Liverpool host Queens Park Rangers on Sunday in the final game of the 2012/2013 Premier League season for both clubs. While the Reds are unable to move up or down from their spot at 7th in the table, they still have reason to play well at Anfield.
Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa has probably performed the best of any of our new arrivals, as the 23 year-old is quickly getting used to the English Premier League. Mapou Yanga-Mbiwa played well for Newcastle Mapou, as we've said before, is a leader both on and off the field, and he's been one of our best players [.
It's clear when Mike Ashley gave Alan Pardew and his coaches those eight year dealsbecausehe wanted some stability at the club, on which to build a successful side. Alan Pardew - I'm here for the long run And while Newcastle over-performedlast season we've under-performed this season, but with a bit of luck, we could even [.
Mike Ashley did this two years ago, before our last game against West Brom, and he's doing it again for our last game against Arsenal on Sunday. Mike Ashley offers £1M in bonuses Mike is offering £1M in bonuses to the non-playing staff if Newcastle can get a win on Sunday, and of course [...]
Soccer world, meet Jason Collins. On April 29 2013, the 34-year old professional basketball player became the first openly gay active athlete in the four major sports in the United States. Collins took the leap by writing his own article in Sports Illustrated, giving him a chance to tell his story.
What's next for Manchester United as the Red Devils try to predict a future without Sir Alex Ferguson at the helm? The managerial mastermind jumped with joy as Patrice Evra and Nemanja Vidic stepped aside and allowed the living legend to hoist the Barclays Premier League for United's record 20th time.
If you could bottle what it is that makes Arsenal put in a storming run at the end of the season, you would be a rich man. While Tottenham generally choke at the end to leave them disappointed and out of the Champions League, the Gunners come good and get the results we need, despite a mountain of pressure.
And so the end has come once again, the moment every ardent soccer fan dreads; the final kick of the ball, the last high-pitched call of the whistle, and the customary sign-off from FOX Soccer and ESPN (in the States) and Gary Lineker and the boys (in the UK).
It has been a long and eventful season in the Barclays Premier League, a mixed bag of triumphs and tumult, and once again the red side of Manchester is caught up in jubilant victory songs.
That's what this game is all about. The last game of the season before the boys head off for their holidays and us on the other side of the white line, scour the inter-web in hope that we've signed someone spectacular. One last effort is needed for the boys. Our record since the 2nd week of March stands at 8 wins and 2 draws in all competitions.
Jamie Carragher bows out of playing when Liverpool take on relegated Queens Park Rangers on Sunday at Anfield. Liverpool will be looking to celebrate Carragher's career in style as they round off the season at Anfield. The Reds have been in a good run of form and are unbeaten in their last seven Premier League outings.
Jamie Carragher will be playing his final game for Liverpool on Sunday 19th May 2013. having won two FA Cups, three League Cups, two Community Shields, one Champions League, one UEFA Cup and two Super Cups in his 16th years playing with the club he loves.
Naturally, it promises to be an emotional day for the crowd, if not the player himself who has vowed not to shed a single tear, preferring, instead to concentrate on the job of playing well on the pitch and ensuring that Liverpool emerge victorious in their final game of the Season.
QPR boss Harry Redknapp has hailed Jamie Carragher as "one of the greats" ahead of the Liverpool defender's retirement. The 35-year-old will play his 738th and final game for the Reds on Sunday against the Rs, bringing a 17-season playing career at Anfield to an end. And after winning five domestic cups and four European cups, including the Champions League, Carragher is up there with the best Liverpool has ever produced, according to Redknapp.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has revealed that he will try to lure players to Liverpool as soon as the transfer window opens. Rodgers is aware of the lack of depth in the squad and, with Jamie Carragher retiring, wants to set out early to have the longest possible time to prepare the team for next season.
Liverpool, Tottenham and Everton are targeting Parma talent Ishak Belfodil, according to reports. The 20-year-old Algerian international with a French passport is already a regular in Serie A with the Ducali. TMW claims that Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers has sent scouts to watch Belfodil in action on at least three occasions.
Liverpool appears to be at the front of the queue to prise Kurt Zouma away from St Etienne this summer. The 18-year-old is one of the brightest defensive prospects and has enjoyed a fine breakthrough season after coming through the club's youth ranks. The Reds are scouring the market for a centre back with Jamie Carragher retiring at the end of the season.
Roberto Martinez has warned Callum McManaman against a reported move to Liverpool, insisting he needs another season at Wigan. McManaman has enjoyed a sparkling breakthrough year at the DW Stadium, capped by a man of the match display in Wigan's shock FA Cup final triumph over Manchester City.
Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers was coy on the future of Andy Carroll, who is currently on loan at West Ham, insisting he will assess his progression at the end of the season. The striker, who joined Liverpool from Newcastle for £35 million in January 2011, linked up with Sam Allardyce's side last summer after being told he would be behind lone frontman Luis Suarez in the pecking order at Anfield.
During his nearly three full years with FC Dallas, Eric Avila came to be regarded as a great role player, someone who could come off the bench in the second half and provide some pace, vision and offensive creativity when the opposition might be starting to tire a bit.
It's a role the affable midfielder filled quite well until he was traded to Toronto FC in summer 2011.
Already crowned Ligue 1 champions, PSG strolled to a 3-1 win against Brest in David Beckham's final match in Paris before his retirement. Beckham was given a rare start and wore the captain's armband, along with a special pair of boots (pictured below) he designed himself with the names of each of his four kids and the shirt numbers he wore throughout his career.
For once, David Beckham had nowhere to go. There was nothing left to conquer. Winning in four different countries, this 38-year-old, though still capable, got the chance to depart the game as a winner, on his own terms.
Unlike many fans on the Just Arsenal website I am very pro Wenger. He has stuck with this club through thick and thin. When his best players, which he created, were leaving, when (and even now) we were having strong financial constraints. Would you really expect Wenger to willingly sell his best players and not replace them adequately?
Er ist umgeknickt und das bedeutet meistens nichts wahnsinnig Gutes.
Jürgen Klopp, Trainer von Borussia Dortmund, über das verletzungsbedingte Ausscheiden von Mats Hummels beim letzten Saisonspiel gegen die TSG 1899 Hoffenheim und dem jetzt befürchteten Ausfall von Mats Hummels für das Champions League Finale.
So, Saison endlich beendet! Bayern ist Meister, Dortmund ist Zweiter! Damit ist alles geklärt...denkt man, ist aber nicht so! Denn das eigentliche Highlight dieser Saison kommt erst noch und zwar nächsten Samstag. Dann steigt das Champions League Finale in London und da stehen sich wieder Bayern München und Borussia Dortmund gegenüber.
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England manager Roy Hodgson says that Chelsea, Manchester City and Tottenham Hotspur have "scotched" England's friendlies by scheduling post-season friendlies in the United States and, in Tottenham's case, The Bahamas.
Here's what Hodgson said:
"My thinking, which is based a lot on having been a club manager, is that they'll probably want a few days after the season ends, they won't want to go straight from the end of the season to us, so let them have a week and then we'll keep them a week and then they're free.
18.05.2013 -"El que busca la verdad escucha mi voz", respondió Jesús. Pilatos entonces dijo: "¿Qué es la verdad". SAN JUAN 18:38 Con goles de Diego Costa (´34) y Miranda (´98) Atlético Madrid venció (1-2) a Real Madrid (Cristiano Ronaldo ´14) en el Santiago Bernabeu y se consagró campeón de la Copa del Rey (12-13).
It took them 14 years to beat Real Madrid, but Atletico Madrid did in the grandest and most magnificent manner last night: At The Copa del Rey final. If you are a long-suffering fan of Los Colchoneros, Atletico's achievement at the Bernabeu belonged to you!
Tomorrow's game against DC United at RFK Stadium is a classic trap game for Sporting Kansas City. Sporting comes into the game coming off a big win over Houston on the road last week. DC on the other hand comes in on the backs of a 7 game winless run and lost their last home game 4-0 to Houston. So DC is at a point of extreme pressure to get a result.
Dynamo center back Jermaine Taylor, one of the team's most important players over the last two years, suffered a left shoulder injury in the eighth minute Saturday night against the New England Revolution.
Taylor suffered the injury after colliding with New England forward Dimitry Imbongo on a clean 50-50 challenge.
It has taken almost six months but Singapore have finally appointed a new coach to replace the now departed Radojko Avramovic and after months of less than frantic speculation, we are after all talking about Singapore where they are more concerned about Sir Alex Ferguson than their own national team, the Football Association have opted for Bernd Stange.
Starting Line Ups Fire GK Johnson D Segares, Berry, Anibaba, Thompson M Lindpere, Pause, Larentowicz, Duka F Rolfe, MacDonald Bench: Tornaghi, Videira, Bone, King, Alex, Amarikwa, MacDonald Union GK MacMath D Gaddis, Soumare, Okugo, Williams M Cruz, Carroll, Kleberson, Cruz, Farfan F LeToux, McInerney Bench: Konopka, Torres, Casey, Daniel, Fernandes, Albright, Hoppenot
Habt Ihr die Eier? Habt Ihr wirklich die Eier in der Hose? Diese Frage stellen die Frauen des Zürich und zwar ganz offiziell an die Spieler des FC Barcelona. Lionell Messi & Co. sind gefragt und ob sie die Herausforderung angesichts dieser Faktenlage annehmen, bleibt fraglich. Schließlich könnten sich die Männer ja nur blamieren, wenn [.
