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29.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Liverpool striker Luis Suarez's name was booed on two occasions during the PFA awards gala on Sunday evening. .
Juventus director general Beppe Marotta plays down speculation over Arjen Robben and Alexis Sanchez's link to his club this summer.
Tottenham winger Gareth Bale has played down talk of a summer move away from White Hart Lane.
Cristiano Ronaldo is back from injury ahead of Real Madrid's very important clash against Dortmund.
Reading and QPR have both been relegated from the EPL after they drew 0-0 at the Madejski Stadium yesterday.
Shakhtar Donetsk have been champions of Ukraine for fourth consecutive season after a 1-1 draw against Metalist Kharkiv with a 15-point lead.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed his interest in Sevilla midfielder Geoffrey Kondogbia, according to Sky Sports.
Spain striker David Villa may make a force move away from Barcelona to play more games in order to secure his spot at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, according to the Daily Mirror.
England defender Joleon Lescott admits he might have to leave Manchester City to secure a place at the World Cup, Daily Mail claimed.
Argentine striker Carlos Tevez won't move back to Boca Juniors this summer.
28.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Sir Alex Ferguson has hinted that he could move to bring Borussia Dortmund striker Robert Lewandowski to Manchester United this summer, according to Sky Sports.
Robin Van Persie returns Emirates in the derby between Manchester United and Arsenal. Van Persie scored from a penalty to settle for a draw.
Chelsea won their game against Swansea in 2-0 to move into 3rd place of the league table. Frank Lampard scored the 201st goal for Chelsea.
Spurs manager Andre Villas-Boas told Gareth Bale will stay at Tottenham if the club finishes top 4 in league table.
French side Marseille kept the Ligue 1 title hope alive as Valbuena's first-half goal earned them a 1-0 victory at Lorient.
German giants Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund claimed Bundesliga victories after resting most of their first XI players for Champions league.
Real Madrid came from behind to beat Atletico Madrid in 2-1 while league leader Barcelona held by Athletic Bilbao in 2-2 by the last minute goal of Ander Herrera.
Serie A giant Juventus moved closer for the Serie A title on Sunday with a late 2-0 victory at Torino.
Goal-line technology will not be introduced in MLS after officials decided it was too expensive to them.
Cristiano Ronaldo is injured and is in doubt in their very important Champion League clash against Dortmund.
John Terry will wait for Chelsea future as he keen to play for national team.
Uruguay are hopeful that Liverpool will release Luis Suarez before the end of the season so they can manage the striker's match fitness before Confederations Cup in Brazil.
26.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Brazil sensational Neymar is a doubt for the quarterfinals of the Paulista state championship this weekend, after picking up an injury in Brazil's 2-2 draw with Chile on Wednesday.
Bayern Munich have denies rumours they had already agreed terms with Dortmund striker land last champions league match hero Robert Lewandowski.
Chelsea defender David Luiz believes they must win all their remaining matches to secure a place in next year Champions League .
Liverpool will not make appeal against the ban of Luis Suarez to PFA.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has retained his position as the wealthiest football manager of England.He reassured Chelsea and Tottenham that he will pick a full-strength side against Arsenal on Sunday.
Swansea boss Michael Laudrup told that Sevilla striker Alvaro Negredo is out of his price range.
Japanese company gloops is the Manchester United’s first social gaming partner.
Inter Milan have been fined UEFA for the improper conduct of their fans against Tottenham Hotspur in Europa League last month.
Sir Alex Ferguson has reassured Chelsea and Tottenham that he plans to pick a full-strength side at Arsenal on Sunday.
Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has been linked with a move to Italian side Fiorentina.
25.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Stephan El Shaarawy's agent does not expect AC Milan to sell the 20 year old forward in the summer to Napoli.
PSG play down Napoli's Uruguayan forward Edinson Cavani moving rumour.
The Sun are reporting that former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is set to return to Stamford Bridge in the summer from Real Madrid and wants to bring 53 million dollar striker Radamel Falcao with him from Atletico Madrid.
Robert Lewandowski's agent confirms the striker's likely exit from the club in the summer.
Paris Saint-Germain sporting director Leonardo confidents Zlatan Ibrahimovic will remain with the French club next season.
The father and agent of Santos star striker Neymar told, his son will be heading for Europe after the Brazil World Cup.
Malaga and Argentine defender Martin Demichelis says he could rejoin River Plate, where he started his career in the summer.
Pieter Rumaropen, an Indonesian player has been banned for life by the country's football authority after he punched a referee in the face.
Mario Balotelli will return AC Milan from suspension in their Serie A game against Catania. It will boost to the Serie A side to ensure a place in next year Champions League.
PSG coach Carlo Ancelotti may be the successor of Jose Mourinho in Spainsh Giant Real Madrid in next season, according to reports.
Tito Vilanova will stay in charge next season for Barcelona, but the squad will be improved in the summer.
Schalke and Netharlands striker Klaas Jan Huntelaar has dismissed suggestions he could leave the club in the summer.
24.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Liverpool confirm that captain Steven Gerrard is going to need shoulder surgery in the summer.
Chelsea believe they have won the race to land Atletico Madrid centre forward Radamel Falcao, according to Daily Mail.
FA ban Luiz Suarrez to 10 games after he found guily to bite Ivanovic in the match against Chelsea.
Hamburg midfielder Heung-Min Son may replace Bayern bound Maroi Gotze in Dortmund.
Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari has indicated that Ronaldinho has the advantage over Kaka in the battle to be included in his Confederations Cup squad in this summer.
Manchester City defender Maicon insists he has no plans to leave the club this summer.
27-year old Manchester United winger Valencia wants feels very happy in his club and wants to end his career here.
Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon is close to return from his knee injury.
