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Roberto Carlos: I’m Staying

Real Madrid star Roberto Carlos has rejected a lucrative offer from Turkish giants Fenerbahçe after a conversation with new boss Fabio Capello. “I want to stay at Real Madrid,” he told Spanish daily AS. “I say it loudly and clearly.” “It’s true that (Fenerbahçe) have been calling me for a long time.” “Fabio Capello has…

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Conway: "Houston Best Team in the League"

New York Red Bulls goalkeeper Jon Conway hailed Houston Dynamo as the top team in MLS following Saturday night’s 1-1 draw at Robertson Stadium. Conway’s Red Bulls left Texas with a 1-1 draw despite only having three shots on goal. Both teams were reduced to ten men in the 71st minute, moments after Houston’s Dwayne…

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Fulham Interest In Onyewu

With the start of the Premiership season around the corner, Fulham are looking to bolster their defense and have reportedly made a £2.5m offer to Belgian club Standard Liege for USA World Cup defender Oguchi Onyewu. If the deal is completed the former Clemson tiger would join Carlos Bocanegra and Brian McBride on the Whites…

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Kaka Continues To Deny Real Rumours

The Spanish media still believes that the Brazilian ace will join the Merengues. Despite Milan being confirmed in the Champions League and Kaka declaring his love for the Rossoneri, the transfer speculation linking the Brazilian to Madrid continues. However, Kaka once again denied that he is on his way to join Fabio Capello and Fabio…

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PSV Claim No Mendez Bid… Yet

Despite claims to the contrary, PSV general manager Stan Valckx has stated that the Dutch champs have not yet tendered an offer for LDU Quito star Edison Mendez. The Ecuador star revealed that he was close to securing a dream move to Holland, but the Farmers are still preparing their approach. Valckx believes the World…

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Campbell Keen On Newcastle Move

Sol Campbell is reportedly set to shelve his plans on moving abroad after it was claimed he has informed Newcastle United of a desire to sign for the Magpies. The centre-back is available on a free transfer after leaving Arsenal earlier this summer, quoting a desire to have a new challenge. The 31-year-old has been…

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Tevéz Pondering Corinthians Exit

Corinthians strike star Carlos Tevéz has hinted that he may soon leave the club in the aftermath of a scary incident involving his family after their seventh loss in a row. Tensions are high with the big spending Brazlian side in last place, and Tevéz has felt the brunt of the kick back. “I was…

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Real on Verge of Ruud Deal

Real Madrid and Manchester United have agreed on a 15 million Euro deal according to Spanish daily AS. Real Madrid had made a 15 million Euro offer yesterday, which Manchester United have accepted, despite earlier indications that they were planning to hold out for a higher sum. Reports indicate the Dutch international, 30, will arrive…

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Mista Delighted By Atlético Move

Fresh Atlético Madrid catch Mista says he is overjoyed at the prospect of suiting up at the Vicente Calderon this season. The attacker moved from Valencia on Wednesday and could not hide his delight. “It has come as a surprise, but overall an enormous joy for me to be signed by Atlético Madrid,” he told…

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McBride Retires From Int'l Football

Fulham’s American striker Brian McBride has followed in the footsteps of Manchester City’s American midfielder Claudio Reyna and has retired from international football following the 2006 World Cup. The 34-year-old calls it quits on a 13-year career with the Stars and Stripes, having netted 30 goals in 95 international appearances. McBride scored three goals in…

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Foudy Has Ladies League Hopes

Despite the failure of the WUSA a few years ago, former U.S. Women’s National Team star Julie Foudy believes a women’s professional soccer league could work in America with some cost control. “I am cautiously optimistic it’s going to be back,” she told Reuters. “The women’s game attracts a different market than the men’s game…

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Dunga Vows Big Brazil Efforts

New Brazil manager Dunga has vowed to field a team with the confidence and spirit required to call themselves the Samba Kings. The 1994 World Cup champion was hired Monday night to replace Carlos Alberto Parreira. “A national team player has to have posture and attitude and it shouldn’t be necessary for me or anyone…

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Zlatan Wants Juve Raise To Stay

The agent for Juventus forward Ibrahimovic Zlatan has announced that his client would be willing to stay if the relegated giants make it worth his while. “Zlatan feels good in Turin and he wouldn’t have problem with staying, but the contract conditions must change and not just a little,” Mino Raiola told Corriere dello Sport….

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Real Madrid Set for United Friendly

Real Madrid, 29-time Spanish Liga Champions, are all set to face four-time MLS Champions D.C. United and Freddy Adu. The match will take place Wednesday, August 9th at Qwest Field in Seattle, Washington. Kick off is slated for 8:00 p.m. local time (11:00 p.m. ET). Tickets to the match will go on sale to the…

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Fiorentina, Lazio Reinstated to Serie A; Juve, Milan Penalties Reduced

The big four Italian clubs smacked around by the punishments handed down from the match-fixing scandal just five days after Italy won the World Cup have used appeals to soften the blows. Juventus will remain in Serie B to start the season, but the Old Lady had her 30-point deduction to start the season reduced…