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Bayern trio fit for resumption at Leverkusen

Champions Bayern Munich will kick off 2018 with an almost complete squad after top scorer Robert Lewandowski, Mats Hummels and Joshua Kimmich were declared fit before their Bundesliga campaign resumes against Bayer Leverkusen on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/11 23:13:41

England line up Nigeria, Costa Rica for warm-ups

England will play international friendlies against Nigeria and Costa Rica ahead of the World Cup finals in Russia, the English FA announced Wednesday.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/11 23:13:41

Honors even in League Cup semifinal

Chelsea missed a string of chances to draw 0-0 at home with Arsenal in the first leg of their League Cup semifinal on Wednesday as the video assistant referee (VAR) stoked the tension with two important interventions.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/11 23:13:40

Liverpool's 'Flying Pig' Lawrence dies, aged 77

Goalkeeper Tommy Lawrence, part of the first great Liverpool side under Scottish manager Bill Shankly, has died aged 77, the club announced Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/10 23:23:41

City one leg into League Cup final

A goal in stoppage time by Sergio Aguero saved Manchester City's blushes as it was enough to secure a 2-1 win over second-tier Bristol City in their League Cup semifinal first-leg clash on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/10 23:23:40

Voodoo message prompted Lukaku move, says Everton shareholder

Belgian international Romelu Lukaku gave his reason for rejecting Everton's offer of a reported 140,000 pounds ($189,000) a week because of a voodoo message, the Premier League club's major shareholder Farhad Moshiri revealed on Tuesday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/10 23:23:40

English minnows cheer Man Utd glamor tie in FA Cup

English minnows Yeovil Town have hailed a second FA Cup clash in four seasons against Premier League giants Manchester United as a "special moment."
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/9 22:53:39

Palace boss Hodgson praises VAR system

Crystal Palace manager Roy Hodgson praised the video assistant referee (VAR) system after its debut in England following initial confusion around Brighton's winning goal.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/9 22:43:40

Zidane named French coach of the year

Real Madrid may have ended the year badly, but Zinedine ­Zidane has been named French coach of 2017 for leading the club to a Liga and Champions League double.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/9 22:43:40

Flying high

Wei Shihao (left) celebrates scoring China's third goal with teammate Yao Junsheng, who set him up, during the 3-0 group match win over Oman at the 2018 AFC U23 Championship in Changzhou, Jiangsu Province on Tuesday. China will take on Uzbekistan in their second group match on Friday.
Soure:VCG: 2018/1/9 22:43:39

Chinese Super League teams chase big-money Aubameyang: reports

At least two Chinese sides are chasing the signature of Borussia Dortmund's prolific striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, reports in the country say, in what could be an Asian-record transfer.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/8 22:33:40

Kane can't be forced to stay at Spurs: Pochettino

Mauricio Pochettino has warned that Tottenham cannot force Harry Kane to stay at the club, saying Philippe ­Coutinho's move from Liverpool to Barcelona shows there can be no room for complacency.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/8 22:33:40

Real fall 16 points behind Barca

Real Madrid's faltering title defense continued as they were held to a thrilling 2-2 draw at Celta Vigo on Sunday which saw them fall 16 points behind runaway leaders Barcelona, who beat Levante 3-0 to stay nine points clear at the top of La Liga.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/8 22:33:39

PSG want answers as Pastore and Cavani miss Cup game

Crack marksman Edinson Cavani and gifted midfielder Javier Pastore will need to provide answers about their tardy returns from Latin America with both men absent from the Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) squad to face Rennes in the French Cup on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/7 22:13:39

Coutinho in Barcelona to tie up transfer

Brazilian midfielder Philippe Coutinho was in Barcelona on Sunday to tie up a 160 million euro ($192 million) move from Liverpool, the third-richest deal of all time.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/7 22:08:42

Video replay led to more controversies: Allegri

The use of video replays by referees in Serie A has led to more controversies, according to Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri.
Soure:Reuters: 2018/1/7 22:08:42

Inside PSG

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) are making the idea that soccer is part of the entertainment industry central to their strategy as they strive to become a “global brand” and attract new fans.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/6 7:51:23

Van Dijk primed for Liverpool debut

Virgil van Dijk, the world's most expensive defender, could make his Liverpool debut against local rivals Everton at Anfield in Friday night's opening FA Cup third-round clash.
Soure:AFP: 2018/1/4 23:28:58