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  • 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…

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  • John Terry a potential target for Qatar clubs: Zola

    John Terry is a "big name" player who would attract interest from several club sides in Qatar, his former Chelsea teammate Gianfranco Zola said on Thursday. The Italian was speaking publicly for the first time since his current side -- Al-Arabi -- was linked to the Chelsea captain following…

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  • Manchester United set £500 million revenue target

    Manchester United expect to make more than £500 million ($719.5 million, 635.2 million euros) in the 2016 financial year, the club announced on Thursday, despite continued underperformance on the pitch. "Our strong commitment to investing in our squad, youth academy and the broader club are…

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  • Ibrahimovic sends PSG into French Cup quarters

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored twice as holders Paris Saint-Germain eased past Lyon 3-0 to reach the quarter-finals of the French Cup on Wednesday, extending the capital club's winning run to 16 matches. Ibrahimovic bundled in the opening goal just past the hour at the Parc des Princes, and the Swede…

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  • Barcelona sets another club record playing mostly reserves and kids

    A 1-1 draw with Valencia concluded Barca's Copa del Rey semifinal tie and extended its unbeaten streak to a club-record 29 games.

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  • Barca set unbeaten record to see off Neville's Valencia

    An under-strength Barcelona set a new club record of 29 games unbeaten to progress to the Copa del Rey final with a 1-1 draw at Gary Neville's Valencia on Wednesday for an 8-1 aggregate win. Barca's place in a fifth final in six years was assured after a 7-0 first-leg rout last week and without…

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  • Ibrahimovic scores 2 as PSG beats Lyon 3-0 in French Cup

    Paris Saint-Germain beat Lyon 3-0 to reach the French Cup quarterfinals on Wednesday and remain on course to repeat its domestic treble of last season. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored two second-half goals, will be out of contract at the end of the season and was waiting on a new deal despite…

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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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  • Krasnodar striker Ari signs three-year extension

    FC Krasnodar's Brazilian striker Ari has signed a three-year contract extension, the Russian Premier League club said Tuesday. The 30-year-old, who has scored five goals in 15 games this season, transferred to the southern Russian club from Spartak Moscow in 2013. "I'm very happy to have extended…

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