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Global Soccer: Leicester Accepts Its Dream May Be Real

LONDON — “The title is not ours,” said Leicester City Manager Claudio Ranieri. “Something special can happen, but we have to fight a lot, slowly, slowly.” Those cautious words, said on television after Leicester’s latest win at Watford on Saturday, contained for the first time an acknowledgement from this wily ...

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Global Soccer: Pep Guardiola Juggles His Current Job With His Next

Global Soccer Bayern Munich Coach Pep Guardiola with one of his players, Philipp Lahm. Guardiola, who is finishing a three-year run leading the German team, will join Manchester City after the season. By ROB HUGHES February 16, 2016 LONDON — Shortly after Pep Guardiola confirmed that he would leave Bayern Munich to ...

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Soccer: Thai Soccer Election Is a ‘Civil War’

BANGKOK — Surawut Maharom was looking stressed. His job seemed simple when he first arrived: to oversee an election on Thursday to choose a new president of the Football Association of Thailand. But nothing is simple when it comes to soccer in Thailand. “This is a civil war. It’s the ...

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Union for U.S. Women’s Soccer Team Files Response in Lawsuit

Lawyers representing the United States women’s national soccer team told a federal court on Monday that they opposed an expedited schedule to resolve a lawsuit that U.S. Soccer filed last week against the team’s players’ association. The union, in a response to the lawsuit filed in United States District Court ...

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Global Soccer: Time Is Running Out for Last-Place Aston Villa

Global Soccer Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood leaping over Leicester City goalkeeper Kasper Schmeichel during their 1-1 draw at Villa Park in Birmingham, England. By ROB HUGHES January 17, 2016 LONDON — With a new television deal worth $ 170 million a year for each club just months away, now is not ...

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