Friday, July 10, 2009
Stan Kroenke, Arsenal’s majority shareholder, has increased his stake in the club to 28.58 per cent, just short of the amount he would require to make a formal bid.
Posted by Bobbie BS at 10:54 AM
Thursday, July 09, 2009
Rafael Benitez used the unveiling of defender Glen Johnson to attack Manchester City's "money, money, money" approach to transfers.
Gee Rafa, aren't you the one spending the money? And how much did you pay for Robbie Keane last year before you gave up on him? How much were you ready to spend on Gareth Barry last year? And how much did you spend on Ryan Babel? Dirk Kuyt? What did you spend on Jermaine Pennant, Peter Crouch, Momo Sissoko and Craig Bellamy? And did you make your money back when you sold them? No, I thought not. Oh, and what was the price tag on Fernando Torres? How about Xabi Alonso? Just asking.
Posted by Bobbie BS at 4:39 PM
In the wake of his high profile holdout for Milan and a damaging tell-all book by Grant Wahl, God's gift to Peter Crouch returns to the LA Galaxy to play out the string and pal around with Tom Cruise.
Validity of the criticism directed at Beckham questioned
Arena Brushes Aside Chemistry Worries With Beckham's Return
Posted by Bobbie BS at 10:41 AM
Wednesday, July 08, 2009
Ives Galarcep, noted American soccer writer and Red Bulls insider reports that the season has gone so badly that the club's management has been called to Red Bull HQ in Salzburg to answer to the bosses. Also mentioned within the article is speculation that Head Coach Juan Judas Osorio will be fired this week after putting up a 2-13-4 record.
Gee Coach, still glad that you talked your way out of Chicago so your wife could be closer to the Manhattan shopping?
Posted by Bobbie BS at 11:06 AM
The 25-year-old had been linked with a move to Premier League champions Manchester United, but decided to extend his five-year stay with the Gunners.
Posted by Bobbie BS at 10:46 AM
Tuesday, July 07, 2009
Mexico have not been winning games convincingly but manager Javier Aguirre said what matters most in the Gold Cup is the result.
SSN would like to dispute that the result of the Gold Cup can be considered important.
Posted by Bobbie BS at 2:03 PM
Cristiano Ronaldo insists Real Madrid is not a one-man team
Wow, what will happen when Paris Hilton finds out? SSN fears that crab shampoo will have to be issued in the showers when she's done finding out how many men really make up the Real squad.
Posted by Bobbie BS at 1:55 PM
AC Milan quickly wrapped up a deal for United States centre back Oguchi Onyewu on Tuesday in a bid to quell supporter unrest over their transfer policy.
From Clemson to Milan...
Posted by The Editor at 7:42 AM
Monday, July 06, 2009
After a hectic Independence Day weekend, Kyle McCarthy keeps it short and sweet by discussing the depth situation in New York and his All-Star ballot before turning his full attention to the Week 16 slate.
Posted by The Editor at 10:30 AM
How will Michael Owen be viewed in future if he completes his unexpected free transfer from Newcastle United to Manchester United? Will he prove to be one of Sir Alex Ferguson’s most astute signings – or will he join the list of Old Trafford failures?
Posted by The Editor at 10:25 AM
American midfielder Anton Peterlin is poised to become Everton's first summer signing after the 22-year-old impressed on a ten day trial last season. Peterlin will join from Ventura County Fusion, who play in the fourth tier of US football, on a one-year deal for a nominal fee.
Posted by The Editor at 8:13 AM