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Louis van Gaal's Manchester United revolution continues with Monday's trip to West Bromwich Albion.
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LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Liverpool have been dealt a blow with the news that striker Daniel Sturridge has suffered an injury setback, just when it looked as though he was set to return to action. The 25-year-old, out since September with a thigh muscle injury sustained playing for England, had been in consideration for Sunday's match at Queens Park Rangers, but suffered a calf strain in training on Friday. "He's looking at being out for two to four weeks," Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers told the Liverpool Echo. "It's a big blow as we were looking forward to welcoming Daniel back. ...
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(Corrects spelling of Federico Fazio in third para) By Martyn Herman LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Chelsea maintained their iron grip on top spot in the Premier League with a 2-1 win at Crystal Palace on Saturday and Sergio Aguero fired a four-goal warning that Manchester City will not relinquish their title without a fight. Goals from Oscar and Cesc Fabregas made it seven wins from eight games for Chelsea, who overcame the sending-off of Cesar Azpilicueta before halftime to stay five points clear. ...
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Garcia, Chairman of the investigatory chamber of the FIFA Ethics Committee attends a news conference at the at the Home of FIFA in ZurichBy Karolos Grohmann (Reuters) - Senior officials at Nepal's football association (ANFA) have asked FIFA's ethics chief Michael Garcia to launch an investigation into their own president Ganesh Thapa. The request, via an emailed letter seen by Reuters, comes after the country's public accounts committee ordered an investigation of Thapa, an Asian Football Confederation (AFC) vice president, over what it said was alleged embezzlement of funds. Thapa has repeatedly denied all allegations, saying he has done nothing wrong. ...


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* Lahm scores twice for first time in 321 league games * Dortmund suffer fifth loss in eight games * Gladbach say second with win over Hanover (Adds quotes, details) By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Champions Bayern Munich crushed Werder Bremen 6-0 in the Bundesliga on Saturday to protect their four-point lead at the top as last season's runners-up Borussia Dortmund continued their poor run with a 2-1 loss at Cologne. Fellow Champions League participants Bayer Leverkusen spectacularly imploded, giving up a 3-0 halftime lead to draw 3-3 against troubled VfB Stuttgart. ...
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Morgan hurts ankle again as US beats Guatemala 5-0BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) -- Alex Morgan reinjured her left ankle, just four months after returning to action following a long layoff.


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LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - A list of the biggest PremierLeague victories after Southampton beat Sunderland 8-0 onSaturday. 1. Manchester United 9 Ipswich Town 0 - 1995 2. Tottenham Hotspur 9 Wigan Athletic 1 - 2009 3=. Newcastle United 8 Sheffield Wednesday 0 - 1999 3=. Chelsea 8 Wigan Athletic 0 - 2010 3=. Chelsea 8 Aston Villa 0 - 2012 3=. Southampton 8 Sunderland 0 - 2014 7=. Nottingham Forest 1 Manchester United 8 - 1999 7=. Middlesbrough 8 Manchester City 1 - 2008 (Compiled by Toby Davis; editing by Ed Osmond)
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Timbers, Real Salt Lake play to 0-0 drawPORTLAND, Ore. (AP) -- Real Salt Lake goalie Nick Rimando had seven saves for his sixth shutout of the season in a 0-0 draw with the Portland Timbers on Friday night.


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Soccer - Barclays Premier League - Manchester City v Tottenham Hotspur - Etihad StadiumBy Martyn Herman LONDON, Oct 18 (Reuters) - Tottenham Hotspur had been warned. Two days before they ventured north to face Premier League champions Manchester City, their manager Mauricio Pochettino described Sergio Aguero as the best striker in the world -- calling him the Mozart of football. Aguero duly delivered a virtuoso performance to destroy Tottenham on Saturday, bagging all his side's goals in a 4-1 victory that was never as comfortable as the score suggested. ...


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Bradley says motivated by challengesTORONTO (AP) -- If Jurgen Klinsmann is pushing Michael Bradley to play better, the Toronto FC midfielder doesn't mind.