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Magical Messi pulls past Zarra

In helping himself to a hat-trick against Sevilla on Saturday evening, Lionel Messi replaced the legendary Telmo Zarra as the Spanish league’s all-time top scorer.

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Reigning champions Roar sack Mulvey

Brisbane Roar coach Mike Mulvey was sacked Sunday just six months after steering the Australian A-League club to the premiership-championship double, officials said. continue reading »

Unbeaten Adelaide win, Sydney down City

Pablo Sanchez's quickfire double gave Adelaide United a fifth win in seven Australian A-League games this season away at Central Coast Mariners, the day after Sydney FC saw off Melbourne City with a hard-fought 2-1 win.

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Happy birthday to you!

In our regular Sunday feature, we preview the week's upcoming footballing birthdays, including a Russian hotshot, a Manchester United legend and an energetic Paraguayan forward.

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Martinez: Osman a great ambassador

Everton manager Roberto Martinez hailed the attitude of Leon Osman after the midfielder marked his 400th appearance for the Toffees with the winning goal in a 2-1 victory over West Ham United.

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Mourinho: We've won nothing yet

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes it is too early to compare his current side with his title-winning teams of the past despite a record-breaking start to the English Premier League campaign.

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Moyes begins Sociedad reign with Deportivo stalemate

Newly-appointed Real Sociedad coach David Moyes endured an underwhelming start to his tenure as the Basques were held to a 0-0 draw away to struggling Deportivo la Coruna.

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Messi: I never imagined breaking goal record

Lionel Messi thanked teammates and coaches past and present after becoming the all-time leading goalscorer in La Liga with a hat-trick in Barça's 5-1 demolition of Sevilla. 

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Juve restore lead, Roma beat Atalanta

Juventus restored their three-point lead on Roma with a brace of goals in either half from Paul Pogba and a Carlos Tevez strike underlining the champions' credentials in a 3-0 win at Lazio.

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Shootout specialists take title to Salt Lake

FIFA.com recalls Real Salt Lake’s unlikely run to their maiden Major League Soccer title five years ago today as they barely squeaked into the play-offs but then triumphed over Los Angeles Galaxy to hoist the MLS Cup in dramatic fashion.

 
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Lyon miss chance to go second, Monaco held

Lyon extended their unbeaten Ligue 1 streak to ten matches with a hard-fought 0-0 draw at Bastia, while Monaco were held 2-2 at home by Caen. 

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Messi breaks La Liga goalscoring record

Lionel Messi broke Telmo Zarra's 59-year-old record as the leading goalscorer in the history of La Liga with a stunning hat-trick against Sevilla.

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United edge Arsenal to go fourth

Manchester United moved back into the top four of the English Premier League with a 2-1 smash-and-grab raid at Arsenal.

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Zenit beat Kuban to extend lead

Zenit St. Petersburg went eight points clear at the Russian Premier League summit with a 1-0 home win over Kuban Krasnodar, while FC Krasnodar moved into second spot with a 2-1 win over defending champions CSKA Moscow. 

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Chelsea pull away, Toure rescues Man City

Chelsea established a seven-point lead at the top of the English Premier League after defeating ten-man West Bromwich Albion 2-0 at Stamford Bridge, while Yaya Toure gave Manchester City victory at home to Swansea City. 

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