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  • Rejuvenated Walcott underlines return to form

    Rejuvenated Walcott underlines return to form

    Reuters
    Rejuvenated Walcott underlines return to form

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - Snubbed by England for Euro 2016 and linked with a summer move away after 10 years at Arsenal, Theo Walcott's career appeared to be at a crossroads a couple of months ago. "I am working hard, enjoying my football," Walcott, who made a brief appearance for England versus Slovakia this month, said. …

  • China's expansion into Europe, at home set to continue

    China's expansion into Europe, at home set to continue

    Reuters
    China's expansion into Europe, at home set to continue

    By Chris Bertram MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) - Chinese investors will continue to buy heavily into European clubs and the country's own clubs will step up their pursuit of big name players to compete in their Super League, two leading figures in Chinese soccer have said. Alex Teixeira, Ramires and Jackson Martinez are among the players to recently move for huge fees from Europe to the Chinese Super League, while Chinese investors have stakes in major clubs such as Inter Milan, Manchester …

  • Wenger coy over England links

    Wenger coy over England links

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    Wenger coy over England links

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has refused to completely rule out accepting a potential offer to take charge of England at the end of the season. Wenger has been linked with the England job following the Football Association's decision to part company with Sam Allardyce on Tuesday. Quizzed on possible England interest after Wednesday's 2-0 Champions League win over Basel, Wenger stopped short of confirming he would snub an FA approach. …

  • Aussies Abroad: Rogic thrives in thriller

    Aussies Abroad: Rogic thrives in thriller

    Goal.com
    Aussies Abroad: Rogic thrives in thriller

    Celtic earned a 3-3 draw against rampant Manchester City to notch their first European point of the season, and the Hoops' Australian playmaker impressed …

  • Barcelona battle from goal down to beat Gladbach 2-1

    Barcelona battle from goal down to beat Gladbach 2-1

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    Barcelona battle from goal down to beat Gladbach 2-1

    Barcelona battled back from a goal down and scored twice in the second half to overcome hosts Borussia Moenchengladbach 2-1 in their Champions League Group C match on Wednesday despite the absence of the injured Lionel Messi. Second-half goals from substitute Arda Turan and Gerard Pique gave the Spaniards their second win in two group matches to top the standings, after their opening 7-0 demolition of Celtic. The hard-working Germans had taken a surprising lead, scoring against the run of …