Author Archives: Edwin Kwakofi

I’m not a Man United fan, I never was – Howard Webb

Making a point: Howard Webb has hit back at claims that he was biased towards Manchester United

Former referee Howard Webb has finally hit back at claims which dogged his career that he was biased towards Manchester United. Rival fans constantly called into question Webb’s professionalism and Liverpool’s Ryan Babel was even fined £10,000 for linking to a picture of him mocked up in a United shirt on Twitter following their FA Cup defeat in 2011. But ...

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Everton “agree in principle” to sign Atsu – Martinez

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Everton have an “agreement in principle” to sign Chelsea winger Christian Atsu on a season-long loan, says Roberto Martinez . The ECHO reported on Friday that a deal had been agreed with the 22-year-old Ghana international, and the Blues boss confirmed that it is now subject only to final work permit confirmation. Atsu, who spent last season on loan at ...

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FIFA investigating Michel Vorm move to Tottenham

Michel Vorm: FIFA to act after Utrecht report Swansea following Spurs transfer

Reports indicate that FIFA is investigating the transfer of Netherlands goalkeeper Michel Vorm from Swansea to Tottenham after a formal complaint from his first club Utrecht. The Eredivisie side claimed they were due a 30% sell-on fee but Swansea sources say it was a free transfer and the Dutch club are not due any money. Vorm came on as a ...

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Liverpool consider Eto’o move

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Liverpool are considering a short-term move for Samuel Eto’o as manager Brendan Rodgers seeks a striker following the departure of Luis Suarez. The Cameroon international is a free agent after being released by Chelsea at the end of last season. While the Reds have not made an approach for Eto’o so far, he is one of a number of options ...

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Mexico coach Herrera wants Chicharito to move

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Mexico national team manager Miguel Herrera says he is in favor of Javier “Chicharito” Hernandez leaving Manchester United. Hernandez made 24 league appearances for the Red Devils last season, but just six of those were starts, and reportedly he has been told by new United manager Louis Van Gaal to look for another club. Herrera is of the belief that ...

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Silva signs new long-term contract at Man City

David Silva: Delighted to be staying at Manchester City

Manchester City playmaker David Silva has signed a new five-year contract. The inspirational Spain international, who has won two Premier League titles with City, is now committed to the club until the end of the 2018-19 season. The 28-year-old has been a key figure at the Etihad Stadium since his arrival from Valencia in 2010. Deal me in: David Silva ...

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Jurgen Klopp firm over Dortmund’s Mats Hummels

Mats Hummels: Staying put at Dortmund

Borussia Dortmund boss Jurgen Klopp has reiterated that his new captain Mats Hummels will be staying with the club and not joining Manchester United. United have been strongly linked with the 25-year-old Germany centre-back, and the speculation ramped up following Thomas Vermaelen’s decision to join Barcelona. But having confirmed Hummels would be succeeding Sebastian Kehl as Dortmund’s new skipper, Klopp ...

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My future is with Bayern – Neuer

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Manuel Neuer says there is no chance of him leaving Bayern Munich after revealing his desire to spend the peak years of his career with the Bundesliga champions. The goalkeeper lifted the World Cup with Germany over the summer and was rewarded for his performances with the Golden Glove award as the best No.1 at the tournament. At club level, ...

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Watzke agrees new Dortmund deal

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Borussia Dortmund chief executive Hans-Joachim Watzke has agreed a three-year contract extension with the Bundesliga giants. Watzke’s previous deal was due to expire in December 2016, but he has now penned fresh terms until 2019. The 55-year-old originally worked together with Dortmund president Reinhard Rauball to help save the club from insolvency in 2005. Since then, Dortmund have won the ...

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Asamoah ready for any role at Juventus

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Juventus midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah has insisted that he is ready for any role assigned to him by new manager, Maximiliano Allegri, while praising former Bianconeri coach Antonio Conte “for two victorious years.” The 25-year-old versatile midfielder played as a left-wingback in Conte’s 3-5-2 formation and was a mainstay in Juventus’ title-winning teams for the last two seasons But a new ...

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