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$129 million in bribes alleged in soccer corruption case

Published: June 10, 2017

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It’s transfer season in the Premier League, which means exorbitant sums of money are being lavished on soccer stars. This is nothing new, so what’s another $60 million between globally supported clubs?


Harry Redknapp takes charge at Birmingham City

Published: April 20, 2017

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He’s back. After leaving Queens Park Rangers in February 2015, Harry Redknapp has been out of club management since. Until now


Wikki Tourists’ Matori gives reasons for Umar appointment

Published: April 20, 2017

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Wikki Tourists chairman, Mallam Isa Matori has disclosed that the appointment of Aminu Dalhatu Umar as their team manager will bring about changes in the Giant Elephant as they fight desperately to remain in the topflight. “We have appointed a new team manager and his name is Aminu Umar.


Soccer-Serbian championship champions group results and standings

Published: April 20, 2017

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April 18 (Gracenote) – Results and standings from the Serbian championship Champions Group matches on Tuesday Tuesday, April 18 Red Star Belgrade 1 Partizan Belgrade 3 FK Mladost Lucani 3 FK Radnicki Nis 2 FK Vozdovac 1 Javor


Insider Notes: Spirit rebuff Thorns’ significant offer for chance to land Mal Pugh

Published: April 20, 2017

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On Monday night, SI.com broke the news that 18-year-old Mallory Pugh, the most coveted teenager in U.S. women’s soccer, was turning pro and leaving UCLA before having played an official game there


Juventus ousts Barca from Champions League

Published: April 20, 2017

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Lionel Messi and Barcelona could not produce another miracle comeback in a 0-0 second-leg draw as Juve advanced to the semifinals.


Arsenal stumbles on fecklessly but manages to scrape a 2-1 win at Middlesbrough

Published: April 19, 2017

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Arsenal may have won for just a third time in nine league games – a decrepit run that has included a staggering five losses, four of which were by at least two goals – but had a few bounces landed differently, it might well have lost yet again. Ozil celebrates his match-winner


Soccer-Asian Champions League group A results and standings (Reuters)

Published: April 11, 2017

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April 11 (Gracenote) – Results and standings from the Asian Champions League Group A matches on Tuesday Tuesday, April 11 Lokomotiv Tashkent (Uzbekistan) 1 Esteghlal FC (Iran) 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Esteghlal FC 4 2 1 1 7 3 7 2 Al Taawun 3 1 1 1 1 3 4 ————————-3 Lokomotiv Tashkent 4 1 1 2 3 4 4 4 Al Ahli Dubai 3 1 1 1 2 3 4 1-2: Next round Next Fixtures (GMT): Tuesday, April 11 Al Taawun (Saudi Arabia) v Al Ahli Dubai (United Arab Emirates) (1605)


Soccer-Asian Champions League group H results and standings (Reuters)

Published: April 11, 2017

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April 11 (Gracenote) – Results and standings from the Asian Champions League Group H matches on Tuesday Tuesday, April 11 Jeju United (Korea) 1 Adelaide United (Australia) 3 Jiangsu Suning (China) 3 Gamba Osaka (Japan) 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Jiangsu Suning 4 4 0 0 7 1 12 2 Adelaide United 4 1 1 2 7 9 4 ————————-3 Jeju United 4 1 1 2 8 8 4 4 Gamba Osaka 4 1 0 3 4 8 3 1-2: Next round


US, Canada, Mexico ask FIFA for faster World Cup bid process (The Associated Press)

Published: April 11, 2017

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The North American bid to host the 2026 World Cup has asked FIFA for a decision in June 2018, two years ahead of schedule. In a letter seen by The Associated Press, the soccer federations from the United States, Canada and Mexico asked FIFA to consider their request next month in Bahrain at its annual congress. The proposal calls for the North American neighbors to be given a clear run without rival candidates until next year, and is item 14.1 on the congress agenda that FIFA published Tuesday.


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