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Ronaldo lifts Juve into quarterfinals

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a spectacular hat trick to fire Juventus into the Champions League quarterfinals with a 3-0 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday that saw his side claim a thrilling tie 3-2 on aggregate.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/13 19:48:41

Man City to compensate child sexual abuse victims

Manchester City have launched a compensation scheme for victims of historical child sexual abuse, the English Premier League champions said on Tuesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/12 16:58:41

Bahrain-born refugee player becomes Australian citizen after Thai ordeal

A refugee soccer player who was detained in Thailand and threatened with extradition to Bahrain said he feels sure "no one can follow me now," after becoming an Australian citizen on Tuesday at Melbourne's Federation Square along with 200 others from 44 different countries.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/12 16:58:41

Zidane promises revamped Real

Real Madrid reappointed Zinedine Zidane as coach on a three-year contract on Monday following the sacking of Santiago Solari with the Frenchman promising wholesale changes after the deposed European champions saw their season collapse inside a week.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/12 16:58:40

Man United's Young wants more player protection after pitch invasion

Manchester United's Ashley Young has called for greater protection for players after his team's 2-0 Premier League defeat at Arsenal was disrupted by a fan running on to the pitch and shoving his teammate Chris Smalling.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/11 17:43:39

Disabled former British marine, 49, smashes solo Atlantic rowing record

A former British marine arrived in French Guiana early Monday after a two-month row across the Atlantic, becoming the first physically disabled person to make the solo crossing from mainland Europe to South America and also smashing the able-bodied record by 36 days, according to his team.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/11 17:38:40

Real end losing run with win over Valladolid

Real Madrid finally got some respite after a harrowing week by beating Real Valladolid 4-1 in an action-packed game in La Liga on Sunday but there was a strong sense it was Santiago Solari's last stand as the club's coach.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/11 17:38:40

German police probe anti-Semitic tweet against Israeli player

German police were on Sunday investigating an anti-Semitic tweet sent to an Israeli soccer player during a second-division game in Berlin, in an incident that has provoked widespread outrage.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/10 20:03:39

Coach who tried to turn Bolt into soccer player sacked by Australian club

Mike Mulvey, the man who tried to turn Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt into a professional soccer player, has been sacked by the Central Coast Mariners after a thumping defeat in Australia's A-League.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/10 18:18:40

Barca survive scare to see off Rayo

Lionel Messi created a goal and scored another as Barcelona came from behind to beat struggling Rayo Vallecano 3-1 at home on Saturday and stay seven points clear at the top of La Liga.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/10 18:18:39

No decision on Kuwait, Oman co-hosting FIFA World Cup: Qatar official

There is no final decision on the possibility of Kuwait and Oman co-hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup with Qatar, a Qatari official said on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/3/9 22:47:17

Refugee player from Bahrain to become Aussie citizen

A refugee soccer player who spent over two months in Bangkok detention under threat of extradition to his native Bahrain will soon become an Australian citizen, he told local media Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/7 19:43:42

Number's up

There are certain shirt numbers in some football teams that are iconic. The number 10 for Brazil and Argentina evokes memories of Pele and Maradona, or Neymar and Messi. Similarly, at club level, the equally great rivals of Liverpool and Manchester United both have the number seven shirt as their most iconic. For the Anfield side, it was Kenny Dalglish and Kevin Keegan, Steve McManaman and John Aldridge, and most recently filled to its historic weight by Luis Suarez.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/3/7 17:58:40

Bayern trio out of Germany picture

Germany head coach Joachim Loew dropped a bombshell on Tuesday by telling 2014 World Cup winners Jerome Boateng, Mats Hummels and Thomas Mueller they are no longer in his plans.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/7 17:48:41

A terrible way to go out, says AS Roma captain De Rossi

AS Roma's dramatic Champions League elimination by Porto, thanks to a late penalty awarded with a VAR review, was a “terrible way to go out,” their captain Daniele de Rossi said on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/7 17:43:43

'Angry' Mueller blasts Loew for 'bad taste' axe

Thomas Mueller on Wednesday said he was “angry” over Joachim Loew's “bad taste” decision to axe him and Bayern Munich teammates Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels from the Germany squad.
Soure:AFP: 2019/3/7 17:43:41

Man Utd complete stunning comeback

Manchester United pulled off one of the greatest comebacks in Champions League history as Marcus Rashford's last-gasp VAR penalty sealed a 3-1 win at Paris St-Germain on Wednesday and sent the English side into the quarter­finals on away goals.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/7 17:43:41

UEFA urged to end 'outdated' standing ban at Champions League games

Supporters' groups from around Europe have urged UEFA to lift what they describe as an "outdated" ban on standing areas at Champions League and Europa League matches.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/3/6 19:58:41