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Copa America

Messi, Suarez, James Rodriguez headline Copa America rosters

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Organizers of the 2016 Copa America unveiled the final 23-man rosters for the tournament, and the level of competition should be high.

Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, James Rodriguez, Chicharito Hernandez and Arturo Vidal are among the players named to their respective squads. Rosters were submitted on Friday, and teams have until 24 hours before the opening match on June 3 to make replacements due to serious injury.

Suarez Expected To Make Uruguay Copa America Squad Despite Injury

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Bad news for Uruguay heading into the Copa America tournament next month is that star striker Luis Suarez pulled his hamstring during Barcelona's 2-0 win over Sevilla in the Copa del Rey at the weekend.

Suarez left the field in tears as it was feared that he would the tournament but that does not seem to be the case after Barcelona released this statement today:

Tests on Monday morning have confirmed that FC Barcelona striker Luis Suárez has suffered an injury to the semimembranosus muscle in his right leg.

Monday Kickoff: Van Gaal, Suarez and more

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Months of speculation could finally be drawing to a close, as Louis Van Gaal is said to be out at Manchester United.

Van Gaal has reportedly been fired by the Red Devilsafter two years in charge at Old Trafford. Jose Mourinho is expected to be named the club's next head coach in the coming days.

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News Ticker: Suarez injury update, Van Gaal sacked and more

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Uruguay's road to the knockout phase of next month's Copa America Centenario could be significantly more difficult than they'd like, while Manchester United has officially sacked head coach Louis van Gaal.

Luis Suarez will join Uruguay ahead of next month's Copa America Centenario, however, the Barcelona forward is expected to miss all three of the team's group stage matches due to a hamstring injury.

The Weekend's Best: Suarez, Juventus and more

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Another league title was clinched this week as the European seasons approach their ends. Here are SBI's picks for the weekend's best (as voted by SBI's editorial staff):

PLAYER OF THE WEEK

LUIS SUAREZ (BARCELONA). In the span of four days, the 29-year-old Uruguayan striker scored eight goals to help Barcelona end their winless run and stay atop the Spanish La Liga table.

La Liga

Hamstring injury for Suarez, who will go to Copa: Barcelona

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Barcelona (AFP) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez will join up with his Uruguay team for the Copa America on June 1 despite doctors diagnosing that he had suffered a hamstring injury, the Catalan club announced Monday.

Suarez hobbled off in tears midway through the Copa del Rey final win over Sevilla Sunday after sustaining the injury to a muscle in the back of his thigh.

Hamstring injury for Suarez, who will go to Copa: Barcelona

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Barcelona (AFP) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez will join up with his Uruguay team for the Copa America on June 1 despite doctors diagnosing that he had suffered a hamstring injury, the Catalan club announced Monday.

Suarez hobbled off in tears midway through the Copa del Rey final win over Sevilla Sunday after sustaining the injury to a muscle in the back of his thigh.

Tearful Suarez a doubt for Copa America

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is a doubt for next month's Copa America after hobbling off in tears midway through the Copa del Rey final win over Sevilla with a muscle injury.

The Uruguayan departed just before the hour mark of a bad-tempered final which saw three players sent off as goals in extra-time from Jordi Alba and Neymar handed Barca a 2-0 win and a 28th cup triumph.

Tearful Suarez a doubt for Copa America

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is a doubt for next month's Copa America after hobbling off in tears midway through the Copa del Rey final win over Sevilla with a muscle injury.

The Uruguayan departed just before the hour mark of a bad-tempered final which saw three players sent off as goals in extra-time from Jordi Alba and Neymar handed Barca a 2-0 win and a 28th cup triumph.

‘MSN’ lead Barca quest for league and Cup double

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona coach Luis Enrique named the same side that won La Liga last weekend at Granada as the Catalans aim to add the Copa del Rey to their trophy haul this season against Sevilla on Sunday.

Luis Suarez is looking for his 60th goal of an incredible season as the Uruguayan is again paired with Lionel Messi and Neymar up front.

‘MSN’ lead Barca quest for league and Cup double

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona coach Luis Enrique named the same side that won La Liga last weekend at Granada as the Catalans aim to add the Copa del Rey to their trophy haul this season against Sevilla on Sunday.

Luis Suarez is looking for his 60th goal of an incredible season as the Uruguayan is again paired with Lionel Messi and Neymar up front.

SPANISH FOOTBALL | TOP GOALSCORER - BEST GOALKEEPER 2015-2016

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Suarez outguns Messi, Ronaldo to fire Barcelona to title

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Barcelona (AFP) In little under two years with Barcelona, Luis Suarez has won six trophies, silenced his critics with almost impeccable on-field behaviour and now, most remarkably of all, left Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his shadow.

Suarez fittingly scored a hat-trick as Barca retained their La Liga title on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Granada to take his tally for the season to a remarkable 59 allied to 26 assists.

Suarez outguns Messi, Ronaldo to fire Barcelona to title

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Barcelona (AFP) In little under two years with Barcelona, Luis Suarez has won six trophies, silenced his critics with almost impeccable on-field behaviour and now, most remarkably of all, left Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo in his shadow.

