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March 7, 2014

Jack Wilshere uncertain for England World Cup call up with friendly injury
17:31 GMT

Roy Hodgson's England took their first step towards being prepared for the impending 2014 World Cup this summer in Brazil with a 1-0 victory over Denmark on Wednesday night.

Macheda plans to quit Man U, says 'nobody can take the memories' away
16:20 GMT

Federico Macheda has reportedly revealed that he intends to leave Manchester United at the end of this season but says that nobody can take 'the memories of his time' at the club.

Barca set on replacing Carlos Puyol with Chelsea's David Luiz
10:09 GMT

Barcelona are speculated to be on Chelsea defender David Luiz's trail as they are looking to replace their departing defender Carlos Puyol.

March 6, 2014

Chelsea boss Mourinho hints at summer move for Mario Balotelli
16:06 GMT

Jose Mourinho has hinted that he may be ready to make a move for AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli. The pair had a difficult relationship during the two years at Inter Milan...

Etihad airways introduces football legend Patrick Vieira as brand ambassador
16:03 GMT

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has welcomed international football star Patrick Vieira as the latest high-profile addition to its Guest Ambassador programme.

Manchester City star wanted by Serie A clubs
14:39 GMT

Manchester City and Serbia full-back Aleksandar Kolarov is being chased by Italian giants Juventus and Napoli as well as his former manager's team, Galatasaray.

Adidas counting on World Cup to boost profits
23:11 GMT

Adidas, the German maker of sportswear and equipment, said on Wednesday it is counting on the World Cup football championships in Brazil to boost sales and earnings this year.

March 5, 2014

France v Netherlands: Projected Lineups Include Valbuena and Strootman
14:15 GMT

In the last three meetings between the two sides, the Netherlands have had the edge over France with two victories and a draw. However, France will hope that the friendly confines of their national stadium will aid their quest for victory.

Spain v Italy: Projected lineups include Costa and Cerci
14:03 GMT

What is certain to have all the potential of being the friendly of the day, Spain hosts Italy in a rematch of the 2012 UEFA European Championship.

England v Denmark: Projected lineups include Lallana and Oxlade-Chamberlain
13:52 GMT

England have one of the most interesting sides going into the current run of international friendlies as manager Roy Hodgson has so many young talents in his team that he could call on this go around.

Germany v Chile: Projected lineups include Vidal and Schurrle
13:18 GMT

Germany are missing several key first team players due to injury with Mats Hummels, Mario Gomez, Marco Reus, Ilkay Gundogan and Thomas Muller all sidelined and not available.

Suarez 'very happy' at Liverpool even if didn't win Champions League
12:56 GMT

Star Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has insisted that his future at the Merseyside club does not depend on their qualification for the Champions League although he backed them to end their four-year wait for Europe's elite competition.

Inter confirm signing of Manchester United captain Vidic
12:16 GMT

The experienced Serbian defender will continue his career at the Giuseppe Meazza side after a successful eight-year spell at Old Trafford

March 4, 2014

My best is yet to come, says Oman football superstar Ali Al Habsi
22:53 GMT

Oman's football superstar Ali Al Habsi has come out openly to defend the Under-22 team that had a dismal show in the AFC Championship hosted in Muscat last month.

Liverpool post £49.8m loss despite increased turnover
14:39 GMT

The club's turnover rose by nine per cent to £206.1 million, with debt being decreased by 29%, while a cash injection from Fenway Sports Group saw the repayment of a stadium loan