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Why did Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde?

Why did Barcelona sack Ernesto Valverde?

Reigning league champion, currently top of La Liga and through to the next round of the Champions League — so why did Barcelona sack its coach Ernesto Valverde? For most clubs, winning successive league titles, progressing to the knockout stages of this season’s Champions League as group winner and being captained by Lionel Messi, one…MORE

Relentless Liverpool on course for record-breaking season

Relentless Liverpool on course for record-breaking season

Nobody at Liverpool dares talk about winning the Premier League. After 30 years without winning English football’s top-flight title, there’s a sense that careless words might jinx a potentially history-making season that — so far — has been almost perfect. Liverpool has twice won the Champions League since 1990, but that league title has proved…MORE

Sergio Aguero hits scoring landmark as merciless Manchester City thrash Aston Villa

Sergio Aguero hits scoring landmark as merciless Manchester City thrash Aston Villa

Is Sergio Aguero now the finest international goalscorer to ever grace the English Premier League? The Manchester City goal machine scored a hat-trick against Aston Villa, Sunday, to eclipse Thierry Henry as the division’s top international goalscorer. Aguero, from Argentina, now has an incredible 177 goals, two more than French Arsenal legend Henry and 33…MORE

Novak Djokovic leads Serbia to title at first-ever ATP Cup

Novak Djokovic leads Serbia to title at first-ever ATP Cup

A man who has won 16 Grand Slam titles has banked plenty of magic moments. But Novak Djokovic says his latest victory, at the first-ever ATP Cup finals, is one of the sweetest of his career. The 32-year-old led Serbia to the title in Sydney, Australia — first by beating old adversary Rafael Nadal and…MORE