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Totti and Cole show ‘Age No Bar’ in eventful Champions League Tie

Totti and Cole show ‘Age No Bar’ in eventful Champions League Tie - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Roma held Manchester City to a 1-1 draw in the Champions League Group E encounter at a half packed Etihad Stadium last night. The home side went ahead after a controversial penalty awarded by the referee from which Sergio Aguero made no mistake. Roma captain Francesco Totti...
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13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gossip column: Vidal, Subotic, Khedira, Higuain, Alli, Pardew

VidalManchester United are set to launch a £51m double bid for the Juventus pair of midfielder Arturo Vidal, 27, and defender Angelo Ogbonna, 26. (Metro) The Red Devils look certain to miss out on Germany defender Mats Hummels, 25, but could turn their attentions to his Borussia Dortmund team-mate Neven Subotic, also 25.(Daily Mirror)  Real Madrid midfielder Sami Khedira, 27,...
Via Ghanasoccernet
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Latvian soccer team celebrates goal with 'team photo' (Video/GIF)

In Latvian first division soccer action this past weekend, FK Ventspils celebrated a goal against Liepaja by posing for a "team photo", with one of their players using their shoe as the camera. Very creative, although maybe a bit excessive, especially given that the goal would be their only score of the match, which ended in a 1-1 draw. DISCLAIMER: Holdout Sports does...
Via Holdout Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Francesco Totti, 38, Becomes Champions League’s Oldest Goal Scorer (GIF)

Francesco Totti added to his own international soccer legend Tuesday when he became the oldest goal scorer in the history of the UEFA Champions League. Totti, 38, scored in the first half of AS Roma’s 1-1 draw against Manchester City. The goal was the Italian forward’s first of the 2014-15 season (in any competition). Visiting Roma was trailing 1-0 in the 23rd minute when Totti...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Gyan sent off as Al Ain crash out of Asian Champions League despite win over Al Hilal

Asamoah Gyan was sent off against Al Hilal on TuesdayAsamoah Gyan failed to score and was sent off as his Al Ain team crashed out of the Asian Champions League despite a 2-1 win over Al Hilal on Tuesday.Goals from Myeong-Ju Lee and Jires Kembo Ekoko were not enough to overturn a 3-0 deficit suffered in the first leg of the semi final tie a fortnight ago.Nasser Al-Shamrani equalized...
Via Ghanasoccernet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ronaldo return to Man United 2 years away says prominent journo

It seems somewhat likely that Cristiano Ronaldo will somehow force a way out of Real Madrid and back to Manchester United at some point. However, it won’t be next summer. Guillem Balague, a very prominent Spanish football journalist/pundit talked Ronaldo return to the Theatre of Dreams, but said it will take a couple years yet. He said: “It is quite clear that Manchester United...
Via The Sports Bank
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Wilshere trains, but Ramsey, Arteta out for up to a month

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere has trained ahead of Wednesday's Champions League clash with Galatasaray at the Emirates. Wilshere, who had been rated doubtful for the clash with the Turkish side after suffering an ankle injury in Saturday's draw with Tottenham, took part in training with the rest of the Arsenal squad at London Colney on Tuesday morning. The news will...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Saints work miracles under Koeman

Before the new Premier League season began, many pundits were predicting a dire season for Southampton. Not only had their lost their … The post Saints work miracles under Koeman appeared... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
Via Football or Soccer
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Roma defender Cole did not expect to face Lampard again

Ashley Cole admits he never expected to come up against his old Chelsea team-mate Frank Lampard again as the pair prepare to cross swords. Cole gave a rare press conference ahead of Roma's Champions League clash with Manchester City at the Etihad.  Lampard arrived at Manchester City on loan, having originally left the Stamford Bridge side for MLS newcomers New York City FC...
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Pardew facing ´serious conversations´ with Ashley

Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew expects “serious conversations” with Mike Ashley after Monday’s 1-0 Premier League loss to Stoke City. […]
Via Soccer News
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Watch All Of Lionel Messi’s 401 Career Goals For Club, Country (Video)

Lionel Messi hit another goal-scoring milestone Saturday. Messi scored twice in Barcelona’s 6-0 win over Granada in a La Liga (Spain’s first division) game. In doing so, Messi passed the 400-goal barrier in his glittering 14-year career. To commemorate Messi’s latest achievement, one YouTube user has compiled every goal he has scored for Barcelona’s first team and Argentina’s...
Via NESN.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Why did Wayne Rooney see red?

We get it. Not everyone wants to wake up at 7:45 on a weekend morning to watch soccer, especially when college football and the NFL demand our attention the rest of the day. It takes a certain type of dedication to embrace football as the world knows it. Luckily for you, TSFJ’s soccer heads Dillon […] The post Wayne Rooney Sees Red: The 6 Things That Mattered This Weekend In...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Cristiano Ronaldo To Return To Manchester United?

13-time English Premier League Champion, Sir Alex Ferguson, is heavily rumored to have personally reached out to Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo, on behalf on current Manchester United Head Coach, Louis van Gaal, to encourage the Portuguese for a miraculous Old Trafford return. Cristiano Ronaldo’s presence has generated fascination for Madridistas, underscored...
Via Overtime
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea tried to buy Messi for £118m

Barcelona forward and international superstar Lionel Messi was reportedly a summer transfer target for Chelsea this past window. Yes, indeed. The man who is arguably one the best player alive (Cristiano Ronaldo is the other) and one of the top ten all time was almost moved to Stamford Bridge in what would have been a summer blockbuster deal. Details have emerged, via the Daily Express...
Via The Sports Bank
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Three European clubs that were previously struggling but are now contenders

Everyone loves an underdog, and there are several in the top European football leagues. While it’s early in their club campaigns, there are a few teams that are confounding the pundits and playing football at a high level. Let’s give these teams some love and take a closer look at them. Southampton FC Here is a team that was not only relegated, but was handed a ten-point...
Via The Sports Daily
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Wayne Rooney gets red card for kick, will be suspended

Wayne Rooney’s epitomized the sacred and the profane Saturday. Rooney scored a milestone goal for Manchester United in his team’s 2-1 win over West Ham but he wasn’t able to celebrate either triumph on the field with his teammates. Rooney was dismissed early in the second half. First came the good. Rooney opened the scoring in the fifth minute when he charged forward to meet...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Soccer linesman trips, falls over water bottle (Video)

A soccer linesman suffered an embarrassing mishap during Wednesday night's CONCACAF Champions League soccer match between DC United and visiting Tauro FC when he tripped and fell over a stray water bottle.No word as to who the water bottle belonged to, as they have not yet accepted responsibility. The linesman will remain nameless to protect him from the humiliation that he...
Via Holdout Sports
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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