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Sat, 20 Feb 2016 09:22:35 -0500
Soccer-FIFA rejects demand for transparent voting booths at election

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - FIFA has rejected a demand from a presidential candidate to use transparent voting booths at next week's election to ensure delegates do not photograph their ballot papers when they choose the head of soccer's world ruling body. The request came from Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan, who said he would take his case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS), sport's highest tribunal. Prince Ali wanted to ensure that transparent booths were used at the Feb. 26 election "to safeguard the full transparency of the electoral proceedings", he said in a statement released by his French-based lawye

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 22:44:20 -0500
United States, Canada book Rio Olympic berths

Alex Morgan scored three goals and the United States secured a spot in the Olympics this summer with a 5-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago on Friday night in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The World Cup champions, ranked No. 1 world, will seek their fourth straight Olympic gold medal and fifth overall. It is the third straight trip to the Olympics for the 11th-ranked Canadians, who will face the United States on Sunday in the tournament's final matc

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 22:41:47 -0500
Soccer-United States, Canada book Rio Olympic berths

(Reuters) - Striker Alex Morgan scored a hat-trick as the United States booked a place in the Rio Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 5-0 demolition of Trinidad and Tobago in a semi-final at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Houston on Friday. Canada, boosted by two goals from Christine Sinclair, also earned a ticket to Rio with a 3-1 win over Costa Rica in the other semi-final. The U.S. and Canada will meet in Sunday's final, but the mission has already been accomplished by both teams, with Olympic qualifying the top priorit

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 22:24:06 -0500
Soccer-Mexican championship first stage results and standings

Alex Morgan scored three goals and the United States secured a spot in the Olympics this summer with a 5-0 victory over Trinidad and Tobago on Friday night in the semifinals of the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The World Cup champions, ranked No. 1 world, will seek their fourth straight Olympic gold medal and fifth overall. It is the third straight trip to the Olympics for the 11th-ranked Canadians, who will face the United States on Sunday in the tournament's final matc

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 20:49:07 -0500
Soccer-Canada women - team book Rio Olympic berth

(Reuters) - Christine Sinclair scored a magnificent goal as Canada booked a place in the Rio Olympic women's soccer tournament with a 3-1 win over Costa Rica in a semi-final at the CONCACAF qualifying tournament in Houston on Friday. Sinclair opened the scoring in the 18th minute and then added a stunning second in the 52nd minute, her 163rd goal in international competition. Costa Rica pulled one back from the penalty spot, before 16-year-old Deanne Rose put the game out of reach of the Costa Ricans with a late goal and Canada, bronze medalists at the 2012 London Games, advanced to the fina

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 19:14:48 -0500
Venezuela - economic crisis chokes national soccer team

Canada is headed back to the Olympics. Bronze medalists at the 2012 London Games, the Canadians secured a spot in the Rio Olympics with a 3-1 victory over Costa Rica on Friday night in the semifinals at the CONCACAF Olympic qualifying tournament. The United States was set to play Trinidad and Tobago in the late match at BBVA Compass Stadium for the tournament's second Olympic berth this summe

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 18:38:57 -0500
Nice stalls in race for top 3 after drawing 0-0 at Bordeaux

Juventus missed the chance to move four points clear in Serie A and will not be able to level the record of consecutive wins after it was held to a goalless draw at Bologna on Friday. Massimiliano Allegri's team beat Napoli last weekend to move top and was seeking a 16th consecutive win, which would have left it one behind Inter Milan's record set in 2006-07. Victory would also have given Juventus a significant advantage ahead of Napoli's match against AC Milan on Monda

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 13:54:58 -0500
Soccer-Czech championship results and standings

Stoke defender Andy Wilkinson has been forced into retirement at the age of 31 due to a concussion he sustained while playing for the English Premier League club. Wilkinson, who has been at Stoke since 1998, announced his retirement on Friday following a lengthy break from the game. In an FA Cup match against Blackburn last year, Wilkinson was struck on the head by a football which caused brain damage, causing him to feel sick during training and affecting his visio

