Soccer

  • Report shows extent of Balotelli abuse

    Liverpool and Italy striker Mario Balotelli has received more than 4,000 racist messages via social media this season, according to new research from British anti-discrimination body Kick It Out. Arsenal striker Danny Welbeck and Liverpool's Daniel Sturridge have also been targeted with more than a…

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  • Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

    April 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Ligue 1 on Friday 25 Alexandre Lacazette (Olympique Lyon) 18 Andre-Pierre Gignac (Olympique Marseille) 17 Zlatan Ibrahimovic (Paris St Germain) 12 Claudio Beauvue (En Avant Guingamp) Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyon) 11 Diego Rolan (Girondins Bordeaux)…

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  • Soccer-Dutch championship top scorers

    April 17 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Dutch championship on Friday 19 Memphis Depay (PSV Eindhoven) 17 Luuk de Jong (PSV Eindhoven) 16 Michiel Kramer (ADO Den Haag) 14 Mark Uth (Heerenveen) 13 Michael de Leeuw (Groningen) Bartholomew Ogbeche (SC Cambuur) 12 Georginio Wijnaldum (PSV…

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  • Sporting Kansas City-Galaxy Preview

    The last time the Los Angeles Galaxy lost at the StubHub Center, the 2014 season had gotten off to a negative start. Since that 1-0 loss to Real Salt Lake on March 8, 2014, the Galaxy (2-2-2) are 17-0-5 at home. Add in two 3-0 away wins last season against Chivas USA and a 1-0 CONCACAF Champions…

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  • Bayern Munich regrets longtime doctor's departure

    MUNICH (AP) — Bayern Munich said Friday it regrets the sudden departure of its longtime team doctor and his staff, whose surprise move has revealed tension in the club as it faces a possible exit from the Champions League.

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  • Warner's long gone but CONCACAF's pro-Blatter politics remain

    By Simon Evans NASSAU, Bahamas (Reuters) - On the surface, CONCACAF's congress on Thursday looked very different to the last time the regional confederation had gathered before a FIFA presidential election. Back in 2011, with Trinidadian Jack Warner still at the helm of the governing body for…

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    Could Landon Donovan be MLS commissioner?

    Former MLS star Landon Donovan addresses what needs to change in Major League Soccer

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  • WATCH: NBC Sports’ Premier League TV schedule – Week 33

    Where and how to watch every single PL game live during Week 33.

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  • Newcastle protest set to overshadow Spurs' push for Europe

    Tottenham Hotspur will attempt to get their challenge for a top six finish back on track against the backdrop of a fans' demonstration at Newcastle United on Sunday. Some home supporters are planning to boycott the game in protest at the way the club has been run, but that will be a sideshow for…

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  • Orlando City-Crew Preview

    Orlando City has shown promise in its first MLS season, and that has had a lot to do with an unbeaten start on the road. The club has a chance to continue it Saturday night in Columbus with the Crew looking to end a three-match winless streak. For Orlando City (2-2-2), having a former FIFA World…

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  • Marseille suffer new setback

    Marseille's slump continued on Friday as Marcelo Bielsa's side went down to a 1-0 defeat at Nantes that further damaged their hopes of qualifying for next season's Champions League. Serge Gakpe scored the only goal of the game in the 20th minute at a packed Stade de la Beaujoire following a…

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  • Soccer-Mexican championship first stage results and standings

    April 18 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Mexican championship First Stage matches on Friday Friday, April 17Chiapas 1 Veracruz 1 Club Tijuana 1 Guadalajara 1 Morelia 2 Cruz Azul 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Guadalajara 14 7 4 3 16 10 25 2 Veracruz 14 6 6 2 22 12 24 3 Club…

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  • Whitecaps FC-Real Salt Lake Preview

    The Vancouver Whitecaps will have to end their drought at Rio Tinto Stadium without their captain, though they could get several other key players back to help out. Coming off their first defeat in over a month, the Whitecaps hope to overcome the loss of Pedro Morales to a suspension Saturday night…

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  • Bayern prove that the perfect team makes the perfect punchline

    Heavy favorites going into their Champions League quarter-final against FC Porto -- a team that Bayern captain Philipp Lahm made the terrible mistake of describing as "not the most awkward" -- they grasped the opportunity with both hands. First Xabi Alonso slipped and sent Jackson Martinez running…

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  • Soccer-Figo calls CONCACAF congress undemocratic

    (Adds CONCACAF response) By Simon Evans NASSAU, Bahamas, April 16 (Reuters) - FIFA presidential hopeful Luis Figo has hit out at what he called a lack of democracy at CONCACAF's congress on Thursday after incumbent Sepp Blatter was the only candidate given a chance to speak. Before pro-Blatter…

    Reuters
  • MLS Atlanta to celebrate one-year anniversary

    Believe it or not soccer fans, it’s been one year since The Home Depot Inc. Co-Founder and Atlanta Falcons Owner Arthur Blank, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed landed in a helicopter on top of Ventanas to announce Atlanta would be home to Major League Soccer’s 22nd team. To…

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    Porto shocks Bayern's poor defense 3-1

    Two major errors by Bayern Munich's defense were used by FC Porto to take comfortable two-goal advantage to the second leg of the quarter finals. Porto's Lopetegui said his team could make it to the semifinals only if they made a perfect game next week in Munich.

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  • Manchester City’s Vincent Kompany could miss rest of the season

    City's skipper could miss the rest of the campaign with groin injury.

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  • Soccer-Milito to make Estudiantes coaching debut in Libertadores

    Former Barcelona and Argentina centre back Gabriel Milito has taken over as coach of Estudiantes and will make his debut in a Libertadores Cup tie against Ecuador's Barcelona SC on Tuesday. Milito, who in 2006 won the European Champions League with Barcelona and then helped Argentina reach the…

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