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Argentina fed plans to beg Lionel Messi to return as Jorge Sampaoli rejects manager job

Lionel Messi still has not reversed his plans to retire from Argentina soccer, but the Argentina Football Association hopes to change that.The AFA is planning to send new AFA president Armando Perez to Spain to try to convince both Messi to return to the team and try to woo Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli to take over the team, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. (Perez was appointed...
Via FOX Sports
4 hours ago

Italian legend Christian Vieri looks to make comeback

After nearly seven years out of the game, Vieri is prepared to revive his professional career in the Chinese Super League.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Henrik Larsson reveals exactly how striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will be a success at Manchester United

Former Sweden international Henrik Larsson says new Manchester United striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic will not face any problems to settle down and be successful in the English Premier League. The former Paris Saint-German man moved to Old Trafford on a one-year deal as he became the club's second summer signing. Many have raised doubts over the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

How did Red Bulls' Sacha Kljestan do in the 2016 MLS All-Star Game?

New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan played in his first MLS All-Star Game on Thursday night. Watch video Arsenal outplayed and defeated the MLS All-Stars 2-1 in Thursday's nights All-Star Game, but one MLS star rose to the occasion and was the best player on the field: New York Red Bulls midfielder Sacha Kljestan. Kljestan...
Via NJ.com
7 hours ago

Argentina fed plans to beg Lionel Messi to return as Jorge Sampaoli rejects manager job

Lionel Messi still has not reversed his plans to retire from Argentina soccer, but the Argentina Football Association hopes to change that.The AFA is planning to send new AFA president Armando Perez to Spain to try to convince both Messi to return to the team and try to woo Sevilla coach Jorge Sampaoli to take over the team, according to Spanish newspaper Marca. (Perez was appointed...
Via FOX Sports
8 hours ago

Bastian Schweinsteiger retires from Germany to end remarkable international career

Bastian Schweinsteiger's international career is over. The Germany legend announced that he has told Joachim Loew that he does not want to be considered for selection to the national team anymore."In 120 international matches I was allowed to play for my country and experience moments of incredible joy and success," said Schweinsteiger in a written statement."With my decision I leave...
Via FOX Sports
9 hours ago

Jack Wilshere comments on new Arsenal signing: He's very strong, he's a leader

Arsenal midfielder Jack Wilshere was full of praise for new signing Granit Xhaka ahead of the new campaign. The Switzerland international became Arsene Wenger's first summer transfer after signing from Borussia Monchengladbach for an undisclosed fee. He represented his country at the Euro 2016 Championship and is expected to be a key player in the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Revealed: The manager to take over from Arsene Wenger at Arsenal

Arsenal are monitoring the progress of Bournemouth boss Eddie Howe as he could become Arsene Wenger's successor at Arsenal, the Daily Star has revealed. The Arsenal board were ready to approach the 38-year-old had the Frenchman decided to leave the club to replace Roy Hodgson as head coach of the England national football team. He […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
11 hours ago  |  Discuss

Know your Foe: NYCFC-Colorado Rapids game preview

  In the wild, wide open MLS, there are no easy weeks. After a clashing with western leaders Dallas, the Rapids have to travel to Yankee Stadium to play Eastern Conference leaders New York City FC. Time difference (kickoff is at 1:00pm MT), travel and an experienced, talented adversary aren’t the only obstacles Colorado will have to face, as Yankee Stadium is also the most cramped...
Via BSN Denver
11 hours ago

Sounders vs Galaxy Preview: Season Stalls, A New Face May Generate Some Excitement

Nicolas Lodeiro speaks at a press conference welcoming him as a midfielder to the Seattle Sounders, at The Ninety in Seattle, Wash. on Wednesday, July 27, 2016. (Grant Hindsley/seattlepi.com via AP) Our Seattle Sounders have dropped back-to-back games (3 in a row if you count US Open) and have looked absolutely awful in each of the matches. Even the most optimistic of fans begin...
Via Seattle Side Up!
11 hours ago

Schweinsteiger’s most memorable moments

From his first cap to the heartbreak of 2006, the joy of 2014 and the despair of this summer, Bastian Schweinsteiger has enjoyed an international career to cherish. The post Schweinsteiger’s most memorable moments appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
12 hours ago

It really is a new era at Manchester United with Jose Mourinho exiling nine players

Manchester United were Sir Alex Ferguson. Everything they did ran through their legendary manager and when he retired, the Red Devils had no direction. David Moyes failed and Louis van Gaal was only marginally better, but the club's failures did not lie just at the feet of their managers. They were a club in disarray, with no discernible plan or way forward. That is no longer the...
Via FOX Sports
12 hours ago