According to executive director of Dortmnd Matthias Sammer, Mario Gotze turned down 'incredible offers' to join Bayern Munich.
French radio station RMC have claimed that Paris Saint-Germain have agreed a deal to sign Napoli's striker Edinson Cavani.
Real Madrid Marcelo is out in today's clash against Dortmund while Modric is also in doubt.
22.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Borussia Dortmund forward Robert Lewandowski will wait to discover whether Manchester United keep Wayne Rooney and Javier Hernandez before deciding whether to move to Old Trafford, according to The Teegraph.
Andoni Zubizarreta has confirmed that Lionel Messi is fit the game of Barcelona against Bayern Munich, but final decision is still not made.
Arsenal have appealed against striker Olivier Giroud's Red Card during Saturday's win at Fulham for which he have to face a 3 match ban.
Luis Suarez has been fined by Liverpool after biting Branislav Ivanovic in sunday's clash against Chelsea.
Monaco are weighing up a move for Arsenal's right back Bacary Sagna, according to Daily Mail.
Celtic retained the Scottish Premier League title after a comfortable home victory against Inverness.
Manchester City goalkeeper Joe Hart getting frustrated after their loss against Tottenham after they nearly failed to defence their title.
Rickie Lambert believes Swansea's striker Michu's absence from the PFA Player of the Year shortlist after his brilliant performance throughout this season, is proof that smaller clubs are always overlooked for such awards.
Bolton's axed skipper Kevin Davies could be heading to the MLS with Toronto.
Real Madrid president Florentino Perez believes star striker Cristiano Ronaldo will stay at the club.
Italian giant Juventus need four more points to successfully defend the Serie A title after Vidal's penalty help them a crucial victory over arch-rival AC Milan.
PSG moves closer to French title race after their 3-0 victory over 10-man Nice on Sunday.
One of Fifa's leading advisers has resigned in protest over 'neutered' reform proposals.
21.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Tottenham star Gareth Bale says the belief his side showed against Manchester City will help them in their bid to finish in the top four. The Welshman recovered from an ankle injury to play 90 minutes at White Hart Lane on Sunday, and was in fine form as he setup Clint Dempsey for Tottenham’s equaliser before scoring the hosts' third as they came from a goal down to win 3-1.
Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez is worried about Barcelona's star-studded line-up ahead of the Champions League semi-final. "Unfortunately, everything about them worries me," the Spain international told AS. "They're a very balanced outfit and they have the best player in the world."
Gary Hooper scored a brace as Celtic claimed the Scottish Premier League title with a 4-1 win over Inverness CT on Sunday. The victory sees the Glasgow giants confirmed as champions with four games left in the season and a Scottish Cup final against Hibernian to come.
Mohameddan Sporting promoted to 1st division. Second team to be promoted will decided within Wednesday. Either of Meghalaya's Rangdajied United or Langsning FC or Bhowanipore FC will go through.Bhowanipore thrashed Southern Samity 4-1 thanks to a hat-trick from Hudson Lima.
Churchill has one hand at the I-League trophy now as they beat Mohun Bagan 2-0. The I-League is thus most likely to stay in Goa for a fifth straight year.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic's agent Mino Raiola has encouraged Juventus to make a move for the Paris Saint-Germain star in the off-season. Ibrahimovic scored 26 times in 89 games for Juve before leaving for Inter Milan in 2006, with the Swede starring in Ligue 1 this campaign.
With the Mumbai Tigers unlikely to gain promotion this year, Dodsal Group might well be the favourites to become the owner of one of the two franchise teams to be inducted into the I-League from the next season.
Lionel Messi has been included in the Barcelona squad for the first leg of their Champions League semi-final showdown with Bayern Munich. The Argentine made his return from a hamstring strain in the Barca's 1-1 draw with Paris Saint-Germain earlier this month, but was not risked in the subsequent La Liga clashes with Zaragoza and Levante.
Manchester United will claim their 20th league title tomorrow if they manage to beat Aston Villa after Tottenham beat Man City 3-1.
Liverpool secured a dramatic 2-2 draw against Chelsea after Luis Suarez scored in the 96th minute. Suarez should have been sent off in the 80th minute for 'biting' Chelsea defender, thus making the equaliser all the more bitter. Earlier during his days at Ajax, Suarez was handed a 8 match ban for biting a player. The Liverpool forward may well be handed a similar ban by the FA.
A brilliant volley from Antonio Di Natalie has inspired Udinese to their third straight win as they defeated Lazio 1-0 in the Serie A.
Bayern Munich equalled the Bundesliga record for most points in a single season after thumping Hannover 6-1 on Saturday. The Bavarians have 81 points with four games left to play and need only one more point to break the record set by Borussia Dortmund last season.
20.04.2013 - MAGNET :: FIFA has opened the bidding process for five competitions in between 2016 and 2017. The 209 FIFA member country football associations have to submit their bid to host the FIFA U-20 and U-17 Women's World Cups in 2016, the FIFA U-20 and U-17 World Cups in 2017 and the FIFA Beach Soccer World Cup in 2017.
Manchester United winger Nani is on Juventus radar, according to Italian newspaper Tuttosport.
Arsenal moved into third place in the Premier League after a 1-0 win over Fulham at Craven Cottage.
Kevin Nolan netted his 100th career goal as West Ham beat Wigan in 2-0.
Cardiff sealed the Championship title after a 1-1 draw against Burnley at Turf Moor on Saturday.
AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani has insisted that Manager Massimiliano Allegri will remain in the club for next season.
Bundesliga giant Bayern Munich's maintained their complete domination as they put six goals past Hannover to set another record and do a brilliant warm up beforea clash against Barcelona in the Champions League on Tuesday.
Bayern Munich midfielder Javi Martinez has hailed Spain team-mate Xavi as the world's best midfielder.
Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard urged that club need a manager for long term contract to bring some stability in the club.
Brazilian club Corinthians play down Argentine, Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez return link.
Goa Velha Sports Club beat St Savio Sports Club in 2-1 to move into the quarter-finals of St Anthony's Cup.
19.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Mohun Bagan will be playing an exhibition match in Nepal on May 1, 2013 against Three Star club.
PFA Player of the Year shortlist: Robin van Persie, Luis Suarez, Gareth Bale, Juan Mata, Michael Carrick, Eden Hazard.
PFA Young Player of the Year shortlist: Danny Welbeck, Gareth Bale, Eden Hazard, Christian Benteke, Romelu Lukaku, Jack Wilshere.
Brazil International Robinho has revealed he plans to stay with AC Milan and is keen to sign a contract beyond 2014.
Goan side Salgaocar's coach David Booth quits & returns back to England. Peter Vales will Be in Charge Of Salgaocar till the end of the season.
Carlo Ancelotti and the Paris St Germain owner Nasser al-Khelaifi have asked David Beckham to stay with the club next season.
Rafa Benitez will return to Anfield for the first time as a visiting manager with Chelsea on Sunday after 6 years.
Barcelona says forward Lionel Messi has returned to training from hamstring injury.
Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz is close to agreeing a deal to join Brazilian side Botafogo, according to his agent.
According to his agent, Edinson Cavani has no plans on leaving Napoli this summer.
Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao has play down talk linking him with a possible move to English giant Manchester United.
Qatar is racing to develop efficient solar-powered cooling technology in its stadiums to prevent from scorching heat of the Middle Eastern summer during the 2022 soccer World Cup.
Swensea keeper Michel Vorm insists he is happy at his club despite reports linking him with a move to Anfield.
Real Madrid Boss Jose Mourinho has tried to play down talk about his future ahead of Real Madrid's clash with Real Betis on Saturday.
Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson confident that Wayne Rooney will not leave to Paris St Germain this summer.
French International Eric Abidal is eager to sign a new contract with Barcelona after he return to squad from liver surgery.
Spurs boss Andre-Villas Boas says Gareth Bale is available for Sunday's crucial Premier League clash with Manchester City at White Hart Lane.
Arsene Wenger has ruled out a return for Barcelona midfielder Alex Song at the end of the season.
Chelsea captain John Terry has refused to shake hand to Football Association chairman David Bernstein at a ceremony in London.
AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli's three-match ban for insulting a match official has been reduced by a game on appeal, the Serie A has confirmed.
18.04.2013 - MAGNET :: East Bengal will going to honor Cheddi Eddeh as the footballer of the year (2012-13). He will going to honor by the club on the Foundation Day of the club. Last year (2011-12) Penn Orji was the recipient of the East Bengal Player of the year award.
Michael Carrick says Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson has no influence over his players' involvement with the international game after reports of manhandling his players emerged after Rio Ferdinand pulled out of England's squad last month.
The cousin of Alex Song says that the midfielder is unhappy at Barcelona because of his lack of opportunities since joining from Arsenal.
Peru drew with Mexico 0-0 in an international friendly at San Francisco.
Chelsea interim manager Rafael Benitez has rubbished suggestions his team have secured a top-four position in the English Premier League. Benitez's side bounced back from their FA Cup semi-final defeat to Manchester City with a 3-0 win over Fulham on Wednesday to move to 61 points in third spot on the Premier League table.
Meanwhile Manchester City won 1-0 against Wigan, thanks to a Carlos Tevez goal as they reduced the all-so-increasing gap between rivals Manchester United to 13 points. United drew 2-2 with West Ham after Robin van Persie scored a controversial equaliser as the Dutch international was a yard offside.
Southern Samity coach Subrata Bhattacharya has bombasted the AIFF for scheduling 2nd division I-League matches in the searing afternoon heat.
Paris Saint-Germain coach Carlo Ancelotti has branded his side's exit from the Coupe de France to Evian on penalties as a 'disaster'.
Stuttgart being Freiburg 2-1 in the semi final of DFB Pokal, Germany's elite cup competition, thus setting up a summit clash with the mighty Bayern Munich.
There will be an all-Rome derby in the final of Coppa Italia as Roma and Lazio clash with each other.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has slammed critics of Real Madrid skipper Iker Casillas. Del Bosque went as far as to suggest that such criticism of a goalkeeping 'legend' would not occur to the likes of Peter Shilton in England.
FIFA sent a letter to the South African sports ministry and football association on Thursday warning against government interference in the sports.
Getafe will be without defender Alexis for next four games after he was suspended today for spitting at Real Valladolid fans at the weekend.
More than two thirds of the Premier League's record 2.4 bn dollar income in 2011-12 was paid out in wages, according to the most recently published accounts of all 20 clubs.
With seven more games left in this current La Liga season, Malaga's players put themselves in a strong position to secure a place in Champions League for next season even though they know their efforts could all be in vain, as they have earned a UEFA ban from continental competition from next season due to delays in payments to creditors.
FIFA has lifted a ban on Libya hosting football matches despite this African country still facing security issues after the 2011 war that ousted Muammar Gaddafi.
17.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Messi is likely to be fit for the first leg of Barcelona's Champions League semi-final clash with Bayern Munich, according to reports.
Spanish giant Real Madrid have ended Manchester United's run as the world's most valuable football team, according to an annual survey released by Forbes.
After recent health issues, Barcelona Manager Tito Vilanova is reported today as he is prepared to continue as Coach for next season at Camp nou.
Gareth Bale is unlikely to start Tottenham's crucial Premier league game against Manchester City this Sunda after he suffered against FC Basle this month.
Russian football clubs were the second biggest spenders in the international transfer market last year trailing only to the English Premier League, according to FIFA.
