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SOCCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Carlos leaves Sivasspor post

​Roberto Carlos has confirmed that he has left his post as coach of Turkish Super Lig club Sivasspor. The former […]
Via Soccer News
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo Awarded With His Homeland’s Highest Honor And A Statue

Less than twenty-four after his side won its fourth trophy of 2014, Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo returned to his place of birth in the region of Madeira – an archipelago which is one of two autonomous regions of Portugal – to be presented with the “Cordão Autonomy” and a statue in his likeness by the Legislative Assembly. After helping Madrid win its first-ever...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mourinho against use of independent panels

Jose Mourinho believes using independent panels to punish players retrospectively for offences such as diving would be a “disaster.” The […]
Via Soccer News
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ex Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah in favour of Muntari and Essien recall to the Black Stars

Muntari and Essien have not been with the Black Stars since the 2014 World Cup By Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuFormer Ghana coach Kwesi Appiah wants Michael Essien and Sulley Muntari recalled to the Black Stars despite being a victim of their  acts at the 2014 World Cup.Muntari has been slapped with an indefinite international suspension after physically abusing a...
Via Ghanasoccernet
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gareth Bale green-lights move to Manchester United

Here come the Gareth Bale rumors again, I’ll believe it when I see it. The Daily Express claims that Real Madrid will be selling Bale to either Manchester United in order to clear out some space to rebuild (or reload) by adding Sergio Aguero and Marco Reus. The Sunday Express says that there is no chance Gareth Bale is coming in January, likewise for United’s other top two...
Via The Sports Bank
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

What Lionel Messi did to Cordoba today should not be humanly possible

Lionel Messi vs Cordoba -- Come on .. He uses both feets?! Messi catches a pass with his left leg, pirouettes, pirouettes, a pair of wet shorts in his wake, fires it home with his right for one of the greatest goals in the history of La Liga.Barcelona crushed Cordoba 5-0. Proving Lionel Messi is, in fact, not human.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, ...
Via Bob's Blitz
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool’s Raheem Sterling Wins European Golden Boy Award

Nobody will forget how good Raheem Sterling was in 2014, now that history has recorded it forever. Sterling, 20, won the 2014 European Golden Boy Award on Saturday for his exploits for Liverpool and England’s national team over the course of the year, according to LiverpoolFC.com. The award recognizes Sterling as European soccer’s top performer under the age of 21. Sterling beat...
Via NESN.com
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

Filippo Inzaghi on the Roma game, says Fernando Torres could be in squad

Milan coach Filippo Inzaghi says his players have to play the "perfect game" if they are to beat Roma on Saturday. The Rossoneri produced a brilliant display to beat Napoli at home last week and will be eager to continue their positive run when they face Rudi Garcia's side at the Stadio Olimpico tomorrow. "Roma […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Robben's winner helps Bayern Munich extend dominant Bundesliga lead

Even Bayern Munich can be taken to the limit. Playing their third match in seven days, and their last before the Bundesliga starts its month-long winter break, the defending champions and current runaway leaders needed a last minute goal from Arjen Robben to collect a 2-1 victory Friday night at FSV Mainz. Mainz had not won since Oct. 18 against Augsburg and had collected only four...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal FC transfer rumors: Wenger, Van Dijk, Bielik, Aarons, Pedro

Here are the latest Arsenal FC transfer rumors circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. Not all of these will actually happen, but they are all interesting to read nonetheless. -Is Arsene Wenger going to stay or will he go? Should he stay or should he go?  Arsene Wenger should stay as Arsenal manager according to 78 per cent of the club’s fans...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ghana duo; Muntari and Essien make Milan traveling party for Roma clash

Sulley Muntari was part of the Milan squad Ghana duo Sulley Muntari and Michael Essien were named in AC Milan’s 23-man squad for their Serie-A clash against Roma on Saturday.The two Black Stars players were part of the Milan contingent that boarded a chartered train to Rome on Friday afternoon.Filippo Inzaghi’s side are hoping to secure a famous win over the second-placed team...
Via Ghanasoccernet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pardew backs Colback to shine against Sunderland

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew has backed Jack Colback to shine when he faces his former club in the Tyne-Wear […]
Via Soccer News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Clubs unite to hail retiring former Barcelona defender Abdidal

Eric Abidal's former clubs have paid tribute after the defender announced his retirement from football. The 35-year-old, who won four Spanish titles and two Champions Leagues with Barcelona and three successive French titles with Lyon, called time on his career on Friday after half a season with Greek side Olympiacos. Prior to that, he had returned to his first professional club...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Qatar, Russia World Cup’s still going on per FIFA President Sepp Blatter

View image | gettyimages.com FIFA President Sepp Blatter says the Qatard and Russia World Cup’s are safe, per Rob Harris. Breaking: FIFA President Sepp Blatter says “will not revisit the 2018 and 2022 vote” for World Cup hosts. Russia & Qatar safe — Rob Harris (@RobHarris) December 19, 2014 The Qatar World Cup is a complete joke. Well then again FIFA seems to...
Via Soccer Xtra
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Wenger confirms star duo along with Ozil, Wilshere and Arteta to miss Liverpool clash

