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Major League Soccer

MLS Ticker: Fire, Timbers, Impact and more

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The Chicago Fire have been relatively quiet this offseason when it comes to signing talent from outside the U.S., but that changed on Friday.

Across the Atlantic, Eredivisie club FC Groningen confirmed it had transferred 25-year-old defender Johan Kappelhof to the Chicago Fire, and he's likely to sign a multi-year contract.

MLS Ticker: Casey, Kamara, FC Dallas and more

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Preseason training has officially started for MLS teams, but many are still adding depth to their rosters as the transfer window slowly comes to an end.

On Tuesday, the Columbus Crew revealed the signing of free agent Conor Casey, who has nine years of MLS experience.

Newcastle United

Newcastle Linked With Dutch International

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Newcastle need to bring in a striker in this January's transfer window and maybe the two top favorites areGomis, who we were after last summer, and now comes a t a reduced fee, and Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason, who would cost around £5M. Luuk de Jong 23 year-old former Newcastle target But a former [.

Newcastle To Sign One Of These Two Strikers In January

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Newcastle United are expected to move for Heerenveen striker Alfred Finnbogason in January, and the 24 year-old is currently top scorer in the Eredivisie with 14 league goals from just 11 games. Alfred Finnbogason - top scorer in Eredivisie Alan Pardew has also expressed an interest in West Brom's Shane Long, but it would be [.

West Ham after former Newcastle target Alfred Finnbogason

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West Ham are being linked with a move for Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason. The Heerenveen striker was reportedly a target for Alan Pardew's Newcastle over the summer but the Magpies never got as far as making a bid. Now Sam Allardyce is weighing up a January offer for the 24-year-old. He sent scouts to watch [.

Target – Newcastle Have A Great Stadium – Are A Great Club

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Sports Direct News is reporting that Heerenveen's 24 year-old Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason has said he would definitely be interested in a move to Newcastle United. Alfred Finnbogason keen on Newcastle Newcastle were first linked with Finnbogason earlier this month, when it was revealed he was offered to Newcastle for around £5M, but the [.

Newcastle’s New Number One Target In January

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The news broke on Saturday that Newcastle could be interested in 24 year-old Alfred Finnbogason, who plays for Heerenveen in the Erevidisie, and he had an excellent season last term, and has already made a good start to this season. Alfred Finnbogason Newcastle's new number one target? And since the news broke a couple [.

Magpies Keeping Tabs On Icelandic International

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News in the local presstodaythat Newcastle are interestedin Alfred Finnbogason who playsfor Heerenveen, and he had a great seasonlast term when he scored 28 goals in 34 appearances in the Eredivisie, and subsequently attracted interestfrom some top clubs. Alfred Finnbogason played 16 times for Iceland And Alfred has got off to a great start [.

The Rest

Mueller fires Bayern 11 points clear

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Berlin (AFP) – Thomas Mueller came off the bench to score the only goal and Sven Ulreich saved a stoppage time penalty for Bayern Munich as they won 1-0 at VfB Stuttgart on Saturday to go 11 points clear in the Bundesliga.

Mueller put Bayern ahead with 11 minutes remaining and keeper Ulreich saved Chadrac Akolo’s 95th-minute spot kick to break the home fans’ hearts.

Ex-Heerenveen Striker Alfred Finnbogason Faints On Stage While Picking Up Eredivisie Top Scorer Award (Video)

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Having left Heerenveen to join Real Sociedad in July, Icelandic striker Alfred Finnbogason travelled back to the Netherlandsearlier in the week to pick up his award for finishing up as the top goalscorer in the Eredivisie last season.

However, while picking up his prize from previous two-time recipient Ruud van Nistelrooy, it all got a bit too much for a visibly overwhelmed Finnbogason, who promptly wobbled a bit before fainting on stage.