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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:45:52 -0500
Jonas nets 2, Benfica wins to keep pressure on Sporting

Cristiano Ronaldo scored a hat trick to help Real Madrid crush Espanyol 6-0 and stay in touch with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish league on Sunday. Madrid bounced back from its 1-1 draw at Real Betis last weekend with another dominant display in coach Zinedine Zidane's third game in charge at the Santiago Bernabeu, where he won his first two matches 5-0 and 5-1 after replacing Rafa Benitez. Goals by Karim Benzema and James Rodriguez either side of a penalty earned and converted by Ronaldo had Madrid 3-0 ahead after just 16 minute

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:36:25 -0500
Soccer-Venezuelan championship results and standings

Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored both goals as leader Paris Saint-Germain equaled the longest unbeaten run in the French league with a 2-0 win at Saint-Etienne on Sunday. PSG has not lost a league match since March last year and is now unbeaten in 32 games, a record set by Nantes 21 years ago. The win extended PSG's lead over second-place Monaco to 24 points after Laurent Blanc's players overcame a strong resistance from Saint-Etienne in a lively encounte

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:21:24 -0500
Soccer-Departing Terry leaves glittering Chelsea legacy

Gonzalo Higuain scored again as Napoli came from behind to beat Empoli 5-1 on Sunday, ensuring his side remains top of Serie A and two points clear of title rival Juventus. Juve won 4-0 at Chievo Verona, while Fiorentina stayed third despite a goalless draw at Genoa as fourth-place Inter Milan lost a heated derby 3-0 to AC Milan. Inter striker Mauro Icardi missed a penalty with the score at 1-0 and the Rossoneri went on to claim only their second win in the past 10 derby matche

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 17:17:24 -0500
Soccer-La Liga top scorers

By Mike Collett LONDON, Jan 31 (Reuters) - John Terry will pass into Chelsea folklore as their greatest captain during the most successful period in their history and his announcement on Sunday that he will leave at the end of the season marks the end of an era. Along with keeper Petr Cech, who quit last year, Frank Lampard, who departed in 2014, and Didier Drogba, who left in 2012, Terry was key to Chelsea's success in the Premier League, FA Cup, League Cup, Europa League and the Champions Leagu

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 16:27:00 -0500
Ronaldo gets hat trick as Madrid crushes Espanyol 6-0

Chelsea will host Premier League title favorite Manchester City in the last 16 of the FA Cup, while Wayne Rooney faces an unpleasant trip down memory lane when Manchester United travels to third-tier Shrewsbury, the lowest-placed team left in soccer's oldest club competition. Sunday's fifth-round draw followed shortly after Chelsea won 5-1 at MK Dons, as interim manager Guus Hiddink's side continued its sporting rehabilitation after a dreadful start to the seaso

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 14:25:37 -0500
Soccer-Greek championship results and standings

Chelsea captain John Terry says he will leave the Premier League champions at the end of the season after the club informed him it would not be renewing his contract. Terry was told of the decision before last week's 1-0 league win over Arsenal. The 35-year-old central defender joined the club as a 14-year-old in Chelsea's youth ranks, and made his senior debut in 199

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:51:26 -0500
Oscar scores hat trick as Chelsea, Everton win in FA Cup

Police are investigating reports of racist chanting by Carlisle United fans during their FA Cup fourth round defeat by Everton on Sunday, according to North Cumbria police. Home fans allegedly chanted racist abuse towards Arouna Kone after he celebrated the opening goal with Aaron Lennon in Everton's 3-0 victory at Brunton Park. The official Twitter account of Cumbria Police said: "Racism will not be tolerated in Cumbri

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:43:01 -0500
Chelsea faces Man City in FA Cup 5th Round

Oscar scored a first-half hat trick as Chelsea cruised to a 5-1 victory at second-tier MK Dons to reach the fifth round of the FA Cup on Sunday. Oscar tapped into an empty net in the 15th minute after a defensive blunder, but the Dons soon leveled when Darren Potter beat Thibaut Courtois with a heavily deflected shot from the edge of the area. Costa and Eden Hazard squandered easy chances before Oscar drilled home Chelsea's second in the 32nd minute and then smashed in a superb third just before the break after a 25-yard (meter) run that started over on the left touchlin

