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Beating Madrid matters more than Liga record, Messi says

Barcelona's Lionel Messi (L) scores during the Champions League match against Ajax in Barcelona on October 21, 2014Barcelona (AFP) – Four-time World Player of the Year Lionel Messi has said victory in the season's first El Clasico against Real Madrid on Saturday is more important than the personal glory of becoming La Liga's all-time leading goalscorer.

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:38 am

Reuters Sports Schedule at 0001 GMT on Wednesday, Oct 22

Reuters sports schedule at 0001 GMT on Wednesday: – - – - BASEBALL Royals host Giants in World Series opener KANSAS CITY, Missouri – The Kansas City Royals, eyeing their first World Series crown in 29 years, host the San Francisco Giants in the opener of the best-of-seven Fall Classic. The Cinderella Royals carry a record 8-0 postseason start into the Series against a Giants team seeking their third MLB title in five years. …

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:01 am

Soccer-Neymar and Messi guide Barca to win over Ajax

(Adds quotes, detail) By Tim Hanlon BARCELONA, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Neymar and Lionel Messi maintained their lethal partnership with a goal apiece in a devastating first-half as Barcelona swept aside Ajax 3-1 in Champions League Group F on Tuesday. The Argentine was the provider, slipping the ball through for Neymar to hit the opener with a clinical finish into the corner after seven minutes, then he struck midway through the half to put the hosts in control. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:59 pm

Soccer-I was victim of racist chants, says five-goal Adriano

By Igor Nitsak MINSK, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Luiz Adriano, who scored five goals in Shakhtar Donetsk’s record-tying 7-0 Champions League win at BATE Borisov on Tuesday, said he was the victim of racist chanting from a section of the crowd. “I heard rude abuse…racist ones,” the Brazilian marksman was quoted as saying on Shakhtar’s website (http://shakhtar.com/en/). “Supporters behaved improperly and that is why I am disappointed and feel resentment. It was an ugly act from their side. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:40 pm

Soccer-Cavani scores late winner as under-par PSG down APOEL

(Adds quotes) (Adds details) By Peter Stevenson NICOSIA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Paris St Germain’s Edinson Cavani made up for the absence of talismanic frontman Zlatan Ibrahimovic by netting in the 87th minute to give the French side a 1-0 win over APOEL Nicosia in the Champions League on Tuesday. The Uruguayan had toiled all night and appeared to be carrying a knock but was on hand to give the French side an undeserved win that kept them top of Group F on seven points. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:39 pm

Soccer-Peruvian championship results and standings

Oct 21 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Peruvian championship matches on Tuesday Tuesday, October 21San Martin 2 Union Comercio 1 San Simon 2 Sporting Cristal 3 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Melgar 7 5 1 1 9 3 16 ————————-2 Alianza Lima 7 4 3 0 10 4 15 3 Sporting Cristal 7 4 2 1 17 10 14 4 Union Comercio 8 4 1 3 13 8 13 5 Universitario 7 4 1 2 8 6 13 6 Sport Huancayo 7 3 1 3 9 9 10 7 Cienciano 7 3 1 3 7 7 10 8 Juan Aurich 7 3 1 3 6 10 10 9 Leon de Huanuco 6 2 2 2 7 6 8 10 Los Caimanes 7 2 2 3 6 8 8 11 Cesar Vallejo 5 2 1 2 7 7 7 12 Inti Gas 7 1 4 2 7 8 7 13 …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:26 pm

Soccer-Record Chelsea win prompts talk of another title assault

(Adding quotes, details) By Mike Collett LONDON, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Chelsea scored their biggest Champions League victory when they thrashed Maribor 6-0 at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday with a performance that underlines the belief that they are real contenders to rule Europe again. Fittingly two heroes from their 2012 final triumph over Bayern Munich — the returning Didier Drogba and skipper John Terry — were back among the goals along with the outstanding Eden Hazard. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:24 pm

Magnificent seven for Bayern as goals rain down

Bayern Munich's forward Arjen Robben (C) celebrates with teammates after scoring during the Champions League group stage football match AS Roma vs Bayern Munich on October 21, 2014Paris (AFP) – Bayern Munich produced a stunning display to demolish Roma 7-1 on Tuesday but they were not the biggest winners on the most prolific evening in Champions League history.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:21 pm

