Soccer-Schalke striker Huntelaar extends deal to 2017

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J BERLIN, Dec 20 (Reuters) – Schalke 04 forward Klaas-Jan Huntelaar has signed a new two-year contract that will keep him at the Bundesliga club until 2017, the team and player said on Saturday. The 31-year-old Dutch international, who joined Schalke from Real Madrid in 2010, is the club’s second best scorer since the Bundesliga started in 1963 with 101 goals in 161 matches in all competitions, including 66 in 114 league games. “The agreement includes an option for a further year of collaboration,” Schalke said in a statement. …

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Soccer-Sterling Silva gives strikerless City win over Palace

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J (Adds details, quotes) By Toby Davis LONDON, Dec 20 (Reuters) – David Silva came to the rescue of a strikerless Manchester City with two goals in a 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace that drew them level on points with Chelsea at the top of the Premier League on Saturday. Silva eased an increasingly tense atmosphere at the Etihad Stadium when he broke the deadlock shortly after halftime and put an efficient victory to bed with his second goal shortly afterwards. Yaya Toure emphatically smashed home a late third. …

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Soccer-English premier league top scorers

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Dec 20 (Infostrada Sports) – Top scorers of the English premier league on Saturday 14 Sergio Aguero (Manchester City) 12 Diego Costa (Chelsea) 9 Alexis Sanchez (Arsenal) 8 Charlie Austin (Queens Park Rangers) Wilfried Bony (Swansea City) 7 Robin van Persie (Manchester United) Papiss Cisse (Newcastle United) Graziano Pelle (Southampton) Saido Berahino (West Bromwich Albion) Diafra Sakho (West Ham United) 6 Eden Hazard (Chelsea) Romelu Lukaku (Everton) Leonardo Ulloa (Leicester City) Wayne Rooney (Manchester United) Nacer Chadli (Tottenham Hotspur) Christian Eriksen (Tottenham Hotspur) 5 Mile …

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Soccer-Australian championship results and standings

http://ift.tt/eA8V8J Dec 20 (Infostrada Sports) – Results and standings from the Australian championship matches on Saturday Saturday, December 20Melbourne City FC 1 Melbourne Victory 0 Perth Glory 4 Central Coast Mariners 1 Friday, December 19Newcastle Jets 2 Adelaide United 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Perth Glory 11 9 1 1 21 11 28 2 Melbourne Victory 11 6 4 1 24 12 22 3 Adelaide United 11 6 2 3 16 10 20 4 Sydney FC 10 4 5 1 15 10 17 5 Wellington Phoenix 10 5 1 4 19 13 16 6 Melbourne City FC 10 3 3 4 14 19 12 ————————-7 Brisbane Roar 10 3 1 6 11 13 10 8 Central Coast Mariners 11 1 4 6 7 18 7 9 …

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