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Chris Wondolowski Signs Contract Extension With San Jose Earthquakes

San Jose Earthquakes star striker Chris Wondolowski has signed a 2-year contract extension with the Quakes that will keep him in the Bay Area for the foreseeable future. The contract also has an option for a third year should the Earthquakes want to hold onto him an extra year. This contract extension comes as little surprise given how important Chris Wondolowski has been to the...
Via The Sports Journal
12 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry raises concerns over the future of Arsenal star

Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says Theo Walcott has to wake up after spending ten years in the shadow of his team-mates. The Englishman has struggled to make a mark in London since joining the club during the 2006 winter transfer window. He always struggled to secure a regular place in Arsene Wenger's line-up and the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United: Jose Mourinho in big bid to land Juventus star player

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho wants to sign Juventus striker Paulo Dybala, Calciomercato.it has revealed. According to the article, the Red Devils have made an initial attempt to understand if the talented 22-year-old is for sale. The Bianconeri are not ready to listen to offers for the youngster who is also a target for […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Confirmed: Chelsea and Manchester United are tracking Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain

Italian newspaper La Repubblica has revealed that Paris Saint-Germain, Chelsea and Manchester United are all tracking Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain. But according to the article, none of the three clubs has made an offer to meet the £72million buy-out clause. Chairman Aurelio De Laurentiis has met with the player's brother and agent, Nicolas, and the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Time is now for weary Messi and Argentina

Los Angeles (AFP) – Lionel Messi must shrug off the gruelling demands of a globe-trotting schedule if he is to fulfill his dream of leading Argentina to a first major tournament victory in 23 years at the Copa America Centenario. The Barcelona superstar heads into the tournament having barely had a moment’s rest for four years, with commitments for club and country meaning he...
Via World Soccer Talk
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German govt slams racist slur on football star Boateng

Augsburg (Germany) (AFP) – German Chancellor Angela Merkel’s spokesman on Monday condemned the claim by a right-wing politician that most Germans would not want footballer Jerome Boateng, whose father is Ghanaian, as their neighbour. “This sentence, which has come out, is vile and sad,” Merkel’s spokesman Steffen Seibert told a press briefing in Berlin. “Jerome Boateng...
Via World Soccer Talk
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mourinho makes peace with Charlton on United visit

London (AFP) – Jose Mourinho made peace with Bobby Charlton as Manchester United’s new manager met the Old Trafford icon at the club’s Carrington training ground on Monday. Charlton has previously been a harsh critic of Mourinho and was understood to have objected to his potential appointment when United were looking for a successor to Alex Ferguson in 2013. The 78-year-old...
Via World Soccer Talk
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Terry: Why Jose Mourinho's appointment is "fantastic news" for Manchester United

Chelsea captain John Terry says new Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho will do well at Old Trafford. The Portuguese joined the Red Devils after signing a three-year contract last week. He takes over from Dutchman Louis van Gaal who was sacked despite winning the FA Cup against Crystal Palace in the final. "It's fantastic news […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
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WATCH: David Villa slipped on embarrassing PK miss

Spanish striker David Villa is one of MLS’s major international stars and one of the faces of the NYCFC franchise. This penalty kick attempt from the star striker isn’t going in his personal highlight reel. Villa stepped up to the spot but slipped at precisely the wrong moment. That sent the ball flying through the air like an Alex Rodriguez pop-up in foul territory. And...
Via The Comeback
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Saints to offer Shane Long new deal as Liverpool, Spurs show interest

Saints will look to fend off interest from Liverpool and Tottenham by signing their Irish striker to a new deal on the South Coast.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
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Keane faces Euro fitness race after injury blow

London (AFP) – Robbie Keane faces a nervous wait to see if he will make the Republic of Ireland’s Euro 2017 squad after being ruled out of their final warm-up game through injury. Republic captain Keane damaged a calf muscle on Saturday and could only watch his team-mates from the sidelines as they trained on Monday ahead of Tuesday’s friendly against Belarus in Cork. The 35...
Via World Soccer Talk
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lucas Vazquez went from Real Madrid outcast to Zinedine Zidane's most trusted player

When Lucas Vazquez stepped up to net the first spot kick for Real Madrid in their 5-3 penalty win over Atletico Madrid, it completed a remarkable career turnaround for the 24-year-old Spaniard. The Real Madrid youth player had never made a first-team appearance a year ago. Now, under the legendary Zinedine Zidane, Vazquez had become the first player off the bench behind the vaunted...
Via Fox Sports
8 hours ago  |  Discuss

