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Feb 22

RB Leipzig vs. Cologne: Probable line-ups and stats

After booking their place in the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 at the expense of Serie A leaders Napoli, RB Leipzig resume their quest…

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Feb 22

Bayer Leverkusen vs. Schalke: Probable line-ups and stats

With a Bayer Leverkusen filled with attacking flair facing a Schalke side that has provided the Bundesliga with plenty of thrills,…

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Feb 22

‘God teaches us to forgive’: Alan Pardew reinstates Jonny Evans as captain

• West Brom’s Evans, Barry, Myhill and Livermore fined £500,000• Jonny Evans is right man to lead relegation strugglers, says PardewAlan Pardew has reinstated Jonny Evans as the West Bromwich Albion captain in the wake of the taxi scandal in Barcelona,…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/22/west-brom-alan-pardew-jonny-evans-fines-captain-taxi

Feb 22

Dismal Arsenal limp through in Europa League after Östersund deliver scare

At long last, Arsenal have won a two‑leg knockout tie in Europe. This was not the way they envisaged it. Never mind that few people at the club truly want to be in the Europa League, the fact they suffered so sorely against such unfancied opposition tu…

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/22/arsenal-ostersund-europa-league-last-32-second-leg-match-report

Feb 22

Who is in the Europa League round of 16?

With the UEFA Europa League round of 16 line-up now complete, we take a look at the contenders ahead of Friday’s draw – streamed live in the UEFA.com DrawCentre from 13:00CET.

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Feb 22

Le Classique… with added spice

The eyes of the footballing world will be on the Parc des Princes on Sunday evening when Ligue 1 Conforama leaders Paris Saint-Germain host Olympique de Marseille in Le Classique.

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Feb 22

Jan Kirchhoff: Bolton sign former Sunderland man until end of the season

Bolton Wanderers sign former Sunderland midfielder Jan Kirchhoff on a deal until the end of the season.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43164032

Feb 22

Carabao Cup and Premier League predictions: Lawro v ‘I, Tonya’ stars Margot Robbie & Allison Janney

Mark Lawrenson takes on ‘I, Tonya’ stars Margot Robbie & Allison Janney to predict this weekend’s Carabao Cup final and Premier League fixtures.

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Feb 22

Celtic tumble out of Europe with calamitous defeat in St Petersburg

Brendan Rodgers claimed Celtic needed more courage against Zenit St Petersburg after they crashed out of the Europa League in Russia.The one-goal lead from the first leg of the last-32 tie at Celtic Park was wiped out before half an hour had been …

Permanent link to this article: https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/feb/22/zenit-st-petersburg-celtic-europa-league-last-32-second-leg-match-report

Feb 22

SPIRO: No more excuses for PSG

PSG have failed to deliver too often in the big matches this season. Sunday’s Classique represents an ideal opportunity to start setting that record straight, writes Matthew Spiro.

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Feb 22

OM: Reasons for Classique optimism

Olympique de Marseille fans have been waiting a very long time for their club to beat Paris Saint-Germain in Le Classique. David Crossan runs through a few reasons for OM to be optimistic ahead of Sunday’s clash at the Parc des Princes.

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Feb 22

Arsenal 1-2 Östersund (4-2 agg): Europa League second leg – as it happened

The Swedish side roared into a 2-0 lead and were close to a shock result but a silly error allowed Sead Kolasinac to score after half-time before Arsenal saw the game outRead David Hytner’s match reportCheck in on all of Thursday’s Europa League scores…

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Feb 22

Hull City v Sheffield United

Preview followed by live coverage of Friday’s Championship game between Hull City and Sheffield United.

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Feb 22

Zenit St Petersburg v Celtic: Europa League second leg – as it happened

A lifeless Celtic lost 3-0 at Zenit St Petersburg, and 3-1 on aggregate, to exit the Europa League with a whimper 7.53pm GMT So Zenit go through after a very controlled, consummate, professional performance in all areas. Celtic, you’d have to say, just…

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Feb 22

Sunderland owner Ellis Short ready to give away club for free

Sunderland owner Ellis Short is prepared to give the club away for free if a buyer will take on the club’s substantial debt.

Permanent link to this article: http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/football/43157628

Feb 22

Alan Pardew: West Brom have had to ‘repair’ after incident in Barcelona

West Bromwich Albion manager Alan Pardew says he is angry after four of his players were accused of steeling a taxi in Barcelona.

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