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San Jose Mercury News
Atletico Madrid will challenge Earthquakes without 3 stars
Spanish league champion Atletico Madrid has left three stars off its depleted roster for a game Sunday against the Earthquakes in the final sporting event at Candlestick Park.
Sergio Ramos voted Goal readers' defender of the season
The Spaniard came out on top in our poll of the best defenders from 2013-14 as part of the countdown to the Goal 50 Sergio Ramos has edged out Mats Hummels in the poll for Goal readers' best defender of the season, picking up 22.5 per cent of the vote.
La Liga Schedule 2014-15: Official List of Fixtures for Primera Division Season
Luis Suarez completes his four-month ban for biting, offering him an outside chance of making the most dramatic of Barcelona debuts.
Who was the best defender of the season?
Ahead of the Goal 50 announcement next week, we want to know who you think deserves to be named as the greatest defender in the world for their performances in 2013-14 As we build up to next Monday's big Goal 50 announcement, we want to know who you think was the best defender of the past 12 months.
Xabi Alonso and Diego Simeone Banned 1 Match by UEFA for Misconduct
UEFA clearly hasn't forgotten the ugly scenes toward the end of Real Madrid's 4-1 Champions League win over city rivals Atletico.
Luis Suarez loses appeal for biting Chiellini
Striker Luis Suarez was his usual, tricky self in Uruguay's must-win clash with Italy, forcing goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon into a fine save from this powerful shot in the second half.
Chetri to skip ISL
Calcutta: Atletico de Kolkata will unveil the name of their coach and marquee player at a function at the state secretariat, on Monday.
Among the relatively unheard-of or unproven clutch of young-ish Dutch defenders, several conceivably world class centre-halves have seen themselves linked with what, were they not the biggest club in the country, would seem an unenviable challenge: to man one of those defensive positions at Manchester United .
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil - Uruguay has attracted plenty of attention at the 2014 World Cup, and not always for the right reasons, but the team will attempt to put its distractions aside against an impressive Colombia outfit at the Maracana on Saturday in the round of 16. Uruguay forward Luis Suarez has been a lightning rod for attention in Brazil, ... (more)
The Washington Post
No Suarez, no Falcao for Uruguay-Colombia match
Instead of a matchup between two of the world's top strikers, the Round-of-16 game between Colombia and Uruguay at the World Cup will be a test of which team copes best without its talisman.