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Man City juggernaut runs into defensive problems

MANCHESTER, England — Partly out of desperation, partly due to having faith in his players' versatility, Pep Guardiola has shown no fear in experimenting...
Moyes walks into a mess at beleaguered West Ham

If West Ham's owners were banking on a change of manager delivering a much-needed surge of positivity, they might have underestimated the depth of...
Italy soccer chief resigns after failure to reach World Cup

ROME — Italy's soccer federation president became the second major casualty of the Azzurri's failure to qualify for the World Cup for the first...
West Brom fires Tony Pulis with team in relegation danger

Struggling Premier League team West Bromwich Albion fired manager Tony Pulis on Monday despite his reputation as a virtual guarantee against relegation. ...
3-2-1, BAM! Georgia Dome imploded in downtown Atlanta

ATLANTA — One of the nation's largest domed stadiums collapsed Monday into a pile of jagged concrete and a vast cloud of smoke in...
World Cup bribes, death threats: Corrupt world of FIFA

Hour after hour in a New York City courtroom, the schemes to corrupt world soccer are spilling out. ...
Premier League teams chasing record in Champions League

PARIS — A look at what's happening around the Champions League this week: ...
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ATHENS, Greece — AEK escaped with a 1-1 draw at Panathinaikos after Marko Livaja's equalizer in the fifth minute of second-half injury time in...
Schalke goes 2nd in Bundesliga, Werder Bremen finally wins

BERLIN — Guido Burgstaller scored late for Schalke to beat visiting Hamburger SV 2-0 and move second in the Bundesliga on Sunday. ...
Marseille fails to end 40-year winless run at Bordeaux

PARIS — Marseille failed to end a 40-year winless run at Bordeaux on Sunday but finished its trip to the wine country with a...

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