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Bayern fans unhappy with Champions League ticket prices

MUNICH (AP) – Bayern Munich fans were unhappy with the price of tickets for their team’s match at Anderlecht in the Champions League. The fans held banners during Wednesday’s game saying, “Are your necks not full? Is your greed now finally satisfied?” A Bayern fan group, Club Nr. 12, issued …

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Di Matteo ready for return to management

Roberto Di Matteo wants to return to club management and is open to a fresh challenge in Europe, the former Chelsea manager has said. The Italian won the Champions League with Chelsea in 2012 having also impressed in the Championship, leading West Bromwich Albion to top-flight promotion in 2010. The …

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Tottenham’s Vertonghen would not swap Kane for Ronaldo

Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen insists he would not swap striker Harry Kane for any player, not even Champions League record goalscorer Cristiano Ronaldo. Ronaldo netted his 111th goal in 144 games in the competition two weeks ago, converting the penalty in Real Madrid’s 1-1 draw with Tottenham in the …

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Mourinho has no idea when Pogba will be fit

Mourinho has no idea when Pogba will be fit

LONDON, Oct 20 (Reuters) – Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho said he has “no idea” when record signing Paul Pogba will be fit again after the French midfielder suffered a hamstring injury in a Champions League tie against Basel early in September. The 24-year-old, who cost 89 million pounds ($117.17 …

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Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barca stroll

Messi joins 100-goal club in Europe in Barca stroll

BARCELONA, Oct 18 (Reuters) – Lionel Messi scored his 100th goal in European competition as Barcelona moved close to qualifying for the Champions League knockout stages by outclassing Olympiakos 3-1 on Wednesday despite playing the entire second half with 10 men. Gerard Pique was sent off two minutes before halftime …

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