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1 hr ago | Hudson Hub-Times

Sociedad coach Arrasate extends contract

Real Sociedad manager Jagoba Arrasate has agreed to a two-year contract extension that will keep him at the Basque club until the end of the 2015-16 season.


Related Topix: Sports, Real Sociedad, More Sports

5 hrs ago | Oxford Mail

Kitson out to end on a high

Dave Kitson salutes the fans after Oxford United's welcome 2-0 win at Plymouth on Saturday when he scored Dave Kitson has added incentive to help Oxford United finish in the play-offs as he looks to end his career on a high.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Plymouth Argyle, Reading

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Sunday Herald

Stokes: I'm a better player this year, even if goals haven't come

Celtic striker Anthony Stokes feels he has improved as a player this season - even if his goals tally does not indicate it.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Celtic

Podolski fires Arsenal back into fourth place

A 3-1 win over West Ham United on Tuesday saw Arsene Wenger's team climb back into the English Premier League's top four, keeping the Gunners in contention to qualify for the lucrative European Champions League.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Thomas Vermaelen, More Sports, Arsenal, West Ham United

Hampshire Chronicle

Simeone won't stop Costa Blues move

Diego Simeone, pictured, does not know whether Diego Costa will remain with Atletico Madrid beyond the end of this season Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone has admitted he may be powerless to stop star striker Diego Costa joining Chelsea in the summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Thibaut Courtois, More Sports, Atletico Madrid

Rock Hill Herald

Barcelona faces Ronaldo-less Madrid in Copa final

Madrid will be without the injured Cristiano Ronaldo, while Barcelona arrives with its defense in tatters and Lionel Messi questioned for his recent dip in form.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, More Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Carles Puyol, Andres Iniesta, Gerard Pique, Sergio Busquets


Melbourne Victory upsets Guangzhou 2-0 in ACL

Mark Milligan scored in the second minute and James Troisi sealed Melbourne Victory 's 2-0 upset win over defending champion Guangzhou Evergrande in stoppage time Tuesday to ensure a tense finish in Group G in the Asian Champions League .


Related Topix: Sports, Melbourne Victory, More Sports

Anchorage Daily News

Reus, Liverpool top of AP soccer poll

Marco Reus leads the player vote for the second time, after scoring three goals in games against Real Madrid and Bayern Munich.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, More Sports, Liverpool, Gonzalo Higuain

Blackpool Citizen

Demichelis: We'll fight to the end

City suffered a serious setback in their bid to reclaim the crown as they were beaten 3-2 at leaders Liverpool in a pulsating clash at Anfield on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jordan Henderson, Raheem Sterling, More Sports, Liverpool, Manchester City

Hampshire Chronicle

Liverpool pay respects at memorial

Liverpool's players will be in attendance as Anfield hosts the annual memorial service for the victims of the Hillsborough disaster.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, More Sports, Liverpool

Mon Apr 14, 2014

The Miami Herald

Aduriz nets 2, Bilbao beats Malaga 3-0 to stay 4th

Athletic Bilbao striker Aritz Aduriz scored goals at the start of each half to help the Basque club beat Malaga 3-0 on Monday, strengthening its hold on Spain's final Champions League berth.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Athletic Bilbao, Soccer Players, Markel Susaeta, Aritz Aduriz

Juventus beats Udinese to restore eight-point lead atop Serie A standings

Sebastian Giovinco and Fernando Llorente helped Juventus beat Udinese 2-0 on Monday and restore its eight-point lead at the top of the Serie A table.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Gianluigi Buffon, More Sports, Juventus, Piermario Morosini

Bayern's Rafinha banned after 'slap'

Bayern Munich defender Rafinha has been banned for three Bundesliga matches after getting a late red card in the 3-0 loss to Borussia Dortmund.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Rafinha, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund

Salisbury Journal

Flores dismissal maddens Monk

Swansea manager Garry Monk, pictured, cut a frustrated figure after defender Chico Flores was sent off in Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Chelsea Swansea boss Garry Monk was left frustrated and infuriated by defender Chico Flores' early dismissal in his team's 1-0 home defeat against Barclays Premier League title contenders Chelsea.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Garry Monk, Swansea City, More Sports, Swansea

Wenger: Semi win was crucial

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger is convinced his side's dramatic FA Cup semi-final penalty shoot-out win over Wigan can prove the turning point of their season.


Related Topix: Sports, Lukasz Fabianski, Soccer Players, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Per Mertesacker, Tomas Rosicky, More Sports, Arsenal

Leverkusen beats Hertha 2-1 in Bundesliga

In the late match, Hoffenheim beat Augsburg 2-0 to come within two points of its opponent in eighth place.


Related Topix: Sports, Bayer Leverkusen, More Sports, Soccer Players, Stefan Kiessling, Sami Hyypia, Anis Ben-Hatira, Thomas Kraft, Hertha Berlin

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Hull fight back to earn final debut

Hull reached the FA Cup final for the first time in their history after a thrilling 5-3 win over Sheffield United at Wembley.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Sheffield United, James Chester, Soccer Players

Salisbury Journal

West Brom reprimand for Berahino

West Brom have taken action against Saido Berahino after the striker was videoed inhaling nitrous oxide in his car after the Baggies' 3-0 defeat to Manchester United last month.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, James Morrison, Saido Berahino, More Sports, West Brom

Merced Sun-Star

Parma snatches 1-1 draw at Bologna in Serie A

Bologna had only won one of its past nine games but looked to have secured a vital three points thanks to Niccolo Cherubin's 44th-minute strike.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jonathan, More Sports, Parma

CBC News

La Liga: Sevilla too much for bad-tempered Betis

Kevin Gameiro of Sevilla whoops it up after scoring in a 2-0 victory over Real Betis at Benito Villamarin Stadium on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jose Antonio Reyes, More Sports, Sevilla, Real Betis, Athletic Bilbao, Adan