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NBC Sports Gold subscribers receive apology after Premier League Pass outages

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NBC Sports has issued an apology to subscribers of their NBC Sports Gold service after the debacle that occurred Saturday, which resulted in a major online outage at the same time that Manchester United played away against Southampton.

“We apologize for the disruptions and inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding as we continue to look for new ways to bring you the best sports content in the world,” NBC Sports wrote in an e-mail to NBC Sports Gold subscribers.

NBC Sports Gold subscribers receive apology after Premier League Pass outages

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NBC Sports has issued an apology to subscribers of their NBC Sports Gold service after the debacle that occurred Saturday, which resulted in a major online outage at the same time that Manchester United played away against Southampton.

“We apologize for the disruptions and inconvenience, and appreciate your understanding as we continue to look for new ways to bring you the best sports content in the world,” NBC Sports wrote in an e-mail to NBC Sports Gold subscribers.

Sunday European Rewind: Fiorentina draws Atalanta,  Brighton edges Newcastle, and more

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In the must-watch match of Sunday's European action, Fiorentina was held at home by Atalanta in a 1-1 draw. A late equalizer by Remo Frueler earned the visitors a point in Florence. Frueler's right-footed equalizer in the 94th-minute canceled out Federico Chiesa's opener that came in the 12th-minute.

Vitesse wins at Ajax and another big win for Dortmund

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The roundup of USMNT players in Europe and Mexico starts with a big win for Matt Miazga's Vitesse Arnhem. Vitesse beat Ajax 2-1 at Johan Cruijff Arena. Guram Kashia put Vitesse up in the 21st with Milot Rashica doubling the lead three minutes into first-half stoppage time. Ajax pulled a goal back in the 83rd.

Benitez furious with Hemed’s winner as Newcastle’s winning run ends

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Newcastle United’s three-game winning run came to an end as the Magpies dropped all three points against Brighton at the Falmer Stadium on Sunday.

Rafael Benitez’s side had pipped Brighton to the Championship title last season but the hosts grabbed an important win in the Premier League courtesy of a goal from striker Tomer Hemed.

Rafa Benitez – We Deserved More From The Game

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Newcastle United manager Rafa Benitez was disappointed with the defeat at Brighton today after Newcastle had enough chances to have won the game but the game could have gone either way [...]

Newcastle Pay Price For Missed Chances And Mistakes – Lose 1-0 At Brighton

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A goal by Hemed after 51 minutes was enough to give Brighton a vital win at the Amex Stadium this afternoon and break Newcastle's three game winning streak in front of a [...]

Stoke City 0-4 Chelsea - Morata and Pedro goals seal an excellent win for the Blues.

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An Alvaro Morata hat-trick and a goal from Pedro sealed three points from an impressive professional performance for Antonio Conte.

Them: Mark Hughes was vocal in reminding everybody that he didn't have any defenders today. Cameron out. I don't know who that is, but I'm going to assume he is a giant meathead.

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Marseille honour cancer-stricken Tapie with win win

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin sparked Marseille to a 2-0 victory over Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday as home fans voiced their support for stricken former club president Bernard Tapie.

French winger Thauvin forced in the opening goal on 32 minutes at the Stade Velodrome before Lucas Ocampos bundled in a second just past the hour to lift Marseille up to fifth place.

Marseille honour cancer-stricken Tapie with win win

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Paris (AFP) – Florian Thauvin sparked Marseille to a 2-0 victory over Toulouse in Ligue 1 on Sunday as home fans voiced their support for stricken former club president Bernard Tapie.

French winger Thauvin forced in the opening goal on 32 minutes at the Stade Velodrome before Lucas Ocampos bundled in a second just past the hour to lift Marseille up to fifth place.

Manager pulls hamstring in celebrating Valencia triumph

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Madrid (AFP) – Valencia moved ahead of Real Madrid into fourth in La Liga as Simone Zaza’s winner five minutes from time edged a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

However, it was all too much for Valencia manager Marcelino who pulled his hamstring in celebrating the winner.

Neymar earns 3m euros per month at PSG: report

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Berlin (AFP) – Brazil superstar Neymar earns just over three million euros a month at Paris Saint-Germain, according to German magazine Der Spiegel.

The magazine, using Football Leaks as a source, claims the 25-year-old Neymar, who cost PSG 222 million euros ($265m) from Barcelona, earns 36.

Neymar earns 3m euros per month at PSG: report

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Berlin (AFP) – Brazil superstar Neymar earns just over three million euros a month at Paris Saint-Germain, according to German magazine Der Spiegel.

