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Common Goal: Charlie Daniels And Alfie Mawson Become First English Players To Sign Up To Juan Mata’s Charity Campaign

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Juan Mata's Common Goal charity campaign has two new Premier League-based pledges in Charlie Daniels of Bournemouth and Alfie Mawson of Swansea.

Daniels and Mawson are the first two English players to join the Common Goal cause, which will see them each donate 1% of their annual salary to organisations supporting grassroots football projects and vulnerable children across the world.

Premier League players join Juan Mata’s charity pledge

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London (AFP) – Bournemouth’s Charlie Daniels and Swansea’s Alfie Mawson have become the first English players to pledge at least one percent of their wages to Juan Mata’s Common Goal project.

The Manchester United and Spain midfielder launched the initiative in August, which supports football-based projects around the world.

Special Juan launches project to donate his “obscene” salary to charity

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"Who's the greatest player in the Premier League? It's you Juan, Juan, Juan, it's you Juan, Juan," Manchester United fans sing about our no.8, Mata.

Today he has taken our affection to the next level by starting a project that will see him donate a percentage of his wage to charity.

The organisation is called "Common Goal" and he will be one of 10 players to donate part of his salary.

Heroic Henry stuns Sunderland

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Thierry Henry came off the bench in his last Premier League appearance for Arsenal this year and capped the occasion off in perfect style with a late stoppage time goal that wrapped up all three points for the Gunners.

In a toughly contested match at the Stadium of Light, James McLean opened the scoring for Sunderland 25 minutes into the second half, when he capitalized on Per Mertesacker's slip to guide the ball past Wojciech Szczesny from an acute angle.

Liverpool Fanview: ‘To attract and retain the best players it’s vital we get back into the Champions League’

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Liverpool Fanview: 'To attract and retain the best players it's vital we get back into the Champions League'

"Everyone is pushing in the same direction for the common goal to win trophies" A Reds supporter offers his views ahead of the upcoming 2011-12 Premier League campaign

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2010: A CFC retrospective

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Better late than never, eh?

The Sypnosis

"I'm a fan of Chelsea. Chelsea are the only team that can play. Chelsea players have by far the most impressive reproductive organs. Stamford Bridge is my church. The men who play there are my Gods.

Disappointed Reds winger backs Roy

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Joe Cole's transfer to Liverpool over the summer was supposed to create a change in the club's fortunes but instead, things have taken a turn for the worse for both the player and his new teammates.

Following the Reds' 2-0 defeat away to Everton in yesterday's Merseyside derby, the former Chelsea winger has admitted that his performances for the Anfield outfit have been below par.

New England Sports Ventures Statement on the Purchase of Liverpool FC

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The following is a statement issued from New England Sports Ventures on the purchase of Liverpool Football Club.

October 6th 2010

New England Sports Ventures ("NESV") can confirm that their bid for Liverpool FC has been selected by the Club's Board of Directors and agreement has been reached with the Board to purchase the Club.

Spurs Eye Europe

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We all knew coming into this season that Tottenham, on paper, was going to be a very strong team. They qualified for the UEFA Cup at the end of last season, and they were ready to play well this season as well. Everything seemed to be pointing in the right direction for them. The beginning of the season did not go according to plan, though.

Manchester United

Giorgio Chiellini Becomes Latest Footballer To Pledge 1% Of Salary To Juan Mata’s Common Goal Charity Campaign

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Giorgio Chiellini has become the latest footballer to pledge 1% of his salary to charity as part of Juan Mata's admirable Common Goal campaign.

Mata launched the drive at the beginning of August with the aim of supporting grassroots football projects and vulnerable children the world over.

Man Utd’s Juan Mata to donate 1% of wages to charity

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London (AFP) – Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata vowed on Friday to donate one percent of his salary to charity and called on other professional footballers to follow suit.

The Spain international, 29, has signed up to a scheme called Common Goal created by streetfootballworld, a group of 120 charities from 80 countries.

Man Utd’s Juan Mata to donate 1% of wages to charity

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London (AFP) – Manchester United attacking midfielder Juan Mata vowed on Friday to donate one percent of his salary to charity and called on other professional footballers to follow suit.

The Spain international, 29, has signed up to a scheme called Common Goal created by streetfootballworld, a group of 120 charities from 80 countries.

Man Utd: Juan Mata To Donate Portion Of Salary To Charity As Part Of ‘Common Goal’ Campaign

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Juan Mata has pledged to donate a portion of his salary to charity and has urged his fellow professional footballers to do likewise.

The Manchester United forward will donate 1% of his wages to the Common Goal campaign, which has been set upto support grassroots football projects around the world.

Mid-Day Ticker: Drogba wants to stay at Chelsea, Pele to join WC meeting & more

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By THOMAS FLOYD

It's a bit premature to say Didier Drogba's days at Stamford Bridge are numbered. At least the striker thinks so.

Drogba said Wednesday that he would like to stay with Chelsea for "as long as possible.

Major League Soccer

Walker End Houston -- A "fan" Point of View

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There's been some recent buzz around the Houston Dynamo, and it's not all centered around the brand spankin' shiny new toy, BBVA Compass Stadium. As we continue to count down the final week until the first Houston Dynamo home match on their pretty new pitch inside their absolutely gorgeous new stadium, an announcement was made which has polarized certain entities and united others.

US tops Brazil, more on headers & the brain, WPS deadline, Socrates RIP

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Today marks the return of one series and the start of another. First, fresh on the heels of our series of raves, we begin our series of season reviews of every Philadelphia Union player who saw more than ten minutes of action in 2011 (sorry Morgan!

