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  • APRIL 17TH, 2011

    Carlo Ancelotti says Didier Drogba will stay at Chelsea

    Chelsea manager Carlo Ancelotti has confirmed that African striker Didier Drogba is firmly in the club's future plans, and has dismissed a potential move for the player away from Stamford Bridge.Speaking after Drogba scored one goal and set up two in a 3-1 win against West Brom the Italian coach confirmed that the Ivorian was firmly in his thoughts. .....

  • APRIL 15TH, 2011

    Carlo Ancelotti unsure of Chelsea future, but Hiddink denies reports of a return

    Chelsea coach Carlo Ancleotti has stated that he is unsure what the future holds for him at Stamford Bridge, and whether he will still be at the club next season.The Blues have had a below par campaign this season in their attempt to retain the Premier League title, and were knocked out of Europe by rivals Manchester United in midweek.Speaking ah.....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    Bolton’s Cahill looking for Champions League football

    Bolton's star defender Gary Cahill has stated that he is ready for a new challenge in his career and would jump at the chance of moving to a club plying their trade in the Champions League.Cahill has been a consistent performer in The Trotters side for a number of seasons, and is seemingly linked with a move away from the Reebok Stadium every time th.....

  • APRIL 14TH, 2011

    Mancini confirms Tevez will miss FA Cup tie

    Manchester City boss Roberto Mancini has confirmed that star striker Carlos Tevez will miss his side's FA Cup semi-final against arch rivals Manchester United at Wembley on Saturday.The Argentine striker picked up a hamstring injury in City's 3-0 defeat against Liverpool at Anfield, and Mancini now faces up to a month without his side's top goalscore.....

  • APRIL 11TH, 2011

    Redknapp defends Crouch and aims for top four finish

    Tottenham boss Harry Redknapp has defended striker Peter Crouch following the players sending off against Real Madrid, and has aimed for a top four finish to secure Champions League football for next season.Crouch was sent off after 14 minutes at the Bernabeu for two reckless challenges, which meant 10 men Spurs had an uphill battle and lost 4-0 to L.....

  • APRIL 9TH, 2011

    Torres may be dropped for Chelsea’s Champions League tie

    Chelsea boss Carlo Ancelotti has stated that £50 million striker Fernando Torres is not guaranteed a starting spot for The Blues in their Champions League quarter final second leg against Manchester United.The Spaniard has struggled since his January move from Liverpool and is still to score for his new club in nine appearances. Torres has looked de.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    PFA player of the year nominations announced

    The PFA have announced their nominations for the Player of the Year and Young Player of the Year awards for the 2010/11 season, with Gareth Bale and Samir Nasri receiving nominations in both categories.Bale has had an excellent Season for Tottenham and the Welsh winger has shot to stardom with a hat-trick against European Champions Inter Milan at the.....

  • APRIL 8TH, 2011

    Porto’s striker Hulk linked with move to England

    FC Porto's Brazilian frontman Hulk has been linked with a move to England, with it being reported that both Tottenham and Macnhester United are interested in a move for the South American.The Portuguese side have had an excellent season, and have already wrapped up their domestic league with a 2-1 win against rivals and second placed club Benfica las.....

  • APRIL 4TH, 2011

    Mourinho could risk playing Ronaldo despite injury

    Real Madrid boss Jose Mourinho may play Cristiano Ronaldo in his team's Champions League quarter final against Tottenham, despite the player struggling with a hamstring strain.'The Special One' announced on Friday that Ronaldo, along with Gonzalo Higuain and Marcelo, would miss the game on Tuesday, but Mourinho has now admitted that he may risk playi.....

  • APRIL 2ND, 2011

    Liverpool urged to buy Asian players by sponsor

     Liverpool have been urged by sponsor Standard Chartered to buy Asian players to tap into the region's commercial potential.The Anfield club signed a four year deal worth £80million back in September 2009, and the company's sponsorship chief Gavin Laws has identified the Asian market as a way to increase fanbase and revenue. Laws cited the .....

  • APRIL 1ST, 2011

    Bale doubtful for Madrid Champions League tie

    Tottenham's star winger Gareth Bale is an injury worry ahead of the club's Champions League quarter final against Real Madrid at the Bernabeu on Tuesday night, as the player faces a race against time to recover from a hamstring strain in time for the game.Bale suffered the injury training with Wales and will not feature for Harry Redknapp's men again.....

  • MARCH 31ST, 2011

    Lucas Leiva signs new Liverpool deal

    Brazilian midfielder Lucas Leiva has been rewarded for his improved performances this season by signing a new long term contract to keep him at Liverpool.The 24 year old Brazil international has played over 100 games for the Anfield club since joining from Brazilian club Gremio back in July 2007 for £5 million.Leiva attracted negative press earl.....