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August 11, 2014

Sepp Blatter
08:55 GMT

FIFA president Sepp Blatter wants his detractors to contest and take him down rather than just criticize him.

August 10, 2014

Arsenal 3-0 Man City: Gunners fire early title warning
17:48 GMT

Arsene Wenger's side romped to victory at Wembley and laid down a marker ahead of the new Premier League season

Arturo Vidal
12:45 GMT

Juventus F.C.'s midfielder Arturo Vidal has reportedly agreed personal terms to join Premier League club Manchester United, it has been revealed.

Samir Nasri
09:12 GMT

The French midfielder, who spent three years at the Emirates Stadium, has hit back at fans who dubbed him a mercenary and says he joined Manchester City to win titles

Suarez appeals to CAS against four-month FIFA footballing ban
08:27 GMT

Barcelona's new signing Luis Suarez has appealed to the Court of Arbitration (CAS) on Friday against his four-month ban from all football related activity, which FIFA imposed on him for biting during the 2014 World Cup in Brazil.

August 9, 2014

Thomas Vermaelen
21:03 GMT

The Belgium international passed a medical earlier on Saturday and has now completed a move to the Catalan club for a fee of €19m

Manuel Pellegrini
18:41 GMT

The Chilean boss has denied that he has a quota to meet but reiterated that he will look to win as much silverware as possible in the upcoming campaign

Angel Di Maria
16:57 GMT

Manchester United has reportedly launched a surprising 55 million-pound bid for Real Madrid star Angel di Maria, who is speculated to also be a Paris Saint Germain target.

Arsenal-Manchester City Preview: Giants clash for Community Shield
11:09 GMT

Manuel Pellegrini's Premier League champions are set to take on the FA Cup-winning Gunners at Wembley in the curtain-raiser, with plenty of new signings likely to be on show

August 8, 2014

Champions League logo
18:38 GMT

The Premier League outfit will have to deal with the Istanbul giants on their way to the group stages, while the Serie A side face Basque opposition

Europa League logo
18:35 GMT

The Premier League outfit will have to deal with the Cypriots, while the Serie A side have been paired with an Icelandic team renowned for their goal celebrations

Lionel Messi
08:16 GMT

Barcelona wizard speaks out - as a father and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador - against child death toll in Gaza

Landon Donovan
07:56 GMT

The U.S.A. football team's all-time top scorer Landon Donovan, who was left out of the national squad for the World Cup in Brazil, has announced that he would retire at the end of the MLS season.

August 7, 2014

Sami Khedira
21:07 GMT

The Gunners were heavily linked with a move for the Germany international, but the Frenchman insists he is happy with his options and never made a move for the World Cup winner

Angel Di Maria
15:40 GMT

The Ligue 1 champions were interested in bringing the Argentina star to France but have withdrawn from the race for his signature after revealing he is out of their price range