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June 11, 2014

 Work ethics to take a hit during World Cup
00:02 GMT

Staff productivity will drop with workers in the Middle East watching late night World Cup football matches on TV, a new poll suggests.

June 10, 2014

Mourinho: Brazil will be Wayne Rooney's playground
15:47 GMT

Chelsea boss José Mourinho has stated that Manchester United star Wayne Rooney could dominate the World Cup 2014.

Shaw agrees Manchester United deal
10:29 GMT

The Red Devils trumped Chelsea in the race for the Southampton and England left-back after offering a five-year contract worth an astonishing £40 million overall

Blatter: Fifa & Qatar corruption claims are racist
00:58 GMT

The football governing body president claims the allegations surrounding the 2022 World Cup bid are motivated by discrimination

Gerrard pulls out of England training with groin problem
00:13 GMT

The Liverpool captain was not limping and showed no obvious signs of discomfort but his early withdrawal is a cause for concern ahead of Saturday's clash with Italy

June 9, 2014

David Beckham
19:17 GMT

David Beckham has been busy in his early career after football. He has been working hard to establish his new MLS franchise in Miami. Beckham has taken a bit of a risk, soccer having failed in Miami before, he is working methodically to ensure that his Miami franchise becomes one of the best in Major League Soccer.

Roma chasing Chelsea want-away forward
15:34 GMT

The rumors of Romelu Lukaku continue to swirl around the media with the latest having linked him to a move to Italy and Serie A runners-up AS Roma.

Diego Armando Maradona
14:16 GMT

Argentine football legend Diego Maradona has reportedly criticized 'bribes' within FIFA, and demanded action against those involved in corruption claims linked to Qatar's World Cup bid.

Mats Hummels
05:13 GMT

Louis van Gaal wants Manchester United executive chairman Ed Woodward to sign German stars Mats Hummels, Bastian Schweinsteiger and Thomas Muller while he oversees Holland’s World Cup campaign.

June 8, 2014

Sony call for Qatar investigation
18:51 GMT

Reports in the British media claim members of the nation's bidding team paid money to officials of other countries in exchange for votes

Arsenal chasing Napoli star
15:18 GMT

Arsenal look to have lost in the battle to try and bring Cesc Fabregas back to their side of London as the former Arsenal captain is all but confirmed as a new Chelsea player.

World Cup Ignored 11
14:49 GMT

With the World Cup on the horizon in just over a week, there continues to be a large amount of spotlight on the players that did not make it onto their respected national sides.

June 7, 2014

Xavi Hernandez
15:33 GMT

The Qatari club have refuted claims they have made a lucrative offer to prize the Barcelona midfielder away from Camp Nou

Hazard dismisses Chelsea exit claims
02:45 GMT

The Belgium international has been linked with a move away from Stamford Bridge, with PSG keen to sign the star, but he has reaffirmed his commitment to the Blues

June 6, 2014

Panda cub to succeed Paul the octopus as World Cup 2014 soothsayer
12:38 GMT

With the FIFA World Cup 2014 right around the corner, there is much speculation on which animal would replace Paul the Octopus.