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40 min ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Carlos Tevez's father kidnapped, then released

In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 file photo, Juventus forward Carlos Tevez, of Argentina, celebrates at the end of a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Parma at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy.

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Related Topix: Argentina World Cup

1 hr ago | Inside Bay Area

Mexico, Chile to play soccer friendly at Levi's Stadium

The Mexican national team will face Chile on Sept. 6 in the first-ever international game at Levi's Stadium, signaling a new era for local soccer fans.

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Related Topix: Mexico World Cup, FIFA World Cup

5 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Valencia granted work permit

Sam Allardyce has not had much good news of late but he will be delighted that Ecuador striker Enner Valencia has been granted a work permit to complete his move to West Ham.

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Related Topix: Ecuador World Cup, West Ham United, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports

10 hrs ago | Football365

The Best Value Transfers of La Liga This Summer

Clearly James RodrA guez and Luis SuA rez are a cut above anyone recently recruited by Real Sociedad, but still it is Carlos Vela rather than that pair who make the cut... With last season's entire top seven likely to import from Spain this summer, Tim Stannard picks out the good business from the less so.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Real Sociedad, Soccer Players, Carlos Vela, Antoine Griezmann, Spain World Cup, Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Rakitic

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Donovan leads Galaxy to 3-0 win over Sounders

Landon Donovan pushed himself early in the season so he was ready for the international stage.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Landon Donovan, United States World Cup, Gyasi Zardes, Omar Gonzalez, Robbie Rogers, Stefan Ishizaki

Yahoo!

Premier League - Ferdinand: I was ready to retire

Rio Ferdinand admits he was ready to turn to a television career and retire from football before Harry Redknapp offered to bring him to QPR this summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Steven Caulker, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, England World Cup

Suria

Spanish court presses ahead with Messi...

A Spanish court on Monday rejected public prosecutors' request to drop charges of tax fraud against four-time world footballer of the year Lionel Messi and ordered the probe to go ahead.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, FIFA World Cup

Sky Sports

Pires to play in India

Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires has become the second World Cup winner to confirm his participation in this year's inaugural Indian Super League.

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Related Topix: Spain World Cup, Sports, Joan Capdevila, Soccer Players

The Washington Post

FIFA extends Sammut, Edusei bans worldwide

FIFA has extended the sanctions imposed on Kevin Sammut and Mark Edusei for match-fixing to prevent them from playing anywhere in the world.

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Related Topix: Malta World Cup, Sports

Football365

Griezmann to Atleti

The 23-year-old was linked with a big-money move to a host of clubs but Primera Division champions Atletico have won the race for the France international.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Real Sociedad, Thibaut Courtois, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid, Spain World Cup

Basingstoke Gazette

COMMENT: Super Cal is fantastic - so a sale would be atrocious

Saints fans had just seen their club claim an eighth placed finish in the Premier League , equalling their best ever campaign since the 1992 rebranding.

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Related Topix: England World Cup

Contra Costa Times

Political Blotter: Congressional Soccer Caucus sets a goal

This is a sampling from Bay Area News Group's Political Blotter blog. Read more and post comments at www.ibabuzz.com/politics .

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Suria

Arsenal sign Colombia goalkeeper Ospina

English Premier League side Arsenal said on Sunday they have signed Colombia's World Cup goalkeeper David Ospina from French club Nice.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Wojciech Szczesny, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, David Ospina, Nice, FIFA World Cup

Goal.com

Ribery: Lewandowski an outstanding footballer

The France international has been impressed by the performances of the striker, who bagged three goals in two games over the weekend following his arrival from Dortmund Franck Ribery has hailed new Bayern Munich team-mate Robert Lewandowski as "an outstanding football player".

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Related Topix: France World Cup, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Soccer Players, Franck Ribery, Bayern Munich, Robert Lewandowski

South Wales Argus

Exiles are hospitable off the field, not on it

Newport County v AFC Carl Zeiss JenaGoal. Darren Jones goes up with Chris Zebroski to score the winning goal NEWPORT County were generous hosts for Carl Zeiss Jena but Exiles boss Justin Edinburgh was delighted that his defence wasn't in a giving mood at Spytty Park.

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Related Topix: Czech Republic World Cup

Business News

What can we expect from Chelsea legend in MLS?

With Frank Lampard 's long-awaited move to expansion side New York City FC finally confirmed, what can we expect from the 36-year-old Chelsea legend in MLS next season? As one of the biggest names in world football for the past decade, there's no doubt that Frank Lampard's arrival in MLS is a major coup for the league.

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Related Topix: Sports, Frank Lampard, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, David Villa, England World Cup, Javier Morales

Daily Mail

Russia should be axed as 2018 World Cup hosts after shooting down...

Russia should be axed as 2018 World Cup hosts after shooting down of flight MH17, says Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg Nick Clegg has joined calls for Russia to face the axe as hosts of the 2018 World Cup as part of tougher sanctions over the shooting down of Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 over eastern Ukraine.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup, Sports, Formula-1 Racing, Racing

Sat Jul 26, 2014

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Ghana's U20 women brush aside Burlington Bayhawks in pre-World Cup friendly

Burlington Bayhawks U21 Grace Grafham,right, edges Ghana's Fatima Alhassan off the ball, to gain control of the play.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Asamoah Gyan wants to play in fourth straight World Cup for Ghana, Al Ain coach reveals

Al Ain coach Zlatko Dalic has revealed Asamoah Gyan's ambition to lead Ghana to the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

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Related Topix: Sports, Asamoah Gyan, Soccer Players, Ghana World Cup

Canada.com

Toronto FC coach Nelsen unhappy Defoe's treatment

Toronto FC manager Ryan Nelsen says he's concerned about the rough treatment being meted out to star striker Jermain Defoe.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jermain Defoe, Toronto FC, US Soccer, Ryan Nelsen, Warren Creavalle, David Horst, England World Cup

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