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Schmeichel replaces Sorensen in Denmark squad

Posted Wednesday, May 30, 2012 by UEFA.com198 hits

Goalkeeper Thomas Sørensen has been forced to withdraw from Denmark's UEFA EURO 2012 squad due to a back injury, with Kasper Schmeichel taking his place in the 23-man party. Thomas Sørensen will not be travelling to Poland and Ukraine Denmark's first-choice goalkeeper, Thomas Sørensen, will miss UEFA EURO 2012 due to a back injury sustained during Saturday's friendly against Bra...Full Story »

Croatia name Stimac - Bilic's replacement confirmed

Posted Thursday, May 17, 2012 by skysports.com75 hits

Igor Stimac: New Croatia coach Croatia have wasted little time in finding Slaven Bilic's replacement as national coach, confirming Igor Stimac will take the role after Euro 2012. Bilic will guide the Croats into Poland and Ukraine, but he has already agreed a deal to take charge of Lokomotiv Moscow in the summer. Croatia have now made major changes with Stimac confirmed as coach and Davor Suk...Full Story »

Guardiola backs 'irreplaceable' Alves following red card against Betis

Posted Sunday, May 13, 2012 by Goal.com150 hits

Pep Guardiola has defended Dani Alves in the wake of Barcelona's 2-2 draw with Real Betis, declaring that the Brazil international is an "irreplaceable" player. The right-back was given his marching orders for a lunge into Jefferson Montero early in the second half, and meant the Catalans required a last-gasp Seydou Keita equaliser to prevent them from slumping to a surprise defeat in their c...Full Story »

Guerini is new Fiorentina boss - Team manager replaces 'stressed' Rossi after shocking attack

Posted Saturday, May 05, 2012 by skysports.com130 hits

Fighting Fiorentina Vincenzo Guerini has been appointed as Fiorentina's new coach following the sacking of Delio Rossi for attacking one of his own players. Guerini was already the club's team manager but will now lead the side for the final two games of the season. Rossi was fired after attacking and punching Serbian midfielder Adem Ljajic during Wednesday's 2-2 draw with Novara. Ljajic had...Full Story »

Dalglish calls on Liverpool to replace Comolli but insists transfer plans are underway

Posted Saturday, April 28, 2012 by The Sun296 hits

Kenny Dalglish insists Liverpool’s summer rebuilding plans remain fluid even though he has admitted the club urgently need to replace Damien Comolli. Liverpool’s American owners are continuing to assess what step they should take next after dramatically sacking Comolli from his role as Director of Football 16 days ago. Principal owner John W Henry and Chairman Tom Werner have bee...Full Story »

Brazil's del Nero replaces Teixeira in FIFA role

Posted Saturday, March 24, 2012 by YAHOO Sport21 hits

* Marco Polo del Nero joins FIFA’s executive committee * Del Nero heads influential Sao Paulo federation SAO PAULO, March 23 (Reuters) - The president of Brazil’s biggest and most influential state soccer organization will replace Ricardo Teixeira as Brazil’s representative on FIFA’s executive committee, South America’s football confederation has announced. Marco...Full Story »

Everton condemns Spurs to 3rd straight EPL loss

Posted Sunday, March 11, 2012 by YAHOO Sport54 hits

LIVERPOOL, England (AP)—Tottenham slumped to its third straight defeat in the Premier League on Saturday, losing 1-0 at Everton on Saturday to give its London rivals hope in the race for third place. Croatia striker Nikica Jelavic scored the winner in the 22nd minute on his full debut for Everton, leaving Spurs only four points clear of Arsenal and Chelsea. Arsenal can close the gap to j...Full Story »

Peter Schmeichel: Neuer has replaced Casillas as the best goalkeeper in the world

Posted Saturday, March 10, 2012 by YAHOO Sport114 hits

Former Denmark international Peter Schmeichel has stated his belief that Real Madrid goalkeeper Iker Casillas has lost his title as the best in the position in world football to Bayern Munich glovesman Manuel Neuer. Schmeichel has nothing but praise for the 25-year-old, and feels that Neuer will remain the best in his position for many more years to come. "Neuer is simply sensational. He has r...Full Story »

Managers’ chief: Chelsea ‘embarrassment’ to EPL

Posted Monday, March 05, 2012 by YAHOO Sport73 hits

Chelsea has become a “serious embarrassment” to the Premier League after firing Andre Villas-Boas just eight months in his reign, the head of England’s League Managers’ Association said Monday. Dumping the inexperienced 34-year-old Villas-Boas on Sunday left owner Roman Abramovich searching for his eighth manager since buying Chelsea nine years ago. The instability and ...Full Story »

Al Jazeera tipped to challenge Sky for EPL rights

Posted Wednesday, February 29, 2012 by YAHOO Sport75 hits

Premier League clubs could be set for another huge cash windfall if the "realistic prospect" of Al Jazeera challenging rival Sky for the UK television rights comes to pass, according to a senior ESPN executive. The English Premier League is the world's richest football league and its last three-year television deal, which runs out next season, brought in £3.5 billion ($5.4 billion, 4.1 bil...Full Story »

