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Arsenal Midfielder Mikel Arteta Discusses His New Role

Arsenal Midfielder Mikel Arteta Discusses His New Role

Mikel Arteta has expressed how changing roles this season has been a fulfilling experience, and one that has dramatically helped the team’s overall structure. Previously Arteta had been more of an attacking midfielder, thriving at Everton in this position. However after the Gunner’s saw holding midfielder Alex Song depart for Barcelona last summer, Arsene Wenger [...]

UEFA Unveils New Anti-racism Policies

UEFA Unveils New Anti-racism Policies

Racist abuse by players or officials will now be subject to a minimum 10-game suspension, UEFA has announced. This move includes the addition of direct punishments towards clubs for abuse by their fans during games. Partial stadium closures will now be enforced as an initial sanction, with repeat offenses leading to full stadium closures and [...]

Ferdinand signs new deal

Ferdinand signs new deal

Rio Ferdinand has signed a new one-year contract with Manchester United, ushering in his 12th season with the club. “I am delighted to have signed a new contract. Who wouldn’t want to play in this fantastic team in front of 76,000 fans each week? It has been an incredible journey and I am glad it [...]

Borussia Dortmund’s Mario Goetze to Miss Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund’s Mario Goetze to Miss Champions League Final

Borussia Dortmund midfielder Mario Goetze has been ruled out of the Champions League final this Saturday after failing to recover from a hamstring injury. The 20-year-old starlet was injured during the semi-final second leg against Real Madrid on April 30th. He returned to training on Tuesday but suffered a reoccurrence of the injury, and the [...]

Malaga Coach Pellegrini Set to Join Manchester City

Malaga Coach Pellegrini Set to Join Manchester City

Manuel Pellegrini has announced he will leave his post at Malaga at the end of the season, paving the way for his likely move to Manchester City. Speaking at an awards ceremony in Malaga, the 59-year-old said, “On Sunday, I will take charge of my last match at the Rosaleda. I would like to thank [...]

Jose Mourinho: My Worst Ever Season

Jose Mourinho: My Worst Ever Season

Jose Mourinho has labeled this season with Real Madrid as the worst of his career. Falling short in La Liga and being ousted with ease from the Champions League was further compounded with a tumultuous 2-1 loss in the Copa del Rey Final yesterday. Speaking to the BBC, Mourinho was blunt with his analysis of [...]

The FA’s New Discrimination Rules Arouse Criticism

The FA’s New Discrimination Rules Arouse Criticism

The Football Association has introduced a minimum five-match ban for those found guilty of discrimination. Set to begin next season, the move was met with shock and confusion by a number of prominent anti-racism figures. Reading striker, Jason Roberts, a leading voice in the fight against racism on the field, tweeted his frustration, “The last [...]

Frank Lampard: Mourinho Would Bring Success

Frank Lampard: Mourinho Would Bring Success

Frank Lampard has declared his support for a possible return of Jose Mourinho to Chelsea, saying that he is the ideal candidate for the post. Recent speculation has suggested that Mourinho is on his way out of Madrid, and is the favorite to replace interim boss, Rafael Benitez. Speaking to BBC’s Football Focus, Lampard said, [...]

Victor Valdes: I Will Leave Barca

Victor Valdes: I Will Leave Barca

After 11 years and 19 titles with Barcelona, Victor Valdes has announced that he is ready to move on. In an interview with FourFourTwo Magazine, Valdes revealed that he has thoroughly enjoyed his time with the Catalan Giants, but is more than ready for a change. “It’s hard to imagine wearing another shirt, but I’ve [...]