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Zheng Zhi, talisman behind Evergrande's magnificent seven - World Soccer Talk


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Zheng Zhi, talisman behind Evergrande's magnificent seven
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The midfielder is a hero to Chinese football fans, winning 98 caps to date and skippering a side which is slowly improving under the Italian World Cup winner Marcello Lippi. Football fans in Britain will remember the name too. Zheng played for Charlton ...

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Seattle Star Megan Rapinoe Blasts Soccer's World Body As 'Old, Male And Stale' - HuffPost


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Seattle Star Megan Rapinoe Blasts Soccer's World Body As 'Old, Male And Stale'
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The latest FIFA slight is one of a litany of complaints by women in soccer. U.S. female soccer stars are paid a fraction of what men are paid by U.S. Soccer, which is part of FIFA, even though the U.S. men's team didn't make it the World Cup this year ...
USWNT star Rapinoe: 'FIFA doesn't really care' about women's soccer Goal.com

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Teen football stars shine in World Cup shop window - World Soccer Talk


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Teen football stars shine in World Cup shop window
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Kolkata (AFP) – They may not yet be household names, but the Under-17 World Cup semi-finals on Wednesday could put Lassana N'Diaye, Rhian Brewster, Abel Ruiz and Gabriel Brazao well on the way to football riches. The quartet will be the star ...

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Leipzig's Bayern cup clash promises 'fireworks' - World Soccer Talk


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Leipzig's Bayern cup clash promises 'fireworks'
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Leipzig's CEO Oliver Mintzlaff was more reserved, insisting Bayern “are in a class of their own with a top squad full of world-class players” even without their injured stars. “We'll need a perfect day, but we believe in ourselves and want to show ...

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Aberdeen set to give Celtic biggest test - World Soccer Talk


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Aberdeen set to give Celtic biggest test
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Glasgow (AFP) – Celtic midfielder Callum McGregor says the Hoops are targeting back-to-back trebles as they prepare for their toughest domestic challenge of the season. The Glasgow giants will make the trip to Pittodrie to take on Aberdeen on Wednesday ...

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Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards - World Soccer Talk


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Ronaldo eyes more FIFA success as Real Madrid dominate awards
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Ronaldo saw off competition from longstanding Barcelona rival Lionel Messi and Paris Saint-Germain's Neymar, the world's most expensive player. But, typical of a footballer who has enjoyed huge success at both Manchester United and Real, Ronaldo was ...
Cristiano Ronaldo retains FIFA award for world's best player Reuters
Previous FIFA World Player Of The Year Winners Soccer Laduma
Real Madrid dominate FIFA FIFPro World XI of 2017 beIN SPORTS USA
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Milan's Bonucci 'hits rock bottom' with two-game ban - World Soccer Talk


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Milan's Bonucci 'hits rock bottom' with two-game ban
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Milan (AFP) – AC Milan captain Leonardo Bonucci has been given a two-game ban for elbowing and will miss their clash against his former club Juventus, the Lega Serie A confirmed on Monday. The Italian international defender saw red for elbowing ...

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Vialli says England struggle to handle pressure - World Soccer Talk


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Vialli says England struggle to handle pressure
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The former Italy striker has spent more than two decades living and working in England, first playing for Chelsea before managing the Blues and Watford. England have not won a major trophy since lifting the 1966 World Cup on home soil and were dumped ...
Gianluca Vialli: England need to show more humility RTE.ie

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Don't miss Kartik Krishnaiyer's 'US Soccer In Crisis' video broadcast - World Soccer Talk


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Don't miss Kartik Krishnaiyer's 'US Soccer In Crisis' video broadcast
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On the topic of the current US soccer crisis, Kartik Krishnaiyer will be presenting a special video broadcast at 3pm ET/Noon PT today (Monday, October 23, 2017) on Facebook Live. The video broadcast will be streamed live on this webpage as well as on ...

Tim Vickery's Notes from South America: Ecuador's Barcelona facing Libertadores test - World Soccer (blog)


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Tim Vickery's Notes from South America: Ecuador's Barcelona facing Libertadores test
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At the start of the year, the World Soccer Libertadores Cup preview picked out Barcelona as dangerous outsiders, noting that their strength was based on defensive solidity, and that although Ordonez had been sold to Germany, talented replacements were ...