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 08:43:43 -0500
Soccer-Arsenal - Elneny will get chance against Hull, says Wenger

Explaining his team's latest humiliating loss, Louis van Gaal used an adage to sum up the beleaguered state of Manchester United. ''It is the law of Murphy, I think,'' the bewildered Van Gaal said, recalling a saying that means anything that could go wrong, is going wrong. A 2-1 defeat at little-known FC Midtjylland in front of fewer than 12,000 fans in the Europa League on Thursday was perhaps the low point in Van Gaal's turbulent 20-month tenure at Old Traffor

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Fri, 19 Feb 2016 02:12:01 -0500
Factbox: FIFA presidential candidate Tokyo Sexwale

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - The spotlight at next week's FIFA Congress will fall on the presidential election - but the real key to the future of soccer's beleaguered governing body is embedded in a document with the unglamorous title "Draft statutes - Congress 2016". U.S. prosecutors have continued to call FIFA a victim of corrupt individuals. National team competitions depend on a calendar agreed between FIFA and the clubs, which commit to release players to their national teams on certain date

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 17:56:31 -0500
Soccer-More United woe in Europa League, red-hot Valencia

The U.S. women's soccer team is a win from the Olympics. Since women's soccer was added for the 1996 Olympics, the United States has won four of five gold medals, including the last three. The qualifying tournament for North and Central America and Caribbean sends the semifinal winners to Brazil this summe

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 17:07:34 -0500
Soccer-Venezuelan championship results and standings

The Europa League was supposed to offer some respite in a tough season for Manchester United, and give the team a back-door route into next season's Champions League. United squandered a lead and lost 2-1 to FC Midtjylland in the first leg of their last-32 match on Thursday. The Danish club was featuring at this stage in European competition for the first time, was playing its first competitive game for two months while on a winter break from domestic competition, and was only formed in 1999 - the year United won the Champions League-Premier League-FA Cup trebl

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:59:24 -0500
United loses 2-1 at FC Midtjylland in Europa League

Sepp Blatter said he will not support any of the five candidates standing to succeed him as FIFA president, through all but one of them had spoken to him about their bids. Blatter is not standing, having been banned for eight years for ethics violations. "Four of the five candidates have spoken to m

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 15:02:56 -0500
Soccer-Venezuela sponsor paid no money in 2015 - federation

Manchester United's disappointing season hit a new low with a 2-1 loss at Danish champion FC Midtjylland in the Europa League last 32 on Thursday, with a pre-match injury to goalkeeper David de Gea adding to the fallen English giant's woes in the first leg. Sevilla boosted its quest for a third straight title in Europe's second-tier competition by beating Molde 3-0, while there were also wins for Borussia Dortmund and Villarreal over Porto and Napoli, respectively. Fiorentina and Tottenham drew 1-

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 14:55:04 -0500
Soccer-UEFA Europa League last 32 results

FIFA presidential candidate Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein of Jordan said he would set up an independent oversight group led by former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan if elected. A statement on Thursday by Prince Ali's campaign organizers said the group would "help steer FIFA through its first year to recover from crisis and to support the future reform process." Soccer's world ruling body is engulfed in a graft scandal that has led to the indictment of several dozen leading soccer officials in the United States, and is under enormous pressure to reform. Prince Ali is one of five candidates standing to replace outgoing FIFA president Sepp Blatter, himself banned for eight years for ethics violations, in the Feb. 26 electio

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 13:27:57 -0500
Unstoppable trio looks to keep Barca ahead in Spanish league

Sepp Blatter says he won't publicly support a candidate in the FIFA election, though four of the five men have contacted him. The suspended FIFA president tells French radio station RMC on Wednesday that he ''can't, it's not possible'' to intervene in the Feb. 26 ballot to succeed hi

