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  • Guardiola plays down Man City Champions League favourites tag

    Pep Guardiola says Manchester City are still not among the favourites to win the Champions League despite their eye-catching form in domestic and European competition.

  • Aubameyang to face Spurs as Dortmund lift suspension

    Borussia Dortmund lift the suspension on Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to allow their star striker to face Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.

  • Lionel Messi and Paulo Dybala

    Dybala, Messi renew rivalry in Turin

    Juventus star Paulo Dybala has rediscovered his scoring form just in time as he renews his rivalry with fellow Argentina Lionel Messi in Wednesday's Champions League clash with Barcelona.

  • Zidane staying upbeat amid Real Madrid troubles

    Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane insists he is still "optimistic" as the Spanish giants look to shrug off a poor run of form in La Liga by securing their place in the Champions League last 16.

  • Saif SC held by Arambagh

    Newcomers Saif Sporting Club stumbled again in the Bangladesh Premier League as they were held to a goalless draw by Arambagh KS at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Coutinho heals L'pool rifts

    Philippe Coutinho's long-term future might lie away from Liverpool, but the Brazil star's ability to focus on the present has helped heal the wounds from his flirtation with Barcelona.

  • Italian FA chief resigns

    Italian FA president Carlo Tavecchio has resigned after Italy's World Cup qualifying fiasco saw the four-time champions miss the finals for the first time in 60 years.

  • Mourinho welcomes end of Lukaku goal drought

    Jose Mourinho says he was delighted to see Romelu Lukaku back on the scoresheet after a barren spell as Manchester United try to keep runaway Premier League leaders Manchester City in their sights.

  • PSG Nantes

    Cavani scores twice as PSG hammer Nantes

    Paris St Germain's unstoppable march towards the Ligue 1 title continue after Edinson Cavani's double inspired them to a 4-1 home win against Nantes.

  • Barca win Madrid derby 0-0

    Barcelona were declared the true winners of the Madrid derby by the Spanish media on Sunday as the thrilling yet low-quality stalemate between Atletico and Real Madrid left the Catalans enjoying a 10-point lead over the two sides in La Liga.

  • Raphael Odoyin

    Winning start for Roxy

    Mahbub Hossain Roxy marked his Bangladesh Premier League debut as a coach with a victory as Sheikh Jamal DC eased past Team BJMC 3-0 at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • History not on Real's side

    A draw in Saturday's Madrid derby left both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid 10 points adrift of La Liga leaders Barcelona. In other

  • Marcelo unaware of Ronaldo-Ramos rift

    Real Madrid’s Brazilian full-back Marcelo says that he is unaware of any rift between captain Sergio Ramos and forward Cristiano Ronaldo.

  • Zlatan Ibrahimovic

    Mourinho delighted by "emotional" Ibrahimovic return

    Jose Mourinho admits he felt emotional to see Zlatan Ibrahimovic return from his career-threatening knee ligament operation in Manchester United's impressive 4-1 victory over Newcastle United.

  • Robert Lewandowski

    Lewandowski double puts Bayern six points clear

    Robert Lewandowski reaches 17 goals for Bayern Munich this season as his brace lifts the Bundesliga leaders six points clear with a 3-0 thumping of Augsburg.

  • Lorenzo Insigne, Marek Hamsik, Dries Mertens and goalkeeper Pepe Reina

    Insigne blows away World Cup blues in Milan win

    Lorenzo Insigne washes away his World Cup woes by starring in Napoli's 2-1 victory over struggling but spirited AC Milan that saw the Serie A leaders go four points clear.

  • Real suffer derby draw at Atletico

    Real Madrid and Atletico each slip 10 points behind La Liga leaders Barcelona after an intense Madrid derby finishes goalless and the Catalans picked up an 11th victory in 12 games by winning 3-0 at Leganes.

  • Ctg Abahani extend lead

    Chittagong Abahani consolidated their lead at the top of the Bangladesh Premier League with a 1-0 win over Mohammedan at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Gunners steal a win

    Controversial goals from Shkodran Mustafi and Alexis Sanchez gave Arsenal their first Premier League success against Tottenham for over three years as the Gunners won 2-0 in a heated north London derby on Saturday.

  • Pogba drives MU

    Paul Pogba marked his comeback with a goal and an assist as Manchester United fought back to beat Newcastle United 4-1 on Saturday and stay on Manchester City's tail.

  • Dortmund crisis deepens after Stuttgart loss

    Borussia Dortmund slips deeper into crisis after losing 2-1 at VfB Stuttgart for their fourth defeat in the last five Bundesliga matches.

  • Dortmund crisis deepens after Stuttgart loss

    Borussia Dortmund slips deeper into crisis after losing 2-1 at VfB Stuttgart for their fourth defeat in the last five Bundesliga matches.

  • Cristiano Ronaldo

    'I want 7 children and 7 Ballons d'Or'

    Cristiano Ronaldo said on Friday that he was "confident as always" of winning the upcoming Ballon D'Or for best player in the world.

  • The three issues this weekend

    After the year's last international break, seven weeks of unbroken Premier League football begin this weekend stretching through

  • Struggling Madrid giants face off at Wanda today

    Accustomed to unrelenting success in recent seasons, both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid enter Saturday's first ever Spanish capital derby at Atletico's new Wanda Metropolitano stadium with little room for error.

  • Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid

    Madrid giants face similar struggles ahead of derby

    Accustomed to unrelenting success in recent seasons, both Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid enter Saturday's first ever Spanish capital derby at Atletico's new Wanda Metropolitano stadium with little room for error.

  • Dortmund punish Aubameyang over Barcelona trip

    Borussia Dortmund dropped star striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang from their squad to play Stuttgart on Friday for "disciplinary reasons", the club announce.

  • Witness recalls throat-slashing gestures

    A trial exposing rampant corruption in the business of world football ended a day of testimony Wednesday with a defendant accused of making throat-slashing gestures to intimidate a key witness.

  • The Missing XI

    32 teams have made it to the promised land but of the 180-odd teams that failed to make the cut, there are a number of notable exclusions.

  • Italy sack Ventura

    Gian Piero Ventura's reign as Italy coach ended on Wednesday after a World Cup qualifying fiasco during which the four-time champions failed to reach next year's finals in Russia.

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