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2 hrs ago | CBS Atlanta

Man Utd beats QPR 4-0; Green makes Hamburg debut

14, 2014. . Manchester United's Radamel Falcao stands on the pitch during his team's English Premier League soccer match against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Sept.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester United, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Wayne Rooney, Queens Park Rangers, Ander Herrera

6 hrs ago | The York Daily Record

Achieving diversity in police ranks no easy task

When he took over as police chief last year in the St. Louis suburb of Maryland Heights, it didn't take Bill Carson long to see he had a serious diversity problem. Of the department's 79 sworn officers, just one was black and one Hispanic.


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10 hrs ago |

Angel di Maria opened the scoring for Manchester United

Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata all got on the scoresheet as Van Gaal's team of Galacticos hammered Harry Redknapp's shell-shocked side 4-0 at Old Trafford. Van Gaal gave Radamel Falcao a second-half debut off the bench while Daley Blind and Marcos Rojo made their first starts in the red of United.


Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney, David De Gea, Rafael, Jonny Evans, Rio Ferdinand, Juan Mata

11 hrs ago | CBS Local

Toronto Equalizes In The 89th, Ties The Fire 1-1

Dwayne De Rosario scored in the 89th minute to lift Toronto FC to a 1-1 draw with the Chicago Fire on Saturday night. De Rosario tipped in the tying score from a yard out after Gilberto knocked a header down in front of the goal.


Related Topix: Sports, Dwayne De Rosario, Quincy Amarikwa, Toronto FC, US Soccer, Chicago Fire, Lovel Palmer, Jeff Larentowicz

15 hrs ago | York Press

Raheem Sterling made a belated appearance off the bench in the defeat to Aston Villa.

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers insists he did not make a mistake resting Raheem Sterling in the defeat to Aston Villa but the teenager will be straight back in the starting line-up for their Champions League opener. Sterling has emerged as a key player for the Reds over the last 10 months but having played 180 minutes in England's two matches last week he was benched for the 1-0 loss to Aston Villa.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Gabriel Agbonlahor, Fabian Delph, Aston Villa

17 hrs ago | Somerset County Gazette

Rio: I'll never forgive Terry

Rio Ferdinand, left, says he and his brother have never received an apology from John Terry, right, over the racism row Rio Ferdinand finds it "impossible to forgive" John Terry over his handling of the racism row involving his brother Anton but would still have been prepared to play alongside Terry for England if he had been given the chance. Ferdinand and Terry became estranged after the Blues skipper used racist language towards Anton Ferdinand during a Premier League match between QPR and Chelsea in November 2011.


Related Topix: Sports, Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ashley Cole, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

18 hrs ago | Warrington Guardian

Steve Bruce, pictured, understands the difficulties Alan Pardew is facing

Hull boss Steve Bruce has labelled reports linking him with the Newcastle manager's job as "disrespectful" to current incumbent Alan Pardew. The pressure cranked up a notch on the under-fire Magpies chief on Saturday as his team were humbled 4-0 by former club Southampton, prompting the 53-year-old to skip the post-match press conference at St Mary's.


Related Topix: Sports, David Meyler, World Soccer, More Sports, Sunderland

19 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

Revolution comeback to beat Impact 2-1

New England Revolution scored twice inside two minutes to rally for a 2-1 over the Montreal Impact in Major League Soccer on Saturday night. Kelyn Rowe then Lee Nguyen struck two minutes later for New England to complete the rapid turnaround after trailing 1-0 from an early strike by Calum Mallace.


Related Topix: Sports, US Soccer, New England Revolution, Jack McInerney, Sanna Nyassi, Wandrille Lefevre, Calum Mallace, Lee Nguyen

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Perez scores twice; FC Dallas beats Vancouver 2-1

Blas Perez scored twice, including the go-ahead goal in the 78th minute, to help FC Dallas beat the Vancouver Whitecaps 2-1 on Saturday night. Perez got the tiebreaker in the 78th minute when he cleaned up a deflected free kick for Dallas .


