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Tevez nominated, Berbatov snubbed for award

Posted Saturday, April 09, 2011 by YAHOO Sport28 hits

LONDON (AP)—Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez has been nominated for England’s player of the year award, but Manchester United’s Dimitar Berbatov was overlooked by his fellow pros despite being the Premier League’s top scorer. Tevez has made the short list of seven in the Professional Footballers’ Association awards on Friday after scoring 19 league goals so far...Full Story »

Ronaldinho Reaches Agreement With Milan To Terminate Contract

Posted Friday, January 07, 2011 by Goal.com302 hits

Ronaldinho is set to leave Milan but he has not decided which Brazilian club he will join... Ronaldinho says he has reached an agreement with AC Milan to officially end his contract with the Italian club, but did not announce his new club. Ronaldinho and Milan have reached an agreement to rescind his contract but the playmaker has yet to decide which Brazilian club he will join. The 30-year-o...Full Story »

Atletico Madrid in danger of elimination

Posted Tuesday, December 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport47 hits

LEVERKUSEN, Germany (AP)—Diego Forlan needs to come up with another night of magic on Thursday at Bayer Leverkusen if defending champion Atletico Madrid is to make it into the last 32 of the Europa League—and even that may not be enough. Atletico must do better than Aris at home against Rosenborg to become one of the top two teams to advance from Group B. In his last trip to German...Full Story »

North Korea 0-3 Cote D’Ivoire: Elephants Eliminated Despite Impressive Victory

Posted Saturday, June 26, 2010 by Goal.com32 hits

Cote d’Ivoire have been eliminated from the World Cup as they failed to achieve the eight-goal swing against North Korea that would have put Portugal under threat, winning only 3-0. The first half was entirely monopolised by the Elephants, but despite creating a steady stream of chances, they would only strike twice, with goals from Yaya Toure and Koffi Romaric. Such profligacy would be r...Full Story »

Dominant Dutch down Danes

Posted Monday, June 14, 2010 by PA32 hits

An own goal by Daniel Agger and a late Dirk Kuyt effort helped Holland begin their World Cup campaign with a 2-0 victory over Denmark at Soccer City. Both goals came in the second half after an assured first period of defending by the Scandinavians, who constantly thwarted a Dutch attack which appeared short of ideas without the injured Arjen Robben. But the resistance was broken less than a 6...Full Story »

Hitzfeld predicts Bayern domination

Posted Saturday, May 22, 2010 by PA85 hits

Former Bayern Munich coach Ottmar Hitzfeld believes a new golden era is just beginning for the German champions. Bayern face Inter Milan at the Bernabeu in the Champions League final with both clubs on the verge of historic trebles having already wrapped up their domestic league and cup titles. Furthermore, both Louis van Gaal and Jose Mourinho can make history by winning the competition with ...Full Story »

South Africa name preliminary 29-man World Cup squad

Posted Friday, April 30, 2010 by BBC.com35 hits

South Africa's World Cup build-up South Africa coach Carlos Alberto Parreira has named a 29-man preliminary squad for the World Cup which they host in June. Included on the list are West Ham striker Benni McCarthy and Portsmouth midfielder Aaron Mokoena. But Nasief Morris who plays for Real Santander in Spain's La Liga is omitted from the squad. South Africa kick off the tournament on J...Full Story »

South Korea name preliminary 30-man World Cup squad

Posted Saturday, May 01, 2010 by BBC.com34 hits

South Korea's World Cup qualifying highlights South Korea coach Huh Jung-moo has named two English-based players in his 30-man preliminary squad for this summer's World Cup in South Africa. Manchester United midfielder Park Ji-Sung and Bolton winger Lee Chung-Yong were both named in the initial group. But there was no place for ex-Fulham and Reading striker Seol Ki-Hyeon who is still recover...Full Story »

David Beckham Tops But Primera Liga Dominates Footballers Rich List

Posted Friday, April 23, 2010 by Goal.com410 hits

Spanish-based and English-based players earn most... David Beckham has once again been named by US Magazine Forbes as the world's highest paid footballer while the rest of the Top Ten earners is almost entirely made up of players based in the Primera Liga and English Premier League. The 35-year-old former England captain is reputed to earn somewhere in the region of €30 million annuall...Full Story »

La Liga Round Up: Xerez Pick Up First Away Win; Mallorca Continue Home Dominance

Posted Monday, March 08, 2010 by Goal.com56 hits

Bermejo, Xerez-Villarreal Espanyol 0-0 Villarreal Espanyol were reduced to ten men but Villarreal could not capitalise in Barcelona, where a poor contest ended goalless. Both sides had half chances to grab all three points but the finishing on show was wayward, with neither goal ever truly in threat. Jose Callejon forced Diego Lopez into a save early on as the Blanc i Blau took th...Full Story »

José Mourinho lets Wesley Sneijder subplot overshadow Inter's dominance

Posted Wednesday, January 27, 2010 by theguardian.com53 hits

Wesley Sneijder, centre, makes his feelings known to the referee, Gianluca Rocchi. When the dust has settled on this latest Milan derby, Wesley Sneijder may be inclined to have a quiet word with Marco Materazzi. Not about football, per se, nor Milan, nor even his team-mate's peculiar choice of Silvio Berlusconi-themed facewear in which to celebrate Internazionale's 2-0 victory. Instead Sneijd...Full Story »

Megson bemoans `lack of determination'

Posted Saturday, September 19, 2009 by PA58 hits

Bolton manager Gary Megson took a sideswipe at his defenders after the 1-1 draw against Stoke at the Reebok Stadium.Matt Taylor converted a penalty with a minute to go and gave them a share of the spoils after Danny Collins had bundled over Sam Ricketts.Stoke were stunned as they had been in sight of their first away win in the league thanks to Dave Kitson's third goal of the season in the 52nd ...Full Story »

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