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RPT-Soccer-Record crowd sees Arsenal beat Spurs 2-0 in WSL derby

17 Nov 2019

Nov 17 A record FA Women's Super League (WSL) crowd of 38,262 saw second-half goals by Arsenal's Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema give the champions a hard-fought 2-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur in the first top-flight North London derby on Sunday.

Record crowd sees Arsenal beat Spurs 2-0 in WSL derby

17 Nov 2019

A record FA Women's Super League (WSL) crowd of 38,262 saw second-half goals by Arsenal's Kim Little and Vivianne Miedema give the champions a hard-fought 2-0 win at Tottenham Hotspur in the first top-flight North London derby on Sunday.

Isak subjected to racist abuse in Romania as Sweden qualify

15 Nov 2019

STOCKHOLM Sweden's joy at qualifying for Euro 2020 thanks to a 2-0 win away to Romania on Friday was tarnished by the racist abuse suffered by their striker Alexander Isak when he replaced Marcus Berg in the 78th minute.

Sparv ready to lead Finland to the promised land

14 Nov 2019

STOCKHOLM After 17 years of service in his nation's colours, Finland captain Tim Sparv is on the cusp of doing something that no senior male Finnish footballer has managed - leading his side to the finals of a major soccer tournament.

Court finds Etuhu guilty of attempted match-fixing in Sweden

13 Nov 2019

STOCKHOLM An appeals court has found former Premier League player Dickson Etuhu guilty of attempting to fix a match in Sweden's top division, overturning the verdict of a lower court.

Eikrem steers dominant Molde to Norwegian league title

10 Nov 2019

Molde claimed their fourth Norwegian league title since 2011 as midfielder Magnus Wolff Eikrem returned from injury to score one goal and create another in a 4-0 home win over struggling Stroemsgodset on Sunday.

On-loan Turay strikes as Djurgarden snatch Swedish league title

02 Nov 2019

STOCKHOLM A goal by Sierra Leonean striker Mohamed Buya Turay completed a superb comeback from two goals down as Djurgarden won the Allsvenskan league title with a 2-2 draw away to Norrkoping on a dramatic final day of the Swedish season on Saturday.

McGregor announces UFC return on Jan. 18 in Las Vegas

24 Oct 2019

MOSCOW Irish mixed martial arts star Conor McGregor plans to return to the UFC octagon in Las Vegas on Jan. 18, he told a media conference in Moscow on Thursday, against an opponent he declined to name.

Stuttering Spain draw with Sweden to qualify for Euro 2020

15 Oct 2019

STOCKHOLM A stuttering Spain qualified for Euro 2020 as a stoppage-time strike by substitute Rodrigo cancelled out Marcus Berg's opener for Sweden in a 1-1 draw in Group F on Tuesday.

De Gea goes off injured in Spain qualifier with Sweden

15 Oct 2019

STOCKHOLM Goalkeeper David De Gea left the field injured on the hour mark of Spain's Euro 2020 qualifier with Sweden on Tuesday, shortly after the home side's opening goal.

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