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AC Milan vs Man City and Liverpool vs Olympiacos, International Champions Cup: Open Thread

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Day three of the International Champions Cup kicks off today featuring Premier League champions Manchester City against AC Milan, followed by Liverpool versus Olympiacos.

Today's matches for Liverpool and Manchester City are their first in the 2014 Guinness International Champions Cup. The previous matches by both clubs in the States this summer were during friendlies (against AS Roma and Sporting Kansas City, respectively).

US TV Schedule For Today’s Games Featuring Real Madrid, Man Utd, Arsenal, Spurs & More Plus Open Thread

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Six matches featuring international clubs will be played across the United States today including the likes of Real Madrid, Manchester United, Arsenal and even Fulham.

With so many games scheduled, many of them overlapping, the toughest challenge soccer fans will have tonight is figuring which games to watch.

Inter Milan Set To Offer Fredy Guarin For Manchester United Striker Chicharito, Say Reports

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The Italian news outlets, Sportmediaset and Tuttosport, are reporting that Inter Milan will offer midfielder Fredy Guarin in exchange for Manchester United's Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez.

The 28-year-old Colombian international has previously been linked with a move to Manchester United, but in recent weeks it has been determined that Serie A champions Juventus had taken an interest in the player.

AS Roma Has No Intention Of Selling Kevin Strootman, Says Rudi Garcia

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AS Roma manager Rudi Garcia gave a press conference in Denver prior to his side's International Champions Cup match against Manchester United which takes place on Saturday.

The second year boss was peppered with questions about the immediate future of his Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman, as well as a number of other topics.

From Spain: Madrid to make move for Manchester United player

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From Spain: Madrid to make move for Manchester United player - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Javier Hernandez's future at Manchester United looks uncertain as he has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford in recent times.

The Mexican international was the fourth choice striker last season, behind Robin van Persie, Wayne Rooney and Danny Welbeck.

Ashley Cole Gives His First Interview As A Roma Player [VIDEO]

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Former Chelsea left-back Ashley Cole has given his first interview as an AS Roma player.

The 33-year-old defender signed a two-year deal with the Serie A side on July 7.

Cole started his career with Arsenal making 229 appearances and scoring nine goals. Along the way, he made a Champions League final appearance, won two Premier League titles, three FA Cups and was a key member of the 2003-04 Gunners side that will forever be known as "The Invincibles" that went the entire league campaign undefeated.

Inter Milan reignite interest in Manchester United star

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Inter Milan reignite interest in Manchester United star - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Inter Milan is fast becoming an attractive destination for good players all over the world. There is a typical unrest in Italy at the moment, with clubs like Juventus, Roma and AC Milan facing the prospects of losingtheir star players to big clubs in Europe.

How New Soccer Fans Can Continue Their Passion For the Sport

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After a month of World Cup action, facing this week's matchless void was like stumbling out of a bar and into the blinding sunlight. And if the USMNT's addictive run was your first taste of the sport then you may be feeling like Lindsay Lohan sitting poolside at the Château Marmont right now – despondent and wondering "what now?

Find Out What Leagues Had the Most Players in the World Cup

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Now that the World Cup is over, you may be wondering where you can watch the best players in the world for the next four years.

Here's our guide to the leagues that had the most number of players at the World Cup:

1. Premier League (England and Wales) — 105 World Cup players

US TV coverage: NBC Sports

Stars include Tim Howard (USA), Mesut Ozil (Germany), Andre Schurrle (Germany), Per Mertesacker (Germany),Sergio Aguero (Argentina), Pablo Zabaleta (Argentina), Robin Van Persie (Netherlands),Vincent Kompany (Belgium), Daniel Sturridge (England), Oscar (Brazil), Alexis Sanchez (Chile), Steven Gerrard (England), Oliver Giroud (France), Ramires (Brazil), Willian (Brazil), Patrice Evra (France), Joel Campbell (Costa Rica) and Bryan Ruiz (Costa Rica).

2014/15 Kits & Jerseys

SSC Napoli 2014/15 Macron Home Kit

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Last season's Coppa Italian champions SSC Napoli have launched their 2014/15 Macron home kit for [...]

Inter Milan 2014/15 Nike Away Kit

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Inter Milan have unveiled their 2014/15 Nike away kit ahead of Sunday's pre-season friendly with [...]

Genoa CFC 2014/15 Lotto Home and Away Kits

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Genoa CFC have launched their home and away kits from Lotto Sport for the 2014/15 [...]

AC Milan Unveil 2014/15 adidas Away Kit in NYC

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Eighteen-time Italian Serie A champions AC Milan launched their 2014/15 adidas away kit in Manhattan [...]

AS Roma 2014/15 Nike Away Kit

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AS Roma have officially unveiledtheir 2014/15 Nikeawaykit ahead of their for their pre-season tour of [...]

SS Lazio 2014/15 Macron Away and Third Kits

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SS Lazio unveiled their Macron 2014/15 away and third kits on Sunday in Auronzo di [...]

