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Real Madrid hands midfielder Luka Modric four-year extension worth $44M

Real Madrid says Croatia midfielder Luka Modric has signed a four-season contract extension that will keep him with club until June 2018.


Related Topix: Sports, Luka Modric, Tottenham, World Soccer, More Sports

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5 hrs ago |

Ever Banega transfers to Sevilla from Valencia

Sevilla says Argentina midfielder Ever Banega trained with the its squad on Tuesday, confirming his transfer from fellow-Spanish club Valencia.


Related Topix: Sports, Banega, Ever Banega

9 hrs ago | USA Today

Dunga picks Brazil squad with 10 World Cup players

Brazil coach Dunga named his first squad since returning to the national team on Tuesday - with 13 players from the World Cup squad missing out.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, Oscar, David Luiz, Miranda, Maicon

Tue Aug 19, 2014

United agree deal for Rojo

Sporting Lisbon have sanctioned the sale of Marcos Rojo to Manchester United with winger Nani returning to Portugal as part of the deal.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Sporting Lisbon, Nani


Brazil's Julio Cesar joins Benfica

Benfica announced the signing Brazil goalkeeper Julio Cesar from English Premier League club Queens Park Rangers on a two-year deal.


Related Topix: Sports, Julio Cesar, Toronto FC, US Soccer

Merced Sun-Star

Champions League: Arsenal held, Leverkusen wins

Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey was sent off with 10 minutes left in the first leg match in Istanbul after being shown a second yellow card for tugging Oguzhan Ozyakup's shirt.


Related Topix: Sports, Oguzhan Ozyakup, Aaron Ramsey, Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Per Mertesacker, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Suarez pledges to not bite again with Barcelona

The Barcelona striker was officially presented to fans on Tuesday at an event delayed for more than five weeks because of his suspension for biting an opponent at the World Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi

Fox Sports

Bayern Munich star Schweinsteiger to miss start of Bundesliga season

Bayern Munich midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger is set to miss the start of the Bundesliga season and Germany's next two international fixtures, according to his club's chairman.


Related Topix: Sports, Bayern Munich, World Soccer, More Sports, Bastian Schweinsteiger

Spanish league keeps growing star power

Already boasting the sport's two biggest names in Ballon d'Or winner Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi, the Spanish league got even richer in individual talent with the addition of several players who stood out at the tournament in Brazil, including James Rodriguez and Luis Suarez.


Related Topix: Spain World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Luis Suarez, Cesc Fabregas, David Villa

Sutton Guardian

Hangeland's Crystal Palace 'rollercoaster' shows now shows no sign of relenting

Brede Hangeland was delighted to score his first Premier League goal in three years after admitting the past two weeks have been a "rollercoaster".


Related Topix: Sports, Laurent Koscielny, Aaron Ramsey, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Mon Aug 18, 2014

'We're over heartbreak' - Sturridge

The Reds were in the hunt to end a title drought dating back to 1990, only for a defeat at home to Chelsea and a draw at Crystal Palace to hand the initiative to Manchester City, who went on to pip them by two points.


Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez

Salisbury Journal

Dzeko expects long fight for title

Edin Dzeko has insisted Manchester City will take nothing for granted as they attempt to defend their Barclays Premier League title.


Related Topix: Sports, Edin Dzeko, David Silva, Sergio Aguero, World Soccer, More Sports, Manchester City, Newcastle

The Washington Post

Chelsea beats Burnley 3-1 in Premier League

Diego Costa scored just 17 minutes into his debut and Cesc Fabregas had two assists as Chelsea opened its Premier League campaign with a 3-1 win Monday at newcomer Burnley.


Related Topix: Sports, Diego Costa, Cesc Fabregas, World Soccer, More Sports, Energie Cottbus, Luis Suarez

Courtois gets nod over Cech as Chelsea goalkeeper

Petr Cech's decade-long status as Chelsea's first-choice goalkeeper has ended after he was displaced by rival Thibaut Courtois for the team's first match of the Premier League season.


Related Topix: Sports, Petr Cech, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Thibaut Courtois

USA Today

As Man U owners cash in, need to buy stars grows

As Man U owners cash in, need to buy stars grows Check out this story on LONDON - With new investors to attract and a team in need of strengthening to appease disgruntled fans, it's a busy August at Manchester United as England's biggest club tries to push deals over the line on two fronts.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Phil Jones, More Sports, Chris Smalling, Manchester United, Patrice Evra, Juan Mata, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Washington Times

Rafael Nadal pulls out of U.S. Open with wrist injury

Rafael Nadal pulled out of the U.S. Open on Monday because of an injured right wrist, making him the fourth reigning men's champion in the last 45 years to sit out the tournament.


Related Topix: Sports, Nadal, More Sports, US Open, Tennis, Tennis Players, Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro

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Swansea Closing In On Argentina Defender

The centre-back, who played in four World Cup matches over the summer, is set to join the Swans for a fee reportedly in the region of A 7million.


Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, Swansea City, More Sports, Garry Monk, Swansea

The News Tribune

Neymar recovered from back injury, fit to play

FC Barcelona's Neymar, center, from Brazil, trains with team mates during a training session at the Sports Center FC Barcelona Joan Gamper in San Joan Despi in Barcelona, Spain, Friday, Aug. 15, 2014.


Related Topix: Sports, Luis Suarez

Champion Cruzeiro regains Brazilian league lead

Cruzeiro also got second-half goals from former Brazil midfielder Julio Baptista and playmaker Ricardo Goulart, the tournament's leading scorer with nine goals.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Brazil World Cup, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Corinthians, Robinho, AC Milan, Alexandre Pato

Sun Aug 17, 2014

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Silva scores twice, United tops Rapids 4-2

United opened the scoring in the 11th minute. Taylor Kemp sent a perfect through-ball to Silva, who faked Drew Moor to the ground and chipped his shot over Clint Irwin for the early lead.


Related Topix: Sports, Drew Moor, Clint Irwin, Dillon Serna