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Irfan: We must keep on winning to earn Super League promotion

PETALING JAYA: With just two matches remaining, Terengganu coach Irfan Bakti has warned his men to be wary of any slip-ups in the race for promotion to the Super League.

Lethal: Issey Nakajima scored a goal in the Premier League match against MISC-MIFA at the Proton Stadium in Tanjung Malim on Tuesday.

England sack women's team manager Sampson

LONDON (Reuters) - England sacked women's national soccer team manager Mark Sampson on Wednesday as a consequence of "inappropriate and unacceptable" behaviour in a previous position.

Brighton sign goalkeeper Krul from Newcastle

(Reuters) - Goalkeeper Tim Krul's loan move to Brighton and Hove Albion from fellow Premier League newcomers Newcastle United has been made permanent, both clubs announced on Wednesday.

Benzema's new Real deal has one billion euro buyout clause - reports

MADRID (Reuters) - Real Madrid's France forward Karim Benzema has signed a new contract at the club, which includes a one billion euro (£886.73 million) buyout clause according to local media reports.

UEFA boss asks European politicians to help cut rich-poor divide

GENEVA (Reuters) - UEFA president Aleksander Ceferin said on Wednesday that European legislation is holding back the implementation of measures which could reduce the gap between rich and poor soccer clubs on the continent.

Real Madrid dominate FIFPro award nominations

(Reuters) - Real Madrid is the best represented club with a record 13 names on the international players' association FIFPro's shortlist of 55 contenders for its World XI Player Awards.

Chelsea investigated by FIFA over young signings

LONDON (Reuters) - World soccer body FIFA are investigating Premier League champions Chelsea for the third time in eight years over a potential breach of young player regulations.

Russia's Sorokin elected to FIFA Council

GENEVA (Reuters) - Russia, host of the 2018 World Cup, regained its place on the FIFA Council when Alexei Sorokin was elected as one of the decision-making panel's European members on Wednesday.

Upset-minded Saints want hostile welcome for Red Devils

(Reuters) - Southampton are hoping to cause a few Premier League upsets this season and fans must create a hostile atmosphere when Manchester United visit St Mary's Stadium on Saturday, skipper Steven Davis has said.

West Brom have nothing to lose against City, says Pulis

(Reuters) - West Bromwich Albion will still be facing a formidable Manchester City line-up even if the Premier League pace setters rest some of their key players for Wednesday's League Cup clash at The Hawthorns, manager Tony Pulis has said.