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Graham MacAree

Lead Soccer Editor

Graham watches a lot of football. Sometimes he writes about it, too. British expatriate, Chelsea fan.

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Arsenal, BVB to contest Group D

Arsenal and Borussia Dortmund have been drawn together in the Champions League again, and both will have their eyes on top spot in Group D. Galatasaray and Anderlecht, meanwhile, will be hoping to...

Spurs crush QPR 4-0 at White Hart Lane

Three first-half goals set Tottenham Hotspur racing past Queens Park Rangers and to the top of the table.

Snore draw at Villa Park

Aston Villa and Newcastle United drew 0-0 in Birmingham. The most interesting part of the match was Aly Cissokho taking a free kick to the crotch.

Liverpool take a gamble on Balotelli

Mario Balotelli to Liverpool is a move that makes perfect sense from some angles but ridiculous from others. In other words, it's kind of perfect.

Reds edge Saints for hard-fought win

Daniel Sturridge rescued Liverpool at Anfield after some dogged resistance by Southampton, giving the Reds a 2-1 win with a 79th-minute goal.

Swansea upset United at Old Trafford

Goals from Ki Sung-Yeung and Gylfi Sigurdsson gave Swansea a surprise 2-1 win at Manchester United to kick off the season.

Takeaways from a mostly meaningless friendly

Arsenal beat Manchester City in a friendly that wore a particularly fancy hat. Here's what we learned.

Howard Webb retires

Leading Premier League referee Howard Webb has retired, moving on to a training and management role with PGMOL. And despite nobody wanting Howard Webb to be a big deal, he's one regardless.

Serie A owner drives fighter plane through city

Threatening to 'bomb the league' carries more force when you're in the cockpit of a MIG fighter jet, as Atalanta owner Antonio Percassi will attest.

Dejan Lovren joins Liverpool

The St. Mary's exodus continues as Lovren, 25, bolts Southampton for Liverpool.

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