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Rooney ends goal drought as United go third

LONDON - Wayne Rooney ended his eight-game Premier League scoring drought with a brace as Manchester United climbed back above Arsenal into third with a 2-0 victory against a dogged Sunderland on Saturday.

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Rooney provides timely reminder of United worth

LONDON - Wayne Rooney provided a timely reminder to Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal that he can be a prolific Premier League goalscorer after he netted a brace in a 2-0 win against Sunderland to help United go third.

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Matchwinner Suarez repaying Barcelona's faith

MADRID - Barcelona's decision to buy Luis Suarez from Liverpool following his ban for biting an opponent at the 2014 World Cup raised a few eyebrows but it increasingly appears their faith in the Uruguay forward was justified.

6:56pm GMT

Law-makers reject fourth substitution proposal

BELFAST - Football's rule-making body, the International Football Association Board (IFAB), rejected the idea of a fourth substitution in extra time on Saturday but is considering dropping the one-match ban for "triple punishments".

6:49pm GMT

Leaders Lyon suffer first league loss in three months

PARIS - Leaders Olympique Lyonnais suffered their first Ligue 1 defeat in three months when they lost 2-1 at Lille despite going in front on Saturday.

6:59pm GMT

'Batman and Robin' lead late Dortmund goal flurry

BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund needed 'superhero' help from Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang to score three times in eight minutes late on for a 3-0 home win over Ruhr Valley rivals Schalke 04 on Saturday and claim a fourth straight Bundesliga win.

6:58pm GMT

F1 pre-season testing

Formula One pre-season testing in Spain.


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