race against time


Ex-Liverpool and Spurs director of football Damien Commoli says Man Utd need someone in that role

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Manchester United need to appoint a director of football, according to Damien Commoli. The former Tottenham and Liverpool director of football claims the champions' activity during the transfer window indicates that they need to create a similar role at Old Trafford. "If there was a club in need of a director of football to ease [.

Liverpool Stadium Boost

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Liverpool football club could yet move to a new stadium after a local councillor admitted that the club could be handed a further extension on their decision whether or not to take up a lease on Stanley Park.
The Merseyside club's new board of directors have been mulling over the proposition which had been made to the previous regime, though Liverpool's new owners, led by John Henry, were thought to favour redeveloping the current Anfield site.

Butt’s Brain: Monday

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Liverpool in a race against time to be sold to New England Sports Ventures [Irish Central] Speaking of Liverpool, left back Paul Konchesky should be fit for the massive Merseyside Derby / relegation six-pointer this weekend. The new signing from ... Continue reading →

Melwood Injury Latest

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Sammy Lee admits Jamie Carragher and Maxi Rodriguez face a race against time in order to be fit for Liverpool's final game of the season against Hull City on Sunday.

Carragher sustained a twisted ankle during the clash with Chelsea, while Maxi picked up an adductor injury.

Both players limped off against the Londoners and are yet to resume training.

English Premier League

Szczesny in fitness battle for vital WBA clash

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Wojciech Szczesny is struggling to be fit for Arsenal's vital Premier League encounter with West Brom on Sunday. Reports suggest the Polish keeper has a back problem and a knee injury and faces a race against time to be in shape for the crucial game at the Hawthorns.

Arsenal go in to the game with their destiny in their own hands as far as finishing third and qualifying for the Champions League is concerned.

Premier League club-by-club guide to transfer window

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Premier League club-by-club guide to transfer window

They've had all summer but Premier League managers are still facing a race against time to finish their transfer business ahead of the window closing on Wednesday night.

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The Twohundredpercent Pre-Season Previews: The Blue Square Premier

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Plus ça change. As ever, it impossible to even attempt to frame the start of the new season in the Blue Square Premier without talking, in more detail than even we might particularly want to, about the financial condition football's de facto fifth division. This summer saw the expulsion and subsequent folding of Rushden & Diamonds, which was followed by the bizarre and in some respects unedifying sight of Imraan Ladak hastily moving their former rivals Kettering Town into their ground, a chaotic couple of months at Wrexham which led to a desperate race against time in order to keep the club alive, and the lingering suspicion that there are a number of clubs playing at this level that are still struggling to come to terms with the new, tougher financial regulations that have been introduced in this league by the Football Conference.

Gunners rocked by fresh injury news

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Arsenal's disappointing 2-1 defeat to Benfica was not the only object of manager Arsene Wenger's concern this weekend as he was left sweating over the knocks that some of his key players took ahead of the season opener in less than a week.

Forward Robin van Persie, full-back Kieran Gibbs, and injury prone center-half Thomas Vermaelen have all reportedly joined Jack Wilshere in a race against time to be fully fit when the Gunners take the field against Newcastle United at St.

Kroenke jets in to sort out Farebgas saga

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Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke is in London today in an attempt to finally sort out the Cesc Fabregas transfer saga. The mail reports that Kroenke came to the capital to attend the members day at the Emirates. But, says the paper, more importantly the American tycoon hopes his trip to England will resolve the long-running uncertainty over Fabregas' protracted switch to Barcelona.

Reds Sweat On Duo

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Injured Liverpool duo Raul Meireles and Martin Skrtel are in a race against time to be fit for the start of the new season.
Both players sat out the penultimate pre-season friendly, as the Reds drew 3-3 in Norway against Valarenga - conceding at least three goals for the fifth game in a row.
Portuguese star Meireles is currently sidelined with a foot problem, but it's believed that the injury is just bruising and the former Porto man should be fit for the opening weekend.

Chelsea midfielder reveals little-known injury

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Although Frank Lampard was publicly declared as a doubt by Carlo Ancelotti the day before Chelsea's seasoner opener at home to West Bromwich Albion, few outside the club knew that it was more than just a knock bothering the 32-year old midfielder.

The general perception was that Lampard was suffering from fatigue after England's midweek friendly against Hungary and subsequently aggravated his condition during a training session on Thursday.

Blackpool Forced TO Move First Game

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Blackpool are by far the smallest club ever to play in the Premier League and I expect them to finish bottom of the Premier League and get relegated.

Blackpool boss Ian Holloway had only 16 professionals when pre-season training started, meaning that the seasiders need to add another 9 players to their squad before the season begins.


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Rafael Benitez admits it is his dream to one-day coach the Spanish national team but has reiterated his immediate future lies at Liverpool.
Benitez has been linked with a move away from Anfield this summer, with Inter Milan the latest club to be linked to the 50-year-old, although that rumour was dismissed by the Serie A champions this morning.

Ballack suffers World Cup injury woe

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German midfielder Michael Ballack faces a race against time following his injury against Portsmouth in today's FA Cup final. Ballack, who captains his country, was the victim of a badly timed tackle by Kevin-Prince Boateng that left the midfielder writhing in pain, and the ankle injury could force him to miss out on next month's World Cup.

Manchester City

Liverpool Facing Name Game In Quest For New Home

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Liverpool is more open to the prospect of leaving Anfield for a new state-of-the-art arena in nearby Stanley Park, but face a race against time to find a lucrative naming rights partner to help offset the cost of the project.
Club officials have acquired a three-month extension from Liverpool City Council on whether to take up the 999-year lease on the site, which is in the shadow of the current ground.

