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Ancelotti: Real survived without fit Bale, Ronaldo

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti praised his side for coping without the full services of Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo. […]
Via Soccer News
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Was a phantom caught on film during a Bolivian soccer match?

An unexplained shadow glides quickly through the stands during a game in Hernando Siles Stadium in La Paz, Bolivia. Fans in attendance told local news outlets that the ghost scared spectators and disappeared after floating through a concrete barrier.Follow us on Twitter, Subscribe by Email, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return Home
Via Bob's Blitz
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan puts Al Ain victories first before personal glory

Asamoah Gyan is Al Ain top scorer in the UAE top-flightGhana captain Asamoah Gyan says he is interested in victories for his UAE club Al Ain rather than him scoring goals for the giant club.The on-fire attacker was not on target on Tuesday night when they played out to a 1-1 draw against Saudi giants Al Ittihad in the Asian Champions League match.Despite the result, Al Ain are through...
Via Ghanasoccernet
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

David Moyes says United job was 'immense' as he thanks everyone BUT the players

David Moyes has spoken for the first time since his sacking by Manchester United. In a statement issued by the League Managers Association on behalf of Moyes, he spoke of the 'immense' scale of the job he faced at Manchester United. Moyes thanked the fans, the club's staff and Sir Alex Ferguson for their support during his time at Old Trafford but significantly did...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Paul Scholes Returns to Manchester United as Interim Coach

Manchester United interim manager Ryan Giggs has brought Paul Scholes back to Old Trafford as an interim coach to help train the first team. With the return of Scholes to Manchester United, he joins Giggs, Phil Neville and Nicky Butt at Manchester United’s training complex. Following the departures of David Moyes, Steve Round and Jimmy Lumsden, the trio of Scholes, Neville and...
Via World Soccer Talk
17 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal in talks to sign the ‘next’ Cristiano Ronaldo

Arsenal in talks to sign the ‘next’ Cristiano Ronaldo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal are in talks to sign Portuguese wonder kid Goncalo Guedes from Benfica in the summer, according to the Guardian. The 17 year old has come up the ranks from Benfica’s youth system, with Arsene Wenger believed to be interested in the player who has been dubbed the ‘next Cristiano...
Via Soccerlens
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho Threatens to Rest Key Players For Match Against Liverpool: Nightly Soccer Report

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has threatened to rest key players for his club’s game against Liverpool at Anfield this Sunday. If Mourinho follows through on his promise, his actions will undoubtedly anger Manchester City supporters as they may feel that Chelsea will wreck City’s best chance to win the league if Chelsea can defeat Liverpool this weekend. After the 0-0 draw against...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Sack Manager David Moyes

As confirmed on the club’s official Twitter account, Manchester United have released news that they have decided to sack their current manager, David Moyes.  After the 2-0 loss to a on-the-rise Everton, Manchester United felt a need to change managers for the hope of saving the club from further disappointment and false hopes on a return to form.  After a poor 10 months in...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Watch ‘Maradona ’86′ and ‘The Opposition’ On ESPN At 7pm ET Tonight; Review of New 30 For 30 Films

Last week’s Hillsborough documentary was the first of eight films that ESPN will show over the next few months as part of its ESPN’s 30 For 30 Soccer Series. Films two and three will air tonight at 7pm ET on ESPN with the debut of Maradona ’86 and The Opposition. While Hillsborough was a feature-length film, Maradona ’86 and The Opposition are closer to the lengths...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

San Jose Earthquakes: Chris Wondolowski Continues Building Case for World Cup Spot

As Greg Lalas, the editor in chief for MLSsoccer.com sees it, Chris Wondolowski is all but a lock to claim a seat on the plane to Brazil. “In short, it’s hard for me to imagine a clinical finisher like Wondo not being part of [Jurgen] Klinsmann’s 23.” Wondolowski, who is the San Jose Earthquakes’ all-time leading scorer, has the most goals in MLS dating back to the 2010...
Via BaySportsNet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Barcelona forward Lionel Messi set to be offered improved deal

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu insists Lionel Messi will be offered a new contract to keep him with the Catalan giants. The Argentinian superstar has been linked with a move away from the Nou Camp after an injury-hit campaign has seen Messi fail to reach the heights of previous seasons. However, Bartomeu believes criticism of the 26-year-old has been harsh, and the Blaugrana...
Via Pro Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The Best Football Ads – featuring David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, and Ronaldo

The Best Football Ads – featuring David Beckham, Wayne Rooney, and Ronaldo - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Football isn’t always played on a length of grass, with eleven players, in a stadium full of packed supporters. Football, in the minds of us all, can be played on any surface, in any arena, and in a host of different ways. Luckily for us dreamers, the realms of fantasy...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: MLS reporter gets drilled in head with a stray ball

MLS sideline reporter Kelli Tennant was hit in the back of the head with a stray soccer ball during pregame warmups before Saturday's Vancouver Whitecaps game against the L.A. Galaxy.Tennant was doing a remote segment for Time Warner Cable (TWC) SportsNet when she was hit, despite the best efforts of a colleague who was unable to stop the ball from hitting her: The scene was...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Monaco’s Dimitar Berbatov Scores Coolest Goal Against Nice (Video)

Dimitar Berbatov’s characteristic cool reached brave new heights Sunday. In the fifth minute of AS Monaco’s Ligue 1 (French first division) game against Nice, Berbatov controlled a pass with his first touch, let the ball bounce then lobbed over the head of goalkeeper David Ospina into the far side of goal with an oh-so-casual flick of his foot. Besides thrilling teammates and...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Real Madrid Plot Record Breaking £90m Bid for Liverpool Striker Luis Suarez

Real Madrid are preparing a massive bid for Liverpool striker Luis Suarez that, if successful, would see the Bernabeu break the world transfer record for a second time in the space of a year. CaughtOffside understands that Italian boss Carlo Ancelotti has been given the go ahead by the club’s money-men to pursue the 27 year old Anfield star, who has been in outstanding form this...
Via Pro Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch: PAOK Soccer Fans Create Breathtaking Ring of Fire Display With Flares

FAOK and Olympiakos are bitter rivals, so they decided to do something really awesome before their most recent match.  […] 
Via The Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Hillsborough factor fuelling Liverpool title charge

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com Liverpool are now in a position to decide their own destiny after beating Manchester City 3-2 last weekend. The victory wiped out City’s advantage and Liverpool now have to win their remaining four fixtures to secure the Premiership title. The City match proceeded an emotional week for everyone at Anfield as Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary...
Via Top-soCCer
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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