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# soccer - Saturday 30 October, 2010

Forward-thinking Fergie facing selection headache
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Forward-thinking Fergie facing selection headache

Oct 30th 2010, 1:54 PM 95 Views 0 Comments

Chicharito’s form will make it difficult for Rooney on his return from injury, Ferguson admits.

# soccer - Friday 29 October, 2010

Ireland wants an apology, asks Henry?
# Sorry What?
From The42
# Sorry What?

Ireland wants an apology, asks Henry?

Oct 29th 2010, 1:29 PM 206 Views 0 Comments

Frenchman compares Paris handball to Robbie Keane penalty against Georgia.

# soccer - Wednesday 27 October, 2010

Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game
# Left-wingers
From The42
# Left-wingers

Political football: Iranian and Bolivian leaders line out for footie game

Oct 27th 2010, 3:51 PM 158 Views 0 Comments

What happened when Iran and Bolivia’s leaders pulled on football boots?

Keane set for Italian job sequel? From The42

Keane set for Italian job sequel?

Oct 27th 2010, 10:16 AM 142 Views 0 Comments

The Ireland skipper is on a Juventus wish-list

# soccer - Tuesday 26 October, 2010

Young, gifted and Red
# Next Big Thing
From The42
# Next Big Thing

Young, gifted and Red

Oct 26th 2010, 2:40 PM 682 Views 0 Comments

Remember the name, this young Irish talent is about to hit the big time

We saw this coming: Paul the Octopus dies at 2
# R.I.P.
From The Daily Edge
# R.I.P.

We saw this coming: Paul the Octopus dies at 2

Oct 26th 2010, 12:34 PM 338 Views 0 Comments

The English-born ‘mystic mollusk’ is found dead in his aquarium in Germany, having surpassed his life expectancy.

# soccer - Monday 25 October, 2010

Agents "all the same" - and some "very difficult", says Fergie
# Mister 15%
From The42
# Mister 15%

Agents "all the same" - and some "very difficult", says Fergie

Oct 25th 2010, 11:03 AM 152 Views 0 Comments

The Manchester United boss lashes out after Paul Stretford gets Wayne Rooney’s pay doubled at Old Trafford.

# soccer - Sunday 24 October, 2010

Cristiano Ronaldo's not actually that bad, you know
# Wow!
From The42
# Wow!

Cristiano Ronaldo's not actually that bad, you know

Oct 24th 2010, 2:51 PM 265 Views 0 Comments

The £80m man was quiet last year – but mercurial last night as Real got six, and he bagged four. Watch this.

# soccer - Saturday 23 October, 2010

Everton leave White Hart lane with a point
# Premier League
From The42
# Premier League

Everton leave White Hart lane with a point

Oct 23rd 2010, 2:51 PM 53 Views 0 Comments

Advantage Hoops as Bohs flounder in wild West
# Airtricity League
From The42
# Airtricity League

Advantage Hoops as Bohs flounder in wild West

Oct 23rd 2010, 1:59 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

Shamrock Rovers put one hand on their first title for 16 years as Bohemians fall to defeat against Galway United.

Portsmouth FC could be wound up by next week
# Portsmouth FC
From The42
# Portsmouth FC

Portsmouth FC could be wound up by next week

Oct 23rd 2010, 12:05 PM 80 Views 0 Comments

The club’s biggest creditor demands an upfront cash payment to approve a deal that would end its administration.

# soccer - Friday 22 October, 2010

The Twitter reaction as Rooney puts the brakes on City switch
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

The Twitter reaction as Rooney puts the brakes on City switch

Oct 22nd 2010, 2:07 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

It’s a funny old game – and some of the Twitter reactions to Wayne’s change of heart are pretty witty too

Football, eh? Bloody hell. Rooney signs new five-year deal
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Football, eh? Bloody hell. Rooney signs new five-year deal

Oct 22nd 2010, 1:08 PM 164 Views 0 Comments

Sensationally, Wayne Rooney’s going nowhere as he pens a wage-structure-busting five-year deal.

