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Pato brace sends Milan top, Roma beat Genoa

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport23 hits

ROME (AFP) - A brace from Brazilian forward Pato sent AC Milan top of Serie A for the first time this season following a 3-1 victory over Chievo at the San Siro on Saturday. Later on AS Roma earned a crucial 2-1 win over Genoa thanks to goals from Marco Borriello and Matteo Brighi before Gergely Rudolf's consolation for the visitors. Milan are a point clear of previous leaders Lazio, although ...Full Story »

PSG wins 2-0 at Toulouse to move into third place

Posted Sunday, October 17, 2010 by YAHOO Sport16 hits

PARIS (AP)—Paris Saint-Germain won 2-0 away at Toulouse and moved up to third place in the French league on Saturday. PSG rarely looked troubled in defense and coach Antoine Kombouare’s team has not conceded a goal in any competition for seven consecutive games since losing 3-1 away to Sochaux on Aug. 29. Earlier, France striker Loic Remy scored as defending champion Marseille beat...Full Story »

Weatherson brace secures victory

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by PA15 hits

A second-half double from Peter Weatherson gave bottom club Morton a 2-0 win over Queen of the South - their first victory in seven league and cup games. Weatherson's first came five minutes after half-time via the penalty spot after Robert Harris fouled Stewart Kean. His second was an unstoppable long-range effort in the 73rd minute which flew into the top-left corner after he had latched ont...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 »

MacDonald blow for Stirling

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by PA20 hits

Defender Greig MacDonald is the only absentee for Stirling as they host troubled Dundee.And manager John O'Neill has been left concentrating only on his own side this week as he was not sure what personnel would be featuring for opponents Dundee."There has obviously been a lot going on at Dundee and I have not been able to work out what shape their team will be," he said."We have simply concent...Full Story »

Defensive headache for Nicholl

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by PA28 hits

Cowdenbeath manager Jimmy Nicholl is short of defenders again for the visit of Raith Rovers with John Armstrong and Joe Mbu both out injured.But Mark Baxter is available and back-up goalkeeper Ludovic Roy returns to the squad after illness.Nicholl is expecting his side to make a big impression at home in their first Fife Derby in Division One in 17 yearsHe said: "Tickets are selling well and th...Full Story »

Livi desperate to bounce back

Posted Saturday, October 16, 2010 by PA35 hits

Livingston look set to be without Jason Talbot and Keaghan Jacobs for the visit of Stenhousemuir.Manager Gary Bollan, who has enjoyed almost a fully-fit squad since his arrival at the club, will hand a late fitness test to full-back Talbot while midfielder Jacobs is definitely ruled out following hernia surgery.Bollan is looking for his men to bounce back from their first league defeat of the s...Full Story »

Arsenal - Birmingham City Preview: Cesc Fabregas not yet ready to return as Gunners look to get back on track

Posted Friday, October 15, 2010 by Goal.com87 hits

Arsene Wenger,Arsenal vs West Bromwich Albion TEAM NEWS Arsenal The north London club's fans will be disappointed to learn Cesc Fabregas is not quite ready to get back in action, after his recent absence has been keenly felt — especially in the last home game against West Bromwich Albion, where they slumped to a 3-2 defeat. "Cesc is very, very short and unlikely to be involved on Satur...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, 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 »

Parreira rejects offer to coach Corinthians

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport27 hits

SAO PAULO (AP)—Former Brazil coach Carlos Alberto Parreira says he will not accept an offer to take over Brazilian club Corinthians because he wants to remain near his family until the end of the year. Corinthians is looking for a replacement to Adilson Batista, who left the club after a disappointing 4-3 home loss to minnow Atletico Goianiense on Sunday. The result extended the team̵...Full Story »

