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Record scorer Rooney set for Manchester derby return

LONDON - Manchester United are likely to welcome back captain Wayne Rooney from suspension for their visit to Premier League champions Manchester City on Sunday, hoping the striker can add to his record scoring tally in the derby.

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Eto'o can help Lukaku bloom, says Everton hero Latchford

LONDON - Bob Latchford, one of the most popular players ever to don the blue shirt of Everton, says the arrival of Samuel Eto'o at the club will help turn Romelu Lukaku into a worthy centre forward successor.

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Saints boss happy with fixture glut

LONDON - Southampton head up to Hull City for a Premier League clash on Saturday with manager Ronald Koeman embracing rather than bemoaning his high-flying side's busy schedule.

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Doha to stage Italian Supercup

MILAN - The Italian Supercup between last year's Serie A champions Juventus and Italian Cup winners Napoli will take place in Doha on Dec. 22, Serie A confirmed on Thursday.

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Celtic winger Tonev banned for seven matches for racial abuse

LONDON - Celtic's Bulgarian international winger Aleksandar Tonev was banned for seven matches by the Scottish FA on Thursday for racially abusing Aberdeen defender Shay Logan in a Premiership match in September.

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Burnley down but not out, says boss Dyche

LONDON - Rooted to the bottom of the Premier League table and without a win in their first nine matches, Burnley may be down but they are certainly not out, according to manager Sean Dyche.

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Cilic wins U.S. Open

Croatia's Marin Cilic swept past Japan's Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open.

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