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Chelsea ends year on high with F.A. Cup title

Chelsea's players saved their season but maybe not their manager. Collecting the F.A. Cup, after beating Manchester United 1-0 on Saturday, is looking like Antonio Conte's final act with Chelsea. "After two years, the club knows me very well," Conte said. "And if they continue to want to work with me they ...

F. Marinos battle past V-Varen

/ May 19, 2018

F. Marinos battle past V-Varen

by Andrew McKirdy

Yokohama F. Marinos hit V-Varen Nagasaki with a second-half blitz to head into the J. League's World Cup shutdown on a high with a 5-2 win on Saturday. V-Varen, playing their first-ever season in J1, twice took the lead at Nissan Stadium through goals from ...

Pep Guardiola inks new deal with  Manchester City until 2021

May 18, 2018

Pep Guardiola inks new deal with Manchester City until 2021

Pep Guardiola signed a new deal to remain as Man City coach until 2021 on Thursday after a record-breaking season that saw the club run away with the Premier League title. Guardiola masterminded a historic campaign as City became the first side in English soccer ...

May 17, 2018

Ray Wilson, 1966 World Cup winner with England, dies at 83

Ray Wilson, the left back in all six of England's games in its World Cup-winning campaign in 1966, has died. He was 83. Huddersfield announced Wilson's death on Wednesday. The northern English team said Wilson, who played for the club for most of his career, ...

Werder Bremen acquire forward Yuya Osako from Koln

May 17, 2018

Werder Bremen acquire forward Yuya Osako from Koln

Werder Bremen have acquired Japan international Yuya Osako from Koln, which is bound for the second division after finishing the season at the bottom of the table, the German Bundesliga side announced on Wednesday. Osako, who joined Koln from 1860 Munich in 2014, scored four ...

Kashima, Suwon reach Asian Champions League quarterfinals

May 17, 2018

Kashima, Suwon reach Asian Champions League quarterfinals

The Kashima Antlers and Suwon Samsung Bluewings took the final two spots in the quarterfinals of the Asian Champions League on Wednesday. Kashima eliminated Chinese club Shanghai SIPG 4-3 on aggregate despite losing 2-1 in the second leg. Brazil forward Hulk scored both goals for ...

May 16, 2018

Nadeshiko Japan to face world powers in U.S. tournament

The Japan Football Association said Wednesday the women's national team will contest a tournament in the United States from late July involving four of the strongest sides in the world. Nadeshiko Japan, currently 11th in the FIFA rankings, will open the round-robin tournament on July ...

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