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BERLIN - Borussia Dortmund left back Erik Durm has extended his contract with last season's Bundesliga runners-up by two years to 2019, the club said on Tuesday.

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Barca beaming, Real bickering over transfer dealings

MADRID - Barcelona congratulated themselves on Tuesday for a job well done in the transfer window, while rivals Real Madrid were dealing with the fallout from Cristiano Ronaldo's apparent criticism of president Florentino Perez.

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Clubs overlook Brazil in transfer market rush

SAO PAULO - Brazil is famous for the huge number of footballers it has produced but either the well has dried up or European clubs no longer see value there as the total of Brazilians leaving for Europe fell this transfer window, FIFA officials and Brazilian statisticians said.

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Midfielder Schweinsteiger named Germany captain

BERLIN - Germany midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger was named captain of the national team on Tuesday, succeeding Bayern Munich team mate Philipp Lahm, who retired from international football following their World Cup victory in Brazil in July.

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Former Barca player Garcia appointed Watford head coach

LONDON - Former Barcelona player Oscar Garcia has been appointed new head coach of English championship (second tier) club Watford, it was announced on Tuesday.

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