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  • Juventus seeks 1st European title since scandal

    When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the once dominant Turin club in the final four of a European competition since finishing runner-up in the 2003 Champions League. After the 2006 Italian match-fixing scandal…

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    • Ranking World Football's Top 30 Kits

      Having come into the season as champions, Flu only narrowly avoided relegation to Serie B thanks to a Superior Court of Sporting Justice ruling after a disastrous season featuring two managerial sackings. The Hornets won't be sporting a kit in the Premier League next season, though, as they…

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        • Mascherano, Busquets back for Barca

          Barcelona's defensive injury issues are showing signs of easing with Javier Mascherano and Sergio Busquets both returning to full training ahead Sunday’s La Liga trip to Villarreal.

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          • La Liga, Round 35 preview: Athletic Bilbao faces Sevilla with fourth place on the line

            Athletic Bilbao and Sevilla will play for fourth place, while Atlético Madrid look to continue their title march, and Real Betis could find themselves relegated. Athletic are currently three points ahead of Sevilla for the final Champions League spot, and this match could very well be a decider. A…

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            • Atletico changes focus to Spanish title race

              MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid's attention will return to domestic affairs, as it looks to defend its lead at the top of La Liga, with the club closing in on its first league title in 18 years.

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              • FIFA suspends Barcelona transfer ban during appeal

                FC Barcelona's Alexis Sanchez, from Chile, left, duels for the ball against Athletic Bilbao's Ander Iturraspe during a Spanish La Liga soccer match at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Sunday, April 20, 2014. ZURICH (AP) — Barcelona was cleared Wednesday to sign new players during the…

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                • Sevilla-Valencia: Full Europa League Preview

                  One of this season’s Europa League semi-finals will be rife with Spanish flair, as Sevilla and Valencia lock horns, with both aiming to progress to the final at the Juventus Stadium on 14 May 2014. The first leg of the tie will see Sevilla boss Unai Emery welcome his old club, Valencia, to the…

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                  • Barca summer transfer ban lifted

                    Barcelona transfer ban suspended ESPN FC: Barcelona's transfer ban lifted ESPN FC's Gab Marcotti gives his take on Barcelona's transfer ban being lifted.Tags: Barcelona, La LigaESPN FC: Barcelona's transfer ban lifted

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                      • UEFA Europa League 2014: Semifinals get underway with Benfica hosting Juventus

                        Juventus were probably aiming at a Champions League semifinal appearance when this season started, but given that the Europa League final is at their home stadium, they've decided to take Europe's secondary competition seriously. They have run into a difficult opponent, Portuguese Liga champions…

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                        • Full Europa League Preview Info

                          The first legs of the 2013-14 Europa League semi-finals are about to kick off, as Thursday night will see Benfica host Italian powerhouse Juventus while Sevilla and Valencia will square off in an all-Spanish affair. The winners of the previous two editions, Chelsea and Atletico Madrid, both still…

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