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Parma vs Palermo preview - Aronica gunning to be hometown hero

Posted Sunday, January 06, 2013 by PA89 hits

Defender Salvatore Aronica was the first man to answer a distress call from relegation-threatened Palermo this week, and the Sicilians certainly have their work cut out in Parma. Roberto Donadoni's Crociati are unbeaten at the Stadio Ennio Tardini since last March, with their dominant home form this season - and two straight wins before Christmas - earning them a top-half berth going into the n...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Stoke preview - Ferguson fearless as "giants" come to town

Posted Saturday, October 20, 2012 by PA36 hits

Sir Alex Ferguson is preparing to roll the welcome mat out for Stoke's "jolly green giants" insisting they hold no fears for Manchester United. The statistics back up Ferguson's belief. In eight games since Stoke returned to the top flight in 2008 the Potteries outfit have collected just a single point against United. Only Chelsea (two in nine) have enjoyed similar success, with Stoke taking e...Full Story »

Ibrahimovic labels himself as 'a living legend' after being honoured by his hometown

Posted Monday, September 10, 2012 by YAHOO Sport64 hits

Paris Saint-Germain striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic has labeled himself as a 'living legend', after being honored in his hometown of Malmo, whilst on international duty. The Sweden captain is in the city, along with members of the national team ahead of the World Cup qualifier against Kazakhstan at Swedbank Stadion. The 30-year-old was honored by local authorities with a place on the 'Walk of Fame'...Full Story »

FA set to block any attempt by Joey Barton to serve his 12-match ban at Fleetwood Town

Posted Friday, July 27, 2012 by The Sun117 hits

THE FA are set to block any attempt by Joey Barton to serve his 12-match ban at Fleetwood Town. The QPR badboy is training with the League Two club and a loan spell would see his suspension end quicker than by staying in the Premier League. But a short-term loan would require an application to the FA — and the chances of getting a move pushed through is rated extremely unlikely. Barto...Full Story »

Fergie: Kagawa outstanding - Japan midfielder set to start against Ajax Cape Town on Saturday

Posted Saturday, July 21, 2012 by skysports.com220 hits

Shinji Kagawa: Has impressed Sir Alex Ferguson during his short time at Manchester United Sir Alex Ferguson has paid tribute to Shinji Kagawa as he prepares to give the summer signing a first Manchester United start against Ajax Cape Town on Saturday. The £17million summer arrival from Borussia Dortmund was restricted to a couple of minutes as a substitute in Durban on Wednesday. Althoug...Full Story »

Painting the town red, Kyiv style

Posted Tuesday, June 26, 2012 by UEFA.com187 hits

A Ukraine supporter takes on a new look Away from the on-field action at UEFA EURO 2012 there is another competition taking place – among supporters. It is impossible to convey in words the incredible variety of costumes and accessories fans wear in order to stand out from their contemporaries at a celebration of football such as this. While some play safe and don the shirt of their nati...Full Story »

Investors plan soccer stadium for Haiti shantytown

Posted Friday, May 25, 2012 by 28 hits

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) A local sports hero, a New York real estate developer and a well-known architect are teaming up to build a soccer stadium in Haiti's notorious Cite Soleil, hoping to revive the seaside shantytown known throughout the hemisphere for its extreme poverty and gang battles. Foreign investors in Haiti have largely directed their efforts at rebuilding from a devastating 2010...Full Story »

Kharkiv feels pride as Trophy Tour hits town

Posted Saturday, May 19, 2012 by UEFA.com61 hits

Mayor Gennadiy Kernes said Kharkiv "is again at the centre of public focus" as the UEFA EURO 2012 Follow the Trophy tour spent three successful days in the final tournament host city. UEFA EURO 2012 Follow the Trophy tour in Kharkiv Kharkiv has become the second Ukrainian host city to welcome the UEFA EURO 2012 Follow the Trophy tour, with the public and local celebrities delighting in its thr...Full Story »

Fans, players pay respects to Morosini in hometown

Posted Thursday, April 19, 2012 by YAHOO Sport25 hits

BERGAMO, Italy (AP) Inter Milan players Javier Zanetti and Andrea Ranocchia were among the thousands of people to pay their respects to Piermario Morosini during a public viewing Wednesday in a church in his hometown. Morosini collapsed and died after suffering a cardiac arrest during Livorno's match at Pescara on Saturday. He was 25. Atalanta general director Roberto Spagnolo, youth team co...Full Story »

Blackburn boss Kean scared to go out in own town

Posted Saturday, January 14, 2012 by YAHOO Sport53 hits

Blackburn Rovers manager Steve Kean avoids going out in the town because of the animosity the team’s fans have towards him. Supporters, upset that former boss Sam Allardyce was replaced by unpopular owners Venky’s in 2010, have long protested against Kean and called for his sacking at the relegation-threatened Premier League club. “It’s sad really,” he told Britai...Full Story »

