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  • Allardyce says West Ham tenure will be decided on Monday

    Allardyce says West Ham tenure will be decided on Monday

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    Allardyce says West Ham tenure will be decided on Monday

    Sam Allardyce could take charge of his last game as West Ham United manager on Sunday against Newcastle United, the club who once sacked him and who need a victory to be sure of avoiding relegation. Despite West Ham's comfortable mid-table position Allardyce's four-year reign at Upton Park is under a cloud, with mounting speculation that he will part company with the club. "One way or another, my future will be sorted out on Monday," Allardyce told a news conference on Friday. …

  • Sterling will see out Liverpool contract - Rodgers

    Sterling will see out Liverpool contract - Rodgers

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    Sterling will see out Liverpool contract - Rodgers

    Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers expects Raheem Sterling to see out the remaining two years of his contract despite claims made by the winger's agent that the England international will snub any new deal. Sterling's future has been the subject of intense media scrutiny since he put contract talks on hold with his agent Aidy Ward saying this week that the 20-year-old would not extend his stay even if he was offered 900,000 pounds ($1.41 million) a week. Liverpool scrapped a meeting with …

  • New faces in for Zenit after title win

    New faces in for Zenit after title win

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    New faces in for Zenit after title win

    Andre Villas-Boas, manager of Russia's newly-crowned champions Zenit St Petersburg, is intent on refreshing his line-up for Saturday's Premiership match at Amkar Perm to give some rest to the team's top leaders. "We need to win both of our remaining matches and we will do everything possible to achieve that goal." FC Krasnodar, who have assured themselves a top three finish this season, on Sunday face visitors Rostov, who also desperately need points to stay above the relegation zone. …

  • Klopp aims for Europe on his Dortmund home bow

    Klopp aims for Europe on his Dortmund home bow

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    Klopp aims for Europe on his Dortmund home bow

    Jurgen Klopp plans to bow out of his last Bundesliga home game as Borussia Dortmund coach with a win over Werder Bremen on Saturday to help their Europa League bid. After two German league titles and a Champions League final appearance in the last seven years, Klopp leads out Borussia for the last time at Dortmund's Westfalenstadion and wants a top performance. "I hope that we will manage to put on a really good 'Dortmund' display and run a real full-throttle event", enthused Klopp, who will …

  • Monaco lead three-way Champions League chase

    Monaco lead three-way Champions League chase

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    Monaco lead three-way Champions League chase

    Monaco can clinch an immediate return to the Champions League with a win at Lorient on Saturday, but Marseille and Saint-Etienne can pip them to the post on the final day of the season. Paris Saint-Germain clinched the title last weekend, while Lyon were confirmed as runners- up, but third place in Ligue 1 gives access to the final Champions League qualifying round in August. Worthy but unexpected quarter-finalists in the Champions League this season, third-placed Monaco have 68 points, just …