Soccer-Records fall as Adriano hits five in Shakhtar romp

* BATE Borisov destroyed 7-0 at home * Five goals for Brazilian Luiz Adriano (Adds quotes, corrects para 12 to show hat-trick was one of fastest, not the fastest) By Igor Nitsak MINSK, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Brazilian striker Luiz Adriano struck five times, becoming the first player in Champions League history to score four goals in the opening half, as Shakhtar Donetsk trounced BATE Borisov 7-0 in Group H on Tuesday. On a record-breaking night, Luiz Adriano joined Barcelona’s Lionel Messi — against Bayer Leverkusen in 2012 – as the only players to hit five goals in a Champions League game. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:19 pm

Soccer-Soccer-Shades of Brazil as ruthless Bayern destroy Roma

* Bayern score five in first 35 minutes * “I got it wrong” says Roma coach Garcia * Record away win in Europe for Bayern (adds detail, quotes) ROMA, Oct 21 (Reuters) – Ruthless Bayern Munich scored five goals in the first 35 minutes on the way to a 7-1 demolition of AS Roma on Tuesday which bore an uncanny resemblance to Germany’s win over Brazil by the same score in the World Cup semi-final. Just as Germany did in Belo Horizonte three months ago, Bayern enjoyed a scarcely believable spell midway through the first half when their opponents’ defence imploded and every attack resulted in a goal. …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:06 pm

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Madison, Delbarton set for MCT soccer final – Daily Record


Daily Record

Madison, Delbarton set for MCT soccer final
Daily Record
The Dodgers were last in the MCT final in '09, a scoreless draw with Montville the team dedicated to the memory of Ben Wieler, a former captain of the soccer team who had died following surgery to remove a brain tumor. Madison was the underdog then

Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:56 am

Soccer is now a conduit for Ebola fears in Africa – Quartz


International Business Times

Soccer is now a conduit for Ebola fears in Africa
Quartz
The outbreak of Ebola in West Africa is impeding efforts to find a host for the continent's biennial soccer championship. South Africa on Monday became the latest country to pass on hosting the Africa Cup of Nations next January, because of fears that
Ebola Virus: Outbreak Impacting Africa Cup Of Nations, Global SoccerInternational Business Times

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Posted on 22 October 2014 | 12:29 am

US women’s national soccer team beats Haiti in World Cup qualifier at RFK … – Washington Post


Asbury Park Press

US women's national soccer team beats Haiti in World Cup qualifier at RFK
Washington Post
The U.S. women's national soccer team is perfect at RFK Stadium, unbeaten at home over almost 10 years and nearly flawless in World Cup qualifying history. All three categories were addressed Monday night as the Americans trounced Haiti, 6-0, to top
Women's Soccer World Cup: United States defeats HaitiAsbury Park Press
Soccer: US women rout HaitiThe News Journal

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 6:22 pm

Chelsea vs. Maribor live stream: How to watch the UEFA Champions League … – SB Nation


SB Nation

Chelsea vs. Maribor live stream: How to watch the UEFA Champions League
SB Nation
While Chelsea have been unlucky in their first two Champions League matches, recording a 1-1 draw against Schalke and 1-0 win over Sporting Portugal despite very dominant performance, a repeat at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday would be very surprising. The
Chelsea 6-0 Maribor: Blues cruise to biggest-ever Champions League victorytalkSPORT.com
Chelsea 6 – Maribor 0: Drogba shines as Blues secure biggest ever Champions Express.co.uk
Chelsea 6 Maribor 0, Champions League match report: Jose Mourinho's old Telegraph.co.uk
The Independent -SkySports -The Guardian
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:58 pm

NBA’s Milwaukee Bucks hope to bring MLS supporters group atmosphere to … – MLSsoccer.com


NBA's Milwaukee Bucks hope to bring MLS supporters group atmosphere to
MLSsoccer.com
Supporters groups in Major League Soccer have grown in size and importance over the years — even more so very recently. Whether it's through giant tifo displays or simply singing and chanting for their side for 90 minutes straight, they've made a huge …

