Wenger: Monaco deserved to progress

Wenger: Monaco deserved to progress

Arsene Wenger said Monaco deserved their place in the UEFA Champions League last eight after Arsenal fell just short on Tuesday. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger was magnanimous after bowing out of the UEFA Champions League on away goals to former club Monaco on Tuesday. Trailing 3-1 from the first leg at the Emirates Stadium, Arsenal

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Hummels happy at home for second leg

Hummels happy at home for second leg

Despite trailing heading into their UEFA Champions League second leg with Juventus, Borussia Dortmund’s Mats Hummels is happy to be home. Borussia Dortmund captain Mats Hummels said he prefers to host the second fixture in two-legged ties, ahead of their last-16 UEFA Champions League decider with Juventus in Germany. Juve take a 2-1 lead into

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Bolivia withdraw from Nigeria friendly

Bolivia withdraw from Nigeria friendly

Due to civil unrest in Nigeria, Bolivia have withdrawn from their international friendly scheduled for Uyo on March 26. Bolivia have withdrawn from their scheduled international friendly with Nigeria, citing security concerns. The South American nation was set to travel to Africa for the friendly in Uyo on March 26, but the Bolivian Football Federation

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Simeone set to sign Atletico extension – agent

Simeone set to sign Atletico extension – agent

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone is on the verge of signing a contract extension, according to his sister and agent Natalia. If Atletico Madrid’s passage through to the UEFA Champions League quarter-finals was not already cause for celebration, news of Diego Simeone’s imminent contract extension will surely do the trick. Natalia – the sister and

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Simeone revels in Atletico success

Simeone revels in Atletico success

Diego Simeone lauded his Atletico Madrid side after their UEFA Champions League success on Tuesday. Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was delighted to see his team prove they are among the best eight in Europe once more. The La Liga giants secured a 3-2 penalty shoot-out win over Bayer Leverkusen after their UEFA Champions League

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Balotelli tells critics to ‘shut up’

Balotelli tells critics to ‘shut up’

A frustrated Mario Balotelli went on Instagram to angrily tell his critics to “shut up” in a video posted on Tuesday. Mario Balotelli posted a rant on Instagram on Tuesday, the Liverpool striker hitting out at his critics. Following Luis Suarez’s move to Barcelona following the World Cup, Balotelli was brought to Liverpool by Brendan

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A-League Preview: Victory visit Adelaide in key clash

A-League Preview: Victory visit Adelaide in key clash

The thrilling race for a top-two finish in the A-League continues in round 22. Rivals Adelaide United and Melbourne Victory meet in a crucial A-League clash as the race for a top-two finish nears a thrilling conclusion. Only three points separate league leaders Wellington Phoenix and fifth-placed Adelaide. A top-two finish guarantees a home semi-final,

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Schmidt rues lack of composure

Schmidt rues lack of composure

A lack of composure was all that cost Bayer Leverkusen against Atletico Madrid, according to coach Roger Schmidt. Bayer Leverkusen coach Roger Schmidt lamented his team’s lack of concentration in the penalty shoot-out during their UEFA Champions League exit on Tuesday. Atletico Madrid claimed a 3-2 shoot-out victory after the last-16 tie finished 1-1, with

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