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Villarreal’s Santi Cazorla makes ‘very special’ comeback after 21 months out

[ad_1] MADRID -- Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla said it was "very special" to be playing top-level football again after making his comeback following an injury-plagued 21 months. The former Arsenal playmaker, who had skin removed from his forearm and grafted on to his leg after undergoing eight operations on a persistent ankle injury, was told by doctors he would be lucky to walk properly again, let alone return to playing
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Man United must free Paul Pogba as France role wont work in Premier League

[ad_1] After Julien Laurens hails Paul Pogba's role in France's World Cup triumph, the FC crew examine whether the tournament was a new beginning for him. Back in 1998, the last time France won the World Cup, Chelsea defender Frank Leboeuf returned to England and appeared on "They Think It's All Over," a sport-based comedy television show. In other countries, or other programmes, Leboeuf might have been greeted with reverence.
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Hislop: Usain Bolt to the A-League is a marketing ploy

[ad_1] ESPN FC Global Scores Transfers Teams Leagues Cups Video More ESPN.com Search Site Terms Featured Matches Featured Matches Previous NSI Runavik Hibernian 4 6 FT Leg 2Aggregate: 5 - 12 Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Manchester United América 0 0 LIVE HT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet Now » Blackburn Rovers Liverpool 0 2 FT Game Details Live football odds with bet365. Bet
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Portland Timbers protest U.S. Open Cup defeat over LAFC’s foreign players

[ad_1] LAFC The Portland Timbers are protesting their U.S. Open Cup defeat on Wednesday because of the number of foreign players in LAFC's lineup. LAFC advanced to the semifinals with a 3-2 win over Portland, and cup organizers U.S. Soccer announced the draw to decide the hosts of the next rounds would be delayed while it investigates the complaint. "The U.S. Open Cup Adjudication and Discipline Panel will review the
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Liga MX W2W4 Xolos to beat Chivas Pachuca vs Monterrey a playoff preview

[ad_1] Diego Cocca and Tijuana will be looking to take the next step forward this season in Liga MX. Liga MX is back and kicking off its first weekend of the Apertura. ESPN FC's Liga MX correspondents Tom Marshall and Eric Gomez preview the must-see games. Club Tijuana vs. Chivas How competitive are Chivas coming into the Apertura? How willing is this squad -- shorn of leaders like Rodolfo Pizarro, Oswaldo
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Tim Cahill rules out return to A-League open to other pro offers

[ad_1] Tim Cahill calls time on his decorated international career, retiring as the Socceroos' all-time leading goal scorer. Retired Socceroos great Tim Cahill is open to offers to continue playing club football, but has ruled out any prospect of an A-League return. Cahill spent a season and a half with Melbourne City and said he enjoyed the experience but has no interest in coming back to play in Australia, saying
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Manchester United vs. América – Football Match Report – July 19, 2018

[ad_1] PHOENIX -- Manchester United allayed Jose Mourinho's fears about how difficult they might find their tour of the United States by earning a 1-1 draw against Club America on their opening night.The Mexican side, further along in their summer preparation with the league season due to start on Sunday, took the lead through Henry Martin in the second half before Juan Mata got the equaliser after a terrific cross
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Manchester City ‘not disappointed’ over losing Jorginho to Chelsea – Guardiola

[ad_1] Napoli chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis says highly sought after Jorginho will be joining Chelsea after recently reaching an agreement with the club. CHICAGO -- Pep Guardiola has refused to rule out targeting another midfielder in the transfer window after missing out on Chelsea's Jorginho. Algerian winger Riyad Mahrez is the only addition to his squad this summer after joining for a club record £60 million. Guardiola allowed defensive midfielder