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Wolves and West Ham play out 1-1 draw

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (AP)—Wolverhampton Wanderers and West Ham remain in the bottom two of the Premier League standings after a 1-1 draw at Molineux. A mistake by Rob Green allowed Wolves to take the lead after 10 minutes. The West Ham goalkeeper’s weak clearance went straight to Matt Jarvis, who volleyed in. Mark Noble leveled from the penalty spot on 53 minutes after Victor O...Full Story »

Back from national team, Onyewu bypassed by Milan

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by YAHOO Sport37 hits

MILAN (AP)—Two games in a four-day span for the U.S. national team weren’t enough to get Oguchi Onyewu back into consideration for AC Milan. The 28-year-old wasn’t selected Friday to dress for AC Milan’s Serie A match against Chievo Verona on Saturday. Onyewu started for the U.S. in exhibitions last weekend against Poland and on Tuesday against Colombia. He scored aga...Full Story »

Serbia to seek Euro 2012 replay against Italy

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP)—Serbian soccer officials want a replay of the Euro 2012 qualifier against Italy and blame Italian organizers for failing to prevent the violence that caused the game to be called off. Tuesday’s game was abandoned after seven minutes when Serbian fans threw flares and fireworks onto the field and broke barriers. Sixteen people, including two police officers, ...Full Story »

Beckham, Galaxy Gaining Strength For Playoffs

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by Goal.com46 hits

Recovering midfielder has provided a spark. David Beckham, Los Angeles Galaxy Only a few months removed from the injury that denied him a World Cup spot, David Beckham is back on the field for the Los Angeles Galaxy and eying yet another trophy - two, as a matter of fact. Though not recognized as the league's championship, the best record during Major League Soccer's season is awarded a trop...Full Story »

Bundesliga Beat: Round 8 Preview

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by Goal.com455 hits

Stuttgart begin a new era under Keller after Gross' dismissal. Pavel Pogrebnyak, VfB Stuttgart At the beginning of the season, some writer (he will not be named) here at the Bundesliga Beat wildly picked Stuttgart to challenge for the German title this season. It wasn't without merit, mind you, as Stuttgart were the best team in the league in the matchdays in which Christian Gross was the m...Full Story »

Chelsea-Aston Villa Preview

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport74 hits

Adam Carroll-Smith STATS European Football Writer= LONDON (SE) - Aston Villa winger Marc Albrighton has insisted his team-mates will not be daunted by Chelsea on Saturday in their first league fixture since their Stamford Bridge annihilation. The Midlands side face the Premier League champions for the first time since their 7-1 drubbing in March. Albrighton, 20, is set to return to action aft...Full Story »

New England Sports Ventures Claim They Are New Owners Of Liverpool While High Court Judge Considers Hicks & Gillett Injunction

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport26 hits

Liverpool bidders New England Sports Ventures (NESV) have claimed they are the club's new owners, in a High Court case contesting Tom Hicks and George Gillett's attempt to block the sale, on Thursday. Hicks and Gillett had been accused of "outrageous" behaviour during the case after they tried to twart orders allowing the club to be sold, by gaining an injunction in a Texas court on Wednesday e...Full Story »

England Physio Gary Lewin Insists Manchester United Striker Wayne Rooney Trained Every Day On International Duty

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

England physio Gary Lewin has had his say on the Wayne Rooney injury saga, revealing that the Manchester United player trained every day before facing Montenegro. The striker looks to be in for a hot reception from manager Sir Alex Ferguson, who claimed his star man was left out of his side's last two games because of injury, only for Rooney to contradict him and insist he has been fit througho...Full Story »

Barcelona Striker David Villa Relieved After Trapped Miners Rescued In Chile

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by YAHOO Sport20 hits

Barcelona striker David Villa has expressed his relief at the rescue of 33 miners trapped in Chile and says that he is delighted that all of them are now safe.Villa, himself a son of a miner, has been following the events in South America very closely and told Barca's official website that he is happy that the miners are now safe after being trapped underground for 69 days."I am proud and happy ...Full Story »

Nigel de Jong ponders quitting Holland after Bert van Marwijk comments

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by theguardian.com48 hits

Nigel de Jong feels he is being made a scapegoat for Holland's combative style at the World Cup. Nigel de Jong is contemplating turning his back on international football after being dropped from the Holland squad as punishment for the challenge that left Newcastle United's Hatem Ben Arfa with a double break to his left leg. De Jong missed the Euro 2012 qualifiers against Sweden and Moldova ov...Full Story »

