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MADRID (AP) " Real Madrid says defender Raphael Varane has a left hamstring injury that could keep him from playing in the return match against Napoli in the Champions League.Varane was hurt in the 2-1 loss at Valencia in the…
02.24 / 16:54
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Sydney FC have returned to winning ways in the A-League, with Bobo's double and Manny Muscat's calamitous defending giving the Sky Blues a 3-1 win over 10-man Melbourne…
02.24 / 14:24
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " A Brazilian court has requested the arrest of Pele's son, Edson Cholbi do Nascimento, for association to drug trafficking and money laundering.Edinho, as the son of the former footballer is known, has yet…
02.24 / 14:08
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NYON, Switzerland (AP) " Manchester United will play Russian club Rostov in the last 16 of the Europa League.According to UEFA coefficients, Rostov is the lowest-ranked team left in the tournament.Manchester United, the only…
02.24 / 13:06
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When you fall off a horse the best way to regain confidence is to get straight  back …
02.24 / 12:42
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Sydney FC finally lost last weekend against Wanderers, will it be two in a row as they face Melbourne…
02.24 / 12:20
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For many, Claudio Ranieri deserved a job for life at Leicester.What he did last season, turning a bunch of mostly journeymen and cast-offs into Premier League champions, was the stuff of dreams and comic books. Ranieri had…
02.24 / 11:04
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MADRID (AP) " Lionel Messi scores goals, lots of them. And no team has allowed more of them than Atletico Madrid.The Barcelona forward will get a chance to add to his impressive tally of 26 career goals against Atletico on…
02.24 / 11:04
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Sydney FC finally lost last weekend against Wanderers, will it be two in a row as they face Melbourne…
02.24 / 08:55
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The decision to ban several key members of the RBB has come with the blessing from coach Tony…
02.24 / 05:52
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It seems Abby Erceg won't be a lone crusader.Following on from the shock retirement of the Football Ferns captain earlier this week, it's possible that further players will join Erceg in leaving the national program or…
02.24 / 05:33
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Geopolitical tensions can easily spill onto sports arenas in a continent as vast and as richly diverse as Asia.The assassination of Kim Jong Nam, North Korean leader Kim Jong Un's exiled half brother, in a crowded Malaysian…
02.24 / 04:31
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Steven Lowy, the under-pressure chairman of the FFA, would do well to heed the advice of the soothsayer in Shakespeare's play Julius Caesar, who warned the emperor to beware the Ides of…
02.24 / 03:03
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A familiar, but surprising, face will greet Team Wellington before their first match of the Oceania Football Confederation Champions …
02.24 / 01:55
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Dan Terris' heel issue is set to keep him out for the rest of Canterbury United's campaign, an injury he labels the "most frustrating" of his long …
02.24 / 01:32
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RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) " Rio's electricity utility has turned the power back on at the famous Maracana stadium after it was shut off for almost a month in a dispute over $1 million in unpaid bills.The utility on Thursday said…
02.24 / 00:33
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Wellington Phoenix coach Des Buckingham is a very calm man. Nothing appears to rile him during football matches, even when - as has been the case recently - things haven't gone his way.But simmering below the surface of his…
02.24 / 00:33
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Wayne Rooney has put a potential move to China on hold by announcing that he will stay at Manchester United until the end of the …
02.24 / 00:06
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MILAN (AP) " Last year Gianluigi Donnarumma bought himself on a video game for 5 million euros. Now, days before his 18th birthday, the Milan goalkeeper would probably command a fee of at least four times that sum in real…
02.23 / 23:29
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His dominating form had him in the mix for a national team return, but Brisbane Roar boss John Aloisi has confirmed defender Luke DeVere’s injury will keep him out of football for a m…
02.23 / 23:00
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