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Kagawa scores again for Dortmund

Aug 24, 2015

Kagawa scores again for Dortmund

Shinji Kagawa scored his first Budesliga goal of the season in Borussia Dortmund’s 4-0 win at Ingolstadt 04 on Sunday. Following up on his goal in the Europa League playoff on Thursday, Kagawa found the net with six minutes remaining to give Dortmund a ...

Pedro stars as Chelsea records first victory

Aug 24, 2015

Pedro stars as Chelsea records first victory

Pedro Rodriguez was signed by Chelsea to inject some life into the English champions after their lackluster start to the season. He only needed 30 minutes to do just that. The Spain forward scored one goal and set up another in his first half-hour ...

Aug 23, 2015

Inui linked with Spain move

Japan midfielder Takashi Inui looks set to leave Bundesliga club Eintracht Frankfurt to join Spanish first-division side SD Eibar, according to a report Saturday in the online edition of German paper Frankfurter Rundschau. Frankfurt sporting director Bruno Hubner was quoted as saying that Inui ...

United held by Newcastle; Bournemouth gets first victory

Aug 23, 2015

United held by Newcastle; Bournemouth gets first victory

As Wayne Rooney went a 10th game without scoring for Manchester United, an English striker did manage to score a hat trick on Saturday: Callum Wilson of Bournemouth. It was a landmark treble for the player and his team — both newcomers to the ...

Muto leads Reds to third consecutive triumph

Aug 22, 2015

Muto leads Reds to third consecutive triumph

Japan international Yuki Muto scored and assisted against his former club as Urawa Reds rolled to their third straight victory with a 3-1 win over Vegalta Sendai in the J. League second stage on Saturday. Muto, one of the few bright spots for Japan’s ...

Aug 22, 2015

Neymar making preparations for late start to season

Brazilian star Neymar will miss Barcelona’s first La Liga game of the season despite returning to training for the first time in two weeks on Saturday. The 23-year-old has been suffering from mumps and Barca boss Luis Enrique believes it could be some time ...

Van Gaal shrugs off criticism over Pedro

Aug 22, 2015

Van Gaal shrugs off criticism over Pedro

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal on Friday played down the club’s interest in signing Pedro from Barcelona after the Spanish international decided to join Premier League champion Chelsea instead. He also defended executive vice chairman Ed Woodward, who was widely reported to have ...

Kagawa scores to help spark Dortmund comeback

Aug 21, 2015

Kagawa scores to help spark Dortmund comeback

Japan midfielder Shinji Kagawa scored his first competitive goal of the season and also set up the winner as Borussia Dortmund pulled off an extraordinary comeback to beat Norway’s Odd 4-3 away in the first leg of their Europa League playoff qualifier on Thursday. ...

Taketomi, Suzuki steer Reysol past Yamaga

Aug 20, 2015

Taketomi, Suzuki steer Reysol past Yamaga

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Goals in each half from Kosuke Taketomi and Daisuke Suzuki fired Kashiwa Reysol to the top of the J. League second-stage standings with a 2-0 win at home to Matsumoto Yamagata on Thursday night. A blockbuster from Taketomi opened the scoring late in the ...

Aug 20, 2015

Winger Thauvin joins Newcastle on five-year deal

Marseille winger Florian Thauvin has signed a five-year deal with Newcastle, the Premier League club announced on Wednesday. The 22-year-old French Under-21 international passed a medical on Wednesday and committed to the club until 2020 on a deal that French media reported to be ...