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Wales looking for Speedy resolution

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With the bookmakers slashing the odds of Gary Speed being the next Wales manager from 40-1 down to 2-1, it seems somebody knows something. The rumours are getting stronger that the Welsh FA are about to approach Sheffield United regarding their manager.

Wales have been on the look-out for a new gaffer after John Toshack stood down in September and they are now weighing-up a move for the former midfielder.

Former Newcastle Great Gary Speed Could Be New Blades’ Boss

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It looks like Gary Speed, who played at Newcastle United from 1998 until 2004, could be set to be appointed as Sheffield United's new boss. Gary Speed to be appointed new Blades boss? Speed was the assistant to Kevin Blackwell, who left the club by mutual agreement on Saturday, Â after Sheffield's disappointing 3-0 defeat [.

QPR Crush Sheffield United and Remain Joint Top

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24: Season Review, Part Five: QUE to SHE

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Three expected challengers who never came close and one mooted set of whipping boys who did Lincolnshire proud. Topsier-turvier times would be hard to conceive for the hoops of Reading and QPR as Kevin Blackwell meddled with his line-up like a demented pharmacist and the amiable Nigel Adkins proved he was more than just a mate of the BBC's Mark Clemmit.

Newcastle Got Promoted Because They’ve Got Balls

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Sheffield United Manager Kevin Blackwell thought Newcastle were very deserving of promotion back to the Premiership. Kevin Blackwell  Newcastle deserved promotion Blackwell took Leeds United very close to a return to the Premiership, following their relegation from the Premiership a few years back.

Don’t Expect A Boro Win Straight Away

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Don't expect the Boro side to click over night after Gordon Strachan sealed the deals of three new players earlier this week.

We play one of the inform teams in the Coca Cola Championship tomorrow in their back yard so it will be a big ask for us to produce a performance without any creases.

McDermott: No Liverpool FC Bid For Federici

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Reading insist they have had no contact from Liverpool over Adam Federici despite reports last week linking the keeper with a £2million move to Anfield.

Royals' caretaker manager Brian McDermott said that his 24-year-old keeper won't be affected by the speculation when the two teams meet in an FA Cup third-round replay tonight.

QPR Draw at Sheffield United and are Drawn Away to Bolton

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QPR and Sheffield United drew 1-1.

QPR will travel to Bolton Wanderers in the fourth round of the FA Cup, should they beat Sheffield United in the third round replay.
The R's drew 1-1 with the Blades at Bramall Lane this afternoon, which means they will host Kevin Blackwell's men in a replay at Loftus Road on Tuesday 12th January, kick off 7.

NUFC Transfer News: Beckford, Kilgallon, and Chopra

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After our inability to put away our chances yesterday, Chris Hughton (after speaking with the Chronicle), has admitted that Jermaine Beckford is one of a few players that Newcastle United are interested in signing. Beckford has always been fancied by Newcastle Kinnear wanted him, Shearer wanted him, now it looks like it's Hughton's turn.

Andrew Davies Would Like To Go Back To Sheffield

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According to Jon Owen at WhyDelilah, Stoke City defender Andrew Davies would like to go back to Sheffield United after his loan with the club ended. Davies said,

"I'm happy at Stoke and I've been working hard in training in a bid to get back into the manager's plans .

Hughton Interview After Newcastle Win – Video

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Here's Chris Hughton's interview after the tough win at Sheffield United last night. If the Blackwell interview comes up first (he may be in trouble) look to the right and click on Chris' interview. It's a good interview and Chris is down to earth as usual, and he's taking absolutely nothing for granted.

Toon go top of Championship

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Newcastle United regained the top spot in the Coca Cola League Championship after edging Sheffield United 1-0 away from home. The Magpies went into Monday evening a point behind West Bromwich Albion but an own goal from Blades skipper Chris Morgan stunned Bramall Lane.

Fortunately for Newcastle, there was no coming back from the hosts.

The Great Gary Speed Plotting Newcastle Downfall Tonight

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Gary Speed, the former great Newcastle midfielder, is now assistant manager to Kevin Blackwell at Sheffield United. Gary Speed - assistant manager at the Blades Gary will be planning the downfall of Newcastle United, his former club, tonight and we have to hope he will not be successful. Gary, who is best friends of course with a [.

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Here at our pick of the fixtures for the weekend coming...

Sheffield United vs Sheffield United Friday Night
The famous steel city derby is sure to be a tense and exciting affair. Wednesday did the double over United last year for the first time in ninety-something years and Kevin Blackwell's boys will be looking to avenge that.

The Championship 2009/10 Season Preview

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Soccerlens' Football League preview reaches its climax ahead of the big kick-off this weekend, with The Championship playing a starring role.

There's plenty of big names battling it out for a money-spinning place in the Premiership, so read for our views on who'll be mixing it with Manchester United next season, who'll be lowering themselves into League One, and our prediction for Newcastle's season.

Championship preview

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Normal service resumes this Saturday when finally the new football league season kicks-off! No more Saturdays wondering round Bluewater or at some random friends BBQ, cos ladies and gents football is back! And what an interesting season the Championship throws up this campaign, with quite possibly the most evenly matched league there's ever been.

Evans move confirmed

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Confirmation of the move following the news yesterday that a fee had been agreed.

Sheffield United boss Kevin Blackwell on Evans:
"He's a young striker and we are delighted to have won the race for him because there was significant interest in him from two Premiership clubs and two from the Championship," he told sufc.

