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2 hrs ago |

Atletico strike early to beat Real and win Spanish Super Cup

Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic's early goal secured a 1-0 win over Real Madrid and a 2-1 aggregate success to clinch the Spanish Super Cup and gain some revenge for last season's Champions League final defeat.


Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Croatia World Cup

4 hrs ago |

Everton rival Liverpool for Eto'o signature

The Reds have offered the Cameroon striker a one-year contract but the Toffees are hopeful that the promise of a further season in English football will make the difference EXCLUSIVE By David Craddock Everton are looking to trump Liverpool in the chase for Samuel Eto'o by offering the striker a two-year contract, Goal has learned.


Related Topix: Cameroon World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Romelu Lukaku

8 hrs ago | Football365

England boss Roy Hodgson sets his sights on winning Euro 2016

Roy Hodgson has put England's awful World Cup display behind him and has set his sights on winning Euro 2016.


Related Topix: England World Cup

12 hrs ago |

Ribery could perform France u-turn like Zidane, says Deschamps

The 45-year-old remains hopeful that the tricky attacker could make a Bleus comeback, but has stressed he will only call him up again if he's in the right state of mind France could Didier Deschamps believes Bayern Munich attacker Franck Ribery could follow in the footsteps of Zinedine Zidane and go back on his decision to retire from international ... (more)


Related Topix: France World Cup, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Bayern Munich, Franck Ribery

16 hrs ago |

Wolfsburg aim to upset Bayern, says Olic

The Croatia international is full of confidence ahead of his side's daunting trip to the Allianz Arena to take on the reigning German champions Ivica Olic is hopeful that Wolfsburg can spring a surprise in their Bundesliga opener against Bayern Munich at the Allianz Arena on Friday.


Related Topix: Croatia World Cup, Sports, Ivica Olic, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Bayern Munich

21 hrs ago | The Age

Tuggeranong United to host Melbourne Victory and Socceroos midfielder Carl Valeri in FFA Cup

Tuggeranong players celebrate their penalty shootout win over South Hobart in the FFA Cup round of 32. Photo: Getty Images Not only did the Canberra club consisting of public servants, tradies and uni students draw an A-League team for its historic round of 16 FFA Cup tie at home, it drew the most successful club in the league's history, Melbourne ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Melbourne Victory, World Soccer, More Sports, Australia World Cup

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Ghana World Cup Commission: GHA 4,483,262 spent on supporters to Brazil

Ghana's Ministry of Youth and Sports was said to have raised GHA 4,509,635 from corporate entities and individuals to send supporters to the 2014 FIFA?World Cup in Brazil.


Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

Denver Post

Kiszla: Landon Donovan's parting shot a winner

Chris Klute of the Colorado Rapids and Landon Donovan of the Los Angeles Galaxy joust for control of the ball during a Major League Soccer game at Dick's Sporting Goods Park on Wednesday, August 20, 2014 in Commerce City, Colorado.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Chris Klute, US Soccer, Colorado Rapids, Los Angeles Galaxy, United States World Cup

WZVN-TV Fort Myers

Goalkeeper Tim Howard taking break from US team

Star goalkeeper Tim Howard is taking a one-year break from the U.S. national team because of a "commitment" to his family.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Howard, United States World Cup

Brandon Sun

MLSE looking for new chief executive after Leiweke exit plan unveiled

Tim Leiweke, president and CEO of Maple Leaf Sports and Entertainment, speaks to The Empire Club of Canada in Toronto on Tuesday, Oct. 29, 2013.


Related Topix: Canada World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Dwayne De Rosario, Jermain Defoe, Michael Bradley, Gilberto, Toronto FC, US Soccer

Congleton Guardian

Hodgson open to young stars abroad

Chelsea's Josh McEachran agreed a season-long loan with Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem this week and Hodgson is convinced it is in the interests of more young stars to consider a future on the continent.


Related Topix: Sports, Josh McEachran, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Vitesse Arnhem, England World Cup, Owen Hargreaves


Euro 2016: Martin O'Neill names provisional Republic of Ireland squad for Georgia clash

O'Neill's men play Oman in a friendly on September 3, four days before their opening Euro 2016 qualifier in Georgia, with the first game giving him a final chance to assess his options.


Related Topix: Ireland World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Richard Dunne, Keiren Westwood, World Soccer, More Sports, Sheffield Wednesday, Sunderland


He's Solved 'The Rojo Problem' Before...

Before the World Cup it was a nation believing that Marcos Rojo was their weak link and now it's cynicism at his 16m move.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup

Wed Aug 20, 2014

The Age

Victory set sights on winning FFA Cup

Melbourne Victory have set their eyes on winning the inaugural FFA Cup following a solid 2-0 win over Western Australia's Bayswater City in Perth on Wednesday night.


Related Topix: Sports, Melbourne Victory, World Soccer, More Sports, Australia World Cup

Jedinak, Cahill among 20-man Australian squad

Australia captain Mile Jedinak and 71-cap veteran Tim Cahill are among 12 members of the World Cup squad named Thursday by coach Ange Postecoglou for matches against Belgium and Saudi Arabia in September.


Related Topix: Australia World Cup

USA Today

Porto, Celtic well set in Champs League playoffs

Former European Cup winners Porto and Celtic took big steps toward the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, as home teams struggled in their playoff round, first-leg matches.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Vincent Enyeama, World Soccer, More Sports, Lille, Slovakia World Cup

Mariners, Victory advance to FFA Cup last 16

WINNER: Glen Trifiro's 13th-minute goal proved the difference as the Central Coast Mariners beat the South Coast Wolves 1-0 at WIN Stadium to reach the FFA Cup Round of 16. Central Coast coach Phil Moss on Wednesday backed a move for an A-League team to be based in Wollongong, after a crowd of more than 5000 made the trip to WIN Stadium to watch ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Melbourne Victory, Australia World Cup

Lancashire Telegraph

Cahill: My old club Burnley can survive in Premier League

GARY Cahill has backed Burnley to survive in the Premier League despite emerging victorious on his return to Turf Moor.


Related Topix: Sports, Gary Cahill, Soccer Players, England World Cup, John Terry, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

The News Tribune

FIFA rejects Barcelona appeal against transfer ban

FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, center, poses with Barcelona's sports director Andoni Zubizarreta, left, and Barcelona's vice-president Jordi Mestre during a press conference of his presentation at the Camp Nou in Barcelona, Spain, Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Spain World Cup

Celebrities in 'Ice Bucket Challenge' to fight disease

Steven Spielberg, Justin Bieber and Bill Gates are among many celebrities pouring buckets of ice water over their heads and donating to fight Lou Gehrig's disease, in a fundraising effort that has gone viral.


Related Topix: England World Cup