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Paris Saint-Germain have promised fundraising initiatives to aid the restoration of Notre Dame cathedral following Monday's fire. Ligue 1 leaders PSG have pledged to support both the restoration efforts and the emergency services who battled to extinguish the fire and also ensure a number of valuable artefacts could be saved. "In the aftermath of the fire that ravaged part of the Notre Dame de Paris Cathedral, Paris Saint-Germain shares the immense emotion of all Parisians, the French people and those around the world who have been shocked and saddened by this disaster," the club said in a statement on Tuesday....

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The Juve coach is gracious in defeat after Ajax knock them out of the Champions League

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The United defender was targeted with vile racist abuse after Tuesday's 3-0 defeat in Barcelona by Twitter accounts that appeared to be managed by supporters of the Premier League club

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Mauricio Pochettino revealed his greatest joy as a coach was helping Espanyol avoid relegation, not Tottenham’s incredible win over Manchester City. Pochettino guided Spurs into the Champions League semi-finals after a remarkable second leg against City on Wednesday. While his side were beaten 4-3, they advanced on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate draw. However, […]

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Oumar Niasse has confirmed that his Everton future will be determined at the end of the season. The Senegal striker is currently on loan at Cardiff City, having moved to the side during the January transfer period after being deemed surplus to requirements at his parent club. Since arriving from Spartak Moscow in 2016, Niasse has been bereft of chances to prove his worth at Goodison Park under several managers. Prior to his second loan spell from Everton, Richarlison, Dominic Calvert-Lewin and Cenk Tosun were preferred attacking options, and he was only afforded 58 Premier League minutes this season. With his...

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Pep Guardiola praises Manchester City's fans for their support after their UCL exit

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Robert Snodgrass has been given a one-match ban and fined £30,000 for misconduct towards UK anti-doping officials. The West Ham midfielder was charged by the Football Association (FA) in March for allegedly using "abusive and/or insulting and/or improper" language towards the officials when they visited the Hammers' training ground on February 6. Snodgrass has made 30 appearances for West Ham this season, scoring twice.

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First responders have identified an air bell in the cave that has enough oxygen for at least a day; they hope the man is awaiting rescue there.

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Dele Alli faces a late fitness test ahead of Tottenham's Champions League quarter-final second leg against Manchester City, although Harry Winks will miss out. Alli suffered a broken hand during last week's first leg at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, which Spurs won 1-0 thanks to Son Heung-min's 78th-minute strike. The England international sat out the 4-0 weekend win over Huddersfield but has not been ruled out entirely, while Erik Lamela will also be checked after returning to training following a hamstring injury.

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Raheem Sterling and Fernandinho made their thoughts on Manchester City's Champions League exit very clear, as they stormed past the waiting media after the match.

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Major League Soccer: In-Beom Hwang (27') Vancouver Whitecaps 1-0 LAFC

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The transfer window for Europe's biggest clubs is closed, but you can click here to review all the deals. Transfer Talk will continue to scour the world's media and set correspondents loose to see what's on the agenda for the summer.

Tottenham plotting Gomez signing ...
Celta Vigo striker Maxi Gomez could be on his way to Champions League semifinalists Tottenham Hotspur this summer, according to The Mirror. 
Gomez would cost the North London club around £22 million and could serve as...

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After an astonishing encounter at the Etihad Stadium, Tottenham Hotspur reached the semifinals of the Champions League on away goals following a 4-3 defeat to Manchester City on Wednesday.
Spurs, who won the first leg 1-0 and progressed after the tie finished 4-4 on aggregate, will play Ajax Amsterdam for a place in the final against Liverpool or Barcelona after one of the most remarkable matches in the competition's history.
Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino predicted the meeting with the exciting...

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Tottenham advanced to the Champions League semifinals courtesy of an added-time VAR decision while Liverpool marched past Porto.

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ESPN FC's Craig Burley believes Tottenham and Ajax will be the tie of the round, after both sides reached the semifinals in dramatic fashion.

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A resurgent Mohamed Salah scored one and set up another to inspire a clinical Liverpool to a 4-1 win at Porto in their Champions League quarterfinal second leg on Wednesday that teed up a last-four clash with Barcelona.
The Reds, who eased through 6-1 on aggregate, held off Porto in the early stages before Salah and Sadio Mane combined for the Senegalese to put them ahead with their first shot on target following a VAR review.
Egypt striker Salah doubled the tally after the break and goals from Roberto...

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The ESPN FC panel say Lionel Messi alone makes Barcelona favourites over Liverpool. Are the Reds good enough to stop him?