The Spanish Football Federation are reportedly keen to sign Vicente del Bosque to a new contract beyond the 2014 World Cup.
Aston Villa captain Stiliyan Petrov says he is lucky to be alive as he continues his fight against leukaemia.
Real Madrid will be one of seven European teams along wth Inter Milan, Juventus to compete in a summer soccer tournament that will conclude in Miami on Aug. 6-7.
Ronaldinho is back in the Brazil squad for this month's friendly against Chile in Belo Horizonte. Full Squad of Brazil is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Diego Cavalieri (Fluminense), Jefferson (Botafogo).
Defenders: Marcos Rocha (Atletico Mineiro), Andre Santos (Gremio), Rever (Atletico Mineiro), Henrique (Palmeiras), Dede (Vasco).
Midfielders: Jean (Fluminense), Fernando (Gremio), Ralf (Corinthians), Paulinho (Corinthians), Jadson (Sao Paulo), Ronaldinho (Atletico Mineiro).
Forwards: Neymar (Santos), Leandro Damiao (Internacional), Leandro (Palmeiras), Alexandro Pato (Corinthians), Osvaldo (Sao Paulo).
16.04.2013 - MAGNET :: Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits that he has paid the price for bringing on Jack Wilshere before proper recovery and has said he will not take such risk again with the England midfielder.
Coach Carlo Ancelotti claims it would be 'impossible' for Paris Saint-Germain to sign Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney.
Bayern Munich defender Philipp Lahm has stressed his will not take Tuesday's DFB Pokal semi-final against Wolfsburg lightly. The Bavarians missed out on the cup last term, losing 5-2 to Borussia Dortmund in the final.
Mohun Bagan coach Karim Bencharifa is delighted by the character shown by his boys as they are most likely to avoid relegation this season after being docked off all their points at the mid-season.
Mohammedan Sporting are likely to be back in the 1st division as they are now 3 points clear at the top of the table in the final phase of 2nd division I-League.
Juventus striker Mirko Vucinic has hit out at the selective vision of the Italian media for questioning his work rate.The Montenegro international has come in for criticism of late from some sections of the national press, who have questioned his level of effort for the Bianconeri.
Manchester United defender Nemanja Vidic has warned that the Red Devils must remain focused as they close in on the Premier League crown. Sir Alex Ferguson's team are 15 points clear of Manchester City, who have a game in hand, at the top of the table with six matches to play.
18.05.2013 - MAGNET by ADHIRAJ DUTTA :: Champions Barcelona can reach a record equalling 100 points for the season by beating Malaga in the last round of La Liga matches on Saturday.
Bayern Munich will be without Luiz Gustavo and Dante for the DFB-Pokal against Stuttgart on Saturday. Both have been named in Brazil's squad for the Confederations Cup and, due to FIFA regulations, must join the national squad as it is less than 14 days until the start of the tournament.
Eric Abidal is to leave Barcelona after six years at Camp Nou when his contract expires next month. Abidal has made 192 appearances for the Catalan giants since signing from Lyon in 2007, but his football career has been largely overshadowed by health issues in recent years.
Michel Platini has expressed frustration after a proposal to limit the age and mandate of FIFA delegates was dropped. The UEFA president has been a keen advocate of plans which would see the age to which officials could serve capped at 72 and the president's term of office limited to 12 years. Despite FIFA President Sepp Blatter promising the reforms two years ago, he claims there is no reason why there should be limits on ages and lengths of terms if people are capable of carrying out their jobs.
Bayer Leverkusen and Chelsea have agreed a deal that will take Andre Schurrle to Stamford Bridge. Leverkusen's general manager Wolfgang Holzhauser confirmed that Schurrle will be allowed to depart for the Premier League in the off-season with Kevin De Bruyne moving to the BayArena on loan as part of the deal.
FC Porto have announced on their official website that they have signed Josue Pesqueira and Luis Carneirofrom Pacos de Ferreira and Estoril respectively. The Dragons have been very busy over the last few weeks, cashing in on star players James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho.
Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has dismissed reports linking with a move to Manchester United. With former manager David Moyes moving to Old Trafford, Fellaini had been tipped to join him in making the switch from Goodison Park but the Belgian insists he has heard nothing of an offer. 'He (Moyes) never told me he planned to take me to United. Rumours are part of football and I take them with a pinch of salt," the Belgian international said after his country's 4-2 win over USA on Wednesday.
Carlo Ancelotti has not been approached to become Real Madrid manager, according to club president Florentino Perez.
Liverpool goalkeeper insists he is happy to remain at Anfield, but admits it would be tricky to reject advances from Barcelona. Reina had been linked with a switch to the Spanish champions in light of Victor Valdes' expected departure in the close-season, but the 30-year-old says he is happy at Anfield and also insists there has not yet been any offer.
Sao Paulo's director of football Adalberto Batista has discounted suggestions Ganso is on the verge of a move to Paris Saint-Germain. The Brazil international, who has long been linked with a move to Europe, is believed to have caught the eye of the Ligue 1 champions and their Brazilian director of sport Leonardo, but Batista said the club have no interest in doing business.
Malaga boss Manuel Pellegrini says he has already reached a verbal agreement to take over as Manchester City manager. The Chilean has been strongly linked with the vacant post since Roberto Mancini was dismissed earlier this month following their FA Cup final defeat at the hands of Wigan.
18.05.2013 - MAGNET :: Cristiano Ronaldo and Jose Mourinho were sent off as Atletico Madrid beat Real Madrid in extra-time at the Santiago Bernabeu to win Copa del Rey first time in 14 years. Jose Mourinho has called the current campaign is the "worst season" of his career after this loss.
