Sport: Soccer

SuperSport United sunk Manchester City, beating them 2-0 in their pre-season Nelson Mandela Football Invitational match at Loftus on Sunday.
Bafana Bafana advanced to the semi-finals of the Cosafa cup after defeating Namibia 2-1 at the Nkoloma Stadium in Zambia on Saturday.
Manager Arsene Wenger refused to be drawn Friday whether Arsenal would match Liverpool's reported asking price for striker Luis Suarez, after a 30 million-pound bid was rejected.
Real Madrid has signed holding midfielder Asier Illarramendi from Real Sociedad as it intensifies its efforts to capture Spain's latest generation of talent.
Manchester City could soon have the third largest ground in the English Premier League if the club gains permission to increase the size of its Etihad Stadium.
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admitted he admires Wayne Rooney "very, very much" Friday but stopped short of saying he hoped to sign the unsettled Manchester United star.
Kenyans on Friday hailed national football team skipper Victor Wanyama after his move from Scottish champions Celtic to Southampton in the English Premier League.
Lesotho squeezed into the Cosafa Cup last eight in Zambia Thursday as Group B favourites Kenya were eliminated.
South Africa coach Gordon Igesund is wary of Namibia before a Cosafa Cup quarterfinal in Zambia Saturday.
CONCACAF officials say they have identified someone who attempted to bribe two Belize footballers prior to their Gold Cup match against the United States on Tuesday.
SA women's student team has set up a semifinal clash with Mexico after defeating Japan 5-4 in a penalty shootout in the women's soccer tournament at the World Student Games.
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney faces up to a month on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury in training for the friendly against a Thailand All Stars.
-Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola on Thursday confirmed the European champions' interest in Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara.
The Spanish league has opened an investigation into a second-division match between Racing Santander and Hercules for possible match-fixing.
Hundreds of cheering fans greeted Manchester United as they arrived in Thailand with new manager David Moyes at the start of a busy pre-season of Asian tours by European clubs.
Uruguay scored the equaliser in the 87th minute to draw with Iraq 1-1 and won the penalty shootout 7-6 to reach the final of the Under-20 World Cup on Wednesday.
Mauritius outclassed 10-man Seychelles 4-0 Wednesday to exact revenge for the darkest day of their football history.
Brazil's federal prosecutor has challenged the constitutionality of the so-called World Cup law which was signed last year by Brazil President Dilma Rousseff.
With three new additions to their squad, Champions League finalists Borussia Dortmund have insisted European champions Bayern Munich will not have it all their own way this season.
Striker Florian Thauvin scored twice to give France a 2-1 win against Ghana and send his team through to the Under-20 World Cup final on Wednesday.
The Nigerian Football Federation has come out in force by suspending four national clubs following two surprise promotional play-off results of 79 goals to nil and 67 goals to nil.
A depleted 20-man squad would acquit themselves well in the Southern African Cosafa Cup, Bafana Bafana head coach Gordon Igesund said.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has confirmed that new signing Wilfried Zaha will join Manchester United's squad for their pre-season tour of east Asia and Australia.
English Premier League star Ki Sung-yeung has just discovered what happens when a confident young footballer, social media and a Confucian-influenced culture collide.
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