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 11:21:03 -0500
Soccer-Rooney - injury opens England door for Deeney, says Flores

Guus Hiddink's arrival as Chelsea manager has sparked a drastic improvement in a number of the team's attacking stars. All look different players now Jose Mourinho is no longer in charge at Stamford Bridge. Hazard was voted English soccer's Player of the Year for the 2014-15 season by both his peers and writers, after scoring 19 goals and being arguably Chelsea's standout player in its run to the Premier League and League Cup title

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:52:45 -0500
Benzema authorized to meet with Valbuena in sex-tape case

Juventus can't afford to underestimate Bologna on Friday. The Bianconeri beat Napoli last weekend to move top of Serie A but could be forgiven for having one eye on Europe ahead of the resumption of the Champions League next week and Tuesday's visit of Bayern Munich. ''We'll start thinking of that match Saturday morning,'' Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri sai

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 08:37:24 -0500
Soccer-Magistrate seeks to lift ban on France teammates meeting

PARIS (AP) -- The investigating judge in the blackmail case shaking the France football team has lifted the order preventing Karim Benzema from getting in touch with Mathieu Valbuen

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 07:51:48 -0500
Bayern Munich, Dortmund preparing for European showdowns

Now it's Las Palmas's turn to try to stop Barcelona and its thriving trio of forwards in the Spanish league. It will be a difficult task for Las Palmas on Saturday considering how well Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar have been playing. A win will give the Catalan club a nine-point lead before rivals Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid play on Sunda

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 06:14:05 -0500
FIFA prosecutors seek life bans for 2 South Americans

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - World soccer's chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former presidents of the Colombian and Chilean football federations after finding cases of misconduct under FIFA rules, including on bribery and corruption. Colombia's Luis Bedoya, a former FIFA executive committee member, and Chile's Sergio Jadue have already pleaded guilty in the United States to racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy, according to the U.S. Department of Justice. FIFA's ethics committee said on Thursday that chief investigator Cornel Borbely's own investigation had uncovered what it deemed to be violations of six articles of its code of ethics, including one on bribery and corruptio

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Thu, 18 Feb 2016 05:10:01 -0500
FIFA ethics prosecutors ask for life bans for Bedoya, Jadue

ZURICH (Reuters) - Soccer governing body FIFA's chief ethics investigator has recommended life bans for the former heads of the Colombian and Chilean soccer federations. The allegations brought against the two officials, Luis Bedoya and Sergio Jadue, included bribery and corruption, FIFA's ethics committee said in a statement. In December, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that Bedoya and Jadue pleaded guilty to racketeering conspiracy and wire fraud conspiracy in November. (Reporting by Brenna Hughes Neghaiw

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 20:50:13 -0500
Soccer-Venezuelan championship results and standings

Obafemi Martins has posted on social media that he has decided to leave the Seattle Sounders and join a Chinese club in Shanghai. Martins posted a lengthy goodbye to Seattle on his Twitter account Wednesday night. Martins said it's ''time for a new challenge'' and that he has decided to join Shanghai Shenhua of the Chinese Super League while thanking Seattle for his opportunity with the Sounder

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 18:46:17 -0500
Soccer-MEPs seek probe into Bale - Real transfer - reports

Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st goals in the Spanish league on Wednesday as Barcelona defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 to open up a six-point lead atop the standings. Luis Suarez also scored for Barcelona in Gijon in a game postponed from December because of the Club World Cup. The win gave Barcelona 60 points, six more than Atletico Madrid and seven more than third-place Real Madrid after 24 round

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:42:26 -0500
Argentina judge releases ex-soccer official in FIFA probe

Cristiano Ronaldo ended his away scoring drought with an impressive second-half goal as Real Madrid won 2-0 at Roma on Wednesday in the first leg of the Round of 16 in the Champions League. The victory also marked a successful debut for Zinedine Zidane as Madrid's manager in the elite competition, with the 10-time champion taking a big step toward the quarterfinals. It was Ronaldo's first goal on the road since Nov. 29, when he scored a penalty against Eiba

