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Mehdi Benatia has signed for Bayern Munich for £21m... but Blackpool wouldn't pay £100,000!

Mehdi Benatia joined Bayern Munich this week for £21mManchester United and Manchester City were interested in the defenderFormer Blackpool manager Ian Holloway noticed Benatia five ...

Arsene Wenger press conference LIVE: Arsenal boss reflects on Champions League draw and looks ahead to Leicester clash

Wenger insists he'll be on 'alert until the last minute' as pressure mounts on Arsenal manager to sign a replacement for the injured Olivier Giroud Frenchman ...

Transfer deadline day: Radamel Falcao to Arsenal? Petr Cech to Liverpool? Sergio Busquets to the Premier League?

Arturo Vidal's future is still up in the air with Manchester United keenJavier Hernandez could make a move in the opposite direction to Juventus Daley Blind ...

Xabi Alonso completes £5m move to Bayern Munich after Real Madrid agree to let him go

Xabi Alonso leaves Real Madrid after losing his place to Toni KroosFormer Liverpool midfielder will link up with compatriot Pep GuardiolaGerman champions have midfield injury ...

QPR midfielder Alejandro Faurlin set for prolonged spell on the sidelines after suffering third ACL injury in as many seasons

Faurlin has sustained his third ACL injury in as many yearsThe 28-year old went off injured in the League Cup defeat to BurtonThe Argentine could ...

Queens Park Rangers spent almost £2million on agents fees last season to win promotion

Championship clubs payed more than £14million to agents last seasonAutomatically promoted Leicester City and Burnley among the smallest spendersSpending down overall on previous spending'Still a ...

Andy Murray eases through to last 32 of US Open

Andy Murray wins 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 46 minutes against German qualifier Matthias Bachinger at Flushing MeadowsThere were no signs of any ...

David Hockaday sacked by Leeds United after just 70 days in charge

Head coach Hockaday has been sacked by Leeds owner Massimo CellinoFormer Forest Green manager Hockaday was appointed on June 19The 56-year-old lost four of his ...

Ian Poulter, Luke Donald and other Ryder Cup hopefuls prepare for last chance saloon at Deutsche Bank Championship

Tom Watson and Paul McGinley will name wildcards on TuesdayEach Ryder Cup captain has three wildcard optionsIan Poulter and Luke Donald among those hoping to ...

Esteban Cambiasso completes move to Leicester as manager Nigel Pearson snaps up former Inter Milan star

Leicester City manager Nigel Pearson signs former Argentina international and Inter Milan midfielder Esteban CambiassoCambiasso arrives on a free transfer after spending 10 years with ...

Manchester United's Tom Cleverley subject of £7million bid from Aston Villa 

Aston Villa have made a £7million bid for Manchester United's Tom Cleverley25-year-old midfielder has one year left on his contract at Old TraffordHull City and ...

Danny Welbeck boost for Tottenham as Man United striker keen on loan move to White Hart Lane

Tottenham one of the options being considered by Danny WelbeckMauricio Pochettino eyeing loan move for England internationalPochettino watched Welbeck during cup defeat by MK DonsBy Simon Jones ...

Serena Williams at her dominant best as she takes less than an hour to beat Vania King

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail Follow @@Mike_Dickson_DM Published: 14:26 EST, 28 August 2014 | Updated: 03:42 EST, 29 August 2014 ...

Novak Djokovic eases into US Open third round after blitzing Paul-Henri Mathieu 

Novak Djokovic defeated Paul-Henri Mathieu 6-1 6-3 6-0 at the US OpenWorld No 1 will face Sam Querrey in the third round at Flushing Meadows Serbian ...

US OPEN 2014: All the results from the men's and women's singles

Published: 18:24 EST, 25 August 2014 | Updated: 03:40 EST, 29 August 2014 ...

Cristiano Ronaldo hands replica of his Ballon d'Or to Real Madrid president Florentino Perez

Cristiano Ronaldo handed over the trophy at Real Madrid's training ground The Portugal captain, 28, was named world player of the year in January Ronaldo beat Lionel ...

England could bid for entire Euro 2028 tournament after edging closer to hosting 2020 final

Wembley is the stadium of choice for the tournament The FA are hoping a bid to host the whole of Euro 2028 is successful World champions Germany ...

