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Fati makes history as Barca send Inter crashing out of Champions League

Fati makes history as Barca send Inter crashing out of Champions League

AFP, Milan :Teenage prodigy Ansu Fati became the youngest player to score a Champions League goal as a second-string Barcelona side beat Inter Milan 2-1 to send the Italians crashing

Liverpool, Chelsea through to Champions League last 16

Liverpool, Chelsea through to Champions League last 16

Holders Liverpool safely negotiated Tuesday's trip to Salzburg to take their place in the last 16 of this season's UEFA Champions League while Chelsea are also through, but Ajax suffered

Arsenal, Rangers chart safe passage in Europa League

Last season's runners-up Arsenal and Steven Gerrard's Rangers have their sights fixed on the Europa League knockout phase Thursday with 19 clubs competing for the final 11 places. Interim Arsenal

South Korea's Choe Yu-ri (left) fights for the ball against China's Luo Guiping during a women's soccer match of East Asian Football Federation E-1 Football Championship in Busan, South Korea on Tuesday.

South Korea's Choe Yu-ri (left) fights for the ball against China's Luo Guiping during a women's soccer match of East Asian Football Federation E-1 Football Championship in Busan, South Korea on Tuesday.

Lampard hints at striking reinforcements in January transfer window

Lampard hints at striking reinforcements in January transfer window

Chelsea manager Frank Lampard hinted he could dip into the transfer market next month to strengthen his attacking options after they secured their place in the Champions League last 16.The

Ancelotti sacked by Napoli amid Everton and Arsenal links

Everton will begin contract talks with Carlo Ancelotti after he was sacked as Napoli manager on Tuesday evening. Former Everton boss David Moyes could still return to Goodison Park in

Arsenal relieved as worst winless run since 1977 ends at West Ham

Arsenal relieved as worst winless run since 1977 ends at West Ham

Arsenal caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg believes a weight has been lifted off his players' shoulders after a three-goal blitz in nine second-half minutes beat West Ham 3-1 on Monday to

Guardiola admits Man City standards have slipped

Guardiola admits Man City standards have slipped

Pep Guardiola says Manchester City may no longer be able to match the standards of the best teams after a painful defeat against Manchester United left them 14 points behind

Abraham emerges as Chelsea's talisman

Abraham emerges as Chelsea's talisman

Tammy Abraham has emerged as Chelsea's talisman thanks to a breakthrough season that has taken his side to the brink of the Champions League last 16.Just 18 months ago, Abraham

Martinez fuelling Inter's ambitions at home and abroad

Martinez fuelling Inter's ambitions at home and abroad

AFP, Milan :Lautaro Martinez has had an explosive start to the season, powering Inter Milan's league title ambitions and European hopes under new coach Antonio Conte.The 22-year-old - known as

Leicester make another title bid with 8th straight EPL win

Leicester make another title bid with 8th straight EPL win

AP, London :A club-record eighth successive English Premier League (EPL) victory for Leicester. An eighth straight game scoring for Jamie Vardy.Leicester has rolled the clock back four years with another

Joaquin becomes La Liga's oldest hat-trick hero, Sevilla held

Joaquin becomes La Liga's oldest hat-trick hero, Sevilla held

Real Betis captain Joaquin became the oldest player to score a La Liga hat-trick after he inspired his team to beat Athletic Bilbao 3-2 on Sunday.At 38 years and 140

Neymar inspires PSG to comeback win at Montpellier

Neymar inspires PSG to comeback win at Montpellier

Neymar scored a sublime free-kick and set up another goal as Paris Saint-Germain rallied to beat 10-man Montpellier 3-1 on Saturday and restore their lead at the top of Ligue

Solskjaer demands life ban for 'monkey chant' spectator at Manchester derby

AFP, Manchester :Manchester United boss Ole Gunnar Solskjaer demanded a life ban from all football grounds for the spectator who allegedly aimed racist monkey chants at his team's Brazilian midfielder

Messi hat-trick breaks La Liga record as Barca put five past Mallorca

Messi hat-trick breaks La Liga record as Barca put five past Mallorca

Lionel Messi broke yet another record by hitting his 35th La Liga hat-trick on Saturday as Barcelona thrashed Real Mallorca 5-2 to keep pace with Real Madrid at the top

