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6 hrs ago | USA Today

Neymar, Messi set up winner for Barcelona debutant

Returning from his World Cup-ending injury, Neymar combined with Lionel Messi on Sunday to set up a winning goal for a teenage newcomer to Barcelona.


Related Topix: Sports, Alexis Sanchez, Lionel Messi, Sandro, Fernando Torres, Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard

9 hrs ago | Evesham Journal

Steven Gerrard, centre, scored Liverpool's second goal in another big win over Tottenham

Alberto Moreno's exquisite solo strike capped a dominant Liverpool performance as Mauricio Pochettino's perfect start to life at Tottenham came to an abrupt end.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, Raheem Sterling, Jordan Henderson, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Emmanuel Adebayor, Andros Townsend

13 hrs ago |

Leonardo Ulloa celebrates the equaliser

Leonardo Ulloa claimed a deserved point for Leicester as they matched Arsenal in a 1-1 draw at the King Power Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, Aaron Ramsey, Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

13 hrs ago | Harwich and Manningtree Standard

Shinji Kagawa has ended his two-year stay with Manchester United

Shinji Kagawa's time with Manchester United has come to an end after Borussia Dortmund signed their former player on a four-year deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Shinji Kagawa, World Soccer, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund

16 hrs ago | Fox Sports

Aston Villa maintain unbeaten start with victory against Hull City

Aston Villa's unbeaten start to the Barclays Premier League season continued as goals from Gabriel Agbonlahor and Andreas Weimann secured a 2-1 win against Hull at Villa Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Brad Guzan, Charles N'Zogbia, Darren Bent, Andreas Weimann, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Fabian Delph

23 hrs ago | Times-Herald

Defensive blunders lead Vancouver Whitecaps to 3-0 loss against Timbers

The Portland Timbers took advantage of several Vancouver Whitecaps defensive blunders for a 3-0 Major League Soccer victory Saturday night which moved them into the final playoff spot in the tight Western Conference.


Related Topix: Sports, Pedro Morales, David Ousted, Darren Mattocks, Russell Teibert, US Soccer, Portland Timbers, Maximiliano Urruti

Sat Aug 30, 2014

Denver Post

Colorado Rapids fall 1-0 to Seattle Sounders as Clint Dempsey scores

Dempsey converted off a corner kick in the 52nd minute and the Sounders beat the Colorado Rapids 1-0 on Saturday to extend their overall MLS lead.


Related Topix: Sports, Eddie Johnson, Clint Dempsey, Fredy Montero, Stefan Frei, Obafemi Martins, Marco Pappa

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal, centre, endured a frustrating afternoon at Burnley

United boss Van Gaal is still without a win after three Premier League matches following Saturday's uninspiring 0-0 draw at Burnley.


Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney, Antonio Valencia, Jonny Evans


Diego Costa scored in the first and last minute as Chelsea destroyed Everton 6-3 at Goodison Park.

Premier League, Goodison Park Everton 3 Chelsea 6 Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Everton and Chelsea Costa had been expected to begin the match on the bench after Jose Mourinho had claimed he was not close to full fitness earlier in ... (more)


Related Topix: Sports, Ramires, Fernando Torres, Branislav Ivanovic, Romelu Lukaku, Eden Hazard, John Obi Mikel

Bridgwater Mercury

Harry Redknapp, left, saw his side beat Sunderland

Harry Redknapp admitted he had no hard feelings over Loic Remy leaving QPR for Chelsea in a A 10.5million deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, More Sports, Chelsea, Lokomotiv Moscow, FIFA Soccer World Cup, France World Cup

This is The West Country

Morgan Schneiderlin scores his second goal of the afternoon

Morgan Schneiderlin scored twice as Southampton secured a first Barclays Premier League win for new manager Ronald Koeman by beating West Ham 3-1 at Upton Park.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, West Ham United, Alex Song

This is The West Country

Nathan Dyer celebrates hais second goal

Garry Monk's men extended their 100 per cent record to three games as a Nathan Dyer double and a spectacular volley from Wayne Routledge rewarded some excellent Swansea approach play.


Related Topix: Sports, Nathan Dyer, Garry Monk, Wayne Routledge, Angel Rangel, Gylfi Sigurdsson, World Soccer, More Sports, Swansea


Agger leaves Liverpool for Brondby

Liverpool announced on Saturday that they have sold Denmark international defender Daniel Agger to his former club Brondby for an undisclosed fee.


Related Topix: Sports, Daniel Agger, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

The Republic

California lawmakers pass first US plastic bag ban

California lawmakers have approved a measure that would make the state the first to impose a statewide ban on single-use plastic bags.


Related Topix: Sports, Alex


Houston wins 2nd road match of season, 3-1 over KC

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Related Topix: Sports, Will Bruin

Fri Aug 29, 2014


Chelsea flop Torres set to join AC Milan...

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is set to end his miserable spell at Stamford Bridge by joining AC Milan on loan for the next two seasons.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Real Sociedad, Andy Carroll, Liverpool

Yaya Toure was subjected to racist chanting at CSKA Moscow last season

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini does not think Yaya Toure will have a problem returning to CSKA Moscow this season.


Related Topix: Sports, Yaya Toure, World Soccer, More Sports, CSKA Moscow

Thurrock Gazette

Manuel Pellegrini is taking nothing for granted when Manchester City face Stoke

Monday's 3-1 win over last season's runners-up Liverpool was a particularly assured performance and emphasised their strength in depth.


Related Topix: Sports, Sergio Aguero, Charlie Adam, Liverpool, World Soccer, More Sports

Congleton Guardian

Dyche: United need time to adapt

Burnley manager Sean Dyche believes it will take time for Manchester United to adapt to Louis van Gaal's 3-5-2 formation because it is so "radical."


Related Topix: Sports, Rafael, Michael Carrick, Chris Smalling, Jesse Lingard, Angel Di Maria

York Press

Mario Balotelli completed his move to Liverpool from AC Milan on Monday

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has been impressed by the impact Mario Balotelli has made in training with the Reds but is keen to stress that no individual is a bigger star than the team.


Related Topix: Sports, Martin Skrtel, Glen Johnson, More Sports, Liverpool, Mario Balotelli