• Premier League Preview: Watford vs. Everton
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    Premier League Preview: Watford vs. Everton

    Everton are unbeaten in 11 straight matches vs. Watford (all comps) Troy Deeney is one goal shy of 100 in Hornets kit Toffees have won just one of last nine in PL Watford hosts Everton on Saturday (7:30 a.m. ET, NBCSN and streaming via NBC Sports Live) from Vicarage Road as the two clubs look to keep pace in the running with the Premier League’s top six. The Hornets have lost three of four in the PL and currently sit 11th in the table on 18 points. In that span, Watford has been outscored 11-4, including the team’s brutal 6-1 defeat at Liverpool in early November. Etienne Capoue leads the way for Watford in the goals department, with five on the season, while Troy Deeney has three of his own

  • Bangladesh unions join suit against FIFA over World Cup workers
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    Bangladesh unions join suit against FIFA over World Cup workers

    DHAKA/DOHA (Reuters) - Bangladesh labor activists said on Friday they had joined a lawsuit in Switzerland against world soccer body FIFA for allegedly failing to use its influence to ensure people working on 2022 World Cup facilities in Qatar are treated fairly. The suit, filed in FIFA's home city of Zurich with the backing of the largest labor union in the Netherlands, calls on FIFA to force Qatar to adopt "minimum labor standards" for migrant workers preparing for the tournament, including at least the right to quit a job or leave the country. The Gulf state has faced criticism of its treatment of foreign workers from Amnesty International, the Building and Wood Workers' International organization and others.

  • MLS Cup 2016 roundtable: Key topics ahead of Toronto vs. Seattle
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    MLS Cup 2016 roundtable: Key topics ahead of Toronto vs. Seattle

    Ahead of the 2016 MLS Cup final this Saturday in Toronto, the PST crew take a look at the key issues as Toronto FC host Seattle Sounders FC with both clubs not only searching for their first MLS Cup trophy but also competing in their first-ever final. With over 35,000 expected at BMO Field in freezing conditions, everything is set up for one of the most exciting MLS Cup finals in recent history. Can Toronto’s Designated Players lead them to glory and help them become the first Canadian team to win the title? Will Seattle finally reward its incredibly loyal fans by finishing off its miraculous run to the final with a win? All that and more is answered, right here. It’s here, MLS Cup 2016 in freezing