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British ex-soccer coach convicted of 43 sex-abuse charges

Published: February 16, 2018

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LIVERPOOL, England –  A former English youth soccer coach was convicted of 43 charges of sex abuse against 11 young players in a trial that detailed how he shattered the trust of boys who dreamed of becoming professionals. Barry Bennell was found guilty by a jury on Thursday of seven charges of sexual abuse, adding to 36 from Tuesday at Liverpool Crown Court. The abuse occurred during his time working for northwest clubs Manchester City and Crewe Alexandra, among others, from 1979 to 1990.


Why is it so difficult to make a good sculpture of Cristiano Ronaldo?

Published: January 5, 2018

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(CNN)He is one of the most recognizable stars in the world. One of the greatest footballers to have ever played the beautiful game. But Cristiano Ronaldo does not have much luck when it comes to statues and sculptures.


FIFA corruption scandal to see first soccer official sentenced

Published: October 26, 2017

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A Guatemalan judge who once served as general secretary of his country’s soccer federation is expected to be the first person sentenced in the U.S. in the world soccer bribery scandal.


UAE official: Qatar review a must before 2022 FIFA World Cup

Published: October 11, 2017

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DUBAI, United Arab Emirates –  The Emirati minister of state for foreign affairs has commented on Qatar hosting the 2022 FIFA World Cup in light of the diplomatic crisis between Doha and four Arab nations. Anwar Gargash wrote on Twitter on Tuesday: “Qatar’s hosting of World Cup 2022 should include a repudiation of policies supporting extremism & terrorism. Doha should review its record.” Doha long has denied funding extremists.


What’s Harder To Do: Hit A Home Run Or Score A Soccer Goal?

Published: June 8, 2017

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Baseball star Albert Pujols and soccer star Christiano Ronaldo recently reached impressive milestones in their respective sports. Commentator Kevin Blackistone ponders what is harder to do: hit a home run, or score a goal?


New York Red Bulls not interested in Man United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger

Published: October 8, 2016

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New York Red Bulls are not interested in bringing Manchester United’s Bastian Schweinsteiger to MLS. Oliver Mintzlaff, the head of


Eva Carneiro’s employment tribunal settled privately as Chelsea apologise

Published: June 7, 2016

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Chelsea have apologised “unreservedly” to former team doctor Eva Carneiro after her case for constructive dismissal was settled


The 10 greatest managerial rants of Premier League title run-ins

Published: April 29, 2016

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This week marks the 20th anniversary of Kevin Keegan declaring he would “love it” if Newcastle beat Manchester United to the 1995-96 Premier League


Sepp Blatter praises Gianni Infantino for diplomatic skills

Published: February 26, 2016

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Sepp Blatter said newly elected FIFA


Barca simply superior in the Clasico

Published: November 23, 2015

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Luis Enrique’s side were devastating in routing Real Madrid 4-0. Their plan worked to perfection while Rafa Benitez’s side continues to unravel.


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