Posts Tagged Europe

Arsenal faces tricky FA Cup game against Middlesbrough

LONDON (AP) — Defending champion Arsenal was handed a potentially tricky fifth-round game in the FA Cup on Monday when it was drawn at home against second-tier Middlesbrough.

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Dutch football association chief to challenge FIFA’s Blatter

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — In the biggest challenge yet to Sepp Blatter, Dutch football association leader Michael van Praag entered the FIFA presidential election race on Monday.

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Defying soccer logic, FA Cup provides weekend to savor

Bradford players celebrate after winning the English FA Cup 4th round soccer match between Bradford City and Chelsea at Stamford Bridge, London, England, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

LONDON (AP) — Forget for a moment how illogical it was that $300 million worth of soccer talent lost to a team which cost $12,000 to assemble.

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Olympic slalom champion Matt seeks turnaround before worlds

SCHLADMING, Austria (AP) — Olympic champion Mario Matt has one last chance to get his slalom season on track before the Alpine skiing world championships.

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Belgium: action sought after banner shows beheading

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian authorities and the country’s football federation on Monday sought action against Standard Liege fans who displayed a massive banner showing a drawing of a beheaded Anderlecht player ahead of their weekend match.

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