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Pellegrini confident Hart will sign new Manchester City contract

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini says he is confident that England goalkeeper Joe Hart will sign a new contract at the Etihad Stadium. Hart's current deal expires in the summer of 2016 but negotiations to extend his stay are ongoing and Pellegrini expects no hitch. "I think it's an issue that we're talking about," the City boss said. "I think in the...
Via Fox Sports
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QPR manager bears no grudge against Taarabt after public spat

QPR manager Harry Redknapp insists he bears no grudge against Adel Taarabt following their public spat this week. Redknapp dubbed the Moroccan 'the worst professional I've ever come across' and slammed his training habits with Taarabt hitting back by criticizing the QPR  training regime and releasing a picture of his stomach. Despite the row, Redknapp bears no ill will...
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Manchester United Target Midfielder Pens New Deal At Italian Club

Manchester United Target Midfielder Pens New Deal At Italian Club - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United have been handed another setback in their bid to strengthen their midfield as Juan Cuadrado has signed a contract extension at Fiorentina. Reported by Italian website Gianluca Di Marzio, the new deal will see Cuadrado remain in Florence till the year 2019. The...
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3 Defensive Options For Arsenal to Consider Due to Koscielny Injury

Although Aaron Ramsey and Mikel Arteta are back from their respective injuries, and Serge Gnabry and Theo Walcott will soon be featuring in Arsenal matches, Laurent Koscielny’s injury appears to be a bit more serious than first expected.  The central defender returned to London while on international duty earlier in the month because of an achilles injury. Ahead of Arsenal’s...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Barcelona striker Luis Suarez vows not to bite an opponent again

Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is adamant his biting days are behind him as he prepares to return from a four-month ban against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu. The Uruguay star was banned by FIFA for biting Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini at the World Cup in Brazil - the third time in his professional career he has bitten a fellow player. The 27-year-old was also suspended for seven...
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United are in a fantastic position – Mourinho

Jose Mourinho has rubbished any talk of Manchester United’s troubles as his Chelsea side prepare to visit Old Trafford on […]
Via Soccer News
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Alberto Aquilani coy on exit talk

Fiorentina midfielder Alberto Aquilani admits he remains undecided on his future as the uncertainty over his stay at Artemio Franchi […]
Via Soccer News
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Divock Origi vs Mario Balotelli Comparison

Brendan Rodgers raised a few eyebrows over the summer when Liverpool signed Belgium striker Divock Origi from French team Lille for around £10 million and then quickly loaned him back to France for the 2014-15 season.  Origi, a rising teenage star, impressed at the 2014 World Cup for his Belgium national team.  The Belgian youngster normally came off of the bench during the...
Via World Soccer Talk
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Peter Cech talks up Besiktas move

Chelsea goalkeeper Petr Cech is seriously considering the possibility of joining Besiktas, the player’s agent has revealed. The experienced shot-stopper […]
Via Soccer News
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El Clasico: The Return of Luis Suarez

On the eve of the first El Clasico of the season, questions directed to FC Barcelona were if Luis Suarez would play and if so, how many minutes? The Uruguayan world-class player is available to play after completing his lengthy ... Read More
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Homosexual depiction of Sulley Muntari led AC Milan star’s attack on Italian TV presenter

Sulley Muntari fires warning at the Italian television pranksterGhana star Sulley Muntari attacked and smashed the tablet of an Italian prankster because the television presenter depicted the devout Muslim as a homosexual who was having sex through his backside, it has now emerged.The photomontage of the video of Muntari having a homosexual (click here to watch) relationship ...
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Pardew Still Under Pressure – Bottom Half Finish Unacceptable

It was just great to get our first win last Saturday and that relieved some of the pressure on Newcastle manager Alan Pardew and our  players – but a defeat tomorrow at White Hart Lane will see the pressure right back on the Newcastle manager. Alan Pardew – fears for his job It was such a […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
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Gossip column: Cleverley, Cuadrado, Garay and Valdes

Victor ValdesAston Villa manager Paul Lambert says the club has the option to sign Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley, 25, on a permanent deal in January.(Guardian) Chelsea and and Manchester United target Juan Cuadrado, 26, is just “details away” from signing a new deal with Fiorentina.(Daily Express)  Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal refuses to rule out the...
Via Ghanasoccernet
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Pardew urges Newcastle to ´challenge´ Champions League hopefuls

Although his side are in the Premier League’s drop zone, Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew wants them to challenge England’s […]
Via Soccer News
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Wenger laments lack of confidence

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger believes a lack of confidence is why his team have struggled this season. With just two […]
Via Soccer News
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Liverpool vs Hull City telecast switched due to Balotelli issues

The Liverpool-Hull City Premier League match tomorrow (Saturday, October 25) at 10 a.m. ET will move to NBCSN, while the Sunderland-Arsenal match that was originally scheduled on NBCSN will be shown live on the Premier League Extra Time bonus TV package. Sunderland-Arsenal will air in Spanish on mun2 as previously scheduled. NBC Sports Group moved the Liverpool-Hull City match to...
Via The Sports Bank
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Manuel Pellegrini gives injury update ahead of West Ham game

Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini says his players will not underestimate West Ham United. Sam Allardyce's side broke into the top four after wins against Queens Park Rangers and Burnley and the Chilean knows his players have to be focused if they are to take all three points from The Boleyn Ground. "Every Premier League […]
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Louis van Gaal on Chelsea, Jose Mourinho and injuries

Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal says Chelsea's Jose Mourinho is one of the best coaches in the world. The Red Devils host the Blues on Sunday knowing that a positive result would boost their chances of breaking into the top four in the English Premier League. "Chelsea are one of the top teams, as […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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Arsene Wenger: Injury update on Theo Walcott, Laurent Koscielny and Abou Diaby

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger says Theo Walcott showed mental strength in the way he recovered from injury. The England international made a successful return for the Gunners' Under-21 team last week but the Frenchman revealed that the 25-year-old had to be mentally strong during the spell on the sidelines. "He [Theo Walcott] had a very […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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Jose Mourinho on the United game, says Diego Costa could feature

Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho says the Blues will be eager to take all three points from Old Trafford when they face Manchester United on Sunday. With only one game drawn so far, Chelsea lead the table on 22 points and will be determined to show the same form showed in mid-week against Maribor in the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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Lloyd leads US women past Mexico 3-0

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) Carli Lloyd scored a pair of goals in a 3-0 semifinal victory over Mexico on Friday night, securing the United States a trip to next year's World Cup and a spot in the CONCACAF Woman's Championship match on Sunday. The U.S. women will face Costa Rica, which earned its first World Cup appearance by defeating Trinidad and Tobago on penalty kicks after a 1...
Via AP on Fox
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Villa have option to sign Cleverley from Man Utd in January

Aston Villa manager Paul Lambert has confirmed the club have an option to sign Tom Cleverley from Manchester United in […]
Via Soccer News
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Carrick: I want to give Van Gaal selection headache

Michael Carrick is desperate to give Louis van Gaal a selection headache after returning in Manchester United’s Under-21 fixture with […]
Via Soccer News
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Possession key for Luis Enrique

Luis Enrique believes ball retention will be key for Barcelona if they are to triumph over free-scoring Real Madrid in […]
Via Soccer News
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ancelotti ready to spring Clasico surprise

Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti tantalisingly suggested he has a tactical surprise up his sleeve for El Clasico on Saturday. […]
Via Soccer News
17 hours ago  |  Discuss
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