Suarez fittingly scored a hat-trick as Barca retained their La Liga title on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Granada to take his tally for the season to a remarkable 59 allied to 26 assists.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Barcelona Win Another La Liga Title

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Barcelona have retained their La Liga title after defeating Granada 3-0 in their final match of the season. Their sixth league title in the last eight seasons. That means that Lionle Messi and Andres Iniesta join Xavi Hernández with eight league titles to their name at the Club

Luis Enrique's men headed into Saturday's clash at Estadio Nuevo Los Carmenes a point ahead of second-placed Real Madrid and three points above Atletico Madrid, who were effectively out of the race for top spot due to their inferior goal difference.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Suarez hat-trick hands Barcelona La Liga title

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Barcelona gave their fans a bit of a scare after dropping key points over the last two months of the season, but Luis Suarez's brilliance helped guide the Blaugrana to their 24th La Liga title on Saturday.

Suarez, who finished the 2015-16 season with an astounding 40 goals in 35 matches, found his way onto the scoresheet twice in the first-half (22′ & 38′) before assuring Barcelona's three points against.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo la Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Suarez hat-trick fires Barca to La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo la Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Barcelona win 24th La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win 2-0 at Deportivo la Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Barcelona win 24th La Liga title

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada to hold off Real Madrid's late-season surge.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win 2-0 at Deportivo la Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo's double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Barca on brink of title in final day showdown

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona have the upper hand in a final day showdown with Real Madrid for the Spanish title on Saturday as they know a victory at Granada will ensure them a 24th La Liga crown.

Madrid are a point behind and have to stretch their winning La Liga run to 12 games at Deportivo la Coruna and hope for a Barca slip up to land the title.

Barca on brink of title in final day showdown

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona have the upper hand in a final day showdown with Real Madrid for the Spanish title on Saturday as they know a victory at Granada will ensure them a 24th La Liga crown.

Madrid are a point behind and have to stretch their winning La Liga run to 12 games at Deportivo la Coruna and hope for a Barca slip up to land the title.

Lionel Messi fit to face Sporting Gijon, says Luis Enrique

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted Lionel Messi will be 100 percent fit to face Sporting Gijon on Saturday despite suffering a series of knocks in Barca's 8-0 hammering of Deportivo la Coruna.

"He didn't have much luck with the blows in the game the other day, but he trained today and is in perfect condition," said Enrique on Friday.

Lionel Messi fit to face Sporting Gijon, says Luis Enrique

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Barcelona coach Luis Enrique insisted Lionel Messi will be 100 percent fit to face Sporting Gijon on Saturday despite suffering a series of knocks in Barca's 8-0 hammering of Deportivo la Coruna.

"He didn't have much luck with the blows in the game the other day, but he trained today and is in perfect condition," said Enrique on Friday.

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Barcelona win Copa del Rey for 28th time

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Madrid (AFP) Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday.

Javier Mascherano's dismissal just before half-time for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca on the backfoot and they were further depleted when 59-goal top scorer Luis Suarez limped off early in the second period.

Barcelona win Copa del Rey for 28th time

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Madrid (AFP) Jordi Alba and Neymar struck in extra-time as Barcelona completed a league and Cup double by lifting the Copa del Rey for a 28th time after a 2-0 win over Sevilla in a fiery game that saw three red cards on Sunday.

Javier Mascherano's dismissal just before half-time for pulling down Kevin Gameiro put Barca on the backfoot and they were further depleted when 59-goal top scorer Luis Suarez limped off early in the second period.

Barca, Sevilla stalemate goes to extra-time

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Madrid (AFP) The Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Sevilla went to extra-time on Sunday as neither side could score a goal in 90 minutes despite both teams being reduced to 10 men.

Barca's Javier Mascherano was first to see red for bringing down Kevin Gameiro nine minutes before half-time.

Barca, Sevilla stalemate goes to extra-time

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Madrid (AFP) The Copa del Rey final between Barcelona and Sevilla went to extra-time on Sunday as neither side could score a goal in 90 minutes despite both teams being reduced to 10 men.

Barca's Javier Mascherano was first to see red for bringing down Kevin Gameiro nine minutes before half-time.

Tearful Suarez forced off in Copa del Rey final

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez left the pitch in tears as he pulled up with a muscle injury just short of an hour into the Copa del Rey final against Sevilla on Sunday.

Suarez is now a major doubt for Uruguay's Copa America campaign in the United States next month.

The former Liverpool striker scored 59 goals for Barca this season to lead them to the La Liga title, but couldn't break the deadlock before being replaced by Rafinha with the score at 0-0 and Barca down to 10 men following Javier Mascherano's first-half red card.

Tearful Suarez forced off in Copa del Rey final

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Madrid (AFP) Barcelona striker Luis Suarez left the pitch in tears as he pulled up with a muscle injury just short of an hour into the Copa del Rey final against Sevilla on Sunday.

Suarez is now a major doubt for Uruguay's Copa America campaign in the United States next month.

The former Liverpool striker scored 59 goals for Barca this season to lead them to the La Liga title, but couldn't break the deadlock before being replaced by Rafinha with the score at 0-0 and Barca down to 10 men following Javier Mascherano's first-half red card.

PFA awards

Why it’s time for a defender Player of the Year award

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With the awards season in full swing as the Premier League campaign draws to a close, there has been little surprise regarding the two big prizes given out thus far. Jamie Vardy has won the Football Writers' award while Riyad Mahrez won the Professional Footballers' Association award for player of the year.

Why it’s time for a defender Player of the Year award

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With the awards season in full swing as the Premier League campaign draws to a close, there has been little surprise regarding the two big prizes given out thus far. Jamie Vardy has won the Football Writers' award while Riyad Mahrez won the Professional Footballers' Association award for player of the year.

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