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33 min ago | Tay FM

Wenger Keen To Boost Arsenal Defence

New defensive signing Calum Chambers has made a positive impression in his first appearances for his new club, but Wenger is wary of demanding too much too soon from the A 16m summer signing, while Mikel Arteta sustained an injury against Besiktas in midweek.


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

4 hrs ago | Burnley Citizen

Scholes: I'm scared for United

Paul Scholes has expressed fear that Manchester United will descend into long-term decline unless rapid action is taken to strengthen their faltering team.


Related Topix: Sports, Paul Scholes, More Sports, Manchester United

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Andover Advertiser

Funeral of MH17 victim to be held

The funeral of the first British victim to be identified from the wreckage of Flight MH17 will take place today.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Fabricio Coloccini, More Sports, Newcastle United

USA Today

Porto, Celtic well set in Champs League playoffs

Former European Cup winners Porto and Celtic took big steps toward the Champions League group stage on Wednesday, as home teams struggled in their playoff round, first-leg matches.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Vincent Enyeama, More Sports, Lille, FIFA Soccer World Cup, Slovakia World Cup

Moray Firth Radio

Dzeko Signs New Manchester City Contract

Edin Dzeko has signed a new four-year contract with Manchester City, keeping him at the Etihad Stadium until 2018.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Sergio Aguero, Edin Dzeko, More Sports, Samir Nasri, Manchester City, Aleksandar Kolarov, David Silva

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, Soccer Players, Luka Modric, Tottenham, More Sports

Fox Sports

Argentina defender Fernandez signs for Swansea from Napoli

The Swans stated on their website that Fernandez has signed a four-year deal for an undisclosed fee, subject to international clearance.


Related Topix: Sports, Ashley Williams, Soccer Players, Garry Monk, Swansea City, More Sports, Swansea


Garcia rescues draw for Atletico

A late Raul Garcia goal rescued a 1-1 draw for Atletico Madrid against city rivals Real in Tuesday's Spanish Supercopa first-leg encounter at the Bernabeu.


Related Topix: Sports, Raul Garcia, Soccer Players, Koke, Mario Suarez, Real Madrid, More Sports, Atletico Madrid

Bicester Advertiser

Morris eyeing Oxford United revival

Oxford United's Carlton Morris , seen battling it out with Mansfield Town's Ritchie Sutton in the 2-1 defeat on Saturday, feels the U's are set to turn the corner Carlton Morris is confident Oxford United will show they are quick learners as they attempt to get off the mark in Sky Bet League Two at Morecambe tonight.


Related Topix: Sports, More Sports, Mansfield Town

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Wimbledon Guardian

Eagles debut scorer in the dark on new manager

Brede Hangeland says he knows no more than anyone else about who will replace Tony Pulis, the manager who signed him during the close season.


Related Topix: Sports, Soccer Players, Brede Hangeland, Fulham, More Sports

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, Soccer Players, Aaron Ramsey, Wojciech Szczesny, Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain, Per Mertesacker, More Sports, Arsenal

Sporting Lisbon to sell Marcos Rojo to Man United

Manchester United landed a deal to sign defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon on Tuesday, with the Portuguese club announcing that winger Nani is returning on loan from Old Trafford.


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

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, More Sports, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Soccer Players

Bellingham Herald

10th European Cup in hand, Madrid turns to Liga

For 12 straight years, Madrid's coaches and players had been tasked with winning another Champions League title, a mission that had grown into an obsession that overshadowed winning the domestic crown.


Related Topix: Real Madrid, Sports, More Sports, Cristiano Ronaldo, Soccer Players, Iker Casillas, Angel Di Maria, Xabi Alonso, Sami Khedira

Andover Advertiser

Mourinho hails Fabregas display

Jose Mourinho hailed Cesc Fabregas after the midfielder enjoyed a stunning debut in Chelsea's 3-1 win over Burnley.


Related Topix: Sports, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, Branislav Ivanovic, Soccer Players, Ashley Cole, More Sports, Chelsea, Cesc Fabregas

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Hamburger SV wins shootout over 3rd-tier club

Goalkeeper Rene Adler saved two penalties as Hamburger SV squeezed into the second round of the German Cup by winning a shootout over third-division Energie Cottbus.


Related Topix: Energie Cottbus, Sports, More Sports, Hamburg SV

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, Soccer Players, Edin Dzeko, David Silva, Sergio Aguero, More Sports, Manchester City, Newcastle

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, Soccer Players, Petr Cech, 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, Phil Jones, More Sports, Soccer Players, Chris Smalling, Manchester United, Patrice Evra, Juan Mata, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Olympic Football, Summer Olympics

Clyde 2

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, Swansea City, More Sports, Soccer Players, Garry Monk, Swansea