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Canada face anxious wait on skipper Sinclair

Posted Monday, June 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

BERLIN (AFP) - Canada face a nervous wait to see if captain Christine Sinclair can continue to lead her country at the women's World Cup after the veteran striker broke her nose in Sunday's 2-1 defeat to Germany. First-half goals by midfielders Kerstin Garefrekes and Celia Okoyino da Mbabi put the hosts in control before Sinclair, who broke her nose in the first half, slotted home a late free-k...Full Story »

U.S. midfielder Freddy Adu starts and assists the first goal in the Gold Cup final

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

PASADENA, Calif. - Just over a week ago, Freddy Adu wasn't even dressing for the United States national team. Now, it's looking like he's secured a starting spot.After playing well during his second-half stint off the bench against Panama in the semifinals, the 22-year-old midfielder started and played 86 minutes in the USA's 4-2 loss to Mexico in the Gold Cup final Saturday night at the Rose Bo...Full Story »

Colombia beat Senegal in football friendly

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

MEDELLIN, Colombia (AFP) - Colombia beat Senegal 2-0 here on Saturday in a final preparation match for the Copa America which gets underway on Friday in Argentina. Goals from Abel Aguilar after 16 minutes and Jackson Martinez after 41 minutes were enough to see the home side through with a comfortable victory. Colombia have been drawn in the same group as hosts Argentina, Bolivia and Costa Ric...Full Story »

Bayern will be champions, says Mueller

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

MUNICH, Germany (AFP) - Bayern Munich begin preparations for the new season on Monday with Germany star Thomas Mueller insisting the Bavarian giants will wrestle the German league title back from champions Dortmund. Bayern's star-studded squad will regroup in Munich on Monday under new coach Jupp Heynckes after suffering a disappointing season which left them without any silverware. While Dort...Full Story »

Mexico defeat Ecuador in football friendly

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

QUITO (AFP) - A Mexico select, comprised mainly of under-22 year-old players, defeated Ecuador 1-0 here on Saturday in a final preparation match for the Copa America which gets underway in Argentina on Friday. The winning goal came from Marco Fabian after 73 minutes. The full Mexican side were playing in the Gold Cup final in California where they defeated the United States 4-2 in the final....Full Story »

Adriano heads to Qatar

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP)—Gamba Osaka’s Brazilian forward Adriano has agreed to a transfer to Qatar second division champions Al-Jaish. The Qatar Football Association said on its website Sunday that the striker has signed a three-year deal with the Qatari club. The 29-year-old, who joined Gamba from city rivals Cerezo during the offseason, scored nine goals in eight games in ...Full Story »

Cameroon fine Song for refusing handshake

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

By Tansa Musa YAOUNDE, June 26 (Reuters) - Arsenal midfielder Alexander Song has been fined for refusing a reconciliatory handshake from Samuel Eto’o, reflecting continuing divisions in the Cameroon soccer team. Song was fined one million CFA Francs ($2,159) after a disciplinary hearing of the Cameroon Football Federation, state radio reported at the weekend. Song had been charged along...Full Story »

Five points from the USA side in the Gold Cup final

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by YAHOO Sport

Mexico is the champion of CONCACAF once again after a strong performance against the USA. Goal.com looks at five things for American fans to take away from the match. 1. The defense collapsed Here's the most obvious point you'll ever see, but it has to be said. The USA's back line simply fell apart against a Mexican attack that simply made it look bad. The early lead was erased quickly and Me...Full Story »

Andre Villlas-Boas' top targets

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by Dailystar.co.uk

ABOVE: Sergio Aguero is the son-in-law of Diego Maradona ANDRE VILLAS-BOAS could be looking to sign: Sergio Aguero Atletico Madrid’s Argentine striker, 23, is the son-in-law of Diego Maradona. Already told the club he wants to leave, with Juventus now favourites. Chelsea made an offer last week after discovering he has a £45m buy-out clause. Fabio Coentrao Benfica’s left-b...Full Story »

Aston Villa boss McLeish must sell to replace Young

Posted Sunday, June 26, 2011 by People.co.uk

Alex McLEISH is under pressure to find the perfect replacement for England star Ashley Young – but he will have to sell again to get his man. Aston Villa’s new boss is worried Young’s £20million move to Manchester United will have a detrimental impact on star striker Darren Bent. McLeish said: “Bent has been sensational but he needs the right service and we need ...Full Story »

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