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  • Fallout of David de Gea deal could be beneficial

    Robbie Mustoe and Robbie Earle respond to the issues faced in the transfer of David de Gea to Real Madrid. The two Robbies question whether the two teams wanted this deal to go through based on the last minute details.

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  • FC Barcelona adds patches to jersey celebrating 5 Champions League titles

    In June, FC Barcelona took home their fifth UEFA Champions League title. On Wednesday, Barcelona announced that they're adding two new patches to their jersey that they will wear during this year's Champions League. The first is simple: A logo of the European Cup with "2015" printed inside of it.

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  • Six soccer players face federal charges for unruly airplane behavior

    By Lisa Maria Garza DALLAS (Reuters) - Six soccer players from San Diego who were flying on Monday to a tournament in Chicago are facing federal charges for "disruptive" behavior that caused a Southwest Airlines plane to be diverted to Texas, officials said on Tuesday. Saiman Hermez, 19, Jonathan…

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  • Soccer-FIFA's latest reform committee meets for the first time

    By Brian Homewood BERNE, Sept 2 (Reuters) - Soccer's troubled governing body FIFA began another attempt to clean up its act when its newest reform committee met for the first time in the Swiss capital on Wednesday. Headed by Francois Carrard, a former director general of the International Olympic…

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    Why soccer spending won't stop yet

    Player transfer spending by England's Premier League clubs in the summer 2015 transfer window has reached a new record. As Ivor Bennett reports, business advisory firm Deloitte put gross spending at £870m, 4% up on the previous record set last summer.

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  • Manchester United prove how not to work in a transfer window

    On the pitch, Manchester United are dreadful, and worse than that, they are boring. The problem was that the opposition was not willing to let such a thing happen, and decided that as well as occasionally tackling United, they would try to score too. United couldn’t come back from that, because…

  • Winners and losers (and Arsenal) from the Premier League transfer deadline

    While Arsenal's stupefying inactivity takes the cake, here are the teams and players whose fortunes swung most on Tuesday.

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  • Soccer-No slip-ups allowed for Germany as Poland await

    By Karolos Grohmann BERLIN, Sept 2 (Reuters) - World champions Germany are in the unusual position of having to win their upcoming two Euro 2016 qualifiers if they are to remain on track for the tournament in France next year. The Germans, who take on group leaders Poland in Frankfurt on Friday…

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  • Nigeria's Segun Odegbami enters race for FIFA presidency

    Former Nigerian soccer star Segun Odegbami has announced his bid to run for president of the sport's international governing body FIFA, his campaign chief said on Wednesday. The election of a new FIFA head is due to take place on Feb. 26 next year in Zurich, Switzerland. FIFA has never had an…

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  • A $33 million transfer between Manchester United and Real Madrid collapsed because they sent the paperwork one minute late

    Two of the world's most powerful sports clubs thought they had completed a transfer that would...

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  • Qatar to enforce key labour reform from November

    Football World Cup 2022 host Qatar will begin enforcing a law that ensures migrant workers get paid on time from early November, labour ministry officials said on Wednesday. It is one of a number of measures that Qatar is expected to introduce in an attempt to improve labour conditions following…

    AFP
  • Soccer-West Brom's Berahino given time off to consider future

    West Bromwich Albion's England under-21 striker Saido Berahino will be given time off until next Monday to consider his position after suggesting he would not play for the club again, sources close to the player said on Wednesday. Berahino was furious after negotiations on a proposed move to…

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  • Manchester City spends big in summer transfer window

    Robbie Earle and Robbie Mustoe take a look at the moves made by Manchester City ahead of the transfer deadline. Having spent close to $245M on eight players the team was able to add even more depth to their roster.

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  • Soccer-Everton's Cleverley suffers ligament damage

    Everton's newly-recruited midfielder Tom Cleverly has sustained ligament damage but he has not fractured his ankle as initially feared, manager Roberto Martinez said on Wednesday. The 26-year-old Cleverley, who joined the club on a free transfer from Manchester United, was carried off on a…

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  • Durban our focus, Olympics will come later say South Africa

    By Greg Stutchbury AUCKLAND (Reuters) - The decision to award the 2022 Commonwealth Games to the South African city of Durban would delay any bid from the country to host an Olympics, officials said on Wednesday, effectively ruling themselves out until at least the 2032 summer Games. Durban became…

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  • Soccer-Brazilian championship results and standings

    Sept 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Brazilian championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, September 2Atletico Mineiro 0 Atletico Paranaense 1 Corinthians 2 Fluminense 0 Coritiba 0 Sport 0 Flamengo 3 Avai 0 Goias 1 Palmeiras 0 Internacional 6 Vasco da Gama 0 Joinville 0 Sao…

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  • The transfer window closing means one thing: freedom

    Football's transfer market is eating Premier League fans alive. Look at the deadness in the eyes of Sky Sports News' reporters, standing gamely in an empty stadium, trying to find another arrangement of the words "Tiago," "Ilori," "Aston," and "Villa".

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  • Soccer-Paraguayan championship results and standings

    Sept 3 (Infostrada Sports) - Results and standings from the Paraguayan championship matches on Wednesday Wednesday, September 2Nacional A. 1 Deportivo Santani 1 Standings P W D L F A Pts 1 Olimpia 9 5 3 1 11 6 18 -------------------------2 Cerro Porteno 8 5 2 1 9 2 17 3 Sportivo San Lorenzo 9 3 4 2…

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  • Del Bosque tells De Gea to be a 'good professional'

    Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has urged goalkeeper David De Gea to put his failed transfer to Real Madrid from Manchester United behind him and focus on being a "good professional". De Gea's move to Real was wrecked in bizarre circumstances on Monday when the paperwork was not delivered until…

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  • Soccer-Juventus say Pogba could be worth more than 100 million euros

    Midfielder Paul Pogba could be worth more than 100 million euros ($112.84 million) in the future, Juventus chief executive Giuseppe Marotta predicted on Wednesday. "As we want to win, we have decided to keep hold of a player as important as Pogba, although we have had offers from some very…

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