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Author Archives: Peter Quinn

About Peter Quinn

Although a college basketball coach for sixteen years on the NCAA Division I and II levels, Peter has been an avid football fan for more than half his life. He considers himself a student of coaching and team management. As well as coaching, Peter has spent time working in Sports Information at various colleges and universities. His articles on European football have been picked up by International Business Times UK and USA Today. Twitter: @CoachPeteQuinn

Bayern Munich Ready To Make Martin Ødegaard The Highest Paid Youth Player In Soccer

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Odegaard

Bayern Munich have made signing 16-year-old Norwegian prodigy Martin Ødegaard a priority, and the German giants are willing to do anything it takes in order to acquire the young midfielder’s signature, according to the Spanish newspaper Marca. Ødegaard has been … Continue reading

AS Roma’s New Stadium Plans Being Discussed; Construction Could Start In Spring

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Roma

Last March, AS Roma officials announced plans for a proposed 52,500-capacity stadium that would make the Italian club the second Serie A side to play in their own arena – the other being Juventus. Roma president James Pallotta told the NY Times … Continue reading

Investigator Michael Garcia Resigns Citing FIFA’s Lack Of Leadership

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Michael Garcia

US lawyer Michael Garcia has resigned from his position with FIFA, 24 hours after the governing body dismissed his complaint regarding the handling of his investigation into World Cup corruption. Garcia’s findings – which he detailed in a 430-page investigation – were … Continue reading

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Radamel Falcao Cautiously Optimistic About His Future With Manchester United

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Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao has endured a difficult start to his career in England. The on-loan forward from Monaco arrived at Old Trafford after a spending the end of last season and this summer rehabilitating from a knee injury. … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Happy With His Squad And Insists Chelsea Will Not Add In January

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Chelsea currently sit top of the Premier League table with 39 points after sixteen matches. The London club has also advanced to the semi-final of the Capital One Cup after a 3-1 victory over Derby County yesterday, and are through … Continue reading

Cruzeiro Reject Real Madrid’s Second Bid For Lucas Silva; Arsenal Offer On The Table

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Brasileiro league winners Cruzeiro have rejected a second bid from Real Madrid for midfielder Lucas Silva, according to various Brazilian news outlets. Manager Carlo Ancelotti informed the media a week ago that the Spanish club would not address the potential … Continue reading

Carlo Ancelotti Could Hurt Real Madrid’s Title Charge By Failing To Rotate His Squad

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RealMadridAlemeria

Real Madrid are in the midst of a staggering run of matches. The La Liga giants have won twenty straight matches in all competitions heading into this evening’s FIFA Club World Cup semi-final against Mexican side, Cruz Azul. Los Blancos … Continue reading

Watch Gary Neville Analyzing David De Gea’s Development At Manchester United [VIDEO]

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Sky Sports pundit Gary Neville put on another masterclass during yesterday’s edition of Monday Night Football.  The former Manchester United defender has always done a fantastic job of expressing his thoughts and elaborating on them in great detail. Neville has … Continue reading

Spanish Police Arrest 30 People In Relation To Deportivo Fan’s Death

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Police

Spanish police have made a series of arrests today in an operation relating to the death of a Deportivo La Coruna fan, who died as a result of the fighting that took place between rival ultras groups in Madrid last … Continue reading

Ander Herrera And Jefferson Montero Named In Spanish Match-Fixing Probe

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Ander Herrera Jefferson Montero

Manchester United midfielder Ander Herrera and Swansea City winger Jefferson Montero are among forty-one players, coaches and directors named in a match-fixing probe in Spain. The prosecutor’s office alleges that 965,000 euros (£766,000) was paid in cash by then Real … Continue reading

Rafa Benitez Expected To Be Sacked At Napoli, Increasing Speculation of Liverpool Return

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Chelsea's interim manager Benitez looks on before their English Premier League soccer match against Southampton at St. Mary's Stadium in Southampton

Napoli manager Rafa Benitez has come under increased scrutiny over the past several weeks. According to widespread reports in Italy, the Spanish tactician’s relationship with club officials has deteriorated as his on-field success with the Italian side has decreased. Benitez was … Continue reading

Kevin Strootman Not For Sale Despite Champions League Exit, Says AS Roma Official

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Strootman

AS Roma general director Mauro Bladissoni has stressed that midfielder Kevin Strootman is not for sale despite his side’s early exit from the Champions League. The official also noted the Serie A club’s president, James Pallotta, is angered by the constant … Continue reading

Leeds United, Blackburn And Nottingham Forest Handed January Transfer Bans

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Leeds

Leeds United, Blackburn and Nottingham Forest have been handed transfer bans for the upcoming January window after breaching the Football league’s financial fair play (FFP) rules. The League announced that the clubs had incurred financial losses in excess of the £8 … Continue reading

AC Milan Insist Fernando Torres Has Been ‘Unlucky’ And Will Not Leave In January

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Torres

AC Milan have addressed widespread media reports linking out-of-form striker Fernando Torres with a January exit from the Serie A giants. A club official has spoken to Sky Italia and insisted that the forward has been ‘unlucky’ and the Italian side will continue to … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Believes Chelsea Was Right To Let Frank Lampard Leave

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Lampard

Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has insisted that the club made the right decision by allowing Frank Lampard to leave as a free agent this summer. The Portuguese boss believes that if the Blues had decided to keep the 36-year-old it … Continue reading

Jose Mourinho Rules Out Chelsea Return For Fernando Torres

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Speaking ahead of his side’s match against Hull City on Saturday, Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho has ruled out a possible return to Stamford Bridge for out of form striker Fernando Torres. Torres was sent to AC Milan on a two-season … Continue reading

Liverpool Target Martin Montoya Will Leave Barcelona In January

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Montoya

Liverpool target Martin Montoya has told Barcelona he wants to leave the Catalan club in a quest for more first-team soccer. The 23-year-old right-back started his career at the famed La Masia youth academy and rose through the ranks at the … Continue reading

Norwegian Prodigy Martin Odegaard Trains With Bayern Munich, Says Report

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Odegaard

Norwegian prodigy Martin Odegaard trained with Bayern Munich last week under the orders of manager Pep Guardiola, according to the German tabloid TZ. Odegaard is arguably the most sought-after talent in world football. The 15-year-old attacking midfielder, who turns 16 next … Continue reading