La presente columna la dedicaré a dos jugadores que han causado inquietud en la afición felina y ellos son Carlos Salcido e Israel Jiménez, ambos jugadores titulares del actual Tigres. ¿Por qué dedicar la columna a estos jugadores? La respuesta es muy sencilla, en estos días ha habido crítica y consternación por parte de la afición acerca de cuál es la situación de estos jugadores, en los diversos medios y redes sociales se maneja que se podría dar la salida de estos dos jugadores y la realidad es que todavía no existe nada claro acerca de esta situación.
Y cuando nadie le daba oportunidad, Los Reboceros de La Piedad ganan la final de ascenso y suben a La Liga MX.
En un partido muy cerrado La Piedad ganó el de vuelta 1-0 a Neza emparejando el marcador global 1-1 decidiéndose todo en los penales en los cuales Los Reboceros acertaron todos mientras que por Neza falló Ever Guzmán y con eso el equipo michoacano se gana el derecho de jugar en la Liga MX donde ocupará el lugar del Querétaro que a su vez por ser el descendido ocupará el sitio de La Piedad en el Ascenso MX.
Philadelphia Union starting XI: (4-4-2) Zac MacMath; Raymon Gaddis, Bakary Soumare, Amobi Okugo, Sheanon Williams; Brian Carroll, Danny Cruz, Kleberson, Michael Farfan; Jack McInerney, Sebastien Le Toux
Philadelphia Union bench: Chris Konopka, Chris Albright, Keon Daniel, Leo Fernandes, Roger Torres, Conor Casey, Antoine Hoppenot
Chicago Fire starting XI: (4-4-2) Sean Johnson; Wells Thompson, Jalil Anibaba, Austin Berry, Gonzalo Segares; Dilly Duka, Logan Pause, Jeff Larentowicz, Joel Lindpere; Patrick Nyarko; Chris Rolfe
Chicago Fire bench: Paolo Tornaghi, Michael Videira, Corben Bone, Brendan King, Alex, Quincy Amerikwa, Sherjill MacDonald
Prediction: The last time these two squads met, the Union won but things could have gone better.
David Beckham brought down the curtain on a glittering career tonight as a player and openly cried as he was being substituted 5 minutes from the end as all the PSG players stopped to hug the Englishman, Beckham even got applauded from opposing players and fans in a fitting tribute to the hard working midfielder who was never blessed with much more than technique and a big heart.
ALFORD TOWN 3-4 NORTH SOMERCOTES UNITED Friday 17th May 2013 East Lincolnshire Combination Division 1 East Street, Alford, Lincolnshire With the missus working an afternoon shift and then going out in the evening with friends, I decide to look around for any possible football fixtures, though this was more in hope than expectation.
Las esperanzas de que el campeonato Sub 17 llegara a las vitrinas del Club de Futbol Monterrey se esfumaron después de que no se pudiera avanzar a la Gran Final de la categoría.
Ante un público que conforme avanzaba el tiempo más se metía en el partido, Rayados pisaba el césped de una de las canchas de El Cerrito con el objetivo de revertir un marcador favorable a las Águilas del América por 1-0, logrado en el juego de ida.
Con una gran exhibición, los felinos Sub-20 vencieron 3-1 al Toluca(global 4-2) y se aseguraron su lugar en la final del torneo Sub-20 de la Liga MX. El encuentro se realizó en el Estadio Universitario a las 10:00 de este sábado, presentándose una buena entrada de la afición que respondió a la invitación del Club mediante sus redes sociales y aprovechando que no tendría costo.
Jurgen Klinsmann wasn't ducking questions when grilled about his U.S. Men's National Team roster decisions on Friday. He laid down his decision-making process for everything from Stuart Holden's inclusion to the absence of former U.S. captain Carlos Bocanegra.
Sam Allardyce has revealed he's hopeful West Ham can tie up a permanent deal for on-loan Liverpool striker Andy Carroll ‘as quickly as possible'. The 24-year-old has proved a popular figure among Hammers fans, and despite only bagging seven goals, has won a recall to the England team following a good run of form.
Liverpool's Jamie Carragher will bring the curtain down on a 16-year playing career on Sunday but he has not ruled out a return to the game. The 35-year-old, due to lead the side out on his 737th appearance for the club against QPR, will become a television pundit next season. However, he accepts nothing will ever replace the buzz of the dressing room and the only job which will come close to that would be as a coach.
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