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Ferguson: Club Made Moyes Appointment Decision

SIR Alex Ferguson insists it is "nonsense" to suggest the correct processes were not followed prior to the ill-fated appointment of David Moyes as his successor.

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Mourinho: I'm Not Thinking About Manchester United

Jose Mourinho is not thinking about his trip to Old Trafford.   -EPA picJOSE MOURINHO is thinking only of Maribor - and not Manchester United.

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Bale Left Out Of Real Madrid’s Squad For Liverpool Clash

Gareth Bale is out of the trip to Liverpool and could miss this weekend el-Clasico clash.   -BPIRex picGARETH BALE has been left out of Real Madrid’s squad for Wednesday’s Champions League clash against Liverpool as the Wales international struggles with a muscle injury.

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United Can Still Catch Chelsea, Says Van Gaal

Louis van Gaal -Reuters picLOUIS VAN GAAL insisted Manchester United were capable of catching Chelsea, despite being 10 points behind the Premier League leaders after West Bromwich Albion punished some suspect defending in a thrilling 2-2 draw in which Daley Blind equalised three minutes from time.

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Mcilroy Pulls Out Of China Tournaments To Focus On Legal Dispute

Rory McIlroyRORY MCILROY'S legal dispute with his former management company has intensified, with the world No1 withdrawing from tournaments in China to prepare for a trial that is expected to take place in February.

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Ailing Nadal Eases Into Swiss Indoors Second Round

Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Simone Bolleli during the Swiss Indoors ATP Tournament.   -Reuters picRAFA NADAL did not appear to be affected by his appendicitis problems as he charged into the second round of the Swiss Indoors with a no nonsense 6-2 6-2 win over Simone Bolelli on Monday.

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Turan Shrugs Off Criticism Of Atletico Style

Arda Turan (R)  -Reuters picATLETICO MADRID midfielder Arda Turan does not care what people think about their football so long as they are successful, he said ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash at home to Malmo.

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Rossi Holds Edge Heading To Sepang

Valentino RossiVALENTINO ROSSI holds the edge over his Yamaha teammate Jorge Lorenzo in the battle for second place in the world championship as the MotoGP season heads to Sepang this weekend.

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WTA Finals: Williams Beats Ivanovic, Eases Knee Concerns

Serena WilliamsSINGAPORE - Top seed Serena Williams survived a stern test from Ana Ivanovic and eased concerns over her injured knee as she opened the WTA Finals with a 6-4, 6-4 win.

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Kobayashi Was 'Scared' Before Russian GP

KAMUI KOBAYASHI admitted to being "seriously troubled" about the safety of his Caterham Formula 1 car during the Russian Grand Prix weekend.

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