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They chose a good time to deliver their best performance of the season and, in the process, they have opened up the Premier League title race with a level of expertise that makes it feel bewildering that they are so far back in Chelsea's wing-mirrors.
  • Jose Mourinho fears worst after Ibrahimovic and Rojo Injuries sour European win

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    United now lie fifth in the Premier League table, four points behind fourth-place Manchester City, with a game in hand. Mourinho, who earlier this season made an apparent criticism of Smalling's pain threshold, said: "We have Daley Blind , who has experience in the position, and I think it is time for Jones and Smalling to be courageous - to risk".
  • Ducks rest up and await winner of Oilers-Sharks

    Ducks rest up and await winner of Oilers-Sharks

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    Calgary has a trio of promising youngsters in the pipeline (Jon Gillies , David Rittich and Tyler Parsons ) and at some point, they will need to feed one of them into the lineup. Ducks D Sami Vatanen (upper body) participated in the morning skate and defender Cam Fowler (knee) skated by himself for the third time in as many days.
  • Birmingham City Appoint Harry Redknapp

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    Zola, sacked in his previous managerial job after just one season with Qatari side Al-Arabi, has also had spells in charge of West Ham , Serie A side Cagliari and Watford. Redknapp, who will be assisted by former Bristol City boss Steve Cotterill, has only been appointed until the end of the season. "I drove to London and had a 10-15 minute meeting with them and said "sure I'll come and do it".
  • Power line kills fans watching Man Utd v Anderlecht match in Nigeria

    Power line kills fans watching Man Utd v Anderlecht match in Nigeria

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    Seven people have died after a live electrical cable fell on a gathering of people watching a Manchester United match in southern Nigeria . Dozens more are feared injured after the wire crashed into the supporters during United's 2-1 win over Belgians Anderlecht in the Europa League.
  • Red Sox DH Ramirez exits with hamstring cramp

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    The Red Sox scored the decisive runs in the seventh, which started with the Rays leading 5-4. In case you haven't heard, the Red Sox are quite popular in Boston , especially on gameday in the neighborhood that surrounds historic Fenway Park.
  • Bulls, not Celtics, look like the No. 1 seed

    Bulls, not Celtics, look like the No. 1 seed

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    Butler contributed 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists, while Rondo chipped in 11 points and 14 assists. Wade and Jimmy Butler led six Bulls in double figures with 22 points apiece, while Robin Lopez had 18, Paul Zipser 16 off the bench and Nikola Mirotic 13.
  • Rashford steers Man United into Europa League semifinals

    Rashford steers Man United into Europa League semifinals

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    A wondrous victor from Marcus Rashford , deep into extra-time, finally saw off Anderlecht to cap a thrilling night at Old Trafford and send United into the Europa League semi-finals. United is without Juan Mata (groin), Chris Smalling (leg), and Phil Jones (toe) as the team struggles to cope with the demands of its packed schedule.
  • Anthony Martial must give me more like Marcus Rashford - Jose Mourinho

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    The same way I know what the players like, the players also know what I like. "The players have to come in my direction and that's the point". Marcus Rashford was Manchester United's hero with a dramatic extra-time victor that sealed a 3-2 aggregate victory over Anderlecht in the Europa League quarter-finals.
  • Barca still unsafe, says Real legend Salgado

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    The unfortunate thing is that, until that day, Sunday's El Clasico massive matches will continue to be decided by refereeing debacles and the corresponding claims of conspiracy. They would like to gain no. 1 spot by beating Barcelona at their home ground. He has missed training and didn't play this past weekend at Sporting Gijon , and goes on the injury list with Pepe who is also set to miss Sunday's match .