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Olivier Giroud, supersub extraordinaire, nabs points for Arsenal at Southampton

Olivier Giroud came off the bench and added to his supersub legend by nicking a point for Arsenal at Southampton on Sunday. Giroud, who hasn’t started a Premier League match all season, entered the fray in [...]

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MLS 2017 oral history, Part 4: Maurice Edu focuses on positives amid rotten injury luck

Throughout the 2017 Major League Soccer season, FC Yahoo had regular conversations with four well-known players. They spoke candidly about the swings of the long and grueling season and their hopes as the playoffs crept ever [...]

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Amid boos and hate, Altidore and Bradley have recovered from USMNT heartbreak in Toronto

  The boos were unmistakable. And so was their pattern. On a warm October afternoon in Atlanta, the last afternoon of the MLS regular season, they rained down from every corner of Mercedes-Benz Stadium, from people [...]

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Pogba red could have massive effect on Premier League season

Paul Pogba is vital to Manchester United’s style of play under Jose Mourinho, that much we know. The world record transfer is the anchor in midfield, but can also play a variety of roles, helping the [...]

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Goalkeeper scores last-minute diving header for team’s first point of season

Tiny Italian club Benevento had played 14 games in its first-ever season in Serie A. It had taken the field 14 times, and come up empty 14 times. Fourteen games, zero wins, zero draws, zero points. [...]

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David Silva’s late winner extends Manchester City’s historic winning run to 20

Manchester City’s late heroics know no bounds. West Ham United was the latest to find that out in an excruciating second half at the Etihad Stadium. For the fourth time in 11 days, City extended its [...]

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Premier League DARTS, Week 13: Liverpool-Chelsea, Pulis-y West Brom and dysfunctional Everton

Welcome to Premier League DARTS, FC Yahoo‘s weekly EPL column that will run every Monday morning. Why “DARTS”? Because Henry Bushnell will recap the weekend’s biggest games with Discussion, Analysis, Reactions, Takeaways and Superlatives. All of [...]

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Exploiting the FIFA Rankings: How Poland beat Spain to Pot 1 at the 2018 World Cup Draw

If all goes to plan, the 2018 World Cup group stage is poised to be one of the most balanced in competition history. FIFA’s new seeding system has, for the most part, separated contenders from pretenders. [...]