Non-League Cheadle Town thrashed 22-0 by Russia U19’s

Non-League side, Cheadle Town were on the end of a thumping by a relentless Russia U19. As the full-time whistle blew, many were left still counting the score but after verification from the referee the game ended 22-0 according to their Twitter account. FT: Cheadle Town 0-22 Russia U19 — Cheadle Town FC (@CheadleTownFC) October 5, 2014 The club account …

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Oliver BainesNon-League Cheadle Town thrashed 22-0 by Russia U19’s

Breaking: Sturridge signs new Liverpool deal!

Liverpool fans will be delighted to hear the news that their star man Daniel Sturridge has signed a new contract at the Anfield club. Liverpool tweeted to confirm the deal, the length of which only given as “long term”. #LFC are delighted to confirm that Daniel Sturridge has committed his long-term future to the club #SturridgeLFC — Liverpool FC (@LFC) …

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Gareth ThomasBreaking: Sturridge signs new Liverpool deal!

Raheem Sterling stalls on new Liverpool contract

Liverpool fans are perhaps beginning to fear as the Daily Star report that talisman Raheem Sterling is stalling over a new contract. This is apparently because Spanish giants Real Madrid are on the hunt of the youngster. 19-year-old Raheem Sterling is currently on £30,000-per-week at Anfield with two years left on his current contract but despite the club offering him …

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Gareth ThomasRaheem Sterling stalls on new Liverpool contract

Kaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

32-year-old midfielder Ricardo Kaka has returned to the Brazil national squad after missing a number of cuts, including the 2014 World Cup. ESPN have reported that new manager Dunga has been impressed with Kaka’s form on loan at São Paulo. The last time Kaka represented his country was March 2013 and was understandably dismayed to miss the Brazilian hosted World Cup …

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Gareth ThomasKaka makes his return to the Brazil national squad

Lukas Podolski hints at Arsenal exit

Experienced Arsenal forward Lukas Podolski has hinted that if he doesn’t play for the Gunners regularly, he will move on. The London Evening Standard reveal that the German international won’t settle for a place on the bench. The 118 time capped international footballer has struggled to get consistent game-time at the Emirates Stadium and hence has said: “If I don’t have …

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Gareth ThomasLukas Podolski hints at Arsenal exit

Falcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

Manchester United stunned most of Europe by securing the loan services of Radamel Falcao at the end of the summer transfer window. Now the Daily Mail believe that the permanent deal for next summer has already been agreed. The paper confirms that the Red Devils paid £6m to AS Monaco to take Falcao on loan and also that the fee …

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Gareth ThomasFalcao’s permanent Man United switch agreed?

Dirk Kuyt retires from International duty

Today marked the end of an era for Dirk Kuyt. The former Liverpool striker has hung up his international boots and declared himself unavailable for the Netherlands. Kuyt was part of Louis Van Gaal’s Dutch side that came 3rd in the 2014 Brazil World Cup. The 34-year-old played 104 times for his country and bagged a total of 24 goals …

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Oliver BainesDirk Kuyt retires from International duty

Barcelona’s Dani Alves set to move to the Premier League?

Barcelona full back, Dani Alves looks set to leave the Spanish outfit and make an illustrious move to the Premier League according to the Daily Mail. The Brazilian defender was giving an interview to a programme in Brazil and was quoted to say, “This will be my last season at Barcelona. Next year I will move to England. I want to …

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Oliver BainesBarcelona’s Dani Alves set to move to the Premier League?

Jonjo Shelvey – back in the fold

Swansea City’s Jonjo Shelvey has been welcomed back into the England fold after falling out of favour with the U21’s and senior squad. Caught in a state of limbo, Shelvey was ousted from the England set-up and told to prove his worth for Swansea and change his attitude. Yesterday, Roy Hodgson revealed that after several conversations with U21 manager, Gareth …

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Oliver BainesJonjo Shelvey – back in the fold

Saido Berahino – ready for England

5 goals in 8 games from the 21-year-old has put West Brom striker, Saido Berahino in the lime-light once more. Yesterday, England manager Roy Hodgson stepped up to announce his Three Lions squad just past midday and everyone was waiting in expectation to hear the name Berahino in the list. Not to be. Berahino had instead be re-called by the …

