October, 2012

Cleverley in line for new Man Utd contract

Tom Cleverley is to be given a new contract by Manchester United that would see the England international’s weekly wage doubled, bringing him closer to his more senior teammates in the Old Trafford financial pecking order, the Daily Mail has reported. The Mail adds that Cleverley currently takes home £40,000 per week from United, which, [...]

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Podolski a better player thanks to Arsenal move, says Germany boss Low

Joachim Low believes Lukas Podolski has become a better player as a result of his move to Arsenal, ESPN has reported. The Germany Coach added that Podolski was now one of the first names on his team sheet due to the start he has made in the Premier League. Podolski has passed the 100-cap mark [...]

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Injury-free Rodwell relishing fight for places at Man City and England

Jack Rodwell is looking forwards to establishing himself as an England international and Manchester City regular now he is fit and injury-free, the Daily Mail has reported, with the former Everton midfielder equally keen to take England U-21s to the 2013 European Championships. Rodwell made his senior England bow in late 2011 but was struck [...]

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Chelsea and England defender Bertrand to avoid FA punishment for offensive tweet

Ryan Bertrand is not expected to face disciplinary action after issuing a foul-mouthed message on Twitter, the Daily Telegraph has reported, but the Football Association will speak with the Chelsea and England full-back. Bertrand reacted to media reports that he had pulled out of the England squad to play San Marino with a sore throat [...]

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Borini injury leaves Liverpool short on strikers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers will be without Italy international Fabio Borini for up to two months after the Italy international was found to have a broken foot after complaining of pain in his right foot while on national team duty, the Liverpool Echo has reported. Borini moved to Liverpool from Roma over the summer, signing [...]

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Hodgson expects England players on best behaviour

Roy Hodgson has called for his England players to act with maturity and behave themselves after a series of high-profile incidents involving internationals in recent weeks, ESPN has reported. In the aftermath of the John Terry suspension and the written report into the case that questioned the evidence offered by Ashley Cole, Cole responded with [...]

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