GLASGOW, Scotland â€” Neil Lennon ended a troubled first full season as Celtic manager with glory
in the Scottish Cup after his side beat Motherwell 3-0 on Saturday. Ki Sung-yueng and Charlie
Mulgrew scored either side of Stephen Craigan's own goal at Hampden Park. Lennon has faced death
threats, had parcel bombs sent to him [.
RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil The captain of the Flamengo team that won the Brazilian championship in 2009
has been found guilty of kidnapping his former lover and trying to force her to abort the child she
claimed he'd fathered, officials said Tuesday. Bruno Fernandes â€” known in the football world just
as Bruno [.
GUATEMALA CITY = The vice president of Deportivo Xinabajul in Guatemala has been shot to death by
unidentified gunmen after receiving threats related to the squad's poor performance. National Civil
Police spokesman Donald Gonzalez says no suspects have yet been detained in the killing of Carlos
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa Veteran goalkeeper Muteba Kidiaba starred as Club World Cup runners-up
TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo collected a seventh African title Saturday.
Kidiaba saved a shootout kick against FUS Rabat from Morocco in southern Congolese city Lubumbashi
and then converted a penalty to give his team a 9-8 victory [.
NEW YORK, NY Manchester United legend Eric Cantona has made a shock return to football with the New
York Cosmos. The Frenchman has joined as their director of soccer. "I am very honoured to join the
legendary New York Cosmos. It's a big project, a wonderful project," Cantona told the Sun. "The
Cosmos are [.
LONDON, England A leading international gay rights group demanded an official apology from FIFA on
Tuesday following Sepp Blatter's comment about homosexual fans traveling to Qatar for the 2022
World Cup. The president of the world soccer governing body said Monday that gay fans "should
refrain from any sexual activities" during the World Cup [.
MANCHESTER, England A last-gasp Aleksandar Kolarov effort ended Leicester City's threatened
fightback and saw Manchester City progress into the fourth round of the FA Cup. Carlos Tevez had
put the hosts ahead after 15 minutes before Paul Gallagher equalised from the penalty spot four
minutes later after Lloyd Dyer had been felled by Patrick [.
STUTTGART, Germany Bruno Labbadia made a fine start at the Stuttgart helm as two goals from Timo
Gebhart helped the German side round off Group H in style with a 5-1 victory over Odense BK. Timo
Gebhart got the ball rolling with the first of his two goals on 20 minutes and by the [...]
David Beckham made a long awaited trip to visit the British troops now deployed in Afghanistan.
He stated that he had been wanting to make the trip for some time and that it was quite emotional
for him to see the sacrifices made by the troops.
The British death toll since operations began in 2001 stands at 286.
Kakha Kaladze's pair of own goals against Italy on Saturday may have seemed horrible at the
time, but the truly tragic fate suffered by 31-year-old Czech regional league defender Michal Jezek
on the same day should put things in perspective. Reports the AFP:
Nine minutes into the game between two villages northwest of Prague, defender Michal Jezek
slammed the ball into his own net, then "collapsed on the pitch," CTK [news agency] quoted another
player as saying.
Perhaps an insensitive title, but this is shocking. It's been reported on most news networks
that a Nigerian Man Utd fan killed four Barcelona fans last night! He was obviously so disappointed
after our loss to the Catalonia club that he couldn't take it but really, killing four people?
That's fucking insane.
Tuesday may have been a terrible day for Chelsea FC. It was tragic for a young supporter.
A flock of Blues fans, on their way to the Stadio Olympico in Rome for Tuesday's Champions
League tie against AS Roma, were caught in a torrential thunderstorm. A 13-year-old boy was killed
when a tree in which he took shelter under was struck by lightning.
If you have not heard about Al Bangura's heart wrenching story, my good friends over at
SoccerLens.com posted a riveting article offering a petition to the
British Parliament . With all the media craze in the UK, Ahmed and his team are offering
up at least a solution to the troubling situation Al is in.
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Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Â Nov 27, Stuttgart (a) Rangers first game in the group of death sees Walter Smith
and Ally McCoist prepare their men for the visit [...
ENSCHEDE, Netherlands Bryan Ruiz struck in the final minute to hand FC Twente a battling 2-1
victory over Feyenoord in the Eredivisie. Gill Swerts opened the scoring for the visitors on 51
minutes but Twente clawed their way back into contention when Wout Brama popped up with the
equaliser 14 minutes from full-time.
Top German goalkeeper Robert Enke has passed away this afternoon at the age of 32. The Hannover
number one has just returned to practice after battling with a minor intestinal disease. The former
Barcelona and Benfica stopper has been tipped to be a sure shot for one of the goalkeeping spots
for the Nationalmannschaft in [.