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Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola poses with the Premier League trophy at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester on Sunday.
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May 21, 2024
Guardiola casts doubt over long-term Man City future
The manager has seen the team secure six top-flight titles in seven seasons.
Real Madrid players celebrate during a penalty shootout against Manchester City on Wednesday.
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Apr 18, 2024
Real Madrid exact revenge on Man City to reach Champions League semis
City's defense of the competition came to an end after Bernardo Silva and Mateo Kovacic saw spot kicks saved by Madrid's unlikely hero Andriy Lunin.
Fluminense players celebrate after defeating Al Ahly in the semifinals of the FIFA Club World Cup in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, on Monday.
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Dec 19, 2023
Old heads lead Fluminense into Club World Cup final
At the age of 40, Felipe Melo has become the oldest outfield player in Club World Cup history.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS / Golf
Jul 23, 2023
Brian Harman poised for British Open glory despite Jon Rahm surge
Masters champion Jon Rahm produced the standout round of the tournament so far, picking up six shots on the back nine to keep alive his chances of a third major.
Japan Times
MORE SPORTS / Golf
Jul 19, 2023
Rory McIlroy hopes Hoylake return can finally end major drought
The past two years in particular have brought a series of cases of what might have been for the Northern Ireland star.
Japan Times
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Jun 7, 2023
Pep Guardiola closes in on silencing critics for good
Guardiola has already made City the dominant force of English soccer with five league titles in the past six seasons.
Japan Times
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Mar 8, 2023
'Special night' relieves pressure on Chelsea's Graham Potter
The Blues overturned a 1-0 first-leg deficit by beating Borussia Dortmund 2-0 at Stamford Bridge in the second leg of the Champions League's last 16.
Japan Times
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Feb 24, 2023
Erik Ten Hag confident Manchester United can 'beat anyone' after taking down Barcelona in Europa League
Manchester United should fear no one in its quest to win four trophies, manager Erik Ten Hag proclaimed after beating Barcelona 2-1 on Thursday to progress to the last 16 of the Europa League 4-3 on aggregate.
Japan Times
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Feb 22, 2023
Liverpool rebuild begins now after Real Madrid humiliation
Instead, despite scoring twice inside the first 15 minutes, Liverpool's frailties were brutally exposed by the Spanish titan.
Japan Times
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Nov 23, 2022
Man United sale would bring unpopular Glazer family's era to an end
The Glazers have been unpopular with the Old Trafford fan base since the day Malcolm Glazer took charge in 2005 with a $934 million takeover that leveraged huge debts upon the club.
Japan Times
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Oct 30, 2022
'No excuses' for Liverpool as Leeds ends unbeaten Anfield run
Liverpool have now lost twice as many games in the first 12 league games of this season as they did in 38 last season.
Japan Times
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Oct 12, 2022
Leipzig late show sends Celtic out of Champions League
Leipzig struck twice in the final 15 minutes through Timo Werner and Emil Forsberg to condemn Celtic to a seventh consecutive home Champions League defeat, equaling the competition record.
Japan Times
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Sep 7, 2022
Real Madrid see off Celtic to begin Champions League defense
The reigning champions gave Ange Postecoglou's men a harsh lesson of the need to take their chances as they step up to the highest level in European soccer.
Japan Times
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Aug 14, 2022
Erik ten Hag given baptism by fire to Manchester United's new reality
As protests mount against the club's American owners, the former Ajax boss has been given the unenviable task of turning around a sinking ship with a squad he largely inherited.
Japan Times
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Aug 2, 2022
Man City and Liverpool renew rivalry as PL clubs flex financial muscle
Reigning Premier League champion City hopes that Norwegian star Erling Haaland and a host of other top-tier signings will be enough to fend off a rising wave of challengers.

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