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FC Barcelona's Neymar, from Brazil, reacts after scoring against Celta Vigo
2014-10-21, Goal
The Argentine set Neymar up for the opener before netting himself after latching onto a fine through-ball from Andres Iniesta, while Sandro sealed victory for the...
Shakhtar's Donetsk players pose for a team photo prior to their Champions League Group Stage in group H
2014-10-21, Goal
The Brazilian striker netted five times, while Alex Teixeira and Douglas Costa were also on target as the Ukrainian champions picked up their first win in Champions...
Real's Gareth Bale applauds the fans at the end of a Group B Champions League soccer match between Real Madrid and Galatasaray at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid, Spain, Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013.
2014-10-21, Goal
The Wales international will miss Real Madrid's long-awaited clash with Barcelona and their Champions League trip to Anfield to face Liverpool, Carlo Ancelotti has...
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero plays against Southampton during their English Premier League soccer match at St Mary's stadium, Southampton, England, Saturday, Feb. 9, 2013.
2014-10-21, Goal
A late Bibras Natkho penalty earned CSKA Moscow a 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Tuesday and left the Premier League champions' European hopes in tatters in the...
Liverpool's Steven Gerrard celebrates scoring a goal during the English Premier League soccer match between Aston Villa and Liverpool at Villa Park Stadium in Birmingham, England, Sunday, March 31, 2013.
2014-10-21, Goal
Steven Gerrard admits he may regret spurning the opportunity to join Real Madrid, with the Liverpool skipper revealing that he has been the subject of bids from the...
FC Barcelona's Sergio Busquets controls the ball during the Champions League Group G soccer match against Spartak Moscow at Luzhniki stadium in Moscow, Russia, on Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012. Spartak lost 0-3.
2014-10-21, Goal
The Barcelona midfielder has been left out of the squad for Tuesday's game through injury, but will hope to be fit for next weekend's clash with Real MadridSergio...
Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates after scoring against Valencia during their La Liga soccer match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010.
2014-10-21, Goal
The coach does not expect his star forward to struggle with pressure on Wednesday against Liverpool and revealed he was "holding back tears" when announced as Real Madrid...
AS Roma forward Francesco Totti, top, celebrates with his teammates Alessandro Florenzi, left, Panagiotis Tachtsidis, second left, of Greece, and Ivan Piris, of Paraguay, after AS Roma forward Pablo Osvaldo scored during the Serie A soccer match between Inter Milan and Roma at the San Siro stadium in Milan, Italy, Sunday, Sept. 2, 2012.
2014-10-21, Goal
The Roma captain scored a wonderful equaliser for his side against Manchester City on Matchday Two as Rudi Garcia’s side claimed a valuable draw away from homeFrancesco...
 
Belfast Telegraph: TeenagerSean Murray may have already achieved quite a lot in his fledgling hockey career but now he's gearing himself up for a hat-trick of trophies inside the next 10 weeks to make 2014 a very memorable year. The gifted midfielder is already being hailed as...
Belfast Telegraph: Ulster's Tony Murphy won his first senior badminton title of the season after triumphing in the men's singles event at the LouthOpenBadminton Championships in Dundalk at the weekend. Murphy, seeded second in the competition, claimed victory over Leinster's...
Belfast Telegraph: Amir Khan will be out to prove himself to Floyd Mayweather Jr when facing Devon Alexander on December 13, according to Golden Boy Promotions boss Oscar De La Hoya. De La Hoya says a meeting is close to being confirmed but the contest will likely propel the...
Belfast Telegraph: The tour that was supposed to give Ireland's likely World Cup squad invaluable match practice in Australia and New Zealand just keeps on taking. National coach Phil Simmons left his squad today, 48 hours before the end of the four-week acclimatisation tour, to...
Belfast Telegraph: Local team Mar-Train Racing, who recently announced a sabbatical from the British Supersport Championship, will represent Yamaha UK as their official InternationalRoad Racing team for the next two seasons, having secured a lucrative two-year deal. It's a...
Belfast Telegraph: BroadcasterPaul Gambaccini will return to the airwaves next month after a year away following his arrest for alleged sex crimes. [TICON-A SLIDESHOW] The 65-year-old is returning after he was told last week he would face no action over the claims, which he has...
Belfast Telegraph: The Argentinian ambassador to the UK has demanded a public apology from the BBC after the row over a Top Gear special filmed in the South American country. The show's crew had to flee the country after trouble erupted when it emerged they were driving a...
Belfast Telegraph: Support is growing for altering Northern Ireland's strict abortion law, with seven out of 10 people backing changes allowing women access to a termination in certain circumstances, according to an Amnesty International survey. [TICON-A VIDEO] Key findings of...
Yahoo Daily News: MADRID (Reuters) - At least 11 banks from six European countries are set to fail a region-wide financial health check this weekend, Spanish news agency Efe reported, citing several unidentified financial sources. The...
Orange News: AC MilanCEOAdriano Galliani says the club will explore the possibility of taking Liverpool midfielder Suso in January. The SpainU21 international has entered the final year...
Goal: The Croatian stresses how vital the attacking trio are to Luis Enrique's side and praises the team's performance in Tuesday's 3-1 Champions League win over AjaxIvan Rakitic has stressed the importance of Barcelona trio Lionel Messi, Neymar and Andres Iniesta...
Goal: The retired midfielder has backed his former Spain team-mate to continue in goal when Carlo Ancelotti’s side take on Liverpool in the Champions League on Wednesday Real Madrid should keep faith in goalkeeper Iker Casillas despite his recent high-profile errors...
CounterPunch: Laia Gordi: As you have been campaigning for Yes to independence in Scotland, what’s your view –and your guess- on the Catalan self-determination movement and referendum? Tariq Ali: The Catalonian self-determination movement is largely led by the Catalan...
The Independent: The Independent previews Liverpool's Champions League tie against Real Madrid, with the Reds hoping to find their form from last season to ensure a much-needed and famous win against Real Madrid. Tonight's game is one of the...