Sir Alex Ferguson claims he is not interested now in Manchester united striker Wayne Rooney's future and declared it is an issue for new boss David Moyes now. Rooney joined United from David Moyes's Everton in 2004.
CSKA MOSCOW lift their first domestic championship since 2006 after a 0-0 draw with Kuban Krasnodar on Friday. This is their 11th title and first after long 7 years.
Ex- England International defender Rio Ferdinand is close to agreeing a new contract with Manchester United, according to Sky sports. 34 year old defender recently retires from Internation career and his contract with United will expire this summer.
North London rivals Arsenal and Tottenham will battle for their champions league place in next season on sunday. Arsenal will face Newcastle while Tottenham will face Sunderland. A win of Arsenal will secure their top 4 finish but a loss or a draw will give Spurs a chance to make it top 4 finish.
Santos vice-president Odilio Rodrigues has confirmed that the club have already rejected an offer from Spanish giant Barcelona for Neymar, according to Sky Sports. But discussion is still going on for a summer move of the Brazilian top rated young star striker.
Ryan Giggs not thinking of retirement after his teammates Paul Scholes retires after the end of this season. Giggs will ready to help their new boss David Moyes in he next season.
AC Milan reamins hopeful that Brazilian striker Robinho will remain at the club despite speculation linking him with a return to Brazil. Robinho joins AC Milan from Manchester City in 2010 but struggling to produce his best since joining.
Juventus midfielder Andrea Pirlo has played down of the recent rumor of his summer move to Real Madrid. Ex- Milan Boss, PSG Boss Carlo Ancelotti being heavily linked to Real Madrid, he may consider for a possible move of Pirlo to Madrid.
17.05.2013 - MAGNET :: France International, Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna has hinted he could leave Premier League club this summer after admiting he was flattered by interest from Paris Saint Germain and AC Monaco.
Brazilian government says they will use security robots to improve public safety during the 2014 World Cup will be ready for the Confederations Cup in June.
Sir Alex Ferguson has been named Barclays Premier League Manager of the Season and Tottenham winger Gareth Bale picking up the Barclays Premier League Player of the Season award. Bale is the first Welsh player to get Barclays player of the season title.
David Beckham has announced he will retire from football at the end of the season. After spending more than 20 years with football former England captain and currently PSG's player feels it is the right time to hang his boots after helping Paris St Germain to their first French championship in 19 years.
The Premier League has confirmed that a possible play-off for third place between Chelsea and Arsenal will be staged at Villa Park on May 26. If Arsenal win 2-1 against Newcastle and Chelsea draw 0-0 with Everton, then the two London clubs would be tied with identical records and, under Premier League rules, an extraordinary play-off would have to be played.
34 year old, England International midfielder, record goal scorer of Chelsea Frank Lampard has signed a one-year contract extension at Chelsea.
Radamel Falcao has dismissed speculation about his future, he is committed to Atletico Madrid. There are a huge speculation about his move to newly promoted cash rich French side AC Monaco.
German International Arsenal defender Per Mertesacker says that he will remain at the club next season. 6 ft 6 inch defender feels his in one of the key man of this team after arriving from Werder Breman in August 2011.
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed that the Premier League club are in 'advanced' talks over Auxerre young striker Yaya Sanogo for a 2 year deal. Though nothing is yet to be finalised.
15.05.2013 - MAGNET :: Everton defender Seamus Coleman has hailed the impact David Moyes and Phil Neville have had on his career. Coleman, 24, was signed by Moyes from Irish outfit Sligo Rovers in August 2009, and has made 101 appearances for Everton since. With Moyes set to leave Goodison Park to join Manchester United in July, and Neville's contract not being renewed, Coleman took the chance to thank both.
Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is reportedly keen to leave the club at the end of the season, according to the Daily Mail. He scored 17th goal of the season for his club. Meanwhile Manchester City Sacked their boss Roberto Mancini. Report suggests Chilian Manuel Pellegrini, Malaga manager will succeed Mancini in City this summer. Spanish side Malaga also confirmed Manuel Pellegrini will leave the club after this season.
Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand retires from his International carrer with his country, England. 34 year old defender last played for his country in June 2011. Meanwhile another Red Devils teammate Paul Scholes retire from his club career 2nd time.
Bundesliga Champion Bayern Munich has denied any interest in signing Santos star Neymar this summer. Former Santos official Vicente Cascione told recently that Neymar's move is a done deal and he will move to Bayern in this august.
Arsenal and Chelsea could have to face a play-off for the final automatic Champions League place if they finish with identical records. If Arsenal beat Newcastle in 2-1 and Everton hold Chelsea 0-0 then both team will have same point with same goal difference.
Wayne Rooney reportedly wants to leave Manchester United this summer. This will be first major decision Davi Moyes have to made when he succeed Alex Furguson in Red Devils. Various reports suggests that he may join Arsenal or Bayern Munich this summer. Bayern Munich sporting director Matthias Sammer denies to sign Rooney but Arsene Wenger didn't rule out to sign him this summer.
Malaga have denied to comment on speculation that they have agreed a deal to release Manuel Pellegrini from his contract. 59-year-old Pellegrini has been in charge at the club since November 2010, guiding them to fourth place in La Liga in his first full season in charge and to the quarter-finals of the UEFA Champions League this season. He is the favourite to replace Roberto Mancini at Manchester City and reports on Wednesday had suggested the club had come to a deal with him to release him early from his contract.
Wigan manager Roberto Martinez will hold talks over his future with club chairman Dave Whelan after Sunday's home match against Aston Villa. The DW Stadium outfit were officially relegated from the Premier League on Tuesday, with their eight-season stay in the top-flight ending at Arsenal, where they suffered a 4-1 defeat.