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 13:43:01 -0500
Chelsea faces Man City in FA Cup 5th Round

Robert Lewandowski scored twice for Bayern Munich to restore its eight-point lead over his former club Borussia Dortmund with a 2-0 win against Hoffenheim on Sunday. The Poland striker broke the deadlock in the 32nd minute and sealed the result in the 64th with his 19th goal of the season. Midfielder Xabi Alonso lined up alongside Holger Badstuber in Bayern's central defense due to Jerome Boateng's groin injur

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 12:55:53 -0500
Soccer-First La Liga win still eludes Valencia - Neville

Fans at Carlisle's FA Cup match at home to Everton on Sunday were warned that racism would not be tolerated at the stadium, following a report of abusive language. The alleged incident happened in the fourth-round game after Everton opened the scoring in the second minute through Ivory Coast striker Arouna Kone, who is black. ''I thought it was dealt with in a very good manner,'' Everton manager Roberto Martinez told broadcaster BT Spor

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 11:29:31 -0500
Iraqis rally around Olympic soccer team after Qatar win

BERLIN (AP) -- Anthony Modeste scored late to earn Cologne a 1-1 draw and extend Wolfsburg's six-game run without a win in the Bundesliga on Sunda

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Sun, 31 Jan 2016 03:00:07 -0500
Soccer-Australian championship results and standings

The Iraqi soccer team's overtime win against Qatar, which will send it to the Olympics for the first time in more than a decade, has at least briefly united the fractured country in exultation amid its grinding war against the Islamic State group. Hundreds of fans, many singing and dancing, massed on the outskirts of Baghdad airport to give the Lions of Mesopotamia a hero's welcome after they qualified for the 2016 games in Brazil. Iraq is well into its second year in the fight against the Islamic State group, which seized nearly a third of the country in a lightning offensive in the summer of 201

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 16:48:54 -0500
Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

MILAN (AP) -- New Roma coach Luciano Spalletti earned his first win back in charge by 3-1 over relegation-threatened Frosinone in Serie A on Saturda

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 14:38:11 -0500
Soccer-Aubameyang double leads Dortmund past gutsy Ingolstadt

BERLIN (AP) -- Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored twice for Borussia Dortmund to beat promoted Ingolstadt 2-0 and provisionally cut the gap on Bundesliga leader Bayern Munich to five points on Saturda

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 12:40:48 -0500
Soccer-Suarez hits winner as Barca sink nine-man Atletico

Manchester City, Arsenal and Tottenham eased into the fifth round of the FA Cup on Saturday, as the English Premier League title contenders showed their strength in depth. Iheanacho opened the scoring, and the 19-year-old striker converted a penalty 20 minutes later after Raheem Sterling was brought down in the area. Iheanacho struck again in the second half after a 30-yard (meter) run, and Sterling added City's fourth just two minutes after tha

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 12:20:16 -0500
Soccer-Aubameyang double leads Dortmund past gutsy Ingolstadt

Barcelona took a big step toward successfully defending its Spanish league title when it fought back to beat Atletico Madrid 2-1 on Saturday. Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez scored first-half goals to respond to Atletico's great start, when Jorge ''Koke'' Resurreccion netted 10 minutes into the match at the Camp Nou. Atletico then self-destructed when Filipe Luis earned a direct red card for sticking his studs into Messi's knee seconds before halftim

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:31:32 -0500
Soccer-Former Brazil striker Adriano signs for fourth division Miami club

MIAMI, Jan 30 (Reuters) - - Former Brazil and Inter Milan striker Adriano has signed for fourth-tier regional league American club Miami United, the team said in a statement. The 33-year-old's last competitive appearance was for Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense in 2014 and his career nose-dived after a successful time at Inter where he scored 47 goals in 115 appearances. Capped 48 times by Brazil, Adriano has been plagued by off-field problems throughout his career and after leaving Inter he had a brief successful spell with Flamengo before an ill-fated move to AS Roma. .

