Sport Barcelona striker Neymar is helped from the pitch

The Brazil international is ruled out for up to a month

Manchester United behind Real Madrid and Barcelona says Valencia boss

Valencia coach Unai Emery does not believe Manchester United are quite at the same level as Spanish giants Barcelona and Real Madrid.

Valencia recovery adds to United's optimism

Manchester United may be able to add Antonio Valencia earlier than expected to a side whose return to the top of the Premier League has coincided with a resurgence in their attacking options.

Valencia complain over America’s Cup venue selection

As America’s Cup teams in Dubai compete for attention with the final Formula 1 race in neighbouring Abu Dhabi at the start of the last Louis Vuitton Trophy in the current series, a long and painful complaint has been lodged by Valencia over the selection of the venue for the 2013 America’s Cup.

Miller - three points key, not display

Rangers striker Kenny Miller insists the result was all that mattered as their 3-1 win over St Mirren allowed them to move back into pole position in the Clydesdale Bank Premier League.

Carew row increases Houllier's Villa woes

Fulham 1 Aston Villa 1

Smith tells United to forget about McGregor

Walter Smith, the Rangers manager, insists he would not welcome bids for any of his players following renewed speculation that Manchester United are interested in goalkeeper Allan McGregor.

Rangers still have all to play for, says Whittaker

Steven Whittaker insists Rangers can resurrect their ailing Champions League campaign by causing an upset against Manchester United at Ibrox later this month. The Scottish champions were on course to progress to the last 16 along with the Premier League club before Valencia put a massive dent in their hopes.

Murray knocked out in Valencia

Defending champion Andy Murray crashed out of the Valencia Open with an out-of-sorts display against Juan Monaco in the second round.

Soldado's double leaves Rangers on brink of exit

Valencia 3 Rangers 0

Murray off to fine start in Valencia title defence

Andy Murray recorded an impressive straight-sets win over Feliciano Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open yesterday. Lopez, the world No 31, was playing on home soil and represented a tough opening opponent for the British No 1, but the defending champion eased through the first set after breaking the Spaniard's second service game.

Andy Murray beats Feliciano Lopez to progress in Valencia

Andy Murray recorded an impressive straight-sets win over Feliciano Lopez in the first round of the Valencia Open 500.

Smith enjoys pressure of Rangers' rare chance to reach last 16

Walter Smith, the Rangers manager, insists his side are relishing the pressure they now find themselves under as expectations of a last-16 place in the Champions League begin to grow.

Whittaker says Rangers' eyes are all on Inverness

Steven Whittaker insists there is no chance of Rangers being distracted by next week's Champions League game in Valencia and risk blowing their 100 per cent Premier League record when they face Inverness today.

Edu's early delight wiped out by own goal

Rangers 1 Valencia 1

Smith ready to shut up shop once more for Valencia's visit

Walter Smith, the Rangers manager, has admitted his side might struggle to follow their usual defensive tactics in the Champions League when they entertain Valencia at Ibrox tonight. Smith said the mental adjustment required to set up so cautiously at home "is a little bit of a problem", given the more open game they employ in the Scottish Premier League.

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