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Ryan Giggs extends contract for his 24th year at United

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Ryan Giggs has signed a new-one year contract extension with Manchester United which will tie him to the Old Trafford club until June 2014.

Ageless Ryan Giggs pens new one year deal

The 39-year-old, undoubtedly the most decorated player in British football history, will complete his 23rd season as a first team player while his next appearance will be 1,000th senior appearance, a landmark achievement for any footballer, albeit it includes games for Wales and Team GB at the London Olympics as well.

Liverpool at West Brom 08.18.11

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10am ET, live in the US on FSC

Last four head-to-head:
0-1 West Brom (h) 04.22.12
2-0 Liverpool (a) 10.29.11
1-2 West Brom (a) 04.02.11
1-0 Liverpool (h) 08.29.10

Last three matches:
Liverpool: 3-1 Leverkusen (h) [friendly]; 3-0 Gomel (h); 1-0 Gomel (a)
West Brom: 2-0 Nottingham Forest (a); 3-1 Walsall (a); 1-1 Sheffield Wednesday (a) [all friendlies]

Referee: Phil Dowd

Guess at a line-up:
Johnson Skrtel Agger Enrique
Lucas Henderson
Downing Gerrard Borini

The Premier League officially starts tomorrow.

Gadsby delves the depths of despair to see if the Olympic athlete spirit can lift the Football Team – or will they continue to under perform on a world stage

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It's so difficult to turn back to football, as Gadsby looks back on London 2012, and a simply magnificent games the greatest Olympics of all time. What can the England football team learn from London 2012 and, in particular, Great Britain's incredible Olympians? Plus, it's England vs Italy all over again as Gadsby preview England's first international fixture of the new season.

Tottenham’s Jake Livermore and Steven Caulker, Manchester United’s Michael Carrick and Chelsea’s Ryan Bertrand get surprise England call-ups

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It's official: playing for Stuart Pearce's Great Britain Olympics squad works wonders for your England career. Birmingham goalkeeper Jack Butland, Chelsea's Ryan Bertrand, Tottenham's Steven Caulker, Manchester United midfielder Tom Cleverley and Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge are the Olympians who now find themselves at the disposal of Roy Hodgson for England's friendly against Italy next [.

Gadsby looks at the Team GB penalty disaster and the overall Olympic soccer experience

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On another Gadsby's England London 2012 Olympics Special, Gadsby reports on Great Britain's quarterfinal exit on penalties (where does that sound familiar?), and the overall experience of the Great Britain football team at London 2012

United States Women vs Canada Olympics Semifinal- Gamethread

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The US Women face Canada in the Semi Finals of the 2012 London Olympics today at 11:45 AM Pacifc on NBC Sports Network (Comcast 626, 603 on DirectTV). The United States has come under scrutiny for the Canadian's claim that their set piece defense is illegal, which is just a precursor to the excuses issued for yet another Canadian loss to the US.

Team GB vs South Korea Olympics 1-1 Highlights 2012 4-5 Penalties Video Quarterfinal Goals Ji Dong Won Ramsey

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The dwell watercourse of the MSNBC lineaments all four men's soccer match matches. Japan, Mexico and Brazil have all progressed to the semi stage. Will Great Britain or South Korea join?

Olympic Final Four

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The unlikely quarterfinal run of Sporting Kansas City midfielder Roger Espinoza (pictured) and the Honduras Olympic team has come to an end. Honduras seized a 1-0 lead over Brazil, and then a 2-1 lead in the second half on a goal by Roger Espinoza, but Brazil would equalize and then take a 3-2 lead on a pair of brilliant plays by Neymar.

Men’s Olympic Tournament – Match Recaps – 4 August 2012

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Brazil rallied past Honduras, Japan cruised past Egypt, Mexico edged Senegal, and South Korea knocked out Great Britain in the Men's Olympic Tournament on August 4, 2012.

Japan 3-0 Egypt

Japan continued their great play (not conceded a goal in entire tournament) with a commanding victory over Egypt.

Women’s Olympic Tournament – Match Recaps – 3 August 2012

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The United States blanked New Zealand, Japan defeated Brazil, France edged Sweden, and Canada knocked out Great Britain in the Women's Olympic Tournament on August 3, 2012.

Sweden 1-2 France

France recovered from an early 0-1 deficit behind goals from Laura Georges and Wendie Renard to advance to the semifinals.

