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  • 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
  • Ibrahimovic sparks Paris title thrust

    Zlatan Ibrahimovic, fresh from a three-match ban, sparked Paris Saint Germain's 2-0 win at Nantes in Ligue 1 on Sunday, moving them a step closer to third straight French title. The Swede had a hand in both goals, notably playing the ball between Nantes' captain Oswaldo Vizcarrondo's legs to set…

    AFP
  • 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
  • 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.

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  • Gignac the centurion inspires Marseille

    Andre-Pierre Gignac's double fired Marseille to a 2-0 win over relegation-bound Metz on Friday to boost the south coast giants' prospects of competing in next season's Champions League. Gignac, out of contract at the end of the season, celebrated his 100th goal in the French top flight as the…

    AFP
  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • The far-reaching effects of FIFA's ban on third-party ownership

    Portions of player rights were sold off as a way to monetize expected earnings like futures on the stock market. Not anymore.

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  • 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
  • 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…

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  • 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.

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  • Blanc, Ibrahimovic staying at PSG, owner says

    Paris Saint-Germain's Qatari owner has said that manager Laurent Blanc and star players Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Edison Cavani and Javier Pastore will all be staying at the club for next season. PSG are in a battle with Lyon to retain their league title and are in contention to win both the French…

    AFP
  • Metz visit offers PSG chance to go clear at top

    Paris Saint-Germain can open up a three-point lead at the top of the Ligue 1 table with a victory at home to relegation-threatened Metz in a rescheduled fixture at the Parc des Princes on Tuesday. The capital club are level on points with leaders Lyon having played one game fewer and trail only on…

    AFP