Wenger confirms star duo along with Ozil, Wilshere and Arteta to miss Liverpool clash - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has confirmed defender Laurent Koscielny will miss the Premier League clash against Liverpool. The North London club travel to the Merseyside as the Gunners take on the Reds at Anfield on Sunday. The French international was out...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Massimiliano Allegri on the Cagliari win and Arturo Vidal's performance

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says his side had to produce a very good performance to win the game against Cagliari on Thursday night. The Bianconeri wasted no time at all in the first part of the game as they took a quick 2-0 lead through Carlos Tevez and Arturo Vidal with Fernando Llorente adding a […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Man United news: Luke Shaw, Chicharito, Van Gaal

Here are the latest Manchester United news stories circulating in the Twitterverse, blogosphere, cyberspace and media world. We start with Luke Shaw and an update on his rehabilitation and fitness. -According to various reports, Defender Luke Shaw, who was signed this summer with a British transfer fee record for a teenager, could return from his injured ankle on Boxing Day versus...
Via The Sports Bank
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Benzema, Godin, Martinez, Sneijder, Aguero, Bent

Karim Benzema Liverpool are prepared to make a £50m bid in January for Real Madrid’s French forward Karim Benzema, 26.(Daily Express) Manchester United will try to sign Valencia defender Nicolas Otamendi, 26, if they fail to get their top target – Borussia Dortmund centre-half Mats Hummels, 26.(Daily Express)  Daily Mirror back page Tottenham and Liverpool are both keen to...
Via Ghanasoccernet
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Roberto Mancini – Are The Golden Days Going to Return For The Nerazzuri?

Roberto Mancini, or Mancio as he’s affectionately known by those around him, is undoubtedly one of the more colorful characters in the beautiful game. Fresh from his first Serie A victory since returning to Internazionale, Mancini had surprised many when he accepted to return to an ailing Nerazzuri side. His start during his second spell at the helm of the Milan-based club was...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Mario Balotelli banned match for offensive Instagram post

LONDON — Liverpool striker Mario Balotelli is banned from Sunday’s match against Arsenal as punishment for posting racially offensive comments online.   The FA on Thursday imposed the one-match ban and a fine of 25,000 pounds ($39,000), while also ordering Balotelli to attend an education program for the “aggravated breach” of its discrimination rules. Balotelli uploaded...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Pardew’s Sky Sports Video – Goalkeeper Crisis

Here’s Alan Pardew’s interview immediately after the game last night, which is worth watching and he talked about getting an emergency goalkeeper in, but then he said he wasn’t sure how bad Jak Alnwick’s shoulder injury is. A sad-looking Jak Alnwick after the game last night Alan also mentioned all the players injured and that […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
3 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas runs over referee (Video)

In Capital One Cup quarterfinal action Tuesday, Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas ran over referee Jonathan Moss during the first half of their 3-1 victory over Derby County.In the 38th minute, Fabregas was following the play in the middle of the field as Moss had his back to him. Fabregas slammed into Moss back and knocked him to the ground while continuing to play on as if nothing...
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool-Bournemouth Verdict: Raheem Sterling, Reds Sport New Look In Win

This embed is invalid" /> Liverpool forward Raheem Sterling cut his hair some time between Sunday’s loss against Manchester United and Wednesday’s victory Bournemouth. The results speak for themselves. Sterling scored Liverpool’s first and third goals, as it advanced to the semifinals of the Capital One Cup (Football League Cup) with a 3-1 road win over...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho: We don't speak about four trophies

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho says it's too early to think about winning all four trophies this season. The Blues reached the semi-finals of the League Cup after a 3-1 away win against Derby County on Tuesday night but the Portuguese insists the focus is on winning games and not setting records. "We don't even talk […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry May Be Right To Postpone Return To Arsenal

Waking up on Tuesday morning and having an alert on my phone about Thierry Henry putting an end to his career was not pleasant. Eyes half-shut and my brain still unable to process that information, as I got ready for work it all started to sink in slowly. Wait, Thierry Henry isn’t going back to North London to retire at his beloved Arsenal? I surely didn’t read that right, did...
Via American Gooner
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Thierry Henry’s career by the numbers and quotes from soccer icons

Thierry Henry has walked off the pitch for the last time. The King has stepped down from his throne. After 20 years of captivating the world, Thierry Henry announced his retirement and will join Sky Sports as a pundit in 2015. The 37-year-old was a joy to watch during his time at AS Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal, FC Barcelona and New York Red Bulls. He also left spectators agape whenever...
Via isportsweb.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Vice-president Zanetti insists Balotelli won't return to Inter Milan

Mario Balotelli is unlikely to return to Inter Milan in January, according to club vice-president Javier Zanetti. The 24-year-old Liverpool forward has failed to make an impact since moving to Anfield from AC Milan over the summer and has been linked with a move back to Italy. Inter are keen to strengthen their attacking line in the winter transfer market but Zanetti told Sky Italia...
Via Fox Sports
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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