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  • Mourinho aims another dig at old rival Wenger

    Jose Mourinho has taken another swipe at old rival Arsene Wenger by claiming the Arsenal manager has only himself to blame for failing to find a solution to his dismal record against the Chelsea boss. Wenger has failed to record a single victory over Mourinho in their 13 meetings and ahead of their…

  • Soccer-Man Utd bank on Schweinsteiger for midfield mongrel

    By Ed Osmond LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - The signing of Germany captain Bastian Schweinsteiger from Bayern Munich was a massive statement of intent by Manchester United. Not since Roy Keane swaggered round the Old Trafford pitch from 1993-2005 have United had a midfield enforcer with the skill, power…

  • CONCACAF reviewing refs after Gold Cup furor

    Football's North American regional governing body is reviewing its referees department in the wake of controversial calls and a major blunder in the just-concluded Gold Cup won by Mexico. The Confederation of North, Central America and Caribbean Association Football (CONCACAF) said Thursday that…

  • Source: Aron Johannsson exploring move to Major League Soccer

    The United States and AZ Alkmaar forward has been offered to several MLS teams seeking a salary between $2 million and $2.5 million a year.

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  • Mexico's ex-coach investigated for election day tweet

    Mexico's former football manager Miguel Herrera, who was fired this week after allegedly punching a reporter, is under investigation over whether he broke election laws by tweeting his support for a party. Prosecutors are seeking to question Herrera over his tweets in favor of the Green Party…

  • Drogba relishing 'beautiful challenge' of Major League Soccer

    Didier Drogba said he is looking forward to the "beautiful challenge" of finishing his career in Major League Soccer after being unveiled before hundreds of Montreal Impact fans. The veteran Ivory Coast and former Chelsea icon addressed a crowd of fans at Montreal's Saputo Stadium on Thursday, a…

  • Soccer-Norwegian championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Norwegian championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31 Viking Stavanger 0 FK Haugesund 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Rosenborg Trondheim 17 12 3 2 45 16 39 -------------------------2 Valerenga Oslo 17 10 3 4 35 23 33 3 Stabaek 17 9 5 3…

  • Soccer-West Ham forward Valencia sustains 'significant' injury

    West Ham United's Ecuador forward Enner Valencia suffered a "significant injury" in Thursday's 2-2 draw with Astra Giurgiu in a Europa League third qualifying round first-leg tie, the club said in a statement. "Enner Valencia sustained what initially appears to be a significant injury to his right…

  • Soccer-Humble Bournemouth to stick to winning formula

    By Michael Hann LONDON, Aug 1 (Reuters) - True to their humble roots Bournemouth have resisted the temptation to mark their new-found Premier League status with a splurge of spending, sticking to their principles as they prepare to mix it with the big boys. Manager Eddie Howe's attack-minded 4-4-2…

  • Soccer-Villa sign French midfielder Veretout from Nantes

    Aston Villa have signed French midfielder Jordan Veretout from Ligue 1 club Nantes on a five-year contract, the Premier League side said on Friday. "I'm really pleased Jordan decided to choose Aston Villa over the other options he had and opt to continue his development with us," manager Tim…

  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Friday Friday, July 31Midtjylland 1 OB Odense 0 Viborg 2 Esbjerg 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Midtjylland 3 3 0 0 5 1 9 -------------------------2 OB Odense 3 2 0 1 5 2 6 3 AaB Aalborg 2 1 1 0 2 1 4 3 AGF…

  • Argentine exec in FIFA case pleads not guilty to U.S. charges

    The former chairman of an Argentina-based sports marketing business, one of 14 people indicted in a corruption case that has roiled the soccer world's governing body FIFA, pleaded not guilty in a U.S. court on Friday. Alejandro Burzaco, an Argentine businessman who was the former general manager…

  • Crew-Orlando City Preview

    With their offense performing at a high level, the Columbus Crew hope to extend their recent positive stretch against a club that struggled in the back its last time out. Four of the league's top scorers will be on the field as the Crew try to earn a point for the eighth time in nine matches…

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  • Soccer-Colombian championship liga aguila ii results and standings

    Aug 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Colombian championship Liga Aguila II matches on Saturday Friday, July 31Cucuta 1 Millonarios 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Santa Fe 3 3 0 0 10 0 9 2 Cortulua 3 3 0 0 9 3 9 3 Atletico Nacional 3 2 1 0 4 0 7 4 Alianza Petrolera 3 2 1 0 3 0 7…

  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday, Aug 1

    Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Saturday: - - - - OLYMPICS Beijing awarded 2022 Winter Olympics KUALA LUMPUR - The snow will be fake, but the very real financial muscle China boasts proved decisive on Friday when Beijing won the right to host the 2022 Winter Olympics. ...

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  • Dinamo Zagreb fine player $110,000 for obscene gesture

    Dinamo Zagreb have fined their Portuguese midfielder Paulo Machado $110,000 (£70,800, 100,000 euros) after he responded to being booed by his own fans by showing them his middle finger during a Champions League game. "I made a terrible mistake and I would like to apologise to the supporters,…

  • Canada's Scott is living out her dream at Women's FA Cup final

    Desiree Scott is hoping for a great birthday present when she takes the pitch on Saturday at London's Wembley Stadium.

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