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ERIC CANTONA RUMORS & GOSSIP

Eric Cantona sues New York Cosmos, alleges breach of contract

NEW YORK -- Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona has sued the New York Cosmos, saying the club never delivered on promises to pay him and provide a share of equity in the club. Cantona made the claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. He asked for nearly a million dollars in salary that he says he is owed, along with a 4 percent equity interest. A Cosmos...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cantona sues Cosmos, alleging breach of contract

NEW YORK (AP) Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona has sued the New York Cosmos, saying the club never delivered on promises to pay him and provide a share of equity in the club. Cantona made the claims in a lawsuit filed Tuesday in Manhattan federal court. He asked for nearly a million dollars in salary that he says he is owed, along with a 4 percent equity interest. A...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Cantona names world's best player - and it's not Messi or Ronaldo

Former Manchester United forward Eric Cantona has revealed who he thinks is the best player in the world - and it isn't either Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo. Cantona believes Paris Saint-Germain's Argentina midfielder Javier Pastore, who was not even on the 23-man shortlist for this year's Ballon d'Or, deserves to be recognised as the greatest on the planet.  The Frenchman,...
Via Fox Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Spain did not win the World Cup; Catalonia did, says Eric Cantona

Former Manchester United striker Eric Cantona has courted controversy by suggesting that Spain’s 2010 World Cup victory was a product of the influence of Barcelona players on the team. The legendary French footballer was speaking ahead of the Laureus Sports Awards, which take place in Shanghai on Wednesday. His comments will rile up emotions between sections of people because...
Via World Soccer Talk
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Cantona believes Manchester United can win title next season

Eric Cantona says Manchester United are on track to win the Premier League next season. The Old Trafford legend labelled his former club "kings of the city" after Sunday's 4-2 victory over Manchester City lifted them four points clear of their neighbors into third place in the table. And Cantona, who scored 64 goals in 143 appearances for United between 1992-97, believes the players...
Via Fox Sports
April 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Manchester United Legend Eric Cantona Arrested For Alleged Assault (Photo)

It seems that Manchester United’s retired stars aren’t immune from the troubles the club is having this season. Former Manchester United hero Eric Cantona, 47, was arrested Wednesday afternoon for allegedly assaulting a man during an altercation in North London. “Police were called to Regents Park Road, NW1, at 12.55pm on Wednesday March 12, following reports of an assault...
Via NESN.com
March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace vs Manchester United: Listen to Our Live Commentary From 12:15pm-2:30pm ET

Nineteen years after Eric Cantona kung fu kicked a spectator in the crowd at Selhurst Park, Manchester United return to Crystal Palace in a much different scenario. That season, Crystal Palace were relegated while Manchester United lost the title on the final day of the season to Blackburn Rovers. This season, the Eagles have flown out of the relegation zone while United are off...
Via World Soccer Talk
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Shia LaBeouf Quotes Eric Cantona In ‘Nymphomaniac’ Press Conference (Video)

We’re not sure why it took nearly 20 years for someone to do this, but we’re thankful Shia LaBeouf did what he did. LaBeouf made headlines around last weekend for his seemingly bizarre recreation of one of the most famous press conferences in soccer history: Eric Cantona’s famous “trawler” press conference. LaBeouf was participating in a press conference in Berlin ahead...
Via NESN.com
February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Club bans player after attacking fan

Non-league Goole have told Karl Colley he will never play for them again after he was involved in an altercation with a visiting fan -- 19 years to the day since Eric Cantona's infamous assault on a supporter. Colley, listed as a 30-year-old defender on Goole's website, was sent off in their Evo-Stik South game with Coalville at the Victoria Pleasure Grounds. As he left the field...
Via Fox Soccer
January 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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