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Pulis slams ´disappointing´ Cardiff conduct

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis insists Cardiff City’s “disappointing” complaints will not overshadow their likely Premier League survival. Cardiff are […]
Via Soccer News
30 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Will Martinez do the double over Moyes?

Will Martinez do the double over Moyes? - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Roberto Martinez has the opportunity to heap more pressure on Manchester United manager David Moyes this season. The Everton boss, who is one of the candidates for manager of the season, saw his side win at Old Trafford in the previous clash and he will be hoping for another Man Utd scalp when he welcomes...
Via Soccerlens
37 minutes ago  |  Discuss

2014 World Cup: Striker Asamoah Gyan tips Ghana to be Africa’s best side in Brazil

Ghana captain Asamoah Gyan has predicted that the Black Stars will repeat their record of being Africa’s best team at the World Cup when the tournament kick off in Brazil in June.The Black Stars were Africa’s best side at the 2006 World Cup in Germany as they were the only African side to reach the last 16 of the tournament.They repeated the dose at the 2010 World Cup in South...
Via Ghanasoccernet
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

I want a hostile Goodison for Moyes return – Martinez

Everton manager Roberto Martinez has called for a “hostile” Goodison Park atmosphere as David Moyes returns with Manchester United. The […]
Via Soccer News
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Pardew Has It Wrong On Ben Arfa

Alan Pardew has never been too good on small details like how many players were out of the side last Saturday, and after the defeat at Stoke he said we have had 10 players out – but the truth is that we had four players missing – Remy, Debuchy, Sissoko and Santon. Ben Arfa with Alan Pardew […]
Via Newcastle United FC Blog
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Pardew: Remy and Newcastle are a good fit

Newcastle United boss Alan Pardew believes he can keep in-demand striker Loic Remy because of how well he has settled […]
Via Soccer News
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Juan Mata certain Manchester United will sign top players this summer

Juan Mata certain Manchester United will sign top players this summer - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United attacker Juan Mata has moved to assure fans that the club’s transitional period will not effect the club in the long term, and that he fully expects top players to arrive at Old Trafford in the summer. The 25-year-old joined the club in a record £37m deal...
Via Soccerlens
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Klinsmann: US mentally equipped for World Cup

United States coach Jurgen Klinsmann said the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil will be the pinnacle of his players’ […]
Via Soccer News
4 hours ago  |  Discuss

Moyes plots move for €30m Argentine midfielder

Moyes plots move for €30m Argentine midfielder - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Manchester United manager David Moyes was on a scouting trip in Portugal to watch Benfica beat Porto 3-1 in the semi-finals of the Taca de Portugal. That the Red Devils need a central midfielder in the summer is known to all and they’ve been linked with several players from Portuguese league...
Via Soccerlens
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Possible Chelsea Lineup vs Sunderland: Hazard a Doubt

Despite Jose Mourinho incessantly playing down Chelsea’s hopes of winning the Premier League title, the Blues have admirably kept pace with the teams at the top of the table. After chasing down Arsenal and Manchester City for long periods of ... Read More
Via FutnSoccer
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Arsene Wenger: Next season, Mesut Ozil will be the Player of the Year

Arsene Wenger: Next season, Mesut Ozil will be the Player of the Year - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has stated his belief that record signing Mesut Ozil will return better than ever next season, and that the German will be among the candidates for Player of the Year. The 25-year-old midfielder, who signed for the Gunners last summer for a record...
Via Soccerlens
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United transfer rumors: Angel Di Maria, Portugal trio

Manchester United manager David Moyes flew to Portugal to check on the form of three transfer targets – Eliaquim Mangala, Jackson Martinez and Guilherme Siqueira. This according to the Daily Mail. We covered the Jackson Martinez angle in our last post here. Martinez has attracted a large level of interest across Europe having been linked with moves to Arsenal, Chelsea, Roma...
Via The Sports Bank
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hodgson wary of Pirlo threat

England manager Roy Hodgson is worried about the impact midfielder Andrea Pirlo could have when his side face Italy at […]
Via Soccer News
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tevez hails ´top-level´ Conte

Juventus star Carlos Tevez has labelled Antonio Conte a ‘top-level coach’ after yet another strong season by the Serie A […]
Via Soccer News
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Watch: PAOK Soccer Fans Create Breathtaking Ring of Fire Display With Flares

