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Hits and misses for your Premier League fantasy team

With the deadline looming to get your fantasy Premier League team ready, we give you a helping hand with your picks.

Wayne Rooney returns to his roots in Everton blue

Ex-Everton striker Wayne Rooney was given a standing ovation by the club's fans.

00:09

Jose Mourinho throws loser’s medal to crowd after handshake snub

The bad blood continues between Jose Mourinho and Arsene Wenger, refusing to shake hands before the Chelsea manager tosses his loser’s medal to a young Arsenal fan.

00:21

Arsene finally gets one on Jose as Arsenal win Community Shield

On the pitch it was Arsene's day while a young Arsenal fan went home with Jose's medal.

00:21

Arsenal claim Community Shield – but Wenger shuns Mourinho hand-shake

The bitter feud between the managers continued at Wembley after Arsenal claimed the season-opener.

01:51

New Zealand Football faces new complaint over player eligibility

There are further allegations that New Zealand Football fielded ineligible players in their U17 team.

01:51

NZ Football could be in hot water over further player ineligibility

The OFC is investigating players fielded in the U-17 team that may not qualify to represent NZ.

00:14

Mexico coach Miguel Herrera caught on camera being aggressive to TV reporter

The incident involving Miguel Herrera and Television Azteca's Christian Martinoli took place yesterday at the Philadelphia airport.

Chelsea legend Didier Drogba signs with Montreal Impact

Montreal Impact says it has signed former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba.

New Zealand Football to appeal disqualification at Olympic qualifying tournament

New Zealand Football will appeal their disqualification from the Olympic qualification tournament in Papua New Guinea.

00:32

All Whites’ road to 2018 World Cup just go harder

NZ will need to pass a South American giant to play in Russia in 2018.

South American giant stands in All Whites' path to 2018 Football World Cup

Oceania qualifier to play fifth-placed South American side for spot in Russia.

Ronaldo shines as Real Madrid dominate Man City

Real Madrid beat Manchester City 4-1 in front of almost 100,000 fans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

00:26

Is this the worst football dive of all time?

Mexican defender Paul Aguilar hit the ground in ridiculous fashion against Panama in a Gold Cup semi-final.

Liverpool confirm signing of star striker Christian Benteke

Liverpool says it has signed Belgium striker Christian Benteke from Premier League rival Aston Villa.

00:17

Reformed biter Luis Suarez delights record LA crowd with ice-cool finish

A record Rose Bowl crowd of 93,226 came to see one man - and he didn't disappoint.

00:42

Chelsea fans banned from football after Paris metro racism shame

"We're racist, we're racist, and that's the way we like it."

00:43

$114 millon man Raheem Sterling makes instant impact for Man City

Raheem Sterling took less than three minutes to score his first goal in a Manchester City shirt.

All White Bill Tuiloma signs with French club Marseille

Young All White Bill Tuilmoa has signed a three-year deal with Marseille.

Cristiano Ronaldo surprises Melbourne barber

Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo surprised a Melbourne barber twice in two weeks.

Colombian footballer scores on and off the pitch after on-field marriage proposal

Martin Arzuaga shows his romantic side - but did she say yes?

00:34

Adelaide Oval erupts with Liverpool anthem 'You’ll Never Walk Alone'

Anfield or Adelaide? You be the judge as the famous cricket ground bleeds red before the pre-season match.

00:27

Protester showers FIFA president with fake money

FIFA President Sepp Blatter humiliated at press conference after protester storms stage and showers him with fake money.

00:13

Man City players sample Aussie culture Down Under

In Australia to play football Manchester City players took some time out to sample didgeridoo playing and Marmite.

NZ Football gets written explanation for Olympic qualifying disqualification

NZF is disappointed "at the sequence of events" that led to the dumping - but will it appeal?

Liverpool sign star striker Christian Benteke for $78m

His 12 goals in as many games last season played a key role in helping Villa avoid relegation.

Liverpool football fans serenade Brisbane with famous team song

You'll Never Walk Alone was proudly sung at Lang Park last night before Liverpool played Brisbane.

Real Madid boss not happy with MCG pitch

Rafael Benitez isn't pleased with the quality of the pitch after this morning's training run at the MCG.

Wellington Phoenix throw lifeline to Aussie striker

The Wellington Phoenix have gone to the Aussie market to snap up a former Sydney FC striker for the up coming A-league season.

Wayne Rooney drops MLS hint

Wayne Rooney has said he would consider a move to Major League Soccer once his Old Trafford career is over.

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