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1 hr ago | Sunday Herald

Van Gaal: I've inherited an unbalanced and broken squad from Moyes

Van Gaal, speaking in his first English media interview of United's tour of the USA, denied the idea that succeeding Moyes would be easier than following Sir Alex Ferguson, who won 13 titles in 26 years at Old Trafford.


Related Topix: Sports, Juan Mata, Angel Di Maria

Mon Jul 28, 2014


Los Angeles Galaxy shut out Seattle Sounders

SEATTLE >> Landon Donovan assisted on Gyasi Zardes' goal in the eighth minute, then scored off a rebound 10 minutes later and led the Galaxy to an impressive 3-0 win over the Seattle Sounders on Monday night at CenturyLink field.


Related Topix: Sports, Clint Dempsey, Zach Scott, Stefan Frei, Chad Marshall, Jalil Anibaba, DeAndre Yedlin

Oxford United sign Bolton full back Joe Riley on loan

His career has been hindered by a serious knee injury picked up last July, which prevented the right back from playing for the whole of last season.


Related Topix: Sports, Joe Riley, World Soccer, More Sports, Bolton

Merced Sun-Star

Atletico Madrid to sign Antoine Griezmann

The 23-year-old Griezmann still needed to undergo a medical exam before signing his contract, Atletico said.


Related Topix: Sports, Diego Costa, World Soccer, More Sports, Real Sociedad

Moray Firth Radio

Arsenal Sign Southampton Defender Chambers

Arsenal have signed defender Calum Chambers from Southampton for a fee believed to be in the region of A 16million.


Related Topix: Sports, Bacary Sagna, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

WLBT-TV Jackson

Tax fraud case against Lionel Messi goes ahead

A Spanish judge on Monday rejected a prosecutor's request to drop charges of tax fraud against Lionel Messi and ordered the investigation into three cases of suspected unpaid taxes to proceed.


Related Topix: Sports, Lionel Messi

Merced Sun-Star

Liverpool beats Olimpiakos 1-0 in Champions Cup

Sterling beat goalkeeper Balazs Megyeri with a leaping, right-footed half-volley from the center of the box to the bottom right corner in Liverpool's Pool B opener.


Related Topix: Sports, Raheem Sterling, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

The Fresno Bee

Atletico beats Earthquakes in Candlestick finale

Guillherme Siqueira, Gabi and Mario Suarez also scored for Atletico in the tiebreaker.


Related Topix: Sports, Mario Suarez, Raul Garcia, World Soccer, More Sports, Atletico Madrid, US Soccer, San Jose Earthquakes, Sam Cronin, Shaun Francis

Sun Jul 27, 2014

Valeri leads Timbers past Impact 3-2

Diego Valeri's late strike gave the Portland Timbers a 3-2 victory over the Impact at Saputo Stadium on Sunday, extending Montreal's losing streak to five games.


Related Topix: Sports, Diego Valeri, Mamadou Danso, Donovan Ricketts, Troy Perkins, Justin Mapp, Jack McInerney


Premier League - Wilshere to 'accept smoking consequences'

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has expressed regret after being photographed smoking while on holiday in Las Vegas, admitting it was "unacceptable".


Related Topix: Sports, Jack Wilshere, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal

Andover Advertiser

Pair set to leave Saints

Southampton duo Dejan Lovren and Calum Chambers are expected to be announced as Liverpool and Arsenal players respectively on Monday.


Related Topix: Sports, Dejan Lovren, World Soccer, More Sports, Southampton, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Theo Walcott, Arsenal

Cool FM

Martinez Hopeful Of Lukaku Deal

Belgium striker Lukaku spent last season on loan at Goodison Park from Chelsea, quickly winning the affection of the fans, scoring 15 Premier League goals in 31 appearances.


Related Topix: Sports, Romelu Lukaku, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Gunners swoop for goalkeeper Ospina

The 25-year-old, who impressed as Colombia reached the quarter-finals of the World Cup in Brazil, has moved to the Emirates Stadium for an undisclosed fee.


Related Topix: Sports, Lukasz Fabianski, Wojciech Szczesny, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, David Ospina, Nice, Atletico Nacional

Richmond and Twickenham Times

House of Payne: Dons victory proves Chelsea just want to win everything

Born winner: Chelsea captain John Terry after Matt Bloomfield's testimonial at Wycome Wanderers earlier this month Picture: Anita Ross Marshall AFC Wimbledon did themselves proud in their pre-season friendly with Chelsea even if they eventually ran out of steam in their 3-2 defeat, writes John Payne.


Related Topix: Sports, John Terry, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Sat Jul 26, 2014

10-man Sporting Kansas City beats Toronto FC 2-1

The former Toronto midfielder took advantage of the hosts' inability to clear a deflected cross and poked the ball past goalkeeper Joe Bendik, just minutes after Kansas City captain Matt Besler was sent off in the 76th minute for a second yellow card.


Related Topix: Sports, Jacob Peterson, Matt Besler, Joe Bendik, Jackson, Graham Zusi, US Soccer, Sporting Kansas City

The Washington Post

Crew hand Revoltion their 8th straight loss, 2-1

Ethan Finlay scored in the 84th minute and the Columbus Crew beat New England 2-1 on Saturday night to extend the Revolution's losing streak to eight games.


Related Topix: Sports, Kelyn Rowe, A.J. Soares, Columbus Crew, US Soccer

Northern Michigan News

Wright-Phillips lifts Red Bulls past Arsenal

Bradley Wright-Phillips scored in the 32nd minute to help Major League Soccer's New York Red Bulls beat England's Arsenal FC 1-0 on Saturday in the New York Cup.


Related Topix: Sports, Thierry Henry, World Soccer, More Sports, Arsenal, Bradley Wright-Phillips, US Soccer, New York Red Bulls, Ibrahim Sekagya

Sporting Life

Juan Mata: Impressed by new boss

The Dutchman has reminded his players they must fulfil their media duties and has told the United board that next year's pre-season tour must be shorter.


Related Topix: Sports, Juan Mata

Manchester United plays AS Roma in Denver

The Red Devils will face AS Roma in the Guinness International Champions Cup at Sports Authority Field at Mile High on Saturday at 2 p.m. World Cup veterans Wayne Rooney, David De Gea and Juan Mata are among those who will be playing for Manchester in the exhibition game under new manager Louis van Gaal.


Related Topix: Sports, Wayne Rooney, World Soccer, More Sports, David De Gea, Manchester United

Salisbury Journal

Van Gaal keeps counsel over Mou

Louis van Gaal looks set to speak to Jose Mourinho over his claim that signing Luke Shaw would have "killed" Chelsea.


Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Chris Smalling, Rafael, Cesc Fabregas