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  • Al Nasr, Seoul in control in Asian Champions League

    Al Nasr, Seoul in control in Asian Champions League

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    Al Nasr, Seoul in control in Asian Champions League

    FC Seoul took a grip of their AFC Champions League quarter-final after overcoming Shandong Luneng 3-1 in the first leg in the Korean capital on Wednesday. Goals from Park Chu-Young, Dejan Damjanovic and Brazilian top scorer Adriano gave them a deserved two-goal cushion to take to China for the second leg on September 14. Adriano was dropped to the bench after a recent form slump despite 11 Champions League goals this campaign. …

  • AFC Champions League: Damjanovic inspires Seoul, Wanderley puts Al Nasr in charge

    AFC Champions League: Damjanovic inspires Seoul, Wanderley puts Al Nasr in charge

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    AFC Champions League: Damjanovic inspires Seoul, Wanderley puts Al Nasr in charge

    Seoul and Al Nasr took charge of their AFC Champions League quarter-finals with respective 3-1 and 3-0 first-leg wins. …

  • Hart, Toure handed Man City starts

    Hart, Toure handed Man City starts

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    Hart, Toure handed Man City starts

    Goalkeeper Joe Hart and midfielder Yaya Toure both make their first competitive appearances of the season in Manchester City's Champions League play-off round, second leg against Steaua Bucharest on Wednesday. Both players have fallen out of favour since Pep Guardiola's appointment as manager during the close season and have been tipped to leave the club. Guardiola has benched 29-year-old England international Hart, citing concerns about his passing ability, and selected Argentine Willy …

  • Coleman slams Allardyce's Team GB bid

    Coleman slams Allardyce's Team GB bid

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    Coleman slams Allardyce's Team GB bid

    Wales manager Chris Coleman has slammed England boss Sam Allardyce's claim that a Team GB football team should play at future Olympics. Allardyce backed the return of a British Olympic football team after men's and women's sides were not entered at Rio 2016. Allardyce entered the debate after Team GB's record-breaking Olympic performance in Rio and said: "It's something we may look at in the future and try to compete in." But the Football Association of Wales remain opposed to the idea of a …

  • Cillessen returns for Ajax despite Barcelona talk

    Cillessen returns for Ajax despite Barcelona talk

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    Cillessen returns for Ajax despite Barcelona talk

    Barcelona target Jasper Cillessen has returned to Ajax's starting line-up to face Rostov, despite reports that he will move to Spain soon. …