Dusan Bajevic new coach of Cyprus champion Omonia

Posted Thursday, October 14, 2010 by YAHOO Sport36 hits

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP)—Cyprus champion Omonia Nicosia has named Dusan Bajevic as its new coach. Omonia made the announcement on its website on Wednesday. The 62-year-old Bosnian Serb takes over from Takis Lemonis, who quit after the club lost consecutive matches in the championship, including a 3-0 loss to crosstown rival APOEL. Omonia sits fourth in the standings, three points behind lea...Full Story »

Brazil Coach Mano Menezes Delighted With Win Over Ukraine

Posted Tuesday, October 12, 2010 by Goal.com149 hits

Brazil coach Mano Menezes says he is pleased with his side's defensive aspects. Mano Menezes, Brazil coach Brazil boss Mano Menezes says he is pleased with the team's performance against Ukraine in an international friendly, defeating the Euro 2012 co-hosts 2-0 in England. Menezes is especially pleased with the defensive aspects of the Selecao, not conceding a goal in their last three matches...Full Story »

Marseille may sue Manchester City's Nigel de Jong over Ben Arfa tackle

Posted Monday, October 11, 2010 by theguardian.com498 hits

Nigel de Jong breaks Hatem Ben Arfa's leg with his tackle at Eastlands on 3 October. Marseille may look to sue the Manchester City midfielder Nigel de Jong over the tackle that resulted in a double leg fracture for the forward Hatem Ben Arfa, currently on loan at Newcastle United. Jean-Claude Dassier, the chairman of Marseille, said that the club may look for further sanctions. "We will file ...Full Story »


Posted Friday, October 08, 2010 by 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 »

Tevez furious with Mancini's negative tactics at Man City

Posted Tuesday, October 05, 2010 by theguardian.com275 hits

Manchester City's Carlos Tevez receives instructions from manager Roberto Mancini after scoring against Newcastle.  Carlos Tevez's volatile relationship with Roberto Mancini has descended into open hostility after a furious row between the Manchester City manager and captain at half-time of Sunday's 2-1 defeat of Newcastle United. The argument began when Mancini overheard Tevez making a d...Full Story »

Blackpool shock Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield

Posted Monday, October 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport45 hits

LONDON (SE) - Roy Hodgson tore into his Liverpool flops after their woeful start to the season continued with a humiliating 2-1 defeat at home to Blackpool on Sunday. Star striker Fernando Torres hobbling off with groin injury with less than 10 minutes played set the tone for a miserable afternoon for Liverpool manager Hodgson. The fallen European giants trailed 2-0 at half time courtesy of a ...Full Story »

Blackpool double stuns struggling Liverpool

Posted Monday, October 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport32 hits

LIVERPOOL, England (AFP) - Charlie Adam's penalty and Luke Varney's cool finish helped Blackpool pull off a stunning 2-1 Premier League upset win against Liverpool at Anfield here on Sunday to heap more pressure on Reds manager Roy Hodgson. Liverpool, the 18-times English champions, were outclassed as they fell 2-0 behind although Sotirios Kyrgiakos did pull a goal back in the second half. Tha...Full Story »

Blackpool upsets Liverpool 2-1 at Anfield

Posted Monday, October 04, 2010 by YAHOO Sport25 hits

LIVERPOOL, England (AP)—Liverpool’s season went from bad to worse on Sunday as it slumped to a shock 2-1 defeat at home to promoted Blackpool and remained in the Premier League’s relegation zone. The visitors went ahead through a penalty by Charlie Adam before striker Luke Varney gave them a two-goal cushion in first-half injury time. Liverpool, which lost striker Fernando To...Full Story »

AC Milan beats Parma 1-0

Posted Sunday, October 03, 2010 by YAHOO Sport34 hits

MILAN(AP) —Andrea Pirlo scored the only goal of the game as AC Milan defeated Parma 1-0 in the Serie A on Saturday. The midfielder scored in the 25th minute to decide a dour match between teams who worked hard but lacked imagination in the final third of the pitch. The result means Milan is top of the Serie A overnight on 11 points. Inter Milan and Lazio are second and third with 10 an...Full Story »

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