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  • Rooney hopeful of Martial impact at Man Utd

    Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney admitted on Friday that he knows little about new signing Anthony Martial, but backed the French teenager to prove a success at Old Trafford. United sent shock waves across Europe on Tuesday when they bought 19-year-old Martial from Monaco for a reported…

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  • Porto wants Champions League donations to migrants

    PORTO, Portugal (AP) -- Porto wants clubs in the group stage of the lucrative Champions League to donate money from ticket sales to help thousands of migrants and refugees currently trying to enter Europe.

    The Associated Press
  • Robben sidelined for a month

    Berlin (AFP) - Bayern Munich's Dutch striker Arjen Robben has been ruled out of action for a month on Friday after picking up a groin injury in the Netherlands' 1-0 Euro 2016 qualifying loss to Iceland.

    AFP
  • Waning Rooney on brink of England history

    It is telling that although he stands on the verge of becoming England's all-time leading goal-scorer, Wayne Rooney's standing in the game remains a matter of debate. Ahead of back-to-back Euro 2016 qualifiers away to San Marino, on Saturday, and at home to Switzerland, on Tuesday, Rooney needs…

    AFP
  • Misfiring Kane hopes to learn from Rooney

    Harry Kane plans to seek advice from England captain Wayne Rooney as the out-of-form Tottenham forward comes to terms with being a key figure for club and country. Kane enjoyed a meteoric rise last season with 31 goals in all competitions for Tottenham, as well as a fairytale debut strike for…

    AFP
  • Grosskreutz joins Galatasaray despite transfer farce

    Germany international Kevin Grosskreutz still intends to join Galatasary from Borussia Dortmund, despite the transfer farce which means he can not play in the Turkish Super League until January. Because the correct paperwork for the 27-year-old's transfer was not filed before the transfer window…

    AFP
  • FC Barcelona adds patches to jersey celebrating 5 Champions League titles

    In June, FC Barcelona took home their fifth UEFA Champions League title. On Wednesday, Barcelona announced that they're adding two new patches to their jersey that they will wear during this year's Champions League. The first is simple: A logo of the European Cup with "2015" printed inside of it.

    CBS Sports
  • Marked man Martial must find place at Manchester United

    If Anthony Martial felt unsure about the scale of the challenge awaiting him at Manchester United, it will have been made plain by a comment from his new team-mate Morgan Schneiderlin. Addressing journalists at France's training camp, which the 19-year-old Martial had just left in order to sign…

    AFP
  • Toure-less Ivory Coast launch title defence

    An Ivory Coast team lacking superstar Yaya Toure launches this weekend what they hope will be a 10-match climb back to the pinnacle of African football. The Cup of Nations title-holders have a Group I date with fellow-west Africans Sierra Leone in a fixture switched from Freetown to Nigerian…

    AFP
  • The zany new reality of the Premier League-dominated transfer market

    Even bottom-table Premier League teams have the spending power to buy top players from other leagues. But it's not entirely a bad thing.

    FC Yahoo
  • Wolfsburg's Draxler will "carry Schalke in heart"

    Germany international Julian Draxler admitted he will "always carry Schalke 04" in his heart, despite being unveiled as Wolfsburg's replacement for Kevin de Bruyne on Tuesday, alongside Brazil defender Dante. Having sold De Bruyne to Manchester City on Sunday for a reported record fee of £54…

    AFP
  • Loew backs Schweinsteiger after shaky United start

    Germany coach Joachim Loew is backing Bastian Schweinsteiger to brush off his shaky start at Manchester United when he captains his country in Friday's key Euro 2016 qualifier against Poland. The world champions host Poland in Frankfurt with Adam Nawalka's visitors top of Group D by a point from…

    AFP
  • Transfer Deadline Day Recap: Best and worst from across Europe

    This article, Transfer Deadline Day Recap: Best and worst from across Europe, originally appeared on CBSSports.com.

    CBS Sports
  • Juve boost midfield with Hernanes, Lemina

    Juventus have bolstered their depleted midfield following the departure of Andrea Pirlo and Arturo Vidal by signing Hernanes from Inter Milan and upcoming Frenchman Mario Lemina from Marseille. Hernanes, known for his great ball control and play-making skills, signed a three-year deal worth 11m…

    AFP
  • Young mascot's reaction when seeing Manchester United's Wayne Rooney is priceless

    At the Swansea - Manchester United game this Sunday, one young mascot had a complete mind blowing experience about life and the close proximity to sports legends in general as he stood right next to world-renowned Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney.

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  • Giovinco, Pirlo call-ups by Italy show changing opinion of MLS in Europe

    The inclusion of Sebastian Giovinco and Andrea Pirlo into Italy's squad for upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers flies in the face of MLS's "retirement league" reputation.

    FC Yahoo
  • Norwich sign Mbokani on loan

    Norwich have signed DR Congo striker Dieumerci Mbokani from Dynamo Kiev on a season-long loan, the Premier League side announced on Monday. The Canaries also have an option to buy Mbokani, who has scored 19 goals in 46 matches for Dynamo since moving to Ukraine in 2013.

    AFP