Morgan only college player on women’s WCup roster

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

CHICAGO (AP)—California forward Alex Morgan, whose late goal against China last week helped preserve the U.S. women’s nearly six-year unbeaten streak at home, is the only college player on the roster for the World Cup qualifying tournament later this month. Veterans Kristine Lilly, the only player to play in all five women’s World Cups, and Abby Wambach are also on the 20-wo...Full Story »

From Paul The Octopus To Simon Cowell - 50 Backers Of England's World Cup 2018 Bid

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport60 hits

From Paul The Octopus To Simon Cowell - 50 Sepp Blatter is in London to meet with Prime Minister David Cameron, who, alongside David Beckham, will outline the pledge behind the England 2018 bid, and with that in mind, Goal.com UK takes a look at 50 famous backers of England's World Cup 2018 bid. 50 famous backers of England 2018   1. Paul the Octopus chose to support England 2018 afte...Full Story »

Blatter: English are leaders on stadium security

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport26 hits

LONDON (AP)—FIFA president Sepp Blatter praised England’s anti-hooligan record Wednesday and said similar security measures could have prevented the crowd trouble that marred Italy’s European Championship qualifier against Serbia. The game in Genoa was abandoned after seven minutes on Tuesday night when Serbia fans threw flares and fireworks onto the pitch and sliced through a...Full Story »

Serbia apologises after Italy football clashes

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport18 hits

ROME (AFP) - Serbia apologised to Italy on Wednesday after clashes between Serbian fans and Italian police that forced the cancellation of a Euro 2012 qualifying match, as football officials mulled possible sanctions. Sixteen people were hospitalised including a police officer with first degree burns and 17 arrests were made following the violence, which began before the scrapped match and cont...Full Story »

Blatter impressed by England World Cup bid

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport31 hits

LONDON (AFP) - FIFA President Sepp Blatter said Wednesday he had been "personally impressed" by England's bid for the 2018 World Cup and said the country was ready to host the tournament immediately. Blatter was speaking after meeting Prime Minister David Cameron in Downing Street, where he received a presentation on the English 2018 bid less than two months before the final December 2 vote in ...Full Story »

Portugal beats Iceland 3-1 in Euro 2012 qualifying

Posted Wednesday, October 13, 2010 by YAHOO Sport30 hits

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP)—An early goal from Cristiano Ronaldo set Portugal on its way to a 3-1 win over Iceland on Tuesday in European Championship qualifying. Ronaldo put the Portuguese ahead with a fourth-minute free kick before Iceland equalized with a header from Heidar Helguson in the 17th. Raul Meireles restored Portugal’s lead with a fine 30-meter strike in the 27th minute ...Full Story »

Phil Jagielka and Aaron Lennon out of England squad

Posted Sunday, October 10, 2010 by theguardian.com49 hits

Everton's Phil Jagielka has impressed Fabio Capello but has been ruled out by England. England's preparations for Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro at Wembley have been disrupted by injuries to Phil Jagielka and Aaron Lennon. Jagielka and Lennon will miss the match with hamstring and back injuries respectively. Jagielka's injury has spared Fabio Capello a major selection headach...Full Story »

Liverpool sale may collapse if nine points are deducted

Posted Saturday, October 09, 2010 by theguardian.com327 hits

Liverpool would drop to the bottom of the Premier League table if a points deduction was enforced The prospective new owners of Liverpool could be discouraged from buying the club if next week's court action fails to force the deal through and the club is then placed into administration, incurring a nine‑point penalty from the Premier League. Sources close to the Liverpool battle said the loss ...Full Story »

ALEXANDER HLEB CLAIMS BIRMINGHAM MOVE WAS STEP BACKWARDS

Posted Friday, October 08, 2010 by Dailystar.co.uk149 hits

ALEXANDER Hleb is on a collision course with ­Birmingham boss Alex McLeish after claiming his move to the Midlands was a step backwards. And the Belarus ­international risked ­angering his new manager even further by attacking his long-ball approach. Hleb completed a shock loan move to St Andrew’s from Barcelona just before the summer transfer ­window slammed shut. His...Full Story »

Managers are to blame for dangerous tackles, says Fulham's Danny Murphy

Posted Friday, October 08, 2010 by theguardian.com238 hits

 Danny Murphy's Fulham side topped the Fair Play league under former manager Roy Hodgson The Fulham captain, Danny Murphy, has pointed the finger of blame for the rash of dangerous tackles at the managers of Stoke, Wolves and Blackburn for sending out their players too pumped up. Bobby Zamora, the Fulham striker, suffered a broken leg in a challenge by Wolves' Karl Henry and the same pla...Full Story »

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