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  1. Catania 4-1 AS Roma

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    Relegation contenders Catania decided the final destination of the Serie A title with a 4-1 victory over Roma that confirmed Juventus as champions.Rudi Garcia's second-placed Roma travelled to Sicily eight points behind Juve and knowing only victory ...

    Recap | Conversation | May 04, 2014
  2. Fazio plays down favourites tag

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    #INSERT type:video END# Sevilla defender Federico Fazio has denied his team will start as favourites in their all-Spanish Europa League semi-final tie against Valencia.League form make Sevilla, UEFA Cup winners in 2006 and 2007, strong contenders to...

    Preview | Conversation | April 23, 2014
  3. Swanson in Posh frame

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    Danny Swanson comes back into the reckoning for Peterborough as they prepare to face fellow play-off contenders Rotherham.Swanson is available again after serving a two-match suspension but the midfielder may have trouble getting back into the side f...

    Preview | Conversation | March 21, 2014
  4. Rochdale grab late win

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    Joe Bunney headed a 92nd minute winner to keep Rochdale among the automatic promotion contenders with a 2-1 win against Accrington.Dale had to come from a goal behind to carve out the three points, Matt Lund's fortuitous effort cancelling out a stunn...

    Recap | Conversation | March 15, 2014
  5. Reeves in Dons picture

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    Ben Reeves is expected to be back in contention for MK Dons when they host fellow play-off contenders Peterborough.Reeves was replaced in the starting line-up at Notts County on Tuesday night by the fit-again Stephen Gleeson after suffering a hamstri...

    Preview | Conversation | March 14, 2014
  6. Drenthe snatches point for Royals

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    Royston Drenthe fired a second-half equaliser as Reading fought back strongly to earn a 1-1 draw at fellow Sky Bet Championship play-off contenders Brighton.The Seagulls had taken the lead through a Chris Gunter own goal but had to play the final 39 ...

    Recap | Conversation | March 08, 2014
  7. In-form Wigan down Seagulls

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    Goals in each half from James McArthur and Chris McCann gave Wigan their fifth win in six games as they beat Sky Bet Championship play-off contenders Brighton at the Amex Stadium.Leonardo Ulloa pulled a goal back for the Seagulls and Wigan soaked up ...

    Recap | Conversation | February 22, 2014
  8. Leeds beaten by Brighton

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    Leeds boss Brian McDermott will meet prospective owner Massimo Cellino on the heels of a 1-0 defeat to fellow play-off contenders Brighton.Striker Leonardo Ulloa gave the Seagulls maximum points before a crowd of 27,700 at the Amex Stadium, with the ...

    Recap | Conversation | February 11, 2014
  9. Blues stem City flow

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    #INSERT type:video subtype:lead END# Chelsea outlined their credentials as genuine title contenders by muscling their way past favourites Manchester City with typical power. * Brewin: Measured Mourinho stays calm in victory Manager J...

    Recap | Conversation | February 03, 2014
  10. Turan double joy for Atletico

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    Arda Turan scored twice as Primera Division title contenders Atletico Madrid won 4-2 in an eventful match against Rayo Vallecano.David Villa pounced on a Rayo error to open the scoring after just eight minutes, and Turan doubled the lead after half a...

    Recap | Conversation | January 26, 2014
  11. Juventus v AS Roma: Preview

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    Francesco Totti believes Roma can sound the clearest warning yet that they are title contenders by beating Juventus in their top-of-the-table clash Turin on Sunday.The Giallorossi begin the second half of the campaign still unbeaten and five points a...

    Preview | Conversation | January 04, 2014
  12. Lions without Barrowman

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    Livingston are only missing striker Andrew Barrowman, who has a groin problem, as they look to build on last Saturday's 3-0 win over Raith Rovers by seeing off visitors Falkirk.A win would announce the Lions' arrival as serious play-off contenders as...

    Preview | Conversation | January 03, 2014
  13. Martinez not getting carried away

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    Everton boss Roberto Martinez claims it is far too premature to think of his side as title contenders.The Toffees head into Christmas just two points off the top of the Barclays Premier League, having lost just once.Further victories over the festive...

    Preview | Conversation | December 24, 2013
  14. Mourinho will not write off United

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    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho maintains Manchester United are still genuine Premier League title contenders, but believes the festive programme could whittle down the opposition for the trophy.Chelsea play Crystal Palace on Saturday and will bid to r...

    Preview | Conversation | December 13, 2013
  15. Poyet: Blues are title contenders

    Gus Poyet is convinced Jose Mourinho's return has made Chelsea genuine Barclays Premier League title contenders once again.The former Blues midfielder will lead the Black Cats into battle with Mourinho's men at the Stadium of Light on Wednesday eveni...

    Preview | Conversation | December 03, 2013
  16. Guingamp v Lille: Preview

    Lille coach Rene Girard has warned his players to maintain focus after a week which has seen his side held up as genuine contenders to beat big-money pair Paris St Germain and Monaco to the Ligue 1 crown.Lille's superb 2-0 win over Monaco last Sunday...

    Preview | Conversation | November 08, 2013