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Champions League semi-final draw: Real Madrid face Atletico Madrid, Juventus to play Monaco
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Reigning European champions Real Madrid will play neighbours Atletico Madrid in the Champions League semifinals. Eleven-time European champions Real, who eliminated Bayern Munich in the quarterfinals, could become the first club in the Champions League era to win the competition in successive seasons. The Madrid clubs have met in the Champions League final in two of the last three years, with Real coming out on top on both occasions. Atletico had also reached the final in 1974, when they lost...

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Friday, 21 April 2017
Kotoko part ways with team manager
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Asante Kotoko have officially parted ways with team manager Shilla Alhassan by mutual consent. Both parties have agreed to go their seperate ways after a only four months. Alhassan has been in charge since January following the appointment of  coach Zdravko Logarusic. But Zravko’s departure meant Shilla had to accompany the Croat out of the club. “The decision to terminate Shilla Alhassan’s contract was by mutual consent,” the club’s Communication manager Obed Acheampong told Asantekotokosc.com. He was part of...

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Wednesday, 19 April 2017
Jurgen Klopp says Liverpool could be his last managerial job
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And he says his preference for long-term managerial projects make it more likely that he will not seek another role when his time on Merseyside comes to an end.urgen Klopp says it would be no surprise if Liverpool proves to be the final stop of his managerial career. Klopp, whose only other two clubs have been Mainz and Borussia Dortmund, arrived at Anfield in October 2015 and signed a new six-year contract last summer. But admits the pressure to win...

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Tuesday, 18 April 2017
Partey, Amartey, Wakaso to play key roles under Kwesi Appiah
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Spain-based duo Thomas Partey and Mubarak Wakaso and Daniel Amartey will be the fulcrum of Kwesi Appiah’s Black Stars, Citi-sports understands. Appiah worked with on-loan Granada midfielder Wakaso during his first tenure and made him a key part of his team.midfielder Wakaso during his first tenure and made him a key part of his team.midfielder Wakaso during his first tenure and made him a key part of his team. Partey has been getting some game time at Atletico Madrid and...

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Thursday, 13 April 2017
Ronaldo puts two past Neuer for fantastic result
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Two second-half goals from Cristiano Ronaldo lifted Real Madrid to a fantastic 2-1 win at Bayern Munich on Wednesday in the Champions League quarterfinal first leg, giving the reigning champs a brilliant result to take back to Spain while ending Bayern’s 30-match home unbeaten streak. After Arturo Vidal opened the scoring in the first half for Bayern, Ronaldo scored early in the second before the hosts were reduced to 10 men on Javi Martinez’s second yellow card. Then 13 minutes...

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Wednesday, 12 April 2017
Why Juventus should hope the Higauin transfer is solely judged by their performances in Europe
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I always find it fascinating to ponder the way we judge certain things in life. The importance that we give to the context in which certain events take place, as well as the perception and background of different people looking at the same set of circumstances can go such a long way in creating a big diversion of opinions. I was thinking about this recently when I looked at the replies when I tweeted that Gonzalo Higuian’s transfer to Juventus will...

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Tuesday, 11 April 2017