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Bale rescues Ronaldo-less Real Madrid at Rayo – Zidane rests key players with eye on CL semis 1st leg

MADRID, April 23, (AFP): Gareth Bale struck twice to inspire a Real Madrid fightback from two goals down to win 3-2 at Rayo Vallecano. Without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, Real’s title hopes looked in tatters when early goals from Adrian Embarba and Miku put Rayo 2-0 in front. However, Bale’s powerful header …

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Spurs happy to play catch up, Kane warns Leicester – Third-placed Arsenal have little margin for error

LONDON, April 22, (AFP): Harry Kane has warned leaders Leicester that title-chasing Tottenham are happy to play catch up as the race for the Premier League crown enters the final furlong. For the second weekend in a row, second placed Tottenham, who host West Bromwich Albion on Monday, kick off …

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Man U, Reds fire European hopes – West Ham fine season continues as Everton crushed in derby

LONDON, April 21, (AFP): Matteo Darmian inspired Manchester United to victory over Crystal Palace and Liverpool crushed derby rivals Everton 4-0 as both teams enhanced their chances of securing European football on Wednesday. Italian right-back Darmian scored his first goal for United and created an own goal for Damien Delaney as …

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Arsenal seek top-four spark against West Brom – Pulis urges players to make the most of successive away games

LONDON, April 20, (AFP): Arsenal’s quivering tightrope walk towards their Premier League top-four objective resumes this Thursday when West Bromwich Albion visit the Emirates Stadium in a re-arranged fixture. Sunday’s 1-1 draw at home to Crystal Palace saw Arsene Wenger’s side slip to fourth place and left them with precious little …

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Pogba inspires blitz, Juve sight 5th crown – Pogba inspires blitz, Juve sight 5th crown

MILAN, April 17, (AFP): Paul Pogba inspired a second-half blitz as Serie A champions Juventus put one hand on a record-equalling fifth title with a 4-0 win over Palermo on Sunday. Juventus last achieved the feat of five straight league titles in 1935, but the Turin giants were given a …

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History repeats: US women’s soccer team still in wage fight – Same debate over equal pay and treatment

NEW YORK, April 17, (AP): Trailblazers for the US women’s national team can’t believe their successors are still having the same debate over equal pay and treatment. Michelle Akers and Julie Foudy, US national team players on the 1991 and 1999 World Cup-winning teams, were among the women who drew …

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Liverpool evoke spirit of ’05 CL final to ‘stun’ Dortmund – Sevilla keep hopes alive; Shakhtar, Villarreal qualify

LONDON, April 15, (Agencies): Liverpool added another fairytale comeback to the history books as they fought back from 3-1 down against Borussia Dortmund to reach the Europa League semifinals after Dejan Lovren’s towering stoppage-time header secured a 4-3 win on Thursday. Lovren rose at the far post to rifle home …

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Hat-trick hero Ronaldo savours ‘magic’ Real fightback – Special night at the Bernabeu

MADRID, April 13, (Agencies): Cristiano Ronaldo revelled in the glory of scoring a hat-trick to inspire a stunning Real Madrid comeback to reach the Champions League semi-finals with a 3-2 aggregate victory over Wolfsburg on Tuesday. The Spanish giants made amends for their shock 2-0 defeat in Germany six days …

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West Ham & Arsenal share honours in six-goal thriller – Carroll treble skewers Gunners title hopes

LONDON, April 9, (AFP): West Ham United striker Andy Carroll scored an eight-minute hat-trick, but Laurent Koscielny snatched a point for Arsenal in a memorable 3-3 Premier League draw on Saturday. Goals from Mesut Ozil and Alexis Sanchez had Arsenal cruising, but Carroll scored twice late in the first half …

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Kerala Challengers win 40th UGC Football Edition – UIS pip ICS for U-14 school glory

KUWAIT CITY, April 6: Holders Kerala Challengers won the prestigious 40th Edition of the United Goans Center (UGC) soccer tournament for the second time in a row at the Bayan Grounds in front of the huge holiday crowd. The Kerala Challengers won the day by outclassing the Goa Maroons in …

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