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Ajax loses again in Dutch league

Posted Monday, November 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

AMSTERDAM (AP)—Pontus Wernbloom and Kolbeinn Sigthorsson scored to lead AZ Alkmaar to a 2-0 win over Ajax, condemning the Amsterdam club to its second straight Dutch league defeat Sunday. Wernbloom scored from a set piece, converting Ragnar Klavan’s 74th-minute pass before captain Stijn Schaars set up Sigthorsson for the second, three minutes later. In the 88th minute, Ajax defender...Full Story »

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has big plans for unsettled Nicklas Bendtner

Posted Monday, November 15, 2010 by

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has told striker Nicklas Bendtner he remains an important member of his squad. Lofty ambitions: Nicklas Bendtner wants more first-team action The Denmark international has voiced his unhappiness at a lack of first-team action this season. The 22-year-old, who has made just two starts this term, has said he "can't accept sitting on the bench" after battling hi...Full Story »

Sunderland upsets league leader Chelsea 3-0

Posted Monday, November 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AP)—Chelsea’s sensational home record went up in smoke as goals by Nedum Onuoha, Asamoah Gyan and Danny Welbeck gave Sunderland a shock 3-0 victory over the Premier League leaders on Sunday. The reigning champions hadn’t conceded a goal at Stamford Bridge all campaign before their match against the Black Cats but a defense missing first-choice center halves Alex and Jo...Full Story »

Blanc rebuilding France team after WCup fiasco

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Laurent Blanc knew turning around the France team after its humiliating exit from the World Cup would not be easy but he was still caught off guard by the size of the task before him. The damage to France’s image under its unpopular former coach Raymond Domenech was huge, and the team’s confidence was shredded by dreadful results that were magnified by a public players’ strike...Full Story »

Drogba wants to end career at Chelsea

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Ivory Coast striker Didier Drogba has revealed he is keen to spend the rest of his career at Chelsea. Drogba is under contract with Chelsea until the end of the 2011-12 campaign and he would love to extend his stay at Stamford Bridge beyond that deal. The 32-year-old, who was the Premier League's top scorer last season as Chelsea won the title, loves living in London and feels...Full Story »

Campbell warns Carroll: You've done the easy part - now keep it going

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by Mirrorfootbal

Sol Campebll has warned Toon team-mate Andy ­Carroll that building a long-term international career will prove more difficult than winning his first England cap. The hugely-experienced former Arsenal and Spurs defender, who has 73 caps to his name, insists that scoring the goals to get into Fabio Capello’s squad is the easy part of Carroll’s challenge. Campbell ­believes ...Full Story »

Capello calls up Bothroyd in new-look squad

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by ESPN

Fabio Capello has named an experimental England squad ahead of Wednesday's friendly with France, handing Jay Bothroyd, Andrew Carroll, Chris Smalling and Jordan Henderson their first international call-ups. Although Newcastle striker Carroll and Sunderland midfielder Henderson had been heavily tipped for inclusion, it is more of a shock that Cardiff striker Bothroyd and Manchester United defe...Full Story »

Totti penalty hands Roma draw in Turin

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by ESPN

Serie A title chasers Juventus and Roma shared the spoils and the plaudits in a lively 1-1 draw at the Stadio Olimpico on Saturday. Juve striker Vincenzo Iaquinta put the hosts in front in the 35th minute, but Roma captain Francesco Totti levelled from the spot at the end of the first half. The two sides were committed to trying to win the game to the very end and delivered an entertaining bat...Full Story »

Liverpool well beaten, Man Utd storm back

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by ESPN

Liverpool lacked inspiration and guile as they were bettered in all departments by Stoke City, who claimed a hugely deserved 2-0 victory at the Britannia Stadium. The Reds had experienced a mini-revival under Roy Hodgson in recent weeks, going six games unbeaten in all competitions, but after a fortunate draw at Wigan their luck ran out at Stoke. Tony Pulis' men were first to every ball from ...Full Story »

Peterhead snatch a point

Posted Sunday, November 14, 2010 by PA

A long-distance Stuart Anderson strike capped a late fightback as 10-man Peterhead scored two goals in two minutes seconds apart to salvage a 2-2 draw with East Fife.East Fife went ahead two minutes after the break when Kurtis Byrne drilled in after David Muir's corner was only half-cleared.Peterhead had Paul Emslie dismissed in the 55th minute when he received a yellow card for foul and abusiv...Full Story »

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