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2 hrs ago | 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

3 hrs ago | 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

6 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Sturridge, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

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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Related Topix: Sports, Eniola Aluko, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics

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

NEWS.com.au

This is the reason to watch football

AS WE WARM up to the World Cup, we figure it's wise to introduce some of the spunkiest stars of the code.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Micah Richards, Summer Olympics, Melbourne Victory, World Soccer, More Sports, Sydney FC

Wed Apr 16, 2014

IcTamworth

Euro glory beckons for Karen Carney and Birmingham City FC Ladies

Birmingham City FC Ladies will face Swedish side Swedes Tyreso in a historic clash in the semi-finals of the UEFA Champions League On Saturday Karen Carney will proudly lead out Blues Ladies for one of the most important matches of her life.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Karen Carney

Suria

Pohang steal into Champions League last 16

Pohang Steelers became the first East Asian team to reach the AFC Champions League last 16 on Wednesday as an upset and a late own goal elsewhere set up a tense final round of group games.

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Related Topix: Sports, Abdelaziz Barrada, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, World Soccer, More Sports, Central Coast Mariners

Daily Mail

Steve Peters claims to know nothing about football, but the...

Steve Peters is sitting in a room at Liverpool's training ground, a few strides from the office where Brendan Rodgers is masterminding one of the more remarkable pursuits of the Barclays Premier League title.

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Related Topix: Sports, Craig Bellamy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Daniel Sturridge, Soccer Players, Steven Gerrard, Jordan Henderson

The Peninsula

Qatari officials to take part in Football Education Programme

Doha: The first Executive Football Education Programme has been introduced this year to provide Qatari nationals working within the football community the opportunity to develop a deeper understanding of the management, operations, governance and regulatory areas in the business of football The six students are Hamad Al Kuwari Qatar Football ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Ahmed Khalil

Daily Mail

Barcelona forward Neymar set to take on rally ace Ken Block in Footkhana challenge

Neymar is used to taking on La Liga's best defenders but the Barcelona star is preparing to face an altogether different challenge in the shape of rally driver Ken Block.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Neymar, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Rally, Ken Block, Action Sport

Daily Mail

German clothing brand favoured by neo-Nazis sparks anger by opening ...

German clothing brand favoured by neo-Nazis sparks anger by opening shop yards from office of UK's Chief Rabbi A German clothing brand favoured by neo-Nazis has caused horror by opening a branch yards from the office of the UK's Chief Rabbi.

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

BBC News

'Losing the England captaincy was devastating'

This time she talks about losing the England captaincy to Steph Houghton, Arsenal's start to the season and how Liverpool have done the Women's Super League a huge favour.

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Tue Apr 15, 2014

International Business Times

Arsenal Defeats West Ham in the English Premier League

In a crucial match at English Premier League, Arsenal battled valiantly to win over West Ham United by 3-1, pushing the Gunners to secure the fourth place in chart.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Tomas Rosicky, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, West Ham United, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Daily Mail

Liverpool's bells toll across the city to mark Hillsborough disaster's 25th anniversary

Church bells around the city ring 96 times at 3.06pm, the time Liverpool's 1989 FA cup match was abandoned Anniversary comes as a new inquest into deaths of the fans killed in the disaster is heard by a senior judge The city of Liverpool came to a ha lt this afternoon to mark 25 years since the Hillsborough disaster claimed the lives of 96 football ... (more)

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

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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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