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Atletico fast start too much for Barca, says Martino

Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino conceded his side had paid for a slow start as Atletico Madrid booked their place in the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in 40 years with a 1-0 win over the Catalans on Wednesday…

April 11, 2014 · 0 comments · Football, Sports

OFF-BEAT

On-loan goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois is unlikely to play for Atletico Madrid against his parent club Chelsea if the two sides are paired together in Friday’s draw for the Champions League semi-finals…

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Ronaldo a doubt for King’s Cup final

Cristiano Ronaldo has sustained a muscle injury in his left thigh, Real Madrid announced Thursday, making the Portuguese striker a doubt for next week’s King’s Cup final against Barcelona…

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Mourinho fined for Villa Park behaviour

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho was fined 8,000 pounds ($13,400)and warned about his future conduct after being sent to the stands in last month’s 1-0 defeat at Aston Villa…

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Pep hails ‘best’ hour at Bayern

Pep hails ‘best’ hour at Bayern

Pep Guardiola has hailed his ‘best’ hour at Bayern Munich after steering the holders to the Champions League’s semi-finals as they bid to reach their fourth final in five years…

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Italian crowds fall by over six per cent in a year

The number of people going to watch soccer in Italian stadiums has dropped by over 800,000 or six per cent in the space of a year, the Italian Football Federation said on Monday…

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