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PSG need to breathe new life into project

After being the star of France's 2018 World Cup triumph, Kylian Mbappe has been the standout player for Paris Saint-­Germain in a Ligue 1 title-winning campaign that has been slightly marred by the manner in which they limped over the line.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/25 21:53:40

Executive decision

What do the European Union, bidets and speaking a second language have in common? The answer is they are all things that are popular in Europe but looked at with skepticism in England, and to that list you can add the role of technical director at football clubs. Despite being widespread on the continent and across all of North American sports, where it is more often called general manager, not everyone in the English football pyramid is yet on board.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/25 21:41:12

United they fall

"We can't change the whole squad, it has to be one step at a time," said Ole Gunnar Solskjaer after Manchester United's humiliating 4-0 defeat to Everton. "But I said all along I'm going to be ­successful here and there are players who won't be part of that successful team."
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/25 21:33:39

Ronaldo the future but Juve need more

Massimiliano Allegri insisted that Cristiano Ronaldo was the future of Juventus and the Portuguese superstar said he was “1,000 percent committed to staying,” but despite sealing an eighth consecutive Serie A title, the Turin giants need to find more if they want to conquer Europe next season.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/25 21:28:40

Rising wage bills curb Premier League profits despite record revenues

England's 20 Premier League clubs amassed record combined revenues of 4.8 billion pounds ($6.2 billion) for the 2017-18 season, but saw profitability hit by rising wage bills, according to a report by soccer finance experts Deloitte.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/25 18:43:43

City take big step toward title

Manchester City took a big step toward retaining the Premier League title with a 2-0 win over Manchester United at Old Trafford on Wednesday sending them back to the top of the table.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/25 18:43:41

Ex-Barcelona boss acquitted of money laundering

A Spanish court on Wednesday acquitted former Barcelona president Sandro Rosell, who spent nearly two years in pre-trial custody, of money laundering.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/24 19:53:43

Eriksen's late goal secures precious win

Christian Eriksen's 88th minute goal finally broke Brighton and Hove Albion's brave resistance to give Tottenham Hotspur a precious 1-0 victory in their quest for a top-four finish in the Premier League on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/24 19:48:40

Andres Iniesta named captain at Japanese club Vissel Kobe

Barcelona legend Andres Iniesta has been handed the captain's armband at J-League outfit Vissel Kobe, the club announced, part of a shake-up following the sacking of their manager last week.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/24 19:43:41

Barca on verge of title after beating Alaves

Barcelona will win La Liga on Wednesday if Atletico Madrid lose to Valencia ­after a 2-0 victory over Alaves gave them a 12-point lead at the top of the table.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/24 19:43:40

Celtic great Billy McNeill dies aged 79

Former Celtic captain Billy McNeill, the skipper of the “Lisbon Lions” side that became the first British team to win the ­European Cup in 1967, has died aged 79, his family announced on the club's website on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/23 19:18:42

Manchester City's Sterling wants harsher punishment to tackle racism

Clubs should be slapped with automatic nine-point deductions and ordered to play three games behind closed doors if their supporters indulge in racist behavior, Manchester City and England forward Raheem Sterling has said.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/23 19:18:40

Chelsea frustrated by Burnley draw

Chelsea accused Burnley of time-wasting and playing “anti-football” after Blues boss Maurizio Sarri was sent off before a touchline skirmish marred their frustrating 2-2 draw on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/23 19:18:40

Neymar returns as Mbappe flattens Monaco in Paris SG's title party

Neymar made his return to the pitch after a three-month injury layoff as Paris St-Germain celebrated their eighth Ligue 1 title with a 3-1 win against Monaco at the Parc des Princes on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/22 17:53:45

Perisic rescues Inter in key Champions League battle

Ivan Perisic headed a second-half equalizer to rescue a 1-1 Serie A draw for Inter Milan at home to AS Roma on Saturday in a key game in the battle for Champions League places.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/21 20:03:39

Barcelona put one hand on La Liga title after edging past Real Sociedad

Barcelona closed in on the La Liga title on Saturday after earning a hard-fought 2-1 win over Real Sociedad at the Nou Camp, with goals from defenders ­Clement Lenglet and Jordi Alba restoring their nine-point lead at the top of the table.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/21 19:58:03

Juve win 8th successive title

Cristiano Ronaldo said he was "1,000 percent committed to staying" with Juventus next season as he claimed his first Serie A title and Juventus their eighth in a row on Saturday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/21 19:58:02

'Lonely' Carrasco can leave if he's unhappy: Chinese club

Belgium winger Yannick Carrasco can end his turbulent spell in China this year if he is desperately unhappy, his club said, in comments which will alert top European sides including Arsenal and AC Milan.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/18 19:58:42