English Premier League: Fernando Torres and Stephen Ireland sign extensions

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With the English Premier League 2008/09 finished, several players have signed extensions including Stephen Ireland for Manchester City and Fernando Torres with Liverpool. Here's the latest transfer news in the English Premier League.

Torres signs extension - "Liverpool striker Fernando Torres has agreed a new contract at Anfield until 2013, with an option for an additional year.

Supposed QPR Managerial Interest in Sheffield United's Kevin Blackwell?

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In Just About Everything #

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"Everyone is telling me they were penalties."

The procession of statements from Kevin Blackwell as it slowly dawned on him that the Premier League don't want the likes of Sheffield United in the lodge, thank you very much.

Burnley into the promised land

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Congratulations to Burnley, who today beat Sheffield United 1-0 in the Championship Play-Off Final at Wembley.

Wade Elliot's stunning strike after 13 minutes was enough to see The Claret's into the Premier League, for the first time in 33 years.

What an end to a fantastic season for Owen Coyle and Burnley.

Sheffield United and Burnley battle for football’s greatest prize

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OK, so my title may be a bit misleading. The two sides will meet on Monday May 25 for the Championship play-off final for the chance to play in the Premier League next season. In terms of financial reward there really is no greater prize in world football, with the winner set for a £40million+ windfall and the chance to take on Manchester United, Chelsea, Arsenal, Liverpool and the rest of the Premier League's big boys.

Play-off Final Betting tips

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Hello and welcome to my final betting preview of the season as we look forward to the three play-off finals, with a particular focus on the Championship Play-Off Final I correctly predicted that it would be Burnley and Sheffield United who would meet at Wembley this Monday, to contest the £60 million prize that awaits the winners.

Halford’s strike gets United on their bike in race for Premier spot

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Kevin Blackwell's team are a Wembley final away from landing a £60 million return to the Barclays Premier League after the United midfield player, on loan from Sunderland, headed in the winning goal but only once he had sufficiently recovered from receiving Jon Parkin's studs into his lower midriff.

Wolves & Birmingham are up, but who will be joining them in the Premier League?

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Today saw the Championship season come to a close, with Birmingham City booking their place alongside Wolves in the Premier League next season.

With both those sides now up, that leaves just one more team to join them out of four. The four clubs to book their place in this season's play-off's are Sheffield United, Reading, Burnley and Preston, however only one can go up, so who will it be.


La selección Sudafricana de fútbol historia,estadisticas,uniforme y análisis grupo A Copa Mundial 2010 (Los Bafana)

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Iniciamos el verdadero análisis de las 32 selecciones de fútbol soccer que participaran en el mundial de Sudáfrica 2010.
Empezamos con la selección anfitriona rival de México en el partido inaugural de la copa mundial de fútbol soccer.

¿Como clasifico a la copa del mundo?

Another red, another loss for the United States

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This time, it was Sacha Kljestan with the honors. Another late tackle, another costly red card, another loss by the United States in Confederations Cup. The Americans fell to No. 5 Brazil 3-0 in Group B action Thursday. Rebecca Blackwell...

Confederations Cup: United States vs. Italy report card

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"Yikes" is what I said when I saw Ricardo Clark throw his legs at Gennaro Guttuso.

"Awwwww," is what I said when I saw the red card above Clark's head.

I talked myself into the United States getting a draw against Italy (maybe even winning) but all my hope burst out of me when Clark was ejected in the 32nd minute.

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Weekend TV Preview: 7 - 9 August 2009

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(All times - UK)

Friday 7 August

19:30 Wolfsburg v Stuttgart, Bundesliga, ESPN

The Bundesliga gets underway with a blue ribbon event at the home of the Champions, Wolfsburg. The Wolves may have lost their coach but have retained their forwards who helped spectacularly to deliver the title last May.

'Best Bet Special' - 1st Leg Play-Off Betting Tips with Betfair

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Hello and welcome to a 'special' edition of my guest blog, previewing this weekend's 1st leg play-off fixtures, and in particular looking at The Championship as four teams fight it out for that lucrative final promotion place, that will ultimately take them to the 'promise land' - The Premier League.

The Rest

Skyhawks soar to third title

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It took extra time on Saturday, but the Fort Lewis College Skyhawks picked up the team's third national title since 2005.

Berekk Blackwell delivered a header off a Joey Madigan corner kick that gave Fort Lewis a 3-2 victory over Lynn about 90 seconds into the first overtime of the NCAA Division II men's soccer championship in Pensacola, Fla.

Oadby v Heanor

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Saturday 15th October 2011
East Midlands Counties League
Greene King Park

Again yours truly is down at Oadby for the second consecutive Saturday for this top of the table clash against the free scoring league leaders from Derbyshire.

Life In The Fast Lane

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Is a song by the Eagles. And a very under-stated description of my day.

Its the bear again tonight. I asked GB (because I have a short story to tell) if I could have a go and she said yes (somewhat reluctantly I felt)

Anyway....... we're all here at home........Athletico Madrid on the telly V's the reds.

Match Of The Week 2: Burnley 1-0 Sheffield United

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It has been a busy month for Wembley. So stratopheric were the costs of building it that there is an element of danger that it will lose its sense of mystique before it has the chance to develop one. This month alone it has already played host to three play-off finals, the FA Trophy and FA Vase finals and has the FA Cup final yet to come.