The magazine, using Football Leaks as a source, claims the 25-year-old Neymar, who cost PSG 222 million euros ($265m) from Barcelona, earns 36.

Hemed gives Brighton revenge over Newcastle

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Brighton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Israeli striker Tomer Hemed’s 51st-minute goal earned Brighton and Hove Albion a 1-0 victory over last season’s Championship sparring partners Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Hemed struck early in the second half at the Amex Stadium to give Brighton manager Chris Hughton a first victory over the club he previously managed at the seventh attempt.

Egypt jails 14 over deadly 2015 stadium stampede

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Cairo (AFP) – An Egyptian court jailed two people for life on Sunday and 12 to between two and 10 years over violence that led to a deadly football stadium stampede in Cairo.

At least 19 people died in the disaster after police fired tear gas at fans who tried to push their way into the stadium in February 2015.

Arsenal

Do Wenger’s emotions hold Arsenal squad back?

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Arsene Wenger has revealed that allowing Kieran Gibbs to leave Arsenal this summer 'hurt' him, more than the departure of Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain. The Gunners sold both players in the final day of the transfer window, with the Ox joining Liverpool and Gibbs joining West Bromwich Albion. Both players have been very average for our side [.

Can Arsenal really reject £40m transfer bid for Giroud?

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I suppose that a lot could depend on what happens with Arsenal over the next few months, until the winter transfer window swings open after the new year. But as things stand you would have to assume that an offer of around £40 million for Olivier Giroud would be enough to persuade Arsene Wenger to [.

Do Arsenal fans agree that Welbeck is ahead of Alexis Sanchez now?

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When I ash you whether you agree with the former Arsenal and Scotland striker Charlie Nicholas about Danny Welbeck being ahead of Alexis Sanchez in the pecking order at Arsenal at the minute, I must point out that the football pudit does mean assuming both players are match fit, because the England international is currently [.

Portland Timbers

Portland Timbers versus Orlando City: Full Coverage

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Portland Timbers Football Club hosts Orlando City Soccer Club at 5 PM on Sunday afternoon. Despite these two teams being in very different positions, (the Timbers are battling for a first-round playoff bye while the Lions are unlikely to make the playoffs at all) this should be an exciting match as OCSC's strike duo of Dom Dwyer and Cyle Larin continue to figure each-other out and PTFC return home after a difficult, yet largely successful road spell.

Portland Timbers vs. Orlando City SC Preview Interview

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The Portland Timbers are back home after a long stretch of road games that saw the team rise to first place in the Western Conference before slipping back into second as the Vancouver Whitecaps surged up the table. Now the Timbers are set to host struggling Eastern Conference side Orlando City SC in a match that could see the side make up ground on the ‘Caps or open the door to Sporting Kansas City and the Seattle Sounders as all three teams compete for a bye in the playoffs.

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Warburton left frustrated as Villa clinch victory against Forest

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Nottingham Forest succumbed to a 2-1 defeat against Aston Villa at Villa Park on Sunday marking their sixth straight loss in all competitions.

Daryl Murphy’s second half strike cancelled out Albert Adomah’s opener for Villa but Forest’s profligacy in front of goal proved to be fatal as Villa grabbed the winner through a Conor Hourihane free-kick.

Leigh Griffiths must ‘grow up’, says Celtic legend

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Celtic beat Rangers 2-0 at Ibrox on Saturday thanks to goals from Tom Rogic and Leigh Griffiths.

Griffiths who scored the second goal of the game was involved in a number of incidents throughout the game. The former Wolves striker was apparently trying to tie a Celtic scarf on the Ibrox goalposts.

The Rest

Dortmund out to ruin Ronaldo Champions League milestone

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Berlin (AFP) – Borussia Dortmund will aim to maintain their unbeaten record at home to Real Madrid in the Champions League on Tuesday and spoil Cristiano Ronaldo’s 150th European appearance.

Dortmund and title holders Real meet in the group stage for the second year running.

The teams drew both games 2-2 last season as the Germans topped the section before bowing out in the last eight while Real went on to win a record 12th title.

Klopp makes weak case for Liverpool defence

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London (AFP) – Liverpool approach the second game of their Champions League campaign away to Spartak Moscow on Tuesday with manager Jurgen Klopp under pressure to resolve their chronic defensive problems.

Liverpool ended a four-game winless run by prevailing 3-2 at Leicester City on Saturday, but they have conceded 10 goals in three consecutive Premier League away games for the first time in the competition’s 25-year history.

Ronaldo’s slow start sparks Ballon d’Or race

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Madrid (AFP) – Two games without a goal is run of the mill for most footballers, but for Cristiano Ronaldo it constitutes a drought.

