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Official: Drogba completes Chelsea return
18:34 GMT
The legendary Blues striker left Stamford Bridge two years ago after celebrating Champions League glory, but has been lured back by Jose Mourinho
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14:21 GMT
Pro-Palestinian protesters stormed a pitch where Israeli football team Maccabi Haifa was playing against French Lille football club in Austria when, the Daily Mail reported on Thursday.
Brendan Rodgers: Steven Gerrard about to Sign a New Contract
14:12 GMT
Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has confirmed that Steven Gerrard is set to extend his contract in a few weeks. The Liverpool captain is out of contract in 11 months.

July 24, 2014

Arturo Vidal
23:46 GMT
The Chile international admits his future is still unclear, but dismissed the possibility of moving to Old Trafford
Lampard completes New York City FC move
16:17 GMT
The 36-year-old joins former Barcelona star David Villa at the MLS club after signing a deal worth €113,000 a week
Djokovic and Nadal
14:43 GMT
The world’s top two tennis players, Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal, have confirmed they will return to Abu Dhabi for the season-opening Mubadala World Tennis Championships from January 1 to 3, 2015.
Manchester United: Striker set to move to San Siro
14:37 GMT
Inter are reportedly expected to complete the signature of Manchester United and Mexico striker Javier Hernandez within a week.
Bale feels Real's acquisition of Rodriguez underlines La Liga's status as best league
13:39 GMT
Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale feels that the club's 71 million pounds latest acquisition of James Rodriguez has underlined La Liga's status as the best football league in the world.

July 23, 2014

Podolski urges Khedira to sign for Arsenal
22:54 GMT
The 29-year-old wants his international team-mate to join him at the Emirates Stadium, with the Gunners battling with Chelsea for the Real Madrid midfielder's signature
Messi to play in Match for Peace
15:12 GMT
The Argentina superstar will headline the charity event in Rome to raise money for charity
Pellegrini: Manchester City squad is not yet complete
14:23 GMT
The Premier League champions have already signed three players this summer but the Chilean is not yet satisfied with his team, with Alvaro Negredo ruled out for up to three months
Lewis Hamilton
13:48 GMT
British Formula One racer Lewis Hamilton has started talks with his current team Mercedes for a bumper new three-year deal which is speculated to be worth close to 70 million pounds.
Fabregas: I want to win absolutely everything at Chelsea
00:13 GMT
The Blues acquired the Spain international from Barcelona earlier this summer and the midfielder says he wants to win every trophy on offer during his time at Stamford Bridge

July 22, 2014

Louis van Gaal
16:19 GMT
"A new manager with different ideas" was Wayne Rooney's first public assessment of Louis van Gaal yesterday, hinting at the kind of technical revolution we are about to see at Manchester United.
Carlos Dunga
16:05 GMT
The 50-year-old succeeds Luiz Felipe Scolari to return for his second stint with the Selecao after a largely successful four years in charge between 2006 and 2010
James Rodriguez
13:38 GMT
The Champions League winners have secured the services of the Colombia international on a six-year deal, ending speculation that has been bubbling since the World Cup
Rooney favourite to succeed Gerrard as England captain
13:29 GMT
Wayne Rooney is emerging as the favourite to become the new England captain after Steven Gerrard quit international football last night.

July 21, 2014

Steven Gerrard
15:57 GMT
The 34-year-old Liverpool midfielder has decided to call it quits on the international stage, over 14 years after making his debut for his country back in May 2000
Mohamed Salah
15:40 GMT
Reports this week suggested the 22-year-old would have to return to his homeland to serve in the armed forces, but he has now been informed this is not the case
Real Madrid reach €88m James Rodriguez agreement
14:46 GMT
The 23-year-old will finalise personal terms on Monday before being officially announced as the Champions League winners' second signing of the summer transfer window
Mario Balotelli
14:35 GMT
The Serie A side are keen to sell the Italy international but, despite holding talks over the striker, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has suggested he will not sign another forward
Manchester United 2013-2014 squad
14:29 GMT
Manchester United's executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward has promised the fans to expect further new signings in the coming weeks.
Classy Mcilroy takes stranglehold on race to Dubai
14:06 GMT
Rory McIlroy’s classy victory in the 143rd Open Championship at Royal Liverpool Golf Club saw him take control of The Race to Dubai in assured fashion.
Star striker Drogba set for Chelsea return as player-coach
13:40 GMT
Former Chelsea striker Didier Drogba, who helped the club win the Champions League during his time there, is reportedly set to return to Stamford Bridge as a player-coach at the start of next week.
Formula One: Rosberg coasts to first German Grand Prix win
02:39 GMT
Nico Rosberg completed a memorable week for himself and his nation on Sunday when he cruised to his first win in his home German Grand Prix.

