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Mourinho considers being second in the group a ‘success’ – video

‘To finish second in this group is always a success,’ says Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho. His team missed the chance to finish top of its Champions League group as an understrength team lost 2-1 at Valencia, with an embarrassing own-goal by P…

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Manchester City win group as Sane double sinks Hoffenheim – video

‘It’s an incredible success,’ Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola says of his team’s 2-1 win over Hoffenheim. The already-qualified English champions, who had suffered their first league defeat in 22 matches at Chelsea on Saturday, needed a point to …

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Tottenham seal qualification for Champions League last 16 on drama-filled night at Camp Nou – video

Mauricio Pochettino hailed a ‘massive achievement’ for Tottenham as his side secured a place in the knockout phase of the Champions League with a 1-1 draw against already-qualified Barcelona. Spurs needed to match or better Internazionale’s result agai…

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Jürgen Klopp ‘could fill bottles’ with adrenaline after Liverpool’s win over Napoli – video

‘This game was just amazing,’ said a giddy Jürgen Klopp after Liverpool’s 1-0 win at Anfield. Mohamed Salah scored a fine solo goal from an acute angle in the 34th minute to seal Liverpool’s place in the Champions League’s knockout stage at the expense…

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Raheem Sterling is an incredible person and we must protect him, says Pep Guardiola – video

Pep Guardiola has hailed Raheem Sterling as an ‘incredible human being’ after the Manchester City forward hit out at the media coverage that he said helps fuel racism. Sterling made the comment on Sunday, a day after he faced alleged rac…

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Sunderland ‘Til I Die: Netflix series charts pain, prayers and passion for the club – trailer

Netflix has released a trailer for Sunderland ‘Til I Die, a new docu-series following the club’s first season back in the Championship after the team crashed out of the Premier League in 2017.The fly-on-the-wall style series, following the 20…

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Fans bring the passion of the Superclásico to the streets of Madrid – video

Fans of Buenos Aires rivals Boca Juniors and River Plate flooded the streets of Madrid before the final of the Copa Libertadores. The second leg was moved from Argentina’s capital city due to crowd fears after River fans attacked Boca’s team bus before…

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‘We’re not here to be Invincibles’: Guardiola hails players despite loss to Chelsea – video

Pep Guardiola struck a philosophical tone after Manchester City’s 0-2 loss to Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, insisting: ‘We’re not here to be Invincibles; we’re here to be champions.’ Despite dominating possession for most of the game, Manchester City con…

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Mourinho praises Manchester United’s improved attitude with Pogba on bench again – video

José Mourinho praised his team’s effort after Manchester United thrashed Fulham 4-1 at Old Trafford. The result ended United’s run of four games without a win and Mourinho said the convincing nature of their victory should earn the ‘respect’ of fans.He…

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Uefa president calls Solveig an ‘idiot’ over Ballon d’Or twerk comment – video

 Uefa President Aleksander ?eferin has called DJ Martin Solveig an ‘idiot than doesn’t know how to behave’ after he asked Ballon d’Or winner Ada Hegerberg is she knew how to twerk. The Uefa President was speaking at an event in Slovenia. He added …

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Pernille Harder: Guardian’s female footballer of the year in 60 seconds – video

Pernille Harder has been voted as the Guardian’s best female footballer in the world 2018. The Danish striker won the Uefa women’s player of the year 2017-18 and spearheaded Wolfsburg’s run to the Women’s Champions League final, where she scored the op…

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‘I am really worried’: Chelsea’s Maurizio Sarri reflects on defeat by Wolves – video

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri has questioned his side’s attitude after they lost 2-1 away at Wolves. Despite taking the lead through a Ruben Loftus-Cheek strike Chelsea ‘didn’t react’ when they conceded early in the second half, a second goal followed…

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José Mourinho ‘frustrated’ with draw against Arsenal but praises players’ ‘spirit’ – video

Manchester United and Arsenal played out a gripping draw as José Mourinho’s side twice responded to freakish goals and secured a share of the spoils at Old Trafford. Jesse Lingard secured a 2-2 draw just 75 seconds after a Marcos Rojo own goal put Arse…

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Pep Guardiola eyes Chelsea challenge after Manchester City win at Watford – video

Pep Guardiola is expecting a different style of challenge when his team meet Chelsea at the weekend following Tuesday’s 2-1 win over Watford. Manchester City extended their lead at the top of the Premier League to five points at Vicarage Road before th…

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‘He could have asked something different’: Ada Hegerberg on twerking question at Ballon d’Or – video

The Norway and Lyon footballer Ada Hegerberg spoke to the media the day after winning the inaugural Women’s Ballon d’Or award and being asked by host and French DJ Martin Solveig if she could ‘twerk’. Many have criticised the remark claiming the incide…

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Ada Hegerberg’s Ballon d’Or triumph and fight for equality in football – video profile

The first ever women’s Ballon d’Or was seen as a huge victory in the fight for equality in football, but the moment was marred by controversy. As Ada Hegerberg claimed the the inaugural prize she was asked to twerk live on stage by the host DJ, sparkin…

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Luka Modric ‘honoured’ after winning men’s 2018 Ballon d’Or – video

Real Madrid and Croatia midfielder Luka Modric said he was ‘happy, proud and honoured’ after being named winner of the 2018 men’s Ballon d’Or on Monday.The 33-year-old broke Cristiano Ronaldo’s and Lionel Messi’s decade-long hold on the prestigious awa…

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Ada Hegerberg is asked if she knows how to twerk when accepting Ballon d’Or – video

Lyon and Norway forward Ada Hegerberg won the inaugural women’s Ballon d’Or after a year that included Champions League success.Her moment was overshadowed when French DJ Martin Solveig asked her if she could twerk. Hegerberg said ‘no’ and turned away,…

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‘Not cool, but it happened’: Klopp apologises for celebration after last-gasp Liverpool win – video

Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp apologised to his Everton counterpart Marco Silva after running on to the pitch in wild celebration of Divock Origi’s 96th-minute winner in the Merseyside derby at Anfield on Sunday.’I have to apologise for how I rea…

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‘A message for my lovers’: Mourinho hits back at critics – video

Manchester United manager José Mourinho was in a combative mood after his team’s narrow Champions League win over Young Boys. Despite qualifying for the knockout rounds with a game to spare, United’s performance was far from convincing, with Marouane F…