Ronaldo will be looking to forget his early season struggles as Real Madrid aim to lay down a marker in their quest for a third consecutive Champions League at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Ronaldo’s slow start sparks Ballon d’Or race

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Madrid (AFP) – Two games without a goal is run of the mill for most footballers, but for Cristiano Ronaldo it constitutes a drought.

Ronaldo will be looking to forget his early season struggles as Real Madrid aim to lay down a marker in their quest for a third consecutive Champions League at Borussia Dortmund on Tuesday.

Ghana turn tables on arch-foes Nigeria in West African Football Union Cup of Nations

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Hosts Ghana decisively turned the tables on arch-foes Nigeria Sunday by romping to a 4-1 victory in the West African Football Union Cup of Nations final.

Nigeria won a group game between the regional football powerhouses 2-0 and did not concede a goal in five outings leading to the title decider.

Ghana turn tables on arch-foes Nigeria in West African Football Union Cup of Nations

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Johannesburg (AFP) – Hosts Ghana decisively turned the tables on arch-foes Nigeria Sunday by romping to a 4-1 victory in the West African Football Union Cup of Nations final.

Nigeria won a group game between the regional football powerhouses 2-0 and did not concede a goal in five outings leading to the title decider.

Manager pulls hamstring in celebrating Valencia triumph

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Madrid (AFP) – Valencia moved ahead of Real Madrid into fourth in La Liga as Simone Zaza’s winner five minutes from time edged a thrilling 3-2 win at Real Sociedad on Sunday.

However, it was all too much for Valencia manager Marcelino who pulled his hamstring in celebrating the winner.

AEK 3-2 Olympiakos!!!

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From 0-2 down to a 3-2 win! More to follow later.


Portland Timbers vs. Orlando City SC: How to Watch, Previews, Match Chat [5:00]

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The Portland Timbers take on Orlando City SC today in a match that could see them go three points clear of their closest rivals for a bye in the West. Standing in their way are the Lions, a side that have struggled since some early season success, but have shown signs of life recently despite being well below the red line in the East.

Strike Force

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Three Americans rang the bell overseas this weekend, starting with Lynden Gooch's consolation penalty strike for Sunderland against Cardiff from Saturday. On Sunday, Terrence Boyd hopped off the bench in the waning moments to spark a two-goal stoppage time rally in Darmstadt's 3-3 share with Dynamo Dresden.

Nadim, Henry set to leave Thorns after 2017 season

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The Oregonian reported this morning that Nadia Nadim and Amandine Henry will not return to the Thorns in 2018. Nadim is headed for Manchester City, and Henry is set to rejoin her old club, Olympique Lyonnais. The Thorns have reportedly known about both moves "for some time" and have yet-to-be-named replacements lined up.

Alario nets on long-awaited Leverkusen debut

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Berlin (AFP) – Lucas Alario scored on his German league debut in Bayer Leverkusen’s 3-0 win at home to Hamburg on Sunday - nearly a month after the Argentina striker first signed.

The 24-year-old hit the net in the 23rd minute as his side went 2-0 up after Kevin Volland had opened the scoring for the hosts at the BayArena with Jamaica winger Leon Bailey setting up both goals.

Alario nets on long-awaited Leverkusen debut

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Berlin (AFP) – Lucas Alario scored on his German league debut in Bayer Leverkusen’s 3-0 win at home to Hamburg on Sunday - nearly a month after the Argentina striker first signed.

The 24-year-old hit the net in the 23rd minute as his side went 2-0 up after Kevin Volland had opened the scoring for the hosts at the BayArena with Jamaica winger Leon Bailey setting up both goals.

Lee Nguyen reaches major career milestone

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Tierney: "If we were playing in a bigger market in this league, I think he'd be up there in All Star and MVP voting."

Lee Nguyen reached a major career milestone on Saturday night when he collected his 50th career goal. It's a feat that most players will never accomplish and one that will take time for Nguyen to fully appreciate.

Travis Worra Earns Assist in 1-0 Richmond Kickers Win

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The Kickers upset playoff contenders Rochester Rhinos

It took 80 minutes for the Kickers to deliver, but deliver they did for nearly 6,000 home fans at City Stadium. Rochester came out expecting pressure from Richmond, a team trying to salvage a season where they'll miss the playoffs for the first time since 2003.

Who Was Newcastle’s Best Player At Brighton?

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Let us know who you think Newcastle's best player was at the Amex Stadium this afternoon when Newcastle suffered their third league defeat of the season we now have 3 wins [...]

Injury blow delays Hoewedes debut for Juventus

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Benedikt Hoewedes’s debut for Serie A champions Juventus has been put on hold as the World Cup winner was ruled out for four weeks on Sunday after aggravating a muscular injury.

