Yann M`Vila ransacks house in conflict with Dynamo Moscow: Report
Yann M`Vila ransacks house in conflict with Dynamo Moscow: Report

Troubled French international midfielder Yann M`Vila trashed his rented house before seeking refuge at the home of a team-mate due to an ongoing conflict with his club Dynamo Moscow, reports in Russia said on Friday.

Liverpool misfit Rickie Lambert joins West Brom, scores twice
Liverpool misfit Rickie Lambert joins West Brom, scores twice

Striker Rickie Lambert joined West Bromwich Albion from Liverpool on a two-year contract on Friday and quickly celebrated with two goals in a pre-season friendly.

Frank Lampard available for NYC against Montreal
Frank Lampard available for NYC against Montreal

England legend Frank Lampard, nagged for three weeks by a calf injury that delayed his Major League Soccer debut, will be available for New York City on Saturday against Montreal.

Brazil midfielder Fred tests positive for banned substance
Brazil midfielder Fred tests positive for banned substance

Brazil midfielder Fred tested positive for the banned substance hydrochlorothiazide during the June-July Copa America, the Brazilian Football Confederation (CBF) said on Friday.

Five questions ahead of the Community Shield
Five questions ahead of the Community Shield

Premier League champions Chelsea face FA Cup winners Arsenal in the Community Shield on Sunday. Here AFP Sports looks at five questions to ponder in the traditional curtain raiser to the English season:

Jose Mourinho aims another dig at old rival Arsene Wenger
Jose Mourinho aims another dig at old rival Arsene Wenger

Jose Mourinho has taken another swipe at old rival Arsene Wenger by claiming the Arsenal manager has only himself to blame for failing to find a solution to his dismal record against the Chelsea boss.

Community Shield: Arsenal seek title proof in Chelsea encounter
Community Shield: Arsenal seek title proof in Chelsea encounter

Arsenal`s readiness to mount a sustained title challenge in 2015-16 will be tested at Wembley on Sunday when they face Premier League champions Chelsea in the Community Shield.

Argentine executive pleads not guilty in FIFA case
Argentine executive pleads not guilty in FIFA case

An Argentine sports marketing executive pleaded not guilty and posted a $20 million bond on Friday after appearing in a US court to face charges in the FIFA corruption scandal which has rocked world football.

West Ham forward Enner Valencia sustains ''significant'' injury
West Ham forward Enner Valencia sustains ''significant'' injury

West Ham United`s Ecuador forward Enner Valencia suffered a "significant injury" in Thursday`s 2-2 draw with Astra Giurgiu in a Europa League third qualifying round first-leg tie, the club said in a statement.

Liverpool misfit Rickie Lambert joins West Brom
Liverpool misfit Rickie Lambert joins West Brom

Striker Rickie Lambert has joined West Bromwich Albion from Liverpool on a two-year contract, his new club announced on Friday.

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic joins Inter Milan on loan
Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic joins Inter Milan on loan

Manchester City striker Stevan Jovetic has joined Italian side Inter Milan on an 18-month loan, the Premier League club confirmed on Friday.

AS Monaco sign Allan Saint-Maximin, loan him to Hanover 96
AS Monaco sign Allan Saint-Maximin, loan him to Hanover 96

Champions League hopefuls AS Monaco have made their latest summer signing, recruiting promising Saint-Etienne youngster Allan Saint-Maximin before sending him on loan to German club Hanover 96.

Aston Villa swoop for Jordan Veretout, Rudy Gestede
Aston Villa swoop for Jordan Veretout, Rudy Gestede

Aston Villa announced two new signings on Friday, with French midfielder Jordan Veretout signing from Nantes and Benin striker Rudy Gestede joining from Blackburn Rovers.

Dinamo Zagreb Paulo Machado fine player $110,000 for obscene gesture
Dinamo Zagreb Paulo Machado fine player $110,000 for obscene gesture

Dinamo Zagreb have fined their Portuguese midfielder Paulo Machado $110,000 (£70,800, 100,000 euros) after he responded to being booed by his own fans by showing them his middle finger during a Champions League game.

Argentine executive to appear in US court in FIFA case
Argentine executive to appear in US court in FIFA case

The former chairman of an Argentina-based sports marketing business who was among 14 people indicted in a federal corruption case involving the soccer world`s governing body, FIFA, is expected to appear in U.S. court on Friday.

Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar
Fenerbahce protest over Fred inclusion by Shakhtar

Fenerbahce have protested to UEFA over the inclusion in a Champions League tie by Ukraine`s Shakhtar Donetsk of Brazilian midfielder Fred despite reports he had tested positive for a banned substance, the Turkish club said Friday.

Diego Costa, Gary Cahill fit for Community Shield: Jose Mourinho
Diego Costa, Gary Cahill fit for Community Shield: Jose Mourinho

Chelsea striker Diego Costa and defender Gary Cahill will be fit to play against Arsenal in the Community Shield at Wembley on Sunday, manager Jose Mourinho has said.

Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla sign new Arsenal contracts
Theo Walcott, Santi Cazorla sign new Arsenal contracts

Arsenal forward Theo Walcott and Spanish midfielder Santi Cazorla have signed new contracts with the Gunners, the Premier League club said on Friday.

Wayne Rooney trolled for his 'child like' handwriting
Wayne Rooney trolled for his 'child like' handwriting

Wayne Rooney might be a football genius but even being Manchester United captain could not protect him from facing criticism for his child-like handwriting.

Captain Gabi Fernandez says new signings will diversify Atletico Madrid
Captain Gabi Fernandez says new signings will diversify Atletico Madrid

Atletico Madrid captain Gabi Fernandez has praised the new footballers signed to the club, stressing that they will come in handy by "providing variants".