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Manchester United

Rooney to miss West Ham game

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Wayne Rooney will miss tomorrow's game against West Ham United with a "nasty" ankle injury, Louis Van Gaal confirmed during his press conference on Friday.

Rooney's injury is hardly going to be cause of much concerns among United fans given his dismal performances this season, although it is the latest setback for Van Gaal, who earlier this week lost Marcos Rojo to a serious shoulder injury.

Man Utd’s Marcos Rojo out for weeks with shoulder injury

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Manchester United defender Marcos Rojo is facing weeks on the sidelines after suffering a shoulder injury in training, according to the Daily Mirror....

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Man Utd boss David Moyes says it’s a plus that Wayne Rooney is playing for England

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Manchester United manager David Moyes says it is a plus for him that Wayne Rooney is playing for England against Scotland this evening. Rooney has not featured in any of United's official pre-season matches, but Moyes claims it is good for him that his wantaway striker can build his match fitness while playing for his [.

Video: Man Utd drive round Stockholm on a Wayne Rooney-themed bus

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Manchester United have arrived in Sweden for tonight's pre-season friendly against AIK without Wayne Rooney. Well, without the real thing at least. While Wazza was absent in body, he was certainly there in spirit because he was at the centre of huge photo montages on both sides of the team bus. Rooney, who has not [.

Wayne Rooney misses Man Utd’s final pre-season tour match with ‘shoulder injury’

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.@WayneRooney misses out on the final #mutour match due to a shoulder injury sustained at the weekend. David Moyes: "It's not too serious." Manchester United (@ManUtd) August 5, 2013 Wayne Rooney will miss Manchester United's pre-season friendly against AIK tomorrow with a shoulder injury. The England international, who was the subject of a £25m [.

Defensive Woes For Manchester United on Opening Day

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Manchester United suffered some defensive set backs on the opening day of the EPL season, leaving them with some tweaking to do at the back as they prepare for next weekends game with Spurs.

The centerback partnership of Vidic and Ferdinand only lasted 60 minutes, before Vidic limped off with what is probably a nerve issue according to Alex Ferguson.


Liverpool star Philippe Coutinho out for six weeks

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Table-topping Liverpool have been dealt a blow with the news that Philippe Coutinho will be out of action for six weeks. The Brazilian playmaker will be out of action until the end of October due to a shoulder injury he sustained during Monday's 2-2 draw at Swansea. The 21-year-old will have to undergo surgery on [.

Liverpool Captain To Have Shoulder Surgery

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Liverpool captain and England international Steven Gerrard will have surgery on a shoulder injury this week.
The midfielder, 32, has started all 36 of the Reds' Premier League games this season.
However, Gerrard's injury has worsened in recent weeks and Liverpool has decided to bring forward the operation.

Blackburn Rovers vs. Liverpool : Probable Starting Line-up and Predictions

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Venue Ewood Park,Blackburn

Date 10/04/2012

Kick off - 8.00pm


Blackburn boss Steve Kean will be hoping for a change in fortune as his side look to bounce back from three consecutive defeats.


Battle at the Top

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Thanks to the crazy schedule that MLS has this year, Sporting KC and the New York Red Bulls have not met in a game yet this year. The two teams will now meet 3 times over the next 9 weeks as both teams close in on the end of their season. And with only 2 points currently separating the two teams as they sit first and second in the Eastern Conference each one of those 3 games are going to be absolutely huge in the grand scheme of things.

Sao Paolo goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni scores bizarre own goal

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During his 22 years at Sao Paolo, goalkeeper Rogerio Ceni has has scored over 100 goals, thanks to his tendency to take free kicks and penalties for the Brazilian side.

Last year the 39-year-old became the first goalkeeper in world football to achieve a three-figure goal tally, and having recently returned from six-months out through a shoulder injury, the three-time Campeonato winner was undoubtedly keen to get his name on the scoresheet in Wednesday night's league match against Nautico.

Hapless Toronto FC fall to MLS record-worst 0-8 as DC United wins in Canada

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Toronto FC secured their solitary place in the MLS record books on Saturday, but for a distinction nobody would ever want.

TFC lost their eight straight match, an MLS record, as D.C. United went to BMO Field and posted a 2-0 victory. Chris Pontius and Hamdi Salihi delivered the goals for a D.

Video: Dungannon Swifts player manager Darren Murphy deliberately misses a penalty against Ballymena

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More fair play fun for you, this time from Northern Ireland. Dungannon Swifts player boss Darren Murphy chose to deliberately miss a penalty after a bizarre fair play mix-up. Swifts were awarded the spot-kick after Ballymena defender Gavin Taggart caught the ball in the penalty area, mistakenly believing that play had been stopped so that [.


