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May 31, 2014

Hodgson believes England's World Cup preparation has been perfect
22:22 GMT

England manager Roy Hodgson believes his side’s 3-0 win over Peru has given them the perfect preparation ahead of this summer’s World Cup.

Algeria 3-1 Armenia: Ghilas on target in morale-boosting friendly win
20:48 GMT

The Porto man scored in between strikes from Essaid Belkalem and Islam Slimani to cap a strong performance from Vahid Halilhodzic's men in Switzerland

Benatia's weak foot is worth €30m - Sabatini mocks City bid
15:51 GMT

The defender has enjoyed a fantastic season with the Serie A club and has been the subject of a bid from Manchester City, but Sabatini insists they will have to double their bid

Liverpool make final £25m Lallana bid as Lambert arrives for medical
13:11 GMT

The Reds are keen to wrap up a deal as soon as possible and have told the Saints that they will not make a bigger offer, while team-mate Lambert should complete his move shortly

May 30, 2014

De Gea urges Van Gaal not to sell Mata
22:49 GMT

The 62-year-old has already outlined his summer transfer targets, with midfielders among them, but the goalkeeper feels the fellow Spaniard gives his side another dimension


England 3-0 Peru: Sturridge stunner helps Three Lions to friendly win
22:21 GMT

The Liverpool striker opened the scoring before second half strikes from Gary Cahill and Phil Jagielka put some gloss on a solid display from Roy Hodgson's side

Man City, Man Utd, Arsenal ready to swoop in case Di Maria leaves Real Madrid
16:38 GMT

Real Madrid winger Angel Di Maria has reportedly admitted that he might leave the Champions League winners this summer as Arsenal, Manchester City and Manchester United are ready to swoop in on the Argentine.

FIFA head of security fears match-fixing during WC in Brazil
16:32 GMT

FIFA's head of security has said that he cannot give the World Cup a clean bill of health as claims erupted that Nigeria's warm-up game against Scotland was targeted by fixers with just a few days left before the start of the tournament in Brazil.

May 29, 2014

'I will leave Arsenal for sure', confirms Sagna
22:42 GMT

The France full-back ends a seven-year association with the Gunners as he opts not to extend his contract past this summer, with Manchester City set to swoop

Fernando Torres: Chelsea forward believes English players should move abroad to toughen up
15:49 GMT

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres believes the England team could be improved if more of their players were open to a move abroad.

Man City bracing for 60 mln-pound bid from Real for striker Aguero
13:40 GMT

After Real Madrid gave up on Liverpool star Luis Suarez, Manchester City are reportedly bracing themselves for a 60 million-pound bid from the Spanish club for their striker Sergio Aguero.

May 28, 2014

Manchester United star gives insight into Louis Van Gaal's training methods
15:37 GMT

Robin van Persie has further raised speculation that he may be Manchester United’s most important player next season after claiming that he has a very...

Atletico star Tiago agrees to 'shock' return to Chelsea
13:47 GMT

Atletico Madrid star Tiago Mendes, known simply as Tiago, has reportedly agreed to a shock return to Chelsea, where he spent just a year.

May 27, 2014

Chelsea Chasing Real Madrid Starlet As David Luiz Replacement
14:44 GMT

Reports from the Mirror have claimed that Real Madrid youngster Raphael Varane is Jose Mourinho's first choice to replace departing defender David Luiz at Chelsea.

Suarez 'progressing well' after 'keyhole' knee surgery, says team docs
13:39 GMT

Uruguay striker Luis Suarez is reportedly progressing very well after the keyhole surgery on his left knee, according to the team doctors.