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October 12, 2013

'England's job is half done' - Hodgson
15:02 GMT

A 4-1 win over Montenegro at Wembley keeps England on top in Group H, but only a triumph on Tuesday will guarantee a place at next summer's World Cup

Madrid rubbish Bale reports
14:39 GMT

Los Blancos have been quick to dismiss a report published by Marca which claimed the winger's injury was a serious problem

October 11, 2013

Chelsea star admits he should score more goals
20:12 GMT

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has conceded that he has to do more to justify his £50 million move from Liverpool back in 2011.

Carlos Tevez urges Vidic to quit Man Utd for Juventus
19:54 GMT

Former Manchester United striker Carlos Tevez has urged his former teammate Nemanja Vidic to quit the club and join him at Juventus.

FIFA Announce Use of Goalline Technology at 2014 World Cup
19:47 GMT

News that there will be goalline technology in the coming World Cup next summer has created some positivity in the wake of other doubts surrounding the event.

Arsenal keeping Juventus striker Llorente as 'stop-gap option' to strengthen squad
12:26 GMT

Arsenal has reportedly kept Juventus striker Fernando Llorente as a 'stop-gap' option in order to strengthen the squad given that Olivier Giroud is the only fit senior traditional centre-forward at the club.

October 10, 2013

Rodgers appreciates Suarez's attitude since Liverpool return
23:46 GMT

The Reds boss is thrilled with the level of commitment the Uruguay forward has shown on the pitch following his return from suspension

Footie players suffer more injuries when their team is ahead: Study
16:31 GMT

Male football players are at a greater risk of injury when their own team is in the lead, according to a new study carried out by researchers at the Sahlgrenska Academy, who, in collaboration with FIFA, have analysed injuries over the last three World Cup tournaments.

Song: I could return to Arsenal
14:49 GMT

The 26-year-old has admitted he still harbours an affection for his former side and refused to rule out the prospect of returning to the Premier League outfit in the future Barcelona midfielder Alex Song has fuelled speculation over his future after failing to rule out a move to former club Arsenal.

Rosell: Neymar chose Barcelona over Chelsea and Real Madrid
14:38 GMT

As Real Madrid continue to be surrounded by fitness issues of record signing Gareth Bale and inability to control matches, Barcelona are laughing all the way to the top of the table.

Real Madrid planning to make 15-mln-pound swoop for Chelsea's Ramires
12:37 GMT

Spanish club Real Madrid is plotting to make a 15 million pound swoop for Chelsea midfielder Ramires ahead of the January transfer window.

October 9, 2013

Ex-FIFA official calls awarding 2022 World Cup to Qatar 'big mistake' over health fears
22:01 GMT

The former FIFA technical inspector, who led the official inspection of the bidding nations, has said that the world football governing body has made a mistake by awarding the 2022 World Cup to Qatar and will put the health of players and fans at risk if the tournament is not moved from the summer.

 Iraq pull out of Gulf Cup as tournament is moved to Saudi Arabia
21:57 GMT

The Iraqi national football team has withdrawn from the 22nd Gulf Cup in protest over the decision to move the tournament from Al Basra to Jeddah in Saudi Arabia.

Harry Redknapp: I made Gareth Bale into a tough player
16:16 GMT

Former Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp has claimed that he made Gareth Bale the player he is today by toughening him up when he was at Spurs.

Liverpool captain explains why former Chelsea man is flourishing on Merseyside
13:50 GMT

Liverpool Captain Steven Gerrard discussed the rise to stardom of Daniel Sturridge at Anfield since the young 24-year-old forward arrived from Chelsea in January early this year.