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Football

Harry Kane set for 2 months out with ankle injury

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 19:30 Last update: about 12 hours ago Associated Press

Tottenham striker Harry Kane was ruled out for around two months on Tuesday because of ligament damage in his left ankle, dealing a huge blow to the English team's chances of winning a first piece of...

Colombia close to signing Iran's Carlos Queiroz as coach

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:51 Last update: about 12 hours ago Associated Press

Iran coach Carlos Queiroz is in talks about taking over Colombia's national team after the Asian Cup. Alvaro Gonzalez, who is vice president of the Colombian football federation, told a local...

Leeds facing action for spying on opposition team

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 18:36 Last update: about 12 hours ago Associated Press

Leeds is facing disciplinary action for sending a member of the club's staff to spy on an opposition team in a training session. The English Football League has launched an investigation into the...

Asian Cup: Australia beats Syria 3-2, advances to last 16

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 17:51 Last update: about 12 hours ago Associated Press

Australia is through to the knockout rounds at the Asian Cup, although the defending champion hasn't made it look pretty. Australia needed a stoppage-time goal from Tom Rogic to beat Syria 3-2 on...

Bundesliga CEO warns against Champions League on weekends

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 14:58 Last update: about 12 hours ago Associated Press

The head of the organization representing domestic soccer leagues is against Champions League matches in Europe being played on weekends. World Leagues Forum chairman Christian Seifert used his...

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech to retire at end of season

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 13:59 Last update: about 12 hours ago Associated Press

Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech is planning to retire from soccer at the end of the season, ending the career of one of the best netminders in the Premier League. "This is my 20th season as a...

UEFA charges Chelsea for anti-Semitic chants by fans

Tuesday, 15 January 2019, 09:50 Last update: about 21 hours ago Associated Press

UEFA has charged Chelsea for anti-Semitic chants by fans at a Europa League game last month. Chelsea described the chants, directed at London rival Tottenham, as "abhorrent" hours after the 2-2...

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