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Tigers boss offers Altidore lifeline

Hull manager Phil Brown is prepared to forgive and forget following Jozy Altidore’s breach of club discipline at the weekend. The American teenager incurred the wrath of his boss on Saturday when he was late reporting for duty ahead of a 0-0 draw with Portsmouth. Altidore was subsequently removed from the Tigers squad for failing…


Aquilani set for debut at Arsenal

Alberto Aquilani could make his Liverpool first-team debut in the Reds’ Carling Cup fourth-round tie at Arsenal on Wednesday. The £20million Italian midfielder has been fully involved in Liverpool’s training this week, and is clearly being considered for a role – probably from the bench – at the Emirates Stadium. Liverpool are being extra careful…


Robinho 'happy' about Barca interest

Brazil star Robinho believes his ambition to be the best player in the world would be better served playing for Barcelona than Manchester City. However the Samba sizzler insists he is not trying to force a move away from the ambitious Eastlands outfit. Robinho, who only joined City just over a year ago for a…


adidas Predator X

This is the tenth incarnation of adidas’ game changing Predator. The Predator X was created for the leaders on the field; powerful players like Benzema, Gerrard, Van Persie and Beckham. Every single element is designed to improve performance. What do you think of the newest edition of the adidas Predator? This is the place to…


AZ stun Arsenal with late goal

Arsenal paid the price for a sloppy second half as AZ Alkmaar equalized in stoppage time to earn a 1-1 draw in Champions League Group H. Gunners skipper Cesc Fabrgeas has been in sparkling form for Arsene Wenger’s men, and opening the scoring at the DSB Stadium after coolly slotting home a simple tap-in on…


Liverpool rocked by Lyon, Lose 4th Straight Match

Lyon piled the pressure on Rafa Benitez with a 2-1 Champions League Group E win at Anfield to condemn Liverpool to their fourth straight loss. The Reds went into the match needing a morale-boosting victory to lift spirits ahead of Sunday’s colossal showdown with champions Manchester United. And when the hosts went into the interval…


Ronaldo relishing Real freedom

Cristiano Ronaldo believes he can use the greater freedom he has at Real Madrid to become an even better player. The Portuguese winger was named European and World Player of the Year during a successful spell with Manchester United but insists there is still room for improvement. Having left Old Trafford for the Bernabeu in…


Milan duo to miss Real battle

AC Milan will be without injured duo Gennaro Gattuso and Marco Storari for Wednesday’s Champions League showdown at Real Madrid. The Rossonero club confirmed both players have not been included in coach Leonardo’s team selection for the encounter in the Spanish capital. Veteran midfielder Gattuso is recovering from a knock on his knee sustained while…


Onyewu facing long spell on sidelines

AC Milan defender Oguchi Onyewu will undergo tests in the coming days to determine the extent of his knee injury. Onyewu hurt his left knee playing for the United States during Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier against Costa Rica. A statement from AC Milan read: “The US football federation have informed us of Oguchi Onyewu’s…


Davies To Require Long Recovery

U.S. National Soccer Team forward Charlie Davies is in serious but stable condition and resting following several hours of surgery at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. to treat injuries suffered in a one-car accident on the George Washington Parkway early Tuesday morning in Northern Virginia. Davies suffered a lacerated bladder and fractures to the…


Charlie Davies Injured in One-Car Wreck

U.S. National Soccer Team forward Charlie Davies is in stable condition following injuries sustained in a one-car accident on the George Washington Parkway early Tuesday morning in Northern Virginia. There was one fatality in the accident. Davies is currently undergoing surgery at Washington Hospital Center in Washington, D.C. U.S. Soccer will release additional information when…


USMNT Line Up Denmark Date

The United States Men’s National Team will face fellow 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers Denmark on Wednesday, Nov. 18, in Aarhus, Denmark The match will be the 11th international on foreign soil for the United States in 2009, including five matches in the run to the final of the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup. The match…


USMNT Clinches World Cup Berth

The U.S. Men’s National Team qualified for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa in dramatic fashion with a 3-2 win against Honduras with five goals scored and a penalty missed by Honduras in a heart-stopping second half. More than 45,000 Honduran supporters rocked Estadio Olímpico in San Pedro Sula, uniting behind their national…


Places to Watch the USA – Honduras match

The USA – Honduras World Cup Qualifying match on Saturday night will not be televised by any network or cable channel. So, we’re here to help – here’s a list of bars and restaurants where you’ll be able to find the match. If you know of any more, please add them in the comments section….