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The FC panel credit Mauricio Pochettino and his Tottenham side for the way they handled adversity in the second leg against Manchester City.

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With Pep Guardiola once again crashing out of the Champions League, the FC panel confront the question of whether or not the City manager is overrated.

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Chelsea could reportedly sanction the permanent sales of Tiemoue Bakayoko and Emerson Palmieri to AC Milan during this summer's transfer window.

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Chelsea striker Olivier Giroud has demanded an important role with the west London club next season or else he could pursue a fresh challenge away from the club.

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Arsenal are reportedly said to hold the edge over Manchester United in the race to sign Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona at the end of the season.

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Manchester United are understood to be monitoring the proceedings of Benfica's Joao Felix ahead of a potential move for his signature in the summer.

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Manchester United have reportedly entered the race to sign Christian Eriksen from Premier League rivals Tottenham Hotspur at the end of the season.

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Chelsea are reportedly keeping a close eye on the proceedings of Ajax winger Hakim Ziyech ahead of a potential move for his signature in the summer.

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Arsenal make the trip to Naples for the second leg of their Europa League quarter-final tie against Napoli. The Gunners hold a 2-0 advantage from the first leg at the Emirates but they still face a testing challenge, considering their woes on the road this term.

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Arsenal's on-loan midfielder Denis Suarez is likely to leave parent club Barcelona at the end of this season, however it is expected that the Gunners will not make a permanent transfer for the playmaker. Suarez instead could move to Serie A, with Arsenal's Europa League quarter final rivals Napoli said to be interested in a permanent deal.

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France and Bayern Munich legend Franck Ribery will reportedly move to Qatar at the end of the season when his contract with the Bundesliga giants expires. The winger, 36, had been expected to hang up his boots at the end of this season, but it appears Ribery wants to move to the Middle East instead.

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Arsenal are reportedly regarded as the favourites to acquire the signature of Samuel Umtiti from Barcelona at the end of the campaign.

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It was billed as the title decider, but Atlético Madrid were no match for the league leaders in a race now all but ended

It was half past 10 on 6 April, still six weeks and seven matches from the end of the season, when Barcelona’s fans started to sing about being champions and no one thought it particularly presumptuous. A minute earlier, Luis Suárez had scored the first, skidded on his knees across the grass waving his shirt around his wrist and was engulfed by his teammates, just lying there when he was at last let loose, taking it all in, top held in his outstretched hand. Now, 90 seconds later, a sudden snap of Leo Messi’s ankle and they’d scored again, which was when “campeones, oé, oé, oé” ran round the Camp Nou: 2-0, game over. League over, too.

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Our resident cartoonist on the FA Cup semi-finals, rising levels of anxiety and introducing El Gran Hubristo

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From the majesty of Atkinson’s cup specialists to the might of Cruyff’s dream team, six epic battles between these Euro giants

Sir Matt Busby and Sir Alex Ferguson brought glory and trophies to Manchester United on an industrial scale, yet they never had an Old Trafford European night such as this. Ron Atkinson’s cup specialists overcame a 2-0 first-leg deficit to overwhelm a Barcelona side that included Diego Maradona and Bernd Schuster. United’s three goals, two from Bryan Robson and one from Frank Stapleton, were scored from a combined distance of around six yards, an apt reflection of a night on which they stormed the Barcelona goal like it was a medieval fortress. Barcelona, used to a slower pace domestically, simply could not cope with United’s top-gear football.

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Your weekend roundup of the best photography from the FA Cup and England’s top flight

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• Liverpool manager says return to last four is big statement
• ‘I’m really proud of the boys, it’s brilliant what they did’

Jürgen Klopp said Liverpool had made a big statement on the European stage by reaching the Champions League semi-finals for a second year in a row. “That is really something crazy,” Klopp said after his team’s ultimately convincing quarter-final defeat of Porto.

Liverpool will face the Spanish champions-elect Barcelona in the last four after recording a 4-1 second-leg win against Sérgio Conceição’s team. The match was more awkward than the final scoreline indicates, with Porto dominant until VAR overturned a decision to disallow Sadio Mané’s opening goal for offside. And Klopp believes another appearance in the semi-finals of Europe’s top club competition underlines the strides Liverpool have made in...

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• ‘Maybe from one angle Llorente’s goal is handball’
• Mauricio Pochettino insists Spurs can go all the way

Pep Guardiola rued the cruelty of VAR as Spurs ended Manchester City’s hopes of an unprecedented quadruple by eliminating them from the Champions League. The City manager was left to ponder what might have been after Fernando Llorente’s second-half goal stood after a review, while Raheem Sterling’s injury-time effort for the home side was ruled out.