Clubs, Community and Cultural Cynicism

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In this space on Friday, Robert Jonas discussed the nature of modern sports and the lack of "clubs" in MLS, boiling down the fan-team relationship into one of pure economics. Teams have owners who sell a product. Fans, or supporters if you like, either buy that product or they don't. When the team is struggling on the field or management fails to address the problems, fans' only recourse is to not buy tickets.

Robert Jonas: Where Are The Clubs In MLS?

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As Major League Soccer nears the conclusion of its sixteenth season, the organization is making the transition from a struggling fringe league to an important part of the American sporting landscape. Attention from the classic and on-line media and the availability of games both in live venues and on television have never been higher in this country.

D.C. United offers a helping hand to Habitat for Humanity

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The team Has three days and one goal of giving back to the community

On Tuesday, July 13, D.C. United players, fans, and staff with the help of Volkswagen and MLS W.O.R.K.S. came together with one common goal: "To get stuff done!" as proclaimed by Adam Cristman.

D.C. United offers a helping hand to Habitat for Humanity

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On Tuesday, July 13, D.C. United players, fans, and staff with the help of Volkswagen and MLS W.

teammates

Sean Johnson and U-23s Focused on Finishing Camp Strong

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The YNT Blog talked to U.S. U-23 MNT goalkeeper Sean Johnson about the team's 3-1 win against Bochum yesterday in a scrimmage. "It's definitely rewarding when you see your hard work pay off," said the big goalkeeper. "All the guys have worked hard since we've come into camp. We came out and our objective was to push the game.

Kyle Kaveny - Exclusive Pro Soccer Weekly Interview

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Kyle Kaveny is a young American player who has played with the USL PDL team the Ventura County Fusion and is now in Europe training with FC Rot-Weiß Erfurt as he seeks to establish himself as a player there. Kyle is a talented young man and we're very lucky here at Pro Soccer Weekly that he took some time recently for an interview and to explain what he is looking to do with his soccer career.

World Cup

Costing Out The German Miracle: 600 Million Euros Since 2001

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These days, the "German Model" of developing exciting young players is being celebrated, among others, at this week's soccer trade show Soccerex in Manchester. On a panel titled "One Common Goal – the German Model For Success" German National Team Manager Oliver Bierhoff, Deutsche Fußball Liga CEO Christian Seifert, and Director of Sport at FC Bayern Munich Christian Nerlinger are scheduled to discuss what has led to the turnaround in Germany's soccer youth development schemes.

Costing Out The German Miracle: 600 Million Euros Since 2001

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These days, the "German Model" of developing exciting young players is being celebrated, among others, at this week's soccer trade show Soccerex in Manchester. On a panel titled "One Common Goal – the German Model For Success" German National Team Manager Oliver Bierhoff, Deutsche Fußball Liga CEO Christian Seifert, and Director of Sport at FC Bayern Munich Christian Nerlinger are scheduled to discuss what has led to the turnaround in Germany's soccer youth development schemes.

The Future of Honduras within a Coffee Cup

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Okay well...today within the great confines of the Honduran Soccer Section of BigSoccer, which is the biggest forum I know that has the biggest Honduran futbol community, Moises, a proud.

Week 39: World Cup Country Spotlight – Germany

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Each week on languagecaster's podcast we feature a main report and on this week's show we continue with our World Cup series of reports spotlighting countries that will be taking part in the biggest soccer competition in the world in South Africa in June Germany.

Africa Unity Kit – Puma Launches “Play for Life” Third Kit

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The "Unity kit" will carry PUMA's Yellow ‘life' Label

German sportswear giant Puma and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) have unveiled a "unified African kit" – that the continent's teams can use if their national colours clash during the African Nations Cup and World Cup finals.

The Rest

NYCFC Notes: Jonathan Lewis emerges, Patrick Vieira Meets Joe Girardi and more

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Team can be defined as a group of people coming together to achieve a common goal. With contributions from myriad sources within the squad during the course of the season, New York City FC suits the description.

The most recent to emerge from the 26-member first-team is rookie Jonathan Lewis.

Call It What You Want

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I call it soccer. Others call it football, futbol, or fussball. To some this is just a game. To me it is so much more. Maybe it is the way that when I support my team all my worries disappear. There are no bills, jobs, or any other of my life's stresses. There is my club and my passion working together for a common goal.

QPR Report Tuesday Snippets: Portsmouth Fan Perspective...Warnock on Diouf's Move to Rangers...Flashback: Parrett Sold by QPR

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- Four Year Flashback: Dean Parrett Sold to Spurs

- Birthday for two Ex-QPR Number #10s

- Year Flashback: Nigel Quashie - Briatore Good for QPR

- Lee Cook Not to Sheffield Wednesday

- Vital Portsmouth Q&A With "QPR Report"


PORTSMOUTH FAN PERSPECTIVE OF PORTSMOUTH & QPR

This week, Q&A with Vital Football Portsmouth's Rug.

No Scottish Job For Ali Russell

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Harry Redknapp Is English Football’s Wrecking Ball

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By Jacob Steinberg

Harry Redknapp on the West Ham bench with Frank Lampard Snr, in 1996

ENGLAND'S stock might be at an all-time low after their disastrous World Cup, but it is a small mercy that they haven't disgraced themselves quite enough to require the services of Harry Redknapp.

Royal Bank of Scotland Turn Up The Heat On Liverpool FC Owners

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The Royal Bank of Scotland are ready to turn up the heat on George Gillett and Tom Hicks to pursue a quick sale of Liverpool Football Club.
Liverpool supporters bombarded RBS Chief Executive Stephen Hester with an email campaign recently, aimed at getting the bank to reconsider the financing deal they have in place with the Reds' co-owners.

The West - New pitch is common goal

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The West - New pitch is common goal: "Perth Glory and local soccer's peak body, Football West,...