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  • Swansea provide yardstick as Van Gaal reaches half century

    Louis van Gaal reaches his 50th match as Manchester United manager on Sunday and his team's performance at Swansea will provide the perfect opportunity to show how far they have progressed in his reign. Van Gaal's first competitive game in charge of United was a 2-1 home defeat to the Welsh club at…

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  • GERD vs. Heartburn

    Nearly one-third of the U.S. often experiences heartburn. But what causes that irritating pain in the chest?

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  • Mario Balotelli's days as a headline act in soccer world are all but gone

    The Italian striker, still only 25, has become a sidebar as people have less tolerance for his off-the-pitch antics and his on-field performance has dropped dramatically.

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  • Erik Palmer-Brown: Soccer Phenom

    Hopes are high for this 18-year-old, who may add stardom and diversity to a sport the U.S. refuses to love.

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  • Soccer-Mexico drop keeper Ochoa and Dos Santos brothers

    Mexico's interim coach Ricardo Ferretti has dropped Malaga goalkeeper Guillermo Ochoa and brothers Giovani (LA Galaxy) and Jonathan Dos Santos (Villarreal) for friendlies in the United States next month. The Brazilian-born coach, in charge until mid-October, gave no explanation for his surprise…

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  • Soccer-Standard Liege sack coach after less than three months

    Belgian club Standard Liege said they have sacked coach Slavoljub Muslin after less than three months in the job. The club also failed to reach the group phase of the Europa League after losing a play-off against Norwegian side Molde last week. Serbian Muslin, a 62-year-old former defender at Red…

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    Man United praises Rooney, awaits rivals in UCL draw

    Three goals by Rooney and one by Ander Herrera secured Wednesday evening a place for Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League after knocking out Club Brugge with an overall 7-1. The Red Devils will know their rivals in the group stage after the draw scheduled Thursday in Monaco.

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  • Mourinho eager to add to Chelsea squad before window shuts

    Jose Mourinho has said he would like to add one more player to his Chelsea squad before the end of the transfer window. The reigning Premier League champions had a £38 million ($58 million, 52 million euros) bid for Everton defender John Stones rejected, despite the centre-back submitting a…

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  • 'New, improved' Balotelli says ready to fulfil dying father's wish

    Liverpool misfit Mario Balotelli claims he has left his childish ways behind and is ready to knuckle down at AC Milan as he bids to fulfil his dying father's wish of playing for Italy again. Balotelli's return to the Rossoneri on a one-season loan deal has been met with derision in Italy, with…

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  • Dortmund face Mkhitaryan Azerbaijan visa headache

    Borussia Dortmund may be forced to do without Armenian midfield star Henrikh Mkhitaryan for October's Europa League clash in Azerbaijan because of a diplomatic dispute, according to media reports. Dortmund play Qabala away in Baku, Azerbaijan, on October 22 and German daily Bild claim Mkhitaryan…

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  • Flamboyant Depay already a crowd-pleaser at Man United

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Players who have flourished in the iconic No. 7 jersey at Manchester United have had three attributes in common: attitude, ability and aura.

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  • Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

    Aug 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Ligue 1 on Friday 2 Cheikh Ndoye (Angers SCO) Andy Delort (Caen) Hatem Ben Arfa (Nice) Alassane Plea (Nice) Michy Batshuayi (Olympique Marseille) Blaise Matuidi (Paris St Germain) Romain Hamouma (St Etienne) Floyd Ama Ayite (Bastia) 1 Abdoul Razzagui…

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  • Status woe: New FIFA shenanigans show that reform just isn't possible

    FIFA and its so-called Reform Committee are giving no indication that true change is coming.

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  • Soccer-Soldado back among the goals on La Liga return

    Roberto Soldado's two-year stint at English club Tottenham Hotspur was widely considered a failure but the former Spain forward appears to have rediscovered his scoring touch on his return to La Liga with Villarreal. Soldado struck in the Europa League participants' 1-1 draw at Real Betis on the…

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  • Soccer-Bayern midfielder Hojbjerg loaned to Schalke

    Bayern Munich midfielder Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg has gone on loan to Schalke 04 for the rest of the season in order to get more match practice, the German champions said on Friday. The 20-year-old Danish international, who has been at the club since 2012, has struggled to win a spot in a crowded…

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  • Soccer-Mexican championship first stage results and standings

    Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Mexican championship First Stage matches on Friday Friday, August 28Santos Laguna 3 UNAM 4 Veracruz 2 Monterrey 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 UNAM 7 5 0 2 19 9 15 2 CD Leon 6 5 0 1 14 8 15 3 Veracruz 7 4 1 2 13 12 13 4 America 6 4 0 2 15 8…

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  • Soccer-US championship results and standings

    Aug 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the US championship matches on Saturday Friday, August 28 San Jose Earthquakes 1 LA Galaxy 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts Eastern Conference1 DC United 27 13 5 9 35 31 44 2 New York Red Bulls 24 11 6 7 40 28 39 3 Columbus Crew 26 10 8 8 43 43 38…

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    6 features we miss in FIFA 16

    It's that time of the year again. The new football season has just begun and that means a brand new FIFA game is available to consume all your spare time. FIFA 16 will feature a novelty with several national women's teams being represented this time. However, in the past the FIFA franchise had some…

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  • Soccer-Everton sign Uruguayan striker Rodriguez

    (Adds Montevideo in lead para) LONDON, Aug 28 (Reuters) - Everton have signed Uruguayan striker Leandro Rodriguez on a four-year deal from River Plate Montevideo for an undisclosed fee, the Premier League club announced on Friday. The 22-year-old scored 19 goals in 71 games for his hometown club…

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  • Spain coach Del Bosque calls up unsettled De Gea

    MADRID (Reuters) - Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has included unsettled Manchester United goalkeeper David de Gea in his squad for the holders’ Euro 2016 qualifiers at home to Group C leaders Slovakia and away to Macedonia next month. Del Bosque called up De Gea despite the fact that United coach…

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