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Chelsea routed by Man City for worst loss in 28 years

Soccer Feb 11, 2019

Chelsea routed by Man City for worst loss in 28 years

Chelsea was handed its heaviest loss in 28 years on Sunday when Manchester City routed Maurizio Sarri's side 6-0 in the Premier League. The meeting of the last two champions was a complete mismatch as Sergio Aguero scored a hat trick for the second successive ...

New signing Kosuke Kinoshita makes sudden impact for Sint-Truiden

Soccer Feb 10, 2019

New signing Kosuke Kinoshita makes sudden impact for Sint-Truiden

Kosuke Kinoshita celebrated his debut with Sint-Truiden by scoring the late winner, four minutes after entering as a substitute in Saturday's 2-1 Belgian top-flight victory over Waasland-Beveren. The 24-year-old Kinoshita, who has been playing in Europe since he was 18, moved last month from Swedish ...

United edges into hunt for spot in Champions League

Soccer Feb 10, 2019

United edges into hunt for spot in Champions League

Manchester United moved into the Premier League's top four by beating Fulham 3-0 at Craven Cottage on Saturday, with Paul Pogba scoring two more goals to continue his resurgence under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer. Pogba gave United the lead with a blistering shot from a tight ...

Soccer Feb 8, 2019

Liverpool reveals record profit of £162 million

Liverpool has reported pre-tax profit rising to a record £125 million ($162 million), fueled by last season's run to the Champions League final. Turnover rose by £90 million to £455 million in the year ending May 31, 2018, according to extracts of the annual ...

Fire at Flamengo training center in Rio kills 10

Soccer Feb 8, 2019

Fire at Flamengo training center in Rio kills 10

A fire at the training center of soccer club Flamengo killed 10 people and injured at least three others on Friday, firefighters said. The fire broke out at Ninho do Urubu, a state-of-the-art training center that was expanded and opened only two months ago. It was ...

Emiliano Sala's body recovered from plane wreckage

Soccer Feb 8, 2019

Emiliano Sala's body recovered from plane wreckage

More than two weeks after the plane carrying Emiliano Sala to a new career in the English Premier League crashed into the sea, police confirmed Thursday that the body recovered from the wreckage was the Argentine soccer player. A search of the seabed of the ...

Japan men's soccer team climbs to No. 27 in world rankings

Soccer Feb 7, 2019

Japan men's soccer team climbs to No. 27 in world rankings

Japan jumped 23 spots to No. 27 in the FIFA world rankings announced Thursday following its runner-up finish in the just-concluded Asian Cup in the United Arab Emirates. The Samurai Blue placed in the top 30 for the first time since 2013. They ranked No. ...

Soccer Feb 7, 2019

Body recovered from wreckage of Emiliano Sala plane

Authorities have recovered a body from the seabed wreckage of a plane that was carrying soccer player Emiliano Sala and his pilot, authorities said on Wednesday. However, British air accident investigators have yet to say whether the body was that of Sala, who had just ...

Manchester City back into first place

Soccer Feb 7, 2019

Manchester City back into first place

Manchester City climbed atop the Premier League standings — at least provisionally — for the first time since December by beating Everton 2-0 on Wednesday, heaping more pressure on main title rival Liverpool. Aymeric Laporte and Gabriel Jesus scored for City during injury time in ...