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Earthquakes to name Mikael Stahre as new manager

The San Jose Earthquakes are prepared to hire a new manager, leaving Chris Leitch’s status with the club unknown moving forward.ESPN FC is reporting that the Major League Soccer side will hire Swedish coach Mikael Stahre in the...

Youssouf Mulumbu joins Kilmarnock till end of season

Former PSG and West Bromwich Albion midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu has joined Kilmarnock till the end of the 2017-18 season.The 30-year-old who was on parade for Norwich City last season, made 13 appearances as the Canaries finished eighth in...

Manchester City, PSG on top

Three months into the European club season seems like an appropriate time to pose a question that intermittently nags at minds across the globe: Who is the best soccer team in the world?It’s a question that’s impossible to...

Ronaldo edges out Beckham to join Cantona and Giggs in Parker’s Man Utd dream...

Cristiano Ronaldo has been favoured over David Beckham to fill the right-wing berth and No.7 shirt in Paul Parker’s Manchester United dream team.The Red Devils have seen an enviable collection of world-class talent grace their books during the...

Resurgent Willian gives Conte food for thought

London (AFP) - In danger of losing Antonio Conte's trust after a disappointing start to the season, Willian may have forced his way back into his manager's plans with a dynamic display in Chelsea's Champions League rout of...

USMNT move up in latest FIFA rankings

The latest batch of FIFA World Rankings arrived on Thanksgiving Day and the U.S. men’s national team can be thankful for moving up three places.Despite their failure to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, the managerless USMNT rose...

PSG star Neymar’s focus is purely on being the best

If there’s one thing Barcelona is certainly not, it’s cold. Having shivered in the shadow of Lionel Messi in Catalonia, Neymar is warming to life in Paris. It’s not looking like the frosty bleak mid-winter ahead for the...

Ragnar Klavan: Jurgen Klopp selfie convinced me about Liverpool interest

It took a selfie from Jurgen Klopp to convince Ragnar Klavan the Liverpool boss' interest in him was real.At first Ragnar Klavan didn't believe Jurgen Klopp's plea for him to join Liverpool was genuine, believing it was part...

Angered Neymar storms away from Real Madrid questions

Neymar swore at journalists and stormed away from an interview after being questioned about reports linking him with a sensational move from Paris Saint-Germain to Real Madrid.The Brazil star became the world's most expensive footballer when PSG paid...

Lang strike helps Basel stun Man United in final minute

The Red Devils didn’t make things easy themselves on Wednesday, and they certainly helped their opposition’s case of reaching the knockout phase.FC Basel struck late to earn a 1-0 win over Manchester United at St Jakob-Park in the...

The group stage feels irrelevant

Eight Champions League matches were contested on Wednesday. Barring major upsets two weeks later, none of them – not a single one of the eight – really mattered.The games featured several title contenders and a few surprising results,...

Struggling sides Southampton, Everton clash

Southampton and Everton face off at St. Mary’s Stadium in a matchup of two sides in desperate need of a win. Source link

Valencia have slight advantage in key clash against Barcelona – David Villa

Shaka Hislop and Alexis Nunes talk Barcelona's transfer strategy heading into the January window after president Josep Bartomeu mentioned the club might be looking to buy. David Villa believes Valencia will have an edge against Barcelona when his...

Jupp Heynckes has transformed atmosphere at Bayern Munich – Xabi Alonso

Jupp Heynckes says he told Arturo Vidal he needed to improve his physical shape if he wanted to keep his place at Bayern. Jupp Heynckes reiterates he is only with Bayern temporarily, saying he has his own ideas...

Sounders in firm control after Leg 1

The game in 100 words (or less): The Seattle Sounders took full control of the Western Conference finals with a resounding 2-0 win over ten-man Houston. The Sounders already had hit first in the 11th minute through Gustav Svensson...

Thibaut Courtois in no hurry over new Chelsea deal and focused on matches

Chelsea's Antonio Conte believes his side must be at their best to beat Qarabag after they drew twice with Atletico Madrid. Thibaut Courtois has said he sees no rush to hold talks with Chelsea over a new contract. Goalkeeper...

Zidane praise gives me an incentive to improve – Celtic ace Dembele

Celtic striker Moussa Dembele has revealed that praise from Zinedine Zidane has spurred him on to fulfil his potential.The France Under-21 international returns to his hometown on Wednesday as the Scottish champions meet Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions...

Team news, injuries and suspensions

What is it?It's the Champions League Group A clash between Basel and Manchester United. When is it?Tonight, so that's Wednesday November 22, 2017.What time is kick-off?A traditional Champions League time of 7.45pm (GMT).What TV channel is it on?BT Sport...

Barcelona ‘broker’ £20m Ozil deal

Mesut Ozil is an easy target for mischievous, some might say cruel, banter. There’s the fact he is supposed to be one of the world’s best midfielders but has frequently been outshone by Francis Coquelin. Or his penchant...

Chelsea boss Conte calls for Premier League fixtures rethink

(Reuters) - English teams are not being given enough time to recover from Champions League games and the Premier League should review the way the fixture schedule is drawn up, Chelsea manager Antonio Conte has said.Chelsea are second...

Houston 0-2 Seattle: Sounders on the verge

Reigning champions Seattle Sounders have one foot in the MLS Cup Final after putting two away goals past Houston. Source link

Being happy with 0-0, and sabotage by Precourt

On what felt sure to be a seminal night in franchise history, Columbus Crew SC were held by Toronto FC to a 0-0 draw in the first leg of the 2017 MLS Cup Playoffs Eastern Conference finals on...

Benin City to host Nigeria, Ethiopia U17 Women’s World Cup qualifier

Philip Shaibu, Edo state deputy governor has confirmed Benin City will host the first round, second leg Fifa U17 Women's World Cup qualifier between Nigeria and Ethopia.Samuel Ogbemudia Stadium, the host venue had already successfully hosted the Nigeria...

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