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 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
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.
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 â†’
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.
Plus Ã§a 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.
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.
Arsenal majority shareholder Stan Kroenke is in London today in an attempt to finally sort out
the Cesc Fabregas transfer saga.Â The mail reports that Kroenke came toÂ the capital to attend
the members day at the Emirates. But, says the paper,Â more importantly the American tycoon hopes
his trip to England will resolve the long-running uncertainty over Fabregas' protracted switch to
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.
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 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 â†’
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.
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
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.
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
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.
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.
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
This is a Poem about Kean people and six-pointers and that...yeah.Â Bolton vs Blackburn,Â Trotters
vs Rovers.Â It's winner takes all...not a game for pushovers.Â For the players it's a race
against time, for the manager a race against the sack.Â No doubt any decision with be influenced
by some journalist hack.
Two of Spurs' key players are facing a â€˜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
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.