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Ji-sung hopes for Man Utd resurgence

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Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass

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Eriksen earns Tottenham first home win of season

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'He Was There to Put on a Show': Ronaldo's Legendary Manchester United Audition

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Liverpool match 'special' for me, says Newcastle manager Benitez

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No chance of Sterling leaving Man City - Guardiola

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BRIEF-Manchester United agrees MoU for football development in Saudi Arabia
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BC-SOC--Benfica-Man United, 2nd Ld-Writethru,527 Man United beats Benfica after young goalkeeper's mistake AP Photo XPK120, XPK121, XPK126, XPK116, XPK118, XPK115, XPK113, XPK112, XPK125 Eds: Updates with quotes, new photo links. Should stand. With AP Photos. Manchester United took advantage of an embarrassing mistake by the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Champions League to defeat Benfica 1-0 and solidify its Group A lead on Wednesday   Read More ...
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BC-SOC--Benfica-Man United, 1st Ld-Writethru,375 Man United beats Benfica after young goalkeeper's mistake AP Photo XPK120, XPK121, XPK116, XPK118, XPK115, XPK113, XPK112 Eds: Updates with more detail, new photo links. With AP Photos. Manchester United took advantage of an embarrassing mistake by the youngest goalkeeper ever to play in the Champions League to defeat Benfica 1-0 and solidify its Group A lead on Wednesday   Read More ...
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Manchester City FC v SSC Napoli Match Report, 17/10/2017
Pep Guardiola's free-scoring Manchester City took a huge step towards the Champions League knockout stages as they edged to a thrilling 2-1 win over Group F rivals Napoli. Guardiola had predicted a "fascinating" contest and that it was, but poor Napoli initially had no answer to City's rampant attacking play as Raheem Sterling and Gabriel Jesus scored early on. Maurizio Sarri ignored his president's calls to rest key men for this match - with second-placed Inter visiting the San Paolo this weekend - but Dries Mertens' first notable contribution was to see a penalty saved   Read More ...
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Mike Ashley puts Newcastle United up for sale
(Reuters) - Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley put the Premier League club up for sale on Monday, signaling an end to his decade-long reign at St James’ Park. “As one of the Premier League’s oldest and best supported football clubs - and for the benefit of its many fans and supporters in the UK and across the world - Newcastle United requires a clear direction and a path to a bright and successful future,” the club said in a statement   Read More ...
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Ji-sung hopes for Man Utd resurgence
Park Ji-sung won four league titles at Man Utd South Korean played for the club from 2005-2012 He was first Asian player to captain Man Utd True, last season United might have won three cups -- the Community Shield, the Europa League and the League Cup -- but England's most successful club has not won a Premier League title since 2013   Read More ...
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De Bruyne hailed Premier League's best by Stoke's Hughes
LONDON (Reuters) - Kevin De Bruyne was hailed as easily the best player in the Premier League by a wounded Mark Hughes after his Stoke City side had been picked apart by the Belgian orchestrator in a marvellous Manchester City symphony on Saturday. De Bruyne did not score but he did everything else in a fabulous all-round performance that inspired the leaders to a thrilling 7-2 evisceration of Stoke at the Etihad Stadium   Read More ...
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Hodgson toasts his players for beating Chelsea against the odds
LONDON (Reuters) - Roy Hodgson raised a glass of red wine to toast his Crystal Palace players after they finally put an end to one of the most miserable runs in the annals of top-flight English football in unlikely fashion on Saturday. Palace, goalless and pointless all season, had been given little chance of breaking their duck against champions Chelsea but, against all odds, scored their first league goal in 731 minutes of trying and eked out a deserved 2-1 victory at Selhurst Park   Read More ...
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Man City dazzle after Liverpool-United bore draw
LONDON (Reuters) - Manchester City opened up a two-point lead over their neighbours Manchester United at the top of the Premier League on Saturday thanks to another display of scintillating brilliance in a 7-2 thrashing of Stoke City at the Etihad Stadium. After the earlier high noon showdown between Liverpool and a United side lacking in any great ambition ended in goalless stalemate at Anfield, City cashed in with a third straight league match at the Etihad in which they have struck at least five goals   Read More ...
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BC-SOC--English Roundup, 1st Ld-Writethru,800 Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass AP Photo LLT808, MSC122, XAG135 Eds: Updates after late match. With AP Photos. Manchester City has thrashed Stoke 7-2 for the biggest win of the English Premier League season. The goals dried up for title rival Manchester United in another dull stalemate with Liverpool. There was finally something to celebrate for Crystal Palace, which has upset Chelsea 2-1 to register its first points and goals of the season   Read More ...
