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Saturday European Rewind: Chelsea edges Swansea, Bayern thumps Hamburg, and more

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Chelsea made it nine matches unbeaten in all competitions with a 3-1 home league win over visiting Swansea City on Saturday.

Antonio Conte's side were aiming to extend their lead at the top of the English Premier League table, while Paul Clement's Swans were looking to pull the upset on the road.

European Weekend Preview: Atletico hosts Barca, Roma travels to Inter, and more

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With the English Premier League resuming this weekend, European Soccer sees itstop five domestic leagues all on the slate for some great action.

In Spain, the top-two teams face tough road tests in their battle at the top of the table. Second-place Barcelona travels to Atletico Madrid on Sunday who sit two places behind them, while sixth-place Villarreal hosts league leaders Real Madrid in the late match.

Wednesday Kickoff: Griezmann, Jesus, Vidal and more

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While one star forward is debating English interest, another is set to miss quite a bit of Premier League action.

Antroine Griezmann says he has "doubts" over a potential Premier League move. (REPORT)

Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus suffered afractured metatarsal and could be out for up to three months.

Soccer Monday: Your Running Commentary

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Just a few matches are on the schedule for Monday afternoon, headlined by an English Premier League contest featuring one team still involved in the title chase and another distancing themselves from the relegation field.

Bournemouth welcomes Manchester City as they seek to further remove themselves from worries of relegation.

Monday Kickoff: Ibrahimovic, Aguero, Bale and more

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The future of two of the Premier League's best strikers is in doubt while a former Premier League star is back in action.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic says there's "nothing done yet" with regards to his future at Manchester United. (REPORT)

Pep Guardiola says he would like to keep Sergio Aguero at Manchester City but he is unsure of what will happen at the end of the season.

Sunday European Rewind: Atletico Madrid pulls off late rally, Leicester City's woes continue, and more

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Atletico Madrid may not be in the title picture in Spain at this point in the season, but a loss on Sunday could have begun putting Diego Simeone's squad in danger of losing its grip on a UEFA Champions League place.

That looked like it would happen as Celta Vigo held a late 2-1 lead at the Vicente Calderon, but Atleti rallied late, scoring goals in the 86th and 89th minute to pull out a dramatic 3-2 victory.

Saturday European Rewind: Arsenal squeak by Hull, Barcelona thump Alaves, and more.

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After back-to-back league losses, Arsenal bounced back with a much-needed 2-0 win over Hull City at the Emirates.

Arsene Wenger's side were aiming to stay in the Premier League title race, and also head into this week's Champions League tie at Bayern Munich on a positive note.

European Weekend Rewind: Rooney breaks Man Unitedscoring record, Real Madrid recover and more

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Manchester United has a new scoring king. The storied club in England experienced a shift in the record books on Saturday, as Wayne Rooney broke Sir Bobby Charlton's goal mark with a strike against Stoke City.

Rooney's record breaker wasn't the only big headline from across Europe this weekend, as Real Madrid rebounded from a rare hiccup in form with a win in Spain in its second league game back from the winter break.

English Premier League Preview: Man City clash with Tottenham, Man United visits Stoke, and more

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While Chelsea and Liverpool face bottom of the table opposition, a pair of top five teams clash in one Manchester stadium, while the other remains empty as its residents face a difficult visit to top-half opposition.

Manchester City and Tottenham pick up the slack left by the Blues and Reds as they clash at the Etihad on Saturday afternoon.

Monday Kickoff: 'Chicharito', Chinese Super League, Costa and more

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While rumors continue to swirl, a Mexican star still appears set to stay at his current club in January, while a major change has hit one of the world's most discussed leagues.

Bayer Leverkusen sporting director Rudi Voller says the club would only consider selling Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez for "crazy money".

English Premier League Preview: Manchester United meets Liverpool in heated derby and more

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While the scale of the Manchester Derby may have surpassed it, there are few derbies with blood as bad as Manchester United and Liverpool.

The Red Devils and Reds go back at it once again, as the latter travel to Manchester four places and five points clear of their struggling rivals. Though Manchester United hasn't had the first half of the season that ithoped, it finds itself just a win away from the top four, and will be eager to claim those three points against Liverpool.

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Manchester United face trip to Russia, Bundesliga sides set to face off in Europa League Round of 16

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Manchester United's quest for glory in the UEFA Europa League will go through Russia in the round of 16. The Red Devils were drawn with FC Rostov from the Russian Premier League in Friday's draw. United will travel to Russia for the first leg on March 9 before playing the second leg a week later at Old Trafford.

Europa League Rewind: Monchengladbach fights back vs. Fiorentina, Tottenham upset by Gent, and more

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The UEFA Europa League Round of 32 second legs continued on Thursday, with 13 matches taking place across Europe. 26 clubslooked to continue their hopes of advancing in this competition, and to joinWednesday'swinners into March's Round of 16.

