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  • Inter end winless run

    Inter Milan avoided setting an unwanted club record of nine league matches without a win by beating Lazio 3-1 away on Sunday after their opponents had two players sent off.

  • Monaco finish season in style

    French champions Monaco finished the Ligue 1 season in style with a record 12th consecutive win as they beat Stade Rennais 3-2 away on Saturday.

  • Spain pick red-hot Asensio

    Real Madrid's Marco Asensio capped a magnificent few months with a recall to the Spain squad on Friday for a friendly with Colombia and World Cup qualifier at Macedonia next month.

  • Lahm, Alonso bow out

    Bayern Munich will farewell two giants of the game on Saturday when World Cup winners Philipp Lahm and Xabi Alonso retire from professional football.

  • Juventus win Coppa Italia

    Juventus beat Lazio to win a third successive Italian Cup final as goals from Dani Alves and Leonardo Bonucci kept them on course for a treble this season with a 2-0 victory in the Olympic Stadium on Wednesday.

  • Monaco end long wait

    For Monaco, after the euphoria of a league title won in brilliant style will come the realisation that this could be the start of a glorious era.

  • Real Madrid

    Real on verge of title

    An insatiable Cristiano Ronaldo fired Real Madrid to a 4-1 win over Celta Vigo on Wednesday to take Zinedine Zidane's side three points clear at the top of La Liga and within touching distance of winning a first league title in five years.

  • Man United held by Southampton in 0-0 stalemate

    Southampton missed a penalty as they held a makeshift Manchester United side to a 0-0 draw in a tepid Premier League clash on Wednesday.

  • Rahmatganj, Brothers in quarterfinals

    Brothers Union joined Rahmatganj Muslim Friends Society in the last eight of the Walton Federation Cup after the two sides played out a 0-0 draw in the lone fixture of Group D at the Bangabandhu National Stadium yesterday.

  • Chelsea celebrate title with 4-3 romp against Watford

    Departing captain John Terry led his Chelsea champions to a rip-roaring 4-3 victory over Watford on Monday, scoring the first goal on an evening of celebration, fireworks and streamers rather than vintage football at Stamford Bridge.

  • Abahani leave for Male

    Bangladesh Premier League champions Abahani left for Maldives yesterday to play their fifth match of the AFC Cup against Maziya Sports and Recreation Club.

  • Hull relegated, Palace safe

    Hull City crashed out of the Premier League on Sunday as Crystal Palace secured their own survival with a 4-0 thrashing of their relegation rivals at Selhurst Park.

  • Benfica win fourth successive Portuguese title in style

    Benfica won the Portuguese league in style on Saturday, thrashing Vitoria Guimaraes 5-0 to clinch the title for the fourth season in a row.

  • Marcelino named Valencia coach

    Valencia on Thursday named former Villarreal manager Marcelino as coach for next season, as the fallen giants of La Liga plot a revival in fortunes after two disappointing seasons and a slew of managers.

  • Bayern defender Martinez out with broken collarbone

    Bayern Munich central defender Javi Martinez will miss the last two matches of the season after breaking his left collarbone during a mountain hiking trip in Spain, the German champions said on Wednesday.

  • Tottenham to play friendly in Hong Kong

    English Premier League title chasers Tottenham Hotspur will travel to Asia to play a friendly against recently crowned Hong Kong champions Kitchee at the end of May, the London club said on Monday.

  • Diego Maradona

    Maradona appointed head coach of UAE's Al-Fujairah

    Former Argentina captain Diego Maradona has ended a five-year absence from football to return as coach of Al-Fujairah FC, the United Arab Emirates club announced on Sunday.

  • Neymar cleared of fraud but corruption trial awaits

    Brazilian forward Neymar has been cleared of fraud but still faces a corruption trial in Spain in connection with the value of his 2013 transfer from Santos to Barcelona, the Spanish National High Court said on Thursday.

  • Luiz 'obsessed' with winning league title at Chelsea

    Chelsea defender David Luiz says winning the Premier League has become an "obsession" as the leaders edge ever closer to lifting this season's crown in his first campaign back at the club.

  • Conmebol discussing new Intercontinental cups with UEFA

    The winners of Europe's Champions League and South America's Copa Libertadores are set to face each other next year in an Intercontinental Cup competition, the head of South American soccer's governing body Conmebol said on Wednesday.

  • Muntari banned after racism complaint

    Pescara midfielder Sulley Muntari has been banned for one game after he walked off the pitch at Cagliari on Sunday, having been booked for complaining to the referee about racist abuse in the crowd.

  • Euro 2024 bidders told human rights of 'utmost importance'

    Euro 2024 hosting candidates Germany and Turkey have been told that they must meet specific criteria for human and labour rights and anti-corruption measures for their bids to be considered.

  • CSKA Sofia coaches pelted

    Three members of CSKA Sofia's coaching staff were hit after fans hurled firecrackers and stones during their 3-0 win over bitter city rivals Levski in the Bulgarian league on Saturday.

  • Allegri hints at Monaco threat

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri underlined the potential threat from Champions League semifinal opponents Monaco after being held to a 2-2 Serie A draw at "similar" Atalanta on Friday.

  • Basel canter to another Swiss title win

    FC Basel predictably won the Swiss Super League for the eighth time in a row on Friday, cantering home with six games to spare after a 2-1 win at FC Lucerne.

  • Barca president Bartomeu faces trial for Neymar deal

    Spain’s National court has confirmed that Barcelona president Josep Maria Bartomeu will stand trial for his role in signing Brazilian star Neymar.

  • PSG sweep aside weakened Monaco team to reach Cup final

    Holders Paris St Germain reached the French Cup final with a thumping 5-0 home win against a weakened Monaco side in a one-sided last-four clash on Wednesday.

  • Real Madrid

    Real, Barca still neck and neck after big wins

    Real Madrid thrashed Deportivo La Coruna 6-2 to stay level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Wednesday after the Catalans crushed Osasuna 7-1, condemning the minnows to relegation.

  • Pachuca lift CONCACAF title

    A late goal from Franco Jara gave Pachuca a 1-0 win over Tigres on Wednesday and helped the Mexican side to their fifth CONCACAF Champions League title with a 2-1 aggregate victory.

  • Madrid run riot to keep pace

    An under-strength Real Madrid crush Deportivo La Coruna 6-2 to pull level on points with Barcelona at the top of La Liga.