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Chelsea Transfer News: Rio Ferdinand Urges John Stones to Pick Manchester United

Former Manchester United and England centre-back Rio Ferdinand has urged Everton's John Stones to choose a move to Old Trafford over a potential switch to Chelsea.<p>Stones has emerged as one of the most sought-after players in the transfer market, with Chelsea recently having had a second bid worth …

Soccer

WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo, Real Madrid get scanned into 'FIFA 16'

Watch members of Real Madrid get added to EA Sports' FIFA 16.<p>Are you ready for EA Sports' "FIFA 16?"<p>The game, slated for a fall release, has already …

Jese Rodriguez and Dani Carvajal Claim Win in Real Madrid 'FIFA 16' Tournament

Real Madrid players took part in a <i>FIFA 16</i> tournament at their team hotel in Melbourne, Australia, this week, after the club announced a three-year deal with the company behind the franchise, EA Sports.<p>Isco, Marcelo, Dani Carvajal, Casemiro, Martin Odegaard, Jese, Ruben Yanez and Jose Carlos Lazo …

FIFA 16 Includes 9 New Stadiums, Features 50 Licensed Stadiums & 28 Generic Stadiums

FIFA 16 will feature 9 new stadiums this year, check out the list.<p>BORUSSIA-PARK (Borussia Mönchengladbach, Bundesliga)<br>• Carrow Road (Norwich City, …

Sony will let PlayStation Plus members vote for the games they get free

PlayStation owners that subscribe to Sony's PlayStation Plus service already receive more than 60 free games a year (as well as, you know, access to online multiplayer), but Sony is now giving users more choice about <i>which</i> games they get with a new feature named Vote to Play. This will let …

PlayStation Plus

Twitch wants to reach gamers everywhere — and will livestream from several global gaming events

Just because livestreaming video site Twitch is all about enabling people to broadcast gameplay from their bedrooms doesn’t mean it won’t also help them meet their buddies face-to-face.<p>Twitch is close to throwing its own convention, called TwitchCon, this September, and the company is announcing …

PES 2016 Gets a Demo Date

Pre-order bonuses announced.<p>Konami has announced that PES 2016 will be getting a free demo on August 13.<p>This year marks the 20th anniversary of the …

Sony Celebrates 5 Years of PS Plus, Gift Inbound for Day One Users

Cake, maybe?<p>PlayStation Plus is five-years old today, and to celebrate the occasion Sony is sending out a special gift to those who’ve been with the …

PS Vita

See the end of the world in Everybody's Gone to the Rapture's launch trailer

<i>Everybody's Gone to the Raptur</i>e is set in the wake of the apocalypse, but it's a different sort of doomsday than you might expect. The game's launch trailer, released by The Chinese Room today, weaves through a bright, if not empty world.<p><i>Everybody's Gone to the Rapture</i> launches for PlayStation 4 …

UPDATED: Sony Has A Surprise Gift For Longtime PSN Subscribers

<b>Update:</b> Apparently it’s a personalized print commemorating “everything you’ve achieved as a PS+ member.”<p>Playstation+ is five years old today, and Sony is celebrating. According to a recent post on the PS Blog, the company will be sending out special gifts to anyone that’s been with the service …

Online

Pro Evolution Soccer 2016 gets a demo next week

<i>Pro Evolution Soccer 2016</i> will offer a demo on consoles on Aug. 13, more than a month before the game's launch, Konami announced today.<p>The demo will be available for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. It launches on those platforms, plus Windows PC, on Sept. 15.<p>The demo will …

Pro Evolution Soccer

Confirmed: Khedira out injured for two months

The Juventus midfielder picked up a thigh problem on Saturday and now may not make his competitive debut for his new club until October<p>Sami Khedira has been sidelined for two months with a thigh injury, Juventus have confirmed.<p>The midfielder has struggled with fitness and form for the last couple …

Champions League final preview: Can Juventus stop Barcelona?

In Europe this season, one club has stood clearly above the rest. Barcelona defeated Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid easily to claim the La Liga title. The Blaugrana have reached the Champions League final by defeating the German and French league title-winners (Bayern Munich and Paris …

Benfica v PSG Live Commentary & Result, 19/07/2015, International Champions Cup

Soccer

Former Chelsea, Real Madrid player Lassana Diarra signs with Marseille

Arsenal to face CSKA in Europa League<p>UEFA Europa League 1 day ago<p>Read<p>UCL QF: Liverpool-Man City, Juve-Madrid<p>UEFA Champions League 1 day ago<p>Read<p>UCL, …

Why 18 Goals Is a Realistic Aim for PSG's Zlatan Ibrahimovic in 2015/16 Ligue 1

After winning a third consecutive Ligue 1 title, it feels like the first phase of the current project at Paris Saint-Germain could be coming to an end over the next 12 months, starting with Zlatan Ibrahimovic’s contract ending in July 2016.<p>With that in mind, it could be quite difficult to predict …

