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Champions League last-16 ties: How they stand 

The UEFA Champions League returns on Friday with the remaining places at the final tournament in Lisbon up for grabs as Europe’s top clubs look to go all the way and lift the trophy on August 23 after a suspension of five months because of the coronavirus. It is nearly six months since officials in Lyon questioned the decision to allow the first leg to […]

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Roles reversed as Guardiola seeks to follow trail blazed by Zidane 

Zinedine Zidane may never have been hired as Real Madrid coach but for the success of Pep Guardiola at Barcelona, but it is Guardiola who now must follow the Frenchman’s example to complete his mission at Manchester City. Zidane’s Madrid travel to Manchester on Friday looking to overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit from February as the Champions League […]

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FIFA: Infantino not reckless for taking no notes at AG talks 

FIFA President Gianni Infantino was not acting criminally by taking no notes during secret talks with Switzerland’s attorney general that are now part of a criminal investigation into the head of world football, a senior official at the governing body said Monday. FIFA deputy secretary general Alasdair Bell defended Infantino’s conduct while claimi […]

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Solskjaer vows ‘we’ll put it right’ after Man Utd drop points 

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer said Manchester United “will put it right” after conceding a late goal against Southampton on Monday to dent their hopes of reaching next season’s Champions League. United were on course for a fifth successive Premier League victory after bouncing back from Stuart Armstrong’s early opener through strikes from Marcus R […]

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Saints’ Danny Ings reflects on Man City upset 

Danny Ings chats with Arlo White about Southampton’s incredible turnaround season and his experience with Jurgen Klopp at Liverpool.

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Dwight Gayle opens the scoring for Newcastle 

Dwight Gayle taps in Federico Fernandez’s brilliant glancing header to get Newcastle ahead of Watford.

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Premier League admits VAR blunders 

The Premier League has admitted that VAR got penalty decisions wrong in all three matches on Thursday, as frustration mounts over the use of the technology in the English top-flight. Manchester United were given a controversial helping hand by the video assistant referee in their 3-0 win at Aston Villa, while Tottenham suffered fresh frustration from the rev […]

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I’m president, coach and player’ says Ibrahimovic after inspiring Milan 

Zlatan Ibrahimovic ignited a late comeback against Serie A leaders Juventus and then declared that if he had been at AC Milan from the start of the season, they would be Italian champions. With Milan two goals down on Tuesday, Ibrahimovic converted a 62nd minute penalty for his sixth goal this season. Four minutes later he set up Franck Kessie for the equali […]

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PHOTOS: Southampton unveil new retro kits to celebrate 135th anniversary 

Southampton release new retro kits for the 2020-21 season as they mark their 135th anniversary in style.

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Arsenal boss Arteta bemused by VAR role in Nketiah’s red card 

Arsenal manager Mikel Arteta said he does not understand VAR after its role in the red card for young Gunners forward Eddie Nketiah’s in Tuesday’s 1-1 draw with Leicester. Nketiah was sent off seconds after coming on when his late lunge on James Justin was deemed worthy of a sending-off by referee Chris Kavanagh after he came to the side of the pit […]

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Wolverhampton-Sheffield United Preview 

An unlikely European crunch match is set for Bramall Lane on Wednesday when promoted Sheffield United host Wolverhampton. Sheffield United (12-12-9) are gamely traversing that path, entering this match four points behind in ninth. “For me, they were always a Premier League club in waiting with everything what happened off the pitch there,” Blades b […]

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The Latest: Yankees’ LeMahieu, Cessa test positive for virus 

Yankees All-Star infielder DJ LeMahieu and right-hander Luis Cessa tested positive for the coronavirus before traveling to New York for preseason camp and are self-isolating at home. Manager Aaron Boone said LeMahieu was asymptomatic and Cessa had mild symptoms. A few other players, including closer Aroldis Chapman and catcher Gary Sanchez, did not participa […]

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Norwich – Brighton stream: How to watch, start time, odds, team news 

Norwich – Brighton kicks off the Premier League action on Saturday and this is a huge game in the relegation scrap for both teams.

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Japan gets football rolling but with no fans in stands 

Tokyo (AFP) – Top-flight Japanese football kicked off again on Saturday, but without spectators, following a four-month break because of coronavirus.

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Barkley slides Chelsea into FA Cup semis; Pulisic gets treatment 

In-form Christian Pulisic was lively again for Chelsea but USMNT and Blues fans await an update after he was shown getting his leg iced after subbing off.

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