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November 12, 2014

Club World Cup to be held in Morocco as planned
22:38 GMT

The nation pulled out of holding the Africa Cup of Nations in 2015, but the world football governing body insists no such bailing will happen for their club tournament

Mario Balotelli
17:37 GMT

Netherlands legend Johan Cruyff has stated that Italy striker Mario Balotelli should not be blamed for his poor disciplinary records on the field as clubs failed to impart better education to him.

Confederation of African Football logo
13:47 GMT

An executive committee member of the continent's football governing body says an Asian nation's offer has been rejected in favour of a new host "two hours' drive from Ghana"

Manuel Pellegrini
07:51 GMT

Manchester City football team boss Manuel Pellegrini is reportedly on trial for the rest of the Premier League season.

November 11, 2014

Mikel Arteta
23:37 GMT

The 32-year-old midfielder has agreed a deal that will run until 2016 and will be entitled to a further extension if he makes a certain number of appearances next season

2015 Africa Cup of Nations logo
14:22 GMT

The Confederation of African Football has confirmed that the country will not host the competition and has thus been disqualified from the 2015 edition

Robert Moyes
13:42 GMT

Former Manchester United manager David Moyes has been announced as the new manager of Spanish club Real Sociedad, poised to take charge for the first time at Deportivo on 22 November.

November 10, 2014

Sepp Blatter
22:13 GMT

The game's world governing body has moved quickly to dispel rumours their leader claimed the nation would lose its status as host of the 2022 tournament

Sepp Blatter
16:27 GMT

Fifa President Sepp Blatter has reportedly told football executives that Qatar will be stripped of the 2022 World Cup.

Jose Mourinho
14:32 GMT

Diego Costa's 67th-minute goal gave Chelsea victory at Anfield on Saturday, helping his side extend an unbeaten league run stretching back to March and fuelling comparisons with Arsenal's 2003-04 ' Invincibles'.

November 9, 2014

Swansea City 2-1 Arsenal: Hosts battle back to stun Gunners
18:58 GMT

A goal on the counterattack from Alexis Sanchez looked to have the Gunners back on track before Garry Monk's men riposted with two in three minutes at the Liberty Stadium

Angel Di Maria
16:52 GMT

Paul Scholes suggested the Argentine has not looked "in the same happy mood" as he was at Real Madrid but Jorgelina Cardoso is adamant her husband is settling in well

Robin van Persie
14:05 GMT

Netherlands football team captain Robin van Persie is reportedly set to be offered a two-year extension to his current deal, which is due to end at the end of next season, at Manchester United.

Cristiano Ronaldo
05:46 GMT

World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo is of the opinion that he would be considered one of the greatest footballers of all time in history by the time he retires.

November 8, 2014

The Confederation of African football (CAF) logo
23:06 GMT

The north African nation have asked for the tournament to be postponed until 2016 over fears the Ebola disease could reach the country if they host it in January