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May 22, 2017 5:17 PM Zinedine Zidane returns elusive La Liga as doubters answered

‘I’d like to get up here and dance. I’m not going to, but inside I’m very, very happy’ For a moment there Marcelo looked a bit worried. Danilo, Casemiro and Lucas Vázquez bundled back out of the press room a little less noisily than they had bundled in, chanting and spraying champagne about. Álvaro Morata followed them, getting out of the manager’s chair 15

May 22, 2017 8:11 AM Premier League 'relaxed' over John Terry substitution

The Premier League is relaxed about John Terry's premeditated substitution during Chelsea's 5-1 win over Sunderland on Sunday, the Press Association reports. Terry was taken off midway through the first half, with the substitution having been forecast on social media by the Chelsea fanzine editor before kickoff. The 36-year-old revealed after the match 13

May 21, 2017 7:18 PM John Terry makes Stamford Bridge farewell with contrived early departure

Press Association Sport understands the Premier League is relaxed about the substitution which took place midway through the first half of the champions' 5-1 win over Sunderland, despite it being forecast on social media by the Chelsea fanzine editor before kick-off. News of the premeditated move could have alerted gamblers to a situation they might 15

May 20, 2017 9:31 PM Arsene Wenger fears Arsenal missing out on Champions League

Arsene Wenger admits he is more fearful than ever that Arsenal will miss out on the Champions League. Even though the Gunners boss claims the club no longer need the additional finances provided by finishing in the Premier League's top four, playing in the Champions League is still desirable from a sporting aspect -- especially when it comes to attracting 13

May 20, 2017 9:31 PM Arsene Wenger desperate for Arsenal to be in Champions League

Even though the Gunners boss claims the club no longer need the additional finances provided by finishing in the Premier League's top four, playing in the Champions League is still desirable from a sporting aspect - especially when it comes to attracting big-name signings. Arsenal go into their final league game of the season on Sunday in fifth, knowing 11

May 19, 2017 9:30 PM Conte plans fitting farewell for ‘champion’ Terry

Antonio Conte is planning a fitting farewell for John Terry as the Chelsea legend prepares for his Stamford Bridge send-off against Sunderland on Sunday. Terry will leave Chelsea at the end of this season and his last appearance at Stamford Bridge, in a blue shirt at least, promises to be an emotional experience for the defender. The 36-year-old has hardly 14

May 17, 2017 11:40 PM Coppa Italia hero Dani Alves rivalling Ronaldo for Europe's most decisive player

Dani Alves' agent claimed earlier this month that the 34-year-old is a better player now than he was when he joined Barcelona in 2008. It's becoming increasingly difficult to disagree: one of the most decisive players in Europe right now is a wing-back! The best player on the pitch in both legs of Juventus' Champions League semi-final win over Monaco 9

May 17, 2017 10:44 PM Key players behind Monaco's French title win

Falcao's return from mediocrity and frustration with Manchester United and Chelsea has been phenomenal. Inspired by the captaincy and reassured by his return to physical form after a serious knee injury held him back after two years of frustration, the Colombia striker repaid Jardim's faith in style. It began in the summer, when he scored in both legs of a tough 15

May 17, 2017 5:56 AM Sharapova denied French Open wild card

Maria Sharapova will not play at Roland Garros this year, after the French tennis federation denied her a wild card, FFT president Bernard Guidicelli confirmed on Tuesday. The two-time champion only returned from a 15-month doping ban last month. Sharapova will now miss the French Open, which she won in 2012 and 2014, for the second year in a row. “Nobody 36

May 16, 2017 12:42 PM Anthony Joshua 'getting ready to fight whoever' as he makes gym return after Wladimir Klitschko victory at Wembley

After a well-deserved spell away from the gym, Anthony Joshua is 'getting ready to fight whoever' as he prepares for his next heavyweight showdown. Joshua beat Wladimir Klitschko after 11 rounds last month to win three of the four heavyweight titles that belonged to his rival Tyson Fury. The British heavyweight looked to be on the brink of defeat at a sold-out 14