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Barcelona topple Spurs on penalties

The 21-year-old Arthur made an instant impression in Barcelona's opening encounter in the International Champions Cup preseason tournament on Saturday after firing home in a 2-2 draw against Tottenham Hotspur, before the Catalans triumphed 5-3 on penalties.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/29 22:28:39

What a state

Manchester United meet Liverpool in Michigan on Sunday morning (Beijing time) to compete for the International Champions Cup (ICC).
Soure:Global Times: 2018/7/27 0:03:43

European reunion

The second qualifying round of the Europa League may not set many pulses racing, but for Burnley a return to continental competition after 51 years is a cause for celebration.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/27 0:03:43

Olympic boss Moriyasu appointed as Japan national coach

Japan named Olympic coach Hajime Moriyasu as their new national soccer boss on Thursday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/26 22:38:42

Pavard strike voted best goal of Russia World Cup

Benjamin Pavard's swerving strike from the edge of the area in France's round-of-16 win over Argentina in Kazan has been voted the best goal of the World Cup finals in Russia, FIFA have said.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/26 22:38:42

FA boss admits mistakes in Ozil affair

The chief of the German Football Association (DFB) on Thursday rejected accusations of racism by Mesut Ozil, but admitted he should have done more to protect the midfielder against discriminatory abuse.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/26 22:38:41

Salah, Mane score as Reds down City

Mohamed Salah and Sadio Mane made an instant impact as Liverpool came from behind to beat Premier League champions Manchester City 2-1 in their International Champions Cup friendly match on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/26 22:33:41

Juan Mata keen to end Spain exile

Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata is optimistic of reviving his international career with Spain following the appointment of Luis Enrique as the national team's new manager earlier this month.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/25 22:23:41

UAE, Palestine added to Asian Games' soccer tournament after mix-up

The United Arab Emirates and Palestine were on Wednesday officially added to the soccer tournament at the Asian Games after they were accidentally omitted from the original draw. The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) conducted a limited redraw at their headquarters in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to include the two sides alongside 24 others taking part in soccer at the Games.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/25 22:23:41

Boateng poised for PSG move

Bayern Munich center back Jerome Boateng could join Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) providing the price is right, the German giants' CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge suggested Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/25 22:23:39

Ozil avoids talk on intl retirement

Arsenal's Mesut Ozil avoided any talk of the controversy surrounding his retirement from international soccer as the German midfielder opted to focus on the club's preseason friendly tournament in Singapore on Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/25 22:18:41

Mourinho wants to see Pogba's World Cup focus at United

Jose Mourinho believes the World Cup environment helped bring out the best in Paul Pogba and the Manchester United manager wants the France midfielder to show the same focus and intensity at the Premier League club.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/7/24 22:43:40

Malcom's Roma move suspended

Bordeaux have blocked the transfer of Brazilian winger Malcom to Roma after a last-minute bid for the player from Barcelona, said a source from the French club on Monday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/24 22:43:40

Coach Loew shocked by Ozil resignation

Mesut Ozil's shock retirement from international soccer caught Germany head coach Joachim Loew by surprise, it emerged Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/24 22:43:40

Use of mobile apps in China highlighted during World Cup: survey

According to findings of a new online survey released by China Youth Daily Tuesday, mobile apps played a big role for those who watched the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/24 19:37:52

Maradona urges for restructuring Argentine Football Association

The Argentine Football Association (AFA) must be restructured for the national team to once against thrive, according to Albiceleste great Diego Maradona.
Soure:Xinhua: 2018/7/24 9:00:27

Prosecutors want probe into Abidal liver transplant reopened

Spanish public prosecutors said Monday they have asked that a probe into allegations FC Barcelona soccer club illegally bought a transplant liver for their cancer-stricken ex-player Eric Abidal be reopened.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/23 22:28:40

Former Portugal boss Paulo Bento sacked by China's Chongqing Lifan

Former Portugal boss Paulo Bento has been sacked as coach of Chinese Super League (CSL) side Chongqing Lifan ­after failing to improve the side's fortunes since taking the reins in December.
Soure:AFP: 2018/7/23 22:28:40