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FA investigate Fergie remarks

March 3, 2011

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FA investigate Fergie remarks

Sir Alex Ferguson could face disciplinary after the Football Association requested a copy of his post-match interview with MUTV from Manchester United’s defeat at Chelsea. The Manchester United manager said he had ‘feared the worst’ when Atkinson was appointed for the game at Stamford Bridge on Tuesday. Atkinson awarded Chelsea a late penalty for a [...]

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PUMA unveils new set of boots

February 28, 2011

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Article:   102217 03 Color: fluroescent orange, blue aster, white Size: UK 6-13 Material:  Microfiber with grip texture, lace cover, TPU injected external heel counter The v1.10 II is an evolution of its successful predecessor, for the first time featuring a fully lightweight microfiber synthetic upper.  The lace cover creates a smooth kicking surface and a [...]

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Tiote signs new long-term deal

February 25, 2011

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Tiote signs new long-term deal

Newcastle midfielder Cheik Tiote has signed a new six-and-a-half-year deal at St James’ Park. Tiote has been in fine form since arriving at the club in the summer from FC Twente and has been rewarded a new long-term contract with the Magpies. The Ivory Coast International has become the lynchpin in the Newcastle midfield and [...]

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Given out for three months

February 23, 2011

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Given out for three months

Manchester City goalkeeper Shay Given has been ruled out for up to three months with a shoulder injury. The 34-year-old, who has only played four matches for City this season, is seeing a specialist about the injury Wednesday. The worst case scenario is that he misses the rest of the season, but he is a [...]

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Terry says Chelsea players should ‘man up’

February 22, 2011

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Terry says Chelsea players should ‘man up’

John Terry has backed under-fire manger Carlo Ancelloti and has insisted that his Chelsea team-mates must ‘man up and take responsibility’ if they are going to rescue their season. Last year’s double winners have seen their hopes of retaining the Premier League and FA Cup dwindling away. Chelsea were knocked out of the FA Cup [...]

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Arnesen to take up Hamburg position

February 20, 2011

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Arnesen to take up Hamburg position

Frank Arnesen will become Hamburg’s new director of sport when he leaves his position at Chelsea at the end of the season. The former Denmark international is stepping down from his role as sporting director at Premier League champions Chelsea when his contract expires. Arnesen has been with Chelsea since 2005, but the 54-year-old will [...]

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Gattuso charged by Uefa

February 17, 2011

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Gattuso charged by Uefa

AC Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattusso has been charged with “gross unsporting conduct” following his clash with Tottenham assistant Joe Jordan. The 33-year-old midfielder head-butted Jordan as tempers flared after Tottenham’s 1-0 Champions League last-16 first-leg victory over Milian at the San Siro on Tuesday. Uefa’s control and disciplinary body specified they will discuss the matter [...]

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After Torres, is Kaka next for Blues?

February 16, 2011

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After Torres, is Kaka next for Blues?

Those betting on soccer know that Chelsea owner Roman Abramovitch is never shy when it comes to making it rain with his money. He’s always on the prowl when it comes to acquiring the next big star and after making a big splash with Fernando Torres, he’s already eyeing his next move. In the January [...]

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Ronaldo retires at 34…

February 14, 2011

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Ronaldo retires at 34…

Brazilian legend Ronaldo has confirmed that he is retiring from playing with immediate effect at the age of 34. In an illustrious 18-year career, Ronaldo scored over 400 goals and was named World Player of the year on three occasions. The striker won 97 caps for Brazil and helped his country to two world cup [...]

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Rooney’s wonder goal a reminder of the man’s brilliance

February 14, 2011

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Rooney’s wonder goal a reminder of the man’s brilliance

Is it just me or did anyone else consider Wayne Rooney’s ‘wonder goal’ against City a tad fortunate? Call me scrupulous, but the ball hits his shin, not to mention the terrible marking and what was up with Joe Hart’s positioning? In all fairness, as an embittered Liverpool fan, I’m sceptical of any United goal. [...]

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City staff member uses Facebook to start United hate campaign

February 11, 2011

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City staff member uses Facebook to start United hate campaign

Manchester City have acted quickly to defuse the embarrassment of learning that a club employee has been using the internet to mount a personal hate-campaign against Manchester United in the buildup to tomorrow’s derby. Ged Coyne, a full-time member of City’s ground staff, has closed down his Facebook account after labeling United as “scum” in [...]

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