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"The final outcome of any game shouldn’t rely on the opponents. All of the games to come will be difficult and a big challenge. We must face the situation however it turns out and try and make the best of it.” Hannover 96 sporting director Jorg Schmadtke

Other Sources

Lessons learned: How every MLS team should re-think its offseason plan – from The Sporting News's Brian Straus: The MLS regular season is important, but only in the middle of the standings — not at the top.

Red Bulls' bold steps are only the beginning – from Soccer America's Ridge Mahoney: Big stars and Designated Players come and go, but an MLS team sinks or swims on how players like Lade perform.

First Mexico, now the world for Tijuana trio – from's Tom Marshall: “This is just the beginning of the history."

MEN’s City and United writers have their say on a game everyone’s talking about – from The Manchester Evening News: It is going to take a monumental change in defending to keep the Blues out.

Manchester City v Manchester United: tactical preview – from The Guardian's Michael Cox: Yet in the past couple of years, Rooney has proved unreliable when asked to play defensive-minded roles in big matches.

Man City v Man Utd: Is the title already a two-horse race? – from BBC Sport's Phil McNulty: and yet there are now signs that this could become the reality south of the border.

Didier Drogba's £800,000 gift to former Chelsea team-mates – from The Independent's Sam Wallace: Drogba hosted a dinner for the players as well as staff who won the trophy….

Chelsea and Manchester City's Champions League exit shows Premier League defences have lost their zeal – from The Telegraph's Henry Winter: However unsporting, he did it for the team.

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@DubbZV – Zarek Valentin: Guys in England should never ever ever Ever dance again… It's like watching new born giraffes trying to find their legs for the first time 


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