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LONDON (Reuters) - The Bundesliga returned from its mid-season break with a bang as table-toppers Bayern Munich were humbled 4-1 at second-placed VfL Wolfsburg, while in England leading duo Chelsea an...

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 23:52:37 +1300
Premier League duo help take Ghana, Ivorians through (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26172526

Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - Premier League stars Christian Atsu and Wilfried Bony both scored twice on Sunday to help Ghana and the Ivory Coast complete the semi-final line-up at the Africa Cup of Nations.

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 23:17:14 +1300
Marinkovic re-signing boost for Glory (The West Australian) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26172453

Perth Glory are perfectly poised to contend for A-League titles until 2017 after re-signing star midfielder Nebojsa Marinkovic for another two seasons.

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 23:07:20 +1300
Porto hit five to stay on Benfica's tail (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26172355

LISBON (Reuters) - Porto thumped Pacos de Ferreira 5-0 in the Portuguese league on Sunday to bring their smaller neighbours down to earth with a bump after Monday's shock win over leaders Benfica.
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Mon, 02 Feb 2015 22:54:47 +1300
Ghana, Ivorians through as Tunisia row bubbles on (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26172308

MALABO (Reuters) - Ghana and Ivory Coast took their regular places in the African Nations Cup semi-finals by beating Guinea and Algeria on Sunday as the tournament returned to normal after recent cont...

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 22:45:55 +1300
Gritty Lyon stay top after Monaco deadlock (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26172104

Paris (AFP) - Lyon saw their lead at the top of Ligue 1 cut to two points on Sunday but may count themselves fortunate to have come away from resurgent Monaco with a 0-0 draw.

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 22:15:32 +1300
Bony brace helps Ivory Coast into last four (AFP) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26171949

Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - A brace of headers from Wilfried Bony helped take the Ivory Coast into the last four of the Africa Cup of Nations on Sunday with a 3-1 win over Algeria.

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:50:15 +1300
Bony shines as Ivory Coast reach last four (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26171898

By Ed Dove
MALABO (Reuters) - Ivory Coast won the battle of the African Nations Cup favourites, eliminating Algeria to advance to their fourth semi-final in the last six tournaments fol...

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:41:40 +1300
America, Guadalajara level, poles apart in relegation fight (Reuters) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26171822

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Title holders America beat UANL Tigres 1-0 while arch-rivals Guadalajara eased their relegation worries with a 1-0 home win over Pachuca thanks to a dubious penalty decision in...

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:29:36 +1300
Swansea secures precious away win (Newstalk ZB) http://nz.sports.yahoo.com/football/news/article/-/26171632

An 84th minute long-range strike from Jonjo Shelvey has given Swansea a 1-0 away win over Southampton in the English Premier League.

Mon, 02 Feb 2015 21:01:39 +1300