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Liverpool vs Wolves preview - Dalglish: Club is bigger than an individual

Posted Saturday, September 24, 2011 by PA39 hits

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard's return from injury briefly deflected the spotlight away from striker Andy Carroll but manager Kenny Dalglish knows it is bound to return. The club's £35million record signing has yet to score in five Barclays Premier League appearances - three of which have been starts - with his only goal so far coming against League One Exeter in the Carling Cup. Carro...Full Story »

AP sources: UEFA to ask FIFA to scrap August dates

Posted Thursday, September 22, 2011 by YAHOO Sport24 hits

UEFA will ask FIFA to scrap the August dates for friendlies in football’s international calendar, according to two officials with knowledge of the situation. The officials spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity after a summit meeting Wednesday because an official announcement by UEFA President Michel Platini is not expected until Thursday. Europe’s 53 national fede...Full Story »

Valencia move to tie down starlet as Liverpool and Arsenal circle

Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by hits

Arsenal and Liverpool face a major fight to sign Valencia's teenage superstar Paco Alcacer after the Spanish side began moves to tie him down to a long-term contract. Alcacer, 18, is rated one of the best young players in Europe and has been attracting interest from a host of top European clubs. Barcelona and Bayern Munich have also been linked with a move for the Spanish forward and have se...Full Story »

Lecce vs Atalanta preview - Bergamaschi looking to clean slate

Posted Wednesday, September 21, 2011 by PA61 hits

Atalanta travel to Lecce hoping to wipe out the last of their points deficit. The Bergamaschi took another bite out of their six-point deduction last weekend when they beat Palermo 1-0, thanks to German Denis' first-half goal. Atalanta gained promotion to Serie A last season but a summer betting probe saw Stefano Colantuono's team start the new campaign having been docked six points. "This wi...Full Story »

Tottenham good enough to reclaim Champions League spot

Posted Monday, September 19, 2011 by hits

Harry Redknapp has told talkSPORT that his squad is good enough to reclaim a Champions League place this season. Spurs competed at Europe’s top table last season but failed to guarantee a place this year after finishing fifth in the Premier League. The Lilywhites have strengthened their squad during the summer, bringing in Scott Parker, Emmanuel Adebayor and Brad Friedel, and managed t...Full Story »

Man Utd beat Chelsea to move clear at top

Posted Monday, September 19, 2011 by YAHOO Sport66 hits

Manchester United’s rampaging start to the season continued as they beat Chelsea 3-1 at Old Trafford on Sunday to move two points clear at the top of the Premier League. A Chris Smalling header, a Nani pile-driver and Wayne Rooney’s tap-in gave United a 3-0 lead at halftime but Fernando Torres pulled one back for the visitors with just his second goal for the club since joining from...Full Story »

Atalanta 1 : 0 Palermo - Denis strike wins rain-soaked clash

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 by PA25 hits

Atalanta further reduced their deficit at the foot of Serie A thanks to a first win of the season in a rain-disrupted 1-0 win over Palermo. German Denis put the home side in front in the 34th minute, but the game was suspended after an hour when a torrential downpour rendered the pitch unplayable. After more than half an hour's delay the referee called the players back on and Atalanta held ont...Full Story »

Palacio signs new deal at Genoa - Argentina international will remain with Serie A club

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 by skysports.com63 hits

Palacio: In the thick of the action for Genoa in Serie A Genoa striker Rodrigo Palacio has extended his contract by a year with the club after his proposed move to Inter Milan fell through. The 29-year-old had been all geared up to join Inter but on deadline day they switched their attentions to Mauro Zarate who they opted to sign from Lazio. Genoa president Enrico Preziosi said: "We have ext...Full Story »

Wayne Rooney believes Chelsea clash is Manchester United's biggest test so far

Posted Sunday, September 18, 2011 by YAHOO Sport203 hits

Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney believes his side will face its toughest test of the season so far when it goes head-to-head with title rival Chelsea at Old Trafford. The Red Devils have begun the campaign with some dazzling performances against the likes of Arsenal and Tottenham Hotspur, but the England international remains wary of the threat posed by Andre Villas-Boas' squad. "The ...Full Story »

Arsenal fans look to arrange meeting with club's majority shareholder Stan Kroenke

Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011 by YAHOO Sport73 hits

Arsenal fans are planning to write to majority shareholder Stan Kroenke next week and arrange a meeting with the American businessman who is yet to approach the fans about the future of the club. The Arsenal Supporters’ Trust (AST) is looking for Kroenke to outline his vision for the club after he declared he would talk to the fans, as well as consider the future of the club’s Fansh...Full Story »

