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August 16, 2013

Jordan, Syria draw in Asian Cup qualifiers
04:02 GMT

Jordan and Syria drew 1-1 in their AFC Asian Cup Group A qualifying encounter that was held in the Iranian capital Tehran on Thursday.Burhan Sahyouni gave Syria the lead in the 47th minute.

Willian 'hopeful' over Liverpool bid
01:08 GMT

The Brazil international, who has been put on the transfer market by his Russian employers, has described the Reds as 'a great club'

August 15, 2013

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli retires from tennis
16:12 GMT

Marion Bartoli, the surprise ladies champion at last month's Wimbledon championships, announced her retirement from tennis Wednesday.

Moyes: Rooney is staying & Man Utd targeting several players
16:08 GMT

The English champions are "working very hard" to complete signings, says the Scot, who was impressed by the striker's performance for England

How can I watch the Premier League on TV in UAE?
13:28 GMT

For football fans in the Middle East it seems like The Premier League changes its broadcasters more than Chelsea change their manager.

Luiz Gustavo on Arsenal: I'd Like To Play For Them
12:47 GMT

Arsenal continue to be linked to Bayern Munich midfielder Luiz Gustavo, but the Daily Mail are today reporting that Napoli could be set to make a late bid for the Brazilian international.

August 14, 2013

Suarez denies claims he will stay at Liverpool
22:54 GMT

The Uruguay international had been quoted as saying that he has decided to remain at Anfield and that he will sign a new contract, but he has now rubbished the suggestion

Brazil football club signs 'Michael Jackson' to play alongside 'John Lennon', 'Mahatma Gandhi'!
16:12 GMT

Michael Jackson will join Mahatma Gandhi and John Lennon at a Brazilian club.

How Gareth Bale To Manchester United Could Be Made Possible
15:53 GMT

Over the past week or so there have been circling rumors over Gareth Bale possibly moving to Manchester United, not Real Madrid, before the end...

Arsenal turn to Michu, Dzeko as chances of Suarez transfer fade
13:06 GMT

Premier League club's Liverpool hard stance on not selling Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez has brought Arsenal to draw up a Plan B of acquiring Swansea's Michu or Man City's Edin Dzeko.

Man Utd determined not to sell Rooney to Chelsea at 'any price'
12:21 GMT

Premier League Champions Manchester United do not want to sell striker Wayne Rooney at any price as they believe selling him would undermine new manager David Moyes and damage the club's status.

August 13, 2013

'Bale move is a commercial stunt' - Sacchi
21:24 GMT

The former Real Madrid chief has doubts whether the Welshman would improve the side, but praised the appointment of Carlo Ancelotti as coach

Euro leagues protest Qatar World Cup 2022 winter switch
17:26 GMT

The dominant five soccer leagues in Europe object to the moving of the 2022 World Cup in Qatar from summer to winter,

Video: Bayern Munich Star Jerome Boateng Speaks About Jupp Heynckes, the Treble, and the Season Ahead
15:36 GMT

Jerome Boateng was in Miami this summer for the SWOL Footvolley Fight Against Racism.The German international had just come off a fantastic season with Bayern Munich, winning the Bundesliga, the German Cup, and the much coveted Champions League at Wembley Stadium in London.

Pope meets Messi, Buffon & Co. ahead of Italy-Argentina
14:53 GMT

The head of the Catholic Church greeted the two squads ahead of Wednesday's match and was keen to remind them, under the public eye, of their responsibilities