Champions League

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  • Scudetto chase puts Sarri, Allegri in spotlight

    While they pore over the minutiae of what is required to win the Serie A title, there is probably little separating Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri and Juventus counterpart Massimiliano Allegri. Sarri, who paces the touchline with cigarette in hand, is a dyed-in-the-wool Napoli fan whose arrival in…

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  • Premier League teams can't afford to anger fans with ticket price increases

    The Premier League would be wise to take a proactive step and subsidize the cost of watching the games for their supporters.

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  • Sun will shine for Liverpool youngsters - Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp predicted brighter days ahead for his Liverpool youngsters after they fell to an Angelo Ogbonna buzzer beater against West Ham United in their FA Cup fourth-round replay on Tuesday. A team featuring two players aged 20, a 21-year-old, two 22-year-olds and 18-year-old midfielder Pedro…

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  • Racially abused commuter to attend PSG vs Chelsea match

    The commuter who was prevented by a group of Chelsea fans from boarding a metro train last year because he is black has accepted an invitation from Paris Saint-Germain to attend the French team's next Champions League game against the London club. Souleymane Sylla's lawyer told The Associated…

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  • Nice star Ben Arfa sidelined for a month

    Nice (France) (AFP) - Nice forward Hatem Ben Arfa was on Tuesday ruled out for around a month with a hamstring injury, the Ligue 1 side announced.

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  • Marcelo could miss Champions League game because of injury

    Left back Marcelo is expected to miss Real Madrid's game against Roma in the knockout stage of the Champions League because of a right shoulder injury. The first leg against Roma is Feb. 17 in Italy. The goal is to have Marcelo fit to play in the derby against Atletico Madrid in the Spanish…

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  • NCAA Hockey 101: Time to blow up Beanpot tournament format

    This is a really, really good idea. And we came up with it in 10 minutes.

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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 have been less than ideal. A bout of appendicitis caused manager Jurgen Klopp to miss Saturday's 2-2 draw at home to Sunderland, which…

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  • Top European clubs play down talk of Super League plans

    Europe's top football clubs insist they have no plans to set up a breakaway Super League of elite teams to replace the Champions League. ''We are not designing anything at the moment,'' European Club Association vice chairman Umberto Gandini said after a meeting attended by 143 members on Tuesday.…

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  • Fairytale title bid is piece of cake for relaxed Ranieri

    As Claudio Ranieri returned to Leicester's Belvoir Drive training base on Monday to start plotting the latest chapter in his club's fairytale challenge for the Premier League title, it was hard to believe that just seven months ago the Italian's arrival at the plush facility was greeted with…

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  • Fresh blow for Van Gaal as United share price slumps

    Embattled Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal suffered a fresh blow on Monday when the Premier League club's share price dipped to its lowest level in over three years. Van Gaal has been engaged in a battle to hold onto his job for much of a troubled season and that struggle was hardly helped…

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  • Monday Morning Manager - WK25

    Neal Thurman contrasts Leicester City's title run with the fan unrest over ticket prices at Liverpool and everything else from Week 25 in the Premier League

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  • It's now or never for Leicester in this odds-defying season

    Just gatecrashing the Premier League's top-four to gain access to Champions League riches seemed an impossible feat for aspirational sides. After 25 games it still seems unfathomable to have to delve into the lower reaches of the standings to find Chelsea in 13th place from where the defending…

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  • Allegri urged to fill Mourinho's Chelsea shoes

    Massimiliano Allegri has been urged to "walk to Chelsea" and take up the "fantastic offer" that has been tabled for the Juventus coach by the Premier league giants. Both Allegri and his predecessor at Juventus, Italy coach Antonio Conte, have been linked with the Chelsea manager's job currently…

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  • Ronaldo committed to seeing out Real contract

    Portugal star Cristiano Ronaldo is staying at Real Madrid for at least another two years, the forward said on Monday. In a light-hearted interview he dampened incessant transfer rumours linking him with a switch to either big-spending Paris Saint-Germain or former club Manchester United. After…

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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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