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March 12, 2014

Pele fears 'violent' protests may 'ruin' 2014 World Cup
14:54 GMT

Brazilian soccer legend Pele has said he fears that violent protests in Brazil could ruin the upcoming 2014 World Cup.

'Man U fan' Bolt may play football for Jamaica after retirement from athletics
13:17 GMT

Jamaican sprint star Usain Bolt has reportedly fuelled speculations that he could play football for his native country when he retires from athletics after the 2016 Rio Olympics

Chelsea Transfer News: Barcelona Hint at a Summer Move for David Luiz
00:13 GMT

David Luiz' future at Chelsea has been speculated a lot since the summer. The Brazilian was heavily linked with a move to Barcelona in the summer with reports suggesting that the Catalan club were ready to pay as much as £35 million for the defender.

March 11, 2014

American company acquire Man Utd shares
16:32 GMT

Investment firm Baron Capital have secured nearly a quarter of the club's shares listed on the NYSE with a reported new €700 million kit deal with Nike seen as a major attraction

Bayern Munich vs Arsenal: Confident Wenger wants a good referee
16:25 GMT

Arsene Wenger says that he is confident of progression to the Champions League quarter-finals despite his team trailing...

 UAE bids to hold 2019 AFC Asian Cup
14:07 GMT

The UAE unveiled its bid to host the 2019 AFC Asian Cup on Monday, with officials hoping past big-event experience can count in their favour.

Revealed: Van Persie has exit trigger clause in Manchester United contract
13:10 GMT

The Dutchman has a clause in his contract allowing him to speak to other clubs and quit Old Trafford if the Premier League champions finish outside the top four this season

March 10, 2014

How Wigan defeat could be a blessing in disguise for Manchester City
23:56 GMT

For Manchester City to even be spoken of in terms of winning a quadruple this season speaks volumes of how times have changed for a club that ended a 35-year barren spell as recently as 2011.

Toni Kroos hints at Manchester United move in the summer
16:56 GMT

Manchester United have been handed a major boost after Toni Kroos has given a big hint that he may come to the Premier League in the summer. The future of the Bayern Munich midfielder has been under much speculation over the last few months.

Oxlade-Chamberlain believes Arsenal are capable of winning the FA Cup this season
16:18 GMT

The 20-year-old insists Arsene Wenger's squad still possess a winning mentality as they edge closer to a first trophy since 2005 following Saturday's win over Everton

Strootman to miss World Cup
15:26 GMT

The midfielder picked up a knee injury in Roma's 1-0 defeat against Napoli on Sunday and will be sidelined for several months

Ronaldo dethrones Beckham to become world's wealthiest footballer
09:17 GMT

Cristiano Ronaldo has topped the world's wealthiest player with a fortune of 122 million pounds dethroning retired England legend David Beckham, who was named last year's richest with 165 million pounds.

March 9, 2014

PSG prepare to make massive offer for Chelsea star
22:15 GMT

Paris St-Germain are preparing to make a whopping £41.5?million offer for Chelsea midfielder Oscar before the World Cup according to the Telegraph.

 UAE sports commentators quit Qatar channel
14:42 GMT

Manama: UAE sports commentators Faris Awadh and Ali Saeed Al Kaabi have resigned from Qatar-based belN Sports, formerly known as Al Jazeera Sport.

Man U set to announce 'world-record' kit deal with Nike worth 600 mln pounds
10:25 GMT

Defending Premier League champions Manchester United is reportedly set to announce a world- record kit deal with American sportswear giant Nike worth more than 600 million pounds.