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Cashed-up Premier League leads record transfer spree

59 minutes agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – The cashed-up English Premier League led a record-breaking raid by Europe’s top clubs before the transfer window slams shut Wednesday, with Arsenal alone paying more than 60 million euros for German defender Shkodran Mustafi and Spanish striker Lucas Perez. Show More Summary

World Cup hero Milutinovic urges Qatar to ‘seize’ chance

1 hour agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Doha (AFP) – For a country which craves World Cup experience, it is fitting that one of the tournament’s greatest ever coaches, Bora Milutinovic, now calls Qatar home. The “Miracle Worker” is the man who was a penalty shootout away from...Show More Summary

Ventura set for Italy debut with France in World Cup qualifying

2 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Milan (AFP) – Chelsea jokes aside, Giampiero Ventura is hoping to pick up where Antonio Conte left off when he leads a new-look Italy for the first time in a friendly against beaten Euro 2016 finalists France on Thursday. “I want toShow More Summary

Germany swansong Schweini clings to Utd dream

2 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Berlin (AFP) – Bastian Schweinsteiger will wear the Germany jersey one last time on Wednesday, insisting he has not given up on his dream of playing for Manchester United despite Jose Mourinho’s snub. “My absolute dream is still to play...Show More Summary

5 Premier League players who need a deadline day move

5 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

With meager few grains of sand left in the top of the hourglass tracking the time left in this transfer window, plenty associated with Premier League clubs will be on edge up until Wednesday’s 11 p.m. deadline. For supporters, one eye...Show More Summary

1.9 million tune in to watch Club America vs. Chivas on Univision and Univision Deportes

6 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Saturday night’s Súper Clásico between Club America vs. Chivas Guadalajara was watched by a whopping 1.9 million people across Univision and Univision Deportes. The match between the two most high-profile Liga MX teams ended in a 3-0 away victory for Chivas. Show More Summary

Olympiakos sells Pulido to Guadalajara

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Piraeus (Greece) (AFP) – Mexican striker Alan Pulido has been sold to Guadalajara by Olympiakos, the Greek champions announced Tuesday. No details of the transfer were revealed by the Super League club but Greek media reported that Olympiakos will receive 6.5 million euros for the deal. Show More Summary

Arsenal reinforce back-line with Valencia’s Mustafi

7 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Arsenal have signed German international central defender Shkodran Mustafi from Valencia, the London club said on Tuesday. “He is at the right age,” Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger said of the 24-year-old who was in Germany’s 2014 World Cup winning squad. Show More Summary

Rob Holding is yet another gem unearthed by Arsene Wenger

8 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Last year at this time, Rob Holding had just made his debut with second-tier side Bolton Wanderers in the Championship.  The defender played 79 minutes in his first senior league match with his boyhood club, before being substituted off during an eventual 3-0 victory over Middlesbrough. Show More Summary

Arsenal’s Gnabry poised to join Bremen

8 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Berlin (AFP) – Arsenal’s Olympic silver medallist Serge Gnabry is set for a transfer back to Germany, Werder Bremen’s sports director said on Tuesday. “We have an agreement in principle with Arsenal, but it is not yet signed,” Bremen boss Frank Baumann told reporters. Show More Summary

Inter announce ‘Gabigol’ deal

9 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Milan (AFP) – Inter Milan confirmed on Tuesday the signing of exciting young Brazil striker Gabriel ‘Gabigol’ Barbosa from Brazilian side Santos on a five-year deal. “Gabigol is an Inter player. Fresh from winning Olympic gold with Brazil,...Show More Summary

Man City’s Aguero charged with violent conduct

10 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero is in danger of missing the Manchester derby after he was charged with violent conduct by England’s Football Association on Tuesday. The charge relates to an incident during City’s...Show More Summary

Albrighton signs new four-year Leicester deal

10 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Marc Albrighton has become the latest Leicester City player to commit himself to the club after the Premier League champions announced he had signed a new four-year contract on Tuesday. The 26-year-old former Aston Villa winger played a key role in Leicester’s 5,000-1 title triumph last season. Show More Summary

Hull sign Mason in ‘club-record’ deal

11 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Hull City announced the signing of English central midfielder Ryan Mason from Tottenham Hotspur for a “club-record fee” on Tuesday. Hull did not specify how much they had paid for the 25-year-old, but they were reported...Show More Summary

Arsenal sign Perez as English spending soars

11 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

London (AFP) – Arsenal completed a move for Spanish striker Lucas Perez on Tuesday as the clock ticked down towards Wednesday’s 2200 GMT deadline in the mid-year transfer window. Premier League clubs have already surpassed their previous...Show More Summary

Ecstatic Torino fans welcome England ‘keeper Hart

11 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Milan (AFP) – England goalkeeper Joe Hart was given a rousing welcome by ecstatic Torino fans Tuesday as he held up the team’s jersey ahead of signing a season-long loan with the unfashionable Serie A club. Hart, 29, fell out of favour...Show More Summary

NBC’s Hull vs. Manchester United broadcast tops 1.1 million viewers

11 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Saturday’s Premier League match between Hull City and Manchester United averaged 1.16 million viewers to rank as the eighth most-watched live Premier League match in U.S. history (tied with Man City-Man United, 3/20/16 on NBC, and West Ham-Man City, 1/23/16 on NBC). Show More Summary

Opening game of 2016/17 Bundesliga season on FOX Sports gets off to slow start

12 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

The opening game of the 2016/17 Bundesliga season between Bayern Munich and Werder Bremen was watched by a viewing audience of 59,000, according to SportsTVRatings.com. The match, which was televised live on FOX Sports 1 in the United States, was a one-sided 6-0 victory for Bayern Munich in a match that aired from 2:30-4:30pm ET. Show More Summary

English clubs pushing prices up – Schalke boss

12 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Berlin (AFP) – The financial strength of Premier League clubs is driving up transfer prices in Germany, according to Schalke’s sports director Christian Heidel, who recently sold Leroy Sane to Manchester City. The transfer budgets of...Show More Summary

Platini demands CAS reasoning for four year ban

12 hours agoSports / Football : EPL Talk

Paris (AFP) – Former UEFA president Michel Platini has demanded that the Court for Arbitration of Sport (CAS) explain the reasoning behind their decision to ban him for four years from all activities relating to football. Originally banned for eight years, reduced to six on appeal, Platini took further court action in May and had the ban cut to four. Show More Summary

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