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Goals dry up for Man United as Man City delivers masterclass
LIVERPOOL, England (AP) — The goals finally dried up for Manchester United in the English Premier League. They are flowing more than ever at title rival Manchester City. Hours after United's cautious approach eked out its latest 0-0 draw at Liverpool on Saturday, City produced an attacking masterclass in a 7-2 home win over Stoke — the biggest victory in the league this season   Read More ...
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United frustrate Liverpool in disappointing derby
LIVERPOOL, England (Reuters) - LIVERPOOL 0 MANCHESTER UNITED 0 A cautious Manchester United frustrated hosts Liverpool as a lacklustre North-West Premier League derby ended 0-0 on Saturday with neither side able to find the creative touch. The draw leaves United alone at the top of the table on 20 points although Manchester City, who are now a point behind, can regain first place when they host Stoke City later on Saturday   Read More ...
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Eriksen earns Tottenham first home win of season
Christian Eriksen gave Tottenham Hotspur a long-overdue first Premier League victory at their temporary Wembley Stadium with the only goal in a laboured 1-0 win over struggling Bournemouth on Saturday. Mauricio Pochettino’s side were in danger of becoming the only club in English Football League history to win their first four away league games without tasting victory in any of their opening four at home after a drab first half   Read More ...
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Asia's most successful footballer hopes for Man Utd resurgence
Park Ji-sung won four league titles at Man Utd South Korean played for the club from 2005-2012 He was first Asian player to captain Man Utd True, last season United might have won three cups -- the Community Shield, the Europa League and the League Cup -- but England's most successful club has not won a Premier League title since 2013   Read More ...
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Park Ji-sung hopes for Manchester United resurgence
Park Ji-sung won four league titles at Man Utd South Korean played for the club from 2005-2012 He was first Asian player to captain Man Utd True, last season United might have won three cups -- the Community Shield, the Europa League and the League Cup -- but England's most successful club has not won a Premier League title since 2013   Read More ...
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Zlatan is the baddest man in football
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Manchester United's Fellaini suffers knee injury ahead of Liverpool clash
(Reuters) - Manchester United’s midfield injury concerns deepened on Saturday when in-form Belgian Marouane Fellaini picked up a knee injury on international duty and could face an extended spell on the sidelines. The combative Fellaini has been pivotal to United’s unbeaten start to the season but lasted just 29 minutes of a World Cup qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo before limping off after landing awkwardly on his knee   Read More ...
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Man United's Fellaini suffers knee injury ahead of Liverpool clash
(Reuters) - Manchester United’s midfield injury concerns deepened on Saturday when in-form Belgian Marouane Fellaini picked up a knee injury on international duty and could face an extended spell on the sidelines. The combative Fellaini has been pivotal to United’s unbeaten start to the season but lasted just 29 minutes of a World Cup qualifier against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Sarajevo before limping off after landing awkwardly on his knee   Read More ...
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'He Was There to Put on a Show': Ronaldo's Legendary Manchester United Audition
In the bowels of the brand new Jose Alvalade stadium on a hot night in August 2003, Sir Alex Ferguson was finishing his pre-match talk to his Manchester United players about what to expect in their pre-season friendly against Sporting CP. At the end of his speech, Ferguson nonchalantly added, "Oh, lads, and one final thing: They have a talented young winger   Read More ...
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Top soccer team slammed over Chinese sponsorship deal
Has English soccer team Liverpool scored an own goal with a Chinese sponsorship deal? The high-profile club, which is owned by the same company as the Boston Red Sox, has come under fire this week from human rights campaigners who want it to ax a deal with a company that bottles mineral water from a Tibetan glacial spring. Activist group Free Tibet slammed Liverpool's agreement with Hong Kong-based Tibet Water Resources, highlighting allegations of human rights abuses in Tibet   Read More ...
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West Ham's Bilic 'fed-up' talking about his future as boss
(Reuters) - The speculation surrounding his job is not affecting how West Ham United manager Slaven Bilic goes about it but he has acknowledged he is “fed up” with talking about his future. Substitute Diafra Sakho scored a dramatic 89th-minute winner to secure a 1-0 Premier League home victory over Swansea City on Saturday to earn his side’s second win of the season and ease some of the manager’s stress   Read More ...