Related Topix: Sports, Victor Ulloa, Erik Hurtado, David Ousted, Blas Perez, Fabian Castillo, Raul Fernandez

Salisbury Journal

Costa is Mourinho's Mr. Right

Jose Mourinho praised Chelsea for waiting for Mr. Right in Diego Costa after the Spain striker extended his blistering start to his Blues career with a hat-trick in the 4-2 defeat of Swansea. Chelsea continued their 100 per cent winning start to the Premier League season with an emphatic victory, with Costa taking his tally to seven goals from four games this term, a return Mourinho believes is abnormal.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba, John Terry, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Garry Monk

Kevin Mirallas celebrates scoring the second goal

Everton's Kevin Mirallas celebrates scoring his sides second goal of the game during the Barclays Premier League match at The Hawthorns, West Bromwich. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo.


Related Topix: Sports, Tim Howard, Leon Osman, Sylvain Distin, James Morrison, Saido Berahino, Ben Foster

Ludlow Advertiser

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring the opening goal

Arsenal's Jack Wilshire scores his sides first goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London. Arsenal's Alexis Sanchez celebrates Arsenal's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match at the Emirates Stadium, London.


Related Topix: Sports, Samir Nasri, Gael Clichy, Jack Wilshere, Laurent Koscielny, Wojciech Szczesny, Per Mertesacker

Fox Sports

Barcelona forward Messi passed fit to face Athletic Bilbao

Barcelona says Lionel Messi has recovered from a leg injury and has been included in its squad for today's Spanish league match against Athletic Bilbao . Messi had been sidelined since Aug. 31 when he hurt a right leg muscle during Barcelona's 1-0 win at Villarreal.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi, World Soccer, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao

USA Today

Bremen earns 3-3 draw at Leverkusen in Bundesliga

Werder Bremen defender Sebastian Proedl scored late to earn a 3-3 draw at Bayer Leverkusen in the Bundesliga on Friday, ending the home side's perfect start to the season. Leverkusen, which had won all five competitive games under new coach Roger Schmidt, opened the scoring in the 17th minute through Tin Jedvaj's powerful shot in off the crossbar but was left to rue missed chances when Fin Bartels equalized with Bremen's first real attack just before the break.


Related Topix: Sports, Bayer Leverkusen, World Soccer, More Sports, Gonzalo Castro, Stefan Kiessling, Tin Jedvaj

Fri Sep 12, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Fabian Delph made an impressive full debut for England on Monday

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert is eager to tie down Fabian Delph on a new long-term deal after the midfielder's impressive England debut. The Yorkshireman made his Three Lions bow as a substitute in last week's friendly win over Norway at Wembley.


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Braintree and Witham Times

Joe Hart, pictured, faces a fight for his place with Willy Caballero

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has warned goalkeeper Joe Hart that he can expect to sit out games this season. But Pellegrini insists it is not a case of dropping the England number one - who faces greater competition for his place following the signing of Willy Caballero - but of rotation.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Hart, Willy Caballero, Costel Pantilimon, World Soccer, Manchester City, More Sports, Willy

Braintree and Witham Times

Mike Ashley has moved to quash speculation on the future of Newcastle

Mike Ashley has ended speculation that he is ready to sell Newcastle by insisting the club is not for sale at any price for the immediate future. Rumours have been rife that the sportswear magnate was preparing to offload the club he bought in 2007 and snap up cash-strapped Rangers instead.


Related Topix: Sports, Yohan Cabaye, World Soccer, More Sports, Newcastle United, Jack Colback


Woman convicted in school abduction, assault

A former day care worker was convicted Friday of abducting a 5-year-old girl from her school classroom and sexually assaulting her during a 19-hour ordeal. Christina Regusters, 21, donned a Muslim dress and veil to impersonate the girl's mother and take her from Bryant Elementary School in January 2013, then posed as three different people to trick the blindfolded child.


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Alvaro Negredo headed back to Spain after only one season with Manchester City

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini has revealed Financial Fair Play restrictions were the key factor in striker Alvaro Negredo's departure. Negredo joined Valencia on transfer deadline day last week in a loan deal that will be made permanent next summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Negredo, Micah Richards, Alvaro Negredo, World Soccer, More Sports, Sevilla, Stevan Jovetic

Whitecaps optimistic about playoff berth

By ending a scoring drought and managing to win their first game in a month the Vancouver Whitecaps hope they have planted a seed that will bloom into a Major League Soccer playoff berth. The Whitecaps head into their game Saturday against FC Dallas at Toyota Stadium believing they have cleared a hurdle in their race to reach the playoffs for the second time in three years.


Related Topix: Sports, David Ousted