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  • Roma clinch fourth successive win

    Roma claimed a fourth successive win to move into third spot in Serie A on Friday with a 3-1 triumph at relegation-haunted Carpi. Roma have 47 points and well-placed for a Champions League spot next season but they are nine points behind leaders Napoli and seven back from Juventus in second place.…

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  • The price of watching football in Europe

    Since they were taken over by Qatari owners in 2011, ticket subscriptions at French champions Paris Saint-Germain have risen from 325-2,140 euros ($365-$2,400) in 2011/12 to 450 euros-2,800 euros this season. At Olympique Marseille, supporters' groups had from 1987 the right to sell tickets in…

    AFP
  • Late Fitness Check GW26

    Injury aficionado Ben Dinnery returns once again to provide you with all of the latest news on player availability within the British Premier League ahead of the early kick off at the Stadium of Light in game week twenty-six.

    Rotoworld
  • Newcastle United-Chelsea Preview

    Newcastle United have been punchless in losing four straight away from home in the Premier League and a trip to Stamford Bridge doesn't seem like an inviting place to end those woes. Guus Hiddink's side are enjoying the longest current unbeaten run in the Premier League at nine games, although the…

    The Associated Press
  • Madrid will not rush back Bale, says Zidane

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane said Friday Gareth Bale will only return to competitive action when he is 100 percent fit as the Welshman continues his recovery from a calf injury. Bale has been out since suffering the injury in a 5-1 win against Sporting Gijon in mid-January and has still not…

    AFP
  • Van Gaal uncertain about future if United miss Champions League

    Louis van Gaal has confessed he does not know if he will still be Manchester United manager should he fail to lead his team to a top four finish in the current campaign. The Dutchman seems to have steadied the ship since the turn of the year with only one defeat in eight games although the…

    AFP
  • PL Predictions GW 26

    Football Tipster Matt Nesbitt has been polishing his crystal balls all week and is ready to predict what the PL has in store...

    Rotoworld
  • Manchester United-Sunderland Preview

    Say this for Manchester United: For all the trials they have endured in this rocky season from the executive levels at Old Trafford to their performances on the pitch, they're not backing down from anyone. Doubling down on their big-spending philosophy as they continue their fight to claim a place…

    The Associated Press
  • Everton boss Martinez eyes home improvements

    Everton manager Roberto Martinez says that his side must do better at home if they are to fulfil their ambitions of a return to European competition. The Merseyside club have hit form ahead of Saturday's visit of West Bromwich Albion, with three successive 3-0 wins. The last two of those have…

    AFP
  • In-form Aubameyang sets sights on hapless Hanover

    Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will hope to add to his phenomenal tally of 30 goals in all competitions already this season when Borussia Dortmund host Hanover in the Bundesliga on Saturday. The Gabon striker is enjoying a superb campaign and has scored more goals on his own than struggling Hanover…

    AFP
  • Napoli won't buckle, says Higuain, as Juve clash looms

    Gonzalo Higuain says Napoli have no intention of buckling under pressure as they continue their quest for a first Scudetto in 26 years with a hotly-anticipated visit to champions Juventus on Saturday. In a Serie A weekend that could also be decisive for Fiorentina and Inter Milan, who face off in…

    AFP
  • Under-fire Neville faces must-win Espanyol clash

    Valencia coach Gary Neville has pleaded with the club's disgruntled fans to turn up and support his struggling side when they face Espanyol at the Mestalla on Saturday. Valencia have not won in the league since November and there are growing fears they could be dragged into a relegation battle. …

    AFP
  • Leicester won't be fazed by title spotlight, says Vardy

    Jamie Vardy is adamant Leicester City remain unfazed by the mounting pressure of the Premier League title race as the shock leaders prepare for a summit meeting with Arsenal on Sunday. For the first time this season, Claudio Ranieri's side find themselves the bookmakers' favourites to be crowned…

    AFP
  • Man Utd stars Rooney, Martial set sights on fragile Sunderland

    Manchester United will face the worst defence in the Premier League on Saturday, which should have their strike-force of Wayne Rooney and Anthony Martial licking their lips in anticipation. Sunderland have conceded 49 goals so far this season -- the main reason why Sam Allardyce's side find…

    AFP
  • Dybala, Higuain duel to light up Juve-Napoli clash

    They both hold dual nationality but Gonzalo Higuain and Paulo Dybala can expect thousands of fellow Argentinians to be glued to their sets Saturday when Juventus host Napoli in a top-of-the-table clash in Italy's Serie A. With 24 goals in as many league games Higuain is blazing a record-setting…

    AFP
  • Bavarian derby for Bayern Munich, Dortmund welcomes Hannover

    Next up is Augsburg for a Bavarian derby in the Bundesliga, nine days before the Champions League showdown with Juventus in Turin. The games provide welcome distraction from the off-field issues that led to some turbulence at the club, with questions over Guardiola's ability to lead a successful…

    The Associated Press
  • Man U seeks world-class stars, won't emulate Leicester plan

    Manchester United will stick with its policy of spending heavily on world-class talent rather than trying to emulate Leicester, which has surged to the top of the Premier League with unproven players signed on the cheap. With a squad that's cost about $75 million to assemble, Leicester is on…

    The Associated Press