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  • Milan slump leaves icon Inzaghi on the brink

    The AC Milan coaching future of the club's former iconic striker Filippo Inzaghi is hanging in the balance after the struggling Italian A giants sunk to a historic low in Serie A at the weekend. Stung by a 1-0 home defeat to lowly Atalanta last week, Milan's 3-1 humbling by Lazio in a bad-tempered…

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  • The sound of silence: The January transfer window

    It's been all quiet on the winter transfer front where once again deals have been muted by high prices and Financial Fair Play.

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  • Lyon pull clear as Ibrahimovic lifts PSG

    Lyon reeled off their seventh consecutive Ligue 1 win on Sunday, a 2-0 defeat of 10-man Metz pushing them four points clear, as Paris Saint-Germain moved level with second-placed Marseille. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored the only goal in a 1-0 win at St Etienne that allowed champions PSG to move level…

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  • Berbatov keeps Monaco push on track

    Dimitar Berbatov kept Monaco's Ligue 1 and European hopes on track Saturday with a 1-0 victory at Lille which kept the Principality side in touch with the leaders. Leonardo Jardim's side are fifth with 39 points from 22 games, six points behind leaders Lyon (45) who host Metz on Sunday. Bulgarian…

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  • 10-man Nice compound Marseille's woes

    The suspect transfers being investigated date back to 2010 and include that of French international striker Andre-Pierre Gignac. In a free-flowing first period an early poor clearance by Marseille keeper Steve Mandanda was pounced on by Alassane Plea but the Nice attacker's attempt went wide. …

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  • Balotelli agent Raiola latest to enter FIFA race

    By Mike Collett LONDON (Reuters) - Another wildcard has entered the pack of candidates challenging Sepp Blatter for the presidency of FIFA in May's election -- Mino Raiola, a soccer agent whose clients include Mario Balotelli and Zlatan Ibrahimovic. The 47-year-old Dutchman with Italian roots…

    Reuters
  • Did Real Madrid just sign the next Lionel Messi in Martin Odegaard?

    The 16-year-old attacking midfielder from Norway is being hailed as Europe's next great talent.

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  • Under-fire Marseille look for Nice lift in French Ligue 1

    Title challengers Marseille will look to put their legal woes behind them and reclaim top spot in Ligue 1 when they travel to Nice in Friday's early French league match. The transfers under investigation date back to 2010 -- the year the club won the last of their ten Ligue 1 titles -- and include…

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  • Marseille coach defends Doria snub

    Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa has angrily defended his decision to overlook Brazilian Doria who has not played since signing for the Ligue 1 side last September. The 20-year-old captain of Brazil's Olympic football team joined Marseille on a five-year deal worth 6 million euros ($6.9m) in…

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  • Out-of-sorts PSG faces crucial test away to Saint-Etienne

    Although third-place Paris Saint-Germain has won its past two matches, coach Laurent Blanc's team is playing patchy football and still struggles to dominate for a whole game. Sunday night's match at fourth-place Saint-Etienne is a big test for Blanc's players, because another slip-up would open…

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  • Cavani on the mark again as PSG progress in Cup

    Uruguayan international striker Edinson Cavani scored his second goal in as many games since being restored to the Paris Saint-Germain line-up as PSG reached the last 16 of the French Cup on Wednesday with a 2-1 win over Bordeaux. Cavani -- who along with Argentinian international Ezequiel Lavezzi…

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  • AC Milan send Niang on loan to Genoa

    AC Milan's French striker M'Baye Niang has completed his loan move to Genoa, it was confirmed on Wednesday. Niang joined Milan in 2012 but spent much of last season on loan at Montpellier, where he scored four goals in 19 games for the Ligue 1 side.

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  • Hail the Prince as Congo beat Gabon

    Captain Prince Oniangue scored the only goal of the game as Congo Brazzaville claimed a surprise 1-0 win against Gabon on Wednesday to throw Group A wide open at the Africa Cup of Nations. Oniangue, of French Ligue 1 club Reims, struck three minutes into the second half in Bata and Gabon, who had…

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  • Arsenal beats Man City 2-0 in Premier League

    Arsenal dealt Manchester City's Premier League title defense a blow on Sunday, while Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi lit up Spain with multi-goal scoring performances. City's 2-0 home loss to Arsenal left it flagging five points behind leader Chelsea. Ronaldo scored twice to help Real Madrid…

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  • Cavani marks return from wilderness with goal

    Edinson Cavani redeemed himself after being dropped for three matches by scoring in Paris Saint Germain's hard fought 4-2 Ligue 1 victory over Evian on Sunday. The 27-year-old Uruguayan star -- who along with Ezequiel Lavezzi had been suspended after they returned late from Christmas holidays --…

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  • Injured Frey set for four months out

    Lille's Swiss striker Michael Frey will be out of action for up to four months after undergoing ankle surgery, the Ligue 1 side confirmed on Sunday. "Frey was operated on this morning on a right ankle fracture. The 20-year-old arrived in the northern outfit last August to fill in for departing…

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  • Goal-machine Lacazette keeps Lyon top

    French strike sensation Alexandre Lacazette scored his 20th goal in 21 league matches so far this season as Lyon won 2-0 away to Lens in Ligue 1 on Saturday. This latest victory left Lyon four points clear of Marseille at the top with Saint-Etienne and Paris Saint-Germain two and three points…

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