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Del Piero signing is A-League's biggest coup

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Two-time A-League champion Sydney FC has pulled off the biggest transfer coup in the competition's eight-year history, signing former Juventus legend Alessandro Del Piero.

The 37-year-old has signed a two-year deal worth $A2 million per season, making him the highest paid player in any of Australia's four domestic football codes.

Alan Pardew And Coaches Want To Push On At Newcastle

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Danny Simpson has said the Newcastle players were delighted at the coup that brought Papiss Cisse to Tyneside. Danny Simpson after scoring at Nottingham Forest in Carling Cup It seems Newcastle and Budesliga club SC Freiburg agreed the deal at 8:00 pm on Monday night and Cisse was told to be at the airport at 10:00 pm, and he then [.

Pardew Building Top Team On Tyneside – New Force In English Football?

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It was a huge coup that Newcastle were able to get the great Papiss Cisse to the club yesterday. Alan Pardew looking forward at Newcastle And it reflected well on the club that they were able to get the job done yesterday, and nobody seemed more excited at the coup than manager Alan Pardew, who is building a [.

Newcastle Sign Cisse For £10 Million

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Quite a transfer coup for Newcastle with the signing of £10 million pound number 9 Papiss Demba Cisse from German side Freiburg. The Senegalese striker will wear the famous shirt, as worn by previous Newcastle legends Alan Shearer, Jackie Milburn and Malcolm Macdonald. He will make up half of a potentially lethal strikeforce alongside Newcastle's other top striker, also from Senegal, Demba Ba.

Newcastle United Sign Papisse Demba Cisse

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Newcastle United pulled off a coup today in the signing of Senegalese striker Papisse Demba Cisse. The former Freiburg striker has nine goals from 15 appearances so far this season, and finished last season as one of the top goalscorers in the Bundesliga with 22 goals to his name.

The striker signs on a 5 and-a-half year deal, and the transfer fee is thought to be in the region of £7.

Newcastle United Sign Papisse Demba Cisse

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Newcastle United pulled off a coup today in the signing of Senegalese striker Papisse Demba Cisse. The former Freiburg striker has nine goals from 15 appearances so far this season, and finished last season as one of the top goalscorers in the Bundesliga with 22 goals to his name.

The striker signs on a 5 and-a-half year deal, and the transfer fee is thought to be in the region of £7.

Santon Transfer to Newcastle United Official

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It has now been confirmed that the much rumoured transfer of former Inter Milan full-back Davide Santon to Newcastle United is now completed.

Santon, an Italian International has signed for NUFC on a currently undisclosed fee (thought to be around £5 million). The Italian defender will wear the number 3 shirt and has signed on a five year deal.


Robin van Perfect Fit

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When Robin Van Persie completed his hat-trick on Sunday not only did he ensure that his manager would celebrate his 1000th league game in charge of Manchester United with a win, he also confirmed that Sir Alex Ferguson has still an eye for a good transfer coup. Since the Dutchman signed from Arsenal less than [.

Transfer News Latest : Liverpool hope to complete Sahin signing in the next 48 hours

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The Spanish football press are reporting that Nuri Sahin has recently decided against a switch to Arsenal and should finalize a deal with the Reds in the next 48 hours.

Spanish newspaper Marca reports the players agent Reza Fazeli travelled to Anfield on Monday to iron out the details of the deal.

Arsenal Youngster Frimpong Joins Wolves

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Wolves manager Mick McCarthy has pulled off a major transfer coup after securing the signing of Arsenal youngster Emmanuel Frimpong until the end of the season a move which will help Wolves bulk up in the middle of the park.

Arsenal rocked by injuries

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Arsene Wenger's Arsenal side are already facing a major injury crisis, only three matches into the Premier League season. Last night it was revealed that center back Thomas Vermaelen underwent an achilles operation in Sweden, ruling out the influential Belgian for at least a month.

The injury, combined with Jack Wilshere's persistent injury problems, means that the struggling Gunners will continue to be without some of their key players.

NB52 Looks Set To Be Moving A Step Closer To Exit With Stoke City In The Limelight For His Signature *Updates*

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Alot of headlines are going across England+ Denmark today with Nicklas Bendtner on the verge of an exit from his somewhat second home Emirates Stadium, London. Alot of parties have been interested all summer, but it could be Stoke City who are on the verge of winning the race for the multi-talented Danish attacker.

Arsenal poach Monaco striker from Lille! Wenge’s surprise signing is ready for a medical!

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Arsene Wenger never fails to surprise us, and it looks like he has pulled off a coup by hijacking the move of Monaco's South Korean striker Park Chu-Young, who had agreed terms with Lille and was supposedly on his way to the north of France to complete a medical with the Ligue 1 Champions. Instead [.

Arsenal Lodge £12m Bid For Sturdy French International

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According to the Guardian, Arsenal have opened talks with Rennes over a move for their £12 million-rated holding midfielder Yann M'Vila a player who has been attracting a fair amount of interest after establishing himself in the France national side over the course of the past year or so.

English Premier League

Top 10 summer transfer targets: Reading

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OTP's guide to some of the impending, probable and possible transfer moves at every Premier League club. 1. Pavel Pogrebnyak A deal that has almost been done, much to Fulham's annoyance. A genuinely impressive coup for Reading, who are on the verge of signing an international striker from under the noses of an established Preier [.

Random 1990s Footballer Tuesday: #6 Jean-Guy Wallemme

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Name: Jean-Guy Wallemme In his 1990s prime for: Coventry City Lowdown: Although Jean-Guy Walleme isn't exactly a household name in Premier League terms, he was seen as something of a coup for Coventry when they bought him from Lens in 1998, where he had captained the French club to the league title the previous season.

