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U.S. MNT To Face Argentina

(ussoccer.com) The U.S. Men’s National Team will face Argentina at Giants Stadium on June 8 to cap off a trio of friendlies before kicking off 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifying. The match against the world’s No. 1 ranked team follows a two-game tour in Europe where the U.S. will take on England on May 28…

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I Will Stay at Real Madrid – Schuster

Real Madrid coach Bernd Schuster is confident he will be in charge of the Spanish champions next year even if they fail to defend their title. Schuster has had to contend with rumours that former Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho is set to replace him at the end of the season ever since Madrid crashed out…

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Sir Alex compares Ronaldo to George Best

Sir Alex Ferguson has admitted that there are plenty of similarities between Cristiano Ronaldo and Manchester United legend George Best. Ronaldo has been in sparkling form all season and his second goal against Bolton last week took his tally for the current campaign to 33. That broke Best’s club record for goals from a midfielder…

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France Spoil Beckham's Landmark

David Beckham won his 100th cap for England but had little cause to celebrate as a Franck Ribery penalty earned France victory in the friendly international in Paris. Beckham picked up a yellow card and played for 63 minutes before leaving the pitch to a standing ovation from both sets of fans and being replaced…

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Beasley eyes shock Rangers FC return

DaMarcus Beasley believes he could return for Rangers before the end of the season after a miraculous recovery from knee ligament damage. The 25-year-old was initially told to aim for pre-season training when he suffered severe knee ligament damage in a collision during Gers’ Champions League clash in Stuttgart last November. But after a stint…

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Drogba: We can take title from United

Didier Drogba believes Chelsea’s win over Arsenal has given them a real chance of Premier League glory and ended the Gunners’ own title hopes. The Ivorian striker believes the hard-earned victory will inspire the Blues to further success this season. Drogba declared: “Arsenal are not there now, they lost the game, maybe it is going…

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Man City chasing Barcelona's Dos Santos

Manchester City have expressed an interest in Barcelona’s 18-year-old forward Giovani dos Santos, according to the player’s father Zizinho. Mexico international Dos Santos broke into Barca’s senior squad last season, but the rise of fellow young star Bojan Krkic has limited his appearances in the Catalan giants’ starting XI this year. “There is interest from…

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Kaka: My best is yet to come

AC Milan playmaker Kaka has sent out a warning to his rivals, claiming that his best is yet to come and that only Milan can help him reach it. Kaka won both the Ballon d’Or and the FIFA World Player of the Year during an excellent campaign last year, which culminated in the Brazilian winning…

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Drogba Double Downs Arsenal

A stunning double from Didier Drogba kept Chelsea’s title hopes alive after they came from behind to beat Arsenal 2-1 at Stamford Bridge. The Ivory Coast striker scored two goals in eight minutes after Bacary Sagna had put the Gunners in front. Drogba’s goals stretched Chelsea’s unbeaten home league record to 78 games – but…

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Beckham Back For England

David Beckham has been included in the England squad to face France in a friendly next week. Beckham will be hopeful of winning his 100th cap in Paris next week after the midfielder was included in Fabio Capello’s provisional 30-man squad. Arsenal’s Theo Walcott and Middlesbrough’s central defender David Wheater have also been called up…

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Thierry Henry Rules Out Return to England

Barcelona ace Thierry Henry says he has no intention of returning to England despite admitting his form has been affected by family problems. Much has been made of Henry’s struggles since his transfer to the Nou Camp from Arsenal. The 30-year-old admitted last week that any dip in performance was because he was “not happy”…

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Messi wary of Premiership quartet

Lionel Messi admits England’s four contenders in the Champions League pose the biggest threat to Barcelona in this season’s competition. The Catalan giants avoided any of the English sides in the quarter-finals draw after being paired with German outfit Schalke. Messi is a big fan of Premier League football and he is confirmed admirer of…

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PSV ends Tottenham's UEFA Cup

Juande Ramos’ dream of a UEFA Cup hat-trick ended despite a stunning Dimitar Berbatov volley as Tottenham crashed out on penalties against PSV Eindhoven in Holland . Ramos has endured a few scares winning the competition with Sevilla in the past two seasons – goalkeeper Andres Palop scored at this stage a year ago –…

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Mancini revelation rocks Inter Milan

Inter Milan players were left stunned by coach Roberto Mancini’s announcement he will leave the club in the summer. Despite having a four-year contract with the Nerazzurri, Mancini announced his wish to leave the club shortly after his team’s elimination from the Champions League at the hands of Liverpool last night. Although Mancini revealed he…

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Sir Alex Ferguson: EPL is top dog

Sir Alex Ferguson claims that the Premier League is “the best in Europe” after all four sides reached the Champions League quarterfinals. England has become the first country to have four teams in the last eight of the Champions League after Liverpool defeated Inter Milan in Italy to join Manchester United, Arsenal and Chelsea in…