Category Archives: European Soccer

Monday Kickoff: Rooney accepts ban; FIFA execs dispute Blatter; and more

Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney will not appeal a three-match ban for a red card earned in Saturday’s 2-1 victory over West Ham. Continue reading »

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Saturday European Rewind: Neymar nets hat trick; Everton and Arsenal earn late derby draws; and more

Neymar and Lionel Messi combined for five goals as Barcelona topped Granada 6-0 Continue reading »

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Soccer Friday: Your Running Commentary

Friday’s action provided an appetizer for an exciting weekend, headlined by Ronaldinho and Queretaro’s clash with Toluca. Continue reading »

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Evening Ticker: FIFA report to remain private; Mourinho tracking Costa fitness; and more

FIFA president Sepp Blatter announced Friday that FIFA will not be releasing reports surrounding the bidding process that awarded the 2018 and 2022 World Cups to Russia and Qatar. Continue reading »

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Friday Kickoff: Suarez included on preliminary Uruguay squad; Liverpool unsure of Sturridge fitness; and more

Striker Luis Suarez has been called up by Uruguay for a pair of October friendlies. Continue reading »

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Thursday Kickoff: Man City thrash Sheffield Wednesday; Barcelona drop points; and more

Frank Lampard scored the first and last goals as Man City routed Sheffield Wednesday, 7-0, in the League Cup third round to advance in the competition. Continue reading »

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