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Liverpool: Philippe Coutinho Has And Hasn’t Submitted Transfer Request To Force Barcelona Move, Depending Who You Ask…

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Depending whose sources you chose to believe, Philippe Coutinho either has or indeed hasn't handed in a transfer request at Liverpool in order to force through a €100+million transfer to Barcelona.

Things are beginning to get fraught, especially in the wake of Fenway Sports Group's succinct ''All Offers For Coutinho Will Be Filed Under 'Bin'' statement issued earlier today (Friday).

Official: Barcelona Confirm Neymar Shirked Today’s Training Session As PSG Move Edges Nearer To Completion

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It would appear for all the world that Neymar's increasingly tiresome 'shock' transfer from Barcelona to PSG is finally gearing up to go through.

Indeed, Barca have taken the unorthodox tack of officially confirming that the Brazilian forward shirked training at the Joan Gamper centre this morning.

Tottenham land former Barca starlet

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LONDON, England Harry Redknapp has already pulled off the transfer coup of the summer, sources have told ESPNsoccernet, by snatching Barcelona youngster Cristian Ceballos from under the noses of Chelsea. Ceballos, 16, was hailed as Barcelona's new superstar four years ago when he became an internet sensation, featuring in a video juggling a ball [.

Barca and Messi breaking all records

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BARCELONA, Spain — Barcelona earned a record 16th straight win in the Spanish league by beating Atletico Madrid 3-0 with a Lionel Messi hat-trick on Saturday. The historic win provisionally lifted Barcelona 10 points clear of Real Madrid at the top of the table ahead of its fierce rival's match against Real Sociedad on Sunday.


Olympics 2012 Soccer – Liverpool move in on Swans’ Allen at related • 0 views
Liverpool addition their dictation for Swansea midfielder Joe Allen to £15m, sparking a ware construction in his declaration. HTTP://

Olympics 2012 Football – Yobo completes move to Fenerbahce at related • 0 views
Joseph Yobo has completed his lasting transferral from Everton to Fenerbahce after10twelvemonths at Goodison Park HTTP://

Olympics 2012 Football – Aquilani seals move to Fiorentina at related • 0 views
Liverpool clear Alberto Aquilani to Serie A bedside Fiorentina after three classes in which he commenced only nine bizs. HTTP://

Olympics 2012 Soccer – Everton’s Cahill to move to MLS at related • 0 views
Everton hold terminuss with Major League Soccer for the conveyance of Australian midfielder Tim Cahill to the New York Red Bulls. HTTP://

Olympics 2012 Football – Fulham move to deny Dempsey sale at related • 0 views
Fulham disclaim Clint Dempsey is subscribing for Liverpool after a study on the Reds' proprietor's site claimed the forrard had joined. HTTP://

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SK Brann's Jamaican midfielder Rodolph Austin is fortunate of procuring a move to Championship bedside Leeds United. HTTP://

FA worry over GB Olympic pullout

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LONDON, England The Great Britain Olympic football team may be forced to withdraw from the 2012 London Olympics completely if the FA board cannot come to a solution to the problems of fielding a side. It has been widely expected that Great Britain would field a combined side for the first time in [.


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France back Gael Clichy says his transferral to Manchester City from Arsenal last twelvemonth had transformed him

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Returning to Barcelona after octad twelvemonth at Arsenal has thrown up new challenge for Cesc Fabregas and the Spain midfielder said putt up with trickster Gerard Pique on a newspaper ground has been single of them. We here at have all the news

M’Vila admits he is on the move this summer

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The Rennes' star midfielder Yann M'Vila has admitted that for him it's the perfect time to be leaving, and that despite the fact that this summer the EUROS are on, he'll still be searching for a way out. The French international claims that he doesn't know where he's heading, but as we all already know [.

French Star Rules Out Move To The Emirates

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A player that has been continually linked with a move to the Emirates this coming January is Marvin Martin of French Ligue 1 side Sochaux, but the player himself has ruled out such a move. Martin signed a new contract at Sochaux last month, but that has not stopped the rumours circulating that Arsene Wenger [.

Gary Cahill Looks Set For London Move – But Not To Arsenal!

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Throughout the summer one name kept cropping up when the words transfer and Arsenal were mentioned in the same breath. That name was Bolton Wanderers defender Gary Cahill. The transfer window may be closed, but the speculation does not stop and it looks like Cahill will be moving to London in January after all.

Two More Foreign Teenagers Linked With A Move To Arsenal

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Arsenal are always on the lookout for new young talent, but at the moment the majority of supporters are crying out for more experienced, big named players to be signed in January not more foreign teenagers with a future, but the two players mentioned today have first team experience already at such a tender age.

Wenger finally decides to make a move for Eden Hazard

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It would seem that the Belgian youngster Eden Hazard has been linked with a move to Arsenal since he was in nappies, and he is far and away the one foreign youngster that just about every Arsenal fan would love to see arriving this summer, whether Cesc Fabregas and Samir Nasri are still at the [...]

Orient to celebrate replay jackpot in Vegas

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LEYTON, England Leyton Orient's players will be jetting off to Las Vegas after hitting the FA Cup jackpot by securing a £1 million replay against Arsenal. Jonathan Tehoue grabbed a dramatic 89th-minute equaliser for the East London club to give Orient a 1-1 draw with Arsenal that earns them a replay against Arsene Wenger's [.

Newcastle sink sorry Birmingham

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BIRMINGHAM, England — Newcastle scored their first win since the departure of striker Andy Carroll on Tuesday, winning 2-0 at Birmingham with a goal in each half from Peter Lovenkrands and Leon Best. Lovenkrands opened the scoring for the visitors after only two minutes, sliding in to meet a low cross from Jonas Gutierrez at [.


