SOCCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Manchester United: Sacking Moyes was inevitable

It was both surprising and unsurprising in equal measures, but Manchester United’s decision to sack manager David Moyes on Tuesday was inevitable. The heir to Sir Alex Ferguson was always going to have a tough task to replicate the great Scot’s achievements at Old Trafford, but Moyes left the Glazer family with no choice. Since arriving at the Manchester club from Everton in...
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PHOTO: Cristiano Ronaldo to wear Ballon d’Or golden boots vs Bayern Munich

PHOTO: Cristiano Ronaldo to wear Ballon d’Or golden boots vs Bayern Munich - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Cristiano Ronaldo will be wearing his golden Ballon d’Or boots tonight against Bayern Munich in the first leg of the Champions League semi final at the Santiago Bernebeu. Real Madrid’s talismanic Portuguese attacker missed the last four games for Los Blancos, including...
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Jose Mourinho Threatens To Spoil Sunday’s Liverpool-Chelsea Game

The eyes of the soccer world will turn to Anfield on Sunday, but Jose Mourinho could ruin the spectacle everyone hopes to witness. On Wednesday, Mourinho threatened to field a weakened Chelsea team against Liverpool, despite the game being a potential Premier League title decider. The Chelsea manager would do so to protest the Premier League’s refusal to play the game a day or...
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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
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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...
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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...
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Petr Cech to miss rest of Premier League and Champions League

Petr Cech will miss the remainder of Chelsea's season after he suffered a shoulder injury in the UEFA Champions League semi-final first leg 0-0 draw at Atletico Madrid. And captain John Terry will not play again before the Lisbon final - if Chelsea get there - after he limped out of the contest at the Vicente Calderon in the second half. Jose Mourinho confirmed after the game...
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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...
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Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan leads scorer’s chart as Al Ain progress in Asian Champions League

Asamoah Gyan celebrates a goalBy Ameenu ShardowFollow on Twitter @alooameenuGhana striker Asamoah Gyan emerged the top scorer after the group stage of the Asian Champions League as Al Ain progressed as winners of Group C.The Black Stars captain remained the leading scorer of the competition with seven goals from six games despite drawing blank in the UAE giants’ 1-1 draw with Al...
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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...
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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...
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Ryan Giggs Named Manchester United Manager On Temporary Basis

Manchester United turned inward on Tuesday when it when it appointed Ryan Giggs as its new manager. Manchester United fired David Moyes Tuesday morning and handed the reigns to club legend and player-coach Giggs. Giggs, 40, will lead the Red Devils in their final four games of the 2013-14 season, starting with Saturday’s home game against Norwich City. However, Giggs isn’t...
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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
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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...
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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
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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...
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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...
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