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  • Drogba may join Lampard and Gerrard in U.S

    Drogba may join Lampard and Gerrard in U.S

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    Drogba may join Lampard and Gerrard in U.S

    Didier Drogba will not play for another English team when he leaves Chelsea and may follow Frank Lampard and Steven Gerrard by ending his career in the United States. The 37-year-old former Ivory Coast forward played his final game for Chelsea when the Premier League champions beat Sunderland 3-1 at Stamford Bridge on Sunday. "There are some really fantastic teams in the Premier League but my love for this club...I can't share it with another English team," he told the Daily Telegraph on …

  • Galatasaray win 20th Turkish title as seven-man Fenerbahce draw

    Galatasaray win 20th Turkish title as seven-man Fenerbahce draw

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    Galatasaray win 20th Turkish title as seven-man Fenerbahce draw

    Galatasaray were crowned champions of Turkey's top flight for a record 20th time on Monday, after perennial Istanbul rivals Fenerbahce had four men sent off in a 2-2 draw at Basaksehir. With one round of games remaining, Fenerbahce needed nothing less than a win against Basaksehir, a fast-growing Istanbul side run by the municipality, to keep any Super Lig title hopes alive. Diego of Brazil struck back for Fenerbahce after 80 minutes and Pierre Webo of Cameroon added another on 88 minutes, …

  • Arsenal's Welbeck to miss Cup final

    Arsenal's Welbeck to miss Cup final

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    Arsenal's Welbeck to miss Cup final

    Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says striker Danny Welbeck is set to miss the FA Cup final against Aston Villa on Saturday. Wenger confirmed Welbeck's knee problem is likely to rule him out next weekend and could put a question mark over whether the striker will be fit for England's upcoming friendly against the Republic of Ireland in Dublin and the Euro 2016 qualifier away to Slovenia. Asked if he thought the 24-year-old former Manchester United player could be fit for the final, Wenger said: …

  • Lampard can't wait to sample New York life

    Lampard can't wait to sample New York life

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    Lampard can't wait to sample New York life

    Frank Lampard can't wait to start his new life in New York after ending his glittering Premier League career in typically stylish fashion. Lampard said farewell to English football with the opening goal for Manchester City in their 2-0 win over Southampton at Eastlands on Sunday before his departure was acknowledged with a presentation after the match. It was Lampard's 259th goal in 882 club matches and the perfect send-off as the former Chelsea and England midfielder prepares to join Major …

  • Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

    Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

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    Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

    Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the popular Italian paid for a disappointing season without a major trophy. Ancelotti, 55, had lead Real to their 10th elite European title last season but was sacked after the club finished runners-up to Barcelona in La Liga and lost to Juventus in the semi-finals of this year's Champions League. Club president Florentino Perez told a news conference at the club's Santiago Bernabeu stadium that the services of the former AC Milan, …