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Rio Ferdinand launches bid to become pro in the ring

Former England football captain Rio Ferdinand confirmed Tuesday he will train to become a professional boxer with the ultimate aim of challenging for a title belt.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/19 22:53:39

Arsenal hold Chelsea in surprising display

You never know what is going on at Arsenal. One minute they are succumbing to a 4-0 drubbing by Liverpool, and the next they are holding the defending champions to a draw.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/9/18 22:23:39

Keita gets 3-match ban

RB Leipzig midfielder Naby Keita has been given a three-match Bundesliga ban after being sent off for a high tackle during Saturday's 2-2 draw with Borussia Moenchengladbach, the German soccer federation (DFB) said Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/18 21:53:40

Wolfsburg fire Jonker

VfL Wolfsburg parted company with coach Andries Jonker on Monday, less than four months after he helped save the Bundesliga club from relegation, and named Martin Schmidt as his replacement.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/18 21:53:40

PSG left back Kurzawa victim of 200,000 euro video blackmail plot

Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) left back Layvin Kurzawa was the victim of a 200,000 euro ($239,000) blackmail plot involving a video of the France international mocking national coach Didier Deschamps, judicial sources revealed Monday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/18 21:53:40

Rooney gets 2-year driving ban

Former England captain Wayne Rooney was on Monday banned from driving for two years and ordered to perform 100 hours of unpaid work after pleading guilty to drunk driving.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/18 21:53:39

Manchester City ‘Legend’ Sergio Aguero has scoring record in his sights

Another game and another match ball for Manchester City's Sergio Aguero as the Argentina striker helped himself to a hat trick on Saturday as his side went top of the Premier League by demolishing Watford 6-0 at Vicarage Road. Both Aguero and City are in great form. A week ago they beat Liverpool 5-0, put four past Feyenoord without reply in the Champions League and then hammered the Hornets in their own home.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/9/17 23:38:40

Carvajal signs new deal

Real Madrid have agreed a deal with Dani Carvajal to extend the defender's contract by two years to 2022, the club said Sunday. The right back has established himself as a key player for Madrid after they bought him back from Bayer Leverkusen in 2013.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/17 23:33:39

Dembele out for months

Barcelona's record 105 million euro ($125 million) signing Ousmane Dembele is set to be sidelined for up to four months as the club confirmed the extent of the hamstring injury he suffered at Getafe on Saturday.
Soure:Agencies: 2017/9/17 23:18:40

Dybala hat trick helps Juventus maintain perfect record

A Paulo Dybala hat trick lifted Juventus back to the summit of Serie A alongside Inter Milan with a 3-1 victory at Sassuolo on Sunday making it four wins out of four for the champions.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/17 23:18:40

Report: Ancelotti leaving Bayern in 2018

While Bayern Munich coach Carlo Ancelotti is trying to ease the tension at his club Bayern Munich, a media report is causing new trouble for the Bavarian club and its Italian star coach.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/16 10:06:57

Cologne fans mar Arsenal clash

European soccer chiefs charged Arsenal and Cologne on Friday after vast numbers of away fans gained access to the home sections of Emirates Stadium in London, sparking chaotic scenes that marred the Europa League clash.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/15 23:43:39

Real Madrid announce new Isco deal

Real Madrid on Thursday announced that Spain international midfielder, Francisco Alarcon Suarez, (Isco) has signed a new contract to keep him at the club until the end of June 2022 thus assuring the future of one of the most talented players in Spain at the club.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/15 6:38:10

Money, identity stoke derby rivalry

Shanghai Shenhua cross the city into enemy territory on Saturday to face Shanghai SIPG for China's biggest derby, an intense rivalry spiced by money and identity.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/15 5:03:39

Sackful of success

Ronald de Boer became the first managerial casualty of the 2017-18 Premier League season on Monday after just four league games in charge of Crystal Palace. His is one of the earliest sackings in the history of the Premier League but with Palace pointless and goalless, the board have decided it was time to act, despite only hiring the Dutchman in the summer. Time will prove whether they were right or wrong but there is precedent. Based on the previous Premier League campaigns, will being the first to pull the trigger save their season?
Soure:Global Times: 2017/9/15 5:03:39

Some of soccer’s most impressive talents are those who couldn’t become stars

There is one universal truth in soccer and that is - if you ask anyone - fan, ­player and pundit alike - they will always tell you that the most impressive practitioner of the game that they have ever seen is not a household name but someone who never made it.
Soure:Global Times: 2017/9/14 23:38:39

Ronaldo back in style

Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed a brace on his return from suspension for Real Madrid, as Tottenham Hotspur ended their Wembley jinx and Liverpool were held on their Champions League comeback on Wednesday.
Soure:AFP: 2017/9/14 23:03:39

Ronaldo back to steer Real Madrid to comfortable win in Champions League

Cristiano Ronaldo returned with two goals to steer Real Madrid to a comfortable win over APOEL Nicosia in their opening Champions League game of the season.
Soure:Xinhua: 2017/9/14 6:30:37