Villarreal clinch place in Europa League knockout phase

Paris (AFP) - A brilliant late goal by Manuel Trigueros gave Villarreal a nervy 2-1 win over Steaua Bucharest on Thursday that took the Spanish club into the last 32 of the Europa League.

Johnson wants Chelsea compensation over abuse

London (AFP) - Former Chelsea player Gary Johnson said on Thursday he should receive more financial compensation from the club after being sexually abused by their former chief scout Eddie Heath.

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FIFA chief says 'zero tolerance' for sex abuse

Singapore (AFP) - FIFA president Gianni Infantino on Thursday vowed "zero tolerance" for child sex abuse in football following an escalating scandal involving coaches and former players in England.

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Dortmund strike late to beat Madrid to top spot

Marco Reus's dramatic equaliser two minutes from time ensured Borussia Dortmund beat holders Real Madrid to top spot in Champions League Group F with a pulsating 2-2 draw on Wednesday.

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Spurs sink CSKA to earn Europa League berth

Tottenham rounded off a frustrating Champions League campaign with a 3-1 victory over CSKA Moscow that secured the dubious consolation of a place in the Europa League.

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