Arsenal linked with Ricardo Alvarez yet again!

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Arsenal linked with Argentine winger by TS

Arsenal have been linked with Argentine winger Ricardo Alvarez. This rumor is dusted as Alvarez has been linked with the Gunners numerous times with Wenger reportedly keeping track of the wingers career. Of course, the speculation surrounding the departure of Walcott has also heightened the suspicion that Arsene Wenger will be keeping a watchful eye on the current market should Walcott not choose to sign an extension on his current contract.

Super Robin saves Arsenal again!

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Who needs Batman when we've got Robin! The Flying Dutchman once again scores the winning goal for Arsenal, and it was a very very special one today. Arsene Wenger was of course all smiles after the game and just had to sign Robin's praises for the umpteenth time this season. He said: "You [the media] [.

Kieran Gibbs injured again – Misses U21 tournament

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The Arsenal youngster Kieran Gibbs has suffered yet another injury just as it looked like he was finally getting back to form and fitness. Gibbs was thought to be a great prospect and had broken into the Arsenal first team squad two years ago. He was set for an extended run in the first team [...]

Kieran Gibbs ends the game on crutches….again!

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Poor Kieran Gibbs must be feeling like he will never string a few performances together for Arsenal after twisting his ankle after just 24 minutes of last nights game against Partizan Belgrade. Gibbs actually lasted just 15 minutes before catching his studs in the turf, and limped around for the next nine minutes while Emmanuel Eboue [.

US Soccer

Defending the Cup, Again

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Online video Score: four / five

Weekend Wrap: ‘Quakes do it again, Donovan dominates vs. Chivas

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Video clip Score: 5 / 5

Olympics 2012 Football

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Alex Morgan's belated heading at Old Trafford staved forth Olympic riddance and forces a replay against Japan in the terminal. Really, it's simply Alex being Alex.

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Moussa Konate scored his fourth goal of the Olympic soccer tourney Wednesday as Senegal pulled 1-1 with the United Arab Emirates to procure a spot in the quarterfinals, where Senegal will compete Mexico.


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Three times the U.S. charwomen fell behind against Canada in Monday's semi. Three times they came back and Alex Morgan scored the contest-victor in the 123rd Min, but these theatre are nothing unexampled.

Evra: Big Silence at United

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Patrice Evra has told reporters of the pain that him and his United teammates are feeling following their 2-0 loss to rivals Liverpool. United were defeated by a Fernando Torres goal, and a late David N'gog goal added salt to United's wounds.

"Normally when United play we create at least five or six clear chances, but we only had the one when Valencia hit the crossbar.

ESPN’s Game of the Week: Wolves v Aston Villa

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Wolves will host Aston Villa this week at the Molineux this Saturday on ESPN2 (for all of you US viewers) in what should prove to be a hard fought match between two local rivals. This big derby match-up will aim to please a near-capacity crowd that will be flooding into the Molineux.


Team News:

  • Manager Mick McCarthy will be hoping his team shuts down Richard Dunne as he tried to sign him over the summer.

A Loss on Sunday and Rafa is Gone

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Lyon's 2-1 Champions League victory at Anfield on Tuesday night sparked mass hysteria amongst the Liverpool faithful. While almost everyone points the finger at the absence of Steven Gerrard and Fernando Torres in recent weeks, even more people are blaming manager Rafa Benitez. There is no doubt about it: people are calling for Rafa Benitez's head.

John Terry Has His Way With the Ladies

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They call him Mr. Chelsea, and Blues skipper John Terry certainly lived up to that billing when he recently decided to take control of the financial aspect of the women's football team at Stamford Bridge. The economy certainly hit the Chelsea ladies very hard as a significant portion of their funding from previous years was slashed this season.

Report Card: Ballon d’Or Nominations

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With the Ballon d'Or nominations finally releasing this weekend, the headlines have mostly been devoted to the fact that world champions Italy have no representation whatsoever. But why blame the press for paying excessive attention to an irrelevant detail? After all, the award itself is destined to be heading Lionel Messi's way, which means very little is there to be talked about in terms of debating the winner, right?

