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Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

Lionel Messi loses appeal against 21-month prison sentence

Lionel Messi has failed in his appeal against his suspended 21-month prison sentence having been found guilty of tax fraud last year. 24 May 2017
Gerrard inspires Liverpool win over Sydney

Gerrard inspires Liverpool win over Sydney

A Steven Gerrard-inspired first half laid the platform for a comprehensive 3-0 win by Liverpool over Sydney FC in a friendly on Wednesday night in front of 72,892 fans. 24 May 2017
Sturridge hails ANZ atmosphere

Sturridge hails ANZ atmosphere

Liverpool striker Daniel Sturridge has hailed the atmosphere at ANZ Stadium after more than 72,000 fans turned out to see the Reds crush Sydney FC 3-0 on Wednesday night. 24 May 2017
'We couldn't get close to them'

'We couldn't get close to them'

Sydney FC striker Matt Simon says his side simply couldn’t get close to a “world class” Liverpool outfit in Wednesday’s 3-0 friendly loss at ANZ Stadium. 24 May 2017
Piatti completes permanent Espanyol switch

Piatti completes permanent Espanyol switch

Having enjoyed a productive season on loan, Pablo Piatti has signed a long-term deal with Espanyol. 24 May 2017
Final tough for homegrown United players after Manchester attack - Neville

Final tough for homegrown United players after Manchester attack - Neville

Former Manchester United defender Phil Neville thinks the club's homegrown stars will be particularly hard hit by the attack in the city. 24 May 2017
Diego Maradona mocked in South Korea U20 player's celebration

Diego Maradona mocked in South Korea U20 player's celebration

The Argentine legend got burned by forward Paik Seung-ho after acting dangerously overconfident when making the competition draw. 24 May 2017
Ferguson's 26-year Man Utd reign unmatchable - Wenger

Ferguson's 26-year Man Utd reign unmatchable - Wenger

Alex Ferguson's praise of Arsene Wenger has pleased the Arsenal boss, who cannot see himself matching his old rival's 26 years at one club. 24 May 2017
Venezuela U20 goalkeeper rubs salt into Vanuatu wounds by scoring penalty in thrashing

Venezuela U20 goalkeeper rubs salt into Vanuatu wounds by scoring penalty in thrashing

Ceni, Chilavert...Farinez?With Venezuela already 3-0 up against a demoralised Vanuatu, up stepped their goalkeeper to convert a fourth from the spot. 24 May 2017
Sanchez future completely Arsenal's decision - Wenger

Sanchez future completely Arsenal's decision - Wenger

Arsenal hold all the cards when it comes to Alexis Sanchez's future, according to manager Arsene Wenger. 24 May 2017
Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings rocks up to play in local 7-a-side match

Bournemouth's Tyrone Mings rocks up to play in local 7-a-side match

With the gruelling Premier League season now over, Mings still has a strong appetite for a bit of footy. 24 May 2017
Wenger confident Sanchez will be fit for FA Cup final as Gabriel is ruled out

Wenger confident Sanchez will be fit for FA Cup final as Gabriel is ruled out

Arsenal are hopeful Alexis Sanchez will be passed fit to take on Chelsea, although the news is not good in defence. 24 May 2017
Wenger doesn't know if FA Cup final is his last game at Arsenal

Wenger doesn't know if FA Cup final is his last game at Arsenal

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger refused to confirm whether the FA Cup final will be his last match in charge. 24 May 2017
Pique: I have spoken to Carvajal about Real Madrid chant

Pique: I have spoken to Carvajal about Real Madrid chant

Gerard Pique has responded after Real Madrid players used his name in a derogatory chant having won LaLiga. 24 May 2017
Ranieri 'stimulated' to return amid Crystal Palace and Watford rumours

Ranieri 'stimulated' to return amid Crystal Palace and Watford rumours

Crystal Palace and Watford are rumoured to be chasing Claudio Ranieri, who is eager to make his comeback after being sacked by Leicester. 24 May 2017
Liverpool confirms starting XI

Liverpool confirms starting XI

Liverpool legends Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher along with current stars Roberto Firmino and Daniel Sturridge have been named in the starting XI for tonight’s friendly against Sydney FC. 24 May 2017
Preview: Sydney FC v Liverpool

Preview: Sydney FC v Liverpool

Wednesday night will be a celebration as Liverpool return to Oz to face recently crowned champions of the A-League, Sydney FC, in a high-profile friendly at the 82,000-seat ANZ Stadium in Sydney. 24 May 2017
Dele Alli: Tottenham do not need to spend if we keep stars

Dele Alli: Tottenham do not need to spend if we keep stars

Tottenham should not worry about being outspent by their Premier League rivals, insists attacking midfielder Dele Alli. 24 May 2017
Eriksson: Terry won't have a problem finding new club after Chelsea exit

Eriksson: Terry won't have a problem finding new club after Chelsea exit

Former England manager Sven-Goran Eriksson reflected on John Terry's Chelsea career in an interview with Omnisport. 24 May 2017
Copa Libertadores Review: Lanus advance to last 16 as Chapecoense are docked points

Copa Libertadores Review: Lanus advance to last 16 as Chapecoense are docked points

Lanus and Nacional advanced, while Chapecoense had to settle for a spot in the Copa Sudamericana. 24 May 2017
Montpellier appoint Der Zakaria as coach

Montpellier appoint Der Zakaria as coach

Michel Der Zakarian, 54, arrives from Ligue 2 outfit Reims as a replacement for Jean-Louis Gasset. 24 May 2017