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How Luka Modric got lucky with Real Madrid

His nickname is “‘Lucky Luka” and no wonder. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Wayne Rooney banned from driving for 2 years

The former England international footballer has been banned from driving for two years after pleading guilty to a drink-driving charge. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Clubs face probe after 20,000 fans descend on London

UEFA has confirmed it will open disciplinary proceedings against both Cologne and Arsenal following Thursday’s Europa League game. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Has 14-second delay scuppered $29M soccer deal?

A leading European soccer player’s career is in limbo after paperwork relating to his transfer from a Portuguese team to an English Premier League club was submitted 14 seconds too late. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Rooney charged with drink-driving

Former England and Manchester United footballer Wayne Rooney has been charged with drink-driving, British police said Friday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Soccer feels force of PSG and Qatar’s ‘soft power’

One can be forgiven for thinking the football world has been turned on its head over the past month. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Liverpool agree $62M club record fee for Keita

With clubs across Europe scrambling to complete last-minute deals ahead of the European summer transfer window’s closure later this week, English Premier League side Liverpool have announced a signing — for the 2018-2019 season. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Is $260M Neymar deal a transfer one-off?

Gone are the days when footballers were sold for a bagful of kit, as was the price of former Liverpool star John Barnes when he joined English side Watford in 1981. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football

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Rooney retires from international football

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Meet English soccer’s first openly gay referee

There are no openly gay players in the top five of English football, a fact many attribute to the culture surrounding the game. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Sport – Football