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  • Premier League roundup: Wins for Manchester United, Chelsea, Burnley (video)

    Seven Premier League matches took place on Saturday as the in-form teams carried on where they left off before the international break.

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  • Hodgson plans England get-togethers

    London (AFP) - England manager Roy Hodgson has revealed that he hopes to re-unite his squad for mid-season get-togethers in a bid to bridge the gap until their next fixtures in March.

    AFP
  • Messi breaks Spanish league scoring record

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Lionel Messi has yet another reason to be considered among the very best to have played football as he became the Spanish league's all-time leading scorer with 253 on Saturday.

    The Associated Press
  • Factbox - Lionel Messi's 10 greatest Barcelona goals

    MADRID (Reuters) - Following is a selection of 10 of Barcelona forward Lionel Messi's greatest goals for the Spanish club. Messi on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago. * A…

    Reuters
  • Factbox - Messi's next targets after La Liga record

    MADRID (Reuters) - Following is a selection of targets and achievements that still elude Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi. Messi on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades…

    Reuters
  • Messi sets La Liga record of 253 goals

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set a La Liga record of 253 goals when he grabbed a hat-trick in Saturday's 5-1 win at home to Sevilla, the latest milestone for the four-times World Player of the Year. The previous mark was held by former Athletic Bilbao striker Telmo Zarra…

    Reuters
  • Factbox - Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi

    MADRID (Reuters) - Factbox on Barcelona and Argentina forward Lionel Messi, who on Saturday set a La Liga scoring record of 253 goals, surpassing the previous record of 251 set by former Athletic Bilbao forward Telmo Zarra six decades ago. Born June 24, 1987 in Rosario, Argentina. EARLY CAREER *…

    Reuters
  • Messi scores 252nd league goal to break record

    BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Lionel Messi has broken the Spanish league's all-time scoring record, surpassing the previous 251-goal mark in Barcelona's match against Sevilla on Saturday.

    The Associated Press
  • Goal machine Messi leaves La Liga greats trailing

    By Iain Rogers MADRID (Reuters) - If anyone had suggested when a callow teenager called Lionel Messi netted his debut La Liga goal for Barcelona in May 2005 he would equal Telmo Zarra's Spanish top-flight scoring record within a decade they would have been dismissed. Yet that is what the pint-sized…

    Reuters
  • Arsenal, Man United in Premier League duel to stay in touch

    London (AFP) - Arsene Wenger says Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck has been playing with a point to prove as he prepares for his first reunion with former club Manchester United on Saturday.

    AFP
  • Liverpool-Crystal Palace Preview

    The pressure is building on a Liverpool side who are without a win in three league games.

    The Associated Press
  • Court lifts Zinedine Zidane's coaching ban

    MADRID (AP) -- A Spanish court has lifted Zinedine Zidane's coaching ban, allowing the Real Madrid great to manage its reserve team.

    The Associated Press
  • Mourinho backs 'recovered' Costa to play key Chelsea role

    Cobham (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Jose Mourinho believes Diego Costa has recovered from his long-standing injury problems and is now ready to play a full part in Chelsea's testing run of fixtures to the turn of the year.

    AFP
  • Swansea City-Manchester City Preview

    Manuel Pellegrini insists he is not unduly concerned by Chelsea's impressive start to the season as Manchester City return to action after the international break with a match against Swansea City at the Etihad Stadium Saturday.

    The Associated Press
  • AM's Week 12 Player Picks

    Nik Argiropoulos runs you through the players you should be considering for your Yahoo Fantasy Premier League side.

    Rotoworld
  • Bayern's Sammer targets titles after extending contract

    Bayern Munich's director of sport Matthias Sammer has said he wants to bring more titles to the Bavarian giants following Wednesday's announcement that he has extended his contract until 2018. Sammer, a former technical director of the German Football Association (DFB) and Borussia Dortmund…

    AFP
  • Hodgson dismayed by England fan chants

    Glasgow (AFP) - England manager Roy Hodgson admitted that his side's 3-1 friendly victory over Scotland in Glasgow had been slightly tarnished by antagonistic chanting from the away supporters.

    AFP
  • Police swoop in Marseille transfer probe

    The president of Marseille football club and two former directors were taken in for questioning Tuesday as part of a probe into transfers including that of top striker Andre-Pierre Gignac, sources close to the investigation said. The investigation, which includes claims of extortion,…

    AFP