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Arsenal join Chelsea in Europa quarters, Inter go out

15 Mar 2019

LONDON Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang struck twice as his side beat Stade Rennes 3-0 to reach the Europa League quarter-finals and join Chelsea, who earlier on Thursday thrashed Dynamo Kiev 5-0 with a hat-trick from Oliver Giroud.

Soccer-Giroud hat-trick leads Chelsea into Europa quarters

14 Mar 2019

LONDON, March 14 A perfect hat-trick from Olivier Giroud helped Chelsea overcome Dynamo Kiev 5-0 and cruise into the Europa League quarter-finals on Thursday where they will be joined by Napoli and Valencia.

Brazil bring in Ajax winger Neres for injured Vinicius Jnr

08 Mar 2019

Brazil have drafted Ajax Amsterdam winger David Neres into their squad for the first time to replace the injured Vinicius Jnr, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday.

Chelsea too strong for Kiev, Arsenal slump at Rennes

07 Mar 2019

Chelsea outclassed Dynamo Kiev 3-0 in the first leg of their Europa League last-16 tie on Thursday but Arsenal face an uphill task to make the quarter-finals after slumping to a 3-1 defeat at French club Rennes.

Soccer-10-man Arsenal slump in Rennes, Sevilla held

07 Mar 2019

March 7 Arsenal took an early lead but a red card for Sokratis Papastathopoulos changed the game as the Gunners slumped to a 3-1 defeat at Rennes on a night of tightly-contested Europa League last-16 first-leg ties on Thursday.

Arsenal lose at BATE as Chelsea, Napoli and Inter win in Europa League

14 Feb 2019

Arsenal suffered a shock 1-0 defeat at BATE Borisov on a night forward Alexandre Lacazette will want to forget after being sent off late on, while Chelsea, Inter Milan and Napoli all won away in Europa League last 32 first-leg ties on Thursday.

Soccer-Arsenal lose at BATE as Inter, Sevilla and Benfica win in Europa League

14 Feb 2019

Feb 14 Arsenal suffered a 1-0 defeat at BATE Borisov on a night forward Alexandre Lacazette will want to forget after being sent off late on, while Inter Milan, Sevilla and Benfica won away in the first legs of the Europa League last 32 on Thursday.

Pele pays tribute to goalkeeping magic of 'blue phantom' Banks

12 Feb 2019

SAO PAULO Pele and Gordon Banks will forever be connected by the save of the century in Mexico in 1970, and the Brazilian legend explained exactly why on Tuesday as he paid tribute to a "fine human being" and "a goalkeeper with magic."

Soccer: Pele pays tribute to goalkeeping magic of 'blue phantom' Banks

12 Feb 2019

SAO PAULO Pele and Gordon Banks will forever be connected by the save of the century in Mexico in 1970, and the Brazilian legend explained exactly why on Tuesday as he paid tribute to a "fine human being" and "a goalkeeper with magic."

Soccer-Pele pays tribute to goalkeeping magic of 'blue phantom' Banks

12 Feb 2019

SAO PAULO, Feb 12 Pele and Gordon Banks will forever be connected by the save of the century in Mexico in 1970, and the Brazilian legend explained exactly why on Tuesday as he paid tribute to a "fine human being" and "a goalkeeper with magic."

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U.S. lawmakers await details of Mueller's Russia report

U.S. lawmakers waited on Sunday for details of a confidential report into a probe of Russian meddling in the 2016 election that has cast a pall over President Donald Trump's time in office and raised questions about possible collusion between the Republican's campaign and Moscow.