REVIEW: Liverpool record biggest win v Everton in 32 years

FOOTBALL - Liverpool recorded their biggest top-flight Merseyside derby win since November 1982 (won 5-0 away), and biggest at home since March 1972 (also won 4-0). Check for more stats here.

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RECORD: Bayern break Bundesliga halfway points barrier

FOOTBALL - By defeating Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bayern München became the first team in Bundesliga history to win 15 of their first 17 matches in a season. The 47 points by Bayern are the most by any team in Bundesliga history after 17 of 34 matches.

REVIEW: Mou’s 100th win as Eto’o nets hat-trick

Jose Mourinho claimed his 100th PL win with Chelsea as Samuel Eto’o scored a hat-trick in Chelsea’s 3-1 against Manchester United. All stats here.

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PREVIEW: Seedorf’s debut at AC Milan

PREVIEW - Clarence Seedorf will make his debut as Milan coach. We have compiled a preview earlier this week on the match against Verona. Check it out here.

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RECORD: Berardi first to score four against Milan

FOOTBALL - The 19-year-old Sassuolo striker Domenico Berardi became the first player in the 85-year history of Serie A to score four times in a top flight match against AC Milan. Berardi accounted for his team’s entire production in a 4-3 win. It also marked the first time in nearly 12 years (3-2 defeat against Udinese in January 2002) that Milan lost a Serie A match after taking a 2-0 lead.

REVIEW: FC Barcelona yet again lead La Liga at halfway point

FOOTBALL - FC Barcelona held off rivals Atletico Madrid (0-0) to preserve their La Liga table lead after the comclusion of Matchday 19. For the second season in a row and for the eighth time in the last 10 seasons, they lead the Spanish league at the halfway point. FC Barcelona have won 23 of 30 official matches this season and of the seven encounters they did not win three were matches against Atletico Madrid.

IN THE NEWS: Messi goalscoring reaches ‘calendar status’

FOOTBALL - On the night when he returns from a 59-day absence due to injury, Lionel Messi scores his 365th and 366th career goals for club and country, enough to fill a calendar with. For a leap year, that is.

REVIEW: City on threshold of first LC final in 38 years

FOOTBALL - Manchester City cruised to a 5-0 victory over West Ham United in the first leg of their Capital One Cup semifinal tie. The Citizens are in a commanding position to reach their first League Cup final since 1976, which was also the last year they won this trophy. They also won it in 1970 and finished runners-up in 1974.

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MILESTONE: Ronaldo scores 400th goal

FOOTBALL - Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to in Real Madrid’s 3-0 Liga win against Celta de Vigo to reach 400 career goals.

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REVIEW: Man Utd lost another one at home

FOOTBALL - Manchester United lost their first FA Cup match under David Moyes, a home match against Swansea City on Sunday (2-1). Sir Alex Ferguson was eliminted only once in 27 years in the 3rd FA Cup round as Man United manager (in 2010 vs Leeds Utd).

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REVIEW: Man United lose at home on New Year’s Day

FOOTBALL - Manchester United lost 2-1 at home vs Spurs to become the first reignin champions to lose at home in the league on 1 January since Liverpoo in 1948. Click read more.

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REVIEW: Hull score six vs Fulham in PL

FOOTBALL - Hull City defeated Fulham 6-0, after a 0-0 half time score, in their Premier League matchup on Saturday.

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REVIEW: Cristiano Ronaldo finishes 2013 in style

FOOTBALL - Cristiano Ronaldo has finished the 2013 calendar year on 69 goals in 59 official matches for club and country. He has now netted 60 times in 2011, 63 times in 2012 and 69 times in 2013. Ronaldo netted once against Valencia CF in Sunday’s La Liga encounter, helping his side to a 3-2 away win.

REVIEW: Balotelli is Serie A top scorer in 2013

FOOTBALL - Mario Balotelli finished the 2013 calendar year as the top scorer in Serie A, scoring 18 times in the league since 1 January. His main challenger, Internazionale’s Rodrigo Palacio, scored Inter’s winning goal (1-0) in Sunday’s Derby della Madonnina, but the Argentine managed no more than his 17th goal in 2013.

REVIEW: Fast Pedro hat-trick lands Barça winter crown

FOOTBALL - Just like last year, FC Barcelona are leading La Liga at year’s end. Barça needed to come back from 2-0 down to pip Atlético Madrid on goal difference. Pedro provided the spark with three goals in eight minutes, the fastest by a Barça player since Dani needed seven minutes against Real Betis on 25 September 1999.