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  1. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    England, Montenegro set for night of nerves

    Posted Oct 10th 2013, 10:06am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London England’s chances of securing automatic qualification for next year’s World Cup in Brazil will be in the balance when they host Montenegro in their penultimate qualifying match on Friday. Whereas victory at Wembley Stadium will preserve their place at the top of Group H ahead of next week’s final game at home to Poland, anything less could dash ...

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    Jagielka backs Baines to plug Cole hole

    Posted Oct 09th 2013, 10:29am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Phil Jagielka has backed Everton colleague Leighton Baines to prove an able deputy for the injured Ashley Cole in England’s penultimate World Cup qualifier at home to Montenegro on Friday. Chelsea defender Cole has been ruled out of the game due to a rib injury and could also miss England’s final Group H game at home to Poland next Tuesday. It means ...

  3. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Australia’s A-League considering Asian expansion

    Posted Oct 08th 2013, 03:07pm by Agence France-Presse in Sydney

    ... Agence France-Presse in Sydney Australia’s domestic A-League could eventually expand into Asia with Singapore, Malaysia and Indonesia showing interest, senior officials said on Tuesday. The league currently has just 10 teams and while a move to expand is not imminent, it could reportedly stage games in Asia as soon as the next year-15 season. “There’s no reason why you can’t look ...

  4. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Di Canio denies training row led to Sunderland sacking

    Posted Oct 02nd 2013, 03:10pm by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Former Sunderland manager Paolo di Canio issued a statement on Tuesday insisting there was “no training ground bust up” prior to his recent sacking. “The players have since sent me messages thanking me for my time as their manager and helping them improve as footballers,” di Canio said. The fiery Italian was sacked as Sunderland manager ...

  5. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Pellegrini readies Man City for Bayern test

    Posted Oct 01st 2013, 10:03am by Agence France-Presse in London

    ... Agence France-Presse in London Manuel Pellegrini faces the first major test of his Champions League credentials as Manchester City manager on Wednesday when his side tackle defending champions Bayern Munich at the Etihad Stadium. City have been eliminated from the Champions League at the group phase in the past two seasons and one of the reasons why Pellegrini was selected ...

  6. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Napoli face Genoa in a bid to reclaim top spot

    Posted Sep 27th 2013, 10:01am by Agence France-Presse in Florence

    ... Agence France-Presse in Florence Napoli face struggling Genoa away in a bid to reclaim top spot in Italy’s Serie A on Saturday, when AC Milan host Sampdoria in the hope of finally kickstarting their disastrous season. Napoli, believed to be the biggest threat to champions Juventus, dropped two precious points in a surprising 1-1 draw at home against basement side Sassuolo ...


    Swansea stun Valencia, Spurs ease to victory

    Posted Sep 20th 2013, 08:55am by Agence France-Presse in Paris

    ... Agence France-Presse in Paris Swansea City produced a remarkable performance on their Europa League debut to thump Valencia 3-0 in Spain on Thursday, while Tottenham Hotspur also got their campaign off to a winning start. Swansea’s Group A trip to the Mestalla was, on paper, the standout of all those played in the Europa League on Thursday, but few could have imagined it would be so ...

  8. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Bale to debut against Villarreal

    Posted Sep 14th 2013, 03:31pm by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that Gareth Bale will make his long awaited debut for the club against Villarreal on Saturday night. There had been some doubt as to whether the Welshman would feature having only played half an hour of competitive football so far this season in his country’s 3-0 defeat to Serbia on Tuesday. ...

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    England on the defensive over chairman Greg Dyke’s World Cup gaffe

    Posted Sep 06th 2013, 08:41am by Agence France-Presse in Watford

    ... Agence France-Presse in Watford England captain Steven Gerrard insists boss Roy Hodgson is right not to be drawn into the debate about his country’s chances of winning the World Cup. New English Football Association chairman Greg Dyke’s claim this week that nobody expects England to win the next year World Cup in Brazil triggered a storm of complaints on the eve of two crucial ...

  10. Sport - Soccer - SOCCER

    Barcelona wait on Messi for Super Cup decider

    Posted Aug 27th 2013, 10:21am by Agence France-Presse in Madrid

    ... Agence France-Presse in Madrid Barcelona will give Lionel Messi every opportunity to prove his fitness ahead of their second-leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Atletico Madrid at the Camp Nou on Wednesday night. Messi was taken off at half-time during last week’s 1-1 draw in the first-leg with a thigh injury and missed the Catalans’ 1-0 win away to Malaga on Sunday which ...




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