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Palestinians to push forth with bid to oust Israel from FIFA

RAMALLAH, West Bank (AP) — The head of the Palestine Football Association says he is pressing forth with his bid to oust Israel from FIFA despite efforts from its president to diffuse the crisis.

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Platini: FIFA led by Blatter will always lack credibility

In this Wednesday, March 4, 2015 file photo, FIFA President Sepp Blatter attends a general Conmebol congress in Asuncion, Paraguay. Sepp Blatter’s widely expected re-election on May 29, 2015 as president of soccer’s world governing body for a fifth term has seldom seemed a real contest. Three rival candidates entered the race in January: Prince Ali bin al-Hussein of Jordan, Luis Figo of Portugal and Michael van Praag of the Netherlands. Van Praag, however, dropped out of the race on Thursday May 21, 2015, and switched his support to FIFA vice president Prince Ali. (AP Photo/Jorge Saenz, File)

GENEVA (AP) — FIFA lacks credibility while Sepp Blatter is president, according to UEFA leader Michel Platini, saying his former mentor fears the “emptiness” of life after leaving soccer’s world governing body.

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Wondolowski nets 100th goal in 1-1 draw with Orlando City

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Chris Wondolowski became the ninth MLS player to reach 100 goals, helping the San Jose Earthquakes salvage a 1-1 draw with 10-man Orlando City on Sunday night.

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The Latest: Premier League permutations for the drop, Europe

Manchester City's Sergio Aguero, left, and Southampton's Victor Wanyama battle for the ball during the English Premier League soccer match at the Etihad Stadium, Manchester, England, Sunday May 24, 2015. (Martin Rickett/PA via AP) UNITED KINGDOM OUT  NO SALES  NO ARCHIVE

LONDON (AP) — 5:10 p.m.

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Drogba to leave Chelsea again, wants to play 1 more season

LONDON (AP) — Didier Drogba will end his second spell at Chelsea after Sunday’s Premier League match against Sunderland, and intends to play at least one more season before retiring.

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