Chelsea agreed to sign Cesc Fabregas from Barcelona a week after fellow midfielder Frank Lampard said he was leaving the west London club after 13 years.
Chelsea Football Club extended its contract with player and club top scorer Frank Lampard by one year, it said on its website.
FIFA is betting on lightning-quick cameras and sensors used in surveillance drones to be goal-line supervisors at the World Cup, in the biggest test yet for the technology.
After two World Cup games a theme has started to develop: controversial calls by match officials.
Sepp Blatter proposed giving soccer coaches the right to challenge decisions during matches, with television replays used to get refereeing calls right.
The following is a roundup of soccer stories from U.K. newspapers with clickable Internet links.
"I've been watching games in the MLS for a long time."
- Frank Lampard on Jul 24, 2014