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Author Archives: Bryan Waters

Manchester United’s Paul Scholes Announces His Retirement

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Legendary Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes has announced his retirement from football. The 36 year old midfielder retires after winning 10 Premier League titles, 3 FA cups and 2 Champions League trophies in a 17 year career spent entirely at … Continue reading

Holloway Relishing Shot At The Big Boys

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At 3pm on Saturday, Ian Holloway will settle into his place at pitch side and soak in the atmosphere of a half empty DW Stadium. He will look out onto the messy Wigan turf and see a string of Championship … Continue reading

Community Shield Preview

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Perennial Premier League powerhouses Chelsea and Manchester United meet at Wembley in the annual curtain raiser to the new season. Chelsea will be looking to repeat their success of last season’s Shield, when they defeated United on penalties. Chelsea’s domestic … Continue reading

Cesc Fabregas Is Staying Put

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Arsenal captain Cesc Fabregas has confirmed he is staying with Arsenal for the new Premier League season. The Spain midfielder had been the subject of rumours about a move back to his boyhood club Barcelona, but the 23 year old … Continue reading

Nani Is Happy With Progress

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Two seasons ago, Nani was hauled off at halftime in a lacklustre display against Tottenham. The Portuguese winger then watched his club come from 2 goals down to win 5-2 and keep their title charge alive. Fast forward to this … Continue reading

Keith Harris: "Glazers Will Not Sell"

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The executive chairman of Seymour Pierce, Keith Harris, believes that a bid from the Red Knights to buy Manchester United would be totally pointless, as the Glazer Family have no intention of selling. The Red Knights are a consortium of … Continue reading

Mark Hughes Takes Swipe at Man City

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On his first official press conference as new Fulham boss, Mark Hughes lambasted his former employers, Manchester City, and aired out his frustrations about his short tenure at Eastlands. Hughes was sacked last December and replaced by Roberto Mancini, who … Continue reading

Sami Khedira Switches From Stuttgart

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Premier League transfer target moves to La Liga Germany’s World Cup star Sami Khedira has moved from Stuttgart to Spanish Giants Real Madrid on a five year deal. Madrid sealed an undisclosed fee with Stuttgart for the 23 year old … Continue reading

Thierry Henry Moves To The MLS

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Ex-Arsenal hitman Thierry Henry has switched to the MLS to play with the New York Red Bulls from Barcelona on a multi year contract. The 32 year old has become out of favour at the Nou Camp and makes the … Continue reading

Mario Balotelli Looks To Be Manchester Bound

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Inter Milan bad boy Mario Balotelli is happy to be rumoured with a move to Manchester, after interest from both Man United and Man City. The 19 year old is one of Italy’s hottest prospects, but after disciplinary troubles at … Continue reading

Gun Set To Go For The Title Race

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When Iker Casillas raised the World Cup high in the Johannesburg sky and the streamers and cheers rocketed around the Soccer City Stadium, the English public set down their suppers and dug out the replica shirts and scarfs they had … Continue reading

Michel Platini Given The All Clear

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UEFA president Michel Platini has been released from hospital and is expected to attend tomorrow’s World Cup final between Spain and Holland in Johannesburg. Platini was taken to hospital on Friday night, after collapsing in a restaurant. Early reports indicated … Continue reading

Owen Hargreaves Faces Another Setback

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Manchester United boss Sir Alex Ferguson has announced that Owen Hargreaves will miss the start of the upcoming season, due to another setback in his long running battle with his knee problems. The midfielder has to fly out to America … Continue reading

Roberto Mancini On The Hunt For Trophies

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In the current headlines, crazed madman Raoul Moat has been the cause of a major police hunt in Northumbria. A different RM is copying the Metropolitan Police by hunting for something, only this time, Roberto Mancini is on the hunt … Continue reading

Dan Gosling Departs For Pastures New

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20 year old midfielder Dan Gosling has left Everton on a free transfer, after rejecting a new deal offered by the club. Everton are not entitled to a fee for the midfielder, so any club interested in the England under … Continue reading

Laurent Koscielny Completes Move to Arsenal

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24 year old French defender Laurent Koscielny has sealed a switch from Lorient to Arsenal on an undisclosed fee. The centre back has agreed a ‘long term deal’, but there has been no news on how long his contract is. … Continue reading

Wesley Sneijder In Old Trafford Switch?

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Wesley Sneijder has been one of the most impressive players at the World Cup in South Africa, with his performances putting Holland into the World Cup final for the first time since 1978. Now, Inter Milan president Massimo Moratti has … Continue reading

Barcelona Chase Cesc Fabregas

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Barcelona splashed out on David Villa already this summer, tempting the hotshot Spaniard into the Camp Nou for £34.2 million. However, new president Sandro Rosell hasn’t finished there and he now plans a raid on Arsenal’s captain Cesc Fabregas. Fabregas … Continue reading