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  • Higuain on the double

    Gonzalo Higuain struck his 21st Serie A brace to go joint-top in the scoring charts as Juventus opened up a seven-point lead with a comfortable 2-0 win at 10-man Cagliari on Sunday.

  • Goetze left out for Benfica clash

    Germany's World Cup winner Mario Goetze has been left out of Borussia Dortmund's squad for Tuesday's Champions League last 16, first-leg, clash against Benfica.

  • PSG plot Barca upset

    Paris Saint-Germain host Barcelona in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie on Tuesday with their Spanish coach Unai Emery desperate to improve his awful personal record against the Catalans.

  • Sheikh Russel clinch title

    Sheikh Russel Krira Chakra yesterday clinched the title of the Bangabandhu Cup football tournament beating Bangladesh Navy 5-4 in a penalty shootout in the final at the Muktijoddha Asaduzzaman Stadium in Magura.

  • Wenger plays down exit talk

    Arsene Wenger insists he is not preparing to end his long reign at Arsenal despite Ian Wright's claim the Gunners boss is on the way out.

  • Teammate blasts Mario

    Italian striker Mario Balotelli was labelled as moody, individual and difficult to talk to by Nice teammate Valentin Eysseric on Friday.

  • 'MSN' smash Alaves for six

    Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar were all on target as Barcelona went top of La Liga for the first time since October with a 6-0 thrashing of Alaves on Saturday.

  • Term limits on new UEFA presidents

    Future UEFA presidents will be limited to a maximum of three terms and a total of 12 years in the job, European soccer's governing body said on Thursday, after its executive committee approved a set of governance reforms.

  • Alaves to face Barca in final

    Edgar Mendez's solo effort nine minutes from time sent Alaves into their first ever Copa del Rey final with a 1-0 semifinal, second leg win over Celta Vigo enough to progress by the same score on aggregate.

  • Dortmund beat Hertha on penalties in German Cup

    Borussia Dortmund beat Hertha Berlin 3-2 on penalties to reach the German Cup quarter-finals on Wednesday after the match finished 1-1 after extra time.