Sunday, August 17, 2014
The new Premier League season gets underway on Saturday. Here AFP Sports looks at five questions that will emerge as key storylines in the forthcoming campaign:
Saturday, August 16, 2014
The Louis van Gaal era will begin in earnest for Manchester United on Saturday when they host Swansea City in the first match of the 2014-15 Premier League season.
Hey, China: Are you ready for some American football? The China American Football League plans to begin in the world's most populous country in 2015. The announcement Thursday comes less than a year after Marty Judge, co-owner of the Arena Football League's Philadelphia Soul, sponsored the first American football game in China.
Former Juventus manager Antonio Conte was confirmed as the new coach of Italy after signing a two-year contract on Thursday.
Zenit St. Petersburg contracted midfielder Javi Garcia from Manchester City on a five-year deal on Thursday.
Manchester City received a boost on the eve of the new Premier League season as Argentina striker Sergio Aguero signed a new five-year contract with the English champions.
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Louis van Gaal feels he will need far longer to turn Manchester United's fortunes around despite completing the pre-season with six wins out of six.
Wednesday, August 13, 2014
Norwich confirmed on Monday they will probe reports of racial abuse by a handful of their supporters during Sunday's Championship defeat at Wolves.
France defender Eliaquim Mangala became Manchester City's most expensive signing of the off-season when he joined the English champions from FC Porto on Monday for a reported fee of 32 million pounds (US$54 million).