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Barcelona confirm Mandela centenary match in S.Africa

La Liga champions Barcelona will play a friendly against South African champions Mamelodi Sundowns in Johannesburg on May 16 as part of celebrations to mark 100 years since the birth of Nelson Mandela, the Spanish club said Thursday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/5/10 22:13:42

Managers happy Ferguson is getting better

Pep Guardiola and Mauricio Pochettino said they were delighted that former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is out of intensive care following surgery on a brain hemorrhage.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/10 22:13:41

Kane fires Spurs into Champions League

Harry Kane fired Tottenham Hotspur into next season's Champions League as Chelsea faltered in a 1-1 draw at home to Huddersfield on Wednesday that secured survival for the Terriers.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/10 22:13:40

Season over at Bayern for goalkeeper Neuer, doubts over World Cup

Manuel Neuer has poured serious doubt on his World Cup chances while his Bayern Munich coach on Wednesday says the Germany goalkeeper will not play again for the club this season.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/9 22:13:41

Roberto hit with 4-game suspension

Barcelona defender Sergi Roberto will miss the rest of the Liga season and the first match of the next campaign after being given a four-game ban for striking Real Madrid's Marcelo in Sunday's tension-filled 2-2 draw at the Nou Camp.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/5/9 22:08:44

Shirt shenanigans shame game

Chinese Super League (CSL) powerhouse Guangzhou Ever­grande became the butt of jokes on social media after a shirt snafu involving star defender Zhang Linpeng during their Asian Champions League round-of-16 first leg at fellow CSL side Tianjin Quanjian on Tuesday night.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/5/9 22:08:42

Chongqing deny Iniesta transfer rumors

Chinese Super League (CSL) side Chongqing Lifan have dismissed rumors that Spanish midfield maestro Andres Iniesta will join them after leaving Barcelona this summer.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/5/8 22:18:40

Ferguson 'showing signs of recovery' after hemorrhage

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson is sitting up and talking to his family following emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage, media reports said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/8 22:18:40

'Devastated' Koscielny out of World Cup with injury

France defender Laurent Koscielny will miss the World Cup and faces six months out after undergoing surgery on an Achilles tendon injury he suffered in Arsenal's Europa League defeat at Atletico Madrid, his club manager Arsene Wenger said Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/8 22:18:39

Spanish veteran goalkeeper Casillas wants to carry on

Porto's veteran Spanish goalkeeper Iker Casillas, coming to the end of his contract with the Portuguese champions, has admitted that he wants to continue playing.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/7 22:13:40

Partnership deal between Bayern, Japan FA unveiled

German champions Bayern Munich and the Japan Football Association (JFA) on Monday announced a partnership agreement with a focus on youth talent and the exchange of training knowledge.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/7 21:48:40

Australia coach Van Marwijk calls for VAR appeals after A-League blunder

Australia coach Bert van Marwijk suggested a refinement of the controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) technology on Monday to allow teams to consult the video referee after a software glitch marred the A-League final.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/7 21:48:40

10-man Barca hold on for draw

Lionel Messi weaved his magic to keep 10-man Barcelona's unbeaten season alive as a 2-2 draw at the Camp Nou on Sunday left Real Madrid sweating over an injury to Cristiano Ronaldo.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/7 21:48:40

Spanish great Xavi to play on until at least end of year

Legendary former Barcelona and Spain midfielder Xavi Hernandez has upset his own plans to retire and announced he will extend his career until at least the end of this year.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/6 22:03:41

VAR failure overshadows Victory's A-League title win

A technical failure was behind a controversial Video Assistant Referee (VAR) goal decision that allowed Melbourne Victory to beat the Newcastle Jets 1-0 in the Australian A-League Grand Final, soccer chiefs said Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/6 22:03:40

Fans, rivals rally around stricken Ferguson

Messages of support continued to pour in as legendary soccer manager Sir Alex Ferguson fought for his life on Sunday following emergency surgery for a brain hemorrhage.
Soure:AFP: 2018/5/6 22:03:40

We are Liverpool, we don't fear anyone: Mane

Liverpool feel they can beat any team in the world at the moment and will play without fear in the Champions League final against 12-time winners Real Madrid later this month, winger Sadio Mane has said.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/5/4 23:33:39

Not-quite-champions league

And so there were two. We now know who is going to win the Champions League this season. It will either be a sixth crown for Liverpool or a third title in a row and a 13th in total for Real Madrid after they overcame Roma and Bayern Munich in their respective semifinals.
Soure:Global Times: 2018/5/4 5:03:40