Another day, another new Frenchman: Sherwood looks to raid Ligue 1 again

Having already plundered the Ligue 1 for three international stars, Tim Sherwood appears unable to resist the temptations France has to offer; today's target is Stade Rennais forward Paul-Georges Ntep.<p>Tim Sherwood just can't get enough of the Ligue 1. Jordan Amavi, Idrissa Gueye, Jordan Ayew, and …

Matuidi demands flying start to season for PSG

The France international wants to see a strong opening to their Ligue 1 title defence following their Trophee des Champions win<p>Blaise Matuidi has urged his Paris Saint-Germain team-mates to start the Ligue 1 season as strongly as possible after they lifted the Trophee des Champions.<p>The capital club …

Aurier promises PSG: I'll do better next season

The Ivorian only made 14 appearances in Ligue 1 last term, so he is now desperate to justify the French champions' decision to sign him permanently<p>Serge Aurier has promised to prove his worth to Paris Saint-Germain next season, admitting that he was unhappy with his debut campaign with the capital …

Barcelona Schedule 2015-16: La Liga Fixtures Released

Barcelona’s defence of the La Liga title will begin with a testing trip to the San Mames to face Athletic Club on the weekend commencing August 22.<p>The full 2015/16 schedule was announced on Tuesday by La Liga's official website:<p>Barcelona Fixtures: La Liga 2015-16<p>Date<p>Fixture<p>August 23<p>Athletic Club - …

Soccer

Real Madrid Schedule 2015-16: La Liga Fixtures Released

Rafael Benitez’s first league game in charge of Real Madrid will be against newly promoted Sporting Gijon at El Molinon on the weekend commencing August 22.<p>Here's the full fixture list for Los Blancos' 2015-16 season, per LaLiga.com:<p>Real Madrid Fixtures 2015-16<p>August 23<p>R. Sporting - Real …

La Liga fixtures: Barcelona to launch title defence away at Athletic Bilbao

• Barça also play Bilbao over two legs for the Spanish Super Cup • First clásico of the season is at Bernabéu in early November<p>Barcelona will begin their bid for a sixth Spanish league title in eight years when they play at Athletic Bilbao on the weekend of 22-23 August, while Real Madrid travel to …

Barcelona Stars Reportedly Suspicious of Tough 2015-16 La Liga Fixture Schedule

Barcelona players are reportedly angry and suspicious about their tough opening to the La Liga season following the recent publication of the fixture list.<p>The Catalan giants face Athletic Bilbao away on the opening day of the season, following two legs of the Spanish Super Cup against the same …

Soccer

Brazilian soccer star Kaka favors MLS over Spain's La Liga

Having played in both leagues, the former Real Madrid man dished out his thoughts on both.<p>Former Real Madrid man Kaka, who currently plays in MLS for …

Official: Ryan signs six-year Valencia deal

Los Che have completed a swoop for the Socceroos shot-stopper, signing him from Club Brugge, and he now has a chance to prove himself at the very highest level in La Liga<p>Mathew Ryan is relishing the chance to establish himself as first-choice goalkeeper at Valencia after completing his switch to …

Why 30 Is a Realistic Goals Target for Barcelona's Luis Suarez in La Liga

On paper, telling Luis Suarez he has to double his goal tally from one season to the next is quite a jump.<p>The Barcelona striker bagged 16 goals in 27 La Liga matches and helped his side win the treble. His total across all competitions was 25 in 43 games, which is a strong haul in a debut …

Soccer

La Liga and Champions League Barcelona say summer spending is over

• President Josep Maria Bartomeu says squad for is now ‘closed’ • Barcelona cannot register new signings until January after Fifa ban<p>Barcelona have completed their business in the latest transfer window and the Spanish and European champions’ squad is now “closed”, president Josep Maria Bartomeu …

Soccer

Predicting La Liga's Hidden Gems in 2015/16

Who are the emerging stars of La Liga? We take a look at five young players who are set for big seasons in enhanced roles.<p>On Friday we ran the rule over some of the more obscure Premier League players who could make a splash, and here we've plumped for the better-known equivalents on the …

Jackson: Messi & Ronaldo boss La Liga but Atletico can win the title

The €35 million signing from Porto feels that Diego Simeone's industrious outfit are capable of upsetting the Clasico duo<p>Jackson Martinez says that while Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo are La Liga's difference-makers, Atletico Madrid can challenge Barcelona and Real Madrid for the title.<p>The …

Real signs up Spain starlet Vallejo

Jesus Vallejo became a Real Madrid player on Friday but will remain at Real Zaragoza for the coming season.<p>La Liga giant Real Madrid has completed the signing of Real Zaragoza defender Jesus Vallejo on a six-year deal.<p>Vallejo was a regular for Zaragoza last term in the Segunda Division before …