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  • Marco Reus, Mario Gomez in German squad for Argentina friendly Yesterday

    Frankfurt: Germany have recalled 18 World Cup players for next week's friendly against Argentina, a repeat of the final in Brazil. The friendly in Duesseldorf on September 3 is the first match for both teams since the July 13 final at Maracana in Rio de Janeiro, when Mario Goetze scored in...
  • AC Milan make bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres 2 days ago

    AC Milan have made a bid to lap up Chelsea striker Fernando Torres and Marco van Ginkel before the end of the summer transfer window. The Serie A club wants to bring Torres on a season-long loan following Mario Balotelli's £16m move to Liverpool. "Torres is certainly an important forward and we...
  • Marcos Rojo must wait for Manchester United debut August 22, 2014

    England: New signing Marcos Rojo will not make his Manchester United debut against Sunderland on Sunday as he has yet to receive a work permit, adding to a growing list of absentees for manager Louis van Gaal. The Argentina defender was presented Friday as United's third big acquisition of the summer,...
  • Manchester United complete signing of defender Marcos Rojo August 21, 2014

    Manchester: Manchester United completed the signing of defender Marcos Rojo from Sporting Lisbon for 20 million euros ($27 million) on Wednesday, and sent Nani on loan to the Portuguese club. The 24-year-old Rojo, who played for Argentina in the World Cup final loss to Germany last month and scored earlier in...
  • Sporting Lisbon to sell Marcos Rojo to Manchester United August 20, 2014

    Sporting have agreed to sell Argentina's World Cup left back Marcos Rojo to Manchester United while Nani will move the other way as he joins the Portuguese side on loan. Sporting said in a statement to Portugal's Market Securities Commission that the Premier League side would pay 20 million euros ($26.64...
  • Roma beat Liverpool 1-0 in preseason friendly July 24, 2014

    Boston: Marco Borriello scored in the 90th minute to give Roma a 1-0 victory over Liverpool in a preseason friendly Wednesday night at Fenway Park. There were limited chances until Borriello volleyed in a corner from in front of goal. "Both teams played with young players," Roma coach Rudi Garcia said...
  • Spain's Garcia-Lopez beats Cecchinato in Stuttgart July 10, 2014

    Stuttgart: Guillermo Garcia-Lopez defeated Italian qualifier Marco Cecchinato 6-4, 1-6, 7-5 for a second-round meeting with Swiss qualifier Yann Marti at the Mercedes Cup on Wednesday. The sixth-seeded Spaniard saved eight of the 12 break points he faced before prevailing in just over two hours. Marti defeated compatriot Henri Laaksonen 7-5,...
  • Change underway at Ferrari, says Mattiacci July 7, 2014

    Ferrari will be a different Formula One team next year with changes already being made at Maranello, principal Marco Mattiacci said after Sunday's British Grand Prix. Fernando Alonso finished only sixth for the Italian team at Silverstone while Kimi Raikkonen crashed out on the opening lap of a race won...
  • World Cup 2014: Luis Suarez referee picked for Brazil-Germany semi-final July 7, 2014

    Rio de Janerio: The referee who failed to see Luis Suarez bite an opponent has been picked to officiate Brazil's World Cup semi-final against Germany. FIFA says on its website that Marco Rodriguez of Mexico will referee the match in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday. Rodriguez has handled two World Cup matches, including...
  • World Cup 2014: Argentina's Marcos Rojo out of quarters with two yellows July 2, 2014

    Sao Paulo: Argentina defender Marcos Rojo will not be able to play Saturday's World Cup quarter-final after he was shown a second yellow card in the round of 16 match against Switzerland on Tuesday. The 24-year-old was booked in the 90th minute for bringing down Switzerland's Ricardo Rodriguez to halt a...
  • Exclusive: No clear favourites for 2014 World Cup, says Materazzi June 7, 2014

    Marco Materazzi feels his team Italy have a good chance in this World Cup because of their traditional playing style. ...
  • Marco Reus ruled out of World Cup for Germany June 7, 2014

    Germany attacking midfielder Marco Reus was ruled out of the World Cup on Saturday with an ankle injury sustained in a 6-1 friendly win over Armenia. The German Football Federation said that Reus suffered a partial ligament tear in his left ankle in the match on Friday and will miss six...
  • Players ruled out of World Cup 2014 June 7, 2014

    Players ruled out of the World Cup finals because of injury in the past week following the announcement on Saturday Germany's Marco Reus would not be going to Brazil: Colombia: Radamel Falcao (Monaco/FRA) -- knee injury France: Franck Ribery (Bayern Munich/GER) -- back injury Clement Grenier (Lyon/FRA) -- thigh Germany: Marco Reus (Borussia Dortmund/GER)...
  • Germany's sensation Marco Reus doubtful for World Cup after injury June 7, 2014

    Germany could lose Marco Reus for the World Cup after he pulled up with an ankle injury on Friday. Mid-way through their warm-up match with Armenia, the Borussia Dortmund playmaker suffered the setback. The BVB star spent a few minutes on turf but eventually limped off on the stroke of half...
  • Six-goal Germany crush Armenia in final World Cup warmup game June 7, 2014

