Posts Tagged Professional soccer

Chelsea faces mismatch in last 16 of League Cup

Chelsea's Didier Drogba celebrates after scoring against Manchester United during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Two days after playing at Old Trafford, Chelsea will experience the other side of English football when the Premier League leaders visit fourth-tier club Shrewsbury for the biggest mismatch of the last 16 of the League Cup.

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Newcastle owner strengthens grip on Rangers

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — The owner of Premier League team Newcastle has strengthened his position on the board of Rangers after agreeing to lend the financially stricken Scottish club 2 million pounds ($3.2 million) to pay debts.

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Cheers, chants for ‘Fergie Time’ the stage show

In this Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014, Manchester United former manager Alex Ferguson applauds supporters before the team's English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England. Ninety minutes after the return of “Fergie Time” at Old Trafford, the man himself returned to the limelight - in an interview on a London stage. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

LONDON (AP) — Ninety minutes after the return of “Fergie Time” at Old Trafford, the man himself returned to the limelight — in an interview on a London stage.

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Wright-Phillips ties record, NY beats SKC 2-0

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Bradley Wright-Phillips tied the MLS season goal record, and the New York Red Bulls beat Sporting Kansas City 2-0 in the league’s regular-season finale Sunday night.

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United gets last-gasp equalizer to thwart Chelsea

Manchester United's Robin van Persie, right, scores against Chelsea during the English Premier League soccer match between Manchester United and Chelsea at Old Trafford Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday Oct. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Jon Super)

Robin van Persie rescued a point for Manchester United to keep Chelsea from moving eight points clear of defending champion Manchester City in the Premier League.

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