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2 hrs ago | Fox Sports

Europa League: Spurs book group stage place, walk past AEL Limassol

Tottenham's Harry Kane acknowledges the White Hart Lane supporters after his side's 3-0 victory over AEL Limassol.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Harry Kane, Andros Townsend, Kyle Naughton, Aaron Lennon, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports

6 hrs ago | Ealing Times

Brendan Rodgers' Liverpool have a glamorous return to Champions League action

Liverpool will have a glamorous return to the Champions League after being drawn against holders Real Madrid in the group stage.


Related Topix: Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund

7 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

France calls up Lacazette to replace Giroud

Lyon forward Alexandre Lacazette will get his chance to play for France in the absence of the injured Olivier Giroud in matches against Spain and Serbia next month.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, France World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Alexandre Lacazette, More Sports, Lyon, Mickael Landreau, Loic Remy, Mathieu Valbuena

11 hrs ago | USA Today

Some things to know about the Spanish league

After an opening draw, Atletico Madrid again will be searching for its first win of the season without coach Diego Simeone on the sidelines.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Angel Di Maria, Lionel Messi, Real Sociedad

15 hrs ago |

Sanchez sees Arsenal through

Arsenal scraped into the group stage of the Champions League on a night of high anxiety at the Emirates Stadium that saw Alexis Sanchez open his Gunners account.


Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, Soccer Players, Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, More Sports, Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez

Wed Aug 27, 2014

The New Zealand Herald

Bulgarians win CL shootout with defender in goal

Bulgarian club Ludogorets reached the Champions League group stage for the first time Wednesday when a defender saved two penalties in a shootout after the team's goalkeeper was sent off late in extra time.


Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, More Sports, Arsenal, Bayer Leverkusen, Ibai Gomez, Stefan Kiessling

Wenger in no hurry to replace stricken Giroud

The Arsenal striker injured his ankle in the 2-2 draw with Everton at the weekend and will miss up to four months, though the Gunners boss may not dip into the transfer market Arsene Wenger has confirmed that Olivier Giroud will miss up to four months through injury but has insisted he may not sign a replacement.


Related Topix: Sports, Theo Walcott, Soccer Players, More Sports, Arsenal

Falmouth Packet

Jonathan Walters, centre, bagged a brace for Stoke

Forward Jonathan Walters scored twice and made a late third for Peter Crouch to ease Stoke into the third round of the Capital One Cup as on-loan Chelsea winger Victor Moses enjoyed a promising debut against Portsmouth at the Britannia Stadium.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Stoke City, Soccer Players, Victor Moses, Chelsea, Charlie Adam, Liverpool, Marc Muniesa

Romain Vincelot's strike sent Aston Villa crashing out of the Capital One Cup

Leyton Orient became the latest lower league team to inflict more cup misery on Aston Villa, winning 1-0 at Villa Park.


Related Topix: Sports, Nathan Baker, Soccer Players, Shay Given, Darren Bent, Shane Lowry, More Sports, Aston Villa, Leyton Orient

Watford Observer

Black Cats finish strongly

Birmingham City's Clayton Donaldson and Sunderland's Sebastian Larsson battle for the ball during the Capital One Cup Second Round match at St Andrews, Birmingham.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sebastian Larsson, Connor Wickham, Colin Doyle, More Sports, Sunderland, Birmingham

Yeovil Express

Wayne Rooney is the favourite to be England's next captain

England manager Roy Hodgson will name his squad for the upcoming matches against Norway and Switzerland at a noon press conference, and he is also expected to announce who will succeed Steven Gerrard as captain.


Related Topix: England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Steven Gerrard, Chris Smalling, Glen Johnson, More Sports, Liverpool


West Brom edge through on pens

Oxford took West Brom all the way to penalties before the Premier League side prevailed 7-6 to reach the third round of the Capital One Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, James Morrison, Saido Berahino, Gareth McAuley, Craig Dawson, Boaz Myhill, More Sports, West Brom

Bournemouth Echo

AC Milan are hopeful of signing Chelsea forward Fernando Torres

AC Milan are hoping to acquire Chelsea pair Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Soccer Players, More Sports, Chelsea


Hull Sign Dawson

Hull City have completed the signing of Michael Dawson from Tottenham Hotspur on a three-year deal after the defender successfully passed a medical on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Michael Dawson, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports, Tottenham

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Sutton Guardian

Brentford v Fulham: McCormack strikes to settle west London derby

Fulham striker Ross McCormack proved money can buy you a League Cup win as his 69th minute strike put the former Premier League side into the third round with a 1-0 win at Brentford .


Related Topix: Sports, Marcus Bettinelli, Soccer Players, Fulham, More Sports

Ronaldinho in talks to join Palmeiras

Ronaldinho could be headed to Palmeiras, and the Brazilian club is hoping to make the deal official on Tuesday as part of its centennial celebrations.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Palmeiras

Borehamwood and Elstree Times

Samuel Eto'o has joined Everton

The 33-year-old striker was released by Chelsea at the end of last season and had been linked with Everton's Merseyside rivals Liverpool before they sealed a surprise deal for Mario Balotelli.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Romelu Lukaku, More Sports, Chelsea, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Cameroon World Cup

Penarth Times

Michael Dawson has signed a three-year deal with Hull

The centre-half moves to the KC Stadium on a three-year contract after both clubs confirmed the deal was completed via their official Twitter accounts.


Related Topix: Sports, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports

The Miami Herald

Lionel Messi back to the top of AP soccer poll

The Barcelona forward scored two goals in the 3-0 win over Elche, putting him ahead of Bayern Munich striker Arjen Robben and Manchester City forward Stevan Jovetic.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben, Bayer Leverkusen, Stefan Kiessling, Karim Bellarabi

Radio Borders

Arsenal Send Giroud To See Specialist

Arsenal will send Olivier Giroud to see a specialist amid fears that the striker suffered a broken ankle against Everton.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Theo Walcott, More Sports, Arsenal, Sylvain Distin