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Italy to face Sweden

Four-time winners Italy will play Sweden in a playoff for a place in the 2018 World Cup while the Republic of Ireland take on Denmark, following Tuesday's draw.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/17 22:53:39

Bayern regroup for Celtic tie

Bayern Munich are looking to regroup in the Champions League at home to Celtic on Wednesday as Jupp Heynckes coaches his first European game since winning the 2013 final.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/17 22:53:39

Mahrez snatches draw for Foxes

Riyad Mahrez’s first Premier League goal of the season secured Leicester a 1-1 draw with West Brom on Monday, but it was not enough to lift the 2016 champions out of the bottom three.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/17 19:43:39

Navas set to return against Spurs

Real Madrid were boosted on Monday by the return of first-choice goalkeeper Keylor Navas from injury ahead of their Champions League match against Tottenham Hotspur.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/16 22:28:40

China up to fourth-best team in Asia

China have risen in the latest FIFA rankings released on Monday, leaping to 54th, and the fourth-placed team in Asia.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/16 22:28:40

Romelu Lukaku ‘relaxed’ over record against ‘Big Six’ in Premier League

Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku has brushed off criticism over his poor record against the Premier League's "Big Six" after a missed chance against Liverpool cost his side a potential win.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/16 22:28:40

Icardi hat trick lifts Inter in derby

Mauro Icardi scored a hat trick as Inter Milan kept pace with leaders Napoli with a 3-2 defeat of city rivals AC Milan in a fiery Serie A derby clash on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/16 22:28:39

France join top seeds for 2018 World Cup draw

France will be among the top seeds for next month’s World Cup draw after they climbed to seventh in the FIFA rankings published on Monday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/16 22:28:39

Messi to be father for third time

Argentinean football star, Lionel Messi, is set to be a father for the third time, his wife Antonela Roccuzzo, confirmed on Sunday via Instagram.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/16 11:19:46

Big Sam not interested

Former England manager Sam Allardyce has ruled himself out of contention to be the new Scotland coach.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/15 22:58:39

Latics might want Scholes but they could have the right man already

When it comes to hiring a new manager to replace the recently sacked John Sheridan, Oldham Athletic should put their faith in a former Manchester United midfielder born close to the town. But instead of Paul Scholes, who has been interviewed by the club for what would be his first role in management, they should look a little closer to home.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/15 22:58:39

Morocco to host CHAN

Morocco will replace Kenya as hosts of the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN), organizers announced Sunday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/15 22:53:39

Late Ronaldo goal gives Real Madrid vital win in Getafe

Cristiano Ronaldo scored his first league goal of the season five minutes from time to give Real Madrid a vital away win against Getafe on Saturday afternoon.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/15 9:28:24

Montella to star in Milan’s China derby

Vincenzo Montella will be in the firing line as AC Milan look to kick-start their season against city rivals Inter in the highly anticipated derby of the Chinese-owned sides on Sunday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/13 23:03:40

Rival reds

Lots of history has passed between the cities of Liverpool and Manchester, much like the waters of the Manchester Ship Canal that links them - the construction of which many hold to account for the long-standing enmity between the two cities. But like the sight of the words "Liverpool Warehousing Co Ltd" and "1932" on the side of the disused buildings in the shadows of Old Trafford, which sits at the end of the Ship Canal where the Salford Docks once bustled, that is the past. In truth, the only real rivalry between Liverpool and Manchester nowadays is that between Liverpool Football Club and Manchester United. It is a rivalry that goes all the way to the boardroom, with the last player to transfer directly between the two Phil Chisnall who swapped Old Trafford for Anfield in 1964.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/12 23:42:58

What next?

Catalonia's drive for independence from Spain could have wide-reaching consequences for the region's soccer clubs, including the world famous Barcelona.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/12 23:42:57

Messi makes it but there’s World Cup disappointment for future stars – for now

It's been a week of reckoning for those nations hopeful of making the 2018 World Cup in Russia, and now the dust has settled after the final qualifying games. The playoffs offer hope for those lucky enough to have made them but they promise disappointment in equal measure.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/12 23:18:39

Scotland manager quits

Gordon Strachan has stepped down as Scotland manager following the team's failure to qualify for next year's World Cup, the Scottish Football Association (SFA) announced Thursday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/12 23:13:42