Manchester United

Louis van Gaal bringing the best out of Marouane Fellaini

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His ragged mane, flailing arms and rangy somatotype make Marouane Fellaini one of the most outwardly complex-looking players around. But—those sharp elbows aside—there's something fundamentally endearing about the manner in which the Manchester United midfielder plays the game.

The Belgian has been central to the Red Devils' emphatic victories over Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool as of late, before building on that form with a brace for his national team.

Louis van Gaal bringing the best out of Marouane Fellaini

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His ragged mane, flailing arms and rangy somatotype make Marouane Fellaini one of the most outwardly complex-looking players around. But—those sharp elbows aside—there's something fundamentally endearing about the manner in which the Manchester United midfielder plays the game.

The Belgian has been central to the Red Devils' emphatic victories over Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool as of late, before building on that form with a brace for his national team.

Mexico striker Chicharito admits he’s frustrated at Real Madrid

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Javier Hernandez has voiced his disappointment over a lack of playing time at Real Madrid.

The Mexico international, nicknamed Chicharito, joined the European champions last summer on a season-long loan from Manchester United and has made just one Primera Division start since.

Real have an option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season but the 26-year-old forward is unlikely to remain at the Bernabeu stadium.

Mexico striker Chicharito admits he’s frustrated at Real Madrid

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Javier Hernandez has voiced his disappointment over a lack of playing time at Real Madrid.

The Mexico international, nicknamed Chicharito, joined the European champions last summer on a season-long loan from Manchester United and has made just one Primera Division start since.

Real have an option to make the deal permanent at the end of the season but the 26-year-old forward is unlikely to remain at the Bernabeu stadium.

Man Utd boss Louis van Gaal one of the best in the world, says ex-Chelsea star

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Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal is one of the best managers in the world, according to former Chelsea striker Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink....

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Man Utd midfielder Ander Herrera showing his worth, says Bryan Robson

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Ander Herrera is starting to show his worth at Manchester United after a slow start, according to club legend Bryan Robson. The Spaniard, having...

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Zinedine Zidane says it’s natural Chelsea and Man Utd target Paul Pogba has admirers

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Zinedine Zidane has said it is normal that Juventus star Paul Pogba is receiving interest from a number of clubs across Europe following his...

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Newcastle United

Newcastle’s record profits raise more questions than answers among fans

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Newcastle have announced record profits of £18.7million for last season but fans say the figures have provoked more questions than answers.

The club have not released the full annual report, only selected highlights with no detailed explanation as to how £28.5million of extra costs have been incurred.

Newcastle’s record profits raise more questions than answers among fans

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Newcastle have announced record profits of £18.7million for last season but fans say the figures have provoked more questions than answers.

The club have not released the full annual report, only selected highlights with no detailed explanation as to how £28.5million of extra costs have been incurred.

Newcastle Chief Executive Hints At Top Squad

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If you read Lee Charley's statement that was issued this morning with Newcastle's financial results, you can read into that several times that Newcastle intend to build up the playing staff. Lee Charnley Newcastle's Managing Director This is what Managing Director Lee Charnley said this morning: "The Club benefits from a supportive owner and [.

This International Striker Not Coming To Newcastle

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We always thought that Marseilles striker Andre-Pierre Gignac was too old at 29 to be a serious target for Newcastle United, and today there is news he is to move to Russia and Dynamo Moscow. Andre-Pierre Gignac- 29 year-old not coming to Newcastle Newcastle's transfer policy could change in the summer and we may bring [.

Fierce Backlash At Newcastle Over Record Financial Results

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There have been lots of questions about the record revenues and profits that Newcastle announced this morning at around 10:00 am Newcastle time. Mike Ashley needs to spend the money We may just be too cynical, but when there was a report yesterday that we would be spending £60M in the summer transfer window, [.

