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Ferguson to teach at Harvard

Richard Jolly | April, 4 2014

Sir Alex Ferguson has accepted a long-term teaching position at Harvard University where he will lecture senior executives. • Man United must avoid Newcastle's fate • Payne: Tricky Moyes blocks Bayern The former Manchester United ma...

Pele: Managers endanger 'the beautiful game' Video

ESPN staff | April, 3 2014

Pele is mourning the death of "the beautiful game," a phrase many say was coined by the 73-year-old Brazilian legend. • Pele: Neymar tends to dive More and more since his retirement, teams are emphasising defence over a flowing a...

Cabanas makes return four years after shooting

ESPN staff | April, 3 2014

Former Paraguay international Salvador Cabanas is set to return to football four years after being shot in the head. Cabanas, 33, received a near-fatal gunshot wound in a Mexico City bar on January 25, 2010 and still has a bullet fragment lodged ...

Pele admits Neymar tends to dive Video

Alex Labidou | April, 2 2014

Pele has acknowledged that Neymar has a problem with diving but believes the 22-year-old has worked to eliminate the trait from his game since joining Barcelona last year. • Neymar shrugs off critics • Alves defends Neymar The footb...

One in four footballers 'depressed', says study

ESPN staff | April, 2 2014

More than a quarter of professional footballers suffer from depression or anxiety problems, according to a new study carried out by the international players' union FIFPro. The research shows that 26 percent of players reported mental health prob...

Arsenal vs. Red Bulls set for N.J. Video

ESPN staff | March, 27 2014

Arsenal have announced plans to play New York Red Bulls in a pre-season friendly on Saturday July 26. • McNicholas: Arsenal reeling • MLS Power rankings The game, which will take place in New Jersey, will see Arsenal leg...

CONCACAF: Sanz to be treated for leukemia

Associated Press | March, 27 2014

MIAMI -- Enrique Sanz, the No. 2 official of soccer's governing body for North and Central American and Caribbean soccer, will be treated for leukemia. CONCACAF made the announcement Thursday. The 39-year-old Sanz, who was bo...

Former Leeds, Liverpool winger Kewell to retire Video

PA Sport | March, 25 2014

Former Leeds United and Liverpool winger Harry Kewell has announced he is to retire from professional football at the age of 35. The Australian made over 250 Premier League appearances for the two English clubs from 1995 until 2008, but has mos...

Home nations battle for FIFA vice-president role

PA Sport | March, 26 2014

Britain's four home nations will battle it out against each other for the FIFA vice-presidency after the Scottish FA signalled it will put forward a candidate next year. On Thursday, UEFA's Congress is expected to rubber-stamp new rules that w...

Brazilian club fined for fans' racial abuse

March, 25 2014

SAO PAULO -- A sports tribunal has fined Brazilian club Mogi Mirim $21,000 because its fans racially abused an opposing player in a Sao Paulo state championship match this month. The tribunal issued the fine after fans allegedly called Sant...

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