Monthly Archives: October 2007

Henry: I need to adapt

MADRID, Oct 30 (Reuters) – Striker Thierry Henry has admitted he is not performing as well for Barcelona as he did for Arsenal and needs more time to adapt to his Spanish club’s style of football. “The Arsenal Henry was at Arsenal, now I’m at Barcelona and you won’t see the Arsenal Henry any more,”…

FIFA end World Cup rotation policy

ZURICH, Oct 29 (Reuters) – FIFA’s executive committee has voted unanimously to end its policy of rotating the hosting of World Cups through its six continental confederations. By Mark Ledsom Confirming the decision on Monday, FIFA president Sepp Blatter said the rotation policy had been dropped with effect from the 2018 World Cup. Blatter added…

Scholes out for three months

LONDON, Oct 29 (Reuters) – Manchester United midfielder Paul Scholes will be out for three months with knee ligament damage, the Premier League champions said on Monday. “He will undergo an operation on Thursday and will be out for approximately 12 weeks,” the club said on their Web site (www.manutd.com). Scholes, 32, suffered the injury…

Fergie – Hargreaves Is Fit

MANCHESTER, England, Oct 26 (Reuters) – England midfielder Owen Hargreaves has recovered from the knee injury that has stalled his Manchester United career since his move from Bayern Munich in July, club manager Alex Ferguson said on Friday. Hargreaves, who has played just three games since the move because of tendinitis, would start against Middlesbrough…

Kaka Leaves Door Open For Real

MILAN, Oct 26 (Reuters) – AC Milan playmaker Kaka has refused to rule out a move to Real Madrid following fresh speculation on Friday. The European champions spent most of the close season repelling Real’s advances for the 25-year-old Brazilian and reports in Italy and Spain have said Real president Florentino Perez is ready to…

Ryan Out As US WNT Coach

U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati announced today that the contract of U.S. Women’s National Team head coach Greg Ryan will not be renewed when it expires at the end of 2007, ending his nearly three-year tenure as the team’s head coach. “At the conclusion of each world championship cycle, every national team’s performance is closely…

Mourinho: I Won't Coach England

Jose Mourinho has ruled himself out of the running to replace under-fire England manager Steve McClaren. There is speculation that McClaren’s tenure as national team boss could be coming to an end after England’s Euro 2008 qualification hopes were taken out of their own hands with a 2-1 defeat by Russia in Moscow. England now…

Birmingham-Southern Soccer Camp

Birmingham-Southern soccer Camp … much more than just training … College Opportunities for Student Athletes magazine, since 1991, written with several hundred college coaches, specifically to help subscribers get to college and on the team … often with full scholarships. Summer camps are, in our opinion, the best way to get to know the college…

Mourinho tipped for England job

Former Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho is believed to be the clear favourite to manage England if FA chiefs decide to sack Steve McClaren. The ‘Special One’ cannot manage another Premier League club in the near future without compromising his compensation package from Chelsea, but he is known to be happy living in England. The FA…

Ohio State Soccer Camps

Ohio State Soccer Camps… much more than just training … College Opportunities for Student Athletes magazine, since 1991, written with several hundred college coaches, specifically to help subscribers get to college and on the team … often with full scholarships. Summer camps are, in our opinion, the best way to get to know the college…