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Today’s News

'We are Liverpool' - Klopp rejects underdog tag ahead of Champions League final

Jurgen Klopp says those doubting the Reds’ chances in the Champions League final should not forget the club’s proud history.

'Alexis Sanchez can't get any worse' - misfiring Man United forward criticised by Scholes

The Chilean has struggled to make his mark with the Red Devils following a January arrival.

'When I play I'm Luca, not Zidane' – Zinedine's son distances himself from legendary father

Real Madrid boss Zinedine Zidane handed his son Luca his first start in the 2-2 La Liga draw at Villarreal.

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Home comforts! Cavaliers rout Celtics to cut series deficit to 2-1

After back-to-back defeats in Boston, the Cavaliers returned home to Cleveland and made a statement.

Yesterday’s News

Zidane's son makes costly mistake on debut as Real Madrid throw away two-goal lead

Debutant Luca Zidane’s late error allowed Villarreal to come from behind and secure a 2-2 draw in La Liga.

Eintracht Frankfurt stun champions Bayern Munich to claim first German cup since 1988

Frankfurt defeated the Bundeliga champions 3-1 to claim the DFB Pokal for the first time in three decades.

Quarterback Johnny Manziel to resume his career in CFL

Johnny Manziel has confirmed via Twitter that he will sign a two-year contract with the Hamilton Tiger-Cats.

Celtic lift Scottish Cup to complete historic double treble

Brendan Rodgers’ side made history today.

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Record-breaking Farrell stars for Saracens in 90-point Premiership semi-final

Owen Farrell was successful with all 11 strikes from the tee as his side got the better of Wasps.

Tears aplenty as Buffon says farewell in final Juventus appearance after 17 seasons

Juventus celebrated their seventh consecutive Serie A triumph with a 2-1 win over Verona on Saturday.

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Nabura dismissed for nasty head-kick as Waratahs end Australia's 40-game NZ hoodoo

Israel Folau stole the show in the second half in Sydney.

'It would be appealing, but I don’t think it’ll happen': Benitez on potential Torres move

While the Spaniard admits that he would be open to a third reunion with the 34-year-old, he does not think that a move to Newcastle is likely.

Juventus hope to announce signing of Emre Can after Champions League final

The German’s future looks close to being resolved after failing to agree a new contract at Anfield this season.

Former Liverpool and Germany defender takes managerial career to the A-League

Western Sydney Wanderers have announced the appointment of Markus Babbel as their new head coach.

Tyson Fury enlists Ronnie O'Sullivan's help ahead of next month's comeback

The snooker legend has been drafted in to help the heavyweight to cope mentally with his return to boxing.

'I want to be here next season and unless the club sack me, I will be here'

Ander Herrera has been left out by Jose Mourinho at various points this season but he’s keen to stay put.

Lampard: 'I don't know what Pogba is... He must wreck Jose's head'

The France international has flattered to deceive this season and the former Chelsea midfielder believes he must frustrate his manager.

David Silva to train with Spanish third-tier side ahead of World Cup

In a bid to regain match fitness ahead of the World Cup, David Silva is set to train with Spanish minnows Navalcarnero.

Zidane: I have 24 players available and I'm f*****

The prospect of players missing out on Real Madrid’s final two games of the season is giving their coach a major headache.

Friday 18 May, 2018

Waterford's unbeaten home run emphatically ended as Limerick hit six

Stanley Aborah’s early red card for a two-footed lunge gave the hosts an uphill struggle.

'We used a little trickery' - '98 World Cup fixed to ensure France-Brazil final, admits Platini

The disgraced ex-Uefa boss says the group allocations for seeded teams were done to ensure a ‘dream’ meeting at Stade de France.

19-year-old Chelsea youngster set to train with England World Cup squad

Mason Mount was praised by the national team coach, who has been monitoring him despite his good form coming overseas.

Clare and Cork unveil teams for hotly anticipated Munster hurling opener

Páirc Uí Chaoimh plays host to the clash between the Banner and the Rebels this Sunday.

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I'm not selfish enough to win the Ballon d'Or, says Hazard

The Chelsea star has been shortlisted in three of the last four years for the award.

Steve McClaren has found himself a job back in English football

Queens Park Rangers have confirmed the former England, Middlesbrough and FC Twente boss is talking over from Ian Holloway.

Ex-Man City boss Pellegrini favourite for West Ham job ahead of Benitez and Emery

The Chilean, currently employed in the Chinese Super League, is the leading candidate to replace David Moyes.

Man United sweating on Lukaku's fitness ahead of FA Cup final showdown with Chelsea

Jose Mourinho will wait until the ‘last moment’ to decide on whether the key attacker is fit to play.

'Not going to lie, I'm gutted...This is hard to take' - Joe Hart on World Cup rejection

The goalkeeper has played in nine of England’s World Cup qualifiers.

'Maybe the dinosaur I became was the last symbol of times that have changed' - Wenger

The Frenchman admits he is still coming to terms with his departure at Emirates Stadium after 22 years.

Kluivert preparing for Ajax exit after contract feud

Prized Ajax youngster Justin Kluivert admits he is thinking of leaving the club, accusing them of trying to force him to sign a new deal.

Thursday 17 May, 2018

Mo Salah's boots to be displayed at a British Museum ahead of Champions League final

The Liverpool star’s footwear has been donated to the London institution after winning the Premier League Golden Boot.

'David Silva is a mixture of Iniesta and Xavi'

Pep Guardiola has lavished praise on a key creative influence at the Etihad Stadium.

Lukaku 'improved' but mocked by Belgian team-mate over first touch

Dries Mertens admits the Manchester United striker is laughed at in training.

'He has all the qualities to do the Arsenal job' - Gunners boss backs former captain Arteta

Arsene Wenger believes the Man City coach possesses the attributes to succeed him.

Ligue 1 club to part company with Claudio Ranieri after just one season

The Premier League-winning manager indicated last month that he would stay at Nantes for the 2018-19 campaign.

'We were very close' - Wenger feels signing Ronaldo would have changed Arsenal's history

The out-going Gunners boss still regrets failing to bring the Portuguese superstar to North London in 2003.

Spice it up! Rockets soar as Houston level series with Golden State Warriors

James Harden guided the Houston Rockets to a win over the Warriors in the NBA playoffs.

'It is a fantastic ending. My dream as a child has become a reality'

Victory in the Europa League was a dream come true for outgoing Atletico Madrid legend Fernando Torres.

Wednesday 16 May, 2018

Everton sack the man credited with recruiting Leicester's title-winning signings after £150m splurge

Steve Walsh is out the door with Marcel Brands arriving from PSV Eindhoven to take up the director of football role.

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