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  • Dazzling Arsenal raise Wenger's England stock

    Dazzling Arsenal raise Wenger's England stock

    Reuters
    Dazzling Arsenal raise Wenger's England stock

    By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - If he really wants the once-again vacant England job Arsene Wenger's Arsenal players provided the Frenchman the perfect showreel in a classy 2-0 defeat of FC Basel to move joint top of Champions League Group A on Wednesday. Sam Allardyce's self-inflicted demise after only 67-days in charge of the national team has inevitably given voice to those who say the FA should turn to Wenger -- an almost de-facto Englishman after 20 years in charge of Arsenal. …

  • Cavani double allows PSG to sink Ludogorets

    Cavani double allows PSG to sink Ludogorets

    Reuters
    Cavani double allows PSG to sink Ludogorets

    By Angel Krasimirov SOFIA (Reuters) - Edinson Cavani scored twice in the second half to give Paris St Germain a 3-1 Champions League Group A win over resilient Ludogorets on Wednesday at the ground where they made their European soccer debut 34 years ago. It was no more than PSG, who were beaten 1-0 at the Vasil Levski stadium by another Bulgarian side - Lokomotiv Sofia - in the now defunct Cup Winners Cup in 1982, deserved after dominating throughout with Cavani running the show. The …

  • Milik, Mertens star as Napoli outclass Benfica

    Milik, Mertens star as Napoli outclass Benfica

    AFP News
    Milik, Mertens star as Napoli outclass Benfica

    Arkadiusz Milik struck his third Champions League goal and Dries Mertens hit a brace as Napoli underlined their last 16 credentials with a 4-2 win against Benfica on Wednesday. Milik, signed as a replacement for Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain, headed a brace in a 2-1 come-from-behind win at Dinamo Kiev a fortnight ago to hand coach Maurizio Sarri his maiden win in the competition. An "emotional" Sarri had warned of the threat posed by the Portuguese champions in the build-up. …

  • Celtic are lucky to have Dembele - Rodgers

    Celtic are lucky to have Dembele - Rodgers

    Omnisport
    Celtic are lucky to have Dembele - Rodgers

    Brendan Rodgers described Moussa Dembele as "a huge talent" after the forward scored twice in a 3-3 draw with Manchester City. …

  • I'm completely focused on Arsenal, insists Wenger amid England talk

    I'm completely focused on Arsenal, insists Wenger amid England talk

    Omnisport
    I'm completely focused on Arsenal, insists Wenger amid England talk

    The Football Association are searching for a new England manager following Sam Allardyce's departure, but Arsene Wenger played down links. …