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  • Robben welcomes Ribery's return to Bayern training

    Arjen Robben says Bayern Munich need Franck Ribery back to full fitness after the French winger returned to training on Monday following a two-month break for his latest injury. The 32-year-old Ribery endured a miserable 2015 and tore a thigh muscle in mid-December in just his second game back…

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  • Speculation riles Van Gaal as Man United draw

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal angrily derided the latest reports about his future after his team were pegged back in injury time in a 1-1 draw at Chelsea. Diego Costa equalised for Chelsea in the 91st minute at Stamford Bridge on Sunday, cancelling out Jesse Lingard's opener and leaving…

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  • Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery returns to training

    MUNICH (AP) -- Bayern Munich winger Franck Ribery has completed his first full team training since a right thigh muscle injury put him out for two months.

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  • Ailing Liverpool face West Ham test in FA Cup

    With a convalescing manager, mounting injuries and fans in revolt against the club's hierarchy, Liverpool's preparations for Tuesday's FA Cup replay at West Ham United have been less than ideal. A bout of appendicitis caused manager Jurgen Klopp to miss Saturday's 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland,…

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  • Di Maria fires unbeaten PSG past Marseille

    Paris Saint-Germain defeated bitter rivals Marseille 2-1 on Sunday to extend their record unbeaten run in Ligue 1 to 34 matches as the hosts remained unable to solve their home woes. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored his league-leading 21st goal of the season to give PSG the lead inside two minutes at the…

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  • Szczesny heroic as Roma snatch Samp win

    On-loan Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny produced late heroics as Roma held on to snatch a 2-1 win at home to Sampdoria on Sunday and maintain their bid for a place in Europe next season. Edin Dzeko started on the bench and Radja Nainggolan was suspended for the visit of Sampdoria, whose coach…

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  • Chelsea, Man United in 2nd stalemate; Arsenal rises to 3rd

    A second stalemate of the season between Chelsea and Manchester United saw the fallen powers slip further from relevance in this unusual Premier League season. The 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge did little to help either team on Sunday, which began by Arsenal beating Bournemouth 2-0 to rise to third.…

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  • Napoli and Juventus record narrow wins to remain 1st and 2nd

    Napoli and Juventus both recorded narrow victories against relegation-threatened sides to remain first and second in Serie A on Sunday ahead of their showdown in Turin next weekend. Second-place Juventus, which beat Frosinone 2-0, appeared to be on the verge of moving level at the top when Juan…

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  • Costa scores late as Chelsea holds Man United to a 1-1 draw

    Chelsea striker Diego Costa struck in stoppage time against Manchester United to maintain his scoring streak under interim manager Guus Hiddink, ensuring a 1-1 stalemate in Sunday's meeting of fallen Premier League powers. Costa rounded goalkeeper David De Gea to net his sixth goal in seven league…

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  • Costa rescues Chelsea, Arsenal bounce back

    Diego Costa snaffled a stoppage-time equaliser to preserve interim manager Guus Hiddink's unbeaten record as Chelsea snatched a 1-1 draw at home to Manchester United on Sunday. United looked to be closing to within four points of the Premier League's top four after Jesse Lingard's 61st-minute goal…

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  • Costa and Chelsea keep heat on Van Gaal

    Diego Costa pounced in stoppage time as Chelsea nipped Manchester United's mini-revival in the bud with a 1-1 draw in the Premier League on Sunday. Jesse Lingard's smartly taken 61st-minute strike at a rainy Stamford Bridge had set United on course for a third straight win, which would have lifted…

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  • Wolfsburg coach Hecking cracks whip with team in freefall

    Wolfsburg's coach Dieter Hecking cracked the whip on Sunday with his team in Bundesliga free-fall since knocking Manchester United out of Europe and their Champions League clash at Ghent just 10 days away. Wolfsburg booked their place in the Champions League's last 16 as group winners with an…

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  • Iniesta says 'unspectacular' Barca still too good

    Barcelona captain Andres Iniesta admitted the European champions were far from their brilliant best despite taking another step towards retaining their La Liga title with a 2-0 win at bottom of the table Levante on Sunday. David Navarro's first-half own goal and Luis Suarez's 36th goal of the…

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  • Giaccherini dents Fiorentina title hopes

    Former Sunderland striker Emanuele Giaccherini dented 10-man Fiorentina's Serie A title hopes in a 1-1 draw with Bologna, as Genoa's relegation fight was kept in check by a scoreless draw with Lazio. Fiorentina, whose last 'scudetto' came in 1969, were firmly among the title contenders in Italy's…

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  • Fiorentina fails to keep up pressure on leaders after draw

    Fiorentina failed to keep up the pressure on the top two in Serie A as it was held at Bologna to 1-1 after midfielder Mati Fernandez was sent off early in the second half on Saturday. Fiorentina remained third, seven points behind Napoli and five behind Juventus. Inter Milan can leapfrog…

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  • Leicester stuns Man City 3-1 to go 5 points clear at top

    Leicester stunned Manchester City 3-1 on Saturday to bolster its bid to become the unlikeliest champion in English football history. Leicester, which was fighting relegation from the Premier League a year ago, was five points clear of second-place Tottenham, while City tumbled to third. Leicester…

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  • Monaco get Champions League boost, seven see red

    Monaco's hopes of Champions League football next season got a boost with a 1-0 win over Nice on Saturday as Lyon rekindled their European challenge by beating Angers 3-0. The Riveria derby clash between the second and third placed teams failed to ignite Monaco's Stade Louis II before midfielder…

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