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Messi scores 5th goal in 6 games as Barcelona…

With Lionel Messi's fifth goal in six games this year, Barcelona comfortably defeated Eibar 4-0 on Sunday to keep pace with leaders Real Madrid and Sevilla at the halfway point of the Spanish league

Costa returns to Chelsea side, scores on 100th…

Still to clear up the ambiguity over last weekend's absence from the Chelsea team, Diego Costa did his talking on the pitch on Sunday

Hackers claim to take down oil company website over soccer

Hackers said they took out the website of French oil company Total on Sunday over its sponsorship of the ongoing African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in the central African country of Gabon

Rooney sets Man United scoring record; Man City…

Deep into stoppage time with Manchester United facing defeat, Wayne Rooney bent a free kick high over the defense and into the Stoke goal to score a club-record 250th goal

Chapecoense survivor lifts trophy 2 months after…

A survivor of the air crash two months ago that killed 19 members of Brazil's Chapecoense soccer club has lifted the Copa Sudamericana trophy in honor of his dead teammates

Sevilla tops Osasuna to stay close to leader Real Madrid

Sevilla salvaged a key 4-3 victory in a thrilling game against last-place Osasuna on Sunday, guaranteeing second place at the halfway point of the Spanish league season

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Hackers in Russia claim to shut down African Cup…

A group of hackers in Russia say they have shut down the website of the African Cup of Nations soccer tournament in protest for holding it in Gabon, where President Ali Bongo Ondimba retained power in disputed and violent elections last year

Rooney becomes Man United's record scorer with…

Wayne Rooney has become Manchester United's record scorer after moving onto 250 goals by netting an injury-time equalizer in Saturday's Premier League game against Stoke

Gerrard to coach in Liverpool's youth academy

Steven Gerrard is returning to Liverpool to take up a position in the team's youth academy, starting in February

British man dies at 2022 World Cup stadium site…

Organizers of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar say a British man has died working at a stadium which will be a venue for the event