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

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

    Business Insider
  • 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…

  • Soccer-Luis Enrique backs Alves ahead of contract decision

    Barcelona coach Luis Enrique has given strong public backing to fullback Dani Alves, suggesting he wants the Brazil international to remain at the club beyond the end of this season. Alves is yet to agree an extension to his contract, which expires in June, raising the possibility the 31-year-old…

  • Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

    Feb 27 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Ligue 1 on Friday 21 Alexandre Lacazette (Olympique Lyon) 15 Andre-Pierre Gignac (Olympique Marseille) 11 Claudio Beauvue (En Avant Guingamp) Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain) 9 Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyon) 8 Mathieu Duhamel (Evian Thonon Gaillard…

  • Ex-England captain brings Becks appeal to Qatar Open

    One surprise spectator at the Qatar Open on Friday was footballer David Beckham and Victoria Azarenka admitted it was great to have him watching in the crowd. Beckham was constantly shown on the big screen in his VIP seat at the Khalifa International Complex, Doha, each time bringing loud cheers…

  • 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
  • Russian soccer stadiums a throwback to 1980s England

    Watching a football match in Russia often carries echoes of the grim era of hooliganism in 1980s Britain.

    Associated Press
  • Besiktas oust stunned Liverpool on penalties

    Turks Besiktas knocked Liverpool out of the Europa League on Thursday in a thrilling Istanbul clash at the scene of one of the English club's greatest triumphs, clawing back their first leg deficit and then winning on penalties. With an estimated 70,000 Besiktas fans creating a cauldron-like…

  • Injury, illness hit Schalke, Dortmund's derby plans

    Both Borussia Dortmund and Schalke 04 have considerable injury concerns ahead of Saturday's Ruhr Valley derby with both illness and injury taking their toll. A bout of flu has hit the Dortmund squad leaving a question mark as to whether Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa, defender Neven Subotic and…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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…

  • 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
  • Honduran soccer field to be named after former Georgia coach Vince Dooley

    Dooley has been helping troubled youth in Honduras and was integral in the design of the field.

    Dr. Saturday
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  • 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…

  • Soccer-Tottenham's Eriksen happy to carry hopes of Spurs fans

    By Ken Ferris LONDON, Feb 27 (Reuters) - If Tottenham Hotspur playmaker Christian Eriksen gets his hands on the League Cup after the final with Chelsea on Sunday he can thank his father who coached him and was his harshest critic. The 23-year-old Danish international will walk out onto the Wembley…