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Jurgen Klopp plays down Liverpool fatigue concerns ahead of season run-in

The Merseyside club, who clinched a Champions League semi-final spot after beating Porto on Wednesday, continue their tussle with Manchester City for the top-flight title when they travel to Cardiff City on Sunday.

Massimiliano Allegri does not want Juventus celebrations diluted

Juventus must not let Tuesday's Champions League exit spoil their celebrations if they win the Serie A title on Saturday, coach Massimiliano Allegri said.

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer shifts focus to crucial week as Manchester United chase top four

Following their Champions League elimination, Manchester United must think about nothing else but a potentially season-defining week as the Premier League club looks to secure a top four finish, manager Ole Gunnar Solskjaer has said.

James Milner counts on Liverpool’s style of play to beat Barcelona

Liverpool, who comfortably eased past Porto to reach the semi-finals, will travel to the Nou Camp for the first leg on May 1 with the return leg at Anfield a week later on May 7.

Liverpool match Barcelona’s ticket price to subsidise own fans

Liverpool have taken a cue from Manchester United and hiked prices for away supporters when they host Barcelona in the Champions League semi-finals to subsidise tickets for own fans travelling to the Nou Camp.

FIFA backs English players’ social media boycott over racism

FIFA said that it was listening to the concerns of players and supporting their decision to put pressure on social media companies to take stronger action against racism by not posting for a day.

Diego Costa refuses to train after Atletico Madrid fine him for verbal outburst: Report

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa refused to train on Thursday after being told that his club was to fine him for a verbal outburst in a recent defeat by Barcelona, Spanish newspapers including AS, El Pais and Marca reported.

Europa League: Arsenal, Chelsea advance to semifinals after easy wins

Chelsea scored three early goals before surviving a second-half scare to advance to the semifinals of the Europa League on Thursday with a 4-3 home win over Slavia Prague, and Arsenal beat Napoli 1-0 to make the last four.

Questions asked after PSG fluffs three attempts to win title

PSG has drawn once and lost twice, and let in their most goals over a three-game spell in more than 30 years.

Diego Costa refuses to train after Atletico Madrid fine him for verbal outburst: Spanish media

Diego Costa has been banned for eight La Liga games by the Spanish Football Federation for verbally abusing referee Jesus Gil Manzano when he was sent off during the 2-0 loss at Barcelona on April 6.

Juventus’ failure linked to Italy’s ‘catenaccio’ past

Juventus has come in for harsh criticism over their defensive play during a surprising elimination by a young and exciting Ajax squad in the Champions League this week.

Tottenham Hotspur still ‘living a dream’ after Manchester City win, says Mauricio Pochettino

Tottenham Hotspurs lost 4-3 in a classic encounter against City in Wednesday's quarter-final second leg, but went through on away goals after the tie finished 4-4 on aggregate.