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REUTER SPORTS

  • Robben rules out joining Van Gaal at Manchester United

    Robben rules out joining Van Gaal at Manchester United

    (Reuters) - Netherlands striker Arjen Robben will stay with Bayern Munich rather than taking the opportunity to follow national coach Louis van Gaal to Manchester United, he has told Dutch television station NOS.
    - 15 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 12:53pm -
  • Sharks beat Stormers but fail in automatic semi bid

    Sharks beat Stormers but fail in automatic semi bid

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Flyhalf Frans Steyn booted 19 points as South Africa’s Sharks defeated compatriots the Stormers 34-10 in their Super Rugby clash at Newlands on Saturday but failed to claim an automatic semifinal spot.
    - 17 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:51am -
  • No rest for Van Gaal as Manchester United job beckons

    No rest for Van Gaal as Manchester United job beckons

    (Reuters) - Netherlands coach Louis van Gaal is in no mood to take a break after leading his country to third place at the World Cup on Saturday, starting work with new employers Manchester United on Wednesday, he told Dutch NOS television.
    - 18 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 9:52am -
  • Argentina defend Latin pride v Germany in World Cup final

    Argentina defend Latin pride v Germany in World Cup final

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Germany battle to become the first European side to win a World Cup on Latin American soil in Sunday's final against Argentina whose captain Lionel Messi is out to emulate the great Diego Maradona.
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 8:25am -
  • Brazil undone by poor defending, Dutch take third

    Brazil undone by poor defending, Dutch take third

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Dreadful defending cost Brazil dear yet again on Saturday as the World Cup hosts slumped to a 3-0 loss to the Netherlands in a playoff for third place, underlining just how far the 'Selecao' have fallen down world football'…
    - 20 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 8:15am -
  • De Kock, De Villiers centuries steer South Africa to series win

    De Kock, De Villiers centuries steer South Africa to series win

    HAMBANTOTA (Reuters) - Outstanding centuries from Quinton de Kock and captain AB de Villiers helped South Africa coast to a series-clinching 82-run win over Sri Lanka in the third and final one-day international on Saturday.
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 2:21pm -
  • Ghana rejects religious conflict claims by asylum seekers

    Ghana rejects religious conflict claims by asylum seekers

    SAO PAULO (Reuters) - Ghana has rejected claims from nearly 200 of its fans at the World Cup who have requested asylum in Brazil denying that there is any religious conflict in their country, the Deputy Information Minister said on Friday.
    - 2 days ago, 12 Jul 14, 8:43am -
  • Germany supremely confident they can beat Argentina

    Germany supremely confident they can beat Argentina

    SANTO ANDRE Brazi (Reuters) - Germany captain Philipp Lahm and forward Thomas Mueller sounded supremely confident on Friday that their team will be able to neutralize Argentina’s Lionel Messi and win the World Cup on Sunday.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 3:24pm -
  • Liverpool reluctantly agree Suarez move to Barca

    Liverpool reluctantly agree Suarez move to Barca

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Liverpool have agreed to sell disgraced Uruguay striker Luis Suarez to Barcelona with great reluctance after trying all they could to keep him, manager Brendan Rodgers said on Friday.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 1:20pm -
  • Argentina and Germany start final preparations

    Argentina and Germany start final preparations

    RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) - Argentina and Germany were both back at work on Thursday, secretly hatching their plans for Sunday's World Cup final at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro.
    - 3 days ago, 11 Jul 14, 8:02am -

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  • NewSchweinsteiger: We believed we could be the best

    Schweinsteiger: We believed we could be the best

    The midfielder says Germany has taken a step up after missing out at the semifinal stage in the last two tournaments, but claims he knew his team would come good
    - 2 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 1:57am -
  • Low: I told Gotze to show he is better than Messi

    Low: I told Gotze to show he is better than Messi

    The Germany coach hailed his side's World Cup triumph as the culmination of 10 years' work after it beat Argentina 1-0 in Sunday's final at the Maracana
    - 4 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 12:34am -
  • Messi: Argentina strikers missed chances