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Great Britain's charwomen's squad are vanquished 2-0 in their Olympic one-fourth-last by Canada. HTTP://

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Great Britain vs Canada Full Highlights and goals London Olympics 2012

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Canada 2 0 Great Britain Brazil 0 2 Japan New Zealand 0 2 United States France 2 1 Sweden TeamGB are out of Womens Olympics Football!

Liverpool Reportedly Close To Agreeing Deal For Welsh Star

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Liverpool are rumoured to be close to agreeing a deal with Swansea for midfield star Joe Allen.
According to reports in the South Wales Evening Post, the Kop giants have been in discussions with Allen's representatives over personal terms, while Swansea decide whether to accept a refuted £12.5 million offer.

United States Women vs New Zealand Olympics - Gamethread

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The USWNT enters the single elimination round of the 2012 London Olympics at 6:30AM on NBC Sports Network against the New Zealand Ferns. The United States remained undefeated through group play, to earn their way into the quarterfinals. The Ferns are coming in as the third place finishers of group E.

Olympics: Brazil Ready For Women’s Champs Japan and Great Britain’s “Greatest Night”

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The Brazilian women's team are set to face Japan in the Olympic quarter-finals tonight and it's a game the 'selecao feminina' can't afford to lose (uma tarefa grande!)

If luck is anything to go by, the girls will play at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, where they defeated Cameroon 5-0 and New Zealand 1-0.

U.S. women prepare for quarterfinals with favorable path to medal round

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The U.S. women's national team has never failed to reach a gold medal game at the Olympics, and with the way things are set up, it would be quite the stunner if they failed to do so this time around.

The bracket has unfolded quite favorably for the U.S. women, who took gold in 1996, 2004 and 2008 and settled for silver in 2000 after falling to Norway in the final.

Olympics : Meet Uruguay’s Face-Painted Pizzeria Girls From Montevideo

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Meet the Uruguayan pizza girls from Montevideo who painted their faces in the colours of their national flag while working their shift yesterday! These hardcore 'futbolitas' served pizzas to customers during the Olympic football showdown between Great Britain and Uruguay while cheering on their countrymen.

Team GB vs Uruguay Olympics Highlights 2012 1-0 Sturridge Goal Video

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Great Britain, Mexico both win to book places in Men's Olympic quarterfinals

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It may have been more nerve-racking than most fans would have liked, but Great Britain is through to the quarterfinals in this summer's Olympics.

Great Britain emerged as leaders from Group A while simultaneously eliminating Uruguay after a 1-0 victory over the South Americans at Millenium Stadium on Wednesday.

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Daniel Sturridge scores for Great Britain vs. UAE at Wembley

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London 2012 Olympics Football - Great Britain vs Uruguay - 1-0 - Goals and Highlights

Olympic Men's Quarterfinal Matchups

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I am literally pressing "publish" as soon as the final whistle blows in this Olympic soccer match between the combined team of Great Britain and Uruguay, which will determine the quarterfinal pairings in the Olympic games. Great Britain leads 1-0 in Cardiff, with a first half strike from Daniel Sturridge standing up as the game's only goal, and Group A runner-up Senegal is tied 1-1 againt

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Great Britain vs Uruguay, Olympic Soccer: Open Thread

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Team GB kicks off against Uruguay today at 2:45pm ET on NBC Sports Network and NBCUniversal Soccer Channel (as well as and the NBC Olympics Live Extra app). Great Britain only needs a draw to qualify for the quarter-finals, ...

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Olympics : Brazil Women’s Team To Face World Champions Japan In Football Quarter-Finals

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Despite their 0-1 loss to a resilient Great Britain Olympic side yesterday, the 'selecao feminina' (Brasil women's team) have made it to the quarter-finals of the Women's Football tournament. However, the task will not be any easier as they will face current World Champions, Japan.


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Preliminaries Pool A Netherlands 1 4 Iran Preliminaries Pool A Russia 8 0 Argentina Preliminaries Pool B Great Britain 0 3 Brazil Preliminaries Pool B Ukraine 9 0 United States

South Korea knocks Great Britain out of Olympics on penalties

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Like England, Great Britain disappointingly failed to advance past the quarterfinals of a major international tournament on Saturday. And like England, they were eliminated on penalty kicks.

Great Britain felt the pain England have been feeling for so many decades, as they suffered a 5-4 penalty shootout loss to South Korea in the Olympic quarterfinals at Millennium Stadium.

