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Chelsea held by Watford in Hiddink debut – Costa scores twice

LONDON, Dec 26, (AFP): Diego Costa scored twice as Chelsea were held to a 2-2 draw by Watford at Stamford Bridge on Saturday in Guus Hiddink’s first game in charge as temporary manager. Costa put his side ahead and his second goal mid-way through the second half rescued a point …

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Reds sink Leicester – Benteke makes the difference

LIVERPOOL, Dec 26, (AFP): Christian Benteke’s second-half strike made all the difference as Liverpool beat Premier League leaders Leicester City in a 1-0 victory at Anfield on Saturday. This was Leicester’s second visit to Merseyside inside a week after last Saturday’s 3-2 victory over Everton but they went home empty-handed …

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Janikowski leads Raiders to victory over Chargers – Woodson walks out a winner in final home game of his career

OAKLAND, Dec 25, (RTRS): Sebastian Janikowski made a 31-yard field goal with 8:04 left in overtime, and the Oakland Raiders held on for a 23-20 victory against the San Diego Chargers on Thursday night at the O.co Coliseum. The Raiders (7-8) triumphed in what could have been their final game …

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Van Gaal needs cheer, Hiddink back at Blues – Hughes joins debate

LONDON, Dec 24, (RTRS): Seasonal cheer has been scarce for Louis van Gaal after a six-match winless sequence for his Manchester United side intensified rumours that he will be sacked and Stoke City are unlikely to be offering any solace on Saturday. While another Dutchman, Guus Hiddink, begins the job …

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‘Future of Chelsea at risk if players don’t up their game’ – Cech confident Arsenal can deal with injury crisis

LONDON, Dec 23, (Agencies): New Chelsea interim manager Guus Hiddink has asked his underperforming players to “look in the mirror” and claims their future at the club is at risk if they don’t up their game. The Dutchman has replaced Jose Mourinho but confirmed at a press conference on Wednesday …

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Fans jeer, Chelsea earn post-Mourinho victory – Hiddink re-appointed as manage of Blues

LONDON, Dec 19, (AFP): Chelsea’s fans turned on their own players and chanted support for ex-manager Jose Mourinho as his successor Guus Hiddink watched them ease to a 3-1 win over Sunderland. Mourinho was sacked on Thursday and Dutchman Hiddink re-appointed to reprise his role as interim manager a couple …

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Spurs ‘move’ into top four – Kane marks century milestone in style

SOUTHAMPTON, United Kingdom, Dec 19, (AFP): Harry Kane marked his 100th Tottenham appearance with the clinical finish that lifted his side into the Premier League’s top four with a 2-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. England striker Kane bagged the 47th goal of his Tottenham career five minutes before half-time …

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Benitez bemused by latest Madrid defeat – Valencia fighting spirit impresses Neville

MADRID, Dec 14, (Agencies): Real Madrid coach Rafael Benitez was at a loss to explain his side’s terrible first-half performance after they slipped to a third defeat in five league games at Villarreal on Sunday. Madrid now trail leaders Barcelona and Atletico Madrid by five points after failing to respond …

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Timbers edge Columbus, win MLS crown – Valeri named MVP

WASHINGTON, Dec 7, (AFP): Portland’s Diego Valeri and Rodney Wallace scored in the first seven minutes and the Timbers defeated host Columbus 2-1 Sunday to win the Major League Soccer Cup playoff final. It was the first time the Timbers had lifted the champion’s trophy, denying Columbus a second MLS …

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Carragher, Pirlo, Lehmann join Champions Tour team – Kuwait to announce all-star team

KUWAIT CITY, Dec 7: Kuwait Champions Challenge today announced Jamie Carragher, Andrea Pirlo and Jens Lehmann as part of the Football Champions Tour team to play against a Kuwaiti all-star team on Friday, Dec 18, 2015 at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium in the State of Kuwait. Ronaldinho, Scholes, Pires, Puyol, …

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