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Ian Wright: We’ve all missed like Fernando Torres did. The trick is to bounce back

Posted Tuesday, September 20, 2011 by hits

Down on his Luck ... hitman Torres reflects on his open-goal miss MISSING easy chances is something all strikers must deal with. Back in 1997, I once wasted a glorious chance from two yards out — against Tottenham — at Highbury. I blazed it over the bar and wanted the ground to swallow me up. Equally, though, I knew how important it was to move on from that embarrassing moment. ...Full Story »

Fernando Torres set to be axed for Chelsea’s Champions League opener

Posted Monday, September 12, 2011 by hits

FEELING BLUE ... Andre Villas-Boas walks past Fernando Torres at Sunderland FERNANDO TORRES is facing a double whammy in Chelsea's big week. Boss Andre Villas-Boas has hinted the £50million flop could be axed for tomorrow's Champions League clash with Bayer Leverkusen AND Sunday's trip to Manchester United. AVB is set to keep faith with Daniel Sturridge, who marked his first start of the...Full Story »

Manchester City priced out of Daniele de Rossi and Fernando Gago moves

Posted Thursday, September 08, 2011 by hits

LOLLY GOSH ... City saw their move for Daniele de Rossi KO'd due to cash fears ROBERTO MANCINI has revealed he was priced out of deadline-beating moves for midfielders Daniele de Rossi and Fernando Gago. The Manchester City boss pulled off a surprise when he landed Owen Hargreaves on a free. Mancini admits he wanted to get the chequebook out again at the end of last month but accepted it was ...Full Story »

Juan Mata: I'll get Fernando Torres firing again

Posted Thursday, August 25, 2011 by The Sun221 hits

JUAN MATA has promised to get Chelsea striker Fernando Torres scoring goals again.The midfielder, 23, completed his £26million switch from Valencia yesterday after agreeing a five-year-deal. And Torres reckons Mata's move could kick-start his Stamford Bridge career. Spanish ace Mata revealed this week he had snubbed interest from Arsenal and Tottenham to join the Blues. And now he want...Full Story »

Fernando Torres: I'll hit the goal trail soon

Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by The Sun102 hits

TORR OF BEAUTY ... Fernando Torres fires home against West Ham FERNANDO TORRES insists he has not forgotten how to score goals.And Chelsea's £50million striker is growing tired of the criticism of his performances for the club so far.Torres was far from happy when questioned about his form during a club promotional visit in Hong Kong yesterday.He said: "I am 27, I don't forget to score goa...Full Story »

Fernando Torres says he has not forgotten how to score & promises a 'big season' at Chelsea

Posted Wednesday, July 27, 2011 by YAHOO Sport84 hits

Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has vowed to be a hit next season after a limp start to life at Stamford Bridge. The Spanish World Cup winner endured a torrid time after making his 50 million pound switch from Liverpool in January. He found the net only once in 18 appearances for his new club last term and he has failed to find the target in the opening two games of Chelsea's tour of Asia. Cr...Full Story »

Bordeaux's Fernando set for Saudi Arabia

Posted Friday, June 17, 2011 by YAHOO Sport130 hits

BORDEAUX, France (AFP) - Bordeaux's Brazilian defensive midfielder Fernando has agreed to join Saudi club Al Shabab on a three-year contract, the Ligue 1 side announced on Thursday. The 30-year-old, who can also play at centre-back, joined Bordeaux from Italian side Catania in 2005, having previously turned out for Juventude and Gremio in Brazil and Siena in Italy. The transfer fee is report...Full Story »

Real Madrid's Fernando Gago: I have a great desire to return to Boca Juniors

Posted Thursday, June 16, 2011 by YAHOO Sport106 hits

Real Madrid midfielder Fernando Gago has expressed his desire to return to Boca Juniors this summer, but the Argentina international realises that the final say regarding his future lies with the Santiago Bernabeu side.The 25-year-old joined Madrid from Boca in January 2007, but he has never truly been able to live up to expectations, and injuries in the past two seasons have forced him to mainl...Full Story »

Fernando Llorente set to start for Spain against USA

Posted Saturday, June 04, 2011 by YAHOO Sport93 hits

Spain coach Vicente Del Bosque is keen for a win in his side's international friendly with the United States in Boston today, and has revealed his starting XI.Athletic Bilbao's Fernando Llorente will start up front in place of Fernando Torres, and Santiago Cazorla starts in midfield.Despite the game not counting for much competitively, the former Real Madrid boss is keen to finish the season wit...Full Story »

Timing of Fernando Torres move was not ideal, says Carlo Ancelotti

Posted Saturday, May 14, 2011 by theguardian.com127 hits

• Summer move would have worked better, says Ancelotti• Striker is set to return to line-up for game against Newcastle Fernando Torres has scored once in 16 appearances for Chelsea since joining from Liverpool. Carlo Ancelotti will restore Fernando Torres to his starting line-up against Newcastle with an admission that Chelsea's failure to secure the Spain international's services...Full Story »

