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  1. Butcher backs his young guns

    PA Sport

    Hibernian manager Terry Butcher has predicted an Easter Road classic when he pits his young players against Dundee United's crop of teenagers.Butcher has placed youth at the heart of his attempts to transform Hibs with under-20s players Sam Stanton, ...

    Preview | Conversation | February 27, 2014
  2. Mel hails 'fantastic' Suarez

    PA Sport

    West Brom head coach Pepe Mel is ready to pit his wits against a Liverpool side spearheaded by a forward he believes may be the best in the world in Luis Suarez.The Spaniard has had an interesting introduction to life in the Barclays Premier League s...

    Preview | Conversation | February 01, 2014
  3. Schalke 04 v SC Freiburg: Preview

    PA Sport

    A repeat of last season's dramatic final-day Champions League showdown this weekend pits Schalke against Freiburg with neither club currently latching on to their success from last season.These two sides met on the final day of last season with Freib...

    Preview | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  4. Valenciennes v Evian Thonon Gaillard: Preview

    Valenciennes midfielder Marco da Silva is fully aware of the significance of Saturday's match with Evian in the Ligue 1 survival fight.The Stade du Hainaut encounter pits the 20th-placed hosts, who have five points, against their 16th-placed visitors...

    Preview | Conversation | October 25, 2013
  5. Hughes bears no grudge

    Mark Hughes pits his in-form Stoke side against former team Manchester City on Saturday insisting he bears no grudge against the club who ruthlessly dumped him nearly four years ago.The Potters boss was sacked by City's current hierarchy in December ...

    Preview | Conversation | September 13, 2013
  6. Internazionale v Genoa: Preview

    The start of the new Serie A season represents year zero for Inter Milan, according to new head coach Walter Mazzarri, who pits his ''rejuvenated" Nerazzurri side against Genoa on Sunday.Inter approach the 2013-14 campaign as a mid-table prospect fo...

    Preview | Conversation | August 24, 2013
  7. Postiga: We must beat Granada

    Portugal striker Helder Postiga has issued a rallying cry ahead of Real Zaragoza's relegation scrap with Granada.The 30-year-old, Zaragoza's top scorer this season with 10 goals, left no doubt about the importance of the match, which pits his 17th-pl...

    Preview | Conversation | March 10, 2013
  8. No new worries for Robins

    Bristol City boss Derek McInnes has no new injury problems ahead of the visit of Peterborough.McInnes had recalled Sam Baldock to his side for the clash with Watford on Boxing Day but the game was postponed at the last minute due to a waterlogged pit...

    Preview | Conversation | December 28, 2012
  9. VfL Wolfsburg v Eintracht Frankfurt: Preview

    Wolfsburg's last game of 2012 in the Bundesliga pits them against Eintracht Frankfurt, but while many may have expected a battle between one side pushing for Europe and the other fighting at the bottom before the season started, few would have expect...

    Preview | Conversation | December 14, 2012
  10. Stramaccioni turns to youngsters

    The stage is set for Inter Milan's youngsters to shine in Russia on Thursday night, as head coach Andrea Stramaccioni pits an inexperienced Nerazzurri side against Rubin Kazan.Rubin and Inter have already booked their progression to the knockout stag...

    Preview | Conversation | November 21, 2012
  11. A date with destiny awaits

    Jon Carter

    #INSERT type:image caption:Italy and Spain have already met at Euro 2012 END# The final of Euro 2012 pits a Spain side that has already gone down as one of the most successful teams in history against underdogs Italy, who have overcome advers...

    Preview | June 28, 2012