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October 18, 2013

Arsenal vs Norwich: Gunners projected lineup against Canaries includes Ozil and Cazorla
16:33 GMT

Arsenal heads into week eight of the English Premier League campaign at the top of the table and level on points with Liverpool at 16.

Manchester United vs Southampton: United Projected Lineup includes Januzaj and Rooney
16:05 GMT

Manchester United ran away late winners over Sunderland thanks to young rising star Adnan Januzaj two weeks ago. Now the Red Devils face off against strong early season upstart side Southampton whom reside in the top four while United languish in ninth.

Mourinho warns Barcelona over Courtois
15:48 GMT

The Blaugrana are believed to be keen on the Belgium international with Victor Valdes set to leave in the summer, but they will face a battle to prize him away from Stamford Bridge

October 17, 2013

Chelsea Transfer Rumors: Blues Again Linked to Galatasaray Forward…and It's Not Didier Drogba
21:26 GMT

In his second round at Chelsea, Jose Mourinho has yet to solve a major issue for the Blues: how to make his center forwards score.

Man U `teen sensation` Januzaj set to pledge international future to England
16:50 GMT

Teenaged Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj is reportedly set to pledge his international future to England over Albania, Serbia, Croatia and Kosovo, with which he has family links.

Hodgson backs 'hero' Rooney to make 2014 World Cup 'crowning glory'
16:12 GMT

England national football team manager Roy Hodgson has backed England hero Wayne Rooney to make the 2014 Rio World Cup his 'crowning glory'.

Brazilian police warn football fans to expect 'World Cup of Terror'
16:07 GMT

The Brazilian police have reportedly issued a warning to football fans heading to the 2014 Rio World Cup to expect a 'World Cup of terror' at the hands of the country's crime gangs.

October 16, 2013

Arsenal defender hints at potential January exit
17:34 GMT

Following an opening of the Premier League campaign full of injury layoffs, Arsenal defender Thomas Vermaelen has seen his return to the first team under Arsene Wenger stopped in its tracks thus far by the superior early season form of Laurent Koscielny and Per Mertesacker.

I need to play more for Manchester United, declares Kagawa after Japan struggles
16:47 GMT

The attacking midfielder struggled in the Samurai Blues' friendlies against Serbia and Belarus and he felt that a lack of match practice affected his fitness and mentality

October 15, 2013

Ozil limps out of Germany clash with knee injury
22:16 GMT

Arsenal's record signing was substituted and went straight down the tunnel after a clash left him limping during his country's 5-3 win over Sweden

Manchester United eye Zim star
20:21 GMT

A rising Zimbabwean footballer Tendayi Darikwa triggered a wave of reports in the British media yesterday that he could be on his way to Manchester United in January after manager David Moyes travelled to see him play at the weekend.

Maradona snubs Argentina, owes allegiance to UAE
20:02 GMT

Argentina legend Diego Maradona has snubbed his homeland after pledging allegiance to hosts UAE for the Fifa Under-17 World Cup.

Lewandowski determined to play in Premier League despite Bayern Munich rumours
15:26 GMT

Borussia Dortmund player Robert Lewandowski has insisted that it is by no means certain that he will leave his club for German rival Bayern Munich at the end of the season, although he will be able to sign a contract with any club in January, including one in the Premier League.

October 14, 2013

Wenger wary of spending big regularly
23:26 GMT

The Gunners smashed their transfer record to bring Mesut Ozil to the Emirates Stadium in the summer, but their manager warns they will not break the bank in search of success

Pogba: I'm happy at Juventus
15:24 GMT

The France international is keen to stay in Turin and has dismissed suggestions that he could be on the move at the end of the season