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Barcelona's La Liga title hopes suffered a setback after being held to a 1-1 draw at Espanyol in Sunday's Catalan derby.

Latest Stories Jonathan Wilson: Uruguay's dominance caps Copa America filled with drama, surprisesupdated: Mon Jul 25 2011 16:20:00

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina -- One figure has dominated this Copa America. The shadow of Sergio Markarian, the balding, bespectacled Peru coach who had such an influence on the philosophy of the sides who finished first, second and third, lurked in the background, but the man of the tournament was the tall, grey-haired figure with the limp who calmly wandered around shaking hands and exchanging hugs at fulltime in the final, as his players cavorted in one great mass of celebration. Jonathan Wilson: Tabarez's approach has Uruguay on verge of Copa America historyupdated: Fri Jul 22 2011 11:28:00

On Tuesday night, Oscar Washington Tabarez limped across the pitch in La Plata and paused, his knee injury apparently making him wary of progressing too far on the sodden, uneven surface. He looked at his celebrating players as though determined to soak in the spectacle and as they slowly broke off to trot in to the dressing-room, each made a point of going over to him. Tabarez's second coming as national coach has already been glorious, but on Sunday it might get even better.

Suarez double puts Uruguay into last eight as South Korea crash outupdated: Sat Jun 26 2010 18:28:00

Two-time World Cup winners Uruguay qualified for the quarterfinals for the first time in 40 years with a 2-1 victory over South Korea in Port Elizabeth on Saturday.

Maradona's Argentina thrash Venezuelaupdated: Mon Mar 30 2009 10:29:00

Diego Maradona's first competitive match in charge of Argentina saw the South American powerhouses thrash Venezuela 4-0 in a World Cup qualifier in Buenos Aires.

Arsenal frustrated as Fenerbahce earn drawupdated: Wed Nov 05 2008 17:15:00

Arsenal failed to lift the gloom surrounding the Emirates Stadium as wasteful finishing ensured they were held to a frustrating 0-0 draw by Fenerbahce in Champions League Group G.

Paraguay march on in South American qualifyingupdated: Sun Oct 12 2008 05:19:00

Paraguay remained four points clear at the top of the South American World Cup qualifying group at the halfway stage after defeating Colombia 1-0 on Saturday.

Fenerbahce reach new heightsupdated: Thu Apr 03 2008 11:06:00

When Fenerbahce last featured on these pages last June after celebrating their centenary by winning a record 17th Turkish title, it was suggested that the next goal facing the Istanbul club would be to establish itself as a serious challenger for European honors.

Champions crash at home to 10 menupdated: Thu Apr 06 2006 04:08:00

Defending Libertadores Cup champions Sao Paulo were stunned 2-1 at home by 10-man Guadalajara on Wednesday, while River Plate crashed to Brazilian second division club Paulista.

Hiddink plays down hostility fearsupdated: Wed Nov 09 2005 04:14:00

Australia coach Guus Hiddink has played down the hostility which has continued to fester between his team and Uruguay, since their last meeting in a World Cup qualifier four years ago.

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