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Borussia Dortmund to hold Tuchel talks over future

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund will hold showdown talks with coach Thomas Tuchel at the end of the season, amid reports that Nice manager Lucien Favre will take over.

Chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke denied Tuchel’s fate was already sealed but relations between the pair have become publicly strained since the bomb attack on the Dortmund team bus on April 11.

Borussia Dortmund to hold Tuchel talks over future

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund will hold showdown talks with coach Thomas Tuchel at the end of the season, amid reports that Nice manager Lucien Favre will take over.

Chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke denied Tuchel’s fate was already sealed but relations between the pair have become publicly strained since the bomb attack on the Dortmund team bus on April 11.

Thomas Tuchel leaves Dortmund future open after spat

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Berlin (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel on Friday threw open his future as Borussia Dortmund’s head coach in the aftermath of his public disagreement with the Bundesliga side’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.

When asked in a press conference if he will stay on next season, Tuchel replied: “I am the wrong person to talk to about this.

Thomas Tuchel leaves Dortmund future open after spat

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Berlin (AFP) – Thomas Tuchel on Friday threw open his future as Borussia Dortmund’s head coach in the aftermath of his public disagreement with the Bundesliga side’s CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke.

When asked in a press conference if he will stay on next season, Tuchel replied: “I am the wrong person to talk to about this.

Bomb-victim Marc Bartra eyes Dortmund playing return

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Berlin (AFP) – Marc Bartra says he has a renewed passion for football as he prepares to play again after fracturing his wrist in a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

The centre-back returned to training on Wednesday - 29 days after surgery on his right wrist having been hit by flying glass when three bombs blasted the Dortmund team bus last month on the way to a Champions League home match.

Bomb victim Bartra back in training: Dortmund

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Berlin (AFP) – Marc Bartra returned to training on Wednesday, almost exactly a month after his wrist was fractured in a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

“There’s good news,” proclaimed Dortmund in a statement. “Central defender Marc Bartra is back in team training exactly 29 days after undergoing an operation on his right hand and wrist following the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

Bomb victim Bartra back in training: Dortmund

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Berlin (AFP) – Marc Bartra returned to training on Wednesday, almost exactly a month after his wrist was fractured in a bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

“There’s good news,” proclaimed Dortmund in a statement. “Central defender Marc Bartra is back in team training exactly 29 days after undergoing an operation on his right hand and wrist following the bomb attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus.

PSG ‘to bid 70 mn euros’ for Aubameyang

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Berlin (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain are poised to make a 70-million-euro ($76.5 million) offer to Borussia Dortmund for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a report in Germany said on Thursday.

Bild says the French-born hot-shot, who has scored 35 goals this season, has already met PSG director of football Patrick Kluivert in Paris and would double his salary.

PSG ‘to bid 70 mn euros’ for Aubameyang

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Berlin (AFP) – Paris Saint-Germain are poised to make a 70-million-euro ($76.5 million) offer to Borussia Dortmund for striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, a report in Germany said on Thursday.

Bild says the French-born hot-shot, who has scored 35 goals this season, has already met PSG director of football Patrick Kluivert in Paris and would double his salary.

Bayern win fifth straight German league title

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Berlin (AFP) – Bayern Munich were crowned Bundesliga champions for the fifth straight season on Saturday after Robert Lewandowski scored twice in their 6-0 thrashing of 10-man Wolfsburg on Saturday.

After second-placed RB Leipzig had earlier been held to a goalless draw by Ingolstadt, Bayern wrapped up the title as victory at Wolfsburg left them ten points clear with three games left.

Bayern’s Ancelotti turns to title with double dreams dashed

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Berlin (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti insisted he is focussed on wrapping up the Bundesliga before assessing how successful his first season at Bayern Munich has been following a shock German Cup semi-final defeat.

April has been little short of a disaster for Ancelotti and Bayern.

The German champions threw away a 2-1 lead at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday before going down 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund.

Bayern’s Ancelotti turns to title with double dreams dashed

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Berlin (AFP) – Carlo Ancelotti insisted he is focussed on wrapping up the Bundesliga before assessing how successful his first season at Bayern Munich has been following a shock German Cup semi-final defeat.

April has been little short of a disaster for Ancelotti and Bayern.

The German champions threw away a 2-1 lead at the Allianz Arena on Wednesday before going down 3-2 to Borussia Dortmund.

Dortmund’s Dembele stuns Bayern in cup semi

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Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund fought back to defeat bitter rivals Bayern Munich 3-2 on Wednesday to reach the German Cup final and shatter the Bavarian giants’ dreams of the double.

A brilliant strike from Ousmane Dembele 15 minutes from the end settled a tie at Munich’s Allianz Arena which had seen Dortmund trail 2-1 at half-time.

