October 4, 2006

Today’s News: October 4

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, FIFA World Club Championship, La Liga, South America at 7:19 pm by deadlymusings

As I search for a new name to call this that actually has some originality, here is that same daily item.
Alan Pardew is learning that you actually need to be winning matches in order to have influence over a club. [Sporting Life]

David Dein is now the most powerful man in the organization that fights against international football and Chelsea. [Eurosport]

Hidetoshi Nakata will not be coming out of retirement to play for amateur side Auckland City in the FIFA Club World Championship. [Sky Sports]

Fernando Gago wants to join Real Madrid just days after scoring his first for Boca Juniors. [International Herald Tribune]

Miroslav Klose wants to move to a bigger club outside of Germany, Premiership clubs surely interested. [Soccer365]

September 29, 2006

Today’s News: September 29

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, Euro 2008, UEFA Cup at 7:39 pm by deadlymusings

Spurs have signed a 15-year-old goalkeeper from Sweden, who should do well in the Championship. [Sky Sports]

Mark van Bommel has been called up for Euro 2008 qualifiers as a reward for not criticizing Marco van Basten, unlike a certain Real Madrid striker. [FOXSports.com]

Gerald Asamoah will be out of the news and out of the Schalke team for a while after breaking his leg in two places. [Reuters]

Raymond Domenech will be carrying on his slave trading practices for another four years, or until France emphatically crash out of Euro 2008 in the group stage. [CNN International]

Kieran Richardson among those comically named in the England squad. [TheFA.com]

September 25, 2006

Today’s News: September 25

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, Football (soccer), Serie A, Superliga at 7:03 pm by deadlymusings

Helton insists that he is staying at Porto despite being called into the Brazil squad for friendlies against Kuwait and Ecuador. [Clubcall]

Li Tie still believes he can make it in the Premiership despite not playing a league game for lowly Sheffield United this season. [FansFC]

Juan Roman Riquelme is reconsidering his international retirement. [Sky Sports]

Another potential scandal in Italy, only it isn’t that bad and Inter may face a fine at most. [Sporting Life]

Lukas Podolski is not happy at Bayern Munich. [FOX Sports]

September 21, 2006

Today’s News: September 21

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, Euro 2008, MLS, Scottish Premier League at 5:28 pm by deadlymusings

Dimitar Berbatov is going to get even further acquainted with the physio staff at Spurs. [uefa.com]

Gordon Strachan believes that the Old Firm derby has lost its luster. Maybe the five or six meetings a season has something to do with that. [Sporting Life]

A good start to life in the Premiership means that Reading feels it needs to expand the Madejski Stadium. [Soccerway]

Claudio Pizarro is using the lure of the Premiership, or Serie A, or La Liga to secure a new contract with Bayern Munich. [Eurosport]

And defeat in a bar fight has ended New England Revolution midfielder Shalrie Joseph’s season. [The Boston Globe]

August 31, 2006

Deadline Day Recap: Rest of Europe

Posted in Bundesliga, English Premier League, Eredivisie, La Liga, Ligue 1, Scottish Premier League at 6:41 pm by deadlymusings

And besides the gigantic leagues, the rest of the major leagues in Europe are dealing with deadline day as well.

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