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  • Gignac double lifts Marseille top of Ligue 1

    Paris (AFP) - France striker Andre-Pierre Gignac scored a double to put Marseille top of Ligue 1 for the first time this season with a 3-0 win over Rennes on Saturday.

  • Malouda's criticism of Chelsea rings a bit hollow in light of his recent move to FC Metz

    There's no doubt that whatever it was that truly went down between Florent Malouda and Chelsea Football Club in the summer of 2012 is not exactly a shining moment in our history.  Fresh from double cup triumphs in Munich and Wembley, but not far removed from similar episodes with Alex and Nicolas…

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  • Yahoo Best XI - Top players of Champions League matchday one

    Yahoo soccer editors around the world selected the top 11 players from the UEFA Champions League group stage matches.

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  • Lille confirmed for Davis Cup final

    Paris (AFP) - Lille will host the November 21-23 Davis Cup final between France and Switzerland with a near-record crowd of around 27,000 expected to see Roger Federer compete in his first championship match.

  • Former Nigerian bronze medalist reportedly signed by Sounders

    The club has not yet made an announcement, but Onyekachi Apam is expected to join the team. Former Rennes and Nice defender Onyekachi Apam reportedly signed with Seattle Sounders FC prior to the roster deadline date. Hearing the player Sounders signed is former Nigeria international Onyekachi Apam.

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  • Brandao handed six-month ban for headbutting

    Paris (AFP) - Bastia's Brazilian striker Brandao has been hit with a six-month ban for headbutting Paris Saint-Germain's Thiago Motta, ruling him out for 24 games with the Ligue 1 side.

  • Mourinho on Cristiano rumors, Talisca rumors, Chelsea future, Real past, Man United job, Champions League, and much more...

    Bits and pieces of a massive interview with Portuguese outlets TVI (television) and Maisfutebol (print) are slowly making their way over to England. Various headlines from this massive interview are already popping up this morning, relating mostly to the Cristiano Ronaldo rumors (and…

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  • Brandao banned 6 months for head-butting Motta

    Bastia striker Brandao was banned for six months by the French league on Thursday for head-butting Paris Saint-Germain midfielder Thiago Motta after a league match last month. Provisionally suspended since Aug. 22, Brandao was banned to Feb. 22 after a league disciplinary hearing. The 34-year-old…

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  • Fiorentina vs Guingamp: Match Preview

    French side EA Guingamp arrived in Florence to face Fiorentina in the first match day of Europa League. Montella must be under pressure from himself before the management or the fans to break the net silence. In other news, Cuadrado and Aquilani talks are still ongoing and are for some reason…

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  • Boateng, Huntelaar maintain German hold over English sides

    Paris (AFP) - Jerome Boateng's late goal and a second-half equaliser from Klaas-Jan Huntelaar on Wednesday completed a good week for German clubs against their counterparts from England in the opening round of Champions League group games.

  • Bayern beats Man City 1-0 in Champions League

    Bayern Munich scored a 90th-minute goal to beat Manchester City 1-0 in the Champions League on Wednesday, while Barcelona had an easier time edging APOEL 1-0. Bayern defender Jerome Boateng's powerful shot appeared to deflect off teammate Mario Goetze, rising up and beyond the dive of his former…

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  • FC Barcelona Wins 1-0, Yet, Disappoints Against APOEL

    FC Barcelona got a 1-0 win over APOEL in the Catalans' first UEFA Champions League match of the competitive season. In this article, Xoel Càrdenas gives you his take on the game, Sergi Samper's night, parking the bus, and more. FC Barcelona's road to their fifth European championship began on…

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  • Schoene beauty as Ajax deny Paris

    Amsterdam (AFP) - A viciously struck free-kick by Danish international Lasse Schoene allowed Ajax to come from behind and draw 1-1 with Paris Saint-Germain in their Champions League Group F opener on Wednesday.

  • FC Barcelona News: 17 September 2014; Barça Honor Tito Vilanova, Dani Alves Given Medical Green Light

    Tito Vilanova is to have Barcelona training ground named after him | Sky Sports Barcelona have honoured the memory of former coach Tito Vilanova by renaming a training ground after him The Catalan club's board of directors agreed to name the number one pitch at the club's training camp at Sant…

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  • Predict the Score: FC Barcelona vs APOEL Nicosia

    A chance for you to predict the score of Luis Enrique's UEFA Champions League debut against APOEL Nicosia Luis Enrique will make his UEFA Champions League debut as a coach tonight, as his unbeaten Barcelona take on Cypriot champions APOEL Nicosia at the Camp Nou. With a favourable draw, Barcelona…

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  • Barcelona vs APOEL: Predict the Lineup

    Play Lucho!Barcelona will debut in the UEFA Champions League this Wednesday, as the Blaugrana take on APOEL Nicosia at the Camp Nou. It's probably the weakest opponent Barça will face in the group stage, so it's good that we get to face them right at the start, so we can get confident for the more…

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  • Moutinho gives Monaco win on Champions League return

    Monaco (AFP) - Monaco celebrated their return to the Champions League for the first time in a decade as they edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 in a hard-fought Group C encounter at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday.