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Manchester United confirm signing of Phil Jones from Blackburn on five-year contract

Posted Tuesday, June 14, 2011 by YAHOO Sport87 hits

Manchester United have confirmed the signing of Blackburn Rovers highly-rated youngster Phil Jones.The 19-year-old, tipped as a future England captain by former Rover boss Sam Allardyce and current England under-21 coach Stuart Pearce, has penned a five-year deal at Old Trafford, with Sir Alex Ferguson believed to have shelled out £16.5m to take the player to the reigning Barclays Premier L...Full Story »

Ashley Young heads to Manchester United but Phil Jones deal stalls

Posted Sunday, June 12, 2011 by theguardian.com189 hits

• Aston Villa player will sign after holiday break• Blackburn refuse to transfer Jones's registration Ashley Young is poised to swap his Aston Villa colours for those of Manchester United. Manchester United will officially sign Ashley Young when the Aston Villa forward returns from holiday later this month but their capture of Phil Jones from Blackburn Rovers has been delayed by a...Full Story »

Phil's £16m arrival sparks Utd spree

Posted Thursday, June 09, 2011 by The Sun220 hits

ALEX FERGUSON took his summer spending spree to £35million by signing Blackburn's Phil Jones.And the Manchester United boss will not stop there as he rejuvenates his title-winning squad.Jones, 19, had a medical at Carrington yesterday after agreeing a five-year deal initially worth £40,000 a week.Fergie snatched the defender from under Liverpool's nose in a £16.5m swoop.He alrea...Full Story »

Phil will Kop move

Posted Tuesday, June 07, 2011 by The Sun149 hits

LIVERPOOL will swoop for Blackburn's Phil Jones - after netting Jordan Henderson in the next 48 hours.And Kenny Dalglish is also set to bring in Roma keeper Roma's Brazilian keeper Doni for £1million as back-up to Pepe Reina.Kop boss Dalglish was last night close to bagging Sunderland midfielder Henderson after upping his bid to £18.5m - a million shy of Steve Bruce's valuation.Liver...Full Story »

Arsenal's Arsene Wenger lining up former Charlton manager Phil Parkinson to replace Pat Rice as his No.2

Posted Friday, May 13, 2011 by YAHOO Sport107 hits

Arsenal are lining up Phil Parkinson to replace Pat Rice as Arsene Wenger’s new assistant manager, can reveal. Wenger wants the former Reading midfielder, who was sacked as Charlton Athletic manager in January, to succeed Rice as his No.2. Parkinson has been working for the club in a scouting role in recent weeks and is highly regarded within the game as a coach and motivator. H...Full Story »

Galaxy to play Philadelphia Union without Beckham: A fan’s take

Posted Thursday, May 12, 2011 by YAHOO Sport131 hits

After playing his best game of the season in the 1-1 draw against the New York Red Bulls, David Beckham did not travel to play the Philadelphia Union on May 11. As much as I'd like to see Beckham on the pitch for our side in the rematch with the Union, it is probably better that he gets some rest. Galaxy fans should keep in mind that Beckham, who recently turned 36, has played 789 minutes thi...Full Story »

Birmingham vs Sunderland preview - Phillips wants to stay Premier

Posted Saturday, April 16, 2011 by PA92 hits

Birmingham's veteran striker Kevin Phillips wants another season of top flight football after believing he has proved he can still play at that level. Phillips, 37, will face his former club Sunderland in the Barclays Premier League relegation clash at St Andrew's. He has vowed not to celebrate should he score and plunge the Black Cats closer to the relegation zone after a disastrous run of on...Full Story »

England's Phil Jagielka expects 'spicy' match in Wales

Posted Friday, March 25, 2011 by BBC.com247 hits

England defender Phil Jagielka expects Saturday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Wales to have extra "spice" because of the countries' traditional rivalry. Jagielka could play alongside reinstated captain John Terry as England aim to go top in Group G. "Both teams will be wound up from the off and the fans and the coaches will want a fast start," Jagielka said. "There'll be a little bit of spi...Full Story »

Report: Roma Ponder Swapping Philippe Mexes For Liverpool's Dirk Kuyt

Posted Friday, November 26, 2010 by YAHOO Sport102 hits

Roma want Dirk Kuyt, but a transfer fund is in short supply, and thus they will offer Liverpool Philippe Mexes as part of a swap deal in January. Kuyt is seen as a versatile player at Trigoria. His adaptability to play on the wings or interchange as a striker appeals. He is reportedly valued at €12 million - cash Roma don't have. But Il Corriere dello Sport reports Mexes could be used to...Full Story »

Everton could not rough up Arsenal, admits captain Phil Neville

Posted Tuesday, November 16, 2010 by theguardian.com100 hits

Everton's captain Phil Neville complains to the referee Howard Webb during Sunday's 2-1 loss to Arsenal. Admiring Arsenal does not come readily to a former Manchester United man but Phil Neville believes they may have acquired the resilience to sustain a title challenge. Everton's captain has cited his team's inability to "rough them up" on Sunday as evidence of an improved mettle. Neville sai...Full Story »

