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Oct 28, 2015

Soccer-Gold Trafford for Boro as Man Utd sent crashing

LONDON, Oct 28 (Reuters) – Manchester United were dumped out of the League Cup on Wednesday after losing on penalties to second-tier Middlesbrough who reached the quarter-finals having withstood a late onslaught to secure a 0-0 draw in extra time.

Middlesbrough were clinical in the shootout as hosts United faltered with Wayne Rooney, Michael Carrick and Ashley Young all failing to convert from the spot at Old Trafford.

Oct 28, 2015

Holders Chelsea crash out with Arsenal in League Cup

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea’s woes continued when the holders were dumped out of the Capital One (League) Cup fourth round following a shootout defeat by Stoke City on Tuesday, while Arsenal suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at second tier Sheffield Wednesday.

Boss Jose Mourinho will be under mounting pressure after Eden Hazard failed to convert the crucial penalty following another testing encounter for Chelsea, who only forced extra time thanks to a last-minute leveller from Loic Remy.

Oct 27, 2015

Soccer-Holders Chelsea crash out with Arsenal in League Cup

LONDON, Oct 27 (Reuters) – Chelsea’s woes continued when the holders were dumped out of the Capital One (League) Cup fourth round following a shootout defeat by Stoke City on Tuesday, while Arsenal suffered a humiliating 3-0 defeat at second tier Sheffield Wednesday.

Boss Jose Mourinho will be under mounting pressure after Eden Hazard failed to convert the crucial penalty following another testing encounter for Chelsea, who only forced extra time thanks to a last-minute leveller from Loic Remy.

Oct 24, 2015

Science catching up to media hype around concussions

LONDON (Reuters) – The media hype around the issue of concussion in sport is “way ahead of the science”, a leading doctor told Reuters at an annual National Football League (NFL) conference on Saturday.

The issue of concussions and head trauma has become an increasingly controversial topic in a number of sports in recent years, with many governing bodies changing rules and protocols to better ensure player safety.

Oct 23, 2015

Liverpool toil as Klopp’s old Dortmund team shine

LONDON (Reuters) – Juergen Klopp got a taste of the problems at Liverpool as his first home game as manager ended in a frustrating 1-1 draw against Rubin Kazan who played more than 50 minutes with 10 men in the Europa League on Thursday.

As Klopp’s new charges struggled to break down limited Russian opponents, the German’s former side Borussia Dortmund were ruthless with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring a superbly-executed hat-trick.

Oct 22, 2015

Soccer-Liverpool toil as Klopp’s old Dortmund team shine

LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Juergen Klopp got a taste of the problems at Liverpool as his first home game as manager ended in a frustrating 1-1 draw against Rubin Kazan who played more than 50 minutes with 10 men in the Europa League on Thursday.

As Klopp’s new charges struggled to break down limited Russian opponents, the German’s former side Borussia Dortmund were ruthless with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scoring a superbly-executed hat-trick.

Oct 22, 2015

Anderlecht beat Spurs in 1984 final rematch

LONDON (Reuters) – Anderlecht came from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a 1984 UEFA Cup final rematch while Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a superbly-executed hat-trick in the Europa League on Thursday.

Dortmund secured a 3-1 win at Azarbaijani outfit Qabala on a night when Sporting Lisbon thumped Albanian side Skenderbeu 5-1 and Fiorentina suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat by Lech Poznan.

Oct 22, 2015

Soccer-Anderlecht beat Spurs in 1984 final rematch

LONDON, Oct 22 (Reuters) – Anderlecht came from behind to beat Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 in a 1984 UEFA Cup final rematch while Borussia Dortmund’s Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang scored a superbly-executed hat-trick in the Europa League on Thursday.

Dortmund secured a 3-1 win at Azarbaijani outfit Qabala on a night when Sporting Lisbon thumped Albanian side Skenderbeu 5-1 and Fiorentina suffered a surprise 2-1 home defeat by Lech Poznan.

Oct 15, 2015

Chelsea boss Mourinho calls FA fine a ‘disgrace’

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has described his English FA fine as a “disgrace” and branded his suspended one-match stadium ban “astonishing” after his comments about referees.

Mourinho was fined 50,000 pounds ($77,425) and threatened with a future stadium ban on Wednesday for saying referees were afraid to award penalties to the Premier League champions after Chelsea’s 3-1 home defeat by Southampton on Oct. 3.

Oct 15, 2015

Soccer-Chelsea boss Mourinho calls FA fine a “disgrace”

LONDON, Oct 15 (Reuters) – Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has described his English FA fine as a “disgrace” and branded his suspended one-match stadium ban “astonishing” after his comments about referees.

Mourinho was fined 50,000 pounds ($77,425) and threatened with a future stadium ban on Wednesday for saying referees were afraid to award penalties to the Premier League champions after Chelsea’s 3-1 home defeat by Southampton on Oct. 3.