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May 19, 2013

Mourinho set for solo Chelsea return without Ronaldo after Real prez dismisses move
15:08 GMT

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has reportedly been told by the club's top officials that forward Cristiano Ronaldo will not be going with him if he seals a deal for a return to Chelsea.

Chelsea looking to sell 'record buy' Torres this summer
14:01 GMT

Chelsea is reportedly looking to sell their record 50 million-pound buy Fernando Torres this summer, despite this season being the best of his career at Stamford Bridge with 22 goals.

Man City agrees on record 54 mln-pound deal for Atletico's Falcao to usher in Pellegrini era
11:49 GMT

Manchester City has reportedly agreed to sign a record 54 million-pound transfer deal with Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, who will become City's first signing of the Manuel Pellegrini era.

Emotional Beckham pays tribute to PSG
01:35 GMT

The ex-England captain, who played his final professional game at Parc des Princes on Saturday, admitted it was "special" to finish his career in the "beautiful" French capital.

May 18, 2013

Bomb-detecting robots to boost security at Football World Cup 2014 in Brazil (Picture courtesy of
18:57 GMT

To increase the security at the upcoming Football World Cup in Brazil in 2014, the Brazil government will reportedly use a fleet of robots that are usually used to neutralize roadside bombs and inspect areas for traces of explosives.

Hummels doubtful for Champions League final
18:56 GMT

The BVB defender injured himself when conceding a penalty in the defeat to Hoffenheim on Saturday and there is a chance that he may now...

Fergie slams Man City for 'not so surprising' Mancini sacking
13:39 GMT

Retiring Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has criticised arch rivals Manchester City for sacking Roberto Mancini from the post of manager, although he admitted the news had not come as a complete surprise to him.

Ancelotti warns 'Chelsea-bound' Mourinho to beware of 'sack'
13:30 GMT

Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho has been warned by Paris Saint Germain boss Carlo Ancelotti that he may also be sacked by Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich if he returns to the club.

May 17, 2013

Rojiblancos ride luck to end derby drought in Copa cracker
23:33 GMT

Atletico Madrid have won the 2012-13 Copa del Rey after an enthralling 2-1 extra-time victory against Real Madrid in the final at Santiago Bernabeu on Friday.

Ferguson & Bale claim end-of-season awards
20:27 GMT

The Manchester United boss and Tottenham midfielder have been rewarded for record-breaking campaigns with the Manager of the Year and Player of the Year accolades

Wenger to stay on at Arsenal despite move rumours
13:44 GMT

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has insisted that he will be staying on at the club and will not be joining the list of high-profile changes following the retirements of David Beckham and Sir Alex Ferguson.

Tottenham believes Bale will stay on at 170,000 pounds-a week deal
13:43 GMT

Tottenham Hotspurs is confident that winger Gareth Bale will agree to stay on at the club at 170,000-pounds-a week deal, as Real Madrid and Manchester United eye the in-demand triple Player of the Year.

May 16, 2013

Beckham announces retirement
15:08 GMT

The former England captain has decided to bring the curtain down on his illustrious career - despite the best efforts of les Parisiens to persuade him to play on for another year

Balotelli vows to walk off pitch following future racial abuse
14:52 GMT

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli has said that he has been subjected to much racial abuse and will walk off pitch if he faces anymore racial slurs during the game.

Lampard signs one-year contract extension at Chelsea
14:05 GMT

The day after lifting the Europa League trophy in Amsterdam, the 34-year-old has put pen to paper on fresh terms to keep him at Stamford Bridge for another year