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Rooney has chance to eclipse Charlton's mark

Sep 3, 2015

Rooney has chance to eclipse Charlton's mark

Wayne Rooney can break Bobby Charlton’s 45-year-old record and become the first player to score 50 goals for England when Roy Hodgson’s men take on San Marino and Switzerland in two upcoming Euro 2016 qualifiers in next week. Charlton’s mark of 49 goals from ...

Chung claims AFC breaking rules by lobbying for Platini

Sep 3, 2015

Chung claims AFC breaking rules by lobbying for Platini

South Korean billionaire Chung Mong-joon has accused the Asian Football Confederation of breaking electoral and ethical rules by lobbying for rival candidate Michel Platini in the upcoming FIFA presidential election. In a news conference in Seoul on Thursday, Chung said that the AFC has ...

Berahino angry, Stones, De Gea stuck after transfer deadline

Sep 2, 2015

Berahino angry, Stones, De Gea stuck after transfer deadline

West Bromwich Albion’s Saido Berahino has suggested he will never play for the club again after failing to secure a last-minute transfer to Tottenham Hotspur as several players did not get the moves they wanted on a frenetic deadline day. England Under-21 striker Berahino ...

Sep 2, 2015

Socceroos coach backtracks on pay row comments

Coach Ange Postecoglou has retracted comments saying a pay dispute between Football Federation Australia and players was affecting Australia’s preparations for Thursday’s World Cup qualifier against Bangladesh. Australian players boycotted commercial appearances in Perth this week because of an impasse between Professional Footballers Australia ...

De Gea in limbo after Madrid paperwork arrives too late

Sep 1, 2015

De Gea in limbo after Madrid paperwork arrives too late

Manchester United’s Spain goalkeeper David De Gea was facing an uncertain future on Tuesday after his expected move to Real Madrid was apparently scuppered when the paperwork did not arrive at the Spanish League on time. As the clock ticked towards the midnight deadline ...

Manchester United set to sign Martial on hectic transfer day

Sep 1, 2015

Manchester United set to sign Martial on hectic transfer day

Manchester United was set to make French forward Anthony Martial the most expensive teenager in world soccer after a chaotic day of transfer dealings at Old Trafford that also saw Javier Hernandez and Adnan Januzaj offloaded. The French Football Federation said Monday that Martial, ...

Aug 31, 2015

Makino sidelined by groin injury

Urawa Reds defender Tomoaki Makino has pulled out of Japan’s upcoming World Cup qualifiers against Cambodia and Afghanistan due to a right groin injury, the Japan Football Association announced on Monday. Makino has been replaced by FC Tokyo’s Yuichi Maruyama, who received his first ...

Aug 31, 2015

Nagatomo not leaving Inter Milan: source

Japan defender Yuto Nagatomo is staying put at Inter Milan, a source at the Serie A club said on Sunday. The 28-year-old fullback, who has been called up for Japan’s World Cup qualifiers against Cambodia and Afghanistan on Sept. 3 and 8, respectively, was ...