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June 1, 2013

FIFA adopts resolution against racism
18:24 GMT

FIFA adopted tough new measures in soccer's fight against racism yesterday when delegates at its Congress approved their introduction by 204 votes to one.

De Gea: Casillas is the best keeper in the world
18:19 GMT

The Spain Under-21 captain lavished praise on his compatriot and believes the national side can overcome a different group in this month's Euros

Liverpool won't be selling Suarez despite desire to leave England
14:10 GMT

Liverpool has hit back at its controversial striker Luis Suarez's statement he is being hounded out of English football, by insisting that the 40million pound-rated star was not for sale and would be expected to honour his contract.

May 31, 2013

Heynckes denies Real Madrid agreement
15:53 GMT

The departing Bayern Munich boss has dismissed claims from Anatoliy Tymoshchuk that a deal is "99 per cent" agreed but hinted he may reveal his future plans on Saturday

'Mourinho will be a disaster at Chelsea' - Barcelona vice-president slams Real Madrid boss
15:48 GMT

Carles Vilarrubi anticipates trouble at Stamford Bridge should the Portuguese be installed as the Blues' new manager after a tumultuous three years at the Santiago Bernabeu

Real Madrid offers Suarez 1,40,000 pound-a-week deal
11:33 GMT

Liverpool's striker Luis Suarez has been offered a four-year contract and 140,000 pound-a-week by Real Madrid along with incentives and bonuses for trophies won, goals scored and appearances made.

May 30, 2013

PSG's Leonardo banned nine months for pushing referee
21:12 GMT

Paris St Germain sporting director Leonardo has been banned for nine months for pushing a referee, the French League (LFP) said on Thursday.

Pellegrini hopes for 'verbal agreement' to turn into 'signed contract' with Man City
16:46 GMT

Malaga coach Manuel Pellegrini has reportedly said that he has had a verbal agreement with Manchester City on replacing manager Roberto Mancini, hoping that the deal soon becomes official.

Cavani happy to stay at Napoli, says agent
14:57 GMT

The prolific attacker recently said that he dreams of playing for Real Madrid, but he would be happy to stay at his current club, too

PL teams Man U, Man City, Chelsea eyeing Bale for 80 mln pounds
13:46 GMT

Tottenham Hotspurs winger Gareth Bale is reportedly being eyed by Premier League champions Manchester United along with Manchester City and Chelsea for a whopping 80 million pounds.

Man Utd new boss Moyes plans reunion of Fabregas with Van Persie
12:03 GMT

Manchester United incoming new manager David Moyes reportedly hopes to persuade Cesc Fabregas to reunite with his old Arsenal team-mate Robin van Persie at the club under a transfer that he is planning for the Barcelona midfielder.

May 29, 2013

England 1-1 Republic of Ireland: Pressure grows on Hodgson despite Lampard leveller
22:27 GMT

The Chelsea midfielder equalised after Shane Long had given the away side an early lead, but it was little consolation as the Three Lions once again stuttered at Wembley

Neymar: It will be an honour to face Cristiano Ronaldo
20:44 GMT

The Brazilian also claimed that his religious beliefs gave him the “wisdom” to join the Liga champions ahead of his move to Camp Nou this summer

Reina: It would be hard to turn down Barcelona
20:06 GMT

The 30-year-old goalkeeper is happy at Anfield but says it would be tough to ignore an approach from the Liga champions should they make an offer

Suarez refusing to commit future to Liverpool amid Real Madrid links
15:31 GMT

The Uruguayan has held two meetings with the Reds in recent weeks but will not offer Anfield officials assurances that he will stay at the club this summer