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Premier League - it wasn't all bad!

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Just 90 minutes left to endure until the Premier League becomes a memory.

The game was up weeks ago, but the game will be up officially on Sunday when Wolves physically return to the Championship.
Forty four players, barring any surprise last day debuts at Wigan, have worn the old gold and black these last three seasons.

Premier League - it wasn't all bad!

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Just 90 minutes left to endure until the Premier League becomes a memory.

The game was up weeks ago, but the game will be up officially on Sunday when Wolves physically return to the Championship.
Forty five players, barring any surprise last day debuts at Wigan, have worn the old gold and black these last three seasons.

Random 1990s Footballer Tuesday: #22 Dominic Foley

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Name: Dominic Foley In his 1990s prime for: Wolves, Watford Lowdown: Signed by Wolves from St James' Gate in Ireland at the age of 19, Foley made his debut against Oldham Athletic in 1995. Although showing initial promise, the Irish striker was loaned out to Watford, Notts County and Ethnikos Piraeus in Greece.

Wolves win against Tractor Boys at Portman Rd

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Wolves started the game against Ipswich today with what looked mostly like a second line-up. These are the players that came  on to the green grass of Portman Road for the first half of play: De Vries Foley -Craddock Zubar Ward(c) Hammill Davis Milijas Griffiths Keogh Ebanks-Blake Ipswich [.

Arsenal vs. Wolves Match Thread

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Lineups are in:
Arsenal: Starters: Wojo, Sagna, Djourou, Koscielny, Clichy, Wilshere, Song, Cesc, Theo, Arshavin, Van Persie Bench: Almunia, Denilson, Squillaci, Eboue, Gibbs, Chamakh, Bendtner

Wolves: Starters: Hennessey, Berra, Stearman, Zubar, Elokobi, Milijas, Henry, Jarvis, Hammill, Doyle, O'Hara Bench: Foley, Fletcher, Ebanks-Blake, Jones, Ward, Hahnemann, Craddock

Discuss.

Arsenal – Wolves Match Thread

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Lineups are in:

Arsenal: Starters: Wojo, Sagna, Djourou, Koscielny, Clichy, Wilshere, Song, Cesc, Theo, Arshavin, Van Persie Bench: Almunia, Denilson, Squillaci, Eboue, Gibbs, Chamakh, Bendtner

Wolves: Starters: Hennessey, Berra, Stearman, Zubar, Elokobi, Milijas, Henry, Jarvis, Hammill, Doyle, O'Hara Bench: Foley, Fletcher, Ebanks-Blake, Jones, Ward, Hahnemann, Craddock

There's nothing all that surprising in that lineup for us.

Liverpool at Wolverhampton 01.22.11

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7:45am ET, live in the US on espn2

Last four head-to-head:
0-1 Wolves (h) 12.29.10
0-0 (a) 01.26.10
2-0 Liverpool (h) 12.26.09
1-0 Liverpool (h) 03.20.04

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 2-2 Everton (h); 1-2 Blackpool (a); 0-1 United (a)
Wolves: 5-0 Doncaster (h); 3-4 City (a); 2-2 Doncaster (a)

Goalscorers (league):
Liverpool: Torres 7; Gerrard, Kuyt 4; Maxi 3; Kyrgiakos, Ngog 2; Babel, Cole, Johnson, Meireles, Skrtel 1
Wolves: Ebanks-Blake, Fletcher 4; Doyle, Foley, Hunt, Jarvis, Milijas 2; Edwards, Jones, Ward, Van Damme, Zubar 1

Referee: Martin Atkinson

Guess at a line-up:
Reina
Kelly Skrtel Agger Johnson
Spearing Lucas
Kuyt Meireles Maxi
Torres

With Gerrard suspended for one more match, my best guess is the same XI which drew with Everton last Sunday.

Liverpool v Wolverhampton 12.29.10

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3pm ET, not live in the US. It is available, for a fee, at FoxSoccer.tv and is delayed on FSC at 5pm. It's also on Sky Sports 1 in the UK, so there should be streams.