July 20, 2014

Robin van Persie
23:25 GMT
The Red Devils legend believes the former Ajax boss will give his countryman the armband ahead of Wayne Rooney, in the wake of Nemanja Vidic's departure this summer
Mourinho does not fear Van Gaal at Man Utd
15:24 GMT
The Blues boss says he is looking forward to going head-to-head with the Dutchman in the Premier League and is backing him to do a good job at Old Trafford
Usain Bolt
15:15 GMT
Jamaican sprint superstar Usain Bolt has said that it is possible for him to break his world records as he prepares to take part in the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland, which begin on Wednesday.
Suarez needs a psychiatrist, not Fifa sanctions - Uruguay president
13:38 GMT
The South American nation's head of state, Jose Mujica, has hit out at the extent of the striker's ban from footballing activity and claims he needs "a helping hand"
Arsenal on the verge of third signing
13:07 GMT
Arsenal have already made two strong summer signings early on this transfer window with the arrival of French international fullback Mathieu Debuchy and Chilean international Alexis Sanchez.
Manchester United target Vermaelen could leave Arsenal, says Wenger
09:59 GMT
The Gunners manager admits that he "cannot guarantee" that his club captain will stay at Emirates Stadium but intends to sign a replacement should the Belgian be sold

July 19, 2014

Toure makes 'embarrassing' U-turn, pledges future to Man City
15:12 GMT
Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure has reportedly been forced to make an embarrassing U-turn and he has pledged his future to Manchester City after losing his battle to leave the club.
'Defiant' Rosberg insists being faster than Hamilton
15:09 GMT
Mercedes' Formula One driver Nico Rosberg has insisted that that he is faster than his teammate Lewis Hamilton and is in a defiant mood ahead of his home German Grand Prix on Sunday.

July 18, 2014

Liverpool to Continue Summer Spending Says Rodgers
19:18 GMT
Liverpool have already added four new faces in the forms of Rickie Lambert, Emre Can, Adam Lallana and most recently Lazar Markovic.
Alexis Sanchez
19:09 GMT
Liverpool had looked to have an advantage on acquiring the services of 25-year-old Chilean winger, Alexis Sanchez, early on in the race for the youngster because of having Luis Suarez as a bargaining chip with Barcelona.
Real looks set to seal 63 mln-pound deal for Colombian WC star Rodriguez
16:42 GMT
Spanish League club Real Madrid look set to tie up a move for Colombian playmaker James Rodriguez as the midfielder has reportedly agreed terms for a 63 million pound deal with the 10-time European champions.
Official: Rio Ferdinand joins QPR on one-year deal
01:31 GMT
The centre-back left Manchester United at the end of last season, ending a 12-year association with the club, and has now been reunited with his former West Ham boss Harry Redknapp
Mathieu Debuchy
01:29 GMT
The full-back has completed his move to the Emirates Stadium as Newcastle confirm the arrival of his replacement, Daryl Janmaat, to become the club's second summer signing

July 17, 2014

Luis Suarez
15:29 GMT
Barcelona mounted an impassioned defence of their £75m signing of Luis Suarez from Liverpool yesterday and did their best not to further...
Real Madrid
14:06 GMT
Real Madrid has topped Forbes' annual list of the world's most valuable sports teams.
Sebastian Vettel
13:54 GMT
Red Bull's ace racer Sebastian Vettel has said that Formula One can be a very cruel sport as the consecutive four time world champion attempts to save his season.
Serena Williams
13:32 GMT
World number one Serena Williams' French coach has said that the American tennis ace is enduring a difficult period in her life.

July 16, 2014

Demba Ba
20:26 GMT
The striker has departed Chelsea after the arrival of Diego Costa saw him drop further down the pecking order, having scored just 14 goals in 18 months at Stamford Bridge
Asafa Powell
15:45 GMT
The doping bans on former world 100 metre record holder Asafa Powell and fellow Jamaican Sherone Simpson have been reduced from 18 months to six months.
Toni Kroos
15:26 GMT
The Germany midfielder looks certain now to part ways with Bayern Munich, with only contract details to agree with the Spanish giants this summer
Man City boss Pellegrini rejects Brazil coaching job
13:56 GMT
Manchester City coach Manuel Pellegrini has turned down the chance to manage Brazil.
Filipe Luis agrees move to Chelsea
13:23 GMT
The Blues have agreed to sign the Brazilian full-back and he will join former club-mate Diego Costa at Stamford Bridge once he has completed his medical in London

