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Adnan Januzaj: Man Utd agree fee of about £9.8m with Real Sociedad

Adnan Januzaj has scored five goals in 63 appearances for Manchester United Manchester United have agreed a fee of about £9.8m with Real Sociedad for Belgium winger Adnan Januzaj. Januzaj, 22, was told he could find another club this summer by United manager Jose Mourinho. He returned from an unsuccessful …

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South Africa’s AmaZulu FC win promotion by buying league champions

AmaZulu have played in the PSL for 15 of its 21 seasons since 1996 South Africa’s Football Association president will meet the country’s Premier League about big clubs buying their way into the top flight. It comes after South Africa’s Premier Soccer League (PSL) allowed AmaZulu FC to purchase National …

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Premier League kicks on to record revenues of £3.6bn

Image copyright Getty Images Buoyant Uefa TV income helped Premier League clubs’ revenues rise 9% to a record £3.6bn in the 2015-16 season, according to analysis from Deloitte. It says broadcast earnings of £1.9bn accounted for more than half of the top flight clubs’ total revenues. A new domestic TV …

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‘We hope to spark a change’ – Lewes to pay men and women the same

Lewes men’s and women’s teams already share a stadium An English semi-professional club believe they have become the first in the UK to pay their men’s and women’s teams the same amount. Lewes FC’s women’s team plays in the Premier League Southern Division – the third tier of the women’s …

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Gossip: Atletico desperate to sign Costa

Transfer news Atletico Madrid are becoming increasingly desperate to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa, 28, having missed out on their three main targets this summer. The La Liga club are also trying to lure 23-year-old Monaco and Brazil midfielder Fabinho, who is a Manchester United target. (Independent) Paris St-Germain are …

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Football abuse victims up by 181 since April

Police have identified 181 new victims in the investigation into child sex abuse within football in the UK since April. The number of victims has risen from 560 to 741, with 96% aged between four and 20. Meanwhile, 276 potential suspects have been identified – a rise of 24 in …

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Champions League qualifying – The New Saints lose first leg in Croatia

The New Saints beat Europa FC over two legs in the first qualifying round The New Saints were beaten by Rijeka in the first leg of their Champions League second qualifying round tie in Croatia. The Croatian champions dominated and led 1-0 at half-time thanks to Josip Misic’s free-kick after …

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Ron-Robert Zieler: Leicester sell goalkeeper to Stuttgart

Ron-Robert Zieler was part of the Germany squad which won the World Cup in 2014 Leicester have sold goalkeeper Ron-Robert Zieler to Stuttgart for an undisclosed fee after a year with the Premier League club. Germany international Zieler, 28, joined the Foxes from Hannover in June 2016 but made just …

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Burnley sign Cork from Swansea in £10m deal

Jack Cork played for Great Britain at the 2012 Olympics Burnley have signed midfielder Jack Cork from Swansea City for a fee which could rise to £10m with add-ons. The 28-year-old has agreed a four-year contract with the Clarets, with whom he had loan spells during the 2009-10 and 2010-11 …

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Manchester United name Michael Carrick as club captain

Carrick had his testimonial at Manchester United in June Manchester United have named midfielder Michael Carrick as club captain. Carrick, 35, is the club’s longest-serving player, having joined in 2006, and replaces Wayne Rooney in the role after his move to Everton. “It feels great and it is such a …

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