Bad boy Joey Barton sacked from Rangers

Bad boy Joey Barton has been given a one match ban by the Scottish Football Associstion for betting. Barton placed 44 bets between July 1st and September 15th. He was charged with breaking the rules to gambling on soccer matches – his contract with Rangers was terminated last week. Barton will no doubt sign for a new … [Read the full story]

‘Seize The Day’, says England’s Steven Gerrard

Steven Gerrard has urged England’s stars to boldly grab glory by beating Italy tonight. He wants them to be like Rome’s Julius Caesar — whose motto was: “Seize the day.” He said: “It’s important we seize this opportunity and this moment. That we grasp it and don’t go home with any regrets. “This is a … [Read the full story]

Brendan Rodgers to be new Liverpool manager

Barclays Premier League side Liverpool look set to hire Brendan Rodgers as their new manager, with his current club Swansea expecting a deal to be finalised by the end of the week. Rodgers met with Liverpool officials on last week and Swansea chairman Huw Jenkins said on the club’s website the manager had been offered … [Read the full story]

Harry Kewell gets rid of long-term manager

Socceroos and Melbourne Victory star Harry Kewell has split from long-term manager Bernie Mandic. Mandic has managed Kewell since he was a youngster in Sydney’s West, before securing Kewell’s move to Leeds United in the Barclays Premier League, while handling his moves to Liverpool, Galatasaray and to the A-League. The news continues a tumultuous week … [Read the full story]

Carling Cup quarter final line-up

There’s some interesting matches in this year’s Carling Cup quarter finals. Liverpool will travel to Chelsea in one of two all-Premier League ties in the quarter-finals of the Carling Cup. In the other, Arsenal, who came from behind to beat Bolton in the previous round, will welcome Manchester City. Championship side Crystal Palace are rewarded … [Read the full story]

Wayne Rooneys dad arrested for dodgy betting

Manchester United star Wayne Rooney’s dad reportedly was among nine men arrested by detectives investigating alleged betting irregularities during a Scottish Premier League game last year. Wayne Rooney senior, 48, was detained by police at his home in Liverpool. The England soccer star’s uncle, Richie Rooney, was also detained by Merseyside officers after “extensive inquiries” … [Read the full story]

Rodwell won appeal for ‘soft as shit’ red card

Everton midfielder Jack Rodwell has won his appeal against the red card he was shown during the Barclays Premier League defeat by Liverpool. Something has to be done about the card happy refs or they will ruin the game. Everton fans were enraged when referee Martin Atkinson showed Rodwell a red card for a challenge … [Read the full story]

‘Waste of money’ Torres in miss of the century

Fernando Torres went from hero to zero as the Spain striker’s troubled spell at Chelsea continued with an embarrassing miss in his side’s 3-1 defeat at Manchester United. Torres seemed to be having a rare day to remember in a Chelsea shirt as he scored just his second goal for the Blues since his British-record … [Read the full story]

Arsenal sign new players to get season going

Arsenal responded to their dismal start to the Premier League season on Tuesday by signing South Korean striker Park Chu-young and German defender Per Mertesacker on the penultimate day of the transfer window. Manchester City meanwhile were linked with the surprise capture of injury-plagued midfielder Owen Hargreaves. Some $560 million has already been spent by … [Read the full story]

EPL matchday tickets range from $15 to $150

Premier League fans without season tickets will pay as little as $15 and as much as $150 for a ticket to watch their clubs, according to a new survey. The BBC survey shows Blackburn come out as the top-flight club with the lowest possible outlay for a match-day – the cheapest possible adult ticket, a … [Read the full story]

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