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Soccer-Peruvian championship results and standings

Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Peruvian championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, September 2Cienciano 0 Sport Huancayo 1 Union Comercio 1 Sporting Cristal 4 UTC 2 Sport Loreto 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Sport Huancayo 2 1 1 0 3 2 4 ————————-2 Sporting Cristal 1 1 0 0 4 1 3 3 Juan Aurich 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 3 Real Garcilaso 1 1 0 0 2 0 3 5 San Martin 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 5 Cesar Vallejo 1 1 0 0 1 0 3 7 UTC 2 1 0 1 2 2 3 8 Union Comercio 2 1 0 1 4 6 3 9 Ayacucho FC 1 0 1 0 2 2 1 10 Alianza Atletico 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 10 Leon de Huanuco 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 12 Cienciano …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 10:27 pm

Soccer-Uruguayan championship results and standings

Sept 2 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Uruguayan championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, September 2Juventud 0 Rentistas 3 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Fenix 3 2 1 0 6 3 7 ————————-2 Montevideo Wanderers 3 2 1 0 6 4 7 3 Defensor Sporting 2 2 0 0 5 1 6 4 Nacional M. …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:52 pm

Nigeria’s Segun Odegbami enters race for FIFA presidency

Former Nigerian soccer star Segun Odegbami has announced his bid to run for president of the sport’s international governing body FIFA, his campaign chief said on Wednesday. The election of a new FIFA head is due to take place on Feb. 26 next year in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has never had an African president.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:40 pm

Soccer-Juventus say Pogba could be worth more than 100 million euros

Midfielder Paul Pogba could be worth more than 100 million euros ($112.84 million) in the future, Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta predicted on Wednesday. “As we want to win, we have decided to keep hold of a player as important as Pogba, although we have had offers from some very important clubs,” Marotta told a news conference. “In the future he could be worth more than 100 million euros.” The 22-year-old Frenchman, who combines explosive pace and strength with outstanding technique, joined Juventus from Manchester United in 2012 and has helped his side take a stranglehold on Italian football.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:23 pm

Reebok heads back to the gym with new German marketing blitz

Crossfit sportsman Mueller flips a tyre during a Reebok promotion event in BerlinBy Emma Thomasson BERLIN (Reuters) – German sportswear firm Adidas is underlining its commitment to struggling U.S. brand Reebok by stepping up a major marketing campaign that returns it to its roots in the personal fitness business. Reebok, which had its heyday as the most popular U.S. sneaker brand in the 1980s when aerobics was booming, has suffered a steady decline that continued after it was bought by Adidas in 2005 for $3.8 billion. Reebok's sales have shrunk by more than a third since the acquisition to 1.6 billion euros ($1.80 billion)in 2014, just under 11 percent of Adidas group sales.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 6:11 pm

Milan were ‘desperate’ to sign me, says Ibrahimovic

Paris Saint-Germain's forward Zlatan Ibrahimovic, pictured on August 30, 2015, said, "I am going to stay at PSG and I'm happy there. We have a good team and the family are happy"Zlatan Ibrahimovic claimed on Wednesday that his agent was recently approached by AC Milan about a return to the San Siro, but that he was not interested in leaving Paris Saint-Germain. Ibrahimovic, who played for Milan from 2010 to 2012 and won the Serie A title in his first season with the club, added: "It was concrete from them. "I am going to stay at PSG and I'm happy there.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 5:55 pm

West Ham’s Noble has red card rescinded

West Ham United's Mark Noble (R) receives a red card from referee Kevin Friend (3rd R) for a challenge on Liverpool's Danny Ings (Below L) during an English Premier League football match at Anfield in Liverpool on August 29, 2015The red card shown to West Ham United midfielder Mark Noble during his side's 3-0 win at Liverpool last Saturday has been rescinded, the Football Association announced on Wednesday. Having earlier scored West Ham's second goal, Noble was shown a straight red card in the 78th minute at Anfield after sliding in to toe the ball away from Danny Ings on the edge of the visitors' penalty area. The FA upheld West Ham's appeal against the 28-year-old's sending-off, meaning he will be available to face Newcastle United on September 14, but charged the club over their players' reaction to his dismissal.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 5:51 pm

