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Russian Football Union Investigating Claims Of Racial Abuse Against Brazilian Forward Hulk

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Zenit St Petersburg forward Hulk has informed the Russian Football Union of racial abuse directed towards him by Spartak Moscow fans during a Russian Premier League match this past weekend. The Russian Football Union is now investigating the incidents and … Continue reading

Toni Kroos Settles Into ‘Xabi Alonso’ Role And Real Madrid Are Flourishing

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Real Madrid were facing questions from fans and the media after the club stumbled at the start of the 2014-15 La Liga season. Carlo Ancelotti’s side had lost the Spanish Supercopa to city rivals, Atletico Madrid. Shortly thereafter the club dropped a league match … Continue reading

Liverpool Granted Permission To Redevelop Anfield By City Council

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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It was reported last week that Liverpool Football Club had submitted a proposal to the city’s council to expand Anfield’s capacity. The redevelopment – which is only phase one of the project – would focus on the Main Stand and … Continue reading

Manchester City To Consider Extending Frank Lampard’s Loan Past January

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Speaking ahead of his club’s Capital One Cup tie against Sheffield Wednesday, Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini confirmed that he will consider extending midfielder Frank Lampard’s six-month loan in January. The Chelsea legend joined Manchester City in August after initially agreeing to … Continue reading

Luis Suarez To Play In Barcelona ‘B’ Friendly Against Indonesia Under-19s

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Barcelona manager Luis Enrique has confirmed that Luis Suarez will feature in Barcelona B’s friendly against Indonesia under-19s tomorrow. The Barca boss informed the Spanish press that the striker will use the match as a way to build up his fitness. Suarez will be eligible … Continue reading

Premier League Clubs Are Benefiting From Influx Of South American Players

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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European clubs have been increasingly snatching up South American players over the past few seasons. This summer, some of the most expensive player transfers involved South American footballers: James Rodriguez to Real Madrid (£63.2m), Luis Suarez to Barcelona (£65m) and … Continue reading

Manchester United’s Reaction To Capitulation At Leicester City Will Determine The Squad’s Mettle

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Let’s get this out of the way, Louis van Gaal’s new-look squad failed its first test in the pressure cooker that is the Barclays Premier League. Yes, referee Mark Clattenburg had a ‘shocker’ and allowed Leicester City back into the … Continue reading

Off-field Matters Attract Players To Manchester United

Posted on by Hussein Jiva
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Cesc Fabregas, Thiago Alacantara and Gareth Bale – these are but a few names that turned down a move to Manchester United after the club lifted its 20th English title – 11 points ahead of second place, Manchester City. Stars … Continue reading

Yaya Toure’s Form Is Pivotal To Manchester City’s Title Hopes

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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[Programming note: Manchester City vs Chelsea will be shown LIVE on Sunday morning starting at 10:45am EST on NBC Sports Network] Manchester City’s lineup is dotted with top players at every position and each individual has an distinct value to the … Continue reading

Paul Lambert Bringing Roy Keane To Aston Villa Trumps All Other Summer Moves

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The summer window closed amid of a flurry of transfer activity. The loudest move was undoubtedly AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao transferring to Manchester United. But the summer period was dotted with some other spectacular big-name moves: Toni Kroos and James … Continue reading

Managerial Options Are Limited For Newcastle United Should Alan Pardew Get Sacked

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Unfortunately for Newcastle United manager Alan Pardew it appears he is a ‘dead man walking’. The 53-year-old is only a few seasons removed from winning both the Premier League Manager of the Season and LMA Manager of the Year awards after … Continue reading

AS Roma’s Champions League Victory Over CSKA Moscow Marred By Crowd Violence

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Earlier this evening, AS Roma returned to the UEFA Champions League following a three-year absence from the European competition. The Giallorossi announced their re-emergence into the tournament by smashing CSKA Moscow by a score of 5-1. Former Arsenal striker Gervinho scored … Continue reading

Atletico Madrid Striker Mario Mandzukic Facing Two Week Layoff

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Tuesday night in Greece, Atletico Madrid striker Mario Mandzukic was elbowed in the face by Olympiacos midfielder Pajtim Kasami. The incident took place in the third minute of Atletico’s Champions League group stage match and required the forward to leave the … Continue reading

Barcelona’s Munir El Haddadi Benefiting From Luis Suarez’s Four Month Ban

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Since the Court of Arbitration for Sport denied Luis Suarez’s appeal of his four-month ban, Barcelona’s new manager Luis Enrique still has to wait a little over one month before he can field a first-team squad that boasts the forward combination of Lionel Messi, Neymar … Continue reading

Newcastle United Midfielder Jonas Gutierrez Receiving Treatment For Cancer

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Newcastle United midfielder Jonas Gutierrez has thanked fans via his Twitter account and during an interview on Argentinian television for their support after revealing that he has been undergoing treatment for testicular cancer. The 31-year-old has been receiving chemotherapy in Argentina for … Continue reading

‘Revista De La Liga’ Discuss Possible Ronaldo Return To Manchester United [VIDEO]

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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The rumors of Cristiano Ronaldo’s possible return to Manchester United refuse to die down in England and Spain. It has been well publicized that the Portuguese forward openly questioned the decision of Real Madrid president Florentino Perez to sell his teammates – specifically, … Continue reading

Brazilian Legend Pelé Unveils New Lighting System To Enhance Community Soccer Pitches

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Brazilian soccer legend Pelé has unveiled a new lighting system which uses kinetic energy from the movement of players on a pitch, as well as solar panels; to illuminate a community soccer field in Morro da Mineira, Rio de Janiero. … Continue reading

Cristiano Ronaldo Return To Manchester United Likely Within Two Transfer Windows

Posted on by Peter Quinn
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Reports emanating from England and Spain are speculating that Cristiano Ronaldo is approaching an end to his time at Real Madrid. Although the player himself has professed his “happiness” at his current club, Ronaldo has also confessed that a return to … Continue reading