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Drogba Lost Passion for the Game

Chelsea striker Didier Drogba admits he has lost some of the passion he had for football this season. “This summer, I no longer had a head for football, I’d completely lost the fire” he told France Football magazine. “I felt completely extinguished. For the first time in my career, I’d lost the passion for football….

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Gerrard Arrested After Bar Fight

Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has been arrested following an alleged assault in a Southport bar in the early hours of Monday morning. The England international was arrested along with five other men on suspicion of assault after police were called to the scene at 2:30am GMT. A police spokesman said: “Merseyside Police is investigating an…

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Dempsey's Double Earns Draw with Chelsea

Two goals from Clint Dempsey secured a 2-2 draw for Fulham at Craven Cottage on Sunday against Premier League title chasers Chelsea. The Cottagers took an unexpected lead when Dempsey sneaked in unmarked at the far post following Simon Davies’ curling free-kick from the left which avoided all the Chelsea defenders. Luiz Felipe Scolari brought…

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Fabregas Injury Could Open Wenger Wallet

Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger admits he might spend in January following Cesc Fabregas’ knee injury. The Gunners’ captain suffered a partial rupture to his medial ligament during Sunday’s 1-1 draw with Liverpool, and may be sidelined for up to four months. “The news is not good,” Wenger said. “It will take three to four months,…

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Owen Says He's Staying At Newcastle

Newcastle striker Michael Owen has addressed speculation about his future, saying he will stay at St James’ Park until at least the end of the season. Owen has been linked with a number of high profile Premier League clubs, prompting rumours he would leave the Magpies during the January transfer window. The England international said:…

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Ancelotti Ready To Play Beckham

AC Milan coach Carlo Ancelotti insists David Beckham will come into contention for a starting berth when his side face Roma on January 11. Beckham watched as his new club demolished Udinese 5-1 on Sunday to move into third position in Serie A with a stylish performance at the San Siro. The England international officially…

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Ten-Man Gunners Hold Liverpool

Liverpool missed a chance to go four points clear at the top of the Premier League table following a tight 1-1 draw with ten-man Arsenal. Reds manager Rafael Benitez did not travel to the Emirates Stadium following surgery to remove kidney stones and assistant Sammy Lee stepped in. Arsenal took the lead after 24 minutes…

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Champs League Draw: EPL vs Serie A

The draw for the first knock out stage of the Champions League took place on Friday and three of the English clubs found themselves drawn against Italian opposition. Defending champions Manchester United, drawn last, were put up against Jose Mourniho’s Inter Milan, while Arsenal got AS Roma and Chelsea were drawn against Juventus. Liverpool were…

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Sir Alex Blasts Real Madrid Ronaldo Claims

Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson has unleashed an attack on Real Madrid after the club claimed Cristiano Ronaldo will move to Spain in January. Ferguson thought Real would halt their pursuit of the Ballon D’Or winner after he convinced Ronaldo to remain at Old Trafford last summer, but Real director Pedro Trapote has stated…

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Crew Stadium To Host U.S. vs Mexico WCQ'er

For the third consecutive time in final round qualifying for the FIFA World Cup, U.S. Soccer has selected Columbus Crew Stadium to host the home leg between the United States and Mexico on Feb. 11th. The match in Columbus is the first of five qualifiers in the Final Round to be played in the United…

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Manchester United Advance to Club WC Final

Wayne Rooney came off the bench to score a brace as Manchester United beat Gamba Osaka 5-3 to book their place in the Club World Cup final. United went into the break with a comfortable 2-0 lead after Nemanja Vidic and Cristiano Ronaldo both headed the Red Devils ahead. And Rooney’s introduction led to a…

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Scolari Unhappy With Chelsea's Home Form

Chelsea boss Luis Felipe Scolari believes they need to improve their home form if they wish to secure the Premier League title. The Blues failed to win their third successive home game against a struggling West Ham on Sunday, earning a solitary point from the 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge. The result prevented the London…

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Michael Owen Eyeing Out A Move

Newcastle boss Joe Kinnear admits it is unlikely that Michael Owen will stay with the club. On Tuesday, Kinnear will enter negotiations with Owen as well as a number of other players approaching the end of their respective contracts. According to the Magpies boss, he could have his hands full in persuading the England striker…

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Schuster Out, Ramos In at Real Madrid

Real Madrid have sacked Bernd Schuster as manager and replaced him with former Tottenham boss Juande Ramos until the end of the season. The 54-year-old will lead the Spanish side for the first time on Wednesday evening for their Champions League match at home to Zenit St Petersburg. Real are currently fifth in the Primera…

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US WNT wins the U-20 World Cup

The U.S. Under-20 Women’s National Team got goals from Sydney Leroux and Alex Morgan, both first-half strikes from outside the penalty area, to defeat Korea DPR 2-1 and win the 2008 FIFA Under-20 Women’s World Cup. For Leroux, it was her fifth goal of the tournament as she earned the Golden Shoe as the tournamen’s…