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PSG's title hopes dented in stormy defeat at Nice

1 May 2017

PARIS (Reuters) - Nice dealt Paris St Germain's Ligue 1 title hopes a huge blow by beating them 3-1 in a stormy match on Sunday which ended with the losing side receiving two red cards.

Advocaat set to return as Netherlands coach

1 May 2017

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) - Dick Advocaat is poised to return as Netherlands coach amid public disapproval of such an appointment and media criticism of the process of finding a replacement for Danny Blind, who was sacked last month after a run of poor results. A new coach is expected to be named next week as the Dutch bid to revive their World Cup qualification hopes after a shocking run since finishing third at the 2014 finals in Brazil. The country's' failure to reach last year’s European Championship in France has been exacerbated by the Dutch struggling in their 2018 World Cup qualifying group.

Muntari walks off pitch after card for complaining about racist chants

1 May 2017

ROME (Reuters) - Pescara's Ghanaian midfielder Sulley Muntari abandoned the pitch on Sunday, saying he had been booked for complaining about racist chanting from the crowd during his team's 1-0 defeat at Cagliari in Serie A.

Manager Pochettino says Spurs can still win title

1 May 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham manager Mauricio Pochettino said his team can still win the Premier League for the first time after what he called a deserved 2-0 win over bitter rivals Arsenal on Sunday. “I feel very proud,” he told reporters. “First of all because I think the players gave their best, they were fantastic, and then for our fans.”

Arsenal manager Wenger refuses to give up on top four

1 May 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal's manager Arsene Wenger won't give up on a top-four finish this season despite a 2-0 defeat by Tottenham Hotspur on Sunday that ensured they will finish below their local rivals for the first time in his 21 years at the club.

Chelsea on course for the title as Spurs beat Arsenal

1 May 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea remain on course for the Premier League title after a 3-0 win at Everton left them four points clear of second-placed Tottenham Hotspur, who beat local rivals Arsenal 2-0 on Sunday.

Vitesse claim first major trophy with Cup triumph

1 May 2017

ROTTERDAM (Reuters) - Vitesse Arnhem claimed the first major trophy in their 125-year history with a 2-0 victory over AZ Alkmaar in the Dutch Cup final on Sunday with a late double by Ricky van Wolfswinkel.

Spurs beat rivals Arsenal to keep up title challenge

1 May 2017

LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur beat local rivals Arsenal with second-half goals from prolific pair Dele Alli and Harry Kane on Sunday to maintain their Premier league title challenge.

Spurs beat local rivals Arsenal to keep up title challenge

1 May 2017

LONDON,(Reuters) - TOTTENHAM HOTSPUR 2 ARSENAL 0

Conte wants Chelsea's great season to become 'fantastic'

1 May 2017

LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - Chelsea manager Antonio Conte celebrated with his team's fans at the end of a crucial 3-0 win at Everton on Sunday but then quickly warned that plenty of work remained to be done for his side to clinch the Premier League title.

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