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Tottenham's gamble of selling Gareth Bale to Real Madrid and using the proceeds of the world-record fee to bolster its squad with a slew of new, expensive players has backfired.
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Center back Marko Basa and striker Nolan Roux scored a goal each as Lille beat Montpellier 2-0 on Sunday to strengthen its grip on third place in the French league.
Second-tier Wigan stunned Manchester City for the second straight year in the FA Cup, beating the Premier League giants 2-1 on Sunday to reach the semifinals and stay on course to retain the trophy.
A week after finding himself on the wrong end of a headbutt from Newcastle boss Alan Pardew, David Meyler left his former club Sunderland feeling black and blue as three goals in nine second-half minutes booked Hull's trip to Wembley.
Kehl's goal came against the run of play in the 58th minute when he swept the ball over Freiburg goalkeeper Oliver Baumann from around 25 meters with his left foot.
England manager Roy Hodgson has told Luke Shaw to ignore the comparisons with Ashley Cole as the pair do battle for a World Cup berth.
Manager Arsene Wenger hailed the impact of Olivier Giroud after the France forward came off the bench to score twice as Arsenal beat Everton 3-1 to book their place in the FA Cup semi-finals at Wembley.
Naldo deservedly scored in the 17th minute for the home side, before Xherdan Shaqiri equalized after a goalmouth scramble in the 26th.
AC Milan lost 1-0 at Udinese in the Italian league on Saturday and failed to boost its confidence for the Champions League clash at Atletico Madrid next week.
Cardiff captain Steven Caulker inspired his side to a vital 3-1 victory over Fulham to lift them to within goal difference of West Brom and safety.
Stoke forward Jonathan Walters enjoyed a mixed afternoon at Carrow Road as his penalty earned a point for the visitors before he was sent off just minutes later.
A STIRRING second half performance was in vain as Oxford United paid for a wretched first half display which paved the way for a defeat to Burton Albion.
Marseille's Champions League hopes were dented on Friday as it fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat at home to Nice in the French league.
Southampton's international players showed no ill-effects as they returned to the day job at Crystal Palace, helping Saints secure a 1-0 victory as Jay Rodriguez's strike ended a three-game losing streak.
A rejuvenated Mesut Ozil helped Arsenal secure a place in the FA Cup semifinals for the first time since 2009 while Manchester United eased past West Bromwich 3-0 to keep alive its faint top-four hopes in the Premier League on Saturday.
Sydney FC scored three goals in the final 30 minutes to overcome a 1-0 deficit and beat their often bitter city rivals Western Sydney Wanderers 3-1 in Australia's A-League on Saturday.