Last four head-to-head:
0-0 (a) 01.26.10
2-0 Liverpool (h) 12.26.09
1-0 Liverpool (h) 03.20.04
1-1 (a) 01.

Wolves – Arsenal Match Thread

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Lineups are in:

Wolves: Starters: Hahnemann, Foley, Stearman, Berra, Ward, Edwards, Mancienne, Henry, Milijas, Jarvis, Doyle Bench: Hennessey, Elokobi, Mouyokolo, Hunt, Van Damme, Ebanks-Blake, Fletcher

Arsenal: Starters: Fabianski, Sagna, Squillaci, Djourou, Clichy, Song, Wilshere, Rosicky, Fabregas, Arshavin, Chamakh Bench: Szczesny, Eboue, Nasri, Denilson, Walcott, Bendtner, van Persie

Not too many changes from the Newcastle match.

Three Wolves players in Republic Of Ireland squad

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Three Wolves players are named in the Trapattoni 27 man squad that will play three games starting with Norway. The three mentioned are Kevin Foley, Stephen Hunt and Kevin Doyle. Hunt is included for the first time since that horrible defeat against France in the qualifications to the World Cup. The Wolves on-loan striker [.

PL Preview: Chelsea v. Wolverhampton

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The what: Premier League, Round 9 – Chelsea v. Wolverhampton Wanderers
The where: Stamford Bridge (42,055)
The when: October 23, 3pm local time (10am EST)
The how: Fox Soccer Channel (DirecTV 619, Dish Network 149)
The why: Because, with Arsenal travelling to Eastlands, Chelsea have a strong opportunity to extend its league atop the league table.

Giovanni Trapattoni

Trapattoni names Ireland Euro 2012 squad

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Giovanni Trapattoni has just announced his 23 man squad for the Euro finals in Poland next month.

James McCarthy & Seamus Coleman miss out on squad selection











Shay Given - Aston Villa

David Forde - Millwall

Keiren Westwood - Sunderland




Sean St Ledger - Leicester City

Stephen Kelly - Fulham

Richard Dunne - Aston Villa

Stephen Ward - Wolverhampton Wanderers

John O'Shea - Sunderland

Darren O'Dea - Leeds United

Kevin Foley - Wolverhampton Wanderers




Glenn Whelan - Stoke City

Keith Andrews - West Bromwich Albion

Keith Fahey - Birmingham City

Stephen Hunt - Wolverhampton Wanderers

James McClean - Sunderland

Darren Gibson - Everton

Aiden McGeady - Spartak Moscow

Damien Duff - Fulham






Shane Long - West Bromwich Albion

Robbie Keane - Los Angeles Galaxy

Kevin Doyle - Wolverhampton Wanderers

Simon Cox - West Bromwich Albion

Jon Walters - Stoke City





Standby list - Randolph,Green,Keogh

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Decision day for Trapattoni - Who will make the final 23?

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Giovanni Trapattoni will name his 23 man squad for the Euro 2012 finals tomorrow afternoon.

And while there has been little speculation about his five forward options for the finals (Keane,Doyle,Long,Cox, Walters), the same cannot be said about his possible choices over the midfield eight.

Trapattoni names squad for crucial Euro qualifiers

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Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has named a 27 man squad for the Crucial Euro qualifiers against Andorra and Armenia next month.






Jon Walters and Seamus Coleman both return to the squad and Wigan's James McCarthy is also named in the Irish midfield


Shay Given Aston Villa
Kieran Westwood Sunderland AFC
David Forde Millwall AFC

John O'Shea Sunderland AFC
Kevin Foley Wolves
Stephen Kelly Fulham
Stephen Ward Wolves
Richard Dunne Aston Villa
Kevin Kilbane Derby
Sean St.

Trapattoni names starting eleven against North

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Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has named his team for tomorrow night's Carling Cup clash against Nigel Worthington's IFA side.

A number of players have already been ruled out including Anthony Stokes, Ciaran Clark and Caleb Folan because of injury, while those involved in the Champions League final and the play-offs also wont feature.

