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Global Soccer: Wolfsburg’s Hard Work Earns Upset Over Real Madrid

Global Soccer By ROB HUGHES April 7, 2016 LONDON — Zinedine Zidane is becoming a proper coach now. Last Saturday, his Real Madrid team won a hard-fought victory over Barcelona in the Camp Nou stadium; five days later, Real was beaten close to humiliation at Wolfsburg in the Champions League. “That’s football,” ...

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Global Soccer: Leicester Accepts Its Dream May Be Real

LONDON — “The title is not ours,” said Leicester City Manager Claudio Ranieri. “Something special can happen, but we have to fight a lot, slowly, slowly.” Those cautious words, said on television after Leicester’s latest win at Watford on Saturday, contained for the first time an acknowledgement from this wily ...

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Global Soccer: Pep Guardiola Juggles His Current Job With His Next

Global Soccer Bayern Munich Coach Pep Guardiola with one of his players, Philipp Lahm. Guardiola, who is finishing a three-year run leading the German team, will join Manchester City after the season. By ROB HUGHES February 16, 2016 LONDON — Shortly after Pep Guardiola confirmed that he would leave Bayern Munich to ...

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Swedish Bank Move Creates a Global Shudder

What if the bazooka is shooting blanks? Since the financial crisis, it has been gospel for many investors that some combination of actions by central banks — bond buying, bold promises or flirtations with negative interest rates — would be enough to keep the global economy out of recession. But ...

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