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Inter Milan's Leonardo coy over future

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by

ROME (AFP) - Inter Milan coach Leonardo refused to be drawn on his future beyond the end of the season after his side staged a remarkable comeback to beat Lazio 2-1 on Saturday. The win moved them up to second but they still trail leaders and city rivals AC Milan by eight points with just four games left. It has been a largely disappointing season for the team that won everything a year ago, w...Full Story »

Benfica 2-1 Pacos De Ferreira: Franco Jara and Javi Garcia clinch League Cup victory

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Portuguese giants Benfica may have suffered the igmony of seeing their rivals Porto celebrate the league title on the Estadio da Luz pitch but they can console themselves with their third League Cup win in as many seasons. Benfica took the lead in the 17th minute after excellent work from Fabio Coentrao down the left-hand side. The Bayern Munich target picked the pocket of Baiano before deliver...Full Story »

Gonzalo Higuain: Real Madrid are in great shape

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Real Madrid striker Gonzalo Higuain feels that his side are in great shape ahead of Wednesday's Champions League semifinal first-leg clash against Barcelona at the Santiago Bernabeu. The Argentine hitman was speaking after scoring a hat-trick in Madrid's superb 6-3 win away against Valencia, which came off the back of Wednesday's Copa Del Rey triumph over Barcelona at the Mestalla. "I gained a...Full Story »

Pep Guardiola: Barcelona have taken a big step towards the title

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Barcelona coach Josep Guardiola was pleased after his team took a significant step towards retaining their Primera Division crown with a 2-0 victory at home to Osasuna. "We know that Madrid are not going to fail again so we have to win two games and draw the other to be champions. We have taken a big step towards the title," he said in the post-game press conference. "We played against a team...Full Story »

Earthquakes manager Frank Yallop: It was a really, really poor performance by us.

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

SANTA CLARA, Calif.—During the first games of the season, the argument could be made that even though the San Jose Earthquakes weren’t getting results, they were on the right track and playing well. However, after Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat to a previously winless Chivas USA, it would be near impossible to make that assessment. “I thought Chivas were way better than us t...Full Story »

Lionel Messi scores Spanish record 50th goal

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by BBC.com

Messi (back) celebrates his landmark goal Lionel Messi became the first player to score 50 goals in a Spanish season as Barcelona beat Osasuna 2-0. Messi's strike three minutes from time and David Villa's 24th-minute opener ensured Barca maintained their eight-point La Liga lead over Real Madrid. A Gonzalo Higuain hat-trick helped Real to a 6-3 rout at Valencia. The top-two rivals will meet ...Full Story »

David Beckham cleared by L.A. Galaxy to attend royal wedding

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by Usatoday.com

Since he was one of the A-listers to get a coveted invitation to the royal wedding between Prince William and Kate Middleton, David Beckham is going to make sure he's there, even if he has to leave his day job with the L.A. Galaxy. Beckham told the press Thursday that he will be leaving the Major League Soccer club to attend the ceremony at Westminster Abbey in London on Friday with his ce...Full Story »

Mourinho denies Inter return

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by Supersport.com

Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has said that "one day" he will return to work at Inter Milan, but that it won't be next season. The Portuguese won the Champions League, two Italian titles and the Italian Cup in two years at Inter, before he left for Madrid in 2010. His successor Rafael Benitez was replaced by Leonardo after less than six months in charge. Leonardo only has a contract for t...Full Story »

Real go from strength to strength

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by Supersport.com

Kaka and Gonzalo Higuain orchestrated Real Madrid's 6-3 destruction of Valencia in La Liga on Saturday and demonstrated the impressive strength in depth available in Jose Mourinho's squad. Brazilian playmaker Kaka scored two goals and set up another two while Argentine striker Higuain also set up two and bagged a hat-trick for himself. Both players are coming back from long-term injuries and...Full Story »

Gary Neville’s drssing room ban

Posted Sunday, April 24, 2011 by Dailystar.co.uk

ABOVE: Former Manchester United defender Gary Neville retired in February GARY Neville has banned himself from the Manchester United dressing room after 19 years. The defender, 36, has made a conscious decision to stay in the background and, following his February retirement, he will cheer Manchester United on from the terraces. Gary Neville said: “For the first few weeks I continued to...Full Story »

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