Olympics: Great Britain 0-2 Canada – GB Women Sent To Coventry By Superior Canadians (Photos & Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

Great Britain's women fell at the first knockout hurdle at the City of Coventry stadium on Friday night, losing to Canada in the quarter-finals.

The 2-0 scoreline was a fair reflection of a game in which the hosts struggled to replicate their match-winning performance against Brazil just days before.

Alex Morgan's Knee of Death

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U.S., surprisingly, had a little difficulty taking care of New Zealand (1-0), who seriously came out to play like champs. France came from behind (oooh, that's right--2-1) to send Sweden home crying, and Japan beat up on a lackluster Brazil (2-0). As I type, Canada is proving they save the Queen better than Great Britain, up 2-0 with five minutes remaining in the first half.

Links para ver los partidos de cuartos de final

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06:00 hrs Suecia Francia

08:30 Nueva Zelanda Estados Unidos


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Suarez Slams Boo-Boys

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Luis Suarez has hit back at those fans that jeered him as his Uruguay team were dumped out of the Olympics in a 1-0 defeat by Great Britain.
The Uruguay captain was targeted by fans at the Millennium Stadium on Wednesday evening, having previously been booed at Old Trafford and Wembley.
But the Liverpool forward was particularly aggrieved by the fact that sections of the crowd also decided to boo Uruguay's national anthem.

Chelsea captain John Terry celebrates Olympic gold

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Great Britain secured their first gold medal at London 2012 today thanks to Helen Glover and Heather Stanning's triumph in the women's pair rowing event. The automatic response of the internet? John Terry celebration Photoshop work, of course.


Liverpool’s Luis Suarez rightly annoyed by anthem booing, shows shocking lack of self-awareness

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Liverpool striker Luis Suarez was quite rightly disappointed at booing during Uruguay's national anthem. But he's got completely the wrong end of the stick when it comes to guessing why he was booed. The Uruguayan anthem was interrupted ahead of last night's Olympic match against Great Britain when Suarez's image flashed up on the big [.

Are Newcastle Really After A Third Senegal Striker?

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Moussa Konate is getting all the attention this week, as the 19 year-old has looked good for the Senegal Olympic side, and he was the one who scored the equalizer against the Great Britain side last weekend, and he also scored two goals against Uruguay, and so far has scored all his country's goals in [.

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Offbeat: Balotelli Grateful For Naguesha, Leo Messi’s Gdansk Room & Ex-GB Coach Stuart Pearce In New Scandal

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Welcome to Offbeat Wednesday, your weekly baller' gossip special! This week, former Great Britain Olympic coach Stuart Pearce leaves his wife for his assistant at the FA, The Leo Messi room in Poland is revealed, Mario Balotelli declares his love for Fanny (again!) and Neymar's son poses with his mother on Children's Day!

Exclusive : Arsenal & England Ladies’ Ellen White On Doing Better Than The Men, Life In Women’s Football & Her Inspiration

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In an exclusive interview with Futbolita, Arsenal ladies and England international, Ellen White, spoke to us about about life in women's football, being "one of the boys", her football idols, and winning more trophies than the Men's team.

The 23-year-old striker was part of the Arsenal squad that won the treble in 2011 (FA Women's Super League, FA Cup and Continental Cup) and has made over 25 appearances for England.

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1 Sep 9:00 Preliminaries Pool A Russia- Argentina 1 Sep 11:15 Preliminaries Pool A Netherlands-Iran 1 Sep 14:00 Preliminaries Pool B Ukraine United States 1 Sep 16:15 Preliminaries Pool B Great Britain- Brazil 3 Sep 9:00 Pool B United States Brazil Football 7-a-side is an adaptation of association football for athletes with cerebral [.

Olympic Soccer: USA vs. Canada (Match Day Commentary)

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The U.S. Women's National Team is one step away from a Gold Medal game against Japan in a rematch of last year's World Cup Final, but to get to that game the Americans will have to beat a familiar foe in Canada (2:45pm, NBC Sports).

The Americans are a perfect 4-0 in Olympic play, having posted three straight shutouts.

TTU Season Preview 2012-13

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Regular readers of this site may have noticed - in the last week - a slight drop-off in the frequency of posts. Like most of Great Britain, our attention has been otherwise occupied by events in East London and beyond. With Jessica Ennis et al accumulating an stunning haul of medals for Team GB, it's been difficult to prioritise the countdown to the new football season.