Monthly Archives: January 2007

Bayern & Magath Part Company

It has now been confirmed that Bundesliga champions Bayern Munich and coach Felix Magath are parting company with immediate effect. Ottmar Hitzfeld, who led them to the Champions League trophy in 2000-01, amidst multiple domestic triumphs, will take over until the end of the season. The club have confirmed reports, and Magath will leave the…

Real Madrid Deny Mourinho Interest

Real Madrid sporting director has denied speculation that Los Merengues are looking at Jose Mourinho to replace Fabio Capello. Jose Mourinho’s future at Stamford Bridge has become a matter of intense speculation in recent times. While the official version remains that both parties want to continue their association, the grapevine suggests that either Mourinho, or…

Agoos Shoots Down Rivaldo Talk

Red Bulls general manager Jeff Agoos has rubbished speculation that he was busy trying to bring Olympiakos attacker Rivaldo to New York. The former Brazil ace has recently been revealed as a target for Mexican side Necaxa. “There’s no truth to our interest in Rivaldo,” Agoos told the Herald News. “At this time, we have…

Onyewu Joins Magpies On Loan

Newcastle United have, as expected, signed United States international defender Oguchi Onyewu on loan from Belgian side Standard Liege for the rest of the season. Onyewu, 24, successfully underwent a medical at St James’ Park on Monday. “We have secured Oguchi Onyewu. He comes across as an impressive person – he is certainly physically impressive,”…

Fabio: Lyon Home Away From Home

Fresh Lyon catch Fabio Santos claims it was the team’s large Brazilian contingent that compelled him to make the move from Cruzeiro. The French kings already employ Claudio Caçapa, Cris, Fred and Juninho – the middle pair being former Cruzeiro players. “It was really important for me that there is a mini colony of Brazilians…

Arena Hails Waterreus Signing

New York coach Bruce Arena believes the acquisition of Dutch veteran Ronald Waterreus will help the team both in net and in the clubhouse. The former PSV Eindhoven keeper arrives after a successful emergency stint with Eredivisie power AZ Alkmaar. “We’ve added a proven goalkeeper with a lot of experience,” Arena told MLSNet. “We are…

365 Q&A With Taylor Twellman

After recovering from an injury, Taylor Twellman is back in the U.S. national team mix. The New England Revolution forward is eager to establish himself as a go to striker and spoke with Soccer365’s Andrea Canales about his injury, new head coach Bob Bradley, the U.S. v Mexico rivalry and more… by Andrea Canales The…