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  • Who has the edge in Premier League's race for the top four?

    The schedule favors a team from North London, and a Man United star is under pressure to regain his scoring form.

    FC Yahoo
  • Mourinho wants fair deal from ref in League Cup final

    Jose Mourinho turned the spotlight on League Cup final opponents Tottenham Hotspur on Friday by suggesting some of Mauricio Pochettino's side are guilty of simulation. Chelsea manager Mourinho has been infuriated by a succession of refereeing decisions this season, prompting him to claim there has…

    AFP
  • Qatar loses key pre-World Cup tournament because of oppressive summer heat

    The 2021 Confederations Cup will not be held in...

    Business Insider
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  • France international Ribery ponders German citizenship

    Bayern Munich's French winger Franck Ribery has revealed he is considering taking German citizenship in an interview with daily newspaper Bild on Thursday. The ex-France international has played for Bayern since 2007 and when asked whether he wanted to apply for German citizenship, he replied: "Why…

    AFP
  • Jihadi John at 10: I'll Be Soccer Player When I Grow Up

    The man who is the global face of ISIS said as a boy that he wanted to be a soccer player. Masked executioner Jihadi John, was a sports-obsessed 10-year-old who liked British soccer team Manchester United, PlayStation game Duke Nukem and listening to teen pop bands. Mohammed Emwazi, who has…

    Wochit
  • Chelsea sign huge shirt deal with Japanese firm

    By Tony Jimenez LONDON (Reuters) - Premier League leaders and Capital One Cup finalists Chelsea agreed "one of the biggest shirt sponsorships ever signed" with the Yokohama Rubber Company on Thursday. The tyre manufacturer will have its name on the front of Chelsea's shirts for five years starting…

    Reuters
  • Real Madrid out to boost Spanish lead against Villarreal

    MADRID (AP) — Free from European duty this week, a well-rested Real Madrid heads into this weekend's Spanish league matches looking to maintain its lead.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-English premier league fixtures

    Feb 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the English premier league matches on Friday Saturday, February 28 (GMT)West Ham United v Crystal Palace (1245) Burnley v Swansea City (1500) Manchester United v Sunderland (1500) Newcastle United v Aston Villa (1500) Stoke City v Hull City (1500) West…

    Reuters
  • Cypriot soccer referee targeted in bomb attack

    Cypriot police say a pipe bomb caused extensive damage to a car belonging to the wife of a soccer referee. Last month, referees boycotted all soccer matches for a week in retaliation to a midnight bomb attack at the home of a colleague's mother.

    The Associated Press
  • Panathinaikos docked 3 points for violence by supporters

    Panathinaikos have been deducted three points by the Greek Super League for fan violence during Sunday's 2-1 win over league leaders Olympiakos which led to the postponement of league matches this weekend by the government. The deduction, which was annoynced late Thursday,means that Panathinaikos…

    AFP
  • Women athletes have more concussions than men, new study shows

    "They carried me off the rink and then I threw up," the 29-year-old Hughes, the 2002 Olympic champion said, her deep blues eyes widening. I was just 11." While men's contact sports like football and ice hockey are most associated with concussions, women actually have them much more often than men,…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Serie A fixtures

    Feb 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the Serie A matches on Friday Saturday, February 28 (GMT)Chievo Verona v AC Milan (1945) Sunday, March 1 (GMT)Cagliari v Verona (1130) Atalanta Bergamo v Sampdoria (1400) Cesena v Udinese (1400) Genoa v Parma (1400) Postponed Palermo v Empoli (1400)…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Bulgarian championship preliminary round results and standings

    Feb 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Bulgarian championship Preliminary Round matches on Friday Friday, February 27Cherno More Varna 2 Slavia Sofia 0 Levski Sofia 8 Haskovo 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 CSKA Sofia 19 13 5 1 39 10 44 2 Ludogorets 19 12 5 2 42 13 41 3 Lokomotiv…

    Reuters
  • Transfer Talk | Neymar to Paris Saint-Germain?

    Get a round-up of all the transfer news and rumours - With Barcelona's Neymar linked with a big money move to French champions PSG, Juventus starlet Paul Pogba again linked with Real Madrid and Martin Ødegaard set for a loan move to La Liga's Villarreal CF.

    The Football Daily
  • Blatter slams "shameful scenes" at Europa League ties

    FIFA president Sepp Blatter expressed his disappointment on Friday following scenes of racism and violence at Europa League matches in the Netherlands and Ukraine on Thursday. The match between Feyenoord and Roma was suspended for more than ten minutes after a large inflatable banana was thrown…

    AFP
  • Real's Bale back in training before Villarreal clash

    MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale has returned to training with his team mates as he continues his recovery from a minor ankle problem, the La Liga leaders said on Friday. Bale had been absent from training this week after taking a knock in last weekend's 2-0 victory at Elche and…

    Reuters