Madrid top Espanyol to move to the top in Spanish league

AP, Madrid :French players Raphael Varane and Karim Benzema scored a goal in each half Saturday as injury-depleted Real Madrid defeated Espanyol 2-0 to provisionally move ahead of Barcelona at

Mourinho sleeps at training ground to conquer anger after United loss

Mourinho sleeps at training ground to conquer anger after United loss

Jose Mourinho said he reacted to Tottenham's midweek defeat at Manchester United by sleeping at the club's training ground.Mourinho's 100 percent record since taking over at Spurs came to an

Inter held by Roma after racism storm, leaving Juve to eye top spot

Inter held by Roma after racism storm, leaving Juve to eye top spot

AFP, Milan :Inter Milan were held to a goalless draw by Roma at the San Siro on Friday, leaving the way open for Italian champions Juventus to reclaim top spot

Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election

Riquelme and Maradona carry old feud into Boca election

AFP, Buenos Aires :Diego Maradona and Juan Roman Riquelme are back in the heart of the battle at their former club Boca Juniors, but this weekend they are playing political

Akash DTH becomes title sponsor of BBPL

The Bangladesh Cricket Board (BCB) has announced the Akash DTH, a by-product of Beximco Group as the title sponsor of the special edition of the BPL, namely 'Bangabandhu Bangladesh Premier

Man City flex financial muscle to leave Man Utd lagging behind

Man City flex financial muscle to leave Man Utd lagging behind

AFP, Manchester :The balance of football power in Manchester has swung comprehensively to City from United on the field and the Premier League champions are now on the verge

Former FIFA executive appointed to run Australian football

Former FIFA executive appointed to run Australian football

AFP, Sydney :Former FIFA head of football James Johnson was Friday appointed to steer Football Federation Australia into a new era after a months-long search to replace retired chief

Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change

Madrid find their Pogba within as Valverde proves the catalyst for change

AFP, Madrid :Zinedine Zidane pursued Paul Pogba but found Fede Valverde and his emergence as Real Madrid's most important midfielder may yet prove the turning point in their season.Signed

Pele's last Brazil jersey sells for 30,000 euros in Italy

Pele's last Brazil jersey sells for 30,000 euros in Italy

Agency :The jersey worn by Brazilian football legend Pele during his final match for the five-time world champions has sold for 30,000 euros ($33,000) in an action in Italy.The

PSG searching for best form with superstar duo back together

PSG searching for best form with superstar duo back together

AFP, Paris :With Neymar and Kylian Mbappe finally both fit and playing in the same team, the pressure is on Paris Saint-Germain coach Thomas Tuchel to get his all-star

Arsenal no show ends in defeat to Brighton

Arsenal no show ends in defeat to Brighton

AFP, London :Caretaker manager Freddie Ljungberg said Arsenal "did not show up" for the first 45 minutes as the Gunners' winless streak reached nine games in a 2-1 home

Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure challenges for the ball against Leicester's Dennis Praet (right) during the English    Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Watford at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England on Wednesday.

Watford's Abdoulaye Doucoure challenges for the ball against Leicester's Dennis Praet (right) during the English Premier League soccer match between Leicester City and Watford at the King Power Stadium in Leicester, England on Wednesday.

Five-star Liverpool thrash sorry Everton

Five-star Liverpool thrash sorry Everton

Liverpool surged eight points clear at the top of the Premier League as Divock Origi was the scourge of Everton once more in a thrilling 5-2 Merseyside derby win for

Neymar, Mbappe fire PSG five points clear in Ligue 1

Neymar, Mbappe fire PSG five points clear in Ligue 1

Neymar and Kylian Mbappe both scored as Paris Saint-Germain restored their five-point cushion at the top of Ligue 1 with a 2-0 win over Nantes on Wednesday.Mbappe's smart finish shortly

Rashford strikes twice as Man Utd end Mourinho's perfect start at Spurs

Rashford strikes twice as Man Utd end Mourinho's perfect start at Spurs

AFP, Manchester :Marcus Rashford spoiled Jose Mourinho's return to Old Trafford on Wednesday, scoring twice as Manchester United beat Tottenham 2-1 to end their former manager's perfect start to his