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Newcastle’s New Signing Looks The Real Deal In Training

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Florian Lejeune, our £8.8M signing from Spanish club Eibar, had a decent debut at Tynecastle on Friday night and he looked like a good steady center-back in his first appearance for Newcastle. [...]

It Could Be The End Of The Road For This Loyal Newcastle Veteran

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Everything was going well for Tim Krul when he was capped for the 8th time by the Netherlands in October two years ago against Kazakhstan in a Euro 2016 qualifyinggame. With only [...]

Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Wounded Warrior

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It was bad news when Siem de Jong suffered yet another injury in training in Ireland yesterday and the Dutchman has been sent back to Benton for treatment and for a full prognosis on his hamstring injury. And another player who has been dogged by injury over the last few years has also been injured [.

Rafa Benitez Talks About Newcastle’s Transfer Situation

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It's going to be very interesting to see what the Newcastle squad is like come September, once the summer transfer window is closed. Newcastle have already brought in five players and let seven players leave the club and the club are expecting some offers coming in for some of their star players like Moussa Sissoko, [.

Local Lad Talks About The Enormous Impact Of Rafa Benitez

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When Newcastle were relegated last May most pundits thought that Rafa Benitez would simply leave the club and those included former Magpie stars Alan Shearer and Rob Lee. But Rafa shocked everybody by agreeing to stay on at Newcastle United in the second division, after he had started the season managing themost successfulfootball club in [.

Has Fab Coloccini Sustained A Serious Hamstring Injury?

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This season has not started off too well for Newcastle, and news today that our captain Fabricio Coloccini has actually sustained another hamstring injury, while on International duty in Argentina. Coloccini at the Argentine training camp It may be more serious than first thought when we reported the news last night, and at the time we said [.

Injuries A Big Problem For Newcastle’s Small Squad

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The news that Fabricio Coliccini has suffered a muscle strain in his right leg at the Argentine Training camp, and will now miss the game against Paraguay on Friday night was not good news for Newcastle manager Alan Pardew today. Fab Coloccini injured again in Argentina Newcastle did not manage to increase the size of their [.

Newcastle’s Ben Arfa Has Talent You Can Only Dream Of

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Alan Pardew is talking today about his mercurial winger Hatem Ben Arfa, and the Newcastle manager is challenging the French International to be more consistent in the coming season. Ben Arfa gives thumbs up at the French Training camp in June It's a drawback with will o'the wisp players like Ben Arfa, that they can disappear in games, but we saw Ben [.

Clint Dempsey Attempts To Push Through Move To Liverpool

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U.S. and Fulham star Clint Dempsey has not travelled with the Fulham squad for their pre-season training camp in Switzerland, furthering speculation that he is on his way to Liverpool.

Dempsey, who scored 23 goals in 45 games for Fulham last season, held talks with manager Martin Jol and it was agreed he should remain in London and train with the youth team.


Swansea City announces 2017 US summer tour

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Swansea City manager Paul Clement will bring his team to the United States this summer for three friendlies and a training camp.

The Swans will head to the United States on July 13 where they’ll be based in Philadelphia. The first opponent will be a friendly against Philadelphia Union on July 15.

Swansea City announces 2017 US summer tour

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Swansea City manager Paul Clement will bring his team to the United States this summer for three friendlies and a training camp.

The Swans will head to the United States on July 13 where they’ll be based in Philadelphia. The first opponent will be a friendly against Philadelphia Union on July 15.

Team News

Timbers announce pre-season schedule and field for 2014 Rose City Invitational

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The Portland Timbers announced their pre-season travel plans on December 11, which includes a two week training camp in Arizona and four matches against varied competition. They will return to Portland to host their annual pre-season tournament, now called the Rose City Invitational, where the Timbers will play San Jose, Vancouver, and Portmore United FC from Jamaica over the week long event.

Portland Timbers begin 2013 training camp: chill in air doesn’t affect intensity of first workout

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The Portland Timbers began their 2013 season with a training session at JELD-WEN Field. Under a bright sun and crisp wind, the team was anxious to show off the new acquisitions under their new coach, Caleb Porter. While there were some ratty moments, the practice showed plenty of potential that could translate into success for the 2013 season.

