Johan Elmander

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Transfer Window Review: Norwich City

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.@RvWolfswinkel9 will be making his first appearance for City when he starts against @SJEarthquakes this evening! pic.twitter.com/XynwlyeDdi Norwich City FC (@NorwichCityFC) July 20, 2013 Five word review: God bless you, Rupert Murdoch. In: Ricky van Wolfswinkel (Sporting Lisbon, £8.5m), Leroy Fer (FC Twente, £7m), Gary Hooper (Celtic, £5m), Martin Olsson (Blackburn, £2.

Galatasaray Home Shirt for 2013-14 Season: Official [PHOTOS]

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Turkish club Galatasaray have unveiled their new home shirt for the 2013-14 season, and it's a winner.

Familiar faces such as Didier Drogba, Wesley Sneijder, Felipe Melo, Hamit Altintop, and Johan Elmander will be wearing the new shirt for Galatasaray next season. Designed by Nike, the two-tone colored shirt features a classy asymmetricaldesign.

Deal or No Deal? Galatasaray’s Courting of Wesley Sneijder

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A quick glimpse of Galatasaray SK reveals a few things. First, Galatasaray currently sit atop the Turkish Super League, three points ahead of rivals BeÅŸiktaÅŸ JK, after already having won last year's title. Secondly, they are into the last 16 of the Champions League and face a compelling tie with Schalke 04.

Johan Elmander Interview Eloquently Sums Up Galatasaray Super Lig Title Win (Video)

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By Chris Wright

In which Johan Elmander uses his post-match interview to go through the subtle intricacies of Galatasaray's first Super Lig title win since 2003 after their 0-0 draw against Fenerbahce yesterday...

(Warning: contains NSFW language!)

Can't really argue with that!

Match Report: Galatasaray 3 - 0 Liverpool

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An understrength Liverpool side lost 3-0 to Galatasaray in Istanbul, their second successive pre-season defeat by that scoreline.
Having been defeated at Hull on Saturday, manager Kenny Dalglish sent out a virtual reserve side in the first half at the Turk Telekom Arena, with only Andy Carroll considered a genuine first-team starter.

Galatasaray vs Liverpool 3-0 Highlights 2011 Video Goals Friendly

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Norwich City Acquire Galatasaray Forward Johan Elmander

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Norwich City have already spent big in the market this summer, but they continue to push for as many new faces as they feel they can bring in to make the club that much stronger than last season.

Ricky Van Wolfswinkel and Gary Hooper headline their summer signings, but BBC has today confirmed that the club has agreed a loan deal with Galatasaray for the services of Swedish international and former Bolton Wanderers forward Johan Elmander.

Major Link Soccer: International Week Edition

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By now, almost everyone is aware that the USMNT lost to Jamaica on Friday 2-1. The loss means that Tuesday's rematch against the Reggae Boyz is almost a must-win game. The Yanks will need to perform much better in the return leg to get the result they need.

It wasn't all doom and gloom for the United States' teams this weekend.

English Premier League

Norwich City Sign Johan Elmander On Season-Long Loan Deal

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Updated: Galatasaray strikerJohan Elmander says he's on his way to join Norwich City in the next challenge of his footballing career. And the Premier League club has now confirmed that Elmander has signed for Norwich on a season-long loan deal.

The 32-year-old Swedish striker, who played for Bolton, Toulouse, Feyenoord and several other clubs, is a tall, physical and clinical finisher in front of goal.

Norwich complete Galatasaray striker signing

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Premier League club Norwich have reportedly signed Galatasaray striker John Elmander according to ESPN. The Turkish outfit confirmed that Elmander will be moving on from the Turkish giants after the striker's appearances dipped last season to 16 from 32 the season before.

Elmander, a Swedish international, will return to the Premier League just two seasons after the striker left Bolton for the Turkish outfit, confirmedGalatasaray technical director Bulent Tulun tosportexpressen.

Johan Elmander Says He’s On His Way to Join Norwich City

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Galatasaray strikerJohan Elmander says he's on his way to join Norwich City in the next challenge of his footballing career.

The 32-year-old Swedish striker, who played for Bolton, Toulouse, Feyenoord and several other clubs, is a tall, physical and clinical finisher in front of goal. He's earned 71 caps for Sweden and has scored 19 goals for his national team.

Summer Transfers

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The summer transfer market window doesn't officially open until July 1st, but that has not stopped clubs getting an early jump and announcing completed deals. Who will be the big spenders this summer ad who will be the biggest name to get transferred this summer?

