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4 hrs ago | Albany Times Union

Liverpool, Sterling top this week's AP soccer poll

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City at Carrow Road, Norwich, eastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Luis Suarez, World Soccer, Liverpool, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Paul Pogba

4 hrs ago | Congleton Guardian

Victim 'would be proud of Gerrard'

Hillsborough's youngest victim would have been "very proud" of his cousin, the Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, the inquest into the disaster heard today.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, Liverpool, More Sports, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

8 hrs ago |

Giggs to be assisted by former teammates

Neville was already the first-team coach under Moyes, while Butt had been working with United's Under-19s and Under-21s as a technical coach.


Related Topix: Sports, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United

9 hrs ago | ABC News

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Montreal completes a 4-0 series sweep of Tampa Bay to become first team into the second round of the NHL playoffs.


Related Topix: Sports, John Terry, Petr Cech, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Outdoor Recreation, Marathon

9 hrs ago | Prince George Citizen

FIFA clears Barcelona to sign players this summer by suspending transfer ban during appeal

Barcelona has been cleared to sign new players this off-season after FIFA froze the club's one-year transfer embargo while the sanction is appealed.


Related Topix: Sports, Gael Kakuta

Tue Apr 22, 2014

Contra Costa Times

San Jose Earthquakes forwards struggling with injuries

The Earthquakes returned to training Tuesday missing most of their forwards as they look for their first victory of the season this weekend against Chivas USA.


Related Topix: San Jose Earthquakes, Sports, US Soccer, Alan Gordon, Jared Watts

City sweat over Silva injury

Manchester City must wait a little longer to determine the extent of David Silva 's latest injury setback after he was carried off in Monday night's 3-1 Barclays Premier League win over West Bromwich Albion.


Related Topix: Sports, David Silva, Yaya Toure, Pablo Zabaleta, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, West Bromwich Albion

Champions League: Chelsea, Atletico in 0-0 draw

Jose Mourinho's ultra-defensive tactics worked at the Vicente Calderon Stadium despite the early exit of injured goalkeeper Petr Cech in the 18th minute.


Related Topix: Sports, Frank Lampard, Petr Cech, John Obi Mikel, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Raul Garcia, Diego Costa

Daily Echo

Mirallas to miss Saints clash with season ending injury

Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Mirallas will miss the rest of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Darron Gibson, Steven Pienaar, World Soccer, More Sports, Everton

WTAE-TV Pittsburgh

Lee's sharp outing defines Phils' 7-0 win

Lee and pitcher Jeff Manship combined on a four-hit shutout to lead the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-0 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Monday night in front of 37,715 at Dodger Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Freddy Galvis, Baseball Players, Philadelphia Phillies, Major League Baseball, Los Angeles Dodgers, Atlanta Braves, Milwaukee Brewers, Carlos Ruiz

Clyde 2

Holland Boss Favourite To Fill United Hot Seat

Sky Bet ranks the former Barcelona and Bayern Munich manager as 9/4 to become the next permanent manager of the troubled champions.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Alex

News Observer

Bayern, Madrid renew European rivalry in semifinal

The first-leg semifinal at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium marks the 20th time the clubs will meet in the continent's top competition, and marks Bayern coach Pep Guardiola's first return to Spain since leaving Barcelona.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Angel Di Maria, Marcelo, Mesut Ozil, Diego Contento

Sterling taking things step by step

Raheem Sterling insists Liverpool will not allow themselves to be distracted by any mind games aimed at derailing their Barclays Premier League bid ahead of next weekend's crunch showdown with Chelsea at Anfield.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Luis Suarez, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Daniel Sturridge, Chelsea

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The Wichita Eagle

Malaga beats Villarreal, moves mid-table in Spain

Malaga's stout defense limited Villarreal to just one shot on goal, even after the host went down to 10 men for the final 15 minutes when Nordin Amrabat was shown a direct red for vehemently protesting to the referee.


Related Topix: Sports, Sergio Asenjo

Northern Michigan News

Reports: Moyes' term nearing end at Man United

According to widespread reports Monday on the websites of numerous British newspapers, Moyes is set to be fired by United and could be forced out before the end of the season on May 11. The club hadn't made an official comment on the speculation by late Monday, but leading British bookmakers all slashed their odds on Moyes' removal.


Related Topix: Sports, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs


Lionel Messi rescues Barcelona's Spanish title hopes

This foul by Athletic Bilbao's Oscar de Marcos gave Lionel Messi the chance to fire a free-kick winner for Barcelona.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, Alexis Sanchez, Javier Mascherano, World Soccer, More Sports, Barcelona, Athletic Bilbao, Markel Susaeta

Destro and Immobile could light up World Cup stage

One is the top scorer in the Italian league, the other has netted a goal every 85 minutes of play.


Related Topix: Sports, Ciro Immobile, Luca Toni, Davide Astori

Lexington Herald-Leader

Atletico looks to deny Chelsea, Mourinho final

Mourinho's Chelsea plays at Atletico's Vicente Calderon Stadium on Tuesday with its domestic title hopes floundering following a 2-1 loss to last-place Sunderland on Saturday.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Eden Hazard, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Diego Costa, Arda Turan, Koke

Salisbury Journal

Wenger happy with patient Arsenal

Arsene Wenger praised a patient performance from his Arsenal side as they saw off Hull to remain on course for Champions League qualification.


Related Topix: Sports, Mikel Arteta, Aaron Ramsey, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Nikica Jelavic, Jake Livermore

Sun Apr 20, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Silva doubtful for Baggies clash

Manchester City playmaker David Silva is a doubt for the Barclays Premier League clash with West Brom due to an ankle problem.


Related Topix: Sports, Yaya Toure, David Silva, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City