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Juve can’t beat Barca … – Paul Scholes

In 2011, when Manchester United faced Barcelona at Wembley in our second Champions League final against them in three years, we believed that this time, in our own country, we could overpower them and win on our own terms. We were proved wrong. By the time I came on for Michael Carrick with 13 minutes

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Henry blasts Hernandez celebration

Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry, has lashed out at Javier Hernandez, for celebrating without acknowledging Cristiano Ronaldo, who set him up in the box for the winning goal that put Real Madrid into the Champions league semis, last night. Hernandez struck an 88th-minute winner as Real Madrid beat their Madrid rivals 1-0 to secure their place

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Ancelotti was like a father to me – Verratti

One of the most promising players in European football currently is Marco Verratti. The Italian, who was sorely missed by Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League quarters against Barcelona, praised Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti in an interview with L’Equipe. “I was 18 and was going through a difficult period when

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RONALDO CRISTIANO: The Stuff Of Legends

“What more can I say about Cristiano?” Even Carlo Ancelotti is at a loss for words to describe his star player, who has written yet another record-breaking chapter in his life as a Real Madrid marksman. In the game against Granada, the Portuguese scored five goals – something he had never before achieved as a

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Mayweather, Serena, Falcao, Sharapova: for the love or money

Never has a nickname been more appropriate. In the early hours of Sunday morning, Floyd “Money” Mayweather is stepping into the ring for a rematch against Marcos Maidana and immediately the meter started spinning. Forbes recently calculated that over 12 months this year and last, “Money” made $105m (£65m) for working 72 minutes, in two

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