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 17:35:25 -0500
Soccer-St. Louis group formed to attract MLS franchise

Dave Peacock, the former Anheuser-Busch executive who led the failed effort to keep the Rams in St. Louis, is part of a group trying to attract an MLS expansion franchise to the city. The NFL task force had proposed a $1 billion riverfront stadium that would also be suitable for soccer. The MLS board of governors has said it supports expansion to 28 clubs, with a 24-team league by 202

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 16:49:38 -0500
Ronaldo ends road scoring drought in 2-0 win at Roma in CL

BRUSSELS (AP) -- Julian Draxler scored two classy goals to lead Wolfsburg to a 3-2 away win over Champions League newcomer AA Ghent in the Round of 16 on Wednesda

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 16:39:06 -0500
Soccer-Champions League last 16 results

Julian Draxler scored twice as VfL Wolfsburg took a big step towards reaching the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 3-2 victory over Gent in the first leg of their last-16 tie on Wednesday. Draxler, who joined from Schalke 04 at the start of the season, struck in the 44th minute after a classy dribble past midfielder Thomas Foket and a quick one-two with Vierinha before tucking the ball past the keeper. Gent started the second half much improved, pushing for an equaliser, but Draxler netted again in the 54th minute as he capitalised on one of many errant passes by the Gent defenc

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:13:00 -0500
Soccer-Bastia match postponed in wake of Corsica violence

Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st goals in the Spanish league on Wednesday as Barcelona defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 to open up a six-point lead atop the standings. Luis Suarez also scored for Barcelona in Gijon in a game postponed from December because of the Club World Cup. The win gave Barcelona 60 points, six more than Atletico Madrid and seven more than third-place Real Madrid after 24 round

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 15:01:45 -0500
Soccer-English FA backs Infantino for FIFA president

Gianni Infantino has won the support of the English Football Association in his effort to win next week's FIFA presidential election, chairman Greg Dyke said on Wednesday. Five candidates will be standing on Feb. 26 to replace outgoing president Sepp Blatter, banned for eight years amid a widening graft scandal that has shaken world soccer's ruling body. "We decided we would back Gianni Infantino," Dyke told Sky Sports television following a board meetin

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:48:22 -0500
Soccer-Messi reaches 301 La Liga goals as Barca open big lead

MADRID (AP) -- Lionel Messi scored his 300th and 301st goals in the Spanish league on Wednesday as Barcelona defeated Sporting Gijon 3-1 to open up a six-point lead atop the standing

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 14:25:05 -0500
Soccer-Greek championship results and standings

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Mobile phones and cameras will be banned from polling booths at next week's FIFA presidential election to ensure each vote remains secret, one of the candidates said on Wednesday. Frenchman Jerome Champagne said he raised the issue with the electoral committee because he was concerned some voters had come under pressure to photograph their ballot papers to prove they had taken part. FIFA's 209 member national associations (FAs) each hold one vot

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:31:06 -0500
Colombia, Chile, Ecuador, Uruguay in same pot for Copa draw

HERNING, Denmark (AP) -- Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal says Wayne Rooney has sustained a knee injury and that there is no timeframe for the England striker's retur

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 12:24:47 -0500
Franz Beckenbauer fined, warned by FIFA ethics judges

NEW YORK (AP) -- Colombia, Chile, Ecuador and Uruguay will be grouped together in pot two for Sunday's Centennial Copa America draw, and the weaker South American teams - Bolivia, Paraguay, Peru and Venezuela - will be in pot fou

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:57:27 -0500
Franz Beckenbauer fined, warned by FIFA ethics judges

