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Rubin Kazan 0-0 Panathinaikos - Stalemate hampers duo`s qualification hopes

Posted Wednesday, November 03, 2010 by PA

Rubin Kazan and Panathinaikos saw their hopes of qualifying for the Champions League knock-out stage recede further with a goalless draw in Russia. The hosts were the only side to carve out any chances of note, with Alexander Ryazantsev's fierce header which goalkeeper Alexandros Tzorvas did well to turn away the closest they came to breaking the deadlock. The Greeks barely threatened after th...Full Story »

Bubbly Borussia Dortmund pass the 'Pepsi test' with relative ease

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by theguardian.com

Jürgen Klopp's second return to Mainz saw him leave with three points after a high-powered pressing game between two uber youthful sides Borussia Dortmund's players celebrate in front of their fans after the 2-0 win at Mainz 05 which returned them to the top of the league. It was the youngest ever Dortmund team to play a Bundesliga match, at a fraction over 23.  It was the most impro...Full Story »

United not underestimating struggling Bursaspor

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

ISTANBUL, Turkey (AP)—Manchester United midfielder Michael Carrick insists there will be no complacency when his injury-ravaged team take on bottom side Bursaspor in Group C of the Champions League on Tuesday. Making its debut in Europe's elite competition, the Turkish club is without a point from three group matches and has yet to score a goal. United, which will be missing Rio Ferdinan...Full Story »

Ronaldinho thrilled with return to Brazil squad

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

SAO PAULO (AP)—Ronaldinho says he is excited to be returning to the Brazilian national team for the first time in more than a year. Ronaldinho says “just the thought of wearing” the famous yellow jersey again makes him “extremely happy.” Ronaldinho hasn’t played for Brazil since a World Cup qualifier against Peru in 2009. The midfielder, who played in the...Full Story »

Messi and Ronaldo locked in Spanish scoring duel

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MADRID (AP)—Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi’s exploits are quickly turning the Spanish league title chase into a shootout between Europe’s most prolific goalscorers. Ronaldo’s 11 goals have guided Real Madrid to the top of the standings after nine games while Barcelona trails by one point thanks in part to Messi’s seven strikes. The two forwards, who are also t...Full Story »

Sevilla’s Navas to undergo ankle surgery

Posted Tuesday, November 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

SEVILLE, Spain (AP)—Sevilla winger Jesus Navas will undergo ankle surgery this week after aggravating an injury during a training session on Monday. The Spain forward is scheduled for arthroscopic surgery on Thursday and is expected to be sidelined for several weeks, the club said. The World Cup winner has not played since Sept. 16 when he hurt his left leg during a Europa League loss to...Full Story »

Roberto Mancini baffled by Manchester City's 'worst performance'

Posted Monday, November 01, 2010 by theguardian.com

Roberto Mancini said playing two strikers, Emmanuel Adebayor and Mario Balotelli, was no excuse for the 2-1 defeat.  Roberto Mancini was baffled by Manchester City's defeat and has admitted that if he cannot figure out what went wrong then their title ambitions are doomed. This was City's second successive defeat and alarmed Mancini much more than the first, since his players had performe...Full Story »

Maxi's late strike casts spell on Trotters

Posted Monday, November 01, 2010 by Teamtalk.com

Rodriguez: Celebrates his late winner Maxi Rodriguez struck a late winner as Liverpool finally climbed out of the Premier League relegation zone with a 1-0 victory at Bolton. The Argentinian latched onto a brilliant Fernando Torres backheel to settle a competitive encounter at the Reebok Stadium four minutes from time. Both sides created numerous chances in an evenly-matched cont...Full Story »

Hat-trick hero Nolan fires Newcastle to victory

Posted Monday, November 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (SE) - Newcastle boss Chris Hughton helped forget talk of his job being on the line as Kevin Nolan’s hat-trick helped the Magpies thump local rivals Sunderland 5-1. The former Bolton midfielder struck twice in the first half and again in the second at St James’ Park to give the Magpies a memorable win over their biggest rivals and ease pressure on Hughton. His first ever Pre...Full Story »

Cassano begs Sampdoria to let him stay

Posted Monday, November 01, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

ROME (AFP) - Bad boy Antonio Cassano has begged his employers Sampdoria to let him stay at the club following a spat with club president Riccardo Garrone. Sampdoria have asked Italian footballing authorities for permission to terminate the Italy striker's contract after he apparently argued with and insulted Garrone on Tuesday. But now Cassano, who has often fallen out with coaches, team-mates...Full Story »

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