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Southampton's Yoshida makes 100th appearance in Premier League

Apr 30, 2017

Southampton's Yoshida makes 100th appearance in Premier League

Maya Yoshida played his 100th game in the English Premier League on Saturday during Southampton’s scoreless home draw with Hull City, winning a late penalty which was not converted. He played the full 90 minutes for the 16th straight league game and looked to ...

City, United settle for scoreless draw in Manchester derby

Apr 28, 2017

City, United settle for scoreless draw in Manchester derby

Manchester United held on following Marouane Fellaini’s late sending-off for headbutting Sergio Aguero to eke out a 0-0 draw at Manchester City in the English Premier League on Thursday, keeping the race for Champions League qualification congested. Fellaini had just been booked for tripping ...

/ Apr 27, 2017

Antlers, Reds to meet Dortmund, Sevilla in July friendlies

The defending J. League champion Kashima Antlers and the 2016 Levain Cup-winning Urawa Reds will host Borussia Dortmund and Sevilla in a pair of summer friendlies, the league announced Thursday. As part of the newly launched J. League International Series, Urawa will play Japan ...

/ Apr 27, 2017

AFC charges Frontale with discrimination

The Asian Football Confederation on Thursday charged Kawasaki Frontale with discrimination after their fans raised a controversial wartime Japanese flag during a midweek Asian Champions League match in South Korea. According to article 58.3 of the AFC’s disciplinary and ethics code, a team would ...

Apr 27, 2017

Video refereeing to be used at 2018 World Cup

FIFA has confirmed that video replays will be used at the World Cup for the first time in 2018. FIFA president Gianni Infantino had already stated that he wanted the technology to be used in Russia, and now he has ended any doubt. Speaking ...

Minamino strikes twice in Salzburg rout of Admira

Apr 27, 2017

Minamino strikes twice in Salzburg rout of Admira

Striker Takumi Minamino netted twice Wednesday as Salzburg booked a place in the Austrian Cup final with a 5-0 victory over Admira. At BSFZ Arena, the defending champions took the lead in the seventh minute with a right-footed effort from the 22-year-old Minamino, who ...

Tottenham keeps title hopes alive with narrow victory

Apr 27, 2017

Tottenham keeps title hopes alive with narrow victory

With less than a month of the Premier League season left, it remains Chelsea’s title to lose but Tottenham Hotspur defiantly stayed in contention by grinding out a 1-0 victory at Crystal Palace on Wednesday. Chelsea’s already profitable week looked like getting a whole ...

Kubo continues tear in Gent victory

Apr 26, 2017

Kubo continues tear in Gent victory

Japan striker Yuya Kubo struck for the third time in as many games as Gent beat Zulte-Waregem 2-0 in the Belgian championship playoffs on Tuesday. The 23-year-old Kubo opened the scoring in the 24th minute at Regenboog Stadium by chesting a cross from the ...