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Chinese government ready to fund Liverpool takeover

Posted Thursday, August 05, 2010 by theguardian.com

The China Investment Fund has been busy raising funds.  The Chinese government fund represented by Kenny Huang has spent the past fortnight raising precisely the amount of cash required to finance a bid for Liverpool. Sources have confirmed to Digger that the China Investment Corporation, the sovereign wealth fund to the world's most populous nation, is the organisation being fronted by Hu...Full Story »

'Girls chat up Peter right in front of me'

Posted Wednesday, August 04, 2010 by NOTW.co.uk

She's the Bardot of the WAG world, but according to Abbey Clancy, it's her footballer fiancé who's pestered for dates Given that she's ranked the 10th sexiest woman in the world and he's a gangly footballer not exactly known for his good looks, you'd think it was a safe bet who attracts the most attention when Abbey Clancy and Peter Crouch hit the town. But you'd be wrong. "I never ge...Full Story »

Ashley Cole Is Finally Over Ex-Cheryl Cole

Posted Wednesday, August 04, 2010 by Entertainmentwise.com

And gives Derek Hough his blessing... Ashley Cole may finally be ready to let go of his estranged wife, Cheryl Cole as he moves out of their marital home for good. Ashley has reportedly given his blessing to Cheryl's rumoured beau, Derek Hough and accepted that he is no longer part of Cheryl's life. A source told Grazia magazine: “Cheryl is finally moving on and decided it was time ...Full Story »

Crisis, what crisis? Hope returns to inspire Anfield

Posted Wednesday, August 04, 2010 by The Independent

With Cole's signing and prospects of a stable financial future, a new optimism reflects well on the incoming manager After Roy Hodgson dragged Fulham from the brink of relegation to the final of the Europa League, the club's most famous fan, Hugh Grant, used the premiere of one of his films to suggest he would like to sleep with the manager. Jimmy Tarbuck has yet to make his feelings known bu...Full Story »

Chelsea face permit fight for £18m Ramires

Posted Wednesday, August 04, 2010 by theguardian.com

Ramires appeared for Brazil at the World Cup finals in South Africa, catching the eye in the last-16 win over Chile.  Chelsea have agreed a fee of £18m (€22m) with Benfica to buy the Brazil midfielder Ramires and they intend to push him through a medical at the club before confirming his signing by the end of the week. But there remains some concern at Stamford Bridge over whet...Full Story »

Cash won't win City title, warns Kalou

Posted Tuesday, August 03, 2010 by theguardian.com

Chelsea's Salomom Kalou in action against Eintracht Frankfurt.  Salomon Kalou has told Manchester City they cannot buy this season's Premier League title. The Chelsea winger has watched his club act slowly so far in the summer transfer market, although they are on the brink of a €22m (£18.2m) deal for the Benfica midfielder Ramires, whereas City have spent £80m with the pro...Full Story »

Maradona exit as chaotic as his tenure

Posted Tuesday, August 03, 2010 by theguardian.com

The national icon's eventful time as coach has ended amid accusations of betrayal and lies Diego Maradona at the press conference yesterday when he confirmed the end of his time as Argentina manager.  In November 2008, a clean-shaven and sharp-suited Diego Maradona walked out to raucous cheers. To the national press, their hero was back. The surprised international audience simply watch...Full Story »

Diego Maradona could be reappointed as Argentina coach

Posted Tuesday, August 03, 2010 by theguardian.com

Diego Maradona has been encouraged to talk to the Argentina football association about a possible return as coach.  Argentina's national team director, Carlos Bilardo, says the door remains open for Diego Maradona to return as the country's coach. Maradona's contract as Argentina coach was not renewed following the World Cup after disagreements with the Argentinian FA. However, Bilardo &#...Full Story »

Katy Perry Wants To Eat Cheryl Cole

Posted Monday, August 02, 2010 by Entertainmentwise.com

We think the star loves Cheryl a bit too much... Katie who hit it of with Cheryl when she appeared as a guest judge for the X Factor, told Q: “The most gorgeous judge is Cheryl Cole. That woman is just edible. She kept calling me...what was it? Popette? 'You're a popette'. “She kept saying that to me. Is that a compliment? It is? I love Cheryl. She's got a whole other version o...Full Story »

Walcott makes point as Arsenal win Emirates Cup

Posted Monday, August 02, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Theo Walcott made a point to England coach Fabio Capello as the Arsenal winger inspired his side to a 3-2 victory over Celtic that clinched the Emirates Cup on Sunday. Walcott spent the close-season nursing a bruised ego after being left out of England's World Cup squad and the winger played as if determined to show Capello what he could have brought to the team. While it is cle...Full Story »

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