Here is a list of all the confirmed Premier League deals during this transfer window.

Which former player would you bring back to your club?

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Guardian: Which former player would you bring back to your club?

Paul Scholes and Thierry Henry have returned to former clubs, but which old stalwarts would you like to make a comeback? After the comebacks of Thierry Henry and Paul Scholes, we asked Premier League fans who they would like to see return.

Liverpool FC: David N'Gog Looks Certain to Make a Move to Bolton by Deadline Day

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Stanley Chou/Getty Images(Bleacher Report) Behind all the current Craig Bellamy and Sebastian Coates transfer news for the Reds is the continuing possibility of young French striker David N'Gog and his proposed move to Bolton Wanderers.

N'Gog is a left over prodigy of the Rafael Benitez era and he has so far totaled 94 appearances for the club scoring 19 goals for the Reds.

Gary Cahill the Ideal Target to Partner Thomas Vermaelen at Arsenal

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Michael Steele/Getty Images(Bleacher Report)While Everton's Phil Jagielka and Blackburn Rovers Christopher Samba are great candidates for the gaping hole in Arsenal's defense, there is only one player that truly has the all around skill set to be Arsene Wenger's next central defender.

That player is Bolton Wanderers and England National Team defender Gary Cahill.

Kenny's Istanbul Verdict

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Kenny Dalglish acknowledged his disappointment at seeing Liverpool go down to a 3-0 friendly defeat to Galatasaray on Thursday, but believes the game can stand his squad in good stead for the season ahead.
Two first-half goals from former Anfield forward Milan Baros and a stunning volley from Johan Elmander condemned the Reds to defeat in Istanbul.

Thoughts On Thiago

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Name: Thiago Alcantara
Age: 20
Height: 5′7″
Position: Midfielder
Current team: FC Barcelona

Rumor has it that Owen Coyle has eyes for young Spain and Barcelona midfielder Thiago Alcantara and would like nothing more than to bring him to the Reebok for his first taste of the English Premier League.

Which Scottish manager will have the Brave-heart for the up and coming Premiership battle?

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With the fixtures for this upcoming season now published it will be interesting to see which Scottish manager shows the greatest stomach for the English Premier League fight. As it stands when the season kicks off on Saturday, August 13, there will be no fewer than seven Scots managing their respective clubs.

Which Scottish manager will have the Brave-heart for the up and coming Premiership battle?

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With the fixtures for this upcoming season now published it will be interesting to see which Scottish manager shows the greatest stomach for the English Premier League fight. As it stands when the season kicks off on Saturday, August 13, there will be no fewer than seven Scots managing their respective clubs.

Top Stars To Be Released on Free Transfers

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Owen Hargreaves Released

A list of the top EPL players to be released on free transfers this summer has been announced, with some high profile named players now without a club. Jonathan Woodgate, Patrick Vieira and Matthew Upson will be on the hunt for new clubs, while Manchester United finally released Owen Hargreaves after he only played 11 minutes in 2 full seasons.

Sweden

Joachim Low: Germans are speechless

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Germany manager Joachim Low has refused to offer an extensive explanation for his side's shocking 4-4 draw at home to Sweden, admitting that the entire dressing room was left speechless after throwing away a four-goal advantage.

A pair of early goals from Miroslav Klose and a goal apiece from Arsenal's Per Mertesacker and Real Madrid's Mesut Ozil propelled Germany into a comfortable lead in Berlin before chaos ensued in the final half hour.

World Cup: Sweden Come Back from 4-0 Down To Snatch Incredible Draw Against Germany (Highlights)

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By Alan Duffy

"Jogi not happy. Jogi angry."

Holy God! After cruising to a 3-0 half-time lead in Berlin, courtesy of brace from Miroslav Klose and a goal from Arsenal giant Per Mertesacker, Sweden's men looked well and truly shafted (that's a feeble attempted at a Mannschaft pun, by the way.

England 1-0 Sweden: English youth reaps win

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Gareth Barry's deflected header gave England their second win in three days as the Three Lions beat Sweden 1-0. Barry's goal on 20 minutes was the country's 2,000th goal and the only goal of this game as Fabio Capello's men cruised to victory at Wembley.

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Euro 2012: France-Ukraine, England-Sweden Game Thread

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France Starters: Lloris, Debuchy, Rami, Mexes, Clichy, Cabaye, Diarra, Nasri, Ribery, Menez, Benzema.

