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Rafa Benitez tearful as he returns to Real Madrid on 3 years contract

Rafa Benitez was in tears on Wednesday as he fulfilled a lifetime’s ambition taking over Real Madrid. The Madrid-born former Liverpool manager gave one of the shortest opening speeches of any coach taking over the club in the last 15 years. ‘It’s emotional to come home,’ he said. ‘I don’t know ...

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Blatter re-elected Fifa president

Sepp Blatter has been re-elected as president of Fifa after winning the vote against challenger Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan. Blatter had missed out on the required two-thirds majority in the first ballot – receiving 133 votes to his rival’s 73 – but Prince Ali then took to the stage to withdraw before a ...

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Valdes: De Gea has a big question to answer

Manchester United goalkeeper  Victor Valdes, admits David De Gea must answer a big question this summer regarding his future at the club. The former Barcelona man replaced his compatriot in the second half of United’s 1-1 draw with Arsenal on Sunday, in what could be De Gea’s final game at Old Trafford if ...

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Photos: Emmanuel Adebayor shows off his new haircut on Instagram

Adebayor, has been on the fringes of the Tottenham squad this season and the striker appears set for an exit from the London club this summer. So with a change coming on, the 31-year-old changed his hairstyle and uploaded a picture of the new cut to Instagram. Adebayor appears to ...

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Photos: Real Madrid 1-1 Juventus (agg 2-3) *As Alvaro Morata cancels out Cristiano Ronaldo penalty

Alvaro Morata, returned to haunt Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu as his goal sent the Champions League holders out of the tournament and put Juventus in the final. Juve went into Wednesday’s second leg of their semi-final at the Santiago Bernabeu holding a 2-1 advantage, but they were on the back ...

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Photos: Messi,Suarez,Neymar reach final despite 3-2 defeat

A Neymar double helped Barcelona progress to their first Champions League final since 2011 despite a 3-2 second-leg semi-final defeat to Bayern Munich on Tuesday. A Lionel Messi double and Neymar’s strike at Camp Nou last Wednesday had given the Liga leaders a 3-0 lead after the first encounter and, despite ...

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Photos: Chelsea drew 1-1 against Liverpool *As Man-City won 6-0 against relegated QPR

Chelsea and Liverpool played out an entertaining 1-1 draw on Sunday as Steven Gerrard played his final Premier League game at Stamford Bridge. John Terry gave the newly crowned Premier League champions the perfect start when he headed home a Cesc Fabregas corner in the fifth minute but the hosts struggled to maintain ...

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You can’t keep Messi out of the game

Jerome Boateng says it is impossible to “keep tabs” on Lionel Messi  after the Barcelona  man embarrassed the World Cup winner on Wednesday. Messi scored two brilliant goals, while Neymar grabbed the third, as the Catalans ran out 3-0 winners at Camp Nou. After smashing in the first from the edge of the area, the ...

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Photos: Barcelona score Bayern Munich 3-0 in Champions League semi-final

Two moments of magic from Lionel Messi and a late finish from Neymar gave Barcelona a 3-0 win over Bayern Munich on Wednesday in the first leg of their Champions League semi-final. The clash at Camp Nou marked the first time since his departure from Barca in 2012 that Pep ...

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Floyd Mayweather jabs Manny Pacquiao…

The fight of the decade between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquaio has come and gone but the memories will linger for a long time. The fight saw Mayweather emerging victorious and extending his undefeated streak to 48-0 but not everyone was happy with his victory. His opponent, on the other ...

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