Retiring Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher wishes he had been able to win the Premier League title in his career. 35-year-old Carragher will play his final game ever game following a 17-year senior career when Liverpool face QPR at Anfield on Sunday. He said: 'I wish I'd have won the league. But you've given it everything and done as much as you can in terms of what you put into it."
Juergen Klopp is hopeful that Mario Goetze will be fit for Borussia Dortmund's UEFA Champions League final clash with Bayern Munich.
Christian Benteke is the subject of transfer interest from Borussia Dortmund, according to the player's representatives. The 22-year-old Belgium international has starred in his first Premier League season, scoring 19 goals in 34 appearances since moving from Genk for a reported fee of seven million pounds.
Manchester United veteran Ryan Giggs could become a coach at the club as soon as next season. New United boss David Moyes is keen to utilise the experience of Giggs, with the Welsh midfielder likely to be offered a player-coach role at Old Trafford for the 2013-14 campaign.
Brazil manager Luis Felipe Scolari has defended Neymar amid claims the forward has been under-performing at club level. The Santos star was included in Scolari's squad for the Confederations Cup next month, and the 64-year-old insists his domestic form merited selection.
Chelsea attacker Eden Hazard will miss tonight's UEFA Europa League final against Benfica due to a calf injury. The 22-year-old Belgium international was injured in Saturday's 2-1 win over Aston Villa and will miss Chelsea's biggest game of the season in Amsterdam.
13.05.2013 - MAGNET :: AFC Ajax Amsterdam ace Christian Eriksen has confirmed there have been transfer talks between the Dutch Eredivisie champions and UEFA Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund ahead of the summer transfer window.
Paris Saint-Germain director of football Leonardo has been rushed to hospital after collapsing, according to reports in France. The former Brazil international was taken to the American Hospital in Neuilly-sur-Seine after celebrating the club's Ligue 1 title win, Le Parisien have claimed.
Spain coach Vicente del Bosque has revealed that he may not step down from his role after the 2014 World Cup. The former Real Madrid boss, who has overseen victory at the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012 since taking charge in 2008, claimed in April that he planned to move on following the conclusion of the tournament in Brazil.
CSKA Moscow fans have threatened to boycott their Russian Cup final meeting with Anzhi Makhachkala over the decision to hold it in Chechnya. The Russian Football Association (RFU) have chosen to stage the showpiece fixture in Grozny, the capital of the volatile state, which has historically been plagued by terrorism.
Atletico Madrid have moved to confirm reports linking them with a summer swoop for Wolfsburg midfielder Diego Ribas da Cunha. Los Colchoneros are looking for a new playmaker after Arda Turan expressed his desire to leave the club at the end of the current campaign.
Manchester City full-back Pablo Zabaleta is confident his side can recover from their 1-0 defeat to Wigan in the FA Cup final on Saturday. The Argentine was dismissed in the second half for a second bookable offence when he fouled Wigan's Calum McManaman, before Ben Watson’s injury-time winner.
West Brom head coach Steve Clarke has admitted that striker Peter Odemwingie is likely to leave the club at the end of the season. Odemwingie has courted plenty of controversy this season, having tried to force through a move to QPR on transfer deadline day before insulting the club in a series of twitter comments.
Strikers Jeje Lalpekhlua and Joaquim Abranches are reportedly confirmed to don the Dempo jersey for the 2013-14 season.
PSV have confirmed that Phillip Cocu has signed a four-year deal to succeed Dick Advocaat as the club's head coach. The former Netherlands international last took charge at the Philips Stadion in March 2012 upon the dismissal of Fred Rutten, but stepped down at the end of that season having overseen a run of seven wins in nine fixtures.
Paris Saint-Germain head coach Carlo Ancelotti has claimed his team showed they 'deserve' to win Ligue 1 after clinching the title at Lyon. Jeremy Menez's second-half strike wrapped up the three points for PSG at third-placed Lyon's Stade de Gerland, which secured the capital club's first Ligue 1 title since 1994.
10.05.2013 - MAGNET :: David Moyes has claimed he was not making plans to leave Everton ahead of agreeing to replace Alex Ferguson at Manchester United. After it was confirmed on Thursday that the Scot is to take over at Old Trafford following Ferguson's retirement, Moyes is confident that his replacement will find success easier to come by due to the chairman's commitment.
Manipur's BMSC Taobunghkho U - 15 will now represent India at the South East Asia regional finals of NIKE MUPC 2013 to be held in Malaysia this June. Today in the final they beat Mumbai FC u - 15 by 5-4 in sudden death at Duler Stadium Goa.
Liverpool midfielder Steven Gerrard says he will ready for pre-season after his campaign was ended with a shoulder injury. The England captain has been struggling with the injury for some time and the decision was taken for Gerrard to have surgery, he has appeared in all 36 Premier League games so far this season.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes says the club will still go ahead with plans to build a new stadium, despite their Premier League relegation. The London club will play next season in the Championship and it was thought that relocation plans would only go ahead if they remained in the top flight.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has admitted his disappointment that brother Kolo is set to leave the club at the end of the season. The defender moved to the Etihad Stadium in 2009 in a 16 million pound deal from Arsenal, but will not have his contract extended in the summer and has been told he is free to find a new club.
Sunderland boss Paolo Di Canio has predicted a bright future for on-loan full-back Danny Rose after a fine season at the Stadium of Light. Rose is due to play his last game for the club against Southampton on Sunday, as he is ineligible to face parent club Tottenham on the last day of the season.
Roberto Soldado says he wants to stay at Valencia but fears being sold as the indebted club look to balance their books. The striker has been the subject of intense transfer speculation for much of the past two seasons as a result of his prolific goal-scoring record at Estadio Mestalla.
