UEFA Super Cup Preview: Real Madrid v Sevilla

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  Tonight sees the annual clash of the Champions League winners v the Europa League victors, this year featuring Real Madrid and Sevilla. It’ll be hosted by Cardiff City Stadium in the Welsh capital and i’ll be there representing Brandish.tv, so before the big European curtain raiser, here is my preview of the game: REAL MADRID V SEVILLA: 7:45pm, Sky …

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Glenn Hoddle appointed coach at QPR

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BREAKING NEWS: Glenn Hoddle appointed first team coach at #QPR #SSNHQ — Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) August 12, 2014 Sky Sports have Tweeted some breaking news this morning. They have reported that Glenn Hoddle has joined QPR as the clubs new first team coach. It is Hoddle’s first job in football for eight years after leaving Wolves, but now …

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Chelsea midfielder on verge of move to Italy

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Chelsea midfielder, Marko Marin looks set to leave Stamford Bridge on loan to join Italian side Fiorentina. Er sieht so glücklich aus. (via @ACF_Fiorentina) pic.twitter.com/zFTrszeytP — Martin Hoffmann (@ErzaehlerMartin) August 11, 2014 The official club Twitter page shows Marin undergoing a medical at Fiorentina as his loan move to Italy moves a step closer to being completed. BBC Sport suggested that …

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Clint Dempsey – Breaking down the stumbling blocks

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Yesterday, Clint Dempsey helped Seattle Sounders overcome the Houston Dynamo 2-0, but the American did something rather unusual after the game. The USA striker walked up to a child who was sitting with his mother and asked the question, “Can I have some of your popcorn?”, after the child tilted his popcorn bowl towards the 31-year-old, Dempsey ate the handful …

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Aleksander Tonev joins Celtic from Villa

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Aleksandar Tonev has joined @CelticFC on a season-long loan deal. #AVFC pic.twitter.com/lALd6K9nDJ — Aston Villa FC (@AVFCOfficial) August 11, 2014 Last night, Scottish champions Celtic snapped up Aston Villa attacking midfielder Aleksander Tonev on a season-long-loan with the option of a permanent deal. Celtic who have dominated the Scottish league are always looking to bolster their sides attacking options to …

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Southampton ready to bolster defence

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Southampton have had a summer of well documented departures: Luke Shaw joined Manchester United, Calum Chambers signed for Arsenal and Rickie Lambert, Adam Lallana and Dejan Lovren transferred to Liverpool. Now Ronald Koeman has begun the rebuilding with the Daily Mirror believing a defender could be set to join. Steaua Bucharest and Romania centre-back Florin Gardos could be tempted to …

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5 things we learned about the Championship this weekend

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  The Championship kicked off this weekend to signal the return of domestic football in England and Wales as Blackburn Rovers drew 1-1 with relegated Cardiff City at Ewood Park on Friday night. The curtain raiser may not have been as thrilling as the Sky cameras were hoping for but the weekend did have some brilliant games in store! Here …

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Manchester City complete Mangala deal

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BBC Sport have announced the breaking news that City fans have been anticipating for some time. The Premier League champions have finally completed a deal to sign Porto defender, Eliaquim Mangala for a fee said to be around £32m. He is already a fine player,” said City boss Manuel Pellegrini. “But, in my opinion, he has all of the mental, physical, …

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West Ham after Connor Wickham

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Sky Sports have today reported that West Ham United are very interested in Sunderland striker, Connor Wickham. The Hammers have been dealt a huge blow after Andy Carroll has been told he will be out for the foreseeable future. West Ham have already signed Enner Valencia but are still looking to bolster their attacking options. Now it appears that they are …

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