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Photos+Highlights: Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (AET, 5-3 on penalties)

Real Madrid clinched their 11th European Cup after Cristiano Ronaldo capitalised on Juanfran’s crucial missed spot-kick in an enthralling penalty shootout after the sides could not be separated in 120 minutes at the San Siro. Real made the brighter start and had already come close when Jan Oblak denied Casemiro from ...

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‘To become Manchester United manager is a special honour” -Jose Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has spoken of the ‘special honour’ to manage Manchester United after being confirmed as their new manager on a three-year contract with the option of an extra year. United executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward hailed the former Chelsea boss as ‘the best manager in the game today’ after the ...

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Diego Costa escapes bite punishment from FA

Chelsea striker Diego Costa could face a three-match ban after being sent off against Everton at the weekend. The controversial striker was charged with improper conduct by the FA on Monday following his behaviour in the 2-0 defeat at Goodison Park in their FA Cup quarter-final on Saturday. If found ...

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#AllPhotos: Lionel Messi scoops 5th FIFA Ballon d’Or

Lionel Messi moved brilliance to another level as he was presented with the Ballon D’Or for the fifth time in his extraordinary career. The greatest player of this generation was recognised by international captains, managers and journalists for his outstanding performances during 2015, when Barcelona became the first team to ...

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Aubameyang wins big at the Glo Caf Awards + Full list of winners

Gabonese and Dortmund forward Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang has been named as 2015 CAF Player of the Year ahead of Yaya Toure and Ghana’s Andre Ayew. The award was handed out at the CAF Awards Gala held in Lagos. He is the first Gabonese to win the award since its inception. He ...

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Messi, Ronaldo & Neymar make Ballon d’Or shortlist

Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar will contest the 2015 Ballon d’Or competition after the shortlist was whittled down from 23 names to just three. Messi is the favourite to land the accolade, having led Barcelona to a famous treble last season, while Ronaldo is looking to defend his crown ...

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Just In : Chelsea’s Jose Mourinho…..

For Jose Mourinho the painful, pitiful truth is that the Chelsea manager has tried every trick in the book to bring these players back onside. Nothing works. Nobody is listening any more, least of all his players. They have stopped believing, even if they insist otherwise. Mourinho has dug them ...

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#MustRead: Jordan Ayew vs. Andre Ayew fever

The divergent fortunes of brothers; surely one of the greatest themes in the history of our world and of the culture and literature that furnishes the various peoples of the planet. Like the majority of brothers. The pair began and spent much of their life stories together, there’s something almost ...

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#CHAMPIONSLEAGUE: Cristiano Ronaldo vs Zlatan Ibrahimovic

Zlatan Ibrahimovic is confident Paris Saint-Germain are ready for their encounter with a Real Madrid side he has described as “one of the best teams in the world”. Top spot in Group A will be up for grabs at the Parc des Princes on Wednesday, the two clubs having both taken maximum points ...

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All Photos: UEFA Champions League matches as Chelsea, Arsenal ….

The warnings from Jose Mourinho were loud and clear. Stars on the bench, stars left in London and still Chelsea were unable to stop their star from falling a little further. Mourinho blamed attitude ahead of the game, but it was not a problem of desire in Porto, where they ...

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