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Marseille's Pierre Gignac scores a goal against Saint-Etienne during their French League One soccer match in Saint-Etienne, central France, Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010.
2014-12-21, Goal
Capitalising on Paris Saint-Germain's draw on Saturday, the home side were able to open up a three point gap heading into the new year Marseille ensured they head into...
Real's Sergio Ramos celebrates at the end of the Champions League final soccer match between Atletico Madrid and Real Madrid in Lisbon
2014-12-20, RTE
Real Madrid 2-0 San Lorenzo Real Madrid landed their fourth title of the year by recording their 22nd straight victory to win the Club World Cup. The European champions...
FC Barcelona's Luis Suarez, from Uruguay, reacts after scoring against Cordoba
2014-12-20, FourFourTwo
Luis Suarez opened his La Liga account as Barcelona comfortably beat Cordoba 5-0 to move a point behind leaders Real Madrid. The Uruguay international has struggled to...
Miroslav Slepicka of FC Goa attacks the Atletico goal during the 4th Semi Final match of the Hero Indian Super League between FC Goa and Atletico de Kolkata held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Fatorda, India on the 17th December 2014.
2014-12-20, The Times of India
MUMBAI: IndianSuper League (ISL) club Atletico de Kolkata and La Liga champions Atletico de Madrid of Spain on Saturday announced a joint grassroots development...
Real Madrid's Karim Benzema from France, top, scores his goal during a Spanish La Liga soccer match against Rayo Vallecano at the Vallecas stadium in Madrid, Spain, Monday, Sept. 24, 2012.
2014-12-20, DNA India
Real Madrid and San Lorenzo clash in the fnal Getty Images As Real Madrid get set to dazzle the Stade de Marrakech in Morocco, come the Club World Cup finale against San...
FC Barcelona's new signing Neymar gestures during his official presentation at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona, Spain, Monday, June 3, 2013.
2014-12-20, Goal
The Brazil captain says it is a dream of his to win the tournament and is confident his side can beat their fierce rivals to the European title in Berlin this season...
FIFA president Sepp Blatter leaves after a press conference in Marrakech, Morocco, Friday, Dec. 19, 2014.
2014-12-19, CNN
updated 8:33 AM EST, Fri December 19, 2014 A published report claims UEFA president Michel Platini was gifted a Picasso painting in return for support for the Russia 2018...
Zeenews: France international Antoine Griezmann scored a hat-trick as Atletico Madrid produced a stunning second-half display to hammer Athletic Bilbao 4-1 away on Sunday and move to within four points of La Liga leaders Real Madrid. >...
noodls: (Source: FIFA - Fédération Internationale de Football Association) The praise heaped on Real Madrid by the team's FIFA Club World Cup rivals before the tournament turned out to be justified. The hot favourites more than lived up to expectations in Morocco by...
Goal: The Argentine coach admits that his side struggled early on against Athletic Bilbao due to key suspensions but hails the French forward's game-changing hat-trick Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone believes that Antoine Griezmann's hard work is paying off after...
Goal: The BVB skipper is astonished by his side's poor form as they sit joint-bottom of the Bundesliga table and says that the players are concerned that they could be relegated Borussia Dortmund defender Mats Hummels is flabbergasted by his side's "pathetic" form...
Goal: Alexandre Lacazette scored another two goals as Hubert Fournier's men moved second behind Ligue 1 leaders MarseilleLyon were the big winners on Sunday as they leapfrogged defending champions Paris Saint-Germain into second spot in Ligue 1. ForwardAlexandre...
Bloomberg: Europe’s small companies are overcoming cutbacks in bank lending by increasing funding from non-traditional lenders, according to Deloitte LLP. Financing from buyout firms, insurers and...
The Telegraph India: Calcutta: “Welcome Home Fatafati 1st Champions ” read the banner, which was unfurled more than an hour before the inaugural IndianSuper League champions landed in the city, after prevailing over Kerala Blasters in Saturday’s grand finale....
The Telegraph India: Marrakech: Real Madrid won the Club World Cup for the first time by beating San Lorenzo 2-0 on Saturday with goals from Sergio Ramos and Gareth Bale after being forced into a scrap by the feisty South Americans. Real scored in each half to clock up a 22nd...
Tampa Bay Online: LONDON (AP) — Liverpool is starting to produce the kind of fluid attacking that led to a second-place finish in the English Premier League last season. Now the Reds need a striker to finish their chances. Liverpool outplayed Arsenal at Anfield on Sunday, yet...
Tampa Bay Online: LONDON (AP) — Liverpool is starting to produce the kind of fluent attacking displays that led the team to a second-place finish in the English Premier League last season. Now, the Reds just need a striker to finish off the chances. Liverpool outplayed Arsenal...
Goal: The former Real Sociedad forward hit a brilliant hat-trick at San Mames to secure a comeback against Athletic Bilbao and is emerging as a new star for the Spanish champions COMMENT By Ben Hayward | Spanish FootballWriterAtletico Madrid needed a hero. With...
BBC News: For a list of all the latest deals, check out the transfers page. TRANSFER GOSSIP Liverpool and Arsenal have joined Manchester United in the race to signReal Madrid left-back Fabio Coentrao, 26, after it was made clear he was unwanted at the La Liga side....