It’s an unhappy holiday season for the Belgian League, or at least for (former) top-flight club R.E. Mouscron. With debts mounting over 800,000 euros and long periods of unpaid wages, the players refused to show up for the third straight game, resulting in an automatic 5-0 defeat, and more importantly their expulsion from The Belgian [...]

David Beckham is back at AC Milan and rearing to go. The deal to bring him back to the Italian side from LA Galaxy was made some time ago, but first he had to play in the MLS final where his team lost narrowly on penalties. He will be eager to put that disappointment behind [...]

Manchester United have been plagued by a horrific injury crisis all season, and the latest news concerning Rio Ferdinand isn’t any better. The English defender has been missing from action since October, and as of yet doctors have not been able to give him a return date. Not too long ago Ferdinand was part of [...]

Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola has stalled over a new contract at the club, apparently waiting to see who the new president will be after Joan Laporta steps down this spring. It almost sounds a bit ridiculous to suggest that after leading Barca to an incredible six-trophy season, there are questions over his future, but you [...]

No, no, Real Madrid superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has not transfered to the very wealthy Uzbek League on behalf of FC Bunyodkor. or at least, he hasn’t followed in the footsteps of Rivaldo, Zico,and Luiz Felipe Scolari yet. But Ronaldo did make an appearance in Uzbekistan for the hefty fee of 600,000 Euros. If anyone believes [...]

Manchester City striker Roque Santa Cruz has revealed that there is some truth to the rumors of anger amongst the players after Mark Hughes’ sacking as manager of the club. Speaking before the Daily Mirror, he said: “Naturally, there was some anger. We had won the game and things still happened. Garry Cook came down [...]

Lots of rumors circulating the last few days about the future home of Olympique de Marseille left winger Hatem Ben Arfa. The 22-year old French-Tunisian player has fallen out of favor in Marseille because of his unstable character and his team has been in transfer talks with several teams. There are plenty rumors that Manchester [...]

The FIFA World Team of the year was announced in a ceremony that also crowned Lionel Messi as the World Player of the Year, and it’s a pretty good one. It was voted on by the players, which makes it all the more special to be selected as one of the best by your colleagues. [...]

Cristiano Ronaldo was awarded earlier today the FIFA Goal of the Year award, also known as the Puskas award, for his goal against Port FC in April 15, 2009, in the Champions League quarter finals game. He won the honor for a goal he scored playing for Manchester United. If you don’t recall, Ronaldo was [...]

What would the Premiership be without Rafa Benitez? Pray we never have to find out. The man might frustrate Liverpool supporters with his transfer-market decisions sometimes, but when it comes to post-match interviews he is irreplaceable. Speaking after his side’s 2-0 defeat away to Portsmouth this weekend, which saw Javier Mascherano get sent-off and several [...]

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