Dortmund’s Dembele stuns Bayern in cup semi

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Munich (Germany) (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund fought back to defeat bitter rivals Bayern Munich 3-2 on Wednesday to reach the German Cup final and shatter the Bavarian giants’ dreams of the double.

A brilliant strike from Ousmane Dembele 15 minutes from the end settled a tie at Munich’s Allianz Arena which had seen Dortmund trail 2-1 at half-time.

Hrgota sends Frankfurt into German Cup final

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Berlin (AFP) – Branimir Hrgota scored the decisive spot-kick after a lengthy penalty shoot-out as Eintracht Frankfurt beat Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday to reach the German Cup final.

They will play either Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund, who meet on Wednesday, in the May final.

Hrgota sends Frankfurt into German Cup final

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Berlin (AFP) – Branimir Hrgota scored the decisive spot-kick after a lengthy penalty shoot-out as Eintracht Frankfurt beat Borussia Moenchengladbach on Tuesday to reach the German Cup final.

They will play either Bayern Munich or Borussia Dortmund, who meet on Wednesday, in the May final.

Sahin signs Dortmund extension to 2019

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Turkey international Nuri Sahin has signed a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund until 2019, the Bundesliga club said on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old midfielder’s previous deal was due to run out in 12 months.

German-born Sahin first joined Borussia as a 13-year-old and has spent most of his career with the club.

Sahin signs Dortmund extension to 2019

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Dortmund (Germany) (AFP) – Turkey international Nuri Sahin has signed a contract extension with Borussia Dortmund until 2019, the Bundesliga club said on Tuesday.

The 28-year-old midfielder’s previous deal was due to run out in 12 months.

German-born Sahin first joined Borussia as a 13-year-old and has spent most of his career with the club.

Dazed Dortmund lacked focus in Monaco – ‘keeper Burki

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Berlin (AFP) – Roman Burki says Borussia Dortmund lacked focus early in their 3-1 Champions League defeat at Monaco amidst the fall-out from last week’s bomb attack on their team bus.

“We weren’t 100 percent ready from the first second, perhaps we were too intent on scoring,” said Dortmund goalkeeper Burki after Wednesday’s defeat with the Germans failing to overturn their 3-2 first-leg defeat.

Dazed Dortmund lacked focus in Monaco – ‘keeper Burki

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Berlin (AFP) – Roman Burki says Borussia Dortmund lacked focus early in their 3-1 Champions League defeat at Monaco amidst the fall-out from last week’s bomb attack on their team bus.

“We weren’t 100 percent ready from the first second, perhaps we were too intent on scoring,” said Dortmund goalkeeper Burki after Wednesday’s defeat with the Germans failing to overturn their 3-2 first-leg defeat.

Mbappe helps fire Monaco to Champions League semis

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Monaco (AFP) – Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe scored again to set Monaco on their way to a 3-1 second-leg victory over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday that allowed them to win their Champions League quarter-final 6-3 on aggregate.

Radamel Falcao also netted for the home side in a whirlwind start at the Stade Louis II, and Dortmund were left with too much to do to save the tie.

Mbappe helps fire Monaco to Champions League semis

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Monaco (AFP) – Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe scored again to set Monaco on their way to a 3-1 second-leg victory over Borussia Dortmund on Wednesday that allowed them to win their Champions League quarter-final 6-3 on aggregate.

Radamel Falcao also netted for the home side in a whirlwind start at the Stade Louis II, and Dortmund were left with too much to do to save the tie.

English Premier League

Report: Arsenal approach Michael Zorc over Director of Football position

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Americans Abroad Midweek Preview: Yedlin, Pulisic, Gonzalez, and more

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Several U.S. Men's National Team regulars face big-time cup matches in a busy week for Americans Abroad while one can seal promotion to the Premier League.

DeAndre Yedlin and Newcastle can seal a spot in the Premier League with a win on Monday against Preston North End. A result on Monday would see Newcastle bounce right back, joining Brighton & Hove Albion as the two sides automatically promoted to the Premier League.

Soccer Saturday: Your Running Commentary

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Chelsea and Tottenham are preparing for a fierce battle in the coming weeks for the English Premier League title, but first they must settle things in the FA Cup.

The London clubs square off in the FA Cup semifinals on Saturday at Wembley Stadium, with the winner taking on the winner of Sunday's Arsenal-Manchester City semifinal.

Henrikh Mkhitaryan: United’s Europa League Hero?

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Henrikh Mkhitaryan has been a revelation since joining Manchester United from Borussia Dortmund last summer, and the Armenia star has been central to their chances of winning the Europa League.

The 28-year-old has now bagged in four successive Europa League away fixtures and his away goal in the quarter-final against Anderlecht could made all the difference ahead of the return leg at Old Trafford.

Bayern Munich

Americans Abroad Weekend Preview: Wood, Miazga, Hyndman and more

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Following an abundant amount of midweek matchups, severalU.S. Men's National Teamregulars transitionback to league play after successful domestic league cup results.

