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  • No Oscar for Brazil at Copa

    Brazil coach Dunga on Tuesday unveiled a squad shorn through injury of Chelsea's Oscar for the Copa America in Chile as the five-times world champions look to return to winning ways after last year's World Cup failure. Having succeeded Luiz Felipe Scolari after the World Cup 10 months ago, Dunga…

    AFP
  • Barcelona v Bayern Munich factfile

    Barcelona (AFP) - Factfile on Barcelona and Bayern Munich ahead of the Champions League semi-final, first-leg, tie on Wednesday:

    AFP
  • Chelsea wins Premier League title for 1st time in 5 years

    LONDON (AP) -- Chelsea won the Premier League with three games to spare with a 1-0 victory over fellow London side Crystal Palace, while Paris Saint-Germain took a step closer to a third straight title with a 2-0 victory at Nantes in the French league.

    The Associated Press
  • Champions Chelsea unloved but unstoppable

    The Premier League title beckoned for Chelsea from the moment Andre Schuerrle put them ahead after 20 minutes and 45 seconds of their opening fixture at Burnley on August 18. Diego Costa's first Chelsea goal cancelled out Scott Arfield's opener and four minutes later Schuerrle converted a…

    AFP
  • Lyon reclaim top spot in France

    Lyon reclaimed top spot in Ligue 1 on Saturday with a convincing 2-0 victory over strugglers Evian to put the pressure back on title rivals Paris Saint-Germain. A superb free-kick from Clement Grenier after just 20 minutes and an Alexandre Lacazette penalty seven minutes from the break gave Lyon…

    AFP
  • David Beckham's 40th birthday generates tons of buzz like you'd expect

    The former Manchester United, Real Madrid, L.A. Galaxy, AC Milan and PSG star got many well wishes on social media for turning the Big Four Oh.

    FC Yahoo
  • Beckham's influence grows as former soccer star turns 40

    David Beckham turns 40 on Saturday and while memories of his playing days with England, Manchester United and Real Madrid fade, he remains a captivating figure of worldwide interest. Since retiring, England's former captain continues to prosper off the football field, where his multi-faceted life…

    The Associated Press
  • No margin for error for PSG, Lyon as Ligue 1 title battle heats up

    Paris Saint-Germain and Lyon continue their game of cat and mouse at the top of Ligue 1 this weekend as they face Nantes and Evian respectively. PSG opened up a three-point lead over Lyon at the top of the table on Tuesday with a 3-1 win in their game in hand against Metz, putting the defending…

    AFP
  • Sepp Blatter and his world of corruption detailed in new Bloomberg exposé

    The investigation revealed new dirty details about Blatter's FIFA. But don't expect anything to change.

    FC Yahoo
  • Knives out for free-fall Marseille

    Seen as potential champions as recently as Christmas, Marseille's Ligue 1 meltdown has been so dramatic even second-bottom Metz fancy their chances for their showdown on Friday. Desperate for a win themselves Metz coach Albert Cartier explained this week why he thought Marseille, on a run of four…

    AFP
  • Free-scoring PSG poised to hold off Lyon in title race

    They have spent most of the season playing catch-up, but the Ligue 1 title is Paris Saint-Germain's to lose after their 3-1 defeat of Metz on Tuesday moved them three points clear of Lyon at the top. There was always a feeling that PSG's expensively-assembled squad would pull through in the end…

    AFP
  • PSG make Aurier loan move permanent

    Paris Saint-Germain on Wednesday confirmed that Ivory Coast defender Serge Aurier's loan from Ligue 1 rivals Toulouse has been made into a permanent deal. "Paris Saint-Germain is happy to announce it has triggered the option to buy clause for Serge Aurier. The Ivory Coast international has signed…

    AFP
  • PSG go top thanks to Pastore artistry

    A standout performance by Argentinian Javier Pastore inspired Paris Saint Germain to a 3-1 win over relegation-threatened Metz on Tuesday and saw the winners open a three point lead at the top of Ligue 1. Pastore, one of three players pin-pointed as not going anywhere in the close season by club…

    AFP
  • Former PSG coach Fernandez named Guinea manager

    Former Paris Saint-Germain and Athletic Bilbao coach Luiz Fernandez announced on Tuesday he will replace fellow Frenchman Michel Dussuyer as manager of Guinea. "I will be accompanied by (former players) Amara Simba and Kaba Diawara. My goal is to qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations 2017. …

    AFP
  • Sjogran to call it a day after World Cup

    Therese Sjogran, Sweden's most-capped woman footballer, will bring down the curtain on her career after this year's World Cup in Canada, she announced on Tuesday. Midfielder Sjogran, 38, has played 209 times for her country and will retire after the tournament in June and July, to become sporting…

    AFP
  • Man Utd, Barcelona in San Francisco showdown

    New York (AFP) - European heavyweights Manchester United and Barcelona will face off in a glamour friendly in San Francisco on July 25, organisers of the International Champions Cup announced on Tuesday.

    AFP
  • Barcelona, Man United, Chelsea to play exhibitions in US

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Barcelona will play Manchester United in an exhibition game at Santa Clara, California, on July 25 and will meet Chelsea three days later at Landover, Maryland.

    The Associated Press