LONDON - Hull City can win the FA Cup for the first time, Wigan Athletic can retain the trophy, Sheffield United can reach the final for the first time in 78 years while Arsenal can end a nine-year trophy drought.
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MUNICH, Germany - Thomas Mueller said Bayern Munich would dismiss all thoughts of club president Uli Hoeness, on trial for tax evasion, ahead of their Champions League last-16 second leg against Arsenal on Tuesday.
MADRID - Controlling the midfield will be crucial if Atletico Madrid are to protect their 1-0 advantage in Tuesday's Champions League last 16, second leg at home to AC Milan, coach Diego Simeone said on Monday.
- AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia has conceded that his team have no realistic chance of catching Serie A leaders Juventus following Sunday's 1-0 defeat at Napoli.
- Having seen his hopes of steering Tottenham Hotspur into the Champions League tempered by a thumping loss at leaders Chelsea, under pressure manager Tim Sherwood questioned the failure of his board to dispel rumours he is to be replaced.
LONDON/BERLIN - With the soccer World Cup only three months away, Adidas and Nike are squaring up for a marketing battle to match the fierce on-field rivalry of nations like Brazil and Argentina.
First Jacques Kallis retired. Then Graeme Smith called it quits. In between, South Africa lost a Test series against Australia, their first at home since the 2008-09 season. What stares the Proteas in the face now, however, is a far bigger challenge than just replacing two great cricketers.