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Photo: Luis Suarez rocks up at Liverpool on transfer deadline day

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No, he hasn't realised he's made a terrible mistake and pulled on Odemwingie. In fact, former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez visited...

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Analyzing The Success of Clubs Spending Their Financial War Chest From Big Player Sales

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Every off-season a big name is sold in European football often even two or three. From Tottenham selling Gareth Bale to Porto moving James Rodriguez and Joao Moutinho to Monaco, players are sold for huge sums of money. While the players sold have profound impacts at their new clubs, the bigger impact comes from the raft of players brought in to supplement the selling squad.

Managing Mario Balotelli Will Be a Tough Test For Liverpool’s Brendan Rodgers

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Despite claiming on August 3rd that Liverpool would not be signing Mario Balotelli, Brendan Rodgers has signed the mercurial Italian to his forward line, in a major signing for the Liverpool club.

There had been worries about Liverpool's transfer business this summer with the club having failed to suitably replace Luis Suarez with a renowned name despite spending upwards of £100million on new players.

Daniel Sturridge Primed To Be The Leader Of Liverpool’s Attacking Pack

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When Daniel Sturridge left Manchester City for Chelsea back in 2009, the overwhelming consensus was that he would go on to become a wonderful center forward. After all, here was a young man who had it all: pace, power, technical ability and a calm head in front of goal.

Admittedly somewhere between his switch from Manchester to London and his subsequent move from the capital to Merseyside, his star faded and his ability to make it at the very top level was doubted.

Liverpool set to rely on their quick starts again

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Even without Luis Suarez, there are still aspects of Brendan Rodgers' side that mirror their performances last season. In their 2-1 win against...

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Why Mario Balotelli will be a hit at Liverpool

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Mario Balotelli is on the brink of a return to the Premier League, with Liverpool agreeing a £16m fee with AC Milan. Balotelli is due on Merseyside to complete the deal. Some have questioned the move, whereas others have applauded it.

Wednesday Kickoff: Balotelli close to shock Liverpool move; Di Maria, Khedira reject extensions; and more

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By DAN KARELL

It looks like Liverpool has found their replacement for Luis Suarez.

According to multiple reports in both England and Italy, Liverpool and AC Milan have agreed a transfer fee for one Mario Balotelli, the mercurial Italian National Team forward. If the transfer goes through it would mean Balotelli's return to the English Premier League for the first time since Jan.

Sturridge Leads Liverpool To Victory Over Southampton

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Luis who? A lot of the talk this summer has been how Liverpool can replace the 30+ goals that Luis Suarez scored last season. What has been lost in the conversation is that the other half of the SaS partnership, Daniel Sturridge is still a Liverpool player.

On Sunday Sturridge shouldered the responsibility as Liverpool's new main man up front with a late winner in a 2-1 defeat of Southampton at Anfield.

Liverpool vs. Southampton: Predicted Line-Ups and Preview

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Overachieving was a theme for both Liverpool and Southampton in their last campaigns, but each side has been active in this summer's transfer market. While Southampton has off-loaded several players from last year's extremely talented squad, Liverpool has sold Luis Suarez, but made an extensive amount of purchases to increase depth ahead of its first Champions League campaign since the turn of the decade.

Liverpool 2014/15: What does the Post-Suárez era holds for the Reds?

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A week ofPremier League 2014/15 season previewscontinues now onJust Footballwith our preview ofLiverpool, by Andrew Schofield:

Liverpool

Major Honours: 18 League Titles, 8 League Cups, 7 FA Cups, 5 European Cups

Big Season For: Martin krtel.

Premier League 2014/15: Ramsey? Rooney? Sturridge? Who will take up Suarez’s mantle as the league’s best player?

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A week of Premier League 2014/15 season previews continues now on Just Football with the question: Who are the Premier League's big stars now Luis Suarez has left for sunny Spain?

Liverpool Interested In Signing Cameroon Striker Samuel Eto’o

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Premier League club Liverpool is reportedly weighing up a transfer for free-agent Samuel Eto'o in a bid to bolster their depleted attack, reports The Guardian.

The 33-year-old enjoyed a relatively successful Premier League season, scoring on nine occasions from 21 league appearances for Chelsea.

Photo: Liverpool finally get rid of Luis Suarez

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Adios Luisito! I hope Sturridge/Sterling replace him there........... pic.twitter.com/2WQFi1hYwu Kop End (@kopitetilldeath)...

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Photo: Luis Suarez still looming large at Liverpool

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Most people saw Luis Suarez's transfer to Barcelona coming a mile off, but it appears Liverpool's marketing team were taken by surprise....

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FC Barcelona

Why FC Barcelona Could Use a 3-4-3 Diamond Formation

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The Catalan revolution has indeed started after a trophyless season. Tata Martino has been replaced by Luis Enrique as the manager of the club. Stars such as Cesc Fabregas and Alexis Sanchez have been sold, whereas the club have bought a series of high profile players like quality midfielder Ivan Rakitic and world-class striker Luis Suarez.

