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Bravo stars as Man City see off Wolves

Manchester City goalkeeper Claudio Bravo was the Premier League leaders’ hero as they beat Championship table-toppers Wolverhampton Wanderers in a penalty shootout to book their place in the quarterfinals of the English League Cup on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/25 22:48:39

Managerial shortlists show shortcomings of short-term thinking in EPL

Ronald Koeman became the latest English Premier League (EPL) manager to have become familiar with the concept of being let go, with the Everton man joining Crystal Palace boss Ronald de Boer and Leicester City's Craig Shakespeare in becoming former managers at those clubs.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/24 22:53:39

UEFA fines Besiktas

UEFA has fined Besiktas for the failure of their floodlights in last month’s Champions League game against RB Leipzig, European soccer’s governing body said Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/24 22:48:40

Caretaker at Everton

Everton under-23 manager David Unsworth will take temporary charge of the senior team following the sacking of Dutchman Ronald Koeman, the club announced Tuesday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/24 22:48:40

Kane would cost 250m: Perez

It would take a world record 250 million euro ($294 million) fee to land the on-fire Harry Kane from Tottenham Hotspur, according to Real Madrid President Florentino Perez.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/24 22:48:40

Ronaldo is best again

Cristiano Ronaldo has set his sights on a "lucky seventh" piece of FIFA silverware after collecting his fifth Men's Player of the Year award on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/24 22:48:39

Ronaldo wins FIFA Men's Player of the Year award

Cristiano Ronaldo was named the best men's player at the FIFA Best Awards ceremony at the London Palladium theatre on Monday, beating Lionel Messi and Neymar.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/24 8:53:18

Magnificent Seven

Guangzhou Evergrande sealed the Chinese Super League (CSL) title for the seventh consecutive time with a 5-1 thumping of Guizhou Zhicheng at the Tianhe Stadium on Sunday night.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/23 23:13:40

Arsenal overwhelm Everton with a five-goal barrage in Premier League

The best way for Arsenal to answer a bad loss to a team whose striker publicly mocked them for not having the "cojones" is apparently not to fight fire with fire, but to do it the Arsenal way. That is, pinpoint passing, deadly finishing and relentless attacking, all of which enabled the Gunners to defeat Everton 5-2.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/23 23:03:39

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