Rooney besieged in home by hooded mob
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Rooney besieged in home by hooded mob

Oct 22nd 2010, 10:04 AM 206 Views 0 Comments

Carlos Tevez urges Rooney to join the Eastlands ‘project’ despite death threats from United supporters about move to City

# soccer - Thursday 21 October, 2010

Disgusted Holloway rages against the machine
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Disgusted Holloway rages against the machine

Oct 21st 2010, 5:12 PM 84 Views 0 Comments

Ian Holloway says the transfer system is broken – in light of this week’s goings on at Old Trafford

FAI welcome moves towards video technology
# Forget Paris
From The42
# Forget Paris

FAI welcome moves towards video technology

Oct 21st 2010, 4:06 PM 103 Views 0 Comments

Football’s law-makers re-open the debate on the use of goal-line technology which is hailed as a positive move in Abbotstown

Reds gear up for Italian job
# Europa League
From The42
# Europa League

Reds gear up for Italian job

Oct 21st 2010, 3:36 PM 82 Views 0 Comments

Roy Hodgson’s men are set for a tough night in the sold-out 60,000 capacity San Paolo stadium in Naples this evening.

# soccer - Wednesday 20 October, 2010

The last laugh: Rooney confirms he's leaving United
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

The last laugh: Rooney confirms he's leaving United

Oct 20th 2010, 6:06 PM 150 Views 0 Comments

I’m leaving United to win more trophies – not for money, says a bullish Wayne Rooney this evening

Reds' MD Purslow steps down
# Liverpool FC
From The42
# Liverpool FC

Reds' MD Purslow steps down

Oct 20th 2010, 3:10 PM 56 Views 0 Comments

Paper talk: Keane under pressure at Ipswich
# Keane Edge
From The42
# Keane Edge

Paper talk: Keane under pressure at Ipswich

Oct 20th 2010, 1:51 PM 133 Views 0 Comments

Roy Keane has seen his name in Fleet Street’s boldest typeface all week after his unique advice to Wayne Rooney. But all politics is local as he may have realised if he picked up a newspaper in East Anglia this morning.

Mancini: no City contact with Wayne
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Mancini: no City contact with Wayne

Oct 20th 2010, 12:18 PM 98 Views 0 Comments

Don’t look at me, insists Mancini as speculation grows surrounding Wayne Rooney’s future.

# soccer - Tuesday 19 October, 2010

Twitter reaction to Fergie’s shock Rooney revelations
# Watercooler Talk
From The42
# Watercooler Talk

Twitter reaction to Fergie’s shock Rooney revelations

Oct 19th 2010, 4:11 PM 266 Views 0 Comments

People are talking as the news sinks in that England striker Wayne Rooney is determined to exit Old Trafford – soon.

Honest Fergie admits Rooney’s on the brink
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Honest Fergie admits Rooney’s on the brink

Oct 19th 2010, 2:00 PM 231 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United boss Alex Ferguson says Wayne Rooney expressed a wish to leave Old Trafford during the close season.

# soccer - Monday 18 October, 2010

Rooney on the brink of shock Old Trafford exit
# Wayne's World
From The42
# Wayne's World

Rooney on the brink of shock Old Trafford exit

Oct 18th 2010, 10:08 AM 170 Views 0 Comments

Manchester United are braced for the shock exit of their talisman as the striker’s relationship with manager Alex Ferguson disintegrates

# soccer - Sunday 17 October, 2010

FIFA investigates vote selling allegations
# World Cup
From The42
# World Cup

FIFA investigates vote selling allegations

Oct 17th 2010, 10:27 AM 125 Views 0 Comments

Senior officials accused of offering to sell their votes for the 2018 World Cup host.

# soccer - Friday 15 October, 2010

It's done! Liverpool confirms sale to NESV – as old owners seek $1.6bn damages
# Liverpool Takeover
From The42
# Liverpool Takeover

It's done! Liverpool confirms sale to NESV – as old owners seek $1.6bn damages

Oct 15th 2010, 2:53 PM 214 Views 0 Comments

Tom Hicks and George Gillett withdraw their injunction – but get set to seek a billion-dollar payout in damages.

