If you place a correct score bet in the 85th minute of a football match, you’ll typically receive odds of 1 to 2. Let’s say that Chelsea are playing Manchester United. With 85 minutes gone, the score’s still 0-0. If you bet £10 on the score remaining 0-0 and you’re right, you’ll receive your £10 

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Liverpool’s decision to hand Brendan Rodgers his p45 early on in the season was justified when Jurgen Klopp was announced as his long term replacement. The German maestro inherited a fragile squad but even without a proper defensive midfielder and a leaky backline (not to mention Mignolet), the Reds still managed to grind out results 

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That Liverpool dominated for long spells of the first half before Sevilla, now winners of the competition for three consecutive years, summoned all their quality and know-how to run clear of their English opponents in the second half is the accepted synopsis of Wednesday night’s Europa League final in Basel. Sevilla were the masters of 

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The quarterfinals of both European competitions provided thrilling entertainment as Atletico Madrid toppled the seemingly impregnable Barcelona with a superb second leg performance, while Liverpool produced one of the most stunning comebacks in recent times to defeat a much-fancied Dortmund at Anfield. The stage is now set for an exciting finale as the biggest teams 

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  Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

The Ballon d’Or has been whittled down to the final 23 and to be honest it is obvious who will be right at the top. Well, the top two anyway. However, looking through the remaining 21 it is genuinely difficult to separate them. I have put how I would order them and a short explanation 

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  Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

  Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

  Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

  Created by Sporcle Check out their website for more fascinating quizzes Follow them on Twitter @sporcle Like O-Posts on Facebook You can also follow O-Posts on Twitter @OPosts

To celebrate Wednesday’s five-goal thriller between Dnipro and Sevilla, we’ve dedicated this week’s football crossword to the Europa League. So if you think you know your Elfsborgs and your Esbjergs, come with us on another puzzle adventure!   Clues Across 6 Uruguayan striker who netted all 4 goals in Napoli’s 4-2 defeat of Dnipro in 2012 (7,6) 

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1955: Hibernian v Rot Weiss Essen Edinburgh team Hibernian, known more popularly as Hibs, became the first British football club to compete in the European Cup. English sides declined to enter the inaugural contest, but there was more interest north of the border. However, reigning Scottish Champions Aberdeen did not enter. Hibs were selected partly 

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  Short summary The article presents the career of one of the greatest Romanian football players of all time in detail. Gheorghe Hagi was Romania’s best scorer and the national team’s leader during its most fruitful period. He played for top teams like Real Madrid and F.C. Barcelona. Also, Hagi became Turkey’s hero after leading 

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Sometimes I wonder who writes these scripts. You know, Josep ‘Pep’ Guardiola returns from his sabbatical and Mourinho is back at his ‘beloved’ Chelsea. What happens next? They face-off in Europe for a very important ‘winner takes-all’ game. Whoever is victorious will not only smile home with the trophy, but also the upper hand in 

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