Manchester United have the most expensive squad ever assembled in the Premier League

The current Manchester United squad cost £401.2m to assembleIt is the most expensive squad ever in the English game Angel Di Maria's move from Real Madrid ...

Cristiano Ronaldo admits he played for Real Madrid while injured but doesn't regret it

Cristiano Ronaldo opened up in an interview with Spanish newspaper MarcaHe admits he pushed himself to hard to make the Champions League final and play ...

Wayne Rooney as England captain won't win many votes

Wayne Rooney is set to be named England captainRooney's appointment not generating excitement among England fansThe striker follows in the footsteps of retired captain Steven ...

Fernando Torres set to join AC Milan on loan but Marco van Ginkel will stay in London

Fernando Torres is set to join AC Milan on loanChelsea striker has fallen further down the pecking orderTwo clubs are yet to agreement a deal ...

Ludogorets defender Cosmin Moti stands in for sent off goalkeeper

Defender Cosmin Moti forced to go in goal and makes two penalty saves to send Ludogorets through to Champions League group stageBulgarian champions' first-choice goalkeeper ...

Michel Platini will not run against Sepp Blatter for the FIFA presidency 

Michel Platini will not run for the FIFA presidencyInstead he will run for re-election as UEFA presidentFIFA said the decision means there'll be no battle ...

Erik Lamela goes back to school in a bid to grasp English language

Erik Lamela takes to Instagram to show-off English lessonArgentine winger has enjoyed a bright start to second season with Tottenham Spurs star revealed his ambition to ...

Manchester United consider £24m bid for William Carvalho

Manchester United have held talks with Sporting about William CarvalhoPortuguese club have dropped asking price to £23.8millionUnited also remain interested in Juventus midfielder Arturo VidalIt ...

Oliver Golding was following in Andy Murray's footsteps but now may quit tennis

By Mike Dickson for the Daily Mail Follow @@Mike_Dickson_DM Published: 18:20 EST, 27 August 2014 | Updated: 03:58 EST, 28 August 2014 ...

Maria Sharapova survives scare against world No 95 Alexandra Dulgheru to progress to third round of US Open  

Sharapova lost the first set but recovered to win 4-6, 6-3, 6-2Match lasted two hours and 38 minutes at Flushing Meadows The Russian is bidding to ...

Tomas Berdych's power too much for Lleyton Hewitt to handle as former US Open winner crashes out in straight sets  

Hewitt, winner at Flushing Meadows in 2001, was unable to provide an upsetBerdych eased to a 6-3, 6-4, 6-3 victory over Hewitt in the first ...

Venus Williams progress to US Open third round with straight sets win against Timea Bacsinszky  

The American beat Timea Bacsinszky 6-1 6-4 at Flushing Meadows Venus Williams is enjoying her best season for some time The 34-year-old reaches the third round for ...

Tottenham eye up Danny Welbeck loan after Federico Fazio transfer

Mauricio Pochettino eyeing loan move for Danny WelbeckPochettino has signed £8million defender Federico Fazio Tottenham boss was in Milton Keynes to watch MK Dons defeat Manchester ...

Ashley Young's days at Manchester United look numbered after Angel Di Maria's arrival... and he only has his diving to blame 

Arrival of Angel Di Maria will spell the end of Ashley Young's time at Manchester UnitedYoung wasted his last chance to impress Louis Van Gaal ...

Tom Carroll can be Swansea's Luka Modric, according to manager Garry Monk

Garry Monk compares Tom Carroll to Real Madrid star Luka ModricCarroll has signed a season-long loan with Swansea22-year-old is set to make his Swans debut ...

Mario Balotelli embraces Pablo Zabaleta and Gael Clichy before Manchester City's Premier League win against Liverpool 

Mario Balotelli was all smiles as he caught up with former Manchester City team-mates Pablo Zabaleta and Gael ClichyMario Balotelli was at the Etihad to ...

Mario Balotelli thanked by AC Milan after he leaves for Liverpool

Mario Balotelli is thanked for his efforts by former club AC MilanTheir official statement said: 'In one year and a half you've achieved a lot'Balotelli ...

