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  • Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

    Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the popular Italian paid for a disappointing season without a major trophy. Ancelotti, 55, had lead Real to their 10th elite European title last season but was sacked after the club finished runners-up to Barcelona in La Liga and lost to…

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  • Soccer-Blatter misled us all, says Platini

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter misled the world of football by reneging on a commitment to step down in 2015, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Monday. Platini backed him in the 2011 election on that basis but is angry that Blatter, 79, is seeking re-election on Friday for a further term. "I am…

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  • Sterling axed after week of speculation over Liverpool future

    Stoke-on-Trent (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling was dropped to the bench for Sunday's clash at Stoke after his contract dispute with the Premier League club turned ugly this week. Sterling rejected a contract offer worth a reported £100,000-a-week earlier this season and…

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  • Soccer-Israeli championship champions group results and standings

    May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Israeli championship Champions Group matches on Monday Monday, May 25 Beitar Jerusalem 3 Maccabi Tel Aviv 0 Maccabi Petah Tikva 1 Maccabi Haifa 0 Sunday, May 24 Hapoel Ironi Kiryat Shmona 3 Hapoel Beer Sheva 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts C1…

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  • Departing Falcao thanks Man United fans

    London (AFP) - Radamel Falcao thanked Manchester United's supporters on Monday, a day after the club announced that his disappointing loan spell from Monaco will not be extended.

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  • Soccer-Turkish championship results and standings

    May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Monday Monday, May 25 Akhisar Belediyespor 0 Bursaspor 1 Istanbul Basaksehir 2 Fenerbahce 2 Sunday, May 24 Galatasaray 2 Besiktas 0 Gaziantepspor 3 Eskisehirspor 2 Karabukspor 2 Sivasspor 1 Saturday, May 23…

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    Chelsea celebrates Premier League title (15 photos)

    The Blues beat Sunderland 3-1 on the Premier League's final day, then raised the trophy before the home fans.

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  • Mourinho hails departing legend Drogba

    Jose Mourinho believes Didier Drogba's influence will continue to be felt at Chelsea even though the Ivory Coast forward has called time on his second spell with the Premier League champions. Drogba announced his intention to leave Stamford Bridge before the 3-1 victory over Sunderland on Sunday…

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  • Team News - Week 38

    All the starting XI's, benches and lineup changes for Week 38 in the Premier League are here.

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  • Schweinsteiger coy on Man Utd rumours

    Bastian Schweinsteiger was coy about rumours Manchester United are set to bid for him with a year left on his contract as Bayern Munich celebrated their Bundesliga title on Sunday. Schweinsteiger took part in Bayern's title celebrations in Munich's Marienplatz on Sunday as the team displayed the…

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  • Prince slams waste of 'self-serving' FIFA leader

    Prince Ali bin al Hussein on Monday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of leading an administration of waste that ignores ethics as he stepped up a leadership battle ahead of a vote this week. "The situation is now urgent," the Jordanian prince said in a video appeal to the 209 member federations…

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  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Monday Monday, May 25FC Copenhagen 1 OB Odense 0 Midtjylland 2 Brondby 3 Nordsjaelland 4 Hobro IK 2 Silkeborg IF 0 Randers 2 Sunday, May 24SonderjyskE 1 FC Vestsjaelland 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts C1…

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    Team of the week - gameweek 38

    Our Premier League team of the week for gameweek 38

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  • Soccer-Almiron becomes ninth coach to lose job in Argentina

    Coach Jorge Almiron resigned on Monday from Argentine giants Independiente the day after his team lost their "clasico" 1-0 at Racing Club. Almiron is the ninth coach in Argentina's top flight to have left his job this season. "Jorge Almiron handed in his resignation and is no longer Independiente's…

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  • Soccer-Santos Laguna to meet Queretaro in Mexican final

    By Carlos Calvo MEXICO CITY, May 25 (Reuters) - Santos Laguna, who had scraped into the Mexican Clausura championship title playoffs on goal difference, have upset Guadalajara 3-0 away at the Omnilife to reach the final. Santos, who played out a goalless draw in the first leg, will be looking for…

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  • Japan to play Afghans, Syria on neutral soil

    Japan will play their away 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan and Syria on neutral territory later this year due to security concerns in the strife-torn countries. Japanese officials said Monday that the September 8 game against Afghanistan would be switched to Tehran, while the Blue…

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  • Palestinians to push forth with bid to oust Israel from FIFA

    RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of the Palestine Football Association says he is pressing forth with his bid to oust Israel from FIFA despite efforts from its president to diffuse the crisis.

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  • Soccer-Galatasaray win title after seven-man Fenerbahce draw

    (Adds details) ANKARA, May 25 (Reuters) - Galatasaray became Turkish league champions for a record 20th time on Monday after bitter rivals Fenerbahce could only draw 2-2 at Basaksehir and had four players sent off. The result left Galatasaray with an unassailable five-point lead over Fenerbahce…

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