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David Beckham raises prospect of becoming player-owner

David Beckham attends a photocall to launch

Former England captain David Beckham has indicated that he could come out of retirement to play for the Major League Soccer team he is aiming to launch in Miami.

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David Beckham banking on LeBron backing for Miami soccer team

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Two of the biggest names in world sport could yet team up in Florida.

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Alex Ferguson says David Beckham 'lost focus'

Soccer star David Beckham and his wife Victoria

Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson said on Wednesday that his one-time star midfielder David Beckham had "lost focus" following his marriage to pop star Victoria Adams of the Spice Girls.

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Alex Ferguson turns on Roy Keane and David Beckham

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Henry Winter Scot's explosive new autobiography criticises the two players he must famously fell out with - and the Irishman has already hit back, writes Henry Winter.

Alex Ferguson claims David Beckham obsessed with fame at book launch

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Former Manchester United manager Alex Ferguson launched his new autobiography on Tuesday, lifting the lid on his relationships with stars such as David Beckham, Cristiano Ronaldo, Roy Keane and Wayne...

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David Beckham picks Miami for new MLS franchise: report

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With his playing career over, former England captain David Beckham has decided his next move: starting a Major League Soccer team in Miami.

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David Beckham set to have MLS team within a month

British soccer star David Beckham won't be getting hand cramp when signing his new photo books.

David Beckham could have a Major League Soccer (MLS) expansion team in Miami within 30 days.

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David Beckham surpasses Sir Alex Ferguson in the digital age

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Jim White David Beckham’s style suits the new age and looks certain to determine that he will succeed in MLS gold rush.

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LeBron James in talks with David Beckham on Miami MLS bid

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NBA superstar LeBron James confirmed Monday that he is in talks with England football icon David Beckham about investing in a possible Major League Soccer expansion club for Miami.

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Aloisi still has Heart set on David Beckham

Beckham: right time to leave (Thumbnail)

If David Beckham wants the A-list as well as the A-League, Melbourne Heart coach John Aloisi is confident his club has the inside running.

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David Beckham - a career in pictures

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The glamour. The hairstyles. The tatts. The footballer. David Beckham is retiring from football, ending a career in which he transcended the sport, making him a global celebrity.

David Beckham ready for Sydney FC

LA Galaxy superstar David Beckham is close to full fitness for Tuesday night's sellout match with Sydney FC, while the hosts are set to play their youngsters.

Sad Gerrard ends career with England

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Chris Bascombe Steven Gerrard says he ''agonised" over the decision to walk away from the England captaincy and was overcome with emotion when discussing his future with Roy Hodgson, the manager.

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England captain Steven Gerrard retires from international football

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England captain Steven Gerrard has announced his retirement from international soccer, the Football Association said on Monday.

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Canberra FC appoints former Socceroo Andy Bernal as interim coach

Canberra FC interim coach Andy Bernal.

Lee Gaskin Canberra FC has appointed former Socceroo Andy Bernal as its interim coach.

My World Cup memories from Johan Cruyff's total football to Fabio Grosso's untimely tumble

Michael Lynch, Cuiaba It seems to be a fact of life that the older you get, not only do your memories become more sepia tinted but your recall of facts and emotions is in inverse proportion to your age.

Ryan Giggs retires from playing to focus on coaching Manchester United

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Ryan Giggs has called time on his remarkable 23-year, trophy-laden Manchester United career to commit himself to his new role as assistant to manager Louis van Gaal, who was confirmed as the...

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Spanish striker David Villa signs for New York City FC

New horizons: David Villa.

Spanish World Cup striker David Villa has signed for New York City FC on a three-year deal, the Major League Soccer team said on Monday.

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Chelsea fans mourn loss of humble Mata

FILE - This is a Saturday, May 25, 2013, file photo of Chelsea modfielder Juan Mata gestures toward spectators at the end of an friendly soccer match against Manchester City at Yankee Stadium in New York. Mata is edging closer to joining Manchester United from Chelsea. In a sign that Mata's Chelsea exit is nearing, a person familiar with the situation says the midfielder didn't train with the first team on Wednesday Jan. 22, 2014.  (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Henry Winter For the many inconsolable Chelsea supporters, Juan Mata was not just an employee of their football club. Mata was an emblem of how footballers should be, playing with flair and behaving with dignity.

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What made Alex Ferguson great

Martin Flanagan There is an art akin to wizardry in getting a team to perform and Sir Alex Ferguson was one of its modern masters.