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  • AP Sources: Michel Platini will run for FIFA president

    Michel Platini will run for FIFA president and plans to announce his intentions this week. Two officials familiar with Platini's plans have told The Associated Press that the FIFA vice president has made a decision to try to succeed Sepp Blatter. The officials spoke on condition of anonymity…

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  • Vidal completes $44 million move from Juve to Bayern

    Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal has completed his transfer from Juventus to Bayern Munich by signing a four-year contract with the Bundesliga champions. "I wanted to take another big step forward in my career," the 28-year-old Vidal told the Bavarian club's website ( on Tuesday. "I…

  • Bayern confirm Vidal switch from Juventus

    Bayern Munich confirmed on Tuesday they have signed Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal from Juventus on a five-year deal with Bastian Schweinsteiger's replacement reportedly costing 35 million euros ($38.6m, £24.8m). The 28-year-old midfielder has been brought in by the German champions to bolster…

  • Beasley still interested in playing for national team

    A quick heads up to Jurgen Klinsmann: Should you ever need DaMarcus Beasley for national team duty again, just call. Beasley was coaxed out of his retirement from the national team by the U.S. coach for the CONCACAF Gold Cup competition and played in Saturday's penalty-kicks loss to Panama during…

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  • Impact acquire former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba

    The Montreal Impact added an established scoring presence when they traded for former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba on Monday. Drogba moves to North America following his second spell at Chelsea, where he won the league title last season. The 37-year-old Ivory Coast forward signed with the…

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    Matt Nesbitt considers whether Man City�s big spending will put a medal or an albatross around their collective neck�

  • Drogba joins Montreal Impact in MLS transfer

    Former Chelsea star Didier Drogba joined Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact on Monday, the Ivory Coast striker signing with the Canadian club after a rights transfer from the Chicago Fire. The 37-year-old African star, who will join the Impact when his Canadian work permit and transfer…

  • CAF champions Setif struggling to reach semis

    CAF Champions League title-holders Entente Setif of Algeria are in trouble halfway through the group stage. The Black Eagles were held 1-1 at home by Al Merrikh of Sudan at the weekend and stay third in Group B behind Algerians USM Alger and their matchday 3 opponents. USM have collected a…

  • Vidal poised to complete Bayern switch

    Chile midfielder Arturo Vidal is poised to complete his switch from Juventus to Bayern Munich in the coming days after flying to Bavaria on Monday for a medical. The Chilean international is now expected to pass a medical to complete the deal which Bayern chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge confirmed…

  • Villa scores twice as New York City FC win on Pirlo's debut

    David Villa scored twice to help ensure new team-mate Andrea Pirlo launched his Major League Soccer career in style with New York City FC's 5-3 victory over Orlando. Pirlo, a 36-year-old World Cup-winning midfielder who enjoyed star turns at AC Milan -- where he won two Champions League titles and…

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  • Hot-shot Icardi says Europe is Inter's goal

    Red-hot striker Mauro Icardi said on Sunday he hopes his goals will propel fallen giants Inter Milan back into the UEFA Champions League reckoning this season. Icardi was joint top-scorer in Serie A last season with 22 goals and was one of Inter's few positives as they languished in eighth place…

  • Di Maria set for PSG move

    The stage appeared to be set Sunday for Manchester United midfielder Angel Di Maria to join Paris Saint Germain after spending just the one season at Old Trafford. United manager Louis van Gaal told reporters after his side's 3-1 friendly victory over Barcelona that Di Maria had failed to board a…

  • Manchester United beat Barcelona 3-1 in friendly

    (Reuters) - Manchester United kept up the positive momentum of their pre-season tour with a 3-1 victory over Barcelona in the International Champions Cup on Saturday in Santa Clara, California. Wayne Rooney put the English club on top early by heading home a goal in the 10th minute before Jesse…

  • Man United tops Barcelona 3-1 in International Champions Cup

    Wayne Rooney raised both arms in delight after his early goal and Manchester United had many more moments to celebrate in an impressive victory over Champions League winner Barcelona. This time, coach Louis van Gaal praised his second team for its ''spirit'' four days after what he considered a…

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  • Injured Lampard out for MLS Stars versus Spurs

    New York (AFP) - Former England international Frank Lampard will not play in next week's Major League Soccer All-Star Game against Tottenham Hotspur because of a nagging calf strain, the league announced Saturday.

  • Mihajlovic reveals playbook with AC Milan victory

    Sinisa Mihajlovic showed Thursday his team was willing to put the fight back into AC Milan with a 1-0 result over fierce rivals Inter Milan at the Shenzhen Universiade Sports Centre. Philippe Mexes relived a wonder strike against Anderlecht from the Champions League group stages back in 2012 with…