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Former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand was less forgiving on Barca and suggested five or six members of Luis Enrique's squad are not good enough. "It doesn't matter if I think the result is fair or not, it is what it is". "At 1-0 we had a chance and then in the second half we had chances". "I know how tough this is for the fans, but now we have to think about getting some rest".
  • Tottenham under-23 coach Ehiogu collapses at training ground

    Tottenham under-23 coach Ehiogu collapses at training ground

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    Ehiogu, who spent most of his career at Aston Villa where he won the League Cup in 1996, gained four England caps. FORMER England ace Ugo Ehiogu enjoyed a playing career at the highest level over a highly successful 20-year spell. Tottenham fans have applauded rivals Arsenal on Twitter after the Gunners account sent their best wishes to coach Ugo Ehiogu . Ehiogu subsequently moved into coaching and has been at Tottenham for the past three seasons.
  • Hawks star Millsap says Wizards 'were playing MMA' in game-one win

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    Wall scored 32 points and Beal had 16 of his 31 in the fourth quarter as the Wizards outdueled the Hawks 109-101 on Wednesday night to take a 2-0 lead in their first-round Eastern Conference playoff series. Foul trouble plagued Washington's frontcourt and taxed its second unit. The over/under total for the game is listed at 210.5 points. The Wizards anticipate having center Jason Smith (knee) and Kelly Oubre Jr .
  • Chicago Bulls take 2-0 lead, Toronto Raptors level series

    Chicago Bulls take 2-0 lead, Toronto Raptors level series

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    Wade was an even bigger surprise than Rondo, but he was in playoff mode with 3 three-pointers that helped the Bulls pull away in the 2nd half. The Bulls look like a team capable of winning the East (they get the Wizards-Hawks victor if they finish off Boston ) and we'll just leave this here: the Bulls were 4-0 vs.
  • Paul George insists comments intended to motivate Pacers

    Paul George insists comments intended to motivate Pacers

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    CJ took it upon himself." Spu. And if they can't dig themselves out of an 0-2 deficit when the first-round series resumes in Indianapolis on Thursday night, George and in will be facing an elimination game Sunday. "You challenge your guys, your teammates". In fact, George, Miles, Stephenson and Turner were smiling and laughing throughout Wednesday's practice.
  • Russell Westbrook: king of the triple-double

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    Westbrook had already joined Robertson as the only players to average a triple-double over the course of a season. "My motto is 'Why not?' and I always stick by it, regardless of what people say what is possible, is not possible", he said.
  • Ashley Young: 'Manchester United expected to beat Chelsea'

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    We completely outclassed Chelsea today and now a place in the top four is back in our hands. "I think we played really well, a very solid performance", said Mourinho. "They are phenomenal in (the) counter-attack". "We knew that playing this way would be very hard for them". "But I have always said that I want to play as much as possible".
  • Billy Donovan: Russell Westbrook likely to see increased playoff workload

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    Eric Gordon is a candidate for Sixth Man of the Year after averaging 16.2 points, 2.7 rebounds and 2.5 assists off the bench in his first season in Houston after five years with New Orleans. Westbrook has lit up the Rockets , averaging 36.3 points, 9.0 rebounds and 9.3 assists in four meetings, but Houston has won three of the four games.
  • Marlins lose to the Mariners

    Marlins lose to the Mariners

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    Still 2.5 hrs til 1st pitch. Ichiro is off to a slow start in 2017, but his home run on Wednesday could maybe turn things around. Suzuki hit the first pitch from Mariners reliever Evan Marshall over the fence in right field for his first home run to the season to a raucous ovation from the Seattle fans.
  • Sunderland 2-2 West Ham highlights

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    Moyes afterwards pointed out he continues to boast one of the top flight's most impressive win ratios as a manager but past achievements at Everton are no use to Sunderland. I don't think we've ever been in real danger of ever looking like we're getting relegated, so we'll look forward rather than back. It was Khazri's first goal of the season, and ended a wait of 701 minutes for a Sunderland goal that stretched all the way back to Jermain Defoe's final effort in February's win at Crystal ...
  • Ferrari keep pressure on Mercedes

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    After the race, Hamilton apologised to the team for the incident and in his post-race media debrief revealed his frustration at the way the Bahrain weekend unfolded. In Bahrain , the Briton recognised he could have put himself in a much better position to win. Hamilton believes small errors are going to be the difference between winning and losing this year.
  • Harry Redknapp Appointed Manager Of Birmingham City

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    Birmingham now sit three points above the relegation zone ahead of fixtures with Aston Villa, Huddersfield Town and Bristol City respectively. Harry Redknapp admits he is "going in blind" as the new Birmingham City manager as he has not watched them play this season.