Posts Tagged Professional soccer

PSG back on Marseille’s heels in French league

Marseille's Andre-Pierre Gignac, right, in action with Lyon's Milan Bisevac, left, during their French League One soccer match at Gerland stadium, in Lyon, central France, Sunday, Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Laurent Cipriani)

PARIS (AP) — After two consecutive losses in the space of four days, the joy in Marseille has given way to uncertainty about whether the team is really up for a title push.

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United looks to end poor run in Manchester derbies

Manchester United's manager Louis van Gaal waves as he walks down the touchline before his team's English Premier League soccer match against Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The Manchester derby was a fixture that filled the blue half of the city with dread during United’s glory years under Alex Ferguson.

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EPL referee faces music over Ed Sheeran concert

LONDON (AP) — A Premier League referee has been dropped this weekend for breaking protocol so that he could watch an Ed Sheeran pop concert.

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Timbers MF Valeri to have left knee surgery

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland Timbers midfielder Diego Valeri will have surgery to repair a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

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Canadian organization responds to lawyers’ letter

TORONTO (AP) — The Canadian Soccer Association is denying allegations that it targeted players involved in a legal challenge to the use of artificial turf at next summer’s Women’s World Cup.

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