Kelly Smith: It's Always the Quiet Ones

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Kelly Smith celebrates a goal, her magic foot and the shoe it was in.When you teach you learn pretty quickly that the very smartest and most interesting students are often quiet. Some are painfully shy and intense listeners. Some only talk when they think they have something valuable to contribute and have a very the bar high when it comes to their sense of value.

MLS Super Draft Player Preview: Billy Schuler

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With the Super Draft a little over a month away, it's time to start getting familiar with some of the prospects that will be available for selection. Every few days or so leading up to the draft we will be providing player profiles to give you some insight into each prospect. These previews will obviously have a Revolution-centric theme and feel to them, and we'll be looking at players that we feel will be a proper fit for the organization going forward.

Euro 2012

Euro 2012: An Arsenal preview

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Ten members of the Arsenal first-team have been called up and will be flying out to Ukraine and Poland to represent their respective countries in this summer's European Championships. Euro 2012 kicks off in just under two weeks time when Greece take on co-hosts Poland in Warsaw on June 8th.

Dunne can't wait for Euro's to begin

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Richard Dunne has spoken of his excitement at making the trip to Poland for the Euro 2012 finals next month, and going head to head against some of the world's best teams.

Ireland kick-off their Euro 2012 campaign against Croatia on Sunday June 10th in Poznan.They will then meet Spain – the tournament favourites and reigning world and European champions - in Gdansk on June 14th before meeting Italy in Poznan on June 18th.

MLS Notes: Rimando out a game, Keane named to Ireland Euro squad and more

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Nick Rimando has come to Real Salt Lake's rescue countless times over his tenure with the club, but RSL will have to do without their steady goalkeeper Wednesday night.

Rimando suffered a shoulder injury during RSL's 2-1 victory over the New England Revolution Saturday night, and he did not travel with the club for its mid-week match against the Chicago Fire at Toyota Park.

McGeady urges Derry duo to seize their opportunity

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Ireland winger Aiden McGeady has urged Derry duo Shane Duffy and James McClean to take their chance this week to impress Ireland boss Giovanni Trapattoni.

Duffy and McClean were not in Trapattoni's original squad for the Czech Republic friendly, but are now in line to make their international debuts on Wednesday night at Lansdowne Road.

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Boston, N.J. Battle to 0-0 Draw

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Boston Victory and the New Jersey Rangers had to settle for a scoreless stalemate on Saturday. (Photo: Boston Victory SC)

The Boston Victory defense kept the New Jersey Rangers off the board for the second time during the preseason, but the attack failed to capitalize during Saturday's 0-0 draw in Easton, Mass.

SBI College Spotlight: Healthy Schuler has UNC rolling, pro scouts taking notice

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For all the success enjoyed by the University of North Carolina last season, there was one player who found it hard to enjoy.

Redshirt junior forward Billy Schuler was one of the most potent attacking threats the Tar Heels possessed during his first two years in Chapel Hill and was set to be a focal point last season.

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Texans Win Without Schaub or Leinart

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Injuries have destroyed the Houston Texans. However, the Texans just keep on winning. With Matt Schaub out for the season with a foot injury and Matt Leinart possibly out for the season with a shoulder injury, the Texans beat the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday by a final score of 20-13.

Matt Leinart's injury occurred in the second quarter.

Matt Leinart Injury Update

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Matt Leinart just can't catch a break. After sitting on the bench for two years, the former Heisman Trophy winner out of USC was finally starting a game in the NFL again. However, in the first half of the game between the Houston Texans and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Matt Leinart hurt his shoulder and was ruled out.

Seattle Sounders

Sounders fall to Monterrey in CCL group stage finale

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Good thing for the Seattle Sounders that they started off CONCACAF Champions League group play with a bang, because they ended it with a whimper.

Wes Knight On Trial With Seattle Sounders

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Wes Knight is on his way to trial with the Seattle Sounders over the next few days. Joshua Mayers confirmed a tweet that indicated Knight would be headed to Seattle for a several day look. The 25 on Tuesday right back/right mid played with the Vancouver Whitecaps in both the USL (was a finalist for Rookie of Year in 2009) and in MLS.


Another Gunner relishes Barca switch

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Arsenal goalkeeper Wojciech Szczesny admits that an opportunity to join reigning European champions FC Barcelona at a later stage of his career will be too tempting to turn down.