Phil Neville Believes Everton 'Thoroughly Deserved' Win Over Liverpool

Posted Monday, October 18, 2010 by YAHOO Sport74 hits

Everton captain Phil Neville believes that his side 'thoroughly deserved the victory' in their 2-0 Merseyside derby win against Liverpool on Sunday. The Toffees ran out 2-0 winners against their arch rivals, helped by a goal from Tim Cahill and Mikel Arteta in each half as they recorded only their second win of the season and extended Liverpool’s winless streak to five games. The b...Full Story »

Phil Jagielka and Aaron Lennon out of England squad

Posted Sunday, October 10, 2010 by theguardian.com94 hits

Everton's Phil Jagielka has impressed Fabio Capello but has been ruled out by England. England's preparations for Tuesday's Euro 2012 qualifier against Montenegro at Wembley have been disrupted by injuries to Phil Jagielka and Aaron Lennon. Jagielka and Lennon will miss the match with hamstring and back injuries respectively. Jagielka's injury has spared Fabio Capello a major selection headach...Full Story »

World Cup 2010 Comment: Abandonment Of Philosophy Sends Germany Packing

Posted Thursday, July 08, 2010 by Goal.com91 hits

Clark Whitney opines that Germany’s lack of confidence in their attack-minded strategy left them with no chance of winning tonight's match. Just days ago, Germany coach Joachim Loew revealed his team’s plan for success, originally formulated in December. “Our analysis was quite clear, we could only win the World Cup by playing attacking football and making life difficult for ...Full Story »

Joachim Low and Philipp Lahm say Germany fear no one

Posted Sunday, June 27, 2010 by theguardian.com171 hits

Joachim Low talks to the press. Joachim Low will urge his German side to take the game to England on Sunday, in the hope their youthful zest will overpower more experienced opponents. However, the coach said his team will have to improve on their last performance if they are to progress. After noting that Japan had surprised everyone by qualifying with a young side playing with "incredible pac...Full Story »

Essien philosophical at World Cup woe

Posted Friday, June 04, 2010 by PA73 hits

Ghana midfielder Michael Essien has spoken of his disappointment at missing the World Cup. Essien tore the medial ligament in his left knee while training with the Black Stars prior to the African Nations Cup in January and, after missing the remainder of the Premier League season with Chelsea, was last week ruled out of the tournament in South Africa. "I did everything I could but eventually ...Full Story »

Philadelphia Union Vs FC Dallas

Posted Friday, May 14, 2010 by Goal.com121 hits

The Union finally return home... On Form Philadelphia Union by Anthony Burkhart: Young forward Jack McInerney has solidified himself as the first offensive-minded player off the bench for the Union. Drafted behind Danny Mwanga and Amobi Okugo, McInerney was initially considered a long-term project - one that certainly wasn’t expected to make an immediate impact. Given his limited playing...Full Story »

Phillips shoots down Gunners hopes

Posted Saturday, March 27, 2010 by PA57 hits

Kevin Phillips dented Arsenal's title hopes with a dramatic late equaliser in a 1-1 draw at St Andrew's.Samir Nasri had come off the bench to fire the Gunners in front 10 minutes from time.But Birmingham substitute Phillips enjoyed a stroke of luck in injury-time as the ball looped off him and over Manuel Almunia to level.Arsene Wenger was greeted with boos from the Birmingham fans as he made h...Full Story »

Phillips sees future in top flight

Posted Monday, February 08, 2010 by PA70 hits

Kevin Phillips believes he has a future in the Barclays Premier League after the veteran Birmingham striker came off the substitute's bench to earn a dramatic 2-1 win over Wolves at St. Andrew's. Phillips, 36, has had only a bit part to play during the first half of the campaign and revealed he had offers to move to other clubs during the January transfer window. But City manager Alex McLeish...Full Story »

Late Phillips double floors Wolves

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2010 by PA60 hits

Veteran striker Kevin Phillips came off the substitutes' bench to earn a dramatic 2-1 victory for Birmingham with a two-goal blast against local rivals Wolves. Kevin Doyle looked to have given Wolves boss Mick McCarthy the perfect present on his 51st birthday by breaking the deadlock shortly before half-time. But then 36-year-old Phillips replaced the injured Christian Benitez and struck twice...Full Story »

Phillips grabs late Blues brace

Posted Sunday, February 07, 2010 by PA96 hits

Veteran striker Kevin Phillips came off the bench to earn a dramatic 2-1 Barclays Premier League victory for Birmingham with a two-goal blast against local rivals Wolves at Molineux. Kevin Doyle looked to have given Wolves boss Mick McCarthy the perfect present on his 51st birthday by breaking the deadlock shortly before half-time. But then the 36-year-old Phillips replaced the injured Chr...Full Story »

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