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Willian leads Chelsea to victory in Europa League

Chelsea maintained its perfect start to the campaign when Brazil forward Willian scored in a 1-0 victory at PAOK Thessaloniki in the Europa League

FIFA to upgrade flights, raise prize money for…

In a concession to women's soccer, FIFA will start funding business-class flights for some of the Women's World Cup teams traveling to France for next year's tournament

Pochettino won't take risks on Alli fitness

Mauricio Pochettino isn't sure over the fitness of Dele Alli, but insists he won't take any risks with the England midfielder.

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Croatia soccer leaders deny WCup final ticket scalping claim

Croatia's soccer federation says its leaders were not involved in suspected scalping of World Cup final tickets

5 Things... Sampdoria looking to continue home…

Only Juventus and Napoli have won more home games than Sampdoria since the beginning of last season.

5 things... Sarri looks for magical sixth win

Here are five things you need to know ahead of the weekend of Premier League fixtures.

UEFA to judge Cristiano Ronaldo red-card case…

Cristiano Ronaldo should learn next Thursday if he is banned from playing at former club Manchester United in the Champions League

Real Madrid have more 'connection' and 'team…

Luis Garcia believes Real Madrid will be a different team this year without Cristiano Ronaldo, but one with more team spirit.

Pochettino wary of 'trauma' from conceding at set…

Mauricio Pochettino doesn't want conceding from set-pieces to create 'trauma' for his players.

Sluggish Tottenham under scrutiny after 3…

Tottenham is under scrutiny after three straight losses during the first busy part of the season

Ligue 1: 5 things you need to know

5 Things... Creative king Verratti goes in search for more assists

RONALDO - TOP 5 RED CARDS 2

RONALDO - TOP 5 RED CARDS 2

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Earthquakes star Chris Wondolowski chases MLS goals record

Chris Wondolowski goes about his work for the San Jose Earthquakes with little fanfare, the pursuit of Landon Donovan's MLS career scoring mark hardly weighing on his mind as he focuses more on being an example for his teammates and the youth

Opta Premier League preview - week 6

The Premier League returns for week six - here are the key stats.

A bad day at the office for Man City and Arteta

It was a night to forget for Manchester City, as they lost to Lyon in the UEFA Champions League, with the suspended Pep Guardiola absent from the touchline.

Union ends Sounders' win streak on Picault's late goal, 1-0

Fafa Picault scored in the third minute of second-half stoppage time, helping the Philadelphia Union halt Seattle's MLS-record nine-game winning streak by beating the Sounders 1-0

5 Things... Barcelona two away from equalling…

Barcelona are unbeaten in their last 38 home games. Their record stands at 40, set between 1991 and 1993.

Top 5 infamous red cards after Ronaldo's…

Take a look at five of the most memorable dismissals in football history, starting with Cristiano Ronaldo's red card against Valencia

Portland Timbers down short-handed Columbus Crew 3-2

Andy Polo's first goal in Major League Soccer put the Timbers in front before the end of the first half and Portland went on to defeat the Columbus Crew 3-2 on Wednesday night

Cardiff goalkeeper Etheridge hoping for an upset…

Cardiff City goalkeeper Neil Etheridge is confident his side can give Premier League champions Manchester City trouble ahead of their clash on Saturday.

Emery demands Cech and Leno to adapt to his style

Arsenal manager Unai Emery wants his goalkeepers to get used to his style of play as soon as possible.

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Martinez scores 30th goal in stoppage time, Atlanta wins

Josef Martinez scored his second goal of the game in stoppage time and Supporters' Shield leader Atlanta United rallied to beat the San Jose Earthquakes 4-3, spoiling the debut of interim coach Steve Ralston

Real deserved victory, that is clear - Kroos

Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos said the team were deserved winners of their UEFA Champions League opener against Roma

Pogba performs, Dalot dazzles - Mourinho's best…

Jose Mourinho appeared the happiest he's been for some time, after Mancheter United beat Young Boys 3-0 in the UEFA Champions League.