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Air Asia boss Tony Fernandes sends QPR players to pre-season tour on Easyjet

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QPR's players were said to be stunned after flying to their pre-season training camp with Easyjet. The reality of relegation must have hit when they discovered that Air Asia tycoon and QPR owner Tony Fernandes had arranged for them to fly with the budget airline. Harry Redknapp's side flew to a Slovenian airport before getting [.

Spurs offer Assou-Ekotto, Parker, Livermore or Huddlestone to land Christian Benteke

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Tottenham will offer Aston Villa a choice of Benoit Assou-Ekotto, Scott Parker, Jake Livermore or Tom Huddlestone, plus cash, as they battle for Christian Benteke. Spurs are aiming to take the initiative in the race for the young Belgian striker by dangling one or more proven Premier League player in exchange, according to reports in [.

Liverpool target Henrikh Mkhitaryan goes AWOL from pre-season training camp

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Shakhtar Donetsk star Henrikh Mkhitaryan has failed to report for the club's pre-season training camp amid rumours that he is trying to force through a move to Liverpool. The Armenia international has been widely tipped to move to the Reds in a £23 million deal, but the transfer has not yet materialised.

West Ham midfielder Ravel Morrison has seven teeth removed

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Ravel Morrison has left West Ham for a season-long loan at Birmingham but not before a trip to the dentist that was nearly as long. The former Manchester United had to be flown home from the Hammers' pre-season training camp in Germany to have seven teeth removed. Morrison was set to be fined for [.


LETTERS FROM CAMP: All together now

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W Connection prepare for the season  PUTTING THE " " IN "FULL ROSTER"
So the gang's all here. Apparently. And by here we of course mean cosmopolitan Orlando, Florida. Toronto FC has released their official 30-man Florida squad and... hey... that's a... bunch of people, now isn't it?

LETTERS FROM CAMP: Payne management

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"It's good to talk..."  With just a few days before The Reds go all snowbird and head down to Orlando ("WHOOO! SPRING BREAK!"), Kevin Payne took time away from packing his mesh "Daytona Beach '84" tank-tops to hold a round-table discussion with some members of the mainstream Toronto football media.


VIDEO: Rochester Lancers Training Camp 2012-2013

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via LancersIndoor on YouTube: Rochester Lancers Training camp highlights and interview with head coach Jim Hesch.

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VIDEO: Baltimore Blast 2012 Training Camp, Day 2

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Scrimmage from the second day of Baltimore Blast training camp. (via TheBaltimoreBlast on YouTube)

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11-Year-Old Boy Born Without Feet Fulfills Lifelong Dream, Invited To Train With Barcelona (Video)

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After a story in a local paper about 11-year old Brazilian Barcelona fan Gabriel a boy born with unformed feet who was still managing to rip it up for his school football team despite the obvious setback caught the eye of someone within the Catalan club's youth ranks, the wee chap was invited to come along on Barca's summer training camp, meaning young Gabriel scored himself a week-long training course with Barcelona in the sunny climes of Rio de Janeiro.

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Zusi Rising in the Ranks

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With his performances for both club and country, Sporting Kansas City midfielder Graham Zusi has quietly gone about the business of moving up the ladder of the U.S. Men's National Team.
"We are please with his progress, and that's why he is coming in again," said U.S. head coach Jurgen Klinsmann.

Speaking of goalscorers

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The current U.S. squad had two players find the back of the net for their club teams this weekend, bringing a little extra zip in their step heading into training camp.
Jermaine Jones scored the game-winner for Schalke when he finished off a mazy run with a rifle to the far post, the hosts running out 3-1 winners against Augsburg.

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FC Koln preview, RVP to play 45, Bould’s defensive work

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Good morning to you,

it's a pretty quiet Sunday so a very quick round-up ahead of our final game before the new season kicks off in less than a week's time (hold me). Again, this is just a pre-season game so conditioning and fitness are paramount, but it's also the first (and last) chance the manager has to use his new players and give them some match practice before Sunderland.

Thoughts on van Persie and Manchester United

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So yesterday morning the Manchester Evening News reported that Robin van Persie was on the brink of signing for Manchester United.

They said he could leave our training camp and sign as early as last night. Clearly that didn't happen but there does appear to be something going on. Apparently van Persie told Juventus he was in advanced talks with another club and also apparently doesn't want to join Man City, leaving just United in the mix.

Arsenal Officially Confirm Santi Cazorla Signing

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Arsenal have officially confirmed the signing of Spain international Santi Cazorla from Malaga. Transfer fee is expected to be around £16.5million.

