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FA charges Chelsea’s Diego Costa with misconduct after red card

Published: March 14, 2016

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The FA has charged Diego Costa with misconduct after the Chelsea striker was sent off in Saturday’s FA Cup defeat to Everton. Costa, who has


Chelsea’s Diego Costa earns red card after confrontation with Gareth Barry

Published: March 12, 2016

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Chelsea striker Diego Costa was sent off in Saturday’s FA Cup defeat after placing his head and mouth on the neck of Everton’s Gareth Barry. After


Cristiano Ronaldo film ‘Ronaldo’ fails to paint player in everyman light

Published: November 10, 2015

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It must be a strange life being Cristiano Ronaldo. There’s a section in the new film about the Portuguese forward, simply called


Soccer-McClaren still unhappy with Coloccini decision

Published: October 30, 2015

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Newcastle United will have their captain and centre back Fabricio Coloccini available at home to Stoke City on Saturday after successfully appealing against his sending off last weekend, but manager Steve McClaren is still not happy. McClaren’s side had been on top against their great local rivals Sunderland until Coloccini was sent off for conceding a penalty from which the home team took the lead, going on to win 3-0 against United’s 10 men


Soccer-Vertonghen confident Spurs can cope with injury crisis

Published: October 21, 2015

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Tottenham Hotspur defender Jan Vertonghen says he is confident the club have a big enough squad to cope with their injury problems ahead of a busy schedule of games. The latest player to be ruled out due to injury was winger Nacer Chadli, who joins the growing ranks of Tottenham players on the treatment table, including Nabil Bentaleb, Ryan Mason, Alex Pritchard and Son Heung-min


Mourinho says referee was ‘weak’ after Champs League draw

Published: October 21, 2015

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Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho has described a Champions League referee as ”weak and naive,” and compared him to beleaguered rugby official Craig Joubert. Mourinho made his comments to British television channel BT Sport on Tuesday night after Slovenian referee Damir Skomina failed to award a penalty to his team during Chelsea’s 0-0 draw with Dynamo Kiev. The Portuguese coach was last week fined 50,000 pounds ($77,400) and handed a suspended one-match stadium ban by the English Football Association for criticizing a Premier League referee for not awarding a penalty during Chelsea’s 3-1 loss to Southampton earlier this month.


German great Beckenbauer targeted in FIFA ethics probe

Published: October 21, 2015

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German soccer great Franz Beckenbauer and FIFA vice president Angel Maria Villar have been investigated by ethics prosecutors and are awaiting verdicts in their cases, the governing body’s ethics panel said Wednesday. Both Beckenbauer and Villar – now serving as FIFA’s No


Soccer-Man City post first annual profit since 2008 takeover

Published: October 14, 2015

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Manchester City, who were sanctioned last year for breaching UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, have posted an annual profit for the first time since the club was bought by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed in 2008. The Premier League club released its annual report for the 2014-15 season on Wednesday


Soccer-Man City post first annual profit since 2008 takeover

Published: October 14, 2015

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Manchester City, who were sanctioned last year for breaching UEFA’s Financial Fair Play (FFP) rules, have posted an annual profit for the first time since the club was bought by Sheikh Mansour bin Zayed in 2008.


Rugby-In Northern Ireland, rugby spans the sectarian divide

Published: October 14, 2015

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* All-Island team supported by both N.Irish communities * In soccer, Northern Ireland, Irish Republic divided * Rugby’s unifying power spurs Ireland’s 2023 World Cup bid By Amanda Ferguson BELFAST, Oct 14 (Reuters) – As Ireland won their place in the Rugby World Cup quarter-finals, Catholics and Protestants sat side-by-side in Laverys bar in Belfast to cheer on an all-island team that for decades has brought together communities. “Rugby is looked at as more of a family thing,” said James Hutchinson watching one of Ireland’s games at Laverys, the south Belfast bar that has long welcomed both communities and has been packed throughout their World Cup games.


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