LIVE Football News: Reaction To The Weekend And Ballon d'Or Winner Revealed

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09:00, 29 Nov 2021
Last Updated: 22:29, 29 Nov 2021

Welcome to The Sportsman's LIVE football blog, where we will be bringing you updates throughout the day regarding the biggest news and quirky stories, including plenty of reaction to the weekend's matches, and there is surely going to be more breaking on Ralf Rangnick's imminent arrival at Manchester United. The Ballon d'Or winner, likely to be the man pictured, will also be announced tonight. 

Stay with us, you won't want to miss it.

Updates
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Andre Gray's last-minute winner

Andre Gary came off the bench to smash the ball in the back of the net in the closing minutes of tonight's Championship clash, sealing the win for QPR over Wayne Rooney's Derby.

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Lionel Messi won Ballon d'Or with 613 points
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Lionel Messi's seventh Ballon d'Or win

The iconic Argentine has clinched the prestigious award for the seventh time.

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Seventh Heaven: Lionel Messi Wins The 2021 Ballon d'Or
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Lionel Messi on Robert Lewandowski
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Full Ballon D'Or Rankings
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Lionel Messi wins record seventh Ballon d'Or
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Jorginho claims 3rd place
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Kante claims 5th place
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Benzema claims 4th place
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Mo Salah in 7th
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Ronaldo in 6th
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Kevin De Bruyne in 8th
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Full Women's 2021 Ballon d'Or Rankings
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Putellas wins the 2021 Women's Ballon D'Or
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Mbappe claims the 9th spot
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Donnarumma claims the 10th spot
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Robert Lewandowski wins Striker of the Year
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Spiderman is in attendance
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Lionel Messi arrives at Ballon d'Or ceremony
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Ronaldo calls out Ballon d'Or chief for 'lies'

Cristiano Ronaldo has responded to the statement from Ballon d'Or chief Pascal Ferre that claims the Manchester United star's ambition is to win more Ballon d'Or's than Lionel Messi. Ronaldo rushed to instagram to call out these 'lies'.

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Ballon d'Or Rankings

Mason Mount makes the top 20, Erling Haaland misses out on a top 10 spot and Giorgio Chiellini is ranked above his Italian teammate.  

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Bielsa is right to be concerned for football

Leeds United boss Marcelo Bielsa has raised his concerns over the busy festive schedule and has said why he is doubtful for the future of professional football. Read why he is right below.

Why Bielsa Is Right To Doubt Future Of Football
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Why Man United are better without Ronaldo

We were all able to witness a more disciplined and committed Manchester United performance as they took a point off Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, as Cristiano Ronaldo was benched. Read below why the Red Devils will be better with him out of the starting 11.

Why United Are Better Without Ronaldo
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FPL midweek tips

In case you weren't aware, there is Premier League action this week, brought to you live exclusively by Prime Video. Our Fantasy Premier League guru FPL Bottom Line has you covered for tips across Gameweek 14. Read their tips below.

FPL Tips
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Always keep your eyes on the ball!
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Premier League midweek games info

Prime Video will be bringing 10 Premier League games to our screens this week across Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Find out all the details below.

Premier League Midweek Info
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Neymar suffered ligament damage in horror tackle
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Lewangoalski out-performs Messi

The two favourites for the Ballon d'Or go head-to-head 

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European football round-up

While you will be up to date on all the things that happened in the Premier League this weekend, you may be interested to see what happened on the continent. Read our round-up below.

European Football Round-Up
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Lamela's derby goal nominated for the Puskas award
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Andy Carroll just wanted to be back playing
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Messi wins La Liga fan award
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Here is the watch in all its glory!
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Jamie Carragher digs back at Ferdinand
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Lovely turn and finish from Tammy

Tammy Abraham continues to impress as he settles into life in Rome 

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Listen to that Rangers roar!
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Miedema is only just warming up...
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Steven Gerrard - Liverpool's Greatest
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Not a great stat for Birmingham City fans

We're 20 games into the season... 

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No Ronaldo at the Ballon d'Or this year
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Gary Neville seems happy with the appointment!

He's been vocal in his thoughts about the mismanagement at the club and appears hopeful that this could be the start of a new era for Manchester United. 

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Man United announce Rangnick appointment

Manchester United have announced Ralf Rangnick as their new head coach on an interim basis.

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Beautiful Bundesliga Video for Lewandowski
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Nice touch from Harry Kane
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Manchester United latest
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This is an absolute beauty

The winner of this year's Ballon D'Or will receive a watch for the very first time, and it's a stunner...

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The Best Burger In British Football?
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Marcelo Bielsa speaks out

Marcelo wants to football calendar to be more considerate but recognises that money now dictates the game we all love. 

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Pep Guardiola on the biennial World Cup

Not a viewpoint we expected Pep to have...

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Reaction to Chelsea v Man United

If you were unable to catch the 1-1 draw between Chelsea and Manchester United on Sunday, you can read our reaction below.

Chelsea v Man United Reaction
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Better angle of Sancho's goal
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