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  • Book your place for another celebration, Mourinho tells fans

    (Reuters) - Thousands of Chelsea fans turning out in west London to celebrate winning the Premier League title on Monday were told to prepare for more success next season by manager Jose Mourinho. Addressing the supporters, Mourinho said: "Thank you for everything, for all your support. In…

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  • Drogba, Ayew make emotional farewells

    African football legends Didier Drogba and Andre Ayew made emotional farewells at the weekend from clubs they have served with distinction, as most European leagues ended. Veteran Ivory Coast striker Drogba was carried off the Stamford Bridge pitch by team-mates after retiring injured during a 3-1…

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  • Best XI: Week 38

    Galin Dragiev gives the Best XI of week 38 and discusses the biggest takeaway of the column this season.

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  • Departing Falcao thanks Man United fans

    London (AFP) - Radamel Falcao thanked Manchester United's supporters on Monday, a day after the club announced that his disappointing loan spell from Monaco will not be extended.

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  • Soccer-Blatter misled us all, says Platini

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter misled the world of football by reneging on a commitment to step down in 2015, UEFA president Michel Platini said on Monday. Platini backed him in the 2011 election on that basis but is angry that Blatter, 79, is seeking re-election on Friday for a further term. "I am…

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  • Soccer-Swedish championship results and standings

    May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Swedish championship matches on Monday Monday, May 25 Haecken 0 Falkenbergs FF 2 Djurgarden 2 AIK Stockholm 2 GIF Sundsvall 0 IFK Norrkoping 1 Helsingborg 1 Hammarby 0 Sunday, May 24 Atvidabergs FF 1 Elfsborg Boras 2 Halmstad 1 IFK…

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  • Japan to play Afghans, Syria on neutral soil

    Japan will play their away 2018 World Cup qualifiers against Afghanistan and Syria on neutral territory later this year due to security concerns in the strife-torn countries. Japanese officials said Monday that the September 8 game against Afghanistan would be switched to Tehran, while the Blue…

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  • Liverpool's decline leaves Rodgers' future in jeopardy

    As subscribers to the ''Moneyball'' approach, Liverpool's American owners like to do their business based on cold, hard statistics. Liverpool finished a miserable season with a 6-1 loss at Stoke, its worst defeat in the 23-year history of the Premier League and its heaviest in 52 years. In the…

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  • CSKA boost Champions League hopes

    CSKA Moscow boosted their bid for Champions League football next season with a 3-0 win over Rubin Kazan on Monday. A brace by Serbian midfielder Zoran Tozic put the Red Army side on their way to leave them second behind newly-crowned champions Zenit St Petersburg with one game left. FC Krasnodar,…

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  • Soccer-Turkish championship results and standings

    May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Monday Monday, May 25 Akhisar Belediyespor 0 Bursaspor 1 Istanbul Basaksehir 2 Fenerbahce 2 Sunday, May 24 Galatasaray 2 Besiktas 0 Gaziantepspor 3 Eskisehirspor 2 Karabukspor 2 Sivasspor 1 Saturday, May 23…

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  • Soccer-Peru turn to stalwarts for Copa America

    Old faithfuls Claudio Pizarro, Jefferson Farfan and Juan Vargas, all in the 30s and with little playing time at their European clubs this term, made the cut as Peru named a 23-man squad for the Copa America on Monday. Pizarro, 36, has made only 13 Bundesliga appearances for Bayern Munich this…

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  • Prince slams waste of 'self-serving' FIFA leader

    Prince Ali bin al Hussein on Monday accused FIFA president Sepp Blatter of leading an administration of waste that ignores ethics as he stepped up a leadership battle ahead of a vote this week. "The situation is now urgent," the Jordanian prince said in a video appeal to the 209 member federations…

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    Chelsea celebrates Premier League title (15 photos)

    The Blues beat Sunderland 3-1 on the Premier League's final day, then raised the trophy before the home fans.

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  • Team News - Week 38

    All the starting XI's, benches and lineup changes for Week 38 in the Premier League are here.

    Rotoworld
  • Derby sack McClaren after missing out on promotion

    Former England manager Steve McClaren has been sacked as Derby's head coach, the Championship side announced on Monday. McClaren, who took charge at the iPro Stadium in September 2013, has paid the price for failing to lead Derby into the Premier League in his two seasons in charge. Derby suffered…

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  • Real Madrid fire coach Ancelotti

    Real Madrid fired their coach Carlo Ancelotti on Monday as the popular Italian paid for a disappointing season without a major trophy. Ancelotti, 55, had lead Real to their 10th elite European title last season but was sacked after the club finished runners-up to Barcelona in La Liga and lost to…

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  • Soccer-Danish championship results and standings

    May 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Danish championship matches on Monday Monday, May 25FC Copenhagen 1 OB Odense 0 Midtjylland 2 Brondby 3 Nordsjaelland 4 Hobro IK 2 Silkeborg IF 0 Randers 2 Sunday, May 24SonderjyskE 1 FC Vestsjaelland 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts C1…

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  • Soccer-Almiron becomes ninth coach to lose job in Argentina

    Coach Jorge Almiron resigned on Monday from Argentine giants Independiente the day after his team lost their "clasico" 1-0 at Racing Club. Almiron is the ninth coach in Argentina's top flight to have left his job this season. "Jorge Almiron handed in his resignation and is no longer Independiente's…

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