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Messi 4-1 Arsenal - The Greatest Player You Ever Saw

Posted Friday, April 09, 2010 by Goal.com

Lionel Messi is the finest player ever to have played the game... With the aid of sepia-tinted lenses, nostalgia and memory gaps, it is all too easy for seasoned observers of the game to submit the names of Pele, Cruyff and Maradona as the greatest players of all time. In this day and age, we have to work very hard in order to snatch a full 90 minutes worth of performance from that Holy Trin...Full Story »

Humberto Suazo: the fat boy who helped transform Zaragoza's season

Posted Tuesday, April 06, 2010 by theguardian.com

The Chilean striker's recent heroics mean his nickname Paquirrín is now seen in a different light And they called him Paquirrín. They called him Paquirrín on the pitch, Paquirrín in the press and Paquirrín in the car park. Behind the metal barrier outside the Romareda, Real Zaragoza's fans waited impatiently, angrily, for the players. First out were Roberto Fabía...Full Story »

Marco Di Vaio Advises Emiliano Viviano To Stay At Bologna

Posted Tuesday, April 06, 2010 by Goal.com

The captain does not want the goalkeeper to go to Inter... Bologna captain Marco Di Vaio has told custodian Emiliano Viviano not to return to Inter at season's end because it may be a detriment to his career. Viviano is co-owned by both teams, and Di Vaio wants the shot-stopper to stay so that he can improve as a player before making the move to a big club. "He has done some fantastic things ...Full Story »

Fabregas set for Messi reunion as Arsenal face Barca

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by BBC.com

Fabregas played in the same Barcelona youth team as Lionel Messi Rodolfo Borrell remembers the exact date when Cesc Fabregas made his debut at the Barcelona academy. It was 11 November 1997 and the future Arsenal captain was 10 years old. Borrell is no statistical anorak; the occasion is etched in his memory because discovering Fabregas was the reward for hours and hours spent scouring local ...Full Story »

Real Madrid Concerned Over Kaka’s Injury Problem

Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by totalfootballmadness.com

Kaka's latest injury is causing concern at Real Madrid. The Brazilian international midfielder has been missing for the past two games. Spanish newspapers have reported that while officially Real Madrid insists that Kaka is suffering a training ground injury, some sources say it is a recurrence of his groin complaint. Kaka admitted over Christmas he had been playing for seven months with th...Full Story »

?0m Villa is on the Market

Posted Tuesday, March 23, 2010 by The Sun

CHELSEA and Manchester City are on red alert after debt-riddled Valencia agreed to sell striker David Villa. His team-mate Silva is also available and Manchester United are sure to fancy the attacking midfielder, who may fetch up to ?0million. The Spanish team want to raise ?0m by selling both players but Villa could cost ?0m alone if a bidding war erupts between the Premier League's richest...Full Story »

Rafael Benítez lashes out at Sir Alex Ferguson over penalty 'dive'

Posted Monday, March 22, 2010 by theguardian.com

Rafael Benítez and Sir Alex Ferguson shake hands after the Manchester United-Liverpool match at Old Trafford. Rafael Benítez's dislike of Sir Alex Ferguson manifested itself tonight in the Liverpool manager responding to another damaging setback to his side's aspirations of qualifying for the Champions League by demonstrating more bitterness towards the man who has become his nemesis...Full Story »

John Terry frustrated by 'really bad' Champions League referees

Posted Sunday, March 21, 2010 by theguardian.com

John Terry argues with referee Wolfgang Stark during Chelsea's loss to Inter in the Champions League. John Terry has risked the wrath of Uefa by criticising the refereeing of Chelsea's crucial games in the Champions League. In the wake of defeat by Internazionale on Tuesday, the Chelsea captain said: "It was a bad performance by us but a really bad performance from the referee. "It is not goo...Full Story »

Pompey wait on James fitness

Posted Friday, March 19, 2010 by PA

Portsmouth will again check on the fitness of England goalkeeper David James (calf) ahead of the Barclays Premier League clash against Hull. Kevin Prince-Boateng (ankle), Hassan Yebda (knee) and John Utaka (groin) also face fitness tests. Right-back Anthony Vanden Borre has resumed training as he recovers from a hamstring injury. Manager Avram Grant will, however, assess the mood of the squad ...Full Story »

The Posh Prescription: Advice For Frank Lampard

Posted Thursday, March 18, 2010 by Kickette.com

Last night, Mr. Mourinho's Inter Milan men showed Chelsea the European tournament door. The Blues out of the Champions League isn't the only eye-brow raise of late, though: First victim was Liverpool earlier this year. Real Madrid was next on the chopping block. What this evening holds, we might not be able to manage. What else do the likes of Frank's pout, Cristiano's purple boots and Ferna...Full Story »

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