Football

Manchester City signing almost breaks English football history

Belgian international Kevin de Bruyne was snapped up just before transfer window closed - and he wasn't cheap

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Swansea upset Man U's perfect start to season

Two second half goals bring Red Devils back down to earth.

Andrew Durante steps down from national duties for All Whites

Andrew Durante has played nine times for New Zealand and said the time was right with a number of talented younger players coming through.

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Crystal Palace inflicts Jose Mourinho's second loss in 100 home league game

Although this was only Mourinho's second home league loss in 100 games, it followed a 2-2 draw with Swansea on the opening day in west London.

Barcelona handed favourable Champions League draw

Barcelona and Lionel Messi will be all smiles.

Wayne Rooney hat-trick powers Manchester United into Champions League

Wayne Rooney ended a 10-game scoring drought by grabbing a hat-trick.

Everton fight back to prevail in extra-time

Everton needed extra time to beat third-tier Barnsley 5-3 and reach the third round of the League Cup.

Wellington Phoenix dumped out of FFA Cup in embarrassing fashion

The Wellington Phoenix have been embarrassed 5-1 by Melbourne City.

Watford only EPL casualty in League Cup goal frenzy

Watford was the only Premier League casualty on a frenzied, high-scoring night in the League Cup.

Magic moment as ball boy leaps into footballer's arms to celebrate equalising goal

The celebration between the pair was worthy of a highlight on its own.

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'There is no corruption in football' - Sepp Blatter

"I have my conscience and I know I'm an honest man."

Petr Cech saves Arsenal blushes in Liverpool draw

Petr Cech demonstrated why he will be an asset rather than a liability for Arsenal.

Man City extend EPL lead at Goodison Park

The light blues dealt with tricky customer Everton and are yet to concede a goal.

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New signing Pedro gets Chelsea off the mark

Ten man Chelsea survive West Brom's comeback with a goal to new Blue, Pedro.

Frustration for Wayne Rooney as Bournemouth stun West Ham

Rooney, who had a goal disallowed for offside early, is without a goal for United since April.

Chelsea sign Spanish star Pedro Rodriguez

English champions Chelsea have agreed a deal with Barcelona for the signing of Spanish international winger Pedro Rodriguez.

Memphis Depay lives up to hype for Manchester United

Memphis Depay scored a first-half double and provided a late assist.

Controversial Christian Benteke goal gives Liverpool win

Christian Benteke scored a contentious first Liverpool goal as his team shaded promoted Bournemouth.

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Chelsea Jose Mourinho says scoreline was 'fake' in Man City loss

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says that the 3-0 loss is a "fake result", adding that his side were the better team in the second half.

Rampant Manchester City crush Chelsea

Sergio Aguero's exquisite solo strike sent Manchester City on their way to a 3-0 win.

Adnan Januzaj strikes as Man United beat Aston Villa

Adnan Januzaj fired Manchester United to a 1-0 victory over Aston Villa today.

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Lionel Messi headlines UEFA nominations

Lionel Messi is the favouite to win UEFA's Best Player in Europe award.

Azerbaijan football international arrested for journalist's murder

Javid Huseynov was one of six detained in relation to Rasim Aliyev's death.

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Free-kick freak Lionel Messi inspires Barca to Super Cup win in 9 goal thriller

Barcelona started the season in dramatic style as they beat Sevilla 5-4.

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Lionel Messi scores brace of brilliant free-kicks

Barcelona star Lionel Messi scored twice in quick succession in the Super Cup match against Sevilla.

Positive start for Phoenix in preseason tournament

The Wellington side are through to last 16 in the A-League season warm-up.

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Yaya Toure double sparks Manchester City to impressive win

Yaya Toure scored twice as Manchester City began their Premier League campaign in impressive fashion.

Petr Cech suffers nightmare debut as Arsenal slump to shock loss

Arsenal began the Premier League season with a shock 2-0 defeat by West Ham.

Chelsea draw with Swansea while Man United edge Spurs

Chelsea began its Premier League title defense with a red card for goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois and a 2-2 draw at home to Swansea.

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Lionel Messi head-butt sends shudders around the football world

The head-butt by the Barcelona superstar was out of character.

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