FIFA's ethics watchdog on Wednesday imposed a warning and 7,000 Swiss franc ($7,055) fine on German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer for stonewalling an investigation. The former World Cup-winning player and coach is arguably Germany's most iconic footballer and a household name who also ran the 2006 World Cup in his home country, "In the present case, Mr Beckenbauer failed to cooperate with an Ethics Committee investigation...regarding the 2018/2022 FIFA World Cup bids despite repeated requests for his assistance," FIFA's ethics panel said in a statement. FIFA is investigating the awarding of those tournaments as world soccer's governing body faces the biggest graft scandal in its history which has led to the indictment of several dozen leading soccer officials in the United State

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:49:16 -0500
Lack of transfer activity has helped Arsenal - Monreal

Franz Beckenbauer has been fined and warned by FIFA's ethics committee for refusing to cooperate with Michael Garcia's investigation of World Cup bidding. Beckenbauer failed to cooperate ''despite repeated requests for his assistance'' in the 2018-2022 World Cup inquiry, world soccer's ethics committee judging chamber said Wednesday. Beckenbauer was also fined 7,000 Swiss francs ($7,050

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:38:56 -0500
FIFA Ethics Committee sanctions Franz Beckenbauer

(Reuters) - Arsenal's lack of transfer business in recent years has helped the squad function as a unit because the atmosphere in the dressing-room has not been disrupted by too many changes, left back Nacho Monreal has said. The addition of Egyptian midfielder Mohamed Elneny last month meant Arsenal have signed 13 players who have gone on to be involved in the first-team set-up since 2013. During this period Arsenal have won back-to-back FA Cups, and qualified for the Champions League twice, while clubs like Liverpool and Manchester United, who have brought in more players but not collected any major silverwar

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 09:28:16 -0500
Franz Beckenbauer fined, warned by FIFA ethics judges

By Dmitriy Rogovitskiy MOSCOW (Reuters) - UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Lokomotiv Moscow midfielder Dmitri Tarasov for wearing a T-shirt praising Russian President Vladimir Putin after a Europa League match in Turkey. The 28-year-old Tarasov removed his team jersey at the end of the game against Fenerbahce in Europe's second-tier club competition in Istanbul on Tuesday, revealing a picture of Putin and the words: "The most polite president&quot

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 08:29:46 -0500
Russian club faces sanction after player shows Putin shirt

BEIJING (AP) -- Chinese Super League club Hebei China Fortune says it has signed Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezz

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Wed, 17 Feb 2016 00:07:35 -0500
Trinidad and Tobago beats Guyana 5-1 in Olympic qualifying

By Mica Rosenberg NEW YORK (Reuters) - As world soccer body FIFA faces pressure to reform in the wake of a global corruption scandal, several current and former media executives are raising questions about the transparency of the bidding process for U.S. radio broadcasting rights to the World Cup. The company was co-founded by Andres Cantor, who famously introduced American soccer fans to the Latin American style of yelling "Gooooooal!" One former chief executive of a rival broadcaster, Joaquin Blaya, said that in 2000 then-FIFA president Sepp Blatter told him he had a deal for the next two World Cups in South Korea/Japan (2002) and Germany (2006), but the contracts instead went to Cantor's Futbol de Primera for a lower pric

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 22:45:41 -0500
Soccer-Dumped Cahill will stay in China, says agent

Rebecca Quinn and Nichelle Prince each scored three goals and Canada routed Guatemala 10-0 on Tuesday night to advance to the semifinals at the CONCACAF women's Olympic qualifying tournament. Canada, ranked No. 11 in the world, will face Costa Rica in the first semifinal at BBVA Compass Stadium on Friday night, followed by the top-ranked United States against Trinidad and Tobago. Earlier Tuesday, Trinidad and Tobago defeated Guyana 5-1 in the qualifying tournament for the North and Central American and Caribbean regio

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:11:54 -0500
Soccer-Champions League last 16 summaries

