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Champagne wants to avoid 'NBA-style' imbalance

Mark Rodden | April, 16 2014

FIFA presidential candidate Jerome Champagne says the organisation must do more to tackle inequality in football. • Man City pay sport's highest wages - survey Champagne, 55, is a former FIFA executive and could face the current pr...

Man City pay out sport's highest wages

Richard Jolly | April, 16 2014

Manchester City have been revealed as the best-paid team in world sport in a survey conducted by Sporting Intelligence and ESPN the Magazine. • Marcotti: Explaining financial fair play • Graphic: World's 25 highest-paid athletes &b...

Atletico Mineiro take back offer to sign Anelka Video

Associated Press | April, 15 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazilian club Atletico Mineiro said on Tuesday that they will not sign former France striker Nicolas Anelka because the player took too long to report to the club. Atletico Mineiro director Eduardo Maluf told a media conference the...

Corona suspended for CCL final

ESPN staff | April, 15 2014

Cruz Azul goalkeeper Jesus Corona has been suspended for both legs of the CONCACAF Champions League final for his part in a skirmish with Club Tijuana players in the closing moments of the teams' semifinal. As a result of CONCACAF's punishment, C...

A-League referees to wear microphones for TV

ESPN staff | April, 15 2014

The Australian A-League game between Melbourne Victory and Sydney FC on Friday will see referees miked up and their decisions broadcast as part of live television coverage. The initiative will extend to other games in the A-League 2014 Finals ...

Brazil's Adriano released by Atletico Paranaense

Associated Press | April, 13 2014

Atletico Paranaense have released former Brazil striker Adriano after just four games, dealing a blow to the striker's ambitious hopes of returning to top form and playing in the World Cup this year. The 32-year-old former Internazionale forward had...

A-League review: Wanderers spoil Kewell send-off

PA Sport | April, 12 2014

Western Sydney Wanderers ruined Harry Kewell's farewell party as they scored twice late on to beat the Melbourne Heart 3-2 at AAMI Stadium Kewell's final game following a glittering career -- including two World Cup finals appearances and winn...

Gulati denies 2016 U.S. Copa America rumors

Doug McIntyre | April, 11 2014

No agreement has been reached that would put the 2016 Copa America in the United States, according to the U.S. Soccer federation. U.S. Soccer president Sunil Gulati denied published reports via Twitter on Friday. #CopaAmerica 2016 in U.S.? Interes...

Fluminense fan threats worry Brazil's Fred

ESPN staff | April, 8 2014

SAO PAULO -- Brazil striker Fred warns there could be "another tragedy" in Brazilian football if fan groups follow through with their threats against his club this week. In a lengthy letter posted on his Facebook and Twitter accounts, F...

A-League: Wanderers draw keeps race open

PA Sport | April, 5 2014

The race to claim the coveted second spot in the A-League will go into the final round of the regular season after Western Sydney Wanderers were held to a 1-1 draw by premiers Brisbane Roar on Saturday. The hosts trailed to a 35th-minute goal ...

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