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March 21, 2013

Szczesny apologises for father's attack on Arsene Wenger
19:50 GMT

The Poland international has released a statement apologising for his father's recent comments, in which he blamed the Gunners boss for his son's downturn in form

Yaya Toure's agent says City star wants deal by end of week
12:35 GMT

A fed up Yaya Toure is willing to walk out on Manchester City if a new deal isn’t sorted out by the end of the week, according to the mighty midfielder’s agent.

Blatter says 'super hot' Qatar could lose right to stage 2022 FIFA WC
10:35 GMT

FIFA president Sep Blatter has admitted Qatar could lose the right to stage the World Cup in 2022 as temperatures in the Arab country rise above 50 degrees in summer.

Wilshere unavailable for England Under-21s at Euro 2013, Pearce confirms
05:01 GMT

The Young Lions coach admits the Arsenal starlet is too important to the senior side to be considered at youth level, but hopes the tournament can boost Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

March 20, 2013

Bale will not go part-time for Wales, insists Ledley
12:36 GMT

The Tottenham star's blistering campaign has led to speculation he will prioritise his club career, but the Celtic man cannot see his team-mate picking and choosing his games

Italian club Napoli tells Man City to pay 60m pounds for 'hotshot' Cavani
10:30 GMT

Italian club Napoli has told Manchester City to shell out 60 million pound if they want to sign their in form striker Edinson Cavani after the end of this season.

Mourinho: Ronaldo deserved Ballon d'Or
04:12 GMT

The Blancos coach believes that his Portuguese did more to merit the award than eventual winner Lionel Messi after winning the Liga title with the Bernabeu outfit

Blatter: Everyone but Platini wants goal-line technology
04:04 GMT

The Fifa president believes Uefa is unanimous with him over the issue - aside from their chief

Manchester United defender Vidic: International break is good for me
03:51 GMT

The former Serbia man is among a small number of players who will train at Carrington this week after retiring from his national team, which he says will benefit him

March 19, 2013

Michael Owen announces retirement at end of season
14:58 GMT

The 33-year-old former England international says that he will end his playing career at Stoke in the summer after spells at Liverpool, Real Madrid, Newcastle and Manchester United

David Platt: 'Roberto Mancini has City support'
10:44 GMT

Roberto Mancini has the full backing of those in charge at the Etihad Stadium, according to first-team coach David Platt.

Lampard: I am always available for England
10:38 GMT

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard says he will always make himself available for England.

March 18, 2013

Modric given timely confidence boost by Manchester United clash
22:01 GMT

The former Tottenham midfielder is in high spirits following his display against the English giants, and has warned that Galatasaray will not be pushovers in the Champions League

Pique: Barcelona in top physical condition
21:21 GMT

The towering defender has hailed his side's fitness and admitted that Rayo Vallecano caused the Liga leaders trouble on Sunday

Greek soccer player banned for life for giving Nazi salute
15:28 GMT

A Greek soccer player has been banned for life from playing for his country after he gave a Nazi salute while celebrating a goal.