Atalanta BC Sign With Nike. Present 2014/15 Kits.

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Atalanta Bergamasca Calcio has joined the likes of fellow Italian Serie A team Juventus, Inter [...]

Juventus

Paul Pogba Renews Contract With Juventus, Say Italian Reports

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Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport, two of the three major Italian sports newspapers, are reporting that Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba has agreed to a contract extension with the Seria A giants.

What the media outlets disagree on is the length of the 21-year-old's contract.

Tuttosport claims Pogba's deal will stretch until June 2019, while Corriere dello Sport believe the new deal will end the season before (June 2018).

Patrice Evra Leaves Manchester United For Serie A Giants Juventus

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Manchester United full back Patrice Evra has secured a move to Italian giants Juventus, with United and Juventus both confirming the deal.

Evra, 33, spent 8 years at Old Trafford, and signed a contract extension severals weeks ago, but with the ushering in of new manager Louis Van Gaal, the French international has departed the club for a new beginning.

Generation Next: Kingsley Coman seeks fresh start after joining Juventus

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by Marc Nielsen

Having shaken off a great deal of interest from clubs around Europe, Italian champions Juventus have won the race to sign French sensation Kingsley Coman.

Chelsea and Arsenal lose grip in signing PSG playmaker to Italian clubs

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Chelsea and Arsenal lose grip in signing PSG playmaker to Italian clubs - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Chelsea and Arsenal are reportedly losing their grip in signing Paris Saint-Germain playmaker Adrien Rabiot as the player is set to make a move to Italy in the coming days.

The teenager's contract with the Ligue 1 champions runs down in the summer of 2015 and has rejected a chance to sign a new deal.

CONFIRMED: Arsenal striker target set to join European giant

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CONFIRMED: Arsenal striker target set to join European giant - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

Álvaro Morata is set to complete his transfer to Juventus from Real Madrid after snubbing a chance to join Arsenal in the summer transfer window.

The North London club have long been interested in signing the talented player from last summer.

Real Madrid Striker Alvaro Morata Looks Set To Complete His Move To Juventus

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Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata is poised to complete a move to the Italian champions, Juventus, either tomorrow or in the coming days.

Reports this afternoon from the Spanish newspaper AS are saying that the 21-year-old forward flew to Turin this evening and will undergo a medical on Saturday morning.

Juventus Home, Away and Third Shirt for 2014/15 Season: Kit Review and [PHOTOS]

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This week Italian giants Juventus released their home and away kits for the 2014/15 season.

Nike, who have made Juventus kits since 2003, are teaming up with the Turin club for a final season, before the "keys" are handed over to Adidas. This partnership, which has seen four Scudetti, as well as a one-season demotion to Serie B, has produced many iconic kits.

Serie A giants Juventus appoint Massimiliano Allegri as their new coach

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Serie A giants Juventus appoint Massimiliano Allegri as their new coach - originally posted on Soccerlens.com

According to The Guardian,former AC Milan manger Massimiliano Allegri has been appointed as the new manager of Juventus.

On Tuesday, Conte left the Italian Champions by mutual consent and according to reports in Italy, Allegri will sign a two-year contract at the club andhas been hired on a salary of €2m (£1.

AS Roma Could Be New Favorites To Win Serie A Title

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What a turn of events in a week. Last Thursday, Juventus looked to be stable heading into the preseason as it fought back against clubs trying to poach its young stars while dipping into the transfer market to strengthen a squad expected to compete more in the Champions League. In the space of seven days, however, that's all gone and now A.

Why Antonio Conte Should Take the Italy National Team Job

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With Juventus coach Antonio Conte's departure from Juventus sending shockwaves around the soccer world, there is one silver-lining to be taken from the situation. Yes it will be a quick period of change for Juve, but considering the experience of the team, they should recover quickly. After all, they have aspirations for a fourth consecutive Serie A title.

Massimiliano Allegri Appointed Juventus Boss

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Massimiliano Allegri's tenure at AC Milan was abruptly ended in January with theRossoneri languishing midtable. Allegri had announced just two weeks prior to his sacking that he planned to step down at the end of the season. The 47 year-old had led Milan to the 2010-11 Serie A title but had watched Antonio Conte's Juventus overtake theRossoneri in 2011-12 and stay atop Serie A for the subsequent two seasons following that initial title.

Antonio Conte’s Departure Could Signal The Start Of A Player Exodus At Juventus

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Juventus head coach Antonio Conte's shock resignation on Tuesday has left the club's supporters asking many questions. The most worrisome of the fans' issues is whether the Italian giants are facing a demoralizing player exodus following the departure of their tactical and motivational leader.

All change at Juventus: Conte resigns, Allegri new manager

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All change at Juventus: Conte resigns, Allegri new manager is a post from: Just Football

by Marc Nielsen

After three incredible seasons in charge of Juventus, Antonio Conte has resigned as manager. This will have come as a shock for many as Conte's contract was due to expire in 2015 and, after much speculation, it was thought he would continue with the Bianconeri through the 2014-15 season.