Magpies Interested In Italian who Who Loves Newcastle

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There are reports coming out of Italy that Newcastle may make a move for Napoli goalkeeper, Luigi Sepe, who has already said he loves Newcastle United. 23 year-old Luigi Sepe on loan at Empoliloves Newcastle Sepe joined his hometown club over seven years ago and made his debut in Serie A against Fiorentina in [.

Major League Soccer

Staying with an MLS club

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The list of the players staying with the same MLS club makes a point about the Houston Dynamo and Real Salt Lake. Read More

10 things we learned from gameweek 4 of MLS

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Here are the 10 things we learned from gameweek 4of MLS.

1. Why did we play this weekend?

MLS has consistently played through FIFA international breaks. That was the case this weekend too, with the likes of Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore, Nick Rimando, Robbie Keane and others absent and on international duty instead of playing for their club teams.

10 things we learned from gameweek 4 of MLS

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Here are the 10 things we learned from gameweek 4of MLS.

1. Why did we play this weekend?

MLS has consistently played through FIFA international breaks. That was the case this weekend too, with the likes of Clint Dempsey, Michael Bradley, Jozy Altidore, Nick Rimando, Robbie Keane and others absent and on international duty instead of playing for their club teams.

Bob Bradley offers struggling MLS teams a better coaching alternative; By Steve Davis

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Funny how history changes the way we look at things.

Where some fans and media once lamented the Plain Jane, highly vanilla ways under former U.S. manager Bob Bradley, you wonder if some of those very same people are longing for the stability and general predictability of Bob Bradley?

Time will tell if Jurgen Klinsmann's quirky ways will displace the American effort from its comfort zone or if his time in charge will finish as "something different, but not a step forward?

Bob Bradley offers struggling MLS teams a better coaching alternative

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Funny how history changes the way we look at things.

Where some fans and media once lamented the Plain Jane, highly vanilla ways under former U.S. manager Bob Bradley, you wonder if some of those very same people are longing for the stability and general predictability of Bob Bradley?

Time will tell if Jurgen Klinsmann's quirky ways will displace the American effort from its comfort zone or if his time in charge will finish as "something different, but not a step forward?

San Jose Earthquakes

Rowe (2 goals) Named to MLS Team of Week

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Kelyn Rowe's two-goal performance against the San Jose Earthquakes on Saturday was good enough to get a spot on the MLS Team of the Week for week 4.

Rowe's first strike which also snapped the Revolution's season-opening goal drought came in the 21st minute, while his second one arrived in the 37th minute.

Technically Speaking: #NEvSJ

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Photo credit: Kari Heistad/capturedumages.biz

*Editor's note: For this week's edition of "Technically Speaking," we're trying out a Q & A format with our coach and former pro Rick Sewall to get his perspective on Saturday's match. Let us know what you think!

Were you surprised that, after countless golden opportunities were wasted by the Revs during the last two weeks, their first goal comes from a deflected shot?

MLS Team Of Week: What Two Revs Made It

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A look at the whoscored.com MLS Team of the Week shows that for the first time, two New England Revolution players made the Best X1 as Chris Tierney and Kelyn Rowe impressed in the Revs win over the San Jose Earthquakes at the weekend.

With his two goals I thought that Rowe had a chance for Player of the Week honors, but his performance was only the second best performance of week four as Sporting Kansas defender Ike Opara had an even better day in SKC's 1-0 win over New York City FC.

Union Academy U-16 team drops first game of GA Cup finals in Dallas

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The Philadelphia Union Academy team opened Group C play in the Generation Adidas Cup finals with a 4-0 loss to Brazilian club Palmeiras on Sunday.

The Union Academy's quest for a second Generation Adidas Cup got off to a rocky start with a 4-0 loss to Brazilian club Palmeiras Sunday.

Palmeiras opened the scoring with a free kick in the first half and added three goals in the second half of the 70-minute game to open Group C play.

Arsenal

How Fabregas could HELP Arsenal to keep Bellerin!!

