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Ronaldo scores 99th Portugal goal

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 99th international goal as reigning champions Portugal secured their place at the Euro 2020 finals on Sunday with a 2-0 victory away to Luxembourg, while France ended their qualifying campaign with victory.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/18 20:53:39

Netherlands book Euro 2020 berth

The Netherlands, Germany and World Cup finalists Croatia expanded a list of big hitters to qualify for Euro 2020 on Saturday as the trio booked their places at next summer's finals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/17 19:53:40

Lippi resignation sheds light on Chinese football problems

Following China's 2-1 defeat to Syria in a 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifier on Thursday, Marcello Lippi announced his resignation as the head coach of China's national football team. Lippi's unsuccessful second tenure may shed light on the problems that continue beleaguer Chinese football. 2019/11/15 4:50:08

Hoeness set to end Bayern era

Having transformed Bayern Munich into one of Europe's strongest clubs, then been jailed for tax evasion, Uli Hoeness will bring the curtain down on a glorious 40-year reign at the German giants when he steps down as club president on Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/14 18:57:23

Asprilla says hitman wanted to kill Paraguayan keeper Chilavert

Former Colombia striker Faustino Asprilla has said he had to convince a hitman not to kill Paraguayan goalkeeper Jose Luis Chilavert after the two clashed in a World Cup qualifying match in 1997.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/11/13 20:53:40

Spain's record scorer David Villa to retire

Star striker David Villa, Spain's top goalscorer, on Wednesday announced he will retire next month, ending a glittering career in which he won the World Cup, European Championships and Champions League.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/13 20:48:40

Emotions got the better of me, says Sterling

Raheem Sterling said he allowed his "emotions" to get the better of him leading to a brief altercation with Liverpool's Joe Gomez that resulted in Manchester City player being dropped for Thursday's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/12 21:33:30

Premier League sharpshooters in Africa as CAN qualifying begins

English Premier League sharpshooters Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah flew to Africa this week, seeking goals as 2021 Cup of Nations (CAN) qualifying kicks off.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/12 20:08:41

Atletico go 3rd as Morata's streak rolls on

Alvaro Morata hit his sixth goal in as many games in all competitions as Atletico Madrid moved third in La Liga with a 3-1 win over struggling Espanyol on Sunday, while Sevilla kept pace thanks to a derby win over fierce local rivals Real Betis.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/11 22:38:40

Dybala sinks Milan as angry Ronaldo substituted

Juventus stayed top of Serie A with a 1-0 win over AC Milan thanks to Paulo Dybala's fine strike on Sunday after Cristiano Ronaldo was substituted for the second game in a row and walked straight down the tunnel, clearly unhappy at the decision.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/11 22:08:40

Liverpool rout City

Liverpool took a huge step toward a first league title in 30 years by beating defending champions Manchester City 3-1 at Anfield on Sunday to open up an eight-point lead at the top of the table.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/11 18:33:39

Messi puts Barca back on top

Lionel Messi delivered an incredible dead-ball hat trick on Saturday to steer Barcelona to a 4-1 victory over Celta Vigo and ease the pressure on his coach Ernesto Valverde.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/10 20:53:40

Wenger dismisses claim

Arsene Wenger has contradicted a claim by ­Bayern Munich that they turned him down for the vacant head coach's job and accused the ­defending German champions of a lack of discretion.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/10 20:48:39

Bayern Munich wants to participate in China's soccer development: Wacker

Bayern Munich wants to support the development of soccer in China, a top Bayern official said on Wednesday, adding that Bayern will focus on sustainable expansion in China.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/11/10 18:33:39

Mane jokes he would 'dive' again to win Liverpool penalty

Liverpool forward Sadio Mane says he will not change his style of play despite Pep Guardiola's "diving" accusation.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/7 21:28:40

Leonardo hits out at Zidane over Mbappe

Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo has hit out at Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane for suggesting that Kylian Mbappe's dream was to play for the Spanish club.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/7 20:53:40

Juve, Bayern and PSG into last 16

Douglas Costa scored a dramatic injury-time winner to send Juventus into the Champions League knockout stages after a 2-1 win at Lokomotiv Moscow on Wednesday, while Paris Saint-Germain and Bayern Munich joined the Italian champions in the last 16.
Soure:AFP: 2019/11/7 20:48:40

Eternal flame

Despite what the modern media may make us feel, football was not invented when Sky Sports started broadcasting the newly invented Premier League in the 1992-93 season.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/11/7 17:13:40