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Zinedine Zidane to coach Real Madrid cantera

Zinedine Zidane to coach Real Madrid cantera

Zinedine Zidane will coach one of Real Madrid`s cantera sides while he obtains his coaching qualifications, the Liga champions have announced. The 40-year-old, who retired from football in 2006, has…

Olympics 2012: Swiss Olympic team expels player for racist tweet

Olympics 2012: Swiss Olympic team expels player for racist tweet

A Swiss soccer player was expelled from the Olympics on Monday for his threatening and racist message on Twitter about South Koreans. The comments by Michel Morganella came hours after…

Honduras soar to seal Spain exit

Honduras soar to seal Spain exit

The 25-year-old’s seventh-minute header, his third goal in two games, ensured that the Spaniards, whose senior team are reigning World and European champions, will go home early following an opening…

London 2012 football: Brazil are favourites

London 2012 football: Brazil are favourites

Ever since the culmination of the 2002 World Cup, international football has witnessed a shift in power. It used to be that, when you thought of football, Brazil automatically came…

Sao Paulo call halt to Manchester United talks over Lucas Moura

Sao Paulo call halt to Manchester United talks over Lucas Moura

Brazilian club Sao Paulo director Adalberto Baptista insists that negotiations with Manchester United for the transfer of Lucas Moura are over.   The Red Devils had a £27.2 million bid…

Chelsea complete Oscar signing

Chelsea complete Oscar signing

  Chelsea have completed the signing of midfielder Oscar from Internacional. The Blues confirmed the deal on their official website on Wednesday having verbally agreed the transfer, according to the…

Injured Brazilian goalkeeper to miss Olympics

Injured Brazilian goalkeeper to miss Olympics

The Brazilian football federation says starting goalkeeper Rafael has been dropped from the men’s Olympic squad after injuring his right elbow in practice. Brazilian doctors said exams on Tuesday showed…

David Villa left out of Barcelona squad for Hamburg friendly

David Villa left out of Barcelona squad for Hamburg friendly

Barcelona striker David Villa has been left out of Tito Vilanova`s 22-man squad for the club`s pre-season friendly against Hamburg on Tuesday. The 30-year-old forward is edging closer to full…

Neymar: an exciting talent

Neymar: an exciting talent

Like any young Brazilian attacker, the fuss around Neymar can often seem disproportionate to his limited international experience. He is one of football’s highest earners (from wages and endorsements) anywhere,…

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