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Real Madrid's Karim Benzema Becomes 3rd-Fastest to 40 Champions League Goals

Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema scored a pair of goals in Wednesday's 3-0 win over Liverpool at Anfield, thus becoming the third-fastest player to record 40 Champions League goals, having reached the milestone in just 67 games, per...Show More Summary

Arsenal Transfer News: Latest on Virgil Van Dijk, Sami Khedira, More

Arsenal fans are already looking ahead to the summer transfer window, as injuries and lack of form have seen the Gunners struggle through much of their 2014-15 Premier League campaign so far. The club's 2-1 Champions League win overShow More Summary

Liverpool Suffers Worst Ever Home Loss in European Play

Liverpool set an unfortunate club record in Wednesday's 3-0 loss to Real Madrid, falling by three or more goals at home for the first time ever in European competition, per ESPN's Paul Carr. Madrid took a commanding lead in Champions...Show More Summary

Chelsea Boss Jose Mourinho Right to Be Bullish Ahead of Manchester United Clash

Jose Mourinho was in a bullish mood on Friday. Speaking to the media ahead of Chelsea's trip to Old Trafford to face Manchester United this weekend, his message was a clear one: Injuries or not, his team is expecting to come away with three points. "On Sunday we go to win. Show More Summary

Martin Keown: Henry Was so Popular Arsenal Wanted to Charge Him for Shirt-Swaps

Much has been made of shirt-swapping this week after Mario Balotelli swapped shirts with Pepe at half-time of a 3-0 Real Madrid win over Liverpool. Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown weighed in on the issue in his Daily Mail column...Show More Summary

New York Red Bulls Help Fulfill the Dreams of 5-Year-Old Girl with Rare Disease

MLS ' New York Red Bulls made one of their classiest signings yet, and it helped fulfill the dreams of a five-year-old girl. Red Bulls brought on Irelyn Maloney on a one-day contract. Young Irelyn was born with Familial Mediterranean...Show More Summary

James Rodriguez Plays with Football in Real Madrid Training, Has Crazy Control

James Rodriguez's skills may be well-known, but even just watching the Colombian in Real Madrid training can be mesmeric. The ball seems to stick almost magnetically to his boots, and if any of that skill is on display in Saturday's Clasico, then we should be in for a treat. [ Diario Bernabeu, YouTube ] Read more World Football news on

Manchester United vs. Chelsea: Key Takeaways from Louis Van Gaal's Presser

Louis van Gaal responded to Jose Mourinho's comments about their relationship in his press conference ahead of Saturday's clash between Chelsea and Manchester United, praising his former assistant and the work he has done. As sharedShow More Summary

Nike Release Short Film to Promote Cristiano Ronaldo's Clasico Boots

Nike teased the new boots that Cristiano Ronaldo will lace up for Saturday's El Clasico. Now they've released a full-fledged short promoting the Mercurial Superfly. It features an out-of-this-world Ronaldo (literally) crashing down to Earth at the behest of Real Madrid boss Carlo Ancelotti. Show More Summary

David Luiz in PSG Interview: Kaka Is My Football Hero, but My Dad Is My Idol

David Luiz has revealed that his footballing inspiration is Brazil team-mate Kaka. The two have not played together at club level, but their paths have crossed on the international scene. Kaka, now at Sao Paulo, is described by LuizShow More Summary

Paul Pogba's New Deal Secures His Value at Juventus, Not Necessarily His Future

From the moment it was publicly revealed that Paul Pogba was earning just £23,000 a week at Juventus, it was clear something would have to change—and soon. On Friday, that change duly came: Juventus announced they had agreed a contract...Show More Summary

9 Goals That Could Deny Erik Lamela the 2014 FIFA Puskas Award

Twitter and general footballing culture seemed to go into meltdown during the latest round of Europa League fixtures, as Tottenham Hotspur's Erik Lamela scored one of the most incredible goals of recent times. Lamela 's 'Rabona' strike...Show More Summary

The Top 10 Premier League Clubs on Vine

As the Premier League continues its growth as a global behemoth, clubs are no longer just competing on the field; they are campaigning for the time, attention and eventual financial support of fans worldwide on social media. One of the...Show More Summary

El Clasico: Key Issues That Will Shape Real Madrid vs. Barcelona

"The biggest game in the world just got bigger," Sid Lowe wrote in the Guardian on Friday. He was, of course, talking about Saturday's showdown between Real Madrid and Barcelona at the Bernabeu in the Spanish capital: The world’s best [player] will [be there]. Show More Summary

Real Madrid Transfer News: Javier Hernandez Fee Blocking Manchester United Deal

Real Madrid are keen to tie up the services of Javier Hernandez on a permanent deal, but they are unwilling to pay Manchester United's £17 million asking price, according to reports. Anthony Chapman of the Daily Express reports that Carlo Ancelotti is willing to drop "around £12 million" to secure his on-loan striker. Show More Summary

Liverpool Transfer News: Ignazio Abate or Joel Ward Eyed to Replace Glen Johnson

Liverpool are "keeping tabs" on AC Milan full-back Ignazio Abate, according to reports. Ed Malyon of the Mirror suggested Brendan Rodgers may aim to snap up the Italian as a replacement for Glen Johnson, "who is looking to pastures new."...Show More Summary

Massimiliano Allegri Must Make 2 Key Changes for Juventus to Improve

Juventus ' flop against Olympiakos on Wednesday was revolting to the team's fans and emblematic of the team's continuing problems in European competition. It should also mark a turning point in the team's season. Indeed, the game revealed...Show More Summary

Tottenham Hotspur vs. Newcastle: Key Issues That Will Shape Premier League Game

Tottenham Hotspur look to get back on track in the Premier League this weekend when they host resurgent Newcastle United. The Magpies recorded their first league win last weekend when they beat Leicester City 1-0. With four points in...Show More Summary

Real Madrid vs. Barcelona: Luis Enrique Talks Luis Suarez in Clasico Presser

Barcelona boss Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will make his debut for the club in Saturday's El Clasico against Real Madrid, and he confessed the game will be a test of the Uruguayan's character. Suarez's four-month suspension...Show More Summary

Burnley vs. Everton: Key Issues That Will Shape Premier League Game

Everton travel to Turf More on Sunday for the day's early kick-off. Both sides have only met twice in the past 35 years, each time in 2009, during the Clarets' only previous stint of Premier League football. Burnley won the home tieShow More Summary

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