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Arena Keen On Ireland Job

Former USA coach Bruce Arena has revealed his interest in the Republic of Ireland job. Arena, who has also expressed an interest in the vacant Scotland manager’s job, is keen to get back into management and has set his sights on a move overseas. The 56-year-old is currently out of work after leaving MLS side…

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C Ronaldo: I Want To Get Even Better

Cristiano Ronaldo is determined to use comparisons with Manchester United’s legendary ‘Holy Trinity’ as motivation to get even better. The names of George Best, Denis Law and Bobby Charlton still roll off the tongue as easily as they did in their 1960s heyday. They were afforded their nickname by United fans as recognition of their…

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City owner admits Adriano interest

Manchester City owner Thaksin Shinawatra has confirmed that the Blues want to sign Inter Milan’s troubled Brazilian striker Adriano. The 25-year-old, once one of the most feared strikers in Serie A, has hardly featured for the last two seasons after battling fitness problems. But he has been attending a training camp in Sao Paulo in…

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Adu Keeps Nose To Grindstone

Benfica starlet Freddy Adu reports that he is satisfied with the personal progress being made since arriving from MLS during the summer. The teen U.S. international has mostly played off the bench this season, but has had some success and isn’t ready to rock the boat. “It is a very competitive environment, and everyone is…

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Van Der Sar Hails 'Fantastic' Draw

Holland goalkeeper Edwin van der Sar is not concerned at playing in Euro 2008′s “Group of Death”, instead describing the games as “fantastic.” In Sunday’s draw in Lucerne, the Oranje were pooled in Group C with a Romania team that outperformed them in qualifying as well as both World Cup finalists, Italy and France. The…

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France, Italy, Holland in Group of Death

World Cup winners Italy and two-time European champions France were plunged into a fearsome ‘Group of Death’ when the draw for the Euro 2008 finals was made in Lucerne. The two European superpowers will face Marco van Basten’s Holland as well as up-and-coming Romania, who finished above the Dutch in their qualifying group, when the…