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  • Marseille agree deal to sign Dutch defender Rekik

    Marseille agree deal to sign Dutch defender Rekik

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    Marseille agree deal to sign Dutch defender Rekik

    Marseille have reached a deal with Manchester City that will see Dutch international defender Karim Rekik move to the Stade Velodrome, the Ligue 1 side announced on Tuesday. …

  • De Bruyne going nowhere, says Wolfsburg boss

    De Bruyne going nowhere, says Wolfsburg boss

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    De Bruyne going nowhere, says Wolfsburg boss

    Wolfsburg has sent a "hands off" signal to the clubs chasing Kevin de Bruyne by insisting their Belgium midfielder is not for sale as they look to improve his contract. Manchester City, Bayern Munich and Paris Saint-Germain have all been linked to the 24-year-old attacking midfielder who helped steer Wolfsburg to a Champions League place next season and scored in last month's German Cup final win over Borussia Dortmund. De Bruyne has a contract with Wolfsburg until 2019 and Wolfsburg's …

  • Women's soccer fever grips England in historic World Cup run

    Women's soccer fever grips England in historic World Cup run

    Associated Press
    Women's soccer fever grips England in historic World Cup run

    MANCHESTER, England (AP) — The movie "Bend It Like Beckham" first got Kiera Burke interested in soccer. During the 2012 Olympics, she went to Manchester United's Old Trafford stadium to watch the women's teams from United States and Canada play a thrilling semifinal. …

  • UEFA tempts investors with new financial rules

    UEFA tempts investors with new financial rules

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    UEFA tempts investors with new financial rules

    UEFA has eased financial fair play rules on clubs in a bid to tempt investors after a tough three-year campaign to cut sky-high debt in the European game. With Gulf state-owned Manchester City and Paris Saint Germain still feeling the pain of sanctions ordered last year, UEFA's executive eased the rules at a meeting in Prague on Monday. The new UEFA rules are clearly intended to attract investors and Europe's top clubs welcomed the move. …

  • Croatia's Suker denies links with match-fixing scandal

    Croatia's Suker denies links with match-fixing scandal

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    Croatia's Suker denies links with match-fixing scandal

    "I was never in my life involved in any activity aimed at setting up or influencing the result of a football match," Suker, also a member of UEFA's executive committee, said in a statement. "Both HNS and myself are firmly committed to fight that horrible disease of match fixing." Suker's denial followed German media reports implicating him with Ante Sapina, a German of Croatian origin and the key figure in the 2009 scandal that rocked European football. …