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Gunners fired up as Wenger bids to end Jose hoodoo

Premier League
Arsenal v Chelsea 
Tomorrow: Emirates Stadium, 4pm 
TV: Live on Sky Sports 1 

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Five things to look out for

Arsenal’s progression: Where exactly are Arsenal? Are they any closer to winning a first league title since 2004? 

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David De Gea

United bid to nail David De Gea

Premier League
Everton v Man United
Tomorrow: Goodison Park, 1.30pm 
Referee: Andre Marriner (W Midlands) 
TV: Live on Sky Sports 1

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Brendan Rodgers

Brendan Rodgers: Liverpool must pounce on slip-ups

Premier League
West Brom v Liverpool
Today: The Hawthorns, 3pm
Referee: Roger East (Wiltshire)
TV: Live on Setanta 

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Marc Griffin swoops for Bohs

Derry City 1  Bohemians 2
Marc Griffin returned to the Brandywell to haunt Derry City last night, the former striker netting Bohemians’ winning goal 12 minutes from time.

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Jose Mourinho makes case for the defence

Jose Mourinho has retaliated after Arsene Wenger questioned Chelsea’s defensive tactics.

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VIDEO: Cork City tormented by Towell

SSE Airtricity Premier Division
Cork City 1 Dundalk 2
It looks like it’s going to take some team to put a stop to Dundalk’s gallop.

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Pep Guardiola set for emotional reunion

Pep Guardiola is looking forward to returning home after the Champions League semi-final draw pitted Bayern Munich against Barcelona.

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Manuel Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini: Yaya Toure happy here

Premier League
Man City v Aston Villa 
Tonight: Etihad Stadium, 5.30pm 
TV: Live on Sky Sports 

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Raising standards should be main aim for Cork City FC

Cork City FC are in a good place right now.

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Brendan Rodgers bullish over Anfield future despite Klopp threat

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists there is no-one better to lead the club despite a disappointing end to the season prompting questions about his future.

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Tim Sherwood issues Jack Grealish warning

Aston Villa boss Tim Sherwood has warned Jack Grealish after the midfielder was pictured inhaling nitrous oxide.

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Juventus have best record of semi-finalists

Juventus may be in the Champions League semi-finals for the first time in 12 years but of all four clubs left in, the Italian side have the best record at this stage of the competition.

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Powerhouse Peamount eye another cup double

Dominance in sport can appear to be easy to achieve, but Peamount United can attest that maintaining that grip on success is not so straightforward.

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Pole position up for grabs as Turner’s Cross set for cracker

The last time Cork City and Dundalk did battle, the league title was on the line on the final night of the 2014 season, with the Lilywhites crowned champions after a 2-0 win which will live long in the memory at Oriel Park.

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English trio set to miss out on Champions League top seeding

Arsenal, Manchester United and Manchester City will all miss out on being among the top seeds in the Champions League next season if they qualify and Chelsea win the Premier League title.

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Juventus progress as Monaco fail to fire

Monaco 0 Juventus 0: Juventus moved into the last four of the Champions League for the first time in 12 years after playing out a goalless draw with Monaco in the second leg of their quarter-final tie.

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The secret of football’s pillow talk

No footballer ever likes to be caught napping but, away from the pitch, they’re being advised to do just that, and more, as the science of sleep plays an increasing role at the highest levels in the game.

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Tom Mohan defends Ireland’s ‘granny rule’ policy

Ireland U17 manager Tom Mohan, who has led the squad to next month’s European finals in Bulgaria, has defended the FAI’s pursuit of English-born players eligible for the Republic.

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Real Madrid’s Javier ‘Chicharito’ Hernandez breaks Atletico Madrid hearts

REAL MADRID 1 ATLETICO MADRID 0: Holders Real Madrid reached for the Champions League last four by beating neighbours Atletico Madrid 1-0 in last night’s super tense quarter-final second leg at the Estadio Santiago Bernabeu.

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