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 11:31:32 -0500
Soccer-Former Brazil striker Adriano signs for fourth division Miami club

MIAMI, Jan 30 (Reuters) - - Former Brazil and Inter Milan striker Adriano has signed for fourth-tier regional league American club Miami United, the team said in a statement. The 33-year-old's last competitive appearance was for Brazilian club Atletico Paranaense in 2014 and his career nose-dived after a successful time at Inter where he scored 47 goals in 115 appearances. Capped 48 times by Brazil, Adriano has been plagued by off-field problems throughout his career and after leaving Inter he had a brief successful spell with Flamengo before an ill-fated move to AS Roma. .

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 10:54:53 -0500
Soccer-Serie A results and standings

LONDON (AP) -- Chelsea says it has signed U.S. international defender Matt Miazga from the New York Red Bulls on a four-and-a-half year contrac

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 10:20:00 -0500
Soccer-Players spend much time with national teams - Juve president

Tottenham eased to a 4-1 victory at Colchester United to reach the FA Cup fifth round on Saturday, after a clash of heads left one of the home side's defenders in hospital. Colchester said Alex Wynter suffered a deep cut in his mouth and was slightly disorientated, but ''otherwise doing OK'' after colliding with teammate Tom Eastman in the opening minutes. With Eastman later substituted because of his injuries, leaving the hosts without both its first-choice central defenders, Spurs broke the deadlock in the 27th minut

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:55:13 -0500
Soccer-Greek championship results and standings

Chelsea made their second signing in 24 hours when defender Matt Miazga joined from MLS club New York Red Bulls on Saturday. The Premier League club, who took Brazilian forward Alexandre Pato on loan from Sao Paulo-based Corinthians on Friday, said Miazga had signed a four-and-a-half year contract. New Jersey born Miazga, 20, was a product of the Red Bulls academy, making his debut for the club when he was 1

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 09:05:53 -0500
Soccer-Ligue 1 top scorers

Colchester United defender Alex Wynter was taken to hospital after a clash of heads with teammate Tom Eastman in the opening minutes of their FA Cup fourth round match against Tottenham on Saturday. Wynter went straight down after both men went for an aerial ball. Medical personnel were quickly on the pitch and stayed there for several minutes before the 22-year-old Wynter was carried off on a stretche

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Sat, 30 Jan 2016 03:14:44 -0500
Soccer-Australian championship results and standings

By Sofia Menchu GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Nearly $1 million in funds from soccer's global governing body FIFA may have gone missing from Guatemala's soccer federation last year, according to sources and an internal audit seen by Reuters. Dozens of soccer officials worldwide have been charged by U.S. authorities probing corruption in FIFA, in an investigation that has sent shockwaves across the sport. In 2015, the Guatemalan soccer federation (Fedefut) received 8.24 million quetzals ($1.1 mln) in nine deposits from FIFA from February to October, according to a document signed by the federation's accountant and seen by Reuter

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 23:31:57 -0500
EXCLUSIVE-Nearly $1 mln in FIFA funds missing in Guatemala - sources

By Sofia Menchu GUATEMALA CITY (Reuters) - Nearly $1 million in funds from soccer's global governing body FIFA may have gone missing from Guatemala's soccer federation last year, according to sources and an internal audit seen by Reuters. Dozens of soccer officials worldwide have been charged by U.S. authorities probing corruption in FIFA, in an investigation that has sent shockwaves across the sport. In 2015, the Guatemalan soccer federation (Fedefut) received 8.24 million quetzals ($1.1 mln) in nine deposits from FIFA from February to October, according to a document signed by the federation's accountant and seen by Reuter

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 17:33:12 -0500
Hiddink says Chelsea is acquiring Matt Miazga from Red Bulls