Germany’s Bastian Schweinsteiger resigns from national squad

Germany captain and Manchester United midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger says he is quitting the national team.
Via CSN Mid-Atlantic
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

It really is a new era at Manchester United with Jose Mourinho exiling nine players

Manchester United were Sir Alex Ferguson. Everything they did ran through their legendary manager and when he retired, the Red Devils had no direction. David Moyes failed and Louis van Gaal was only marginally better, but the club's failures did not lie just at the feet of their managers. They were a club in disarray, with no discernible plan or way forward. That is no longer the...
Via FOX Sports
15 hours ago

Ashley Cole: Good to see the Chelsea boys again

The post Ashley Cole: Good to see the Chelsea boys again appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
15 hours ago

Basti retires from international football

Bastian Schweinsteiger has announced his retirement from international football. For more, visit Manchester United's official website. The post Basti retires from international football appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
15 hours ago

Chelsea Transfer Rumours - Thursday Round-up: Carlos Tevez, Kalidou Koulibaly, Juan Cuadrado

Chelsea manager Antonio Conte was full of praise for striker Carlos Tevez amid rumours that he wants him at Stamford Bridge. - Read full article Chelsea have made a new £38million bid for Napoli defender Kalidou Koulibaly, according to Sky Sport Italy. - Read full article Chelsea attacking midfielder Juan Cuadrado says his objective this […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Juan Cuadrado comments amid rumours that he will leave the club this summer

Chelsea attacking midfielder Juan Cuadrado says his objective this season is to enjoy regular first-team football with the club. Recent reports have claimed that Juventus want to sign him on a permanent basis. But manager Antonio Conte made it clear that he has no intention of selling the Colombian during the summer transfer window. And […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arsenal’s youngsters get the job done against the MLS All-Stars

The 2016 MLS All-Star Game marks the first time the MLS All-Stars were not able to defeat a team from London as Arsenal came into San Jose, California and walked away with a 2-1 victory over the all-star squad. The Arsenal youngsters were able to get on the scoreboard for the Gunners as a late winner by Chuba Akpom was the difference in what was an entertaining last 20 minutes. This...
Via 32 Flags
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Brandon Vincent plays 33 minutes in MLS All-Star Game

Chicago Fire rookie Brandon Vincent played 33 minutes at the MLS All-Star Game on Thursday.The All-Stars lost 2-1 to Arsenal. Costa Rican Joel Campbell gave
Via CSN Chicago
23 hours ago

Arsenal tops MLS All-Stars 2-1 on late winner by Chuba Akpom

SAN JOSE, Calif. — Chuba Akpom scored the deciding goal in the 87th minute from about 4 yards out on a cross from the left side by Nacho Monreal, and Arsenal topped the MLS All-Stars 2-1 in the Major League Soccer All-Star Game on Thursday. Once Arsenal’s young substitutes got going after entering midway through the second half, the scoring chances came. Moments before halftime...
Via The Denver Post
23 hours ago

Soccer player terminates contract after being attacked by stray dogs

This has got to be a first. Soccer player Javier Hervas has departed the Bosnian Club FK Zeljeznicar Sarajevo before appearing in a single game, after an attack by stray dogs. Yes, you read correctly. As WorldSoccer.com reports, Hervas and his wife were walking their dog in Bosnia when a pack of stray dogs attacked them. The attack must have been emotionally scarring because Hervas...
Via The Comeback
1 day ago  |  Discuss

How Will the Los Angeles Galaxy Handle A Tough Month of Match-ups?

The Los Angeles Galaxy need to start preparing for the challenges to come. They have been enjoying a nice six game winning streak since Robbie Keane has returned. Four straight in league play and two in the U.S. Open. However, need to prepare for the storm that is soon to come. They’ll have a relatively easy game against the Seattle Sounders on Sunday which should be no problem...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

New England Revolution Midseason Grades: Part Two

Here is part two of the New England Revolution Midseason Grades. As I went through and evaluated the roster, I realized that it was hard stake blame on any player in particular during the first half of the season. A few breaks here and there could have made a huge difference in the first half. As a result, the lower tier may not be as poor as you would expect. Bobby Shuttleworth...
Via The Sports Journal
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Veljko Paunovic talks Fire's identity, home vs. away record and positive signs

Veljko Paunovic has talked about the Chicago Fire forming an identity throughout his first season as the club’s coach.Now that he is
Via CSN Chicago
1 day ago
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