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Oliver BainesSaido Berahino – ready for England

Everton’s Mirallas set for long injury lay-off

Everton have been dealt a heavy blow by the news that their Belgian winger Kevin Mirallas is set for a hefty spell on the sidelines. The Telegraph carry the report that the hamstring injury he suffered in Saturday’s Merseyside Derby draw with Liverpool will keep him out for a long time. Roberto Martinez admitted he was worried about the state of …

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Gareth ThomasEverton’s Mirallas set for long injury lay-off

Liverpool set to offer Daniel Sturridge bumper deal

Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers has confirmed to the media that the club are offering Daniel Sturridge a new contract. The Guardian believe that the wages will be around £150,000-per-week and that will put him in the top bracket of pay at Anfield. Sturridge is 25-years-old and joined Liverpool from Chelsea for £12m in January 2013. He is widely regarded as …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool set to offer Daniel Sturridge bumper deal

Chelsea and Arsenal chase 15-year-old, Oxford

Chelsea and Arsenal are set to do battle over a young 15-year-old defender from West Ham United. A number of outlets have reported the interest with the Daily Express believing both London clubs are close to a deal. Reece Oxford is a product of the West Ham United youth academy, a place with an excellent reputation for producing talent, and the …

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Gareth ThomasChelsea and Arsenal chase 15-year-old, Oxford

Cambridge City players apologise for on-field clash

Cambridge City ply their trade in the Southern Premier Division, the feeder tier below the Conference North and South. They aren’t used to making the news about their sporting escapades but they have done following a mid-week debacle on the pitch. Striker Andrew Phillips, formally of Histon, has been forced to apologise to supporters, the club and his teammates after …

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Gareth ThomasCambridge City players apologise for on-field clash

Liverpool step up bid to sign Gonzalo Higuain

Liverpool have been repeatedly linked with Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain for a number of months now. The transfer didn’t materialise in the summer but as the club currently struggle for goals, believe a deal could be on the cards. With pressure beginning to mount of Brendan Rodgers, who appears to have failed to replace talisman Luis Suarez since his …

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Gareth ThomasLiverpool step up bid to sign Gonzalo Higuain

Hodgson announces England squad

Roy Hodgson has revealed his England team to play Estonia and San Marino in the Three Lions Euro 2016 Qualifiers for October. There are a few surprises for England as Jonjo Shelvey gets a call-up to the senior squad after impressing for Swansea City so far this season. Meanwhile, Nathaniel Clyne of Southampton is also brought into the fold after …

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Oliver BainesHodgson announces England squad

Is Brendan Rodgers under pressure at Liverpool?

Is Liverpool boss, Brendan Rodgers under pressure after a mixed start to the season with the Reds? Liverpool succumbed to a 1-0 defeat at the hands of Basel last night in the Champions League, leaving them 3rd in the group sitting on 3 points, with Real Madrid to play twice in a row. Rodgers’ side have struggled once again defensively …

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Oliver BainesIs Brendan Rodgers under pressure at Liverpool?

England U21 squad announced

Gareth Southgate announced his U21 side that will play in their play-off match against Croatia with the first leg on Friday 10th October. His unbeaten side who topped the group will be looking to qualify for the finals with a victory of the Croats over 2-legs. Goalkeepers: Jonathan Bond (Watford), Jack Butland (Stoke City), Sam Johnstone (Manchester United). Defenders: Calum …

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Oliver BainesEngland U21 squad announced

Zola favourite for Fulham job

Former Chelsea legend, Gianfranco Zola has emerged as the front-runner to become the next manager of Fulham according to Sky Sports News. According to the betting odds, Zola went from 18/1 to 6/4 since Tuesday afternoon and is now said to be in pole position for the job at Craven Cottage. Club owner, Sahid Khan has pulled together a panel of …

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Oliver BainesZola favourite for Fulham job

Tiote hints at potential Arsenal move

Newcastle United midfielder, Cheik Tiote has hinted that he may be open to a move to Arsenal should they come calling again. Tiote has been constantly linked with the Gunners and in the summer, speculation heightened between player and club, yet a deal did not go through. Tiote is said to be unhappy with the current affairs at Newcastle, with …

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Oliver BainesTiote hints at potential Arsenal move