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  • Man United boss Van Gaal still hopeful of title charge

    London (AFP) - Louis van Gaal believes Manchester United are still in the Premier League title race despite missing a chance to close the gap on the top two.

  • Wenger eyes top four berth as Arsenal hit stride

    London (AFP) - Arsene Wenger believes Arsenal are gathering momentum at the right time after they enhanced their prospects of qualifying for the Champions League with a hard-fought 2-1 win at West Ham.

  • Soccer-Maccabi Haifa appoint Balbul as coach after Stanojevic quits

    (Updates after appointment of new coach) By Ori Lewis JERUSALEM, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Faltering Israeli club Maccabi Haifa appointed former defender Marco Balbul as their new coach on Sunday following the resignation of Serbian Aleksandar Stanojevic. Balbul, who had a long stint as assistant to Avram…

  • Team News - Week 19

    All the starting XI's, benches and more for right here for Week 19 in the Premier League.

  • Soccer-English premier league top scorers

    Dec 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Sunday 14 Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 13 Diego Costa (Chelsea) 12 Charlie Austin (Queens Park Rangers) 10 Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) 9 Papiss Cisse (Newcastle United) 8 Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Robin van Persie…

  • Rampant Ronaldo looking to improve on outstanding 2014

    MADRID (Reuters) - Not content with four titles in 2014, including his second Champions League, prolific Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to make next year an even bigger success. Ronaldo netted 51 goals in 47 appearances last season, setting a record of 17 goals for one edition…

  • Leicester beats Hull 1-0 in Premier League

    HULL, England (AP) — Bottom club Leicester earned its first Premier League win since September by beating Hull 1-0 on Sunday thanks to a first-half goal from Riyad Mahrez.

    Associated Press
  • Spurs double-winning defender Henry dies, aged 80

    LONDON (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur's double-winning defender Ron Henry has died at the age of 80. "We extend our condolences to his family at this sad time," the Premier League club said on their website ( on Saturday. Henry, who won one cap for England, was a member of…

  • Chelsea held 1-1 at Southampton in Premier League

    SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) — Premier League leader Chelsea was held to a 1-1 draw by Southampton in the Premier League on Sunday after failing to make the most of a one-man advantage in the closing minutes.

    Associated Press
  • Swansea City-Liverpool Preview

    Liverpool quietly eased to a hugely important win on Boxing Day.

    The Associated Press
  • Soccer-Lloris shines as Tottenham hold Man United to 0-0 draw

    By Ed Osmond LONDON, Dec 28 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur goalkeeper Hugo Lloris inspired his team to a feisty 0-0 draw with Manchester United in the Premier League's early game on Sunday. Spurs survived a wave of pressure in the first half but threatened to end United's eight-match unbeaten run in…

  • Cisse prolongs Everton's bleak mid-winter

    Newcastle (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Senegalese striker Papiss Cisse kept up his impressive scoring record to inspire Newcastle United as they came from behind to beat Everton 3-2 in the Premier League on Sunday.

  • NHL Three Stars: Stepan rules Jersey; Holtby halts Penguins

    Puck Daddy's Three Stars for Saturday, Dec. 27.

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  • Soccer-Turkish championship results and standings

    Dec 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Sunday Sunday, December 28 Akhisar Belediyespor 0 Rizespor 4 Gaziantepspor 1 Bursaspor 2 Kasimpasa 0 Sivasspor 0 Saturday, December 27Fenerbahce 1 Mersin Idmanyurdu 0 Istanbul Basaksehir 3 Erciyesspor 1…

  • Warnock sacked by Crystal Palace after dismal run

    LONDON (Reuters) - Premier League strugglers Crystal Palace ended manager Neil Warnock's brief second spell in charge on Saturday following a dismal run of one win in 12 games, the club said in a statement. A 3-1 home defeat by Southampton on Friday left Palace in the relegation zone, third from…

  • Soccer-English premier league summaries

    Dec 28 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Sunday Newcastle United 3 Papiss Cisse 34, Ayoze Perez Gutierrez 51, Jack Colback 68 Everton 2 Arouna Kone 5, Kevin Mirallas 84 Halftime: 1-1; Attendance: 52,313- - -West Ham United 1 Cheikhou Kouyate 54 Arsenal 2…

  • Arsenal survive West Ham test to boost top-four bid

    London (AFP) - Arsenal withstood a second-half onslaught from West Ham to boost their Champions League charge with a 2-1 victory at Upton Park on Sunday.

  • Van Gaal irked by United's festive schedule

    Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal has bemoaned the lack of time at his disposal as he attempts to nurse an injury-plagued squad through his first Christmas in English football.