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3 hrs ago | Halstead Gazette

Juan Mata scored Manchester United's fourth in their emphatic 4-0 win

Louis van Gaal set his sights on Premier League glory after watching Manchester United hammer QPR 4-0 at Old Trafford. Sixty days after being appointed United manager, Van Gaal finally earned his first competitive win thanks to goals from Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera, Wayne Rooney and Juan Mata.


Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney, More Sports, Soccer Players, Manchester United, Rio Ferdinand

7 hrs ago | WLBT-TV Jackson

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, More Sports, Manchester United, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Juan Mata, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Queens Park Rangers, Ander Herrera

11 hrs ago |

Irate fans turn on Casillas

After a disastrous World Cup for Spain, goalkeeper Iker Casillas is now feeling the pressure to turn things around at Real Madrid. Casillas appeared to be the target of jeers from some Madrid fans - while others chanted his name in support - during Madrid's 2-1 loss Saturday to crosstown rival Atletico Madrid.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, More Sports, Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Soccer Players, Iker Casillas

15 hrs ago | Salisbury Journal

Jose: Costa revels in Cesc support

Costa struck a hat-trick - taking his tally to seven goals from four Premier League games - as Chelsea beat Swansea 4-2 on Saturday to extend their 100 per cent winning start to the season. Midfielder Fabregas, the former Arsenal captain signed from Barcelona, laid on two assists for Costa, who joined in a A 32million deal from Atletico Madrid after long being coveted by Mourinho.


Related Topix: Sports, Fernando Torres, Didier Drogba, Soccer Players, Angel Rangel, More Sports, Chelsea, Swansea, Diego Costa

18 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, Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand, John Terry, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Ashley Cole, More Sports, Chelsea

19 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, Soccer Players, More Sports, Sunderland

Sat Sep 13, 2014

Sluggish PSG held 1-1 at Rennes

Substitute Paul-Georges Ntep scored a second-half equalizer as Paris Saint-Germain produced another lackluster performance and was held 1-1 at Rennes on Saturday in the French League. Ahead of a trip to Ajax for its Champions League opener on Wednesday, Laurent Blanc's team looked sluggish and lacked the cutting edge.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Zoumana Camara, More Sports, PSG, Abdoulaye Doucoure, Ajax Amsterdam

Limp Liverpool lose at home to Aston Villa

Liverpool received a reminder of how tough life will be without last season's two leading goalscorers in a 1-0 loss to Aston Villa in the Premier League on Sunday morning . Gabriel Agbonlahor put Villa in front after 11 minutes at Anfield and the second-placed visitors clung on to preserve their unbeaten start to the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Brad Guzan, Alan Hutton, Gabriel Agbonlahor, More Sports, Aston Villa, Mario Balotelli

Kidderminster Shuttle

Romelu Lukaku completed a permanent switch from Chelsea to Everton in the summer

Boss Roberto Martinez branded Romelu Lukaku a A 28million bargain after he fired Everton to a 2-0 win at West Brom. The Toffees' record buy scored inside two minutes at The Hawthorns for his first goal since making his loan move from Chelsea permanent.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Romelu Lukaku, More Sports, Chelsea, Jonas Olsson, West Brom

Kidderminster Shuttle

Wenger sympathises with Clattenburg

Arsene Wenger was left sympathising with Mark Clattenburg after the referee was heavily criticised by Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini following a 2-2 draw at the Emirates. The defending Barclays Premier League champions had taken the lead at the Emirates through Sergio Aguero and Pellegrini was left infuriated as he felt the two goals which saw Arsenal turn the game around should have been cancelled out due to fouls in the build up.


Related Topix: Sports, Sergio Aguero, Soccer Players, Joe Hart, Manchester City, More Sports, Jack Wilshere, Arsenal

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Southampton's Graziano Pelle celebrates scoring against Newcastle

The pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew ratcheted up a notch at former club Southampton, where Graziano Pelle inspired Ronald Koeman's new-look side to a dominant victory. A recent poll showed 85 per cent of supporters did not want the Magpies manager to stay, and those dissenting voices were given further ammo by a tepid performance at St Mary's.


Related Topix: Sports, Newcastle, More Sports

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, Soccer Players, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao

FOOTBALL: Rose backs United to have edge over fellow strugglers Exeter

Danny Rose believes last weekend's results will give Oxford United a psychological edge as they visit fellow winless side Exeter City this afternoon. But Rose believes the U's, who fought back to draw 1-1 at Southend United a week ago, will go into the game with more confidence than City.


Related Topix: Southend United, Sports, More Sports

Bridge Banter: Chelsea v Swansea at the top of the Premier League, who'd have thought it?

At the start of the new season you would have got long odds on the chances of this weekend's top-of-the-table Premier League clash being Chelsea v Swansea. But that's the intriguing game awaiting Blues fans at the Bridge, where one perfect start or another will come to grief.


Related Topix: Sports, Gary Cahill, John Terry, Soccer Players, More Sports, Chelsea, Ashley Williams, Neil Taylor, Garry Monk

Fri Sep 12, 2014

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, More Sports, Gonzalo Castro, Soccer Players, Stefan Kiessling, Tin Jedvaj

Somerset County Gazette

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, Soccer Players, Willy Caballero, Costel Pantilimon, Manchester City, More Sports, Willy

Sutton Guardian

AFC Wimbledon: Ardley's frustration comes down to school boy errors

Dons MK Dons Dons boss Neal Ardley has slammed his team's schoolboy errors and demanded they take responsibility for themselves once they cross the white line. After the ding-dong 4-4 League Two draw at Carlisle United on Saturday, Ardley was disappointed for more reasons than one.

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Related Topix: Carlisle United, Sports, More Sports, Accrington Stanley

Haringey Independent

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, Soccer Players, Micah Richards, Alvaro Negredo, More Sports, Sevilla, Stevan Jovetic

Tottenham owner Joe Lewis, pictured left, may have a takeover bid to consider in the coming weeks

The Barclays Premier League club distanced themselves from speculation on Thursday that suggested current owner Joe Lewis was willing to listen to offers of A 1billion. But Cain Hoy has now released a statement announcing it is in the early stages of preparing a potential cash offer for the north London club.


Related Topix: Sports, Tottenham Hotspur, More Sports

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

Newcastle owner Mike Ashley has insisted he has no plans to sell the club until the end of next season at the earliest. The sportswear magnate moved on Friday to dismiss speculation that he is ready to sell up in order to buy Scottish club Rangers, in which he already has a nine per cent stake.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Yohan Cabaye, More Sports, Newcastle United