Edin Dzeko claims Fernando Torres inspired him to break League duck

Posted Wednesday, April 27, 2011 by theguardian.com136 hits

• Manchester City striker says he never doubted himself• Torres also scored first goal for Chelsea after £50m move Edin Dzeko celebrates his goal against Blackburn Rovers minutes after coming on as a substitute. Edin Dzeko insists he never lost faith that he would finally get off the mark following his £27.5m move to Manchester City in January, with Fernando Torres's ina...Full Story »

Fernando Torres sleeps easily despite nightmare goal duck with Chelsea

Posted Wednesday, March 23, 2011 by theguardian.com280 hits

• 'It is more important Chelsea win than I score,' says striker• Torres out to forget domestic drought in Spain's Euro qualifier Fernando Torres, right, embraces Sergio Ramos as the Spain team meet in Madrid to prepare for their Euro 2012 qualifier. Fernando Torres is not losing any sleep over his failure to score for Chelsea. The Spaniard has been unable to find the target in sev...Full Story »

Didier Drogba admits Fernando Torres's Chelsea arrival was unsettling

Posted Friday, March 18, 2011 by theguardian.com222 hits

• 'It wasn't easy the first week,' says Ivorian striker• Chelsea deny imminent move to Earls Court Chelsea's Didier Drogba fires in a shot during the goalless second leg against FC Copenhagen. Didier Drogba has admitted for the first time that Fernando Torres's arrival from Liverpool was initially uncomfortable for him as his own place in the Chelsea team was threatened, but he no...Full Story »

Fernando Torres has no number

Posted Wednesday, March 16, 2011 by The Sun394 hits

FERNANDO TORRES is on the run from his new Chelsea team-mates. The Spanish star is leaving training as soon as possible to avoid singing his Chelsea initiation song. A source said: "Fernando keeps putting it off, saying he's too busy trying to buy a house. "Some of the lads have been winding him up, asking when he'll be performing and recommending song choices." Fernando has promised them ...Full Story »

Jose Mourinho Keen On Signing Fernando Llorente

Posted Thursday, December 16, 2010 by totalfratmove.com391 hits

PAST ENCOUNTER: Fernando Llorente listens to his country's national anthem before the the EURO 2012 Qualifying Group I match between Spain and Lithuania Reports have surfaced that Athletic Bilbao striker Fernando Llorente is a favourite of Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho. According to AS, the Spanish international striker has been discussed at Real by Mourinho and president Florentino Perez f...Full Story »

Liverpool Striker Fernando Torres Could Yet Feature In Merseyside Derby Against Everton

Posted Wednesday, October 06, 2010 by Goal.com385 hits

Fernando Torres,Liverpool vs Trabzonspor,Europa League Liverpool forward Fernando Torres reportedly has a chance of making an appearance in the Merseyside derby against Everton. The two sides clash at Goodison Park on October 17 following the international break, with the 26-year-old thought to be in line to miss the game after sustaining an injury during the match against Blackpool. The form...Full Story »

Former Real Madrid Striker Fernando Morientes Announces Retirement

Posted Tuesday, August 31, 2010 by YAHOO Sport104 hits

Former Real Madrid and Valencia striker Fernando Morientes has confirmed his retirement from football after leaving Marseille. The 34-year-old had spent the last year in Ligue 1 with the eventual French champions, but earlier this year they agreed to part company by mutual consent. In a press conference back in his native Spain, the forward commented that he has received offers to remain in t...Full Story »

England Are The Second Best Team In The Tournament - Liverpool Star Fernando Torres

Posted Wednesday, April 21, 2010 by Goal.com125 hits

Spain against Three Lions would be perfect final... Liverpool and Spain striker Fernando Torres believes that England are likely to be contenders at this summer's World Cup in South Africa. The Reds star feels that Fabio Capello has the second best squad at the tournament available to him, but also thinks that there are still some psychological hang-ups to be overcome for the Three Lions. "...Full Story »

The best is yet to come, says Liverpool's Fernando Torres

Posted Tuesday, March 30, 2010 by theguardian.com220 hits

The Liverpool striker Fernando Torres celebrates after his first goal against Sunderland at Anfield. Fernando Torres has warned defenders there is still plenty of room for improvement in his game. The Liverpool striker scored twice in yesterday's 3-0 win over Sunderland, and now has 18 goals in 21 Premier League appearances this season. Glen Johnson scored with a deflected shot in between tho...Full Story »

Manchester City Run Out Of Time After Agreeing €18 Million Deal With Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago

Posted Tuesday, February 02, 2010 by Goal.com798 hits

City ran out of time in their pursuit of the midfielder. According to fresh reports in Spain this evening, Manchester City got as far as agreeing a fee for Real Madrid’s Fernando Gago before they ran out of time. With the transfer window slamming shut at 5pm, Manchester City officials were said to be frantically attempting to finalise the deal but were eventually beaten by the clock. ...Full Story »

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