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Celtic not taking Tonev case further

Celtic manager Ronny Deila reveals Celtic will not take the Aleksandar Tonev case to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

Ayew hails Bielsa's Marseille methods, PSG prepared

Andre Ayew believes coach Marcelo Bielsa's famously demanding approach is behind Marseille's superb first half of the French Ligue 1 season, while Paris Saint-Germain are prepared to exit 2014 in style against Montpellier.

Report: US international Mix Diskerud says move to Club Tijuana not assured

Mix Diskerud’s rumored move to Club Tijuana may not be such a done deal after all. In comments reported Friday by ESPN FC, the US international midfielder said if he makes a move to the Americas it would be to MLS. Read More

Charlie Austin: Eligible to Face West Brom

Charlie Austin: Austin is eligible to face West Brom on Saturday after serving a one-match ban for picking up two yellow cards Dec. 6 against Burnley. Visit for more analysis on this update.

Report: Ariel Lassiter, son of MLS legend Roy, signs with LA Galaxy II

Ariel Lassiter appears to be following in his father’s footsteps to MLS. Read More

Brek Shea returns to MLS with Orlando City, and now needs to rediscover his improvement curve

After 29 long months, Brek Shea will lace up his cleats for Orlando City SC and, barring some unlikely circumstances, play in an MLS game against New York City FC on March 8. Since leaving FC Dallas for Stoke City in January 2013, Shea has played just 1,183 minutes in league or US national team matches. That number probably won't change until March, and if it does, it won't be by much – maybe two full USMNT games at most. Read More

Dalglish recalls Hillsborough mayhem

Former Liverpool player Kenny Dalglish has been describing the "mayhem" at Hillsborough during the 1989 disaster.

Hazard set for new deal - Mourinho

Chelsea's Eden Hazard will sign a new contract and could become one of the club's greats, says Jose Mourinho.

Canadian Male Player of the Year Atiba Hutchinson hoping to help country enjoy big year in 2015

Atiba Hutchinson has played in plenty of big games on the club side – and now he’s eager to bring his national team to new heights. Read More

Hinterseer chooses goals over genes

While his uncle may be a famed skier and singer, Lukas Hinterseer is blazing his own trail away from his uncle Hansi, as the Austrian international told it was the ball, not skis, which was his calling.

Rodgers in a rush ahead of Arsenal clash

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers was in an uncharacteristically abrupt mood ahead of Sunday's visit of Arsenal.

Starting XI: Home openers, new home stadiums, and a homecoming for Brek Shea

Welcome to Starting XI, our Friday rundown of what to watch for this weekend in MLS and beyond. And don't forget to get your Spanish-language fix with Read More

Sanogo to leave Arsenal on loan

Arsenal striker Yaya Sanogo is set to leave the club on loan during the January transfer window.

Toronto FC head coach Greg Vanney confident in team's ability to handle long road stretch to start 2015

TORONTO – There’s no place like home, or so the saying goes, but for Toronto FC, the start of the 2015 season will see them on the road until the early May.  Read More

Luke Shaw: (Ankle) Holiday Return

Luke Shaw: Shaw could return to action on Boxing Day after injuring his ankle in late November, according to the Daily Mail. Visit for more analysis on this update.

Recent transfer news

    (S) Robert Lewandowski
    From: Borussia Dortmund
    To:Bayern Munich
    (S) Adrian Ramos
    From: Hertha Berlin
    To:Borussia Dortmund
    (S) Josip Drmic
    From: FC Nuremberg
    To:Bayer Leverkusen
    (S) Marko Livaja
    From: Atalanta
    To:Rubin Kazan
    (K) Oscar Ustari
    From: Almeria
    (S) Lacina Traore
    From: Monaco
    (D) Santiago Vergini
    From: Estudiantes
    (S) Ji Dong-won
    From: Sunderland
    To:FC Augsburg
    (S) Rubén Rochina
    From: Blackburn Rovers
    To:Rayo Vallecano
    (D) Alvaro Pereira
    From: Internazionale
    To:São Paulo
    (S) Juan Agudelo
    From: Stoke City
    (M) Michel Bastos
    From: Al Ain
    Loan to Buy
    (M) Dominik Furman
    From: Legia Warsaw
    (D) Jan Kirchhoff
    From: Bayern Munich
    To:Schalke 04
    (M) Ondrej Petrak
    From: Slavia Prague
    To:FC Nuremberg

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