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3 min ago | Yahoo!

Eto'o calls time on Cameroon

Cameroon's four-time African player of the year Samuel Eto'o confirmed on Wednesday that he was calling time on his international career just days after he was stripped of the captaincy of the national side.

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Related Topix: Cameroon World Cup, Sports, Samuel Eto'o, Soccer Players

4 hrs ago | USA Today

Xabi Alonso retires from international football

Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, one of the key figures in Spain's dominant era that included two European championships and a World Cup title, says he is retiring from international football.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Xabi Alonso, Spain World Cup

5 hrs ago | Yeovil Express

Wayne Rooney is the favourite to be England's next captain

England manager Roy Hodgson will name his squad for the upcoming matches against Norway and Switzerland at a noon press conference, and he is also expected to announce who will succeed Steven Gerrard as captain.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, Sports, Wayne Rooney, Soccer Players, Steven Gerrard, Chris Smalling, Glen Johnson, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool

8 hrs ago | Falmouth Packet

Ajax want to keep Manchester United-linked Daley Blind for another year

The need for reinforcements at Old Trafford was laid bare in the most humiliating fashion on Tuesday night as United were dumped out of the Capital One Cup with a 4-0 defeat to MK Dons.

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Related Topix: Sports, Javier Hernandez, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, Netherlands World Cup

11 hrs ago | Football365

Lambert Loves Having Cole

Aston Villa boss Paul Lambert says Joe Cole has lost none of his appetite for the game and still has 'so much to offer'.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Joe Cole, England World Cup, Glen Johnson, More Sports, Liverpool

15 hrs ago | Examiner.com

Was Bud Light's 'Whatever, USA' location revealed at a Colorado town meeting?

A general view of #UpForWhatever soccer fans enjoying the FIFA World Cup Finals Bud Light and Budweiser VIP Party at the Palms Casino Resort on July 13, 2014 in Las Vegas, Nevada.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

Tue Aug 26, 2014

Brandon Sun

Further misery for Van Gaal at Man United with 4-0 loss to 3rd tier MK Dons in League Cup

MK Dons' Antony Kay, left, tussles with Manchester United's Javier Hernandez during the League Cup Second Round match at Stadium:mk, Milton Keynes, England, Tuesday Aug. 26, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sports, Javier Hernandez, Soccer Players, Danny Welbeck, England World Cup, Angel Di Maria, Benik Afobe

Globe and Mail

Landon Donovan to play farewell game for U.S.

Landon Donovan of the U.S. is embraced by teammate Joe Corona after scoring a goal during the second half of their CONCACAF Gold Cup quarter-final match against El Salvador in Baltimore, Maryland July 21, 2013.

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Related Topix: United States World Cup

Gazette Series

Samuel Eto'o has joined Everton

The 33-year-old striker was released by Chelsea at the end of last season and had been linked with Everton's Merseyside rivals Liverpool before they sealed a surprise deal for Mario Balotelli.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Romelu Lukaku, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea, Cameroon World Cup

Globe and Mail

Everton bolster attack by signing Samuel Eto'o

Chelsea's Samuel Eto'o celebrates with teammates after scoring a goal against FC Schalke 04 during their Champions League soccer match at Stamford Bridge in London November 6, 2013.

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Related Topix: Samuel Eto'o, Summer Olympic, Cameroon World Cup

The Washington Post

Ronaldinho in talks to join Palmeiras

Ronaldinho could be headed to Palmeiras, and the Brazilian club is hoping to make the deal official on Tuesday as part of its centennial celebrations.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Palmeiras, Brazil World Cup

NewsOK.com

Samuel Eto'o dropped as Cameroon captain

Eto'o was already left out of coach Volker Finke's initial squad for the final round of African Cup of Nations qualifiers starting next month.

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Related Topix: Cameroon World Cup

Football365

England: Frank Lampard has decided to retire from internationals

The 36-year-old former Chelsea man, who recently joined Manchester City on loan from New York City FC, scored 29 goals for his country.

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Related Topix: England World Cup, Sports, Frank Lampard, Soccer Players, World Soccer, More Sports, Chelsea

Ananova

Di Maria arrives at Carrington

Argentina winger Angel di Maria has arrived at Manchester United's Carrington training complex to complete a British record 59.7million transfer from Real Madrid.

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Related Topix: Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, Soccer Players, Manchester United, Gary Neville, Cristiano Ronaldo, Spain World Cup, Fernando Torres, Chelsea

The Washington Post

Changes in Serie A after Allegri replaces Conte

The pain in Italy began with the Italian Cup final in May, which was overshadowed by the shooting and later death of Napoli fan Ciro Esposito.

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Related Topix: Italy World Cup, Sports, World Soccer, More Sports, AC Milan, Soccer Players, Clarence Seedorf, Filippo Inzaghi

Football365

Smiling Messi Puts Bar a Back On Track

Lionel Messi endured some testing times with Barcelona last season, but he was back smiling in scoring two against Elche.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Lionel Messi, Andy Carroll, Glen Johnson, World Soccer, More Sports, Liverpool, Spain World Cup, Cristiano Ronaldo

Swindon Advertiser

It's a - very big game' for Swindon says Brighton boss Hyypia

BRIGHTON boss Sami Hyypia is steeling his side for a motivated Swindon Town ahead of their League Cup second round clash tonight.

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Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sami Hyypia, Finland World Cup, Bayer Leverkusen, World Soccer, More Sports

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Russia Taday

a Now do it for Israeli kid! Calls on Lionel Messi to balance his support of Palestine children

Netizens are trying to get soccer ace Lionel Messi to honor a four year-old boy, who was killed by a missile fired by Hamas.

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

GhanaWeb

FIFA asks GFA to investigate Nyantakyi

The world-governing body of football, FIFA, has handed a match-fixing allegation levelled against Ghana Football Association President Kwesi Nyantakyi back to the Association to handle.

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Related Topix: FIFA World Cup

GhanaSoccerNet.com

Faceless Kumasi sports journalists to rally supporters against Black Stars in 2015 AFCON qualifier

A group calling itself "Respect For Ghanaians" is planning to demonstrate against the Black Stars by discouraging fans from thronging the stadium when they host Uganda in next month's opening 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier.

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Related Topix: Ghana World Cup

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