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3 hrs ago | CBC News

Benfica, Sevilla get jump in 1st leg of Europa semifinals

Lima, from Brazil, celebrates after scoring his side's second goal against Juventus at Benfica's Luz stadium in Lisbon on Thursday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ivan Rakitic, More Sports, Sevilla, Gianluigi Buffon, Juventus, Jonas

7 hrs ago | CNN

PSG closes in on Ligue 1 title, can clinch Sunday

Paris Saint-Germain edged closer to the French league title on Wednesday after beating 10-man Evian 1-0 to restore its 10-point lead at the top of the standings.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Blaise Matuidi, More Sports, PSG, Wissam Ben Yedder, Toulouse

11 hrs ago | The State

Atletico changes focus to Spanish title race

Atletico has a tough trip to Valencia on Sunday, three days before it plays the return leg of its Champions League semifinal at Chelsea.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Petr Cech, More Sports, Chelsea, Lionel Messi, Dani Alves, Cristiano Ronaldo, Athletic Bilbao

16 hrs ago |

David Moyes thanks everyone bar Man Utd players

THE statement was dignified, decent and diplomatic, but David Moyes thanked pretty much everyone at Manchester United bar his former players when he spoke publicly about his dismissal for the first time yesterday.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Manchester United, Paul Scholes, Soccer Players, Ryan Giggs

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Merced Sun-Star

Del Piero touted as possible coach for Sydney FC

In this Oct. 20, 2012 file photo, Sydney FC player Alessandro Del Piero celebrates after scoring a goal against Western Sydney Wanderers during their A-league soccer match in Sydney, Australia.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Sydney FC, Alessandro Del Piero, Soccer Players, Juventus

Sporting Life

Mesut Ozil: Expected to improve his form next season

Playmaker Ozil returned from hamstring trouble to help The Gunners claim a comfortable 3-0 Barclays Premier League win at Hull on Sunday.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mesut Ozil, Real Madrid, More Sports

WLNS-TV Lansing

Benzema gives Real Madrid 1-0 win over Bayern

Karim Benzema scored in the 19th minute to give Real Madrid a 1-0 win over defending champion Bayern Munich on Wednesday night in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, More Sports, Karim Benzema, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Iker Casillas, Fabio Coentrao, Bayern Munich

Salisbury Journal

Chelsea trio charged

Chelsea assistant head coach Rui Faria, left, tried to confront referee Mike Dean after Sunderland's Fabio Borini scored a penalty Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho, his assistant Rui Faria and midfielder Ramires have been charged by the Football Association for their actions in last Saturday's controversial loss to Sunderland.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ramires, Fabio Borini, More Sports, Chelsea, Sebastian Larsson, Sunderland

Albany Times Union

Liverpool, Sterling top this week's AP soccer poll

Liverpool's Raheem Sterling, right, celebrates scoring the opening goal during their English Premier League match against Norwich City at Carrow Road, Norwich, eastern England, Sunday April 20, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, Soccer Players, Luis Suarez, Liverpool, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund, Paul Pogba

WPTZ-TV Plattsburgh

Barcelona transfer ban suspended by FIFA

It's been largely a season of gloom for Barcelona, but the Spanish champions received a rare ray of light Wednesday following the suspension of the club's transfer ban.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Victor Valdes, More Sports, Barcelona

Victim 'would be proud of Gerrard'

Hillsborough's youngest victim would have been "very proud" of his cousin, the Liverpool and England captain Steven Gerrard, the inquest into the disaster heard today.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Steven Gerrard, Liverpool, More Sports, England World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup

Giggs to be assisted by former teammates

Neville was already the first-team coach under Moyes, while Butt had been working with United's Under-19s and Under-21s as a technical coach.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, More Sports, Manchester United

Oxford Mail

Oxford United youngsters well beaten at Colchester

AN inexperienced Oxford United Development side went down 4-0 at Colchester United yesterday afternoon The U's looked at six trialists in their line-up, with Matt Bevans the only player included to have played for the first team this season.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Colchester United

Rock Hill Herald

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Manchester City's Aleksandar Kolarov, right, and West Bromwich Albion's Billy Jones battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Monday April 21, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aleksandar Kolarov, Manchester City, More Sports, Marathon, Outdoor Recreation

Tue Apr 22, 2014

The Age

The future of Sydney FC's Alessandro Del Piero and Frank Farina to be decided soon

The future of Sydney FC star skipper Alessandro Del Piero and coach Frank Farina remain in limbo, but chief executive Tony Pignata says a decision on the pair is imminent.


Related Topix: Sports, Alessandro Del Piero, More Sports, Soccer Players, Sydney FC

Champions League: Chelsea, Atletico in 0-0 draw

Jose Mourinho's ultra-defensive tactics worked at the Vicente Calderon Stadium despite the early exit of injured goalkeeper Petr Cech in the 18th minute.


Related Topix: Sports, Frank Lampard, Soccer Players, Petr Cech, John Obi Mikel, More Sports, Chelsea, Raul Garcia, Diego Costa

Daily Echo

Mirallas to miss Saints clash with season ending injury

Everton's hopes of qualifying for the Champions League have been dealt a blow with the news Kevin Mirallas will miss the rest of the season.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Darron Gibson, Steven Pienaar, More Sports, Everton

News Observer

Bayern, Madrid renew European rivalry in semifinal

The first-leg semifinal at Madrid's Santiago Bernabeu Stadium marks the 20th time the clubs will meet in the continent's top competition, and marks Bayern coach Pep Guardiola's first return to Spain since leaving Barcelona.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Angel Di Maria, Marcelo, Mesut Ozil, Diego Contento

CBC News

Man United fire manager David Moyes after woeful season

David Moyes was fired as manager of Manchester United after a woeful season that saw the once-dominant squad plummet from the top tier of the Premier League.


Related Topix: Sports, Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs, Soccer Players, Borussia Dortmund, More Sports, Marouane Fellaini

Blackpool Citizen

Wenger laments Gunners injuries

Arsene Wenger was left to reflect on what could have been after victory over Hull kept Arsenal on course for the Champions League but long since out of the title race.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, More Sports, Arsenal, Nikica Jelavic