    Germany produced a dazzling display of attacking football to thrash Armenia 6-1 in their last World Cup warmup on Friday but Marco Reus could be in doubt for the finals after twisting his ankle. The Germans, looking to end an 18-year wait for an international title, scored all their goals in...
  • Materazzi to select trainees for Inter's academy May 31, 2014

    Marco Materazzi was in Bangalore to visit Inter Milan's fully residential academy in Hosur near Bangalore which is scheduled to be launched in September. ...
  • Inter Milan's legend Materazzi visits Bangalore May 31, 2014

    After having hung up his boots in 2010, the Italian defender has been representing Inter on a number of their projects - be it in establishing their academies around the world, conducting workshops or wearing their Nerrazuri tie in an ambassadorial role. ...
  • Marco Materazzi on Zidane's headbutt in 2006 World Cup May 29, 2014

    Talking to CNN-IBN, Italy's Marco Materazzi says he will shake hands with Zinedine Zidane if he meets him. ...
  • Germany's Marco Reus, Mario Goetze itching for action in Brazil May 25, 2014

    Germany's versatile attacking midfielders Marco Reus and Mario Goetze are hoping their time to shine in the national team will come at the World Cup in Brazil next month after both players endured a disappointing maiden tournament at Euro 2012. The 24-year-old Reus and Goetze, 21, are considered the best players...
  • Germany very well placed to win World Cup: Materazzi May 23, 2014

    Bangalore: Former Italian defender Marco Materazzi, who was head-butted by French soccer legend Zinedin Zidane in the controversial 2006 World Cup final, on Friday said Germany are the strongest contender for the 2014 FIFA World Cup to be played in Brazil. "Brazil, Germany and Spain are strong contenders for the World...
  • Marco Mattiacci named Ferrari team principal April 18, 2014

    Shanghai: Ferrari's new team principal, Marco Mattiacci, arrived at the Chinese Grand Prix on Friday wearing large sunglasses - on an overcast day. There was a reason, he said, and it didn't have anything to do with vanity. "If you do, in less than four days, almost 40 hours of flying and...
  • Stefano Domenicali quits as Ferrari team principal April 14, 2014

    Italy: Stefano Domenicali has resigned as Ferrari team principal after six years in charge and will be replaced by Marco Mattiacci, president of Ferrari North America. After a poor start to the season, Domenicali says "it's time to make an important change. As head, I take on the responsibility of the...
  • Real Madrid survive Borussia Dortmund scare to reach Champions League semi-finals April 9, 2014

    Germany: Real Madrid reached the semi-finals of the Champions League on Tuesday after losing 2-0 at Borussia Dortmund but finishing up with a 3-2 victory on aggregate. Playing without star striker Cristiano Ronaldo due to a left-knee injury, Madrid could afford to miss an early penalty and still go through against...
  • Lewandowski scores twice as Dortmund win 4-2 at Zenit in Champions League February 26, 2014

    Russia: Robert Lewandowski scored twice as Borussia Dortmund took a big step toward the Champions League quarter-finals with a 4-2 victory at Zenit St. Petersburg on Tuesday. Losing finalists last year, Dortmund made a blistering start with Henrikh Mkhitaryan scoring in the fourth minute and Marco Reus doubling the visitors' lead...
  • Lleyton Hewitt tops Baghdatis, advances in Memphis February 14, 2014

    Memphis: Former world No. 1 Lleyton Hewitt of Australia beat Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus 1-6, 6-2, 6-0 on Thursday to advance to the quarterfinals at the US National Indoor Tennis Championships. The No. 3 seed leads the career series with Baghdatis 3-2, winning their first match since 2010 when Baghdatis had...
  • Sock, Baghdatis move to 2nd round at Memphis February 12, 2014

    Memphis, Tennessee: America's Jack Sock and Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus moved into the second round of the US National Indoor Tennis Championships Tuesday at The Racquet Club of Memphis. Sock, who reached the quarterfinals of last year's tournament, advanced with a 7-5, 1-6, 7-6 (5) victory over France's Adrian Mannarino. Baghdatis won...
  • Switzerland advance in Davis Cup, beat Serbia February 2, 2014

    NOVI SAD: Switzerland won the Davis Cup first-round tie against Serbia after Marco Chiudinelli and Michael Lammer beat Nenad Zimonjic and Filip Krajinovic in the doubles for an unbeatable 3-0 lead on Saturday. Switzerland face Belgium or Kazakhstan in the quarterfinals in April. A confident Chiudinelli and Lammer defeated veteran doubles...
  • Sunderland swoop early for defensive recruit Marcos Alonso December 31, 2013

    London: English Premier League basement dwellers Sunderland have moved quickly to reinforce their frail defence by agreeing a loan move for Fiorentina fullback Marcos Alonso until the end of the season. The 23-year-old former Real Madrid, Bolton Wanderers and Spanish under-19 defender will officially complete his move to Wearside when the...