Angel di Maria at Manchester United's Carrington training ground ahead of £59.7m move

Argentina winger set to sign for Louis van Gaal's side Transfer deal worth around £70million and Angel Di Maria will earn £200,000-per-week in wages Di Maria will ...

Fenerbahce beat arch rivals Galatasaray on penalties to win Turkish Super Cup in a game which saw goalkeeper Volkan Demirel charge at Felipe Melo

Brazilian midfielder Felipe Melo is confronted by Fenerbahce's goalkeeper after missing a penaltyFans of Galatasaray and Fenerbahce lit up the stadium by setting off bright ...

Arsenal could be out for three months with broken foot

Olivier Giroud went down injured against Everton on SaturdayA first scan was inconclusive, so the Frenchman will be tested againArsenal fear the striker may have broken his foot A ...

Per Mertesacker is a World Cup winner but he's not up to it in the Premier League... Arsenal must say Auf Wiedersehen, Per (or stick him in the Gunnersaurus costume!)

Per Mertesacker is not at the standard a big club needsIf he was English he'd have been hammered for his display against Everton Germany won the ...

Alan Pardew to name strong Newcastle side for Gillingham clash, but Premier League is still the priority

Alan Pardew will take his best squad to Gillingham for Tuesday's match Newcastle were criticised last season for not taking the cups seriously  The Magpies boss admits the Premier League is the ...

Celtic deserve to be in Champions League if they beat Maribor, despite being outclassed by Legia Wasaw, says Ronny Deila

Celtic face Maribor on Tuesday night for a place in Champions LeagueA win will see Ronny Deila's side through after 1-1 draw in SloveniaCeltic reinstated ...

Joe Frazier statue near to completion and will be unveiled next year in Philadelphia

A statue of Joe Frazier has been a long time comingIt will now begin a five-month bronze procedureStatue will be unveiled in April in Frazier's ...

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Fund manager Neil Woodford sells HSBC stake over fears of 'fine inflation'

Fund manager Neil Woodford today sold his stake in HSBC, citing concerns about "fine inflation" in the banking industry. Woodford, who quit Invesco Perpetual to ...

Ecuadoran volcano called 'Throat of Fire' in local language starts spewing ash 28,000ft into air

An Ecuadorean volcano is spewing ash five miles into the air, closely monitored by experts, after an eruption this weekend. Ash from the Tunguarahua volcano, whose ...

Al Pacino on suffering from depression: 'It can last and it's terrifying'

Al Pacino has opened up about the struggles he and others have faced when battling depression. The veteran actor said that he felt "spared" and "lucky" ...

Yves Carcelle dead: Former Louis Vuitton CEO and chairman dies, aged 66

Yves Carcelle, former chairman and CEO of Louis Vuitton, died yesterday (Sunday 31 August), aged 66. The French businessman had been battling with a rare form ...

Pakistan protesters clash with police in Islamabad  

Islamabad was hit by the chaos after anti-government protesters attempted to storm the Prime Minister’s residence and pushed their way into the building of a ...

Homeless man ‘kills two New Zealand welfare workers’ after describing his benefit struggles in local paper

A homeless man in New Zealand who allegedly shot dead two welfare police officers, critically injuring a third, has been detained after a seven-hour manhunt. Only ...

British Wildlife Photography Awards 2014 winners announced

The British Wildlife Photography Awards winners have been revealed, with Lee Acaster from Suffolk taking home the top prize for his shot of a Graylag ...

Anna Kendrick on her own nude photo leak: 'It would be photos of food and other people's dogs anyway'

Anna Kendrick was not among the 100 high-profile names to have had her phone hacked, but she says that we’d all be pretty disappointed with ...

Pakistan protests turn deadly as TV station stormed by demonstrators

Pakistan's capital was plunged into further chaos after anti-government protesters pushed ever closer to the Prime Minister’s residence and stormed the offices of a state-controlled ...

Radamel Falcao to Manchester United: Loan deal agreed with Monaco for Colombian striker

Manchester United today agreed a sensational deadline day loan deal for Radamel Falcao, with the anticipated £9m outlay taking the cost of their desperate attempts ...