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney

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The violence is believed to have occurred at the Drunken Ship pub as fans of the London club were enjoying a drink

Two Roma fans charged over Spurs supporters knife attack in Rome

Two men have been charged with attempted murder after English football fans were attacked in Rome, police said today.

Mancini faces lean winter in his bid to lift City's stock

The Manchester City manager, Roberto Mancini, will not be given money in January to bolster the squad which has proved inadequate for the exacting challenge of the Champions League. Only an injury emergency will trigger any more player investment this season.

Roberto Mancini will be handed no funds for players in January

Mancini faces lean winter in his bid to lift City's standing

Early European exit at hands of Real Madrid leads to tough questions over club's investments

Andy Carroll is on loan at West Ham

Despite striker crisis at Liverpool, recalling Andy Carroll 'isn't something I have considered' says Brendan Rodgers

Despite being faced with an injury crisis that has left Liverpool with only one recognised striker, Brendan Rodgers says recalling Andy Carroll “isn't something I have considered”.

Jose Reina pictured training with Spain

Jose Reina joins Fabio Borini on the sidelines as Liverpool injury crisis deepens

It was announced yesterday that Liverpool striker Fabio Borini would be out of action for around three-months after an operation on a fractured bone in his foot.

Fabio Borini

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini out for three months

Liverpool expect to be without Fabio Borini for around three months after an operation on a fractured bone in his foot.

Mario Balotelli

Mario Balotelli to miss Italy's World Cup qualifier

Mario Balotelli will miss Italy's World Cup qualifier with Armenia tonight after failing to recover from the flu, the FIGC announced on their official website this morning.

Fabio Borini

Fabio Borini injury adds to Liverpool's striker crisis

The Italian Football Federation confirmed last night that Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has suffered a fractured right foot.

<p><strong>Fabio Borini</strong>: Looked extremely sharp and clever from start to finish; should
perhaps have scored with his early chance <strong>8</strong></p>

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini insists goals will come

Liverpool striker Fabio Borini has vowed he will soon be hitting the back of the net regularly.

Michael Carrick scored the only goal of the game against Galatasaray

Champions League: CFR Cluj v Manchester United match preview

A look ahead to this tonight’s Champions League fixture at the Dr Constantin Radulescu Stadium

Daniele De Rossi

Daniele De Rossi snubs Manchester City to remain at Roma

Italy international Daniel de Rossi today told a press conference he would be staying with Roma.

Joe Cole in pre-season action for Liverpool

Liverpool lose to Roma at Fenway Park in pre-season friendly

Charlie Adam scored what proved to be a consolation as Liverpool lost 2-1 to Roma in a pre-season friendly at Fenway Park in Boston.

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard excited to be working with Brendan Rodgers

Liverpool skipper Steven Gerrard has revealed his excitement at getting to work under new manager Brendan Rodgers.

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