On Thursday, Roma advanced over Spanish opposition Villarreal despite losing the second leg at home 1-0.

Thursday Kickoff: Rooney, Cazorla, Herrera and more

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One Premier League star is expected to miss the rest of the season while another's move remains a major talking point.

Despite the fact that his agent reportedly traveled to China, Wayne Rooney does not want to leave Manchester United until the summer. (REPORT)

Arsenal's Santi Cazorla could miss the rest of the season due to an ankle injury.

UEFA Champions League

Wednesday UCL Rewind: Sevilla defeats Leicester, Juventus impress at Porto

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After back-to-back Europa League titles, Sevilla are looking to advance past the Round of 16 in the UEFA Champions League for the first time in their history. The La Liga side held off Leicester City on Wednesday in a 2-1 victory at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium that brings them one step closer to that.

Tuesday UCL Rewind: Man City drops five on Monaco, Atletico rolls at Leverkusen

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When Manchester City brought in Pep Guardiola as its new manager last summer, expectations were high for the Citizens to advance further in the UEFA Champions League.A strong second-half showing vs. AS Monaco on Tuesday has the Citizens a step closer to a spot in the quarterfinals after a dramatic 5-3 home win.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The UEFA Champions League headlines a busy Tuesday, but it's far from the only competition boasting interesting matchups throughout the day.

Manchester City's clash with Monaco serves as the main event, as Pep Guardiola and co. look to push on in continental play. Bayer Leverkusen and Atletico Madrid collide in the day's other match as last year's runners-up look to start hot on the road.

UCL Wednesday Rewind: Bayern routs Arsenal, Real Madrid rolls past Napoli

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For 45 minutes in Munich, Arsenal looked like it might be ready to do something about its extended struggles with advancing past the UEFA Champions League Round of 16.

The the second half happened and the Gunners were transported back to their all-too-familiar world of disappointment in Champions League play.

UCL Tuesday Rewind: PSG hammers Barcelona, Benfica holds off Dortmund

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On Tuesday, Europe's biggest domestic club competition, theUEFA Champions League returned with the start of the Round of 16.

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Sunday European Rewind: Tottenham advances in FA Cup, Roma Cruise Past Torino, and more

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In England, Tottenham Hotspur booked their place into the F.A. Cup quarterfinals after a 3-0 drubbing of hosts Fulham at Craven Cottage. Harry Kane put the visitors up 1-0 after 16 minutes, finishing off Christian Eriksen's assist. Six minutes into the second half, it was the same duo who added to Tottenham's lead as Kane tapped home Eriksen's helper.

European Weekend Preview: Milan-Fiorentina, English F.A. Cup, and more

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Despite no Barclays Premier League action this weekend, there is still an exciting slate of action all-across Europe.

Fifth-round English F.A. Cup action takes place this weekend with 16 teams still having hopes of advancing in this prestigious and historic competition.

Arsene Wenger

Friday Kickoff: Ozil, Wenger, Bale and more

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Fallout continues from Arsenal's lopsided midweek loss while Real Madrid are about to see the return of one of the club's biggest stars.

Mesut Ozil's agent says the midfielder is being made the "scapegoat" of Arsenal's Champions League loss. (REPORT)

Arsene Wenger says he will manage next season, whether it be at Arsenal or somewhere else.

Friday Kickoff: Suarez, Wenger, Maradona and more

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Spain's governing body upheld a striker's suspension despite an appeal while one manager says he isn't feeling the heat this weekend.

Luis Suarez's ban was upheld by the Spanish federation, meaning the Barcelona striker will miss the Copa del Rey final against Deportivo Alaves. (REPORT)

Arsene Wenger says he does not feel pressure regarding his job, but the Arsenal manager did admit that the club's season is at stake this weekend against Hull City.

Thursday Kickoff: Wenger, Mexico, Subotic and more

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One of the game's top managers is hoping to earn a lenient punishment while Mexico is set to face FIFA on Thursday.

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger accepted his misconduct charge from the English FA but will request a personal meeting in an effort to earn a more lenient punishment for shoving a fourth official.

Monday Kickoff: Mason, Busquets, Drogba and more

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Ryan Mason is reportedly stable after suffering a frightening injury while Barcelona could be without a key midfielder as the club hopes to push back into the title race.

After suffering a fractured skull in this past weekend's clash with Chelsea, Hull City defender Ryan Mason is speaking with club officials after undergoing successful surgery.

Atletico Madrid

Wednesday Kickoff: World Cup 2026, Griezmann, Lahm and more

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A major European executive has backed the U.S. while aFrench star's club publicly stated their hopes of keeping him signed on.

European Club Association chairman and Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says that he believes the U.S. would be a good choice to host the 2026 World Cup. (REPORT)

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo says Antoine Griezmann is "delighted" with the club as rumors continue about a move to Manchester United.

Soccer Tuesday: Your Running Commentary

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The slate of matches across the globe may be small for Tuesday, but it's headlined by one of massive importance in Spain, as two of the country's giants face off for a spot in the Copa del Rey final.

