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Players from Pakistan’s street child squad on EPL’s radar

Raziq Mushtaq-the 2014 Street Child World Cup bronze-winning captain-may have a shot at being recruited to one of the world’s elite football leagues in the coming months. 111 more words

Sports

Summer of Soccer for The U.S.A. Could Be Just What U.S. Soccer Needs!

Is soccer finally here to stay? It’s been a question that’s been building like a neglected blackhead by most of America. After the Women’s National team’s dominance over the past twenty plus years meshed with the vastly rapid growing state of the MLS and the Men’s national team finally building respect globally; the blemish of soccer on traditional American sport’s face has grown from a measly blackhead to a pulsating boil. 509 more words

MLS

A practical 'test' case - ETNAR scores and Manchester United’s SmEvones trio

NB: SmEvones = Smalling, Evans, and Jones. I was going to use ‘young’ to indicate the three of them, but seeing as Evans is 27, and so a relative elder statesman in United’s back-line, and Smalling at 25 is the same age as Marcos Rojo, and that Blackett and McNair have established themselves as squad players, that didn’t seem to fit. 1,053 more words

Football

Can the MLS be more than a retirement league?

Pirlo, Henry, Lampard, Gerrard, Kaka, Villa and Beckham. What do they all have in common? Despite being some of footballs global superstars of the last 15 years each of these players landed in the MLS to finish off prestigious careers (Yes I know Becks went to PSG but for the sake of this article let’s pretend he didn’t). 578 more words

Sport

Law of diminishing returns......Are English Footballers getting too much too soon?

FIFA release its team of the year for 2014 and like the last year and year before that, there is no Englishmen, hell there is no player from EPL at all (Di Maria got in for his display with Real till June 2015). 768 more words

Sports

Buying Arsenal will put Nigeria on the map, says Aliko Dangote - Football - Sport - London Evening Standard

Nigerian businessman Aliko Dangote says that he is interested in purchasing Premier League club Arsenal in order to boost the profile of his homeland.

The 58-year-old, who has amassed a £12.2 billion fortune since founding his own business in 1978, is the majority shareholder in an enormous company that supplies 90% of Nigeria’s 170 million population with flour, cement and sugar. 92 more words

Sports

Manchester United transfer news: ‘Nicolas Gaitain close to signing, Harry Kane deal, Hugo Lloris talks

With just one confirmed signing,
Manchester United fans are growing
impatient to see who Louis van Gaal
will sign in this transfer window. The Dutch coach is working hard on… 304 more words

Transfer Rumour