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December 22, 2013

Wenger urges UEFA to cancel Champions League's 'away goals rule'
07:12 GMT

Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has asked UEFA, the ruling body of European football, to drop the away-goals rule, according to reports.

Bayern Munich 2-0 Raja Casablanca: Bavarians cruise to Club World Cup triumph
03:13 GMT

Pep Guardiola's men were rarely troubled after striking twice in the opening 22 minutes through centre-half Dante and midfielder Thiago Alcantara

Realistic Chelsea star ready to accept place on the bench
02:49 GMT

Fernando Torres has stated that he can have no complaints about being dropped by Jose Mourinho since he feels that he has not scored the required number of goals to keep his place in the team.

December 21, 2013

Arsenal vs Chelsea: Wenger discusses Mourinho relationship ahead of clash
10:18 GMT

Despite his numerous successes over the years, Arsene Wenger is yet to taste success against José Mourinho in nine games.

Moneybags Bolivian club attempting to lure Becks to come out of retirement
10:14 GMT

Moneybags Bolivian football club Bolivar is reportedly trying to tempt England legend David Beckham to come out of retirement and take part in the side's matches in the Copa Libertadores, which is South America's version of the Champions League .

Manchester United v West Ham: Projected lineups feature Welbeck and Maiga
01:05 GMT

Manchester United look to finally have gotten back to winning ways with a strong victory over Aston Villa last weekend and a mid-week League Cup victory that see's them to the Semi-Finals of the Capital One Cup.

Liverpool v Cardiff: Projected lineups feature Henderson and Sterling
00:59 GMT

Liverpool are on the richest vein of form they have been in the last several years as the side have put 14 goals past their opponents and only allowed two to slip past them in their last three matches.

Fulham v Manchester City: Projected lineups feature Silva and Hart
00:49 GMT

Fulham have only won a single match in their last nine and the sacking of Martin Jol has done little to right the ship.

December 20, 2013

Suarez signs new Liverpool deal
14:18 GMT

The striker, who has netted 17 goals 11 league games this season, says the "special relationship" he has with club's fans was key to his decision to sign a long-term contract

Manchester United - West Ham Preview: Rooney a doubt for hosts
08:59 GMT

David Moyes' men have lost their last two league games at Old Trafford and face a Hammers side fresh from knocking Tottenham out of the Capital One Cup

FIFA to use 'vanishing spray' during 2014 Rio World Cup to designate distances for free kicks
06:52 GMT

FIFA president Sepp Blatter has said that a vanishing spray, which is being currently used at the Club World Cup in Morocco to designate distances for free kicks, will also be used during the 2014 Football World Cup in Brazil.

Manchester Derby Capital One Cup Final looms
06:43 GMT

Once Manchester United had defeated Stoke City - and the hailstorm from Hell - to reach the Capital One Cup semi finals, only one issue will have been on most minds; would the possibility of a Manchester derby final become a probability?

December 19, 2013

Iniesta signs new contract with Barcelona
23:30 GMT

Barcelona have reached an agreement with Andres Iniesta, which sees the midfielder extend his contract until 2018.

Former Chelsea star thanks Mourinho for making him the best
16:23 GMT

Didier Drogba has paid tribute to Jose Mourinho for becoming one of the best strikers in the world.

Owen says Ozil not 'good enough' to lead Arsenal to PL title
11:39 GMT

Michael Owen has stuck the boot into Arsenal's Premier League title credentials and claims record signing Mesut Ozil is too inconsistent to lead the Gunners to glory, according to reports.