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The Arsenal and Spain international Hector Bellerin turned 20-years old 10 days ago and as well as celebrating that event, the young Gunners has plenty of reasons to be happy about the season so far. The right back has grabbed his chance of impressing in the first team after the shoulder injury picked up by [.

Ozil explains how Arsenal have turned weakness into STRENGTH

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It has been said of Arsenal in recent years that although the squad may have been a bit light in certain areas, with the forward options, defensive strength and the keeper situation all having caused us problems and attracted scorn in the last five years or so, there has never been a shortage of small [.

Aleksandar Mitrovic wanted by Arsenal

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Arsenal are planning a £10m summer bid for Anderlecht striker Aleksandar Mitrovic, according to The Sun. The 20-year-old Serbia international caught...

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Why Arsenal should NOT attempt transfer of `new Sterling´

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The rumour mill is getting up to full speed as the end of the Premier League season draws closer and as usual, there are plenty of Arsenal transfer rumours to pick through. We know that most of them will come to nothing of course, or Arsenal would end up with a squad of over 100 [...]

World Soccer

FASTEST FOOTBALL PLAYER IN THE WORLD | GARETH BALE

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Soccer Morning (3.30.15) Thomas Rongen and David Amoyal

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Today's episode of Soccer Morning features guestThomas Rongen and David Amoyal.

Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, Soccer Morning features interviews with prominent journalists, players and coaches in addition to taking listener calls.

Jason kicks off today's show with David Amoyal as they look back at Italy's 2-2 draw with Bulgaria in EURO 2016 qualifying.

Soccer Morning (3.30.15) Thomas Rongen and David Amoyal

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Today's episode of Soccer Morning features guestThomas Rongen and David Amoyal.

Hosted by Jason Davis and produced by Trevor Hayward, Soccer Morning features interviews with prominent journalists, players and coaches in addition to taking listener calls.

Jason kicks off today's show with David Amoyal as they look back at Italy's 2-2 draw with Bulgaria in EURO 2016 qualifying.

International

VIDEO: Lingard’s goal for England U-21 vs Germany

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Jesse Lingard scored for England u-21s against Germany this evening.




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VIDEO: Falcao goal vs Kuwait

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Radamel Falcao put Colombia 3-1 up against Kuwait with this great penalty.




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Italy

Italy to Wear PUMA Until 2025. FIGC Extends Deal.

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The Italian Football Federation (Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio orFIGC) and PUMA today announced a new [...]

Photo: Lazio fans’ hilarious attempts to throw Man City off Felipe Anderson’s trail

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Manchester City are the latest Premier League side to be linked with a move for Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson. Reports of City's interest in...

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Netherlands

Johan Cruyff slams current state of Dutch national team

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Legendary Dutch international Johan Cruyff has slammed the current state of Holland's national team in the wake of their 1-1 draw against Turkey this weekend.

On Saturday, Netherlands were saved blushes in front of their home supporters after a shot by Wesley Sneijder deflected off striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar into the back of the net to level their Euro 2016 qualifier with Turkey in injury-time.

Johan Cruyff slams current state of Dutch national team

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Legendary Dutch international Johan Cruyff has slammed the current state of Holland's national team in the wake of their 1-1 draw against Turkey this weekend.

On Saturday, Netherlands were saved blushes in front of their home supporters after a shot by Wesley Sneijder deflected off striker Klaas-Jan Huntelaar into the back of the net to level their Euro 2016 qualifier with Turkey in injury-time.

Tottenham Hotspur

Raheem Sterling should run down Liverpool deal, says ex-Spurs star Gary Lineker

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Mind you, I don't see why any top player wouldn't wait until the end of his contract to renegotiate these days. — Gary Lineker...

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England can’t just rely on Harry Kane, says Spurs legend Chris Waddle

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England cannot just rely on starlet Harry Kane with more needing to be done to bring through young players, Tottenham legend Chris Waddle says. Kane...

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colleges

Report: Former Texas basketball coach Rick Barnes close to taking Tennessee job

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A day after his long tenure at Texas ended, Rick Barnes reportedly is close to joining another school that uses the initials "UT."

