Barcelona to open football academy in India soon

The best football club in the world at present, FC Barcelona of Spain is all set to open its first football academy in India to nurture local talent and, hopefully, give the world another Lionel Messi in the next 5 years or so. The Catalans have tied up with Delhi-based Conscient Football and their (Barcelona’s ) … Continue reading “Barcelona to open football academy in India soon”

BREAKING: Manchester United Veteran Gary Neville announces retirement with immediate effect

Veteran English right back, Gary Neville has announced his retirement from professional football with immediate effect. He will retire from football after 20 years playing at Manchester United. Gary signed for United in July 1991 and was part of the famous Class of ’92 that won the FA Youth Cup in 1992. He then became … Continue reading “BREAKING: Manchester United Veteran Gary Neville announces retirement with immediate effect”

January Transfers 2011: Confirmed Deals

There’s been quite a lot of transfer activity during this winter transfer window in January, with many high profile moves to take note of. With a lot of time (approx 5 hours) still left for the transfer window to shut close, we bring you the deals which are already done and dusted: Bhoys (Celtic) seal … Continue reading “January Transfers 2011: Confirmed Deals”

BREAKING: Fernando Torres frustrated at Liverpool, sends in transfer request; Suarez deal completed

The last 24 hours have certainly been a mixed bag for Liverpool football club. From news of rejecting Chelsea’s £35million bid for Torres, to news of finally signing Luis Suarez, the red half of Merseyside was happy indeed when ultimately some harsh reality struck them – Torres handed in a transfer request. Kenny Dalglish made … Continue reading “BREAKING: Fernando Torres frustrated at Liverpool, sends in transfer request; Suarez deal completed”

David Beckham to train with Tottenham Hotspur; Loan move on the cards now?

David Beckham will train with Tottenham’s first-team squad on Tuesday after completing a series of medical tests at the club. Beckham underwent several fitness tests and met the club’s medical staff at the training complex in Chigwell, Essex, and sported a Tottenham tracksuit as he left the building. The Los Angeles Galaxy midfielder will begin … Continue reading “David Beckham to train with Tottenham Hotspur; Loan move on the cards now?”

Indian poultry giant “Venky’s” to complete Blackburn Rovers’ takeover within 30 days

The takeover of English Premier League side Blackburn Rovers by Indian poultry giant Venky’s is expected to be completed within the next month. The deal with the Venkateshwara Hatcheries Group should see Blackburn become the first Barclays Premier League club to be bought by an Indian company. Venky’s chairperson Anuradha J Desai said in a statement: … Continue reading “Indian poultry giant “Venky’s” to complete Blackburn Rovers’ takeover within 30 days”

Wayne Rooney signs new 5 year deal at Manchester United, silences haters and rivals alike

Football is funny game. And more funny are instances that make you laugh it out in the end. In a sensational u-turn after a dramatic weekend, which suggested Rooney has all but walked out on Manchester United, the England forward has surprised the world (not Jose Mourinho, of course), and signed a new 5 year … Continue reading “Wayne Rooney signs new 5 year deal at Manchester United, silences haters and rivals alike”

BREAKING: Sir Alex confirms Wayne Rooney is leaving

Yesterday we informed you that Wayne Rooney’s Manchester United career seems to be over after reports in the British media suggested the 24 year old wanted out. Few renowned faces also tried calming the youngster down, telling him to learn a thing or two from Indian Legend Sachin Tendulkar. But nothing seems to have worked as the … Continue reading “BREAKING: Sir Alex confirms Wayne Rooney is leaving”