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August 21, 2013

Tottenham yet to agree Bale deal with Real Madrid
12:38 GMT

Both clubs have moved to quash reports that a €109 million fee has been agreed for the Welsh attacking midfielder, despite Spurs' huge spending spree this summer

Ronaldo to feature in new 'five-a-side' football computer game
07:00 GMT

A Portuguese-based animation and media outfit, Sports Star media has signed up footballer Cristiano Ronaldo to front a computer game.

August 20, 2013

Arsenal in Valencia for talks over €20m Guaita
22:06 GMT

The north London club sent a representative to Spain on Tuesday night with a view to signing the talented 26-year-old goalkeeper, who was recently on the radar of Barcelona

Chelsea have plan B and C if Rooney bid fails - Mourinho
21:56 GMT

In July the Portuguese claimed the 27-year-old was his only transfer target but now admits he has other options as he remains determined to bolster his attack this summer

Arsenal Have Another Bid Rejected, Switch Sights on Yet Another Player
14:26 GMT

An already thin squad suffered after the opening day defeat against Aston Villa to leave manager Arsene Wenger with very little options. The likes of Mikel Arteta and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain could be on the sidelines for months.

Manchester City face defensive crisis following double Richards & Kompany blow
12:34 GMT

The England defender is out for at least two weeks after picking up a hamstring injury in training leaving Joleon Lescott as Manuel Pellegrini's only fit central defender

Everton slams Man U's 'insulting' double bid for Fellaini and Banes
07:20 GMT

Premier League club Everton have slammed Manchester United's double bid for Leighton Banes and Marouane Felaini as derisory and insulting.

August 19, 2013

Ranking the 10 Best Holding Midfielders in World Football
23:36 GMT

Holding midfielders have become some of the most coveted players in world football, with the age of the 4-2-3-1, for example, highlighting the importance of a hard-nosed, no nonsense midfielder.

Danny Welbeck: Manchester United's Unsung hero?
15:51 GMT

Last season Danny Welbeck scored more goals for England than for Premier League champions Manchester United. However on Saturday, at the Liberty Stadium, he showed his goal-starved fans he still had the goalscoring touch with two goals in a 4-2 victory on the opening day of the season.

Exodus… Is This the End of Spanish Dominance?
14:11 GMT

“La Furia Roja” has been dominating the global stage for a bit more than 5 years now, winning two European championships in 2008 and 2012, one World Cup in 2010 in 2010, and one second-fiddle Mediterranean games in 2009.

Nadal overtakes Murray as new World No. 2 after Cincinnati win
12:27 GMT

French Open Champion Rafael Nadal won his ninth title out of his last 11 finals after beating John Isner 7-6, 7-6 in the Cincinnati...

Mourinho has come home, says Lampard
00:49 GMT

The 35-year-old highlighted the jubilant atmosphere at Stamford Bridge as the Portuguese guided Chelsea to a win in his first Premier League match since being reappointed

August 18, 2013

Why Manchester United Must Sell Wayne Rooney
22:28 GMT

Arguably no player has been more influential to the success of Manchester United than Wayne Rooney since the turn of the millennium.

'Red Devil nut' Bolt desperate to become Man U insider!
12:48 GMT

New Manchester United manager David Moyes can expect a meeting with the world's fastest man Usain Bolt any day now, as the 100m champion wants to turn to football once he retires from athletics, with United being his favourite club.

Mourinho: I will quit Chelsea if I do not win trophies
12:31 GMT

The Blues manager hopes to bring stability back to the club and is planning on staying at Stamford Bridge for the long term after returning for a second spell at the helm