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Author Archives: Alex Muller

Roberto Mancini Rues Manchester City’s Failure to Land Robin van Persie: The Nightly EPL

Posted on by Alex Muller
Soccer - Manchester United Press Conference - Robin Van Persie Unveiling - Old Trafford

Happy New Year folks! Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Roberto Mancini rues Manchester City’s failure to land Robin van Persie — The Guardian Reading pay £600,000 for Sporting Lisbon’s captain Daniel Carrico — The Guardian Graphic: Gary Neville’s team … Continue reading

Chelsea’s Pursuit of Newcastle’s Demba Ba Stalls Over Contract Terms: The Daily EPL

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demba-ba

Chelsea’s hopes of signing Demba Ba from Newcastle United have seemingly been dashed after talks broke down over contract terms. The Newcastle United striker has a release clause in his contract that allows a club to come in and sign … Continue reading

Newcastle Set to Sign France Defender Mathieu Debuchy From Lille: The Nightly EPL

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mathieu-debuchy

Newcastle United looks set to sign France defender Mathieu Debuchy, and the timing couldn’t be better. United is suffering from a horrible dip in form, and there are plenty of gaps in the back four. Debuchy should be a brilliant … Continue reading

Transfer News: Liverpool Approach Lazio for Modibo Diakite: The Nightly EPL

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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Liverpool approach Lazio for Modibo Diakite — 101 Great Goals Rafael Benítez braces himself for hostile reception at Goodison Park — The Guardian Video: Arsene Wenger praises Theo Walcott’s “great” performance — BBC Sport … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson is a Great Manager, But Sets Bad Example With Ugly Tirades: The Daily EPL

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ferguson-referee-abuse

The controversy and drama resulting from Mike Dean’s correct decision to award Newcastle United their second goal at Old Trafford from Boxing Day continues to roll on. In today’s press conferences in England, there’s been plenty of verbal attacks from … Continue reading

Alan Pardew: Ferguson Should Have Seen Red for Accosting Officials: The Nightly EPL

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Earlier in the day, we reported that The FA decided not to punish Sir Alex Ferguson for accosting referee Mike Dean and the assistant referees at the beginning of the second half of the Boxing Day match at Old Trafford. … Continue reading

Bild say Manchester United are Closing in on Robert Lewandowski After “Mega Offer”: The Daily EPL

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Robert Lewandowski

Bild magazine in Germany is reporting that Manchester United are closing in on signing Polish striker Robert Lewandowski after tabling a “mega offer.” Ferguson has already said that United won’t be signing anyone in the January transfer window, so whether the … Continue reading

Frank Lampard Told to Find a New Club by Chelsea: The Daily EPL

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frank-lampard

According to a newspaper report that quotes a Stamford Bridge insider, Frank Lampard has been told by Chelsea that he won’t be a part of the club’s future. Despite making his 500th league appearance start last week where he celebrated … Continue reading

Wesley Sneijder Agrees Deal With Tottenham, Says Report In Italy: The Daily EPL

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Netherlands' midfielder Wesley Sneijder

Today Tottenham Hotspur supporters could be waking up to a brilliant Christmas present or an early April Fool’s Day present. A respected Italian journalist has revealed that Inter Milan and Dutch midfielder Wesley Sneijder will be joining Tottenham in the … Continue reading

FA to Take No Action Against Ashley Williams For Clearance That Hit Van Persie’s Head: The Daily EPL

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The FA has wisely decided not to take action against Swansea captain Ashley Williams for his clearance yesterday that hit Robin van Persie’s head. The incident happened after van Persie was fouled on the edge of the penalty area by … Continue reading

Chelsea’s David Luiz Reinvents Himself as Fulham Road’s Socrates: The Nightly EPL

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david-luiz

Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Chelsea’s David Luiz reinvents himself as Fulham Road’s Socrates — The Guardian Stoke City has the best defense in Europe says Andre Villas-Boas — The Guardian Robin van Persie could have been killed says Alex … Continue reading

Daniel Sturridge to Have Medical at Liverpool on Sunday Ahead of a £12m Move: The Nightly EPL

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daniel-sturridge

The big story of the day today, other than the astonishing poor refereeing in the West Ham-Everton and Manchester City-Reading matches (no, Carlton Cole shouldn’t have been sent off, and yes Gareth Barry fouled the Reading defender), is that Chelsea … Continue reading

Rafael Benítez Drops Real Madrid Hint for His Options After Chelsea: The Nightly EPL

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Here are tonight’s Premier League news headlines: Rafael Benítez drops Real Madrid hint for his options after Chelsea — The Guardian Ryan Giggs can play for Manchester United for another two years, says Sir Alex Ferguson — The Telegraph Sol Campbell … Continue reading

Ronaldo: I Won’t Celebrate a Goal Against Manchester United: The Daily EPL

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Cristiano Ronaldo has announced that he won’t celebrate if (or when) he scores against Manchester United in the UEFA Champions League games scheduled for February and March. That’s a smart move by Ronaldo considering that Sir Alex Ferguson and his … Continue reading

Chelsea, Liverpool, Spurs and Newcastle Face Tricky Ties in Europa League Round of 32: The Daily EPL

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europa-league

The draw for the final round of 32 teams in the 2012-13 Europa League has been made. Tottenham Hotspur has a tricky tie against Lyon. Newcastle United will travel to Eastern Europe to play Metalist, while Chelsea plays Sparta Prague … Continue reading

Raheem Sterling Agrees New Five-Year Contract, Committing His Future to Liverpool Until 2017: The Nightly EPL

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England wunderkind Raheem Sterling has signed a new five-year contract at Liverpool, which will keep the left winger at Anfield until 2017. While Sterling has yet to reach his full potential, the signing of the young star is certainly a … Continue reading

Leeds United vs Chelsea, Capital One Cup Quarter-Final: Open Thread

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leeds-chelsea

Leeds United and Chelsea has traditionally been one of the big rivalries in English football both on and off the pitch. On the pitch, there are lots of memories of the two teams who battled each other during the early … Continue reading

Sir Alex Ferguson Reveals Secrets of His Success to Harvard Academics: The Daily EPL

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Fascinating quotes today from Sir Alex Ferguson hot on the heels of several interviews and classes he did at Harvard University where the football professor shared many secrets of his success of his managerial career — everything from dealing with … Continue reading