Non-Stop Drama Raises Italian Stock

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Beyond the nation's borders, Italian football has certainly faded into the background in recent years. A devastating match-fixing scandal in 2006 bitterly overshadowed the country's World Cup triumph that year while the domestic league has clearly become a one-horse race ever since. Reigning champions Inter Milan have shown no signs of a slip up in the Serie A for the last three seasons and that trend continued with their strong start to the current season as well.

The Wednesday Wonder: Two Black Cats

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Patience is a virtue, and for two of the Premier League's best players, that patience has finally paid off. The crazy thing about it all? These two players are on the same team! And the lucky team is Sunderland.

It was just last season that Sunderland were in the heat of the relegation battle.

Shameless Barca Continue Cesc Pursuit

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Barcelona may be the treble winners last season. In addition, they may also be the side with arguably the most potent attack in Europe, comprising of the likes of Zlatan Ibrahimovic, Thierry Henry, Bojan Krkic, and FIFA World Player of the Year hopeful Lionel Messi. On top of that, they also possess one of the most powerful midfield combinations in the continent in the form of Andres Iniesta and Xavi Hernandez.

Nicklas Bendtner: ‘Accidentally’ Slammed

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The title to this article might suggest that I am providing some late coverage on Arsenal striker Nicklas Bendtner's recent car accident while driving to practice in his Aston Martin. In reality, though, this article is written in vehement defense of the player, who has certainly had more than his fair share of critics, to put it bluntly.

The Wednesday Wonder: Robbie Keane

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In what could be the most obvious Wednesday Wonder to date, Robbie Keane is this week's pick after his stunning performance on Saturday against Burnley. I'll admit that I've overlooked a hat-trick for the Wednesday Wonder before and picked somebody else, but there is something special about that fourth goal.

Dreadful Olympiacos Waste Nikopolidis Heroics

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As the Olympiacos team bus got closer and closer to the Finsbury Park area, I am sure veteran goalkeeper Antonios Nikopolidis began to relive some of the greatest moments of his career at the highest level. From his invaluable contribution in Greece's historic Euro 2004 win to his consistency during his club's league triumph over the last three years, Nikopolidis is no stranger to success at a grand stage.

Double Trouble: Ones to Watch

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Given the title of this article, I could be about to tell you about how the strike duo of Darren Bent and Kenwyne Jones will be leading Sunderland to new heights in the Premier League this season, but we will save that for a later date. I'd rather make a bold statement and talk about the bottom of the table at the moment.

This Weekend’s Winners and Losers

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With yet another exciting Premier League weekend in the books it's time to review this weekend's winners and losers.

Winners Robbie Keane

Robbie Keane emerges from this weekend as the biggest winner. The Tottenham striker has had a relatively quiet start to the season, oftentimes playing second fiddle to the red hot Jermain Defoe.

Mart Poom: From a Reserve to a Coach

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While he was honored as Estonia's best player in the past half a century by the nation's football association, Mart Poom could not earn even remotely the same kind of respect on club level. Despite boasting a variety of Eastern European and English clubs on his resume during his early days as a player, the legendary former Estonia goalkeeper is best remembered for an extremely inactive spell as a back-up keeper at Arsenal F.

Woodgate – Fate’s Bitter Victim

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Rewind back to 2003 and you'll see that Jonathan Woodgate had everything. From critical acclaim to a huge fan following, he had all the essentials required to go down in the Newcastle folklore as one of the very best defenders of all time. However, the only obstacle that could stop him injuries came into play very early into his career at St.

van Nistelrooy Makes a Ruud Return

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Real Madrid striker Ruud van Nistelrooy returned after a long spell on the sidelines to provide an assist and score another in his side's emphatic 5-0 victory over La Liga minnows Xerez. While the focus of the game initially remained on another former Manchester United star, Cristiano Ronaldo who scored twice to make it six goals in his four appearances it was his Dutch teammate who eventually created most of the headlines.

Dzeko Stuns Schalke

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Edin Dzeko is back with a bang! The Bosnia international striker, who spent most of the summer pushing for a dream move to AC Milan, has finally underlined his commitment to Wolfsburg with an outstanding decisive brace away to Schalke 04.