The 21-year old Szczesny rose to prominence for the Gunners when Polish compatriot Lukasz Fabianski was sidelined by a shoulder injury in the middle of last season.

Lukasz Fabianski admits bench frustration, praises captain and leader van Persie

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Arsenal goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski admitted he is disappointed and frustrated for sitting on the bench after he lost his place following last season's shoulder injury. With manager Arsene Wenger opting for Manuel Almunia at the start ...

The Rest

Real Madrid defender Ramos suffers shoulder injury

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Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is a major doubt for Saturday's La Liga clash at home to Granada after suffering a shoulder injury in Madrid's 4-0 win over Shakhtar Donetsk.

"The player has been diagnosed with a dislocated acromioclavicular joint in his left shoulder. His condition will be evaluated," the club said in a statement on Wednesday.

Whitecaps look to break Toronto FC's run in Canadian championship final

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Meeting in the finals of the Canadian championship is nothing new for Toronto FC and the Vancouver Whitecaps, who have tangled for the right to hoist the Voyageurs Cup in each of the last three years. Even though Toronto FC has won all three of those meetings, one look at the MLS standings would suggest that it might just be the Whitecaps' year to break the hex and earn their first berth in the CONCACAF Champions League.

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I've quoted Harry's post-QPR comments about our centre half issues twice already so I won't repeat them yet again. However, it has emerged today that things are going from bad to worse on the injury front with reports that both Younes Kaboul and Benoit Assou-Ekotto could miss the rest of the season.

Michael Pineda Career Over?

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Michael Pineda of the New York Yankees will miss the rest of the season due to a shoulder injury. And the news could be even worse for Pineda and Yankees fans: The star pitcher's career could be over.

The reason why Pineda may be history is the type of injury he suffered. In general, shoulder injuries are very bad for pitching prospects.

Williams out 4-6 weeks

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With just a few weeks to go before the USMNT camp is set to open ahead of its first World Cup Qualifier, midfielder Danny Williams has suffered a shoulder injury that could see him miss the upcoming games.

Referee injures his shoulder while signaling for a free kick during Napoli match

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Less than a minute into Napoli's match against Novara, the referee got a little too emphatic when signaling for a free kick and blew out his shoulder.

Football Italia explains:

Bizarrely, play was halted after only 45 seconds when referee Daniele Doveri required treatment for a shoulder injury.

Barcelona’s Fabregas And Pique Make A New Year Toast & Schweinsteiger Ready To Make Return

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This photo of the Moc Moc trio is clearly missing Puyol- except Cesc Fabregas and Gerard Pique are making a different type of toast that doesn't involve their Mop Haired amic! They're both celebrating their reunion and return from the Premier League to Barcelona.

Tom Brady Injury Update – Shoulder X-ray

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Fans of the New England Patriots can't be feeling too happy right now. Tom Brady, the Patriots franchise quarterback, has a shoulder injury that was serious enough to warrant a shoulder X-ray. Brady also sat out practice on Thursday.

The good news for the Patriots and their quarterback is that Brady's injury isn't considered serious.

Kimura, Moor, Folan ruled out as Rapids injury woes worsen

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The Colorado Rapids' uphill battle in the Eastern Conference Semifinals just got tougher.

Kosuke Kimura, Drew Moor and Caleb Folan are all expected to miss extended time after picking up injuries in the first leg of the home-and-home series against Sporting Kansas City, the Rapids announced Monday.

Dan Bailey Boots Cowboys to Victory

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Who said kickers aren't real football players. On Monday Night Football, the Dallas Cowboys won thanks to their sure-footed kicker. Dan Bailey was 6-for-6 on field goals to lift the Cowboys to an 18-16 victory over the Washington Redskins.

Said Bailey: "We had good snaps, good holds, great protection.

College Soccer Weekend Rewind

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The college soccer season may only be a few weeks old but some highly-rated programs are already failing to live up to lofty expectations.

No. 12 Duke slumped to a couple of home losses over the weekend to No. 8 UCSB and No. 9 SMU. The Blue Devils are 1-3-0 without having even started ACC play.

Raul Meireles: Genuine reasons for leaving, or a betrayal of Liverpool FC? (Guest Post)

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Guest Writer Jennifer Sambell gives her views on the Raul Meireles transfer, and looks at the veracity of his reasons for leaving Anfield.

Just half an hour before the recent transfer window closed, Raul Meireles handed in a transfer request, and soon afterwards an agreement was made to sell the midfielder to Chelsea for 12 million pounds.

Kop That: A Day In Tweets…

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