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Wenger will not sign off with trophy after Arsenal beaten in Europa League semi-final

Manager Arsene Wenger will not be given a last chance to lift silverware with Arsenal after they were beaten 2-1 on aggregate by Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-final. Former Chelsea striker Diego Costa returned to the Atletico side ...

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Champions League: When Liverpool need to keep the ball and keep their shape – Lawrenson

I was accused of being negative for saying Liverpool needed to manage the game better at half-time of their Champions League semi-final second leg against Roma. I wasn’t being negative, I just wanted them to do the right thing. Sometimes, ...

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Liverpool reach final despite tense 4-2 loss at Roma

Liverpool reached the Champions League final for the first time since 2007, advancing 7-6 on aggregate despite losing a dramatic second leg to Roma. A journey that started on 15 August in Germany against Hoffenheim in the play-off round will ...

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Ruthless Real? Or have they relied on luck?

Lucky or just savvy? Real Madrid have reached a third consecutive Champions League final – but only just, after they clung on against Bayern Munich. Zinedine Zidane’s side drew 2-2 at the Bernabeu, winning 4-3 on aggregate, but would have ...

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Real Madrid edge thriller against Bayern to reach third successive final

Reigning European champions Real Madrid moved into their third successive Champions League final as they edged out Bayern Munich in a thrilling semi-final second leg. Trailing 2-1 after the first leg in Germany, Bayern needed a win at the Bernabeu ...

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Murty steps down as Rangers manager

Graeme Murty has stood down as Rangers manager following Sunday’s 5-0 hammering by Scottish champions Celtic. In December, the 43-year-old had been given the job until the end of the season after a spell in interim charge following Pedro Caixinha’s ...

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Alli and Kane help Spurs claim scrappy win over Watford

Tottenham moved closer to qualifying for next season’s Champions League with a scrappy victory over Watford at Wembley Stadium. Spurs capitalised on an error from Hornets goalkeeper Orestis Karnezis as Christian Eriksen set up Dele Alli and the England midfielder ...

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'Barcelona reign in Spain again but change is coming'

Barcelona have won the Spanish league title in convincing style but they will need to make some significant changes if they are to mount a serious European challenge next season. A Lionel Messi-inspired 4-2 victory at Deportivo La Coruna on ...

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Barca wrap up La Liga title with Messi hat-trick

Barcelona have won La Liga in manager Ernesto Valverde’s first season in charge after a Lionel Messi-inspired victory over Deportivo La Coruna. Messi scored a hat-trick at the Riazor to give Barca an unassailable lead at the top of the ...

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Juventus score twice in last three minutes to stun Inter

Serie A leaders Juventus scored twice in the last three minutes to secure a dramatic win over 10-man Inter Milan and maintain control of the title race. With just one minute remaining, the destination of the title looked to be ...

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