While a buoyant Mauricio Pochettino said Spurs have the belief and class to become champions of Europe for the first time after knocking out City 4-4 on away goals, the substitute Llorente’s ultimately crucial goal went in via an elbow and hip, with the referee, Cuneyt Cakir, awarding the goal and VAR upholding his decision.

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Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp has said that the huge aggregate 6-1 scoreline against Porto over the two legs of their Champions League quarter-finals was a little unfair and that their opponents had made their lives very difficult in Portugal.

Though Liverpool are in contention for the Premier League and Champions League double, Klopp said that his focus now will solely be on their next opponent - Cardiff City - and that there are ‘so many jobs to do before we meet Barcelona’ on 30 April

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Kevin De Bruyne was outstanding for City but Son Heung-min ensured Harry Kane was not missed by Spurs

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Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino has said his side are capable of winning the Champions League after they booked a semi-final spot with a dramatic away goals victory at Manchester City.

Spurs lost an electric quarter-final second leg 4-3 on the night, but ended City's quadruple dream courtesy of Fernando Llorente's 73rd-minute goal which made it 4-4 on aggregate.

Manchester City boss Pep Guardiola, who saw his side's quadruple hopes crumble, has been a strong advocate of VAR in the past, but questioned Llorente's crucial third goal suggesting the striker may have handled the ball prior to it hitting his hip.

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Sadio Mane, Mohamed Salah and Roberto Firmino enjoyed themselves at the Estádio do Dragão for the second year in a row, as Liverpool booked a semi-final with Barcelona.

Related: Jürgen Klopp looks forward to ‘proper game’ with Barcelona in semi-finals

Related: Liverpool show resilience and sense of purpose while progressing in Porto

And that’s your lot. Liverpool were forced to battle...

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Mauricio Pochettino revealed his greatest joy as a coach was helping Espanyol avoid relegation, not Tottenham’s incredible win over Manchester City. Pochettino guided Spurs into the Champions League semi-finals after a remarkable second leg against City on Wednesday. While his side were beaten 4-3, they advanced on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate draw. However, […]

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Son Heung-min said Tottenham are not finished after their dramatic Champions League quarter-final triumph over Manchester City. Despite losing 4-3 at the Etihad Stadium in the second leg, Tottenham reached the semi-finals 4-4 courtesy of the away-goals rule on Wednesday. VAR was at the forefront of the drama in Manchester, where Fernando Llorente’s crucial 73rd-minute […]

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Mauricio Pochettino saluted his Tottenham “heroes” after they plotted an improbable path to the semi-finals of the Champions League at Manchester City’s expense. Spurs lost 4-3 at the Etihad Stadium on Wednesday amid an incredible evening of VAR-fuelled drama, as Fernando Llorente’s bundled 73rd-minute goal ensured a 4-4 aggregate scoreline and progress to face Ajax […]

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Thomas Tuchel slammed Paris Saint-Germain for producing “no performance” during a 3-2 loss to Nantes on Wednesday. PSG again failed to wrap up the Ligue 1 title after suffering a second straight loss, a Diego Carlos double lifting Nantes to an upset win. Kylian Mbappe was dropped for the encounter and PSG lost their third […]

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Christian Eriksen said he “must be one of the luckiest guys on the planet” as Tottenham reached the Champions League semi-finals after his mistake went unpunished thanks to VAR intervention. Tottenham lost 4-3 to Premier League champions Manchester City on Wednesday but Spurs still advanced 4-4 on away goals in a dramatic finale at the […]

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Olivier Giroud is not shying away from feeling “very frustrated” about playing back-up at Chelsea and demanded a more important role if he stays. Giroud arrived at Chelsea from Arsenal in January 2017, but he has since gone on to make just 13 Premier League starts for the Stamford Bridge club. He initially found himself […]

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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola remains a firm backer of VAR technology despite reservations over the validity of the decisive Fernando Llorente goal which dumped his team out of the Champions League. City won Wednesday’s thrilling encounter 4-3, but Llorente’s goal 17 minutes from time saw Spurs progress on away goals after a 4-4 aggregate […]

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The transfer market next season should have lots of quality players available, but teams looking for midfield depth could be particularly excited about names that could potentially be on the market this summer. Ivan Rakitic is rumoured to be on his way out of Barcelona. One of Toni Kroos / Luka Modric will definitively leave […]

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Raheem Sterling had scored an incredible hat-trick, Manchester City had got out of jail and Pep Guardiola could breathe again in the Champions League. But wait. VAR review. The technology Guardiola has relentlessly championed intervened to deny him a shot at immortality and history. A triumph for the ages chalked off by modernity and progress. […]

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Pep Guardiola lamented Manchester City’s “cruel” Champions League exit after an extraordinary loss to Tottenham on Wednesday. City claimed a 4-3 win at home in the second leg, but bowed out on the away-goals rule after the quarter-final tie finished locked at 4-4. Fernando Llorente’s 73rd-minute goal proved decisive, the strike confirmed by the VAR […]

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The semi-final ties for this season’s Champions League have been confirmed.

