World sports diary November 29 – December 6

Nov 28 (Reuters) – World sports diary from November 29 – December 6 – - – - SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 29 SOCCER Premier League (1500 unless stated) West Bromwich Albion v Arsenal (1245) Burnley v Aston Villa Liverpool v Stoke City Manchester United v Hull City Queens Park Rangers v Leicester City Swansea City v Crystal Palace West Ham United v Newcastle United Sunderland v Chelsea (1730) La Liga Getafe …

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World sports diary November 29 – December 6

Aston Villa-Burnley Preview

A resurgent Burnley side will be aiming for a third straight victory in the Premier League as they face under-performing Aston Villa at Turf Moor Saturday.

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Aston Villa-Burnley Preview

Rutten thrilled to pass Sevilla test

Coach Fred Rutten was delighted to achieve “an excellent result” against UEFA Europa League holders Sevilla FC which let Feyenoord qualify for the knockout stage with a game to spare.

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Wolfsburg 0-2 Everton: Lukaku & Mirallas seal Group H top spot

The Belgian striker finished on the counterattack in the first half before turning creator in the second, after Lille’s earlier draw confirmed the Toffees’ Europa League progress

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Football – Henry, Red Bulls set for do-or-die clash with Revolution

Thierry Henry’s long and storied career could come to an end on Saturday unless his New York Red Bulls can overturn a 2-1 first-leg deficit away to the New

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Chelsea Transfer News: Andrej Kramaric Talks Reported, Juventus Lead Hunt

Chelsea appear to be losing out in the battle to sign highly touted Croatian striker Andrej Kramaric . That’s according to the latest reports from Italy which suggest Serie A giants Juventus lead the way. Writing for the official website of Sky Italia reporter Gianluca Di Marzio , GianlucaDiMarzio .com, David Amoyal has suggested both the Blues and the Old Lady have been in talks to lure …

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Chelsea Transfer News: Andrej Kramaric Talks Reported, Juventus Lead Hunt

Football – Fulham fetch in Fofana

Fulham have completed the loan signing of Manchester City midfielder Seko Fofana while sending misfit Matt Smith on loan to Bristol City.

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Football – Fulham fetch in Fofana

FC Barcelona players test-drive Audi’s first hybrid plug-in vehicle

The players and manager Luis Enrique have taken part in the Audi e-tron challenge, which involves generating electricity by passing tests, before receiving the new cars that they’ll be driving this season The FC Barcelona players have been able to enjoy a brand new driving experience by getting to test-drive Audi’s first hybrid plug-in vehicle, the A3 Sportback e-tron, which reveals the …

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Atletico Madrid, Arsenal reach Champions League knockout phase

TUSSLE: Olympiakos’ Omar Elabdelloui, left and Atletico’s Mario Mandzukic battle for the ball during a Group A Champions League soccer match at the Vicente Calderon stadium in Madrid, on Wednesday night.

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Atletico Madrid, Arsenal reach Champions League knockout phase

Why LA Galaxy vs. New England Would Be Best MLS Cup Final

Two results this weekend will determine the participants in the 2014 MLS Cup final. Los Angeles and New England hold leads in their respective series entering the weekend, but there is no guarantee either side will make the final. If fans of the league want to see the best MLS Cup possible, they will be rooting for those two teams to finish off Seattle and New York in the second leg of the …

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Football – Poyet hopes Sunderland can be Chelsea party poopers again

Chelsea old boy Gus Poyet will again look to throw a spanner in the works at his former club when Sunderland host the runaway Premier League leaders on Saturday

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Bundesliga, Week 13 preview: battles at both the top and the bottom

An early relegation six-pointer kicks off the week, while Sunday brings a tussle between Germany’s second- and third-placed sides. The Bundesliga is set to squeeze in five rounds of play between now and the winterpause, which begins December 22. In other words, the table could look quite different by the time play resumes in late January. But those shifts have to begin now, with the bottom …

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Italy join the chase for Palermo's Dybala

MILAN (Reuters) – Italy coach Antonio Conte has joined the chase for Palermo’s 20-year-old forward Paulo Dybala whose eye-catching performances have lit up a Serie A this season. The Argentine forward has become a talking point in the last two months and scored with an exquisite curled shot in the 1-1 draw against Genoa on Monday, taking his Serie A tally this season to five. Palermo’s fiery …

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Italy join the chase for Palermo's Dybala