Monaco sign Liverpool forward Minamino on four-year deal

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 09:14 GMT

Liverpool forward Takumi Minamino has completed a permanent move to French side AS Monaco for a reported fee of around 15.5 million pounds ($18.91 million), both clubs said on Tuesday.

Newcastle agree to sign defender Botman from Lille

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 09:11 GMT

Newcastle United have reached an agreement to sign Dutch defender Sven Botman from Ligue 1 club Lille, the Premier League club announced on Tuesday.

World Cup spot is no issue, says Goetze on Bundesliga return

Wed, 29 Jun 2022 - 09:09 GMT

World Cup winner Mario Goetze is not thinking about reclaiming a spot in the Germany team ahead of the Qatar World Cup in November, now that he is back in the Bundesliga with Eintracht Frankfurt.

Fernandinho returns to Brazil's Athletico Paranaense

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 08:05 GMT

Former Manchester City midfielder Fernandinho has signed for Brazil Serie A side Athletico Paranaense as the 37-year-old makes a return to the club where he began his senior career.

AFC extends deadline for 2023 Asian Cup bids

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 08:04 GMT

The Asian Football Confederation (AFC) has extended its deadline to receive bids for staging the 2023 Asian Cup following China’s decision to relinquish its hosting rights, the governing body said on Tuesday.

No pressure says MLS's highest paid player Insigne

Tue, 28 Jun 2022 - 08:02 GMT

Lorenzo Insigne may be viewed as one of Major League Soccer's most significant signings but the Italy international shrugged off the notion that he was under any pressure when Toronto FC introduced their prize recruit on Monday.

Ex-FIFA exec Valcke to appeal bribery conviction

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 08:35 GMT

- Former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke will appeal against his conviction for accepting bribes in a case involving World Cup media rights, his legal team said.

Bournemouth sign midfielder Rothwell on free transfer from Blackburn

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 08:33 GMT

Bournemouth have signed midfielder Joe Rothwell from Blackburn Rovers on a four-year deal on a free transfer, the newly-promoted Premier League club announced on Saturday.

Australia coach stands by experiment after Spain drubbing

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 08:27 GMT

Australia women's coach Tony Gustavsson stood by his decision to experiment in the second half of Saturday's friendly loss to Spain in Huelva despite the hosts scoring six goals to seal a 7-0 victory.

LAFC general manager hopes Bale move not just for World Cup

Mon, 27 Jun 2022 - 08:24 GMT

Los Angeles FC General Manager John Thorrington said Gareth Bale's stint in Major League Soccer will be the ideal preparation for the World Cup but they want him to stick around beyond the finals in Qatar.

Awoniyi joins Forest in club record move from Union Berlin

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 08:33 GMT

Nottingham Forest have signed Nigeria forward Taiwo Awoniyi from Bundesliga side Union Berlin on a five-year contract, the newly-promoted Premier League club said on Saturday.

Bale set to join MLS side Los Angeles FC

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 08:32 GMT

Wales forward Gareth Bale on Sunday appeared to confirm his move to Major League Soccer (MLS) side Los Angeles FC (LAFC) following his departure from LaLiga champions Real Madrid.

Serena Williams says she needed time to heal after rough 2021

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 08:29 GMT

Serena Williams needed to heal physically and mentally during a difficult year away from tennis due to injuries and had doubts about her comeback at one stage, the former world number one said on Saturday as she prepares to return to Wimbledon.

Howard Webb to become Premier League's chief refereeing officer as Mike Riley steps down

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 08:28 GMT

Howard Webb is set to become the Premier League's chief refereeing officer after English football's long-serving head of match officials, Mike Riley, confirmed he is stepping down.

Rooney steps down as Derby County boss

Sat, 25 Jun 2022 - 09:55 GMT

Former Manchester United forward Wayne Rooney has stepped down as manager of Derby County, the League One club said on Friday, ending a turbulent 17-month spell during which his side were marred by financial trouble and relegated to the third tier.

PSG president confirms talks with Nice to hire Galtier as coach

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 07:47 GMT

Paris St Germain president Nasser al-Khelaifi on Tuesday said he was in talks with Nice to hire coach Christophe Galtier to replace Mauricio Pochettino at the French champions.

Europa League winners Eintracht sign Goetze from Eindhoven

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 07:42 GMT

- Former Germany international Mario Goetze joined Europa League winners Eintracht Frankfurt on Tuesday in a three-year-deal, returning to the Bundesliga after two years at Dutch club PSV Eindhoven.

FIFA move to protect foreign players affected by Ukraine conflict

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 07:41 GMT

Soccer's world governing body FIFA has moved to help protect foreign players affected by the conflict in Ukraine by allowing them to suspend their contracts until June 2023.

Benfica sign Brazil forward Neres from Shakhtar Donetsk

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 07:37 GMT

Benfica have signed Brazil forward David Neres from Ukrainian side Shakhtar Donetsk on a five-year contract, the Portuguese team said.

Arsenal sign Porto midfielder Vieira

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 07:35 GMT

Arsenal completed the signing of attacking midfielder Fabio Vieira from Portuguese champions Porto on a long-term contract, the Premier League club said on Tuesday.