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Mario Balotelli admits he regrets leaving England

Mario Balotelli admits that it was a “mistake” for him to leave the English Premier League and now he’s looking to help take Liverpool to the Champions League. “I’m happy to be back because I left England, and it was a mistake,” Balotelli told the Liverpool website. “I wanted to go to Italy but I realised […] The post Mario Balotelli admits he regrets leaving England...
Via Soccer Xtra
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AC Milan wants to acquire Chelsea duo Fernando Torres, Marco van Ginkel

AC Milan is looking to acquire both Fernando Torres, Marco van Ginkel from Chelsea before the end of the transfer window in hopes of replacing Mario Balotelli. AC Milan club administrator Adriano Galliani had the following to say per their official website. “We are in the last stages of the (transfer) market and we will see […] The post AC Milan wants to acquire Chelsea duo...
Via Soccer Xtra
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Crystal Palace has a new manager

Crystal Palace’s new manager is Neil Warnock. Crystal Palace have announced their new manager… …Neil Warnock. — ESPN FC (@ESPNFC) August 27, 2014 What’s really interesting is that Crystal Palace didn’t make the announcement. Crystal Palace let their shirt sponsor Neteller break news they hired Neil Warnock as their new boss #modernfootball pic.twitter.com/Dmgq8POgYK...
Via Soccer Xtra
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Manchester City’s Edin Dzeko trolls rival Man U

The David Moyes era barely got a chance to happen before he was gone, surely someone better could take Manchester United back to the promised land. Enter super manager Louis Van Gaal. Except no one told the first three opponents Manchester United have faced. After a 2-1 loss to Swansea City on opening weekend of the EPL season, it was a 1-1 draw against Sunderland at home. But nothing...
Via Bloguin Best
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli Writes Thank You Letter to AC Milan

Mario Balotelli is officially a member of Liverpool, but he had nothing but high praise for AC Milan after parting ways. Balotelli took to Instagram and let his former club and and fans know how he felt. Classy move Mario, classy. Kudos Balotelli will make his debut with Liverpool this Sunday against Tottenham. (Bleacher Report) The post Mario Balotelli Writes Thank You Letter...
Via Geeks and Cleats
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United vs Sunderland recap

Manchester United striker, Wayne Rooney   It wasn’t a loss but it wasn’t a win. Manchester United went away with a 1-1 draw against Sunderland yesterday at Stadium Light. Louis van Gaal and United are still looking for the winning team and a first win of the season. United played with a formation of 3-5-2, which didn’t work in the first match but there were changes in the...
Via isportsweb.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal given hope to sign €45m Chelsea target, over to you Wenger!

Arsenal given hope to sign €45m Chelsea target, over to you Wenger! - originally posted on Soccerlens.com A new twist in the William Carvalho saga, as we enter the final week of the summer transfer window. Just a quick recap. Throughout last season, we saw, Manchester United were heavily (and by heavily by mean massively) linked with a move for Carvalho. Chelsea were also interested...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

This week in international football (video highlights and recaps)

Week 2 has come and gone in Europe, and things are beginning to take shape. The better teams are vying for the top spots, while the rest of the teams fight for the remaining positions.  But it’s a long season, the transfer window remains open until September 1, and it is possible that one of these transfers can alter the league rankings in any of the top flight leagues. Let...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United: Players continue to struggle

Danny Welbeck has been told he can leave, despite a solid preseason. Manchester United’s stuttering start to the season has continued with a 1-1 draw away to Sunderland.  In addition to the disappointing result, the performance will have given Louis van Gaal some questions to ponder.  The biggest question he has to answer is, “is the 3-5-2 actually worth continuing with?...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Messi scores double as Barcelona open La Liga season with comfy win

BARCELONA, Spain -- Lionel Messi scored twice to help 10-man Barcelona start the Spanish league with a 3-0 win over Elche in the debut of coach Luis Enrique on Sunday, with the Argentina star looking eager to put last season's disappointments behind him. Messi used a signature burst of speed to dribble free of a pack of opponents before slotting in Barcelona's first goal...
Via AP on Fox
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cameroonian soccer player killed by object fan hurled

Albert Ebosse scored the last goal of his life on Saturday. Ebosse, 24, died on Saturday after he was struck in the head by a rock thrown by fans of his own team, Algerian club JS Kabylie, the BBC reports. The tragedy occurred at the 1st November Stadium in Tizi Ouzou province following Kabylie’s 2-1 loss to USM Algiers in the Algerian league. Ebosse scored his team’s lone goal...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cristiano Ronaldo punches foe in the head twice

Cristiano Ronaldo got a pretty light punishment after punching Diego Godin in the face twice during a Real Madrid, Athletico Madrid match.
Via Gamedayr
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Arsene Wenger reacts on Arsenal’s comeback at Everton

Everton 2-2 Arsenal Ramsey at the 83rd and Giroud’s goal at the 90th minute bring back an improbable point to London. Everton was leading 2-0 at half time. Wenger Arsenal coach quotes: on whether he could see the recovery coming… You never know. I know that once we were 2-0 down it can go both ways, they can catch us on the counter attack because we have to come out and give...
Via 90Soccer
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Soccer linesman provides assist in strange Malaysian Cup goal (Video)

Lions XII of Singapore scored a strange goal in their Malaysian Cup soccer match against Pahang FA on Tuesday, benefiting from confusion that resulted when a rocket pass went astray and stayed in bounds only after it bounced off the feet of a linesman.The Pahang FA defenders naturally had presumed that play had stopped and began preparing for a throw-in, which gave Lions XII attackers...
Via Holdout Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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