Ireland squad for international games named

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Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni has announced a provisional 33 man selection from which a squad will be chosen to face Nigel Worthington's IFA team on May 24 and Scotland on May 29 in the Carling Nations Cup followed by the Euro 2012 qualifier against Macedonia on June 4.

Ireland squad

Given (Man City), Westwood (Coventry), Forde (Millwall); Dunne (Aston Villa), O'Shea (Man Utd), Foley (Wolves), Delaney (Ipswich), Clark (Aston Villa), Coleman (Everton), Kilbane (Huddersfield), Kelly (Fulham), McShane (Hull); McCarthy (Wigan), Whelan (Stoke), Wilson (Stoke), Gibson (Man Utd), McGeady (Spartak Moscow), Fahey (Birmingham), Lawrence (Portsmouth), Treacy (Preston), Hunt (Wolves), Ward (Wolves); Keogh (Wolves), Stokes (Celtic) Folan (Colorado Rapids), Walters (Stoke), Keane (West Ham), Long (Reading).

Ireland squad named for Carling clash with Wales

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Ireland manager Giovanni Trapattoni has named his squad for the Carling Nations Cup opening game against Wales which takes place in Aviva stadium on Tuesday February 8.

Included in the squad is Ciarán Clark who will report for duty for the first time having been ruled out of the Norway friendly due to injury.

English Premier League

Squad sheets: Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers

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Squad sheets: Liverpool v Wolverhampton Wanderers

Losing to Northampton was bad and going down at Blackburn was worse but what really did for Roy Hodgson was Wolves' 1-0 win at Anfield in late December. Both teams go into the rematch on the back of encouraging Carling Cup wins in midweek and Wolves' 5-0 thrashing of Millwall will help wash away the taste of last Saturday's enfeebled performance against QPR.

Most frequently seen surnames 2009/2010

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After revealing the most common firstnames in Premier and Football League football (2009/2010 season) yesterday I thought it'd be nice to do the same for surnames. Smith, Johnson, Taylor and Jones were the four most frequently seen names last season and are the only ones you could use to field a full XI.

Stadia, Grounds

Foley FC

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Date: Wednesday Apr 13 2011
Ground: Whitcombe Road
Comp: Staffordshire County Senior League (step seven)
Match:Â Foley 0 Ball Haye Green 5 HT: 0-1

ATT: 24
Additional: Entrance FREE, Programme NONE

Whitcombe Road in pictures

Ground Statistics (marks out of ten, maximum 40)
Character 7, Structures/Terracing 5, Hospitality 4, Backdrop/Scenery or aesthetics for larger stadiums 8
Total 24

Foley FC were formed in 1947 and are named after a now forgotten area of Fenton, one of the six towns of Stoke on Trent, which is in the south east of the city.

Foley FC

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Date: Wednesday Apr 13 2011
Ground: Whitcombe Road
Comp: Staffordshire County Senior League (step seven)
Match:Â Foley 0 Ball Haye Green 5 HT: 0-1

ATT: 24
Additional: Entrance FREE, Programme NONE

Whitcombe Road in pictures

Ground Statistics (marks out of ten, maximum 40)
Character 7, Structures/Terracing 5, Hospitality 4, Backdrop/Scenery or aesthetics for larger stadiums 8
Total 24

Foley FC were formed in 1947 and are named after a now forgotten area of Fenton, one of the six towns of Stoke on Trent, which is in the south east of the city.

Abbey Hulton United

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Date: Tuesday Nov 20 2010
Ground:Â Birches Head Road
Comp:Â Staffordshire County Senior League (step seven)
Match: Abbey Hulton Utd 2 Foley 1 HT: 2-0

ATT: circa 40
Additional: Entrance £2.00, Programme NONE

Birches Head Road in pictures

Abbey Hulton United is my nearest ground, and despite it not fitting in with my loosely laid down 'rules' of only visiting grounds with a stand and floodlights, I couldn't resist popping along.

