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Valencia claims Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia claims Champions League place, Eibar, Almeria relegated

Valencia sealed their place in next season’s Champions League as Eibar and Almeria were relegated on a dramatic final day of the La Liga season. Deportivo La Coruna came back from 2-0 down away at champions Barcelona to spoil a homage to Xavi Hernandez at [...]

Olympiakos win 27th Greek Cup

Olympiakos

 Goals from Argentine duo Franco Jara and Alejandro Dominguez and another from Greek international Kostas Fortounis lifted Olympiakos to a 3-1 victory over Xanthi in the Greek Cup final on Saturday at the Athens Olympic Stadium. It was the 27th cup triumph for the Piraeus [...]

Relegation, Europe to play for on La Liga final day

Sevilla’s French forward Kevin Gameiro (second right) and Sevilla’s midfielder Denis Suarez (left) vie with Almeria’s defender Mauro Javier dos Santos

Almeria, Deportivo la Coruna, Eibar and Granada will fight it out to avoid the two remaining relegation places when the Spanish league season comes to a close on Saturday. The makeup of Spain’s representatives in next season’s Champions League will also be decided with Valencia [...]

Chelsea’s Hazard tops Belgium Euro bill

Chelsea’s Eden Hazard celebrates after scoring during the Premier League match against Crystal Palace at Stanford Bridge in London on May 3

Belgium named its squad for the Euro 2016 qualifier with Wales and a friendly with tournament hosts France on Friday, with Chelsea’s Premier League player of the year Eden Hazard at the heart of Marc Wilmots’ group. Belgium however left Manchester City’s defensive rock Vincent [...]


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