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46 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Blame It on the World Cup

Which companies won and lost the most following the 2014 FIFA World Cup? WSJ CFO Journal senior editor Emily Chasan joins the News Hub with Sara Murray.


Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

5 hrs ago | Suria

Argentine football chief Grondona dies

Julio Grondona, the veteran president of the Argentine Football Association and FIFA vice-president, died on Wednesday at the age of 82 in a Buenos Aires clinic, AFA sources reported.


Related Topix: Juan, Summer Olympic, FIFA World Cup

9 hrs ago | Sporting Life

PL to use vanishing spray

Referees in Premier League matches next season will use the vanishing spray that came to prominence in the recent World Cup in Brazil, it has been announced.


Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

13 hrs ago | Globe and Mail

Steven Gerrard says last three months 'worst of my life'

England's captain Steven Gerrard reacts after goal scored by Germany's Per Mertesacker during their international friendly soccer match at Wembley Stadium in London November 19, 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, Steven Gerrard, Soccer Players, England World Cup, Luis Suarez, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, Daniel Sturridge

17 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Rio backs Rooney to captain England

Rio Ferdinand is backing Wayne Rooney to be the next England captain, insisting the striker has the experience and influence to succeed in the role.


Related Topix: England World Cup

20 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Yankee Stadium to host Liverpool FC, Manchester City

Two of England's biggest and best soccer teams - Liverpool FC and Premier League champion Manchester City - will play a friendly at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night, just as Chelsea and Man City did on the stadium's, uh, pitch back in 2013.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, Soccer Players, Yaya Toure, Edin Dzeko, England World Cup, Frank Lampard, Chelsea

Tue Jul 29, 2014


FIFA asks Italy to investigate allegations of racism

FIFA has asked the Italian Football Federation to investigate alleged comments from the front runner to become its next president that referred to African players as "banana eaters."


Related Topix: England World Cup

Toure wants long City stay

Yaya Toure has reaffirmed his commitment to Manchester City and said he wants to stay at the club for "as long as possible".


Related Topix: Sports, Yaya Toure, Soccer Players, Ivory Coast World Cup


Sabella quits as Argentina soccer coach: reports

Alejandro Sabella, who steered Argentina to the World Cup final in Brazil, has decided to quit as national team coach, Argentine media reported on Tuesday.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi

Lexington Herald-Leader

Carlos Tevez's father kidnapped, then released

In this Wednesday, March 26, 2014 file photo, Juventus forward Carlos Tevez, of Argentina, celebrates at the end of a Serie A soccer match between Juventus and Parma at the Juventus stadium, in Turin, Italy.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup

Inside Bay Area

Mexico, Chile to play soccer friendly at Levi's Stadium

The Mexican national team will face Chile on Sept. 6 in the first-ever international game at Levi's Stadium, signaling a new era for local soccer fans.


Related Topix: Mexico World Cup, FIFA World Cup

Congleton Guardian

Valencia granted work permit

Sam Allardyce has not had much good news of late but he will be delighted that Ecuador striker Enner Valencia has been granted a work permit to complete his move to West Ham.


Related Topix: Ecuador World Cup, West Ham United, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports


The Best Value Transfers of La Liga This Summer

Clearly James RodrA guez and Luis SuA rez are a cut above anyone recently recruited by Real Sociedad, but still it is Carlos Vela rather than that pair who make the cut... With last season's entire top seven likely to import from Spain this summer, Tim Stannard picks out the good business from the less so.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Real Sociedad, Soccer Players, Carlos Vela, Antoine Griezmann, Spain World Cup, Thiago Alcantara, Ivan Rakitic

Mon Jul 28, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Donovan leads Galaxy to 3-0 win over Sounders

Landon Donovan pushed himself early in the season so he was ready for the international stage.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Landon Donovan, United States World Cup, Gyasi Zardes, Omar Gonzalez, Robbie Rogers, Stefan Ishizaki


Premier League - Ferdinand: I was ready to retire

Rio Ferdinand admits he was ready to turn to a television career and retire from football before Harry Redknapp offered to bring him to QPR this summer.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Rio Ferdinand, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Steven Caulker, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics, England World Cup


Spanish court presses ahead with Messi...

A Spanish court on Monday rejected public prosecutors' request to drop charges of tax fraud against four-time world footballer of the year Lionel Messi and ordered the probe to go ahead.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, FIFA World Cup

Sky Sports

Pires to play in India

Former Arsenal winger Robert Pires has become the second World Cup winner to confirm his participation in this year's inaugural Indian Super League.


Related Topix: Spain World Cup, Sports, Joan Capdevila, Soccer Players

The Washington Post

FIFA extends Sammut, Edusei bans worldwide

FIFA has extended the sanctions imposed on Kevin Sammut and Mark Edusei for match-fixing to prevent them from playing anywhere in the world.


Related Topix: Malta World Cup, Sports


Griezmann to Atleti

The 23-year-old was linked with a big-money move to a host of clubs but Primera Division champions Atletico have won the race for the France international.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Real Sociedad, Thibaut Courtois, Soccer Players, Diego Costa, Antoine Griezmann, Atletico Madrid, Spain World Cup

Basingstoke Gazette

COMMENT: Super Cal is fantastic - so a sale would be atrocious

Saints fans had just seen their club claim an eighth placed finish in the Premier League , equalling their best ever campaign since the 1992 rebranding.


Related Topix: England World Cup