Christian Clemens gave Mainz a 1-0 home win over Borussia Moenchengladbach as the visitors succumbed to a second straight Bundesliga loss on Friday. Moenchengladbach started well but fell behind in the 21st minute after Ibrahima Traore lost possession. Jairo found Clemens in plenty of space between two 'Gladbach defenders and the Mainz midfielder let fly from a central position to score on his 100th Bundesliga appearanc

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 16:57:20 -0500
Soccer-Man Utd beat Derby in FA Cup to ease pressure on Van Gaal

Manchester United eased the pressure on manager Louis Van Gaal following a 3-1 win over second-tier Derby in the FA Cup on Friday. Goals from Wayne Rooney, Daley Blind and Juan Mata saw United advance to the fifth round of the competition. Rooney curled home from the edge of the area in the 16th with a fine effort beyond the outstretched arm of Derby goalkeeper Scott Carso

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 08:02:26 -0500
Soccer-Blatter to attend appeal hearing on Feb 16.

Disgraced FIFA president Sepp Blatter will return to the headquarters of soccer's governing body on Feb. 16 when his appeal against his ban from the sport will be heard, according to his advisor. Blatter, head of soccer's scandal-plagued governing body since 1998, was banned in December from all football-related activity for eight years by the ethics committee of FIFA, mired in the worst graft scandal its 111-year history. "Mr Blatter will attend an appeal hearing at on Feb 16, at the home of FIFA, and we expect the decision as soon as possible," his advisor Thomas Renggli told Reuter

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Fri, 29 Jan 2016 07:14:46 -0500
French Football Federation backs Infantino for FIFA head

Defending champion Barcelona will play Valencia in the Copa del Rey semifinals. Barcelona, which is playing in the semifinals for the sixth straight year, will host the first leg at the Camp Nou next week. Valencia, coached by former England defender Gary Neville, is back in the Copa del Rey semifinals for the first time since winning the 2008 titl

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 17:34:55 -0500
Soccer-Valencia overcome Las Palmas to book cup semi-final

Carli Lloyd and Alex Morgan aren't going anywhere but U.S. national team coach Jill Ellis is still getting a look at new faces as the group embarks on Olympic qualifying. Among the young players on the qualification roster are 17-year-old sensation Mallory Pugh, who got her first national team goal in her debut with the team last weekend against Ireland, and Crystal Dunn, the last player cut from the roster that won the Women's World Cup last summer. There's also Emily Sonnett, the first player taken in the National Women's Soccer League draft earlier this month, and Lindsey Horan, who went from high school to Paris Saint-Germai

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 16:29:12 -0500
Sevilla tops Mirandes, advances to Copa del Rey semifinals

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- U.S. national team defender Jermaine Jones is frustrated and angry about a six-game suspension that he says is making it tough to leave Major League Socce

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 15:05:12 -0500
Soccer-Dutch championship top scorers

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- U.S. national team defender Jermaine Jones is frustrated and angry about a six-game suspension that he says is making it tough to leave Major League Socce

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 14:50:14 -0500
Report on 2006 World Cup bribery allegations due March 4

By Simon Evans MIAMI (Reuters) - Four of the candidates for president of FIFA are heading to Qatar for meetings on Saturday, with one of them, South African Tokyo Sexwale, saying "the time for alliances is coming". The development suggests that electoral horse-trading might be about to begin in the battle to replace Sepp Blatter as head of football's world governing body. Spokesmen for the frontrunners, Sheikh Salman Bin Ebrahim Al Khalifa and Gianni Infantino, and for Sexwale confirmed to Reuters that they will be in Doha for a game on Saturday and to meet with Asian member associations of FIF

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 13:37:16 -0500
Soccer-Stuart Pearce set for non-league comeback at 53

Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne is expected to be out of action for six weeks after injuring his ankle and knee. City has yet to confirm the length of De Bruyne's absence but manager Manuel Pellegrini is optimistic that the forward will be back before the end of the season. It's not the cruciate ligament,'' said Pellegrini on Wednesda

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 09:00:19 -0500
Reuters Sports Schedule at 1400 GMT on Thursday, Jan 28

