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Reuters Sports Schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday, Sept 30

Reuters sports schedule at 0600 GMT on Friday (times GMT): GOLF Ryder Cup Host the U.S. and holders Europe ready for action CHASKA, Minnesota – After three days of official practice in cold, wet and finally sunny weather, the 41st Ryder Cup is set to start with the opening foursomes at Hazeltine National where hosts the United States will try to prevent holders Europe from winning the trophy for a fourth successive time. …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 6:00 am

Soccer-Guidolin fears sack if Swansea lose to Liverpool

Swansea City manager Francesco Guidolin has said losing Saturday’s Premier League encounter against Liverpool could signal the end of his stay at the Welsh club following their poor start to the season. After winning their opening match, Guidolin’s side, who are fourth from bottom in the standings, have come under pressure after suffering four league defeats in their last five games. When asked if he could be sacked if Swansea lose at home to Liverpool, who have won three successive league games and are fourth in the table, Guidolin said: “Maybe.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:51 am

China’s richest man serves up global badminton deal

Wang Jianlin, chairman of the Wanda Group, speaks during an interview in BeijingBy Matthew Miller BEIJING (Reuters) – China's Dalian Wanda Group, controlled by the country's richest man Wang Jianlin, has signed an eight-year exclusive partnership with badminton's international governing body, the latest high-level deal by Wanda to expand its global sports footprint. Wanda signed the deal through its subsidiary, Swiss-based sports marketing firm Infront Sports & Media, securing the exclusive sponsorship and media rights of major events of the Badminton World Federation (BWF). "Wanda will continue to develop our sports business," said Wang, chairman of the property and entertainment conglomerate, at a signing ceremony on Friday.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:26 am

Soccer-Dyche can end Burnley’s ‘yo-yo’ status says Robson

By Claire Bloomfield BURNLEY, England, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Former Burnley striker Jimmy Robson believes manager Sean Dyche is the right man to rid the Premier League club their “yo-yo” reputation. Burnley, who host Arsenal at Turf Moor on Sunday, have been promoted from the second tier Championship twice in the last seven years, only to be relegated after one season in the Premiership. “It’s an immense feeling to see them playing in the top flight again,” Robson told Reuters.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 3:00 am

Soccer-Colombian championship liga aguila ii results and standings

Sept 30 (Gracenote) – Results and standings from the Colombian championship Liga Aguila II matches on Friday Thursday, September 29Pasto 0 Alianza Petrolera 1 Patriotas 0 Rionegro Aguilas 1 Tuesday, September 27Cortulua 1 Once Caldas 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Independiente Medellin 13 7 4 2 20 12 25 2 Envigado 14 7 4 3 17 12 25 3 Tolima 14 6 6 2 20 11 24 4 Bucaramanga 14 7 3 4 16 14 24 5 Patriotas 14 6 5 3 16 12 23 6 Once Caldas 15 6 4 5 21 16 22 7 Rionegro Aguilas 14 6 4 4 20 18 22 8 Atletico Nacional 12 5 6 1 15 11 21 ————————-9 Santa Fe 14 6 3 5 13 12 21 10 Millonarios …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 2:55 am

Chelsea boss Conte to look to Terry to halt slide against Hull

Chelsea's John Terry has emerged as a central figure in Antonio Conte's plansChelsea icon John Terry looks primed to be thrown straight back into action on Saturday against struggling Hull in a bid to end a run of two successive Premier League defeats. Both losses to Liverpool and Arsenal have been since Terry damaged ankle ligaments but having returned to training this week and with England central defender Gary Cahill out of form the 35-year-old club captain is needed more than ever. Terry, who looked to have ended his Chelsea career at the end of last season only to accept a year long contract, has quickly emerged as a central figure in Antonio Conte's plans after the Italian missed out on his main defensive targets during the recent transfer window.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 2:18 am

Soccer-Bolivian championship results and standings

Sept 30 (Gracenote) – Results and standings from the Bolivian championship matches on Thursday Thursday, September 29 Jorge Wilstermann 1 Guabira 1 Sport Boys 2 Oriente Petrolero 2 Universitario de Sucre 1 Nacional Potosi 6 Wednesday, September 28Blooming 3 San Jose 0 Real Potosi 2 Bolivar 1 Tuesday, September 27 The Strongest 1 Club Petrolero 0 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Bolivar 7 5 0 2 18 8 15 ————————-2 The Strongest 7 4 2 1 11 5 14 3 Oriente Petrolero 7 4 1 2 9 7 13 4 Nacional Potosi 8 4 0 4 20 16 12 5 Blooming 7 3 2 2 9 6 11 6 Real Potosi 7 3 2 2 9 9 11 7 Jorge …

