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QPR may have signed Rio Ferdinand and Steven Caulker this summer, but the spending at Loftus Road is far from over if you believe a report on the back of Thursday’s Daily Mirror. Apparently, Rangers boss Harry Redknapp is making a “shock move” for Cameroon striker Samuel Eto’o, who spent last season at Chelsea. The […]
QPR’s pre-season tour of Germany featured an amusing moment that is becoming common place for many Premier League sides. Rio Ferdinand got things rolling with his song in front of his new QPR team mates. The former Manchester United defender came across as confident and already appears to have the trust of his new QPR team […]
Jose Mourinho seemed relaxed after Chelsea’s latest pre-season friendly, a 1-1 draw with Wolfsberger AC on Wednesday. The Special One made special mention for Filipe Luis, who made his first Chelsea appearance. And, despite the fact Atletico Madrid looked fitter in the Champions League semi-finals last season, Mourinho appears to question their training methods on the […]
Is Arsene Wenger close to another astute signing for Arsenal? Sky Sports have reported on Wednesday evening that Arsenal will challenge Roma and Inter for the signing of Manchester City defender Matija Nastasic. The 21-year-old was a revelation in his first season at Manchester City but struggled for playing time in 2013/2014, predominantly due to […]
You have seen all the Arsenal Selfies… now watch the video. See: PICTURES: Arsenal's Stars Get Ready For New York Taking Selfies Of The Plane [Twitter & Instagram]. Arsenal play the New York Red Bulls on Saturday night, in what should be a fascinating match, with a massive crowd. Of course, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry […]
It is somewhat of a tradition for Real Madrid players to have swimming races at the UCLA campus during their pre-season. This year it was the turn of Dani Carvajal and Xabi Alonso – as recorded by Alvaro Arbeloa on his Instagram account. There could well be more races on video in the coming days. […]
Roma will wear their new away strip against Liverpool at Fenway Park on Wednesday night. The Italian side put forward club talisman Francesco Totti and Dutch midfielder Kevin Strootman forward to showcase their new shirts. Most interestingly, Kevin Strootman confirmed he is back training with Roma and whilst he will not be available for the […]
Superb footage was recorded at Manchester United’s training camp as a conversation between Man United manager Louis van Gaal and Antonio Valencia was caught on camera. The fan footage video recorded the moment LVG taught Valencia how to shoot on target. After watching United’s centre forward aim for goal in a way he didn’t like, van Gaal coached the Ecuadorian […]
Tottenham and Swansea City have finally completed a long winded player exchange this summer. Spurs have signed goalie Michel Vorm and defender Ben Davies from the Liberty Stadium, while Swansea have re-signed Gylfi Sigurdsson from White Hart Lane. Spurs have announced that Davies has joined on a five-year contract, while Vorm has signed a four-year deal with the club. Ben Davies […]
Sad scenes were witnessed during Lille’s pre-season friendly with Maccabi Haifa on Wednesday. The match was interrupted in the 84th minute when a group of male fans stormed the pitch holding Palestinian flags waving in the air. The footage showed a coming together between one Haifa player and one of the pitch invaders, and within seconds the trespassers […]
Arsenal have flown to New York to take on the Red Bulls in a pre-season friendly, and the Gunners stars have said goodbye to Blighty uploading pictures onto social media. Missing from the journey were Theo Walcott, who has stayed in London to work on his fitness, while new signing Alexis Sanchez is due to […]
Serbian club FK Jagodina, who finished last season in third spot in their domestic league, have announced that they are chasing American forward Freddy Adu. An article published on FK Jagodina’s official website is gushing about the fallen US talent, and the European minnows went public with their desire to sign Adu. The Serbian outfit call Adu extraordinary and […]
The World Cup may be slowly drifting into memory banks, but new footage from Brazil keeps coming out. Argentina claimed a 1-0 win over Iran in the group stages of the competition courtesy of an injury time winner from Lionel Messi, and after the game Messi’s partner and son were filmed leaving the stadium. As Antonella […]
Barcelona’s 15 year old midfielder Georgios Spanoudakis is currently undergoing a trial with Arsenal, according to various sources. Spanoudakis played for Arsenal’s U18 side as they defeated Lincoln 1-0 in a pre-season friendly on Tuesday. Arsenal are said to be quite impressed with the youngster and are keen to sign him with a deal looking […]
Redmen TV interviewed Liverpool legend Ian Rush this afternoon, asking the Anfield old boy for his two cents on Liverpool’s summer signings. Out of the four new signings Brendan Rodgers has brought in – Rickie Lambert, Emre Can, Adam Lallana and Lazar Markovic, Rushie is most excited about the former Southampton wide-man, even if he struggles […]
Who can forget that Liverpool suit. Back in 1996, Liverpool turned up for the FA Cup final wearing ridiculously whites suits which have since gone down in football folklore for one of the worst pieces of fashion, ever. Liverpool's decision to wear cream Armani suits has since been used as a symbol for all that was […]
Lionel Messi’s contract situation was the subject of all sorts of speculation last season, with various sections of the Spanish media saying the four-time Ballon D’or was engineering a move away from the Camp Nou. Messi eventually signed a new deal at the end of the season, just before jetting off to the World Cup, […]
The Daily Express have managed to find out some residential property gossip involving new Arsenal striker Alexis Sanchez. According to the tabloid, the Gunners new Chilean forward is looking at moving into a £5.9m Georgian mansion in London, called Fawkham Manor Farm, with girlfriend Laia Grassi. The Express have spoken to the owner of the incredible house Dean Carpenter, […]
