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Wenger was 48 at the time, so hardly a coaching novice, but by guiding Arsenal to the Double in 1998, he injected English football with something new and set the club on course for nearly a decade at the top, jostling with Sir Alex Ferguson's Manchester United in a two-way battle for supremacy.
  • Dortmund eye German Cup, Aubameyang eyes door

    Dortmund eye German Cup, Aubameyang eyes door

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    The only thing his players have on their mind is winning the Cup after three failed attempts and after beating Bayern in the semi-final this year. "It's high time that we won again". Watzke says that is not true and the pair will have clear the air talks after the cup final. In total the club have played in a total of nine cup finals, but have won only three and have set a German record by reaching four consecutive cup finals.
  • Koscielny's FA Cup final ban upheld

    Koscielny's FA Cup final ban upheld

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    At Stamford Bridge, Chelsea celebrated their title and captain John Terry's last game with a 5-1 defeat of relegated Sunderland on Sunday, bringing their season's Premier League win tally to a record 30 games. Fellow defender Shkodran Mustafi had also been reported as a doubt for the final but is expected to be available. 'A club works when everybody does their job and we live in a society where everybody has an opinion and what moves society forward is when we work and not talk too much'.
  • Celtics star Isaiah Thomas unsure if he'll need hip surgery

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    And the Cleveland Cavalier's frontman couldn't hide his excitement after the game. Fortunately, it looks as though Thomas may not have to go under the knife. Thomas added that he doesn't know how long he played with a tear in his hip, but that he had hip issues prior to suffering the injury on March 15 against Minnesota.
  • Hiddink tips Conte to stay

    Hiddink tips Conte to stay

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    It was its illustrative of the mindset that has driven Chelsea to the title this season. " Yes I can ", Responded Conte to being asked if he could 100% guarantee that he will still be at Chelsea next year. It will be very tough to compete but we feel we can be strong next season, not just in the Premier League but the Champions League as well. Antonio Conte has hinted he wants to stay at Chelsea despite being repeatedly linked to a return to his native Italy with Inter Milan.
  • Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism over poetry'

    Mourinho relishes United's 'victory of pragmatism over poetry'

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    Mourinho is keen to strengthen his squad, as he looks to build a team that can challenge in the Premier League and Champions League next year. On the other hand Manchester United had only seven attempts, but four were on target and often tested the Ajax goalkeeper.
  • Oscar Isaac got slapped 27 times while filming 'Last Jedi'

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    Turns out it involved Fisher slapping Isaac over and over, and over, and over. Not so bad, except that director Rian Johnson chose to shoot the scene for 27 takes , with Fisher hitting a different part of Isaac's face each time to "keep the scene fresh".
  • Rafael Nadal favourite for French Open: Novak Djokovic

    Rafael Nadal favourite for French Open: Novak Djokovic

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    The French Open is still the only Grand Slam tournament without a roof - there are plans to have a retractable cover above the main stadium in a few years - and things did not go well last year. "I have played a great week in Rome". The 20-year-old German, who beat Djokovic to win his first Masters 1000 final , faces a tough first-round battle against Fernando Verdasco of Spain, a man who has been ranked as high as No 7.
  • Pablo Zabaleta aims parting dig at United in farewell speech

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    The Baggies notched a consolation strike on 87 minutes as Hal Robson-Kanu netted from close-range finish following Allan Nyom's centre. Pep Guardiola on Gabriel Jesus: "His impact has been big". "I need to appreciate all that I loved in the nine years", he says. "His impact here has been fantastic". "He was the first player to come here when the owners arrived".