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Ronaldo Thinks Quintuple Possible

Manchester United star Cristiano Ronaldo is confident the team can win five trophies this season. United have experienced a mini-slump recently losing their last two matches, but Ronaldo feels the Red Devils can come back from the international break and aim for the quintuple. Ronaldo said: “All the guys have to continue playing like we…

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Lampard Hails Capello Effect

Frank Lampard believes Fabio Capello’s contagious conviction has inspired a winning mentality into the England set-up. The country’s 4-0 demolition of Slovakia on Saturday, coupled with an unbeaten World Cup qualifying run (four wins from four), has the Chelsea midfielder, among others, singing the Italian’s praises. “Fabio Capello was exactly what we needed,” Lampard said…

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Rossi Price Set Sky High By Villarreal

Giuseppe Rossi’s agent has warned suitors of the Villarreal striker that he will cost them 40million euros. The former Manchester United player has scored 12 goals in 21 Primera Liga games for Villarreal this season, earning the interest of Juventus among others. But Federico Pastorello has warned that Villarreal will not sell on the cheap….

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Mourinho Would Snap Up Man Utd Chance

Inter Milan boss Jose Mourinho says managing Manchester United is one of the biggest jobs in football. Sir Alex Ferguson is tipped to step down in the next year or two and Mourinho is one of the favourites to take over at Old Trafford. The Portuguese tactician says he would jump at the chance. Mourinho…

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Barca Make Messi Position Clear

Spanish giants Barcelona have stated in no uncertain terms that star player Lionel Messi is not for sale, at any price, to anyone, in response to the Argentine being linked to Manchester City. Messi, who joined Barca as a child, was linked to City in January and in an attempt to avoid any speculation in…

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Vancouver Awarded MLS Expansion Team

Vancouver will be the home of Major League Soccer’s 17th team, Commissioner Don Garber announced today. The Vancouver MLS team will begin play in 2011 at the newly-renovated BC Place Stadium in the city’s downtown entertainment district. The venue will undergo approximately $365 million CDN in improvements before the new MLS team takes to the…

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Tevez Set For Permanent ManUnited Move

Manchester United look set to complete a permanent deal for Carlos Tevez after losing out on a move for Lyon striker Karim Benzema. The GBP 30 million-rated French hitman was receiving interest from a number of top European clubs, with Red Devils manager Sir Alex Ferguson keen on his services, but the 21-year-old has now…

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Ibrahimovic To Barcelona?

Reports have stated that Inter Milan star Zlatan Ibrahimovic is looking to transfer to FC Barcelona in the summer. The Sweden international is reportedly looking for a fresh start, with the hopes of tasting Champions League glory at Camp Nou. And with his manager Mino Raiola stating that nobody can tie Ibrahimovic to Inter, speculation…

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Liverpool Looking for a Flawless Finish

Liverpool boss Rafael Benitez believes they must win all of their remaining nine games, to have a genuine shot of beating Manchester United to the Premier League title. The Reds hammered the table toppers 4-1 on Saturday, cutting United’s lead to just four points, although Sir Alex Ferguson’s men still have a game in hand….

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Gunners Edge-Out Roma On Penalties

Arsenal sneaked past Roma 6-7 on penalties in a dramatic Champions League last-16 encounter at the Stadio Olimpico on Wednesday. The aggregate lead Arsenal took into the match was wiped out nine minutes into the clash thanks to Silveira Juan. A cross along the ground from Francesco Totti went through Rodrigo Taddei’s legs and found…

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Barca Stroll Into Quarters

Barcelona stamped their ticket to the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals with a 5-2 win over Olympique Lyonnais at the Camp Nou on Wednesday evening. The home side took advantage of a four goal outburst over 18 minutes in the first half to seal the win. Thierry Henry led the way for Barca opening the scoring…

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Red Devils Outclass Mourinho's Men

Manchester United clinched a place in the Champions League quarter-finals with a comfortable 2-0 win against Inter Milan at Old Trafford on Wednesday. The defending Champions League winners were out of the blocks in a flash scoring the opening goal in the fourth minute. A curling Michael Carrick corner-kick from the right found Nemanja Vidic…

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Seven heaven for Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich made easy work of Sporting Clube de Portugal in their 7-1 win at the Football Arena in Munich in the second league of UEFA Champions League action on Tuesday night. The home side was under no pressure heading into the match having won the first match 5-0. Lukas Podolski lead the way with…

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Drogba Strike Sinks Juve

A late strike from Didier Drogba helped Chelsea squeeze past a determined Juventus side 3-2 on aggregate in their Champions League last-16 clash at the Stadio Olimpico on Tuesday. The Italian outfit suffered an early setback when their playmaker Pavel Nedved was forced to leave the field with an injury, following a couple of hefty…

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Liverpool Blasts Real Madrid in Anfield

Liverpool coasted into the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals with a resounding 4-0 win over Real Madrid at Anfield on Tuesday night. Stephen Gerrard lead the way for the home side on a brace with goals on either side of the halftime break. The outcome in the match mirrors the teams’ recent form in the UEFA…