Category: Tidbits

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Tidbits: Arsenal’s injury woes & more

•Wayne Rooney has been ruled out for 2-3 weeks and is certain to miss Manchester United’s next 3 matches. Rooney limped off after United’s defeat to Bayern Munich midweek. But England fans can rest assured that he will be back for the World Cup. Source: BBC Football •Cesc Fabregas has been ruled out for the …

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Tidbits: Injury update & more

•Transfer talk is intensifying. According to reports Chelsea will attempt to bring Landon Donovon to Stamford Bridge, meanwhile Manchester United will turn their attention to Joe Cole.

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Tidbits: Michael Owen & Fabregas injured, Capello to Russia?

•Michael Owen has been ruled out for the rest of the season after pulling his hamstring in the Carling Cup final against Aston Villa: Source: BBC Football •Cesc Fabregas is a doubt for Tuesday’s Champions League tie with Porto. The Arsenal skipper sustained a hamstring injury in todays win over Burnley. Source: ESPN •Russia has …

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Tidbits: Cesc to Real, Veira back in England, Liverpool transfers..

Manchester City Patrick Viera has undergone his Manchester City medical! He becomes Mancini’s first signing since he took over from Mark Hughes at city. Viera and Mancini worked together at Inter, and after spells with Juventus as well, he sees his time at Italy as done and dusted. He has secured a £100,000 per week …

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Tidbits: Transfer Rumours

Tottenham Hotspurs Harry Redknapp is willing to sell Roman Pavlyuchenko for the right fee. “If he wants to leave and somebody wants to come in and pay the money for him that he’s worth we would have to look at it,” said Redknapp. “I had a chat with him a couple of weeks ago and …

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Tidbits: Macheda & Gerrard to Spain, Bellamy to Arsenal?

Manchester United Reports from England claim that United kid Frederico Macheda could play in Real Zaragoza colours next season. Although Macheda played a handful of games for United last season, he has found his playing time limited this season. Newcastle are also interested in the youngster, but Ferguson would prefer to let him go on loan to …

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Tidbits: Torres is a true Red, Van Persie out for the season, John Terry rates Ballack over Messi

Liverpool Fernando Torres has learnt the Liverpool way well: You’ll Never Walk Alone. While Rafa Benitez’s men are certainly walking through a atorm, the Spainaird has come out to defend his manager, saying that sacking him is not the solution. “I think sacking the manager is not a solution,” Torres said. “The manager is not …

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Tidbits: Mark Hughes sacked, is Torres off to Chelsea?

Manchester City Man City have sacked Mark Hughes and replaced him with Roberto Mancini. Rumours have been flying around all week about his future with City, and the owners decided that it was time to axe him, as they have not been achieving the goals that they had set for the Club. They have only …

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Tidbits: Liverpool, Arsenal & Manchester United news

Liverpool If reports from the Daily Mail are true, former Manchester United star Ruud van Nistelrooy is headed for Anfield. Blackburn Rovers and Arsenal are also said to be intersted, but it has long been speculated that Liverpool is the Dutchman’s preferred destination. With the World Cup looming, he wants more playing time that he’s …

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Tidbits: Cech under threat, Fabregas to play friendly & Carragher praying

Liverpool Liverpool’s Jamie Carragher admits that he prays every night that Liverpool start climbing the table. The Reds lost to Arsenal this weekend, their tally of losses in the league now sits at 6. Carragher is hoping that they manage a top 4 finish, and at least one Cup – either the FA Cup or …

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