Fri01202017

LAST_UPDATEFri, 20 Jan 2017 3pm

Chinese Club's World Record €120m Million Deal Scuppered By Government

Pic: Getty ImagesReports suggest a team tried to break Manchester United's world record earlier this month, but new regulations stopped it becoming a reality.

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Jose Mourinho Says Free-Scoring Days Of Manchester United Domination Are Over

JOSE MOURINHO is throwing in the title towel — just like Pep Guardiola.

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Young Pair Sze Fei-Nur Izzuddin Upset 7th Seeded Hong Kong Pair To Move Into Second Round

Pic: BernamaSIBU: Young National men's doubles pair Goh Sze Fei/Nur Izzuddin pulled off a pleasant surprise by beating 7th seeds Or Chin Chung/Tang Chun Man from Hong Kong 16-21, 21-18, 21-18 in the first round of the Victor Far East Malaysia Masters at the Sibu Indoor Stadium, here today.

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Lucas Leiva Shows Worth With Rare Goal As Liverpool Earn Narrow Win At Plymouth

PLYMOUTH, England -- Three thoughts from Liverpool's 1-0 win at Plymouth in the FA Cup third-round replay.

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Egypt Puts Retired Football Star On Terrorism List

Pic: ReutersCAIRO: Egypt has added one of the country's most renowned athletes, retired football star Mohamed Aboutrika, to a terrorism list for alleged ties to the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood.

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Police Say 526 Possible Victims In UK Soccer Abuse Scandal, 184 Suspects

Pic: ReutersBritish police investigating allegations of widespread child sex abuse at soccer clubs dating back to the 1970s said on Wednesday they had now identified 184 potential suspects and 526 victims, adding other sports had also been implicated in the scandal.

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Bilic The Man For All Seasons At West Ham

Pic: ReutersLONDON: Slaven Bilic has only been manager at West Ham United for a season and a half but already has experienced the full gamut of emotions associated with the mercurial London club.

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Italian FA President Welcomes Chinese Investment

Pic: ReutersItalian FA president Carlo Tavecchio has welcomed the flow of Chinese funds into football in his country, saying the game needs resources and investment.

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FIFA's Van Basten Keen To Experiment Without Offside

Pic: ReutersFIFA technical director Marco van Basten would like to see how football works without offside and limit the number of fouls a player can commit during a game.

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Manchester United Appoint Counter-Terrorism Manager

Pic: ReutersManchester United have appointed a full-time counter-terrorism manager in what they believe to be a first in English club football.

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