Juventus 2014/15 Nike Home and Away Kits

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Italian Serie A champions for the last three seasons, Juventus Football Club, have released their [...]

Antonio Conte Departs Juventus By Mutual Consent, Says Club

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Juventus Head Coach Antonio Conte has left the club by mutual consent, according to a statement issued by the club.

Less than two months ago, Italian giants Juventus announced that Antonio Conte would be staying on for another season as manager of the Turin club. This proclamation came on the heels of the Bianconeri celebrating both a third straight Scudetto triumph and the achievement of landing a top-flight record points haul of 102.

Inter Milan

Cardiff Tells Inter Milan They Won’t Sell Gary Medel For Any Less Than £10million

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Cardiff City defender/midfielder Gary Medel has been linked with a move to Inter Milan for several weeks. The Chilean international made comments earlier this month that led many to believe that his days at the Welsh side were numbered.

"I remain a player of Cardiff, but now doors are open to play elsewhere and I hope that happens," Medel was quoted by the Chilean press.

Inter Milan Announce 26-Man Squad For USA Preseason Tour

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Inter Milan has announced their 26-man squad for the team's preseason tour of the United States, which will include games in the International Champions Cup.

Goalkeepers:Tommaso Berni, Juan Pablo Carrizo, Samir Handanovic

Defenders:Marco Andreolli, Juan Jesus, Ibrahima Mbaye, Andrea Ranocchia, Matias Silvestre, Nemanja Vidic, Danilo D'Ambrosio, Dodo

Midfielders: Jonathan, Saphir Taider, Yuto Nagatomo, Fredy Guarin, Mateo Kovacic, Rene Krhin, Zdravko Kuzmanovic, Diego Laxalt, Yann M'Vila, Joel Obi, Ezequiel Schelotto

Forwards:Federico Bonazzoli, Ruben Botta, Mauro Icardi, George Puscas

Out of the squad names, the only noticeable absentee is Rodrigo Palacio — who played in the World Cup Final against Germany.

Inter Milan’s Home, Away and Third Shirts for 2014/15 Season

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Last week, Italian giants Inter Milan released their 2014/15 home kit. With a radical new design and an updated crest, this shirt is something of a break with tradition.

As their nickname suggests, the Nerazzurri are known for wearing equal parts black and blue.

This year, however, they've gone for a predominately black jersey, with thin blue pinstripes.

AC Milan

AC Milan vs Olympiacos: Starting Lineups, TV Times and International Champions Cup Open Thread

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Mario Balotelli and his AC Milan teammates take on Greek powerhouse Olympiacos tonight at BMO Field in Toronto at 8pm ET in the first game of the 2014 International Champions Cup.

Milan and Olympiacos are in the same group as Manchester City and Liverpool, so both AC Milan and Olympiacos will want to get a win tonight in order to gain confidence before they play the Premier League teams.

AC Milan Reveal Away Shirt For 2014/15 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

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AC Milan has officially unveiled its away shirt for the 2014/15 season.

The white away shirt with red and back details completes AC Milan's collection of new kits — including the classic red and black home shirt, and golden third choice jersey.

The away kit is a white kit with very thin grey hoops, and red and black bands across the bottom of the shirt.

The Rest

Italian Football Federation Vice-Chief Carlo Tavecchio Caught In Race Row

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The leading candidate for Italian Football Federation president, Carlo Tavecchio, has drawn himself into a racism row following statements made this past Friday at the summer assembly of Italy's amateur leagues.

The 71-year-old gave his thoughts on the influx of foreign players into Italy, something that has been a flashpoint topic in the country since the national team was eliminated from this year's World Cup in Brazil.

Napoli Players Amuse Themselves After Heavy Rain Causes Training Pitch To Flood (Video)

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By Chris Wright

With their training pitch inDimaro submerged by the heavy rain, Napoli trio Jose Callejon, Marek Hamsik and Gokan Inler almost inevitably took to amusing themselves in the only way imaginable much to the delight of the small group of fans in attendance...

Like big bloody kids, the lot of 'em!

AS Roma’s New Stadium Will Showcase Club Ambitions And Pay Tribute To Rome’s History

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In March,AS Roma unveiled plans to build a 52,500-capacity stadium that would make them only the second Serie A club to play in their own arena.

Roma said the new stadium, Stadio della Roma, will be a central part of the strategy forthe club's future and its "re-emergence as a force in international football".

Serie A e Tim Cup: Le date della stagione 2014-2015

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La Serie A Tim avr inizio domenica 31 Agosto 2014 e si chiuder il 31 Maggio 2015. Poco più di un mese dunque allo start della nuova stagione che, però, nascer ufficialmente il 28 Luglio p.v. con il sorteggio dei Calendari (in diretta su Sky a partire dalle 19, ndr). Sono previsti quattro turni infrasettimanali [.