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Barcelona forward Lionel Messi with his teammate Luis Suarez celebrate after scoring his side's third goal
2019-02-23, Yahoo Daily News
Lionel Messi once again haunted Sevilla as his hat-trick secured a 4-2 win at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan on Saturday. LaLiga's leaders twice went behind only for their...
Santiago Solari during the Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and SD Eibar at Ipurua stadium, in Eibar
2019-02-23, Belfast Telegraph
Santiago Solari has insisted Real Madrid remain committed to the LaLiga title race despite slipping nine points behind leaders Barcelona after last week’s shock loss to...
Lionel Messi, Winner of FIFA Ballon d'Or trophy 2015
2019-02-23, Metro UK
(Picture: Getty) It’s no secret that being a professional footballer is a well-paying career. In cycles, debates arise about whether nurses should be paid the same as our...
Switzerland's Roger Federer returns the ball to Spain's Rafael Nadal during the singles final tennis match at the ATP World Tour Finals at the O2 Arena in London, Sunday, Nov. 28, 2010.
2019-02-23, DNA India
Twenty times Grand Slam champion Roger Federer has confirmed his participation in the upcoming Madrid Open. The 37-year-old has skipped the entire clay season, including...
Britain's Dan Evans plays a return to Australia's Bernard Tomic during the semifinal tennis matches of the Davis Cup in Glasgow, Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.
2019-02-22, Metro UK
Dan Evans is into the semi-finals (Picture: TPN/Getty) Dan Evans’ remarkable run in Delray Beach continued on Friday as he defeated Andreas Seppi in straight sets to book...
Demonstrators march along the street, during a protest in Barcelona, Spain, Thursday, Feb. 21, 2019.
2019-02-22, The Japan News
The Associated Press BARCELONA (AP) — Protesters backing Catalonia’s secession from Spain clashed with police and blocked roads across the northeastern region Thursday...
Liverpool Jordan Henderson set to substitute as talking with manager Jurgen Klopp
2019-02-22, The Independent
Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has hailed Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's ability to unlock the potential of his players and believes the Manchester United interim boss has the...
Atletico Madrid forward Alvaro Morata, right, heads the ball to score his side's opening goal
2019-02-21, Taipei Times
Cristiano Ronaldo’s UEFA Champions League mission with Juventus stalled on Wednesday as Atletico Madrid secured a deserved 2-0 victory from a thrilling first leg at the...
Stars and Stripes: SEOUL, South Korea (Tribune News Service) — What little is known about the man Kim Jong Un has tapped to prepare his summit with PresidentDonald Trump suggests he's more familiar with defending North Korea's nuclear arsenal than giving it up. Kim Hyok Chol, a...
Ellensburg Daily Record: BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Just when Barcelona was at its worst, Lionel Messi gave one of his best performances of the season. Messi scored his 50th hat trick for club and country on Saturday in a 4-2 victory at Sevilla, helping Barcelona to take a big step...
This is Money: MADRID, Feb 23 (Reuters) - Spanish right-wing parties PP, Ciudadanos and Vox could together hold a parliamentary majority in a snap election on April 28, one opinion poll showed on Saturday. It was the first such outcome in a major poll since Socialist Prime...
The Daily Mail: Ross Barkley remembers a Sunday afternoon at Goodison Park a little over two years ago. He was still at Everton then, playing under the guidance of Ronald Koeman in the Dutchman's first season at the club. The man stood in the away dugout was also experiencing...
The Daily Mail: The great managers we have seen in recent years have all had an ability to adapt. You see it even in coaches with whom you associate with a certain way of playing. Pep Guardiola has done it against Liverpool this season, conceding possession to protect his...
The Daily Mail: Chelsea players are mentally fatigued by Maurizio Sarri's regime, with his over-detailed training sessions identified as one of the reasons for their swift decline in the last six weeks, and the manager is likely to be sacked if the club are heavily defeated...
Xinhua: MADRID, Feb. 23 (Xinhua) -- FC Barcelona went to bed on Saturday night with an 11-point lead over Atletico Madrid and a 12-point advantage over Real Madrid after Leo Messi once again inspired them to victory. The Argentinean scored a hat-trick and set up Luis...
This is Money: Star turn: Richard Dunwoody with partner Lilia Kopylova on Strictly Come Dancing Richard Dunwoody, the champion jockey, earned £9,000 in nine minutes when he won the Grand National but says it pales in comparison to what he earned on Strictly...
90min: Real Madrid will look to return to winning ways this weekend when they travel to face Levante in La Liga, knowing a win could see them close the gap on Barcelona to six points. Solari will have the task of finding a replacement for the suspended Sergio Ramos,...
The Daily Mail: For two clubs as big and successful as Manchester City and Chelsea, one might think that you do not have to go too far back to find the last time these modern football giants met in a cup final. There have been two Community Shields, this season and in 2012,...
Finger Lakes Times: BC-SOC--Spanish Roundup, 3rd Ld-Writethru,596Messi hits 50th hat trick to give Barca 4-2 win at SevillaAP Photo XEL135, XEL118, XEL129 Eds: Adds Valverde quote. With AP Photos. Lionel Messi scored his 50th career hat trick for club and country to lead...
Finger Lakes Times: BC-SOC--Spanish Roundup, 2nd Ld-Writethru,548 Messi hits 50th hat trick to give Barca 4-2 win at SevillaAP Photo XEL135, XEL118, XEL129 Eds: Adds details, second Messi quote. With AP Photos. Lionel Messi scored his 50th career hat trick for club and country...
Finger Lakes Times: BC-SOC--Spanish Roundup, 1st Ld-Writethru,427 Messi scores 50th hat trick to give Barca 4-2 win at SevillaAP Photo XEL135, XEL118, XEL129 Eds: Edits headlines, adds details, Messi quote. With AP Photos. Just when Barcelona was at its worst, Lionel Messi gave...
RTE: Lionel Messi's 50th career hat-trick guided Barcelona to a 4-2 victory over Sevilla as they twice came from behind in LaLiga. Jesus Navas' first goal in 13 months put Sevilla ahead after 22 minutes but Messi responded with his...