• Ajax team aims to relive past glories in Europa League final

    Ajax team aims to relive past glories in Europa League final

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    It's not a bad idea, to be honest, the only thing that makes it slightly insufferable is Mourinho's attitude through it all. 'Ajax and then after that it's Manchester United. Many coaches would restore their more experienced players at the first opportunity, but Van Gaal was always ready to give youth a chance. For a club of the stature of Ajax , it's been too long that we were away from the worldwide podium.
  • Predators draw first blood in Western Conference Final

    Predators draw first blood in Western Conference Final

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    For the final six games against Edmonton, Anaheim used a six-man group with nobody over 26 and averaging just 23.6 years old - the youngest group among the NHL's 16 playoff teams. Held scoreless in Game One, Ryan Getzlaf still leads the Ducks with 15 points, followed by Jakob Silfverberg with 12 and Rickard Rakell with 10. The time is now for the five-time Pacific Division champion Ducks, 10 years since their 2007 championship.
  • Arsenal fans' message for Arsene Wenger

    Arsenal fans' message for Arsene Wenger

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    To compete against them we need time , decades. Arsenal were fifth and Manchester United sixth. With United due to face Ajax in the Europa League final on Wednesday, Mourinho made no attempt to hide his desire to keep his key players fresh for the Stockholm showpiece.
  • Chelsea's Conte named Manager of the Year - LMA

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    There is no suggestion that the decision to substitute Terry was anything other than an attempt by Chelsea to give their long-serving captain a farewell to remember in front of the club's supporters. It hasn't been a great season for goalkeepers, says ESPN , but "the Manchester United number one has arguably been the most consistent". "It's incredible for me, for the players and for the club".
  • Sharapova targeting return to the top

    Sharapova targeting return to the top

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    Sharapova also said that she was unaware of this week's rankings deadline for the Wimbledon qualifying draw. Sharapova is still waiting to hear if she will receive a wild card entry into Roland Garros starting a week from Sunday; that news will come on Tuesday, when she is otherwise engaged laying her second-round match.
  • Juventus wastes chance to clinch title with 3-1 loss at Roma

    Juventus wastes chance to clinch title with 3-1 loss at Roma

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    When things are going badly, you can accept protests like that. "But it is not the fault of Pioli, who has always worked hard to try and change the situation". Inter sacked coach Stefano Pioli last week following five defeats in six games and have approached the representatives of Chelsea manager Antonio Conte and Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone .
  • Bradley delivers game-winner as Celtics steal a game against Cavs

    Bradley delivers game-winner as Celtics steal a game against Cavs

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    Cleveland Cavaliers' J.R. Smith reacts against the Boston Celtics during the second half of Game 3 of the Eastern Conference finals May 21 in Cleveland . The Celtics were routed in both games of the Eastern Conference Finals so far, losing 117-104 in game one, and 130-86 in game two. Cleveland shot 63.6% on threes in the first half, but in the second half, Cleveland made just two of 17.
  • Liverpool 3 Middlesbrough 0 - Reds into the Champions League

    Liverpool 3 Middlesbrough 0 - Reds into the Champions League

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    Liverpool will need to win a two-legged playoff in August to play in the Champions League for only the second time in eight seasons, since American-run Fenway Sports Group bought the club in 2010. "For next season, you need to respect every competition as we've always been doing and carry on the momentum, trying to win as many games as you can and keep the team together".
  • Boston's Chris Sale ties record with 8th straight 10 K game

    Boston's Chris Sale ties record with 8th straight 10 K game

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    Oakland goes for the sweep tomorrow against another left-hander in Eduardo Rodriguez (2-1, 3.05 ERA) while the A's counter with Andrew Triggs (5-2, 2.12 ERA). "He's got some production in his bat, for sure". The A's already have more wins over Boston this year than the previous two seasons combined. The Oakland starter finished his 5-1/3 frames serving up eight hits and six runs, though only five were earned.
  • Fields out at Ford; new CEO Hackett known for turnarounds

    Fields out at Ford; new CEO Hackett known for turnarounds

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    Previously, Hackett was chief executive of Steelcase, the office furniture company. Hackett took that position in March, 2016, after serving three years on Ford's board of directors. Mr Fields outlined a variety of initiatives to confront challenges from technology companies, such as Alphabet, that want to control a future of autonomous, data-intensive vehicles.
  • Real Madrid in Champions League final despite defeat

    Real Madrid in Champions League final despite defeat

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    They took advantage of a mistake at the back for us to score a goal and this happens. Atletico got the goal they needed to get back into the tie 12 minutes in when Koke's outswinging corner was met powerfully by Saul for his fourth Champions League goal of the season.