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  • Manchester City’s Aguero injured in Argentina loss

    World Cup qualifying is not off to a banner start for Argentina.

    NBC Sports
  • PREMIER LEAGUE: Chelsea fans express their delight on Twitter as Ivanovic suffers injury

    Stamford Bridge 'faithful' look on the bright side after Branislav Ivanovic is forced off during Serbia's 2-0 win in Albania

    Yahoo Sport UK
  • “Overweight” Costa comes to Mourinho’s defense

    Diego Costa says he came into this season unfocused and "overweight."

    NBC Sports
  • “Normal one” Klopp dazzles on Liverpool unveiling

    German coach dubs himself "the normal one" and believes he can deliver at least one PL title in the next four years.

    NBC Sports
  • Real forward Benzema injured on duty with France

    Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema picked up a hamstring injury in France's 4-0 friendly victory against Armenia in Nice on Thursday and has withdrawn from the squad, the French soccer federation (FFF) said on Friday. A scan showed Benzema had damaged the muscle in his left leg and he would be…

  • England's match in Manchester clashes with another big game

    Adding to the ignominy of its Rugby World Cup failure, England's last match in the tournament is being held the same night and in the same city as a major final in a rival sport.

    Associated Press
  • US men embrace Mexico soccer rivalry heading to Rose Bowl

    Clint Dempsey has been immersed in the U.S. soccer rivalry with Mexico pretty much from the moment he understood what the international game means to both nations. ''I grew up in Texas, and I played with a lot of kids from Mexico that went to my high school, and we were always talking trash,''…

    The Associated Press
  • Brazil loses without Neymar; Argentina falls with no Messi

    RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil showed Thursday it can't win against the best without Barcelona star Neymar, losing 2-0 at Chile as qualifying in South America opened for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

    Associated Press
  • Mourinho “working like never before” to turn Chelsea around

    Mourinho got the vote of confidence from Roman Abramovich. He assures Chelsea fans he's working extra hard to get it right.

    NBC Sports
  • Associate says Blatter hopes to be back within 10 days

    Suspended and shamed, Sepp Blatter is still hoping to return to power as FIFA president within the next 10 days. Both Blatter and UEFA President Michel Platini were given 90-day bans in the wake of a Swiss criminal case investigating financial misconduct at FIFA. Platini has also said he will fight…

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  • Soccer-Sloppy German finishing leaves Euro 2016 champagne on ice

    By Karolos Grohmann Oct 9 (Reuters) - Germany coach Joachim Loew rued his team's missed chances in their surprise 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying defeat to Ireland on Thursday, which delayed any qualification celebrations by a few days. Three-time European champions Germany have a seemingly easier task at…

  • Barcelona back Messi in tax fraud case

    Barcelona have given their full backing to Lionel Messi in the Argentina forward's tax fraud case and vowed to fight "external decisions" they say are unfairly targeting the club. A Spanish court on Thursday ordered Messi and his father Jorge, who are accused of defrauding the Spanish state of 4.2…

  • Serbia snatches 2-0 win in Albania in tense Euro qualifier

    ELBASAN, Albania (AP) — Serbia snatched a late 2-0 over Albania with injury-time goals from Aleksandar Kolarov and Adem Ljajic, stunning the hosts in a tense European qualifier.

    Associated Press
  • Sao Tome shock Ethiopia in World Cup

    Sao Tome e Principe, an island state of 200,000 inhabitants off the Gabon coast, shocked Ethiopia 1-0 Thursday in the first leg of a 2018 World Cup qualifier. Portugal-born Luis Leal scored three minutes from time at Estadio National 12 de Julho in Sao Tome to give the fourth weakest African…

  • Soccer-Kane in pole position to lead line for England - Hodgson

    Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane is in "pole position" to succeed Wayne Rooney as England's main striker, manager Roy Hodgson said, while casting doubt on Theo Walcott's prospects of leading the line against Estonia in Friday night's Euro 2016 qualifier. Kane scored 31 goals for club and country last…

  • Soccer-European Ch. Qual. group stage fixtures

    Oct 9 (Infostrada Sports) - Fixtures from the European Ch. Qual. Group stage matches on Friday Group stage - Group A Saturday, October 10 (GMT)Iceland v Latvia (1600) Kazakhstan v Netherlands (1600) Czech Republic v Turkey (1845) Group stage - Group B Saturday, October 10 (GMT)Andorra v Belgium…

  • Additional assistant refs get arm signal powers

    A blunder by Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina has inspired a minor adjustment to the role of additional assistant referees, UEFA's chief refereeing officer Pierluigi Collina revealed on Thursday. In Arsenal's 3-2 Champions League loss at home to Olympiakos last month, Dutch goal-line official Danny…

  • FIFA discussing delaying presidential election: sources

    By Simon Evans ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA is discussing delaying the election for their next president following the suspensions given to Sepp Blatter and Michel Platini, two sources have told Reuters. The item is expected to be on the agenda of an emergency executive committee meeting which could…