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Cup Clasico Tests Madrid Resurgence and Offers Redemption

One hundred days will split the last Clasico from the latest one and for Real Madrid the prize in the rematch is more than a place in the Copa del Rey final.

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Mourinho Avoids Jail but Hit by Fine for Tax Fraud in Spain

Ex-Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has avoided jail for tax fraud as part of a deal with Spanish prosecutors revealed Tuesday but will pay a fine of close to two million euros.

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Body Found Underwater in Wreckage of Footballer Sala's Plane

British investigators said Monday they had spotted a body in the wreckage of a plane that disappeared in the Channel two weeks ago carrying Argentine footballer Emiliano Sala and his pilot.

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Mourinho Humiliated by Fall at Russian Hockey League Face-Off

Former Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho embarrassingly slipped after presenting a symbolic face-off to a match in Russia's Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) on Monday.

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Herrera Wants United to Maintain Fulham Focus ahead of PSG Clash

Ander Herrera has urged Manchester United to maintain their concentration on the task facing them at Fulham this weekend as they head into a month of crunch games.

Sunday's 1-0 win at Leicester extended caretaker manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's unbeaten start to 10 games and saw United move up to fifth place in the Premier League table, just two points adrift of the top four.

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'Don't Send Me to Bahrain': Refugee Footballer Pleads in Bangkok

A refugee footballer fighting an extradition request appealed for his freedom Monday, pleading "please don't send me to Bahrain" as he arrived in shackles at a Bangkok court, which extended his detention by another two months.

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Hazard Impressed by 'Unbelievable' Higuain

Eden Hazard believes Gonzalo Higuain's first two goals for Chelsea in Saturday's 5-0 rout of Huddersfield are just the beginning for the Argentine ace, with whom he foresees a potentially lethal partnership in the Premier League run in.

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Neuer Injury Adds to Bayern's Woes after Title-Race Slip

Bayern Munich are unsure whether Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer can play in next week's crunch German Cup tie at Hertha Berlin after losing more ground in the Bundesliga title race on Saturday.

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Turkey's Erdogan Congratulates Qatar on Asian Cup Victory

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Saturday congratulated Qatar which defeated Japan in the final of the Asian Cup, in a telephone conversation with Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, a presidential source said. 

Qatar shocked four-time champions Japan 3-1 to win their first Asian Cup title on Friday, three years before the resource-rich Gulf nation hosts the World Cup in 2022.

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Thousands of Qataris Celebrate Greatest Triumph

Celebrations were set to go on all weekend in Doha as thousands of jubilant Qataris took to the streets within minutes of the country's astonishing Asian Cup final victory Friday.

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