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Kante to miss Belarus tie

Chelsea midfielder N'Golo Kante has been ruled out of France's final World Cup qualifier at home to Belarus on Tuesday due to a muscle injury, national team coach Didier Deschamps confirmed Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/9 22:23:40

Tough draw for Asians

The Asian Champions League winners were handed a tough draw for this year's Club World Cup in Abu Dhabi when they were placed Monday in the same half as European champions Real Madrid.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/9 22:23:40

Barcelona great Xavi open to being Qatar coach at 2022 World Cup

Xavi Hernandez said he's open to being Qatar's coach when it hosts the 2022 World Cup and rebuffed his critics by claiming he is "very proud" to be in Doha.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/9 22:23:39

New Bayern boss ‘confident’

New Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes sounded confident on Monday that he will be able to turn things around for the German champions following a lackluster start to the season that led to the sacking of Carlo Ancelotti.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/9 22:18:39

Poland head to Russia 2018

Robert Lewandowski scored a European qualifying record 16th goal as Poland defeated Montenegro 4-2 on Sunday to reach next year's World Cup, while reigning champions Germany secured a 10th successive win. Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski struck again in what has been a remarkable qualifying campaign as Poland recovered from throwing away a two-goal lead in Warsaw to secure a first trip to the World Cup finals since 2006.
Soure:AFP: 2017/10/9 22:13:40

Egypt qualifies for 2018 World Cup after 2-1 win over Congo

After more than two decades of absence, the Egyptian national soccer team was qualified on Sunday for the World Cup finals to be held next year in Russia after beating Congolese national team with 2-1 in the Egyptian coastal city of Alexandria.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/9 8:06:21

Clubs do best to stand out from the crowd during Non-League Day

The mind-numbing tedium of the international break was broken up for English fans on Saturday thanks to the seventh annual Non-League Day. Since beginning in 2010, the initiative has taken the October international break to celebrate the clubs that play the game below the 92 league clubs.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/10/8 22:38:39

Fellaini out for weeks

Manchester United’s midfield injury concerns deepened Saturday when in-form Belgian Marouane Fellaini picked up a knee injury on international duty which will keep him away from the field for a couple of weeks.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/10/8 22:28:40

Robben gives up on World Cup qualification despite win

Netherlands captain Arjen Robben has given up hope on the side advancing to the 2018 World Cup finals despite the side registering a 3-1 win at Belarus in their penultimate qualifier on Saturday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/10/8 22:28:39

Brazil call up defender Rodrigo Caio for final World Cup qualifier

Sao Paulo defender Rodrigo Caio has been drafted into Brazil's squad for their final 2018 World Cup qualifier against Chile, the Brazilian Football Confederation said on Friday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/7 16:35:34

Bayern confirms Heynckes' deal

Jupp Heynckes might be a coach of the so-called old school as he is taking care of the team of the 2017 German Champion until next summer, which the 1974 world champion commented as "no comeback, but an act of friendship".
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/7 11:55:21

Croatia draw 1-1 with Finland in 2018 World Cup qualifiers match

Mario Mandzukic (C) of Croatia vies with Rasmus Schuller (R) of Finland during 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia qualifiers match between Croatia and Finland in Rijeka, Croatia on Oct. 6, 2017.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/7 10:58:37

England beats Slovenia 1-0 in World Cup qualifier

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (2nd R) of England breaks through during the FIFA World Cup 2018 European Qualifier Group E match between England and Slovenia at Wembley Stadium, in London, Britain on Oct. 5, 2017. England won 1-0.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/6 15:02:02

26 wounded in barrier collapse during soccer game in north France

A barrier collapsed during a Ligue 1 soccer game between Amiens and Lille on Saturday, leaving 26 supporters wounded with four in critical situation, according to local reports.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/10/1 9:56:01

Bayern new coach in weeks

Bayern Munich want to find a successor to sacked coach Carlo Ancelotti within the next two weeks, club president Uli Hoeness said on Friday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/29 23:48:39

Milan’s Chinese owner seeks new investors

The Chinese owner of former European soccer champions AC Milan is looking for one or more investors to share the financial burden, less than six months after buying the loss-making Italian club, two sources said on Friday.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/9/29 23:43:40

Aguero broke rib in car crash in Netherlands

Manchester City's Argentine striker Sergio Aguero has suffered a broken rib in a road accident in the Netherlands and will miss Saturday's Premier League game at Chelsea, the club's manager Pep Guardiola said.
Soure:Reuters: 2017/9/29 23:43:40

It's all in the game

For millions of soccer fans, the biggest day of their season took place this past Friday with the official launch of the FIFA 18 video game. Many of them had already got hold of the game through downloadable demos, pre-ordered special editions or, in some cases, queuing outside the store for midnight openings. Those who do get their hands on a copy can pick from over 700 full-licensed club and national teams, with women's national teams again included as they have been since FIFA 16, and a variety of game modes that go well beyond recreating the leagues and cups of the real world.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/9/28 23:29:27