Jonas scored in added time to give Benfica a dramatic 1-0 win over 10-man Zenit St. Petersburg in the Champions League on Tuesday, heading home a free kick awarded after Domenico Criscito was shown a red card for the visitors. Brazilian striker Jonas, Benfica's and the Portuguese league's top scorer, netted for the 26th time this season with a glancing header from a free kick in 91st minute. Neither team really shone in the first leg, last 16 game at the Stadium of Light in Lisbon, though the win spared Benfica what looked likely to be a goalless draw and a tough time in Russi

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:56:55 -0500
Soccer-Substitute Cavani on target as PSG edge Chelsea 2-1

Struggling striker Edinson Cavani came off the bench to score the winner as Paris Saint-Germain beat Chelsea 2-1 in a pulsating first leg in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesday. Cavani, who has lost his place in the side in recent weeks, latched onto a superb pass over Chelsea's stretched defense from winger Angel Di Maria and slotted through the legs of goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois from a narrow angle in the 78th minute. Zlatan Ibrahimovic put PSG ahead with a powerful free-kick in the 39th minute, only for Chelsea to level on the stroke of halftime with a rare goal from midfielder John Obi Mike

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 16:36:55 -0500
Soccer-Champions League last 16 results

PARIS (AP) -- Struggling striker Edinson Cavani came off the bench to score the winner as Paris Saint-Germain beat Chelsea 2-1 in a pulsating first leg in the last 16 of the Champions League on Tuesda

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 15:11:13 -0500
Mexican women - soccer to miss 3rd straight Olympics

ISTANBUL (AP) -- Lokomotiv Moscow is heading for trouble from European soccer's ruling body after one of its players pulled off his shirt following a politically-charged game against Turkish side Fenerbahce to reveal a portrait of Vladimir Putin and a slogan supporting the Russian presiden

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 13:55:04 -0500
Soccer-UEFA Europa League last 32 results

The Whitecaps have acquired Blas Perez from FC Dallas, completing a trade that had been in the works while the veteran striker was in preseason camp with Vancouver. Veteran midfielder Mauro Rosales is headed to Texas in the deal announced Tuesday. Perez agreed to a one-year contract with the Whitecap

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 13:25:02 -0500
Sepp Blatter back at FIFA for appeal against 8-year ban

For Cristiano Ronaldo, team spirit doesn't involve sharing tapas with Real Madrid strike partners Karim Benzema and Gareth Bale. Just like he never went to the pub with teammates while at Manchester United. Ahead of Madrid's Champions League match at Roma on Wednesday, Ronaldo was asked if his relationships with Benzema and Bale have contributed to Madrid's slow start in La Lig

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 13:21:47 -0500
Barcelona and Luis Suarez lead AP Global Football 10

Sepp Blatter was back at FIFA headquarters for what could be the last time on Tuesday, challenging his eight-year ban for approving a $2 million payment to Michel Platini in 2011. Blatter arrived 90 minutes early for the scheduled 9 a.m. (0800 GMT) start of his hearing with the FIFA appeal committee, as punctual as he used to be when arriving for work before being barred from the building last October while under investigation. Platini's session with the four-man appeal panel had lasted an hour longer on Monday when he fought his own eight-year ban imposed by the FIFA ethics committee in Decembe

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 09:56:05 -0500
Barcelona and Luis Suarez lead AP Global Football 10

Luis Enrique returns home to face an old friend when Barcelona plays at Sporting Gijon in a postponed game on Wednesday to try to establish its biggest lead in the Spanish league this season. Enrique will be going up against Sporting Gijon coach Abelardo Fernandez, a former teammate and a friend from the time they were kids. "We've known each other since we were seven years old and went to school together," Enrique said Tuesda

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Tue, 16 Feb 2016 07:04:06 -0500
Soccer-Struggling Hanover to stick with Schaaf "to the end"

LONDON (AP) -- Barcelona and Luis Suarez reclaimed leading honors in the Associated Press Global Football 10 on Tuesday after an emphatic 6-1 victory over Celta Vigo in the Spanish leagu

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