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  • Berg preferred to Guidetti to partner Ibrahimovic in Sweden attack

    Stockholm (AFP) - Sweden coach Erik Hamren said Tuesday that Marcus Berg was the preferred option ahead of fellow striker John Guidetti to play alongside star Zlatan Ibrahimovic in Euro 2016.

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  • PSG defender Serge Aurier to stand trial in September

    PARIS (AP) -- Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier will stand trial in September after being charged with assaulting a police officer.

    The Associated Press
  • Suarez and Barcelona top end-of-season AP Global Football 10

    LONDON (AP) -- Luis Suarez and Barcelona topped the season-ending Associated Press Global Football 10 poll on Tuesday, receiving the highest amount of points over the season.

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  • Soccer hooliganism still a threat heading into Euro 2016

    Hooliganism is making a comeback, and the timing could be bad with four high-risk matches in the first week of the European Championship in a country where the police force is already under huge strain. Police forces in France have been stretched since last November's deadly terror attacks that…

    The Associated Press
  • Martial the newcomer off France's football assembly line

    Les Ulis is not a chic suburb of Paris but it deserves a monument as a nursery of French football talent, after producing Thierry Henry, Patrice Evra now Anthony Martial. It could have been different for the Manchester United star however as he prepares for the European Championship finals. …

  • PSG star Aurier to be tried over police 'assault'

    Paris Saint-Germain star Serge Aurier will be tried in September for an alleged assault on a police officer, a judicial source told AFP on Tuesday. Aurier is alleged to have "insulted and hit a police officer", a police source told AFP. The incident occurred as Aurier was challenged by police…

  • Sweden lack fire without 'Ibra' in Slovenia stalemate

    Malmö (Sweden) (AFP) - Sweden were sorely missing star striker and captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic on Monday as they lacked fire in a lacklustre 0-0 draw in a pre-Euro 2016 friendly against Slovenia in Malmo. Many of the 17,000 crowd had come to see local star Ibrahimovic in action, but instead saw a…

  • Teenage star Rashford signs new Man United deal through 2020

    Marcus Rashford signed a new contract with Manchester United through June 2020, a reward for the teenage striker's breakthrough this season that could earn him a place in England's European Championship squad. United announced the deal on Monday, saying Rashford has an option to extend the…

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  • PSG defender Aurier arrested in Paris after police incident

    Paris Saint-Germain defender Serge Aurier has been arrested following an argument with police after a night out in a Paris, a police official told The Associated Press on Monday. The official said Aurier was arrested at 5:50 a.m. local time after he spent the night at a club with friends near the…

    The Associated Press
  • Ibrahimovic to sit out Slovenia friendly

    Star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will sit out Sweden's friendly against Slovenia in order to rest a sore calf, coach Erik Hamren said Sunday. "We'll save it until the Wales match" on June 5, Hamren told Swedish news agency TT ahead of Monday's match against Slovenia in Malmo. "It's the calf he's…

  • CAS orders Diarra to pay 10 million euro Lokomotiv fine

    France international Lassana Diarra confirmed Saturday that he has been ordered by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) to pay a 10 million euro ($11 million) fine to former club Lokomotiv Moscow. The 31-year-old midfielder arrived in Russia to join Anzhi Makhachkala from Real Madrid in August…

  • Third-time lucky with winner Mourinho for United

    Manchester United will be expecting to make it third time lucky in their attempt to replace Alex Ferguson with the appointment of Jose Mourinho as the club's new manager. Ferguson's retirement in 2013 was always going to leave an enormous void to fill at Old Trafford after the legendary Scot bowed…

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  • Hazard says he's back to 100% for Euros

    Belgium star Eden Hazard insisted on Friday he is back on top form after a frustrating season for Chelsea in the Premier League. Hazard will captain Belgium at Euro 2016, which starts in two weeks, as Manchester City centre-back Vincent Kompany misses the tournament due to a groin injury. "The…

  • Jose Mourinho facing lengthy to-do list at Man United

    Jose Mourinho has a lengthy to-do list after taking over at Manchester United. The team has deficiencies in key areas - notably up front and in central midfield - and Mourinho must decide what the future holds for captain Wayne Rooney, a striker now seemingly more at home in midfield. Other…

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  • Mourinho set to take control at United

    Jose Mourinho was expected to join Manchester United on Friday after drawn-out negotiations, marrying one of the world's richest clubs with one of the most successful -- and outspoken -- managers. Mourinho has been in talks with United since Louis van Gaal's sacking on Monday and British media…

  • Champions League final in Milan highlights Serie A's crisis

    AC Milan failed to qualify for Europe for a third straight season and club president Silvio Berlusconi is in negotiations to sell a majority stake in the club to a group of Chinese investors. Inter Milan will miss out on the Champions League for a fifth straight season and is scrambling to avoid…

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  • Mourinho agrees to become Man United manager -- reports

    Jose Mourinho has agreed to become the new manager of Manchester United, according to British media reports on Thursday. Mourinho has been in negotiations with United since Louis van Gaal's sacking on Monday and it is understood an agreement is now in place for the former Chelsea manager to take…

  • Sparks to fly as Mourinho joins nemesis Guardiola in Manchester

    As Arsene Wenger and Rafael Benitez will testify, Jose Mourinho has had more than his fair share of public confrontations with opposing managers during his career. None of them, though, have been as bitter or keenly-felt as Portuguese Mourinho's long-running rivalry with Spaniard Pep Guardiola. …