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Mourinho puts faith in Torres ahead of Atletico clash

Mourinho: Chelsea is little horse

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said Fernando Torres will be able to deal with the emotion of returning to face his boyhood club Atletico Madrid in the Blues first-leg Champions League semi-final tie on Tuesday, 22 April. Torres, who played over 200 times for Atletico before joining Liverpool in 2007, hasn’t been left out from Mourinho’s […]

Moyes optimistic despite sack rumour

•Man United's David Moyes

Under-fire Manchester United manager David Moyes has urged his players to restore the club’s battered pride by winning their four remaining matches this season. Speculation about Moyes’s future intensified on Sunday following a 2-0 loss at Goodison Park to Everton, the Scot’s former club, which condemned reigning champions United to their 11th defeat of the […]

Uganda suspends coach over sex scandal

Uganda Athletics Logo

The Uganda Athletics Federation (UAF) has suspended an athletics coach, Peter Wemali, over an alleged sex scandal. Inside Games, an online sport publication, reports that Wemali was accused of sexually harassing elite female athletes. It said Team Captain Moses Kipsiro, a Commonwealth Games gold medalist and one of Uganda’s top distance runners, complained that Wemali […]

Villa-Boas denies links with Barcelona

Andre Villa-Boas: denies links with Barca

Zenit St Petersburg manager Andre Villas-Boas on Monday dismissed out of hand rumours linking him with Spanish giants Barcelona. “All the rumours about my negotiations with Barcelona representatives are completely groundless,” former Chelsea, Tottenham and FC Porto coach told reporters. “I’ve signed the contract with Zenit and I’m set to stay here until its expiry […]

Benfica win 33rd league title

Benfica players celebrate

LISBON(AFP) – Portugal’s most decorated club Benfica added further silverware to their overladen trophy cabinet on Sunday in the shape of a 33rd league title. The Lisbon giant’s 2-0 win over Olhanense moved them up to an uncatchable 73 points with two games of the season remaining. Their city rivals Sporting, who beat Belenenses 1-0 […]

Ajax humiliated in cup final

Zwolle players celebrate after beating Ajax

Ajax suffered a 5-1 humiliation in Sunday’s Dutch Cup final at the hands of unheralded Zwolle with the match held up when angry fans of the Amsterdam giants pelted the pitch with smoke-bombs and fireworks. PEC Zwolle, based 120km to the north-east of Amsterdam, were a goal down after just three minutes before sprinting into […]

Everton chase Arsenal for 4th place, thrash Man United

Everton's Belgian striker Kevin Mirallas (C) celebrates with team-mates

Arsenal kept their noses in front of Everton in the race for the fourth and final Champions League qualifying berth with a comfortable 3-0 win at future FA Cup final opponents Hull City. And Everton kept the hot pursuit after thrashing Manchester United 2-0 at Goodison Park Liverpool in a later match. Arsenal welcomed Mesut […]

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