Friday, August 01, 2008
Ian Rush's ability in front of goal was unparalleled, argues John Barnes.
"I made how much for doing nothing?!"
Former England manager Steve McClaren will face Arsenal with his new club Twente Enschede after the teams were paired in the Champions League third qualifying round draw on Friday.
And Liverpool get Standard Liege.
While the soccer tournament in China is an opportunity for the under-23s to showcase their ability and boost their international reputation, McBride is all about using all the tricks gathered during his long career.
Thursday, July 31, 2008
The deal to get Brian McBride to the Chicago Fire becomes official.
Appearing at a South Side park soon....
Kenny Dalglish possessed more talent and dedication than any other British footballer of the last 50 years, argues Kevin McCarra.
No Anfield Move for Barry (for the moment)
Bentley says his heart is at Tottenham
Arsenal are set to receive up to £7 million following David Bentley's transfer from Blackburn to Tottenham.
Steed to Sunderland
Ben Haim leaves Chelsea for Citey
Arsenal sign "gamble" Bischoff
Wednesday, July 30, 2008
World soccer’s governing body FIFA has told clubs they must release any players aged under 23 selected for next month’s Beijing Olympics after rejecting a protest by three European teams.
In a statement issued to the clubs and the media on Wednesday, FIFA said Players’ Status Committee member Slim Aloulou had ruled as a single judge that the release of players was mandatory for all clubs.
What difference has Liverpool's signing of Robbie Keane made to the Premier League landscape as the Big Four - and Spurs - jockey for position pre-season? Graham Lister looks at some of the implications of the Irishman's dream move...
(From left: Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal and Liverpool)
It seems Florent Malouda left his playing boots Lyon. Since signing for Chelsea he has been woeful, both for club and country. Luiz Felipe Scolari, the Chelsea manager, has challenged the french winger and others in his squad to prove their worth.
Malouda is facing a make-or-break season
Tuesday, July 29, 2008
A talented defender with tremendous upside, Subotic is one of those players whose heritage and nomadic upbringing make him eligible for numerous national teams, including the United States.
Subotic (fourth from left) and his family...
European football and Barnsley are not often mentioned in the same sentence. Nor are Manchester City and stability, but when the first game on British soil of Mark Hughes' reign begins at Oakwell on Thursday, there will be the hope that the Welshman can provide a steadiness and a permanence to a much-changed club.
Kolo Toure is expected to recover in time to start the new season despite catching malaria during the summer break.
Ahh, but Wigan looks lovely...
The squad will face Mexican side Chivas de Guadalajara in Chicago on Sunday and the New York Red Bulls three days later in New York.
This is more like how David Beckham imagined things in the United States working out for him.
Four months into the 2008 Major League Soccer season and with four months to go before the championship game in November, Beckham can focus his thoughts on the title instead of worrying about the injury shadow that clouded his first North American campaign last year.
American goalkeeper Brad Friedel signed a three-year contract with English club Aston Villa on Saturday.