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Unhappy Alonso could leave Monaco in January

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MONACO (AFP) - Monaco coach Guy Lacombe revealed on Thursday that Argentine attacking midfielder Alejandro Alonso could leave the club in January, after losing the faith of the club's fans. "We met at his request and the two of us talked," said Lacombe. "It's become complicated for him here. I think he's thinking about leaving in the next transfer window." Alonso fell out of favour with the M...Full Story »

Barcelona Coach Pep Guardiola Heaps Praise On Thiago

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has praised youngster Thiago for his performance in the Catalan outfit's 5-1 win against Ceuta in the Copa del Rey on Wednesday evening. “He can still grow so much more,” said Guardiola, according to Barca’s official website. “I want to congratulate him for the way he played. He is a daring player and has the capability of unbalancing any op...Full Story »

Newcastle's Barton charged over Pedersen 'punch'

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Newcastle United midfielder Joey Barton was charged on Thursday with violent conduct by the Football Association (FA) after appearing to punch Blackburn Rovers' Morten Gamst Perdersen. The 28-year-old was charged by the FA after referee Mike Jones viewed video evidence of the incident, which he did not see when it took place in the 50th minute of Rovers' 2-1 Premier League win at...Full Story »

Temarii confident FIFA ethics probe will clear him

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Suspended FIFA executive committee member Reynald Temarii has “no doubt” he will be cleared of corruption charges and allowed to vote for the 2018 and 2022 World Cup hosts. Temarii told The Associated Press on Thursday that he is confident FIFA’s ethics committee will lift his suspension next week after he shows that Britain’s Sunday Times newspaper “fabricated fal...Full Story »

Inter Star Wesley Sneijder Set To Return For Milan Derby

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Inter playmaker Wesley Sneijder missed out on the 1-1 draw with Lecce after suffering from anaemia but is expected to come back into the fold for the crucial city derby against Milan on Sunday, according to sportal.tv. The Nerazzurri have stuttered as of late, with just one win in their last five matches, and they have fallen to fourth place in the standings. A loss against the Rossoneri on Sun...Full Story »

Inzaghi to have surgery, likely out for season

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MILAN (AP)—Filippo Inzaghi’s season is likely over, with the AC Milan striker requiring surgery to repair ligament damage in his left knee. The 37-year-old forward was injured after coming on in the second half of Milan’s 3-1 win over Palermo on Wednesday. An operation is expected to be scheduled over the next two days and Inzaghi was quick to send out a message to his fans t...Full Story »

USMNT Squad For South Africa Friendly Full Of New Faces

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Bob Bradley has announced the squad that the U.S. Men's National Team will take with them to Cape Town for their friendly with South Africa next week. Highlighted by a number of new faces like Kansas City Wizards forward Teal Bunbury and New York Red Bulls Tim Ream, the side should have a very different feel to it once they take the field at Cape Town Stadium. "This game is a good opportunity ...Full Story »

Ream, Agudelo, Diskerud selected for US squad

Posted Friday, November 12, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

NEW YORK (AP)—Defender Tim Ream and forward Juan Agudelo are among six players who could make their U.S. national team debuts in Wednesday’s friendly at South Africa. Defender Gale Agbossoumonde, midfielder Mikkel Diskerud and forward Teal Bunbury also were in the inexperienced 18-man squad announced Thursday, along with Celtic goalkeeper Dominic Cervi. Defender Eric Lichaj, who ma...Full Story »

Holloway in quit threat

Posted Thursday, November 11, 2010 by

Ian Holloway tonight said he will resign if the Premier League punish Blackpool for fielding a weakened team in the 3-2 defeat against Aston Villa. The Tangerines boss made 10 changes to the side that drew 2-2 with Everton at the weekend for the clash at Villa Park, with only Keith Southern retaining his place, and the visitors were within a minute of getting a point before James Collins' lat...Full Story »

Inter playmaker Sneijder diagnosed with anemia

Posted Thursday, November 11, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MILAN (AP)—Inter Milan playmaker Wesley Sneijder has been diagnosed with anemia after passing out at halftime of Saturday’s Serie A match against Brescia. Sneijder guided Inter to the Italian league and cup titles last season along with the European Champions League title, and then led the Netherlands to the World Cup final. After that, he got married. Sneijder says he is exhausted...Full Story »

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