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How long has it been since every Premier League team last won a major trophy?

Manchester United<p>Time since Man Utd last won a major trophy<p>Leicester City<p>Time since Leicester City last won a major trophy<p>Burnley<p>Time since Burnley last won a major trophy<p>Man City<p>Time since Man City last won a major honour<p>Arsenal<p>Time since Arsenal last won a major trophy<p>Chelsea<p>Time since Chelsea …

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Busquets hails 'club of my life' Barcelona after contract extension

The midfielder has signed a new deal which could keep him at the Catalan giants until 2020 and he says that he is in the right place to win every trophy available<p>Sergio Busquets described Barcelona as the "club of my life" after signing a new contract at Camp Nou on Friday.<p>The 26-year-old, who made …

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Bayern München v Köln Live Commentary & Result, 27/02/2015, Bundesliga

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Why the smart money is not on Premier League clubs in Europe

English clubs are misusing their wealth to buy a mass of players below the super elite, causing a continental drift, writes Paul Hayward<p>Relax, Yaya Touré is back. One of only four current <b>Premier League</b> players to make the Fifa Ballon d’Or 23-man longlist, the talismanic Touré will clean up the mess …

Malaga mess or Manchester masterclass: Will the real Barcelona please stand up?

The Blugrana have shown the best and worst of their football over the last two matches, but will need to triumph against all kinds of teams to win titles this season.<p>If Tuesday was sublime, Saturday was ridiculous. Luis Enrique's Barcelona was at its brilliant best as it produced a masterclass of …

John Terry: Capital One Cup final is a chance to win a first trophy for this current Chelsea generation

Chelsea's 2005 final victory over Liverpool helped the likes of John Terry, Frank Lampard, Didier Drogba and Petr Cech to forge a winning mentality<p>The League Cup holds a special place in <b>Chelsea</b> hearts as the competition that launched a new era of success for the club.<p>Chelsea’s 2005 final victory …

Robben adds to tally in Bayern's birthday win

The fleet-footed Dutchman netted his 17th goal in 19 league matches this season with a crisp header with 20 minutes left to remain the league's top scorer.<p>Captain Bastian Schweinsteiger gave hosts Bayern an early lead at Munich's Allianz Arena before Franck Ribery added a second inside 10 …

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Guardiola: Bayern lost control against Koln

Despite winning 4-1 on Friday night, the coach was not entirely happy with his side's performance as they almost let slip their lead in the Allianz Arena<p>Pep Guardiola has criticised his team for "losing control" in their 4-1 Bundesliga win over Koln on Friday.<p>The league leaders were 2-0 up after 10 …

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Jose Mourinho: Chelsea striker Diego Costa must change approach for cup final match

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says striker Diego Costa must change his style of play because of the way he's perceived by other players and …

Darren Fletcher leads from the front in West Brom's battle to avoid the drop from Premier League

Midfielder is determined to make up for lost time after brave recovery from serious illness, writes John Percy<p>It is perhaps inevitable that Darren Fletcher reveals he wants to become a manager when he finally retires. He was schooled for the majority of his career by Sir Alex Ferguson, played under …

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Liverpool cleared of financial fair play breaches but Hull City fined

Liverpool have been cleared of financial fair play (FFP) breaches but Hull City have been hit with a fine, European football's governing body …

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Van Gaal rift reports 'complete lies', insists De Gea

Reports emanating from Spain this week claimed the two men have not spoken in weeks but the goalkeeper insists he has a healthy working relationship with his coach<p>David de Gea has dismissed speculation that he has a difficult relationship with Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal as "complete …

Celtic set for heavy fine by Uefa for Europe League flare-up

The club faces sanctions for fans using flares and player misconduct during Thursday's game against Inter Milan<p><b>Celtic</b> face the prospect of a heavy Uefa fine - and perhaps even partial stadium closure - after fans threw flares at their <b>Europa League</b> tie against Inter Milan in the San Siro on Thursday.<p>…

Wenger: Arsenal can put things right after Monaco embarrassment

Manager Arsene Wenger hopes watching a painful rerun of Arsenal's dismal home Champions League defeat by Monaco can quickly get the players back in …

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Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur Live Commentary & Result, 3/1/15, League Cup

Monaco v PSG Live Commentary & Result, 3/1/15, Ligue 1

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Rodgers unsure if European exit will be a blessing

A lighter fixture list may prove good for after the Reds' European exit, but the club's manager is not sure.<p>Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers is unsure if his team's UEFA Europa League exit will prove to be a blessing in disguise, but he urged his players to move on from the defeat.<p>The Premier …

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Tottenham's Christian Eriksen senses time is right to spring Wembley surprise against Chelsea in League Cup

Midfielder once had trials at Chelsea but now aims to lift trophy at their expense, writes Jonathan Liew<p>In a parallel universe, Christian Eriksen will be stepping out at Wembley Stadium on Sunday afternoon wearing blue. There was a time when Eriksen could conceivably have joined <b>Chelsea</b>; he flew …

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel set to return to Stamford Bridge after AC Milan reject permanent deal

Chelsea midfielder Marco van Ginkel is reportedly set to return to Stamford Bridge at the end of the current campaign after AC Milan opted against …

Giroud embarrassed by misses against Monaco

The Arsenal striker admits that he is hurt by his part in Tuesday's shock Champions League defeat but vows to bounce back against Everton in the Premier League on Sunday<p>Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud admits that he is embarrassed by his performance against Monaco as the Gunners slumped to a 3-1 …

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Yaya Toure 'very happy' at Manchester City, says Manuel Pellegrini

MANCHESTER -- Manuel Pellegrini has welcomed Yaya Toure's agent's declaration that the midfielder wants to stay at Manchester City for life.<p>Dimitri …

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Diego Costa warned by Jose Mourinho following ban for stamp

Jose Mourinho says Diego Costa has to be "careful" with referees and other players because of the reputation he has developed with them, but …

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I need time to become a Manchester United regular - Herrera

The Spanish midfielder has made only nine starts since joining the Red Devils from Athletic Bilbao in the summer but accepts that he cannot walk straight into a key role<p>Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera refuses to demand a key role in the first team under Louis van Gaal.<p>After a big-money …

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Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal willing to give Angel di Maria space and time to rediscover form

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has admitted that British record signing Angel di Maria is struggling at Old Trafford, but is confident that …

Hazard: Mourinho hasn't changed me - he's improved me

The Belgian attacker believes that his Portuguese boss has helped him to become more professional and effective on the pitch, revealing that they …

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