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SOCCER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Peter Schmeichel urges David De Gea to make a decision on his Manchester United future

There are few men more qualified than Peter Schmeichel to weigh into the debate surrounding Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea, and the legendary Dane has encouraged the current Red Devils No. 1 to make a swift decision regarding his long-term future. Schmeichel was speaking with World Soccer Talk after filming a new advert for Carlsberg in south London earlier this summer...
Via World Soccer Talk
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

United legend Cantona to buy share of non-league club Bath City

Eric Cantona has backed the planned supporters' buy-out of non-league Bath City and revealed he will purchase a share of the club. Fans of the Vanarama National League South side are aiming to raise between £750,000 to £1.25m to complete a takeover and run it as community-owned asset. Film director and City supporter Ken Loach launched the 'Big Bath City Bid'' (BBCB) in June...
Via Fox Sports
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Laurent Koscielny’s unreal rabona

The post Laurent Koscielny’s unreal rabona appeared first on TheSoccerDaily.com.
Via The Soccer Daily
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Platini is a 'product of system', says FIFA presidential rival

Michel Platini has been criticised by a rival for the FIFA presidency as "a product of the system". Chung Mong-joon, a former FIFA vice-president from South Korea, announced last week he intends to run for the presidency and is expected to formally launch his campaign in August. A long-time critic of outgoing president Sepp Blatter, Chung has called for a non-European to be elected...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard jersey worn by fan features embarrassing error (Photo)

An alleged soccer fan was walking around Charlotte over the weekend wearing a Frank Lampard Manchester City jersey, apparently not realizing that it featured an embarrassing error: The name on the back was spelled "Lapmard". This "soccer fan" wearing a Frank Lapmard jersey in Charlotte last night #itslampard (via @clttumordoc) pic.twitter.com/LoBJ5xzS8f — Darren Rovell (@darrenrovell...
Via Holdout Sports
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Manchester United Transfer Rumours - Wednesday Round-up: Muller, Lukaku, Pedro, Hernandez, Young

Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge says Manchester United target Thomas Muller is one of the few players in the game who has no price tag. - Read full article Everton striker Romelu Lukaku could make a shock move to Manchester United this summer, Express Sport has revealed. - Read full article Tottenham Hotspur are lining […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Cesc Fabregas on the title race, Falcao and his love for Arsenal

Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas says he still loves Arsenal and will never say anything "bad" about his former club. The Spain international will again take on his old team mates when the Blues face the Gunners in Sunday's FA Community Shield at Wembley. And they will both be strong favourites for the title when the […]
Via FastOneTwo.com
19 hours ago  |  Discuss

Robbie Keane is inactive for MLS All-Star game

Fans of Major League Soccer have a bit of a let down coming their way for the 2015 AT&T All-Star game at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. Los Angeles Galaxy striker Robbie Keane will be unable to participate in Wednesday’s star-studded match. Fans were looking forward to seeing Keane play because he was formerly a part of the team the MLS All-Stars will...
Via Mile High Sports
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Jose Mourinho makes jokes about Rafa Benitez’s weight

Jose Mourinho has hit back at Rafael Benitez's wife – with a remarkable jibe about his rival manager's weight. Montserrat Seara had claimed in Spanish newspaper La Region that her husband "tidied up the mess" left behind by Mourinho after Benitez took over at Real Madrid this summer – the third time he had joined a club previously managed by the Chelsea boss. However, speaking...
Via World Soccer Talk
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Luis Suarez faked a shot...and then scored a sweet goal for Barcelona yesterday

But Barcelona's Luis Suarez did just that against Chelsea goalkeeper Thibaut Courtoi.Bam.Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
Via Bob's Blitz
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Jose Mourinho takes dig at Rafa Benitez’s weight in incredible rant

Jose Mourinho takes dig at Rafa Benitez’s weight in incredible rant - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Jose Mourinho has opened Pandora’s box again with former Liverpool manager Rafael Benitez. Chelsea fans have never been on good terms with the Spaniard,  despite him managing them for a brief period in the 2012/13 season. Now, Mourinho has made sure that that relationship...
Via Soccerlens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Andrea Pirlo starstruck by Bono in NYC

Andrea Pirlo certainly got a warm welcome when he joined MLS and NYCFC. But it turns out the Italian legend can also be starstruck. The new MLS signing was out and about in his new city, where the streets have no name, and ran into U2 frontman Bono at lunch.
Via Fox Sports
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Is Michel Platini the right or convenient candidate for FIFA presidency?

“Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men.” — Lord Acton Why that quote? Well, that’s because on Tuesday BBC Sport revealed what was long speculated to be the case — current UEFA president and former Juventus star Michel Platini will run to replace the departing (at least that’s the plan as of now) Sepp Blatter...
Via 32 Flags
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Mexico fires coach for alleged brawl after Gold Cup win

Miguel Herrera did the job on the field, but his off-field behavior has cost him dearly. Mexico’s soccer federation announced Tuesday it has fired Herrera as head coach of “El Tri,” the men’s national soccer team, according to ESPN. The decision comes after Herrera led Mexico to victory Sunday in the 2015 CONCACAF Gold Cup final but sullied the triumph by allegedly attacking...
Via NESN.com
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Karim Benzema Is Wanted At Arsenal

Karim Benzema is a Frenchman who plays the striker position and who currently remains high on Arsene Wenger’s wish-list as he is looking to foster his striking options before the commencement of the new season. This years transfers have been exciting so far and the destination of Karim Benzema is a coveted one.   Rumour mill’s claim that Arsene Wenger has reached out to the...

Wenger reveals Arsenal missed out on world class winger, says deal was close

Wenger reveals Arsenal missed out on world class winger, says deal was close - originally posted on Soccerlens.com Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger has revealed the Gunners were “a few million” shy away from signing Eden Hazard before he signed for Chelsea. The Blues won the Champions League in the 2011-12 season and the 24-year-old confirmed that he was joining the then European...
Via Soccerlens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

New York City FC Continue Playoff Push in Eight Goal Thriller

Andrea Pirlo dribbles upfield during his MLS debut for NYCFC at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. NYCFC defeated Orlando City SC, 5-3. (Mandatory Credit ESPN/ Getty Images) Andrea Pirlo made his first appearance Sunday for New York City FC in front of more than 32,000 fans at Yankee Stadium and it was one for the story books, as NYCFC took down fellow expansion side Orlando City SC, 5-3...
Via The Sports Journal
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Frank Lampard to miss All-Star game vs Tottenham

New York City FC midfielder Frank Lampard is set to miss the MLS All Star game vs Tottenham on Wednesday night due to a calf strain. The former Chelsea star is yet to make his debut for his new club after spending the end of the Premier League season at Manchester City and picking up an injury in July. New York Red Bulls’ midfielder Dax McCarty will replace Lampard in the squad...
Via isportsweb.com
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Done Deal: Sergio Romero To Man U, What Does That Mean To De Gea?

Argentinian goalkeeper Sergio Romero has inked a three-year deal with English Premier League side Manchester United after Louis van Gaal had promised another star signing for Man U even after signing quality players in Bastian Schweinsteiger, Memphis Depay, and Morgan Schneiderlin. Romero came in as free transfer having last played at Italian side Sampdoria and will be reunited...
Via Bloguin Best
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Oliver Goes After Sepp Blatter, Vladimir Putin and McDonald’s In Latest FIFA Rant

The greatest thing going in American television today is John Oliver’s relentless pursuit of exposing corruption in hilarious fashion, which means his near weekly screed against the Fédération Internationale de Football Association, better known to most citizens of Earth as the Evil Empire—wait, sorry, sorry, I mean FIFA. These commentaries are always a must see moment on HBO’s...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Didier Drogba, Montreal Impact In Advanced Talks Over MLS Contract

Didier Drogba might use Montreal as a base for an attempt to rule over another kingdom. The Montreal Impact have acquired Drogba’s Major League Soccer rights from the Chicago fire, clearing the way for his arrival in the Canadian city, ESPN’s Jeff Carlisle reported Sunday, citing sources. Drogba strongly is considering signing an 18-month contract worth over $3 million with...
Via NESN.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Diego Maradona climbs onto chair, sings 'No Woman No Cry' (Video)

Diego Maradona, the retired soccer legend from Argentina, recently joined some friends in sing the Bob Marley classic "No Woman No Cry" while enjoying a meal together.Maradona seemed to really enjoy the song, as he climbed onto his chair to sing the chorus.H/T 101gg. This post appeared first on Holdout Sports. Follow us on Twitter and Like us on Facebook.
Via Holdout Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Sepp Blatter, Vladimir Putin Attend 2018 World Cup Draw Together

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia — FIFA and Sepp Blatter put their corruption crisis aside and got back to World Cup business at the 2018 tournament qualifying draw hosted by Vladimir Putin at a Russian state residence on Saturday. The two presidents joined on stage for speeches to open a draw ceremony that almost two hours later paired Spain and Italy, respectively the 2010 and 2006 champions...
Via NESN.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Loathing and accepting soccer's transfer window

With the amount of rumors increasing and fees becoming unfathomable, let's just take the transfer window for what it is: chaos.
Via The Sports Post
5 days ago  |  Discuss
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