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  • Ricardo Rodriguez free kick freezes Tim Howard during Europa League match

    Tim Howard became a household name this summer thanks to his brilliant play for the U.S. Howard was back on the pitch Thursday for his club team, Everton of the English Premier League, as they hosted the Bundesliga's Wolfsburg in the opening match of their first Europa League campaign since 2010.…

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  • Wayne Rooney has "privileges", says Van Gaal

    Wayne Rooney has "privileges", says Van Gaal Ahead of Sunday's game against Leicester, Manchester United's manager has had come comforting words for his captain. It seems like only a few weeks ago that Manchester United were scrabbling around for players to fill an XI.

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  • Tennis - Lille confirmed for Davis Cup final

    - Lille will host the November 21-23 Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland with a near-record crowd of around 27,000 expected to see Roger Federer compete in his first championship match. The International Tennis Federation (ITF) announced that the French Tennis Federation (FFT) had…

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  • Platini criticizes FIFA over luxury watch probe

    UEFA President Michel Platini is going to keep his luxury watch, even though FIFA wants him to give it back. Platini criticized FIFA for publicly rebuking football officials who accepted gifts at the World Cup, saying Friday he will donate about $27,000 to charity rather than return the Parmigiani…

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  • Mourinho: Costa "will start" City match

    Mourinho: Costa "will start" City match Finally a match in which Diego Costa's presence isn't in some doubt. In his press conference this afternoon, Jose Mourinho has confirmed that the striker -- who's scored an incredible seven goals in four Premier

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  • MLS unveils generic new logo

    MLS has unveiled a new logo as part of a major rebrand for the league that completely eliminates the '90s style foot and ball design that has represented it from the beginning. WORDMARK: MLS stands for Major League Soccer. FIRST HALF AND SECOND HALF: The first half contains MLS and the three stars.

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  • Levante coach, José Luis Mendilibar: 'this Barcelona reminds me of Guardiola'

    Levante coach, José Luis Mendilibar: 'this Barcelona reminds me of Guardiola' Barcelona's next challenge in their quest for La Liga title is in Valencia, against Levante, on Sunday. Levante's coach, José Luis Mendilibar, gave a press conference on Friday to preview the match, and he expressed his…

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  • Wembley to host Euro 2020 semifinals and final

    Wembley Stadium will host the semifinals and final of the first continent-wide European Championship in 2020, ending a run of bidding failures by England. England, which failed in the quest to host the 2006 and 2018 World Cups, was given the final by UEFA on Friday after Germany withdrew Munich's…

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  • Gambler rewarded for $1.5 million bet on Scottish 'No'

    Gambler rewarded for $1.5 million bet on Scottish 'No' LONDON (Reuters) - A London-based gambler enjoyed winnings of almost 200,000 pounds ($327,000) on Friday after making a record political bet on Scotland rejecting independence in a referendum. The high roller was rewarded after staking a total…

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  • CONFIRMED: Van Gaal says he wants Ronaldo

    Manchester United manager indicates that he would be interested in bringing Cristiano Ronaldo back to Old Trafford. It's Friday press conference time, and as his his style, Louis van Gaal has been saying things while other people listen. Some of the questions from Her Majesty's Hack Pack had to do…

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  • Celtic's Tonev charged with making racist remark

    Celtic's Tonev charged with making racist remark GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The Scottish Football Association has charged on-loan Celtic winger Aleksandar Tonev with "excessive misconduct" for allegedly using racist language toward an Aberdeen player during a league match. Aberdeen defender Shay…

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  • Soccer-Reaction from Euro 2020 host cities

    Reaction from officials of some of the 13 host cities that will stage Euro 2020 matches. Hosts of semi-finals and final: Wembley Stadium (London) Greg Dyke, English Football Association chairman, said: "This bidding process was open to more than 50 UEFA countries so for Wembley to be ultimately…

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  • Soccer-Masked Mandzukic to make Atletico return in 10 days

    Atletico Madrid forward Mario Mandzukic could make his return from a fractured nose in around 10 days but will have to wear a protective mask, the La Liga champions said on Friday. The Croatia international suffered the injury in Tuesday's 3-2 Champions League defeat at Olympiakos Piraeus and was…

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  • UEFA to investigate Partizan Belgrade fans

    Serbian club Partizan Belgrade is facing disciplinary action following the misbehavior of its fans, including the display of an anti-Semitic banner, during a Europa League game against Tottenham. Partizan supporters on Thursday displayed a banner that mimicked the logo of British TV sitcom ''Only…

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  • Five countries in battle to be named Nations Cup hosts

    The hosts of the 2019 and 2021 African Nations Cup finals will be decided on Saturday with Algeria, Cameroon, Guinea, Ivory Coast and Zambia all competing to stage the biennial tournament. The executive committee of the Confederation of African Football (CAF), who have been meeting in the Ethiopian…

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  • Soccer-Liga de Futbol Profesional Boliviano results and standings

    Sept 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Liga de Futbol Profesional Boliviano matches on Wednesday Wednesday, September 17 San Jose 1 Nacional Potosi 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bolivar 5 3 1

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