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4 hrs ago | Goal.com

Bielsa the right man for Marseille, says Anigo

The interim coach says the Argentine has the charisma needed to coach the Ligue 1 side and is sure he will take over the team for next season Marseille interim coach Jose Anigo is confident that Marcelo Bielsa will agree to take charge of the Ligue 1 club, adding he is the right man for the job.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Star Online

Battered Barca in La Liga last-chance saloon

Barcelona's defeat in the King's Cup final means La Liga is their only chance of major silverware and anything other than a home win against Athletic Bilbao on Sunday would almost certainly end their dwindling title hopes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, World Soccer, More Sports, Real Madrid, Iker Casillas, Jordi Alba, Valencia

Daily Mail

David Moyes considering going back in for Bilbao midfielder Ander Herrera

The Manchester United manager, who was at Benfica versus Porto on Wednesday night, has asked scouts to compile further information on Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus and Southampton's Luke Shaw with both showing an inclination to join United in the coming months if the right deal can be struck.

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Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Soccer Players, Tom Cleverley, Danny Welbeck, Manchester United, Ashley Young

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Atletico faces Elche in 1st of 5 'finals'

Real Madrid will get a rest to prepare for Bayern Munich in the Champions League after beating Barcelona 2-1 to win the Copa del Rey thanks to Gareth Bale's late goal on Wednesday, and won't play Valladolid until May 7. Barcelona can provisionally overtake Madrid with a win over fourth-place Athletic Bilbao on Sunday as it looks to salvage its ... (more)

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Goal.com

Llorente and Tevez not giving up on World Cup dream

The former Athletic Bilbao star has fallen out of favour with Spain coach Vicente del Bosque, while his Juventus colleague has never been picked by Argentina's Alejandro Sabella Fernando Llorente says that he and Juventus team-mate Carlos Tevez have not yet given up hope on playing in this summer's World Cup .

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

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Pinch-hitter John Jaso came through with a two-run homer off closer Ernesto Frieri in the ninth inning, sending the Oakland Athletics to a 3-2 victory over the Los Angeles Angels The Washington Wizards downed an undermanned Miami Heat 114-93 to hand the Indiana Pacers the top seed in the NBA Eastern Conference.

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Goal.com

Marseille waiting on Bielsa decision

The president of the Ligue 1 club has admitted the former Athletic Bilbao coach is yet to respond to their offer to take charge Marcelo Bielsa is still in pole position to become coach of Marseille despite failing to meet Tuesday's deadline to accept the role.

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Washington Times

Barcelona faces Ronaldo-less Madrid in Copa final

Out of the Champions League and stumbling in Spain, Barcelona faces Real Madrid in the Copa del Rey final in likely its best chance to win some silverware this season.

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SurInEnglish.com

Athletic sweep aside Malaga

Going into the match Malaga had won their last three away games. However, they crumbled against an efficient and relentless Athletic Bilbao who boosted their hopes of Champions League qualification in last night's match.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Weligton, Juanmi, World Soccer, More Sports, Ander Herrera, Muniain

Goal.com

Udinese win decisive in Scudetto race, says Llorente

The Spaniard was delighted to restore his side's eight-point lead at the top of Serie A after scoring the second goal in the 2-0 victory at Stadio Friuli Juventus striker Fernando Llorente has hailed his side's 2-0 win over Udinese on Monday as "decisive" in the Serie A title race.

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Mon Apr 14, 2014

NewsOK.com

Aduriz nets 2, Bilbao beats Malaga 3-0 to stay 4th

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain's final Champions League berth.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Markel Susaeta, Aritz Aduriz

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Anchorage Daily News

Sevilla wins 2-0 at Betis to stay in CL hunt

Sevilla's victory at Benito Villamarin Stadium moved it to within three points of fourth-placed Athletic Bilbao before the Basque side hosts Malaga on Monday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jose Antonio Reyes, World Soccer, More Sports, Sevilla, Real Betis, Adan

Sat Apr 12, 2014

Ananova

Anigo focused on Marseille

Marseille interim manager Jose Anigo has insisted that he is not worried about the presence of Marcelo Bielsa at his side's game on Friday.

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Thu Apr 10, 2014

Football.co.uk

Manchester United target Kroos may fly the Coop

It's no secret that since the retirement of Paul Scholes , Manchester United have been desperate to acquire a central midfield player who can score goals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paul Scholes, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Ander Herrera, Bayern Munich, Toni Kroos

Tue Apr 08, 2014

Buenos Aires Herald

Tottenham beats Sunderland 5-1

Christian Eriksen scored one goal and set up two more as Tottenham recovered from an early defensive howler to rout Sunderland 5-1, leaving the visitors rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lee Cattermole, Harry Kane, Emmanuel Adebayor, World Soccer, More Sports, Tottenham, Sunderland

Mon Apr 07, 2014

SFGate

Bilbao wins 2-1 at Levante to stay 4th in Spain

Striker Aritz Aduriz scored two goals to help Athletic Bilbao win 2-1 at Levante on Monday, strengthening the Basque side's hold on fourth place in the Spanish league.

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NewsOK.com

Bilbao wins 2-1 at Levante to stay 4th in Spain

Striker Aritz Aduriz scored two goals to help Athletic Bilbao win 2-1 at Levante on Monday, strengthening the Basque side's hold on fourth place in the Spanish league.

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Rediff.com

Sports Shorts: Emotional Pistorius takes stand at murder trial

He also apologised to the mother of Reeva Steenkamp in the public gallery, saying he fired four shots through a toilet door in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year in the belief that he was defending her from an intruder.

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Ledger-Enquirer.com

Bilbao wins 2-1 at Levante to stay 4th in Spain

Bilbao defender Mikel San Jose missed a chance to grab the lead in the 12th minute when he misfired a penalty after Juanfran Garcia fouled Iker Muniain.

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Rediff.com

Sports Shorts: Emotional Pistorius takes stand at murder trial

He also apologised to the mother of Reeva Steenkamp in the public gallery, saying he fired four shots through a toilet door in the early hours of Valentine's Day last year in the belief that he was defending her from an intruder.

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Related Topix: Sergio Garcia, Summer Olympic, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Espanyol Barcelona, Federico Fazio, Soccer Players, Ivan Rakitic, Sevilla

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