Archive for the 'Transfers Rumours' Category

Mascherano Cleared for Liverpool

February 20, 2007

liverpool-soccer-ball.gifJavier Mascherano Finally Cleared for Liverpool

The Premier League has finally given clearance for Javier Mascherano to play for Liverpool… (more)

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English FA Quickly Deny Beckham Rumors

February 19, 2007

david-beckham-soccer-balls.gifEnglish FA Quick to Dismiss Beckham Recall Rumours

Not surprisingly, the English FA have moved quickly to deny rumours that Steve McClaren is considering a David Beckham recall… (more)

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Article Claims McClaren Interested in Beckham Recall

February 18, 2007

david-beckham-soccer-balls.gifDavid Beckham – Mirror Reports McClaren Interest

In a story that falls under the category of “hard to believe,” the Mirror is reporting Steve McClaren having polled England players about a possible David Beckham recall… (more)

Liverpool Buyout a Done Deal

February 6, 2007

liverpool-soccer-ball.gifLiverpool Takeover By Two Americans Going Through

Americans George Gillett and Tom Hicks are reportedly taking over Liverpool for £470m…(more)

Beckham Still Out of Capello’s Squad

February 4, 2007

David Beckham Left Out at Real Madrid Again

David Beckham has been left off the Real Madrid squad for their Sunday match against Levante… (more)

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Marcelo, Real Madrid Sign Fluminense Left Back – Update

November 14, 2006

real-madrid-soccer-ball.jpgMarcelo passed his medical and will be presented Wednesday at the Bernabeu.

Marcelo to join Real Madrid, president says – FoxSoccer.com AP (new window)

Marcelo, Real Madrid Sign Fluminense Left-Back – 10.11.06

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David Beckham, Blackburn Interested in January Transfer

November 11, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgBlackburn Rovers boss, Mark Hughes has said he would consider an attempt to sign David Beckham if he were to come available in January.

Blackburn is the latest in a string of Premiership teams to show an interest in the former England captain.

Beckham scored in Madrid’s 5 – 1 rout of third division side Ecija in the Copa del Rey on Thursday.

Rovers may enter race for Beckham – by Andy Neild – Lancashire Telegraph (new window)

Goals at YouTube (new window)

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Marcelo, Real Madrid Sign Fluminense Left-Back

November 10, 2006

real-madrid-soccer-ball.jpgBreaking News:

As expected, Real Madrid have signed Fluminense left-back Marcelo for 6 million Euros.

Real Madrid Seal Marcelo Deal – Goal.com (new window)

Madrid to sign Brazilian Marcelo – Eurosport.com (new window)

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Freddy Adu Will Train With Manchester United

November 9, 2006

manchester-united-soccer-ball.gif17 year-old American, Freddy Adu, will train with Manchester United in November.

Adu, who plays for DC United in America’s MLS, will spend two weeks working with the club.

Manchester United has often been linked to the teenager, but a DC United spokesperson claimed the training period, that starts 18 November, is not a trial.

Teenager Adu to train at Man Utd – BBC Report (new window)

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Fabio Capello, Real Madrid Manager Says Beckham Improving

November 8, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgReal Madrid manager Fabio Capello says David Beckham’s form is improving again and he hopes to keep the former England captain.

Capello seems to think Beckham’s lack of form is due to his England woes, telling Sky TV, “he has had bad times after being left out of England’s national team. Those are moments which produce psychological difficulties.”

Beckham’s contract expires at the end of this season.

Capello: England omission hit Beckham hard – FoxSoccer.com AP Report (new window)

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West Ham Bid Backed By Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson

November 8, 2006

WEST HAM TAKEOVER COMPLETE (new window) – CLICK HERE FOR UPDATE – 21.11.06

Icelandic billionaire Bjorgolfur Gudmundsson said he will be backing Eggert Magnusson’s effort to take over West Ham.

No word on a rival bid from Kia Joorabchian.

Billionaire to back West Ham bid – BBC Report (new window)

David Beckham Not Yet Signed

November 8, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgAs expected, David Beckham is now hesitant to sign a new contract at Real Madrid.

After weeks of Real president Ramon Caulderon saying the deal would be done shortly, it now appears that a deal is not imminent after all.

Beckham has struggled for playing time as Madrid have played well with new winger Jose Antonio Reyes.

Reyes has added some much-needed speed to the Bernabeu outfit, as has Robinho.

The United States league MLS has shown interest in the former England captain, as have several English Premier League teams, most recently being Tottenham.

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David Beckham Interview – BBC – 31.10.06
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Fernando Belluschi, River Plate Midfielder “Proud” of Real Madrid Interest

November 8, 2006

River Plate midfielder Fernando Belluschi says he is “proud” of the interest Real Madrid have shown in him.

Both Belluschi and Boca Juniors midfielder Fernando Gago are rumoured to be transfer window targets of the the Spanish giants.

River Plate’s Belluschi wants Real Madrid move – TribalFootball.com (new window)

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Fernando Gago Interested in Real Madrid Move

November 7, 2006

boca-juniors-soccer-ball.jpgBoca Juniors star midfielder Fernando Gago is interested in playing for Real Madrid.

In recent weeks, rumours have linked the 20 year-old to Fabio Capello’s side.

River plate midfielder Fernando Belluschi has been mentioned as a possible Real target as well.

Gago Eager for Real Switch – SportingLife.com (new window)

Real Madrid in advanced talks for Boca Juniors ace Gago – TribalFootball.com (new window)

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Jose Mourinho: Chelsea Manager Tired of Graham Poll and Not Interested in Aaron Lennon

November 7, 2006

chelsea-soccer-ball.jpgChelsea manager Jose Mourinho has made two things clear: Graham Poll is not his favorite referee, and Chelsea don’t care about signing Aaron Lennon.

