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Tag Archives: soccer

Man U continue dreadful run – Zenit, Ajax, Shakhtar and Schalke through to Europa KO

LONDON, Nov 4, (RTRS): Manchester United’s woes deepened as stunning goals by Moussa Sow and Jeremain Lens gave Fenerbahce a 2-1 Europa League win on Thursday that left Jose Mourinho’s side facing a battle to reach the knockout stages. Without a victory in four Premier League games, United desperately needed …

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Costa sparkles as Chelsea down Southampton 2-0 – Hazard on target as Blues chalk up fourth successive victory

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Oct 30, (AFP): Diego Costa’s sublime strike sealed Chelsea’s 2-0 success against Southampton on Sunday as the Blues chalked up a fourth successive Premier League victory. Costa doubled Chelsea’s lead with a fine finish from 25 yards after Eden Hazard had put Antonio Conte’s side ahead early …

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Rampant Arsenal sink struggling Sunderland – Giroud, Sanchez steal the show

SUNDERLAND, United Kingdom, Oct 29, (AFP): Olivier Giroud came off the bench to score twice in five second-half minutes as Arsenal maintained their Premier League title challenge with a comfortable 4-1 win at struggling Sunderland. Alexis Sanchez scored the Gunners’ other two goals to make it 14 games unbeaten for …

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Real wait for Ronaldo to catch fire – Sevilla not jumping for joy despite form

MADRID, Oct 28, (AFP): Real Madrid are hoping Cristiano Ronaldo can end a lean period in front of goal as they attempt to keep their noses in front of a tight five-way race atop La Liga at Alaves on Saturday. Madrid bounced back from a four-game draw streak in style …

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Mancosu at the double, Impact eliminate United – Valdez scores late as Sounders advance

LOS ANGELES, Oct 28, (AFP): Matteo Mancosu, who has been starting in place of injured star Didier Drogba, scored twice as the Montreal Impact defeated DC United 4-2 in a winner-take-all MLS playoff contest Thursday. Laurent Ciman and Ignacio Piatti also scored for fifth-seeded Montreal, which advances to the Eastern …

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Man Utd pip holders City – Violence mars Hammers win

MANCHESTER, UK, Oct 27, (AFP): Juan Mata’s second-half strike earned Manchester United a 1-0 win over holders Manchester City as Jose Mourinho’s resurgent side reached the English Football League Cup quarter-finals. Humiliated 4-0 by Mourinho’s former club Chelsea at the weekend, United got back to winning ways and claimed a …

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United Goans Centre sink Sparx, KGA maintain lead – Kerala Challengers hand Skynet Miracles FC another misery

KUWAIT CIRT, Oct 25: United Goans Centre finally got themselves on the points table with an exciting 3-2 victory over FC Sparx, while the new season’s woes continued for Skynet Miracles FC when they lost to Kerala Challengers 2-1 in the  J. P. D’Mello Rolling Trophy, KIFF League organized by …

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Sundowns ‘win’ 1st CAF CL title – Zamalek beaten on 3-1 aggregate

ALEXANDRIA, Egypt, Oct 24, (AFP): Mamelodi Sundowns of South Africa won a fairytale first CAF Champions League title on Sunday despite a 1-0 second-leg loss to Zamalek of Egypt in Alexandria. A Stanley Ohawuchi goal on 64 minutes was not enough for the home team as they trailed by three …

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Heading the ball ‘affects memory’ – study

LONDON, Oct 24, (AFP): Heading a football can significantly affect a player’s brain function and memory up to a day, a study by researchers at Scotland’s Stirling University has said. Memory performance was reduced by between 41 percent to 67 percent following heading practice, according to the research, with the …

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Japan hold Aussies, Iran go top – Iraq rout Thailand as Qatar keep dream alive

MELBOURNE, Oct 11, (Agencies): Genki Haraguchi scored an early goal but gave away a second-half penalty as Japan drew 1-1 with Australia in a pulsating World Cup qualifier in Melbourne on Tuesday. Haraguchi got Japan off to a flying start by scoring in the fifth minute at Docklands stadium but …

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