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  • Winners and losers (and Arsenal) from the Premier League transfer deadline

    While Arsenal's stupefying inactivity takes the cake, here are the teams and players whose fortunes swung most on Tuesday.

    FC Yahoo
  • Manchester United prove how not to work in a transfer window

    On the pitch, Manchester United are dreadful, and worse than that, they are boring. The problem was that the opposition was not willing to let such a thing happen, and decided that as well as occasionally tackling United, they would try to score too. United couldn’t come back from that, because…

  • Six soccer players face federal charges for unruly airplane behavior

    By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Six soccer players from San Diego who were flying on Monday to a tournament in Chicago are facing federal charges for "disruptive" behavior that caused a Southwest Airlines plane to be diverted to Texas, officials said on Tuesday. Saiman Hermez, 19, Jonathan…

    Reuters
  • Transfer Winners and Losers

    Neal Thurman recaps all the transfer deadline day moves and a few big non-moves as well with a focus on Arsenal, Manchester United, West Ham and Saido Berahino.

    Rotoworld
  • A $33 million transfer between Manchester United and Real Madrid collapsed because they sent the paperwork one minute late

    Two of the world's most powerful sports clubs thought they had completed a transfer that would...

    Business Insider
  • English giants impose Martial law on Europe

    In betting the house on 19-year-old Monaco forward Anthony Martial, Manchester United have emphasised the English Premier League's standing as the financial ogre of European football. United's decision to gamble a reported £36 million ($55.1 million, 49 million euros) on a player with only 52…

    AFP
  • Liberia back home for Nations Cup qualifiers

    Liberia will host their first full international match since the lifting of an Ebola ban when they play Tunisia in an African Nations Cup qualifier in Monrovia on Saturday. Liberia last hosted an international in May 2014 when they beat Lesotho 1-0 in a Nations Cup qualifier in the capital. The…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-India coach calls on bosses to tackle TV companies' demands

    India soccer coach Stephen Constantine has told his bosses to stand up to the dominating television companies if they ever want local football to flourish in the floundering South Asian nation. Constantine, preparing for India's World Cup qualifier against Iran in Bangalore on Tuesday, has seen…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Was 'difficult' to work with Van Gaal, says Di Maria

    Angel Di Maria has admitted to clashing with former manager Louis Van Gaal during his ill-fated stint at Manchester United and hinted that his poor relationship with the Dutchman contributed to a dip in his performance. The former Real Madrid player joined United for a British record 59.7 million…

    Reuters
  • FIFA scandal becomes exhibit at Mob Museum in Las Vegas

    LAS VEGAS (AP) — Al Capone, with raised eyebrows, appeared to be taking a curious sideways glance at the two-minute video of soccer playing and talk about corruption and crooks.

    Associated Press
  • Soccer-Cahill to captain Australia in Jedinak absence

    Veteran forward Tim Cahill will replace injured midfielder Mile Jedinak as Australia captain for Thursday's World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh in Perth. Jedinak, who skippered Australia to the Asian Cup title in January, has been ruled out of the Group B fixture as well as Tuesday's clash in…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Newcastle's new boys will take time to gel, says Wijnaldum

    Newcastle United's new boys will take time to gel but the side will be a force going forward in the Premier League, summer recruit Georginio Wijnaldum has said. Newcastle have reportedly spent over 50 million pounds ($76.55 million) this summer on Chancel Mbemba, Wijnaldum, Florian Thauvin,…

    Reuters
  • Games-Durban our focus, Olympics will come later say South Africa

    By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND, Sept 2 (Reuters) - The decision to award the 2022 Commonwealth Games to the South African city of Durban would delay any bid from the country to host an Olympics, officials said on Wednesday, effectively ruling themselves out until at least the 2032 summer Games. Durban…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Chelsea sign Senegal international Djilobodji from Nantes

    Chelsea have signed Senegal international defender Papy Djilobodji from Nantes on a four-year contract, according to a statement on the French Ligue 1 side's website. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed but British media reported that the clubs had agreed a fee of about 2.7 million…

    Reuters
  • Former Nigerian skipper Odegbami to run for FIFA presidency

    Former Nigeria skipper Segun Odegbami became the latest man to throw his hat into the ring to replace Sepp Blatter as president of football's world governing body FIFA on Tuesday. The 63-year-old, a key member of the Nigeria side that won its first Africa Cup of Nations title in 1980, described…

    AFP
  • Soccer-Goncharenko quits as Ural Ekaterinburg head coach

    MOSCOW, Sept 1 (Reuters) - Viktor Goncharenko has quit as head coach of Ural Ekaterinburg, the Russian Premier League club's website (www.fc-ural.ru) confirmed on Tuesday. The 38-year-old's contract was ended by mutual consent just over two months after he was appointed. Goncharenko, who is from…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-Everton manager Martinez happy with squad after deadline day

    Manager Roberto Martinez is pleased with Everton's business in the summer transfer window and said the Premier League club have ensured they will maintain continuity at St James' Park. Martinez had earlier declared his intention to sign another striker but the club were left frustrated in their…

    Reuters
  • Soccer-No slip-ups allowed for Germany as Poland await

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Sept 2 (Reuters) - World champions Germany are in the unusual position of having to win their upcoming two Euro 2016 qualifiers if they are to remain on track for the tournament in France next year. The Germans, who take on group leaders Poland in Frankfurt on Friday…

    Reuters