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Chennai Super Kings v Mumbai Indians: IPL 2015 – as it happened

Chennai v Mumbai

A superb all-round performance sent Mumbai Indians to the 2015 IPL final – Chennai Super Kings have another chance to join them, but must beat whichever of Rajasthan Royals or Royal Challengers Bangalore wins the eliminator Read more:http://www.theguardian.com

May 19th, 2015 | Posted in Football,Sport | Read More »

Coach Klopp to leave Dortmund

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Jurgen Klopp: Borussia Dortmund coach to leave at end of season Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp has said he will leave the Bundesliga club at the end of the season. The 47-year-old German asked to be released from his contract, which had been due to run until 2018. “It’s not that I’m tired, I’ve not […]

April 15th, 2015 | Posted in Football,Sport | Read More »

Theo Walcott to Liverpool: Arsenal winger wants new contract to pay over £100,000-a-week as Liverpool consider Raheem Sterling replacement

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Theo Walcott’s future at Arsenal has been thrown into serious doubt with the winger believed to be looking for a significant increase on his £90,000-a-week wages amid transfer interest from Liverpool. Walcott has proven a tricky proposition when it has come to contract talks in the past, and with 15 months left to run on […]

March 20th, 2015 | Posted in Football,Sport | Read More »

Manuel Pellegrini’s time up after Champions League exit – Savage

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Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini will be sacked at the end of the season after his side’s Champions League exit, says BBC football expert Robbie Savage. City failed to reach the last 16 after they lost 3-1 to Barcelona. They are also six points behind Premier League leaders Chelsea. “I think Pellegrini’s time will be […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Football,Sport | Read More »

Women’s football: Chelsea Ladies manager Emma Hayes wants ‘Rooney Rule’

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British football needs a system similar to the ‘Rooney Rule’ to help female coaches get jobs in the men’s game, Chelsea Ladies manager Emma Hayes says. Under the ‘Rooney Rule’, NFL American football franchises must interview at least one black or ethnic minority candidate for coach vacancies. Only a handful of female coaches work in […]

March 19th, 2015 | Posted in Football,Sport | Read More »

Pep Guardiola: Bayern Munich must decide if I’m the right coach for them

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Pep Guardiola has challenged Bayern Munich to back him in the wake of the heavy defeat against Real Madrid on Tuesday night. The reigning European champions lost 4-0 on the night and 5-0 on aggregate with several players unhappy with being left out. Guardiola said on Friday: “The club must decide if the coach is […]

May 2nd, 2014 | Posted in Football | Read More »

Greek footballer given lifetime national ban after apparent Nazi salute

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The AEK Athens midfielder Giorgos Katidis has been handed a life ban from all national teams by Greece’s football federation EPO after he appeared to give a Nazi salute to supporters during a match. Katidis, 20, a former captain of Greece’s Under-19 team, made the alleged salute in celebrating his winning goal in a 2-1 […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Football | Read More »

Brighton’s Leonardo Ulloa blows away Crystal Palace with double

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Brighton’s Argentinian striker Leonardo Ulloa dubbed this match a “clásico” and it was he who provided much of the class on a sodden afternoon on the south coast. Ulloa was the club’s only available senior striker following injuries to both Craig Mackail-Smith and Will Hoskins, and the lengthy suspension of Ashley Barnes, yet he revelled […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Football | Read More »

Frank Lampard scores 200th Chelsea goal in win over West Ham

Frank Lampard, the Chelsea midfielder, celebrates scoring his 200th goal for the club

The script felt prescribed. Frank Lampard had been twitching nervously on the brink of a major landmark for a month, the flurry of goals that had propelled Chelsea through the winter suddenly choked, when Eden Hazard clipped over a mouth-watering centre and, at last, the veteran rose to nod in No 200. There was a […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Football | Read More »

Wigan’s win over Newcastle marred by Callum McManaman horror tackle

Wigan Athletic v Newcastle United Premier League

For Wigan, it was an eventful end. For Callum McManaman, an action-packed beginning. The winger’s maiden Premier League start lasted only 57 minutes but it incorporated the good, the bad and the ugly. The Merseysider brought creativity and the controversy, providing an instant impact in an invaluable win which was marred by his inexcusable challenge […]

March 17th, 2013 | Posted in Football | Read More »