So much for the Big Bad Wolf Louis van Gaal, as the Dutchman’s traditionally been depicted in the Spanish and German media; he’s been quite the opposite in his first week as Manchester United boss (though of course it’s early doors). The man nicknamed the Iron Tulip had a bit of a moan at his […]
West Ham fans’ website are reporting on Wednesday that Hammers striker Andy Carroll may be out for four months. News filtered out from the Irons’ pre-season camp in New Zealand that Carroll was set to miss both matches of the tour due to an ankle injury. A statement on the club’s website said that Carroll […]
Still going stong in the Brasileirao at 36 years of age (on hindsight, Brazil could have done with him at the World Cup), Lucio suffered a fractured cheekbone in a head clash with Cruzeiro’s Manoel yesterday. The Palmeiras defender went up for an aerial challenge with the Cruzeiro attacker, but paid the price for winning […]

Manchester United New boys Luke Shaw and Ander Herrera faced the media in LA this morning, alongside manager Louis van Gaal. Asked about the challenge of emulating Patrice Evra at left full-back, Luke Shaw said he doesn’t feel any particular pressure to officially replace the Frenchman, rather, he just wants to play his own game, […]
Fans in California went crazy for Real Madrid’s players when they visited the UCLA campus! In fact, a few of them lost all composure with one woman looking as though she could have exploded with happiness after Gareth Bale signed her merchandise. Bale’s name was shouted by a horde of hungry fans dying to see […]
For such a fun and spectacular shirt unveiling, the mood was a bit funereal at Cultural Leonesa yesterday. The Segunda B club launched their Tuxedo strip, designed by Hummels, amid minimal fanfare or glamour. The poor player chosen to model the strip actually did have the hangdog look of a man attending a funeral, while […]
It’s not unusual for a club as big as Manchester United to be linked with the world’s best players. But recent statements from CEO Ed Woodward about not having a set budget and not being afraid to break transfer records has only heightened speculation. The lads at FullTimeDEVILS, a Youtube account run by dedicated United […]
The jokes and gags about Abou Diaby’s injury-prone body are well documented, but the Frenchman clearly lives by the motto ‘Fall Seven Times Get Up Eight’. After missing the whole of last season through injury (he came on in the final game against Norwich), Diaby made his proper return against Boreham Wood last Saturday, playing […]
One of four La Liga imports to Chelsea this summer, Diego Costa has given his first interview as a Chelsea player. Still getting to grips with English, Costa spoke in Spanish – interestingly enough, as Portuguese is his first language. The striker, who arrived from Atletico Madrid along with Filipe Luis, told Chelsea TV: ‘The […]
Real Madrid have been allocated the use of UCLA’s training facilities for the LA leg of their US tour, and they had their first session on the college campus this morning. Carlo Ancelotti took the session along with Paul Clement, while Ancelotti’s new assistant boss Fernando Hierro looked on. The camera focused in on Xabi […]
AJ DeLaGarza is like a kid on Christmas Eve today, giddy with excitement ahead of his LA Galaxy side’s friendly with Manchester Untied tomorrow (3am Thurday morning GMT). It looks as though the Guamanian defender is going to be a bit starstruck when the Red Devils roll up to the stadium, as he’s clearly a massive […]
Alessandro Florenzi appeared to make the cardinal error on Roma’s trip to America for pre-season, as he was one of the first people to fall asleep on the plane. After the 23-year-old midfielder fell into a deep sleep his Roma teammates covered him in a deck of playing cards. The signature joke was that one card […]
Chelsea has released their 3rd kit for 2014-15 on Wednesday. Chelsea's third kit has a dark blue base colour, however the short comes to life with a series of electric blue lines both along the shoulders and down the middle of the shirt. The theme of the electric blue lines continues with three signature Adidas stripes […]

At the very end of this clip, illusionist Ilan Smith is compared to Dynamo the Magician – if you want to know why, see here: Awesome! Magician Dynamo Predicted The Outcome Of The World Cup! On South African television, illusionist Ilan Smith came up with an amazing World Cup final prediction. We are shown at […]
Without doubt, one of the maddest transfer deals to have been completed in the Premier League this summer has been Stoke’s capture of Bojan Krkic from FC Barcelona. Bojan, who is remarkably still just 23-years-young, was once heralded as the new wunderkid at the Camp Nou, but as the years ticked over and Barcelona’s spending increased, […]
Xherdan Shaqiri has made eyes with Juventus, Liverpool and Monaco on Wednesday shipping fresh quotes to Tuttosport. After failing to cement a first team place at Bayern Munich, Swiss star Shaqiri has been repeatedly linked with moves away from the Allainz Arena throughout the summer. Juventus are widely tipped to be interested in signing the 22-year-old […]
Louis van Gaal has had a go at Manchester United’s pre-season tour planning. The Red Devils are currently in America for a couple of high profile warm-up games against the LA Galaxy, Roma, Real Madrid and Inter Milan.  The new United boss was asked for his thoughts on United’s extensive pre-season touring schedule on Tuesday, […]
Chilean daily El Mercurio have gone to print on Wednesday claiming their is a three-way battle for the signature of Juventus star Arturo Vidal. Although the Turin giants seem to be issuing almost daily quotes and statements noting that Vidal is not for sale, the transfer rumours just won’t go away. While, of course, the transfer […]
We know times are tough for the England cricket team right now, but Alastair Cook’s men will clearly be devastated by the news that Liverpool captain Steven Gerrard has decided to retire from the team. A picture has been posted on social media sites of the backpage of a Vietnamese newspaper on Wednesday. The paper was […]
Louis van Gaal was full of love for his Manchester United players at training on Tuesday. As the Red Devils warmed up for the new season with a public session at the Rose Bowl in California, van Gaal made a couple of open demonstrations of affection and encouragement to his players. Wayne Rooney got a […]