FAOK and Olympiakos are bitter rivals, so they decided to do something really awesome before their most recent match.  […] 
Via The Sports Daily
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Hillsborough factor fuelling Liverpool title charge

Originally posted on Top-soccer.com Liverpool are now in a position to decide their own destiny after beating Manchester City 3-2 last weekend. The victory wiped out City’s advantage and Liverpool now have to win their remaining four fixtures to secure the Premiership title. The City match proceeded an emotional week for everyone at Anfield as Tuesday marked the 25th anniversary...
Via Top-soCCer
10 hours ago  |  Discuss

Tim Howard Re-Signs With Everton, ‘Perfect Role Model’ Hailed By Roberto Martinez

Tim Howard’s tenure in the Everton goal is likely to extend beyond the 10-year mark. Howard signed a new contract with Everton Thursday, which could keep him at the Premier League club until 2018. BREAKING: Tim Howard signs contract extension until 2018. #WeAreEvertonians http://t.co/CjcZ0AY4cx—   (@Everton) April 17, 2014 Everton manager Roberto Martinez praised Howard effusively...
Via NESN.com
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Predicting The Roster For USMNT’s Pre-World Cup Friendlies

The only games that separate the US from their World Cup opener with Ghana in Brazil are three international friendlies. Jurgen Klinsmann will bring 30 players into camp before the game against Azerbaijan, and there are many questions as to who will fill these spots. So, here’s my attempt at trying to predict the 30, knowing everything we know after the Ukraine and Mexico friendlies...
Via World Soccer Talk
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Why Last Summer’s Gareth Bale and Luis Suarez Transfer Sagas Are Not Comparable

As Liverpool edge towards an improbable league title and Tottenham fade away, many have taken the opportunity to compare the differing fortunes of the two clubs. Both teams started the season having finished outside the top four and were looking to break through this season. Both (initially) had young managers with much to prove. Tottenham have slipped up, unable to take advantage...
Via World Soccer Talk
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Chelsea set to sign Diego Costa: Good/Bad Move?

Here we go again… Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho is set to sign Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa for a reported 35 million pounds this summer. The move reminds me of a similar highly-coveted move for a striker to potentially replace the King of Stamford Bridge (Didier Drogba) with Fernando Torres’ audacious transfer from Liverpool in January of 2011. As a Chelsea supporter...
Via Standing O Sports
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter: Fight Racism In Soccer By Deducting Points, Not Closing Stadiums

Sepp Blatter has problems with soccer’s strategy for combating racism. The FIFA president says partial- or full-stadium bans amount to an “excessive” and “collective” punishment of innocent fans. “Football without a crowd is like a concert without sound,” Blatter wrote in his column in FIFA Weekly, according to Sky Sports. “Games behind closed doors are also included...
Via NESN.com
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Premier League Manager Of The Year Candidates: Evaluating Rodgers, Martinez & Pulis

The Premier League season is coming to an end and the race for first place is still up in the air. Brendan Rodgers and Liverpool have surprised many (if not all) by defying preseason odds and rocketing to the league’s summit. Chelsea and Manchester City will still have a say as to who will be crowned champions in May. Arsenal, once again, seem to be fighting for their Champions...
Via World Soccer Talk
15 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bakary Sako talks up Wolves stay

Wolverhampton Wanderers winger Bakary Sako has hinted he could return to the club next season amid speculation linking him with […]
Via Soccer News
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis looking at Nigeria striker Aluko to boost midfield

Aluko is frustrated at Hull City Crystal Palace boss Tony Pulis is chasing Hull City midfielder Sone Aluko. The Mirror says the Nigeria striker, 25, has hinted that he is ready to quit the FA Cup finalists this summer. Pulis is ready to hand him first-team football and will pay the £3.1million City would demand for the marksman. Aluko said: “It was very frustrating not to...
Via Afrikan Soccer
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

FIFA boss Sepp Blatter supports points deduction as a punishment for racist attacks

Blatter is determined to curb racism in football Fifa president Sepp Blatter has claimed that sporting sanctions such as points deductions are a better punishment for fans racist behaviour. “Games behind closed doors are also included in the (Fifa) code but I regard this penalty as an extremely dubious instrument,” he said. “They represent a disproportionately collective punishment...
Via Afrikan Soccer
16 hours ago  |  Discuss

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