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Angry Benitez rants about leaving Chelsea

Worn down by constant criticism by fans, Rafael Benitez had a post-match outburst in which he said he would leave Chelsea at the end of the season.

Arsenal back to Champions League after recent loss

After one of its worst displays in years, Arsenal are hoping to get back on track against Schalke at their upcoming Champions League clash.

ICC launches probe after match-fixing allegations

The ICC has launched an "urgent investigation" after allegations were levelled by India TV that several umpires were willing to fix matches for money.

Fulham loss dampens Liverpool’s morale

Liverpool's 1-0 home loss to Fulham has done nothing to improve their morale ahead of their FA Cup final against Chelsea at the weekend.

Madrid, Chelsea hold advantage going into second leg

Real Madrid and Chelsea have recorded first leg away wins in their Champions League quarterfinal matches, giving themselves clear advantages.

Liverpool anxious for Suarez’s return

Liverpool is a team brimming with confidence ahead of the long-awaited return of Luis Suarez for Monday's match against Tottenham at Anfield.

Villa-Boas could face tough decisions at Chelsea

Should he become manager, Andre Villas-Boas will have to dismantle an aging squad while satisfying the sky-high demands of Chelsea's owner.

‘King Kenny’ appointed Liverpool manager

Kenny Dalglish signed a three-year contract as Liverpool manager on Thursday and vowed to bring the good times back to the fallen English giant.

Arsenal, Man City ease to wins in FA Cup

Arsenal routed Leyton Orient 5-0 in a fifth-round FA Cup replay and Manchester City eased past Aston Villa to make the quarter-finals on Wednesday.

Fulham miss late penalty in 0-0 draw at Chelsea

Petr Cech earned what could prove to be a valuable point for Chelsea, saving Clint Dempsey's last-minute penalty in a 0-0 draw with Fulham on Monday.

UK commentators embroiled in sexism row

Two of Britain's leading football commentators were taken off the air after making sexist remarks off-microphone about two female match officials.

Nasri wants France’s World Cup debacle forgotten

Samir Nasri wants France's "nightmare" World Cup campaign to be consigned to history as new coach Laurent Blanc looks to rebuild the team.

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