Soccer

  • Ronaldo Hits Kid In Face With Ball, Awesomely Makes Up For It

    All better, kid?Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo accidentally booted a ball into the face of a child before a Champions League match against Atlético Madrid Wednesday, the Telegraph reported. When the soccer star realized what had happened, he gave the boy the shirt off his back.Ronaldo pulled a…

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  • Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

    April 24 (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) 13 Claudio Beauvue (En Avant Guingamp) 12 Nabil Fekir (Olympique Lyon) 11 Jordan Ayew (FC Lorient) Diego…

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  • Urawa beats Nagoya 2-1 to increase lead in J-League

    SAITAMA, Japan (AP) — Takahiro Sekine and Yuki Muto both scored as Urawa Reds defeated Nagoya Grampus 2-1 on Saturday to remain undefeated and provisionally increase its lead at the top of the J-League.

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  • Soccer-AFC general secretary accused of hiding evidence - report

    The Asian Football Confederation's general secretary Alex Soosay asked for evidence to be removed prior to a 2012 investigation into corruption at the body, the Malay Mail reported on Saturday, citing video evidence obtained of the probe. The audit was brought to look into the practices of former…

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    English soccer league most difficult in the world: Pele

    Speaking to CNBC at a London gallery event celebrating his 75th birthday, Pele talks about FIFA leadership, his favourite players, and prospects for the English soccer league.

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  • West Brom vs. Liverpool 2015 live stream: Time, TV schedule and how to watch online

    Liverpool will look to cement their fifth place position. Liverpool will look to bounce back from a disappointing defeat to Aston Villa in the FA Cup semifinal last weekend with a win over West Bromwich Albion in the Premier League on Saturday. Brendan Rodgers' side are unlikely to break into the…

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  • Soccer-Bundesliga top scorers

    April 24 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the Bundesliga on Friday 19 Alexander Meier (Eintracht Frankfurt) 17 Arjen Robben (Bayern Munich) 16 Robert Lewandowski (Bayern Munich) 13 Thomas Mueller (Bayern Munich) Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Borussia Dortmund) Bas Dost (VfL Wolfsburg) Franco Di…

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  • Soccer-Somalia plea for return of national stadium

    Every country likes to think of their national stadium as a fortress but for the Somali Football Federation (SFF) that is literally the case. The Somalia National Stadium in Mogadishu has been used as a military barracks for much of the last two decades and has most recently by occupied by African…

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  • Chelsea-Arsenal Preview

    The top two sides in the Premier League go head-to-head at the Emirates Stadium on Sunday with Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger anxious to claim his first top-flight victory at the 13th attempt against a Chelsea side managed by Jose Mourinho. The Gunners (20-6-6) are second in the standings, and…

    The Associated Press
  • Marseille in crisis after 4th straight league defeat

    PARIS (AP) — Marseille coach Marcelo Bielsa is feeling "a lot of shame" after four straight defeats plunged the club into freefall.

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  • Soccer-Turkish championship results and standings

    April 25 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Turkish championship matches on Saturday Saturday, April 25Bursaspor 4 Istanbul Basaksehir 1 Friday, April 24Sivasspor 1 Mersin Idmanyurdu 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Fenerbahce 27 18 5 4 46 20 59 -------------------------2 Besiktas 27…

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  • Bilbao pushes Cordoba closer to relegation with 1-0 win

    CORDOBA, Spain (AP) — Athletic Bilbao midfielder Benat Etxebarria scored with a deflected shot to secure a 1-0 win at last-place Cordoba in the Spanish league on Friday.

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  • Real Salt Lake-Revolution Preview

    Real Salt Lake's scoring woes finally led to its first defeat, and chances may be few and far between against a New England Revolution team that's been pretty stingy lately. Salt Lake looks to improve its unbeaten stretch in the series to eight when it visits New England on Saturday night. Javier…

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  • Soccer-Reds return to domestic bliss, stretch lead in Japan

    Urawa Red Diamonds put to bed another disappointing AFC Champions League performance by stretching their unbeaten run and lead at the top of the J League after overcoming Nagoya Grampus Eight 2-1 on Saturday. Takahiro Sekine fired a low opener for the hosts six minutes before the break after…

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  • Toure happy at City says Pellegrini

    Yaya Toure is still happy at Manchester City despite reports the Ivory Coast midfielder is keen to leave at the end of the season, manager Manuel Pellegrini insisted on Friday. "Maybe the new challenge is at City also," he said.

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  • Soccer-Perth beat Wanderers to end frustrating A-League campaign

    Western Sydney Wanderers and Perth Glory completed their frustrating A-League campaigns on Saturday with the Glory securing a 2-1 away win in a match delayed for almost an hour by hail. Irishman Andy Keogh scoring a brilliant 66th minute winner for Perth, who led the championship for a long period…

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  • Tony Pulis: I’m more than just an escape artist

    Tony Pulis is known for turning around struggling clubs, but the West Brom manager says he is more than just a last resort.

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  • Resurgent Mainz beats Schalke 2-0 at home in Bundesliga

    BERLIN (AP) — Mainz defender Stefan Bell scored twice to give his side a 2-0 win over Schalke in the Bundesliga on Friday.

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