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Benfica Vs Juventus

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Former Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez may be fit to face Benfica in the Europa League semi-final first leg after missing Juventuss last two games with a thigh injury. Midfielder Arturo Vidal could also return for the Bianconeri after a knee problem. Benfica, who beat Tottenham in the last 16, will be without Eduardo Salvio. The A ... Read more

Chelsea Clear To Name Weakened Team Against Liverpool

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Chelsea are not expected to face punishment from the Premier League if manager Jose Mourinho decides to field a weakened team at Liverpool on Sunday. League regulations have been relaxed since Blackpool were fined in 2011. Action is only likely if they select several under-21 players not in their 25-man squad for Premier League games. M ... Read more

Real Close In On Elusive 'Decima'

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Real Madrid took a step closer to an elusive 10th European Cup with a 1-0 home win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday and the Spanish side will hope to finish off the job in Germany having shown how effective they are on the counter-attack. Before the match, Bayern coach Pep Guardiola had warned that Real were the worlds best side on the break an ... Read more

Bayern Munich's Arjen Robben 'Expected More' From Real Madrid

Thursday, April 24, 2014
Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben was surprised by Real Madrids cautious approach to the first leg of their Champions League semi-final in Madrid. Despite Robbens former club winning 1-0 at the Bernabeu, defending champions Bayern enjoyed 72 possession. I expected more from Real, said ex-Chelsea forward Robben. I expected them to ... Read more

Atletico Madrid v Chelsea: Injured Samuel Eto'o Out Of First Leg

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Samuel Etoo will miss Chelseas Champions League semi-final first leg against Atletico Madrid with a knee injury. The striker did not travel to Spain with the Blues ahead of Tuesdays meeting with the La Liga leaders. Etoo scored Chelseas goal in their 2-1 defeat by Sunderland on Saturday, but he was substituted after 74 minutes. How ... Read more

Title Hopefuls Man City Defeat West Brom

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
Manchester City moved within six points of Premier League leaders Liverpool with a routine victory over West Brom. Pablo Zabaleta headed the home side in front after two minutes before Sergio Aguero drove in from 20 yards.Graham Dorrans pulled one back for the Baggies with a fine effort from the edge of the area before Martin Demichelis sta ... Read more

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool Boss Compared To Sir Dave Brailsford

Tuesday, April 22, 2014
The psychologist who will accompany the England squad to Brazil for the World Cup finals has likened Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers to ex-British Cycling team boss Sir Dave Brailsford. Dr Steve Peters has been working closely with title-chasing Liverpool. Rodgers has guided the Reds to within touching distance of their first league title ... Read more

Barcelona Win To Keep Title Hopes Alive

Monday, April 21, 2014
Barcelona came from behind to avoid a fourth straight loss and beat Champions League-chasing Athletic Bilbao. The victory keeps alive their slim hopes of defending their title as they sit four points behind Atletico Madrid. Both sides hit the woodwork before Aritz Aduriz scored the 50th-minute opener for the visitors from outside the box fo ... Read more

Manchester United Are Rebuilding, Says Manager David Moyes

Monday, April 21, 2014
Manchester United boss David Moyes says the club are rebuilding after a 2-0 Premier League defeat by Everton. Uniteds 11th Premier League defeat of the campaign means it is mathematically impossible for them to qualify for next seasons Champions League. Last seasons champions are seventh in the table with four games left. I think ... Read more

Everton Fans Wrong To Boo Ex-Boss, Says Tim Howard

Monday, April 21, 2014
Goalkeeper Tim Howard thinks Everton fans were wrong to boo former manager David Moyes on his return to the club with Manchester United on Sunday. The Scot, making his first visit to Goodison Park since leaving for United last summer, was barracked throughout the Toffees 2-0 victory. Howard said: We have brilliant fans, but that was unfai ... Read more

Juan Mata: Midfielder Backs David Moyes To Revive Man Utd

Friday, April 18, 2014
Manchester Uniteds record signing Juan Mata is confident the team will become a force under manager David Moyes. United, who have not finished lower than third in the top flight since 1991, currently lie seventh. Even before I came, things were difficult here, so I knew I wasnt coming to a side that was going to win, win and win, said M ... Read more

Blatter Wants New Racism Penelties

Friday, April 18, 2014
Fifa president Sepp Blatter wants to see more sporting sanctions used in the fight against racism. Blatter, 78, thinks points deductions would have more of an impact than making teams play behind closed doors. Sporting sanctions are the only effective punishment, he said. It has to cause the clubs real hurt otherwise nothing will change. ... Read more

'Liverpool Not Feeling The Heat'

Friday, April 18, 2014
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers said on Thursday that there was no extra pressure on his side despite the fact they are within sight of a first league title since 1990. Well deal with it the same as we have from the very first game of the season, Rodgers told a press conference. Theres no added pressure than what we had then. With f ... Read more

Barca Face End Of Winning Era

Friday, April 18, 2014
Barring a drastic turn of fortune, Barcelona are on the brink of finishing their worst season since former coach Pep Guardiola molded it into one of the most successful sides to play the game. Barcelonas stinging 2-1 loss to Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final on Wednesday completed an eight-day span that can be described as a debacle for th ... Read more