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Blatter says he's not to blame for scandal

FIFA president vows to fight corruption but absolves himself of responsibility following Wednesday arrests in Zurich.

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7hESPN staff

Suarez's biting ban appeal considered

Luis Suarez's ban for biting Giorgio Chiellini could be appealed in the wake of FIFA's crisis, according to the Uruguayan Footballers' Union.

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4hBen 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.

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5hKevin Palmer

Mourinho eyes '2 or 3' signings

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has said he will struggle to improve the squad that won the Premier League title in dominant fashion.

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3hRichard Jolly

Rooney no 'dictator'

Louis van Gaal has insisted that Wayne Rooney is not a "dictator" as he praised his captain for his democratic brand of leadership.

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10hBen 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.

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12hJames 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.

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6hPA Sport

UEFA wants election halted

UEFA has called for Friday's FIFA presidential election to be postponed, the governing body of European football has announced.

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Suarez credits Rodgers for success

Barcelona forward Luis Suarez once again credited Liverpool and their manager Brendan Rodgers for his development as a player.

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Wenger coy on Benzema, Vidal rumours

The Gunners boss admits he "likes" Juventus star Vidal but says he is "not in transfer mode" with Real Madrid forward Benzema also linked with a move.

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Liverpool want Benteke - sources

Liverpool are ready to make an offer for Aston Villa striker Christian Benteke after he plays in Saturday's FA Cup final.

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1dKevin Palmer

Welbeck out of cup final

Gunners boss Wenger confirms a knee injury will keep the 24-year-old forward out of Saturday's FA Cup final and England's upcoming internationals.

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1dJohn Brewin

Brewin: Most improved Prem players

John Brewin runs through the most improved players in the Premier League, with the likes of Ashley Young and Joe Hart turning their careers around.

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1dRichard Jolly

Yaya Toure is staying at City - Pellegrini

The City boss is adamant that Toure is happy to stay with the Premier league side despite Roberto Mancini's desire to take the 32-year-old to Serie A.

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1dRichard Jolly

Chicharito returns to Man United

Chicharito, 26, is facing an uncertain future after returning to Old Trafford as Real declined to take up the option to sign him on a permanent deal.

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2dESPN Staff

Hazard: I must win UCL to be a top player

The 24-year-old PFA Player of the Year says he would be "silly" to leave Chelsea, and wants to adds the Champions League to his list of silverware.

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Messi edges Ronaldo in POTY poll

Messi came first in the poll after receiving 55.87 percent of the vote, with Ronaldo finishing in second with 35.37 percent.

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1dStephan Uersfeld

De Bruyne won't return to Mourinho's Chelsea

Kevin De Bruyne will not return to Chelsea while Jose Mourinho is in charge of the club, the Wolfsburg midfielder has told Sport Bild.

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UEFA president Platini spoke privately with Blatter on Thursday morning and urged him to quit, but the Swiss refused: es.pn/1BqZMCw

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UEFA member associations have agreed to unite behind Prince Ali in Friday's FIFA vote, reports the Press Association.