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Keane resists making Villa a proper home

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Robbie Keane scores Villa’s winner with six minutes left and is mobbed by his team-mates

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1. Channel 5 keeping fingers crossed for friends re-United Having secured both Manchester clubs, Channel 5 executives will be
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David Beckham would 'love to be captain' of Team GB at the London Olympics

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1. Channel 5 keeping fingers crossed for friends re-United Having secured both Manchester clubs, Channel 5 executives will be
hoping one other team makes it into Friday's Europa League draw. Paris St-Germain need to better Red Bull Salzburg's result on Wednesday. All C5 needs then is for PSG to be paired with United, and the speculation linking David Beckham with the French club to prove correct.

David Beckham signs new deal with LA Galaxy

David Beckham today revealed how he turned down "many offers" from around the world to re-sign with the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Robbie Keane is on loan from LA Galaxy

Robbie Keane will not be rushed insists Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish

Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish insists he is under no pressure to pick loan signing Robbie Keane despite the striker joining for just a six-week spell.

Beckham stays with LA Galaxy

David Beckham has signed a new two-year deal with the Los Angeles Galaxy having turned down the chance to return to Europe with Paris Saint Germain earlier this month.

Edson Buddle has been handed a trial

Everton take striker Edson Buddle on trial

Everton are giving United States international Edson Buddle a trial this week.

Stephen Ireland hitches a lift after Darren Bent's goal

Donovan stars as Keane has to accept bit part

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Robbie Keane has completed his loan move

Robbie Keane completes Aston Villa loan switch

Robbie Keane has ended his 13-year wait to become an Aston Villa player after joining the midlands club on loan from Los Angeles Galaxy.

Robbie Keane could join on loan from LA Galaxy

Robbie Keane on verge of Aston Villa switch

Robbie Keane trained with Aston Villa today ahead of his expected loan move from Los Angeles Galaxy.

Everton grind out win against Tamworth

Everton 2 Tamworth 0

Sutton's Tony Rains and Matt Hanlon celebrate their FA Cup victory over Coventry in 1989

Long gone are the bricklayers, giant-killing is a full-time job

The last time a top-flight side were knocked out of the FA Cup by non-League opposition, it was a bricklayer who scored the winning goal.

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Aston Villa optimistic of Robbie Keane loan deal

Aston Villa manager Alex McLeish has confirmed his interest in signing LA Galaxy striker Robbie Keane on loan.

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