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Manchester City Left Broken Hearted By Kaka

So it’s all off then, Kaka has shunned the millions on offer to switch the San Siro for Eastlands, turned his back on an alleged £500,000 a week ( A measly take home salary of £260,000 per week after tax) and declared his love for AC Milan. Am I surprised? A little […]

Manchester City Raise Kaka Bid To £243 Million

Manchester City has reportedly raised their bid for Kaka to £243 million in the hopes of securing the Brazilian attacking midfielder from AC Milan, according to The Sun newspaper. The £243 million deal breaks down to: £108 million for AC Milan. £108 million for the superstar’s wages including taxes. Kaka […]

Poll: Is Kaka Going to Manchester City?

British newspapers are reporting that Manchester City are considering an incredible $197 million bid to sign AC Milan’s Kaka. It seems that the Abu Dhabi United Group are quite adamant about signing Kaka, but will AC Milan relent? Vote now. <a href=”http://answers.polldaddy.com/poll/1278134/” >Will Manchester City Succeed In Signing Kaka?</a> <br […]

The Anglo Angle: Kaka and Adriano Reject Move to EPL

  The promised whirlwind transformation at Manchester City FC will have to wait a bit longer and it won’t include Kaka.  The Brazilian superstar has turned down an outrageous offer from City which some sources are indicating is as high as £300,000 per week to quit Italian side AC Milan.  Kaka said yesterday: “I am […]

Transfer Update: Kaka to Manchester City?

At our sister site EPLTalk.com and on all the major soccer sites, the buzz is about the proposed purchase of Kaka by Manchester City. Representatives from Manchester City have traveled to Milan and a bid has been made, reportedly in the region of £100 million, for the 26-year-old midfielder. This […]

Kaka to Manchester City Heats Up

After plenty of speculation, it’s finally happened. Just hours after AC Milan said that Kaka wasn’t for sale, the newswires went crazy over the fact Manchester City has indeed opened talks to purchase the star player, and the figures are simply staggering. The 100 million euro purchase price, yes it’s […]

Milan’s Galácticos

The term “Galáctico“ has become a bad word in football since Real Madrid’s experiment of every year bringing in “superstars” failed.   Los Merengues went through chaos in that time period with too many coaches and too few trophies especially considering the talent they bought. The Galáctico time period from 2002-2006 saw Real Madrid become the […]

Rossoneri Resurrection, AC Milan 4 – 1 Lazio

Calling all Milanista, I got it wrong and admit it but what’s more important is understanding why.  The key to today’s victory was manager Ancelotti getting back to basics. Take a look at the starting XI, leaving Ronaldinho and Andriy Shevchenko on the bench was the right move.  Ancelotti would instead go with young Pato, Marco Borriello and a […]

Manchester City Are Going To Be The Biggest Club In The World

Imagine an all-star team of footballers featuring the top names in the sport. Cristiano Ronaldo, Kaka, Cesc Fabregas, Fernando Torres, Thierry Henry, Robinho and David Villa. Now imagine all of these players on the same team, Manchester City. Before yesterday, that notion sounded ridiculous, but now that the Abu Dhabi […]

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1st Schalke What You Know: If baseball’s Chicago Cubs had a baby with the Red Sox prior to 2004, Schalke would be the offspring. What You Don’t: All things both good and bad must end. What to Expect: Yes, Campeones! I say that, bucking all trends, and knowing full well […]

Most Expensive Injuries In Serie A

The 2008-2009 season starts end of month but several big names will be missing come opening day.  AC Milan especially are showing their weakened status with several poor performances in pre-season, including a 0 – 5 loss to London’s Chelsea last week in Russia.  Who do you think will be the most […]

AC Milan Release New Kit For 08-09 Season

  Clarence Seedorf, Kaka and Alessandro Nesta are all smiles for the camera as they pose in their new Rossoneri kit. The first choice shirt has 5 red bands and 4 black ones in the front, wider compared to last season, which also continue on the thighs; the sleeves are black […]

Transfer Market Update – AC Milan’s Bargain And Manchester United’s Hypocrisy

It’s hard to label any transfer deal that costs 21 million Euros a bargain but considering the numbers that have been thrown around this summer, Ronaldinho’s move to AC Milan looks to be cheap. The former two-time World Player of the Year (2004, 2005) signed a three-year contract at the […]

Phil Scolari Set to Sign…Everyone

Portugal manager Luiz Felipe Scolari stirred the footballing pot when Chelsea announced an agreement with him to become their next manager, at the termination of his Portugal contract after Euro 2008. Throwing even more chum into the water, are the ever truthful transfer magicians, who now have just about everyone […]

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Martinez’s Wigan Steal Weekend’s Headlines

Roberto Martinez is a man who worked wonders with Swansea City in his two seasons at the club, leading them to League One glory in 2007-2008 and then guiding the Welsh side to an unexpected 8th place finish last season in the Championship. At Premier League Wigan Athletic, he has […]

Premier League Weekend Preview and US TV Schedule

Saturday 7:45 am Manchester City v Middlesbrough (Live Setanta Sports. Replays: Saturday 8:30 pm, Monday 11 am, Wednesday 9:15 am and 6 pm). The time has come for Gareth Southgate to shut up and simply get a win, something his side hasn’t done in twelve games. Shay Given should be […]

Guberti linked with Roma exit

Roma signed Stefano Guberti in the summer from Bari however he has since only made 3 appearances which have resulted in a lot of rumours that the player will be sold in January however the midfielders agent describes his player as unsellable. The 24 year old played a starring role […]

Arturo Vidal can inspire Bayern Munich to Champions League glory

Genuine all-rounders are rare in soccer. Second strikers, No. 10s, inverted wingers and holding midfielders; trequartistas, registas and liberos; positions are specific and players are bracketed by increasingly defined criteria. But some bespoke players do possess those multifaceted traits, like Arturo Vidal. It’s what makes Bayern Munich’s acquisition of the […]

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US Soccer has systemic problems in addition to holding Klinsmann and Gulati accountable

The United States Men’s National Team program has hit a clear tipping point. Saturday’s 3-2 loss to Mexico in the CONCACAF Cup coupled with the stunning 2-0 loss to Honduras in the CONCACAF U-23 Championship represented a double-whammy indicting the current direction of the program. Poor results and national team […]