ESPN reported Monday that Tennessee has offered its vacant head-coaching job to Barnes, and the sides are near a deal.

Barnes' 17-year run in Austin ended Sunday, when he and the Longhorns parted ways.

Want to get back to the Final Four? Eat some Whataburger

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Elite 8: Duke vs. Gonzaga

Duke is going back to the Final Four for the first time since 2010.

For Blue Devils guard Matt Jones, the road to Indianapolis included pit stops at a certain iconic Texas restaurant chain.

"I made a point to go to Whataburger every day we've been here and it changed my life," Jones told the Chronicle's Stephanie Kuzydym.

D.C. United

Richmond Kickers 2-2 Wilmington Hammerheads: Kickers rally to earn a road point

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Luke Mishu and Jalen Robinson made their presence felt early, helping the Richmond Kickers rally to earn a road point.

D.C. United's Jalen Robinson and Luke Mishu got their first minutes of the 2015 season as they both started for the Richmond Kickers in their 2-2 tie with the Wilmington Hammerheads.

D.C. United 1-0 Los Angeles Galaxy: Player Ratings

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Subjectively scoring the Black and Red's Win.

On a day where D.C. United braved the elements and a sudden and unexpected change in plans, it took the heroics of a guy coming back into his form for the Black and Red to come away with the full three points in a 1-0 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy.

Philadelphia Union

Zach Pfeffer Called Up for U-23 Match vs Denmark

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Philadelphia Union midfielder Zach Pfeffer has been called up to the United States U-23 squad ahead of their match against Denmark on Tuesday. This marks the first international call-up for Pfeffer since missing the U-20 championships with a sprained MCL. Despite missing the tournament, Pfeffer worked hard in the pre-season and earned a starting spot in the Union's match against FC Dallas.

Pfeffer called up by US U-23 team

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Zach Pfeffer called up for Tuesday's US U-23 match against Denmark.

The Rest

Why Bengtson is No Longer a DP

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Who doesn't love a good mystery?

Last week, MLS updated its list of designated players and, curiously, Revolution forward Jerry Bengtson was classified as a "former designated player." With Bengtson currently on loan to Belgrano (Argentina), some wondered about Bengtson's status in New England.

He’s Back!

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One of the greatest players the world has ever seen, Ronaldo Fenômeno (the original Ronaldo), will be returning to the soccer field this year.Ronaldo had an incredibly victorious 18-year career. In Brazil's National Team, he won the World Cup twice (1994 and 2002), along with reaching the Finals in 1998.

CEO Seems To Rule Out This Coach Joining Newcastle

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Derby County CEO Sam Rushhas been consistent ever since Newcastle United were first linked with wanting Steve McClaren back in January, after Alan Pardew couldn't get out of the door quickly enough, once he knew Newcastle were not going to invest in any players in the January transfer window. That seems to be the general [.

PICTURE: Herrera in the stands at the football

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During his time off following the win against Liverpool, Ander Herrera returned to his former club, Real Zaragoza, to watch them from the stands.

Herrera joined Zaragoza as a teenager and spent seven years at the club before moving to his hometown team, Athletic Bilbao.

I'm a little bit of a footballing romantic.

STATS: Di Maria the most popular shirt for fans

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Angel di Maria is the most popular name for fans in England to have on the back of their shirt, according to results from shirt sales by Sports Direct.




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OU RB Keith Ford suspended indefinitely

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2015 Big 12 football odds

Oklahoma running back Keith Ford, a Cypress Ranch graduate, has been indefinitely suspended from the Sooners' program for unspecified violations of academic and team rules.

The Sooners' official Twitter account released the information earlier this morning.

Ford, a junior, has played in 18 games and started three times over the past two seasons.

Soccer TV: Switzerland vs USMNT

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The USMNT returns to action in a friendly against Switzerland on Tuesday's soccer TV schedule. Read More