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Saturday European Rewind: Arsenal lifts FA Cup, Dortmund wins German Cup, and more

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Arsenal ended the domestic season on a high note, defeating Premier League champions Chelsea, 2-1, in Saturday's FA Cup final at Wembley Stadium.

A 79th-minute winning goal from Aaron Ramsey clinched Arsenal their 13th FA Cup trophy, and the goal came just minutes after Chelsea drew level.Diego Costa brought Chelsea level at 1-1 after 76 minutes, scoring from inside the box.

European Weekend Preview: Arsenal meets Chelsea in FA Cup final, Dortmund faces Frankfurt in DFB-Pokal , and more

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Chelsea concluded itsrun towards another Premier League title a week ago, lifting the trophy at Stamford Bridge. This Saturday could see the Blues do the double, by lifting the FA Cup at Wembley Stadium.

Chelsea comes into this match on a seven-game winning run in all competitions. The Blues have had a tougher road to the final, eliminating the likes of Wolverhampton Wanderers, Manchester United, and Tottenham.

Wednesday European Rewind: Man City advance in FA Cup, Real Madrid earn comeback draw and more

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Manchester City booked their place into the Emirates FA Cup quarterfinalsafter a 5-1 replay victory over Huddersfield Town.

Pep Guardiola's sidecruised to a home victory after going down early against the second-tier side. Sergio Aguero's 35th minute penalty kick goal proved to be the game-winner as the hosts led 3-1 at halftime.

Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham advances in FA Cup, Roma Cruise Past Torino, and more

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In England, Tottenham Hotspur booked their place into the F.A. Cup quarterfinals after a 3-0 drubbing of hosts Fulham at Craven Cottage. Harry Kane put the visitors up 1-0 after 16 minutes, finishing off Christian Eriksen's assist. Six minutes into the second half, it was the same duo who added to Tottenham's lead as Kane tapped home Eriksen's helper.

European Weekend Preview: Milan-Fiorentina, English F.A. Cup, and more

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Despite no Barclays Premier League action this weekend, there is still an exciting slate of action all-across Europe.

Fifth-round English F.A. Cup action takes place this weekend with 16 teams still having hopes of advancing in this prestigious and historic competition.

English Premier League

Sunday European Rewind: Messi lifts Barcelona over Real Madrid, Arsenal advance to FA Cup final, and more

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Following a midweek Champions League exit to Juventus, Barcelona bounced back in the biggest way possible on Sunday.

A 92nd-minute winner from Lionel Messi lifted Luis Enrique's side past 10-man Real Madrid in a 3-2 El Clasico win. Most importantly, the victory propelled Barcelona to the top spot in the La Liga table, holding an edge on Los Blancos due to goal-difference.

Saturday European Rewind: Chelsea ousts Tottenham in FA Cup, Dortmund fights back, and more

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Premier League leaders Chelsea booked theirplace into the FA Cup final with a 4-2 thumping of London rivals Tottenham at Wembley Stadium.

Antonio Conte's side used two second-half goals to pull away from their rivals, who had previously pegged them back twice. Willian's fourth-minute free-kick gave Chelsea a 1-0 lead as the Brazilian beat Hugo Lloris to the bottom-right corner.

European Weekend Preview: El Clasico in Madrid, FA Cup Semifinals, and more

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Sunday's El Clasico at the Santiago Bernabeucouldhave huge implications on this year's La Liga title race.

League-leaders Real Madrid host Barcelona on Sunday which sees the two sides separated by three points in the table. Zinedine Zidane's side booked their place in the UEFA Champions League semifinals after an impressive second-leg victory over Bayern Munich earlier this week.

European Weekend Rewind: Deportivo upsets Barcelona, Juventus tops Milan and more

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Barcelona overcame all odds to secure a historic Champions League result midweek, but the Spanish giant couldn't quite muster enough energy to role that momentum into league play.

Deportivo earned the result of the weekend witha 2-1 home win overleague-leaders Barcelona. Alex Bergantino's 74th minute header put Deportivo in front for good after the visitors had leveled the score early in the second half.

European Weekend Preview: Dortmund faces Hertha Berlin, FA Cup continues and more

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After a thrilling week of UEFA Champions action, domestic leagues and cup fixtures look to continue the excitement this weekend across Europe.

