30 Aug
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Posted by content at 04:20

Shanghai SIPG director Mads Davidsen has dismissed the club's interest in signing Bayern Munich pair Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben as they are too old.

The wingers are regarded as among the best in Europe's history, and they managed 48 league outings between them as Bayern won their fifth consecutive Bundesliga crown.
25 Aug
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Posted by isport at 15:36

This Premier League season promises to be one of the most fiercely contested in recent years. There are six teams with genuine designs on lifting the trophy come the end of the season, and each of these clubs has one of the world's leading managers at the helm. Unlike last season, where Chelsea's dominance was relatively unquestioned, this campaign could well have many twists and turns at the top of the table.

It is an indictment of the quality in the league that champions Chelsea are only widely perceived to be third favourites to take the title, especially considering the imperious form they displayed in Antonio Conte's debut season. That being said, the Blues have had a stuttering start to the season, falling to Burnley at home before recovering with a 2-1 victory at Spurs.

04 Aug
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Posted by content at 07:43

Real Madrid striker Alvaro Morata has taken a sly dig at Jose Mourinho by admitting that Chelsea boss Antonio Conte has shown more faith in his abilities.

The Blues have already announced a deal with the European champions, and the player will join the club after completion of necessary formalities.

Morata, 24, was initially tipped to join league rivals Manchester United with Mourinho keen on a reunion with the striker, whom he offered his Real Madrid debut at the age of 18. However, the Special One baulker at Los Blancos' cm plus valuation for the Spaniard as he had no Premier League experience in his bag.

31 Jul
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Posted by isport at 16:58

It was only in February 2013 that the Swans enjoyed the greatest day in their history after they won the Capital One Cup at the Wembley. Former Denmark international, Michael Laudrup was the hero who had taken the South Wales club to achieve this feat.

After a poor run of form left the Swans two points above the premier league relegation zone, the club’s management decided to axe the former Barcelona and Denmark star in February 2014 saying the atmosphere around the club has become toxic, but Michael Laudrup has stressed his departure has nothing to do with any misconduct.

25 Jul
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Posted by content at 11:50

After having joined Arsenal back on August of 2011, Per Mertesacker appears to be reaching the final stages of his professional career.

The German defender is 32 years old and even though his playing journey is almost over, a new chapter in his life is already in the works as it has been confirmed that Mertesacker will become the academy manager of Arsenal by 2018.
11 Jul
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Posted by content at 04:11

From being the perfect depiction of your big bad defensive roadblock mainly skilled in stopping opponents in their tracks to a veteran deemed surplus to requirement in a struggling Rangers FC squad, it is safe to say Switzerland defender Philippe Senderos failed to live up to his potential.

The 32-yeaar old started his career at Swiss side Servette before being picked up by Arsenal. After getting the crowd excited with his no-nonsense approach to protecting his goalie, frequent sloppiness which later racked up to a litany of errors made him earmarked as unreliable.
23 Jun
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Posted by content at 03:44

Lazio midfielder Felipe Anderson has openly admitted that he would like to play Manchester United at some time in his career.

The Brazilian was a transfer target for the Red Devils under former boss Louis van Gaal, but he has since dropped off with his performances.
02 Jun
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Posted by content at 07:39

Premier League side Arsenal have lost the qualification spot for the UEFA Champions League despite defeating Everton 3-1 in the final game of the season.

The Gunners finished fifth as Liverpool, who were a point ahead of them, won their last game as well.

This would be the first time long-time manager Arsene Wenger would have to play in the Europa League as he has consistently helped the team to the elite tournament in twenty years. Liverpool defeated already relegated side Middlesbrough 3-0 to seal their qualification hopes.

25 May
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Posted by content at 09:37

Antonio Conte has backed striker Diego Costa to come good when he comes against his Premier league rival Romelu Lukaku in the weekend's game against Everton.

Both strikers have been fighting for top spot in the goalscoring charts, but Lukaku has been able to get an edge in race over the last few weeks due to a combination of good form and Costa being unable to produce the goods. The Spanish striker went through a goalscoring drought which saw him fail to score in five consecutive league games. However, he was able to end the drought in emphatic fashion after scoring twice against Southampton in 4-2 win.
04 May
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Posted by content at 07:34

It was all gloom last season when Newcastle United wererelegated from the Premier League.

The brilliant Rafa Benitez came in too late and he could not stop them from sinking. This term, the Magpiesfans would have something to cheer up on as the team have been impressive. The battle is far from over as Brighton & Hove Albion want the title but it has been a successful sojourn in the English Championship.