Ozil’s Olympic dream surprises Germany bosses

Arsenal's German midfielder Mesut Ozil, pictured on July 14, 2015, told magazine Sport Bild "it would be awesome" to help his country win Olympic gold at the 2016 gamesArsenal star Mesut Ozil has said he dreams of helping Germany win Olympic gold at Rio de Janeiro 2016 next year — much to the surprise of the national side's senior staff. The 26-year-old told magazine Sport Bild "it would be awesome" to help his country win Olympic gold at the 2016 games, two years after helping Germany to victory in the World Cup final at Rio's Maracana Stadium.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 5:40 pm

World champs call for help for Germany’s refugees

Woman from Syria holds a baby while waiting to be registered at the railway station in Rosenheim, southern Germany, on September 2, 2015Germany's World Cup-winning footballers have condemned xenophobic attacks on the thousands of foreigners pouring into their country and led calls to help the refugees amidst the ongoing crisis here. Led by captain Bastian Schweinsteiger, a group of players appear in a video holding up signs condemning violence and calling for "respect", "help", "integration" and "fairplay" towards any refugee arriving in Germany. More than 100 migrants an hour arrived in Germany early Wednesday amid a record influx travelling on packed trains to the southern city of Munich, said police.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 5:32 pm

FIFA’s latest reform committee meets for the first time

The logo of FIFA is seen in front of its headquarters in ZurichBy Brian Homewood BERNE (Reuters) – Soccer's troubled governing body FIFA began another attempt to clean up its act when its newest reform committee met for the first time in the Swiss capital on Wednesday. Headed by Francois Carrard, a former director general of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), the 13-man committee gave little away as it began a two-day meeting in a five-star hotel. Officially known as the FIFA 2016 Reform Committee, it was set up by FIFA's executive committee at its last meeting on July 20 in response to the worst crisis in FIFA’s 111-year history.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 5:29 pm

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Soccer: Carrard panel starts reform work for crisis-hit FIFA – Salt Lake Tribune


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Soccer: Carrard panel starts reform work for crisis-hit FIFA
Salt Lake Tribune
Bern, Switzerland • A panel steering reforms of football's crisis-hit governing body started work Wednesday on its mission to help FIFA change and restore its credibility. Former IOC director general Francois Carrard chaired a 12-member group of
FIFA's latest reform committee meets for the first timeReuters
FIFA has 'serious infection,' says officialESPN FC
FIFA reform task force meet for first timeeuronews
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 10:33 pm

Chelsea must do without Papy Djilobodji in Champions League – The Guardian


The Guardian

Chelsea must do without Papy Djilobodji in Champions League
The Guardian
The Premier League champions will therefore go into the group stage of the competition with John Terry, Gary Cahill and Kurt Zouma as their recognised centre-halves, with Branislav Ivanovic, Rahman and Cesar Azpilicueta as full-back options.
Chelsea's deadline day signing Papy Djilobodji left out of Champions League squadExpress.co.uk
Chelsea's newest signing left off Champions League squad listWe Ain’t Got No History
Chelsea new signing Papy Djilobodji left out of Champions League squad as Jose Daily Mail
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 10:17 pm

David de Gea included in Manchester United’s Champions League squad – The Guardian


The Guardian

David de Gea included in Manchester United's Champions League squad
The Guardian
Should De Gea play in the group stage of the Champions League, he would be cup-tied should Real revive their interest in the winter transfer window. The 24-year-old looks set to be recalled by Van Gaal after being named in his European squad, with his …
De Gea on Utd Champions League squadESPN FC
David de Gea named in Manchester United's Champions League squad… but Victor Daily Mail
David de Gea named in Manchester United's Champions League squadSkySports
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 10:03 pm

US Soccer Continues To Sabotage Soccer In The US – Deadspin


Deadspin

US Soccer Continues To Sabotage Soccer In The US
Deadspin
I'm like every other flag-loving USMNT fan; I liked the hiring of accomplished manager Jürgen Klinsmann, I root for our individual players when they trek overseas, and I lose my shit when the national team wins even fairly meaningless matches.
Mailbag: De Gea transfer debacle, USMNT, MLS vs. NASL, Klopas, moreSI.com

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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 8:45 pm

Six soccer players charged with rowdiness, ordered not to drink or fly Southwest – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Six soccer players charged with rowdiness, ordered not to drink or fly Southwest
Los Angeles Times
A Texas judge Wednesday ordered six San Diego-area men facing a federal charge of interfering with a flight crew not to fly on Southwest Airlines or drink. Clinton E. Averitte, U.S. magistrate judge in Amarillo, Texas, set bail for each at $10,000
Southwest Flight Ruckus Update: Families Defend Detained Soccer PlayersNBC 7 San Diego

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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:26 pm

