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May 18, 2014

Martino leaves Barcelona
00:08 GMT

The coach has apologised for the Camp Nou side's failure to secure a major trophy this season and confirmed he will be leaving the club this summer

May 17, 2014

Arsenal 3-2 Hull City (AET): Late Ramsey winner seals FA Cup
20:05 GMT

The Welshman stepped up to the plate in the second half of extra-time, tucking home Olivier Giroud's pass to complete a memorable cup final comeback for the Gunners

Atletico Madrid crowned champions of La Liga
19:25 GMT

Diego Simeone's saw Diego Costa and Arda Turan withdrawn through injury but bravely hit back to seal a 1-1 draw in their title decider at Barcelona on Saturday evening

Constructors reveal roof of stadium hosting WC opener will not be completed in time (Picture courtesy of
13:13 GMT

World Cup venue constructors have revealed that the roof of the stadium hosting the tournament opener next month would not be completed in time for the kick-off.

Arsenal v Hull City: FA Cup final preview and projected lineups
12:45 GMT

The day has come that Arsenal can finally end their long wait for a trophy as the Gunners are major favorites against Hull City in this afternoon's FA Cup final.

May 16, 2014

Blatter terms summer World Cup in Qatar a ‘mistake’
21:06 GMT

Fifa President Sepp Blatter has said it was a mistake to choose Qatar to host the 2022 World Cup in the summertime, adding that it must be held in the winter instead.

Arabtec Holding, Manchester City sign regional sponsorship agreement
20:55 GMT

Arabtec Holding has signed a three-year deal to become the regional sponsors of Manchester City Football Club. Manchester City will receive the support of Arabtec,

Manchester United chasing Roma star Strootman
20:39 GMT

Manchester United have already identified several top priority targets for the summer transfer plans of new manager Louis Van Gaal. One of the primary signings in his sights is believed to be Dutch midfielder and AS Roma star Kevin Strootman.

Rodgers thanks 'incredible' Suarez for making him 'better' Liverpool manager
16:23 GMT

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has hailed his team's striker Luis Suarez as 'incredible' and has thanked him for making him a better manager.

Widespread protests against Brazil World Cup hit Rio, Sao Paolo
16:05 GMT

Thousands of protestors in the cities of Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil have reportedly hit the streets in aggressive protests against the cost of hosting the football World Cup, which due to kick off on 12 June this year.

Arsenal set to renew interest in Real's Karim Benzema following CL finals
15:23 GMT

Arsenal are reportedly set to renew their interest for Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema following the Champions League final after speculations hit that the French International could be allowed to leave Carlo Ancelotti's squad this off-season.

May 15, 2014

Al Ain 0-3 Manchester City: Comfortable win for Premier League champions in friendly
22:32 GMT

Manuel Pellegrini's men were rarely troubled by their opponents in the exhibition match to open the Hazza Bin Zayed Stadium, the visitors running out straightforward winners

Suarez opens door for Barcelona move
16:33 GMT

Liverpool forward Luis Suarez indicated a move to Barcelona would appeal to him, as he praised their style of football and insisted they will return to their former glories.

Omar Abdul Rahman excited about taking on Manchester City
15:26 GMT

Al Ain star Omar Abdul Rahman is relishing the chance to face Manchester City in Thursday’s exhibition match in the Garden City.

Nasri considering national retirement after being left out of France's World Cup squad
13:44 GMT

Manchester City midfielder Samir Nasri is considering international retirement after the playmaker was left out of France coach Didier Deschamps' 23-man national squad for the World Cup in Brazil.