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Workers fight to keep roof on World Cup draw

Posted Sunday, July 31, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 30 (Reuters) - Workers struggled to keep the roof on the giant marquee holding Saturday’s 2014 World Cup draw as high winds threatened to tear it off. The winds blew across the Marina da Gloria on Rio’s beautiful shoreline causing serious problems to the top of the temporary auditorium specially erected for the draw. Security barriers more than two metres high ...Full Story »

Defensive problems again to the fore for Arsenal

Posted Sunday, July 31, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AP)—The Premier League season draws closer and Arsenal seems no nearer to solving its long-standing defensive problems. The Gunners put together some crisp, cutting attacking play in Saturday’s preseason friendly against Boca Juniors and were coasting at 2-0 until each of their central defenders gifted the Argentine side a goal. The match finished 2-2 in the sort of turnaro...Full Story »

Torres on target for Chelsea

Posted Sunday, July 31, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

HONG KONG (AFP) - Record signing Fernando Torres scored his second goal for Chelsea straight after coming on as a second-half substitute on Saturday as his side beat Aston Villa to win the Barclays Asia Trophy. It was a game of fast starts for Andre Villas-Boas' men, with teenager Josh McEachran scoring in the first minute of a 2-0 victory on a steamy night in Hong Kong. The victory means Chel...Full Story »

McCoist relief as Rangers beat St Johnstone

Posted Sunday, July 31, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

GLASGOW (AFP) - Goals from Steven Naismith and Nikica Jelavic helped Ally McCoist earn his first competitive win as Rangers manager as his side ran out 2-0 winners away to St Johnstone. McCoist knew anything less than a win in the match would have seen him make the worst start of any Rangers manager after an opening day draw to Hearts and defeat to Malmo in a Champions League qualifier. Howeve...Full Story »

Gianluca Zambrotta has a holiday in Ibiza with his wife

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2011 by 7M Sport

Madrid agree sponsorship deal with Emirates

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2011 by Supersport.com

Real Madrid have agreed a five-year sponsorship agreement with the Dubai-based airline Emirates, the world's richest club said on Friday. No further details of the deal were released at a plush event in the Spanish team's Bernabeu stadium. "We are especially pleased to announce this union between two global brands who are leaders in their fields," Real president Florentino Perez told reporte...Full Story »

David Beckham has changed the game in America

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2011 by The Sun

MAJOR LEAGUE SOCCER commisioner Don Garber insists David Beckham has transformed football Stateside.Beckham, 36, is in the final season of a five-year contract with LA Galaxy and has defied the critics who claimed his move to America was nothing more than a money-making exercise. The midfielder will have banked an estimated £128million by the time his MLS deal expires but Garber is adama...Full Story »

Thierry Henry: Arsenal fans must lay off Arsene Wenger

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2011 by The Sun

THIERRY HENRY returns to the Emirates today with a message for all disillusioned Gooners: Lay off The Boss.'The Boss' is what Henry still affectionately calls his old Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger four years after leaving the North London club. Since then, Wenger's halo has slipped a bit. After six years without a trophy, the Professor has come in for a bit of stick among a growing contingen...Full Story »

Guus Hiddink: Chop has to stop

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2011 by Dailystar.co.uk

Above: Guus Hiddink has told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to stop hiring and firing his managers GUUS Hiddink has told Chelsea owner Roman Abramovich to stop hiring and firing his managers. Hiddink is close pals with Abramovich and has warned the billionaire he can forget success if he continues to undermine his bosses. The 64-year-old Dutchman, the only manager to part company with Abramov...Full Story »

Sven Goran Eriksson backing Jose Mourinho for England job

Posted Saturday, July 30, 2011 by The Sun

JOSE MOURINHO must be on England's shortlist for the England manager job, insists former boss Sven Goran Eriksson.Portuguese Mourinho is now at Real Madrid but still idolised in England for his trophy-laden reign at Chelsea. Swede Eriksson said: "I wouldn't be surprised if Jose was a candidate for the England job, absolutely not. "But do you think the discussion that you must be English to b...Full Story »

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