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  • Real Madrid must make bold hire in replacing Carlo Ancelotti

    There's only one coach that makes sense for Real Madrid, who can't afford to play it safe by hiring Rafa Benitez.

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  • Real Madrid fires coach Ancelotti after disappointing season

    Real Madrid fired coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the Spanish club again showed it won't tolerate a season without a major trophy. Ancelotti was let go despite being popular among both players and fans and having led Madrid to its 10th European Cup title just a year ago. This season the team…

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  • Galatasaray win 20th Turkish title as seven-man Fenerbahce draw

    Galatasaray were crowned champions of Turkey's top flight for a record 20th time on Monday, after perennial Istanbul rivals Fenerbahce had four men sent off in a 2-2 draw at Basaksehir. With one round of games remaining, Fenerbahce needed nothing less than a win against Basaksehir, a fast-growing…

  • Monday Morning Manager - WK38

    Neal Thurman wraps up the Premier League season finale with words on each team as well as the fate of the Yahoo Fantasy PL game.

  • Yanga-Mbiwa the hero as Roma stun Lazio

    A late glancing header from defender Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa earned Roma a stunning 2-1 victory over Lazio in a fiery city derby on Monday to secure the Giallorossi's automatic entry to the Champions League. Hosts Lazio looked to have salvaged a share of the spoils at the Stadio Olimpico when late…

  • Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti - president

    Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday, club president Florentino Perez said, making the popular Italian pay for a disappointing season without a major trophy. "The board of directors has taken the decision this afternoon to relieve Carlo Ancelotti of his duties as coach of Real…

  • Real Madrid, manager Carlo Ancelotti agree to part ways

    Real Madrid and club manager Carlo Acelotti have decided to part ways after just two seasons in charge of the club, the team announced Monday. The Italian manager led Real Madrid to the Champions League, Copa del Rey, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup championships all in his first season…

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  • Liverpool's decline leaves Rodgers' future in jeopardy

    As subscribers to the ''Moneyball'' approach, Liverpool's American owners like to do their business based on cold, hard statistics. Liverpool finished a miserable season with a 6-1 loss at Stoke, its worst defeat in the 23-year history of the Premier League and its heaviest in 52 years. In the…

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  • Drogba, Ayew make emotional farewells

    African football legends Didier Drogba and Andre Ayew made emotional farewells at the weekend from clubs they have served with distinction, as most European leagues ended. Veteran Ivory Coast striker Drogba was carried off the Stamford Bridge pitch by team-mates after retiring injured during a 3-1…

  • English elite cast about in Chelsea's wake

    While Chelsea head into the close season serene in the knowledge of their Premier League supremacy, the English summer holds weeks of recalibration for the teams seeking to topple them. Can Manchester City, the usurped champions and runners-up this season, successfully rejuvenate a starting XI…

  • “If you are single and over 45, this is addicting”

    No games. Just real women looking for a faithful guy. Click to see pics of local women.

  • Walcott central to Wenger's plans for next season

    Arsene Wenger expects hat-trick hero Theo Walcott to play more of a central role for Arsenal next season provided that fitness issues and contract negotiations are finally resolved. Walcott scored three times in the opening 37 minutes as the Gunners rounded off their Premier League campaign with a…

  • Barzagli headache for Juventus ahead of final

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has been handed a potential tactical dilemma for next month's Champions League final after defender Andrea Barzagli was diagnosed with a torn thigh muscle on Monday. Barzagli, who only made his return from a lengthy injury lay-off last month, limped off at…

  • Hull relegated as Stoke ruin Gerrard farewell

    Hull City were relegated from the Premier League on Sunday after drawing 0-0 at home to Manchester United on a final day marked by high scores and high-profile departures. Hull, beaten FA Cup finalists last season, needed to defeat United to stand any chance of staying up, but their failure to do…

  • Fiorentina into Europa League, Toni leapfrogs Tevez

    Europa League semi-finalists Fiorentina secured their place in next season's competition with a stunning 3-2 win at Palermo, as Verona striker Luca Toni moved top of the Serie A scoring charts on Sunday. Fiorentina, outclassed by Sevilla in Europe's second tier competition last week, got off the…

  • Roma want Lazio win, and Champions League spot

    Coach Rudi Garcia has called on Roma to beat derby rivals Lazio on Monday and secure Serie A's second automatic Champions League spot with a game to spare. Roma's title push fizzled out last month following a remarkable run of draws and now Garcia's men sit just one point ahead of Stefano Pioli's…

  • Drogba chaired off in last Chelsea game

    Didier Drogba's final Chelsea game ended in curious fashion as he was carried off by his team-mates during their 3-1 Premier League home victory over Sunderland on Sunday. The 37-year-old striker had announced prior to kick-off that Chelsea's last competitive match of the season would be the final…

  • Winners and losers from the final day of the Premier League season

    Jonás Gutiérrez created a memorable moment for himself and Newcastle, while Liverpool completely face-planted.

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