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35 min ago |

Ranocchia set to replace Zanetti as Inter captain

Inter Milan coach Walter Mazzarri has earmarked defender Andrea Ranocchia to take over the captaincy from the recently retired Javier Zanetti.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Javier Zanetti, Andrea Ranocchia, More Sports, Inter Milan

2 hrs ago |

Arteta to remain at Arsenal despite interest from Fiorentina

Arsenal midfielder Mikel Arteta has no intention of leaving the Gunners, according to his agent - despite reports linking him with a summer move to Fiorentina.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Mikel Arteta, More Sports, Arsenal

6 hrs ago | Washington Times

Germany vs Argentina: How they compare

When Lionel Messi's Argentina takes on Germany in Sunday's World Cup final, it looks at first glance like a meeting between brilliant individual scoring talent and the tight discipline of a collective unit.


Related Topix: Sports, Manuel Neuer, Soccer Players, More Sports, Bayern Munich, Arjen Robben, FIFA Soccer World Cup, France World Cup

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Lancashire Telegraph

Footie's free for kids, says Accrington Stanley

HUNDREDS of Year Six children from 37 schools can watch Accrington Stanley for free this season after being handed season tickets by generous club bosses.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Accrington Stanley

Sporting KC goalie Kronberg fractures left hand

Sporting Kansas City goalkeeper Eric Kronberg fractured a bone in his left hand during practice Wednesday and will miss about eight weeks for the defending MLS Cup champions.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Jon Kempin, Eric Kronberg, Andy Gruenebaum, Sporting Kansas City, More Sports, US Soccer

Klose calls for calm

Record-breaker Miroslav Klose brushed off the personal plaudits and reminded Germany their World Cup mission is still far from complete.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Miroslav Klose, Thomas Muller, More Sports, Bayern Munich

Hampshire Chronicle

Ramsey hopes to build on FA Cup win

Midfielder Aaron Ramsey feels there is a 'hunger' about Arsenal to build on their FA Cup success next season, when the Gunners look set to be bolstered by Chile winger Alexis Sanchez and France defender Mathieu Debuchy.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Bacary Sagna, More Sports, Arsenal, Alexis Sanchez, FIFA Soccer World Cup, France World Cup, Luis Suarez

Andover Advertiser

Mourinho makes Pasalic move

The 19-year-old, who was named in Croatia's provisional 30-man World Cup squad, will join up with Jose Mourinho's squad for its first pre-season training session on Wednesday afternoon.


Related Topix: Sports, Frank Lampard, Thorgan Hazard, More Sports, Chelsea

The News Tribune

Lewandowski charged for new club Bayern Munich

Lewandowski, who joined the Bundesliga champion on a free transfer from league rival Borussia Dortmund, says at his presentation that his new club is "the yardstick, the club where I can win many titles."


Related Topix: Sports, Robert Lewandowski, Soccer Players, More Sports, Borussia Dortmund

Sheffield Star

Video Link: Doncaster Rovers chairman Louis Tomlinson 'defects' to Barcelona

He's just taken up the reins as co-chairman of his beloved Doncaster Rovers - but One Direction pop star Louis Tomlinson has signed up for another club already.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Dani Alves, More Sports, Doncaster Rovers

Oxford Mail

FOOTBALL: Constable doubles up to floor Didcot

Former Oxford United striker James Constable dives in front of Sam Elkins to send a header into the Didcot net for Eastleigh Former Oxford United stars James Constable and Yemi Odubade were on the scoresheet as Didcot Town were beaten at home by Conference Premier side Eastleigh in a pre-season friendly last night, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Oxford United

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Sporting KC signs rookie midfielder Kafari

Sporting Kansas City signed 22-year-old midfielder Michael Kafari on Tuesday, adding the native of Ghana with a supplemental roster spot.


Related Topix: Sporting Kansas City, Sports, More Sports, US Soccer

Rock Hill Herald

Netherlands vs Argentina: How they compare

No less than five of the world's best forwards could be on the field, which would normally raise expectations of a flurry of goals and end-to-end attacking football.


Related Topix: Argentina World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, More Sports, Ajax Amsterdam, Soccer Players, Pablo Zabaleta, Sergio Aguero

Hampshire Chronicle

Tadic signs for Saints

The 25-year-old joins the Saints for an undisclosed fee, reported to be in excess of A 8million, and becomes the first player brought in by new manager Ronald Koeman.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Southampton

Richmond and Twickenham Times

Ardley signs up Millwall defender Smith to the AFC Wimbledon back line

AFC Wimbledon 's latest recruit Jack Smith says it was Neal Ardley's vision that convinced him to put pen to paper yesterday [Monday].


Related Topix: Sports, Millwall, More Sports

The State

Cesare Prandelli signs with Galatasaray

Prandelli resigned from Italy immediately after the Azzurri's loss to Uruguay in the World Cup, which consigned his team to a disappointing group stage exit.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Galatasaray

Bellingham Herald

Goalkeeper Willy Caballero signs with Man City

The 32-year-old Caballero, whose contract with Malaga expired at the end of the 2013-14 season, says on the club's website that "this is a new challenge and a new league for me" and that he "will try and compete for the No.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Willy Caballero, More Sports, Joe Hart, Manchester City

Wandsworth Guardian

Crystal Palace fan gets the shirt off Gayle's back - but he's still not his favourite player

Prized possession: Freddy Gill proudly shows off the shirt worn by Dwight Gayle during the 2-2 draw at Craven Cottage Gayle banged in four goals in the final two Premier League games as the Eagles ended the season in style.


Related Topix: Sports, Crystal Palace, More Sports

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Erie Times News

Without Neymar, attack not the focus for Brazil

With Neymar out and Brazil's forwards ineffective throughout the World Cup, it will be up to the team's defenders and midfielders to keep Brazil in contention at the World Cup.


Related Topix: Brazil World Cup, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Sports, Soccer Players, Oscar, David Luiz, More Sports, Chelsea

The Wichita Eagle

Three-time World Cup champion Germany has turned precision into an art form

Germany's Philipp Lahm, center, smiles at the end of a World Cup quarterfinal match against France at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, Friday, July 4, 2014.


Related Topix: FIFA Soccer World Cup, Germany World Cup, Sports, Philipp Lahm, Soccer Players, Brazil World Cup, Toni Kroos, Mesut, More Sports, Bayern Munich