Nedved announced shortly after his team’s loss to Chelsea for the Champions League that he plans to retire from soccer at the end of the 2008-09 Serie A season. The Juventus midfielder has been playing in Serie A since 1996 when he transferred from Sparta Prague to Lazio. In 2001, he signed with Juventus and […]

As we approach the three-quarter mark stage in the season, injuries to players are becoming more and more apparent at all scales of the Premier League spectrum. Because of the huge physical aspect of modern day football, ever-present in the Premier League, it is often difficult for a football player to keep fit for one […]

After Platini suggesting last week that adding an additional 2 referees should eliminate most referee mistakes in soccer, another great of the game, former referee Pierluigi Collina has expressed his support for a new card of orange color. According to the current soccer rules, a referee can issue a yellow or a red card to […]

The last time a Premiership club replaced the “big four” in the league was Everton in 2005 when they finished fourth over Liverpool. Since then, no other side has challenged for a place in the top four, although Tottenham did come close to replacing Arsenal one year. However, now Aston Villa have a fantastic chance […]

UEFA President Michel Platini supports the idea of adding a 5th referee to soccer games in an effort to reduce the number of referee errors that can affect the outcome of a game. Currently, there are 4 referees in any soccer game but only 3 can really make decisions during the game so in effect […]

Earlier this week, it appeared that former Arsenal and England defender Tony Adams had been released from his duties at Fratton Park, only months after taking the job. Portsmouth in recent weeks have under performed, and the sales of key players such as Defoe and Diarra have not helped their cause and relegation fight. Tony […]

What last summer promised to be Panathinaikos’ season has turned into another nightmare for the Athens soccer club. With rival Olympiakos holding a commanding lead in the Greek Super League made even stronger with a victory over 5th place Aris on Saturday, Panathinaikos needed a victory versus Iraklis to remain within touch of the pole […]

AC Milan wanted to keep him. David Beckham repeatedly expressed his desire to stay in Italy. And yet, it looks like he will be packing his suitcase and boarding a plane for Los Angeles early next month as Milan failed to come to a mutual agreement with Galaxy to keep the English midfielder past March […]

Some hilarious quotes by the magnificent and always entertaining Sir Bobby Robson. “We didn’t underestimate them; they were just a lot better than we thought.” “Don’t ask me what a typical Brazilian is because I don’t know what a typical Brazilian is. romatio is a typical Brazilian.” “We dropped two points against Ipswich and I […]

Brazilian International and AC Milan soccer star Ronaldinho is learning a lesson from teammate Beckham’s book on image building. Just before the very important soccer match between Inter and AC Milan, instead of spending the few remaining hours practicing and visualizing the road to victory, Ronaldinho decided to pay luxury barber Manolo Garcia a visit […]

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