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Keita, Firmino lift Liverpool to 2-0 win over Porto

Goals from Naby Keita and Roberto Firmino earned Liverpool a 2-0 win over Porto on Tuesday as Juergen Klopp's side took the upper hand in their Champions League quarterfinal tie without killing off their Portuguese opponents.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/10 19:03:41

Son's late winner gives Spurs edge over City

Mauricio Pochettino challenged “spirited” Tottenham to finish the job after their 1-0 win over Manchester City in the Champions League quarterfinals was marred by Harry Kane's potentially season-ending injury.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/10 19:03:41

PP Sports strengthens cooperation with Bundesliga

China's major football livestreaming company PP Sports has strengthened their partnership with the Bundesliga by initiating a promotional month for the German top flight.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/10 18:23:32

100m pounds too cheap for Hazard, says manager Sarri

Chelsea manager Maurizio Sarri admitted it will be hard to deny Eden Hazard a move to Real Madrid this summer, even if a reported 100 million pound ($130 million) move is "too cheap" for the Belgian captain.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/9 18:43:48

Brazilian soccer legend Pele, 78, released from Paris hospital: reports

Soccer great Pele has been released from hospital in Paris and will return to Brazil in the “coming hours,” Brazilian media reported Monday, citing his spokesperson.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/9 18:43:47

United boss faces up to reality

Ole Gunnar Solskjaer enjoyed a charmed life as interim Manchester United manager but Barcelona's visit to Old Trafford on Wednesday will show him the scale of the task he faces as the new full-time boss.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/9 18:43:46

Official's FIFA Council spot sparks World Cup hopes

The election of a high-level Chinese official to the FIFA Council has reignited soccer fans' hopes of the country having a bigger role in international soccer, with some sports insiders speculating that it will help China bid for the World Cup.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/8 22:08:40

Deulofeu double fires Watford into FA Cup final

Watford produced one of the great FA Cup comebacks by coming from two goals down to beat Wolverhampton Wanderers 3-2 after extra time of a memorable semifinal at Wembley Stadium on Sunday.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/8 18:58:40

Townsend hails Spurs' Rose for speaking against racism

Crystal Palace winger Andros Townsend has hailed Tottenham Hotspur fullback Danny Rose's bravery for speaking out against racism and urged more players to join calls for the game's authorities to take more decisive action on racist abuse.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/8 18:58:40

Napoli draw puts Juve coronation on hold

Napoli drew 1-1 with 10-man Genoa on Sunday to ensure that Juventus will have to wait another week to seal an eighth consecutive Serie A title.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/8 18:58:40

Defending champs Bayern demolish Dortmund 5-0 to reclaim Bundesliga top spot

Bayern Munich dismantled Bundesliga title rivals Borussia Dortmund 5-0 on Saturday, scoring four goals in a flawless first half to reclaim top spot and get back on course for a record-extending seventh straight league crown. The Bavarians exploded into action and scored twice in the opening 17 minutes through Mats Hummels and Robert Lewandowski, adding two more from Javi Martinez and Serge Gnabry before the interval.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/7 20:38:39

Kean strikes again to give Juve late win

The 19-year-old, who suffered alleged racist abuse after scoring at Cagliari on Tuesday, came off the bench to score his fifth goal in his last five league appearances to move Juve
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/7 20:33:40

Barcelona sink 10-man Atletico

Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi scored twice in two minutes as Barcelona broke the resistance of 10-man Atletico Madrid on Saturday to go 11 points clear of their La Liga title rivals.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/7 20:33:40

China's Du Zhaocai elected as FIFA council member

Du Zhaocai, Deputy minister of China's State General Administration of Sport, was elected as FIFA Council member at the Asian Football Confederation (AFC) Congress here on Saturday.
Soure:Xinhua: 2019/4/6 19:15:13

Champions of Europe

The UEFA Champions League quarterfinals get underway in the coming weeks with past winners and relative newcomers to the European elite gunning for the biggest prize in club football.
Soure:Global Times: 2019/4/2 21:33:42

More than money

Members of the United States women's soccer team (USWNT) have told Reuters their lawsuit against the national federation alleging gender discrimination is not just about wages but also improving the sport for women participating in it at all levels.
Soure:Reuters: 2019/4/2 21:28:42

Inka Grings writes history as first female fourth-tier coach

Former Germany international Inka Grings is out to rewrite the history books after becoming the first female coach to take charge of a men's fourth-tier club.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/2 21:18:41

Phil Neville calls for Premier League grounds to host women's games

England women's manager Phil Neville has urged the Premier League's biggest clubs to "blow the rest of Europe away" by opening their grounds to host ­women's matches in the manner Atletico Madrid and Juventus have in recent weeks.
Soure:AFP: 2019/4/2 20:53:42