Dempsey’s 16th goal gives Fulham 1-1 tie in EPL

Posted Thursday, February 02, 2012 by YAHOO Sport27 hits

LONDON (AP)—Clint Dempsey scored his 10th league goal of the season and 16th overall, giving Fulham a 1-1 tie with West Bromwich Albion on Wednesday night. Dempsey put the Cottagers ahead in the 69th minute with a right-footed shot from center of the penalty area following a through pass by Bryan Ruiz. Somen Tchoyi tied the score in the 82nd. The 28-year-old Texan had a pair of hat trick...Full Story »

It would be so wrong if Jose replaced Arsene

Posted Tuesday, January 31, 2012 by The Sun426 hits

NO WAY, JOSE ... Wrighty is cool on Mourinho JOSE MOURINHO has helped Real Madrid move seven points clear of Barcelona in La Liga. It will be a truly astonishing achievement if he adds a Spanish league title to his collection of championships from Portugal, England and Italy. Yet it also seems that Mourinho will be leaving the Bernabeu this summer, whether he resigns or ends up being sacked...Full Story »

Tim Ream gives up honeymoon for EPL move

Posted Friday, January 27, 2012 by YAHOO Sport57 hits

LONDON (AP)—Sun and sand in Tahiti or the gray skies of northwest England? For Tim Ream, there was only one choice. Contacted by English Premier League club Bolton the day after his wedding, the 24-year-old American defender canceled his honeymoon on the Pacific island and headed east instead. Ream convinced Bolton manager Owen Coyle of his worth while training in December with Bolton...Full Story »

Levante vs Zaragoza preview - Martinez rallies depleted charges

Posted Sunday, January 22, 2012 by PA89 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 »

AZ beats Ajax 3-2 in replayed Dutch Cup match

Posted Friday, January 20, 2012 by YAHOO Sport12 hits

With 22,000 schoolchildren in the stands, AZ Alkmaar beat Ajax 3-2 Thursday in a replayed Dutch Cup match. Last month, the match between the two teams was halted when a hooligan ran onto the Amsterdam Arena field and tried to attack AZ goalkeeper Esteban Alvarado. Alvarado turned into an online sensation by repelling the attack, then was sent off for kicking the hooligan twice. AZ coach Gertja...Full Story »

Morton vs Raith Rovers preview - Depleted defence for Morton

Posted Saturday, January 14, 2012 by PA24 hits

Morton will again be without defenders Ross Forsyth and Stuart McCaffrey when they face Raith. Grant Evans is a doubt for the clash which comes just seven days after they knocked Rovers out of the Scottish Cup. Greenock boss Allan Moore said: "We are at home this time and people will be thinking that as you won at Stark's Park then you should win at home. Football is not like that and the play...Full Story »

Barcelona line up Inter's Diego Forlan as David Villa's replacement

Posted Saturday, January 07, 2012 by Goal.com279 hits

Barcelona are weighing up whether to make a move for Inter striker Diego Forlan, La Nacion reports. The Catalan giants are believed to be studying the possibility of signing a new forward after losing David Villa to a fractured tibia last month. With Villa facing five months on the sidelines, it is reported that Barca are considering a short-term option to reinforce their attack with Forlan ...Full Story »

Jimenez replaces sacked Aguirre as Zaragoza boss

Posted Sunday, January 01, 2012 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

MADRID, Dec 31 (Reuters) - Real Zaragoza have appointed former Sevilla coach Manuel ‘Manolo’ Jimenez to replace Javier Aguirre, who was sacked this week following a poor run that left them bottom of La Liga. “Real Zaragoza have concluded the hiring of Manuel Jimenez until the end of the season,” Jimenez, who coached Sevilla from 2007-2010 and was also a player with the...Full Story »

Kombouare replaced as coach with PSG top of league

Posted Saturday, December 31, 2011 by YAHOO Sport46 hits

PARIS (AP)—Paying the price for not being a glamorous enough name, Antoine Kombouare was replaced as Paris Saint-Germain coach to herald a major break from the French club’s traditions. A club stalwart largely unknown outside of France, Kombouare was a highly respected former PSG player, a fans’ favorite, someone who knew the club inside out and had a bond with it that ran dee...Full Story »

Basile replaces Simeone at Racing Club

Posted Tuesday, December 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport25 hits

As Diego Simeone was landing in Spain on Monday to sign as Atletico Madrid coach, former Argentina boss Alfio Basile was stepping into the vacancy he left at Racing Club. Racing vice-president Rodolfo Molina said the club had ironed out minor issues with Basile, who won the Copa America twice with Argentina and will begin his fourth spell as their coach before the Clausura championship starts i...Full Story »

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