Cazorla says he is excited about the prospect of playing for Arsenal after being given a series of glowing recommendations from two former Arsenal players.

Alex Song vs Andre Santos Arsenal penalty shoot-out

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When your club hasn't won a trophy for seven seasons, as a squad you could be excused for feeling the pressure going into the new campaign. But that certainly isn't the case at Arsenal despite the barren run of silverware, as Gunners defender Andre Santos and midfielder Alex Song enjoyed a relaxed game of penalties [.

Cazorla makes the Germany trip while Usmanov blunders

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So the team traveled to Germany yesterday for a training camp, which will culminate in a game against FC Koln on Sunday, and there were, reportedly, some interesting voyagers.

Both the BBC and the Mirror report that Santi Cazorla has made the trip which tells you the deal is done and dusted, even if it hasn't been announced yet.

Almunia’s The Perfect Gentleman

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Respectful to the bitter end

Another week and the start of football draws closer just a little bit more. Just 11 days until the start of the Premier League fixtures once again. There's the Charity Shield this weekend but I'm sure none of you care about that. Unless if you're a Manchester City or Chelsea fan, then I wish for you to have a spectacular match ending with 6 all and going into penalties.

Nothing, then lots of something, hopefully

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Morning all, it's a bank holiday here in Ireland and given the dearth of Arsenal related news this morning it might as well be a bank holiday everywhere else.

Yet here it would be impossible to send a bank transfer to say, oh, Malaga, to a football club for one of their players. Which is a shame.

I’m told I hear you understand, it seems

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Yesterday was a curious day, nothing of any consequence happened at all. It's rare we go through a day without a single story on Arseblog News but if there's nothing there then there's nothing there, and so it was.

The closest we came was Sky Sports 'understanding' that Santi Cazorla would fly in to London for a medical.

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U.S. Soccer announces rosters for U-20 and U-18 camps

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With the start of the new year, both U.S. Under-20 Men's National Team head coach Tab Ramos and U-18 head coach Javier Perez are hard at work identifying the next crop of U.S. internationals.

Both Ramos and Perez are holding training camps starting today in Lakewood Ranch, Fla.

Lingering injury sidelines Morgan from USWNT training camp

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U.S. Women's National Team coach Tom Sermanni has called up 28 players for a camp next week – but superstar striker Alex Morgan won't be there, due to an injury of growing concern.

Morgan had injured her left ankle during training in October, but returned to play as a sub in a Nov.

Everton star Marouane Fellaini: ‘Moyes made me train one-on-one after Stoke headbutt’

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Everton midfielder Marouane Fellaini has revealed that former manager David Moyes brought him in for a one-on-one training session following his headbutt on Stoke's Ryan Shawcross. Moyes gave all the other players and coaching staff the day off, with only the Belgium international required to report for training.

Bayern Munich, Stoke Products Highlight U-18 Training Camp Roster - Stars and Stripes FC

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Bayern Munich, Stoke Products Highlight U-18 Training Camp Roster - Stars and Stripes FC

Jalen Markey is one of 10 MLS players (Academy or 1st team) called into the US U18 camp out in the Netherlands. Markey just recently committed to Syracuse after this year. This means he will miss the first competitions for the USSDA but be back in time to play against the Timbers, which will be much easier than the games he's about to play.

Sean Johnson's Reggae Roots

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Chicago Fire 'keeper Sean Johnson will likely top the list of most tickets needed for the game at "The Office". Born to Jamaican parents and holding dual passports, Johnson has loads of family on the island and even participated in a training camp for the Reggae Boyz at the U-17 and U-20 levels.

Eleven-year-old Brazilian boy with no feet invited to train with Barcelona

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Football, by its very nature, is a game played predominantly with the feet, but 11-year-old Gabriel Muniz is challenging this convention. The Brazilian youngster was born without feet, but has been walking since the age of one and regularly indulges his passion for football. He was donated foot-ankle protheses last year, but chooses to discard them when playing.

Hot in Hiroshima

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Katie Stengel and Mandy Laddish stretch out after practice while sporting combo patriotic/iced down headbands

It has been quite hot and humid in Hiroshima as the Americans prepare for their opening game of the 2012 FIFA U-20 Women's World Cup. The heat was of course not unexpected and the USA has been preparing for the conditions for a while now, including a July training camp in Florida (which = instant sweat) and is taking every precaution here in Japan.