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'Partying' Gullit faces last Chechnya chance

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

MOSCOW (AFP) - The Russian managerial career of Dutch legend Ruud Gullit was on the line on Tuesday after he was accused by the strongman leader of Chechnya of caring more about parties than his Terek Grozny club. Gullit and his unfancied side from war-ravaged Chechnya travelled on Tuesday to a crunch away match at fellow Russian Premier League strugglers Amkar Perm that Chechen leader Ramzan K...Full Story »

Jamaica beats Honduras to win Gold Cup Group B

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

HARRISON, New Jersey (AP)—Ryan Johnson scored a lucky first-half goal that bounced off the goalkeeper’s head as Jamaica defeated Honduras 1-0 on Monday to top Group B en route to the Gold Cup quarterfinals. The 58th-ranked Jamaica won all three of its group matches and will now play the second-place finisher in Group C—possibly the United States—on Sunday in Washington, ...Full Story »

Under-fire Wenger's future is in your hands, Arsenal chief Gazidis tells fans

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by crystalpalace-mad.co.uk

Arsenal's chief executive Ivan Gazidis says Arsene Wenger's future as manager will ultimately be decided by the club's fans. Gazidis gave his backing to the underfire Frenchman - who has gone six seasons without a trophy - as he met more than 200 fans at an Arsenal Supporters' Trust meeting. He said: 'Arsene is ultimately accountable to the fans - they ultimately make judgment. If you are se...Full Story »

Birmingham want £5M for Alex McLeish

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by Dailystar.co.uk

ABOVE: Alex McLeish stunned Birmingham chiefs on Sunday when he quit via e-mail BIRMINGHAM will demand over £5m from Aston Villa to release Alex McLeish from his contract as the battle for the boss gets increasingly bitter. Alex McLeish stunned Birmingham chiefs on Sunday when he quit via e-mail and Villa, snubbed by Roberto Martinez last week, want to make him Gerard Houllier’s r...Full Story »

Chelsea: We'll make Mod rich

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by The Sun

CHELSEA are ready to offer Luka Modric £130,000 a week to defect to Stamford Bridge.That is almost triple the Croatian's £50,000-a-week White Hart Lane wages.And the Blues are hoping that their mega-money deal will convince the £15million -rated playmaker to cross the capital.Chelsea want to add some much-needed flair and creativity to a squad that ended the season empty handed....Full Story »

Nani's after a little bit Mourinho

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by The Sun

NANI has revealed how he would love to work with Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho one day.Portuguese winger Nani has been the subject of speculation since he lost his place in the Manchester United team at the end of the season.Antonio Valencia started in front of him in the Champions League final.Nani, 24, said: "Would I like to work under Mourinho? Yes, but I am fine at United."This was my bes...Full Story »

Manchester United confirm signing of Phil Jones from Blackburn on five-year contract

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Blackburn Rovers highly-rated youngster Phil Jones.The 19-year-old, tipped as a future England captain by former Rover boss Sam Allardyce and current England under-21 coach Stuart Pearce, has penned a five-year deal at Old Trafford, with Sir Alex Ferguson believed to have shelled out £16.5m to take the player to the reigning Barclays Premier L...Full Story »

Atletico Madrid president disappointed Sergio Aguero wants to leave, but claims no developments are in view

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo has admitted his disappointment over Sergio Aguero's decision to leave the club, possibly joining city rivals Real Madrid.Aguero, 23, has refused to reveal further details over his future, but reports have linked him with a move across the capital, even though he still has three years left on his contract at the Vicente Calderon.Any club willing to negoti...Full Story »

Adil Rami: It is an honor to play for Valencia

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Valenciadefender Adil Rami is honored to finally get the chance to play for the Spanish club after returning from a loan spell at Lille.The French international, 25, joined Valencia in January and signed a four-year deal until July 2015, but his parent club loaned him back to the Ligue 1 champions until the end of the season.He has now returned to Spain to begin his adventure, and revealed his h...Full Story »

Nwankwo Kanu’s last football wish is for Nigeria to win trophies again

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

When Nwankwo Kanu called it quits from football at the weekend with a testimonial match in his honor in Lagos, one last wish on his mind was for the Super Eagles of Nigeria to reign supreme again. In a career spanning two decades, Kanu won every trophy that was available at club level, but was not as successful with the Nigerian national team. He came on the scene as a lanky 17-year-old in Nig...Full Story »

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