Yearly Archives: 2010

Manchester United to Play MLS All Stars

The blockbuster tour eagerly anticipated by soccer fans across North America becomes a reality this summer. Major League Soccer announced today that 2009 English Premier League champion Manchester United will face the MLS All-Stars in the 2010 AT&T MLS All-Star Game at Reliant Stadium, in Houston, Texas, on Wednesday, July 28 (live on ESPN2 and…

Rooney wins Player of the Year Award

Manchester United’s Wayne Rooney has been named the PFA Player of the Year, with Aston Villa’s James Milner winning the Young Player gong. Rooney’s selection ahead of Cesc Fabregas, Carlos Tevez and Didier Drogba means United have supplied the winner of the award for a fourth successive year. The 24-year-old has been in sensational form…

Fabregas will not join Barcelona

Arsenal chairman Peter Hill-Wood has revealed Barcelona have assured the Gunners they will not table a bid for Cesc Fabregas this summer. Speculation has long linked the Arsenal captain with a return to the Catalan club, where he spent several years as a youth player before moving to north London. Barca star Lionel Messi was…

Man City's Adebayor Quits Togo

Manchester City and Togo striker Emmanuel Adebayor has announced his retirement from international soccer with immediate effect. Adebayor has made the decision in the wake of the attack on the Togo team during this year’s African Nations Cup, in which three people were killed. A statement from the 26-year-old on City’s official website read: “Following…

Manchester United to sign Chicharito

Manchester United have announced a deal with Chivas de Guadalajara to sign striker Javier Hernandez for an undisclosed fee. The Mexican forward will complete his move to Old Trafford on July 1, subject to a work permit.Hernandez, 21, is also known as ‘Chicharito’ and has scored four goals in four appearances for the Mexico national…

Holden Expected To Miss 6 Weeks

Bolton midfielder Stuart Holden faces at least the next six weeks on the sidelines his right fibula was fractured in the USA vs Holland friendly Wednesday. Holden, who joined Wanderers in January on a short-term deal until the end of the season, sustained the injury during United States’ 2-1 friendly defeat to Holland. Holden had…