What to Expect From Southampton Striker Graziano Pelle

Southampton manager Ronald Koeman has turned to his former club Feyenoord to sign the apparent replacement for Rickie Lambert — the £8million signing of 28-year-old striker Graziano Pellè. Pellè, who has never been capped for Italy as a full international, has had a decidedly mixed career thus far. Before playing for Feyenoord, he had a series of short stints at Serie A and...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

beIN SPORTS to Provide Daily Coverage of World Cup With Nightly News and Analysis Show

beIN SPORTS has built the largest set that is being used for the World Cup. In total, one thousand people will have been involved in the construction and running of beIN SPORTS’ operation in the Copacabana studio in its coverage of World Cup 2014. Twenty four journalists from around the world will be there including Ian Joy from beIN SPORTS US. And there will be a number of world...
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June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Most Exciting World Cup Moments: Number 20 – South Korea’s Sensational Run

  No. 20: South Korea’s Sensational Run (Japan & South Korea, 2002) Being the host nation or city in any tournament can typically gives rise to a duo of far removed scenarios. Some teams can crumble under the enormous pressure that accompanies this tag. The build-up, the fandom, the unrelenting intensity of proceedings can prove too much for some. But in the World Cup, typically...
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May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Inter Milan: Thohir brings investment and excitement to the Nerazzurri

It was three months ago when Indonesian businessman Erick Thohir first met with Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti to hold talks about a potential takeover of the Italian club. Thohir said back then that “The goal is to make Inter one of the top 10 teams in the world,” but was under no illusion as to whom he was dealing with. An eccentric oil tycoon who negotiated some of...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Diego Costa – The Brazilian Bad Boy Turned Good

Diego Costa – The Brazilian Bad Boy Turned Good - originally posted on Soccerlens.comSince making his move to La Liga, Diego Costa has developed a reputation as being a bit hot-headed. His various antics, off-the-ball tussles and petty fights have become somewhat accepted as an inevitability with him which, unfortunately in the view of some, detracts from what a talented player...
Via Soccerlens
September 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Why Serie A Is Back Among The Best European Leagues

There can’t be many British die-hard fans who don’t fondly recall the halcyon days of 90′s Italian football. Gazzetta Football Italia, hosted by the always affable James Richardson and legendary Kenneth Wolstenholme, would dominate early Saturdays and drowsy Sundays as Serie A, with its brand of tactical superiority over the pre-money soaked Premiership and exotic names...
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July 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Italian Legend Christian Vieri Arrives In Ghana To Support Muntari

Former Inter Milan forward Christian Vieri has arrived in Ghana Former Inter Milan forward Christian Vieri has arrived in Ghana to support the ‘Charity for Hope Project,’ an initiative by Sulley Muntari’s wife Menaye. The AC Milan star’s wife invited the ex-Italy striker following a fund-raising initiative in Italy for the charitable project to support under-priviledged kids...
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June 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Top 10 Most Poker-Passionate Football Players

Anyone who plays some kind of sport knows that to succeed takes burning passion and enthusiasm. Applying these elements into a game, and also having the mental determination to succeed is a vital factor in coming out top. Poker can also be seen as somewhat of a sport so it’s not surprising that many football players are regular visitors of well-known poker rooms like Fulltiltpoker...
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March 31, 2013  |  Discuss

Birthday babe of the week – Melissa Satta

Scintillating Italian showgirl Melissa Satta will turn 27 on Thursday, February 7. The 5-foot-9, 128 pound Satta, born in Boston, Massachusetts, began working as a showgirl as a 16-year-old tike. Trying to woo the dynamic sexpot, famous footballer Cristiano Ronaldo sexted pictures of his one-eyed monster to Satta this past autumn. Unfortunately for Ronaldo, who has long been going...
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ronaldo and Zidane to play charity match in Brazil

The annual United Nations charity match featuring former World Cup winners Ronaldo and Zinedine Zidane will be played in Brazil. The 2013 ''Match Against Poverty'' will take place in the southern Brazilian city of Porto Alegre on Dec. 19 at Gremio's new arena. Neymar, Romario, Bebeto, Deco, Christian Vieri and Christian Karembeu are among other players to have...
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November 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Vieri awarded damages in spy case

Inter Milan and Telecom Italia have reportedly been ordered to pay Christian Vieri €1 million ($1.26 million) in damages for spying on the player through phone taps. The ANSA news agency and the Gazzetta dello Sport report that a Milan court made the decision Monday. Vieri filed a lawsuit against his former club and Telecom for a combined €21 million ($26 million) in damages...
Via Fox Soccer
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Christian Vieri Spied on by Inter Milan, Awarded $1.25 Million in Compensation

Playing for Inter Milan is a dream of many soccer players, but it was anything but that for Christian Vieri. Inter spied on Vieri during his time at the club, and it must now pay him compensation, the Associated Press reports. "Vieri filed a lawsuit against his former club and Telecom Italia for a combined €21 million in damages five years ago, after word leaked that they...
September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Court awards Vieri ?1 million in spy case damages

Inter Milan and Telecom Italia have reportedly been ordered to pay Christian Vieri ?1 million ($1.26 million) in damages for spying on the player through phone taps. The ANSA news agency and the Gazzetta dello Sport report that a Milan court made the decision Monday. Vieri filed a lawsuit against his former club and Telecom for a combined ?21 million ($26 million) in damages five...
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September 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Conte: I am an innocent man

Juventus coach Antonio Conte insists he is innocent despite being implicated in the latest match-fixing scandal to rock Italy. The Italian soccer federation (FIGC) revealed Monday that Conte is under investigation for alleged wrongdoing while in charge of Siena in 2010-2011. Juventus president Andrea Agnelli said Conte would remain in charge and lent his support to Leonardo Bonucci...
Via Fox Soccer
May 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Inter Milan: My All Time Best XI

Making an all-time xi for Inter Milan wasn't an easy task judging from the bunch of talents that have laced their boot for the club. It was a little easier when I brought the following criteria into consideration: 1) The length of a player's career with Inter 2) Players that spent that their best years with Inter and 3) The player's achievements with Inter. Sit back and...
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May 04, 2012  |  Discuss

Is This Girl The Reason Why Kevin Prince Boateng Divorced His Wife?

Is this girl the reason why Kevin Prince Boateng divorced his wife?News of Kevin Prince Boateng divorcing his wife of four years emerged few days ago with no apparent reason for the break-up. Now it is has been revealed in the Italian media that the AC Milan player is dating one of the smashing WAGs in Italian football circles who has dated as many famous people in the past. Melissa...
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November 25, 2011  |  Discuss
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