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Champions League final: Uefa chooses Porto over Wembley for all-English clash

Porto has been confirmed as the venue for the Champions League final after a week of negotiations, with Manchester City and Chelsea fans now free to begin a desperate scramble for tickets and travel to Portugal. Six thousand tickets have been made available for the supporters of each club at the Estádio do Dragão on […]

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Honest and innovative, Casey Stoney is a big loss for Manchester United

Once Casey Stoney’s players were through the door it seemed as if they had entered another country. It was a land inhabited by some scary creatures, with Madagascan hissing cockroaches, giant African land snails, a tarantula and a couple of snakes all making quite an impression on Manchester United’s squad. It was one of Stoney’s […]

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Matt Beard returns as Liverpool Women manager after leaving Bristol City

Liverpool Women have announced Matt Beard has returned to the club as manager. The 43-year-old was in charge from 2012 to 2015 and guided the team to back-to-back Women’s Super League titles in 2013 and 2014. He subsequently had spells with Boston Breakers in the United States and West Ham, before taking charge at Bristol […]

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‘I’ll talk to him’: Cristiano Ronaldo’s mother wants him to play for Sporting

There are very few people who can tell Cristiano Ronaldo what to do but his mother, Dolores Aveiro, said she will try to convince her son to return to his boyhood club Sporting this summer. Although Ronaldo leads the way in the Serie A goalscoring charts this season, getting his 100th Juventus goal in his […]

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Giro d’Italia: Gino Mader wins stage six as Attila Valter takes pink

Gino Mader won stage six of the Giro d’Italia as Egan Bernal and Dan Martin took a step forward in the battle for pink. Mader took the win for Bahrain-Victorious out of the breakaway, handing a huge morale boost to the team after their leader, Mikel Landa, crashed out 24 hours earlier. Attila Valter took […]

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Leicester ‘very positive’ Jonny Evans will be fit for FA Cup final

Leicester will decide on Friday whether their influential centre-back Jonny Evans is fit enough to play in the FA Cup final against Chelsea on Saturday. The Northern Irishman has been out of action since damaging his heel last Friday in the warmup before the defeat by Newcastle, which forced Brendan Rodgers to make a late […]

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Atlético Madrid’s fans commune in the car park as La Liga title gets closer

The Atlético Madrid fans at the Metropolitano didn’t watch the match that took them to within touching distance of the league title, but they lived it. Still not allowed in but determined not to be left out, if they couldn’t see their players on Wednesday night their players could hear them, song drifting in through […]