End of a Gera (sorry)

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The most emotional goal we've ever seen?

Having decided not to renew his contract at Fulham Zoltan has come back to the club where he started his career in England," said Hodgson.

"The last time he played at West Bromwich Albion he was a very popular figure with everyone at the club, not least of all the fans.


Dalglish Held Meeting With Inter Milan Striker

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Liverpool have made an approach for Inter Milan striker Luc Castaignos in the hope of completing a summer deal for his services, reports in his native Holland have claimed.
Much was hoped of the 19-year-old when he moved to the San Siro from Feyenoord in June of last year, having scored 16 goals during his debut season in the Eredivisie.

Liverpool In £8m Madrid Midfielder Link

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Liverpool target Esteban Granero is available for transfer this month and can be bought for around £8million according to talkSPORT.
The 24-year-old Spanish midfielder has been told he is surplus to requirements at the Bernabeu by Los Blancos boss Jose Mourinho, but is unwilling to let the former Getafe man leave the club on loan.

Chelsea unveil major signing from Reds

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Chelsea have clinched a sensational 11th hour transfer coup as they've announced the official signing of Liverpool midfielder Raul Meireles. The Portuguese central midfielder surprised many pundits today by handing in a transfer request at Anfield, and Chelsea have revealed on their official website that they've signed the 28 year old.

Official: Chelsea secure Meireles from Liverpool in mega-late coup

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It was about as late as they come, but, in the end, we've added some exquisite tattoo work to the first team. Nicely done, Chelsea.

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Chelsea left it late really fucking late. It hardly matters now, though, as they have pulled off quite a coup in my mind.

FC Barcelona

Alves Blames Luck For Barcelona’s Failure In Europe

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Barcelona's right back, Danni Alves believes luck was simply the one thing that getting in the way of his team's effort against Chelsea in the Champions League semifinal.

Alves claimed that his team have more than enough chance to actually overcome the Blues' resistance in both home and away matches, but their failure in converting those opportunities in the decided the outcome for Pep Guardiola's boys.

Thank You, David Beckham: One Writer's Take On MLS's First "Training Wheels"

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Dear David Beckham,

I just wanted to introduce myself first. My name is Matt, I'm 29-years-old and, to be honest, I didn't really get involved in soccer all that much until 2006. At that time, I was in Iraq. As you can imagine, soccer is beloved in Iraq, but what got me caught up in it was the fact that I couldn't friggin' escape it.

Madrid Is The Real Deal

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Barcelona beware: Real Madrid is ready to stage a coup in La Liga. No word as to whether it will be a peaceful coup of speedy, attacking soccer, or a... Read more »


5 Leading Candidates for the Chelsea Manager Job

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Last week Jose Mourinho was in London house shopping. Days later Andre Villas-Boas gets the sack. Was it a planned coup? Is Mourinho returning to the club where he made his name? He apparently doesn't like Spain, nor the Spanish ...

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John returning to FC Dallas

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George John's loan spell to West Ham will not be turning into a full transfer after all.

FC Dallas announced via its Twitter account that the star centerback will be returning to the club following the conclusion of his loan to the League Championship side.

The Rest

Catch Michael Bradley and AS Roma Live Sunday on Fox Soccer

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Via Fox Soccer American star Michael Bradley will lead fabled Italian side Roma out on against Poland's Zaglebie Lubin live on FOX Soccer (Sunday, 2:30 PM CST) from Wrigley Field. Fortunately for Americans, this will mark the first soccer game at the famed baseball stadium since the heydays of the Chicago Sting.

Yolanthe Sneijder Cabau: Taking Tinseltown By Storm?

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Fans of quality cinema were seen running for the hills last week when it was announced that Yolanthe Sneijder Cabau will be featuring in Michael Bay's next movie.

Alright, we're being unreasonably sarcastic, certainly due to jealousy. Wesley Sneijder's gorgeous wifey has scored the role of Mark Wahlberg's love interest in Bay's latest offering, 'Pain and Gain', which "follows a group of bodybuilders engaged in a campaign of kidnapping, extortion and murder in Florida.

Could the Dynamo pull off two SuperDraft coups in a row?

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Could the Dynamo pull off two SuperDraft coups in a row?

Would you be willing to give up allocation money (which the Dynamo most likely would not use anyways) for a chance to end up with yet another Draft Day coup? After last year's draft, I think the Dynamo might very well consider moving up to the 4th pick as there are some hot commodities there.

Chicago Fire vs TFC recap: VICTORY~!

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What a glorious evening of soccer. Three points were taken at home! This, for me, was the best win of the season so far (he comments hopefully). It had solid play from the new comers, quality play in the defensive end, Sean Johnson being Sean Johnson, Marco Pappa playing defense (!), a coaching sub I agreed with, and most importantly NO TIE.

Seeing Red Episode 61: The Great Depression

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Another great episode of this RBNY-themed podcast. This week Mark and Dave discuss the night the season died @RSL and how it is that our season has gone south so quickly. A major coup this week, as they have brand new RBNY President Chris Heck as their featured guest. The always great Brian Lewis, of the NY Post, also makes a guest appearance in this one.

The youth movement continues with Celtic’s Feruz – allegedly

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Interesting development this. Apparently we've snagged highly touted teenager Islam Feruz from Celtic. Say word?

Nothing concrete of course but a plethora of sources are reporting that the 15-year-old Somali-born attacker will join Chelsea when he turns 16 next month.