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  • 14 reasons the Qatar World Cup is going to be a disaster

    FIFA has effectively moved the 2022 World Cup...

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  • Setting aside rancor over Hong Kong, China welcomes Prince William

    By Ben Blanchard BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese President Xi Jinping gave a warm welcome to Prince William on Monday as he began the first visit to the mainland by a member of the British royal family in almost three decades, setting aside rancor with London over Hong Kong. William's trip to China is…

  • Di Maria, Mata failing to live up to price tags at United

    Juan Mata and Angel Di Maria are the two most expensive players in Manchester United's history, costing a combined 97 million pounds ($150 million) last year as the club looked to regain its status as England's top team. So far, they aren't living up to their price tags - and there's a chance…

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  • Mourinho seeks further titles with new generation at Chelsea

    A decade on from the first trophy from the Roman Abramovich-era, Chelsea collected the League Cup with just three survivors from the 2005 matchday squad. After scoring the first goal in the 2-0 victory over Tottenham, captain John Terry was followed up to the Wembley Stadium royal box by goalkeeper…

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  • Guinea reject Nations Cup move to accommodate Qatar 2022

    Hosts Guinea have ruled out switching the dates of the 2023 African Nations Cup finals to accommodate the Qatar World Cup, their sports minister said. Domani Dore contradicted a statement by FIFA general secretary Jerome Valcke, who said last week that the 2023 Nations Cup would be pushed back six…

  • PSG miss chance to top Ligue 1 after Monaco draw

    Paris St Germain missed the opportunity to overtake Olympique Lyonnais at the top of Ligue 1 after a 0-0 draw at Monaco on Sunday. PSG failed to take advantage after Lyon suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat in three months against Lille on Saturday. Lyon have 54 points from 27 games, followed by…

  • Blatter concerned by Russian soccer racism before World Cup

    FIFA President Sepp Blatter is concerned by a study that highlighted the scale of Russian soccer's racism problem ahead of the 2018 World Cup, warning there ''must be some sanctions'' if the extremism is not eradicated. ''I am aware of the report,'' Blatter told The Associated Press. ''We are…

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  • Soccer-English premier league fixtures

    March 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the English premier league matches on Monday Tuesday, March 3 (GMT)Aston Villa v West Bromwich Albion (1945) Hull City v Sunderland (1945) Southampton v Crystal Palace (1945) Wednesday, March 4 (GMT)Manchester City v Leicester City (1945) Newcastle United…

  • Soccer-Chelsea salute rookie Zouma's role in Cup final victory

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON, March 2 (Reuters) - Jose Mourinho clearly saw Harry Kane and Christian Eriksen as Tottenham Hotspur's two chief League Cup final weapons and the way the pair were subdued played a key role in Chelsea's 2-0 Wembley triumph. Chelsea fans looked at each other in bewilderment…

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    Ukraine Soccer Team Displaced by Conflict

    Fighting in eastern Ukraine has forced the soccer team Shakhtar Donetsk to temporarily relocate. The sleek stadium sits in the middle of Donetsk, a war zone controlled by pro-Russian separatists battling Ukrainian troops. (March 1)

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  • Feyenoord faces racism case for fans' banana incident

    NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has charged Feyenoord with racist behavior by fans who threw an inflatable banana on the pitch during a tense Europa League last-32 match against Roma.

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  • Soccer-Bundesliga fixtures

    March 2 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Bundesliga matches on Monday Friday, March 6 (GMT)VfB Stuttgart v Hertha Berlin (1930) Saturday, March 7 (GMT)FC Augsburg v VfL Wolfsburg (1430) Hamburg SV v Borussia Dortmund (1430) Hanover 96 v Bayern Munich (1430) Freiburg v Werder Bremen (1430)…

  • Goalkeeping coach ruins Mourinho TV blackout

    Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho said that his plans to stop his players following Manchester City's game against Liverpool prior to the League Cup final were thwarted by his goalkeeping coach. City lost 2-1 at Liverpool on Sunday, leaving Chelsea five points clear of the defending champions at the…

  • Real Madrid held at home by Villarreal

    Real Madrid missed the chance to move four points clear of Barcelona at the top of La Liga after being held to a 1-1 draw by Villarreal on Sunday. Cristiano Ronaldo's early second-half penalty looked to have Madrid on course for a fourth consecutive win, but Gerard Moreno's thunderous equaliser 26…

  • Chelsea fans caught in new racism claims

    British police said Monday they had launched an investigation into reports of racist behaviour by Chelsea fans, weeks after their supporters were filmed blocking a black man from boarding a Paris Metro train. British Transport Police were called to deal with claims that fans were behaving in a…

  • Premier League Playback: Why Manchester City are throwing away the title

    Manchester City’s players stood on the pitch at the final whistle at Anfield on Sunday scratching their heads and looking to the heavens.

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  • Soccer-Hungarian championship results and standings

    March 1 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Hungarian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, March 1 Dunaujvaros PASE 0 Ferencvaros 1 Gyor ETO 2 Fehervar 2 Saturday, February 28Kecskemeti TE 3 Papa 2 Nyiregyhaza 2 Honved 0 Puskas Akademia FC 0 Debrecen 1 Szombathelyi Haladas 1…

  • A Guide to Soccer in Brazil with Anthony Bourdain

    Tony discusses Brazil's soccer-crazy populace.

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  • Kuranyi keen at to stay on at Dynamo

    Former Germany international forward Kevin Kuranyi has said he wants to stay on at Russian Premier League club Dynamo Moscow, Russia's daily Soviet Sport reported. Russia has became a major part of my life and my family's life as well. Dynamo sporting director Guram Adzhoyev said that the club will…