The 29-year-old moved to Turin in August on a loan deal from German outfit Schalke 04 where he had spent his entire club career.

Injury blow delays Hoewedes debut for Juventus

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Turin (Italy) (AFP) – Benedikt Hoewedes’s debut for Serie A champions Juventus has been put on hold as the World Cup winner was ruled out for four weeks on Sunday after aggravating a muscular injury.

The 29-year-old moved to Turin in August on a loan deal from German outfit Schalke 04 where he had spent his entire club career.

Hemed gives Brighton revenge over Newcastle

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Brighton (United Kingdom) (AFP) – Israeli striker Tomer Hemed’s 51st-minute goal earned Brighton and Hove Albion a 1-0 victory over last season’s Championship sparring partners Newcastle United in the Premier League on Sunday.

Hemed struck early in the second half at the Amex Stadium to give Brighton manager Chris Hughton a first victory over the club he previously managed at the seventh attempt.

Struggling Cologne secure first point of season

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Berlin (AFP) – Hanover 96 were held to a goalless draw at home by Bundesliga bottom side Cologne on Sunday to leave defending champions Bayern Munich third after their shock draw with Wolfsburg.

Cologne picked up their first point in six games by containing hosts Hanover, who dominated possession but could not break the deadlock.

Struggling Cologne secure first point of season

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Berlin (AFP) – Hanover 96 were held to a goalless draw at home by Bundesliga bottom side Cologne on Sunday to leave defending champions Bayern Munich third after their shock draw with Wolfsburg.

Cologne picked up their first point in six games by containing hosts Hanover, who dominated possession but could not break the deadlock.

Match preview: Seattle Reign v. FC Kansas City

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A win keeps Reign FC's playoff hopes alive.

Seattle Reign FC hosts its final 2017 home match on Sunday, and the squad will face a team that has caused them all sorts of trouble in previous years. The Reign kick off against FC Kansas City at 6 p.m. PT at Memorial Stadium.

The match remains a critical one for Reign FC, who still have a shot at squeezing into a playoff spot, as Orlando City drew with Portland this weekend.

D’Ambrosio saves Inter, AC Milan crash in Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Danilo D’Ambrosio scored the only goal as Inter Milan left it late to squeeze past Genoa 1-0 in Serie A action Sunday and keep in touch with the leaders, as AC Milan fell 2-0 at Sampdoria.

D’Ambrosio headed in off a corner with two minutes to go at the San Siro to earn three points for Luciano Spalletti’s side, who saw their winning run ended on Tuesday with a 1-1 draw at Bologna.

D’Ambrosio saves Inter, AC Milan crash in Serie A

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Milan (AFP) – Danilo D’Ambrosio scored the only goal as Inter Milan left it late to squeeze past Genoa 1-0 in Serie A action Sunday and keep in touch with the leaders, as AC Milan fell 2-0 at Sampdoria.

D’Ambrosio headed in off a corner with two minutes to go at the San Siro to earn three points for Luciano Spalletti’s side, who saw their winning run ended on Tuesday with a 1-1 draw at Bologna.

Union 3 Fire 1 - recap and ratings

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The Fire missed out on a chance to pull within one point of second-place New York City FC in an uninspiring 3-1 defeat at the hands of the Philadelphia Union. A match that presented a good chance for three points against a non-contender puts them at risk of being surpassed in third place by Columbus and Atlanta and drops them four points behind New York City ahead of next week's head-to-head match-up at Toyota Park.

Michael Bradley unimpressed by Gillette Stadium’s turf

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Bradley: "It's ridiculous."

Michael Bradley wasn't a fan of how Gillette Stadium's turf looked on Saturday night, going as far as calling it "a joke."

With the New England Patriots playing less than 24 hours after the New England Revolution, there were plenty of lines on the field. The football and soccer lines made for a busy look that wasn't appreciated by the visitors.

Seattle Sounders vs. Real Salt Lake: Highlights, stats and quotes

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"Better opportunities will come if you keep possession of the ball and move the ball around. We're just searching for that one guy to break us out of the slump." -Brian Schmetzer

In a chippy, rain-soaked match at Rio Tinto Stadium, the Seattle Sounders again failed to put the ball in the back of the net.

Tom Soehn interested in becoming the Revolution’s permanent manager

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Soehn would "of course" be interested in coaching the Revs in 2018.

The departure of Jay Heaps could be a sign that big changes are coming to the New England Revolution. In fact, the roster and coaching staff could look radically different next year. While the future is unclear, interim head coach Tom Soehn wants his players to enjoy these last few games.