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  • Man United boss Van Gaal still hopeful of title charge

    London (AFP) - Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United are still in the Premier League title race despite missing a chance to close the gap on the top two.

  • Mourinho cries foul over Chelsea diving focus

    Southampton (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claimed that there is a "campaign" to get his players wrongly punished for diving following his side's 1-1 Premier League draw at Southampton.

  • Wenger eyes top four berth as Arsenal hit stride

    London (AFP) - Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are gathering momentum at the right time after they enhanced their prospects of qualifying for the Champions League with a hard-fought 2-1 win at West Ham.

  • Soccer-Torres to return to Atletico Madrid on loan

    MADRID, Dec 29 (Reuters) - Spain forward Fernando Torres has agreed to return to Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan until the end of the 2015-16 season, seven and a half years after leaving his boyhood club, the La Liga champions said on Monday. Torres, 30, has been struggling for goals since…

  • Soccer-Maccabi Haifa appoint Balbul as coach after Stanojevic quits

    (Updates after appointment of new coach) By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Faltering Israeli club Maccabi Haifa appointed former defender Marco Balbul as their new coach on Sunday following the resignation of Serbian Aleksandar Stanojevic. Balbul, who had a long stint as assistant to Avram…

  • Team News - Week 19

    All the starting XI's, benches and more for right here for Week 19 in the Premier League.

  • Soccer-English premier league top scorers

    Dec 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Sunday 14 Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 13 Diego Costa (Chelsea) 12 Charlie Austin (Queens Park Rangers) 10 Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) 9 Papiss Cisse (Newcastle United) 8 Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Robin van Persie…

  • Rampant Ronaldo looking to improve on outstanding 2014

    MADRID (Reuters) - Not content with four titles in 2014, including his second Champions League, prolific Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to make next year an even bigger success. Ronaldo netted 51 goals in 47 appearances last season, setting a record of 17 goals for one edition…

  • Leicester beats Hull 1-0 in Premier League

    HULL, England (AP) — Bottom club Leicester earned its first Premier League win since September by beating Hull 1-0 on Sunday thanks to a first-half goal from Riyad Mahrez.

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  • Spurs double-winning defender Henry dies, aged 80

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's double-winning defender Ron Henry has died at the age of 80. "We extend our condolences to his family at this sad time," the Premier League club said on their website ( on Saturday. Henry, who won one cap for England, was a member of…

  • Soccer-Turkish championship results and standings

    Dec 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Sunday Sunday, December 28 Akhisar Belediyespor 0 Rizespor 4 Gaziantepspor 1 Bursaspor 2 Kasimpasa 0 Sivasspor 0 Saturday, December 27Fenerbahce 1 Mersin Idmanyurdu 0 Istanbul Basaksehir 3 Erciyesspor 1…

  • ADVISORY-Reuters sports awards and year-enders

    LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - We will re-publish the results of the Reuters sports awards, voted for by the agency's journalists around the world, on Dec 29. Alongside the results we will publish a series of profiles and factboxes relating to the winners. The award categories are: Sportsman of the…

  • Manchester City 2-2 Burnley: Brave Burnley battles back behind Boyd, Barnes

    Manchester City dropped a chance to move within a point of first-place Chelsea in a 2-2 draw at the Etihad Stadium.

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  • NHL Three Stars: Stepan rules Jersey; Holtby halts Penguins

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  • English festive schedule 'a disgrace': Poyet

    London (AFP) - Sunderland coach Gus Poyet has hit out at the Premier League's jam-packed festive fixture schedule, branding the arrangement "a disgrace" in comments published by several British newspapers on Sunday.

  • Soccer-English premier league results and standings

    Dec 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the English premier league matches on Sunday Sunday, December 28 Aston Villa 0 Sunderland 0 Hull City 0 Leicester City 1 Manchester City 2 Burnley 2 Newcastle United 3 Everton 2 Queens Park Rangers 0 Crystal Palace 0 Southampton 1 Chelsea 1…

  • Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace after dismal run

    LONDON (Reuters) - Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace ended manager Neil Warnock's brief second spell in charge on Saturday following a dismal run of one win in 12 games, the club said in a statement. A 3-1 home defeat by Southampton on Friday left Palace in the relegation zone, third from…

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  • Ex-Chile goalkeeper Rojas hospitalized in Brazil

    SAO PAULO (AP) — Former Chile goalkeeper Roberto Rojas has been hospitalized in Brazil because of a urinary infection and chest pain.

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  • Soccer-Scottish Premiership preliminary round results and standings

    Dec 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Scottish Premiership Preliminary Round matches on Saturday Saturday, December 27Celtic 0 Ross County 0 Dundee 1 St. Mirren 3 Kilmarnock 1 Hamilton Academical 0 Motherwell 1 Partick Thistle 0 St. Johnstone 2 Dundee United 1 Standings P W D…