La Liga 2014/15 season preview: Why Barcelona and Real Madrid will reassert themselves at the top

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by Simon Wingate

When the La Liga 2014/15 season kicks off with a game between Malaga and Athletic Bilbao at Estadio La Rosaleda this Saturday, it will be the first time in a decade that neither Barcelona nor Real Madrid are reigning champions.

Wednesday Kickoff: Barcelona transfer ban upheld; Di Maria looking to stay at Real Madrid; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

With big-money acquisitions Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic and Thomas Vermaelen highlighting the club's summer expenditures, Barcelona have done their fair share of business heading into the 2013-14 season. However, the Catalan club better make the most of the current transfer window, as it looks to be their last for a long time.

FIFA Upholds Barcelona Transfer Ban

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Barcelona have had their appeal against a two-window transfer ban rejected by FIFA following a hearing on Wednesday.

The Spanish giants will be barred from signing players in the next two transfer windows, taking them through until January 2016, after breaking the transfer rules related to signing players for their famed La Masia academy,

Barca though are not taking the decision well and have already announced, just as they did with the Luis Suarez ban, that they will now appeal to the Court of Arbitration for Sport.

‘I Was Really Depressed Afterwards’ – Luis Suarez Opens Up About His Traumatic Biting Ordeal

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By Chris Wright

Speaking at his grand Barcelona unveiling, Luis Suarez fielded questions about what he got up to on his summer holibobs this year.

Still serving his four-month ban for feasting upon the flesh of Italy centre-back Giorgio Chiellini, Suarez had some reassuring words for Barca fans: he pinky-promises not to bite anyone again:

"I say to fans, don't worry, because I won't do that any more.

Snapshot: Luis Suarez Makes Debut For Barcelona In friendly Clash At Nou Camp

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By Alan Duffy

Although Luis Suarez was initially banned from playingfootball for four months (following his World Cup bitey nonsense) and Barcelona were initially banned from making any transfers for 14 months (following their breaking of U18 transfer rules), the Uruguayan made his debut for the Catalans on Monday night.

Luis Suarez To Start For Barcelona On Monday

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Barcelona head coach Luis Enrique has confirmed Luis Suarez will play in the pre-season clash on Monday.

The head coach says he has been impressed by the Uruguayan in training this weekend and will give him some playing time in the Gamper Trophy

The Uruguayan returned to training this weekend after the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) reduced his ban from football to allow him to take part in training and club friendly matches.

Luis Suarez To Play In Barcelona Friendly On Monday, Says Luis Enrique

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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will "get some minutes" during the club's friendly at the Camp Nou on Monday. The Catalan club is scheduled to play Leon FC in the Joan Gamper Cup, which is held annually before the start of the La Liga season.

Programming note: For viewers in the United States, the match is being shown exclusively on beIN SPORTS, beIN SPORTS Espanol and DishWorld.

Luis Suarez Takes Part In First Training Session With Barcelona [VIDEO]

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Luis Suarez has completed his first day of training with Barcelona. The Uruguay international was awarded a partial victory yesterday when his four-month ban from all football-related activities was amended by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

The court considered his ban on all football-related activity "excessive" and clarified that his suspension will "apply to official matches only and no longer to other football-related activities (such as training, promotional activities and administrative matters).

Luis Suarez Trains With Barcelona For The Very First Time… (Photos)

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By Chris Wright

Having received special clearance from the Court of Arbitration for Sport yesterday after pinky-swearing not to eat anybody, Luis Suarez trained with his new Barcelona teammates for the very first time today since completing his £75million move from Liverpool in mid-July.

Football Activity: Luis Suarez Trains With Barcelona For The Very First Time… (Photos)

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By Chris Wright

Having received special clearance from the Court of Arbitration for Sport yesterday after pinky-swearing not to eat anybody, Luis Suarez trained with his new Barcelona teammates for the very first time today since completing his £75million move from Liverpool in mid-July.

CAS Upholds Length Of Suarez Ban

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport have upheld Luis Suarez's four-month ban for biting Italy's Giorgio Chiellini during this summer's World Cup. Suarez's lawyers argued that Fifa's decision to suspend him from all "football-related activity" for biting Chiellini was excessive.

While the Cas did not reduce Suarez's ban, they have ruled that the Uruguay striker can now train and play in friendly matches, including for new club Barcelona on Monday against Mexico's Club Leon.

Luis Suarez’s Appeal Rejected And Ban Is Upheld; But Player Can Train

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Luis Suarez's four month ban from soccer has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS). But the player has been permitted to train with his teammates and be involved with promotional activities at Barcelona.

"The sanctions imposed on the player by FIFA have been generally confirmed," the CAS said in a statement.

