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October 2, 2013

Real Madrid handed Bale blow
14:19 GMT

The 24-year-old has suffered a stop-start beginning to his Blancos career and will miss the Liga side's latest European tie

Mourinho confident of Chelsea sailing into Champions League's 'knockout stages'
12:41 GMT

Returning Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has said that he is confident that his club will now go on to qualify for the knockout stages of the Champions League after a convincing 4-0 victory over Steaua Bucharest.

70 Nepalese workers died in 2022 World Cup preparations in Qatar since 2012: Report
08:24 GMT

70 Nepalese builders working in the preparations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar have died in construction sites since the start of 2012, according to a death toll announced by Nepal government representatives in Doha.

October 1, 2013

Ramos: Players behind Ancelotti
22:34 GMT

The Spain international insists that he and his team-mates are fully behind under-fire coach Carlo Ancelotti and is in no doubt that they will challenge for trophies this term

Lampard hails Mata's 'first-class attitude' in forcing way back in Chelsea team
16:04 GMT

Chelsea vice-captain Frank Lampard has said that he is impressed by the 'first-class' attitude shown by his teammate Juan Mata to battle his way back into the Chelsea playing team.

Why Manchester United Should Hold Their Nerve with David Moyes
14:38 GMT

After three defeats in the first six games of the Premiership season, some are raising doubts about the suitability of David Moyes as Manchester United manager.

Arsenal projected UCL lineup against Napoli features Ramsey and Gnabry
13:11 GMT

Arsenal continue to have injury concerns as Theo Walcott, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Lukas Podolski, Santi Cazorla, Abou Diaby and Yaya Sanogo are all still sidelined. Tomas Rosicky has joined training but he is unlikely to feature.

Benitez hails Wenger as 'best coach in Premier League'
12:27 GMT

New Napoli boss Rafael Benitez has said that he believes Arsene Wenger is the best coach in the Premier League and backed Arsenal as genuine contenders this season.

September 30, 2013

Chelsea news: Jose Mourinho storms out of pre-match press conference
19:02 GMT

Jose Mourinho has walked out of Chelsea's pre-match press conference in Romania when asked about the exclusion of Belgian midfielder Kevin De Bruyne.

Ronaldo defends Ancelotti
14:34 GMT

Real Madrid were stunned in Saturday's massive La Liga match at the Santiago Bernabeu when Atletico Madrid walked out 1-0 winners thanks to an early Diego Costa goal.

Torres facing four-match ban over 'gouging' attack on Tottenham's Vertonghen
12:29 GMT

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres is set to face a four-match ban for a 'gouging' attack on Tottenham's Jan Vertonghen in a 1-1 draw between the two teams recently.

September 29, 2013

Bale eager to repay Real Madrid support
23:20 GMT

The Welshman made his home debut in the 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid on Saturday but he is desperate to discover his best form for the Santiago Bernabeu faithful

Man Utd considering 6-mln-pound bargain move for Barcelona ace Sergi Roberto
16:30 GMT

According to, Manchester United boss David Moyes is still on the lookout for another attack minded midfielder having failed to land either Cesc Fabregas or Ander Herrera in the summer.

Chelsea Manager Mourinho Impressed with Juan Mata
14:05 GMT

No it is not a joke folks, Jose Mourinho has admitted that he has been impressed by Juan Mata.

Higuain calls Ozil's 42-mln-pound Arsenal deal 'bargain'
12:32 GMT

Napoli player Gonzalo Higuain has said that Arsenal got a good bargain when they shelled out a club record 42 million pounds for Mesut Ozil.