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Martinez rejects Villa to stay at Wigan

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Roberto Martinez will remain as manager of Wigan after rejecting an opportunity to hold talks with English Premier League rival Aston Villa. Villa targeted the 37-year-old Spaniard as a replacement for Gerard Houllier, who left for health reasons this month, but said on Friday that Martinez “has made the decision to honor his commitment to Wigan.” Wigan chairman Dave Whelan granted...Full Story »

Bayern keen to capture City want-away Boateng

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

BERLIN (AFP) - Bayern Munich remain hopeful of capturing Manchester City's want-away defender Jerome Boateng after the Germany star said he wants to join the Bavarian giants and return to the Bundesliga. "I believe that there is a chance that we will come to an agreement," Bayern's CEO, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge, told German magazine Kicker. "We will have to play a waiting game and this is not som...Full Story »

Cantona to face Man Utd in Scholes testimonial

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Manchester United legend Eric Cantona will return to Old Trafford in August as the New York Cosmos face the Red Devils in Paul Scholes' testimonial match, it was confirmed on Friday. Cantona, regarded as the pivotal figure in United's early-to-mid-1990s dominance of English football, will act as manager of the Cosmos, the iconic New York team who are currently trying to win admittance to Major ...Full Story »

'No offers for Aguero', says Atletico coach

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

MADRID (AFP) - Atletico Madrid has received no offers for Argentine star Sergio 'Kun' Aguero, who announced last month he wants to leave the club, new coach Gregorio Manzano said Friday. "Kun is an Atletico Madrid player. The club has been clear about everything that has been written and said, and it was said to me as well, that as of today there is no offer for Kun," Manzano said as he was pre...Full Story »

Blanc reveals shortlist for France captaincy

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Laurent Blanc on Friday revealed a five-man shortlist for the captaincy of the French national team. Blanc had been expected to name a full-time skipper, but instead said that Bordeaux's Alou Diarra, Lyon's Hugo Lloris, Eric Abidal of Barcelona, Milan new boy Philippe Mexes and Chelsea's Florent Malouda were all in contention. Blanc has been rotating the captaincy since last summer, when he to...Full Story »

Real Madrid appeal Mourinho suspension

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Real Madrid on Friday launched an appeal against the three-match ban handed to coach Jose Mourinho for his comments after the first leg of Real's Champions League semi-final defeat by Barcelona. "Real Madrid CF have appealed against the disciplinary verdict handed down to Real Madrid CF coach Jose Mourinho by the UEFA Control and Disciplinary Body on 6 May, and relating to the UEFA Champions Le...Full Story »

English lower leagues opt for UEFA financial rules

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - English Football League clubs have agreed to adopt UEFA's financial fair play system amid mounting concerns over spiralling wage costs, it was confirmed Friday. The Football League said all 72 clubs outside the Premier League had agreed "in principle" to adopt regulations which will prevent clubs from spending more than they earn. Clubs who transgress are likely to be banned fro...Full Story »

Martinez staying at Wigan after snubbing Villa

Posted Saturday, June 11, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has turned down the chance of taking over at Aston Villa, it was confirmed on Friday. An Aston Villa statement said Martinez, 37, had featured prominently on the club's shortlist of candidates to replace Gerard Houllier but had chosen instead to see out his contract with Wigan. "Roberto met with his chairman earlier this week and he made t...Full Story »

Villa target Martinez to stay at Wigan

Posted Friday, June 10, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Wigan Athletic manager Roberto Martinez has turned down the chance of taking over at Aston Villa, it was confirmed on Friday. An Aston Villa statement said Martinez, 37, had featured prominently on the club's shortlist of candidates to replace Gerard Houllier but had chosen instead to see out his contract with Wigan. "Roberto met with his chairman (Dave Whelan) earlier this we...Full Story »

Man City's Balotelli hit with speeding fine

Posted Friday, June 10, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

ROME (AFP) - Manchester City's Italy striker Mario Balotelli has had a new run-in with police after being stopped and fined for speeding through the streets of Milan on Thursday night The 20-year-old, who was at the wheel of a rented car with illegally tinted windows, was fined 380 euros and also lost ten points off his driving licence. It is not the first time the volatile City forward has ...Full Story »

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