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Fabricio Coloccini a contender to be Newcastle manager if Mike Ashley sacks Alan Pardew

Fabricio Coloccini will be a surprise contender to take over team affairs at Newcastle United if Mike Ashley, the club’s owner, eventually decides to sack Alan Pardew as manager. Ashley has resisted calls to get rid of Pardew after Newcastle’s dismal start to the season, which has left the club bottom of the Premier League table and still without a victory. More bad results...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Ronaldo to Man United rumors: Former Real Madrid Prez says star is fed up

New Manchester United signing Angel Di Maria has been very vocal about his acrimonious exit from Real Madrid. The man who broke the British transfer fee record gave a very revealing radio interview in which he spoke of how much discontent grew between him and Los Blancos in the final days. We’ve also heard that Cristiano Ronaldo wants out of the Spanish Capital. It seems very likely...
Via The Sports Bank
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gyan arrives in Riyadh with Al Ain teammates for Champs Lg clash against Al Ittihad

Asamoah Gyan expected to deliver once more again on TuesdayGhana striker Asamoah Gyan is in Saudi Arabia with his Al Ain teammates for the opening encounter of their Champions League semi final tie against Al Hilal.The Black Stars captain arrived with his club teammates in Riyadh in the early hours of Monday from their base in Abu Dhabi.Gyan had returned to the side last week after...
Via Ghanasoccernet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wenger excited by Welbeck signing

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com http://www.arsenal.com/news Perhaps the biggest surprise of the summer transfers was the late swoop by Arsenal for 23-year-old Danny Welbeck from Manchester United. The Gunners had received a set-back with news of a long-term injury to French International Olivier Giroud and Wenger was forced to act quickly to fill the void. A goal from summer...
Via Top-soCCer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Fair Play Rules behind Negredo departure

Manchester City have revealed that the Financial Fair Play Rules were behind the surprise release of striker Alvaro Negredo on transfer deadline … The post Fair Play Rules behind Negredo... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Football or Soccer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Premier League talking points

Manchester United are back A loss to Swansea, a draw to Sunderland, a thrashing at the MK Dons and a draw at Burnley is no way for Manchester United to start a season. Perhaps that is why, for anyone who was at Old Trafford on Sunday afternoon, the game against QPR felt like a new beginning. New signings Daley Blind, Marcos Rojo and Romandel Falcao made their debuts as Di Maria started...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report card grades for Chelsea and Manchester United’s transfer window moves

After a lull last week for international matches, league play resumed. As the teams progress (or regress) in their campaigns, there are some telltale signs that are appearing. The transfer window is a blur, but the impact upon some of the teams is clear. Let’s take a closer look at two of those teams, with the understanding that it’s still early in the season. Chelsea Too often...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Report That Steve Bruce And Alan Shearer To Manage Newcastle

The Sunday People is reporting that Alan Pardew will be fired and that Steve Bruce will become Newcastle’s next manager. Steve Bruce - current Hull City boss And the additional news is that Alan Shearer will be Steve assistant – two Geordies working together at Newcastle. But it’s not clear to us where the People […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

REPORT: US Soccer Head, Sunil Gulati, Refuses Gift $25k Watch While Sepp Blatter And Others Accept

In a report from The Sunday Times in England, an investigation conducted by them discovered that three members of the FIFA Executive Committee including US Soccer President Sunil Gulati, Prince Ali Bin Al-Hussein of Jordan and Moya Dodd of Australia refused $25,000 watches from FIFA sponsor Parmigiani during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil. The three Committee members reported...
Via Bloguin Best
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal need to fix their defensive miscues after a 2-2 draw against Manchester City

Arsenal drew for the third time in a row this season after a 2-2 draw against Manchester City at the Emirates. It was also a debut game for new signing Danny Welbeck, but didn’t have much of an impact the Gunner’s would have liked. He did, however, had the best chance for the Gunners in the opening 12 minutes when a miscue from the City defense allowed Welbeck to get in behind...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Neymar nets brace behind Messi's assists as Barcelona top Bilbao

BARCELONA, Spain -- Neymar came on as a substitute to score twice from passes by Lionel Messi and give Barcelona a 2-0 win at home over Athletic Bilbao in the Spanish league on Saturday. Neymar again started on Barcelona's bench and had to watch Munir El Haddadi create Barcelona's best chances until he replaced the young forward in the 62nd minute. But Messi soon played Neymar...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

MLS: Late winner lifts Seattle Sounders over Real Salt Lake

Andy Rose came off the bench to score the game-winner, his third off the season. In front of a sold-out crowd at the CenturyLink Field, Andy Rose scored his third goal in two games handing Seattle Sounders a 3-2 victory over 10-men Real Salt Lake. The third year man out of UCLA came off the bench to score the game-winner in a highly contested game that saw Nat Borchers receive a...
Via isportsweb.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea to rival Man United for Cristiano Ronaldo; will bid £60m

Cristiano Ronaldo is unsettled at Real Madrid. He has made comments that have, in a subtle fashion, indicated a desire to return to Manchester United. Angel Di Maria just left Los Blancos to join Old Trafford, via a deal that broke the British transfer record. Di Maria gave a very revealing interview to Radio Amerika; in which he made some statements fueling Ronaldo to united rumors...
Via The Sports Bank
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Danny Welbeck: Front and Center

Let’s talk about Arsenal’s newest man, Danny Welbe​ck, who’s become sort of an enigma. He was much maligned at Manchester United and in England for being a striker that doesn’t score, but is that really true? And better yet, is he a true striker? To begin with, let’s examine the numbers. Last year in the Premier League Welbeck played 1,461 minutes. That ranks him...
Via The Sports Post
4 days ago  |  Discuss

REVEALED: Muntari physical attacks at World Cup were in TWO PHASES phases, AC Milan ace suffered injury in attack

Sulley Muntari was engaged in fa fight with Moses ArmahSulley Muntari’s physical attacks on Black Stars management committee member Moses ‘Mospacka’ Armah at the World Cup in Brazil in June were in two phases which resulted in a lip injury to the AC Milan ace, the team’s security chief has revealed.This is the first time it has come to the public’s notice that the AC Milan...
Via Ghanasoccernet
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi's hometown bans parents from naming kids after him

There can be no more Messis in Rosario, Argentina. Officials in Lionel Messi’s hometown have passed a new law, which makes it illegal for parents to name their children after the city’s most celebrated son, according to Mundo Deportivo. The ban applies to first names, as Rosario’s civil registry said it would lead to mass confusion. Officials drafted the law after a man in...
Via NESN.com
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Gareth Bale Saves Wales Against Andorra, Copies Cristiano Ronaldo (GIFs)

Gareth Bale has been a national treasure in Wales for some time but he became a modern-day hero Tuesday. Bale scored both goals for Wales in its comeback, 2-1 win over host Andorra at the Estadi Comunal de Aixovall. Andorra, who embody the moniker “minnows,” took a surprise lead in the sixth minute when Ildefons Lima scored from the penalty spot. It was Andorra’s first goal...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss
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