Football in Belgium http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/24612/all en FACTBOX-Soccer-African Nations Cup finalists Morocco http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/factbox-soccer-african-nations-cup-finalists-morocco <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 9 (Reuters) - Factbox on African Nations Cup finalists Morocco ahead of this year's tournament in South Africa from Jan 19 to Feb 10:</p> <p>Previous appearances in African Nations Cup finals: 14</p> <p>Best performance: Winners in 1976; Runners-up in 2004</p> <p>FIFA world ranking Dec 2012: 74th</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130108/factbox-soccer-african-nations-cup-finalists-morocco" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Business Football in Belgium Sport in Europe Thomson Reuters Wed, 09 Jan 2013 03:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5731954 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-English premier league summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-soccer-english-premier-league-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 12 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Saturday Norwich City 0 Newcastle United 0 Halftime: 0-0; Attendance: 26,752 - - - Reading 3 Jimmy Kebe 82, Adam Le Fondre 88pen, Pavel Pogrebnyak 90 West Bromwich Albion 2 Romelu Lukaku 19,69 Halftime: 0-1; Attendance: 24,000 - - - Stoke City 0 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130112/update-1-soccer-english-premier-league-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Belgium Romelu Lukaku Thomson Reuters Sat, 12 Jan 2013 15:00:28 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733584 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-English premier league summaries http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-2-soccer-english-premier-league-summaries <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 13 (Infostrada Sports) - Summaries from the English premier league matches on Sunday Sunday, January 13 Arsenal 0 Red Card: Laurent Koscielny 10 Manchester City 2 James Milner 21, Edin Dzeko 32 Red Card: Vincent Kompany 75 Missed penalty: Edin Dzeko 10 Halftime: 0-2; Attendance: 60,107 - - - Manchester United 2 Robin van Persie 19, Nemanja Vidic 54 Liverpool 1 Daniel Sturridge 57 </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130113/update-2-soccer-english-premier-league-summaries" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Sport in Europe Thomson Reuters Sun, 13 Jan 2013 16:00:40 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5733832 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Man City captain Kompany wins red card appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-man-city-captain-kompany-wins-red-card-appeal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has won his appeal for wrongful dismissal in Sunday's league win at Arsenal, the Premier League champions said on Tuesday.</p> <p>The Belgian was shown a straight red card by referee Mike Dean in the 75th minute for what was deemed a two-footed lunge on Jack Wilshire.</p> <p>"We can officially confirm that Vincent Kompany's red card against Arsenal has been overturned," City said on their Twitter feed.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/soccer-man-city-captain-kompany-wins-red-card-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Vincent Kompany Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:00:49 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734793 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Man City captain Kompany wins red card appeal http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-1-soccer-man-city-captain-kompany-wins-red-card-appeal <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds FA confirmation, details)</p> <p>LONDON, Jan 15 (Reuters) - Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has won his appeal for wrongful dismissal in Sunday's league win at Arsenal, prompting a sigh of relief from defenders across England who feared for the future of the tackle.</p> <p>The Belgian was shown a straight red card by referee Mike Dean in the 75th minute for what was deemed a two-footed lunge on Jack Wilshire.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130115/update-1-soccer-man-city-captain-kompany-wins-red-card-appeal" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Vincent Kompany Vincent Kompany Thomson Reuters Tue, 15 Jan 2013 16:15:34 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5734806 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-English premier league top scorers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 19 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Saturday 17 Robin van Persie (Manchester United) 16 Luis Suarez (Liverpool) 14 Demba Ba (Chelsea) 13 Michu (Swansea City) 10 Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) Rickie Lambert (Southampton) Steven Fletcher (Sunderland) Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur) 9 Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Romelu Lukaku (West Bromwich Albion) 8 Theo Walcott (Arsenal) Marouane Fellaini (Everton) Ser</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130119/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Football in the Netherlands Sport in Europe Thomson Reuters Sat, 19 Jan 2013 17:15:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736636 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-English premier league top scorers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 20 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Sunday 18 Robin van Persie (Manchester United) 16 Luis Suarez (Liverpool) 14 Demba Ba (Chelsea) 13 Michu (Swansea City) 10 Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) Rickie Lambert (Southampton) Steven Fletcher (Sunderland) Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur) 9 Theo Walcott (Arsenal) Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Romelu Lukaku (West Bromwich Albion) 8 Frank Lampard (Chelsea) Juan </p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130120/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Football in the Netherlands Thomson Reuters Sun, 20 Jan 2013 15:45:03 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5736899 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Late winner hands Tunisia victory over neighbours Algeria http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-late-winner-hands-tunisia-victory-over-neighbours-algeri <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Jan 22 (Reuters) - Tunisia's Youssef Msakni scored a last-minute winner with a brilliant curling shot to snatch a 1-0 victory over neighbours Algeria at the African Nations Cup on Tuesday.