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<!– –> Video Details Jan 24, 2020 at 9:42p ET | Soccer | Duration: 5:46 Alexi Lalas sits down with Chicharito to discuss the Galaxy star’s controversial retirement comments, life in Los Angeles and more in an exclusive State of the Union Podcast interview. 85250-85252+85254-85262+85266-85267+85271 753 26496 33.5251 -111.8956 .legal-message-container{width:100%;background-color:#002e56;position:fixed;left:0;bottom:0;z-index:99999;-webkit-transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:-webkit-transform .7s ease-out;transition:transform .7s …

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LONDON (AP) — Former England captain Wayne Rooney was frustrated in his bid to help Derby reach the fifth round of the FA Cup on Friday after the Rams were held by fourth-tier Northampton to a 0-0 draw. The teams face a fourth-round replay at Pride Park and both will enter Monday’s draw for the …

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NICE, France (AP) — Nice extended its unbeaten run to seven matches in all competitions by drawing 1-1 with third-place Rennes in the French league on Friday. Playing an attractive brand of possession football, Patrick Vieira’s side has not lost since a 4-1 defeat at Saint-Etienne in early December. Nice took the lead in the …

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BERLIN (AP) — Erling Haaland continued the remarkable start to his Borussia Dortmund career with two more goals in a 5-1 win over Cologne in the Bundesliga on Friday. The 19-year-old Haaland, who scored a hat trick on his debut in Augsburg the previous Saturday, appeared as a substitute again, but there was still time …

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SHREWSBURY, England (AP) — The world’s best soccer team is coming to Shrewsbury, a quaint market town near the border of England and Wales, and the local mayor has mixed emotions. “Being something of an armchair Liverpool supporter, I’m going to be a little conflicted,” Phil Gillam says ahead of Sunday’s match in the FA …

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NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — A second-division soccer team in Cyprus condemned a “dangerous and cowardly” bombing attack early Friday on the car of the team’s vice president. Aris Limassol’s board of directors said in a statement that it hopes the attack isn’t connected to the recent upheaval within the sport following allegations of match-fixing and …

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AMSTERDAM, Netherlands (AP) — Soccer players’ union FIFPro distanced itself Friday from reports Michel Platini will be advising the organization’s president. French media reported that Platini, who has finished serving a four-year ban by FIFA for financial wrongdoing, would work with Philippe Piat. “FIFPro would like to put on record that no such position has …

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MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid will face second-division club Zaragoza in the round of 16 of the Copa del Rey, and Barcelona will take on struggling first-division team Leganés. Friday’s draw also setup a match between defending champion Valencia and third-division club Cultural Leonesa, which eliminated Atlético Madrid on Thursday. The round of 16 will …

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LONDON (AP) — Australia midfielder Aaron Mooy completed a permanent transfer to Brighton from second-tier team Huddersfield on Friday after impressing during a loan spell this season. Mooy has played 17 games for Brighton, scoring two goals, after leaving Huddersfield following its relegation from the Premier League last season. “His understandable preference is to play …

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CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Javier Hernández has been to the top of the soccer world. He spent the last 10 years in Europe’s top leagues, winning trophies and representing some of the biggest clubs. Yet from Manchester United to Sevilla, the Mexican striker better known as Chicharito often struggled to get consistent playing time. Whether …

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