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  • Aug 29, 2014
  • Updated: 6:12pm

Champions Real Madrid will play five-time former winners Liverpool while fellow Spanish giants Barcelona plucked big-spending Paris Saint-Germain as the Champions League group stage draw was made...

29 Aug 2014 - 9:44am

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney was named the new captain of England on Thursday.

Rooney, who succeeds Liverpool’s Steven Gerrard, will lead his country in a friendly against Norway...

28 Aug 2014 - 10:27pm

Uefa president Michel Platini announced he would not challenge Sepp Blatter for the leadership of football's world body but made a new call for Blatter to stand down when his term ends.

29 Aug 2014 - 12:58am

A goal by Chilean star Alexis Sanchez saw Arsenal scrape into the Champions League group stages on Wednesday as they beat a plucky Turkish outfit Besiktas 1-0 in their play-off second leg clash...

28 Aug 2014 - 9:37am

The sweeper role is apparently also effective whenever there is a carpet nearby. Keeping offensive actions and attitudes - like racism, sexism and homophobia - under wraps is what keeps soccer in...

28 Aug 2014 - 9:29pm

In just his third match in charge of Manchester United, Louis van Gaal oversaw one of the most humiliating losses in the club’s illustrious history on Tuesday.

27 Aug 2014 - 10:15am

The death of Albert Ebosse, the Cameroon player killed by a missile thrown from the stands, has sparked widespread revulsion in Algeria where this weekend’s league programme will be cancelled in...

26 Aug 2014 - 6:10pm


Arsenal and Celtic headline a list of sides seeking to clinch a place in the lucrative Champions League group stage this week in the return legs of the play-offs.

25 Aug 2014 - 10:35pm

Lionel Messi wasted little time in finding his stride as he struck twice to lead 10-man Barcelona to a 3-0 home win over Elche and hand new coach Luis Enrique a happy start to the La Liga season...

25 Aug 2014 - 10:54am

Nacer Chadli ruined Harry Redknapp’s return to White Hart Lane as the Tottenham winger’s double inspired a 4-0 rout of woeful QPR on Sunday night.

25 Aug 2014 - 12:58am

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger claimed the resilience shown by his players in their 2-2 draw with Everton underlines their Premier League title credentials.

24 Aug 2014 - 8:56pm

Diego Costa scored for the second match in succession as Chelsea made it two Premier League wins from two matches this season with a 2-0 victory at home to newly promoted Leicester City on...

24 Aug 2014 - 1:05am

Former Cardiff City boss Malky Mackay allegedly called the club’s Malaysian owner Vincent Tan a “chink” in a text message, the Daily Mail newspaper reported Saturday.

23 Aug 2014 - 5:49pm

Entertaining kids during the school summer holidays became slightly easier with the start of the EPL last weekend but there is still the weekday voids to fill until the new term starts.

22 Aug 2014 - 11:37pm

Manchester City were one of the few teams that clicked quickly into gear on the opening weekend of the English Premier League season and their readiness for another campaign gives them a big...

22 Aug 2014 - 11:22pm

Former Cardiff City manager Malky Mackay has apologised for sending text messages that were “disrespectful of other cultures” after he was ruled out of the running to take over at Premier League...

22 Aug 2014 - 10:12am

English football was preparing to welcome back one of its most controversial characters on Friday amid reports Liverpool had made an audacious move to sign Mario Balotelli.

22 Aug 2014 - 10:08am

Tottenham Hotspur closed in on a place in the group stage of the Europa League on Thursday after coming from behind to win 2-1 away to AEL Limassol in Cyprus in their play-off first leg.

22 Aug 2014 - 9:56am

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola faces a selection headache ahead of the defending champions' Bundesliga opener against VfL Wolfsburg on Friday.

21 Aug 2014 - 10:12pm

After a year of political turmoil in the board and court rooms and disappointment on the pitch, Barcelona have not taken a first trophy-less season in six years lying down ahead of the new season...

21 Aug 2014 - 9:59pm

Loathed a lot more than he was liked, the surprise retirement of England's most successful referee, Howard Webb, has thrown up some interesting social commentary about the perceived state of...

22 Aug 2014 - 7:58am

Barcelona will be barred from signing any players in 2015 after Fifa rejected the club’s appeal against a one-year ban for breaching rules over the transfer of youngsters.

21 Aug 2014 - 10:18am

Celtic were held to a 1-1 draw away to Maribor in the first leg of the Champions League play-offs on Wednesday, while Porto took control of their tie against Lille after securing a 1-0 victory in...

21 Aug 2014 - 9:47am

English Premier League giants Manchester United have agreed a deal for Sporting Lisbon’s Argentine international defender Marcos Rojo with Nani heading in the other direction, the Portuguese club...

20 Aug 2014 - 10:55am

A Raul Garcia equaliser two minutes from time denied James Rodriguez a dream home debut for Real Madrid as Atletico Madrid salvaged a 1-1 draw in the first leg of the Spanish Super Cup on Tuesday...

20 Aug 2014 - 10:38am

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger acknowledged that his side’s goalless draw with Besiktas in a Champions League play-off in Istanbul Tuesday was a fair result for a “difficult” game but blasted the...

20 Aug 2014 - 10:27am

Diego Costa began to pay back his hefty transfer fee with a debut goal for Chelsea as they recovered from the shock of going behind to seal an emphatic 3-1 win over Burnley on Monday.

19 Aug 2014 - 11:00am


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