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Andi Thomas

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Andrew Thomas is a football writer. He is based in London.

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Miroslav Klose announces international retirement

One of this generation's most prolific international goalscorers has hung up his boots.

Champions League playoff draw completed

Napoli will face Athletic Bilbao and Arsenal will play Besiktas, as twenty teams will face off for the last ten places in the Champions League group stage.

Legia Warsaw thrown out of Champions League

The Polish side have been punished for fielding an ineligible player.

Looking back at the 1934 Charity Shield

When Arsenal meet Manchester City in Sunday's Community Shield, it will only be the second time that the teams have met in English football's showpiece friendly. Here's what happened the first..

Frank Lampard joins Manchester City on loan

The former Chelsea midfield stalwart will spend the next six months at the Etihad.

The Premier League introduces concussion protocols

As of this coming season, Premier League players with concussion or suspected concussion will not be permitted to stay on the pitch, even if they and their manager insist on playing on.

Navas joins Real Madrid

The Costa Rican goalkeeper has completed a deal to join last season's Champions League winners.

The European transfer market, explained

Have you ever wondered how the transfer market works in soccer? Wonder no more. Here's what you need to know.

James Rodríguez fan wants a hug, gets taken out

If you want an embrace from Real Madrid's James Rodríguez, you're going to have to earn it.

Barca and Real choose shine over substance

Both Barcelona and Real Madrid have to improve on last season, and as is traditional, they're going about this by buying the most expensive and high-profile players they can find.

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