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3 hrs ago | Merced Sun-Star

Belgium coach Wilmots extends contract by 4 years

Under Wilmots, Belgium has become a contender to advance into the final stages of the World Cup in Brazil, and with a slew of talent from the English Premier League and La Liga, he has molded them into an exciting team which stood as high as fifth in the FIFA rankings late last year.

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Related Topix: Belgium World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Eden Hazard, Thibaut Courtois

7 hrs ago | Rock Hill Herald

Barcelona faces Ronaldo-less Madrid in Copa final

Madrid will be without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, while Barcelona arrives with its defense in tatters and Lionel Messi questioned for his recent dip in form.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Lionel Messi, Carles Puyol, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Salisbury Journal

Simeone won't stop Costa Blues move

Diego Simeone, pictured, does not know whether Diego Costa will remain with Atletico Madrid beyond the end of this season Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer.

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Related Topix: Sports, Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid

4029TV.com

Podolski fires Arsenal back into fourth place

A 3-1 win over West Ham United on Tuesday saw Arsene Wenger's team climb back into the English Premier League's top four, keeping the Gunners in contention to qualify for the lucrative European Champions League.

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Related Topix: Sports, Aaron Ramsey, Thomas Vermaelen, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, West Ham United

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Swans confirm training clashes

Swansea have confirmed "a couple of incidents between certain players" took place during training last week ahead of their Barclays Premier League clash against Chelsea.

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Related Topix: Sports, Garry Monk, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports, Swansea

Anchorage Daily News

Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll

Marco Reus leads the player vote for the second time, after scoring three goals in games against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.

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Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Gonzalo Higuain

Blackpool Citizen

Pulis keen to hold on to Ince

Tom Ince will become one of Tony Pulis' top targets for a permanent Selhurst Park switch if Crystal Palace complete their Barclays Premier League safety mission.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jason Puncheon

Sporting Life

All the Liverpool players will attend the service at Anfield

Tuesday marks the 25th anniversary of when 96 Liverpool supporters were killed at the Reds' FA Cup semi-final against Nottingham Forest in Sheffield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Aduriz nets 2, Bilbao beats Malaga 3-0 to stay 4th

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain's final Champions League berth.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao, Markel Susaeta, Aritz Aduriz

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Wenger: Semi win was crucial

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is convinced his side's dramatic FA Cup semi-final penalty shoot-out win over Wigan can prove the turning point of their season.

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Related Topix: Sports, Lukasz Fabianski, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Per Mertesacker, Tomas Rosicky, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Iol.co.za

Bayern's Rafinha banned after 'slap'

Bayern Munich defender Rafinha has been banned for three Bundesliga matches after getting a late red card in the 3-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund.

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

Salisbury Journal

West Brom reprimand for Berahino

West Brom have taken action against Saido Berahino after the striker was videoed inhaling nitrous oxide in his car after the Baggies' 3-0 defeat to Manchester United last month.

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Related Topix: Sports, James Morrison, Saido Berahino, World Soccer, More Sports, West Brom

Rock Hill Herald

Atletico 4 wins away from Spanish title

Atletico coach Diego Simeone's mantra for success has been to never acknowledge his team as a contender, insulating his squad from the hype and maintaining its focus on the game at hand.

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Related Topix: Sports, Diego Costa, Diego Godin, Raul Garcia, Arda Turan, Miranda, Lionel Messi

The State

Asian fans only have eyes for European football

Families decked in the North London club's red-and-white flocked past frenetically busy ticket touts.

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Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney

Sun Apr 13, 2014

CBS Local

San Jose Earthquakes Tie Columbus Crew, 1-1

Chris Wondolowski scored on a header in the 51st minute to help the San Jose Earthquakes tie the Columbus Crew 1-1 on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Columbus Crew, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Chris Wondolowski, Federico Higuain, Waylon Francis, Dominic Oduro

Scotsman.com

Demba Ba's goal keeps Chelsea in the title hunt

Demba Ba struck another priceless goal following his Champions League heroics to keep Chelsea firmly in the Barclays Premier League title race.

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Related Topix: Sports, Petr Cech, Ramires, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Nathan Dyer, Garry Monk, Swansea City

Theboltonnews.co.uk

Hull fight back to earn final debut

Hull reached the FA Cup final for the first time in their history after a thrilling 5-3 win over Sheffield United at Wembley.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Sheffield United, James Chester

The New Zealand Herald

Sevilla wins 2-0 at Betis to stay in CL hunt

French forward Kevin Gameiro scored twice to help Sevilla win a bad-tempered derby at 10-man Real Betis 2-0 and stay in the hunt for Spain's final Champions League berth on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Antonio Reyes, World Soccer, More Sports, Sevilla, Real Betis, Athletic Bilbao, Adan

Prince George Citizen

Liverpool beats Man City 3-2 with late Coutinho goal, favourite for Premier League title

Liverpool became the favourite to win the Premier League after beating title rival Manchester City 3-2 on Sunday, with Philippe Coutinho's late goal settling a thrilling and emotionally charged match at Anfield.

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Related Topix: Sports, Martin Skrtel, Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard, Luis Suarez, Jordan Henderson, Glen Johnson

Canada.com

Injury-ridden Toronto FC falls 1-0 to Colorado Rapids at BMO Field

Toronto FC's defender Justin Morrow and Colorado Rapids forward Edson Buddle battle for a header during first half MLS action in Toronto on Saturday April 12, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dwayne De Rosario, Doneil Henry, Andrew Wiedeman, Edson Buddle, Ryan Richter, Michael Bradley

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