Ukraine Starters: Pyatov, Husyev, Khacheridi, Mykhalyk, Selin, Yarmolenko, Konoplyanka, Tymoshchuk, Nazarenko, Voronin, Shevchenko.

Stadium: Donbass Arena, Donetsk, Ukraine

Television Broadcast Information: Friday, June 15th, 12:00 p.

Euro 2012 Group D Preview

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Can England escape from this group? (Getty Images)

By Geoff Reid

Group D
England
Somehow for some reason England is ranked 6th in the world, which it's known that FIFA's ranking system is flawed and nobody takes very seriously, but you wouldn't think they were with the tone new manager Roy Hodgson has been using, and other leading pundits and coaches.

Euro 2012 alternative team guide: Sweden

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OTP gives you the lowdown on all the Euro 2012 teams. 10 word description: Unfancied best runners-up in decent form. Need 'good' Zlatan. Coach: Erik Hamren The 54-year-old is well known in Scandinavian football having managed in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. Since taking over from Lars Lagerback in 2009, he's given a very good account [.

Sweden Squad for Finland and the Netherlands

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Hamren has called up the troops for action and its time for a little analysis of what is coming our way on the 7th of October. Here is the full squad:

Andreas Isaksson, Johan Wiland

Mikael Lustig, Pierre Bengtsson, Andreas Granqvist, Daniel Majstorovic, Olof Mellberg, Jonas Olsson, Martin Olsson

Emir Bajrami, Christian Wilhelmsson, Rasmus Elm, Johan Elmander, Alexander Gerndt, Samuel Holmen, Tobias Hysen, Kim Källström, Sebastian Larsson, Anders Svensson, Ola Toivonen, Pontus Wernbloom, Zlatan Ibrahimovic

So these are the guys who are going to go toe to toe with the Finns.

Euro 2012

Ukraine v Sweden – Match Preview – Euro 2012 – 11 June 2012

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Co-host Ukraine being the UEFA Euro 2012 tournament with a Group D match against Sweden. The match will take place at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine with kickoff scheduled for 20:45 local time.

Ukraine manager Oleh Blokhin

"We're like a good horse waiting for the race to start – we want to get going, but we're still waiting.

Jogo 0323/2011 - Eliminatórias Euro 2012 - Moldávia 1x4 Suécia

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Maisum jogo das eliminatórias da Euro 2012, foi realizada no dia 03/06/2011, na cidade de Chisinau-MDA, no Zimbru Stadium, onde jogaram as seleções da Moldávia (85º no ranking da FIFA) e a seleção da Suécia (28º no ranking da FIFA).


Antes desse jogo, as 2 seleções jogaram:
Eliminatórias Copa do Mundo
2002Gothenburg 06/06/2001 SWE6:0 (1:0)MDA First stage2002Chisinau 28/03/2001 MDA0:2 (0:0)SWE First stage
Eliminatórias Continentais

Solna 29/03/2011 SWE2:1 (1:0)MDA
O árbitro desse jogo, foi: Knut Kircher-ALE




O primeiro gol do jogo, foi de Ola Toivonen, aos 11 minutos do primeiro tempo, ele que é jogador do PSV-HOL, que marcou seu terceiro gol pela seleção nacional.

Liverpool

Why Bolton’s troubles run deeper than Owen Coyle’s management

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Why Bolton's troubles run deeper than Owen Coyle's management

Owen Coyle is facing major problems at Bolton – and if they go down it could put the whole club's future in doubt. Why on earth is no-one talking about Bolton's £110million debt? People watched Portsmouth unravel and they're fighting for their very existence.

Why striking absences are the key to Bolton’s decline

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Why striking absences are the key to Bolton's decline

Owen Coyle has ­struggled this season because he has lost two thirds of last season's strike force. Daniel Sturridge and Johan Elmander have gone. Kevin Davies has been isolated and it shows in his form and performances.

Trotters In Bid For Ngog

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Skysports.com understands Bolton Wanderers have made a bid to sign Liverpool striker David Ngog.
Bolton boss Owen Coyle is in the market for attacking additions after Daniel Sturridge returned to Chelsea after an impressive loan spell and Johan Elmander joined Galatasaray.
Turkish forward Tuncay is close to finalizing a loan move to the Reebok Stadium and Coyle is now stepping up his interest in Ngog.

