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Barcelona visit presents Champions League stage Conte craves

Barcelona’s visit to Chelsea on Tuesday gives Antonio Conte the perfect opportunity to reaffirm his stature as one of Europe’s greatest coaches. “To play against Barcelona is a great challenge for us,” Conte said after easing the pressure on his job with back-to-back home wins over West Brom and Hull …

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Mourinho Hopes Stuttering Man United Bounces Back In FA Cup

Manchester United will be desperate to bounce back in the FA Cup fifth round against Huddersfield on Saturday, their first match featuring opinion dividing video assistant referee (VAR) technology. Defeat at the hands of Newcastle at the weekend left Jose Mourinho’s men second in the Premier League but just four …

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‘Nothing is impossible’, says Neymar after PSG lose to Real Madrid.

Paris Saint-Germain face a huge task to reach the Champions League quarter-finals after Cristiano Ronaldo defied predictions his powers are waning with two goals as Real Madrid won 3-1 in the first leg of their last-16 tie. Billed as a contest between World Player of the Year Ronaldo and his …

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Conte thanks Chelsea fans as Hazard eases pressure.

Antonio Conte thanked the Chelsea fans for their loyal support as Eden Hazard’s double eased the pressure on the Italian with a 3-0 win over rock bottom West Brom on Monday. Three-goal thrashings at the hands of Bournemouth and Watford saw odds slashed on Conte becoming the latest Chelsea boss …

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Don’t stereotype African players – Ghana and Swansea striker Ayew

Andre Ayew has responded to the comments made by the club’s ex-head of recruitment Tony Henry on African footballers by saying it is impossible to stereotype players from the continent. Henry was sacked this month after newspaper revelations that he had told agents the Premier League club “don’t want any …

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Coach De Villiers takes on Zimbabwe job.

Former South Africa rugby coach Peter de Villiers has been appointed the Director of Rugby and coach of the Zimbabwe team, his first high-profile job since a successful spell with the Springboks. De Villiers has a two-year contract with Zimbabwe and on Wednesday, he took on the challenge of getting …

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