FM Preview: Ipswich Town v Doncaster Rovers 22 Jan 2011

Posted Friday, January 21, 2011 by hits

FootyMad attempt to assist you with their form guide as Ipswich Town take on Doncaster Rovers in a Championship match on Saturday, 22nd January 2011 at 15:00. History of the Ipswich Town v Doncaster Rovers fixture Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Doncaster Rovers at Portman Road on Saturday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 4 games played, Tractor ...Full Story »

Crawley Town vs Derby preview

Posted Monday, January 10, 2011 by skysports.com196 hits

Team news ahead of Monday night's FA Cup third-round tie between Crawley Town and Derby County at Broadfield Stadium. Tomasz Cywka is expected to be restored to Derby's starting line-up. The Polish forward is likely to get the nod to replace Conor Doyle, who is away with the United States Under-20 squad for a training camp in Florida. Former Celtic midfielder Stephen Pearson will play no pa...Full Story »

Charlton Athletic Vs Swindon Town preview

Posted Monday, January 03, 2011 by WOSB.com37 hits

The English League One football match between Charlton Athletic (3rd) and Swindon Town (17th) kicks off on 03 January 2011. Charlton Athletic has played 10 English League One matches this season on The Valley. On home ground Charlton Athletic has won 5, drawn 3 and lost 2 matches. This ranks the Whites 10th in home team performance in the English League One. Swindon Town has played 9 English L...Full Story »

FM Preview: Yeovil Town v Milton Keynes Dons

Posted Monday, January 03, 2011 by hits

The game between Yeovil Town and Milton Keynes Dons in the League One on Monday, 3rd January 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis. History of the Yeovil Town v Milton Keynes Dons fixture Milton Keynes face a trip to Yeovil Town at Huish Park on Monday afternoon, looking to break their duck against the hosts. While the majority of previous matches have ended up drawn...Full Story »

Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest

Posted Sunday, January 02, 2011 by hits

The game between Ipswich Town and Nottingham Forest in the Championship on Monday, 3rd January 2011 at 15:00 takes centre stage for FootyMad's preview analysis. History of the Ipswich Town v Nottingham Forest fixture Ipswich Town prepare to entertain Nottingham Forest at Portman Road on Monday afternoon, and hold the advantage on previous meetings between the two. Of the 30 games played, Tract...Full Story »

Swindon Town Vs Peterborough United preview and prediction 28 December

Posted Tuesday, December 28, 2010 by WOSB.com30 hits

The English League One football match between Swindon Town (16th) and Peterborough United (8th) kicks off on 28 December 2010. Swindon Town has played 10 English League One matches this season on County Ground. On home ground Swindon Town has won 5, drawn 2 and lost 3 matches. This ranks the Robins 12th in home team performance in the English League One. Peterborough United has played 9 Englis...Full Story »

Pars welcome cup finalists to town

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by PA14 hits

Dunfermline will look to maintain their position at the top of the First Division by seeing off Ross County, however manager Jim McIntyre has ruled out four players for the clash at East End Park.Defenders Neil McGregor, Jack Ross and Austin McCann are all injured with midfielder Alex Burke joining them on the sidelines.Winger David Graham is available and midfielder Nicky Phinn survived a trai...Full Story »

Cheltenham v Oxford Utd

Posted Tuesday, September 28, 2010 by BBC.com19 hits

Npower League TwoVenue: Whaddon Road Date: Tuesday, 28 September Kick-off: 1945 BSTCoverage: BBC Sport website, BBC Radio 5 live, BBC local radio, Final Score & highlights on The Football League Show TEAM NEWS Midfielder Josh Low could return for Cheltenham after sitting out their last two games with a calf injury. Martin Riley (hamstring) and Frankie Artus (cracked shin) are still missin...Full Story »

Perfect pitch: Cape Town's Green Point stadium

Posted Monday, May 31, 2010 by theguardian.com198 hits

With just days to go, Cape Town's sleek new Green Point stadium is in the final stages of preparation for the World Cup. This stunning white apparition rises like a porcelain bowl from a podium set in restored parkland, between the breakers of the Atlantic and the commanding backdrop of Lion's Rock, Devil's Peak and Table Mountain. Is there a stadium anywhere in the world with a more sublime s...Full Story »

Defensive woe for Ayr as champions come to town

Posted Saturday, April 24, 2010 by PA23 hits

Ayr boss Brian Reid has huge defensive problems for the visit of First Division champions Inverness.Injuries to Kevin James, Andy Aitken, Billy Gibson and Martyn Campbell mean all four central defenders are missing along with full-back Rocky Visconte. Midfielder Ryan Borris is also rated as doubtful.Reid said: "I am not sure what our centre-back pairing is going to be. "A few years ago my assis...Full Story »

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