Rodgers identifies Mignolet replacement in John Ruddy

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Norwich City fans will be hoping this is merely speculation, but Brendan Rodgers is said to have lined up his replacement for Simon Mignolet and it comes in the form of John Ruddy. Mignolet has been dropped “indefinitely” by Rodgers after a handful of uninspiring performances. With Brad Jones now the only other recognised keeper, Liverpool will be hunting down …

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Atletico want Fernando Torres

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Debt ridden Atletico Madrid are said to be very interested in brining back former striker, Fernando Torres to Spain., however, they want him for free. According to the Daily Mail, La Liga champions, Atletico Madrid are rumoured to be interested in bringing Torres back to the Vicente Calderón Stadium. However, with the £404m debts against their name, they have issued Chelsea merely …

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Nigel Adkins sacked by Reading

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Reading boss, Nigel Atkins has been sacked by the Championship club following the Royals dreary 6-1 thrashing at the hands of Birmingham City. Reading are sitting in 16th place, 10 points off the play-off positions. A spokesperson from the club said to BBC Sport, “Following this weekend’s 6-1 defeat at Birmingham, the board feel that a change in manager is necessary.” In …

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Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry retires

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Arsenal legend, Thierry Henry has retired from professional football today. The Frenchman was said to be mulling over his next career decision and it seems he has chosen it. Arsenal’s all time leading goalscorer ended his career at MLS club, New York Red Bulls at the age of 37-years-old. Henry’s glistening career maybe over, but he has left some wonderful …

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Manchester City – Bid rejected for Atleti youngster

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Manchester City have reportedly been chasing Atlético Madrid’s defensive starlet Jose Gimenez for a long while by a cheeky Manchester City bid of €22m has been rejected by the Spaniards according to AS. Jose Gimenez is a Manchester City target, particularly because of his recent performances when given chances by Atléti boss Diego Simeone. The 19-year-old began his career with …

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Liverpool – “Please sign Bony” says icon Carragher

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Liverpool’s season took another turn for the worst on Sunday as Manchester United pummelled them 3-0 at Old Trafford. The major clash is a must win for both sides by this time the success was with the Red Devils as Liverpool failed to find the net once again, the same week after being eliminated from the Champions League. The Daily …

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Controversial Joey Barton takes to Twitter again!

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I don’t think there is a footballer on the planet who divides opinions more than Joey Barton of QPR. The midfielder is considered a maverick and a genius by some but a vile individual and fool by others. Today, he has taken to Twitter once again to air his views. Joey Barton is 32-years-old and the Merseysider broke onto the …

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Liverpool – Gerrard to the MLS looking more likely

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Steven Gerrard is one of the greatest players ever to pull on the Liverpool jersey, however talk is continuing that his spell at Anfield may be coming to an end. According to the Daily Mirror, an end of season switch to America could be a likely move. Steven Gerrard is 34-years-old and began his career with Liverpool all the way …

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Manchester United – Gareth Bale rumours won’t disappear

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The most expensive move in the history of the sport of football happened last summer when winger Gareth Bale joined Spanish giants Real Madrid for a reported £100m. Now though, the Daily Star are one of a number of media outlets continuing to report that the Welsh wizard could be set to leave Santiago Bernabeu. Manchester United have been heavily …

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Torres to remain at Milan despite whispers of Liverpool interest

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Fernando Torres is set to remain a A.C. Milan player despite speculation insisting that the striker is set to re-join the Premier League. Torres joined Milan in the summer on a two-year loan move from Chelsea after struggling to emulate his form at Liverpool and Atletico Madrid. The £50m striker has only managed 1 goal in 10 matches for the Rossoneri …

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Champions League Draw

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Well, don’t we just love the Champions League? The competition has once again blessed us with an array of stand out matches in the next round. Take a look at the full draw… Here is the full draw – PSG v Chelsea Manchester City v Barcelona Bayer Leverkusen v Atletico Madrid Juventus v Borussia Dortmund Schalke v Real Madrid Shakthar …

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Chelsea boss reveals why he released Frank Lampard!

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Chelsea boss, Jose Mourinho has revealed the reasons why he had to let Frank Lampard leave the club after speaking to BBC Sport. Lampard left the Blues and joined MLS side, New York City on a two-year-deal but was soon loaned out to Chelsea rivals, Manchester City until December. With his loan nearly over, City are looking into the possibility of …

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Liverpool keeper dropped “indefinitely” says Rodgers

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Liverpool keeper, Simon Mignolet has been dropped by manager, Brendan Rodgers. The Northern Irishman revealed that the Belgian has been dropped “indefinitely” by Liverpool and Brad Jones will will take over the number one jersey. However, things didn’t quite work out for Rodgers who saw his side slump to a 3-0 defeat at the hands of bitter rivals, Manchester United. …

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Cristiano Ronaldo wins BBC Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award

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Last night, the BBC hosted one of its biggest annual events, the Sports Personality of the Year Award. A fantastic evening where sports men and women are recognised for their incredible services to their sports. Real Madrid superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo picked up the coveted, Overseas Sports Personality of the Year Award by the BBC last night and was presented the trophy by team-mate …

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Arsenal – Gervinho “hates” the Gunners because of Wenger

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Arsenal fans were originally very excited when the club signed striker Gervinho in 2011. However his time at the Emirates went sour and according to Football Italia he now “hates” Arsenal for the treatment he received. Gervinho is now 27-years-old but began his professional career with Beveren in Belgium. He scored 14 times in 61 league matches for the now dissolved …

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Paul Pogba – Major Premier League battle to begin!

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21-year-old Juventus midfielder Paul Pogba is one of the hottest prospects in world football. The French midfielder has clubs drooling over his signature and according to the Daily Express, Arsenal, Chelsea, Manchester City and Manchester United all are ready to do battle. Paul Pogba had a number of clubs as a youngster but joined Manchester United in 2009 to complete …

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Liverpool – Montoya hands Reds major boost!

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With Brendan Rodgers coming under increasing pressure at Anfield but according to The Independent, he is set to be handed a boost over his pursuit of Martin Montoya. The right-back has told Barcelona he wants to leave the club in January. Martin Montoya, now 23-years-old, joined Barcelona in 1999 and rose through their prestigious La Masia youth academy. He graduated …

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Chelsea – Fernando Torres to leave on a free?

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Fernando Torres… a name of a player who was once a Premier League great but is now an outcast. The 30-year-old striker left Chelsea this summer on a two-year loan deal but according to the Daily Mirror, the club wish to now cancel this arrangement. Fernando Torres began his career with Spainish side Atlético Madrid, breaking through whilst the club …

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Manchester City – Correa favouring Premier League switch

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Manchester City are thought to be leading the race to sign young, Argentinean attacking midfielder Joaquin Correa. This is according to the Daily Mail who report that despite interest from PSG, Monaco and Chelsea. Joaquin Correa is a well known figure to those who play the FIFA or Football Manager video games because of his immense potential and he has been …

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Rangers – Ally McCoist to resign as manager

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Scottish Championship side Glasgow Rangers have been thrown into turmoil today as long-term manager Ally McCoist has offered his resignation. BBC Sport report that he will remain at the helm for tonight’s game against Queen of the South. McCoist, 52-years-old, was appointed Rangers boss on 1 June 2011 and has since taken charge of 164 matches. He has a remarkable …

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