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Legendary Chilean soccer club enjoys West Bank homecoming (The Associated Press)

Published: December 19, 2016

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For over a week, Palestinian soccer fans have been enjoying a special Christmas-season present: the first visit by Chilean soccer club Deportivo Palestino to the West Bank. Two-time winners of Chile’s Premier Division and quarter finalists in this year’s Copa Sudamerica, Palestino was founded in 1920 in the capital city Santiago by Palestinian immigrants. ”The main purpose of this visit is to reconnect the team to our origins in Palestine,” said team general manager Christian Elben Nazal, whose father immigrated to Chile from the town of Beit Jala.


Soccer-Late Mitrovic header earns Serbia 1-1 draw in Wales (Reuters)

Published: November 12, 2016

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* Serbia hold Wales to 1-1 draw in Cardiff * Bale gives Wales a 30th-minute lead with sizzling shot * Mitrovic equalises with superb 85th-minute header * Bale closes in on Wales all-time leading scorer Ian Rush (adds detail) CARDIFF, Nov 12 (Reuters) – Serbia salvaged a 1-1 draw against Wales in a pulsating World Cup Group D qualifier after Aleksandar Mitrovic powered in a late header to cancel out Gareth Bale’s first-half opener for the home side on Saturday. The result left Serbia second in the section on eight points from four games, two behind leaders Ireland who were 1-0 winners in Austria.


Soccer-Ecuador championship 2nd round results and standings (Reuters)

Published: November 12, 2016

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Nov 12 (Gracenote) – Results and standings from the Ecuador championship 2nd Round matches on Saturday Saturday, November 12LDU de Quito 1 Fuerza Amarilla 1 Friday, November 11El Nacional 2 Mushuc Runa 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Barcelona 16 13 2 1 31 8 41 ————————-2 Emelec 17 12 1 4 33 17 37 3 LDU de Quito 18 7 6 5 19 20 27 4 El Nacional 17 6 6 5 24 26 24 5 Universidad Catolica Quito 17 6 5 6 20 25 23 6 Mushuc Runa 18 6 4 8 23 28 22 7 Independiente del Valle 17 6 3 8 19 18 21 8 Deportivo Cuenca * 17 6 3 8 23 28 20 9 Fuerza Amarilla 18 5 5 8 22 29 20 10 River Ecuador 17 5 2 …


Soccer-Terry fit for Chelsea’s clash with United

Published: October 21, 2016

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John Terry has recovered from an ankle injury and will be available for Chelsea’s home clash with Manchester United on Sunday, manager Antonio Conte said on Friday. The Chelsea skipper, who has not played since early September, was unable to train on Thursday after aggravating the injury but Conte said the 35-year-old would be ready for the clash against Jose Mourinho’s United. “John is in good shape,” Conte told a news conference.


Terry fit for Chelsea’s clash with United

Published: October 21, 2016

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John Terry has recovered from an ankle injury and will be available for Chelsea’s home clash with Manchester United on Sunday, manager Antonio Conte said on Friday. The Chelsea skipper, who has not played since early September, was unable to train on Thursday after aggravating the injury but Conte said the 35-year-old would be ready for the clash against Jose Mourinho’s United


Olympics-Soccer-Men’s semifinal results

Published: August 17, 2016

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Aug 17 (Gracenote) – Olympic men’s soccer semifinal results in Rio de Janeiro on Wednesday. Germany beat Nigeria 2-0 (1-0) Brazil beat Honduras 6-0 (3-0)


Soccer-Roma hang on for draw despite first-half sending off

Published: August 17, 2016

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BERNE, Aug 17 (Reuters) – AS Roma clung on for a 1-1 draw away to Porto despite having Thomas Vermaelen sent off on his debut before halftime in a dramatic Champions League playoff first leg on Wednesday. Porto defender Felipe gifted Roma the lead with an own goal but the Serie A side had Vermaelen dismissed for a second bookable offence in the 41st minute and Andre Silva replied for the twice European champions with a second-half penalty. …


Roma draws 1-1 at Porto in Champions League playoff 1st leg

Published: August 17, 2016

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Roma hung on to draw 1-1 at Porto in a Champions League playoff first-leg on Wednesday after having defender Thomas Vermaelen sent off before halftime on his debut. Seeking to improve on Italian clubs’ dire run in the playoff round, Roma began strongly and led in the 21st minute when Porto defender Felipe diverted a cross into his own net. Porto dominated the second half against 10 Roma men but only scored through Andre Silva’s penalty in the 61st, awarded for handball against substitute Emerson Palmieri


Toronto FC-Earthquakes preview

Published: July 16, 2016

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If San Jose can ever figure out how to solve its offensive problems, the Earthquakes could finally get back on a winning track. San Jose (5-6-7) is winless in its last seven MLS matches going into a home game with Toronto FC on Saturday


Gerrard, Rowe lead Galaxy to 1-0 win over Dynamo

Published: July 16, 2016

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Steven Gerrard scored the game’s only goal and Brian Rowe made four saves to lead the Los Angeles Galaxy to a 1-0 victory over Houston Dynamo on Friday night. Baggio Husidic connected with a streaking Robbie Keane on a long feed, but goalkeeper Joe Willis deflected Keane’s shot and Gerrard raced in and rolled a right-footer into the lower-right corner of the net.


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