It has been a thrilling tournament so far this term and now just four teams remain ahead of the final in Madrid on June 1.

Barcelona outclassed Manchester United while Ajax stunned Juventus on Tuesday night to book their places in the semi-finals.

Who will win the Champions League this season?

Liverpool then saw off Porto and Tottenham stunned Manchester City to complete the line-up of sides left in Europe’s elite competition.

We will have a new champion this term after Real Madrid, who have won it three years running,...

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All three contenders for the Championship title have four games left as they push for a guaranteed spot in the Premier League next season.

Norwich have a four-point lead at the summit despite their draw at Wigan on Sunday.

Teemu Pukki salvaged a point for Norwich

And Leeds opened up a three-point lead on third-place Sheffield United following a...

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Rio Ferdinand has hailed Ajax skipper Matthijs de Ligt as ‘the best young defender on the planet’ following his outstanding display in their Champions League win over Juventus.

The 19-year-old scored his side’s second goal as the Dutch giants stunned Juventus in the last eight of the Champions League with a 3-2 aggregate victory.

Matthijs de Ligt produced a majestic display as Ajax shocked Juventus to advance to the last four of the Champions league

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Tottenham Hotspur go into the second leg of their Champions League quarter-final tie against Manchester City with a 1-0 lead.

Spurs are so used to their club finding ways to cock up in promising positions, so many, despite their excitement, are feeling a little pessimistic.

Heung-min Son is expected to be Tottenham’s main man until the end of the season

But it turns out they may not need...

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Barnsley have lodged a formal complaint to both the English Football League and the Football Association relating to an alleged incident involving Fleetwood manager Joey Barton.

Barton is said to have confronted Tykes boss Daniel Stendel in the tunnel following Saturday’s League One match, which ended in a 4-2 victory for the home side at Oakwell.

Barton is currently being investigated by police for his role in the incident

Footage appeared to show Barton being prevented from leaving Oakwell after the game, with...

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Leeds have been handed a huge boost in their bid to keep manager Marcelo Bielsa next season after the Argentine’s brother ruled out any potential departure.

The Whites are on the verge of ending their 15-year exile from the Premier League, with eccentric 63-year-old Bielsa guiding them to second in the Championship with four games left.

Bielsa looks set to stay at Leeds regardless of whether they go up or not

However, Bielsa’s future has been the subject of intense speculation – particularly if...

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Mauricio Pochettino has welcomed Ronaldinho’s backing for Spurs to win the Champions League.

The former Barcelona star raised a few eyebrows when he made the prediction last week, but Pochettino was in no mood to disagree with him.

Ronaldinho has backed Spurs to win the Champions League

“Why not?”, the Argentine said in his press conference ahead of Spurs’ trip to Manchester City on Wednesday evening. “He knows a lot about football and I am going to respect him.”

“In football, all can happen, like in life, you...

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David de Gea will not want to watch the Champions League highlights tonight.

The Man United shot-stopper has just made a shocking howler to gift Barcelona their second goal in their quarter-final second leg clash.

De Gea gifted Lionel Messi his second goal

Lionel Messi picked the ball up from around 25 yards and unleashed a tame effort on goal straight at De Gea.

It seemed a formality that a goalkeeper of the Spaniard’s quality could hold onto it, but he somehow managed to let the ball go through his body to gift the little Argentine his second goal of the game.

And it’s safe to say fans on...

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Sadio Mane has hinted he is ready to commit his long-term future to Liverpool, after insisting he wants to become a club legend.

The Senegal forward has been in devastating form for Jurgen Klopp’s title-chasing side this season, notching 21 goals in all competitions.

Sadio Mane has been in sensational form for Liverpool this season

The former Southampton man, who recently surpassed the 100 appearance mark for the Reds, says it is one of his ‘targets’ to cement himself...

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Barcelona delivered a masterclass at Camp Nou to breeze past Manchester United and progress to the Champions League semi-finals.

A brace from Lionel Messi and a trademark Philippe Coutinho curler sealed a brilliant win for the Blaugrana in Catalonia.

Messi and Coutinho both scored as Barca breezed past United

And it’s safe to say the official Barca social media team are revelling in their victory.

They have just aimed a not-so-...