Timbers: home sweet home

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PORTLAND, Ore. — Columbus native and former Crew defender Eric Brunner came back to haunt his old team on Saturday night, scoring the only goal in a 1-0 Portland victory at JELD-WEN Field. The second-half goal — a header off a free kick in the 46th minute — helped Portland maintain their dominance at home [.

‘Qatar may be stripped of World Cup’

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LONDON/ZURICH Sepp Blatter, the Fifa president who is standing for re-election admits there is a ground swell of popular support to rehold the 2022 vote won by Qatar The Fifa president Sepp Blatter made the startling disclosure yesterday that he could not rule out a rerun of the voting for the right to host [.

Real Madrid

Ronaldo celebrates record 40-goal haul, Depor relegated

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MADRID — Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo broke the La Liga goal-scoring record with his 39th and 40th league goals of the season as Real Madrid hammered relegated Almeria 8-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu on Saturday. Ronaldo poked home from close range on four minutes for his record-breaking goal to overtake the previous best of 38 [.

Adebayor move casts doubt on City project

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Emmanuel Adebayor experienced mixed fortunes during his time in English football. Still the victim of some less than favourable chants from Arsenal fans following his controversial big money move to Manchester City, and with his ridiculous goal celebration against his former club that came shortly after that move, his time at Eastlands wasn't much more [.


Lille move to brink of Ligue 1 title

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PARIS, France Lille moved to the brink of the Ligue 1 and French Cup double when a second-half Gervinho goal secured a 1-0 league home win over Sochaux on Wednesday. The northeners, who were last champions in 1954 and won the French Cup on Saturday, have 72 points with two games left and lead [...]

Leyton Orient protesting against West Ham bid for Olympic Stadium

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LONDON, England — A football club based near London's Olympic Stadium has written to British Prime Minister David Cameron urging him to block West Ham's planned move into the venue after the 2012 games. West Ham has been named as the preferred bidder to take over the stadium, beating a rival bid from Tottenham.

Carroll thrilled to be able to focus on football after Anfield arrival

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POSTED: February 3rd 2011 NewsUpdate LONDON, Feb 03: Andy Carroll skipped nimbly around questions about whether he is worth £35m with an ease which Liverpool hope he will display against opposing defences after his English-player-record move from Newcastle on the eve of the transfer deadline. Carroll, 22, has taken over the No9 shirt abandoned by [.


Patrice Evra agrees new contract with Manchester United

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MANCHESTER, England Patrice Evra has committed his future to Manchester United and agreed a new four-year contract, with an announcement expected from Old Trafford on Friday morning. Evra had considered leaving Old Trafford, tempted by the possibility of playing in Spain, and had been linked with a move to Real Madrid.

United waives James, international slot to Galaxy

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WASHINGTON, D.C. D.C. United waived defender Julius James, the Major League Soccer club announced on Thursday. In one and a half seasons in Washington, James played in 31 MLS contests, recording two goals in 2,388. "We would like to thank Julius for his contributions to D.C. United and we wish him well in the [.

Spurs: when the going gets tough…

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MILAN, Italy -Â Peter Crouch's goal 10 minutes from time handed Tottenham Hotspur a 1-0 win over below-par AC Milan in a bad-tempered Champions League last-16 first leg on Tuesday. Milan midfielder Gennaro Gattuso, who will miss the second leg after a booking, is likely to face UEFA repercussions after appearing to headbutt Spurs assistant [.

Sturridge and Bolton pile more trouble on Everton

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BOLTON, United Kingdom — Daniel Sturridge kept up his impressive scoring record for Bolton to inspire a 2-0 win over relegation-threatened Everton in the Premier League on Sunday. The England under-21 forward scored for the third straight match since joining on loan from Chelsea on transfer deadline day, smashing home a swerving finish in the [.

Gignac fires up Marseille title tilt

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PARIS, France — Striker Andre-Pierre Gignac fired defending champions Marseille back into the title race on Saturday with the only goal at home to rock bottom Arles. Coach Didier Deschamps had demanded a massive improvement after a woeful goalless draw last week against struggling neighbours Monaco and Gignac's third goal of the season brought some [.

Palerma too beat off-track Juventus

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PALERMO, Italy Palermo put a huge dent in Juventus' Champions League qualification hopes after beating the Turin giants 2-1 at Stadio Renzo Barbera in Serie A. In doing so Palermo leap-frog Juventus in the table and look a good bet for European football next season. With this loss Juventus' winless streak reached four matches.

Spain still lead FIFA rankings, Japan move into top 20

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BERNE, Switzerland Japan moved into the top 20 of the FIFA world rankings on Wednesday after winning the Asian Cup last month while world champions Spain stayed in first place. Japan's record fourth Asian title which they won in Qatar lifted them 12 places to 17th, making them the Asian confederation's highest-ranked side.

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Ligue 1: PSG Officially Trigger Kylian Mbappe’s Release Clause After Finally Steering Themselves Clear Of Relegation

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PSG have today been able to seal the permanent transfer of Kylian Mbappe after triggering the requisite clause in the teenage striker's loan deal.

The Parisians initially signed Mbappe on a one-year loan from Monaco, ostensibly to make sure that his vastly expensive acquisition didn't take place during the same financial year as Neymar's £200million mega-move from Barcelona.

Spain honored with Zaragoza city square

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ZARAGOZA, Spain  — The city of Zaragoza has honored Spain's World Cup victory by dedicating a square to the national team. Spanish football federation head Angel Villar was in attendance Monday as the "Plaza La Roja" square was inaugurated. On local newspaper Heraldo's website, Zaragoza sports official Manu Blasco describes the move as "a well-deserved [.