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    Barca sack director after Messi remarks

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 11:44pm on January 14, 2017

    Barcelona removed Pere Gratacos as their institutional sporting relations director on Friday after he claimed that Lionel Messi ‘would not be as good’ without his...

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    Kane hat-trick lifts Spurs to second

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:39pm on January 14, 2017

    New father Harry Kane scored a hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur crushed West Bromwich Albion 4-0 on Saturday to climb to second place in the Premier...

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    United brace for Liverpool crunch

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 10:48pm on January 13, 2017

    Manchester United have a golden opportunity to haul themselves into the Premier League title race at the expense of bitter rivals Liverpool this weekend, while...

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    Wade too good for Paks

    Agence France-Presse . Brisbane | Updated at 10:46pm on January 13, 2017

    Matthew Wade hit a thrilling last-ball century to set up a 92-run victory for Australia over Pakistan in the first one-day international at the Gabba...

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    Real set record 40-game unbeaten run

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 10:44pm on January 13, 2017

    Karim Benzema struck deep into stoppage time as Real Madrid set a new Spanish record by extending their unbeaten run to 40 games in a...

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    ‘I’ve conquered England in three months’

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 11:45pm on January 12, 2017

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic has set his sights on leading Manchester United to the Premier League title after boasting he took just three months to establish himself...

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    Free-kick master Messi sends Barca into quarters

    Agence France-Presse . Barcelona | Updated at 11:42pm on January 12, 2017

    Lionel Messi’s third goal from a free-kick in as many games this year secured Barcelona’s place in the quarter-finals of the Copa del Rey as...

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    ‘Barca must use common sense to keep Messi’

    Reuters . Barcelona | Updated at 11:48pm on January 11, 2017

    Barcelona’s hopes of offering talisman and all-time top scorer Lionel Messi an improved contract face a stumbling block because of the expenditure caps imposed by...

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    Atletico into Cup quarters

    Agence France-Presse . Madrid | Updated at 11:43pm on January 11, 2017

    Antoine Griezmann struck for the third time in as many games in 2017 as Atletico Madrid secured their place in the quarter-finals of the Copa...

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    Mata, Fellaini give United Cup edge

    Agence France-Presse . Manchester | Updated at 11:40pm on January 11, 2017

    Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he, his players and even the club’s supporters will need to raise their game when arch rivals Liverpool visit...