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Manchester City was the top spender, but Manchester United had the biggest late deal as Premier League clubs racked up a record bill of more than 860 million pounds.
The proposed deal, which would have sent goalkeeper David de Gea to Real Madrid, failed when an exchange of paperwork missed a midnight deadline.
A goalkeeper swap between Manchester United and Real Madrid was called off after Spanish authorities did not get paperwork by the deadline.
A deal to send David de Gea to Real Madrid fell through because the required paperword was not submitted on time, the Spanish news media reported.
A dispute over a FIFA rule designed to protect young players has left some of them, including an American teenager in Barcelona, unable to play in matches.
With most of the world’s top leagues off for the international break, Andrew Das points viewers to Euro 2016 qualifying matches and Concacaf exhibitions.
Juventus started its league season with two straight losses for the first time in its history.
Rooney, held without a goal in a 2-1 loss to Swansea, has not scored in United’s first four Premier League games of the season, a development only magnified by the fact that he is not alone.
Liverpool was beaten in Anfield by West Ham United and Chelsea lost to Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge; only Manchester City seems safe at home.
Justin Meram scored in the 83rd minute, and the Columbus Crew beat New York City F.C. on Saturday to move into second place in the Eastern Conference.
Chelsea sustained a rare loss at home, falling to Crystal Palace, while Manchester City won its 10th straight league match to break a 103-year-old club record.
Last season, Monk achieved a rare feat, becoming the third manager in league history to beat Arsenal and Manchester United home and away in the same season.
The Carolina RailHawks of the North American Soccer League face existential questions as a result of a crackdown on corruption at the sport’s highest levels.
Messi added another individual trophy to his collection, being voted UEFA’s best player in Europe for last season.
City and Juventus were matched with Sevilla and Borussia Mönchengladbach in the group stage.
Manchester United reached the Champions League group stage as the star striker Wayne Rooney ended a 10-game scoreless drought by collecting three goals in a win at Bruges.
Manchester United ended their one-year Champions League hiatus in emphatic style when Wayne Rooney struck a hat-trick in a 4-0 destruction of Club Bruges that sent the three-times winners through 7-1 on aggregate on Wednesday.
Valencia lost at Monaco but advanced to the Champions League group phase on aggregate score.
Athletic Bilbao, Sporting Gijón and Las Palmas held the three biggest clubs in the league to a grand total of just two goals as league play opened.
Peter Cech made the saves as Arsenal tied Liverpool, which had won two matches in row to begin the season.