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Newcastle United 1-0 Queens Park Rangers

Newcastle win their fifth successive league game thanks to Moussa Sissoko's strike against QPR at St James' Park.

Barcelona 5-1 Sevilla

Barcelona's Lionel Messi becomes the Spanish league's all-time top scorer with a hat-trick against Sevilla.

Whelan in quit threat amid race row

Wigan chairman Dave Whelan says he will "resign immediately" if the FA punishes him over recent controversial comments.

Vote now to help choose the 2014 AT&T Goal of the Year winner and win a trip to MLS Cup

Which goal turned your head in 2014? Vote now! The goals kept coming in 2014, and now it's your turn to decide which one was the best. Just like the last two years, the AT&T Goal of the Year competition will be decided from a field of 64 goals. The field has been narrowed by you, the fans, down to four goals, meaning it's time to pick your winner! Read More

Raul Fernandez, Luis Robles, Donovan Ricketts and Nick Rimando up for 2014 Save of the Year

Whose save stood out in 2014? Vote for your favorites! It's time to give the goalkeepers a little love. With goals up this year nothing came easy for 'keepers around the league, but they still managed to remind us what they can do with some truly stunning saves. The 2014 Save of the Year is organized as a World Cup-style tournament, of sorts, and it all culminates in the announcement of the Save of the Year on Wednesday, December 3. Read More

Mackay proud of welcome at Wigan

Malky Mackay thanks the Wigan fans for their support after earning a point against Middlesbrough in his first game in charge.

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.

Wilshere & Szczesny suffer injuries

Jack Wilshere and Wojciech Szczesny both suffer injuries during Arsenal's defeat by Manchester United.

VIDEO: Game was one-way traffic - Wenger

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says his side had the best of the chances and paid for a couple of mistakes in their 2-1 loss at home to Manchester United.

'Amazing' Chelsea please Mourinho

Jose Mourinho says the first-half display in the 2-0 win over West Brom was one of the best in his time as Chelsea boss.

Charting a course for the treble: The top 5 moments in the Seattle Sounders' 2014 season

The Seattle Sounders had a historic season in 2014, notching 20 wins, a US Open Cup trophy, and a Supporters’ Shield. The biggest test of them all awaits now, as they face their nemeses the LA Galaxy in the Western Conference Championship of the 2014 MLS Cup Playffs, presented by AT&T, with a spot in MLS Cup and a chance at a historic treble on the line. There have, of course, been many standout moments that got the Sounders to where they stand this weekend. Here’s our breakdown of the top five Seattle Sounders moments from the 2014 season: Read More

Nice and Reims share spoils

Nice and Reims remain gridlocked in mid-table after a goalless draw at the Allianz Riviera which left Claude Puel's men more frustrated than Jean-Luc Vasseur's visitors.

Guerreiro lifts Lorient past Lens

The battle of the basement-dweller saw previous bottom-club Lorient pull up to 17th with a 1-0 victory over Lens. Raphaël Guerreiro's goal (21') means Les Sang et Or now prop up the table.

Arsenal 1-2 Manchester United

A Wayne Rooney strike and a Kieran Gibbs own goal help Manchester United to their first away win of the season with victory at Arsenal.

Rangers lose their must-win game

Richard Wilson asks whether Ally McCoist's time at Rangers is nearing an end as they drop nine points behind Hearts.

Recent transfer news

    (S) Robert Lewandowski
    From: Borussia Dortmund
    To:Bayern Munich
    (S) Adrian Ramos
    From: Hertha Berlin
    To:Borussia Dortmund
    (S) Josip Drmic
    From: FC Nuremberg
    To:Bayer Leverkusen
    (S) Marko Livaja
    From: Atalanta
    To:Rubin Kazan
    (K) Oscar Ustari
    From: Almeria
    (S) Lacina Traore
    From: Monaco
    (D) Santiago Vergini
    From: Estudiantes
    (S) Ji Dong-won
    From: Sunderland
    To:FC Augsburg
    (S) Rubén Rochina
    From: Blackburn Rovers
    To:Rayo Vallecano
    (D) Alvaro Pereira
    From: Internazionale
    To:São Paulo
    (S) Juan Agudelo
    From: Stoke City
    (M) Michel Bastos
    From: Al Ain
    Loan to Buy
    (M) Dominik Furman
    From: Legia Warsaw
    (D) Jan Kirchhoff
    From: Bayern Munich
    To:Schalke 04
    (M) Ondrej Petrak
    From: Slavia Prague
    To:FC Nuremberg

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