Posts Tagged Soccer

Cameroon’s Eto’o retires from internationals

A Saturday, April 19, 2014 photo from files showing Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o reacting to a decision by the referee Mike Dean, during an English Premier League soccer match against Sunderland at the Stamford Bridge ground in London. Everton strengthened its attacking options by signing Samuel Eto'o on a two-year deal on Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, after the striker was released by Premier League rival Chelsea. The 33-year-old Cameroon international, who scored 12 goals in 35 matches in his only season at Chelsea, is available to make his debut against the west London club on Saturday.  (AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis, File)

Samuel Eto’o says he is retiring from international football, days after being left out of Cameroon’s latest squad and stripped of the captaincy.

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Mali seeks venue outside Algeria for African Cup

BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Mali is seeking to move its African Cup of Nations qualifier out of Algeria over fears of violence.

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Palace hires Warnock for 2nd spell as manager

In this file photo dated Saturday Dec. 10, 2011 Queens Park Rangers manager Neil Warnock, foreground, and Liverpool manager Kenny Dalglish react during their English Premier League soccer match at Anfield, Liverpool, England. Neil Warnock has been hired by Crystal Palace for his second spell as the manager of the Premier League club, it was announced on Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014.  (AP Photo/Tim Hales, File)

Four years after leaving Crystal Palace with the club in financial disarray, Neil Warnock returned for a second spell as manager of the Premier League team.

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Champions League draw wide open

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo from Portugal celebrates his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match between Real Madrid and Cordoba at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium  in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Aug. 25, 2014 . (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

MONACO (AP) — Real Madrid’s Champions League title defense takes shape Thursday at one of the most open draws in years.

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UEFA postpones Israel’s Euro 2016 home opener

NYON, Switzerland (AP) — UEFA has postponed Israel’s opening 2016 European Championship qualifying match against Belgium for security reasons.

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