Posts Tagged Soccer

Juventus seeks 1st European title since scandal

Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba, of France, celebrates after scoring during a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Bologna at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy, Saturday, April 19, 2014. (AP Photo/Massimo Pinca)

ROME (AP) — When Juventus visits Benfica in the first leg of the Europa League semifinals Thursday, it will mark the first appearance for the once dominant Turin club in the final four of a European competition since finishing runner-up in the 2003 Champions League.

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Champions League: Chelsea, Atletico in 0-0 draw

Chelsea players from left: John Obi Mikel, Ashley Cole and Frank Lampard line up during the Champions League semifinal first leg soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Chelsea at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, Spain, Tuesday, April 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Andres Kudacki)

MADRID (AP) — Chelsea capitalized on its defensive strategy, playing to a 0-0 draw with Atletico Madrid on Tuesday in the first leg of their Champions League semifinal.

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Top World Cup exec: No time to lose with stadium

SAO PAULO (AP) — FIFA’s top World Cup official visited the stadium that will host the tournament opener in less than two months and said there’s “not a minute” to waste.

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Major milestones in Moyes’ tumultuous reign

This Saturday March 29, 2014 file photo shows a banner, critical of Manchester United manager David Moyes, flown above Old Trafford Stadium, during their English Premier League soccer match against Aston Villa, in Manchester, England. From embarrassing defeats to a critical plane banner to taunts from a spectator dressed as the Grim Reaper, it was a tumultuous 10-month reign for David Moyes as Manchester United manager. (AP Photo/Jon Super, File)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — From embarrassing defeats to a critical plane banner and taunts from a spectator dressed as the Grim Reaper, it was a tumultuous 10-month reign for David Moyes as Manchester United manager.

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Man United says Moyes leaves as manager

Manchester United's manager David Moyes looks on during their English Premier League soccer match against Everton at Goodison Park in Liverpool, England, Sunday April 20, 2014. (AP Photo/Clint Hughes)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The so-called impossible job proved to be just that for David Moyes.

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