Posts Tagged Western Europe

Mercedes promotes Wehrlein to reserve driver

BRACKLEY, England (AP) — Mercedes has promoted 19-year-old Pascal Wehrlein to reserve driver, less than a week after the German teenager got behind the wheel of a Formula One car for the first time.

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Monaco looking for Champions League respite

Leverkusen's Son Heung-min from South Korea, left, and Bremen's Alejandro Galvez from Spain challenge for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen in Leverkusen, Germany, Friday, Sept. 12, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

PARIS (AP) — Monaco’s signings of Radamel Falcao and James Rodriguez last year marked the beginning of a new era on the French Riviera. Twelve months later, the stars have left and Monaco is struggling as the club returns to the Champions League following an eight-year hiatus.

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Dortmund, Arsenal renew Champions League rivalry

Dortmund’s Shinji Kagawa from Japan, front, and Freiburg's Pavel Krmas from Czech Republic, right, challenge for the ball during the German first division Bundesliga soccer match between BvB Borussia Dortmund  and SC Freiburg in Dortmund, Germany, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Familiarity has bred a healthy respect between Borussia Dortmund and Arsenal in the Champions League, with the German club eager to avenge a loss at home against the English team.

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Anelka says he is joining Mumbai City in India

NEW DELHI (AP) — Former France striker Nicolas Anelka says he is joining Mumbai City FC in the new Indian Super League.

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Beckham urges Scottish voters to keep union

LONDON (AP) — David Beckham is urging voters in Scotland to vote against independence.

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