Real Madrid have cancelled their scheduled Friday press conference in a bid to calm the storm of speculation surrounding the club.The media briefing was going to serve as the pre-match press call ahead of Saturday's La Liga clash away to Espanyol. But following another explosive press conference on Tuesday before the midweek game against Malaga, the club are desperate to ease tensions at the Santiago Bernabeu and have opted not to present any staff or players to journalists.
QPR defender Tal Ben Haim has signed a short-term loan deal with MLS outfit Toronto FC. The 31-year-old signed a free transfer with the Loftus Road outfit in January but has played just six times for the club since.
Paris Saint-Germain forward Ezequiel Lavezzi could return to former club Napoli according to the player’s agent. The Argentine reportedly "misses Italian football" and speculation is growing that he could leave France and return to Naples.
09.05.2013 - MAGNET :: Premier League Champion Manchester United have confirmed that Everton boss David Moyes will be the successor when Alex Ferguson retires after 26 years at Old Trafford. Moyes will join United on July 1 on a six-year deal.
Bayern Munich right-back Rafinha has been handed a two-match ban and fined 15,000 Euro by the German Football Association.
Edin Dzeko has refused to commit his future to Manchester City and will go out in this summer.
Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure is fit to play in Saturday's FA Cup final against Wigan Athletic.
Chelsea and England midfielder Frank Lampard feels the return of former manager Mourinho would be a great thing for the club.
Wigan Manager Roberto Martinez could be the successor of David Moyes at Goodison Park after Moyes will join Manchester United.
Arsenal target Diego Costa says he wants to stay and continue his development at Atletico Madrid.
Frank Lampard admits he remains hopeful that he will still be at Chelsea in the next season.
Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso says he will still be at club for the next season.
Chelsea have gatecrashed Bayern Munich's attempts to sign Manchester United and England striker Wayne Rooney and are ready with a 30m Pound bid, according to Daily Mirror.
Manchester City defender Richards says he would like to stay at the club upto end of his career.
08.05.2013 - MAGNET :: Carles Puyol has moved quickly to dismiss talk that he is set to join Milan at the end of the season.
Arsenal agree 30m dollar a year deal with Puma with 5 year contract, is one of the most lucrative kit contract in British Football.
Jose Mourinho has suggested he intends to stay on as Real Madrid manager after a lot speculation over to move to Stamford Bridge.
According to Bild, Arsenal have been keeping close tabs on Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich.
East Bengal midfielder Mehtab Hossain set for trials in Spanish first and second tier clubs this summer.
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone tol that his club will make a bid to Luis Suarez in the summer as he is a big fan of the striker.
Denmark centre-half Daniel Agger will not leave Liverpool in the next three years despite reported interest from Barcelona.
Relegated QPR boss Harry Redknapp has revealed he expects goalkeeper Julio Cesar to leave Loftus Road at the end of the season.
Manchester City manager Roberto Mancini has confirmed his liking for Roma defender Marquinhos.
07.05.2013 - MAGNET :: New York Red Bulls forward Thierry Henry is Major League Soccer's highest-paid player for the second straight season.
Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard is to undergo shoulder surgery and will miss the last two games of the season.
Joey Barton has been handed a two-match ban for insulting tweets against Paris Saint-Germain captain Thiago Silva.
Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has hinted that Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho will be his successor at Stamford Bridge next season.
French striker Olivier Giroud has revealed he was a target for Bayern Munich in the last summer but is happy to be a Gunners.
Franck Ribery has said he would he happy to extend his contract with Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich.
Manchester United are chasing Juventus star Claudio Marchisio and could use Nani as part of a swap deal for Marchisio, according to the Daily Mirror.
Borussia Dortmund goalkeeper Roman Weidenfeller has extended his contract with the club until 2016.
Tottenham star Gareth Bale should be the top transfer target for Real Madrid, according to the Spanish club's supporters.
According to Sky Sports, Shakhtar Donetsk midfielder Fernandinho has openly expressed his desire to become a Manchester City player.
The Daily Express reports that Frank Lampard has been told that he will be offered a new one-year contract by Chelsea.
05.05.2013 - MAGNET :: Juventus retained their Serie A title with a 1-0 home win over Palermo on Sunday.
18 year old- Mattheus Oliveira, the son of Brazilian legend Bebeto, is close to completing a move to Serie A giants Juventus.
Manchester United Manager Ferguson admits United tried to sign Bale in January 2007 from Southampton, but Tottenham beats them.
Jose Mourinho is set for another round of talks with Roman Abramovich over a Chelsea comeback this week.
Israeli midfielder, Yossi Benayoun has revealed he will quit Chelsea at the end of the season when his contract expires.
Michel Vorm confirms he will not leave Swansea ity this summer despite so much speculation over him in recent times.
Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has hinted that Scott Sinclair may leave in this summer transfer window. Their are some rumours that he may join Swansea City or Southampton i this summer.
Luis Suarez has revealed that he wants to remain at Liverpool despite receiving a 10-match ban for biting Chelsea defender Branislav Ivanovic.
Loic Remy may join Arsenal in this summer, according to Sunday Mirror.
Cristiano Ronaldo has admitted he would be prepared to make a sensational return to Manchester United, according to Daily Star.
Tottenham will attempt to off-load Emmanuel Adebayor this summer after running out of patience with the 100,000 dollar-a-week striker, The Times says.
Cesc Fabregas will look for a return to the Premier League if he is sold by Barcelona this summer, according to Daily Star.
04.05.2013 - MAGNET :: According to a respected football agent, Jose Mourinho's agents are set to meet Chelsea FC officials next week in London. The source says that no terms have been agreed between CFC and Mourinho yet. But the information is that Mourinho has requested that Chelsea FC remove certain members of their non-playing staff.
