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Corinthians Stifle Boca to Win First Copa Libertadores

SAO PAULO (AP) — Brazilian club Corinthians finally won its first ever Copa Libertadores title on Wednesday, beating six-time champion Boca Juniors 2-0 to win the final 3-1 on aggregate. Corinthians won the title unbeaten over 14 matches of Latin…

Arsenal (de Sarandi), Champion of Argentina

Arsenal won their first ever Argentine league championship on Sunday after beating Belgrano 1-0 at home on the final day of the Clausura championship. The modest club from the suburb of Sarandi, founded in 1957 by present Argentine Football Association…

Brave Italy Able to Hold Spain

(Ben Smith – BBC Sport, June 11, 2012) Cesc Fabregas salvaged a point for Spain as the champions began the defence of their European title in a pulsating encounter in Gdansk. The Barcelona midfielder fired in after a clever pass…

Divided Dutch Fall to United Danes

RAFA VAN DER VAART admits Holland are in a state of shock after their defeat to Denmark. And the Tottenham playmaker insists they must now take three points against bitter rivals Germany on Wednesday to avoid the humiliation of a…

Race Tightens Across Europe

ENGLAND Manchester United all but sealed a 20th English title as they opened up an eight-point lead over Manchester City with just six games left to play. United beat Queens Park Rangers 2-0 at Old Trafford while Mikel Arteta’s goal…

Boca Takes Superclasicos From River

Great atmosphere in Mendoza greeted the second and final summer encounter between Boca and River. The Argentine champions reaffirmed their current supremacy over their crosstown rivals with a 1-0 triumph at the Malvinas Argentinas stadium in Mendoza on Sunday, which…

Liverpool Completes Magical Week

Liverpool gave its long-suffering, passionate supporters a massive dose of euphoria, eliminating eternal rival Manchester United from the FA Cup just a few days after eliminating Man City in the Carling Cup. This is as positive a moment as ever…

Xavi: Madrid Bad Losers, Animals

Associated Press Sports updated 10:45 a.m. ET Jan. 27, 2012 BARCELONA, Spain (AP) -Barcelona midfielder Xavi Hernandez has labeled Real Madrid’s players bad losers and animals after his club won their latest ill-tempered matchup. Barcelona eliminated cup holder Real Madrid…

Another Clasico, Same Result. Madrid Rues Missed Opportunities

Even with a less than stellar performance, Barcelona scraped into the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey with a 4-3 aggregate win over Real Madrid despite letting a two-goal lead slip at Camp Nou and sweating the final quarter hour…

Premiership Super Sunday Delivers

Triumphant outcomes for the two Manchester sides, while gloom descended on the north side of London after Sunday’s highly anticipated Premiership fixtures more than exceeded their pre-match billing. The second half of Man City – Spurs was as exhilarating a…