September 27, 2006

Today’s News: September 27

Posted in A-League, English Championship, Euro 2008, Ligue 1, Serie A at 4:50 pm by deadlymusings

Kaka is no fan of Carlo Ancelotti’s tactics against Lille last night. [Eurosport]

Bjorn Helge Riise has been called into the Norway squad along with his much more recognizable brother. [CNN International]

Anthony Le Tallec wants nothing to do with Liverpool anymore. [Sky Sports]

Leeds United are taking a look at an Iraqi-born goalkeeper playing at non-league Woking. [ITV]

Sydney FC are replacing their old chairman with the director of the Art Gallery of New South Wales. [The Australian]

September 26, 2006

Today’s News: September 26

Posted in English Premier League, Euro 2008, Football (soccer), Ligue 1, Russian Premier League at 5:56 pm by deadlymusings

Newcastle assistant Kevin Bond is the first to feel the fallout from the BBC Panorama program last week. [BBC]

Daniel Carvalho may be leaving CSKA Moscow for Bordeaux in January. [Sky Sports]

Ruud van Nistelrooy opts to avoid the diplomatic route to ending his international career. [SI.com]

Raul doesn’t believe his international career is coming to an end. [International Herald Tribune]

Sven-Goran Eriksson is close to deciding which team should have the honor of having him as manager. [The Australian]

September 19, 2006

Today’s News: September 19

Posted in A-League, English Premier League, Euro 2008, La Liga, Ligue 1 at 6:04 pm by deadlymusings

Apparently the Football Association of Australia doesn’t want Stan Victor Collymore and Rivaldo to ruin the A-League by simply showing up. [The Australian]

The new era at Aston Villa can begin as Randy Lerner officially completed his takeover of the club. [The Globe and Mail]

Joseph-Desire Job has found a club in Sedan willing to pay his wage demands. [Eurosport]

German Lux has left River Plate to sign with Mallorca. [Sky Sports]

Marco van Basten continues to leave out Ruud van Nistelrooy from his national team. [Irish Examiner]

September 18, 2006

Today’s News: September 18

Posted in English Championship, Eredivisie, Euro 2008, Ligue 1, Scottish Premier League at 7:23 pm by deadlymusings

David Beckham was, and probably still is mad at Steve McClaren for dropping him. [BBC]

West Brom finally realized that Bryan Robson is a pretty mediocre manager. [Sky Sports]

Gijs Luirink will miss several weeks with a broken cheekbone. [uefa.com]

Sabri Lamouchi has quit Marseille after realizing he is past his sell date. [International Herald Tribune]

Paul Le Guen has criticized his team for losing to someone in Scotland not named Celtic. [The Scotsman]

September 12, 2006

Today’s News: September 12

Posted in Champions League, English Championship, English Premier League, Ligue 1, MLS, South America at 9:35 pm by deadlymusings

Roy Keane really goes out on a limb with this prediction. [BBC]

Ben Thatcher’s Elbow of Mass Destruction was worth a 12 match ban. [Sky Sports]

Marek Heinz has found a home at Saint-Etienne after leaving Galatasaray in the summer. [Soccerway]

A ballboy scored a late equalizer in the dying moments of a match in Sao Paulo. [The Offside]

While Freddy Adu may score some decent goals, the announcer gives a masterclass in how not to do his job with his reaction. [YouTube]

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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