Champions League

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  • Power rankings: Top 10 summer transfers in Europe ... so far

    Petr Cech's switch from Chelsea to Arsenal could end the Gunners' Premier League title drought, but it wasn't the No. 1 move.

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  • UEFA softening break-even rule to attract investors

    By Brian Homewood PRAGUE (Reuters) - UEFA has softened its break-even 'Financial Fair Play (FFP)' regulations in an attempt to encourage investment in European club soccer and move from "austerity to sustainable growth". General secretary Gianni Infantino said FFP, implemented in 2012, had…

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  • Chelsea great Cech 'hungry for success' after Arsenal move

    Petr Cech said he had the "same hunger for success" after his move across London from Chelsea to Arsenal was confirmed Monday when the Gunners announced he had agreed to join them on a "long-term contract for an undisclosed fee" from the Premier League champions. Cech, however, has recently found…

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  • For USWNT's Ali Krieger, love conquers all and hopefully top-ranked Germany

    The former FFC Frankfurt player has the German word for love tattooed on her arm and would like nothing better than to beat the Germans in the Women's World Cup semifinals.

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  • Schweinsteiger motivated by Bayern's bid for four in a row

    Bastian Schweinsteiger is motivated by the prospect of helping Bayern Munich win an unprecedented fourth straight Bundesliga title, he said on Monday, distancing himself from speculation linking him to Manchester United. "I would like to win the Champions League again and have the same success as…

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  • Champions League returns as minnows take shot at glory

    Football these days never seems to stop, and the Champions League returns on Tuesday, a mere 24 days after Barcelona's thrilling final win against Juventus. The dust has barely settled on Barca's 3-1 victory in Berlin, secured thanks to second-half goals by Luis Suarez and Neymar, that saw them…

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  • Argentina leads final 4 in Copa America semifinals

    SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) -- The Copa America semifinals are again missing a local favorite.

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  • Neville named assistant coach at Valencia

    Former England international Phil Neville has been appointed assistant coach of Valencia, the Spanish side announced on Sunday. The 38-year-old ex-Manchester United and Everton defender-cum-midfielder will work as the number two at the Mestalla to Portuguese coach Nuno Espirito Santo. "Phil…

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  • Champions League kept me at Sevilla - Emery

    Sevilla coach Unai Emery rejected offers from Napoli and West Ham and extended his contract with the Europa League winners to compete in the Champion League next season, he said Sunday. Sevilla gives me this possibility. "Napoli offered me a project with economic strength but without the Champions.

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  • Exclusive: Scotiabank warns soccer’s CONCACAF to clean up its act or funds will be withheld

    By Euan Rocha and John Tilak TORONTO (Reuters) - Bank of Nova Scotia has warned regional soccer body CONCACAF, which is deeply enmeshed in the FIFA bribery scandal, that it will withhold funds from a major sponsorship deal unless the confederation cleans up its act, according to a source familiar…

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  • Laura Georges - France's World Cup 'rock'

    From the 2003 Women's World Cup to the 2015 edition underway in Canada, Laura Georges has been in the thick of all the battles and tears of France's national football team. Third-ranked France take on world number one Germany, winners in 2003 and 2007 and with a third title in their sights, in a…

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  • Tevez heading back to Boca: club official

    Carlos Tevez is set to return to his first club, Boca Juniors, after the Argentine club reached agreement with Italian champions Juventus, a club official announced. Boca general secretary Cesar Martucci told the radio station AM1050 the Tevez transfer was a done deal, even though there was no…

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  • Pirlo 'ready for bite of Big Apple': report

    Andrea Pirlo's move to Major League Soccer is imminent, according to reports in Italy that claim the Juventus and Italy star will sign an 18-month deal with New York City FC. Midfield legend Pirlo was a linchpin for the Turin giants on their way to a first league and Cup double in 20 years last…

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  • Roma buy Genoa's half of Bertolacci

    Milan (AFP) - Roma have moved to bolster their midfield by securing full ownership of Andrea Bertolacci, the Serie A club announced on Wednesday.

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  • Juve reward Pereyra with permanent deal

    Italian champions Juventus have handed Argentinian Roberto Pereyra a four-year permanent deal after impressing at the Turin giants while on loan from Udinese. Pereyra joined Juventus on loan last season and while starting many games from the bench the 24-year-old attacking midfielder became a…

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  • Bas Dost and the Money League

    Neal Thurman discusses why Bas Dost might want Newcastle over Wolfsburg and the Champions League next season...money.

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  • Melbourne Victory captain Milligan heads to UAE

    Melbourne Victory captain Mark Milligan ended weeks of speculation around his future Wednesday by announcing a move to Abu Dhabi-based club Baniyas. The A-League champions said the Socceroo would move to the Arabian Gulf League club in the UAE next month on a two-year deal. "Mark has been a…

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