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Bournemouth frustrated in draw with Leicester
BOURNEMOUTH 0 LEICESTER CITY 0 Bournemouth were unable to take advantage of their greater possession and chances in a 0-0 draw with Leicester City on Saturday that kept them in the Premier League’s bottom three. Jermain Defoe hit the bar for the home side in the second minute but that was as near as they came in a typically low-scoring meeting between the clubs   Read More ...
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Fellaini double helps Man United crush Palace 4-0
Sept 30 (Reuters) - MANCHESTER UNITED 4 CRYSTAL PALACE 0 Manchester United provisionally went top of the Premier League after Marouane Fellaini scored two goals either side of Juan Mata’s opener and Romelu Lukaku’s record-equalling strike in a 4-0 rout of Crystal Palace on Saturday. The result extended Palace’s Premier League record to seven successive opening defeats without scoring in former England manager Roy Hodgson’s second game in charge   Read More ...
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Late Crouch winner earns Stoke first victory since August
STOKE CITY 2 SOUTHAMPTON 1 Sept 30 (Reuters) - Substitute Peter Crouch scored a late winner as Stoke City beat Southampton 2-1 on Saturday to claim their first Premier League victory since August. The imposing former England forward poked home from close range in the 85th minute, 15 minutes after coming on, to seal only the second victory of the season for the Potters   Read More ...
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Sakho's last-gasp goal gives West Ham victory
(Reuters) - WEST HAM UNITED 1 SWANSEA CITY 0 West Ham United substitute Diafra Sakho scored a dramatic 89th-minute winner to secure a 1-0 Premier League victory over Swansea City on Saturday. Sakho was one of two players brought on with 10 minutes remaining, a tactical switch that paid off for West Ham manager Slaven Bilic and brought relief and three points to the home side   Read More ...
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Soccer: Leicester's Shakespeare hopes rest will solve Vardy's hip problem
(Reuters) - Leicester City manager Craig Shakespeare has said he expects Jamie Vardy to overcome his hip problem with rest during the international break. Vardy picked up a knock in the 1-1 draw at Huddersfield and played in the 3-2 defeat to Liverpool last week with the help of a pain-killing injection. The striker, left out of the England squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Slovenia and Lithuania, has also been ill this week and is a doubt for Saturday’s trip to Bournemouth   Read More ...
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Soccer: Liverpool match 'special' for me, says Newcastle manager Benitez
(Reuters) - Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United host Liverpool in Premier League on Sunday and the manager said playing against his former side will be a special and emotional experience. The Spaniard was in charge of the Merseyside club for six years from 2004 and guided them to their fifth Champions League title in his debut season. After spells at Inter Milan, Chelsea, Napoli and Real Madrid, Benitez was brought in to save Newcastle from relegation in March last year   Read More ...
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Liverpool match 'special' for me, says Newcastle manager Benitez
(Reuters) - Rafa Benitez’s Newcastle United host Liverpool in Premier League on Sunday and the manager said playing against his former side will be a special and emotional experience. The Spaniard was in charge of the Merseyside club for six years from 2004 and guided them to their fifth Champions League title in his debut season. After spells at Inter Milan, Chelsea, Napoli and Real Madrid, Benitez was brought in to save Newcastle from relegation in March last year   Read More ...
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Patriots fans burn team gear over NFL protests
SWANSEA, Mass. (AP) — New England Patriots fans have burned team gear in protest after a number of players kneeled during the national anthem before last weekend’s game. More than 100 people came out to Swansea, Massachusetts, on Thursday night to throw Patriots T-shirts and other team apparel into a fire pit as they waved American flags and sang patriotic songs   Read More ...
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No chance of Sterling leaving Man City - Guardiola
Pep Guardiola says there is "no chance" of Raheem Sterling leaving Manchester City in the near future. The 22-year-old was linked with a move to Arsenal towards the end of the last transfer window as part of a deal that would see Alexis Sanchez go the other way. Related After his double against Crystal Palace, Guardiola said Sterling is becoming more important to the title hopefuls and has discouraged any potential January offers   Read More ...
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Saturday's Vermont sports scores and Sunday's schedule
SATURDAY'S SCORES College football. Middlebury 41, Bowdoin 14 Coast Guard 13, Norwich 9. Women’s college soccer. . Adelphi 1, St. Michael’s 0. Bowdoin 2, Middlebury 0. Emmanuel (Mass.) 4, Norwich 1. Thomas (Maine) 3, Johnson 1. Castleton 9, Lyndon 0. Men’s college soccer. . Dartmouth 5, Vermont 2. Assumption 2, St. Michael’s 1. Bowdoin 3, Middlebury 1. Thomas (Maine) 2, Johnson 0   Read More ...