Will Burnley’s Home Record Survive Sunderland?

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After experiencing a promising start in the top flight by defeating the current Premiership champions, Burnley's form went crashing down with two heavy road defeats at the hands of Chelsea and Liverpool, 3-0 and 4-0 respectively. Now, they have to defend their perfect record at home against Sunderland, who come pumped and ready after thrashing Hull City 4-1 at home.

Reds Seek to Continue the Momentum

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There is no denying that Liverpool F.C. is the form team in the Barclays Premier League at the moment. Rafa's Reds have defied all odds to overcome a frustrating start to the campaign and surprisingly, the Steven Gerrard - Fernando Torres pairing isn't exclusively responsible for leading the revival.

Will Burnley’s Home Record Survive Sunderland?

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After experiencing a promising start in the top flight by defeating the current Premiership champions, Burnley's form went crashing down with two heavy road defeats at the hands of Chelsea and Liverpool, 3-0 and 4-0 respectively. Now, they have to defend their perfect record at home against Sunderland, who come pumped and ready after thrashing Hull City 4-1 at home.

Can Mannone ‘Vito’ His Nightmare Start?

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Arsene Wenger's rapidly increasing dependence on youngsters within his squad reached new heights this midweek when he chose to start off the Champions League group stages with rookie Italian goalkeeper Vito Mannone between the sticks.

Burley Earns His Second Chance

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With the commencement of the UEFA Champions League group stages this midweek, an important piece of news was relegated to the back of most reporting outlets. Perhaps another reason behind the lack of coverage for the story in question was the refusal, on part of most football lovers, to recollect any part of the uninspiring internationals break.

PFA Chief Calls for Calm Over Adebayor

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PFA chief Gordon Taylor has urged football fans, pundits, and the FA to put a stop to the lynch mob mentality that is surrounding Manchester City striker Emmanuel Adebayor. The targetman stirred up controversy over the weekend by first stamping on Robin van Persie's face before scoring a goal and sprinting the length of the pitch to celebrate in front of the angry Gunners fans.

Justice Prevails in Eduardo Saga

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Arsenal striker Eduardo, who has recently been a frequent victim of jeering from rival fans around the nation, has finally been vindicated over a diving accusation that marred his reputation of a sincere and hardworking striker. The Croatia international, who was banned for an attempt to deceive the officials by going down without any contact during Arsenal's Champions League clash against Celtic last month, was exempted from blame on the grounds of a lack of clear evidence.

Emmanuel Adebayor: A Huge Disgrace

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This weekend's headlines were stolen by Emmauel Adebayor even before a ball was kicked. Saturday morning, Adebayor finally lashed out at his former club Arsenal, moments before the Gunners kicked-off a challenging visit to the Eastlands.

North London Takes on Manchester

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For Premier League fans around the world, the last couple of weeks have been almost too painful to endure as something very important seems to have disappeared out of our lives. But with yet another international period finally in the books, we can once again look forward to the return of our most beloved brand of football this weekend.

Euro 2012 Quick News

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Spain are going to pay particular attending to Portugals wiz participant and captain Cristiano Ronaldo as they stare to neutralise Wednesdays Euro 2012 semi-concluding opposers chief menace

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THE dreaming is over. Few expected it to be fulfilled against the existence champions but the frame lesions of unforgiving letdown are however rude. We have all the games

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Barcelona defender Eric Abidal could instrument to drama football again after his liver graft, the sawbones WHO carried putout the activity has said. have all the games


ESPN’s Game of the Week: Burnley v. Sunderland

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Premier League fans in the United States will once again get the chance to see Burnley take on their new Premiership opposition. This week it comes in the form of Sunderland at Turf Moor.

When the schedule was initially released before the season started, I doubt that many people were circling this date on their calendars.

Jose Mourinho: Arrogant or Intelligent?

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Jose Mourinho has continued his special ways as he announced his Inter Milan starting eleven an entire day before his side's crucial Champions League fixture against Barcelona. The former Chelsea manager was never afraid to pull this stunt during his time in the Premier League, and his latest display raises the question: is the special one arrogant or intelligent?