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Borussia Dortmund down Bayern Munich to claim German Supercup

Borussia Dortmund outclassed Bayern Munich 2-0 in the German Supercup to win the first domestic title of the season at the Westfalenstadion on Wednesday.<p>Armenian international Henrikh Mkhitaryan opened the scoring in the 23rd minute with a powerful finish as Pep Guardiola’s defensive game plan was …

Zlatan Ibrahimovic Reveals Retirement Plan as PSG Contract Ticks Down

Paris Saint-Germain star Zlatan Ibrahimovic has revealed he intends to finish his career at the Ligue 1 side, most likely when his current contract expires in 2016.<p>The Swedish striker turns 33 in October, and when asked when and where he would end his career, he suggested it would be in the French …

Franck Ribery announces international retirement

France playmaker Franck Ribéry has announced his retirement from international football.<p>The Bayern Munich player missed this summer’s World Cup in Brazil after suffering a back injury in training shortly before the tournament got under way, and has now decided that his international career is …

David Luiz Hits Back at Jose Mourinho, Claims Chelsea Will Miss Him

Paris St-Germain defender David Luiz has hit back at former boss Jose Mourinho, claiming his old club Chelsea will miss him in the coming Premier League season.<p>Mourinho recently said that, although the Brazilian was a good personality around the club, in footballing terms, Chelsea are now stronger …

Martinez ruled out for 'several months'

Bayern Munich has confirmed the player will have an operation on a knee injury suffered in the DFL-Supercup defeat to Borussia Dortmund.<p>Bayern Munich has confirmed Javi Martinez will be out of action for "several months" as a result of the knee injury he suffered against Borussia Dortmund.<p>The Spain …

Shane Long moves to Southampton

Southampton have spent an eye-watering £12 million to sign Shane Long from Hull City.<p>Southampton have completed the signing of Shane Long from Hull City for a reported £12 million. The Irish international striker has signed a four-year deal at St. Mary's and leaves the Tigers after just half a …

A Lot of Kids Think It's Normal to Play Rough in Sports

More than one-fourth of kids say it’s normal to purposely foul hard and “send a message” when they’re playing sports, according to a new survey on …

Johnson & Johnson

CAS upholds Suarez's 4-month playing ban

Luis Suarez will train with his Barcelona teammates on Friday after his ban for biting an opponent at the World Cup was softened but not …

Official: Javi Garcia completes Zenit move

The Spaniard has moved to the Russian giant for a fee that could rise to 16 million euros after failing to establish himself in the Manchester City first team.<p>Zenit has completed the signing of Javi Garcia from Manchester City.<p>The 27-year-old, who only spent two seasons at the Etihad, has signed a …

Real Madrid Look Like the Side to Beat Ahead of the New La Liga Season

Without so much as a ball kicked yet in the new La Liga season, Real Madrid have already sent out a warning to the rest of Spain and the whole of Europe that they will, very likely, be the team to beat this season.<p>I was in Cardiff to see them dismantle a brave Sevilla in the European Supercup, and …