</p> <p>The winger cut inside after a quick attack and floated a shot wide of goalkeeper Rais Mbolhi to break the deadlock in the Group D game at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130122/soccer-late-winner-hands-tunisia-victory-over-neighbours-algeri" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Youssef Msakni Thomson Reuters Tue, 22 Jan 2013 20:30:26 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5737983 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-English premier league top scorers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Wednesday 18 Robin van Persie (Manchester United) 16 Luis Suarez (Liverpool) 14 Demba Ba (Chelsea) 13 Michu (Swansea City) 10 Theo Walcott (Arsenal) Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) Rickie Lambert (Southampton) Steven Fletcher (Sunderland) Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur) 9 Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Romelu Lukaku (West Bromwich Albion) 8 Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) Ol</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130123/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Belgium Romelu Lukaku Thomson Reuters Wed, 23 Jan 2013 22:15:44 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738572 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Nations Cup wide open as gulf in class decreases - Keshi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/soccer-nations-cup-wide-open-gulf-class-decreases-keshi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mike Collett</p> <p>WHITE RIVER, South Africa, Jan 24 (Reuters) - The gap between the best and the rest of the teams at the African Nations Cup is narrowing which is why this year's tournament is wide open, Nigerian coach Stephen Keshi said on Thursday.</p> <p>Keshi, preparing his team for their second Group C match against defending champions Zambia in Nelspruit on Friday, said he had been impressed by all 16 teams who made it to South Africa, and that the days when minnows reached these finals only to lose heavily to bigger teams had gone.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/soccer-nations-cup-wide-open-gulf-class-decreases-keshi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Stephen Keshi Stephen Keshi Thomson Reuters Thu, 24 Jan 2013 12:15:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5738765 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Heavyweight clash on cards at Nations Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/soccer-heavyweight-clash-cards-at-nations-cup <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>By Mark Gleeson</p> <p>PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa, Jan 25 (Reuters) - Holders Zambia and Nigeria go head-to-head on Friday in the first heavyweight clash of the African Nations Cup as they seek to break the stalemate in Group C.</p> <p>The match represents not only a chance for points in the battle for quarter-final places but also affirmation of both sides' potential.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130124/soccer-heavyweight-clash-cards-at-nations-cup" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Fri, 25 Jan 2013 03:45:17 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739181 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-Man City's Kompany suffers calf injury http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-man-citys-kompany-suffers-calf-injury <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Manchester City's FA Cup victory at Stoke City on Saturday was not without a price as captain Vincent Kompany suffered a calf injury that will likely rule him out for two matches.</p> <p>"I think we'll lose Vincent Kompany for a little while," assistant manager David Platt told City's website following the 1-0 win in the fourth round at the Britannia Stadium.</p> <p>"It's too early to say how long he will be out but he has a slight pull on his calf and will miss the midweek game."</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-man-citys-kompany-suffers-calf-injury" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Technology Vincent Kompany Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 16:30:35 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739874 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 1-Soccer-Ivory Coast 3 Tunisia 0 - African Nations Cup http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-ivory-coast-3-tunisia-0-african-nations-cup-result <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>(Adds teams)</p> <p>RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Ivory Coast 3 Tunisia 0 - African Nations Cup Group D result</p> <p>At Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace</p> <p>Scorers: Gervinho 21, Yaya Toure 87, Didier Ya Konan 90</p> <p>Halftime: 1-0</p> <p>Teams:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130126/soccer-ivory-coast-3-tunisia-0-african-nations-cup-result" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Football in Tunisia Labor Technology Thomson Reuters Sat, 26 Jan 2013 17:30:30 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5739902 at http://www.globalpost.com UPDATE 2-Soccer-Two-goal Moses leads Nigeria to promised land http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-2-soccer-two-goal-moses-leads-nigeria-promised-land <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>* Nigeria need Moses double to floor Ethiopia</p> <p>* Disciplinary countback avoided with win</p> <p>* Ethiopia have second goalkeeper sent off</p> <p>By Mike Collett</p> <p>RUSTENBURG, South Africa, Jan 29 (Reuters) - Nigeria needed two late penalties from cool-as-ice Victor Moses to defeat Ethiopia 2-0 on Tuesday and set up a quarter-final with African Nations Cup favourites Ivory Coast at the weekend.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/update-2-soccer-two-goal-moses-leads-nigeria-promised-land" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Association football Football in Belgium Football in Nigeria Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 21:15:32 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741229 at http://www.globalpost.com Soccer-English premier league top scorers http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Jan 29 (Infostrada Sports) - Top scorers of the English premier league on Tuesday 18 Robin van Persie (Manchester United) 16 Luis Suarez (Liverpool) 14 Demba Ba (Chelsea) 13 Michu (Swansea City) 10 Theo Walcott (Arsenal) Edin Dzeko (Manchester City) Rickie Lambert (Southampton) Steven Fletcher (Sunderland) Jermain Defoe (Tottenham Hotspur) 9 Gareth Bale (Tottenham Hotspur) Romelu Lukaku (West Bromwich Albion) 8 Santi Cazorla (Arsenal) Oliv</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130129/soccer-english-premier-league-top-scorers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Football in Belgium Romelu Lukaku Thomson Reuters Tue, 29 Jan 2013 22:00:38 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5741272 at http://www.globalpost.com