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Manchester Utd: Wayne Rooney May Miss Bayern Munich Tie

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Wayne Rooney is a doubt for Manchester United's Champions League quarter-final second leg tie against Bayern Munich because of a toe injury.

The England striker, 28, who picked up the problem in Tuesday's 1-1 first leg draw, will miss United's Premier League game at Newcastle on Saturday.

United

Chelsea: Vitesse Arnhem Links Investigated By Dutch FA

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Chelsea's links with Dutch club Vitesse Arnhem are being investigated by the Dutch Football Federation.

It follows the claim in a newspaper from a former Vitesse owner that Chelsea did not want the side to qualify for the Champions League.

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Barcelona Transfer Ban: FifaIssues 14-Month Sanction

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Spanish champions Barcelona have been given a 14-month transfer ban by Fifa for breaking rules on signing international players under 18.

The Catalan club cannot buy or sell players until the summer of 2015 after the world governing body imposed a transfer ban for the next two windows.

They

Hitzfeld Likes Ghana

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Switzerland coach Ottmar Hitzfeld says Ghana can win the 2014 World Cup only if they are consistent.

The most successful German trainer of all time is in Ghana to provide star quality for the launch of sports website, AllSports.

'I

Big Match Feature: Real v BVB

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Real Madrid and Borussia Dortmund renew their rivalry at the Santiago Bernabéu a year after the German side ended Madrid's dreams of winning a tenth European Cup with a thrilling semifinal victory.

Catch

David Moyes: Man United Can Eliminate Bayern Munich

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Manager David Moyes believes Manchester United have a "great opportunity" to eliminate Champions League holders Bayern Munich after a 1-1 draw in their last-eight first leg at Old Trafford.

"We know we've got to score a goal in the second leg.

We

High-Flying Reds Eye Return To 'Perch'

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One of Alex Ferguson's avowed aims during his long reign as Manchester United manager was, famously, "to knock Liverpool off their perch" as the most successful club side in England.

When

World Twenty20 2014: Dismal England Lose To Netherlands

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England completed their winter of discontent on a new low with an abject 45-run defeat against the Netherlands at the World Twenty20 in Chittagong.

Neither side had a chance to reach the semi-finals but the cricketing minnows raced to 84-1 in 11 overs before Ravi Bopara's 1-15 limited them to 133-5.

But

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool Boss Tips His Side To Cope With Pressure

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Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers is confident his team can handle the pressure of the title battle after they moved back top of the Premier League.

The Reds thrashed Tottenham 4-0 on Sunday and will be champions if they win their last six matches.

"There

Spain & Barcelona Keeper Out For Seven Months

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Spain and Barcelona goalkeeper Victor Valdes will be out for seven months after undergoing successful knee surgery, meaning he will miss this summer's World Cup finals.

The 32-year-old suffered anterior cruciate ligament damage in last week's 3-0 win over Celta Vigo.

He

Manchester United: Moyes Plane Banner Protest Explained

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Disgruntled Manchester United fans say Saturday's controversial plane banner protest will prove manager David Moyes does not have the backing he claims.

A banner with the words: "Wrong One - Moyes Out" in seven-foot high red lettering will be flown above Old Trafford before the Aston Villa game.

"The

Tottenham: Louis Van Gaal Has Met With Daniel LevyTottenham: Louis Van Gaal Has Met With Daniel Levy

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Ruud Gullit says Tottenham chairman Daniel Levy has met with Louis van Gaal and claims it is a "done deal" that the Dutchman will take over as Spurs boss.

Van Gaal, 62, will be replaced by Guus Hiddink as coach of the Netherlands after this summer's World Cup.

Spurs

David Moyes Says Sir Alex Ferguson Would struggle

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Manchester United manager David Moyes says predecessor Sir Alex Ferguson would have struggled this season.

The defending champions are seventh in the Premier League, 26 points worse off than at the same stage under Ferguson last year.

Some

Bayern On Brink Of Bundesliga Title

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Bayern Munich can clinch the Bundesliga title on Tuesday with a record seven games to spare despite leaving it late to defeat Mainz.

The champions could have clinched the crown on Saturday had Schalke and Borussia Dortmund dropped points, but both sides won.

Instead,

Referee Apologises For Kieran Gibbs Red Card Error

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Referee Andre Marriner has apologised for sending off Arsenal defender Kieran Gibbs by mistake during the Gunners' 6-0 defeat by league leaders Chelsea.

A penalty was awarded after Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain tipped Eden Hazard's shot around a post with his hand but Gibbs was shown the red card.

Oxlade-Chamberlain

Messi Hat-Trick Helps Barcelona Beat Real

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Barcelona breathed new life into their La Liga title hopes as a Lionel Messi hat-trick helped fire them to victory in a thrilling match at 10-man Real Madrid.

Andres Iniesta shot into the top corner before Karim Benzema's brace put Real ahead.

Messi

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