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Suarez strikes late as Barca snatch victory at Rayo

11 November, 2018 1:15 pm 1:15 pm

MADRID (Reuters) – Late goals from Ousmane Dembele and Luis Suarez earned La Liga champions Barcelona a 3-2 win at struggling Rayo Vallecano on Saturday to keep them clear at the top of the standings. Suarez slotted in a cross Read More

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Lopetegui guaranteed to be Real coach against Barca – Butragueno

10 October, 2018 8:25 am 8:25 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Under-fire coach Julen Lopetegui will still be in charge of Real Madrid for Sunday’s ‘Clasico’ away to arch rivals Barcelona, club director Emilio Butragueno said after an unconvincing 2-1 win over Viktoria Plzen in the Champions League Read More

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Late goal gives Peru 1-1 draw with US

10 October, 2018 8:50 am 8:50 am

(Reuters) – A late goal from Edison Flores cancelled out Joshua Sargent’s earlier strike and gave Peru a deserved 1-1 draw with the United States in Connecticut on Tuesday. Peru dominated possession and had more shooting opportunities than the hosts Read More

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Australia boss Arnold to give Rogic more freedom

10 October, 2018 9:31 am 9:31 am

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Attacking midfielder Tom Rogic will have more freedom to express himself in a new-look Australia side and is primed to go up “another level” in the next few years, Socceroos coach Graham Arnold has said. The 25-year-old Read More

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Ronaldo on target again as Juve maintain perfect start

10 October, 2018 9:33 am 9:33 am

MILAN (Reuters) – Unstoppable Juventus maintained their perfect start to the season after 10 matches when first-half goals from Rodrigo Bentancur and Cristiano Ronaldo gave them a 2-0 win at Udinese in Serie A . Juventus, chasing an eighth successive Read More

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Rose reveals angry halftime exchange between England players

09 September, 2018 10:43 am 10:43 am

(Reuters) – England’s players did not hold back from criticising each other at halftime following a bad start to Tuesday’s friendly against Switzerland and defender Danny Rose believes the exchange helped them improve and seal a 1-0 victory. England, who Read More

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Soccer fans, evangelicals clash at Peru stadium over land dispute

09 September, 2018 8:15 am 8:15 am

LIMA (Reuters) – A soccer stadium in Peru was the site of pitched battle on Monday, but not between two sports teams. A group of evangelical Christians and the Alianza Lima soccer club both claim to own a swath of Read More

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Pressure on United to get back on track at Burnley

08 August, 2018 10:09 am 10:09 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The pressure is on Manchester United as they visit Burnley on Sunday desperate to avoid a third straight defeat in what has been a poor start to their Premier League campaign. Monday’s 3-0 home defeat by Read More

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United pay the price for dismantling Ferguson’s legacy

08 August, 2018 9:53 am 9:53 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The most significant aspect of Manchester United’s 3-0 home defeat by Tottenham Hotspur on Monday was just how routine and ordinary it all felt. United have suffered bad defeats at Old Trafford in the past of Read More

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Manchester United troubles intensify as Spurs win 3-0 at Old Trafford

08 August, 2018 8:24 am 8:24 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) -Lucas Moura scored twice as Tottenham Hotspur romped to a 3-0 Premier League win over Manchester United at Old Trafford  as Jose Mourinho’s team’s defensive frailties were brutally exposed once again. It was an impressive, clinical performance Read More

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Barca, Atletico scrape past La Liga new boys

08 August, 2018 9:35 am 9:35 am

MADRID (Reuters) – Barcelona and Atletico Madrid were both made to work hard for narrow 1-0 victories over newly-promoted duo Real Valladolid and Rayo Vallecano . Ernesto Valverde’s side were second best for large parts of their visit to the Read More

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Soccer-Bayern late show secures season-opening win

08 August, 2018 10:14 am 10:14 am

BERLIN (Reuters) – Champions Bayern Munich scored twice in the last eight minutes to beat visiting Hoffenheim 3-1 in the Bundesliga premiere on Friday and hand new coach Niko Kovac a winning league debut. Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski netted a Read More

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Birthday boy Bolt eases into Mariners training

08 August, 2018 9:11 am 9:11 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Olympic sprint champion Usain Bolt eased into his first training session with Australia’s Central Coast Mariners on Tuesday as he kicked off his bid to win a professional soccer contract on the day of his 32nd birthday. Read More

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Willian enjoying Chelsea’s ‘Samba style’ under Sarri

08 August, 2018 9:52 am 9:52 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea winger Willian believes manager Maurizio Sarri’s attack-focused tactics emulates Brazil’s ‘samba style’ and helps the Premier League club’s players flourish. The 30-year-old Brazil international assisted N’Golo Kante’s opening goal as Chelsea recorded a 3-0 win over Read More

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Soccer – Bolt to be given time to prove himself, says Mariners boss

08 August, 2018 11:00 am 11:00 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Usain Bolt will train at the Central Coast Mariners for as long as it takes to become a professional footballer and has agreed to reside in the A-League team’s sleepy home base as part of the deal, Read More

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