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Unwanted and unhappy Robinho heads back to Manchester City from Santos

Posted Friday, July 30, 2010 by theguardian.com129 hits

• City refuse to extend £32.5m striker's loan deal with Santos• Brazilian faces collecting £160k-per-week salary from stands Robinho had an impressive World Cup and is a favourite with the Santos crowd but has failed dismally at Eastlands. Manchester City's talks with Santos about the future of Robinho have broken down and the player is preparing to return to England and...Full Story »

Santos to coach Greece

Posted Thursday, July 01, 2010 by PA75 hits

The Greek Football Federation have confirmed Fernando Santos is to succeed Otto Rehhagel as national team coach. Rehhagel stood down last week following Greece's elimination from the World Cup at the group stage after guiding the country to an unprecedented period of success in his nine-year reign, highlighted by their astonishing title success at Euro 2004. Santos, 55, is well established in ...Full Story »

Dos Santos in quit threat

Posted Tuesday, June 01, 2010 by PA105 hits

Giovani Dos Santos is considering quitting Mexico's World Cup squad following the omission of his brother Jonathan, according to the players' father. Jonathan was left out of coach Javier Aguirre's final 23-man party on Sunday, prompting a furious reaction from his father, Zizinho, himself a former professional player in South America. And Zizinho hinted Tottenham midfielder Giovani was now con...Full Story »

Jonathan Dos Santos cut from Mexico squad

Posted Monday, May 31, 2010 by PA86 hits

Young Barcelona midfielder Jonathan Dos Santos was cut from Mexico's final 23-man squad for the World Cup finals on Monday. The 20-year-old, who made his national team debut last September, was overlooked by coach Javier Aguirre despite playing the full 90 minutes of Mexico's 5-1 friendly win over Gambia on Sunday. Defensive duo Juan Carlos Valenzuela (America) and Adrian Aldrete (Moreli...Full Story »

Queretaro 1-1 Santos

Posted Sunday, February 28, 2010 by Goal.com78 hits

Queretaro was minutes away from the win but the 8 added minutes of stoppage time was golden for Santos. Queretaro had three points in the bag in the 95th minute of their encounter against Santos. Referee Marco Antonio Rodriguez’s extra time was enough for Santos to tie the game 1-1 in the end. The game extended out to the 98th minute and the criticism rained over the referee. Santos exte...Full Story »

Santos 'optimistic' over Robinho deal

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by PA74 hits

Santos have revealed they are "optimistic" of securing the loan signing of Manchester City's Brazilian forward Robinho.Robinho was a £32.5million recruit by City in the summer of 2008, but, despite flashes of his class, the former Real Madrid player has not set the Barclays Premier League alight and is known to want a return to his homeland.While City officials remain reluctant to discuss the is...Full Story »

Santos deal is almost done - Robinho

Posted Tuesday, January 26, 2010 by PA63 hits

Manchester City striker Robinho is convinced he has played his last game for the club and will be heading back to Brazil after signing off with the final goal in the 4-2 FA Cup win at Scunthorpe.While City officials remain reluctant to discuss the issue and boss Roberto Mancini insists he wants the player to stay so long as he is happy, Robinho says he is "90%" certain he is returning to Santos....Full Story »

Santos deal is almost done - Robinho

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010 by PA76 hits

Manchester City striker Robinho is convinced he has played his last game for the club and will be heading back to Brazil after signing off with the final goal in the 4-2 FA Cup win at Scunthorpe.While City officials remain reluctant to discuss the issue and boss Roberto Mancini insists he wants the player to stay so long as he is happy, Robinho says he is "90%" certain he is returning to Santos....Full Story »

Robinho '90% certain' of Santos move

Posted Monday, January 25, 2010 by PA70 hits

Manchester City forward Robinho believes his return to Santos is "90% certain" to go through in the next few days.The Brazil international has been unhappy to find himself on the bench in recent matches and admitted he could have played his last match for City as he seeks more playing time with the World Cup around the corner. "It's all on the right track. Santos are looking at the duration of m...Full Story »

Mexican soccer club Santos hires Uruguayan defender Lacerda

Posted Tuesday, January 12, 2010 by chinaview.cn82 hits

MEXICO CITY, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Soccer team Santos Laguna, from Torreon in northern Mexico state Coahuila, has hired Uruguayan defender Jonathan Lacerda, team manager Ruben Omar Romano told Mexican broadcasters on Monday.     "He will arrive on Tuesday morning," Romano told media. "He will be a great help. He is a really interesting defender," he added.     San...Full Story »

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