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Europa League: Arsenal stun AC Milan 2-0 in last-16 first leg

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Arsenal put their recent problems to one side as a polished performance at fallen giants AC Milan gave them the upper hand in their Europa League last-16 tie. The Gunners arrived at the San Siro at arguably the lowest point of manager Arsene Wenger’s 22-year reign, yet responded to a run of four straight defeats with a confident and controlled ...

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Thousands gather for funeral of Fiorentina’s Astori [Photos]

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Stars from across Italian football and beyond are in Florence for the funeral of Davide Astori, the Fiorentina captain who was found dead in his hotel room on Sunday. The 31-year-old was discovered hours before his team were scheduled to play Udinese in a Serie A match. He is believed to have died from a cardiac arrest. His team-mates were pictured arriving ...

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2018 Standard Chartered Trophy launched

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Standard Chartered Bank, have launched the Standard Chartered Trophy 2018 – Road to Anfield Tournament. The winners will automatically win the chance to take part in a once in a lifetime opportunity to play in a soccer tournament at Anfield, the home of Liverpool FC in the English Premier league. The SC Trophy tournament is an international 5-aside tournament that ...

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Waris in FC Porto squad to face Liverpool in UCL on Tuesday

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Ghana’s Abdul Majeed Waris and his team mates from FC Porto have traveled to England to face Liverpool in the return leg of their UEFA Champions League Round of 16 tie on Tuesday March 6. Porto need to produce a miracle to progress to the quarter final of the competition after losing 5-0 at home in the first leg. The ...

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GFA urges Aduana Stars to repeat first round success on Wednesday

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The Ghana Football Association has urged Aduana Stars to replicate their success in the first round when they take on ES Setif in their second CAF Champions League game to be played at the Nana Agyemang Badu Park on Wednesday March 7. The Dormaa based club defeated Libyan side El Tahady 2-1 aggregate to make it to the next round ...

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‘I’ll make Hearts great again’ – Declares new MD

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Newly-appointed Managing Director of Accra Hearts of Oak, Mark Noonan, has promised to use his expertise in football management and administration to lift the image of the club and to make it the most appealing brand in Ghana and beyond. Mr Noonan said his main goal would be to steer the self-acclaimed “continental club masters” back to their glory days ...

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Reus strike earns Borussia Dortmund draw at RB Leipzig

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Schalke, Eintracht Frankfurt and Bayer Leverkusen all won in the Bundesliga on Saturday to remain firmly in the hunt for Champions League qualification, while the spoils were shared between fellow contenders Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig. While runaway leaders Bayern Munich have the Bundesliga title as good as won, the race for the top four looks set to go down to ...

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Barcelona’s Iniesta a doubt for Chelsea clash after injury

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Barcelona could be without Andres Iniesta for the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash against Chelsea after he suffered a hamstring injury. Barcelona confirmed their key midfielder sustained the injury in his right leg during the first half of Sunday’s 1-0 La Liga win over Atletico Madrid. Iniesta tried to continue after feeling the problem around the 20-minute mark, but ...

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Brighton heap pressure on Wenger with win over Arsenal

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Brighton beat Arsenal for the first time since 1982 to increase the pressure on Gunners boss Arsene Wenger. Lewis Dunk put Brighton ahead when he hooked the ball home from a corner after it dropped to him inside the six-yard box. The Seagulls added a second when Laurent Koscielny’s misplaced pass was intercepted and Pascal Gross teased a high cross ...

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Liverpool 2-0 Newcastle United: Reds up to second with comfortable win over Magpies

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Mohamed Salah scored for the seventh successive match to continue a remarkable scoring spree which is the best in Europe as Liverpool comfortably beat Newcastle 2-0. The Egypt international’s 32nd goal of the campaign – the same number the Magpies have managed in all competitions this season – was the 26th competitive club match he has scored in, eclipsing the likes of ...

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