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7hESPN staff

Blatter named FIFA president for 5th term

Challenger Prince Ali withdraws from the FIFA presidential race, meaning Sepp Blatter wins a fifth term after a first round vote of 133-73 failed to secure him a winning majority.

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14hESPN staff

Wimmer signs for Tottenham

Tottenham Hotspur have announced the signing of defender Kevin Wimmer from Cologne.

1dPA Sport

Benteke has 'substantial' buyout clause

Christian Benteke has a "substantial" buyout clause in his contract and Aston Villa can't prevent him leaving if he chooses says manager Tim Sherwood.

13hDarren Rovell

Nike denies bribe knowledge

Nike released a second statement in response to the U.S. Department of Justice indictments denying 'knowingly' being involved in bribery schemes.


Utd must keep Di Maria - Scholes

Manchester United legend Paul Scholes says his former club cannot afford to lose record signing Angel Di Maria as they prepare to return to Europe.

13hESPN Staff

Ex-FIFA VP on arrest: Who gave me money?

Ex-FIFA vice president Warner issued a defiant denial of "thieving FIFA money" to supporters after leaving a Trinidad jail by ambulance on Thursday.

16hBen Pearce

Kevin Wimmer arrival a boost for Spurs

Kevin Wimmer's arrival is a boost for Spurs but Daniel Levy needs to enjoy prolonged success in the transfer market this summer, says Ben Pearce.

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9hPA sport

Bournemouth seal Atsu loan from Chelsea

Bournemouth have signed Christian Atsu on a season-long loan from Chelsea as they step up their Premier League preparations.

15hIan Holyman

City would love to sign Pogba - Mangala

Mangala believes his France teammate would be a fine summer signing for City, saying the Juventus midfielder "is a great player who has everything."

1dBen Gladwell

Benitez confirms Napoli exit

Napoli have called an unexpected news conference for Thursday as reports linking Rafael Benitez with the head coach's vacancy at Real Madrid continue.


Hodgson vows to quit if not wanted

Roy Hodgson says he will walk away from his job as England manager if the tide of public opinion turns against him following Euro 2016.

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1dPA Sport

Rangers 1-3 Motherwell: Playoff surprise

Rangers face being locked out of the Scottish Premiership for another 12 months after Motherwell grabbed a shock 3-1 first-leg lead.

1dESPN staff

Platini asks Blatter to quit

Blatter has refused to quit and still intends to stand against Prince Ali Bin Al Hussein in Friday's presidential vote.

2dBen Gladwell

Chiellini: Juve can't man-mark Barca trio

Chiellini says Juventus must defend as a team against the Barcelona trio as he prepares to face Luis Suarez again, who bit him at the 2014 World Cup.

2dESPN Staff

Warner surrenders to police

Ex-FIFA vice president Jack Warner turned himself in to Trinidad police shortly after they issued an arrest warrant at the request of U.S. authorities

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2dJames Dampney

Pochettino: Kane will be fresh

Tottenham boss Mauricio Pochettino believes his star striker Harry Kane will be fresh before the start of the 2015-16 season despite a busy summer.

1dRichard Jolly

Lahm rejected United move, Barca interest

The 31-year-old World Cup winner says he rejected the chance to sign for Manchester United and says Barcelona were also interested in his signature.



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