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Nov 22

Bielsa ‘momentarily suspended’ by Lille

Marcelo Bielsa, who joined LOSC to great fanfare ahead of this season, has been “momentarily” suspended by the club.

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Nov 22

Neymar leads the charge again in PSG’s repeat rout of Celtic

Celtic suffered another night of European anguish against Paris Saint-Germain as they were taken apart in Paris. The former PSG youth player Moussa Dembélé fired Celtic into a second-minute lead but the home side reacted to conceding for the first time…

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Nov 22

Manchester United punished for taking it easy by Michael Lang’s late shocker

Disaster struck for Manchester United with less than a minute of normal time remaining when Michael Lang prodded home to claim a win which means José Mourinho’s team will qualify unless they suffer a record home European defeat in their final Group A g…

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Nov 22

Barcelona’s draw with Juventus clinches last-16 place as Messi starts on bench

Barcelona allowed themselves the luxury of starting with Lionel Messi on the bench and still held out comfortably for a 0-0 draw at Juventus to reach the last 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday. Barcelona, who brought on Messi early in the second …

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Nov 22

Antonio Conte uses overnight flight to fine-tune Chelsea’s Anfield plan

• No sleep for Chelsea staff on long trip back from beating Qarabag• Chelsea have only one full training session before playing LiverpoolAntonio Conte was expecting to endure a sleepless night despite Chelsea securing progress into the knockout stage o…

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Nov 22

Marco Silva: Everton could switch focus from Watford boss as they seek new manager

Everton may be forced to switch their managerial search away from Marco Silva after failing to break the deadlock over the move.

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Nov 22

Juventus v Barcelona: Champions League – as it happened

Barça clinch top spot in group with scoreless draw in TurinScoreboard: all the Champions League and Championship goals 9.56pm GMT That’s all for now. Thanks as always for following with us and be sure to check out the match report. Related: Barcelona’…

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Nov 22

PSG 7-1 Celtic: Champions League – as it happened

Celtic scored after 57 seconds, but otherwise it was a night to forget for the Scottish champions as Neymar, Edinson Cavani and Kylian Mbappe went to town. 9.38pm GMT A wonderful opening 57 seconds for Celtic. The other 89 minutes and three seconds ……

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Nov 22

Basel v Manchester United: Champions League – live!

United cantered through first half but missed several chancesMourinho’s men were dismal in the second halfWin keeps alive Basel’s hopes of reaching the last 16United must draw their last group game to top group 9.39pm GMT Unied have failed to get the p…

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Nov 22

Willian eases Chelsea into last 16 after early red card ends Qarabag chances

There was no mass celebration from Antonio Conte and his players at the final whistle, polite handshakes replacing joyous punches of the air, but all in the visitors’ ranks could take pride in a job professionally done. Comfortable victory in Baku has …

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Nov 22

Qarabag 0-4 Chelsea: Champions League – as it happened

The early dismissal of Qarabag skipper Rashad Sadygov enabled Chelsea to stroll into the knockout stagesRead Dominic Fifield’s match report 7.04pm GMT Dominic Fifield was the Guardian’s man in Baku and he’s sent us this on-the-whistle report. Related…

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Nov 22

Chris Coleman: Sunderland manager confident in face of daunting task

Sunderland boss Chris Coleman says his side will “turn the corner”, despite defeat by Aston Villa in his first game.

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Nov 22

David Squires on … the FFA Cup ballboy and the post-Postecoglou era

This week our resident cartoonist was given the gift of the FFA final and Ange Postecoglou’s resignation as Socceroos coachTake a look back through David’s archive of Australian cartoons Continue reading…

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Nov 22

Checkatrade Trophy: EFL to stream matches up to quarter-finals

Matches in this season’s Checkatrade Trophy will be streamed online starting with the second round, the EFL has confirmed.

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Nov 22

FIFA launches new series of strategic summits with member associations

FIFA has launched a second round of summits to bring together its member associations and discuss strategic matters for the future of the game.

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Nov 22

Niasse ban could set ‘dangerous precedent’ – Unsworth

Everton caretaker boss David Unsworth says a “dangerous precedent” could be set after Oumar Niasse was found guilty of diving.

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