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Roma and Lyon clinched their respective last-16 berths in the Europa League, while Athletic Bilbao were shocked by APOEL 2-0 to lose 4-3 on aggregate. With a four-goal advantage going in to the return leg, Roma players slipped in their defence as Thomas Vermaelen's bad touch earned Rafael Borre a clear shot at goal from inside the box to break the deadlock in the 15th minute. However, the hole was too deep for the visitors to climb out. Roma finally made into the next round, despite…
02.24 / 08:56
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Atletico Madrid will host Barcelona on Sunday in a decisive match of La Liga to define the top places at the table. Both teams will seek to diminish the difference in points to pursue La Liga leader Real Madrid, which recently lost the postponed match against Valencia. Atletico defeated Bayer Leverkusen 4-2 on Tuesday in the UEFA Champions League match, with an impressive performance thanks to French forward Kevin Gameiro. Atletico is in fourth place in the table with 45 points,…
02.24 / 08:56
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Sacking Claudio Ranieri is the most ruthless decision taken by a club in years. But it's the right one to avoid relegation. The players have let down their manager, who has paid the price for their mistakes. Iain Macintosh…
02.24 / 08:22
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Leicester have parted company with boss Claudio Ranieri following their 2-1 Champions League defeat at Sevilla on Wednesday -- just…
02.24 / 08:22
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Canada went out on a winning note at the CONCACAF Men's Under-20 Championship after a 2:0 victory over Antigua & Barbuda. Kris Twardek and Shaan Hundal were the goalscorers in the Thursday win in Costa Rica. "They showed good professionalism and a good mentality to come out and enjoy football like they can," said Rob Gale, Canada Soccer's Men's National U-20 Coach. "They showed that there are players here that can progress towards the Men's National Team." Canada scored a goal and…
02.24 / 08:19
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Claudio Ranieri, who led Leicester City to the Premier League title last season, has been sacked. The 65-year-old Italian lost only three matches en route to the league champion last season. This season, Leicester has won just five league games. They have lost their past five league matches and are the only side in the top four English divisions without a league goal in 2017. "The board reluctantly feels that a change of leadership, while admittedly painful, is necessary in the…
02.24 / 08:19
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January has come and gone, but Transfer Talk is already monitoring the whispers ahead of all the summer moves. Check out…
02.24 / 00:51
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LONDON: Wayne Rooney said Thursday he was staying with Manchester United following persistent speculation he could make a lucrative move to the Chinese Super League. British media reports said Rooney’s agent, Paul Stretford, had been in China speaking to interested clubs but the United and England captain insisted he was remaining at Old Trafford. “Despite…
02.23 / 23:10
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KUCHING: Sarawak manager Dato Posa Majais wants the Crocs to bounce back from their 1-0 shock defeat to Malacca United last week and beat PKNS FC in an away Super League match at Shah Alam Stadium tomorrow night. He also reminded the players to pull up their socks on weaknesses to stemany more disappointment. “There […
02.23 / 23:10
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KUCHING: The conspicuous lack of coverage for matches involving Sarawak FA in the Malaysia Super League has been a hotly debated issue by fans and netizens in the social media. This is not something new, as fans have expressed their frustration every season of the Malaysia League, pertaining to the matter. Recently, Johor Crown Price…
02.23 / 23:10
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LONDON -- Three thoughts from Tottenham's 2-2 draw with Gent, which sees the Premier League side lose 3-2 on aggregate and drop out of…
02.23 / 22:53
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Just 297 days after winning the league, Leicester have sacked Claudio Ranieri. The Italian manager recognised in preseason that his players had lost some of their focus but was unable to arrest their rapidly declining form. Mark Ogden…
02.23 / 22:17
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Leicester's fairytale came to an end this season as the Foxes are now fighting relegation. Nine months after their Premier League triumph, the club…
02.23 / 22:17
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Leicester City have sacked Claudio Ranieri just nine months after he led the club to their first Premier League title. Ranieri…
02.23 / 22:17
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