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 2:18 am

Soccer-Wenger retains lofty vision as he reaches milestone

By Martyn Herman LONDON, Sept 30 (Reuters) – Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger, for all his admirable qualities, has faults. It would be harsh to criticise the 66-year-old since he has won three English Premier League titles and six FA Cups as well as steering Arsenal within 14 minutes of beating Barcelona in the 2006 Champions League final. It is true that the 60,000 fans who fill the gleaming new arena enjoy a brand of football that when it clicks, as it did when they tore FC Basel apart for 45 minutes in a 2-0 Champions League group victory on Wednesday, sets the pulse racing.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 2:00 am

Leaders Spartak regroup for Zenit after Ufa flop

Spartak Moscow manager Massimo Carrera refused to criticise his team for suffering their first loss of the season to minnows UfaRussian Premier League table-toppers Spartak Moscow hope to bounce back from last week's 1-0 home defeat to minnows Ufa when they visit Zenit St Petersburg on Sunday. Despite last weekend's shock, Spartak still have a one-point lead at the top over second-placed reigning champions CSKA, while Zenit sit third, two points further back. Spartak manager Massimo Carrera refused to criticise his team for suffering their first loss of the season.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 1:46 am

High-flyers Nice seek boost after European woe

Lucien Favre has overseen a remarkable start to his tenure at the Allianz Riviera with Nice the league's sole remaining unbeaten sideLucien Favre's extended honeymoon on the Cote d'Azur pits his surprise Ligue 1 leaders Nice against Lorient this weekend, while Lyon host bitter foes Saint-Etienne in the Rhone derby. Favre, who replaced Southampton-bound Claude Puel in the summer, has overseen a remarkable start to his tenure at the Allianz Riviera with Nice the league's sole remaining unbeaten side. "To have 17 points after seven matches is magnificent," said Favre, following Sunday's 1-0 victory at Nancy that kept Les Aiglons a point clear of neighbours Monaco.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 1:26 am

Soccer – Google News

Google News

Washington men crush UCLA 4-0 in Pac-12 soccer opener – The Seattle Times


Daily Bruin

Washington men crush UCLA 4-0 in Pac-12 soccer opener
The Seattle Times
The Washington men's soccer team earned an easy 4-0 victory in the Pac-12 opener at No. 13 UCLA, the team's first win against the Bruins (4-3-1) since 2012. Washington's height played a large factor in the opening minutes of the match as the No.
Women's soccer in full swing for rematch against Oregon StateDaily Bruin

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Posted on 30 September 2016 | 4:56 am

Undercover sting leads to multiple English soccer coaches being fired – Los Angeles Times


Los Angeles Times

Undercover sting leads to multiple English soccer coaches being fired
Los Angeles Times
A British newspaper investigation led to a second soccer coach getting fired in England on Thursday. Two days after Sam Allardyce lost his job as England manager following an … The club said the Telegraph “declined to share any further information
Soccer-Barnsley assistant suspended amid newspaper 'bung' allegationsYahoo Sports

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 11:16 pm

Cox: Walcott, Lallana rebounding nicely – ESPN FC (blog)


ESPN FC (blog)

Cox: Walcott, Lallana rebounding nicely
ESPN FC (blog)
We're still at an early stage of the Premier League campaign — though six games into the season marks 15 percent of the league season — and it's not too soon to be looking at standout individuals. Here are five players who have made a noticeable …

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 9:29 pm

Premier League coach embroiled in bribery scandal – Telegraph.co.uk


Telegraph.co.uk

Premier League coach embroiled in bribery scandal
Telegraph.co.uk
The assistant manager of a Premier League football club was filmed offering advice on giving bribes to officials at other clubs during a conversation about signing players, The Daily Telegraph can disclose. Eric Black, who works at Southampton FC, …
How Southampton's Eric Black advised 'businessmen' how to bribe lower league staff to get players for fictitious agencyTelegraph.co.uk

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:46 pm

EA SPORTS FIFA 17: An exclusive Q&A with the company’s creative director – MLSsoccer.com


Ars Technica

EA SPORTS FIFA 17: An exclusive Q&A with the company's creative director
MLSsoccer.com
EA SPORTS FIFA 17 is officially out and in stores, meaning that soccer fans across the country can finally sleep soundly at night. This latest FIFA edition marks the most complete and realistic release in the series' history. And with huge additions
FIFA 17 review: Big on spectacle, weak on soccerArs Technica
7 Things You Should Do In Your First 7 Days With 'FIFA 17'Forbes
FIFA 17 reviewPolygon
The Sun –Wired.co.uk –Evening Standard
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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:30 pm

