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Promoted trio’s early season starts offer hope for those who follow

What a weekend for the promoted clubs of the English Premier League. The so-called whipping boys all won - no mean feat - but some of those results will live much longer in the memories than others, whether they stay up or not come the end of the season.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/22 23:28:40

Vargas suffers leg break

Venezuela international Ronald Vargas is out of the Australian A-League for an indefinite period after suffering a serious leg fracture playing for the Newcastle Jets on Sunday. The Jets continued their ­unbeaten start to the season with a 2-1 win over Brisbane Roar, but the victory came at a high cost.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/22 23:23:41

Brazil's soccer will fight back to top of world ranking, says captain Marta

Five-time World Player of the Year Marta believes that Brazil women's soccer team have the strength to fight back to the top of the world although they have been through some bad moments.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/22 17:28:24

China fights back to beat Mexico 3-2 in four-nation soccer tournament

China rallied back twice to beat Mexico 3-2 in the second-round of the International Women's Soccer Four-nation Tournament in Yongchuan, Chongqing, China on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/21 22:33:03

N.Korea, Malaysia to play in neutral venue

Asian Cup qualifiers between Malaysia and North Korea will take place at a neutral venue next month after a diplomatic row and nuclear tensions repeatedly delayed the first leg, soccer officials said Friday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/20 22:13:39

Napoli fear Euro hangover of Inter clash

Napoli coach Maurizio Sarri is unhappy at facing Inter Milan so soon after visiting Manchester City in the Champions League while his opponents in Saturday's Serie A showdown believe their absence from Europe could prove a blessing.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/20 22:08:40

English clubs feared by Europe’s elite in Champions League? Not likely, Neville

When it comes to European competition, English clubs are back. That's the message from player-turned-pundit Phil Neville, in any case. The former Manchester United and Everton man says that "the gap is closing" between the Premier League and Europe's elite clubs in this season's Champions League.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/19 23:38:39

Madjer to coach Algeria

Former African Footballer of the Year Rabah Madjer has been appointed Algeria's new coach after Spaniard Lucas Alcaraz was fired on Wednesday, the country's soccer federation said Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/19 23:28:39

From striker to statesman

Career politicians are comfortable with the political football but one breed of politician might be even more so - the ones who made a career kicking a ball about before entering into the political sphere. Former Ballon d'Or winner George Weah stands on the verge of becoming the president of ­Liberia. He is in a two-way runoff for the presidency with current Vice President Joseph Boakai that will take place next month after Weah failed to secure over 50 percent of the popular vote in the recent general election.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/19 23:26:23

O’Neill pleads guilty

Northern Ireland manager Michael O'Neill was banned from driving for 16 months on Thursday after pleading guilty to drunk driving in the Scottish city of Edinburgh.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/19 23:23:41

Villas-Boas under pressure after knockout

Chinese media piled pressure on Shanghai SIPG coach Andre Villas-Boas on Thursday after their stinging defeat to Urawa Red Diamonds in the Asian Champions League semifinals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/19 23:23:39

Hazard saves Chelsea in thrilling draw

Chelsea were grateful to Eden Hazard for grabbing a 3-3 draw in a European Champions League thriller against Roma on Wednesday, while Manchester United, Barcelona, Paris Saint-Germain, Bayern Munich and Juventus all won.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/19 23:18:39

Injured Mane in squad

Sadio Mane was named in Senegal's 25-man squad on Wednesday for their final World Cup qualifiers next month, even though his club Liverpool said last week the winger would be out for up to six weeks.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/18 22:58:40

FA apologizes to players

The Football Association (FA) made a public apology to England women's soccer internationals Eniola Aluko and Drew Spence on Wednesday for discriminatory comments made to them by former manager Mark Sampson.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/18 22:58:39

Japan’s Reds stun Shanghai to reach Champions League finals

Brazilian Rafael Silva snatched an early winner as Japan’s Urawa Reds beat star-studded Shanghai SIPG 1-0 at home on Wednesday to reach the Asian Champions League finals.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/18 22:58:39

Real held by Lloris master class in Madrid

A pair of stunning second-half saves from Hugo Lloris salvaged a precious point for Tottenham Hotspur as they held European champions Real Madrid 1-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/18 22:53:39

Mourinho warrants wage demands after returning United to top billing

Manchester United are back. Not because of the point that they earned away to great rivals Liverpool at Anfield on Saturday, but because of the fact that no one can talk about anything other than the side's goalless away draw and manager Jose Mourinho will take double satisfaction from that.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/17 23:08:39

Safe standing at Shrews

Shrewsbury Town are set to become the first English club to have a safe standing section in their ground after reaching their financing target through a crowd-funding campaign, they said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/17 22:58:39