Monthly Archives: August 2007

Nedved Pleads For Patience

Juventus will be hoping to get their return to Serie A off to a good start against Livorno. All eyes will be on the Bianconeri to see just how far up the table they can finish this term after winning promotion just 12 months after being relegated for match-fixing. However, veteran Czech winger Pavel Nedved…

Keller Signs With Fulham

After some time in limbo, Kasey Keller signed with Fulham today. The U.S. national teamer has spent the last 16 years in Europe but was looking for the right fit before signing another contract. “It’s fantastic to be back in the Premiership after a couple of year’s absence, and when the opportunity to join Fulham…

England Stunned By German Fightback

Frank Lampard’s early goal was not enough as Germany came from behind to beat England 2-1 at Wembley and heap more pressure on Steve McClaren. There was not a penalty in sight but Paul Robinson’s howler ensured England still experienced that familiar sinking feeling against their old rivals. Lampard’s first international goal for 12 months…

Hahnemann Eyes Top 10 Finish

Despite spending the off season rehabing a severely broken hand, Reading goalkeeper Marcus Hahnemann is off to an amazing start to the Premier Leage season. The American international has already shut out Manchester United and Everton. In a recent email exchange with Soccer365’s Lars Lifrak he talks about his team’s start, his amazing performance in…

Alves may leave Holland for Boro

Middlesbrough have offered Heerenveen nine million euros (£6.1m) for star striker Afonso Alves, according to a report in Holland. The 26-year-old Brazilian was top scorer in the Dutch Eredivisie last season with 34 goals and says he could move to Boro. “They are seriously interested in me,” Alves told De Telegraaf. “Middlesbrough have shown this,…

Pato Wants To Learn From Ronaldo

New AC Milan capture Alexandre Pato is playing down his soaring reputation. The 17-year-old, who joined the Rossoneri from Internacional in the summer, is seen as the great new hope of Brazilian football. But Pato, whose team-mates will include Kaka, Cafu and Ronaldo, believes there are players more deserving of that tag in Milan. Pato…

Mazzarri: I Can Tame Cassano

Sampdoria coach Walter Mazzarri feels he will be able to get the best out of new signing Antonio Cassano. Samp have finalised a year-long loan for the Italian international, who comes in from Real Real Madrid. “The lad called me and I am very, very happy about that,” said Mazzarri. “It was an important act…

Davies Banking On Feilhaber

Derby manager Billy Davies is banking on £1million midfielder signing Benny Feilhaber gaining international clearance to face Tottenham at White Hart Lane this weekend. Feilhaber joined the Rams on a three-year contract from Hamburg on Wednesday but was ineligible for the 1-0 defeat to Manchester City at Eastlands, the 22-year-old restricted to a warm-up session…

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Benitez 'Confident' Of Heinze Deal

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez has expressed his confidence in the outcome of his attempts to sign Gabriel Heinze from Manchester United. Red Devils boss Sir Alex Ferguson insists that he will not sell the full-back to Liverpool under any circumstances, even if they have met United’s valuation. Heinze has called in his lawyers and, after…

Adriano Eyes First Team Return

Internazionale striker Adriano has expressed his determination to force his way into Roberto Mancini’s plans for the new season. The Brazilian struggled to hold down a regular place in the Inter starting XI last season and received harsh criticism from national team coach Dunga concerning his laid-back attitude. But after looking sharp during pre-season and…

Terry Eager To Conquer Europe

Captain John Terry insists it would be “really disappointing” if Chelsea fail to overcome their “mental” block and win the Champions League this season. The Blues have been knocked out in the semi-finals of Europe’s top club competition by Liverpool in two of the last three seasons, despite going into both ties as favourites. And…

Keane aiming for flying start

Sunderland manager Roy Keane has called on his players “to hit the ground running” next week upon the club’s return to the Barclays Premier League. The Black Cats open their campaign with a tricky but not necessarily daunting trio of matches in eight days, starting at home to Tottenham, followed by trips to Birmingham and…