Soccer

Russian football player shot dead

MOSCOW (AP) — A 20-year-old footballer for Russian club Anzhi Makhachkala has been shot dead near his home in Russia's volatile North Caucasus. Gasan Magomedov was driving into his home village Saturday night when his car was sprayed with machine-gun fire and he died from his wounds while being transported to hospital, Anzhi said in ...

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Soccer-Australian championship results and standings

Jan 4 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Australian championship matches on Sunday Sunday, January 4 Central Coast Mariners 2 Melbourne City FC 0 Wellington Phoenix 3 Brisbane Roar 0 Saturday, January 3 Sydney FC 0 Newcastle Jets 0 Friday, January 2 Melbourne Victory 1 Perth Glory 2 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Perth ...

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Soccer-UAE, Kuwait call off friendly over recording dispute

(Adds comments from Kuwait FA) Jan 4 (Reuters) – A disagreement over the recording of a pre-Asian Cup friendly between the United Arab Emirates and Kuwait led to a last-minute cancellation of the match on Saturday, robbing both teams of vital match practice before the Jan. 9-31 tournament. The players had lined up in the tunnel ahead of the game ...

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