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Euro dream over for Smalling after groin injury

Posted Saturday, May 12, 2012 by YAHOO Sport32 hits

Chris Smalling's hopes of breaking into England's Euro 2012 squad were dashed on Friday after the Manchester United defender was ruled out with a groin injury. The versatile Smalling, regarded as one of the brightest prospects in English football, had been tipped for inclusion in Roy Hodgson's squad for his ability to offer options at right back and centre-back. United manager Sir Alex Ferguso...Full Story »

Utd pair tip Scholes for Euros - Jones and Smalling hail midfielder's influence on United

Posted Saturday, April 14, 2012 by skysports.com299 hits

Paul Scholes: Midfielder has been tipped for an England call for Euro 2012 by his Manchester United team-mates Phil Jones and Chris Smalling both believe Manchester United team-mate Paul Scholes is capable of playing for England at Euro 2012. Scholes retired from international football after Euro 2004 before hanging up his boots at Old Trafford at the end of last season. However, the 37-year-...Full Story »

Manchester United vs Fulham preview - Smalling set to return to the fray

Posted Monday, March 26, 2012 by PA688 hits

Manchester United defender Chris Smalling has declared himself fit and ready to launch himself back into the Premier League title battle. Smalling has spent the last three weeks trying to overcome a head injury sustained in a clash of heads with Klaas Jan Huntelaar in England's friendly with Holland last month. His first comeback, wearing a Petr Cech-style cap, had to be aborted when the for...Full Story »

Galliani rues Tevez miss - Milan chief admits he was "in love" with City striker

Posted Friday, March 23, 2012 by skysports.com113 hits

Carlos Tevez: Made a successful return to the Man City side in the win over Chelsea AC Milan vice-president Adriano Galliani admits he has regrets about missing out on Manchester City's Carlos Tevez. Tevez came close to joining Milan during the January transfer window, but the deal fell through after the Serie A side failed to agree a fee with City for the Argentina international. The striker...Full Story »

Galliani: I will always be in love with Tevez

Posted Friday, March 23, 2012 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

Former FIFA president Joao Havelange is breathing without the aid of a ventilator after having been admitted to Brazilian hospital with an infection in his right ankle. The Samaritano Hospital said in a statement on Thursday that there was a “slight improvement” in the former IOC member’s condition but his health “still requires close attention.” The statement mar...Full Story »

Zaragoza rallies to beat Villarreal 2-1 in Spain

Posted Sunday, March 04, 2012 by YAHOO Sport34 hits

Last-place Zaragoza scored two late goals to beat Villarreal 2-1 on Sunday in the Spanish league. Villarreal went ahead through Hernan Martinuccio’s 16th-minute opener and outplayed the hosts in the first half. But Zaragoza goalkeeper Roberto Jimenez kept his team alive until Luis Garcia blasted a volley into the top left corner of the net from outside the area to level in the 85th. Mid...Full Story »

Ibrahimovic: I owe Galliani for bringing me back to Milan from Barcelona

Posted Sunday, March 04, 2012 by YAHOO Sport89 hits

Zlatan Ibrahimovic has expressed his gratitude to AC Milan CEO Adriano Galliani for rescuing him from Barcelona in the summer of 2010. In his first game back after a three-game suspension, the Sweden international scored a stunning hat-trick to secure the Rossoneri three points against Palermo, a game which coach Massimiliano Allegri had described beforehand as one of the most decisive of the c...Full Story »

Galliani: Tevez talk can wait - Milan say they have given no thought to potential summer deals

Posted Thursday, February 16, 2012 by skysports.com202 hits

Carlos Tevez: Has returned to England but is expected to leave Manchester City in the summer Adriano Galliani has refused to be drawn on renewed speculation linking AC Milan with a summer swoop for Carlos Tevez. The reigning Serie A champions were among those to attempt to put a deal in place for the Manchester City striker during the winter transfer window, only to see their efforts come to n...Full Story »

Stirling vs Forfar preview - Allison available again

Posted Saturday, February 04, 2012 by PA20 hits

Stirling welcome defender Brian Allison back from suspension as they host Forfar knowing a win would take them off the foot of the table. Midfielder John Cawley is also available after work commitments kept him out of the 2-0 defeat to Arbroath in midweek but Shaun Fagan drops out through suspension and Stevie Nicholas is unavailable. Manager Greig McDonald said: "There is a prize available fo...Full Story »

Real Madrid rallies to beat Zaragoza 3-1 in Spain

Posted Sunday, January 29, 2012 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

BARCELONA, Spain (AP)—Three days after Barcelona ended its Copa del Rey title defense, Real Madrid came from behind to beat last-place Zaragoza 3-1 on Saturday as its campaign rolled on to break its fierce rival’s hold on the Spanish league title. Three-time defending champion Barcelona finds itself trailing the league leader by eight points heading into its game at Villarreal later...Full Story »