Luis Suarez’s four-month ban upheld, but ex-Liverpool man can train with Barcelona

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Luis Suarez's four-month global ban for biting has been upheld by the Court of Arbitration for Sport, but restrictions on the Barcelona striker...

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Luis Suarez Has Four-Month Football Ban Upheld But Cleared To Begin Training With Barcelona

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By Chris Wright

Just a quickie to inform all y'alls that the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) have dismissed Luis Suarez's appeal against his four-month ban from all footballing activities after the Uruguayan striker's appeal was heard at a meeting earlier today.

The full explanation of the ruling will not be made public until later this afternoon, but the CAS have confirmed that Suarez has been cleared to begin training with his new side, Barcelona, after having to train on his lonesome with his own independent personal coach since joining the Catalan side for £75million in mid-July.

LUIS SUAREZ CAN NOW TRAIN WITH BARÇA TEAM-MATES | CAS DECISION

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Court Of Arbitration For Sport Will Announce Luis Suarez Decision On Thursday

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The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has announced that Barcelona striker Luis Suarez will learn the result of his appeal for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at 2pm BST (9am EST) on Thursday.

CAS said in a statement: "The Court of Arbitration for Sport will announce its decision in the matter Luis Suárez, FC Barcelona and the Uruguayan FA on Thursday 14 August 2014.

End Of An Era: Liverpool Finally Get Round To Removing Image Of Luis Suarez From The Kop Stand (Photo)

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By Chris Wright

Luis Suarez is no more. His tiles are gone. He is an ex-Red.

It's taken 31 daysof denial and grieving (that's one whole calendar month, for fans of alternate time brackets), but Liverpool have now accepted Suarezbelongs to Barcelonaand finally got round to removing his image from the outside of The Kop stand.

Sunday Ticker: Vermaelen to Barcelona; Arsenal win Community Shield; and more

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By RYAN TOLMICH

In the latest move of their summer spending spree, 2013-14 La Liga runners-up Barcelona have brought in another piece to help solidifytheir defense.

Barcelona addeddefenderThomas Vermaelen from Arsenal Saturday, with the Belgian international joining the Catalan club on a five-year deal.

Luis Suarez Ban Expected To Be Reduced, Appeal Heard Today

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Luis Suarez has arrived in Switzerland to havehis appeal againstthe four-month ban on a football-related activity imposed by FIFA heard bythe Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).

Reports from Spain say thatBarcelona have helped prepare the striker's case since the club feels that they are also being affected by the ban; as the Uruguay international is unable to train, enter the Camp Nou or even meet his new teammates.

Philadelphia Union

PPL Park parking info as practice facility construction gets underway, more Union bits, more news

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Info for those who park in Lots B & C as construction of new practice facility gets underway. Andre Blake up for Save of the Week, More news.

Union will host Seattle in USOC final, Bone loaned, Union Academy USBNT call-ups, more news

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Seattle thump Chicago 6-0 to set up US Open Cup final against Union at PPL Park. Corben Bone loaned to USL PRO's Hammerheads. Union Academy players get US BNTs call-ups. Suarez ban upheald. More.

European Soccer

Tuesday Kickoff: Suarez remorseful about bite; Bayern without Schweinsteiger; and more

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By DAN KARELL

One day after making his friendly debut for Barcelona, Luis Suarez was presented by the club in front ofthe local media.

As expected, plenty of the questions centered around the infamous World Cup bite, which left Suarez unable to take part in any official soccer activitiesuntil last Friday, and he remains suspended at the club level through October 26.

Soccer Monday: Your Running Commentary

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By RYAN TOLMICH

The first weekend of Premier League action has already provided plenty of excitement, but the league's debut still has more to givewith one more opening game.

Title hopeful Chelsea will open their Premier League campaign Monday, as Jose Mourinho's men take a trip to Turf Moor to take on recently promoted Burnley.

Friday Kickoff: Suarez appeal heard at CAS; Martino to be next Argentina coach; and more

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By DAN KARELL

Luis Suarez's final appeal to have his FIFA suspension reduced will be heard on Friday in Lausanne, Switzerland at the Court of Arbitration forSport.

The Uruguayan forward will appearin front of a five-manCAS panel as they hold a hearing to discussthe original nine-match international ban and four-month suspension from all soccer activities after video replays caught Suarez biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini in the shoulder.

The Rest

Crystal Palace 2014/15 Season Preview: Palace’s EPL Future Hangs In The Balance

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Crystal Palace provided one of the lasting memories of the 2013-14 Premier League season, scoring three goals in a breathtaking final 11 minutes at Selhurst Park on May 5 to draw 3-3 with Liverpool, leaving Luis Suarez in tears on his knees after a dagger blow to his club's title hopes. Palace would go on to finish 11thin the table, comfortably safe on 45 points after a remarkable stretch of 5 consecutive wins to go with two draws and just one defeat in the season's final eight matches.