Sydney FC
Shandong Luneng Taishan
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3
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Pumas UNAM
Independiente del Valle
(3) 2
(5) 1
Leg 2Aggregate: 3 - 3Independiente del Valle wins 5-3 on Penalty Kicks.
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Congo DR
6:00 PM UTC
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United States
12:00 AM UTC May 26, 2016
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Orlando City SC
Philadelphia Union
11:30 PM UTC
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2015/2016 Season

18 Newcastle 9 10 19 37
19 Norwich 9 7 22 34
20 Aston Villa 3 8 27 17
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David Ginola 'fine' after quadruple heart bypass operation

Former France player David Ginola was reportedly airlifted to a hospital in France after collapsing.

David Ginola declared himself "fine" on Friday after regaining consciousness following a quadruple heart bypass operation overnight.

A tweet from Ginola's account said he had "never slept better'' after his dramatic collapse while playing football on Thursday.

The 49-year-old former Newcastle and Tottenham winger was attending a celebrity golf tournament in Mandelieu on the French Riviera.

 By PA Sport

New Aston Villa owner Tony Jiantong Xia considers rebranding Villa Park

Villa Park outside general exterior stadium
Aston Villa's home, Villa Park, opened in 1897.

New Aston Villa owner Dr Tony Jiantong Xia is considering plans to rebrand Villa Park upon completion of his takeover of the club, according to a report in the Beijing Times.

The Chinese businessman, 39, this week bought Villa from American Randy Lerner, who had been looking to sell since 2014.

As part of the drive to try to get Villa promoted back to the Premier League as soon as possible, Xia is considering changing the name of the Villa Park -- the club's home since 1897 -- possibly to incorporate...

Kevin Hughes Aston Villa  By Kevin Hughes

Five ways new Aston Villa owner Tony Xia can lead a revival

Eric Black says he is happy with the effort put in by Aston Villa at the Emirates, and that the score does not reflect the match.

Tony Xia, the Chinese businessman who has been confirmed as the new owner of Aston Villa, has bold plans for the club.

"My ambition is to bring Villa to the top six in less than five years and I hope it can be one of the top three in the world -- even the best well known in the world -- in less than 10 years," the chairman and CEO of Recon Group told the Guardian.

Xia's ultimate vision might be to turn Villa into a global force, but those are long-term objectives; his first priority is to get...

 By PA Sport

New Aston Villa owner wants club to be world's most well-known in 10 years

Tony Jiantong Xia wants to make Aston Villa the world's most recognised club.

New Aston Villa owner Tony Jiantong Xia intends to revamp the newly relegated side in order to spring straight back into the Premier League and become one of the world's leading clubs.

Villa were relegated from the Premier League for the first time in the club's history, having been one of the 22 founder members of the reformed division in 1992.

Xia, a 39-year-old Chinese businessman, is ready to turn their fortunes around with the new manager set to have a sizeable transfer budget.

Speaking to...