July 15, 2014

Diego Costa
21:47 GMT
After a deal to take the centre-forward to London from Atletico Madrid was announced earlier this month, the €44 million Spain international is now definitively a Blues player
Lazar Markovic
21:45 GMT
The 20-year-old winger is the Reds' fourth signing of the summer following the acquisitions of Emre Can, Adam Lallana and Rickie Lambert, with further deals set to be confirmed
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16:22 GMT
Twitter was reportedly amid a flurry of excitement after an account named ' FIFA Corruption' seemingly predicted the deciding moment of the World Cup finale between Germany and Argentina hours ahead of time.
Alexis Sanchez
14:16 GMT
Arsenal's latest signing Alexis Sanchez has insisted that he has joined the Premier League side to win titles.
Sepp Blatter
13:36 GMT
The 2014 World Cup in Brazil was a '9.25 out of 10', FIFA President Sepp Blatter has said.
Sami Khedira
01:49 GMT
The Gunners are willing to pay Real Madrid's €25 million valuation for the Germany World Cup winner but have been put off by his request for a basic salary of €250,000-per-week

July 14, 2014

Manchester United
14:54 GMT
The Premier League side have agreed a huge kit sponsorship guaranteeing them at least €940 million, starting in 2015
Cure your Fifa World Cup blues
13:53 GMT
So, the World Cup 2014 is officially over. But before you begin studiously ignoring that football exists until 2018, you might want to consider other ways to fill all your newly-found free time...
Paul Pogba
13:30 GMT
The Juventus midfielder has been rewarded for his strong performances, finishing ahead of his compatriot and the Dutch attacker
Manuel Neuer
13:27 GMT
The Bayern Munich star has been voted the best goalkeeper at this summer's World Cup, beating off competition from Keylor Navas and Sergio Romero
Dejected Messi forced to accept Golden Ball at FIFA WC 2014
13:17 GMT
A heart-broken and dejected Argentine skipper Lionel Messi seemed unconvinced about being given the Golden Ball gong for the best player of the FIFA World Cup, and it appeared as if he was forced to accept it.

July 13, 2014

Germany 1-0 Argentina (AET): Die Mannschaft crowned world champions
22:53 GMT
Mario Gotze's goal in the second half of extra-time was enough to separate the two teams and give Joachim Low's men the world crown
Liverpool squad
16:57 GMT
The details of Luis Suarez's transfer from Liverpool to Barcelona were finalised yesterday as he moved to Spain for an estimated fee of £75m in spite of the Uruguayan striker serving a four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup.
Angel Di Maria
16:21 GMT
The Premier League club had hoped to agree a deal with Real Madrid, but the emergence of the Ligue 1 side could see the Old Trafford outfit outmuscled in transfer talks
World Cup Final 2014: Germany v Argentina Preview and Projected Lineups
15:38 GMT
The World Cup Final is one of the most celebrated events in the world of sport. After a grueling four-year journey, where over 200+ nations began their journey towards Brazil, there are now just two nations left: Germany and Argentina.
'Biting' again could cost Luis Suarez 3m pounds from Barcelona pay
13:32 GMT
Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez, in controversies over biting Italian defender, will lose 3 million pounds of his 10 million pounds-a-year salary if he tries to bite another opponent.

July 12, 2014

Brazil 0-3 Netherlands: Dutch heap more misery on Selecao in battle for third
23:12 GMT
Goals from Robin van Persie, Daley Blind and Georginio Wijnaldum were enough to give Oranje the win over the tournament hosts
Eliaquim Mangala
14:40 GMT
The 23-year-old was seen entering The Bridgewater Hospital in Manchester's Moss Side to undergo routine medical tests ahead of completing a £31.8 million move
Meet the 10 World Cup footballers shortlisted for 2014 Golden Ball award
14:33 GMT
The shortlist for the 2014 Golden Ball, the prize awarded to the best player at the World Cup, has been announced by FIFA.
Nicola Rizzoli
14:28 GMT
FIFA officials have revealed that Italy's Nicola Rizzoli would referee the 2014 World Cup finale between Germany and Argentina on Sunday.
World Cup 2014: Brazil v Netherlands Preview and Projected Lineups
13:06 GMT
The World Cup third place match is almost one of no importance, but with Brazil being the host nation it will certainly be one with a lot of national pride attached to it after they were humiliated by Germany in the semi-finals.