The Bundesliga's top fixture this weekend sees third-place Borussia Dortmund traveling to fifth-place Hertha Berlin on Saturday. Six points separate the sides, as both look to advance their way up the table.

Southampton vs. Chelsea: Demba Ba Brace Helps Chelsea Advance to FA Cup Fourth Round

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When Chelsea completed their acquisition of Newcastle striker Demba Ba earlier this week, they hoped to have him ready to play in today's F.A. Cup 3rd Round fixture at Southampton. Ba was going to be looked at to provide finishing as too often this year Chelsea have lacked quality in the final third.

Will Owen Coyle Take Over At Bolton Wanderers?

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Well it certainly sounds like Owen Coyle will be moving the 25 or so miles to Bolton Wanderers to replace the sacked Gary Megson. After being given permission to talk to the Trotters, Coyle looks set to become the manager of a club he served so well for two years between 1993 and 1995.

F.A. Cup Offers Giant Killers A Chance For Premiership Scalps

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This weekend sees the entrance of the Premiership and Championship clubs in to the F.A. Cup as the worlds oldest domestic cup competition continues in its 128th year. It's one of those weekends that gets football fans excited, throwing up all kinds of memories for fans of every club from every level of the domestic game.

Breaking News: Portsmouth Face Winding Up Order

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Is there a worse chairman in the history of the Premiership than Sulaiman Al-Fahim? I'm struggling to think of anyone who has misled, misinformed and treated the supporters of a club so clearly as Al-Fahim has in his 8 month relationship with Portsmouth. Today the HM Revenue & Customs have issues a winding up order against Portsmouth F.

The 10 Best Premiership Goals Of The Noughties

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So what makes a great goal? I know it seems a easy question but honestly, what makes a goal truly great? Is it the goal that keeps a side up or a lob from the half way line? The goal that drags a side back in to a game when they're 2-0 or a last minute winner in injury time? Everyone has a different variation on what they judge to be a great goal or what the ingredients are that makes some goals stand out above all others.

UEFA Need To Show Common Sense Over Hillsborough Anniversary

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It seems like yesterday for some football fans, a day burned in to the memories of English footballs collective consciousness. The 1980's saw three major footballing disasters hit English football, The dreadful fire at Bradford City's title party which claimed the lives of 56 fans on May 11th, 18 days later we then witnessed the [.

Arsenal

Who will play at Deepdale?

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Preston? Never been there. Deepdale? Never been there. North End? Same. Did I ever see Tom Finney play? No. Have I ever heard of any of PNE's players? No. Their manager, Simon Grayson .... well, I did see him play for Blackburn.

Preston's Finest

In other words I have no qualifications to write this pre-match other than my love for their opposition.

Wenger’s 3rd Double?

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FA Cup quarterfinals, at home in front of our 12th man, a relatively fit squad and against a team we have already beaten 3-0 away this season; surely an Arsenal win if only it were so simple!

The draw at SHL and away hammering of Hull could and should give rise to optimism with the expectation of a successful run in both the League and FA Cup, The team must be buoyed by the prospect of the Hatrick of FAC's.

Loving The Alien

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There is a chance we may have an exciting team taking the field in red and white. The BBC are expecting Tommy Rosicky to get a kick!

I recall speaking to Kelsey about Tomas a few years ago and we both agreed his time as a PL player was over, yet here he is making a Lazarus-like resurrection (somewhat appropriate with Lent around the corner).

Spurs Wars Episode II – The Attack of the Spurs

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Let me take you back to 14th April 1991 and the first ever FA Cup semi-final played at the old Wembley Stadium. I had just turned 14 and was very nervous sitting in the crowd of 77,893 waiting, in my shirt, scarf and hat, for my beloved team to take the field against an Arsenal team that were on course to win the league (which they indeed did) and it was up to us to try and stop them winning the possible double.

Spurs Wars Episode II – The Attack of the Spurs

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Let me take you back to 14th April 1991 and the first ever FA Cup semi-final played at the old Wembley Stadium. I had just turned 14 and was very nervous sitting in the crowd of 77,893 waiting, in my shirt, scarf and hat, for my beloved team to take the field against an Arsenal team that were on course to win the league (which they indeed did) and it was up to us to try and stop them winning the possible double.