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 3:52 pm

Indian soccer player dies following tragic goal celebration – CBSSports.com


CBS News

Indian soccer player dies following tragic goal celebration
CBSSports.com
A soccer player in India died Sunday after injuring himself while celebrating a goal earlier last week in the Mizoram Premier League. Peter Biaksangzuala, a 23-year-old midfielder on Bethlehem Vengthlang, scored against Chanmari West FC but he landed …
Soccer player dies after goal celebration goes wrongLas Vegas Review-Journal
Soccer Player Dies After Goal Celebration Goes Horribly WrongDeadspin
Soccer player dies after celebrating goal with flipNew York Post
CBS News -New York Daily News -Bloomberg
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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 2:38 pm

New York Cosmos: a soccer franchise from the past looking to the future – The Guardian


The Guardian

New York Cosmos: a soccer franchise from the past looking to the future
The Guardian
Since their self-branded “Reboot” in 2013, though, the Cosmos, who last year clinched the showpiece NASL Soccer Bowl in their first season back, have continued the rhetoric that their primary goal – before MLS speak, before signing big-name stars like

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Posted on 21 October 2014 | 12:00 pm

Eurosnob-in-Chief: Klinsmann’s attitude toward MLS a knock American soccer … – SportingNews.com


SportingNews.com

Eurosnob-in-Chief: Klinsmann's attitude toward MLS a knock American soccer
SportingNews.com
And yet Donovan played only 17 games in England's Premier League and 13 in Germany's Bundesliga. He has played more than 330 times in MLS, with a least a few more still to come as the 2014 season reaches its entertaining conclusion this weekend.
Major League Soccer will compete for top stars – Dan CourtemancheBBC Sport
Orlando's Brazilian owner: 2022- the year MLS leaps to the next level?Soccerly
Innocence Lost: The dataization of MLSBrotherly Game (blog)
Bleacher Report
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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 8:47 pm

Former MLS Reporter: Team Pushed To Get Me Fired – Deadspin


Former MLS Reporter: Team Pushed To Get Me Fired
Deadspin
The Colorado Rapids are slouching toward the end of a dispiriting season, and because this is how sports work, fans are wondering whom should be blamed. Last week, one of them asked MLSsoccer.com Rapids beat reporter Chris Bianchi for his opinion.

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 5:32 pm

Albanian Premier Postpones Serbia Trip After Episode at Soccer Match – New York Times


Fox News

Albanian Premier Postpones Serbia Trip After Episode at Soccer Match
New York Times
PARIS — A visit that would have been the first by an Albanian prime minister to Belgrade, the Serbian capital, in nearly 70 years has been postponed after a provocative stunt at a soccer match in Belgrade that fanned ethnic tensions, spurred violence
Soccer brawl: Will Europe choose to ignore Serbian racism?Fox News

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Posted on 20 October 2014 | 1:20 pm

BBC Sport – Football

Jerome accuses opponent of racism

Norwich striker Cameron Jerome claims he was racially abused by Leeds defender Giuseppe Bellusci, says boss Neil Adams.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:57 pm

Remy set to miss Man Utd match

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho does not expect injured striker Loic Remy to be fit for Sunday’s trip to Manchester United.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:49 pm

Shakhtar hit seven on record night

Shakhtar Donetsk equal the record for an away win in the Champions League and 40 goals are scored across eight games.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:48 pm

Watford 2-2 Nottingham Forest

Michail Antonio’s double sees Nottingham Forest secure a draw at Watford, who fall from the top of the Championship.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:09 pm

Rotherham United 3-3 Fulham

Fulham score a last-minute equaliser as they come from behind three times to earn a thrilling draw against Rotherham.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 10:05 pm

Norwich City 1-1 Leeds United

Norwich lose ground on the Championship leaders as Souleymane Doukara’s goal gave Leeds a share of the points at Carrow Road.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:36 pm

VIDEO: Pellegrini blames cold Moscow weather

Manuel Pellegrini says cold weather caused his Manchester City side to be held to a 2-2 Champions League draw by CSKA Moscow.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:35 pm

Blackpool 0-1 Derby County

Chris Martin’s penalty gives Derby County a win over Blackpool and sends the Rams to the top of the Championship.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:31 pm

Roma 1-7 Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich record their biggest ever away win in the Champions League as they thrash Roma 7-1.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:21 pm

Chelsea 6-0 NK Maribor

Didier Drogba scores his first goal since rejoining Chelsea as they beat Maribor 6-0 – their biggest Champions League win.

Posted on 21 October 2014 | 9:10 pm