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Brighton wins to end Newcastle's winning streak
BRIGHTON, England (AP) — Newcastle still can't draw in the Premier League. The Magpies lost 1-0 at Brighton on Sunday to take their record to three wins and three defeats so far this season. Israel forward Tomer Hemed denied Newcastle the chance to move fourth, scoring his second Premier League goal in manager Chris Hughton's first win over former club Newcastle at the seventh attempt   Read More ...
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Soccer: Mignolet saves Vardy penalty as Liverpool beat Leicester
REUTERS - Simon Mignolet conceded and then saved a late penalty as Liverpool clung on for a 3-2 win over Leicester City in a pulsating Premier League clash at the King Power Stadium on Saturday. The Belgian keeper fouled Vardy with a mistimed fly-kick when desperately trying to clear his lines but, having been booked, got up to parry the England striker’s spot-kick as Liverpool clung on in a game where they twice enjoyed two-goal leads   Read More ...
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Soccer: Man United bid to identify fans who chanted Lukaku song
(Reuters) - Manchester United have asked for CCTV footage to help identify fans who ignored pleas not to chant a controversial song about Romelu Lukaku in the club’s 1-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. United and Lukaku both requested supporters to refrain from repeating the chant after it was described last week as “racist” by anti-discrimination body Kick It Out. But the song was again heard from some sections of United’s away supports along with another chant of: “We’re Manchester United, we’ll sing what we want”   Read More ...
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Man United bid to identify fans who chanted Lukaku song
(Reuters) - Manchester United have asked for CCTV footage to help identify fans who ignored pleas not to chant a controversial song about Romelu Lukaku in the club’s 1-0 win at Southampton on Saturday. United and Lukaku both requested supporters to refrain from repeating the chant after it was described last week as “racist” by anti-discrimination body Kick It Out. But the song was again heard from some sections of United’s away supports along with another chant of: “We’re Manchester United, we’ll sing what we want”   Read More ...
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Morata hat trick leads Chelsea to big win over Stoke in EPL
STOKE, England (AP) — Alvaro Morata scored a hat trick as Chelsea maintained its perfect away record in the English Premier League in beating Stoke 4-0 on Saturday. Pedro scored the other goal as Chelsea took advantage of a lackluster Stoke display to cruise to an easy win at Britannia Stadium. Despite having won just one of its three league home games, Chelsea has been perfect on the road and stays within three points of the Manchester sides at the top of the table   Read More ...
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Kane scores 2 as Tottenham holds on to beat West Ham 3-2
LONDON (AP) - Harry Kane scored twice as 10-man Tottenham held off a West Ham comeback Saturday to maintain its perfect away record with a 3-2 victory in the Premier League. Christian Eriksen appeared to have sealed victory just before the hour mark after Kane's first-half double had put Spurs in control. But headers from Javier Hernandez and Cheikhou Kouyate either side of Serge Aurier's dismissal ensured an uncomfortable finale for the visitors   Read More ...
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Man United's Woodward expecting Amazon, Facebook interest inn EPL rights
Manchester United is anticipating Amazon and Facebook to pursue broadcast rights for the English Premier League. Soccer's wealthiest competition is preparing to sell rights for games for the 2019-2022 cycle, with the most valuable domestic rights due to be auctioned early in 2018. The rights to show games in Britain are currently split between pay TV networks Sky and BT, who are collectively paying 5   Read More ...
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Facing top 4 all in a row will bring out best in us, insists Crystal Palace's Jason Puncheon
Jason Puncheon has claimed rock-bottom Crystal Palace will rise to the occasion as they kick off their horror fixture run at leaders Manchester City. New boss Roy Hodgson’s men have made the worst start in top-flight history, failing to score a single or record even one point in their first five matches. And their visit to the Etihad Stadium — where they lost 5-0 in May under Sam Allardyce — on Saturday is followed by a trip to Manchester United, who sit second (below City only on alphabetical order), third-placed defending champions Chelsea at home and a visit to Newcastle, who are currently fourth   Read More ...
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Report: Crystal Palace, Brighton and Hove Albion tried to sign Union's Andre Blake this summer
Andre Blake has been the subject of transfer rumor speculation seemingly since the day the Union drafted him with the No. 1 overall pick in 2014. More soccer coverage There was another round of it on Monday. Goal.com’s Ives Galarcep reported that English Premier League clubs Crystal Palace — owned by 76ers owner Josh Harris — and Brighton & Hove Albion made “multi-million dollar offers” to acquire Blake after he led Jamaica to the CONCACAF Gold Cup final   Read More ...
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