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    Leverkusen sack coach Schmidt

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:45pm on March 05, 2017

    Bayer Leverkusen ‘regretfully’ sacked coach Roger Schmidt -- despite still being in the Champions League -- following their humiliating 6-2 Bundesliga thrashing at Borussia Dortmund...

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    Messi stars in Barca rout of Celta

    Reuters. Barcelona | Updated at 10:44pm on March 05, 2017

    Lionel Messi was in inspired form as champions Barcelona hammered Celta Vigo 5-0 on Saturday, recording a fourth straight league victory which keeps them top...

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    Liverpool punish Wenger gamble

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:43pm on March 05, 2017

    Liverpool punished Arsene Wenger’s selection gamble with a crucial 3-1 win over spluttering Arsenal, while Manchester United star Zlatan Ibrahimovic could face disciplinary action after...

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    Ozil prays in Turkish during German anthem

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 10:57pm on March 04, 2017

    Arsenal midfielder Mesut Ozil has revealed in his autobiography that he prays in Turkish on the pitch during the German national anthem before international matches...

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    Messi, Aguero lead star-studded Argentina squad

    Agence France-Presse . Buenos Aires | Updated at 10:56pm on March 04, 2017

    Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero will lead Argentina’s bid to resurrect their flagging World Cup campaign in crucial qualifiers against Chile and Bolivia later this...

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    Trouble for Ibra as Man United held

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 10:54pm on March 04, 2017

    Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic denied deliberately elbowing Bournemouth’s Tyrone Mings during Saturday’s stormy 1-1 draw between the teams...

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    Conte brushes aside Inter talk

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:53pm on March 04, 2017

    Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has insisted he will honour his contract with the Premier League leaders after reports linking him with a move to Inter...

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    I’m no monster: Mourinho

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 10:52pm on March 04, 2017

    Jose Mourinho has insisted he is not the ‘monster’ he was portrayed to be when he joined Manchester United...

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    ‘I’m a football priest’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:23pm on March 03, 2017

    Arsene Wenger has compared being a football manager to entering the priesthood as both jobs involve making all-consuming personal sacrifices...

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    Torres counts days to return after head clash

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:22pm on March 03, 2017

    The clash of heads reverberated around the stadium, everyone watching feared the worse, but Fernando Torres was only looking forward to getting back to training...

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