Thursday, January 29, 2015

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport shut down the erstwhile Mexican striker's proposed move to Greece.

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The U.S. national team looked good playing in a 3-5-2 for 45 minutes against Chile, but Jurgen Klinsmann's decision to switch to a 4-4-2 may have doomed his team's 2015 opener.

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Gabi and Mario Suarez were sent off, while Arda Turan faces a ban for throwing a boot at the assistant referee in what was anything but a magnanimous loss.

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

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The Ballon d'Or winner has had a lucky escape as the Spanish authorities deem his behavior at Cordoba worthy of only a two-game sanction.

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The Chelsea striker was involved in two stamping incidents as the Blues booked their place in the League Cup final with a win over Liverpool.

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

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The midfielder called to speak to his injured brother and will be cheering on the Syli Nationale in their crucial third game at the Africa Cup of Nations.

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COMMENT: Neither is likely to have the all-round impact at Anfield as the legendary 34-year-old, but for Brendan Rodgers to build a trophy-winning team, they won't need to.

Monday, January 26, 2015

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The Feyenoord youngster has been in incredible form this season and his remarkable performance against Ajax shows he is ready to make the step up.

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Arsene Wenger is bringing in Gabriel to strengthen the Arsenal squad, but Manchester United seems happy to sit tight and risk top-four failure.

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A new wing back candidate for the Mexico national team has emerged, while a managerial change could happen at one of the preseason favorites.

Sunday, January 25, 2015

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The Swede's penalty was decisive in Sunday's 1-0 win against Saint-Etienne, but if the champion is going to defend its crown, it needs much more from its star man.

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The former Bayern man has been a disaster since moving to Florence, but has now hit three goals in his last two games while virtually gifting Juventus the Scudetto

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A shock win for the team ranked 118 in the world puts it into the quarterfinals and sends a TV commentator into a frenzy, while the people of Bata and Malabo celebrate

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COMMENT: The Frenchman scored another cracking goal to rescue his side against Chievo – his fourth strike in successive games. No money in the world can substitute the 21-year-old.

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Brendan Rodgers again preferred to play with no recognized striker against Bolton and will gamble on Sturridge's health before picking the Italian.

Saturday, January 24, 2015

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The French forward scored twice and also hit the post as Atletico warmed up for its Copa clash against the Catalans with a convincing 3-1 win over Rayo Vallecano.

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The Brazilian defender plugs a clear void in the Gunners squad but his Villarreal teammate, and former Tottenham target, is arguably the better player