The Case For Keane

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Rumors abound that Wanderers have an interest in wayward striker Robbie Keane but it seems that as soon as talk surfaced, fans and media alike said "absolutely not!" Keane hasn't enjoyed the form that earned him a sale to Liverpool a few years back in the last couple of seasons so it is easy to see where the fans are coming from and let's not forget the fact tat his wage demands are simply exorbitant.

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Mercado de Pases de la Premier League 11-12

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El cierre de registros es el 31 de Agosto, la temporada inicia el 13 de Agosto, ya cuando estamos a solo 9 dias de iniciar,via el show de la premier league nos enteramos de los movimientos, estos son:

ARSENAL
Altas: Gervinho (Lille), Jon Toral, Hector Bellerin (Barcelona), Carl Jenkinson (Charlton)
Bajas: Gael Clichy (Manchester City), Denilson (Sao Paulo), Mark Randall (Chesterfield), Roarie Deacon (Sunderland), Thomas Cruise y James Shea

ASTON VILLA
Altas: Shay Given (Manchester City) y Charles N'Zogbia (Wigan)
Bajas: Ashley Young (Manchester United), Stewart Downing (Liverpool), Nigel Reo-Coker, John Carew, Moustapha Salifou, Robert Pires, Isaiah Osbourne, Harry Forrester, Arsenio Halfhuid, Durrell Berry, Ellis Deeney, Calum Flanagan (all released), Brad Friedel (Tottenham).

The 123 Players Released By Premier League Clubs This Summer Are…

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By Chris Wright

Just a list of the 123 players released by Premier League clubs this summer nothing more, nothing less.

In alphabetical order...

Arsenal; Thomas Cruise, Roarie Deacon, Mark Randall.

Nigel's chips are up at Villa Park

Aston Villa; Durrell Berry, John Carew, Ellis Deeney, Calum Flanagan, Harry Forrester, Arsenio Halfhuid, Isaiah Osbourne, Robert Pires, Nigel Reo-Coker, Moustapha Salifou

Birmingham; Marcus Bent, Lee Bowyer, Sebastian Larsson, James McFadden, Mitchell McPike, James O'Shea, Stuart Parnaby, Kevin Phillips, Daniel Preston, Luke Rowe, Robin Shroot, Maik Taylor.

The Rest

Analysis: Cristiano Ronaldo Scores as Portugal Defeat Sweden 1-0

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Cristiano Ronaldo's late winner earned Portugal a narrow victory over Sweden at the Estadio da Luz.

Paulo Bento stuck with his traditional 4-3-3 with Ronaldo, Nani and Helder Postiga leading the line. Miguel Veloso, Joao Moutinho and Raul Meireles formed a midfield trio.

Erik Hamren didn't provide many surprises either, as he preferred a 4-4-1-1 with Zlatan Ibrahimovic ahead of Johan Elmander.

Disgraceful Gamesmanship From Johan Elmander Against Austria

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Sweden may have made the World Cup play-offs last night with a little help from Zlatan, however his strike partner Johan Elmander left a sour taste in the mouths of anyone who witnessed his disgraceful act of gamesmanship which resulted in Stoke's Marko Arnautovic being sent-off with less than a minute on the clock with the referee being fooled into thinking it was a full on headbutt received by the Norwich striker.

Tottenham vs Norwich City Projected Lineups Feature Lamela and Eriksen

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A completely revamped Tottenham front line is expected to debut against Norwich City as the Gareth Bale era has officially been put to bed and the arrival of Christian Eriksen and Erik Lamela have the Lily-white fans waiting in anticipation to see their new youngsters in action.

Norwich City on the other hand continue to wait for the full fitness of summer addition Gary Hooper, but the recent arrival of loan signing Johan Elmander gives the side great, "I have been there before," experience from the former Bolton Wanderer.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic couldn’t score on Joe Hart, so he drank his water instead

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Football disobeyed the mighty will of Zlatan Ibrahimovic as England beat Sweden 3-2. Zlatan scored exactly none of the match's five goals -- though he did set up Sweden's first with his levitation kick (see below) -- and his frustration only grew throughout the match. As Sweden fought back to take the lead in the second half before eventually losing it again, the primary target of Zlatan's fury was England keeper Joe Hart.

Season Predictions – Matilda

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Will Ivan Klasnic break out and earn a starting job?

Top Scorer: Ivan Klasnic
I struggled with this category. Our shortage of strikers made it so there was no obvious option. In the end I went with Klasnic for several reasons. He's scored 5 times in preseason, which will build up his confidence.