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  • Mexico politician slammed over Ronaldinho racist slur

    Ronaldinho's new Mexican club called for a local politician to be punished after he posted a racist slur against the Brazilian football legend on social media. Carlos Manuel Trevino Nunez, a member of the conservative National Action Party, wrote a diatribe on Facebook, after the player's…

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  • Fox Sports' Gus Johnson experiment comes to a merciful end

    Gus Johnson, the most criticized soccer commentator in the United States, has told Sports Illustrated that he has decided to step down as Fox's top commentator for the sport, citing his busy schedule covering basketball and American football and a desire to spend time with his new wife. Johnson…

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  • A list of things that Rio Ferdinand did not like about David Moyes

    Rio Ferdinand has a new autobiography entitled #2Sides. The plumbing of new depths in terrible book titles aside, Ferdinand has taken this opportunity to become the first former Man United player to publicly air his grievances with ex-manager David Moyes (for financial gain). Negative tactics: You…

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  • Messi is faster than Agbonlahor: EA Logic

    Messi is faster than Agbonlahor: EA Logic In FIFA 15, Lionel Messi is faster than Gabriel Agbonlahor. What? It's about two weeks until the release of EA Sports football simulator game, FIFA 15. In order to generate buzz around the game, they have

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  • Fans kicking at Gareth Bale's car and other signs of discontent at Real Madrid

    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez just doesn't know when to stop, so he celebrating his club's long awaited 10th European Cup with significant turnover. Bringing in the likes of James Rodriguez and Toni Kroos while selling off Angel Di Maria and Xabi Alonso has shaken up the team and the early…

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  • Milan goalkeeper Lopez out for at least 2 weeks

    AC Milan goalkeeper Diego Lopez will be sidelined for at least two weeks with a thigh injury. Lopez sustained the injury while attempting to reach Mattia De Sciglio's goal-bound back pass during the closing stages of Sunday's 5-4 win at Parma. Milan said on Monday that Lopez has a right thigh…

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  • Are Real Madrid witnessing the end of Iker Casillas?

    Iker Casillas has been the center of controversy for a few years now, and his inconsistent form hasn't helped. Is this the beginning of the end for San Iker? This has not been how I expected Real Madrid fans' relationship with Casillas to evolve.

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  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    Soccer-Swedish championship results and standingsSept 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, September 15 Helsingborg 3 AIK Stockholm 1 IFK Norrkoping 3 Brommapojkarna 1 Orebro

  • D.C. United vs. Waterhouse FC preview: Behind Enemy Lines with The Home Of Caribbean Football

    To get the Jamaican perspective on D.C. United's CCL match against Waterhouse, we asked Nathan from Caribbean soccer blog The Home of Caribbean Football a few questions. Tomorrow night's game between D.C. United and Waterhouse FC in Kingston is looking like the most crucial game in Group 4.

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  • The new Barcelona is about balance

    The beginning of the season is an encouraging one, with three very good and dominant La Liga wins against at least two worthy competitors. The Blaugrana had a tough stretch right at the season's kick-off, and they've cruised through it beautifully, securing a comfortable first place in the…

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  • Soccer-Liga de Futbol Profesional Boliviano results and standings

    Soccer-Liga de Futbol Profesional Boliviano results and standingsSept 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Liga de Futbol Profesional Boliviano matches on Monday Monday, September 15 Jorge Wilstermann 1 The Strongest

  • Soccer-Injury and illness hit Arsenal defence against Dortmund

    Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger will be without right back Mathieu Debuchy for a "longer period" of time and is struggling with defensive options for their Champions League group opener against Dortmund. Debuchy suffered ankle ligament damage in the 2-2 draw with Manchester City on Saturday and is…

  • Soccer-English premier league top scorers

    Soccer-English premier league top scorersSept 15 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Monday 7 Diego Costa (Chelsea) 3 Steven Naismith (Everton) Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester City) Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) Graziano

  • Soccer-Atletico still a work in progress, coach Simeone says

    A rousing 2-1 La Liga victory at Real Madrid on Saturday may suggest otherwise, but Atletico Madrid are still rebuilding after losing several key players in the close season, coach Diego Simeone said on Monday. Atletico won the Spanish league title for the first time in 18 years last term and were…

  • Hull and Hammers share four goals

    Hull duo Abel Hernandez and Mohamed Diame both scored their first goals for the club but they were only good enough for a 2-2 draw with West Ham in the Premier League clash at the KC Stadium on Monday. Curtis Davies's own-goal ultimately ensured a share of the spoils after Hull twice lost the lead.…

  • Champagne confirms plan to challenge Blatter

    Former FIFA international relations director Jerome Champagne has confirmed his plan to challenge President Sepp Blatter in next year's election. Champagne wrote on his campaign website Monday that he informed FIFA's 209 member federations and the election supervisor, Domenico Scala, of his…

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  • Official: Henderson Named Vice-Captain

    Liverpool have today named midfielder Jordan Henderson the club's vice-captain for the 2014-15 campaign. With Daniel Agger going home to Brondby and Lucas Leiva finding it increasingly difficult to make the matchday squad, the question of who would be named Liverpool's vice-captain for the coming…

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  • Costa escapes sanction over Sigurdsson clash (despite witch hunt)

    Like Mario Balotelli at Liverpool, Costa's reputation proceeds him. Take, for instance, the time he was subject to a bad tackle in pre-season and got angry at the perpetrator -- 'Diego Costa could be the Premier League's new pantomime villain after Chelsea move', bleated the Mail. Diego Costa is…

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