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January 7, 2014

Blatter accuses Brazil of being 'badly prepared' for 2014 FIFA World Cup
04:57 GMT

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has reportedly accused Brazil of being 'badly prepared' despite five months left before the country hosts the World Cup this year.

January 6, 2014

Arsenal's Theo Walcott set to miss up to six months due to injury
22:56 GMT

A crushing blow was laid on Arsenal's title challenge on Monday afternoon, as Theo Walcott has been ruled out for six months following an injury sustained against Tottenham in the Gunners' third round FA Cup win.

Moyes vows to comeback strongly after Man Utd's shock FA Cup exit
14:32 GMT

Dejected Manchester United manager David Moyes whose team was knocked out by Swansea City in the FA Cup third round, has vowed that his side would to come back strongly.

The Citizen Weekly: News, fixtures and transfer rumors
14:00 GMT

The Blues entered the New Year on a high this week, the extremely congested holiday schedule saw City earn three points in each of their fixtures...

Chelsea to launch new 30 million pound bid for Rooney
12:45 GMT

English Premier League giants Chelsea are all set to launch a new 30 million pound bid for Wayne Rooney if the ace striker fails to agree to a new the Manchester United contract.

Suarez has 70 mln-pound 'escape' clause in new Liverpool contract
05:51 GMT

Liverpool striker Luis Suarez has a 70 million-pound escape clause in his new 200,000-pound-a-week contract with the club, under which he could stay in Anfield until 2018 just before Christmas.

January 5, 2014

Manchester United won't sign anyone in January
19:58 GMT

Manchester United fans' worst fears were seemingly confirmed by David Moyes according to the Metro. Currently in 7th place in the Premier League, many were expecting Moyes and United to open their wallets this winter and bring in reinforcements to hold them over till the summer.

Eusebio dies aged 71
18:45 GMT

Portuguese football legend Eusebio, who was the top scorer in the 1966 World Cup, died on Sunday at the age of 71 years, his former club Benfica confirmed.

End of Real Madrid contract may see Xabi Alonso back to Premier League
17:02 GMT

Real Madrid and Spain midfielder Xabi Alonso could reportedly be on his way back into the Premier League as he is out of contract this summer.

Lewandowski to join Bayern from Dortmund at end of current season
06:08 GMT

Borussia Dortmund player Robert Lewandowski has reportedly agreed to join his club's archrivals Bayern Munich at the end of the season as a free agent under a five-year contract.

January 4, 2014

Wenger: Walcott gesture harmless
22:10 GMT

The Gunners boss suggests that his striker's reaction towards Tottenham fans was not offensive and is left sweating over news regarding his fitness

Manchester City boss Pellegrini open to January signings
17:43 GMT

The Chilean explained that while his club have no "important" deals in place, he could add to his squad before the end of the month

Daniele De Rossi says would have 'committed suicide' if joined Man U last year
13:30 GMT

Italian footballer Daniele De Rossi has said that he would have 'committed suicide' by now if he had signed for Manchester United last summer.

Arsenal planning to meet Atletico player Diego Costa's 32 mln-pound 'buyout' clause
13:18 GMT

Arsenal is reportedly planning to meet the 32 million-pound buyout clause of Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa.

Barca claims record of being first sports club to gain 50 mln fans on Facebook
07:00 GMT

Spanish giants Barcelona has reportedly announced that they have made a new record by becoming the first sports club to gain 50 million fans on social networking site Facebook.