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Plucky Germany stage fight back in Sudirman Cup

DONGGUAN: For a nation more famous for football, Germany are on the verge of making the knockout stages in the Sudirman Cup for a second successive year.

Luis Enrique slams reports of bust-up with Messi

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has described reports of a bust-up with Lionel Messi as "inaccurate and ill-intentioned" and said he has the backing of all the players in his squad.

Luis Enrique future hinging on healing Messi rift

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Senior members of Barcelona's squad met with Lionel Messi on Wednesday to discuss the Argentine's dissatisfaction with coach Luis Enrique, hoping to prevent their bust-up undermining the club's bid for trophies.

Troubled Santos face uncertain future

SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Santos, the fabled Brazilian club which gave the world Pele, Robinho and Neymar, are facing an uncertain future after mounting financial problems prompted several top players to leave.

Real close gap after Barca let 2-0 lead slip

BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona's lead at the top of La Liga was cut to two points on Saturday as they squandered a two-goal advantage to draw 2-2 at Sevilla while Real Madrid powered their way to a 3-0 home win over Eibar.

Vultures circling as crisis clubs Milan and Parma meet

MILAN (Reuters) - Parma coach Roberto Donadoni says the vultures are circling his stricken Serie A side but he has no intention of resigning.

50 leagues disrupted by winter World Cup warns official

LONDON (Reuters) - At least 50 football leagues around the world would be adversely affected if the 2022 World Cup in Qatar was held in November and December, the official who originally warned against holding the World Cup there has told Reuters.

Chelsea must be more unpredictable, says Mourinho

LONDON (Reuters) - Chelsea must add a new dimension to their brand of football if the champions are to mount a strong defence of the Premier League title they won in some comfort last season, said manager Jose Mourinho.

Cech arrival adds substance to Arsenal's style

LONDON (Reuters) - Arsenal have again been cautious spenders in the transfer market but by recruiting Petr Cech, one of the Premier League's best goalkeepers, they have added some defensive substance to compliment their attacking style.

Late finish to year had no impact on Melbourne loss - Federer

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - A late end to last season that included a successful Davis Cup final and matches in India had no impact on Roger Federer's surprise third round loss to Andreas Seppi at the Australian Open on Friday, the second seed has said.