Liverpool Begin Champions League Defence With Napoli Defeat
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Liverpool Begin Champions League Defence With Napoli Defeat

Liverpool fell 2-0 at Napoli in the opening match of their Champions League title defence on Tuesday.

FA Cup: Fernando Llorente Treble Sees Six-Goal Tottenham Hotspur Into Quarter-Finals
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FA Cup: Fernando Llorente Treble Sees Six-Goal Tottenham Hotspur Into Quarter-Finals

Fernando Llorente scored a second-half hat-trick as Tottenham Hotspur advanced into the quarter-finals of the FA Cup with a 6-1 win over lowly Rochdale in a fifth-round replay at a snowy Wembley on Wednesday.

Premier League: Quick-fire Manchester City Back In The Groove, Fernando Llorente Fires Spurs
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Premier League: Quick-fire Manchester City Back In The Groove, Fernando Llorente Fires Spurs

Raheem Sterling scored the fastest goal of the Premier League season as leaders Manchester City got back on track with a 3-1 win against Watford on Tuesday

La Liga: Atletico Madrid
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La Liga: Atletico Madrid's Fernando Torres Relishing Barcelona Showdown

Fernando Torres' Atletico Madrid travel to Lionel Messi's Barcelona for the season's first first big match of the La Liga

Serie A: Juventus Rout Parma 7-0 to Claim Biggest League Win in 31 Years
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Serie A: Juventus Rout Parma 7-0 to Claim Biggest League Win in 31 Years

Fernando Llorente, Carlos Tevez and Alvaro Morata scored a brace apiece with Stephan Lichsteiner firing a superb goal as Juventus crushed Parma to record their biggest win since a 7-0 success over Ascoli in December 1983.

Serie A: Fernando Llorente late show rescues misfiring Juventus
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Serie A: Fernando Llorente late show rescues misfiring Juventus

Juve's 1-0 win over Udinese leaves them three points clear of Roma with Napoli in third, a further six points adrift.

Serie A: Fernando Llorente, Carlos Tevez send Juventus top
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Serie A: Fernando Llorente, Carlos Tevez send Juventus top

Juventus, with whom goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made his 500th Serie A appearance, now have a two-point cushion on overnight leaders Roma ahead of the capital side's home game against struggling Cagliari on Monday.

Serie A: Juventus stun Napoli 3-0 to close gap on Roma
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Serie A: Juventus stun Napoli 3-0 to close gap on Roma

Fernando Llorente, Andrea Pirlo and Paul Pogba sent Juve to within one point of table-toppers Roma

Serie A: Epic win for Napoli over AC Milan but Roma stay top
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Serie A: Epic win for Napoli over AC Milan but Roma stay top

Napoli's 2-1 win was their first Serie A victory over the Rossoneri at the San Siro since a side led by Argentine legend Diego Maradona beat Milan in April 1986.

Serie A: Carlos Tevez on target for Juventus; Verona sink AC Milan
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Serie A: Carlos Tevez on target for Juventus; Verona sink AC Milan

The former Manchester City striker scored on his Serie A debut as the defending champions beat Sampdoria 1-0.

Ambitious Juventus facing challenges to title defence
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Ambitious Juventus facing challenges to title defence

Despite forwards Carlos Tevez and Fernando Llorente arriving to reinforce what appeared to be the only chink in Juve's armour, some believe the club may struggle to claim a third consecutive title for the first time since a five-title winning streak between 1931-1935.

Juventus hope to win for absent friends
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Juventus hope to win for absent friends

Napoli's Uruguayan striker Edinson Cavani is the league's top scorer on 17 goals, but Parma midfielder Marco Marchionni warned: "When we face the big teams we always give a little more, and maybe we need this at this time." Lazio's 1-1 draw with Juventus in the first leg semi-final of the Italian Cup in midweek was their second in a week after ...

Juventus sign Fernando Llorente from Athletic Bilbao; will join in summer
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Juventus sign Fernando Llorente from Athletic Bilbao; will join in summer

Juventus already have four capable forwards in Mirko Vucinic, Sebastian Giovinco, Fabio Quagliarella and Alessandro Matri. Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba, who played a key role in the Blues' Champions League triumph last year, had also been linked with a move to Turin recently.

Juventus still keen to sign on Fernando Llorente: Reports
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Juventus still keen to sign on Fernando Llorente: Reports

Italian champions Juventus are set to continue their bid to sign Spain striker Fernando Llorente from Athletic Bilbao in January, reports said on Thursday.

Mallorca signs Giovani Dos Santos from Tottenham
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Mallorca signs Giovani Dos Santos from Tottenham

Mallorca has signed Giovani Dos Santos from Tottenham on a four-year deal, and Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente's is waiting to see where he will end up on transfer deadline day.

Fernando Llorente refuses to extend Athletic Bilbao deal
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Fernando Llorente refuses to extend Athletic Bilbao deal

Athletic Bilbao says Spain striker Fernando Llorente does not want to renew his contract with the northern club.

Euro 2012 Final: Spanish stay loyal to tiki-taka as heretics cry
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Euro 2012 Final: Spanish stay loyal to tiki-taka as heretics cry 'boring'

Spain have done admirably to please most of the people most of the time since their upbeat, possession-dominated tiki-taka style came into vogue on the way to their Euro 2008 triumph.

UEFA Euro 2012: Del Bosque says Spain must do better
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UEFA Euro 2012: Del Bosque says Spain must do better

After coming under fire for sending out a striker-less formation in their opening Euro 2012 1-1 draw with Italy, the coach of defending champions Spain, Vicente del Bosque, admits his team must do better.

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