Gianni Infantino is having the best week of any FIFA presidential candidate for public pledges of support to succeed Sepp Blatter, and got South America on his side on Thursday. The 10-nation body known as CONMEBOL said in a statement that its executive committee agreed to give the UEFA general secretary unanimous support in the Feb. 26 election. On Monday, Infantino was backed by the seven federations from Central America, and Trinidad and Tobago also endorsed him on Thursday despite mistakenly referring in its video message to ''Giovanni'' Infantin

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 08:31:15 -0500
In Italian mafia stronghold, women soccer players take a stand

Riding a seven-game winning streak and with all of its stars in top form, Barcelona hosts struggling Atletico Madrid this weekend in a match that could help decide the Spanish league title. Barcelona and Atletico have the same amount of points, with Barcelona ahead on goal difference and with a game in hand. It will be the last league game between Barcelona and Atletico this seaso

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Thu, 28 Jan 2016 03:45:37 -0500
Soccer-League Cup win can be a catalyst for Liverpool, says Milner

Hellas Verona is rapidly approaching a record it would rather not have. Verona has already beaten its own club record, back in November. Verona should also be boosted by the return of Italy 2006 World Cup winner Luca Toni from injury when it visits Torino on Sunda

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:28:27 -0500
Former England defender Ashley Cole joins LA Galaxy

Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne is facing a potentially lengthy spell on the sidelines after he was carried off on a stretcher with a suspected knee ligament injury in Wednesday's League Cup semi-final win over Everton. De Bruyne's evening suffered a painful end, however, when his knee appeared to give way in the 89th minute and he was carried off with his leg in a brace. "He is with the doctor, it could be the medial ligamen

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 17:20:52 -0500
Soccer-Aguero heads Manchester City into League Cup final

Ashley Cole is off to California to join Steven Gerrard and Robbie Keane among the stars in the LA Galaxy. The longtime England defender was acquired by the Galaxy on Wednesday, becoming the latest European veteran to join the five-time Major League Soccer champions. Galaxy coach Bruce Arena expects the 35-year-old Cole to begin training next wee

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:53:28 -0500
Soccer-PSV win at Excelsior to close on Dutch leaders Ajax

Alvaro Morata ended his goalscoring drought with two goals as holder Juventus beat 10-man Inter Milan 3-0 in the first leg of their Italian Cup semifinal on Wednesday. Morata hadn't scored for nearly four months but he powerfully struck a penalty into the top left corner in the 36th minute after Juan Cuadrado had been barged over by Jeison Murillo. The Spain forward doubled his tally shortly after the hour with a brilliant finish into the top far corner after Patrice Evra's cross had taken a fortunate bounce off an Inter defender into his pat

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:42:38 -0500
Soccer-English League Cup semifinal results

Sergio Aguero clinched Manchester City a place in the English League Cup final by scoring the decisive final goal in a 3-1 win over Everton on Wednesday, sealing a 4-3 victory on aggregate. Protecting a 2-1 lead from the first leg, Everton went further ahead on aggregate in the semifinal when Ross Barkley scored from long range in the 18th minute. City responded immediately in an end-to-end game through Fernandinho's deflected strike and substitute Kevin De Bruyne leveled up the semifinal in the 70th minut

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 16:40:53 -0500
Soccer-Italian Cup semifinal summaries

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -- Pablo Hernandez scored two goals as Celta Vigo demolished Atletico Madrid's vaunted defense in a 3-2 win to advance to the semifinals of the Copa del Rey on Wednesda

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 12:18:12 -0500
FIFA candidate Champagne fires at UEFA over corruption cases

The head of the Bundesliga welcomed discussions about revamping the Champions League on Wednesday, seeing a potential European Super League as beneficial for German clubs. The Associated Press reported last week that the European Club Association is discussing whether to lobby UEFA to turn Europe's elite competition into an American-style league that could remove the need for leading clubs to qualify. Bundesliga CEO Christian Seifert said it is important for the future of football that clubs and UEFA discuss ways of improving the competition through a ''Champions League 2.0'' or by creating a ''Super League,'' which has been talked about for year

