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Bursaspor v Manchester United preview- Ferguson hails Champions League

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by PA193 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson still insists the Champions League is the best tournament in the world and likened the World Cup to a trip to the dentist. Europe's biggest domestic club competition has had its detractors in recent times. Some critics believe the new qualification rules, instigated by UEFA president Michel Platini to get a wider representation across the continent as a whole, have made the gr...Full Story »

Hapoel Tel Aviv vs Schalke 04 preview - Howedes: Champions League can help

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by PA115 hits

Schalke defender Benedikt Howedes is optimistic the Champions League can provide further help to his team amid their ongoing domestic struggles. Saturday's 1-0 defeat to Bayer Leverkusen left Schalke off the bottom of the Bundesliga only on goal difference and with seemingly no end in sight to the miserable run of form which has seen them win just once in 10 league outings this term. Life in t...Full Story »

Brest beats Saint-Etienne 2-0 in the French league

Posted Sunday, October 31, 2010 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

PARIS (AP)—Promoted Brest moved to the top of the French league standings with a 2-0 win over Saint-Etienne on Saturday, while the showdown between titleholder Marseille and Rennes was postponed for a day because of a waterlogged field. Mario Licka opened Brest’s account in the 79th minute with a header from Bruno Grouji’s cross, five minute before Romain Poyet concluded a cou...Full Story »

Former Cyprus FA official welcomes UEFA lawsuit

Posted Saturday, October 30, 2010 by YAHOO Sport46 hits

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP)—A former Cypriot Football Association official who alleges the 2012 European Championship was corruptly awarded to Poland and Ukraine said on Friday that he will use a UEFA defamation lawsuit against him to prove his claims. Spyros Marangos said the legal action will give him a chance to prove allegations that four UEFA officials took bribes of more than ?10 million (...Full Story »

UEFA awards Italy 3-0 win over Serbia for violence

Posted Friday, October 29, 2010 by 106 hits

NYON, Switzerland (AP)—The Italian Football Federation says UEFA has awarded it a 3-0 win over Serbia because rioting fans forced their European Championship qualifier to be abandoned on Oct. 7. UEFA also ordered Serbia to lock its fans out of one home qualifier. The penalty could be increased to two games if there is more crowd trouble during the next two years. Italy will be ordered to...Full Story »

Beckham believes Real will win Spanish league

Posted Friday, October 29, 2010 by YAHOO Sport87 hits

MADRID (AFP) - David Beckham predicted Thursday that his former club Real Madrid will win La Liga this season during an interview with Spanish television where he also praised Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho. "As much as I respect Barcelona and think it?s a great club, my heart is always with Real Madrid," the former England captain told Antena 3 in Los Angeles where he currently plays for the L...Full Story »

PSV, Ajax, Twente all win in Dutch league

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2010 by YAHOO Sport76 hits

AMSTERDAM (AP)—PSV Eindhoven outplayed Vitesse Arnhem 2-0 to extend its unbeaten run to 11 games and maintain top spot in the Dutch league. Balazs Dzsudzsak converted a penalty and set up Jonathan Reis for the other. Also Wednesday, Mounir El Hamdaoui scored twice in Ajax’s 3-1 win over SC Heerenveen. Captain Luis Suarez fed El Hamdaoui for the 11th minute opener before Bas Dost&...Full Story »

Rangers, Celtic reach League Cup semifinals

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2010 by YAHOO Sport77 hits

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP)—Rangers and Celtic reached the semifinals of Scotland’s League Cup on Wednesday. A double from Anthony Stokes and Niall McGinn’s goal put Celtic 3-0 up inside 13 minutes before it resisted a St. Johnstone fightback to win 3-2. Sam Parkin reduced the deficit before the break and Murray Davidson headed in the second in the 54th minute. It was an easier...Full Story »

Arsenal routs Newcastle 4-0 in League Cup

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2010 by YAHOO Sport106 hits

LONDON (AP)—Theo Walcott’s double helped Arsenal rout Newcastle 4-0 on Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the League Cup. Arsenal went ahead through Newcastle ‘keeper Tim Krul’s 45th-minute own goal and Walcott netted his first at the start of the second half. AP - Oct 3, 11:05 am EDT 1 of 6 World Soccer Gallery Nicklas Bendtner scored in the 83rd minute before Wal...Full Story »

Argentine league may call off weekend games

Posted Thursday, October 28, 2010 by YAHOO Sport86 hits

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP)—The Argentine Football Association is considering postponing this weekend’s matches following the death Wednesday of former president Nestor Kirchner. AFA president Julio Grondona, speaking in a radio interview from Zurich, said games could be suspended. AFA officials were to meet later Wednesday to make a decision about the weekend schedule. Kirchner, ...Full Story »

