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10 hrs ago | The Independent

Norwich v Liverpool: Brendan Rodgers takes solace from Luis...

Reds' manager praises his star striker for his role in the team and feels his 29 league goals have come largely through his own work Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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14 hrs ago | The Independent

Wold Cup 2014: Brazil star caught in Ukraine

When he rejected interest from Porto and Arsenal in favour of a move to Shakhtar Donetsk last summer, talented Brazil winger Bernard could hardly have imagined what he was letting himself in for.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Soccer Players, Julio Cesar, David Luiz

15 hrs ago | Daily Mail

the Football Grapevine: Man United line up a 50m Edinson Cavani as...

Man United line up A 50m Edinson Cavani as Robin van Persie's replacement, Louis van Gaal is a Barcelona target... and Roberto Martinez could succeed Arsene Wenger Manchester United are ready to flex their muscles in the transfer market by taking on both Manchester City and Chelsea for PSG's Edinson Cavani.

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Related Topix: Sports, Edinson Cavani, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ryan Giggs, Micah Richards, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Dimitar Berbatov

19 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Chelsea's title hopes hit by Sunderland defeat

Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta falls on top of Sunderland's Vito Mannone during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London, April 19. Chelsea's Cesar Azpilicueta falls on top of Sunderland's Vito Mannone during their English Premier League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London, April 19. Chelsea's title hopes suffered a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Cesar Azpilicueta, Fabio Borini, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Jozy Altidore

23 hrs ago | Channelnewsasia.com

Football: Eriksen delivers to keep Fulham in trouble

Tottenham Hotspur strengthened their push for a European place and kept Fulham trapped in the Premier League relegation zone with a 3-1 home victory on Saturday.

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Related Topix: Sports, David Stockdale, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Fulham, Tottenham Hotspur, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Aaron Lennon, Younes Kaboul

Yesterday | BleacherReport

Complete Analysis of Eden Hazard's Chelsea Role vs. Belgium Role

He's the talisman of Chelsea , and when Eden Hazard slips on the red jersey of Belgium not much changes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Eden Hazard, Fernando Torres, Oscar, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Yesterday | BleacherReport

Chelsea Transfer News: Diego Costa Must Be Top Target Ahead of Edinson Cavani

's in-form finisher that the Blues need to invest in, with Spanish outlet AS Ibrahimovic - 25 goals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Soccer Players, Oscar, Eden Hazard, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Diego Costa, Edinson Cavani, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Fri Apr 18, 2014

BleacherReport

Power Ranking the PFA Player of the Year Shortlist: Can Anyone Stop Luis Suarez?

On Friday the Professional Footballers' Association announced its six-man shortlist for this season's Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Sturridge, Gary Cahill, Eden Hazard

Daily Mail

Sepp Blatter has fifth term at FIFA all but sewn up after passing medical check-up

FIFA president Sepp Blatter is now considered certain to stand for a fifth term as leader of world football next year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez

The Independent

Premier League preview: A statistical look at this weekend's...

Providers of the largest online database for detailed football statistics WhoScored.com preview all of matchround 35 in the Premier League Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Marouane Fellaini, Nicklas Bendtner

Yahoo!

Moyes must avoid Everton humiliation and keep run going

While it's unlikely that David Moyes would begrudge his old side any success the reality is that Everton 's slip up in their pursuit of Champions League football in midweek has given the United boss a feint chance of restoring a little faith in his own ability, not just that of his team.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Summer Olympics, Olympic Cycling, Mark Cavendish, Soccer Players, Charlie Adam, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

Sunherald.com

Court disputes mar start of Brazilian league

In this April 10, 2013 file photo, Paolo Guerrero, of Brazil's Corinthians, shoots to score against Bolivia's San Jose during a Copa Libertadores soccer match in Sao Paulo, Brazil.

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Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Nicolas Lodeiro, Jo, World Soccer, More Sports, Gremio, Argentina World Cup

The Independent

PFA Player of the Year: Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge and Steven...

Premier League leaders Liverpool feature predominantly in the nominations for the PFA Players' Player of the Year award, with Daniel Sturridge, Luis Suarez and captain Steven Gerrard all on the shortlist for the gong.

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Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Northern Echo

WHAT do Steph Houghton, Jill Scott and Jordan Nobbs have in common?

All current England internationals? Correct. All North-Easterners who kicked off their career in the region? Right again.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

BleacherReport

Norwich vs. Liverpool: Key Takeaways from Brendan Rodgers' Pregame Presser

Just four matches separate Liverpool from their first league title in 24 years, and Norwich will be the first team blocking the Reds' path when the two face off on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mirror.co.uk

Manchester United fans get FREE entry to Old Trafford museum throughout April

After a disappointing season supporters can take a trip through 136 years of triumph and tragedy at the famous old club After ruling English football for more than two decades under Sir Alex Ferguson, the Red Devils have been a team in transition since the most successful manager in Old Trafford history retired.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Summer Olympics

India.com

Gareth Bale breaks Barcelonaa s hearts to help Real Madrid win the Copa del Rey

Real Madrid who played without their star-man Cristiano Ronaldo had the best of the first half chances, and went ahead after only 11 minutes when Angel di Maria broke Barcelona's offside trap.

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Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Iker Casillas, Lionel Messi, Summer Olympic, Jordi Alba, Olympics, Summer Olympics

BleacherReport

Chelsea Transfer News: Latest on Alberto Moreno, Diego Costa and More

As noted by Simon Johnson of the London Evening Standard , this may be due to the Blues' unwillingness to compete with Manchester United's potential 30 million bid for Luke Shaw: Chelsea are having second thoughts about trying to sign Luke Shaw due to competition for the Southampton left-back sending his price soaring.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Oscar, Eden Hazard, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Alex Sandro, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Burnley Express

Rachel thrilled by recall to the England squad

The England team before the FIFA Womens World Cup 2015 Group 6 Qualifier at the Goldsands Stadium, Bournemouth against Belarus.

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Football365

Profile365

It's not going to be easy to see Arsene Wenger leave after 18-odd years, but Ivan Gazidis must realise that now is the time to pick up his metaphorical shotgun... You should never meet your heroes and you should never put heroes in charge of football clubs where they were heroes.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Sturridge, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

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Olympic Medal Count

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1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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