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Monaco striker Dimitar Berbatov salvaged a 1-1 draw with Lille in the French league on Saturday after Radamel Falcao was left out of the squad amid speculation about his future.
Manchester City slumped to a surprise first defeat in the defense of its Premier League title on Saturday, losing 1-0 to Stoke as the problems of arch-rival Manchester United mounted despite an encouraging debut from new signing Angel Di Maria.
Chelsea came out on top in a nine-goal thriller against Everton encapsulated in two frantic goalscoring spells in either half at Goodison Park.
Wilfried Zaha snatched a point for new manager Neil Warnock as Crystal Palace emerged from a six-goal thriller at Newcastle with something to show for their efforts.
Garry Monk's men extended their 100 per cent record to three games as a Nathan Dyer double and a spectacular volley from Wayne Routledge rewarded some excellent Swansea approach play.
Cristiano Ronaldo won't play in Real Madrid's first away game of the Spanish league season after Portugal ruled him unfit for its opening 2016 European Championship qualifier.
Brondby are in talks with Liverpool to re-sign defender Daniel Agger for a fee in the region of 3million.
MLS Cup champion Sporting Kansas City and Brazilian powerhouse Fluminense FC have agreed to a partnership that encompasses player transfers, academy and coaching exchanges, and other business opportunities that include a pair of international friendlies.
Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini does not think Yaya Toure will have a problem returning to CSKA Moscow this season.
Monday's 3-1 win over last season's runners-up Liverpool was a particularly assured performance and emphasised their strength in depth.
Fernando Torres' frustrating and underwhelming time as a Chelsea player looks to be nearly over after AC Milan struck a deal to take him on a two-year loan.
Tottenham will be looking to replicate local rivals Arsenal's recent success against Besiktas after being paired with the Turkish side in Group C of the Europa League.
Arsene Wenger insists Arsenal can still challenge for the Barclays Premier League title even if they fail to sign cover for the injured Olivier Giroud.
Carlos Bianchi was fired as Boca Juniors coach a day after the team lost for the third time in four games in the Argentine league.
Tottenham's Harry Kane acknowledges the White Hart Lane supporters after his side's 3-0 victory over AEL Limassol.
Liverpool will have a glamorous return to the Champions League after being drawn against holders Real Madrid in the group stage.
Updated: Sun Aug 31, 2014 01:48 am
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