Of Poll, who famously handed out three yellows to one player before issuing a red during World Cup 2006, the Chelsea manager said, “two matches with him and five points we have lost.”

Of Lennon, who has been linked to the Blues in recent speculation, Mourinho said, “I am completely not interested.”

Mourinho hits out at referee Poll – BBC Story (new window)

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David Beckham, MLS LA Galaxy Admit Interest

November 7, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgIn the ever growing speculation about what David Beckham will be doing next, add a possible move to the LA Galaxy of the United States’ league, MLS.

Galaxy boss Alexi Lalas said if Beckham was no longer under contract at Real Madrid, “we’d be interested.”

LA Galaxy admit Beckham interest – by Matt Slater BBC (new window)

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Aaron Lennon, Chelsea Target?

November 5, 2006

chelsea-soccer-ball.jpgTimes Online are claiming Chelsea will make an offer for Tottenham winger Aaron Lennon during the January transfer window.

Allegedly, the Blues are more confident that they will secure the England international this summer in a deal that will send Shaun Wright-Phillips the other way.

Chelsea wait in the wings with £20m Lennon bid – The Times – Full Story – (new window)

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Carlos Tevez, Agent Says No Barcelona Offer Received

November 4, 2006

Carlos Tevez’s agent, Adrian Roucco is reportedly denying claims of a Barcelona offer for the West Ham striker.

Nearly from the moment Tevez and teammate Javier Mascherano arrived at the London club, rumours have run rampant linking the Argentine superstar to other European clubs.

Tevez’s agent rejects Barca claims – itv.com Report (new window)

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Sir Alex Ferguson Not Done Winning at Manchester United

November 4, 2006

manchester-united-soccer-ball.gifSir Alex Ferguson says he is not ready for retirement yet and has made clear his desire to win more trophies.

Earlier this week, Ferguson stated his goal of winning at least one more Champions League title and today he stated, “It is scandalous some people think I should retire.”

The legendary manager marks his 20th anniversary as boss of United next week.

Sir Alex Ferguson marks 20 years at Man U – FoxSoccer.com AP Report (new window)

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Gossip and Rumours, Hargreaves, Tevez, Crouch, and Beckham

November 3, 2006

The BBC’s football gossip has Owen Hargreaves, Carlos Tevez, Peter Crouch, David Beckham and more.

Owen Hargreaves:
Bayern warn Manchester United off midfielder.

Carlos Tevez:
West Ham reject Barcelona bid.

Peter Crouch:
Says Liverpool can still win the Premiership title this season.

David Beckham:
Was fined for being 10 minutes late for training on Thursday.

Friday’s football gossip – BBC (new window)

Drogba, Chelsea Sign Striker to New Contract

November 3, 2006

chelsea-soccer-ball.jpgChelsea have signed Didier Drogba to a new four-year deal.

The Ivory Coast international has scored 10 goals already this season and has been a permanent fixture in the Chelsea line-up despite the addition of Andriy Shevchenko over the summer.

Drogba signs new Chelsea contract – BBC Story (new window)

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World Cup 2018, England?

November 2, 2006

world-cup-final-soccer-ball-goldEnglish Sports Minister Richard Caborn has said England will likely bid for World Cup 2018.

With World Cup 2010 set for South Africa, and 2014 set for South America, most likely Brazil, the 2018 tournament will be the next opportunity for a European country to host.

Government to back World Cup bid – BBC Story (new window)

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Jose Antonio Reyes, Real Madrid Star Not Returning to Arsenal

November 2, 2006

real-madrid-soccer-ball.jpgReal Madrid winger Jose Antonio Reyes says he will not return to Arsenal when the current loan deal is up.

The transfer-deadline-day swap saw Reyes go to Madrid and Julio Baptista go to the Gunners.

Reyes has made no secrets about his dissatisfaction with England and his inability to adjust to English culture.

Referring to English nighlife, he told FourFourTwo magazine, “Everything in England is shut at 5pm, there is nothing to do, nowhere to go. I just got bored.”

Reyes will not return to Arsenal – BBC Report (new window)

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Owen Hargreaves, Manchester United Still Interested

November 1, 2006

manchester-united-soccer-ball.gifSir Alex Ferguson has confirmed Manchester United’s interest in Bayern Munich midfielder Owen Hargreaves.

The England international broke his leg in September, but is targeting a November return to training.

Man Utd renew Hargreaves interest – BBC Report (new window)

Hargreaves plots November return – BBC Report (new window)

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West Ham “Takeover Decision Close”

October 31, 2006

The BBC is reporting that a West Ham takeover decision is near, but it does not specify what that decision will be.

BBC Story – (new window)

David Beckham Interview – BBC

October 31, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgBBC – David Beckham Interview 1:04 (new window)

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David Beckham: “I am not going anywhere.”

October 31, 2006

david-beckham-balls.jpgDavid Beckham says he will not leave Real Madrid in January, even if no contract is in place.

The former England captain is no longer a starter at the Spanish club and he has been linked with moves back to the Premiership and MLS in the United States.

Beckham rejects Madrid exit talk – BBC Report (new window)

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Steven Gerrard, Liverpool Manager Rafael Benitez Says Captain Not For Sale

October 30, 2006

liverpool-soccer-ball.gifLiverpool manager Rafael Benitez says Steven Gerrard is not for sale and is surprised at media speculation that he doesn’t get along with his team captain.

Concerning that speculation Benitez states, “He is my captain and we talk all the time, sometimes for long times. To say anything else is crazy.”

Gerrard is not for sale, insist Reds – FoxSoccer.com RivalsDM Report (new window)

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