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Wenger Warns Arsenal Not to Blow Euro Berth

Arsene Wenger admits Arsenal will have only themselves to blame if they fail to qualify for next season's Champions League.

Wenger's side face Everton on Sunday in a crucial clash in the race to book a place in Europe's elite club competition.

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Chelsea Can Still Win Title Says Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has warned Chelsea's title rivals not to write off his team as they look to get their challenge back on track after a nightmare week.

Mourinho's side crashed to a 3-1 defeat at Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of their Champions League quarter-final on Wednesday just days after conceding the initiative in the Premier League with a shock 1-0 loss at struggling Crystal Palace.

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Rodgers Wary of Carroll Threat to Title Bid

Brendan Rodgers admits he fears a fired-up Andy Carroll could wreck Liverpool's title challenge when the West Ham striker faces his former club on Sunday.

Rodgers quickly decided Carroll wasn't part of his plans when he took over at Anfield in 2012 and shipped the towering forward out on loan to the Hammers just two months later.

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Ibrahimovic to Miss Return Leg with Thigh Tear

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will miss the return leg of the Champions League quarterfinals against Chelsea because of a thigh tear and faces several weeks out.

Ibrahimovic, who has scored more than 40 goals this season, is also likely to miss the semifinals later this month if PSG advances after winning the first leg 3-1.

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Schumacher Has 'Moments of Consciousness'

Michael Schumacher is now showing "moments of consciousness and awakening," more than three months after suffering serious head injuries in a skiing accident, the retired Formula One star's manager said Friday.

Schumacher, 45, fell while skiing in France on Dec. 29 and hit the right side of his head on a rock, cracking his helmet. Doctors operated to remove blood clots from his brain, but some were left because they were too deeply embedded.

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Juventus, Basel Grab Wins in Europa League

Juventus scored late to beat Lyon 1-0 and take a big stride toward the Europa League semifinals while Benfica and FC Basel also won to move within sight of a second straight appearance in the last four on Thursday.

Leonardo Bonucci poked home Juventus' 85th-minute winner in its quarterfinal first leg at Stade Gerland, keeping the Italian league leaders and competition favorites on course to reach the final in their own stadium on May 14.

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Massa Says Williams Sorry over Team Orders Row

Felipe Massa says his team Williams made a mistake by ordering him to move aside for his teammate at last weekend's Formula One Malaysian Grand Prix and says the team has told him it will not happen again.

Massa refused repeated instructions to move aside for the trailing Valtteri Bottas in the closing stages of the race in Malaysia, prompting a post-race team meeting which Massa says vindicated his stance.

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Benteke out of World Cup with Achilles Injury

Belgium striker Christian Benteke was ruled out of the World Cup after rupturing his Achilles tendon in training with English Premier League team Aston Villa on Thursday.

Benteke will undergo surgery and "will be out for a minimum of six months," Villa said in a statement.

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Blatter Says World Cup Will Be 'Well Done'

FIFA President Sepp Blatter said the World Cup will be "well done," but he criticized Brazilian authorities for starting late on stadium projects and for not providing enough worker safety.

Blatter spoke on Thursday in the Costa Rican capital, where he was attending the Under-17 Women's World Cup.

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Ferrari Says it Will Be Hard to Catch Mercedes

Ferrari team principal Stefano Domenicali has conceded that his team will likely be playing catch-up to Mercedes throughout the Formula One season.

Speaking ahead of this weekend's Bahrain Grand Prix, which will be a night race for the first time, Domenicali said rival engine manufacturers Mercedes and Renault have an advantage on Renault because their road-car divisions have more experience with fuel-efficient six-cylinder engines, which have come into F1 this year.

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