    Messi: Argentina strikers missed chances

    The 27-year-old was frustrated by his side's inability to finish chances, while also pointing to the fact it had a day less to recover for the final.
    - 4 hours ago, 14 Jul 14, 12:04am -
  • Gotze: A dream has become reality

    Gotze: A dream has become reality

    The Bayern Munich star became Germany's hero by scoring the winner and he struggled to contain his delight after the final
    - 4 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 11:47pm -

MTN FOOTBALL

  • Celtic missing duo for ‘Downs
    Bloemfontein Celtic will be without the services of Musa Nyatama and Wandisile Letlabika for their clash against the title-chasing Mamelod Sundowns on Wednesday evening.
    - 96 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 11:14am -
  • Ten-man SC Victoria, KCCA win
    Uganda Cup holders SC Victoria University and defending champions KCCA FC picked up 1-0 wins in their respective FUFA Super League ties played on Tuesday.
    - 96 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 10:01am -
  • URA FC pick up big win to go top
    Uganda Revenue Authority Football Club was in high scoring form on Tuesday when they humbled Bright Stars 4-0 at Nakivubo Stadium in Kampala.
    - 96 days ago, 9 Apr 14, 9:46am -
  • Swallows grounded by AmaTuks
    Moroka Swallows suffered a second straight defeat in the Absa Premiership when they went down 2-1 to the University of Pretoria at the Tuks Rugby Stadium on Tuesday night.
    - 96 days ago, 8 Apr 14, 9:51pm -

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KICK OFF

  • Messi named World Cup’s best
    Despite failing to inspire his team to the trophy, Lionel Messi was still named Player of the Tournament at the 2014 World Cup.
    - 5 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:54pm -
  • Pillars, Bayelsa United target Okoro
    Champions Kano Pillars and Bayelsa United are gunning for Heartland forward Osas Okoro.
    - 6 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 10:29pm -
  • Super Mario wins it for Germany!
    Germany won their fourth World Cup title after a 1-0 win against Argentina in the Final at the Maracana in Rio de Janeiro on Sunday evening.
    - 6 hours ago, 13 Jul 14, 9:57pm -

SOCCER WAY

FOUR FOUR TWO

EURO SPORTS

  • Tolstykh voted Russian FA chief
    Nikolai Tolstykh, ousted as head of the Russian Professional Football League (PFL) two years ago, was elected president of the country's Football Union (RFU) on Monday.
    - 3 Sep 12, 3:10pm -
  • Former league boss Tolstykh voted Russian FA chief
    Nikolai Tolstykh, ousted as head of the Russian Professional Football League (PFL) two years ago, was elected president of the country's Football Union (RFU) on Monday.
    - 3 Sep 12, 3:10pm -
  • Pienaar ruled out
    Injury has forced Everton midfielder Steven Pienaar to withdrawn from South Africa's squad due to play international friendlies this week.
    - 3 Sep 12, 3:07pm -
  • Partizan win marred by crowd trouble
    Serbian champions Partizan Belgrade came from behind to beat city rivals OFK 3-1 on Sunday, but their success was marred by serious crowd trouble among groups of their own fans.
    - 2 Sep 12, 9:25pm -
  • Slew set for spell on sidelines
    On-loan Oldham striker Jordan Slew suffered another injury setback during the 1-0 win over Portsmouth. Slew was hurt against Walsall and missed the Stevenage game, returning to parent club Blackburn for treatment.
    - 2 Sep 12, 2:49pm -
  • New Spurs deal for Lennon
    Tottenham have confirmed winger Aaron Lennon has signed a new contract which commits him to the club until 2016.
    - 1 Sep 12, 11:41am -
  • Templeton joins Rangers
    Winger David Templeton has signed for Rangers after Hearts accepted a bid from the Ibrox club.
    - 1 Sep 12, 9:55am -
  • Kane makes Norwich switch
    Norwich have announced the signing of Tottenham striker Harry Kane on a season-long loan.
    - 1 Sep 12, 9:48am -
  • Hornets grab loan quintet
    Watford manager Gianfranco Zola has moved to sign five players on loan from Udinese on deadline day with an option to sign them on a permanent basis.
    - 31 Aug 12, 11:10pm -