Germany

Hofmann joins Mainz on loan

FSV Mainz 05 have signed promising winger Jonas Hofmann on a season-long loan from Bundelsiga rivals Borussia Dortmund.

Kagawa back at Dortmund

Shinji Kagawa has brought an end to his Manchester United frustrations after returning to Borussia Dortmund on a four-year deal.

Bayern bemoan Schalke draw

Bayern Munich were not all pleased by the outcome of their Bundeliga clash with Schalke on Saturday but remain confident that things will improve.

Kalou heads to Hertha Berlin

Ivory Coast international Salomon Kalou has completed a move from Ligue 1 outfit Lille to Hertha Berlin of the Bundesliga.

Klopp satisfied with win

Borussia Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp said he was satisfied with the quality of the football during his team's 3-2 win against Augsburg on Friday.

Europa League draw

Everton have been drawn in a testing group as they make their return to Europe, while Tottenham will have to navigate past Besiktas.

Alonso heads to Bayern

Bayern Munich have confirmed that they have completed the signing of Real Madrid's Spanish midfielder Xabi Alonso.

Champions League draw

Manchester City were dealt arguably the toughest draw in the Champions League, facing Bayern Munich, CSKA Moscow and Roma in Group E.

Kagawa returning to Dortmund?

Borussia Dortmund are reportedly looking into re-signing Shinji Kagawa from Manchester United to bolster their injury-hit squad.

Benatia: Bayern a no-brainer

New Bayern Munich signing Mehdi Benatia admits it was a 'no-brainer' to join the Bundesliga champions following his move from Roma.

Alonso set for Bayern medical

Bayern Munich have confirmed that they are in talks to sign Real Madrid midfielder Xabi Alonso, who is set to undergo a medical this week.

Pep playing disciplinarian

Bayern Munich manager Pep Guardiola is cracking the whip this season after he was reported to have implemented a fines system at the club.

Junuzovic dismisses Villa link

Werder Bremen midfielder Zlatko Junuzovic has moved to dismiss rumours linking him with an off-season move to Aston Villa.

Bayern agree Benatia deal

Bayern Munich have confirmed that they have agreed a deal to sign Roma centre-back Mehdi Benatia for a reported fee of 27 million euro.

Schalke search for answers

Julian Draxler is perplexed in the extreme after his club Schalke failed to record a positive result during the Bundesliga opener against Hannover at the weekend.

Results
South African ABSA Premier League
Sunday 31st August
Mamelodi Sundowns 2 - 0 Amazulu
Platinum Stars 0 - 0 Bloemfontein Celtic
Saturday 30th August
Mpumalanga Black Aces 0 - 0 University Of Pretoria
Polokwane City 0 - 3 Orlando Pirates
Kaizer Chiefs 2 - 0 Supersport United

Barclays Premier League
Sunday 31st August
Aston Villa 2 - 1 Hull City
Tottenham Hotspur 0 - 3 Liverpool
Leicester City 1 - 1 Arsenal
Saturday 30th August
Everton 3 - 6 Chelsea
West Ham United 1 - 3 Southampton
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