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  1. Hat-trick hero Eto'o: Jose played me as a defender

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    Samuel Eto'o revelled in his role as a striker in the 4-0 win over Werder Bremen and then took a swipe at former boss Jose Mourinho for playing him as a "defender".

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2010
  2. Hat-trick hero Defoe praises assistant Rooney

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    Hat-trick hero Jermain Defoe was quick to praise England strike partner Wayne Rooney as the Manchester United man returned to top form in his country's 4-0 win over Bulgaria.

    Story | Conversation | September 04, 2010
  3. Carling Cup: Parker saves Hammers, Blackpool out

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    Scott Parker spared West Ham's blushes against Oxford by scoring the winner with a right-foot shot deep into injury time to send the Hammers through to the third round of the Carling Cup.

    Story | Conversation | August 24, 2010
  4. Magic Lionel Messi wins Supercopa for Barca

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    Lionel Messi scored a hat-trick as Barcelona turned around a 3-1 first-leg deficit to claim the Supercopa with an impressive win over an under-par Sevilla side at the Nou Camp on Saturday.

    Story | Conversation | August 21, 2010
  5. 2010 World Cup: Baggio to return for Italy

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    Azzurri legend Roberto Baggio is set to return to international football as part of the Italian Football Federation's overhaul following a woeful World Cup.

    Story | Conversation | July 10, 2010
  6. 2010 World Cup: Van Bommel won't replace skipper Van Bronckhorst

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    Mark van Bommel says the exile that saw him miss Euro 2008 means he will not put himself forward to captain Netherlands following the World Cup finals.

    Story | Conversation | July 09, 2010
  7. 2010 World Cup: Van Marwijk draws inspiration from Dutch legends

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    Netherlands coach Bert van Marwijk has taken inspiration from the 'Total Football' legends of the past but insists his side cannot be compared with the former Dutch greats.

    Story | Conversation | July 08, 2010
  8. Robin Van Persie aiming to emulate Diego Maradona

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    Netherlands striker Robin van Persie is hoping to emulate boyhood hero Diego Maradona by lifting the World Cup on Sunday.

    Story | Conversation | July 07, 2010
  9. 2010 World Cup: Ghana players return to heroes welcome

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    Ghana players and coaching staff were given a rapturous reception as they returned home following their World Cup quarter-final exit to Uruguay.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2010
  10. Joachim Low proud of German heroes

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    Germany coach Joachim Low paid tribute to his young side after Germany thumped England 4-1 to reach the World Cup quarter finals.

    Story | Conversation | June 27, 2010
  11. Arsenal legend Pires open to Birmingham deal

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    Former Arsenal hero Robert Pires says he has been made offers by both Birmingham and Leicester and that he would consider a return to England this summer.

    Story | Conversation | June 17, 2010
  12. Diego Milito revels in 'fantastic' victory

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    Diego Milito was overcome with emotion after his two goals handed Inter Milan their first European Cup win in 45 years with a 2-0 win over Bayern Munich, and the striker's first continental trophy of a career that has blossomed in the past year.

    Story | Conversation | May 22, 2010
  13. Jubilant Mourinho salutes his team of heroes

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    Inter Milan midfielder Wesley Sneijder revealed manager Jose Mourinho had been "screaming" after the Italians reached the Champions League final with a 3-2 aggregate win over Barcelona.

    Story | Conversation | April 28, 2010
  14. Arsenal hero Cesc Fabregas has suspected broken leg

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    Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas fears his season is over after suffering a suspected broken leg during Arsenal's dramatic 2-2 Champions League draw against Barcelona at Emirates Stadium.

    Story | Conversation | March 31, 2010
  15. Mancini salutes unstoppable City striker Tevez

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    Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini hailed hat-trick hero Carlos Tevez following an "important" 3-0 win against Wigan Athletic that keeps the Eastlands club in the race to finish fourth in the Premier League.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010
  16. Javier Garrido praises "special" Carlos Tevez

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    Javier Garrido has hailed Manchester City colleague Carlos Tevez as "one of the best strikers in the Premier League" and told Soccernet the Argentina star can make the difference in the race for fourth.

    Story | Conversation | March 30, 2010