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  • Arsenal all but seal Champions League qualification

    Arsenal all but seal Champions League qualification

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    Arsenal all but seal Champions League qualification

    Arsenal all but sealed Champions League qualification for an 18th successive season after they eased past relegation-threatened Hull City 3-1 in the Premier League on Monday. Alexis Sanchez's deflected free-kick wrong-footed stranded keeper Steve Harper to hand Arsenal a 28th-minute opener before Aaron Ramsey doubled the advantage four minutes later when his shot was diverted into the net via a Hull defender. Sanchez rounded Harper to add his second in first half stoppage time and, though …

  • Luis Enrique shining in Guardiola's shadow

    Luis Enrique shining in Guardiola's shadow

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    Luis Enrique shining in Guardiola's shadow

    Despite the presence of Lionel Messi and 14 World Cup winners, the attention will be on the touchline as much as the pitch when Pep Guardiola leads his Bayern Munich side into the stadium he called home for so long on Wednesday. Guardiola has been to Barcelona's Camp Nou hundreds of times, as captain during an 11-year playing career and most memorably in winning 14 trophies in a four-year spell as the club's most successful ever coach. The last time he was there, for Barca's Champions League …

  • Barcelona v Bayern Munich factfile

    Barcelona v Bayern Munich factfile

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    Barcelona v Bayern Munich factfile

    Factfile on Barcelona and Bayern Munich ahead of the Champions League semi-final, first-leg, tie on Wednesday: …

  • Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt

    Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt

    Associated Press
    Colorado theater shooter asked police if children were hurt

    Sounding dazed in the hours after his arrest, Colorado theater shooter James Holmes asked detectives, "There weren't any children hurt, were there?" Holmes asked the question in a video played ... …

  • Sanchez surpassing all my expectations, says Wenger

    Sanchez surpassing all my expectations, says Wenger

    Reuters
    Sanchez surpassing all my expectations, says Wenger

    By Tom Hayward LONDON (Reuters) - Alexis Sanchez became the first Arsenal player since Thierry Henry to score over 20 goals in his first season and manager Arsene Wenger said the Chilean has exceeded all his expectations. The effervescent 26-year-old scored a brace in Arsenal's 3-1 Premier League victory against Hull City on Monday to take his tally to 24 goals in all competitions in his debut campaign. Sanchez has set the Premier League alight since his 35 million pound ($54.78 million) …