Soccer

  • Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Wednesday, Sept 17

    Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Wednesday, Sept 17Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Wednesday: - - - - SOCCER Champions League group stage (1845 unless stated) Ajax Amsterdam v Paris

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  • Allegri demands Juve to get clinical as Tevez ends drought

    Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said the Italian champions will need more composure in the Champions League if they are to qualify from Group A following a 2-0 win over Malmo on Tuesday. Carlos Tevez ended his five-year goal drought in the competition with a second-half brace to give Juve a…

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  • Bayern Munich host familiar foes Manchester City

    For the fifth time in four years, European giants Bayern Munich and Manchester City will play each other in the Champions League group stages. The opening game in Group E on Wednesday sees the German and English champions meet in Munich's Allianz Arena, where City came back from two goals down to…

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  • Soccer-Asian Champions League semifinal summaries

    Soccer-Asian Champions League semifinal summariesSept 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the Asian Champions League Semifinal first leg matches on Tuesday Al Hilal 3 Nassir Al Shamrani 61,64, Thiago Neves 70 Missed penalty: Thiago Neves 69 Al Ain

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  • Hulk, Witsel help Zenit win at Benfica

    Goals from Hulk and Axel Witsel helped Zenit St Petersburg get their Champions League campaign off to the perfect start as they beat 10-man Benfica 2-0 away on Tuesday. Hulk put the visitors 1-0 up after five minutes and things quickly went from bad to worse for Benfica, whose keeper Artur was sent…

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  • Listen to FIFA 15's Soundtrack

    Listen to FIFA 15's SoundtrackVIDEO: What's New About FIFA 15? - Demo Analysis [03:06] Soccer may not be the most music-centric of sports, but that hasn't stopped EA sports from assembling a soundtrack for FIFA 15 comprised of more than two dozen songs

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  • Moutinho gives Monaco win on Champions League return

    Monaco celebrated their return to the Champions League for the first time in a decade as they edged Bayer Leverkusen 1-0 in a hard-fought Group C encounter at the Stade Louis II on Tuesday. It was Monaco coach Leonardo Jardim's first home win since taking over from Claudio Ranieri after a difficult…

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  • Portland Timbers vs. CD Olimpia Match Preview

    The Portland Timbers come into tonight's match against CD Olimpia needing to win at home if they are going to stay on track to advance out of the group stages of the CONCACAF Champions League. Olimpia has already played both of their matches against the other member of the group, Alpha United,…

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  • Soccer-Slovak championship results and standings

    Soccer-Slovak championship results and standingsSept 16 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Slovak championship matches on Tuesday Tuesday, September 16 MFK Kosice 0 FK Senica 0 Ruzomberok 2 Spartak Myjava

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  • Hamburg appoints Josef Zinnbauer as coach

    Hamburger SV has promoted under-23 coach Josef "Joe" Zinnbauer to first-team manager on Tuesday after sacking Mirko Slomka the day before. The Bundesliga club said on its website that the 44-year-old was given the position "until further notice," and will be assisted by former youth coach Patrick…

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  • Roma's Euro credentials set for test, says Totti

    Roma's Euro credentials set for test, says Totti Rome (AFP) - Roma icon Francesco Totti admits his side could face an uphill struggle on their return to European competition as Italian clubs have fallen behind their continental rivals in recent years. Roma will end a four-year wait to compete in…

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  • Chelsea big favorite in Champions League group

    The start of the season could not have gone any better for Chelsea — four straight Premier League wins, the emergence of a striker who can't stop scoring and a spot into one of the easiest groups of the Champions League. Chelsea, which won the Champions League in 2012, appears to be the English…

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  • Blanc urges Paris to prove European credentials

    Paris Saint-Germain coach Laurent Blanc has said the Ligue 1 champions must prove they have what it takes to go all the way in the Champions League ahead of their clash with Ajax on Wednesday. Knocked out in the quarter-finals in each of the last two seasons, first by Barcelona and then by Chelsea,…

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  • Judge Eckert warns FIFA following Garcia investigation

    By Joern Poltz MUNICH (Reuters) - Hans-Joachim Eckert, the German judge deciding what action to take following FIFA's investigation into alleged corruption surrounding the 2018 and 2022 World Cup votes, said he doubted "if soccer and ethics can still fit together". The Munich-based head of the…

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  • Aston Villa renew the most unexpected contract

    Aston Villa have given Alan Hutton a new three-year deal. The Scottish right back has played a vital role in the newly revitalized Villa defense this season, but it's hard not to be amazed at how quickly his fortunes with the club have turned.

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  • Zidane interested in France coaching role

    Former France captain Zinedine Zidane, currently coach of the Real Madrid reserve side, admitted Tuesday he would consider a coaching job with his native France. The former World Player of the Year worked as Carlo Ancelotti's assistant as Real won the Champions League and Copa del Rey last season…

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  • Soccer-Mitroglou rediscovers scoring touch after England disappointment

    By Graham Wood ATHENS, Sept 16 (Reuters) - Kostas Mitroglou banished the memories of his disappointing spell in England after breaking a 10-month goal drought as Olympiakos Piraeus secured a thrilling 3-2 Champions League win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday. Mitroglou was at Fulham last season but…

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