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Chelsea adds to Tottenham's misery at Wembley

Tottenham banners lined the walkways leading to Wembley. The stadium was rebranded inside in the club's colors. Even drumming was amplified over the speaker system to whip up the atmosphere against Chelsea. The cosmetic changes couldn't turn around Tottenham's wretched Wembley record as the team started its temporary residence at English ...

Aug 21, 2017

Union Berlin interested in signing defender Uchida

German second-tier side Union Berlin could make a move to sign defender Atsuto Uchida, the German daily Bild reported on Sunday. Uchida, 29, looks set to part ways with Schalke after seven years at the Bundesliga club. A move to Union would reunite Uchida with ...

/ Aug 21, 2017

S-Pulse striker Chong ruled out for four weeks

Shimizu S-Pulse striker Chong Tese will be sidelined for four weeks with a leg injury, the J. League first-division side said on Monday. Chong underwent tests last Wednesday that revealed he has strained muscles in his left calf. The North Korean striker suffered the injury ...

Okazaki strikes early in victory over Brighton

Aug 20, 2017

Okazaki strikes early in victory over Brighton

Japan international Shinji Okazaki struck again on Saturday, pacing Leicester City to its first win of the Premier League season, a 2-0 victory over Brighton. Not a minute had gone by at King Power Stadium when Okazaki pounced on a loose ball in front of ...

Tottenham signs Sanchez to six-year contract

Aug 19, 2017

Tottenham signs Sanchez to six-year contract

Tottenham broke its transfer record to make the club's first signing of the summer on Friday, bringing in Colombia center-back Davinson Sanchez from Ajax for a fee that could rise to €42 million ($49 million). The deal for the 21-year-old Sanchez was subject to a ...

Barca loses Suarez for four weeks with injury

Aug 18, 2017

Barca loses Suarez for four weeks with injury

After losing Neymar for good, Barcelona will also face the first month of the Spanish League season without Luis Suarez. Barcelona said on Thursday that Suarez will be sidelined for at least four weeks after medical tests revealed a knee injury in his right leg. That ...

Ronaldo describes ban as 'persecution'

Aug 17, 2017

Ronaldo describes ban as 'persecution'

Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo has bitterly criticized his five-game suspension for pushing a referee who had sent him off, describing the ban as "persecution." Ronaldo wrote on his Instagram account on Wednesday that "it is impossible to remain silent in this situation, 5 games!! It ...

Vissel fire manager Nelsinho

/ Aug 16, 2017

Vissel fire manager Nelsinho

Vissel Kobe have terminated the contract of manager Nelsinho due to the side's poor performance this season, despite having acquired former Germany striker Lukas Podolski this summer, the J. League first-division club said Wednesday. Head coach Takayuki Yoshida, 40, will replace the 67-year-old Brazilian on ...

Liverpool edges closer to Champions League

Aug 16, 2017

Liverpool edges closer to Champions League

Jurgen Klopp insists Liverpool is far from certain of a Champions League group stage berth despite its 2-1 win at Hoffenheim on Tuesday in their play-off, first-leg. The result in southwest Germany leaves Klopp's Liverpool in pole position ahead of the return at Anfield on ...