Video: Jose’s new home

Watch MUTV’s exclusive footage of Jose Mourinho’s first tour of the Aon Training Complex. For more, visit Manchester United's official website. The post Video: Jose’s new home appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

After Petr Cech, Arsene Wenger makes contact to make shock move for another Chelsea player

Arsenal have made contact with Chelsea to sign central defender Kurt Zouma, football writer and journalist Emanuele Giulianelli wrote on Twitter. The Frenchman is currently out injured with a knee injury that he suffered in February during Chelsea's 1-1 draw against Manchester United. He is expected to resume training in August but Arsenal manager Arsene […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Revealed: The two top United players Jose Mourinho is ready to sell this summer

New Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho is ready to sell Memphis Depay and Daley Blind in order to have the financial resources to sign the players he wants, Calciomercato.com has revealed. The Dutchman is aware that a regular place in the Portuguese's squad is not a certainty as he told the Mirror: "I played 57 […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pics: Mourinho arrives in Manchester

Jose Mourinho has been to meet Sir Bobby Charlton and Ed Woodward at the Aon Training Complex. For more, visit Manchester United's official website. The post Pics: Mourinho arrives in Manchester appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gonzalo Higuain finally breaks the silence over Chelsea and Arsenal rumours

Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain will meet with the Italian side at the end of the Copa America. The Argentina international is a main target for Chelsea and Arsenal according to reports in Italy and England. But he says at the moment he is only focused on doing well with his National team. "My head is […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

FC Dallas: is it okay to look a road point in the mouth?

Set aside the snoozy, low wattage tone of Saturday night's 0-0 draw and ponder the proverbial elephant in the room: Well earned point on the road, or a woefully missed chance to grab three points? That is the question.  FC Dallas travelled to San Jose to face a club undefeated and rarely scored upon at its new stadium and left with a point.  That's a "good", right?  Considering...
Via SportsDay
11 hours ago

This Arsenal star is one of Carlo Ancelotti's main summer targets at Bayern Munich

New Bayern Munich manager Carlo Ancelotti wants to add Arsenal attacking midfielder Mesut Ozil to his squad, according to Calciomercato.com. The German international is yet to negotiate a new contract with the Gunners and will only meet with the club at the end of Euro 2016. Bayern Munich intend to take advantage of this delay […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Man U fans shouldn't be too excited about Jose Mourinho

Manchester United’s long season and bland, boring and pragmatic football has come to an end. The two-year Louis van Gaal era that often left fans and players frustrated culminated with a victory in the FA Cup Final on Saturday, the club’s first trophy since Sir Alex Ferguson retired. This is welcome news for many Manchester United fans who have often found their team unwatchable...
Via 32 Flags
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido rescued after being kidnapped

Late Saturday night, Mexican soccer star Alan Pulido, currently a striker for Greek club Olympiakos, was kidnapped from a party in his home country. Almost a full day later, he was rescued after managing to make a phone call to local authorities detailing his whereabouts. According to The Sun, Pulido was taken after leaving a party around 11:30 p.m. The 25-year-old has been...
Via College Spun
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Rumor Mill: Can you see Willian at United? Pogba to join Chelsea?

Due to Jose Mourinho's arrival at Old Trafford, the newspapers have been dominated by rumors of players joining the Portuguese coach at Manchester United. In this week's Rumor Mill, we have a couple of those Mourinho links plus a round-up of the best speculation from around soccer. Enjoy!Gonzalo HiguainRumor: Napoli to Liverpool. // Likelihood: Why not? // The Talk: Gonzalo Higuain...
Via Fox Sports
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Report: Barcelona ready to swoop if Mourinho deems Mata surplus at Manchester United

It's a $40 million question for Manchester United: Will Juan Mata and Jose Mourinho work well together after tumult during time at Chelsea?
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Guardiola news hurt Man City: Pellegrini

London (AFP) – The announcement of Pep Guardiola’s appointment by Manchester City had a negative impact on the team’s performances, outgoing manager Manuel Pellegrini said in an interview published on Monday. City were second in the Premier League when Pellegrini revealed on February 1 that Bayern Munich coach Guardiola would be succeeding him, but finished fourth after winning...
Via World Soccer Talk
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Boateng 'proud to be German' after racist comment

Germany defender Jerome Boateng was "sad" to be the victim of a racist comment from a German politician on Sunday.Alexander Gauland of Germany's right-wing Alternative fur Deutschland (AfD) party said in the Frankfurter Allgemeine Sonntagszeitung on Sunday that he would "not want to have Boateng as a neighbor."After representing his country for the 58th time in a 3-1 defeat to Slovakia...
Via Fox Sports
15 hours ago  |  Discuss
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