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Bayern humiliates Arsenal to leave Wenger in tight spot

Mar 8, 2017

Bayern humiliates Arsenal to leave Wenger in tight spot

With a second 5-1 rout in three weeks, Bayern Munich completed Arsenal’s humiliation on a night of protests against manager Arsene Wenger. Whether Wenger gets a chance to return to the Champions League next season remains unclear, as his latest contract will expire at ...

Yokoyama leads Nadeshiko Japan past Norway

Mar 7, 2017

Yokoyama leads Nadeshiko Japan past Norway

Kumi Yokoyama struck twice in the second half as Nadeshiko Japan defeated Norway 2-0 at the Algarve Cup on Monday. Yokoyama opened the scoring just before the hour and sealed victory one minute to time for Asako Takakura’s side, which finished runnes-up in Group ...

Hazard, Costa score as Chelsea extends lead

Mar 7, 2017

Hazard, Costa score as Chelsea extends lead

Chelsea took a confident step closer to the Premier League title with goals from Eden Hazard and Diego Costa enough to sweep aside London rival West Ham 2-1 on Monday night. The result lifts Chelsea 10 points clear of second-place Tottenham, with 11 games ...

Hasebe sets Japanese record for Bundesliga appearances

Mar 6, 2017

Hasebe sets Japanese record for Bundesliga appearances

Makoto Hasebe rewrote a record for the most Bundesliga appearances by a Japanese player when he took the pitch for his 235th match in Eintracht Frankfurt’s 2-1 loss to Freiburg at home on Sunday. The 33-year-old midfielder went one better than Yasuhiko Okudera who ...

Kane hits double as Tottenham keeps faint title hopes alive

Mar 6, 2017

Kane hits double as Tottenham keeps faint title hopes alive

Whether scoring from distance or performing an intricate goal celebration, Harry Kane makes it look easy. No other player has been as consistently lethal in front of goal in England over the last three years. The Tottenham forward supplemented his repertoire of goals with ...

Barca's players hoping for miracle

Mar 6, 2017

Barca's players hoping for miracle

Barcelona striker Neymar vowed his side will throw everything at Paris Saint-Germain in its bid to overturn a four-goal deficit in the Champions League last 16 this week. PSG fired a significant warning of intent throughout Europe with a 4-0 rout of Barca in ...

Nagasawa double lifts Gamba past Reysol

/ Mar 5, 2017

Nagasawa double lifts Gamba past Reysol

Gamba Osaka claimed their first J. League win of the season Sunday, striker Shun Nagasawa hitting a brace in their 3-1 win at Kashiwa Reysol on the second weekend of the season. Gamba, who suffered a shock 4-1 home defeat to Jeju United of ...

Liverpool rolls over Arsenal

Mar 5, 2017

Liverpool rolls over Arsenal

England Liverpool rediscovered flashes of its most vibrant attacking form to repel an Arsenal rally and leapfrog Arsene Wenger’s men in the battle for Champions League places with a 3-1 win at a jubilant Anfield on Saturday. Earlier in the day, Manchester United and ...

Mar 5, 2017

Kubo nets winner for Gent

Yuya Kubo struck the winner in Gent’s 3-2 win over Waasland-Beveren on Saturday in the Belgian top flight, his fourth goal in six league games since joining the side in January from Young Boys in Switzerland. After his teammate Jeremy Perbet twice cancelled out ...

Reds bounce back against Cerezo

/ Mar 4, 2017

Reds bounce back against Cerezo

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Urawa Reds picked up their first points of the new J. League season with a 3-1 win over Cerezo Osaka on Saturday. Reds, who finished top of the overall table last season only to lose the championship final against Kashima Antlers, began the 2017 ...

Real Madrid legend Kopa, 'Napoleon of football,' dies at 85

Mar 3, 2017

Real Madrid legend Kopa, 'Napoleon of football,' dies at 85

Raymond Kopa, a former Real Madrid attacking midfielder known as the “Napoleon of football” who became the first French player to win the Ballon d’Or, has died. He was 85. According to family members who spoke to local newspaper Le Courrier de l’Ouest, Kopa ...