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  • Pellegrini says Leicester are worthy title favourites

    Pellegrini says Leicester are worthy title favourites

    Reuters
    Pellegrini says Leicester are worthy title favourites

    Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini conceded that Leicester City were worthy favourites to lift the Premier League title following his side's humbling in their top-of-the-table clash on Saturday. While he is confident the 3-1 defeat is just a blip for Manchester City with everything still to play for, he is dismayed by the news David Silva has joined a lengthy injury list and could miss another pivotal game against Tottenham Hotspur next weekend. At the end of a week in which his exit …

  • N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

    N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

    Associated Press
    N. Korea praises launch, others see as covert missile test

    SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea on Sunday defied international warnings and launched a long-range rocket that the United Nations and others call a cover for a banned test of ballistic missile technology. …

  • Van Gaal dismisses Mourinho reports

    Van Gaal dismisses Mourinho reports

    Omnisport
    Van Gaal dismisses Mourinho reports

    Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has hit out at the media for writing "nonsense" stories linking Jose Mourinho to Old Trafford. …

  • Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    Reuters
    Leicester rock Man City to race clear, Spurs second

    By Justin Palmer LONDON (Reuters) - Leicester City's unlikely assault on a first Premier League title gathered momentum with a ruthless 3-1 demolition of Manchester City helping them storm five points clear at the top on Saturday. Defender Robert Huth scored twice and Algerian magician Riyad Mahrez fired his 14th league goal of the season as Leicester sent a clear message of intent to those who still doubt they have the quality to become champions. Bookmakers have now made Claudio Ranieri's …

  • Torres grabs 100th Atletico goal in win over Eibar

    Torres grabs 100th Atletico goal in win over Eibar

    Reuters
    Torres grabs 100th Atletico goal in win over Eibar

    Substitute Fernando Torres scored his 100th Atletico Madrid goal as they rallied from 1-0 down to beat visiting Eibar 3-1 and go level with Barcelona at the top of La Liga on Saturday. Two headed goals from corner kicks seven minutes apart by central defenders Jose Maria Gimenez and Saul put Atletico on track after Keko had given Eibar the lead in the 46th. Coach Diego Simeone will be glad his side ended a run of four matches without a win in La Liga and the King's Cup while Torres, who …