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 11:46:17 -0500
Soccer-Network failure prompts Charlton fans to rebel

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- Former England defender Ashley Cole has joined the Los Angeles Galax

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 10:24:35 -0500
Soccer-Bundesliga turnover grows for 11th straight year

LONDON (AP) -- Brazil midfielder Ramires has left Chelsea as compatriot Alexandre Pato arrived in London to join up with the Premier League champion

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:25:41 -0500
EXCLUSIVE-Soccer-Chelsea - Cahill wants move to save England career

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Britain's BBC has abandoned plans to stage a televised debate with the five candidates vyving for the presidency of soccer's scandal-plagued governing body FIFA after one declined to take part and others imposed conditions. It was the second time in three days that plans to bring the candidates together and publicly discuss their plans for the sport's future had been scuppered. FIFA is in the throes of an unprecedented crisis, with criminal investigations into the sport under way in the United States and Switzerlan

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 08:25:41 -0500
EXCLUSIVE-Soccer-Chelsea - Cahill wants move to save England career

By Brian Homewood ZURICH (Reuters) - Britain's BBC has abandoned plans to stage a televised debate with the five candidates vyving for the presidency of soccer's scandal-plagued governing body FIFA after one declined to take part and others imposed conditions. It was the second time in three days that plans to bring the candidates together and publicly discuss their plans for the sport's future had been scuppered. FIFA is in the throes of an unprecedented crisis, with criminal investigations into the sport under way in the United States and Switzerlan

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:51:57 -0500
Digital marketing helps Adidas cut ties to sports bodies

By Mike Collett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne said that as head of soccer's governing body he would seek to move the 2022 Qatar World Cup from November-December to late European spring - a step that would please European associations by averting disruption of their season. The 57-year-old Frenchman also accused Swiss rival Gianni Infantino, who according to UEFA has the broad support of European nations, of abandoning the region's soccer interests in backing the change in timing of the tournament from traditional mid-year to avoid searing Gulf summer heat. Champagne told Reuters in an interview he did not believe the graft allegations that have pitched FIFA into the worst crisis in its 112-year history meant the organization itself was corrupt "no matter what some people might like to believe&quot

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:51:57 -0500
Digital marketing helps Adidas cut ties to sports bodies

By Mike Collett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne said that as head of soccer's governing body he would seek to move the 2022 Qatar World Cup from November-December to late European spring - a step that would please European associations by averting disruption of their season. The 57-year-old Frenchman also accused Swiss rival Gianni Infantino, who according to UEFA has the broad support of European nations, of abandoning the region's soccer interests in backing the change in timing of the tournament from traditional mid-year to avoid searing Gulf summer heat. Champagne told Reuters in an interview he did not believe the graft allegations that have pitched FIFA into the worst crisis in its 112-year history meant the organization itself was corrupt "no matter what some people might like to believe&quot

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Wed, 27 Jan 2016 07:51:57 -0500
Digital marketing helps Adidas cut ties to sports bodies

By Mike Collett BRUSSELS (Reuters) - FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne said that as head of soccer's governing body he would seek to move the 2022 Qatar World Cup from November-December to late European spring - a step that would please European associations by averting disruption of their season. The 57-year-old Frenchman also accused Swiss rival Gianni Infantino, who according to UEFA has the broad support of European nations, of abandoning the region's soccer interests in backing the change in timing of the tournament from traditional mid-year to avoid searing Gulf summer heat. Champagne told Reuters in an interview he did not believe the graft allegations that have pitched FIFA into the worst crisis in its 112-year history meant the organization itself was corrupt "no matter what some people might like to believe&quot

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Tue, 26 Jan 2016 19:03:00 -0500
Liverpool beats Stoke on penalties, reaches League Cup final

CARSON, Calif. (AP) -- The LA Galaxy have acquired defender Jelle Van Damme from Belgian club Standard Lieg

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