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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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  • PHOTOS: Manchester United unveil new blacked-out third jersey

    Back in black, the Red Devils have a snazzy new jersey for their UCL games this season.

    NBC Sports
  • Arsene Wenger “confident” of new signing for Arsenal, reveals plan for transfer Deadline Day

    Gunners boss says he will be available "24 hours" as Deadline Day approaches.

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  • Lionel Messi's goal vs. Bayern voted Champions League's best

    This article, Lionel Messi's goal vs. Bayern voted Champions League's best, originally appeared on CBSSports.com. Barca beat Bayern 5-3 on aggregate, winning the first leg 3-0, with Messi scoring two goals.

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  • Louis van Gaal gives Ryan Giggs the ultimate crazy eyes stare

    The Manchester United coach is a master of the scary look. It was a successful Wednesday night for Manchester United, as they easily advanced past Club Brugge to return to the Champions League group stage. It is so hilarious to see Giggs not say a word and shake off before Van Gaal stopped his stare.

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  • UEFA Champions League 2015 group stage draw results

    Follow along live right here as the UEFA Champions League group stage draw is made.

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  • Alex Morgan hopes last injury was the last

    Alex Morgan hopes she's emerging from her last injury layoff for a while. Morgan has returned from a minor procedure on her right knee and expects to play in the Portland Thorns' final home game of the season. The game Sunday at Providence Park against the Washington Spirit is already a sellout…

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  • Champions League draw results 2015: Manchester United should win Group B

    None of these teams are bad, but Manchester United really should beat all of them. Through the first three rounds of the UEFA Champions League group stage draw, it looked like Manchester United was going to get off extremely easy. Wolfsburg won't have Kevin De Bruyne when they take on the 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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  • Barcelona gets favorable draw in Champions League groups

    Barcelona got a favorable start to its title defense, Zlatan Ibrahimovic's wish to go home was granted and Benfica was given the longest trip in Champions League history on Thursday. The group-stage draw also means Bayern Munich play Arsenal for the third time in four seasons and sent Chelsea coach…

    The Associated Press
  • Ex-FIFA official asks to live at home with pool tied to alleged bribe

    By David Ingram NEW YORK (Reuters) - A former high-ranking soccer official charged with soliciting bribes, including $500,000 that allegedly went to build a swimming pool at his house, wants to stay in that house near Atlanta while he awaits trial, his lawyer said on Thursday. Jeffrey Webb, a…

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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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  • Galaxy-Earthquakes Preview

    With Robbie Keane leading the way, the Los Angeles Galaxy have been MLS' hottest club in the past two months. The San Jose Earthquakes are also streaking, and they'll seek a team record-tying fourth consecutive shutout in the first of four straight home games Friday night. Los Angeles blew out New…

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  • Courtois expects Pedro to help Hazard return to form

    Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois believes the arrival of Pedro Rodriguez will help Eden Hazard to rediscover his peak form when Crystal Palace visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday. Last weekend's win at West Bromwich Albion was Chelsea's first of the Premier League campaign and prompted the…

  • Chelsea confident of late deal to sign Paul Pogba for a massive $110 million

    Mourinho continues to chase the top young prospects as Blues try to break British transfer record for Juve midfielder.

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  • While Bale is just the victim of a much bigger war.

    When Gareth Bale completed his protracted move to Real Madrid in the summer of 2013 the Bernabeu received him with open arms.  The fans themselves had even chanted for Bale during Asier Illarramendi’s presentation two months previous.  Bale fever had gripped Madrid and despite it taking long than…

    Andrew Gaffney
  • U.S. Soccer’s longest running rivalry prepares its next chapter.

    On Sunday afternoon one of the longest standing rivalries in American soccer prepares itself for a new chapter as the Seattle Sounders host the Portland Timbers. With such a rich history, the initial curiosity is what instigated the rivalry. “The proximity always helps,” Caleb Porter, head coach of…

    Kristan Heneage
  • Leicester City-Bournemouth Preview

    Fresh off their first Premier League win in club history, Bournemouth will take on one of the division's most in-form clubs in Leicester City on Saturday afternoon. Eddie Howe's Bournemouth produced a sensational performance to beat West Ham 4-3 last weekend, with striker Callum Wilson bagging a…

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