Monthly Archives: June 2007

Bradley Expects More At Copa

Despite winning their third Gold Cup in the last four editions, U.S. Men’s National Team coach Bob Bradley says the team can still improve quite a bit when it comes to wrapping up wins. The Americans blew several good chances throughout the tourney when a dagger goal would have essentially sealed victory. “Finishing games has…

Sanchez Eyes Quick Recovery

In the aftermath of a Gold Cup final loss to the United States, Mexico boss Hugo Sanchez has quickly turned his attention to claiming Copa America glory. Both CONCACAF nations have been invited to take part in CONMEBOL’s showcase event, which begins in Venezuela later this week. “We don’t like losing, but I think we…

Messi Delighted With Henry Deal

Barcelona playmaker Lionel Messi says he is pleased to welcome Thierry Henry to the Nou Camp. The Arsenal striker is moving to Spain in a £16 million deal after agreeing a four-year contract. “Henry is huge, for that reason he comes to Barca,” Messi told El Mundo Deportivo. “A footballer of his quality, with what…

EL Tri Hero Pardo Ready For U.S.

Fresh from a second half winner to see off Gold Cup darlings Guadeloupe, Mexico star Pavel Pardo is eyeing the chance to finally break their American slump against the U.S. National Team in the final. “In life you get opportunities,” stated the Bundesliga champion. “The last year has been tough and we’ve been unable to…

Lalas Cools Donovan Speculation

Los Angeles general manger Alexi Lalas has put to bed rumours that the club will be forced to deal Landon Donovan before next season. With David Beckham arriving soon, plus the recent additions of Carlso Pavon and Abel Xavier, observers were becoming concerned that the Galaxy were backing themselves into a salary cap corner. “Where…

Alan Smith To Sign For Newcastle

Manchester United’s Alan Smith is set to sign for Newcastle United after Sam Allardyce reportedly won the race for his signature. Smith has been deemed surplus to requirements at Old Trafford following the Premiership champions ambitious activity in the transfer market. The former Leeds United star, who has been used in midfield as well as…

Liverpool Ready To Break Record For Torres

The Sun claim that Liverpool are prepared to break their transfer record by spending £25million on Atletico Madrid striker Fernando Torres. Goal.com was first to reveal yesterday that Liverpool officials had flown to Spain to hold talks with Atletico over the 23-year-old Spain international. The Sun adds that Reds’ manager Rafael Benitez and chief executive…