Soccer Games: Carlos Tevez still touch and go for FA Cup final

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Manchester City are still some way from being able to predict whether their captain Carlos Tevez will be available for selection for their FA Cup final on May 14th. The Argentinean striker suffered a hamstring injury last month and will face a real race against time to recover in time to lead his team out at Wembley for the season's showpiece final.

Liverpool FC Hat-Trick Anfield Ovation Will Live With Maxi Rodriguez Forever

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Maxi Rodriguez admits he will never forget the ovation from the Anfield crowd after his "best moment in a Liverpool shirt".
Maxi netted the first hat-trick of his career for the club with three close-range finished in the 5-0 home romp against Birmingham City on Saturday.
It doubled the total for the season for the Argentine, who was making his first outing in more than a month after being recalled in the absence of the injured Andy Carroll.

Carlos Tevez in a Race against Time

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Carlos Tevez has torn a muscle in his groin and is in a race against time to be fit for Manchester City's April 3rd clash with Sunderland. With the uncertainty surrounding Berbatov vs Hernandez as Manchester United's # 2 striking ... Continue reading →

Joe Hart to miss friendly

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Joe Hart ruled out of England friendly - Joe Hart to miss England v France friendlyEngland goalkeeper Joe Hart will miss Wednesday night's friendly match against France at Wembley.The 23-year-old Manchester City man suffered a back spasm during a training session with the national team and has now returned to Eastlands for treatment on the problem.

World Cup

A. Iniesta News: Andres Iniesta Shrugs Off Injury Fears – Inside Futbol

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BBC Sport Andres Iniesta Shrugs Off Injury Fears Inside Futbol After suffering a thigh injury in Spain's final friendly match against Poland, Andres Iniesta faced a race against time in order to be fit for La Roja's ... Iniesta fit to face Switzerland ESPN Iniesta Unlikely To Feature For Spain Against Switzerland Peace FM Online Iniesta looks ready to play Spain's WCup opener The Associated Press World Cup News

Iovry Coast v Portugal Preview

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Ivory Coast will be looking to build on Ghana's momentum tomorrow when they take on 2006 semi finalists Portugal in Port Elizabeth's Nelson Mandela Bay Stadium at 14oohrs GMT. The Ivorian camp however is in a race against time to have their inspirational striker and captain Didier Drogba fit for the match.

End of the World for Bent?

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The closest he'll come to an England shirt this summer? End of the World for Bent? Darren Bent's World Cup dreams could be in tatters after a hamstring injury ruled him out of tonight's penultimate warm-up game against Mexico at Wembley. The Sunderland striker has been unable to train fully with England in Austria and now faces a race against time to convince Fabio Capello he can be fit for

U.S. Pre-World Cup camp roster unveiled

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Here's the 30-player squad.

Charlies Davies lost his race against time to get fit for the tournament.

Big SoCal representation including the Galaxy's Edson Buddle, Los Angeles native Herculez Gomez (although both were initially left off this 28! player list from U.S. Soccer that has now been updated), Rolling Hills Estates' Robbie Rogers of the Columbus Crew, Chivas USA's Jonathan Bornstein of Los Alamitos and Sacha Kljestan of Huntington Beach, Fontana's Maurice Edu and Riverside's Chad Marshall.

The Rest

It's in the Cards

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For anyone not familiar with the company called Panini, they don't make sandwiches, they make football trading cards and stickers. Recently, they've released their 20 player Euro 2012 set, effectively "calling up" 20 Italian players, even if Prandelli will actually call up 23. Glaring omissions included Antonio Cassano and Giuseppe Rossi, since it was a race against time for them to achieve match fitness.

Gold Coast Preview

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Just eight games remain in this regular season and time is running out for Melbourne Victory. Actually, its felt like a race against time all along as we continue to wait for that elusive turning point. Well, its now or never as this week is set to be the most crucial yet. Two games

Crap Poem: Relegation Six-Pointer

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This is a Poem about Kean people and six-pointers and that...yeah. Bolton vs Blackburn, Trotters vs Rovers. It's winner takes all...not a game for pushovers. For the players it's a race against time, for the manager a race against the sack. No doubt any decision with be influenced by some journalist hack.

Lennon likely to be fit for Real Madrid

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Two of Spurs' key players are facing a ‘race against time' to be fit for tomorrow's return against Real Madrid. While William Gallas looks to be very doubtful, Aaron Lennon appears to have shaken off his illness concerns and will line up at White Hart Lane tomorrow night.

"Aaron wasn't well again on Friday and not well enough to play against Stoke," Harry Reknapp confirmed.

Twohundredpercent Launches Football Bloggers’ Forum

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Sitting and fiddling with the code for this site this evening, in the back of my mind was a familiar old concern. What if I make an absolute hash of something on here mess it all up. It has happened before, and there are no words that can accurately describe that heart-in-the-throat sinking feeling that comes with the knowledge that something has gone horribly wrong which frantically pressing "Control" and "Z" can't rectify.

Berlusconi Speechless After Milan Loss

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AC Milan president Silvio Berlusconi has decided to stay quiet after Milan's 2-1 home loss to Juventus last night. A clearly irritated Berlusconi gave a short reply when questioned by reporters.

"When you win you speak, but when you lose then you stay quiet, especially when you lose like we did tonight.

Argentina Sack Diego Maradona

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Diego Maradona has been inevitably sacked as manager of the Argentina National team despite him declaring his interest of staying on as coach.

His job had been in doubt since Germany hammered Argentina at the Quarter- Finals stage of this Summers World Cup in South Africa going down 4-0.

England's World Cup injury curse continues

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What is it with England and injuries? In the run up to every major tournament at least one big name manages to crock themselves in a dramatic fashion and this time around it has been no different.

It started fairly early when David Beckham, admittedly something of a doubt for the final squad anyway, snapped his achilles tendon while playing for Milan.