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Top Dutch club Feyenoord Rotterdam to open soccer academy in China

High-profile Dutch soccer club Feyenoord Rotterdam will establish a soccer academy in China in collaboration with China's Viva China sports agency, the two sides announced Tuesday.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/1/23 22:18:39

Taken down

Liverpool midfielder Sadio Mane appeals unsuccessfully for a penalty after a clash with Swansea City goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski during their Premier League match in Swansea, Wales on Monday. Fourth-placed Liverpool were stung by a 1-0 defeat by basement side Swansea.
Soure:VCG: 2018/1/23 22:03:40

Man Utd top 'Money League'

Manchester United narrowly pipped Real Madrid to remain the top revenue-generating club in the world as Premier League sides underlined their growing financial clout, Deloitte's “Money League” report said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/23 22:03:40

Watford sack Marco Silva, blaming his lack of focus

Watford announced Sunday they had sacked manager Marco Silva, blaming an “unwarranted approach” by Premier League rivals Everton for a downturn in results and loss of focus.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/21 21:48:40

After Anfield blow, Manchester City look to restore smooth progress

Manchester City will be aiming to resume business as usual when they face Newcastle ­United at the Etihad stadium in the Premier League on Saturday. City's 4-3 loss to Liverpool at Anfield on Sunday allowed Manchester United to close the gap to 12 points and ended Pep Guardiola's team's 22-match unbeaten run in the league this season.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/18 23:21:30

Long road ahead

China is banking its soccer future on youth development and the world's most populous nation has plenty to do if their performance at the AFC Under-23 Championship over the last week is anything to go by.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/18 23:21:29

Arsenal's Sanchez likely to join Man United: Wenger

Arsenal forward Alexis Sanchez is likely to join ­rivals Manchester United this month, his manager Arsene Wenger said ahead of Saturday's Premier League match against Crystal Palace.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/18 23:03:40

Zidane not expects Ronaldo to leave

Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane commented on Wednesday that he couldn't see striker Cristiano Ronaldo playing anywhere other than Real Madrid.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/18 6:35:59

Chinese soccer fans round on 'rat' Carlos Tevez after holiday barb

Furious Chinese soccer fans branded Carlos Tevez shameless and “a rat” on Wednesday after the Argentine striker described his ill-fated spell at Shanghai Shenhua as a “holiday for seven months.”
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/17 22:33:40

Ronaldinho retires from soccer: brother

Brazilian World Cup winner Ronaldinho has formally confirmed his retirement from soccer, more than two years since his last appearance as a professional, reports in Brazil said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/17 22:33:39

Leicester into FA Cup 4th round

Leicester made history as England's first beneficiaries of the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) system after the replay technology was used to award their second goal in a 2-0 FA Cup win over Fleetwood on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/17 22:28:39

Ronaldinho retires from football

Brazil World Cup winner and two-time FIFA World Player of the Year Ronaldinho has officially retired from football, more than two years after playing his last competitive match.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/1/17 9:36:57

Russia readies supercomputer to improve World Cup weather forecasts

Russia is setting up a supercomputer meant to improve weather forecasts ahead of this year's soccer World Cup finals, the authorities said Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/16 23:13:42

Star duo join 2nd-tier China club

China League One newcomers Meizhou Meixian Techand on Tuesday announced the singings of former Chinese Super League (CSL) star strikers Muriqui and Aloisio.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/1/16 23:13:40

Giggs named Wales boss on four-year deal

Wales have appointed former Manchester United winger Ryan Giggs as their manager on a four-year contract, the Football Association of Wales (FAW) announced Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/15 22:18:40

Barcelona midfielder Turan joins Turkish league leaders on loan deal

Turkish league leaders Istanbul Basaksehir have signed midfielder Arda Turan on a two-and-a-half-season loan deal from Barcelona, the club announced in a news conference on Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/15 22:18:39

10-man China knocked out

Ten-man China lost 1-2 to ­Qatar in their final group match at the AFC Under-23 Championship in Changzhou, East China's Jiangsu Province on Monday and so failed to qualify for the quarterfinals after a third-place finish in Group A.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/1/15 22:13:40

Zidane and Real under fire after loss

The Spanish press did not hold back in their criticism of a "shattered" Real Madrid, a team "in crisis" after their 1-0 home defeat at the hands of Villarreal in La Liga.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/14 23:03:40