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  • Preview - Monaco look to Bernardo Silva in Manchester City clash

    Preview - Monaco look to Bernardo Silva in Manchester City clash

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    Preview - Monaco look to Bernardo Silva in Manchester City clash

    By Julien Pretot PARIS (Reuters) - Monaco lose some of their best players every season but they keep attracting top youngsters like Bernardo Silva who they will be relying on when they visit Manchester City in their Champions League last 16, first leg clash on Tuesday. The Portugal offensive midfielder, 22, has been nicknamed "Messizinho" (the Little Messi) by team mate Joao Moutinho and according to media reports Manchester United and Chelsea have already tried to secure his services for …

  • Messi penalty rescues win for Barcelona

    Messi penalty rescues win for Barcelona

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    Messi penalty rescues win for Barcelona

    By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Lionel Messi's late penalty saw bedraggled Barcelona scrape a 2-1 victory over Leganes on Sunday at a divided Nou Camp as the La Liga champions looked as if they had still not recovered from their harrowing midweek defeat to Paris St Germain. Messi scored both Barca goals, slotting home the crucial 90th minute spot kick to earn an undistinguished victory that keeps their title hopes flickering -- but it was another tough night for coach Luis Enrique, …

  • Lincoln could meet Sutton, Chelsea host United in FA Cup

    Lincoln could meet Sutton, Chelsea host United in FA Cup

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    Lincoln could meet Sutton, Chelsea host United in FA Cup

    By Ian Chadband LONDON (Reuters) - Lincoln City, the first minor league team to reach the FA Cup quarter-finals in 103 years, were handed a tie at either 12-time winners Arsenal or fellow National League club Sutton United in Sunday's sixth round draw. The glamour fixture sees Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho returning to Stamford Bridge with the holders and 12-time FA Cup winners to face his old club Chelsea, the Premier League leaders. …

  • Iniesta: Barcelona haven't lost faith in Luis Enrique

    Iniesta: Barcelona haven't lost faith in Luis Enrique

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    Iniesta: Barcelona haven't lost faith in Luis Enrique

    The midfielder denied there are problems with his manager, confident the Spanish champions will bounce back …

  • Messi double keeps struggling Barcelona's title hopes alive

    Messi double keeps struggling Barcelona's title hopes alive

    Reuters
    Messi double keeps struggling Barcelona's title hopes alive

    By Richard Martin BARCELONA (Reuters) - Lionel Messi's late penalty saw bedraggled Barcelona scrape a 2-1 victory over Leganes on Sunday at a divided Nou Camp as the La Liga champions looked as if they had still not recovered from their harrowing midweek defeat against Paris St Germain. Messi scored both goals, the second coming from a 90th minute spot kick, to earn an undistinguished victory that keeps Barca's title hopes flickering -- but it was another tough night for coach Luis Enrique, …