Christian Pulisic and Borussia Dortmund seek to remain thirdon the Bundesliga table asthey faceFC Köln, who siteighth on the table.

Thursday Kickoff: CONMEBOL, World Cup, Manchester United and more

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Controversy has once against struck one of the world's major federations.

CONMEBOL executives transferred$128.6 million between 2000 and 2015 to personal accounts, suspicious accounts, or unauthorized accounts according to an audit. (REPORT)

FIFA president Gianni Infantino confirmed that video assistant referees will be used at next year's World Cup in Russia.

Soccer Wednesday: Your Running Commentary

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A clash of German heavyweights takes centerstage on a busy Wednesday as Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich battle to reach a cup final

The two powerhouses face off in Wednesday's DFB-Pokal semifinal. Awaiting them are Timmy Chandler and Eintracht Frankfurt, who took down Borussia Monchengladbach on Tuesday to book their spot in the tournament finale.

Where to find Bayern Munich-Dortmund DFB-Pokal semi-final on US TV and streaming

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If you’re trying to find out how you can watch Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund in the DFB Pokal semi-final, you’ve come to the right place.

The two most popular teams in Germany clash on Wednesday in the semi-final of the DFB-Pokal. The winner will advance to the final to play Eintracht Frankfurt in late May.

Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund DFB-Pokal semi-final to air on ESPN2

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Bayern Munich’s DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund will be televised live on ESPN2.

Featuring two of the most popular teams in Germany, the German Cup semi-final will air on Wednesday, April 26 at 2:45pm ET across ESPN2, ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

ESPN will also broadcast the Monchengladbach vs.

Bayern Munich-Borussia Dortmund DFB-Pokal semi-final to air on ESPN2

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Bayern Munich’s DFB-Pokal semi-final against Borussia Dortmund will be televised live on ESPN2.

Featuring two of the most popular teams in Germany, the German Cup semi-final will air on Wednesday, April 26 at 2:45pm ET across ESPN2, ESPN3 and Sling Orange.

ESPN will also broadcast the Monchengladbach vs.

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Pachuca are CONCACAF champions, wins for Dortmund and the USMNT U-17s

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Big results for USMNT players in Mexico and Germany. CONCACAF crowned Pachuca champions in an all-Liga MX finale to the 2016-17 CONCACAF Champions League and there will be USMNT players in both teams for the 2016-17 DFB Pokal final.

This season's CONCACAF Champions League concluded with Pachuca lifting the trophy at Estadio Hidalgo.

Borussia Dortmund’s Champions League run ends

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In a series that won't be remembered for what happened on the field, Borussia Dortmund exited the Champions League at the quarterfinal stage. Dortmund lost 3-1 on the night and 6-3 on aggregate.

Monaco opened the scoring in the 3rd minute at Stade Louis II, adding a second goal in the 17th.

Bundesliga

Dortmund attack: Not radical Islam, not right-wing motivated, man arrested on suspicion of stock plot

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The attack on the Borussia Dortmund football team led to the police pointing in various directions to underpin the reason for the assault. Initial leads pointed to radical Islam, and later, far-right sentiments were suggested to be the cause of the attack.

In the end, investigations made by the German police has pointed to an entirely new category.

Dortmund Bus Attack Latest: Suspect Carried Out Explosions To ‘Negatively Effect Prices Of Shares He’d Purchased In Club’

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Police have arrested a man on suspicion of carrying out the explosive attack on the Borussia Dortmund team bus before last Tuesday's Champions League game against Monaco.

Notes discovered at the scene (immediately described by investigators as "dubious") appeared to claim responsibility in the name of Islamic extremists, though prosecutors are now alleging that the motive may, somewhat oddly, be entirely financial.

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Borussia Dortmund 2017/18 PUMA Home Kit

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Borussia Dortmund launched their 2017/18 PUMA home kit at their club shop,BVB-FanWelt, on Thursday evening. The event was attended by Dortmund first teamersEmre Mor and Alexander Isak. The shirt will be available worldwide via World Soccer Shop,Kitbag,Subside Sports, UK Soccer Shop. TheBorussia Dortmund 17/18 home kit introduces a new, bespoke design from PUMA.

Aubameyang, Bale, Marquinhos, will they wear the red shirt?

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Arsenal star involved in tunnel bust up following Tottenham defeat

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Friday Kickoff: Dortmund, Mbappe, Neymar and more

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More details continue to come to light following last week's bombing of Borussia Dortmund's team bus.

German officials say that a German-Russian citizen took out a five-figure loan to bet on shares of Borussia Dortmund's stock dropping before bombing the team bus last week. (REPORT)

Monaco sporting director Antonio Cordon says it would take "a lot of money" to trigger Kylian Mbappe's release clause.