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Mourinho tips Aragones for Portugal coach job

Posted Saturday, September 11, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MADRID (AFP) - Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho said Friday he would like to see former Spain manager Luis Aragones replace the recently sacked Carlos Queiroz as Portugal's national team coach. "I would like Aragones to be the new national coach because he is very experienced, but my conviction is that national teams should be coached by men from the country itself," the Portuguese manager told ...Full Story »

New Aston Villa Manager Gerard Houllier Claims Job Offer Was 'Almost Irresistible' & Is Aiming For Silverware

Posted Saturday, September 11, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

Gerard Houllier has revealed the proposition to become Aston Villa manager was "almost irresistible" and has targeted "gradual progress" towards silverware.Houllier, 63, agreed to succeed Martin O'Neill at the club this week after beginning negotiations to leave his post as technical director with the French Football Federation. With these talks yet to conclude, he will not be in the dugout for ...Full Story »

English Comment: No Theo Walcott, Robin van Persie Or Nicklas Bendtner - Now Marouane Chamakh Must Step Forward For Arsenal

Posted Saturday, September 11, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

When Arsene Wenger saw Theo Walcott being carried off on a stretcher in Basel on Tuesday, a few more lines would have appeared etched into the 60-year-old's brow. By the time it was confirmed the winger would be out for six weeks with an ankle injury, he was probably resembling an 80-year-old. For some managers, the loss of one attacker, albeit one as important to Arsenal as Walcott, would b...Full Story »

Germany's Mertesacker admits fearing for his eye

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

BERLIN (AFP) - Germany defender Per Mertesacker admitted he feared for his eyesight after a clash in a Euro 2012 qualifier fractured his eye socket. Werder Bremen's Mertesacker lasted just 10 minutes of Germany's 6-1 win over Azerbaijan last Tuesday in Cologne after he took an elbow in the face challenging for a high ball. The blow left him with bleeding around the eye and the 25-year-old cent...Full Story »

Walcott ruled out for six weeks

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010 by Teamtalk.com

Arsenal have confirmed winger Theo Walcott will be sidelined for up to six weeks with an ankle injury he sustained playing for England. Walcott suffered the injury during England's 3-1 win over Switzerland on Tuesday night and leaves Arsenal in the midst of an injury crisis ahead of their clash with Bolton this weekend. Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger confirmed that Walcott, 21, would...Full Story »

David Beckham Unruffled By Fabio Capello Calling Him 'Too Old' For England

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

CARSON, Calif.—Fabio Capello caused his fair share of furor by all-but retiring David Beckham following the World Cup. "I say thank you very much for helping me at the World Cup but probably he is a little bit old," the Italian said of Beckham. Since then, the English national team boss has softened on his stance, leaving a sliver of hope for the Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder to force ...Full Story »

Van der Vaart: Spurs can win trophy this season

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010 by mirrorfootbal

Rafael van der Vaart is confident he will end his first season at Tottenham with a winner's medal. Spurs boss Harry Redknapp pulled off arguably the biggest coup of the transfer window by securing the services of the highly-rated Holland midfielder in an £8million move from Real Madrid on deadline day. The 27-year-old completed his first training session at the club's training ground th...Full Story »

Redknapp wouldn't reject England job offer

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

LONDON (AFP) - Tottenham manager Harry Redknapp admits he wouldn't be able to turn down the England job if he was offered the chance to succeed Fabio Capello. Redknapp has been tipped as the most likely candidate to replace Capello after the Italian confirmed on Wednesday that he intends to step down as England coach after the Euro 2012. And if Redknapp is still in favour in two years time, he...Full Story »

Milan’s Ibrahimovic sticks knife into old club Inter

Posted Friday, September 10, 2010 by YAHOO Sport

MILAN, Sept 9 (Reuters) - Zlatan Ibrahimovic has yet to declare eternal love for AC Milan but he is already striking blows at former club and last term’s treble winners Inter Milan. The Sweden striker, who has joined Milan on an initial loan from Barcelona having quit Inter last year after winning three Serie A titles, said on Thursday he was back in Italy to prove the supremacy of his ne...Full Story »

Fabio Capello considers making Steven Gerrard full-time captain

Posted Thursday, September 09, 2010 by theguardian.com

• England manager impressed by Gerrard's leadership• Italian says he will 'absolutely' step down in 2012 Steven Gerrard is leading by example, according to his England team-mate James Milner. Fabio Capello is considering appointing Steven Gerrard as the England captain on a full-time basis following the Liverpool midfielder's impressive displays this season as a stand-in for the i...Full Story »

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