Abbey Hulton United

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Date: Tuesday Nov 20 2010
Ground:Â Birches Head Road
Comp:Â Staffordshire County Senior League (step seven)
Match: Abbey Hulton Utd 2 Foley 1 HT: 2-0

ATT: circa 40
Additional: Entrance £2.00, Programme NONE

Birches Head Road in pictures

Abbey Hulton United is my nearest ground, and despite it not fitting in with my loosely laid down 'rules' of only visiting grounds with a stand and floodlights, I couldn't resist popping along.

Staffordshire County Senior League 2010-11

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The Staffordshire County Senior League was founded in 2005. It was a merger of the Midland League (formerly known as the Staffordshire Senior League) and the Staffordshire County League. It sits at step seven of non-league football, the highest level at which your ground does not need floodlights.

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Injuries made Salinas “expendable,” more news

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Union

This piece from the Union's website says injuries made Shea Salinas "expendable."

In case you missed it, after selecting him in the Expansion Draft, the Vancouver Whitecaps traded Alejandro Moreno to Chivas USA. Moreno says he's happy to be moving back to the area where he began his MLS career.

Bring on the Energy Drinks & more news

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If you park in the lot the entrance of which is at 15th and Highland, plan to get there before 3pm. A group led by two Chester residents will hold a rally and plan to disrupt entry to the lot in order to protest local politicos foot-dragging over bringing a grocery store to Camden. The protesters have singled out state Sen.

The Rest

Eagles Cruise Past Friars

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NEWTON, Mass. – The Boston College women's soccer team kicked off the 2012 season in style, cruising past Providence College on their way to a 3-0 victory in front of 831 at the Newton Campus Soccer Field.

Senior Kristen Mewis, who was named to the Hermann Trophy Watch List earlier this week, led the charge with a goal and an assist, while freshman McKenzie Meehan and junior Patrice Vettori also scored.

Getafe v Real Madrid Preview – Video

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Pablo Foley Elias & Tim Stannard preview Getafe v Real Madrid in the latest edition of "THE MATCH" on Real Madrid TV.

Foxes facing DV8 squad at home in cup

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The Real Colorado Foxes will have to work out any kinks from Friday and Saturday games in Winnipeg on the field in the next 24 hours as the team readies to face the DV8 Defenders in the first round of the Lamar Hunt U.S. Open Cup.

The Foxes earned a spot in the nation's oldest soccer tournament by winning the first four games of the club's Premier Development League season.

Casa round-up: Week 6

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Primera

A second half Adaie Amankwaah strike led Philly United over West Philly FC. The win leaves Philly United 2 points out of first. Franklin FC had a much easier time with an undermanned Philly Soccer Firm. Marek Dudziak put in a pair during a 7-0 win. John Kirchenbauer had the winner and was Man of the Match for Stoney as they dropped a three spot on Drinker's Pub.

Staffordshire County Senior League 2010-11

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The Staffordshire County Senior League was founded in 2005. It was a merger of the Midland League (formerly known as the Staffordshire Senior League) and the Staffordshire County League. It sits at step seven of non-league football, the highest level at which your ground does not need floodlights.

Wolves – Arsenal Preview

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Wolves

Position: 19th, 2-3-6 (9 points, -7 goal differential)

Home Form: 2-2-1 (+1 goal differential)

Recent Form: LDLWL

Last Meeting: Arsenal 1 Wolves 0 (April 3, 2010)

We travel to Wolves tomorrow for what is becoming a game we absolutely need a good performance from.

Islanders lead Championship Match 3-1 on aggregate with 25 minutes to go!

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USSF Div2 Championship Match 2nd Leg

Islanders 1-1 Carolina Railhawks

Min 65′

(Islanders lead aggregate 3-1)

Goals:
1. PRI: Gbandi 7′
2. CAR: Heineman 10′

Yellow Cards:
1. PRI: Hansen 47′
2. CAR: Low 55′

Lineup Islanders:
Gaudette, Martinez, Horst, Velez, Rivera, Delgado, Nurse, Gbandi, Jagdeosingh, Hansen, Foley