Barcelona and Atletico Madrid face off at the Camp Nou to determine the first finalist in the Spanish cup competition.

Borussia Dortmund

Euro Rewind: Chelsea creates more separation, Dortmund wins clash with RB Leipzig and more

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The Premier League title race doesn't seem to be a race at all as Chelsea continues to storm through the league's powers week by week. The latest statement from Antonio Conte's men came on Saturday in a win over London rival Arsenal.

The Blues are far and above the best team in the Premier League, but that doesn't mean there's no drama in the Premier League itself.

Wednesday Kickoff: Aubameyang, Drogba, 'Chicharito', and more

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A young striker says he wants to leave his current club while one of the game's legends turned down a move to a Brazilian powerhouse.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang says he must leave Borussia Dortmund in the summer if he is to improve, citing Real Madrid as a preferred destination. (REPORT)

Didier Drogba announced that he has officially turned down a move to Corinthians.

Friday Kickoff: Mexico, Rooney, Silva and more

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El Tri's manager says the team will be sticking with tradition while leadership from a major Chinese city denied interest in a big star.

Mexico manager Juan Carlos Osorio says El Tri will continue to use the Estadio Azteca as the team's hope stadium.

Wednesday Kickoff: Chinese Super League, World Cup, Alonso and more

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Another forward is bound for the Chinese Super League, while an American-based change could be coming to the World Cup.

Borussia Dortmund has reached an agreement to sell forward Adrian Ramos toChinese Super League club Chongqing Lifan. (REPORT)

Marco Van Basten says FIFA is considering using NASL-style shootout penalty kicks in group stage matches of expanded World Cups.


Monday Kickoff: Blatter, Neymar, Chapecoense and more

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Former FIFA president Sepp Blatter had his ban upheld, while one of Barcelona's biggest stars is dealing with some injury issues.

The Court of Arbitration for Sport dismissed Sepp Blatter's appeal of a six-year ban from the game on Monday. (REPORT)

Neymar missed Barcelona training due to muscle fatigue in the groin area.

Friday Kickoff: Ronaldinho, Iniesta, Sturridge and more

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A Brazilian legend is looking to help out Chapecoense, while a Spanish star will be fit for El Clasico.

Ronaldinho's agent says the 36-year-old midfielder is willing to play for Chapecoense to help aid in the club's rebuild following the recent tragic plane crash. (REPORT)

Barcelona manager Luis Enrique says Andres Iniesta is fit for El Clasico this weekend.

The Rest

Europa League Rewind: Zlatan leads Man United to win, Tottenham loses at Gent, and more

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Manchester United cruised past an overmatched Saint-Etienne team thanks to a hat-trick from the team's star forward.

The match was billed as a battle of Pogba brothers, but it was Zlatan Ibrahimovic who stole the show by leading United to a 3-0 win over the French side. Paul Pogba went a full 90 minutes in the win while his brother, Florentin, lasted 79 minutes before being removed from the Saint-Etienne lineup.

Must-See Goal: Lorenzo Insigne

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Tuesday Kickoff: Gabriel Jesus, Fabregas, Ribery and more

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While one up-and-coming star could miss significant time due to injury, a Chinese club has denied interest in a longtime playmaker.

Pep Guardiola says he "will pray" that the injury to Manchester City forward Gabriel Jesus is not serious as the club hopes for a quick recovery for the recently-added forward.

Thursday Kickoff: Mexico, De Gea, Hart and more.

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While El Tri cruised to a win on Wednesday, top goalkeepers grabbed headlines over in Europe.

A header from Alan Pulido helped Mexico topple Iceland, 1-0, on Wednesday in Las Vegas. (REPORT)

David de Gea insists he is happy at Manchester United as reports continue to link him to Real Madrid.

Friday Kickoff: Lampard, Aguero, Ronaldinho and more

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One Premier League club reached out to Frank Lampard prior to his retirement while one of the league's top stars is determined to stay.

Swansea City head coach Paul Clement says the club tried to sign Frank Lampard to help with the club's push in the relegation battle.

Tuesday Kickoff: Sanchez, Chinese Super League, Benteke and more

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An Arsenal star has admitted to tax fraud but hopes to avoid trial, while a Chinese Super League owner revealed prior pushes for some of the game's top strikers.

Alexis Sanchez has reportedly pleaded guilty todefrauding Spanish tax authorities of almost €1 million during his time with Barcelona.

Tuesday Kickoff: Ronaldo, Liga MX, Hodgson and more

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Cristiano Ronaldo is the latest superstar to face tax issues, while a women's league may soon be coming to Mexico.

The president of the union at Spain's tax authority says he expects Cristiano Ronaldo to face tax charges similar to those faced by Lionel Messi in recent months. (REPORT)

The 18 clubs that make up Liga MX have agreed to start an under-23 women's league.