French league overrules decision on Marseille fans

Posted Wednesday, October 27, 2010 by YAHOO Sport86 hits

PARIS (AP)—Marseille fans could be allowed to travel to Paris Saint-Germain after the French football league's appeal commission overruled a decision that banned them from attending the Nov. 7 game. The LFP had ordered both league matches between the fierce rivals to be played with no away fans this season. Both league games last season were marred by violence, including the death of one ...Full Story »

Rangers all set for crucial Champions League return with Valencia

Posted Friday, October 22, 2010 by theguardian.com339 hits

Allan McGregor of Rangers would happily accept a draw in the return with Valencia at the Mestalla on 2 November. Even if Rangers' sense of disappointment from last night's Champions League draw with Valencia is justified, the Scottish champions can hardly afford to let such sentiment linger. After all, the first Old Firm match of the season is now only days away. Rangers, who travel to Celtic...Full Story »

John Terry: Chelsea have the squad to win the Champions League

Posted Thursday, October 21, 2010 by theguardian.com68 hits

John Terry applauds the fans after Chelsea's victory over Spartak Moscow at the Luzhniki Stadium on Tuesday. John Terry described his return to the Luzhniki Stadium as "horrible", though Chelsea's victory over Spartak Moscow at the scene of their Champions League final defeat of two years ago has reinforced the defender's conviction that the trophy can finally be claimed this season. The Premi...Full Story »

AEK beats host Aris 4-0 in Greek league

Posted Monday, October 18, 2010 by 56 hits

ATHENS, Greece (AP)—Nacho Scocco scored twice and Pantelis Kafes and Rafik Djebbour added one each Sunday to help AEK Athens to a 4-0 away victory over Aris Thessaloniki in the Greek league. The match was the debut for AEK coach Manuel Jimenez, who replaced Dusan Bajevic following the latter’s resignation earlier this month. AEK climbed from eighth to third in the league standings ...Full Story »

Results from the Mexican League

Posted Monday, October 18, 2010 by YAHOO Sport48 hits

MEXICO (AP) -- Results after weekend matches in the Mexican Aperturafirst-division football league:12th round    Estudiantes 2, Atlas 1    Cruz Azul 3, Santos 0    San Luis 3, Queretaro 2    Pachuca 1, Morelia 1    Chivas 1, Necaxa 0    Atlante 1, Tigres 1    Monterrey 2, Toluca 0    Pumas 1, Jaguares 0    ...Full Story »

Man United, Chelsea held in Premier League

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by 48 hits

LONDON (AP)—Manchester United dropped Wayne Rooney to the bench before blowing a two-goal lead and drawing 2-2 with West Bromwich Albion, while leader Chelsea was held to a scoreless draw at Aston Villa in the Premier League on Saturday. United didn’t appear to be missing Rooney when Javier Hernandez and Nani scored in the first half. But after the break, Chris Brunt’s free k...Full Story »

Man U, Chelsea play to draws in Premier League

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport51 hits

LONDON (AP)—Manchester United, with Wayne Rooney not playing until the last 20 minutes, drew 2-2 with West Bromwich Albion on Saturday after blowing a two-goal lead. It was the third straight tie for Man United. In another key Premier League game, U.S. goalkeeper Brad Friedel helped Aston Villa hold first-place Chelsea to a scoreless tie. Chelsea has just four points from its last three ...Full Story »

Tottenham beats Fulham 2-1 in Premier League

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport99 hits

LONDON (AP)—Tom Huddlestone scored a hotly contested second-half winner Saturday as Tottenham rallied for a 2-1 victory over Fulham and end the host’s unbeaten start to the Premier League season. Huddlestone’s hard shot in the 64th minute was initially waved off by the linesman because William Gallas was in an offside position. But the decision was overruled by referee Mike De...Full Story »

Chelsea injury concerns as Premier League returns

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport159 hits

LONDON (AP)—Chelsea returns to Premier League action after a two-week international break protecting a four-point lead at the top of the table but with injury problems in defense ahead of tough trip to Aston Villa on Saturday. The defending champions have won all but one league game this season—a 1-0 defeat at second-place Manchester City—but that record will be tested against...Full Story »

UEFA probe Marseille stewards' treatment at Chelsea

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport62 hits

MARSEILLE, France (AFP) - UEFA have opened "disciplinary procedures" against English club Chelsea concerning the treatment of Marseille stewards during a Champions League game at Stamford Bridge last month, sources close to the French club confirmed on Thursday. Marseille have received a letter from European football's governing body stating that the matter concerning the "incorrect behaviour...Full Story »

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