Hull City manager Steve Bruce hailed rivals Watford after pipping them to Premier League promotion on Saturday.Bruce was forced to endure an agonising wait after his side gifted champions Cardiff a last-gasp equaliser in their final Championship match. However, the 2-2 draw at the KC Stadium was enough for them to finish ahead of Watford after Gianfranco Zola's 10-man team fell to a delayed 2-1 defeat at home to Leeds.
Yaya Toure has claimed he would be happy to retire at Manchester City, if he can fire the side to many trophies. The Ivory Coast international penned a new four-year deal at the Etihad Stadium in April after his agent had claimed the midfielder would look to move if better terms were not offered.
Everton manager David Moyes believes Marouane Fellaini can play a big role in the Merseyside derby against Liverpool. The Belgian midfielder has produced important performances so far this season in big games including during the win over Manchester United and draws against Arsenal and Manchester City.
Roberto Mancini has slammed speculation linking other managers with his job at Manchester City. The City manager won the Premier League last season and has also won the FA Cup and Community Shield for owner Sheikh Mansour during his time at the Etihad Stadium.
Alex Ferguson has welcomed a possible Premier League return for former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho. The Manchester United manager enjoyed a fierce but respectful rivalry when Mourinho managed the Stamford Bridge outfit.
Italian newspaper Tuttosport has suggested that Juventus are in a pole position to sign Atalanta midfielder Giacomo "Jack" Bonaventura. Rather than resting on their laurels after securing another Serie A title, the Bianconeri plan to further reinforce the squad and mount a serious challenge in the Champions League as well.
Paris Saint-Germain's Javier Pastore hopes his side can win the Ligue 1 crown this Sunday to secure his first ever league title triumph. Carlo Ancelotti's outfit are nine points clear at the top of the table and, provided that second-placed Marseille slip up at home to Bastia and PSG beat Valenciennes, the capital club could claim its first domestic league title since 1994.
East Bengal draw with Dempo, their 5th successive draw, puts rest to any hope of them winning the I-League.
03.05.2013 - MAGNET :: PSG Manager Carlo Anelotti may join Real Madrid after Mourinho leaves this summer. Meanwhile Jose Mourinho has reportedly agreed to return to Chelsea this summer.
FIFA secretary general Jerome Valcke says Qatar can stage the 2022 World Cup in eight stadiums.
Chelsea reached its first Europa League final on Thursday after finishing off FC Basel with a comeback 3-1 win at Stamford Bridge.
Chelsea manager Rafael Benitez has been named Premier League manager of the month for April.
Former Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola ruls out his return to Camp Nou again.
Roberto Mancini thinks he have to face a tough battle to sign Fernandinho.
Spurs defender Assou-Ekotto happy to stay in White Hart Lane and wants to end his career here.
Wenger's side is ready for their remaining three vital matches to finish top 4 of the premier league.
Italy midfielder veteran Andrea Pirlo told that he will take international retirement after the 2014 World Cup.
Manchester United ma bring two three more players in the summer transfer window.
Argentine striker Gonzalo Higuain will leave Real Madrid this summer, according to club's general manager Jose Angel Sanchez. Tottenham, Manchester City and Arsenal have been alerted after that news.
The Spanish football league are investigating Deportivo La Coruna's win at Levante last month for a possible case of match-fixing.
Real Madrid will demand Manchester United striker Javier Hernandez in any cash-plus-player deal for Cristiano Ronaldo, acording to The Sun.
Manchester United want Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp to succeed Sir Alex Ferguson when the 71-year-old manager decides to leave Old Trafford, according to Daily Mirror.
FC Barcelona are set to sign Brazil superstar Neymar from Santos for 50m Pound.
Ricardo Portillo, 46, Utah soccer referee is in a coma after being punched by a teenage player after he got a yellow card for a foul.
02.05.2013 - MAGNET :: The Professional Footballers Association has have described their dismay at Reginald D Hunter's comedy act during Sunday's award ceremony. It is customary for a comic to perform at the end of season dinner but Hunter, a black American comedian, caused controversy for several uses of racial slurs, and making jokes about Luis Suarez's race row.
QPR chairman Tony Fernandes has confirmed that Harry Redknapp will be in charge of the club next season. Redknapp, who took charge of the club in November, was backed to sign reinforcements in January, but it was not enough to retain the club's Premier League status and their relegation to the Championship was confirmed with a 0-0 draw at Reading on Sunday.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has warned against putting too much pressure on Philippe Coutinho, after his fine start to life at the club. The playmaker signed at Anfield from Inter in January and has racked up five assists, as well as two goals, in his 10 games for the Merseyside club.
Mohun Bagan suffered a surpise 1-2 loss against Nepalese outfit Three Star. The Mariners are currently on a one week conditioning camp in Nepal.
Borussia Dortmund's Ilkay Gundogan has preached the importance of humility as they aim to reach the UEFA Champions League final.
Jose Mourinho believes Real Madrid were too "naive" to handle Robert Lewandowski in their UEFA Champions League defeat to Borussia Dortmund.
Leighton Baines has admitted he is glad that Everton will not have to face Luis Suarez in their upcoming derby clash on Sunday.
Arsene Wenger has dismissed speculation linking with him with a move to Paris Saint-Germain in the off-season and has confirmed that he will stay at Arsenal next season.
Tottenham full-back Danny Rose looks set to remain at the Stadium of Light for the foreseeable future. The 22-year-old has largely impressed at Sunderland since arriving on loan in the summer, proving he can mix it up with the best of them in England's top flight.
Paris Saint-Germain's sporting director Leonardo felt David Beckham should not have been sent off in their win at Evian. PSG maintained their nine-point lead at the top of Ligue 1 with a 1-0 win over the relegation-threatened club, a second-half strike from Javier Pastore enough to earn all three points for Carlo Ancelotti's men.
The Calcutta League match between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan is likely to be held on 23rd May.