Odegbami joins race for FIFA president – Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3


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Odegbami joins race for FIFA president
Channel3000.com – WISC-TV3
"Moving forward, FIFA thus require a new era of leadership that can restore the dignity of the noble sport and that of this esteemed international institution with global followership. "The world is very interested in who becomes the next President of
Nigeria's Segun Odegbami enters race for FIFA presidencyReuters UK
Segun Odegbami of Nigeria reveals interest in FIFA presidential runESPN FC

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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 5:08 pm

Manchester City leads the way as Premier League spends record $1.3 billion on … – Washington Post


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Manchester City leads the way as Premier League spends record $1.3 billion on
Washington Post
The Premier League spent $1.3 billion during the summer transfer window — the most ever for England's top-flight league, the Associated Press reports. The sum exceeded last year's record by 4 percent. Manchester City shelled out the most of any team, …
5 Best Premier League Signings of the 2015 Summer Transfer WindowBleacher Report
Winners and losers (and Arsenal) from the Premier League transfer deadlineYahoo Sports (blog)
Kroos: No fears over Premier League moneyESPN FC
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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 3:46 pm

Valencia exclude Zakaria Bakkali from Champions league squad – ESPN FC


ESPN FC

Valencia exclude Zakaria Bakkali from Champions league squad
ESPN FC
The 25-man roster submitted to UEFA for Champions League Group D matches at home to Zenit St Petersburg and away to Lyon includes Joao Cancelo, Ruben Vezo, Aderllan Santos, Shkodran Mustafi, Lucas Orban, Alvaro Negredo, Sofian Feghouli, Paco …

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 2:15 pm

Haji Wright, the young star who chose New York Cosmos over MLS and Europe – The Guardian (blog)


The Guardian (blog)

Haji Wright, the young star who chose New York Cosmos over MLS and Europe
The Guardian (blog)
It came as a shock across the US soccer landscape earlier this year when Haji Wright, star of the American U-17 team, onetime member of the Los Angeles Galaxy academy, and rumored target for European powers such as Schalke, chose to sign with the …

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Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:00 am

Mob Museum Unveils FIFA Corruption Exhibit – NPR


NPR

Mob Museum Unveils FIFA Corruption Exhibit
NPR
Take a trip to The Mob Museum in Las Vegas and you'll find exhibits on gangsters, corruption, killers, crime bosses, drug traffickers — and, now, the international governing body of soccer. Tuesday, the much maligned FIFA Congress finds itself
FIFA Nostra: World Soccer Scandal Becomes Mob Museum ExhibitNBCNews.com
FIFA Scandal Becomes Exhibit at Mob Museum in Las VegasABC News

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Posted on 1 September 2015 | 11:48 pm

BBC Sport – Football

Wenger questions Martial signing

Manchester United’s £36m signing of Anthony Martial shows the lack of top players available to big clubs, says Arsene Wenger.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 11:08 pm

Thursday’s gossip column

Man Utd want to keep David De Gea, David Beckham backs Ryan Giggs, Victor Wanyama to reject Southampton deal, plus more.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 10:33 pm

Juventus chief confirms Pogba offers

Juventus’ chief executive says “very important clubs” made offers for France midfielder Paul Pogba in the transfer window.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:50 pm

‘Rooney not on Charlton’s level’

Sir Geoff Hurst says England captain Wayne Rooney is “terrific” but not on current record goalscorer Sir Bobby Charlton’s level.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:30 pm

Players faking injury anger Butland

England goalkeeper Jack Butland says “it is a shame you cannot slap people round the face any more” as he discusses players faking injury.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:30 pm

West Brom to hold Berahino talks

West Bromwich Albion will hold talks with frustrated striker Saido Berahino after Tottenham’s failed deadline-day bid to sign him.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 9:29 pm

Reds start defence with Solitude win

League Cup holders Cliftonville defeat Dundela 2-1 while Dungannon and Warrenpoint also progress to the third round.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 8:55 pm

Cyprus v Wales

Preview followed by live coverage of Thursday’s Euro 2016 qualifier between Cyprus and Wales in Nicosia.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:52 pm

Djilobodji not in Chelsea Euro squad

New signing Papy Djilobodji is left out of Chelsea’s 25-man squad for the Champions League group stages.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:39 pm

Chester set to miss Wales qualifier

James Chester unlikely to be fit to face Cyprus in Thursday’s Euro 2016 qualifier but Hal Robson-Kanu is winning injury battle.

Posted on 2 September 2015 | 7:20 pm