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UEFA Cup rebranding may revive cashflow

European football clubs have been told the UEFA Cup will be rebranded to revive its fortunes and earn them more money.

Bayern wins at Anderlecht in UEFA Cup

Bayern Munich all but assured its place in the quarterfinals of the UEFA Cup on Thursday with a 5-0 win at Anderlecht, and Marseille and PSV Eindhoven also won.

Sevilla, Racing crash out of UEFA Cup

Two-time winners Sevilla and Racing Santander both crashed out of the UEFA Cup, while England's Tottenham Hotspur were among teams to advance to the last 32.

Bayern to continue foray in UEFA Cup

Bayern Munich is one of four German clubs aiming to take a step closer to the quarterfinals of the UEFA Cup on Thursday.

Cahill gets Everton through in UEFA Cup

By Krystyna Rudzki Tim Cahill fired the late winner to ensure Everton joined Atletico Madrid, Villarreal, Hamburger SV and FC Basel in advancing to the UEFA Cup's round-of-32.

Helsingborgs into last 32 of UEFA Cup

Swedish side Helsingborgs reached the last 32 of the UEFA Cup while Germany's SV Hamburg were among teams close to qualifying after clear victories.

Football

Benfica stun Spurs in Europa League

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Tim Sherwood's prospects of remaining in the Tottenham Hotspur manager's job long-term were not helped as his side lost 3-1 at home to Benfica in their Europa League last 16, first leg on Thursday.

Football

Brendan Rodgers urges Liverpool Kop to 'unleash' power on Man City

Brendan Rodgers

Chris Rodgers Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers could not have been more evocative in summing up the sense of destiny, history, and emotion at Anfield ahead of his club's most significant league game in 24 years.

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Brendan Rodgers urges Liverpool to unleash power on Man City

Chris Rodgers Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers could not have been more evocative in summing up the sense of destiny, history and emotion at Anfield ahead of his club's most significant league game in 24 years.

Soccer

Manchester United: The contenders

Jeremy Wilson The top three contenders for Old Trafford's hot seat

Soccer

Late Mbia strike lands Sevilla in Europa final

The winner: Stephane Mbia (C) heads the ball to score the decisive goal.

Sevilla snatched a last-gasp place in the Europa League final when a 94th-minute Stephane Mbia header put them through on away goals after their semi-final against Valencia ended 3-3 on aggregate on...

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Javier Zanetti ends an era with final San Siro appearance

Javier Zanetti.

Inter Milan defender given a rousing farewell by the club's appreciative supporters after the 40-year-old Argentine ended an era by playing his final match at the San Siro.

Football

World-class Wanderer Ante Covic's eyes firmly set on the ultimate prize

Who wants to be No.1: Wanderers keeper Ante Covic will have an important role to play in the grand final.

Sebastian Hassett For someone with almost two decades of experience between the posts of football clubs around the world, you’d have thought Ante Covic would have seen and done it all over and over again.

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Sevilla penalty win extends Benfica's miserable run

Sevilla beat Benfica 4-2 on penalties after a goalless draw to win the Europa League final on Wednesday, extending the Portuguese side's extraordinary run of defeats in European finals.

Football

Louis van Gaal named as Manchester United's new manager

Red Devils' new No.1: Louis van Gaal.

Dutchman Louis van Gaal was named as Manchester United's new manager, with Ryan Giggs as his assistant, as the Premier League club issued a statement confirming the worst-kept secret in the game on...

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Soccer

Ronaldo hopes to win Ballon d'Or

Cristiano Ronaldo is keen to end the years of domination by Lionel Messi.

Football

Brett Emerton calls time on a brilliant career

All over: Brett Emerton played 95 times for the Socceroos.

Sebastian Hassett Australia's third-most-capped Socceroo, Brett Emerton, will announce on Thursday morning that his 18-year professional career is over.

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Socceroos veteran Brett Emerton to retire from the game

Sebastian Hassett Third-most-capped Socceroo of all time set to announce his 18-year professional career is over.

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Melbourne Heart signs international defender

Patrick Kisnorbo

Michael Lynch Former Australian international defender Patrick Kisnorbo joins on a one-year deal.