Chelsea star Drogba set to miss Man Utd clash

Posted Friday, September 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas admits Didier Drogba is set to miss Sunday's clash against Manchester United as the Ivory Coast striker continues to recover from concussion. Drogba was concussed in a collision with Norwich goalkeeper John Ruddy during Chelsea's 3-1 victory on August 27 and has yet to return to action. The 33-year-old resumed full training with Chelsea's first team squad on F...Full Story »

Aston Villa vs Newcastle preview - Heskey and Jenas miss Magpies clash

Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011 by PA159 hits

Aston Villa will be without Emile Heskey and Jermaine Jenas for the home Barclays Premier League game against Newcastle. Former England striker Heskey looks set to be out for two to three weeks with a pulled hamstring, while on-loan Tottenham midfielder Jenas also misses out this weekend after suffering a thigh injury in training. Eric Lichaj is expected to be sidelined for three to four mon...Full Story »

United clash won’t influence title race: Villas-Boas

Posted Friday, September 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport33 hits

 Chelsea manager Andre Villas-Boas insists his side will still be firmly in the Premier League title race even if they lose Sunday's showdown with Manchester United. United have made a sensational start to their bid for a 20th English title, scoring 18 goals to surge to the top of the table, while Villas-Boas's team have been rather more subdued. Chelsea are still undefeated under their P...Full Story »

Real Madrid claims world-record revenue

Posted Friday, September 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport50 hits

Spanish giants Real Madrid claimed Friday world-beating revenue for the sports world in 2010/11. Real, which is leading the first division early in the new season, said sales shot up 8.6 percent to 480.2 million euros ($663 million) in the year to June 30. "It is the biggest sum of any sporting institution in the world," the club said in a statement. Net profit surged 31.7 percent to 31.6 mil...Full Story »

Blackburn Rovers vs Arsenal preview - Hoilett cleared for Arsenal test

Posted Saturday, September 17, 2011 by PA115 hits

Blackburn playmaker Junior Hoilett is fit for the Barclays Premier League clash against Arsenal at Ewood Park. The Canada-born forward was concussed after a heavy collision with Fulham goalkeeper Mark Schwarzer last week. Morten Gamst Pedersen (hamstring), David Dunn (calf) and Ryan Nelsen (knee) all face fitness tests. Captain Chris Samba wants to make life a "living hell" for the Gunners. ...Full Story »

Spanish clubs split over TV rights battle

Posted Friday, September 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport23 hits

A split has opened up in the ranks of rebel Spanish football clubs complaining that giants Real Madrid and Barcelona get an unfair share of cash from lucrative television rights. Sevilla president Jose Maria del Nido had invited a dozen clubs to a meeting September 8 to seek a new distribution of the TV money that would sharply reduce Barca and Real's share. Neither Real Madrid nor Barcelona w...Full Story »

Barca still after Silva - agent - Silva's representative claims Barca are still tracking defender

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011 by skysports.com127 hits

Silva: Thought to be on the radar of Barcelona Thiago Silva's last-gasp equaliser against Barcelona for AC Milan has revived the European champions' interest in the defender, according to his agent. The Brazilian nodded in a stoppage-time goal to seal a 2-2 draw in Tuesday night's UEFA Champions League Group H opener. Silva, who recently extended his deal with the Rossoneri until 2016, was li...Full Story »

Joey Barton’s club snub for new QPR team-mates

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011 by The Sun115 hits

JOEY Barton has been enjoying the nightlife since moving to London from Newcastle.But he's swerved the West End nightclubs, where Premier League footballers and wannabe WAGs clog up the VIP areas. Instead QPR's new skipper has studied photos at a Nirvana exhibition, held to coincide with the 20th anniversary of their legendary album Nevermind, before watching reggae star Little Roy perform in...Full Story »

FIFA scrutinising Thai official over grant claims

Posted Thursday, September 15, 2011 by YAHOO Sport51 hits

FIFA has asked Thai official Worawi Makudi to explain allegations that money from development grants were spent building facilities on land that he owned, football's governing body confirmed Wednesday. FIFA said in a statement it had requested an explanation from Worawi, a member of the organisation's executive committee and one of the most influential men in Asian football. The statement said...Full Story »

Mourinho, Kaka out of UCL clash

Posted Wednesday, September 14, 2011 by latino.foxnews.com199 hits

Real Madrid will begin its quest for a 10th European Cup without Kaka and coach Jose Mourinho against Dinamo Zagreb on Wednesday in the Spanish club's opening group stage match of the Champions League. Kaka will not make the trip to Zagreb because of a reported heel injury, while Mourinho serves the second of a three-match ban resulting from an outburst during the ill-tempered semifinal serie...Full Story »

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