Posts Tagged Soccer

Cristiano Ronaldo wins best player in Europe award

Bayern's goalkeeper Manuel Neuer in action during the  soccer match between FC Bayern Munich and VfL Wolfsburg in the Allianz Arena in Munich, Germany, on Friday, Aug. 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Kerstin Joensson)

MONACO (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo has won UEFA’s award as the best player in Europe last season after scoring a record 17 goals in the Champions League.

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Real Madrid gets Liverpool in Champions League

MONACO (AP) — Real Madrid will start its Champions League campaign against five-time winner Liverpool, FC Basel and Bulgarian club Ludogorets Razgrad.

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UEFA Champions League Draw List

MONACO (AP) — Draw made Thursday for the UEFA Champions League group stage:

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Don’t expect miracles from Di Maria, Van Gaal says

Manchester United's new player Angel Di Maria poses for photographers holding his new shirt, at Old Trafford Stadium in Manchester, England, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014. Manchester United have signed winger Angel Di Maria from Real Madrid for a British record transfer fee of £59.7m. The Argentine winger had a medical in Manchester on Tuesday and has signed a five-year deal. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Angel Di Maria will provide an ailing Manchester United with plenty of missing qualities following his big-money move from Real Madrid — pace, energy, incisiveness and goals.

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Cameroon latest team to want venue change

Russian doctor Valentine Safronov stands inside a mobile medical lab donated by the Russian government to assist with the Ebola out-brake in Conakry, Guinea, Tuesday, Aug.  26, 2014.  The Ebola virus may have the "upper hand" in an outbreak that has killed more than 1,400 people in West Africa but experts can stop the virus' spread, a top American health official said at the start of his visit to the hardest-hit countries. (AP Photo/ Youssouf Bah)

DOUALA, Cameroon (AP) — Despite a deadly Ebola outbreak in a fifth country, the Confederation of African Football said Thursday that qualifiers for the continent’s top tournament will go ahead as planned next month, sweeping aside protests from a number of fearful teams.

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