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Culture clash means José Mourinho risks everything on Real gamble

Posted Monday, September 27, 2010 by theguardian.com

  Real Madrid manager has put his formidable reputation on the line at an institution that demands the impossible José Mourinho's priority has always been to win, but at Real Madrid he is expected to entertain as well.   For every Brian Clough who is run out of town on day 44 there is a manager who remakes a club in his image. Arsenal were a chess team until Arsène Wh...Full Story »

Roy Hodgson: Protests against Liverpool owners do not help the team

Posted Saturday, September 25, 2010 by theguardian.com

Roy Hodgson, right, knows he faces a tough job lifting the Liverpool team after their Carling Cup defeat against Northampton.  Roy Hodgson has risked alienating the hard core of Liverpool's support by saying the continuing protests against the club's American owners are not helping Liverpool's cause as they grapple with their worst start to a season in 18 years. Protesters grouped under t...Full Story »

Lionel Messi Will Be Difficult To Replace - Barcelona Coach Pep Guardiola

Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by Goal.com

Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola admits that it will be difficult to replace the injured Lionel Messi unti he recovers. Pep Guardiola, Barcelona Barcelona coach Pep Guardiola has admitted in a press conference today that he will find it difficult to replace Lionel Messi in his starting XI and still ask his team to play in the same way in his absence. Tomas Ujfalusi’s lunge on the Argentine...Full Story »

Agent under scrutiny over Bebé transfer to Manchester United

Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by theguardian.com

• New questions over bizarre transfer deal• Bebé finally to make debut tonight Bebé is finally expected to play for the first team at Scunthorpe tonight. Manchester United have confirmed that the agent Jorge Mendes acted for Bebé when Sir Alex Ferguson signed the 20-year-old striker from the Portuguese first division club Vitória de Guimarães in the summer'...Full Story »

Sensational OT Return?

Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by Goal.com

Manchester United are plotting to launch an astonishing bid to bring Real Madrid’s world record signing Cristiano Ronaldo back to English football, reports suggest. Goal.com Spain comments that sources in the capital believe Red Devils boss Sir Alex Ferguson wants to lure CR7 back to the venue where his career flourished under the legendary coach, with an audacious €100 million bid ...Full Story »

Wenger Sits Out Spurs Clash

Posted Wednesday, September 22, 2010 by Goal.com

The FA have today confirmed that Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has accepted a charge of "using insulting and/or abusive language and behaviour amounting to improper conduct", and will now serve a one-match touchline ban. The Frenchman will also be fined £8,000, the standard sanction in such cases along with the ban, and will sit through his suspension from the dugout during Tuesday's League C...Full Story »

Wenger D-Day on ban

Posted Tuesday, September 21, 2010 by The Sun

ARSENE WENGER must decide this morning whether to serve a suspension at Spurs tonight or against West Brom on Saturday. The Arsenal boss will accept a touchline ban after his FA charge of improper conduct for shoving fourth official Martin Atkinson at Sunderland on Saturday. He was furious after Darren Bent equalised in the fifth minute of injury time, when only four had been allocated. ...Full Story »

Fabregas Confirms Two-Week Injury Lay Off On Official Twitter Page

Posted Tuesday, September 21, 2010 by Goal.com

Arsenal star Cesc Fabregas has confirmed on his official Twitter page that he is set to be sidelined for a fortnight with the hamstring injury he picked up at Sunderland. Fabregas, 23, picked up the knock deflecting Anton Ferdinand's clearance into the host's net in the 1-1 draw. Manager Arsene Wenger had previously refused to speculate about the knock but now the World Cup 2010 winner is touch...Full Story »

I saved us from the hairdryer

Posted Monday, September 20, 2010 by The Sun

DIMITAR BERBATOV hailed a magical day for himself and Manchester United as his treble rocked Liverpool. But he also admitted he was fearing a full-on hairdryer blast from the boss after United surrendered a two-goal lead - just as they had at Everton the previous weekend. The Bulgarian strike star said: "After being 2-0 up and letting it come back to 2-2, we knew the boss was going to be...Full Story »

ROONEY OFF TO VICE CITY

Posted Friday, September 17, 2010 by Dailystar.co.uk

COLEEN Rooney is set to kick off with England chiefs over plans to send hooker- loving Wayne to Bangkok, world capital of vice. Vice girl Jenny Thompson Football bosses have pencilled in a friendly against Thailand to help win votes for England’s World Cup bid. The astonishing move came as the squad reels from a series of sex scandals and is sure to spark a WAGs’ revolt, led by ...Full Story »

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