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  • Man United issue Champions League warning

    Manchester United's owners on Thursday warned investors the club may struggle to keep their best players if they miss out on Champions League qualification for a second consecutive season. "Because of the prestige associated with participating in the European competitions, particularly the…

    AFP
  • Cesc Fabregas did the Macarena for his Chelsea initiation song

    Making the new guys perform a song of their choosing has long been a tradition at Chelsea and no one is exempt. So during a team meal, World Cup winner Cesc Fabregas had to stand on a chair and sing a song. And to show his absolute fearlessness, he chose the Macarena.

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  • Suarez 'too good' for Arsenal, says Gerrard

    Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has revealed he told former team-mate Luis Suarez he was "too good" to join Arsenal when the north London club came calling for him last year. Arsenal tabled a £40,000,001 ($67.5 million, 50.4 million euros) bid for Suarez a year ago in the mistaken belief it would…

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  • No one is enjoying the Awkward Ashley Cole meme more than Ashley Cole

    Ashley Cole posed with his new Roma teammates as if he wasn't sure if he was allowed to be in the photo and the internet took over from there. So now Ashley Cole hovering in the background with his hands clasped behind his back has become a meme and no one finds it funnier than Ashley Cole himself.

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  • Renard becomes new Ivory Coast coach

    Abidjan (AFP) - Herve Renard was named as the new coach of Ivory Coast on Thursday in succession to Sabri Lamouchi who quit after the team's first round World Cup elimination, the country's football federation (FIF) said.

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  • Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729

    By Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, joining neighbouring Liberia in imposing controls as the death toll from the outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West Africa. The World Health Organisation said it…

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    Patriot League Football Media Day

    The Patriot League hosted football media day on Wednesday at Green Pond Country Club on Wednesday, and coaches and players spoke to the PLN about the upcoming Patriot League season.

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  • David Villa says being NYCFC's first player was important to him

    MLS club's star striker is unveiled to media in the Bronx.

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  • Brazil pin-up Neymar mobbed in Japan

    Tokyo caught "Neymar fever" on Thursday when the Brazilian superstar jetted into the Japanese capital sporting sunglasses, baseball cap and designer stubble on a whistle-stop visit to sign a sponsorship deal with a bed manufacturer. "My back is getting better and I'm hoping to join up with my…

    AFP
  • Cultural Leonesa wore their tuxedo kit for the most elegant charity match ever played

    Spanish third-division club Cultural Leonesa made headlines around the world when they unveiled a special tuxedo kit last week and now they've actually worn it for a match.

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  • Argentine football president Julio Grondona dies

    BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Julio Grondona, the longtime head of the Argentine Football Association, has died. He was 82.

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  • Marseille agree deal to stay at iconic stadium

    Marseille have agreed a deal with local authorities to continue playing at their famous Stade Velodrome home, ending weeks of disagreement that saw them threaten to play their matches elsewhere. Marseille's mayor Jean-Claude Gaudin, of the right-wing UMP party, explained that OM had accepted a deal…

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    Lionel Andres Messi: Legendary

    At the age of 24, Messi became Barcelona's all time top football scorer in all official club competitions. By the time he was 25, he became the youngest player to score 200 La Liga goals. He is regarded by most experts as the greatest player of all time. This is the true story of how Lionel Messi…

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  • Soccer-UEFA Europa League qualification round 3 results

    July 31 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the UEFA Europa League Qualification Round 3 first leg matches on Thursday Qualification Round 3Thursday, July 31, first legSV Grodig (Austria) - Zimbru Chisinau (Moldova) 1-2 (halftime: 0-1) St. ...

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  • Arsenal defender Jenkinson loaned to West Ham

    London (AFP) - West Ham signed Arsenal defender Carl Jenkinson on a season-long loan on Thursday becoming the Hammers' sixth new face this summer.

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  • Beer giant toasts bumper World Cup sales

    The world's biggest brewer, Anheuser-Busch InBev, said Thursday it had seen a bumper quarter with World Cup fever boosting sales from Brazil to Germany. The Belgian-Brazilian company was a major sponsor of the football competition with some of its biggest brands such as US-made Budweiser or the…

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  • Liverpool beats Man City on penalty kicks

    Simon Mignolet saved two penalty kicks and Lucas Leiva scored in the fourth round to lift Liverpool past Manchester City after they tied 2-2 on Wednesday night in an International Champions Cup game. Liverpool's Raheem Sterling curled in a goal in the 85th minute to tie it at 2 at Yankee Stadium in…

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  • Soccer-Expect Chelsea fight for first-choice keeper spot -Mourinho

    LONDON, July 31 (Reuters) - Petr Cech is ready to take up the challenge of competing with Thibaut Courtois for the position of Chelsea's number one goalkeeper, manager Jose Mourinho said on Thursday. Belgian international Courtois, 22, has returned to his parent club following a long-term loan…

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  • Seychelles fears Ebola, bars Sierra Leone team

    Seychelles forfeited an African Cup qualifying game and withdrew from the competition Thursday rather than allow Sierra Leone's soccer team to travel to the Indian Ocean island because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus. The Confederation of African Football confirmed Seychelles' withdrawal in a…

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  • Player ordered to trial for fatal punch of referee

    After a two-day preliminary examination, Livonia District Judge Kathleen McCann determined Thursday there was enough evidence to bind Bassel Saad, 36, over to Wayne County Circuit Court on a charge of second-degree murder. Authorities say the auto mechanic from Dearborn struck John Bieniewicz on…

    The Associated Press