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  • Barcelona equal unbeaten record, more woe for Valencia's Neville

    Barcelona equalled a club record of 28 games unbeaten to move three points clear at the top of La Liga with a hard-fought 2-0 win at Levante on Sunday. Gary Neville's stay in Spain as Valencia boss may be short-lived as his winless La Liga streak stretched to nine games with a 1-0 defeat at fellow…

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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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  • Higuain hits 24th goal as Napoli, Juve pull away

    Gonzalo Higuain hit his 24th goal in as many Serie A games as triumphant Napoli and Juventus moved closer towards a scudetto duel after slip-ups by title rivals Inter Milan and Fiorentina. Higuain and Napoli have been transformed since Maurizio Sarri took over from Rafael Benitez last summer but…

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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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  • Van Gaal dismisses Mourinho-Man Utd reports

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has dismissed reports that the club have approached Jose Mourinho about succeeding him at Old Trafford, in comments published by British newspapers on Sunday. The BBC and regional newspaper the Manchester Evening News reported on Friday that United have…

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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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  • Five things to know from a big Saturday in the Bundesliga

    The two marquee matches ended in scoreless draws, but there were still plenty of talking points from Saturday's action in Germany.

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  • Tottenham goes 2nd in Premier League by beating Watford 1-0

    Tottenham is providing another element of unpredictability to a Premier League title race defying all expectations. For the first time in the post-1992 Premier League era, Tottenham is second in the standings in the second half of the season after edging Watford 1-0 on Saturday. Leicester beating…

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  • The FC Yahoo Soccer Podcast: Could Messi, Guardiola reunite at Man City?

    Pep Guardiola is joining his old Barcelona friends at Manchester City. Can he lure Lionel Messi to the Etihad?

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  • Blanc says 'no conditions' in PSG new contract talks

    Paris (AFP) - Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc insisted Saturday that negotiations with the Ligue 1 giants over a contract extension were advancing and were not linked to success in the Champions League.

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  • United boss Van Gaal circled by Chelsea managers past and present

    Manchester United's tentative resurgence will be tested this Sunday when Louis van Gaal pits his side against a Chelsea team slowly finding their feet under his countryman Guus Hiddink. It is only two weeks since United were booed off at Old Trafford after a 1-0 home defeat by Southampton, but…

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  • PSG bid to extend unbeaten French Ligue 1 run at Marseille

    Paris Saint-Germain will be looking to extend their Ligue 1 unbeaten streak at bitter rivals Marseille on Sunday as the hosts bid to end their own record winless run at home. Laurent Blanc's champions stretched their unbeaten run to a record 33 matches with a 3-1 win over Lorient midweek and next…

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  • Manchester United hold talks with Mourinho -- reports

    Jose Mourinho's representatives have held talks with Manchester United about replacing Louis van Gaal as manager of the Premier League club, according to reports on Friday. Mourinho has been strongly linked with the Old Trafford post since being sacked by Chelsea in December and the BBC and…

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  • Ashley Cole: I joined LA Galaxy for trophies, not beaches

    Ashley Cole freely acknowledges he once compared Major League Soccer to relaxing on a beach. The LA Galaxy's new defender intends to show the world he didn't move to Hollywood to sit in the sand. The Galaxy formally welcomed the English star and Belgian defender Jelle Van Damme on Friday, adding…

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