Asian transfer record smashed again as Teixeira joins Jiangsu

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Nanjing: The Asian transfer record was broken for a second time in three days after Chinese Super League outfit and AFC Champions League hopefuls Jiangsu FC completed a move for Shakhtar Donetsk striker Alex Teixeira.

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Everton spoil Carlisle's big day in the FA Cup

LONDON (Reuters) – Chelsea banished any fears of a repeat of last season's shock FA Cup fourth-round exit to Bradford City when they crushed Championship (second-tier) side Milton Keynes Dons 5-1 to reach the fifth round on Sunday.
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Japan beat Korea Republic to win AFC U23 Championship title

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Doha: Substitute Takuma Asano came off the bench to score twice and earn Japan a dramatic come-from-behind 3-2 win over Korea Republic in the final of the AFC U23 Championship at Abdullah bin Khalifa Stadium on Saturday evening.

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Liverpool 0 Stoke 1 player ratings: Was Arnautovic the star player at Anfield or did Mignolet steal the show?

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Atletico cede top spot to Barca after Sevilla draw

MADRID (Reuters) – Atletico Madrid surrendered top spot in La Liga to Barcelona when they were held 0-0 at home by 10-man Sevilla on Sunday before Real Madrid lost ground after an entertaining 1-1 stalemate at Real Betis.
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AFC U23 Championship: Asia at the Olympics

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Doha: With the AFC U-23 Championship now at the semi-final stage, four teams are within touching distance of the three tickets on offer to this year’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Join the-afc.com as we take a look back at previous Asian exploits at the global extravaganza.

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AFC U23 Championship – Group A: Qatar 4-2 Syria

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Doha: Ahmed Alaa scored twice while captain Abdelkarim Hassan and Moez Ali both scored as hosts Qatar qualified for the quarter-finals of the AFC U23 Championship with a 100% record as Group A winners following Monday’s highly entertaining 4-2 comeback win over Syria.

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Ranieri sets Leicester 79-point target

LONDON (Reuters) – Leicester City manager Claudio Ranieri has set his surprise Premier League leaders the target of reaching 79 points this season, having spent most of the campaign saying their goal was merely to avoid relegation.
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Referees appointed for February 14 & February 15 U23 matches

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Doha: Referee appointments have been made for Thursday’s and Friday’s AFC U23 Championship Qatar 2016 matches.

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Rio Ferdinand: ‘Everyone needs an inspiration,’ says former Manchester United defender

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