Otago Daily Times: Soccer News

Football: Fabregas, Pochettino ready to battle old friends

Football: Fabregas, Pochettino ready to battle old friends

Cesc Fabregas will play against his old club Arsenal for table-topping Chelsea while Tottenham Hotspur boss Mauricio Pochettino will try to halt the progress of his former club Southampton, who are second, in the Premier League this weekend.

Football: Szczesny lengthens Arsenal's list of red card offenders

Football: Szczesny lengthens Arsenal's list of red card offenders

Red flares rained down on The Emirates pitch from visiting fans as Arsenal thumped Galatasaray in the Champions League equally worrying for the Gunners was yet another red card shown to one of their players.

Football: Real scrape past Ludogorets in Sofia

Football: Real scrape past Ludogorets in Sofia

Karim Benzema came off the bench to score 13 minutes from time and ruin any chance of a dream result for resilient Ludogorets as holders Real Madrid carved out a patchy 2-1 win in their Champions League Group B match.

Football: Welbeck nets three in Arsenal romp

Football: Welbeck nets three in Arsenal romp

Danny Welbeck's hat-trick in a 4-1 thrashing of a feeble Galatasaray side helped ignite Arsenal's Champions League campaign in a lop-sided Group D clash in north London.

Football: Women file lawsuit over World Cup turf

Football: Women file lawsuit over World Cup turf

A group of top international women players has filed a lawsuit against FIFA and the Canadian Soccer Association alleging gender discrimination over plans to play the 2015 Women's World Cup on artificial turf.

Football: Man United's Herrera suffers fractured rib

Football: Man United's Herrera suffers fractured rib

Manchester United have been dealt a blow with the news that midfielder Ander Herrera will be out for "weeks" with a fractured rib.

Football: Stoke win puts pressure on Newcastle boss

Football: Stoke win puts pressure on Newcastle boss

An early Peter Crouch goal gave Stoke City a 1-0 home win against Newcastle United in the Premier League to pile more pressure on to beleaguered Toon boss Alan Pardew.

Football: Man City can win Champs League - Pellegrini

Football: Man City can win Champs League - Pellegrini

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini believes it is only a matter of time until his team are crowned Champions of Europe, but has stressed that they must consistently challenge for the crown year after year to be considered among Europe's elite, writes the Daily Mail.

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