Video gamers this week have been racking up the hours playing the new version of the FIFA video game series, FIFA 13. According to EA Sports, the videogame maker said they sold 353,000 copies of FIFA Soccer 13 in North America on its launch day Tuesday, up 42% compared to the release day of last year’s edition. Users of the title also played more than 1.4 million games in the initial 24 hours of release.
Here are the Premier League news headlines tonight:
- First-Day Sales For FIFA 13 Increase 42% — Sports Business Daily
- John Terry looks to clear his name over Football Association racism ban — The Guardian
- Sunderland and Reading to play re-arranged fixture in December — The Daily Mail
- Arsenal report pre-tax £36.6m profit – but wage bill rises to £143m — The Guardian
- The New Al Jazeera: More ESPN, Less CNN — BusinessWeek
- Seattle Sounders To Exclude International Friendlies From Season-Ticket Package — Sports Business Daily
- Hillsborough police: we will not apologise to Kelvin MacKenzie — The Guardian
- Americans’ Favorite Soccer Clubs, As Determined By FIFA 12 Plays — Deadspin
- John Terry will be a ‘massive loss’ for England says Andre Villas-Boas — The Independent
- Arsenal’s ‘cheapest’ ticket epitomises immoral imperative — The Guardian
- QPR agree £4m fee for Hoilett — Sky Sports
- Newcastle boss Alan Pardew handed eight-year contract — Daily Star
- Brendan Rodgers says decisions against Liverpool might prompt his players to dive more — Dirty Tackle
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