Liverpool restraining order 'may already have been lifted'
# Liverpool Takeover
From The42
# Liverpool Takeover

Liverpool restraining order 'may already have been lifted'

Oct 15th 2010, 10:30 AM 93 Views 0 Comments

Chelsea sign 'promising' 11-year-old striker
# Chelsea FC
From The42
# Chelsea FC

Chelsea sign 'promising' 11-year-old striker

Oct 15th 2010, 10:24 AM 284 Views 0 Comments

Fox Michael Gyasi, 11, has been on the Chelsea radar since he played against them with Northampton’s under-10s.

Liverpool takeover could (finally) be complete today
# Liverpool Takeover
From The42
# Liverpool Takeover

Liverpool takeover could (finally) be complete today

Oct 15th 2010, 9:19 AM 89 Views 0 Comments

The Texas court that issued the outstanding injunction against Liverpool’s sale could remove that ban today.

# soccer - Thursday 14 October, 2010

High Court says Liverpool sale can still go ahead
# Liverpool Takeover
From The42
# Liverpool Takeover

High Court says Liverpool sale can still go ahead

Oct 14th 2010, 5:46 PM 114 Views 0 Comments

Justice Christopher Floyd at Britain’s High Court dismisses the Texan injunction: “This case has nothing to do with Texas.”

What the hell is going on at Liverpool FC? From The42

What the hell is going on at Liverpool FC?

Oct 14th 2010, 12:28 PM 230 Views 0 Comments

Our somewhat condensed guide to who’s who, what’s what, and why the American courts are involved.

Liverpool board and debtors to return to the High Court From The42

Liverpool board and debtors to return to the High Court

Oct 14th 2010, 11:52 AM 42 Views 0 Comments

So did Wayne Rooney injure his ankle or not?
# Wayne Rooney
From The42
# Wayne Rooney

So did Wayne Rooney injure his ankle or not?

Oct 14th 2010, 10:24 AM 113 Views 0 Comments

The striker contradicts Alex Ferguson by denying he’s had an ankle injury – which Fergie said had kept him out of action.

Liverpool owners secure Texas injunction to block sale From The42

Liverpool owners secure Texas injunction to block sale

Oct 14th 2010, 9:13 AM 157 Views 0 Comments

Denied the right of appeal in the UK, Tom Hicks and George Gillett resort to the Texas judiciary to fight the sale.

# soccer - Wednesday 13 October, 2010

16 injured after Serbia fans clash with Italian police
# Euro 2012
# Euro 2012

16 injured after Serbia fans clash with Italian police

Oct 13th 2010, 2:40 PM 355 Views 0 Comments

Both fans and police have been hospitalised after last night’s violence in Genoa.

High Court ruling means Liverpool FC sale will go ahead From The42

High Court ruling means Liverpool FC sale will go ahead

Oct 13th 2010, 10:55 AM 160 Views 0 Comments

The Royal Bank of Scotland is granted an injunction stopping Tom Hicks and George Gillett from blocking NESV’s takeover.

Keane's form worries Trap
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Keane's form worries Trap

Oct 13th 2010, 10:03 AM 71 Views 0 Comments

Keane’s lack of match practice worries Trap after captain misses two key chances in Zilina.

# soccer - Tuesday 12 October, 2010

Judgement on Liverpool dispute to be delivered tomorrow From The42

Judgement on Liverpool dispute to be delivered tomorrow

Oct 12th 2010, 5:38 PM 106 Views 0 Comments

There’ll be no decision on whether the Royal Bank of Scotland can force through the sale of Liverpool FC until tomorrow.

Trap to team: Ignore the headlines, and make amends
# Euro 2012
From The42
# Euro 2012

Trap to team: Ignore the headlines, and make amends

Oct 12th 2010, 9:58 AM 114 Views 0 Comments

Giovanni Trapattoni tells his side to shrug off the Russian loss for tonight’s crunch match away to Slovakia.

# soccer - Monday 11 October, 2010

Liverpool ownership hearing scheduled for tomorrow morning From The42

Liverpool ownership hearing scheduled for tomorrow morning

Oct 11th 2010, 3:17 PM 148 Views 0 Comments

‘Royal Bank of Scotland PLC v Hicks & others’, to be heard tomorrow, will decide whether the club will be sold.