Monthly Archives: November 2006

Wise Salutes Influential Lewis

Leeds United manager Dennis Wise was singing the praises of left-sider Eddie Lewis after a sterling display helped the strugglers top Plymouth on the weekend. The American Abroad assisted on Robbie Blake’s early opener, then grabbed the winner for himself. “Eddie Lewis has done very well,” exclaimed Wise. “It was a lovely finish by him…

Carroll Set For Marseille Audition

Traditional French power Olympique Marseille have taken D.C. United midfielder Brian Carroll on trial in hopes of signing the U.S. internaiotnal. “(He) is actually on trial with Marseille,” read a prepared statement. “Carroll is one of the brightest international defensive midfielders.” L’OM coach Albert Emon is openly courting the American to fill a hole in…

Tevez Apologises For Walk-Out

Argentina striker Carlos Tevez has apologised to West Ham United for storming out of the Boleyn Ground after being substituted by manager Alan Pardew in the 67th minute of Saturday’s 1-0 win against Sheffield United. Tevez was replaced by Teddy Sheringham and reacted by going straight down the tunnel and then leaving the stadium before…

Bayern Ponder Dos Santos Loan

Bayern Munich chairman Karl-Heinz Rummenigge has suggested that seldom-used playmaker Julio Dos Santos may need to go on loan for seasoning. The Paraguay starlet has made only four appearances on the season. “It doesn’t make much sense in the moment for him,” he stated. “Maybe Dos Santos should use the winter transfer window to find…

Odonkor Blow For Betis

David Odonkor is to undergo tests to see whether he will require surgery after suffering a knee injury in Germany’s UEFA Euro 2008 qualifier against Cyprus last week. The Real Betis Balompié forward damaged his kneecap during the encounter and if tests back up the early prognosis then the 22-year-old could be out of action…

Malouda Not For Inter – Agent

The agent for Lyon wing man Florent Malouda has rubbished reports that the France international is in the Inter Milan transfer crosshairs. “My client has a contract with his current team up till 2010,” snorted Phillipe Flavier. “Surely, Malouda attracts the interest of various European clubs – in fact, English and Spanish clubs have already…

River Reject Real Deal Rumours

Despite claims to the contrary, River Plate president Jose Maria Aguilar claims the club have not agreed to send strike sensation Gonzalo Higuain to Real Madrid. “This is not close to happening,” he asserted . “We have received bigger offers for the player than that of Real Madrid.” Among the other suitors for the youngster…