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Barcelona beaten 3-2 by Valencia in rare home loss

Valencia inflicts Barcelona's first league loss at the Camp Nou since April 2012.

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Valencia stay on track for top-three spot

Madrid Valencia, Atletico Madrid and Athletic Bilbao all collected wins in La Liga on Sunday, providing crucial boosts ahead of their Europa League semi-finals involvement on Thursday.

Emery staying on as Valencia coach

Valencia's new sporting director Xabier Azkargorta says Unai Emery will remain as the Spanish club's coach.

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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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Martino future uncertain after latest Barca failure

Iain Rogers The future of Barcelona coach Gerardo Martino was uncertain on Saturday after a 2-2 home draw with lowly Getafe all but ended the club's bid for a fifth La Liga title in six years.

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Real Madrid held but Atletico beaten in La Liga

Cristiano Ronaldo passes the ball to Sergio Ramos, setting up Real's equaliser

Real Madrid's La Liga title hopes have suffered a huge blow with a 2-2 draw at home to Valencia.

Cristiano Ronaldo's stunning goal keeps Real Madrid's title hopes alive

Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo.

A stunning backheel goal by Cristiano Ronaldo has kept Real Madrid's faint hopes of winning the treble this season.

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Hurt Cristiano Ronaldo back at Real Madrid training

World player of the year Cristiano Ronaldo took part in training with his Real Madrid teammates on Thursday morning despite having being forced off with an injury early in his side's 1-1 draw at...

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La Liga goes down to the wire after leaders held

Atletico Madrid's supporters celebrate after their team scored against Malaga CF.

Atletico Madrid and Barcelona will play a La Liga title decider at the Nou Camp stadium next weekend after the front runners drew on Sunday to set up one of the most dramatic finishes in Spain's top...

La Liga set for thrilling showdown

Barcelona's Neymar, Dani Alves and Adriano attend a training session at Joan Gamper training camp on Friday.

Iain Rogers MADRID, La Liga is set for one of its most thrilling finishes when Barcelona host leaders Atletico Madrid in a winner-takes-all showdown at the Nou Camp on the final day of the campaign on Saturday.

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Atletico Madrid wins La Liga title after draw at Barcelona

Coach Diego Simeone and the Ateletico players celebrate post-match.

Atletico Madrid ends decade-long dominance of Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid by clinching a first La Liga title for 18 years.

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Fiery Portugal striker Quaresma misses out again

Portugal, 2012.

Fiery striker Ricardo Quaresma missed out again as Portugal named their final 23-man squad for the World Cup on Monday.

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Atletico Madrid bid to outwit Real Madrid in Champions League final

A Real Madrid supporter poses with the men's UEFA Champions League trophy at Terreiro do Paco square in Lisbon on Thursday.

Atletico Madrid has a chance in Saturday's Champions League final not only to claim its debut European crown, but to deny its loathed and vastly wealthier neighbours Real Madrid a record-extending...

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Arturo Vidal makes Chile's World Cup squad

Juventus midfielder Arturo Vidal, recovering from right knee surgery, named in Chile coach Jorge Sampaoli's 23-player World Cup squad.

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Blue Moon over Melbourne as City move ticks boxes

Next season, both the players and supporters of the former Melbourne Heart vwill be sporting different colours.

Michael Lynch There will, doubtless, be some disgruntled Melbourne Heart fans who will still be dismayed that the club has changed its name to Melbourne City and changed its first team strip to predominantly white...

Ronaldo strikes twice as Real Madrid chase Atletico

Tim Hanlon Real Madrid's rampant Cristiano Ronaldo looked to be back at his best as he scored at the start of each half to set up a 4-0 victory over lowly Osasuna and put the pressure back on La Liga leaders...

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Juventus win to keep Roma at bay in Serie A title race

Juventus forward Carlos Tevez, of Argentina, celebrates after scoring  during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Torino at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Massimo Pinca)

Carlos Tevez struck his 14th league goal of the campaign to secure a 1-0 derby win over Torino and help Juventus restore their nine-point lead over second-placed Roma on Sunday.

Socceroos v Ecuador 2014: International Friendly

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Socceroos' heartbreak as Ecuador snare last-minute winner

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Dominic Bossi Australia's preparations for the 2014 World Cup have been dealt a blow after slumping to a morale sapping 4-3 loss to Ecuador following a 92nd minute winner by Edison Mendez.

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