Political football: FIFA sponsoring soccer matches in illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land, rights group says – Salon


Salon

Political football: FIFA sponsoring soccer matches in illegal settlements on stolen Palestinian land, rights group says
Salon
Moreover, the settlement clubs provide the Israel Football Association and FIFA with revenue from ticket sales and broadcasting rights. FIFA, the Israeli Football Association and settlement soccer clubs are all nonprofit associations. But Human Rights
Human Rights Watch gets scorched in soccer fightWND.com

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 7:01 pm

With Sounders surging, a look at the best turnarounds in MLS history – MLSsoccer.com


MLSsoccer.com

With Sounders surging, a look at the best turnarounds in MLS history
MLSsoccer.com
Seattle's 1-0 win against the Chicago Fire on Wednesday night pulled them into a tie with the Portland Timbers on points. The Sounders, who hold a game in hand on the Timbers, are currently ahead of their Cascadia rivals based on the wins tiebreaker.

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 6:55 pm

Soccer in the Bronx | Get Me In There: NYC – MLSsoccer.com


MLSsoccer.com

Soccer in the Bronx | Get Me In There: NYC
MLSsoccer.com
In only it's second year of existence, NYCFC has already succeeded in building a fan base of loyal supporters. Host Susannah Collins heads to the Bronx to feel first hand City's supporters channel the energy of the city while rooting for their team in

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 4:30 pm

People are mad they have to play a black character in FIFA 17 – VICE News


VICE News

People are mad they have to play a black character in FIFA 17
VICE News
I'll admit that after a youth spent as the only black dude on the soccer pitch, I found the idea of guiding a guy that looks a bit like me into the Premier League intriguing. It's not like EA has done away with the series' standard Career Mode that

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 2:48 pm

How Carli Lloyd Became A Soccer Star ‘When Nobody Was Watching’ – NPR


NPR

How Carli Lloyd Became A Soccer Star 'When Nobody Was Watching'
NPR
Carli Lloyd doesn't "do fake." "I'm loyal, I'm real, I'm not afraid to say what I'm thinking," she tells NPR's David Greene. In her new memoir, When Nobody Was Watching, Lloyd describes the journey that led her to become one of the world's best soccer

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Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:32 am

BBC Sport – Football

Arsene Wenger & Alex Ferguson’s first run-in

As Arsene Wenger celebrates 20 years as manager of Arsenal, BBC Sport looks back at his first run-in with Manchester United counterpart Alex Ferguson.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 5:21 am

Analysis: Jenas on Why Spurs will beat Man City

Tottenham will make a statement against Manchester City and go the distance in the title race, says Match of the Day pundit Jermaine Jenas.

Posted on 30 September 2016 | 12:04 am

FA Cup: Teddy Sheringham’s son, John Terry’s shirt & David Beckham

Seventeen years after watching his dad win the FA Cup, Teddy Sheringham’s son hopes to help Ebbsfleet United enjoy a money-spinning run.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 11:14 pm

Arsene Wenger’s 20 years at Arsenal: How will he be judged?

As Arsene Wenger celebrates the 20th anniversary of his arrival at Arsenal, how does his record reflect on him and how will he be judged?

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 11:01 pm

Southampton assistant Black named in corruption claims

Southampton assistant boss Eric Black gave undercover reporters advice on how to bribe officials at other clubs, the Daily Telegraph claims.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 10:24 pm

I don’t know when injured Ramsey will be back – Coleman

Wales boss Chris Coleman says he does not know when Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey will return from his hamstring injury.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 9:30 pm

Gareth Southgate says Wayne Rooney will continue as England captain

Wayne Rooney will continue in his role as England captain, interim manager Gareth Southgate confirms.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 9:30 pm

Ibrahimovic helps Man Utd to Europa League win

Manchester United climb off the bottom of their Europa League group thanks to Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s second-half winner against Zorya Luhansk.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 9:29 pm

Dundalk become first Irish team to win a European group stage game

Dundalk shock Maccabi Tel-Aviv in the Europa League with a 1-0 win to become the first Irish team to earn a European group stage victory.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 9:00 pm

Saints earn Europa League point in Israel

Southampton earn a valuable Europa League point against Hapoel Be’er-Sheeva from a dour affair in Israel.

Posted on 29 September 2016 | 8:37 pm