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  • Pellegrini defiant over Man City speculation

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini expressed defiance on Tuesday following criticism of his tactical acumen and media speculation about his future at the club. Pundits and social media users have accused Pellegrini of tactical naivety following successive 2-1 defeats by Barcelona and…

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  • Chelsea, Luis Suarez lead AP Global Football 10

    LONDON (AP) -- Chelsea was chosen team of the week in the AP Global Football 10 on Tuesday after beating Tottenham 2-0 in the League Cup final.

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  • Champions League spot doesn't interest Dortmund boss Klopp

    Jurgen Klopp says he has little interest in Champions League qualification for next season as he fights to keep Dortmund in the Bundesliga. Having started February bottom of the German league table, four straight wins have catapulted the 2013 Champions League finalists Dortmund up to 10th in the…

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  • Tenacious Torino grab a slice of city's football bragging rights

    Juventus may be powering towards a fourth consecutive title in Serie A but unfashionable city neighbours Torino are Italy's form team. Giampiero Ventura's side sit eighth in the table 22 points adrift of Juventus, but with plenty to celebrate after perhaps their most successful week in years. …

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  • Bayern target top gear, Dresden braced for potent clash

    Holders Bayern Munich aim to hit top gear in their bid to reach the German Cup quarter-finals, while the authorities brace themselves for Borussia Dortmund's trip to Dresden on Tuesday. Third-division Dynamo Dresden host Jurgen Klopp's Dortmund in the cup's third round against the backdrop of the…

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  • Manchester United-Newcastle United Preview

    Newcastle United expect to be sternly tested as they host Manchester United at St James' Park on Wednesday evening. John Carver's Newcastle (9-8-10) have lost just one of their last five league games to pull a comfortable 13 points clear of the relegation zone, and they picked up their second win…

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  • Arsenal-Queens Park Rangers Preview

    Queen's Park Rangers appear to be in big trouble heading into their clash with Arsenal at Loftus Road on Wednesday evening. Chris Ramsey's QPR (6-4-16) were beaten 2-1 by follow relegation battlers Hull City last time out and go into Wednesday's London derby just a place outside of the bottom…

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  • Olympiakos boss fines players

    Olympiakos president Evangelos Marinakis on Monday fined the team 500,000 for disappointing performances and called on them to make a "sacrifice" to win trophies or leave. "Olympiakos is the largest Greek club and for each of you it is an honour to play for this team. You will have to respect and…

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  • Leicester City-Manchester City Preview

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini insists the Premier League title race isn't over, though that would surely be the case for his side if they drop any points in Wednesday night's visit to the Etihad Stadium by bottom-club Leicester City. City (16-7-4) failed to move within two points of…

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  • Premier League Playback: Why Manchester City are throwing away the title

    Manchester City’s players stood on the pitch at the final whistle at Anfield on Sunday scratching their heads and looking to the heavens.

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  • Mourinho seeks further titles with new generation at Chelsea

    A decade on from the first trophy from the Roman Abramovich-era, Chelsea collected the League Cup with just three survivors from the 2005 matchday squad. After scoring the first goal in the 2-0 victory over Tottenham, captain John Terry was followed up to the Wembley Stadium royal box by…

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  • Fighting in eastern Ukraine displaces Donetsk's soccer team

    The sleek stadium, built six years ago and host to some of Europe's biggest soccer matches, is silent. It sits in the middle of the city of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian troops. It is the home of the talented soccer team known as Shakhtar Donetsk -…

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  • Di Maria, Mata failing to live up to price tags at United

    Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United's history, costing a combined 97 million pounds ($150 million) last year as the club looked to regain its status as England's top team. So far, they aren't living up to their price tags - and there's a chance…

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  • Monday Morning Manager - WK27

    Neal Thurman wraps up Week 27 in the Premier League which saw Liverpool stake their claim for a top four spot and Arsenal recover from mid-week misery.

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  • Glik winner halts Napoli charge in Serie A

    A second-half header from defender Kamil Glik halted Napoli's charge towards second spot in Serie A as Torino ended their recent barren spell against the Partenopei to go eighth on Sunday. Napoli's hopes for a second-place finish and an automatic Champions League qualifying spot were given a huge…

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  • PSG fluff chance with goalless Monaco draw

    Paris Saint-Germain fluffed their chance to go atop the French league with a frustrating 0-0 draw at Monaco on Sunday. Ligue 1 leaders Lyon suffered their first defeat in 12 matches on Saturday, going down 2-1 at Lille to leave second-placed PSG trailing by just two points with a game in hand. …

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  • Wolfsburg rout Bremen in eight-goal thriller

    VfL Wolfsburg cemented second place in the Bundesliga on Sunday with a 5-3 thumping of Werder Bremen with Bas Dost taking his tally to 11 goals in six games. Wolves' Dutch striker Dost is on an incredible scoring run with nine goals in his last four league games and two in as many Europa League…

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