Sudan rallies twice to salvage 2-2 draw vs Angola

Posted Friday, January 27, 2012 by 31 hits

MALABO, Equatorial Guinea (AP)—Sudan rallied twice to salvage a 2-2 draw against Angola in the African Cup of Nations on Thursday to retain faint hopes of a quarterfinal berth. Manucho gave Angola the lead with a low strike in the fifth minute after poor defending, before Mohamed Ahmed Bashir headed the equalizer in the 33rd. Manucho put Angola back in front with a 50th-minute penalty, b...Full Story »

Smalling gives it large to City

Posted Tuesday, January 24, 2012 by The Sun100 hits

CHRIS SMALLING last night taunted Manchester City, claiming they will crumble as United pile on Premier League pressure. The giant defender was still buoyant over United's Arsenal triumph which kept the champions just three points behind leaders City. Smalling, 22, said: "We can't keep relying on them to drop points. Soon enough, if we keep ticking off these wins, then they'll crumble." His...Full Story »

Angola grapple with wounded Stallions

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2012 by YAHOO Sport72 hits

Highly rated Burkina Faso go into their Group B Africa Cup of Nations curtain raiser with Angola motivated by a deep sense of injustice. Coach Paulo Duarte launched a scathing attack on the treatment meted out to his team since their arrival, claiming competition organisers CAF had treated them shabbily compared to the Angolans and group favourites Ivory Coast. "They are protected. Everyone he...Full Story »

Levante vs Zaragoza preview - Martinez rallies depleted charges

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2012 by PA100 hits

Levante boss Juan Ignacio Martinez wants his depleted side to bounce back from their midweek cup drubbing by seeing off Primera Division basement dwellers Real Zaragoza on Sunday. The Valencia side lost 4-1 to their city rivals in the first leg of their Copa del Rey quarter-final on Thursday, which followed on from last weekend's 3-0 league defeat by Athletic Bilbao. Levante remain in fourth...Full Story »

Galliani: Milan is Barca's Real rival

Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2011 by ESPN135 hits

AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani claims his side are nearer to closing the gap on European champions Barcelona than Real Madrid. Milan have already played Barca twice this season in the group stages of the UEFA Champions League with the Rossoneri earning a notable draw at the Nou Camp in September before losing 3-2 at the Giuseppe Meazza last month. Galliani believes Milan have provi...Full Story »

Galliani to meet Man City to discuss Tevez deal

Posted Tuesday, December 20, 2011 by YAHOO Sport32 hits

MILAN (AP)—AC Milan vice president Adriano Galliani says he will meet with Manchester City on Thursday to discuss signing striker Carlos Tevez. Milan wants to take the troubled forward on a loan deal with a view to a permanent move in the summer while City would prefer to sell Tevez outright during the January transfer window. In comments reported by Italian news agency ANSA, Galliani sa...Full Story »

Milan in no hurry over Tevez - Galliani says deadline on deal is January 31st

Posted Wednesday, December 14, 2011 by skysports.com81 hits

Carlos Tevez: Wanted on loan by AC Milan after falling out of favour at City AC Milan are in no rush to complete the signing of Manchester City striker Carlos Tevez, according to vice-president Adriano Galliani. The Rossoneri claim they reached an agreement with the out-of-favour Argentina international earlier this month, but have yet to agree terms with City. Galliani said last week that Mi...Full Story »

Wigan rallies to beat West Brom 2-1

Posted Sunday, December 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport42 hits

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP)—Jordi Gomez lifted Wigan off the foot of the Premier League table by converting a second-half penalty to clinch a 2-1 win over West Bromwich Albion on Saturday. The Spanish midfielder found the corner in the 57th minute after Victor Moses was fouled by West Brom right back Steven Reid, who had put the hosts ahead in the 33rd with a sublime free kick. Moses, ...Full Story »

Milan deny Tevez-Pato swap deal - Galliani insists Italians not considering makeweight to land Tevez

Posted Saturday, December 10, 2011 by skysports.com106 hits

Alexandre Pato: Milan claim they have no plans to use him to sweeten Tevez deal AC Milan have brushed aside rumours one of their stars will be used to help lure Carlos Tevez to the San Siro. While Milan claim they have offered to take the controversial striker on loan in January, Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini insists the Premier League leaders are only willing to consider a permanent mo...Full Story »

Neymar punished for calling referee a ‘thief’

Posted Thursday, December 01, 2011 by YAHOO Sport35 hits

Brazil's 19-year-old superstar Neymar revealed on Wednesday that he has been ordered to pay 6,000 euros ($8,000) in damages for branding a referee a "thief" on his Twitter account. He also announced that he would appeal against the decision, handed down by a court in Sao Paulo on Tuesday. "It was never my intention to offend the referee," the Santos forward wrote on his personal website. Acco...Full Story »

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