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Airdrie still alive

Posted Tuesday, April 27, 2010 by PA

Scott McLaughlin netted a late winner as Airdrie boosted their hopes of avoiding relegation with a 1-0 victory at Raith.McLaughlin struck nine minutes from time with his third goal of the season, a volley into the top corner from 12 yards, to help his side move off the bottom of the table and to within a point of eighth-placed Morton with one game remaining.McLaughlin came close to giving the v...Full Story »

Prostitute lied about her age

Posted Monday, April 26, 2010 by Justwagnews.com

Zahia Dehar, the prostitute who is at centre of a storm in France for sleeping with three top French footballers, has admitted that she lied about her age, and doesn't think that any of them should be prosecuted. Franck Ribery (who has been linked with a move to Chelsea this summer), Sidney Govou and Karim Benzema are alleged to have paid to sleep with the wannabe model, and it has been cla...Full Story »

Seven heaven for Blues

Posted Monday, April 26, 2010 by PA

Chelsea sent a defiant title message to Manchester United as they went back to the top of the Barclays Premier League with a stunning 7-0 demolition of Stoke at Stamford Bridge.Carlo Ancelotti's side were asked to respond to United's 3-1 win over Tottenham and the Blues, minus suspended captain John Terry, did so in some style.A hat-trick from Ivorian striker Salomon Kalou, a brace from Frank L...Full Story »

Arteta on the spot for Toffees

Posted Monday, April 26, 2010 by PA

A last-gasp penalty from Mikel Arteta kept Everton's slim hopes of Europa League football on the boil with a 2-1 win against a second-string Fulham side.With Thursday's second leg of Fulham's semi-final against Hamburg in mind, boss Roy Hodgson made nine changes for this game, coming within seconds of ending a run of 16 successive defeats at Goodison Park.Although Erik Nevland gave Fulham a 36t...Full Story »

Clarets suffer knockout blow

Posted Monday, April 26, 2010 by PA

Two goals from captain Steven Gerrard helped Liverpool to a 4-0 win which relegated Burnley from the Barclays Premier League. With two matches to play the Clarets cannot now catch 17th-placed West Ham and return to the Championship after just one season in the top flight. Gerrard's first goal in the 51st minute was deflected off Burnley centre-back Leon Cort but his 25-yard strike seven minute...Full Story »

Villa land derby spoils

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2010 by PA

James Milner scored a late penalty to keep Aston Villa in the hunt for a Champions League spot with a 1-0 derby win over Birmingham at Villa Park. The England midfielder converted from the spot in the 83rd minute after Blues defender Roger Johnson had been adjudged to have brought down Villa striker Gabriel Agbonlahor. Villa are now level on points with fourth-placed Tottenham although they ha...Full Story »

Barcelona's Messi to be face of Chery carmaker

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2010 by BBC.com

China's largest domestic car-making brand, Chery Automobile, has signed up Barcelona and Argentina football star Lionel Messi as its international face. The announcement that the World Player of the Year would promote its models was made at the Beijing Motor Show. Chery said the firm will use Messi to promote the company's luxury lines. "Messi is the best football player in the world, and t...Full Story »

Boss Redknapp tips Ledley King for World Cup call-up

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2010 by BBC.com

Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp says Ledley King should be in England's World Cup squad despite the knee injury which restricts his ability to train. After seeing him score in Spurs' 3-1 loss to Manchester United Redknapp said King could do a job for England if given the correct training programme. "They'd need to take advice from our medical staff because if you didn't you would break him," ...Full Story »

Bullish Blatter must focus on legacy

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2010 by BBC.com

Forget all the scare stories about crime and security. Don't worry about half-empty, half-finished stadiums. South Africa is ready. That was the message here in Zurich on Friday from Fifa's top two, Sepp Blatter and Jerome Valcke, the Swiss-Franco partnership driving the vision of Africa's first World Cup. With 49 days to go to the opening match between South Africa and Mexico at Johannesburg'...Full Story »

Fabio's fears over Rooney and Rio

Posted Sunday, April 25, 2010 by The Independent

Injury scares for England's talisman and their captain will concern Capello... but United go topManchester United may have to do without the injured Wayne Rooney for their remaining two games of the season as they seek a record-breaking fourth successive Premier League title. A groin injury caused Rooney to miss yesterday's 3-1 win over Tottenham Hotspur, which took United back to the top of the...Full Story »

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