Sports News in Brief: Wozzie out early in French Open

In other news, Wolves howl gold, young guns celebrate and Frankie boy is off to Greeker pastures

Wozzie out early in France (photo: Danny Karwoski) Wozzie out early in France (photo: Danny Karwoski)
May 28th, 2015 1:19 pm| by Christian W
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Caroline Wozniacki has been knocked out of the 2015 French Open today by the German clay specialist Julia Görges 4-6, 6-7 in the second round. The Dane had started well in the first round, overcoming Karin Knapp of Italy in straight sets 6-3, 6-0.

Wolves win Superliga

FC Midjylland won its first Superliga title with a 0-0 draw away at FC Vestsjælland last week. FC Copenhagen can no longer catch the Wolves and will have to settle for silver. Brøndby look poised to finish third.

Højbjerg’s European hammer

A spectacular long-range effort by young Danish starlet Pierre-Emile Højbjerg helped Augsburg qualify for European football for the first time. Højbjerg, on loan from Bundesliga champs Bayern Munich, scored the equaliser in a 3-1 win against Gladbach.

Arnesen in Greece

Former Danish footballer Frank Arnesen has accepted a new job as the sporting director of Greek club PAOK Saloniki. Arnesen, who previously held the position of sporting director at Chelsea, Tottenham Hotspur and Hamburg, had been without a job after leaving Ukrainian outfit Metalist Kharkiv in 2014.

AC’s Chelsea debut

Danish young gun Andreas Christensen, 19, was handed his Premiership debut for Chelsea over the weekend in the final match of the season. Christensen – who will probably play for Denmark in the Under-21 Euros this summer – came on as a sub for Chelsea with 13 minutes left in a 3-1 win against Sunderland

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