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5hESPN Staff

Chelsea submit 60,000-seat stadium plans

The Premier League champions have submitted a planning application over the redevelopment of their West London home, which currently has a capacity of 41,600.

4hRichard Jolly

Chinese invest $400m in Man City owners

A Chinese consortium is paying $400 million to take a 13 percent stake in the parent company of Manchester City, New York City FC and Melbourne City.

5hDermot Corrigan

Neymar, Messi want Suarez on Ballon list

Messi and Neymar say Barca teammate Suarez should be on the three-man Ballon d'Or shortlist with them, but added Madrid's Ronaldo deserved his place.

1hGraham Hunter

Hunter: Costs behind Barca's success

Selling the naming rights to the Camp Nou might seem crazy, but as Graham Hunter explains, it could be key in keeping Barcelona atop world football.

6hESPN Staff

Vardy focused amid United, Chelsea links

The Premier League record-breaking striker is confident of future success at Leicester despite speculation linking him with a big-money January move.

18hRichard Jolly

Silva may start against Hull - Pellegrini

Manuel Pellegrini is weighing up whether to give David Silva his first start in 10 games against Hull in their Capital One Cup quarterfinal vs Hull.

6hDermot Corrigan

Barcelona complain over Clasico pundits

Barcelona have made an official complaint to two former Real Madrid players who they say justified Los Blancos midfielder Isco kicking Neymar.

2dPA Sport

Vardy to play through pain vs. Swansea

Leicester hero Jamie Vardy is happy to play through the pain barrier when he goes in search of another record-breaking goal at Swansea next Saturday.

39mRichard Jolly

Fellaini scores for Manchester United U21s

Marouane Fellaini pressed his case for a recall to the Manchester United starting 11 by scoring for their reserves as they beat their Liverpool 3-2.

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19hAssociated Press

Brazil FA chief Del Nero under investigation

The embattled president of the Brazilian football confederation is under investigation for marketing deals with a major carmaker.

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1dMike Whalley

Martinez: Howard 'very important' for Everton

Everton manager Roberto Martinez insists he is standing by Tim Howard even though Joel Robles will play in Tuesday's Capital One Cup quarterfinal.

2dPA Sport

McClaren asking Newcastle not to panic

Steve McClaren hopes Mike Ashley will back to him to the hilt so he can command the dressing-room respect to win Newcastle's relegation dogfight.

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Bale and Ronaldo score as Real beat Eibar

Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo scored at the latter end of either half as Real Madrid overcame a testing match at Eibar to win 2-0.

1dPeter O'Rourke

Valdes close to settling Man United exit

Victor Valdes is set to end his ill-fated spell at Manchester United with the goalkeeper close to cancelling his contract at Old Trafford.

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Bournemouth deny Everton with 98th-minute goal

Bournemouth twice recovered from seemingly-lost causes to earn a dramatic 3-3 draw with Everton and rescue a vital point in their bid for Premier League survival.

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3dDermot Corrigan

Neymar wants to extend Barcelona deal

Neymar said he wants to extend his Barcelona contract after scoring more in Saturday's 4-0 La Liga win against Real Sociedad at the Camp Nou.

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3dESPN Staff

Transfer Talk: Vardy valued at £30m

The winter window draws closer with each passing day, and the transfer rumour mill is starting to pick up steam. As always, Transfer Talk has the latest and greatest. See all the summer deals here.



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