• Vidic announces retirement at the age of 34
    Former Manchester United captain Nemanja Vidic has announced his retirement at the age of 34. He left Inter Milan by mutual consent in January.
  • Hiddink: Miazga to stay with Chelsea for now
    Chelsea manager Guus Hiddink said the Blues were set to sign New York Red Bulls defender Matt Miazga and keep him with the first team.
  • U.S. teen Cameron Carter-Vickers could get first-team shot at Tottenham
    Cameron Carter-Vickers, a starter on the U.S. U-23 national team, is ready at the age of 18 to join the Tottenham first team, according to Mauricio Pochettino. The Spurs manager said he'd rather promote CCV to the first team rather than go out and buy a defender as cover for injured Belgian star Jan Vertonghen.
  • FIFA transfer bans on Madrid clubs provisionally lifted
    FIFA has temporarily lifted the transfer ban it imposed on Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid for violating rules involving the on the international transfer and registration of players aged under 18. The lifting of the ban, which would cover the 2016-17 season, is pending their appeals.
  • Manchester City's De Bruyne out up to 10 weeks
    Manchester City's Belgian star, Kevin De Bruyne, could miss up to 10 weeks with ankle and knee injuries after being stretchered off late in the 3-1 victory over Everton in the Capital One Cup semifinals on Wednesday.
  • FIFA election: 'The time for alliances is coming'
    Four of the five candidates for FIFA president will be in Qatar to meet as electoral horse-trading might be about to begin. One of those headed to the meeting, South African Tokyo Sexwale, says "the time for alliances is coming."
  • Report: Blatter whistleblower aids Swiss authorities
    BBC Sport reports that an unnamed person has blown the whistle on Sepp Blatter in connection with the criminal case against banned the FIFA president. "The Swiss Attorney General's office received valuable information from a testimony that might be very helpful," a spokesman told BBC Sport.
  • Conmebol has fourth president in last three years
    Scandal-ridden Conmebol has a new president. Alejandro Dominguez of Paraguay was elected on Tuesday and becomes the fourth president in three years for the governing body of South American soccer. The other three presidents were indicted by Federal authorities in the widespread corruption scandal.
  • European Super League could be on horizon
    For those who think positions in soccer's major competitions should be earned (or lost) each year, you won't like what could be coming down the pipe in Europe.
  • El Shaarawy eyes Euro callup with loan move to Roma
    For the second time this season 23-year-old forward Stephan El Shaarawy is off on loan. After a stay at Monaco didn't pan out -- no goals in 11 games -- he has made a loan move from AC Milan to Roma he says was was partly motivated by his desire to represent Italy at Euro 2016.
  • Manchester City hopeful de Bruyne's injury isn't serious
    Manchester City's 3-1 win over Everton put it into the final of the Capitol One Cup (4-3 on aggregate), but the triumph was tempered by a knee injury to Belgian star Kevin de Bruyne.
  • Barcelona's Tello loaned out to Fiorentina
    Cristian Tello has scored 20 goals in 86 appearances for Barcelona but finds it difficult to get regular playing time, so he's thrilled to be joining third-place Italian club Fiorentina on loan until June.
  • Florentino Perez: PSG interest in Cristiano Ronaldo is normal
    Real Madrid president Florentino Perez appreciates the interest Paris St. Germain has in signing star Cristiano Ronaldo but he says "he's the best in the world and won't leave Real Madrid."
  • FIFA presidential candidate backs U.S. 2022 World Cup if Qatar corrupt
    FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne said on Tuesday the 2022 World Cup should be moved to the United States -- without a revote -- if the Qatar bid is proven to have been corrupt.
  • Klopp headed to first English cup final
    Liverpool lost the second leg of its Capital One Cup semifinal to Stoke City, 1-0, to send the series to penalty kicks, but the Reds survived, 6-5, to reach the final and earn new German manager Juergen Klopp his first trip to Wembley. Belgian goalkeeper Simon Mignolet, a controversial figure at Anfield, was Liverpool's hero with saves from Peter Crouch and Marc Muniesa.
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